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Sunday May 5,2002This 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 2002-05-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals2Baltimore Orioles3BoxCalvin MaduroChris GeorgeJorge Julio
Oakland Athletics3Chicago White Sox2BoxBarry ZitoDan WrightBilly Koch
Texas Rangers2Cleveland Indians9BoxCC SabathiaKenny Rogers(none)
Detroit Tigers7Minnesota Twins6BoxJeff WeaverKyle LohseJuan Acevedo
Seattle Mariners10New York Yankees6BoxJoel PineiroDavid Wells(none)
Boston Red Sox2Tampa Bay Rays0BoxFrank CastilloRyan RupeUgueth Urbina
Anaheim Angels8Toronto Blue Jays2BoxRamon OrtizLuke Prokopec(none)
Montreal Expos2Arizona Diamondbacks5BoxMike MorganJavier VazquezByung-Hyun Kim
New York Mets1Houston Astros12BoxRoy OswaltAl Leiter(none)
Chicago Cubs3Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxRon MahayKevin BrownAntonio Alfonseca
Florida Marlins7Milwaukee Brewers4BoxA.J. BurnettNelson FigueroaVladimir Nunez
Colorado Rockies4Philadelphia Phillies7BoxVicente PadillaMike HamptonJose Mesa
Pittsburgh Pirates5San Diego Padres6BoxBrian LawrenceSean LoweTrevor Hoffman
Cincinnati Reds5San Francisco Giants6BoxRobb NenLuis Pineda(none)
Atlanta Braves4St. Louis Cardinals2BoxGreg MadduxDarryl KileJohn Smoltz

Standings as of 2002-05-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox27207.741--164947012-28-5W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleMike PortFenway Park1357362.541
2510New York Yankees321814.5634.5162126369-89-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1298544.659
3716Baltimore Orioles311615.5166.0147136118-88-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards1315180.389
51328Toronto Blue Jays29920.31012.0138200-625-84-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D JP RicciardiSkyDome1336964.519
41227Tampa Bay Rays29920.31012.0112153-412-127-8L10T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field1324686.348
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Minnesota Twins322012.625--16515696-1014-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1297455.574
246Chicago White Sox311912.6130.5190156347-812-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II1316269.473
3919Cleveland Indians311516.4844.5132161-296-99-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mark ShapiroJacobs Field1315972.450
41126Detroit Tigers291019.3458.5120170-503-127-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Luis PujolsDave DombrowskiComerica Park1324587.341
51430Kansas City Royals29821.27610.5120168-484-114-10L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Allard BairdKauffman Stadium1335479.406
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Seattle Mariners31229.710--1931464714-28-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field1317160.542
2612Oakland Athletics311714.5485.014914457-810-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1318645.656
3818Anaheim Angels301515.5006.5157140179-66-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field1328448.636
41022Texas Rangers301317.4338.513913817-86-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington1325973.447
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148New York Mets311813.581--136114228-810-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1305773.438
2711Montreal Expos311714.5481.0161143187-810-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium1316665.504
3915Florida Marlins311615.5162.015014288-88-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium1316368.481
41017Atlanta Braves321616.5002.5115127-128-88-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1288543.664
51323Philadelphia Phillies311219.3876.0131160-293-129-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1306862.523
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Cincinnati Reds301713.567--116118-28-79-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1326171.462
2814Pittsburgh Pirates291514.5171.598125-278-67-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park1325775.432
31120Houston Astros301416.4673.0151141107-87-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park1327062.530
41221St. Louis Cardinals311417.4523.5139148-96-108-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1318348.634
51525Chicago Cubs291118.3795.5108121-137-84-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field1335677.421
61629Milwaukee Brewers31922.2908.5109144-352-137-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry RoysterDean TaylorMiller Park1314784.359
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Arizona Diamondbacks312011.645--1631342910-610-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1317853.595
224San Francisco Giants301911.6330.514097438-711-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park1317655.580
337Los Angeles Dodgers311813.5812.01151001510-58-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium1317457.565
4613San Diego Padres311714.5483.0110111-16-1011-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1314982.374
51424Colorado Rockies311219.3878.0139156-173-129-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1316170.466


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Felix MartinezSS27.352Released by Dodgers. 
Chad Meyers2B-CF26.271Signed as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Jeff SparksP30.031Released by Brewers