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Tuesday August 21,2012This date in baseball
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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 2012-08-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Los Angeles Angels5Boston Red Sox3BoxErvin SantanaAaron CookErnesto Frieri
New York Yankees3Chicago White Sox7BoxFrancisco LirianoIvan Nova(none)
Toronto Blue Jays3Detroit Tigers5BoxMax ScherzerRicky RomeroJose Valverde
Minnesota Twins1Oakland Athletics4BoxBrett AndersonCole De VriesGrant Balfour
Cleveland Indians1Seattle Mariners5BoxFelix HernandezFausto CarmonaLucas Luetge
Kansas City Royals1Tampa Bay Rays0BoxKelvin HerreraJoel PeraltaGreg Holland
Baltimore Orioles5Texas Rangers3BoxChris TillmanScott FeldmanJim Johnson
Miami Marlins6Arizona Diamondbacks5BoxChad GaudinSam DemelSteve Cishek
San Francisco Giants4Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxTim LincecumJoe BlantonJavier Lopez
Chicago Cubs2Milwaukee Brewers5BoxMarco EstradaChris RusinJohn Axford
Colorado Rockies6New York Mets2BoxJhoulis ChacinChris Young(none)
Cincinnati Reds5Philadelphia Phillies4BoxJonathan BroxtonJonathan PapelbonAroldis Chapman
Pittsburgh Pirates5San Diego Padres7BoxMiles MikolasDaniel McCutchen(none)
Houston Astros0St. Louis Cardinals7BoxAdam WainwrightLucas Harrell(none)
Atlanta Braves1Washington Nationals4BoxStephen StrasburgPaul MaholmTyler Clippard

Standings as of 2012-08-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees1237053.569--6065089841-2229-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II392514.641
225Baltimore Orioles1236954.5611.0515560-4535-2634-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards392415.615
3611Tampa Bay Rays1236657.5374.05194516835-2631-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field392415.615
41225Boston Red Sox1235568.44715.05955633229-3526-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park391425.359
51326Toronto Blue Jays1225369.43416.5563590-2730-3123-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre402020.500
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Chicago White Sox1226755.549--5805097137-2330-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field401822.450
248Detroit Tigers1226755.549--5635372638-2229-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park402119.525
3812Kansas City Royals1226458.5253.0503549-4633-2631-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium40832.200
41019Cleveland Indians1235964.4808.5514643-12932-2727-37L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field39930.231
51429Minnesota Twins1224874.39319.0538627-8922-3926-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field401822.450
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Los Angeles Angels1236657.537--5735502333-2933-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim392316.590
2713Oakland Athletics1226458.5251.54964613536-2928-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum10010.000
3914Texas Rangers1226359.5162.56155288735-2528-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington403010.750
41124Seattle Mariners1245668.45210.5488484432-3024-38W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field381919.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Washington Nationals1237449.602--54543311236-2338-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park392415.615
2615Atlanta Braves1236360.51211.05654848133-3230-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field39318.795
3716Miami Marlins1246262.50012.5471554-8333-2729-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park38731.184
4817New York Mets1236162.49613.0526563-3730-3031-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field391326.333
51021Philadelphia Phillies1235865.47216.0512543-3129-3229-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park392316.590
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1247450.597--5424687440-2334-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark382315.605
259Pittsburgh Pirates1236657.5377.55134961733-2733-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park391326.333
3918St. Louis Cardinals1226062.49213.059348011336-2824-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III402812.700
41222Milwaukee Brewers1225666.45917.0560568-836-2920-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park402713.675
51528Chicago Cubs1225072.41023.0455556-10129-2921-43L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field401129.275
61630Houston Astros1234677.37427.5456632-17630-3216-45L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony DeFrancescoJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park39930.231
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Francisco Giants1236954.561--5264933336-2533-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park392514.641
246Los Angeles Dodgers1246955.5560.54934583532-2837-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium381721.447
31120Arizona Diamondbacks1235865.47211.05615223929-3029-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field392316.590
41323San Diego Padres1255768.45613.0474542-6830-3227-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park371918.514
51427Colorado Rockies1215269.43016.0576684-10830-3522-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field411229.293


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Damaso EspinoC29.105Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Anthony GiansantiRF23.327Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Cubs (Rk)
Jake Fox1B-C30.032Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Jason JaramilloC29.316Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Signed to minor league contract
Seth Smithdh29.325Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA) for rehab
Tyler GrahamCF28.209Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Ollie LintonLF26.136Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)
Eric Sogardss26.091Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Zach Gentile2B25.293Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Jose DuarteCF27.167Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Jhonatan Solanoc27.009Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA) for rehab
Brandon ShortCF-LF23.346Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Brett Lawrie3B22.215Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+) for rehab
Ronald BermudezRF-CF24.076Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Luis SanzC24.276Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Yowill Espinal2B21.142Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Whit MerrifieldLF-2B23.209Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Assigned to Wilmington (A+)
