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Monday April 8,2002This 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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Month Day Year

Games on 2002-04-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners5Anaheim Angels4BoxShigetoshi HasegawaBen WeberKazuhiro Sasaki
Minnesota Twins5Cleveland Indians9BoxRyan DreseEric Milton(none)
New York Yankees16Toronto Blue Jays3BoxDavid WellsLuke Prokopec(none)
Houston Astros8Colorado Rockies4BoxRoy OswaltDenny Neagle(none)
Montreal Expos10Florida Marlins2BoxTony ArmasA.J. Burnett(none)
Atlanta Braves2Philadelphia Phillies1BoxKevin MillwoodVicente PadillaJohn Smoltz
Cincinnati Reds0Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxRon VilloneElmer DessensMike Williams
Arizona Diamondbacks0San Diego Padres8BoxBrian LawrenceBrian Anderson(none)

Standings as of 2002-04-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees761.857--3816223-13-0W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1549757.630
235Boston Red Sox431.7501.5221573-00-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleMike PortFenway Park1589068.570
3716Tampa Bay Rays633.5002.5222200-33-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field15552103.335
41124Toronto Blue Jays624.3333.53650-141-01-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D JP RicciardiSkyDome1567680.487
51228Baltimore Orioles615.1674.51419-50-01-5L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards1566690.423
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cleveland Indians761.857--4622245-11-0W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mark ShapiroJacobs Field1556887.439
246Minnesota Twins752.7141.0373615-20-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1548965.578
3921Kansas City Royals523.4003.02027-70-02-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Allard BairdKauffman Stadium1576097.382
41023Chicago White Sox624.3333.5343312-40-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II1567977.506
51430Detroit Tigers606.0005.51340-270-30-3L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiComerica Park15555100.355
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
157Oakland Athletics752.714--403372-13-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1559857.632
268Seattle Mariners743.5711.0393541-03-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field1558966.574
3813Anaheim Angels633.5001.52526-12-01-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field1569660.615
41329Texas Rangers615.1673.52234-121-30-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington1567185.455
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1412Atlanta Braves743.571--313011-03-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1539756.634
2510Montreal Expos743.571--4030103-11-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium1557976.510
3714New York Mets633.5000.53320132-11-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1557283.465
51118Philadelphia Phillies734.4291.02032-121-22-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1547777.500
41019Florida Marlins734.4291.02634-83-30-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium1557679.490
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Pittsburgh Pirates651.833--191364-11-0W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park1556788.432
2611Houston Astros743.5711.5443771-03-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park1558075.516
3817St. Louis Cardinals633.5002.0332672-11-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1569462.603
41220Cincinnati Reds734.4292.52634-80-13-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1557580.484
51322Milwaukee Brewers624.3333.02334-111-21-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dean TaylorMiller Park15654102.346
61627Chicago Cubs514.2003.51719-21-20-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field1576691.420
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants6601.000--415363-03-0W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park1558966.574
239Arizona Diamondbacks743.5712.5282532-22-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1559461.606
3915Los Angeles Dodgers633.5003.02630-40-03-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium1568967.571
51525San Diego Padres725.2864.51935-161-51-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1556491.413
41426Colorado Rockies725.2864.52446-222-40-1L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1557184.458


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Pat BordersC38.330Signed as Free Agent by Mariners. 
Tom GoodwinCF-LF33.255Released by Dodgers. 
Billy McMillonLF-RF30.143Signed as Free Agent by Yankees. 
Bill PulsipherP28.181Signed as Free Agent by Yankees. 
Angel RochaP17.144Signed as nondrafted free agent by Diamondbacks 
Mike TrombleyP34.360Released by Dodgers.