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Games on 2012-08-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox3Los Angeles Angels10BoxC.J. WilsonZach Stewart(none)
Chicago White Sox8Baltimore Orioles1BoxDylan AxelrodJoe Saunders(none)
Oakland Athletics8Cleveland Indians4BoxTravis BlackleyCorey KluberRyan Cook
Detroit Tigers0Kansas City Royals1BoxBruce ChenAnibal SanchezGreg Holland
Seattle Mariners0Minnesota Twins10BoxSamuel DedunoJason Vargas(none)
Toronto Blue Jays8New York Yankees5BoxJ.A. HappCC SabathiaCasey Janssen
Tampa Bay Rays8Texas Rangers4BoxJake McGeeMatt Harrison(none)
Cincinnati Reds6Arizona Diamondbacks2BoxMat LatosPatrick Corbin(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Chicago Cubs1BoxMichael FiersJeff SamardzijaJohn Axford
Los Angeles Dodgers10Colorado Rockies8BoxJoe BlantonDrew PomeranzRonald Belisario
San Francisco Giants6Houston Astros4BoxGeorge KontosDallas KeuchelJavier Lopez
Washington Nationals8Miami Marlins4BoxRoss DetwilerJacob Turner(none)
New York Mets3Philadelphia Phillies2BoxMatt HarveyTyler CloydFrank Francisco
St. Louis Cardinals0Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxWandy RodriguezJoe Kelly(none)
Atlanta Braves2San Diego Padres8BoxEric StultsTommy Hanson(none)

Standings as of 2012-08-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Baltimore Orioles1297455.574--543589-4639-2735-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards331914.576
225New York Yankees1307357.5621.56295339642-2431-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II322210.688
3712Tampa Bay Rays1306961.5315.55484747437-2832-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field322111.656
41123Boston Red Sox1316071.45815.06456202533-3727-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park31922.290
51327Toronto Blue Jays1295574.42619.0590624-3430-3125-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre331815.545
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Chicago White Sox1297257.558--6115367541-2331-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field331320.394
247Detroit Tigers1297158.5501.05885583042-2329-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park331716.515
3914Kansas City Royals1296663.5126.0536588-5235-2631-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium33627.182
41022Cleveland Indians1306070.46212.5525672-14733-3227-38L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field32824.250
51429Minnesota Twins1305179.39221.5566670-10423-4128-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field321517.469
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Oakland Athletics1297059.543--5284775137-2933-30W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum3-69-2.000
269Los Angeles Angels1307060.5380.56175853234-3036-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim321913.594
3813Texas Rangers1306763.5153.567055911139-2928-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington32266.813
41225Seattle Mariners1315972.45012.0512515-333-3026-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field311615.516
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Washington Nationals1297554.581--5594639636-2439-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park332310.697
2615Atlanta Braves1316764.5119.05935108333-3234-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field31274.871
3716New York Mets1306565.50010.5546581-3532-3333-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field32923.281
4817Miami Marlins1316566.49611.0498589-9134-2831-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park31427.129
51120Philadelphia Phillies1306268.47713.5537566-2933-3529-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park321913.594
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1327953.598--5774987941-2538-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark301812.600
2511Pittsburgh Pirates1306961.5319.05415172436-3033-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park321022.313
3918St. Louis Cardinals1306466.49214.063251911337-2927-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III32248.750
41221Milwaukee Brewers1296168.47316.55985851337-2924-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park332211.667
51528Chicago Cubs1295376.41124.5476588-11232-3221-44L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field33825.242
61630Houston Astros1304882.36930.0474664-19030-3418-48L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony DeFrancescoJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park32725.219
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Francisco Giants1307456.569--5575223538-2736-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park322012.625
2410Los Angeles Dodgers1317061.5344.55325042833-3137-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium311615.516
31019San Diego Padres1326369.47712.0508555-4733-3330-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park301317.433
41324Arizona Diamondbacks1316071.45814.55805572331-3629-35L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field312110.677
51426Colorado Rockies1295871.45015.5615713-9833-3525-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field33627.182


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Bryan AndersonC25.256St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Trevor RosenthalCL22.092St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Brandon DicksonRP27.299St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Optioned to Memphis (AAA)
Ryan Jackson2b24.111St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Optioned to Memphis (AAA)
Amadeo ZazuetaSS26.210Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Signed to minor league contract
Jeff GrayRP30.283Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Outrighted to Rochester (AAA)
Chris Parmeleerf24.187Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Scott ElbertRP27.016Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Left elbow inflammation
Shawn TollesonRP24.223Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Tyler CloydSP25.105Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Contract purchased from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Clayton MortensenRP27.141Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Optioned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Zach StewartSP25.335Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Shelley Duncandh-lf32.335Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Designated for assignment
Jeanmar GomezSP-RP24.201Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Scott MaineP27.208Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Claimed off waivers from Cubs by Indians
Graham GodfreyP28.020Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Outrighted to Sacramento (AAA)
Vance WorleySP24.339Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)DL-15 Loose bodies in right elbow
Jeremy AffeldtRP33.085San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Activated from Paternity Leave List
Clay HensleyRP32.364San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)DL-15 Strained right groin
Paul PhillipsC35.136Toronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Mike McDade1B23.113Toronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)Activated from DL
Danny PeralesLF-CF27.164Toronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)Suspended
Sean GallagherP26.242Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Wilson Betemit3B30.300Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA) for rehab
Troy TulowitzkiSS27.323Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA) for rehab
Leon LandryCF22.343Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)DL-7 Injured
CJ CronC22.236Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)DL-7 Right labrum
Julio MorbanCF-LF20.198Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)DL-7 Injured
Oscar MelendezP25.348Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)DL-7 Injured
Tyler Townsend1B24.107Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Activated from DL
Travis AdairLF24.250Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)DL-7 Injured
Chad JamesP21.218Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Suspended
Dejai OliverP22.001Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)DL-7 Injured
Kyle PetterP22.146Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)DL-7 Injured
Kevin DavidC24.141Kansas City RoyalsKane County (A)Activated from DL
Travis LaneC22.019Kansas City RoyalsKane County (A)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Rashun DixonRF22.002Oakland AthleticsBurlington (A)Suspended
William OliverP25.056New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Activated from DL
Mychal GivensSS-2B22.108Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Robert BenincasaP21.358Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Activated from DL
Jake FloetheP23.092Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)DL-7 Injured