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Sunday May 6,2001This 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 2001-05-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers2Anaheim Angels3BoxAl LevineDanny Patterson(none)
New York Yankees2Baltimore Orioles1BoxMike MussinaMike TrombleyMariano Rivera
Minnesota Twins4Kansas City Royals2BoxBrad RadkeChad DurbinLaTroy Hawkins
Boston Red Sox5Oakland Athletics4BoxPedro MartinezCory LidleRod Beck
Toronto Blue Jays11Seattle Mariners3BoxChris CarpenterJohn Halama(none)
Cleveland Indians10Tampa Bay Rays3BoxChuck FinleyDoug Creek(none)
Chicago White Sox10Texas Rangers5BoxDavid WellsKenny RogersKeith Foulke
St. Louis Cardinals5Atlanta Braves7BoxJose CabreraGene StechschulteJohn Rocker
Los Angeles Dodgers2Chicago Cubs3BoxTom GordonMatt Herges(none)
San Diego Padres8Cincinnati Reds2BoxBrian TollbergOsvaldo Fernandez(none)
Milwaukee Brewers1Florida Marlins5BoxChuck SmithJimmy Haynes(none)
Houston Astros13Montreal Expos7BoxScott ElartonAnthony Telford(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks8New York Mets2BoxCurt SchillingSteve Trachsel(none)
San Francisco Giants8Philadelphia Phillies10BoxOmar DaalKirk RueterJose Mesa
Colorado Rockies3Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxJoe BeimelGabe White(none)

Standings as of 2001-05-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
245Toronto Blue Jays311912.613--174132428-711-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1316170.466
156Boston Red Sox311912.613--155103528-711-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1306367.485
368New York Yankees321913.5940.51571332410-79-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1287652.594
4924Baltimore Orioles321319.4066.5112151-397-86-11L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards1295079.388
51430Tampa Bay Rays31922.29010.0109181-725-114-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field1315378.405
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Minnesota Twins29218.724--150113379-512-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1336469.481
233Cleveland Indians29209.6901.01861295711-49-5W8T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1337162.534
3823Detroit Tigers291217.4149.0139155-167-85-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil GarnerRandy SmithComerica Park1335479.406
41227Kansas City Royals311120.35511.0141180-396-105-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Allard BairdKauffman Stadium1315477.412
51329Chicago White Sox28919.32111.5122159-374-95-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II1347460.552
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Seattle Mariners31238.742--1661194712-311-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field1319338.710
2716Anaheim Angels311516.4848.013113106-109-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field1316071.458
31025Texas Rangers301218.40010.5169202-336-96-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronDouglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1326171.462
41128Oakland Athletics311120.35512.0138161-237-94-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1319140.695
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127Philadelphia Phillies301812.600--13312498-810-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1326864.515
21219Atlanta Braves321517.4694.0121139-187-108-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1307357.562
31320Florida Marlins291316.4484.514113655-98-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium1336370.474
41421New York Mets301317.4335.0115143-285-108-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1326963.523
51626Montreal Expos311219.3876.5118144-266-106-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1315675.427
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Chicago Cubs301911.633--148112369-610-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field1326963.523
239Houston Astros291613.5522.516515968-68-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerEnron Field1337756.579
3511Milwaukee Brewers301614.5333.0153131225-1011-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dean TaylorMiller Park1325280.394
4814Cincinnati Reds301515.5004.0151166-1510-55-10L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1325181.386
51118St. Louis Cardinals291415.4834.5145146-16-88-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1337954.594
61522Pittsburgh Pirates291217.4146.5119144-255-107-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonCam BonifayPNC Park1335083.376
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Los Angeles Dodgers311714.548--14513876-911-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave WallaceDodger Stadium1316962.527
2612Arizona Diamondbacks311615.5161.0172155178-78-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1317655.580
4915San Francisco Giants301515.5001.5146170-247-88-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park1327557.568
3713Colorado Rockies301515.5001.5188172167-88-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1325874.439
51017San Diego Padres311516.4842.0170151199-66-10W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1316467.489


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Brian Banks1B-LF30.219Signed as Free Agent by Marlins. 
Terrell MerrimanOF23.280Released by White Sox 
Cam SmithP27.228Released by Dodgers