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Sunday April 8,2001This 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 2001-04-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Tampa Bay Rays0Boston Red Sox3BoxPedro MartinezAlbie LopezDerek Lowe
Detroit Tigers5Chicago White Sox3BoxJeff WeaverDavid WellsTodd Jones
Baltimore Orioles3Cleveland Indians4BoxJustin SpeierCalvin MaduroBob Wickman
Minnesota Twins4Kansas City Royals15BoxMac SuzukiJ.C. Romero(none)
Toronto Blue Jays5New York Yankees16BoxRoger ClemensSteve Parris(none)
Anaheim Angels6Oakland Athletics4BoxScott SchoeneweisBarry ZitoTroy Percival
Seattle Mariners4Texas Rangers5BoxMike VenafroJose PaniaguaTim Crabtree
St. Louis Cardinals9Arizona Diamondbacks4BoxRick AnkielRandy JohnsonMike Timlin
San Diego Padres11Colorado Rockies3BoxBrian TollbergHoracio Estrada(none)
Atlanta Braves1Florida Marlins6BoxMatt ClementTom Glavine(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates9Houston Astros3BoxJoe BeimelScott Elarton(none)
San Francisco Giants8Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxKirk RueterEric Gagne(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Milwaukee Brewers8BoxJimmy HaynesOsvaldo Fernandez(none)
New York Mets2Montreal Expos5BoxChris PetersAl LeiterUgueth Urbina
Chicago Cubs1Philadelphia Phillies3BoxRobert PersonJon LieberJose Mesa

Standings as of 2001-04-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Toronto Blue Jays752.714--5239134-21-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1557580.484
236Boston Red Sox642.6670.52510151-23-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1557877.503
344New York Yankees642.6670.53826120-04-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1549163.591
4819Baltimore Orioles633.5001.51415-11-22-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards1556095.387
51430Tampa Bay Rays615.1673.52243-210-31-2L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1566195.391
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
269Detroit Tigers532.600--272703-00-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil GarnerRandy SmithComerica Park1576394.401
1711Cleveland Indians532.600--222110-03-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1578869.561
3510Minnesota Twins532.600--2529-43-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1578275.522
41127Kansas City Royals624.3331.52729-20-32-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Allard BairdKauffman Stadium1566393.404
51329Chicago White Sox514.2002.02632-61-10-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II1578275.522
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
128Seattle Mariners642.667--352872-12-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field15611244.718
2916Anaheim Angels633.5001.0282533-30-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field1567284.462
31020Texas Rangers734.4291.53142-110-13-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1557085.452
41223Oakland Athletics624.3332.02329-61-21-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum15610056.641
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Montreal Expos651.833--3416182-13-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1566393.404
235Philadelphia Phillies642.6671.0262333-01-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1568274.526
31221Atlanta Braves734.4292.52638-122-21-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1558570.548
41426Florida Marlins624.3333.0302550-02-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium1567482.474
51324New York Mets624.3333.02333-102-40-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1568076.513
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
143Houston Astros642.667--3726110-04-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerEnron Field1568967.571
2917Chicago Cubs633.5001.0201822-11-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field1568571.545
41013St. Louis Cardinals633.5001.04049-93-30-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1569066.577
3614Pittsburgh Pirates633.5001.0242223-30-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonCam BonifayPNC Park1565997.378
51122Milwaukee Brewers734.4291.53037-70-43-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dean TaylorMiller Park1556590.419
61628Cincinnati Reds725.2862.52538-130-32-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1556491.413
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127San Francisco Giants642.667--3234-21-23-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park1568670.551
2512Los Angeles Dodgers743.5710.5352870-04-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyKevin MaloneDodger Stadium1558273.529
4815San Diego Padres633.5001.0463883-30-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1567680.487
3718Colorado Rockies633.5001.0514650-03-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1567086.449
51525Arizona Diamondbacks624.3332.03240-82-10-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1569066.577


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Richard Pohle2B21.314Signed as nondrafted free agent by Phillies 
Rich RodriguezP38.038Signed as Free Agent by Indians.