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Games on 2012-08-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox5Los Angeles Angels6BoxKevin JepsenAlfredo Aceves(none)
Chicago White Sox0Baltimore Orioles6BoxChris TillmanChris Sale(none)
Oakland Athletics7Cleveland Indians0BoxTom MiloneZach McAllister(none)
Detroit Tigers8Kansas City Royals9BoxAaron CrowBrayan VillarrealGreg Holland
Seattle Mariners5Minnesota Twins2BoxHisashi IwakumaScott DiamondTom Wilhelmsen
Toronto Blue Jays1New York Yankees2BoxPhil HughesRicky RomeroRafael Soriano
Tampa Bay Rays0Texas Rangers1BoxYu DarvishJames ShieldsJoe Nathan
Cincinnati Reds5Arizona Diamondbacks2BoxJohnny CuetoWade MileyAroldis Chapman
Milwaukee Brewers4Chicago Cubs1BoxYovani GallardoTravis WoodJohn Axford
Los Angeles Dodgers4Colorado Rockies8BoxTyler ChatwoodChris Capuano(none)
San Francisco Giants3Houston Astros2BoxSantiago CasillaWilton LopezSergio Romo
Washington Nationals0Miami Marlins9BoxRicky NolascoStephen Strasburg(none)
New York Mets9Philadelphia Phillies5BoxBobby ParnellB.J. Rosenberg(none)
St. Louis Cardinals0Pittsburgh Pirates9BoxJames McDonaldJake Westbrook(none)
Atlanta Braves2San Diego Padres0BoxKris MedlenAndrew WernerCraig Kimbrel

Standings as of 2012-08-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Baltimore Orioles1287454.578--542581-3939-2635-28W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards341915.559
225New York Yankees1297356.5661.56245259942-2331-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II332211.667
3711Tampa Bay Rays1296861.5276.55404707037-2831-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field332211.667
41124Boston Red Sox1305971.45416.06426103233-3726-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park321022.313
51327Toronto Blue Jays1285474.42220.0582619-3730-3124-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre341915.559
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Chicago White Sox1287157.555--6035356841-2330-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field341420.412
247Detroit Tigers1287157.555--5885573142-2329-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park341717.500
3915Kansas City Royals1286563.5086.0535588-5334-2631-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium34727.206
41022Cleveland Indians1296069.46511.5521664-14333-3127-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field33825.242
51429Minnesota Twins1295079.38821.5556670-11422-4128-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field331617.485
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Los Angeles Angels1297059.543--6075822534-2936-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim331914.576
269Oakland Athletics1286959.5390.55204734737-2932-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum4-59-1.250
3813Texas Rangers1296762.5193.066655111539-2828-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington33267.788
41225Seattle Mariners1305971.45411.5512505733-3026-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field321616.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Washington Nationals1287454.578--5514599236-2438-30L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park342410.706
2614Atlanta Braves1306763.5158.05915028933-3234-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field32275.844
3716Miami Marlins1306565.50010.0494581-8734-2731-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park32428.125
4918New York Mets1296465.49610.5543579-3632-3332-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field331023.303
51019Philadelphia Phillies1296267.48112.5535563-2833-3429-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park331914.576
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1317853.595--5714967541-2537-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark311912.613
2512Pittsburgh Pirates1296861.5279.05365171935-3033-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park331122.333
3817St. Louis Cardinals1296465.49613.063251411837-2927-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III33249.727
41221Milwaukee Brewers1286068.46916.55955841137-2923-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park342311.676
51528Chicago Cubs1285375.41423.5475585-11032-3121-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field34826.235
61630Houston Astros1294881.37229.0470658-18830-3318-48L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony DeFrancescoJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park33726.212
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Francisco Giants1297356.566--5515183338-2735-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park332112.636
2410Los Angeles Dodgers1307060.5383.55224962633-3137-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium321616.500
31120San Diego Padres1316269.47312.0500553-5332-3330-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park311417.452
41323Arizona Diamondbacks1306070.46213.55785512731-3529-35L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field322111.656
51426Colorado Rockies1285771.44515.5607703-9632-3525-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field34727.206


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Erik BedardSP33.175-Released by Pirates
Dylan AxelrodSP27.029Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Recalled from Charlotte (AAA)
Gavin FloydSP29.213Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)DL-15 Right elbow strain
Casey McGehee3b29.320New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Optioned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Alex HinshawRP29.301Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Designated for assignment
