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Friday May 4,2001This 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 2001-05-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers5Anaheim Angels7BoxBen WeberHeath MurrayTroy Percival
New York Yankees6Baltimore Orioles5BoxMike StantonChad ParontoMariano Rivera
Minnesota Twins6Kansas City Royals2BoxMark RedmanBrian Meadows(none)
Boston Red Sox3Oakland Athletics7BoxGil HerediaDerek LoweJeff Tam
Toronto Blue Jays8Seattle Mariners3BoxSteve ParrisPaul Abbott(none)
Cleveland Indians8Tampa Bay Rays6BoxBartolo ColonAlbie LopezPaul Shuey
St. Louis Cardinals4Atlanta Braves2BoxDustin HermansonTom GlavineDave Veres
Los Angeles Dodgers0Chicago Cubs4BoxKevin TapaniChan Ho Park(none)
San Diego Padres11Cincinnati Reds5BoxAdam EatonElmer Dessens(none)
Milwaukee Brewers6Florida Marlins9BoxRyan DempsterJamey WrightAntonio Alfonseca
Houston Astros8Montreal Expos4BoxWade MillerJavier Vazquez(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks2New York Mets4BoxRick ReedMiguel BatistaJohn Franco
San Francisco Giants4Philadelphia Phillies2BoxLivan HernandezBruce ChenRobb Nen
Colorado Rockies9Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxMike HamptonBronson Arroyo(none)

Standings as of 2001-05-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
144Toronto Blue Jays291811.621--158122367-611-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1336271.466
256Boston Red Sox291712.5861.014398456-711-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1326567.492
369New York Yankees301713.5671.5150130208-79-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1307852.600
4821Baltimore Orioles301317.4335.5109144-357-86-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards1315081.382
51329Tampa Bay Rays29920.3109.0102162-605-114-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field1335380.398
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Minnesota Twins27207.741--13699378-412-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1356570.481
233Cleveland Indians27189.6672.0167122459-49-5W6T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1357362.541
3924Detroit Tigers271116.4079.0126150-246-75-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil GarnerRandy SmithComerica Park1355580.407
41228Kansas City Royals291019.34511.0127166-396-104-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Allard BairdKauffman Stadium1335578.414
51430Chicago White Sox26818.30811.5112152-403-85-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II1367561.551
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Seattle Mariners29227.759--1561035312-310-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field1339439.707
2717Anaheim Angels291415.4838.012611886-108-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field1336172.459
31025Texas Rangers281117.39310.5162192-306-95-8L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1346272.463
41126Oakland Athletics291118.37911.0133149-167-94-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1339142.684
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Philadelphia Phillies281612.571--11911458-88-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1347064.522
21219Florida Marlins271215.4443.513412775-97-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium1356471.474
31320Atlanta Braves301317.4334.0108129-217-106-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1327557.568
41422New York Mets281216.4294.0105134-295-107-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1347064.522
51523Montreal Expos291217.4144.5108127-196-106-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1335677.421
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Chicago Cubs281711.607--125109169-68-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field1347163.530
3411Milwaukee Brewers281513.5362.0144124204-911-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dean TaylorMiller Park1345381.396
2613Cincinnati Reds281513.5362.0147153-610-55-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1345183.381
5815St. Louis Cardinals271413.5192.513513326-68-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1357956.585
4914Houston Astros271413.5192.5148149-16-68-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerEnron Field1357956.585
61627Pittsburgh Pirates271017.3706.5104138-345-105-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonCam BonifayPNC Park1355283.385
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127Los Angeles Dodgers291712.586--142115276-711-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave WallaceDodger Stadium1336964.519
3510San Francisco Giants281513.5361.5136156-207-68-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park1347559.560
2712Colorado Rockies281513.5361.5182157257-68-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1345876.433
41016Arizona Diamondbacks291514.5172.0163145187-68-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1337756.579
51118San Diego Padres291316.4484.0157147107-66-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1336667.496


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Scott BullettLF-CF32.130Released by Rockies 
Chris GriderP34.???Signed as nondrafted free agent by Tigers 
Aaron SmallP29.163Released by Angels. 
Hairo SolisP17.062Signed as nondrafted free agent by Giants 
Mark WatsonP27.101Released by Mariners.