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Saturday August 25,2012This 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 2012-08-25

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays2Baltimore Orioles8BoxSteve JohnsonBrandon Morrow(none)
Kansas City Royals10Boston Red Sox9BoxFrancisley BuenoJunichi TazawaGreg Holland
Seattle Mariners4Chicago White Sox5BoxNate JonesBlake BeavanAddison Reed
New York Yankees1Cleveland Indians3BoxJustin MastersonHiroki KurodaChris Perez
Los Angeles Angels3Detroit Tigers5BoxOctavio DotelGarrett RichardsJose Valverde
Oakland Athletics4Tampa Bay Rays2BoxBrandon McCarthyJeremy HellicksonGrant Balfour
Minnesota Twins3Texas Rangers9BoxRyan DempsterBrian Duensing(none)
San Diego Padres9Arizona Diamondbacks3BoxClayton RichardIan Kennedy(none)
Colorado Rockies4Chicago Cubs3BoxCarlos TorresManuel CorpasRafael Betancourt
St. Louis Cardinals2Cincinnati Reds8BoxMike LeakeJaime Garcia(none)
Miami Marlins2Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxClayton KershawJosh Johnson(none)
Houston Astros1New York Mets3BoxR.A. DickeyFernando AbadFrank Francisco
Washington Nationals2Philadelphia Phillies4BoxRoy HalladayGio GonzalezJonathan Papelbon
Milwaukee Brewers0Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxJeff KarstensShaun Marcum(none)
Atlanta Braves7San Francisco Giants3BoxMike MinorMadison Bumgarner(none)

Standings as of 2012-08-25

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Baltimore Orioles1267254.571--532578-4637-2635-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards362115.583
225New York Yankees1267155.5631.06115149741-2230-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II362412.667
3610Tampa Bay Rays1276859.5354.55354637237-2831-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field352213.629
41125Boston Red Sox1275770.44915.56245972731-3726-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park351223.343
51327Toronto Blue Jays1265373.42119.0573610-3730-3123-42L5T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre362016.556
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Chicago White Sox1257055.560--5965227440-2330-32W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field371522.405
247Detroit Tigers1267056.5560.55755462941-2329-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park361818.500
3914Kansas City Royals1256461.5126.0519567-4833-2631-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium37829.216
41020Cleveland Indians1266066.47610.5519650-13133-2827-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field36828.222
51429Minnesota Twins1264977.38921.5548659-11122-3927-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field361719.472
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Los Angeles Angels1276958.543--5995722733-2936-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim352015.571
2711Oakland Athletics1266759.5321.55104733737-2930-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum6-39-.500
3813Texas Rangers1266561.5163.565454011437-2728-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington36288.778
41224Seattle Mariners1275770.44912.0503499433-3024-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field351817.514
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Washington Nationals1267452.587--55044610436-2438-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park362412.667
2615Atlanta Braves1276562.5129.55824988433-3232-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field35296.829
3716Miami Marlins1286365.49212.0479579-10033-2730-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park34628.176
4918New York Mets1276265.48812.5532573-4131-3331-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field351223.343
51019Philadelphia Phillies1276166.48013.5526553-2732-3329-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park352015.571
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1287652.594--5614847741-2435-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark342113.618
2512Pittsburgh Pirates1266759.5328.05245061834-2833-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park361224.333
3817St. Louis Cardinals1266264.49213.062050012037-2925-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III362610.722
41323Milwaukee Brewers1255867.46416.5569579-1037-2921-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park372512.676
51528Chicago Cubs1255174.40823.5465566-10130-3021-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field371027.270
61630Houston Astros1274879.37827.5467653-18630-3218-47L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony DeFrancescoJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park35728.200
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Francisco Giants1277255.567--5475093838-2634-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park352213.629
248Los Angeles Dodgers1277057.5512.05164724433-3037-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium351619.457
31121Arizona Diamondbacks1276067.47212.05705383231-3229-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field352114.600
41222San Diego Padres1286068.46912.5492547-5531-3229-36W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park341618.471
51426Colorado Rockies1255570.44016.0589694-10530-3525-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field37928.243

