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Games on 2012-09-04

Top2012 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALMinnesota Twins18Chicago White Sox9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch915,6983:24Scott DiamondJose QuintanaScott Diamond (11-6)Jose Quintana (5-4)-Ron GardenhireRobin VenturaGuaranteed Rate F
ALMinnesota Twins18Chicago White Sox9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch915,6983:24Scott DiamondJose QuintanaScott Diamond (11-6)Jose Quintana (5-4)-Ron GardenhireRobin VenturaU.S. Cellular Fie
ALCleveland Indians3Detroit Tigers2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch927,7292:57Justin MastersonRick PorcelloJustin Masterson (11-12)Rick Porcello (9-11)Chris Perez (34)Manny ActaJim LeylandComerica Park
ALTexas Rangers3Kansas City Royals6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch912,4622:32Matt HarrisonJeremy GuthrieJeremy Guthrie (7-12)Matt Harrison (15-9)Greg Holland (11)Ron WashingtonNed YostKauffman Stadium
ALLos Angeles Angels6Oakland Athletics1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch911,6882:52Zack GreinkeJarrod ParkerZack Greinke (13-5)Jarrod Parker (9-8)-Mike SciosciaBob MelvinOakland-Alameda C
ALBoston Red Sox4Seattle Mariners3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch912,7543:27Jon LesterBlake BeavanJon Lester (9-11)Blake Beavan (9-9)Andrew Bailey (2)Bobby ValentineEric WedgeSafeco Field
ALNew York Yankees2Tampa Bay Rays5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch917,6523:00Freddy GarciaAlex CobbAlex Cobb (9-8)Freddy Garcia (7-6)Fernando Rodney (42)Joe GirardiJoe MaddonTropicana Field
ALBaltimore Orioles12Toronto Blue Jays0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch913,5562:48Zachary BrittonCarlos VillanuevaZachary Britton (5-1)Carlos Villanueva (7-5)-Buck ShowalterJohn FarrellRogers Centre
NLColorado Rockies6Atlanta Braves0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch916,6863:18Drew PomeranzTommy HansonCarlos Torres (4-1)Tommy Hanson (12-8)-Jim TracyFredi GonzalezTurner Field
NLPhiladelphia Phillies1Cincinnati Reds2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch917,8063:08Kyle KendrickMat LatosMat Latos (12-4)Kyle Kendrick (8-10)Aroldis Chapman (35)Charlie ManuelDusty BakerGreat American Ba
NLSan Diego Padres6Los Angeles Dodgers3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1140,6194:06Eric StultsClayton KershawTom Layne (1-0)John Ely (0-1)Luke Gregerson (4)Buddy BlackDon MattinglyDodger Stadium
NLMilwaukee Brewers8Miami Marlins4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch923,4033:07Shaun MarcumWade LeBlancKameron Loe (6-4)Michael Dunn (0-2)John Axford (24)Ron RoenickeOzzie GuillenMarlins Park
NLHouston Astros2Pittsburgh Pirates6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch912,7853:07Jordan LylesWandy RodriguezWandy Rodriguez (10-13)Jordan Lyles (3-11)-Tony DeFrancescoClint HurdlePNC Park
NLArizona Diamondbacks8San Francisco Giants6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1141,0384:19Ian KennedyRyan VogelsongJosh Collmenter (4-3)George Kontos (1-1)-Kirk GibsonBruce BochyAT&T Park
NLNew York Mets1St. Louis Cardinals5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch934,1082:51Matt HarveyJaime GarciaJaime Garcia (4-6)Matt Harvey (3-4)-Terry CollinsMike MathenyBusch Stadium III
NLChicago Cubs5Washington Nationals11Boxscore - PBP - Pitch917,6483:30Chris RusinEdwin JacksonEdwin Jackson (9-9)Chris Rusin (0-2)-Dale SveumDavey JohnsonNationals Park
16 Games on this date

