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Tuesday April 9,2002This 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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Games on 2002-04-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners5Anaheim Angels1BoxJohn HalamaKevin Appier(none)
Kansas City Royals4Boston Red Sox8BoxTim WakefieldDan Reichert(none)
Minnesota Twins4Cleveland Indians5BoxChuck FinleyJoe MaysBob Wickman
Chicago White Sox8Detroit Tigers2BoxDan WrightSteve Sparks(none)
Oakland Athletics5Texas Rangers4BoxBilly KochRudy Seanez(none)
New York Yankees5Toronto Blue Jays2BoxMike MussinaDan PlesacMariano Rivera
New York Mets0Chicago Cubs2BoxJon LieberSteve TrachselAntonio Alfonseca
Houston Astros5Colorado Rockies10BoxJohn ThomsonShane Reynolds(none)
Atlanta Braves4Philadelphia Phillies7BoxJose SantiagoJason MarquisJose Mesa
Arizona Diamondbacks2San Diego Padres5BoxRobert Joseph JonesTodd StottlemyreTrevor Hoffman
Los Angeles Dodgers3San Francisco Giants0BoxHideo NomoRuss OrtizEric Gagne
Milwaukee Brewers5St. Louis Cardinals6BoxDave VeresJose CabreraJason Isringhausen

Standings as of 2002-04-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
121New York Yankees871.875--4318254-13-0W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1539657.627
235Boston Red Sox541.8001.53019113-01-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleMike PortFenway Park1578968.567
3716Tampa Bay Rays633.5003.0222200-33-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field15552103.335
41127Toronto Blue Jays725.2864.53855-171-01-5L5T S R Log Off Def SP D JP RicciardiSkyDome1557679.490
51228Baltimore Orioles615.1675.01419-50-01-5L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards1566690.423
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians871.875--5126255-12-0W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Mark ShapiroJacobs Field1546787.435
258Minnesota Twins853.6252.0414105-30-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1538964.582
3918Chicago White Sox734.4293.5423573-40-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II1557877.503
41025Kansas City Royals624.3334.02435-110-12-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Allard BairdKauffman Stadium1566096.385
51430Detroit Tigers707.0006.51548-330-30-4L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Luis PujolsDave DombrowskiComerica Park1545599.357
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Oakland Athletics862.750--453783-13-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1549757.630
267Seattle Mariners853.6251.0443682-03-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field1548866.571
3821Anaheim Angels734.4292.52631-52-01-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field1559659.619
41329Texas Rangers716.1434.52639-131-30-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington1557184.458
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Montreal Expos743.571--4030103-11-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium1557976.510
3612Philadelphia Phillies844.5000.52736-91-23-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1537677.497
2915Atlanta Braves844.5000.53537-21-13-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1529755.638
41020Florida Marlins734.4291.02634-83-30-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium1557679.490
51117New York Mets734.4291.03322112-21-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1547282.468
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Pittsburgh Pirates651.833--191364-11-0W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park1556788.432
239St. Louis Cardinals743.5711.5393182-12-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1559362.600
3813Houston Astros844.5002.0494721-13-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park1548074.519
41219Cincinnati Reds734.4292.52634-80-13-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1557580.484
51524Chicago Cubs624.3333.0191901-21-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field1566591.417
61626Milwaukee Brewers725.2863.52840-121-31-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dean TaylorMiller Park15554101.348
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants761.857--418333-03-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park1548965.578
2511Los Angeles Dodgers743.5712.02930-11-03-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium1558867.568
3714Arizona Diamondbacks844.5002.5303002-32-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1549460.610
51422San Diego Padres835.3753.52437-131-52-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1546391.409
41323Colorado Rockies835.3753.53451-172-41-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1547084.455


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dan BarnettC22.009Signed as nondrafted free agent by Angels 
Pat BordersC38.331Signed by Mariners 
Ben KozlowskiP21.236Traded by Braves to Rangers for Andy Pratt. 
Drew LarnedC26.148Released by Red Sox 
Andy PrattP22.226Traded by Rangers to Braves for Ben Kozlowski. 
Eric Storey3B24.179Signed by White Sox