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Drew SmylyRP23.073Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Yunel Escobarss29.296Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Activated from Paternity Leave List
Brandon MorrowSP28.030Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Activated from DL
Luke PutkonenP26.107Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Optioned to Toledo (AAA)
Anthony Goserf22.015Toronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)Optioned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Adeiny Hechavarriass23.132Toronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)Optioned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Chris RusinSP25.307Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Optioned to Iowa (AAA)
Mitch AtkinsP26.328Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Activated from DL
John GastP23.190St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Activated from DL
Alfredo AcevesCL29.260Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Suspended 3 games by team for behaviour detrimental to team
Ivan DeJesus2B25.116Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Traded from Dodgers with James Loney, Jerry Sands, Rubby de la Rosa and Allen Webster to Red Sox for Josh Beckett, Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford and Nick Punto
James Loney1b28.110Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Traded from Dodgers with Ivan DeJesus, Jerry Sands, Rubby de la Rosa and Allen Webster to Red Sox for Josh Beckett, Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford and Nick Punto
Jerry SandsLF-1B24.332Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Traded from Dodgers with James Loney, Ivan DeJesus, Rubby de la Rosa and Allen Webster to Red Sox for Josh Beckett, Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford and Nick Punto
Rubby De La RosaRP23.174Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Traded from Dodgers with James Loney, Jerry Sands, Ivan DeJesus and Allen Webster to Red Sox for Josh Beckett, Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford and Nick Punto
Allen WebsterP22.196Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Traded from Dodgers with James Loney, Jerry Sands, Rubby de la Rosa and Ivan DeJesus to Red Sox for Josh Beckett, Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford and Nick Punto
Josh BeckettSP32.102Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Traded from Red Sox with Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford and Nick Punto to Dodgers for Jerry Sands, James Loney, Ivan DeJesus, Rubby de la Rosa and Allen Webster
Adrian Gonzalez1B30.109Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Traded from Red Sox with Josh Beckett, Carl Crawford and Nick Punto to Dodgers for Jerry Sands, James Loney, Ivan DeJesus, Rubby de la Rosa and Allen Webster
Nick Punto3b-2b34.290Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Traded from Red Sox with Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford and Josh Beckett to Dodgers for Jerry Sands, James Loney, Ivan DeJesus, Rubby de la Rosa and Allen Webster
Felix DoubrontSP24.307Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Jose Iglesiasss22.232Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Che-Hsuan Linrf23.338Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Daniel Navadh29.186Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-15 Sprained left wrist
Junichi TazawaRP26.080Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Scott DiamondSP26.026Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Suspended 6 games for throwing at Josh Hamilton
Miguel BatistaRP41.187Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Contract purchased from Gwinnett (AAA)
Ben SheetsSP34.038Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder inflammation
Brooks RaleySP24.057Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Fernando AbadSP26.251Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma CIty (AAA)
Chuck FickRP26.287Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Optioned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Eric HackerRP29.152San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Optioned to Fresno (AAA)
Jerry Hairston3B-2B36.088Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Tim CorcoranP34.132Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Contract purchased from Carmen (Mexico)
Chad BillingsleySP28.027Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Right elbow pain
Alex CastellanosRF26.021Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Optioned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Blake Lalli1B-C29.105Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Outrighted to Iowa (AAA)
Jack CustDH33.221Toronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Nate Samson2B25.006Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Mike AntoniniP27.019Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)DL-7 Strained left elbow
Logan KensingP30.053Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Chris SwaugerRF-LF26.014St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Activated from DL
Ray KrumlRF-CF27.020St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jarret MartinP23.011Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Robert WhitenackP23.278Chicago CubsDaytona (A+)DL-7 Injured
Cody EvansP28.357Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Evan EnglebrookP30.119Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)DL-7 Injured
Curt CasaliC23.289Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)DL-7 Injured
Austin WoodP22.045Los Angeles AngelsCedar Rapids (A)DL-7 Injured
Michael JensenP21.258Chicago CubsPeoria (A)DL-7 Blister
Anthony GarciaLF20.234St. Louis CardinalsQuad Cities (A)DL-7 Injured
Tyrell JenkinsP20.036St. Louis CardinalsQuad Cities (A)DL-7 Injured
Robert StockC22.277St. Louis CardinalsQuad Cities (A)Activated from DL
Colin Kaline2B23.121Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Activated from DL
Kyle PetterP22.142Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Activated from DL
Jordan ScottLF20.338Houston AstrosLexington (A)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Moises RivasP21.314Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Activated from DL
Jack DuffeyP20.129Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)DL-7 Injured
Eric PhillipsIF22.040Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Transferred to 60-day DL
Jordan SchaferCF25.355Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Assigned to GCL Astros (Rk) for rehab
Anthony GiansantiRF23.331Chicago CubsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
Jhonatan Solanoc27.013Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA) for rehab
Ryan DentSS23.163Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Dee Gordonss24.125Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA) for rehab
Toby DeMelloC22.234Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Mariners (Rk)
Nathan MelendresCF-LF22.143Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)Assigned to High Desert (A+)
Sammie Starr2B-SS24.086Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Anthony CaroniaIF-OF21.095Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
David Chester1B23.147Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Sean JamiesonSS23.176Oakland AthleticsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Sean JamiesonSS23.176Arizona DiamondbacksSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Dario PizzanoOF21.122Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)Assigned to Everett (A-)
Johnathan KnightOF19.083Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Greg BirdC19.289New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Willie CollazoP32.292Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Eric EadingtonP24.198Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Kris JohnsonP27.315Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
Kyle GibsonP24.307Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Matt WickswatP26.021Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Will LatimerP26.264Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Cole CookP23.311Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Sean BiermanP23.309Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Assigned to Bowling Green (A)
Simon CastroP24.138Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Rett VarnerP24.204Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Kyle HansenP21.127Chicago White SoxGreat Falls (Rk)Assigned to Great Falls (Rk)
Shane HalleyP22.331Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)
Richie MascheriP-OF23.018New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Donny MedlingerP21.330Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Daniel NorrisP19.122Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Assigned to Vancouver (A-)
Nick GoodyP21.050New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Isaac SanchezP19.315Pittsburgh PiratesState College (A-)Assigned to State College (A-)
Reid ScogginsP 22.038Los Angeles AngelsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Arjenis Fernandez19.027Los Angeles AngelsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Teoscar Hernandez19.314Houston AstrosLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Brandon WelchP 21.001New York MetsKingsport (Rk)Assigned to Kingsport (Rk)
Michael McClendonP27.144Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Outrighted to Nashville (AAA)
Carl CrawfordLF31.020Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Traded from Red Sox with Adrian Gonzalez, Josh Beckett and Nick Punto to Dodgers for Jerry Sands, James Loney, Ivan DeJesus, Rubby de la Rosa and Allen Webster
Matt CampbellP24.350Released by Phillies