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Thursday August 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 2001-08-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox7Anaheim Angels6BoxRich GarcesBen WeberUgueth Urbina
Chicago White Sox7Kansas City Royals6BoxRocky BiddleJeff SuppanKeith Foulke
Toronto Blue Jays6Minnesota Twins2BoxRoy HalladayKyle Lohse(none)
Cleveland Indians9Oakland Athletics7BoxCharles NagyMark MulderBob Wickman
Detroit Tigers1Seattle Mariners5BoxJoel PineiroMark Redman(none)
Baltimore Orioles7Tampa Bay Rays4BoxJorge JulioVictor ZambranoWillis Roberts
New York Yankees5Texas Rangers2BoxSterling HitchcockRob BellMariano Rivera
San Diego Padres2Atlanta Braves3BoxKevin MillwoodBrian LawrenceJohn Smoltz
Milwaukee Brewers8Chicago Cubs1BoxMac SuzukiJulian Tavarez(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Cincinnati Reds12BoxElmer DessensBud Smith(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6Florida Marlins2BoxJames BaldwinRyan Dempster(none)
San Francisco Giants10Montreal Expos5BoxFelix RodriguezGraeme Lloyd(none)
Colorado Rockies10New York Mets0BoxJason JenningsGlendon Rusch(none)
Houston Astros2Philadelphia Phillies1BoxMichael JacksonJose SantiagoBilly Wagner
Arizona Diamondbacks1Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxTony McKnightRandy JohnsonMike Fetters

Standings as of 2001-08-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees1287553.586--6685878134-2841-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I322012.625
258Boston Red Sox1267056.5564.06295606934-2736-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park351223.343
3918Toronto Blue Jays1286167.47714.0614632-1830-3231-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome341915.559
41124Baltimore Orioles1275473.42520.5569642-7328-3826-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards34925.265
51430Tampa Bay Rays1284682.35929.0514745-23120-4726-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field341618.471
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Cleveland Indians1277255.567--7216507138-2434-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field351916.543
2715Minnesota Twins1286662.5166.5607612-527-3539-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome341915.559
3816Chicago White Sox1266363.5008.5587620-3328-3435-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II362016.556
41226Detroit Tigers1265274.41319.5584696-11221-4031-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil GarnerRandy SmithComerica Park361422.389
51328Kansas City Royals1285177.39821.5581669-8825-4126-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Allard BairdKauffman Stadium341420.412
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Seattle Mariners1289236.719--74951823149-1743-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field342410.706
235Oakland Athletics1287355.57019.066453113337-2836-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum34295.853
3614Anaheim Angels1286761.52325.05625402234-3233-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field34826.235
41022Texas Rangers1285672.43836.0714761-4725-3931-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronDouglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington341717.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Atlanta Braves1267056.556--5674977039-2531-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field361818.500
2813Philadelphia Phillies1266858.5402.06065792730-3538-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium361818.500
31019Florida Marlins1266066.47610.06135753824-4336-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium361620.444
41120New York Mets1275869.45712.5466572-10625-4033-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium352411.686
51425Montreal Expos1275473.42516.5534646-11226-4028-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium351421.400
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Houston Astros1277354.575--6826216137-2536-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerEnron Field352015.571
2510Chicago Cubs1277057.5513.05735383533-3337-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field351817.514
3611St. Louis Cardinals1276958.5434.06135536026-3443-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II352411.686
41221Milwaukee Brewers1265670.44416.5569587-1828-3628-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dean TaylorMiller Park361224.333
51527Cincinnati Reds1275176.40222.0594675-8130-3121-45W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field351520.429
61629Pittsburgh Pirates1264779.37325.5504666-16218-4829-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park361521.417
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Arizona Diamondbacks1267353.579--62751111636-2437-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark361917.528
236San Francisco Giants1277255.5671.56336062730-3242-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park351817.514
3712Los Angeles Dodgers1276958.5434.56105872331-3138-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave WallaceDodger Stadium351718.486
4917San Diego Padres1266264.49211.06226061633-2829-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium361719.472
51323Colorado Rockies1265472.42919.0721715622-3932-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDaniel O'DowdCoors Field361917.528


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Carlos AlvarezP16.145Signed as nondrafted free agent by Dodgers 
Willie BanksP32.177Signed as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Gary BennettC29.128Traded by Mets to Rockies for Ender Chavez. 
Chad GaudinP18.152signed 
Mark PriorP20.350signed 
Bill PulsipherP27.318Claimed on waivers by White Sox from Red Sox.