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Wednesday May 23,2001This 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 2001-05-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Anaheim Angels5Baltimore Orioles12BoxWillis RobertsScott Schoeneweis(none)
Detroit Tigers3Cleveland Indians4BoxBob WickmanDave Borkowski(none)
Oakland Athletics1Kansas City Royals4BoxChad DurbinCory LidleRoberto Hernandez
Seattle Mariners5Minnesota Twins4BoxArthur RhodesHector CarrascoKazuhiro Sasaki
Boston Red Sox3New York Yankees7BoxAndy PettitteDavid Cone(none)
Texas Rangers6Tampa Bay Rays10BoxDan WheelerTim Crabtree(none)
Chicago White Sox6Toronto Blue Jays9BoxJoey HamiltonDavid WellsBilly Koch
San Francisco Giants5Arizona Diamondbacks1BoxMark GardnerRandy Johnson(none)
Cincinnati Reds2Chicago Cubs4BoxTodd Van PoppelRob BellTom Gordon
Los Angeles Dodgers6Colorado Rockies4BoxKevin BrownPedro AstacioJeff Shaw
San Diego Padres7Houston Astros6BoxJay WitasickBilly WagnerTrevor Hoffman
St. Louis Cardinals3Milwaukee Brewers7BoxPaul RigdonMatt Morris(none)
New York Mets4Montreal Expos2BoxAl LeiterChris PetersArmando Benitez
Pittsburgh Pirates0Philadelphia Phillies4BoxRandy WolfJason SchmidtRicky Bottalico
Pittsburgh Pirates2Philadelphia Phillies5BoxOmar DaalOmar OlivaresJose Mesa

Standings as of 2001-05-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Boston Red Sox442519.568--2261666011-1114-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1175760.487
259New York Yankees452520.5560.52231952812-1113-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1157045.609
3612Toronto Blue Jays452421.5331.52542173711-1013-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1175661.479
4921Baltimore Orioles452124.4674.5198221-2310-1111-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards1164274.362
51430Tampa Bay Rays451332.28912.5175279-1046-167-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field1174968.419
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Minnesota Twins443014.682--2141813312-818-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1185563.466
233Cleveland Indians432914.6740.52601966415-614-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1196257.521
3818Detroit Tigers432122.4888.5214227-1311-1210-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil GarnerRandy SmithComerica Park1194574.378
41126Kansas City Royals461828.39113.0210247-378-1510-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Allard BairdKauffman Stadium1164769.405
51329Chicago White Sox431429.32615.5183247-645-179-12L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II1196950.580
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Seattle Mariners453312.733--2591926718-515-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field1178334.709
2717Oakland Athletics452223.48911.0215219-412-1210-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1178037.684
31022Anaheim Angels442024.45512.5193199-68-1512-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field1185563.466
41227Texas Rangers451629.35617.0251289-388-158-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronDouglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1175760.487
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Philadelphia Phillies442717.614--1901771312-1015-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1185959.500
21119Atlanta Braves462224.4786.0177195-1810-1512-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1166650.569
31220Florida Marlins442123.4776.0199189108-1313-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium1185563.466
41424New York Mets461927.4139.0171240-698-1711-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1166353.543
51525Montreal Expos471928.4049.5183243-609-1410-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1154966.426
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125St. Louis Cardinals442519.568--2371894810-1215-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1186850.576
337Milwaukee Brewers452520.5560.5238192467-1318-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dean TaylorMiller Park1174374.368
248Chicago Cubs452520.5560.5203196711-1114-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field1176354.538
4713Houston Astros452421.5331.5238233514-710-14L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerEnron Field1176948.590
51323Cincinnati Reds451926.4226.5199233-3413-106-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1174770.402
61628Pittsburgh Pirates441529.34110.0165236-716-199-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonCam BonifayPNC Park1184771.398
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2610San Diego Padres462521.543--2602124816-89-13W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1165462.466
1511Arizona Diamondbacks462521.543--2392083112-913-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1166749.578
3814Los Angeles Dodgers472522.5320.520420049-1516-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave WallaceDodger Stadium1156154.530
4915San Francisco Giants462422.5221.0238242-410-1414-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park1166650.569
51016Colorado Rockies462323.5002.0294250449-1214-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1165066.431


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ryan DanlyP19.334signed 
Tony FioreP29.224Granted free agency 
Willie GlenP23.205Signed as nondrafted free agent by Blue Jays 
David Housel2B19.259signed 
Trenidad HubbardLF-CF35.012Released by Royals. 
Lyle MoutonRF-LF32.010Released by Marlins.