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Saturday September 8,2012This 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 2012-09-08

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers1Los Angeles Angels6BoxC.J. WilsonJustin Verlander(none)
New York Yankees4Baltimore Orioles5BoxJoe SaundersCC SabathiaJim Johnson
Toronto Blue Jays9Boston Red Sox2BoxBrad LincolnDaisuke Matsuzaka(none)
Kansas City Royals4Chicago White Sox5BoxChris SaleBruce ChenAddison Reed
Cleveland Indians0Minnesota Twins3BoxCole De VriesZach McAllisterGlen Perkins
Oakland Athletics6Seattle Mariners1BoxBrett AndersonHisashi Iwakuma(none)
Texas Rangers4Tampa Bay Rays2BoxMike AdamsKyle FarnsworthJoe Nathan
Houston Astros1Cincinnati Reds5BoxBronson ArroyoBud Norris(none)
Atlanta Braves11New York Mets3BoxKris MedlenJeremy Hefner(none)
Chicago Cubs4Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxJeff SamardzijaJason Grilli(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks8San Diego Padres5BoxWade MileyCasey KellyJ.J. Putz
Los Angeles Dodgers3San Francisco Giants2BoxRonald BelisarioJeremy AffeldtBrandon League
Milwaukee Brewers6St. Louis Cardinals3BoxMichael FiersJake WestbrookJohn Axford
Miami Marlins6Washington Nationals7BoxDrew StorenChad Gaudin(none)

Standings as of 2012-09-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Baltimore Orioles1398059.576--605624-1941-2939-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards231310.565
236New York Yankees1397762.5543.06665838343-2634-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II23185.783
3710Tampa Bay Rays1397465.5326.05815027940-3034-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field23167.696
41226Boston Red Sox1406179.43619.5665683-1833-3928-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park22814.364
51327Toronto Blue Jays1386078.43519.5624666-4233-3527-43W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre241311.542
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Chicago White Sox1387662.551--6505906045-2431-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field24915.375
268Detroit Tigers1387563.5431.06195833646-2529-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park241311.542
3915Kansas City Royals1397069.5046.5583637-5438-3132-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium23221.087
41022Cleveland Indians1396574.46811.5556720-16435-3430-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field23320.130
51429Minnesota Twins1395485.38822.5616715-9924-4330-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field231211.522
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Los Angeles Angels1397861.561--6676006737-3041-31W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim231112.478
259Oakland Athletics1387563.5432.55905127840-3235-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum-6-115
3813Texas Rangers1397366.5255.071459412039-2934-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington23203.870
41124Seattle Mariners1406377.45015.5533552-1936-3527-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field221210.545
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Washington Nationals1398356.597--63550113444-2639-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park23158.652
2614Atlanta Braves1407268.51411.56295408937-3535-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field222201.000
3716New York Mets1397069.50413.0575614-3933-3437-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field23419.174
4817Philadelphia Phillies1386870.49314.5574590-1635-3533-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park241311.542
5918Miami Marlins1406872.48615.5539637-9836-3332-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park22121.045
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1408357.593--6065238343-2840-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark22148.636
2411Pittsburgh Pirates1387365.5299.0572567539-3234-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park24618.250
31019Milwaukee Brewers1396772.48215.56656392639-3028-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park23167.696
41221St. Louis Cardinals1396673.47516.56655729339-3227-41L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III23221.957
51528Chicago Cubs1395782.41025.5526651-12534-3423-48W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field23419.174
61630Houston Astros1395188.36731.5502708-20631-3720-51L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony DeFrancescoJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park23419.174
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Francisco Giants1397960.568--6055663940-3039-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park23158.652
2512Los Angeles Dodgers1407466.5295.55575352236-3538-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium221210.545
31120San Diego Padres1406773.47912.5548602-5434-3433-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park22913.409
41323Arizona Diamondbacks1406575.46414.56265953131-3634-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field22166.727
51425Colorado Rockies1376176.44517.0648740-9235-3626-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field25322.120

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
J.A. HappSP29.324Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-15 Fractured right foot
Alex Castellanosrf26.035Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Placido Polanco3B36.334Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)DL-15 Lower back inflammation
Carlos Ruizc32.230Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Activated from DL
Starling Martelf23.334Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Activated from DL
Justin Christianrf32.158San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Activated from DL
Steve EdlefsenP27.073San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Designated for assignment
Yusmeiro PetitSP27.290San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Contract purchased from Fresno (AAA)
Ross OhlendorfP30.031San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)Outrighted to Tucson (AAA)
Oscar Tejeda2B22.256Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Outrighted to Altoona (AA)
Eddy RodriguezC26.281San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)Outrighted to Tucson (AAA)
Jake Fox1B-C30.050Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Blake SmithRF24.274Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)DL-7 Injured
Matt Mangini1B26.261Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)DL-7 Injured
Johermyn ChavezRF23.225Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Outrighted to Jackson (AA)
Jeremy RodriguezC23.009San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Activated from DL
Stephen CarmonSS 22.201San Diego PadresEugene (A-)DL-7 Injured