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Saturday May 5,2001This 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 2001-05-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers11Anaheim Angels2BoxJeff WeaverRamon Ortiz(none)
New York Yankees5Baltimore Orioles2BoxAndy PettitteWillis RobertsBrian Boehringer
Minnesota Twins10Kansas City Royals12BoxCory BaileyTravis Miller(none)
Boston Red Sox7Oakland Athletics1BoxPaxton CrawfordBarry Zito(none)
Toronto Blue Jays5Seattle Mariners7BoxArthur RhodesPedro BorbonKazuhiro Sasaki
Cleveland Indians9Tampa Bay Rays4BoxJustin SpeierPaul WilsonSteve Karsay
Chicago White Sox0Texas Rangers2BoxRyan GlynnRocky BiddleJeff Zimmerman
St. Louis Cardinals5Atlanta Braves6BoxMike RemlingerMike TimlinJohn Rocker
Los Angeles Dodgers1Chicago Cubs20BoxJulian TavarezDarren Dreifort(none)
San Diego Padres5Cincinnati Reds2BoxWoody WilliamsRob BellTrevor Hoffman
Milwaukee Brewers8Florida Marlins2BoxMark LeiterMatt Clement(none)
Houston Astros4Montreal Expos3BoxShane ReynoldsBritt ReamesBilly Wagner
Arizona Diamondbacks1New York Mets8BoxGlendon RuschRobert Ellis(none)
San Francisco Giants2Philadelphia Phillies4BoxRandy WolfAaron FultzJose Mesa
Colorado Rockies3Pittsburgh Pirates11BoxOmar OlivaresShawn Chacon(none)

Standings as of 2001-05-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
245Toronto Blue Jays301812.600--163129347-711-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1326270.470
156Boston Red Sox301812.600--15099517-711-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1316467.489
368New York Yankees311813.5810.5155132239-79-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1297752.597
4923Baltimore Orioles311318.4195.5111149-387-86-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards1305080.385
51329Tampa Bay Rays30921.3009.0106171-655-114-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field1325379.402
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Minnesota Twins28208.714--146111358-512-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1346569.485
233Cleveland Indians28199.6791.01761265010-49-5W7T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1347262.537
3821Detroit Tigers281216.4298.0137152-157-75-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil GarnerRandy SmithComerica Park1345480.403
41227Kansas City Royals301119.36710.0139176-376-105-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Allard BairdKauffman Stadium1325478.409
51430Chicago White Sox27819.29611.5112154-423-95-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II1357560.556
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Seattle Mariners30237.767--1631085512-311-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field1329339.705
2718Anaheim Angels301416.4679.0128129-16-108-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field1326171.462
31024Texas Rangers291217.41410.5164192-286-96-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronDouglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1336172.459
41128Oakland Athletics301119.36712.0134156-227-94-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1329141.689
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127Philadelphia Phillies291712.586--12311678-89-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1336964.519
21219Atlanta Braves311417.4524.0114134-207-107-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1317457.565
31320New York Mets291316.4484.0113135-225-108-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1336964.519
41422Florida Marlins281216.4294.513613515-97-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium1346470.478
51525Montreal Expos301218.4005.5111131-206-106-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1325676.424
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Chicago Cubs291811.621--145110359-69-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field1337063.526
2410Milwaukee Brewers291613.5522.0152126265-911-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dean TaylorMiller Park1335281.391
3511Houston Astros281513.5362.515215207-68-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerEnron Field1347856.582
4712Cincinnati Reds291514.5173.0149158-910-55-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1335182.383
51015St. Louis Cardinals281414.5003.514013916-78-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1347955.590
61626Pittsburgh Pirates281117.3936.5115141-265-106-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonCam BonifayPNC Park1345183.381
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
139Los Angeles Dodgers301713.567--14313586-811-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave WallaceDodger Stadium1326963.523
3614San Francisco Giants291514.5171.5138160-227-78-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park1337558.564
2813Colorado Rockies291514.5171.5185168177-78-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1335875.436
4916Arizona Diamondbacks301515.5002.0164153117-78-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1327755.583
51117San Diego Padres301416.4673.0162149138-66-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1326567.492


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Alexander Batista3B17.268Signed as nondrafted free agent by Royals 
Kevin CiarrachiC23.039Released by Pirates 
Pat FluryP28.052Released by Expos