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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 2012-08-19

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Tampa Bay Rays8Los Angeles Angels3BoxMatt MooreZack Greinke(none)
Baltimore Orioles7Detroit Tigers5BoxWei-Yin ChenDoug FisterJim Johnson
Chicago White Sox2Kansas City Royals5BoxGreg HollandJesse Crain(none)
Boston Red Sox1New York Yankees4BoxHiroki KurodaJosh BeckettRafael Soriano
Cleveland Indians0Oakland Athletics7BoxJarrod ParkerJustin Masterson(none)
Minnesota Twins1Seattle Mariners5BoxBlake BeavanSamuel DedunoJosh Kinney
Texas Rangers11Toronto Blue Jays2BoxMatt HarrisonHenderson Alvarez(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Atlanta Braves0BoxChad BillingsleyMike Minor(none)
Chicago Cubs4Cincinnati Reds5BoxAroldis ChapmanShawn Camp(none)
Miami Marlins2Colorado Rockies3BoxAdam OttavinoJosh JohnsonRafael Betancourt
Arizona Diamondbacks8Houston Astros1BoxIan KennedyArmando Galarraga(none)
Philadelphia Phillies8Milwaukee Brewers0BoxKyle KendrickRandy Wolf(none)
San Francisco Giants1San Diego Padres7BoxClayton RichardRyan Vogelsong(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6St. Louis Cardinals3BoxWandy RodriguezBarret Browning(none)
New York Mets2Washington Nationals5BoxGio GonzalezJeremy HefnerTyler Clippard

Standings as of 2012-08-19

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees1217051.579--59749210541-2229-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II412516.610
225Baltimore Orioles1216853.5622.0509552-4335-2633-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards412516.610
3510Tampa Bay Rays1216556.5375.05144496534-2531-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field412516.610
41122Boston Red Sox1225567.45115.55925583429-3426-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park401426.350
51326Toronto Blue Jays1215368.43817.0560585-2530-3123-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre412021.488
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Detroit Tigers1216655.545--5585342437-2229-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park412219.537
249Chicago White Sox1206555.5420.55645006435-2330-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field422022.476
3812Kansas City Royals1206357.5252.5501544-4333-2630-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium42933.214
41019Cleveland Indians1215962.4887.0510633-12332-2727-35L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field41932.220
51429Minnesota Twins1204773.39218.5530621-9122-3925-34L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field421923.452
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1611Los Angeles Angels1226557.533--5685472133-2932-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim402416.600
2713Oakland Athletics1206357.5251.04904533735-2828-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum12111.083
3915Texas Rangers1206258.5172.06075228534-2428-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington423111.738
41225Seattle Mariners1225468.44311.0478480-230-3024-38W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field402119.525
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Washington Nationals1217249.595--53642810834-2338-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park412615.634
2614Atlanta Braves1216358.5219.05604758533-3230-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field413110.756
3716New York Mets1216160.50411.0523554-3130-2831-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field411328.317
4817Miami Marlins1226161.50011.5453546-9333-2728-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park40832.200
51020Philadelphia Phillies1215863.47914.0496533-3729-3029-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park412318.561
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1227250.590--5324528040-2332-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark402515.625
258Pittsburgh Pirates1216655.5455.55074862133-2733-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park411328.317
3918St. Louis Cardinals1215962.48812.558648010635-2824-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III412912.707
41223Milwaukee Brewers1205466.45017.0546561-1534-2920-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park422913.690
51528Chicago Cubs1205070.41721.0448542-9429-2921-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field421131.262
61630Houston Astros1224676.37726.0456625-16930-3216-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony DeFrancescoJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park40931.225
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Los Angeles Dodgers1226953.566--4914523932-2637-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium401723.425
246San Francisco Giants1216754.5541.55204912936-2531-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park412714.659
31121Arizona Diamondbacks1215764.47111.55535044928-2929-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field412417.585
41324San Diego Padres1235568.44714.5464536-7228-3227-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park392118.538
51427Colorado Rockies1195069.42017.5567681-11430-3520-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field431429.326


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jaime GarciaSP26.042St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Activated from DL
Emilio Bonifaciocf27.118Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Activated from DL
Donnie Murphy3b29.162Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Activated from DL
Gil Velazquez3b32.307Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Designated for assignment
Zack BrittonSP24.241Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Felix DoubrontSP24.301Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-15 Right knee contusion
Mauro Gomez1b27.346Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Brett Lawrie3B22.213Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to GCL Blue Jays (Rk) for rehab
Brooks RaleyP24.051Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Brooks RaleySP24.051Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Optioned to Iowa (AAA)
Todd RedmondSP27.094Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Optioned to Louisville (AAA)
Ross OhlendorfSP30.011San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)Optioned to Tucson (AAA)
Nick VincentRP26.038San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from Tucson (AAA)
Carlos Gonzalezlf26.306Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Placed on bereavement list
Charlie Blackmonlf26.049Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Scott Cousinsrf27.209Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Optioned to New Orleans (AAA)
Trevor RosenthalRP22.082St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Optioned to Memphis (AAA)
Sean WhiteP31.116Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Brian BurresP31.133San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Activated from DL
Juan AbreuP27.133Toronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Enerio Del RosarioP26.307Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Activated from temporary inactive list
Nate RobertsonP34.350Toronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)Activated from DL
Jarred CosartP22.086Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Activated from DL
Sergio PerezP27.257Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Gustavo MolinaC30.176New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Activated from DL
Jeff NiemannP29.172Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA) for rehab
Hak-Ju LeeSS21.288Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)DL-7 Injured
Pat DeanP23.086Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Activated from DL
Michael SwinsonRF-CF22.329St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Mike Gonzales1B24.064Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)DL-7 Strained elbow
Cody HebnerP21.271San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Reinstated from suspension
Alex YarbroughIF21.016Los Angeles AngelsCedar Rapids (A)Activated from DL
Myles SchroderC25.018San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Activated from DL
Aaron AltherrLF-CF21.217Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Activated from DL
Jose Cuevas3B24.136San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Montreal RobertsonP22.061Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Activated from DL
Adam PaulencuP21.275Colorado RockiesTri-City (A-)DL-7 Injured
Dillon ThomasLF19.252Colorado RockiesTri-City (A-)Activated from DL
Jarod BerggrenRF-LF22.292Colorado RockiesTri-City (A-)DL-7 Injured