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Monday October 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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Standings at end of 2012 season.

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RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Baltimore Orioles1629468.580--712705749-3245-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards0-11
258New York Yankees1628874.5436.080466813649-3239-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II07-7
3813Tampa Bay Rays1628577.5259.069757712046-3539-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field05-5
41023Toronto Blue Jays1627488.45720.0716784-6841-4033-48W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre0-11
51326Boston Red Sox1627092.43224.0734806-7235-4635-46W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ben CheringtonFenway Park0-11
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Detroit Tigers1629171.562--7266705654-2737-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park0-33
269Chicago White Sox1628775.5374.07486767250-3137-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field0-22
3915Kansas City Royals1628181.50010.0676746-7045-3636-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium0-99
41225Cleveland Indians1627290.44419.0667845-17839-4233-48L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field0-44
51430Minnesota Twins1626399.38928.0701832-13130-5133-48L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field03-3
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Oakland Athletics1629171.562--7136149947-3444-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum-30-27-3
247Los Angeles Angels1629072.5561.07676996844-3746-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim0-11
3712Texas Rangers1628577.5256.080870710146-3539-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington08-8
41124Seattle Mariners1627290.44419.0619651-3241-4031-50W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field03-3
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Washington Nationals1629567.586--73159413748-3347-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park03-3
2410Atlanta Braves1628676.5319.070060010045-3641-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field08-8
3716Philadelphia Phillies1628181.50014.0684680442-3939-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park000
4918New York Mets1628082.49415.0650709-5940-4140-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field0-66
51221Miami Marlins1627587.46320.0609724-11542-3933-48L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park0-66
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1629666.593--6695888149-3247-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark01-1
2614Milwaukee Brewers1628379.51213.07767334347-3436-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park000
3817Pittsburgh Pirates1628082.49416.0651674-2342-3938-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park0-11
41019St. Louis Cardinals1627983.48817.076564811745-3634-47W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III09-9
51528Chicago Cubs1626597.40131.0613759-14637-4428-53W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field0-44
61629Houston Astros1626498.39532.0583794-21139-4225-56L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park0-99
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants1629666.593--7186496949-3247-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park0-22
2511Los Angeles Dodgers1628676.53110.06375974043-3843-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium000
31120San Diego Padres1627785.47519.0651710-5941-4036-45W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park0-11
41322Arizona Diamondbacks1627488.45722.07346884638-4336-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field07-7
51427Colorado Rockies1627092.43226.0758890-13241-4029-52W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Daniel O'DowdCoors Field0-66

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Lucas MayC27.349New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Activated from DL
Rafael MonteroP21.356New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Activated from DL
Luis NievesSS23.297New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Activated from DL
Travis Ozga1B25.305New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Activated from DL
Eudy PinaRF21.179New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Activated from DL
Taylor WhitentonP24.231New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Activated from DL
Corey WimberlyCF28.348New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Activated from DL
Abraham AlmonteCF-RF23.109New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Activated from DL
Tyson BlaserC-1B24.305New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Activated from DL
Joel De La CruzP23.121New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Activated from DL
Aaron DottP24.144New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Activated from DL
Cody JohnsonLF24.051New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Activated from DL
Neil MedchillRF-LF25.105New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Activated from DL
Wilton RodriguezP21.336New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Activated from DL
Kramer SneedP24.001New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Activated from DL
Damon SublettLF27.016New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Activated from DL
Mason WilliamsCF21.048New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Activated from DL
Trey BarhamP26.335Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Activated from DL
Michael ChoiceCF22.332Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Activated from DL