Standings as of 2012-09-04.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Baltimore Orioles1357956.585--581600-1940-2739-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards271413.519
247New York Yankees1357461.5485.06425598343-2631-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II27216.778
3710Tampa Bay Rays1367363.5376.55724918139-2834-35W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field26179.654
41226Boston Red Sox1376176.44519.0657665-833-3728-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park25817.320
51327Toronto Blue Jays1355778.42222.0602655-5332-3525-43L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre271611.593
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Chicago White Sox1357461.548--6345775743-2331-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field271116.407
258Detroit Tigers1357461.548--6095733645-2529-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park271413.519
3914Kansas City Royals1356966.5115.0562615-5338-2931-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium27324.111
41022Cleveland Indians1366472.47110.5548704-15635-3429-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field26422.154
51429Minnesota Twins1365383.39021.5605702-9723-4230-41L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field261313.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Los Angeles Angels1367561.551--6515965535-3040-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim261412.538
269Oakland Athletics1357362.5411.55775037440-3133-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum-3-96
3813Texas Rangers1357065.5194.569757911839-2931-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington27234.852
41125Seattle Mariners1376275.45313.5529539-1035-3327-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field251312.520
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Washington Nationals1358055.593--60348312041-2539-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park27189.667
2615Atlanta Braves1366967.50711.56135377635-3534-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field26251.962
3716New York Mets1366868.50012.5566598-3232-3336-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field26620.231
51019Philadelphia Phillies1366670.48514.5565586-2134-3532-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park261511.577
4817Miami Marlins1366670.48514.5513613-10035-3231-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park26323.115
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1378255.599--5965118542-2640-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark251510.600
2512Pittsburgh Pirates1357164.52610.05615481337-3134-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park27819.296
3918St. Louis Cardinals1366670.48515.565655510139-2927-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III26224.846
41221Milwaukee Brewers1356471.47417.06446212339-3025-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park27198.704
51528Chicago Cubs1355679.41525.0507628-12134-3422-45W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field27522.185
61630Houston Astros1365086.36831.5493694-20131-3719-49L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony DeFrancescoJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park26521.192
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Francisco Giants1367858.574--5965554139-2839-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park261610.615
2411Los Angeles Dodgers1377364.5335.55495242536-3437-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium251312.520
31120San Diego Padres1376572.47413.5533586-5333-3332-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park251114.440
41323Arizona Diamondbacks1376374.46015.56075822531-3632-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field25187.720
51424Colorado Rockies1346173.45516.0646735-8935-3626-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field28325.107


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Dylan AxelrodRP27.036Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Recalled from Charlotte (AAA)
Jeremy JeffressRP24.349Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Eduardo Escobarss23.242Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Luis PerdomoRP28.130Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Cory GearrinRP26.143Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Julio TeheranSP21.220Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Carlos Corporanc28.241Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma CIty (AAA)
Chuck FickRP26.297Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma CIty (AAA)
Dallas KeuchelSP24.247Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma CIty (AAA)
J.D. Martinezlf25.014Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma CIty (AAA)
Pete Orr3b33.088Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Contract purchased from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Shelby MillerSP21.329St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Contract purchased from Memphis (AAA)
A.J. RamosRP25.349Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Contract purchased from Jacksonville (AA)
Jason BerkenP28.282Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Designated for assignment
Tommy HunterRP26.063Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Zach PhillipsRP25.348Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Contract purchased from Norfolk (AAA)
Chris CarpenterRP26.252Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Peter Bourjoscf25.157Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Activated from DL
Brandon KintzlerRP28.034Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Contract purchased from Nashville (AAA)
Kosuke FukudomeRF35.131-Released by Yankees
Alex Rodriguez3b-dh37.039New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Activated from DL
Tyson RossRP25.135Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Brett CecilRP26.064Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Jason FrasorRP35.026Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Activated from DL
Randall DelgadoP22.207Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Mark HamburgerP25.211Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Outrighted to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Zach DukeRP29.138Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Contract purchased from Syracuse (AAA)
Christian GarciaRP27.011Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Contract purchased from Syracuse (AAA)
Collin McHughRP25.077New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Jeff Clement1b29.014Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Contract purchased from Indianapolis (AAA)
Victor MarteRP31.300St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Will Rhymes2B29.156Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Outrighted to Durham (AAA)
J.C. RomeroRP36.092-Elected free agency
David HuffSP-RP28.013Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Vinny Rottinolf32.150Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Cord Phelps2b25.224Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Scott MaineRP27.214Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Scott DiamondSP26.036Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Reinstated from suspension
Oscar Tejeda2B22.252Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Designated for assignment
Albert SuarezP22.331Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Outrighted to Charlotte (A+)
Johan YanP23.342Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Activated from DL
Brad PeacockP24.215Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Activated from DL
Carlos De AzaP22.123-Released by Dodgers
Chris Valaika2B27.021Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Outrighted to Louisville (AAA)
Stefan SabolC20.215New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Activated from DL