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Wednesday August 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 2001-08-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox15Anaheim Angels1BoxMark BuehrleJarrod Washburn(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Kansas City Royals1BoxJose MercedesChad DurbinBuddy Groom
Cleveland Indians8Minnesota Twins2BoxDanys BaezBob Wells(none)
Boston Red Sox1Oakland Athletics6BoxTim HudsonFrank Castillo(none)
Toronto Blue Jays4Seattle Mariners12BoxJamie MoyerChris Carpenter(none)
New York Yankees16Tampa Bay Rays1BoxAndy PettitteNick Bierbrodt(none)
Detroit Tigers19Texas Rangers6BoxDanny PattersonMike Venafro(none)
Houston Astros2Atlanta Braves1BoxMichael JacksonJose CabreraBilly Wagner
Colorado Rockies1Chicago Cubs2BoxJason BereJohn ThomsonTom Gordon
San Francisco Giants9Cincinnati Reds11BoxHector MercadoJason SchmidtDanny Graves
Arizona Diamondbacks7Florida Marlins1BoxRandy JohnsonJesus Sanchez(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5Montreal Expos6BoxMasato YoshiiLuther Hackman(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4New York Mets5BoxSteve TrachselAllen LevraultArmando Benitez
San Diego Padres3Philadelphia Phillies4BoxDave CogginJunior HerndonJose Mesa
Los Angeles Dodgers9Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxGiovanni CarraraJimmy Anderson(none)

Standings as of 2001-08-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees1146846.596--5985089031-2337-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I462719.587
235Boston Red Sox1136449.5663.55644838130-2434-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park481830.375
3920Toronto Blue Jays1145361.46515.0535556-2125-2928-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome482721.563
41226Baltimore Orioles1154867.41720.5493567-7425-3423-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards461531.326
51430Tampa Bay Rays1143876.33330.0442673-23118-4320-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field482424.500
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Cleveland Indians1136449.566--6525856734-2030-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field492722.551
269Minnesota Twins1136350.5581.05565322427-2836-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome492227.449
3817Chicago White Sox1125656.5007.5513540-2724-3032-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II502723.540
41122Detroit Tigers1124864.42915.5546621-7520-3328-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil GarnerRandy SmithComerica Park501832.360
51328Kansas City Royals1144470.38620.5501606-10523-3721-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Allard BairdKauffman Stadium482127.438
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Seattle Mariners1148331.728--67347020345-1538-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field483315.688
258Oakland Athletics1146450.56119.058247810433-2631-24W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum483810.792
3714Anaheim Angels1145955.51824.04984811730-3029-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field481632.333
41021Texas Rangers1144965.43034.0627680-5323-3526-30L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronDouglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington482424.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Atlanta Braves1136449.566--5294507935-2329-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field492425.490
2713Philadelphia Phillies1136251.5492.05515183328-3134-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium492425.490
3916Florida Marlins1135756.5047.05524896324-3733-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium491930.388
41119New York Mets1145361.46511.5425508-8323-3630-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium482919.604
51324Montreal Expos1144866.42116.5487583-9622-3826-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium482028.417
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago Cubs1126547.580--4984415731-2934-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field502327.460
2511Houston Astros1136350.5582.56075683932-2331-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerEnron Field493019.612
3815St. Louis Cardinals1125755.5098.05244952921-3136-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II503614.720
41223Milwaukee Brewers1114764.42317.5495518-2320-3227-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dean TaylorMiller Park512130.412
51425Cincinnati Reds1124765.42018.0524582-5830-2717-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field501931.380
61629Pittsburgh Pirates1124369.38422.0461600-13918-4125-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park501931.380
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Dodgers1146549.570--5445192529-2636-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave WallaceDodger Stadium482127.438
2410Arizona Diamondbacks1136350.5581.55614818032-2131-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark492920.592
3612San Francisco Giants1146351.5532.0561552925-3038-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park482721.563
41018San Diego Padres1135459.47810.5574568629-2525-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium492524.510
51527Colorado Rockies1134667.40718.5634655-2118-3628-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDaniel O'DowdCoors Field492722.551


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Pat DanekerP25.207Released by Cubs 
Colt GriffinP18.313signed 
David LambSS-2B26.063Released by Rockies. 
David LambSS-2B26.063Signed as Free Agent by Marlins.