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Games on 2013-03-31

Top2012 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALTexas Rangers2Houston Astros8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,3073:00Matt HarrisonBud NorrisBud Norris (1-0)Matt Harrison (0-1)Erik Bedard (1)Ron WashingtonBo PorterMinute Maid Park
1 Games on this date

Standings as of 2013-03-31.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
11321Baltimore Orioles000--0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1628577.525
364New York Yankees000--0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1628577.525
51514Toronto Blue Jays000--0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1627488.457
4313Tampa Bay Rays000--0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1639271.564
21222Boston Red Sox000--0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1629765.599
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
3928Detroit Tigers000--0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1629369.574
11123Chicago White Sox000--0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1626399.389
573Minnesota Twins000--0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1626696.407
4829Kansas City Royals000--0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1628676.531
21026Cleveland Indians000--0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1629270.568
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Houston Astros1101.000--8261-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park16150111.311
222Texas Rangers101.0001.028-60-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1629171.562
456Oakland Athletics0000.50000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1629666.593
31418Los Angeles Angels0000.50000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1627884.481
5410Seattle Mariners0000.50000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1627191.438
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
467Philadelphia Phillies000--0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1627389.451
375New York Mets000--0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1627488.457
51530Washington Nationals000--0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park1628676.531
2916Miami Marlins000--0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondMichael HillMarlins Park16262100.383
11420Atlanta Braves000--0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1629666.593
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
5212St. Louis Cardinals000--0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1629765.599
11324Chicago Cubs000--0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field1626696.407
3815Milwaukee Brewers000--0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1627488.457
458Pittsburgh Pirates000--0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1629468.580
21225Cincinnati Reds000--0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1629072.556
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
5311San Francisco Giants000--0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1627686.469
21127Colorado Rockies000--0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1627488.457
31017Los Angeles Dodgers000--0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1629270.568
1119Arizona Diamondbacks000--0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1628181.500
449San Diego Padres000--0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1627686.469

