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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 2001-08-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox2Anaheim Angels3BoxIsmael ValdezSean LoweTroy Percival
Baltimore Orioles4Kansas City Royals6BoxKris WilsonSidney PonsonRoberto Hernandez
Cleveland Indians4Minnesota Twins6BoxEric MiltonChuck FinleyLaTroy Hawkins
Boston Red Sox0Oakland Athletics6BoxBarry ZitoTim Wakefield(none)
Toronto Blue Jays6Seattle Mariners5BoxPaul QuantrillFreddy GarciaBilly Koch
New York Yankees4Tampa Bay Rays3BoxRamiro MendozaEsteban YanMariano Rivera
Detroit Tigers3Texas Rangers7BoxRick HellingSteve Sparks(none)
Houston Astros6Atlanta Braves5BoxOctavio DotelKerry Ligtenberg(none)
Colorado Rockies14Chicago Cubs5BoxMike HamptonJulian Tavarez(none)
San Francisco Giants6Cincinnati Reds4BoxRuss OrtizScott WinchesterRobb Nen
Arizona Diamondbacks1Florida Marlins3BoxVic DarensbourgGreg SwindellAntonio Alfonseca
St. Louis Cardinals9Montreal Expos6BoxMatt MorrisTomo Ohka(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3New York Mets4BoxAl LeiterMike DeJeanRick White
San Diego Padres6Philadelphia Phillies2BoxKevin JarvisOmar Daal(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxTodd RitchieChan Ho ParkMike Fetters

Standings as of 2001-08-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees1156946.600--6025119132-2337-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I452619.578
256Boston Red Sox1146450.5614.55644897530-2534-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park471829.383
3920Toronto Blue Jays1155461.47015.0541561-2026-2928-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome472621.553
41226Baltimore Orioles1164868.41421.5497573-7625-3523-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards451530.333
51430Tampa Bay Rays1153877.33031.0445677-23218-4320-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field472423.511
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
248Minnesota Twins1146450.561--5625362627-2837-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome482127.438
169Cleveland Indians1146450.561--6565916534-2130-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field482721.563
3817Chicago White Sox1135657.4967.5515543-2824-3132-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II492722.551
41122Detroit Tigers1134865.42515.5549628-7920-3428-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil GarnerRandy SmithComerica Park491831.367
51328Kansas City Royals1154570.39119.5507610-10323-3722-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Allard BairdKauffman Stadium472027.426
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Seattle Mariners1158332.722--67847620245-1538-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field473314.702
234Oakland Athletics1156550.56518.058847811033-2632-24W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum473710.787
3714Anaheim Angels1156055.52223.05014831830-3030-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field471532.319
41021Texas Rangers1155065.43533.0634683-4923-3527-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronDouglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington472324.489
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Atlanta Braves1146450.561--5344567835-2329-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field482424.500
2713Philadelphia Phillies1146252.5442.05535242928-3134-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium482424.500
3916Florida Marlins1145856.5096.05554906524-3734-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium481830.375
41119New York Mets1155461.47010.5429511-8223-3631-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium472819.596
51324Montreal Expos1154867.41716.5493592-9922-3826-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium472027.426
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago Cubs1136548.575--5034554831-2934-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field492326.469
2410Houston Astros1146450.5611.56135734033-2331-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerEnron Field482919.604
3815St. Louis Cardinals1135855.5137.05335013222-3136-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II493514.714
41223Milwaukee Brewers1124765.42017.5498522-2420-3327-32L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dean TaylorMiller Park502129.420
51425Cincinnati Reds1134766.41618.0528588-6030-2717-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field491930.388
61629Pittsburgh Pirates1134469.38921.0469605-13618-4126-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park491831.367
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Los Angeles Dodgers1156550.565--5495272229-2736-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave WallaceDodger Stadium472126.447
2511San Francisco Giants1156451.5571.05675561126-3038-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park472621.553
3612Arizona Diamondbacks1146351.5531.55624847832-2231-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark482919.604
41018San Diego Padres1145559.4829.55805701030-2525-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium482424.500
51527Colorado Rockies1144767.41217.5648660-1219-3628-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDaniel O'DowdCoors Field482622.542


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Damon BufordCF31.058Released by Orioles. 
Jose CruzOF18.292signed 
Odannys ValdezSS16.092Signed as nondrafted free agent by Twins 
David WallaceC21.297Signed as nondrafted free agent by Indians