Graham GodfreyP28.060Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Activated from DL
Nino Leyja2B22.006Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Activated from DL
Julio RamosP24.238Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Activated from DL
Max StassiC21.207Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Activated from DL
Josh WhitakerRF-LF23.242Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Activated from DL
Lisalverto BonillaP22.112Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Activated from DL
Garett ClaypoolP24.048Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Activated from DL
Ryan DukeP24.011Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Activated from DL
Kyrell HudsonCF21.306Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Activated from DL
Pat MischP31.051Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Activated from DL
Brandon TrippLF-RF27.189Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Activated from DL
Barrett BarnesCF21.071Pittsburgh PiratesState College (A-)activated from DL
Lance BreedloveP22.037Pittsburgh PiratesState College (A-)Activated from DL
Jake BurnetteP20.059Pittsburgh PiratesState College (A-)Activated from DL
Kris HarveyP28.277Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Activated from DL
Gavi NivarRF-LF23.022Pittsburgh PiratesState College (A-)Activated from DL
Tony SanchezC24.141Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Activated from DL
Junior SosaRF-LF22.005Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Activated from DL
Chris BissonSS23.055San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Activated from DL
Stephen CarmonSS22.231San Diego PadresEugene (A-)Activated from DL
Connor Powers1B24.292San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Activated from DL
Kevin QuackenbushP23.314San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Activated from DL
Donn RoachP22.298San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Activated from DL
Keyvius SampsonP21.275San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Activated from DL
Mallex SmithCF19.155San Diego PadresEugene (A-)Activated from DL
Carlos SosaLF-1B30.352San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Activated from DL
Bryce BandillaP22.264San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Activated from DL
Brett BochyP25.042San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Activated from DL
Jose Cuevas2B-3B24.186San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Activated from DL
Chris DominguezLF25.320San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Activated from DL
Derek LawP22.024San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Activated from DL
Raymundo MonteroP23.018San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Activated from DL
Chris StrattonP22.047San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Activated from DL
Joel WeeksC-SS27.312San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Activated from DL
Matt YourkinP31.096San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Activated from DL
Wes AlsupP25.317Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Activated from DL
Steven BaronC21.305Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Activated from DL
Tim BoyceP25.244Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Activated from DL
Matt BrazisP23.032Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Activated from DL
Timmy Lopes2B18.106Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Activated from DL
Jandy SenaP23.059Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Activated from DL
John TaylorP23.195Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Activated from DL
Richard VargasP21.172Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Activated from DL
Anthony VasquezP26.019Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Activated from DL
Alan Ahmady3B24.299St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Activated from DL
David Bergin1B23.044St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Activated from DL
Logan BillbroughP23.065St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Activated from DL
Kyle ConleyRF25.154St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Activated from DL
Benjamin FreemanP20.245St. Louis CardinalsBatavia (A-)Activated from DL
Anthony GarciaLF20.278St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Activated from DL
Tyrell JenkinsP20.080St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Activated from DL
Ray Kruml2B27.064St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Activated from DL
Scott McGregorP25.293St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Activated from DL
Jesus MonteroC21.109St. Louis CardinalsBatavia (A-)Activated from DL
Jonathan Rodriguez1B23.048St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Activated from DL
Garrett WittelsSS-3B22.150St. Louis CardinalsBatavia (A-)Activated from DL
Joseph CruzP24.080Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Nate GarciaP24.152Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Grayson GarvinP22.346Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Hak-Ju LeeSS21.338Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Jason McEachernP21.361Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Brett NommensenRF26.002Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Trevor ShullP22.062Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Scott ShumanP24.194Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Mayobanex AcostaC24.323Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Craig AlbernazC29.343Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Bryan AugensteinP26.089Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Dusty BrownC30.111Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Activated from DL
