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Saturday September 1,2012This 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 2012-09-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers3Cleveland Indians4BoxJeanmar GomezScott FeldmanVinnie Pestano
Chicago White Sox1Detroit Tigers5BoxMax ScherzerFrancisco Liriano(none)
Minnesota Twins3Kansas City Royals1BoxCole De VriesWill SmithGlen Perkins
Minnesota Twins8Kansas City Royals7BoxAnthony SwarzakLuke HochevarGlen Perkins
Baltimore Orioles3New York Yankees4BoxBoone LoganWei-Yin ChenRafael Soriano
Boston Red Sox1Oakland Athletics7BoxA.J. GriffinFelix Doubront(none)
Los Angeles Angels5Seattle Mariners2BoxErvin SantanaFelix HernandezErnesto Frieri
Tampa Bay Rays5Toronto Blue Jays4BoxWade DavisHenderson AlvarezFernando Rodney
Philadelphia Phillies5Atlanta Braves1BoxCliff LeeTim Hudson(none)
San Francisco Giants5Chicago Cubs2BoxTim LincecumJustin GermanoSergio Romo
San Diego Padres1Colorado Rockies9BoxJhoulis ChacinEdinson Volquez(none)
Cincinnati Reds1Houston Astros2BoxWilton LopezSean Marshall(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks1Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxJosh BeckettMatt AlbersBrandon League
New York Mets5Miami Marlins3BoxRamon RamirezSteve CishekFrank Francisco
Pittsburgh Pirates2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxJohn AxfordJoel Hanrahan(none)
St. Louis Cardinals10Washington Nationals9BoxMitchell BoggsDrew StorenJason Motte

Standings as of 2012-09-01

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Baltimore Orioles1327656.576--557597-4040-2736-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards301713.567
225New York Yankees1327458.5612.06345429243-2531-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II30219.700
3711Tampa Bay Rays1337063.5266.55544827237-2833-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field29209.690
41125Boston Red Sox1346074.44817.0650652-233-3727-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park28919.321
51327Toronto Blue Jays1325775.43219.0598630-3232-3225-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre301614.533
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Detroit Tigers1327359.553--6015653644-2329-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park301515.500
269Chicago White Sox1327260.5451.06195536641-2331-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field301317.433
3914Kansas City Royals1326765.5086.0546600-5436-2831-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium30525.167
41022Cleveland Indians1336271.46611.5539692-15335-3327-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field29623.207
51429Minnesota Twins1335380.39820.5581683-10223-4230-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field291316.448
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Los Angeles Angels1337360.549--6365904635-3038-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim291613.552
258Oakland Athletics1327260.5450.55674878039-2933-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum0-88
3813Texas Rangers1326864.5154.567856611239-2929-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington30255.833
41226Seattle Mariners1346074.44813.5520533-1333-3227-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field281513.536
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Washington Nationals1327854.591--58647411239-2439-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park302010.667
3716New York Mets1336766.50411.5556587-3132-3335-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field29722.241
2615Atlanta Braves1336766.50411.55995237633-3434-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field29272.931
5918Philadelphia Phillies1336568.48913.5553574-2134-3531-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park291613.552
4817Miami Marlins1336568.48913.5501597-9634-3031-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park29425.138
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1348054.597--5875038441-2539-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark281711.607
2512Pittsburgh Pirates1326963.52310.05465291736-3033-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park301020.333
31019St. Louis Cardinals1336469.48115.56435469737-2927-40L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III29245.828
41221Milwaukee Brewers1326369.47716.06216021939-2924-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park302010.667
51528Chicago Cubs1325577.41724.0496608-11234-3321-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field30624.200
61630Houston Astros1334984.36830.5483682-19931-3618-48W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony DeFrancescoJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park29623.207
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Francisco Giants1337657.571--5745344038-2738-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park291811.621
2410Los Angeles Dodgers1347163.5305.55375112634-3337-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium281513.536
31120San Diego Padres1346470.47812.5514568-5433-3331-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park281216.429
41323Arizona Diamondbacks1346272.46314.55875622531-3631-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field28199.679
51424Colorado Rockies1315972.45016.0628719-9134-3625-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field31526.161

