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Friday May 18,2001This 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 2001-05-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians7Anaheim Angels2BoxDave BurbaPat Rapp(none)
Minnesota Twins2Baltimore Orioles7BoxJason JohnsonEric Milton(none)
Boston Red Sox6Kansas City Royals3BoxPedro MartinezBlake Stein(none)
Chicago White Sox2Oakland Athletics3BoxGil HerediaKip WellsJason Isringhausen
New York Yankees14Seattle Mariners10BoxRamiro MendozaJohn Halama(none)
Detroit Tigers18Tampa Bay Rays2BoxVictor SantosTanyon Sturtze(none)
Toronto Blue Jays9Texas Rangers3BoxChris CarpenterAaron Myette(none)
San Francisco Giants5Atlanta Braves6BoxJose CabreraRobb Nen(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks4Chicago Cubs0BoxRandy JohnsonJon Lieber(none)
Colorado Rockies1Florida Marlins2BoxA.J. BurnettPedro AstacioAntonio Alfonseca
Cincinnati Reds7Houston Astros4BoxOsvaldo FernandezKent BottenfieldDanny Graves
San Diego Padres1Montreal Expos3BoxMike ThurmanKevin JarvisUgueth Urbina
Los Angeles Dodgers0New York Mets8BoxAl LeiterKevin BrownTurk Wendell
St. Louis Cardinals4Philadelphia Phillies5BoxOmar DaalMike TimlinJose Mesa

Standings as of 2001-05-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Boston Red Sox412417.585--2111506110-914-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1205862.483
2510New York Yankees422319.5481.52121852711-1012-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1187246.610
3613Toronto Blue Jays412120.5123.02272002710-911-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1215962.488
41022Baltimore Orioles421923.4525.5178207-2910-119-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards1194475.370
51430Tampa Bay Rays411130.26813.0148256-1086-165-14L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field1215170.421
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Minnesota Twins402812.700--1891573211-717-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1225765.467
233Cleveland Indians392712.6920.52461786814-513-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1236459.520
3717Detroit Tigers391920.4878.5196208-129-1010-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil GarnerRandy SmithComerica Park1234776.382
41126Kansas City Royals421626.38113.0196230-348-158-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Allard BairdKauffman Stadium1204971.408
51227Chicago White Sox391425.35913.5169218-495-139-12L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II1236954.561
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Seattle Mariners413110.756--2361726417-414-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field1218536.702
3820Oakland Athletics411922.46312.0200209-911-118-11W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1218338.686
2921Anaheim Angels411922.46312.0176177-18-1411-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field1215665.463
41328Texas Rangers411427.34117.0232269-377-147-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronDouglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1215962.488
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Philadelphia Phillies402416.600--177170712-1012-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1226260.508
21118Atlanta Braves422022.4765.0156177-219-1411-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1206852.567
31219Florida Marlins401921.4755.0190175158-1311-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium1225765.467
41424Montreal Expos421824.4297.0165208-439-149-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1205070.417
51525New York Mets411625.3908.5153217-646-1610-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1216655.545
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115St. Louis Cardinals402416.600--229173569-915-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1226953.566
237Houston Astros402317.5751.0213204914-79-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerEnron Field1227052.574
349Milwaukee Brewers412318.5611.5218175437-1116-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dean TaylorMiller Park1214576.372
4814Chicago Cubs412120.5123.5182184-211-1110-9L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field1216754.554
51323Cincinnati Reds411823.4396.5185213-2812-76-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1214873.397
61629Pittsburgh Pirates401327.32511.0149219-706-177-10L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonCam BonifayPNC Park1224973.402
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Arizona Diamondbacks412318.561--2151813412-711-11W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1216952.570
2611Los Angeles Dodgers422319.5480.517217117-1216-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave WallaceDodger Stadium1206357.525
3712San Francisco Giants412219.5371.021121108-1114-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park1216853.562
5916San Diego Padres412021.4883.02151882711-89-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1215962.488
41015Colorado Rockies412021.4883.0266230368-1112-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1215368.438


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Brad EsareyP22.240Signed as nondrafted free agent by Blue Jays 
Rich HardenP19.169signed 
Ken HillP35.155Signed as Free Agent by Reds. 
Miguel Inzunza2B28.306Signed as nondrafted free agent by Blue Jays 
Kyle Nichols1B23.050Signed as nondrafted free agent by Diamondbacks 
Mark PersailsP25.206Signed by Tigers 
Mark WatsonP27.115Signed as Free Agent by Indians.