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Games on 2001-08-02

Top2001 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALTampa Bay Rays3Baltimore Orioles2Boxscore - PBP940,1392:41Tanyon SturtzeCalvin MaduroTanyon Sturtze (6-9)Calvin Maduro (0-3)Victor Zambrano (1)Hal McRaeMike HargroveOriole Park at Ca
ALAnaheim Angels13Boston Red Sox4Boxscore - PBP933,6113:05Pat RappBret SaberhagenPat Rapp (4-9)Bret Saberhagen (1-1)-Mike SciosciaJimy WilliamsFenway Park
ALKansas City Royals6Chicago White Sox3Boxscore - PBP916,0212:48Jeff SuppanKip WellsJeff Suppan (5-9)Kip Wells (6-7)Roberto Hernandez (19)Tony MuserJerry ManuelGuaranteed Rate F
ALKansas City Royals6Chicago White Sox3Boxscore - PBP916,0212:48Jeff SuppanKip WellsJeff Suppan (5-9)Kip Wells (6-7)Roberto Hernandez (19)Tony MuserJerry ManuelU.S. Cellular Fie
ALOakland Athletics17Cleveland Indians4Boxscore - PBP938,2263:06Mark MulderCC SabathiaMark Mulder (13-6)CC Sabathia (10-4)-Art HoweCharlie ManuelProgressive Field
ALSeattle Mariners2Detroit Tigers1Boxscore - PBP927,0972:23Joel PineiroAdam PettyjohnJoel Pineiro (2-0)Adam Pettyjohn (0-4)Kazuhiro Sasaki (34)Lou PiniellaPhil GarnerComerica Park
ALTexas Rangers12New York Yankees2Boxscore - PBP952,1693:07Aaron MyetteMike MussinaAaron Myette (1-1)Mike Mussina (11-9)-Jerry NarronJoe TorreYankee Stadium I
ALMinnesota Twins9Toronto Blue Jays4Boxscore - PBP926,8492:54Rick ReedChris CarpenterRick Reed (9-6)Chris Carpenter (7-9)-Tom KellyBuck MartinezRogers Centre
NLMontreal Expos1Arizona Diamondbacks0Boxscore - PBP928,6882:16Javier VazquezAlbie LopezJavier Vazquez (10-10)Albie Lopez (5-14)Scott Stewart (2)Jeff TorborgBob BrenlyChase Field
NLPhiladelphia Phillies4Colorado Rockies2Boxscore - PBP937,0752:45Dave CogginJohn ThomsonDave Coggin (2-1)John Thomson (0-4)Jose Mesa (28)Larry BowaBuddy BellCoors Field
NLNew York Mets3Houston Astros4Boxscore - PBP1034,2573:19Steve TrachselPedro AstacioMike Williams (3-4)Jerrod Riggan (0-2)-Bobby ValentineLarry DierkerMinute Maid Park
NLCincinnati Reds7Los Angeles Dodgers4Boxscore - PBP930,1712:58Elmer DessensLuke ProkopecElmer Dessens (8-8)Luke Prokopec (6-6)Danny Graves (19)Bob BooneJim TracyDodger Stadium
NLFlorida Marlins3Milwaukee Brewers4Boxscore - PBP933,6572:59Gary KnottsAllen LevraultAllen Levrault (5-6)Gary Knotts (0-1)Curt Leskanic (12)Tony PerezDavey LopesMiller Park
NLChicago Cubs3San Diego Padres4Boxscore - PBP925,0432:43Jason BereJunior HerndonChuck McElroy (2-2)Jeff Fassero (4-3)Trevor Hoffman (26)Don BaylorBruce BochyQualcomm Stadium
NLPittsburgh Pirates0San Francisco Giants3Boxscore - PBP941,7262:06Tony McKnightKirk RueterKirk Rueter (11-7)Tony McKnight (1-1)Robb Nen (32)Lloyd McClendonDusty BakerAT&T Park
NLAtlanta Braves2St. Louis Cardinals1Boxscore - PBP938,3942:32Tom GlavineBud SmithTom Glavine (11-5)Bud Smith (3-1)Steve Karsay (5)Bobby CoxTony LaRussaBusch Stadium II
16 Games on this date

Standings as of 2001-08-02.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees1086543.602--5674917630-2235-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I523022.577
257Boston Red Sox1076047.5614.55294567330-2230-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park542232.407
3920Toronto Blue Jays1095059.45915.5510533-2325-2725-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome533023.566
41226Baltimore Orioles1094564.41320.5467540-7322-3123-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards521834.346
51430Tampa Bay Rays1083672.33329.0424634-21017-4019-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field542628.481
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Cleveland Indians1076146.570--6105496132-2029-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field553025.545
246Minnesota Twins1086147.5650.55334983527-2834-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome542430.444
3818Chicago White Sox1065254.4918.5474516-4223-2929-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II563125.554
41123Detroit Tigers1064660.43414.5514590-7618-3328-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil GarnerRandy SmithComerica Park562036.357
51328Kansas City Royals1084365.39818.5472567-9522-3521-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Allard BairdKauffman Stadium542232.407
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Seattle Mariners1087830.722--62443518942-1436-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field543816.704
2613Oakland Athletics1085850.53720.05494698029-2629-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum544410.815
3714Anaheim Angels1085652.51922.04754502528-2828-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field541935.352
41021Texas Rangers1084959.45429.0602622-2023-3126-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronDouglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington542430.444
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Atlanta Braves1086147.565--4944306433-2228-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field542727.500
2612Philadelphia Phillies1085949.5462.05224982427-2932-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium542727.500
3916Florida Marlins1075453.5056.55254596622-3532-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium552233.400
41119New York Mets1095059.45911.5412493-8122-3428-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium533221.604
51324Montreal Expos1094762.43114.5476561-8522-3525-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium532132.396
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago Cubs1076245.579--4864295730-2732-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field552629.473
2711Houston Astros1085949.5463.55865572931-2228-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerEnron Field543420.630
3815St. Louis Cardinals1065452.5097.54974722520-3034-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II563917.696
41222Milwaukee Brewers1064660.43415.5478482-420-3026-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dean TaylorMiller Park562234.393
51527Cincinnati Reds1074463.41118.0491551-6028-2616-37W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field552233.400
61629Pittsburgh Pirates1074166.38321.0438570-13216-4025-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park552134.382
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Los Angeles Dodgers1096148.560--5265091727-2634-22L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave WallaceDodger Stadium532528.472
249Arizona Diamondbacks1086048.5560.55394657431-2029-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark543222.593
3510San Francisco Giants1096049.5501.0529520924-2936-20W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park533023.566
41017San Diego Padres1085355.4917.55555381729-2324-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium542628.481
51425Colorado Rockies1084563.41715.5610630-2018-3427-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDaniel O'DowdCoors Field542826.519


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Kevin DavidC13.114Purchased by Expos from Winnepeg (Northern). 
Grant DornP23.157Released by Expos 
Bryce FlorieP31.073Signed as Free Agent by Tigers. 
Charlie GreeneC30.191Signed as Free Agent by Braves. 
Andy HighP27.072Contract purchased by Brewers from Atlantic City 
Ray LankfordLF34.058Traded by Cardinals with Cash to Padres for Woody Williams. 
J.R. Phillips1B31.095Signed by Rockies 
Woody WilliamsP34.348Traded by Padres to Cardinals for Ray Lankford and Cash.