Jonathan EdwardsP24.274Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Activated from DL
Greg MiclatSS-2B25.077Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Activated from DL
David PerezP19.292Texas RangersSpokane (A-)Activated from DL
Markus BriskerRF22.048Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Activated from DL
Andy BurnsSS22.062Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Activated from DL
Michael CrouseRF-CF21.320Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Activated from DL
Evan EnglebrookP30.163Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Activated from DL
Joel GalarragaC30.202Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Activated from DL
Chris JakubauskasP33.290Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Activated from DL
Ronald MelendezLF23.009Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Activated from DL
Kevin NolanSS24.300Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Activated from DL
Paul PhillipsC35.176Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Activated from DL
Jared PottsP27.096Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Activated from DL
Egan SmithP23.206Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Activated from DL
Tyler YbarraP22.301Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Activated from DL
Paul ApplebeeP24.144Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from DL
Brent Greer3B24.358Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from DL
Bobby HansenP22.295Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from DL
Hendry Jimenez2B22.282Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from DL
Nate KarnsP24.318Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from DL
Jeff Kobernus2B24.100Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from DL
Alex MeyerP22.278Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from DL
Jason MichaelsLF36.157Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from DL
Randolph OduberRF23.204Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from DL
Sam PalaceC26.067Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from DL
Chris RahlLF-RF28.308Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from DL
Josh SmokerP23.316Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from DL
Michael TaylorCF21.196Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from DL
Cory Van AllenP27.288Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from DL
Virgil HillCF-LF23.029St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Activated from DL
Travis D'ArnaudC23.240Toronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)Activated from DL
Jake BrighamP24.241Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Activated from DL
Casey ColemanP25.097Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Activated from DL
Gerardo ConcepcionP20.221Chicago CubsPeoria (A)Activated from DL
Edwar CabreraP24.354Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Activated from DL
Fautino De Los SantosP26.235Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Activated from DL
Carlos GutierrezP26.016Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Activated from DL
Pedro HernandezP23.179Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Activated from DL
Lester OliverosP24.133Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Activated from DL
Hector GomezSS24.217Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Activated from DL
Kirk NieuwenhuisRF-CF25.062New York MetsBuffalo (AAA)Activated from DL
Duke WelkerP26.240Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Activated from DL
Matt Adams1B24.038St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Activated from DL
Evan CrawfordP26.036Toronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)Activated from DL
Matt PurkeP22.083Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Activated from DL
Travis BuckRF28.325-Declared minor league free agent
Roman ColonP33.056-Elected free agency
Zach KroenkeP28.170-Elected free agency
Alberto GonzalezSS29.173-Elected free agency
Jack EgbertP29.149-Elected free agency
Garrett OlsonP28.356-Elected free agency
Brian BixlerSS29.351-Elected free agency
Alex HinshawP29.342-Elected free agency
Randy WellsP30.041-Elected free agency
Blake DeWittLF-2B27.049-Elected free agency
Ryan LangerhansLF-RF32.231-Elected free agency
Mike EkstromP29.039-Elected free agency
Kip WellsP35.170-Elected free agency
Mike WilsonRF29.101-Elected free agency
Cesar JimenezP27.330-Elected free agency
Angel SanchezSS29.018-Elected free agency
Darnell McDonaldSS-C33.325-Elected free agency
Jai MillerRF27.264-Elected free agency
Evan MeekP29.149-Elected free agency
Nate Spears3B-2B27.158-Elected free agency
Dan WheelerP34.302-Elected free agency
Scott RichmondP33.039-Elected free agency
Jason PridieLF-RF28.365-Elected free agency
Drew Sutton2B29.100-Elected free agency
Sean Burroughs1B32.026-Elected free agency
Ryota IgarashiP33.133-Elected free agency
Tim DillardP29.081-Elected free agency
Chris PackP25.046Released by Diamondbacks
Dexter PriceP22.061Released by Diamondbacks
Michael RiveraP21.358Released by Diamondbacks
Jacob Williams1B21.279Released by Diamondbacks
Jesus Abreu2B-3B20.177Released by Diamondbacks
Jimmy Comerota1B25.311Released by Diamondbacks
Shaun CooperIF-OF23.000Released by Diamondbacks
Kyle OwingsP22.277Released by Diamondbacks
Chris IannettaC29.183Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Signed to 3-year contract for 2013-2015 ($15.55m) [Extension]
Andrew StueveP23.184Released by Royals
Fernando CruzP22.194Released by Royals
David MiddendorfP23.258Released by Royals
Travis LaneC22.059Released by Royals
Tyler SmithC24.095Released by Royals
Lance HarperC22.083Released by Royals