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Wednesday May 2,2001This 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 2001-05-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox5Anaheim Angels12BoxJarrod WashburnJon Garland(none)
Tampa Bay Rays7Baltimore Orioles1BoxRyan RupeJose MercedesTanyon Sturtze
Cleveland Indians8Kansas City Royals4BoxCC SabathiaMac Suzuki(none)
New York Yankees2Minnesota Twins4BoxJoe MaysOrlando HernandezLaTroy Hawkins
Toronto Blue Jays0Oakland Athletics6BoxMark MulderEsteban Loaiza(none)
Boston Red Sox1Seattle Mariners5BoxAaron SeleHideo Nomo(none)
Detroit Tigers8Texas Rangers4BoxChris HoltDarren OliverMatt Anderson
Milwaukee Brewers0Atlanta Braves1BoxGreg MadduxPaul Rigdon(none)
San Diego Padres3Chicago Cubs8BoxJon LieberKevin Jarvis(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers7Cincinnati Reds3BoxKevin BrownPete Harnisch(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Florida Marlins2BoxSteve KlineAntonio AlfonsecaDave Veres
Arizona Diamondbacks3Montreal Expos4BoxTony ArmasBrian AndersonGraeme Lloyd
Houston Astros6New York Mets5BoxBilly WagnerArmando Benitez(none)
Colorado Rockies6Philadelphia Phillies2BoxBrian BohanonRobert PersonJose Jimenez
San Francisco Giants7Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxRuss OrtizJose SilvaRobb Nen

Standings as of 2001-05-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
244Toronto Blue Jays271710.630--148116326-511-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1356372.467
155Boston Red Sox271710.630--13781566-511-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1346569.485
3613New York Yankees281513.5362.5137120176-79-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1328052.606
4718Baltimore Orioles281315.4644.599131-327-86-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards1335083.376
51329Tampa Bay Rays28919.3218.596154-585-114-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field1345381.396
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Minnesota Twins26197.731--13097337-412-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1366670.485
233Cleveland Indians25169.6402.5150112387-49-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1377562.547
31025Detroit Tigers251015.4008.5112139-275-65-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil GarnerRandy SmithComerica Park1375681.409
41126Kansas City Royals271017.3709.5121151-306-104-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Allard BairdKauffman Stadium1355580.407
51430Chicago White Sox25817.32010.5111149-383-75-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II1377562.547
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Seattle Mariners27216.778--143925112-39-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field1359540.704
2819Anaheim Angels271215.4449.011611246-106-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field1356372.467
3924Texas Rangers271116.40710.0158183-256-95-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1356273.459
41228Oakland Athletics27918.33312.0123144-217-92-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1359342.689
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Philadelphia Phillies261511.577--11010558-87-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1367165.522
21117Atlanta Braves281315.4643.0106120-147-106-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1347559.560
31220Montreal Expos271215.4443.5103117-146-106-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1355679.415
41321Florida Marlins261115.4234.012512145-96-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium1366571.478
51422New York Mets271116.4074.5101132-315-106-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1357164.526
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
116Chicago Cubs261610.615--118104149-67-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field1367264.529
239Cincinnati Reds261511.5771.0136134210-55-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1365185.375
3511Milwaukee Brewers261412.5382.0133115183-811-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dean TaylorMiller Park1365482.397
51016St. Louis Cardinals261313.5003.013113105-68-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1368056.588
4915Houston Astros261313.5003.0140145-55-68-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerEnron Field1368056.588
61627Pittsburgh Pirates25916.3606.597126-295-104-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonCam BonifayPNC Park1375384.387
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127Los Angeles Dodgers271611.593--134105295-611-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave WallaceDodger Stadium1357065.519
3610San Francisco Giants261412.5381.5129150-216-58-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park1367660.559
2712Colorado Rockies261412.5381.5168147216-58-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1365977.434
4814Arizona Diamondbacks271413.5192.0159140196-58-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1357857.578
51523San Diego Padres271116.4075.014113925-66-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1356867.504


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Brian Banks1B-LF30.215Released by Cubs. 
Timothy Flannigan3B22.277Voluntarily retired 
Marcus JensenC28.139Signed as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Ramon MartinezP33.041Voluntarily retired