Blake ParkerRP27.070Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Activated from DL
Chase D'ArnaudSS25.219Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Jeremy AffeldtRP33.084San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Placed on paternity leave list
Guillermo MotaRP39.034San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Reinstated from suspension
Alfredo AcevesRP29.263Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Reinstated from suspension
Franklin MoralesSP26.216Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-15 Left shoulder fatigue
Luis Hernandezss28.063Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Outrighted to Round Rock (AAA)
Starlin Castross22.157Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Signed to 7-year contract for 2013-2019 ($60m) Option for 2020)
Jeremy HermidaRF28.211-Released by Padres
Kole Calhounlf24.319Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Scott DownsRP36.164Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Placed on bereavement list
Luis VasquezP26.147Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Activated from DL
Ramon TroncosoP29.193Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Andrew CarrawayP25.358Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Chris DwyerP24.140Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Mike BianucciLF26.063Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Activated from DL
Johan YanP23.335Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Tyler LaTorreC29.128San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Jimmy Gallagher1B26.359Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Marcus StromanP21.119Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Suspended 50 games for violating minor league drug policy
Michael DubeeP26.228Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Robert LaraP25.276San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Ambioris HidalgoP21.205Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)DL-7 Injured
Brandon BrewerSS22.148Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)DL-7 Sprained right knee
Angel RagaP23.034Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)Activated from DL
Jack LeathersichP22.045New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Activated from temporary inactive list
Josh SaleLF21.054Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Suspended 50 games for methamphetamine
Joey Votto1B28.353Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A) for rehab
Michael FulmerP19.166New York MetsSavannah (A)DL-7 Left calf contusion
Juan Carlos GamboaSS21.132New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)DL-7 Injured
Brad DelatteP22.227Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Joey Votto1B28.353Cincinnati RedsClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A) for rehab
Mark Sobolewski3B25.247Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Ryan Strieby1B27.019Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Kyle Shelton3B-1B26.105Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Jon Griffin1B23.121Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Neal Pritchard3B23.188St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Sean JamiesonSS23.179Arizona DiamondbacksSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Jorge MartinezSS19.152Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Eric HaaseC19.253Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Aderlin MejiaSS-2B20.108Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Jorge Rivero2B23.234New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Adrian MarinSS 18.173Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
DJ DavisOF 18.034Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Assigned to Vancouver (A-)
Austin SchottsOF 18.346Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Maikis De La Cruz21.356New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Ryan BuchP24.294Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Erik TurgeonP25.156Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
Craig HansenP28.287New York MetsSavannah (A)Assigned to Savannah (A)
Matt NevarezP25.183Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Cory ArbisoP26.129New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Geoff BrownP23.220Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)
Bradin HagensP23.108Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Allen WebsterP22.199Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Anthony FerraraP22.360St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Michael MariotP23.312Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Madison YounginerP21.298Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Cole White1B24.219Kansas City RoyalsKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Charlie LowellP21.307Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Josh MartinP22.241Cleveland IndiansCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Armando RodriguezP24.213New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Benjamin WellsP19.352Chicago CubsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Dylan BundyP19.286Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Austin SalterP 20.358Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
Jorge Rodriguez20.257Tampa Bay RaysPrinceton (Rk)Assigned to Princeton (Rk)
Tony YorkP22.191Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)
Ryan EigstiC27.004Toronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)Activated from DL
Rafael SuarezP23.106Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)DL-7 Injured