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Thursday May 17,2001This 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 2001-05-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays2Anaheim Angels4BoxShigetoshi HasegawaKelvim EscobarTroy Percival
Detroit Tigers7Baltimore Orioles5BoxSteve SparksWillis RobertsTodd Jones
Tampa Bay Rays2Kansas City Royals4BoxChad DurbinBrian RoseRoberto Hernandez
Boston Red Sox3Minnesota Twins5BoxBrad RadkeRolando Arrojo(none)
New York Yankees3Oakland Athletics8BoxChad BradfordMike Mussina(none)
Chicago White Sox1Seattle Mariners5BoxFreddy GarciaDavid WellsJeff Nelson
Cleveland Indians7Texas Rangers12BoxKenny RogersChuck Finley(none)
Colorado Rockies8Atlanta Braves3BoxDenny NeagleJohn Smoltz(none)
Houston Astros4Chicago Cubs2BoxRoy OswaltKyle FarnsworthBilly Wagner
Arizona Diamondbacks7Cincinnati Reds2BoxBrian AndersonJim Brower(none)
San Francisco Giants3Florida Marlins8BoxChuck SmithRuss Ortiz(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1Montreal Expos3BoxTony ArmasEric GagneUgueth Urbina
San Diego Padres15New York Mets3BoxWoody WilliamsSteve Trachsel(none)
Milwaukee Brewers1Philadelphia Phillies2BoxWayne GomesMike DeJean(none)
St. Louis Cardinals12Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxMatt MorrisTodd Ritchie(none)

Standings as of 2001-05-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Boston Red Sox402317.575--205147589-914-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1215962.488
2512New York Yankees412219.5371.51981752310-1012-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1197346.613
3614Toronto Blue Jays402020.5003.0218197219-911-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1226062.492
41022Baltimore Orioles411823.4395.5171205-3410-118-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards1204575.375
51430Tampa Bay Rays401129.27512.0146238-926-165-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field1225171.418
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Minnesota Twins392811.718--1871503711-617-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1235766.463
233Cleveland Indians382612.6841.52391766313-513-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1246559.524
3818Detroit Tigers381820.4749.5178206-288-1010-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil GarnerRandy SmithComerica Park1244876.387
41125Kansas City Royals411625.39013.0193224-318-158-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Allard BairdKauffman Stadium1214972.405
51227Chicago White Sox381424.36813.5167215-485-129-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II1246955.556
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Seattle Mariners40319.775--2261586817-414-5W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field1228537.697
2717Anaheim Angels401921.47512.017417048-1411-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field1225666.459
3921Oakland Athletics401822.45013.0197207-1011-117-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1228438.689
41328Texas Rangers401426.35017.0229260-317-147-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronDouglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1225963.484
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Philadelphia Phillies392316.590--172166612-1011-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1236360.512
21119Atlanta Braves411922.4635.0150172-229-1410-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1216952.570
31220Florida Marlins391821.4625.0188174148-1310-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium1235865.472
41424Montreal Expos411724.4157.0162207-459-148-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1215170.421
51526New York Mets401525.3758.5145217-726-169-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1226755.549
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114St. Louis Cardinals392415.615--225168579-815-7W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1236954.561
235Houston Astros392316.5901.02091971214-79-9W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerEnron Field1237053.569
348Milwaukee Brewers412318.5612.0218175437-1116-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dean TaylorMiller Park1214576.372
4813Chicago Cubs402119.5253.5182180211-1110-8L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field1226755.549
51323Cincinnati Reds401723.4257.5178209-3111-76-16L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1224973.402
61629Pittsburgh Pirates401327.32511.5149219-706-177-10L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonCam BonifayPNC Park1224973.402
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Los Angeles Dodgers412318.561--17216397-1116-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave WallaceDodger Stadium1216358.521
3710San Francisco Giants402218.5500.520620518-1014-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park1226854.557
2611Arizona Diamondbacks402218.5500.52111813011-711-11W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1227052.574
51015San Diego Padres402020.5002.52141852911-79-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1225963.484
4916Colorado Rockies402020.5002.5265228378-1012-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1225369.434


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Scott ChapmanOF23.107Released by Astros 
Corbey MedlinP19.286signed 
Kirk PierceC27.356Signed by Yankees 
Todd RizzoP29.359Released by Dodgers 
Pete SmartP23.176Signed as nondrafted free agent by Brewers 
Matt SmithP22.276Signed by White Sox 
Saul Soto1B22.279Loaned by Dodgers to Mexico City Red Devils April 27-