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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 2012-08-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees6Chicago White Sox9BoxBrett MyersBoone LoganAddison Reed
Minnesota Twins7Oakland Athletics2BoxBrian DuensingBrandon McCarthy(none)
Cleveland Indians3Seattle Mariners5BoxCharlie FurbushJoe SmithTom Wilhelmsen
Kansas City Royals1Tampa Bay Rays5BoxJeremy HellicksonWill Smith(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Texas Rangers5BoxRyan DempsterMiguel Gonzalez(none)
Miami Marlins12Arizona Diamondbacks3BoxMark BuehrleJoe Saunders(none)
San Francisco Giants2Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxMadison BumgarnerClayton KershawJavier Lopez
Chicago Cubs5Milwaukee Brewers9BoxMark RogersJustin Germano(none)
Colorado Rockies3New York Mets1BoxRex BrothersJosh EdginRafael Betancourt
Cincinnati Reds5Philadelphia Phillies12BoxRoy HalladayMike Leake(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1San Diego Padres3BoxEdinson VolquezKevin CorreiaDale Thayer
Atlanta Braves4Washington Nationals5BoxCraig StammenCristhian Martinez(none)

Standings as of 2012-08-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees1227052.574--60350110241-2229-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II402515.625
225Baltimore Orioles1226854.5572.0510557-4735-2633-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards402515.625
359Tampa Bay Rays1226656.5414.05194506935-2531-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field402416.600
41124Boston Red Sox1225567.45115.05925583429-3426-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park401426.350
51326Toronto Blue Jays1215368.43816.5560585-2530-3123-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre412021.488
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
238Detroit Tigers1216655.545--5585342437-2229-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park412219.537
147Chicago White Sox1216655.545--5735066736-2330-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field411922.463
3713Kansas City Royals1216358.5213.0502549-4733-2630-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium41932.220
41019Cleveland Indians1225963.4847.5513638-12532-2727-36L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field40931.225
51429Minnesota Twins1214873.39718.0537623-8622-3926-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field411823.439
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
3912Texas Rangers1216358.5211.56125238935-2428-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington413011.732
2814Oakland Athletics1216358.5211.54924603235-2928-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum11110.091
41225Seattle Mariners1235568.44710.5483483031-3024-38W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field392019.513
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Washington Nationals1227349.598--54143210935-2338-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park402515.625
2615Atlanta Braves1226359.51610.05644808433-3230-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field40319.775
3716New York Mets1226161.50012.0524557-3330-2931-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field401327.325
4817Miami Marlins1236162.49612.5465549-8433-2728-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park39831.205
51020Philadelphia Phillies1225864.47515.0508538-3029-3129-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park402317.575
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1237350.593--5374647340-2333-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark392415.615
2510Pittsburgh Pirates1226656.5416.55084891933-2733-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park401327.325
3918St. Louis Cardinals1215962.48813.058648010635-2824-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III412912.707
41222Milwaukee Brewers1215566.45517.0555566-1135-2920-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park412813.683
51528Chicago Cubs1215071.41322.0453551-9829-2921-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field411130.268
61630Houston Astros1224676.37726.5456625-16930-3216-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony DeFrancescoJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park40931.225
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Los Angeles Dodgers1236954.561--4924543832-2737-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium391722.436
246San Francisco Giants1226854.5570.55224923036-2532-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park402614.650
31121Arizona Diamondbacks1225864.47510.55565164029-2929-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field402317.575
41323San Diego Padres1245668.45213.5467537-7029-3227-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park382018.526
51427Colorado Rockies1205169.42516.5570682-11230-3521-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field421329.310


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Josh HaderP 18.135Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Gus BenusaLF-CF21.202Released by Giants