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Thursday May 2,2002This 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.

2002 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 2002-05-02

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals2Baltimore Orioles6BoxSidney PonsonPaul ByrdRick Bauer
Seattle Mariners15Chicago White Sox4BoxJames BaldwinJon Rauch(none)
Anaheim Angels8Cleveland Indians0BoxKevin AppierChuck Finley(none)
Tampa Bay Rays6Minnesota Twins7BoxTony FioreSteven Kent(none)
Oakland Athletics2New York Yankees9BoxRoger ClemensCory Lidle(none)
Texas Rangers5Toronto Blue Jays3BoxRob BellMichael SmithHideki Irabu
New York Mets3Arizona Diamondbacks7BoxMiguel BatistaShawn EstesByung-Hyun Kim
Pittsburgh Pirates2Colorado Rockies7BoxJohn ThomsonRon Villone(none)
Montreal Expos2Houston Astros8BoxTim ReddingCarl Pavano(none)
Cincinnati Reds2Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxGiovanni CarraraLuis Pineda(none)
Atlanta Braves3Milwaukee Brewers2BoxDarren HolmesMike DeJeanJohn Smoltz
Chicago Cubs6San Diego Padres1BoxKerry WoodBrett Tomko(none)
Florida Marlins9St. Louis Cardinals6BoxMichael TejeraDave VeresVladimir Nunez

Standings as of 2002-05-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox24177.708--15287659-28-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleMike PortFenway Park1387662.551
245New York Yankees291811.6211.5149101489-89-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1328547.644
3919Baltimore Orioles281315.4646.0130131-18-85-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards1345480.403
41226Tampa Bay Rays26917.3469.0105141-362-127-5L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field1354689.341
51428Toronto Blue Jays26818.30810.0128185-575-83-10L8T S R Log Off Def SP D JP RicciardiSkyDome1367066.515
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Minnesota Twins291811.621--14814356-1012-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1327656.576
2510Chicago White Sox281711.6070.5172150227-810-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II1346470.478
3820Cleveland Indians281315.4644.5118155-376-97-6L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mark ShapiroJacobs Field1346173.455
41125Detroit Tigers26917.3467.5107153-462-107-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Luis PujolsDave DombrowskiComerica Park1354689.341
51329Kansas City Royals26818.3088.5115151-364-84-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Allard BairdKauffman Stadium1365482.397
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Seattle Mariners28199.679--1681333511-28-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field1347460.552
2612Oakland Athletics281612.5713.0143126176-610-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1348747.649
3717Anaheim Angels271314.4815.5142130127-56-9W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field1358649.637
41021Texas Rangers271215.4446.513312496-66-9W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington1356075.444
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
156Montreal Expos281711.607--151126257-510-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium1346668.493
239New York Mets281711.607--12396277-610-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1335875.436
3915Florida Marlins281414.5003.013112836-78-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium1346569.485
41016Atlanta Braves291415.4833.5107121-146-78-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1318744.664
51527Philadelphia Phillies28919.3218.0115149-343-126-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1337162.534
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds271710.630--11010378-49-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1356174.452
2713Pittsburgh Pirates261412.5382.587112-257-47-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park1355877.430
31118St. Louis Cardinals281315.4644.5133140-76-107-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1348450.627
41222Houston Astros271215.4445.013312857-85-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park1357263.533
51424Chicago Cubs26917.3467.595115-205-74-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field1365878.426
61630Milwaukee Brewers28820.2869.595125-302-136-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry RoysterDean TaylorMiller Park1344886.358
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127Arizona Diamondbacks281711.607--1461242210-67-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1348153.604
248Los Angeles Dodgers281711.607--109872210-57-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium1347559.560
3611San Francisco Giants271611.5930.512591348-78-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park1347955.590
4814San Diego Padres281513.5362.097100-36-109-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1345183.381
51323Colorado Rockies281216.4295.0128140-123-99-7W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1346173.455

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jermaine AllensworthCF30.112Signed by Braves 
Matt HuntingfordOF23.058Voluntarily retired