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Friday June 8,2001This 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 2001-06-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Montreal Expos0Baltimore Orioles5BoxJosh TowersMatt Blank(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Boston Red Sox3BoxDavid ConeRandy WolfDerek Lowe
Chicago Cubs3Chicago White Sox7BoxKeith FoulkeCourtney Duncan(none)
Cincinnati Reds7Cleveland Indians4BoxJim BrowerRich RodriguezDanny Graves
Milwaukee Brewers4Detroit Tigers9BoxJeff WeaverPaul Rigdon(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks11Kansas City Royals4BoxRandy JohnsonPaul Byrd(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Minnesota Twins8BoxHector CarrascoOmar OlivaresLaTroy Hawkins
Atlanta Braves4New York Yankees7BoxAndy PettitteTom GlavineMariano Rivera
San Francisco Giants2Oakland Athletics4BoxGil HerediaMark GardnerJason Isringhausen
San Diego Padres1Seattle Mariners7BoxPaul AbbottKevin Jarvis(none)
New York Mets5Tampa Bay Rays7BoxRyan RupeSteve TrachselEsteban Yan
Houston Astros5Texas Rangers4BoxOctavio DotelTim CrabtreeMichael Jackson
Florida Marlins6Toronto Blue Jays7BoxBilly KochRicky Bones(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Colorado Rockies9BoxDenny NeagleMike Matthews(none)
Anaheim Angels1Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxIsmael ValdezGiovanni CarraraTroy Percival

Standings as of 2001-06-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Boston Red Sox593524.593--2892137615-1320-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1024755.461
258New York Yankees593425.5761.02952544115-1319-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1016140.604
3818Toronto Blue Jays602931.4836.53162823413-1416-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1025151.500
4919Baltimore Orioles592831.4757.0260278-1813-1715-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards1023567.343
51430Tampa Bay Rays601743.28318.5232387-1558-239-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field1024557.441
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cleveland Indians583820.655--3462816522-916-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1045351.510
233Minnesota Twins593821.6440.52902543616-1022-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1034756.456
31022Chicago White Sox572631.45611.5256291-3511-1815-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II1055748.543
41124Detroit Tigers572433.42113.5274310-3612-1812-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil GarnerRandy SmithComerica Park1054263.400
51227Kansas City Royals602139.35018.0270338-6810-1911-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Allard BairdKauffman Stadium1024458.431
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Seattle Mariners594712.797--36324112222-525-7W15T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field1036934.670
2614Anaheim Angels593029.50817.02612471412-1718-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field1034558.437
3717Oakland Athletics592930.49218.0283281215-1614-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1037330.709
41328Texas Rangers592039.33927.0315372-5710-2010-19L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronDouglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1035350.515
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Philadelphia Phillies593623.610--2732561717-1319-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1035053.485
249Atlanta Braves593227.5424.0242237516-1616-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1035647.544
31120Florida Marlins592831.4758.0267265211-1817-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium1034855.466
41323New York Mets612635.42611.0245305-6012-2114-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1015645.554
51526Montreal Expos612338.37714.0244318-7411-1912-19L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1014556.446
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Chicago Cubs583622.621--2722373516-1320-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field1045252.500
2611St. Louis Cardinals603228.5335.02912741713-1719-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1026141.598
3712Houston Astros583028.5176.0303304-118-1312-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerEnron Field1046341.606
4915Milwaukee Brewers582929.5007.02902484210-1719-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dean TaylorMiller Park1043965.375
51425Cincinnati Reds592435.40712.5254295-4117-147-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1034261.408
61629Pittsburgh Pirates581840.31018.0221320-998-2510-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonCam BonifayPNC Park1044460.423
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Arizona Diamondbacks613724.607--3142565819-1018-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1015546.545
2510Los Angeles Dodgers613328.5414.0280272812-1921-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave WallaceDodger Stadium1015348.525
3813Colorado Rockies603129.5175.53863157112-1619-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1024260.412
41016San Francisco Giants613031.4927.0300320-2011-1719-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park1016041.594
51221San Diego Padres612833.4599.03112921917-1511-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1015150.505


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Hector AlmonteP25.235Released by Marlins. 
Philip BarzillaP22.134signed 
Jon BenickIF21.256signed 
Tim BittnerP20.364signed 
Dan BoydOF22.253signed 
Chris BrittonP18.174signed 
Ira BrownP18.309signed 
Damon BufordCF30.361Signed as Free Agent by Orioles. 
Jim BullardP21.162signed 
Calvin CarpenterP18.258signed 
Steven ChecksfieldOF21.363signed 
Willie CollazoP21.214signed 
Mark ComolliP22.089signed 
Chris CooperP22.220signed 
Joe CoppingerP18.320signed 
Frank CorrOF22.262signed 
John-Paul Davis1B22.170signed 
Brent Del ChiaroC21.348signed 
Chris DuffyOF21.049signed 
Tom Evans3B26.334Purchased by Hanshin Tigers (Japan Central) from Tigers. 
Tony FernandezSS38.343Signed as Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
Jesse FoppertP20.333signed 
Derek ForbesP22.270Contract purchased by Orioles from Atlantic City 
Ben FoxP19.351signed 
Jason FromeOF21.341signed 
David GatesOF20.258signed 
Vince Harrison3B21.192signed 
Ryan HolstenP22.034signed 
Jon HookerP22.172Signed as nondrafted free agent by White Sox 
Justin HumphriesC18.104signed 
Bryan IngramC22.052signed 
Ben JulianelP21.278signed 
Danny KahrC18.256signed 
Bryan Kent3B22.346signed 
Matt Knox1B21.162signed 
Pat LennonLF-RF33.042Signed by Yankees 
Mike Lopez3B23.262Signed as nondrafted free agent by Diamondbacks 
David MattoxP21.015signed 
Jeff Phelps3B22.200signed 
Justin PopeP21.213signed 
Bryan PrinceC22.216signed 
Mel RosarioC28.014Traded by Royals to Diamondbacks for a player to be named June 8 2001 
Ramon RoyceP21.260signed 
Alonzo RuelasC20.067signed 
Angel Sanchez3B-SS17.262signed 
Judd SongsterP21.165signed 
Ryan StegallSS21.208signed 
Derran WattsOF20.345signed 
Tim WhittakerC22.155signed