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Tyler TuftsP25.270Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Contract purchased from Frisco (AA)
Tyler TuftsP25.270Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-15 Perforated bowel (surgery)
Ben Franciscorf30.313Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Traded from Astros to Rays for PTBNL
Tyler Flowersc26.220Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Activated from Paternity Leave List
Dan Johnsondh33.022Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Contract purchased from Charlotte (AAA)
A.J. GriffinSP24.217Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Activated from DL
Leonys MartinCF24.179Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Martin PerezSP-RP21.150Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Jurickson Profar2b19.193Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Contract purchased from Frisco (AA)
Tanner ScheppersRP25.227Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Brandon Snyder3b25.282Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Yoshinori TateyamaRP36.250Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Robbie RossRP23.069Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-15 Strained left forearm
Didi Gregoriusss22.195Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Logan OndrusekRP27.200Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Denis Phippscf-rf27.041Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Henry Rodriguez2b22.204Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Scott DownsRP36.168Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Activated from bereavement list
Rich HillRP32.174Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
P.J. WaltersSP27.173Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Activated from DL
Orlando Hudson2b34.263Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Wilson Betemitdh30.303Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Activated from DL
Miguel De Los SantosP24.053Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Designated for assignment
Andrew TaylorRP26.014Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Contract purchased from Salt Lake (AAA)
Thomas Neallf25.015Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Contract purchased from Akron (AA)
Lyle Overbay1b35.216Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Contract purchased from Gwinnett (AAA)
Peter MoylanRP33.273Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Contract purchased from Gwinnett (AAA)
Nick MarondeRP22.361Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Contract purchased from Arkansas (AA)
Esmerling VasquezSP28.299Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Contract purchased from Rochester (AAA)
Xavier Averycf22.243Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Zach Lutz3B26.090New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Scott BarnesRP24.362Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Steven Tollesondh28.305Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Cesar RamosRP28.071Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Luis Expositoc25.224Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Chris Gimenezc29.248Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Reid Brignac3b26.228Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Andrew Rominess26.251Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
John Hesterc28.353Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Russ Canzler1b26.143Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Mike Nickeasc29.200New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Rich Thompsoncf33.131Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Albert SuarezP22.328Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Designated for assignment
Alex HinshawRP29.305Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Outrighted to Iowa (AAA)
Shelley Duncanlf32.338Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Outrighted to Columbus (AAA)
Edwar CabreraP24.317Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Luis VasquezP26.151Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)DL-7 Left groin strain
Steve CilladiC25.170Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)DL-7 Right ankle sprain
Jose Garcia2B24.203St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Activated from DL
Graham GodfreyP28.023Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ydwin VillegasSS22.000San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Activated from DL
Roger KieschnickRF-LF25.223San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Activated from DL
Danny PeralesLF-CF27.167Toronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)Reinstated from suspension
Eric JungeP35.239Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Activated from DL
Ramon TroncosoP29.197Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Activated from temporary inactive list
Lucas MayC27.312New York MetsBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Eliezer ZambranoC25.350San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Activated from DL
Joel WeeksC27.275San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Shin laceration
Elliot SotoSS23.011Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Tim SmithLF26.079Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Activated from DL
Scott McGregorP25.256St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)DL-7 Injured
Kevin Kouzmanoff3B31.038Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Activated from DL
Kevin QuackenbushP23.277San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)DL-7 Injured
Edward ConcepcionP23.333San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Activated from DL
Taylor WhitentonP24.194New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)DL-7 Injured
Juan Torres1B-C23.329New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Activated from DL
David AardsmaP30.248New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+) for rehab
Erik GoeddelP23.255New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)DL-7 Injured
Joe ZellerP24.320Chicago CubsPeoria (A)DL-7 Blister
Kylin TurnbullP22.354Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Activated from DL
Kyle HallockP24.026Houston AstrosLexington (A)Activated from DL
L.J. HollinsP 21.032Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Luis OrdosgoittiP19.344Houston AstrosLexington (A)DL-7 Injured
Jake HermsenOF-P22.289Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Ryan FlanneryP26.238New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Activated from DL
Adam JorgensonP26.356Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Activated from DL
Tyler HensonRF24.261Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Activated from DL
Aaron Baker1B24.357Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Activated from DL
Travis AdairLF24.253Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Activated from DL
Mike MergenthalerLF23.238San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Activated from DL
Leyson SeptimoRP27.056Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Deunte HeathRP27.004Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Recalled from Charlotte (AAA)
Brian OmogrossoRP28.130Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Recalled from Charlotte (AAA)
Ryan Raburnlf31.137Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Activated from DL
Danny Worth3b26.336Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Bryan HoladayC24.287Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Luis MarteRP26.006Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Don Kelly1b32.199Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Contract purchased from Toledo (AAA)
Manny PinaC25.088Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from NW Arkansas (AA)
David Loughcf26.224Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Eric Farrislf-2b26.182Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Justin ThomasRP28.227New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Cory WadeRP29.096New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Adam WarrenP25.007New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Francisco Cervellic26.179New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Chris Dickersonlf30.144New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Contract purchased from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Eduardo Nunezss25.078New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Robert FishP24.226Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Dave Sappeltrf25.242Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Tony Campanacf26.094Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Adrian Cardenas2b24.327Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Eury PerezCF22.094Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Contract purchased from Syracuse (AAA)
Henry RodriguezP25.188Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Jhonatan SolanoC27.020Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from DL
Jhonatan SolanoC27.020Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Optioned to Syracuse (AAA)
Mark DeRosa3b37.211Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from DL
John LannanSP27.339Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Sandy Leonc23.172Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Nate Schierholtzcf-rf28.199Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Activated from DL
Justin WilsonRP25.014Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Eric FryerC27.006Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Brock Holt2b24.082Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Contract purchased from Indianapolis (AAA)
Chris LerouxRP28.140Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Contract purchased from Indianapolis (AAA)
Jeff LockeSP24.286Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Lance Berkman1b36.204St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Activated from DL
Sam FreemanRP25.069St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Brett Pill1b27.357San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Fresno (AAA)
Freddy Sanchez2B34.254San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Aubrey Huff1b35.255San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Activated from DL
Shane LouxRP33.019San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Activated from DL
Jean MachiRP29.212San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Contract purchased from Fresno (AAA)
Brad PennyRP34.100San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Activated from DL
Xavier Nadylf33.291San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Contract purchased from Fresno (AAA)
Takashi SaitoRP42.199Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Activated from DL
Konrad SchmidtC28.030Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Reno (AAA)
Willie BloomquistSS34.278Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Activated from DL
Tyler Grahamcf28.220Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Contract purchased from Reno (AAA)
Daniel HudsonP25.176Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Will Rhymes2B29.153Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Designated for assignment
Jeff NiemannSP29.185Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Hector CorreaP24.167San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Designated for assignment
Carlos Peguerorf25.191Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Erasmo RamirezSP22.122Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Josh CollmenterP26.206Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Activated from DL
Elio SarmientoC26.073Released by Rangers
Patrick TolentinoC23.045Released by Indians
Alan SantiagoOF22.039Released by Cubs