Brian Cavazos-Galvez1B-LF25.096Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Dodgers (Rk)
David Renfroe3B21.278Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
David Renfroe3B21.278Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Jan VazquezC21.114Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
LeVon WashingtonCF21.026Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)
Pratt MaynardC22.275Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Lucas HerbstOF-P21.346Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Lucas HerbstOF-P21.346Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Adrian Williams2B21.230Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Tyler OgleC22.012Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Torsten BossIF21.237Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Torsten BossIF21.237Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Tommy La Stella2B23.202Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Braves (Rk) for rehab
Patrick TolentinoC23.034Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Leonys MartinCF24.168Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Optioned to Round Rock (AAA)
Carlos Alvarez2B-3B26.269Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Assigned to Auburn (A-)
Carlos Alvarez2B-3B26.269Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Roderick BernadinaRF20.011Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Manuel HernandezLF20.002Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Manuel HernandezLF20.002Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Orioles (Rk)
Glynn DavisCF20.258Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Glynn DavisCF20.258Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Adam Lewis23.131St. Louis CardinalsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Andrew VelazquezSS 18.038Arizona DiamondbacksMissoula (Rk)Assigned to Missoula (Rk)
Dorssys Paulino17.273Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Adrian Gutierrez21.233Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Jose Bautista20.143Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)
Brad PennyRP34.089San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Giants (Rk) for rehab
Vinnie ChulkP33.245Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Brewers (Rk)
Rich HillP32.163Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA) for rehab
Matt JacksonP24.247San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)Assigned to Tucson (AAA)
Scott SwinsonP24.163Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Kris JohnsonP27.311Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Corey MaddenP28.144Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Erik TurgeonP25.149New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Erik TurgeonP25.149Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
Carlos HernandezP25.170Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Andrew CashnerSP25.344San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)Assigned to Tucson (AAA) for rehab
Eddie KunzP26.135San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)Assigned to Tucson (AAA)
Amalio DiazP25.345Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)
Kevin PucetasP27.267Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Chris FetterP26.241San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Steve GeltzRP24.294Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Hector RondonP24.177Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)
Jon BachanovP23.203Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Cole CookP23.307Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Simon CastroP24.134Chicago White SoxBristol (Rk)Assigned to Bristol (Rk)
Rusty ShellhornP22.177Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Mike DennhardtP22.081Cincinnati RedsBakersfield (A+)Assigned to Bakersfield (A+)
Sean NolinP22.238Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Heath HembreeP23.220San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Jesse HernandezP23.363Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Mario HollandsP23.360Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Cole White1B24.212Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Royals (Rk)
Jordan HarrisonLHP21.134Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Brandon KayeP24.005Toronto Blue JaysBluefield (Rk)Assigned to Bluefield (Rk)
Dixon AndersonP23.050Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Pat LudwigP22.314Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Brandon RohdeP22.341Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Bryam GarciaP23.278Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Colin O'ConnellP22.067Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)
Daniel CarelaP24.338Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)
Stephen LandazuriP20.228Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)
Ronald SchreursP20.038Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)
Christopher HannaP20.167Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Jameson TaillonP20.277Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
Zach ArnesonP23.277New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Wil BrowningP23.347Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Assigned to Vancouver (A-)
Joe KurraschP21.063San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Giants (Rk)
Michael WachaP21.051St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Ismael GuillonP20.190Cincinnati RedsClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Yordano VenturaP21.079Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Royals (Rk) for rehab
Joe RobinsonP21.336Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)
Dylan BundyP19.279Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Patrick MerklingP21.153Miami MarlinsJamestown (A-)Assigned to Jamestown (A-)
Ambioris HidalgoP21.198Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)Assigned to High Desert (A+)
Abel De Los SantosP20.096Cincinnati RedsBakersfield (A+)Assigned to Bakersfield (A+)
Andy OteroP20.079Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)
Mike SaundersP 21.167Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)
Alonzo GonzalezP 20.219Toronto Blue JaysBluefield (Rk)Assigned to Bluefield (Rk)
Casey McCarthyP 22.130Miami MarlinsJamestown (A-)Assigned to Jamestown (A-)
Delvin Perez21.190Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Phillies (Rk)
Pedro BeatoP25.298Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)