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Ryan SweeneyRF28.039Released by Red Sox
Brian OmogrossoRP28.341Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Optioned to Charlotte (AAA)
Alfredo FigaroSP28.267Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Lyle Overbay1b36.062New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Pedro FigueroaRP27.128Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Optioned to Sacramento (AAA)
Hiroyuki NakajimaSS30.243Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-15 Strained left hamstring
Andy ParrinoSS27.151Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Optioned to Sacramento (AAA)
Cory BurnsP25.174Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Optioned to Round Rock (AAA)
Josh LindblomP25.290Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Optioned to Round Rock (AAA)
Edgar GonzalezP30.036Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Fernando Martinezlf24.172Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)DL-15 Strained left oblique
J.D. Martinezlf25.223Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Alex WhiteP24.214Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)DL-60 Right elbow strain
Humberto Quinteroc33.242Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Mike StutesP26.208Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Optioned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Tony Abreu2b28.138San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)DL-15 Left knee strain
Jean MachiRP30.058San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Optioned to Fresno (AAA)
Francisco Peguerolf24.303San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Optioned to Fresno (AAA)
Guillermo Quirozc31.122San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Eric SurkampP25.259San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from left elbow surgery
Nick Evans1B27.060Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Paul Goldschmidt1b25.203Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Signed to 5-year contract for 2013-2018 ($32m) Extension with option year for 2019 season
Wilson Betemitdh31.149Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)DL-15 Right PCL tear
Steve JohnsonRP-SP25.213Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)DL-15 Strained right lat
Steve Pearcelf29.353Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Tsuyoshi WadaP32.038Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from left elbow surgery
Kole Calhounlf25.169Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Optioned to Salt Lake (AAA)
David CarpenterP25.212Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Optioned to Salt Lake (AAA)
John Hesterc29.199Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Optioned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Brendan Harris2b32.217Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Mark LoweRP29.298Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Ryan MadsonP32.215Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-60 Recovering from Tommy John Surgery
J.B. Shucklf25.287Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Andrew TaylorRP26.225Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-15 Left labrum tear
Rick Ankielrf33.256Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Erik BedardSP34.025Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Alex Castellanosrf26.239Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Optioned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Stephen FifeSP26.178Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Optioned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Elian Herreralf28.058Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Optioned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Josh WallRP26.069Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Optioned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Henderson AlvarezP22.347Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)DL-15 Mild right shoulder inflammation
Jose CedaP26.062Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)DL-60 Recovering from right elbow surgery
Nathan EovaldiSP23.046Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)DL-15 Mild right shoulder inflammation
Jose FernandezSP20.243Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Gorkys Hernandezcf25.206Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Designated for assignment
Austin Kearnslf32.315Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Casey Kotchman1B30.037Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Joe Mahoney1B26.058Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)DL-15 Intercostal strain
John MaineP31.327Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Scott MaineP28.057Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Designated for assignment
Jeff MathisC30.000Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)DL-15 Broken right collarbone
Logan MorrisonLF25.219Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)DL-60 Recovery from right knee surgery
Chad QuallsRP34.226Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Alex SanabiaSP24.204Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from New Orleans (AAA)
Alfredo SilverioCF-LF25.330Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)DL-60 Sprained right elbow, Tommy John surgery
Kevin SloweySP-RP28.331Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Chris Valaika2b-ss27.229Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Luke Scott1B34.279Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-15 Strained right calf
James Darnell3B-LF26.071San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)DL-15 Strained left oblique
Cory LuebkeP28.027San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)DL-60 Sore right shoulder
Chase Headley3b28.326San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)DL-15 Fractured left thumb
Logan Forsythe2b26.076San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)DL-15 Plantar fasciitis
Casey KellySP23.178San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)DL-60 Recovering from Tommy John surgery
Cody Ransom3b37.043San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Jedd Gyorko2b24.189San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Nick Noonan2b-3b23.331San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Fresno (AAA)
Jackie BradleyCF22.346Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Craig BreslowRP32.235Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-15 Left shoulder tendinitis
Mauro Gomez1b28.205Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Designated for assignment
Franklin MoralesP27.066Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-15 strained lower back
David OrtizDH37.134Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-15 right Achilles tenderness
Frank HerrmannRP28.305Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)DL-15 Right elbow surgery
David HuffSP-RP28.221Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Designated for assignment
Ryan Raburnrf31.348Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Wilkin Ramirezrf27.157Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Jeff Bakerdh-3b31.283Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Derek LoweRP39.303Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Martin PerezSP-RP21.362Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-15 cracked ulna bone in left forearm
Joakim SoriaP28.317Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-15 right elbow surgery
Evan Gattisc26.225Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Jonny VentersRP28.011Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)DL-15 sprained left elbow
Jose ArredondoRP29.019Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Nick MassetP30.318Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)DL-15 recovery from right shoulder surgery
Logan OndrusekRP28.046Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Optioned to Louisville (AAA)
Robinson ChirinosC28.299Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Designated for the assignment
Shelley Duncandh33.184Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Stephen Vogtc28.150Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Designated for assignment
Jamey WrightRP39.035Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors.
Don Kelly3b-lf33.045Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Matt Tuiasosopolf26.325Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors.
Miguel Tejada2b38.310Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Danny DuffyP24.100Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)DL-15 left elbow surgery recovery
Clay RapadaRP32.022New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Designated for assignment
Mark Teixeira1b32.354New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)DL-15 strained right wrist [While hitting in cage with Team USA for WBC]
Adam WarrenRP25.219New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-barre (AAA)
Curtis GrandersonCF32.015New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)DL-15 fractured right forearm [Hit by a pitch from JA Happ]
Phil HughesSP26.280New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)DL-15 right upper back thoracic injury
Derek Jeterss38.278New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)DL-15 recovery from left ankle surgery
D.J. MitchellP25.323Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Contract purchased from minors.
D.J. MitchellP25.323Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Optioned to Tacoma (AAA)
Casper Wellsrf28.128Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Designated for assignment
Brandon AllenIF27.047Released by Rangers
Dustin McGowanP31.007Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-15 sore right shoulder
Michael SchwimerP27.040Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-15 right shoulder strain
Matt GarzaP29.141Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-15 strained left lat
Brett Jacksoncf24.241Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Optioned to Iowa (AAA)
Brent Lillibridge2b29.195Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Ian Stewart3B27.360Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-15 strained left quad
Hisanori TakahashiRP37.344Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Chad BillingsleyP28.245Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 right index finger contusion
Ted LillyP37.087Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 left shoulder labrum surgery
Hanley Ramirezss29.099Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 torn ligament right thumb
Scott ElbertP27.230Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 recovery from left elbow surgery
Frank FranciscoRP32.293New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)DL-15 right elbow inflammation
Zach Lutz3B26.301New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Optioned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Shaun MarcumP31.107New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)DL-15 neck strain
Jenrry MejiaSP-RP23.171New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)DL-15 right elbow inflammation
Johan SantanaP34.018New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)DL-15 left elbow surgery
Brandon Inge3B35.316Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)DL-15 right scapula soreness
Jeff KarstensP30.188Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)DL-15 right elbow inflammation
Charlie MortonP29.140Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)DL-15 recovery from right elbow surgery
Willie BloomquistSS35.124Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)DL-15 strained right intercostal
Adam Eatoncf24.115Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)DL-15 left elbow strain
Randall DelgadoP23.050Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Erik Gonzalez3B21.213Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Leonel CamposP25.258San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Josh HaderP 18.358Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Greg RossP23.206Atlanta BravesRome (A)Signed to Minor League Contract
Alfredo Martelf24.000Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Reno (AAA)
Alan OaksP24.361Released by Marlins
Johnny OmahenP24.016Released by Marlins
Chris HaneyP24.046Released by Padres
Mark HardyP24.332Released by Padres
Kyung-Min NaLF-CF21.110Released by Padres
Michael AntoniniP27.237Released by Dodgers
Drew Hedman1B26.254Released by Red Sox
Jared WessonP27.060Released by Tigers
Antwonie HubbardP24.244Released by Indians
Jose JimenezC26.088Released by Angels
Matt LittleP25.012Released by Tigers
Mike GiovencoP25.087Released by Royals
Patrick KeatingP25.296Released by Royals
Leondy PerezP22.285Released by Royals
Jose JimenezP26.008Released by Royals
Stephen King3B25.181Released by Nationals
Aaron MeadeP24.333Released by Angels
Mike SchultzP33.124Released by Nationals
Wilkin CastilloC28.303Released by Dodgers
Wilkin CastilloC28.303Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Mike BroadwayRP26.001Released by Padres