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Thursday May 23,2002This 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 2002-05-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees1Boston Red Sox3BoxPedro MartinezTed LillyUgueth Urbina
Baltimore Orioles11Oakland Athletics3BoxSidney PonsonMark Mulder(none)
Tampa Bay Rays3Seattle Mariners7BoxJames BaldwinTanyon Sturtze(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Chicago Cubs11BoxMatt ClementKris Benson(none)
Florida Marlins8Cincinnati Reds4BoxJulian TavarezJose RijoVladimir Nunez
San Diego Padres3Colorado Rockies16BoxJohn ThomsonBrett Tomko(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers16Milwaukee Brewers3BoxKazuhisa IshiiGlendon Rusch(none)
New York Mets1Philadelphia Phillies0BoxScott StricklandJose MesaArmando Benitez
Houston Astros4St. Louis Cardinals5BoxLuther HackmanOctavio DotelJason Isringhausen

Standings as of 2002-05-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox443113.705--2471549317-414-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleMike PortFenway Park1186256.525
233New York Yankees483117.6462.02621828015-916-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1137241.637
3718Baltimore Orioles452124.46710.5208206211-1310-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards1174671.393
41225Toronto Blue Jays441727.38614.0224270-469-138-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D JP RicciardiSkyDome1186157.517
51328Tampa Bay Rays451629.35615.5169234-657-169-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field1163977.336
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2511Minnesota Twins472621.553--23423229-1417-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1146846.596
169Chicago White Sox472621.553--2652442111-1415-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II1155560.478
3819Cleveland Indians462125.4574.5179222-438-1612-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mark ShapiroJacobs Field1165363.457
41126Detroit Tigers441727.3867.5169234-654-1813-9W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Luis PujolsDave DombrowskiComerica Park1173879.325
51429Kansas City Royals451530.33310.0190232-428-168-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium1174770.402
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Seattle Mariners463016.652--2652056017-513-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field1166353.543
246Anaheim Angels442717.6142.02521866613-714-10W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field1187246.610
3922Texas Rangers452025.4449.5203217-149-1411-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington1175265.444
41023Oakland Athletics462026.43510.0203252-498-1312-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1168333.716
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1612New York Mets472522.532--1881701814-1211-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1145064.439
3814Florida Marlins472423.5111.0222222011-1513-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium1155560.478
2713Atlanta Braves472423.5111.0177177013-1211-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1137736.681
41016Montreal Expos462224.4782.5207209-28-1414-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium1166155.526
51424Philadelphia Phillies472027.4265.0192230-384-1816-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1146054.526
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Cincinnati Reds472819.596--2101872313-1015-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1155065.435
2510St. Louis Cardinals472621.5532.0214204109-1317-8W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1157144.617
41220Pittsburgh Pirates462125.4576.5160202-4211-1410-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park1155164.443
31321Houston Astros462125.4576.5217194238-1613-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park1166353.543
51527Chicago Cubs451728.37810.0170213-438-139-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field1175067.427
61630Milwaukee Brewers471532.31913.0181235-545-1610-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry RoysterDean TaylorMiller Park1154174.357
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Arizona Diamondbacks462917.630--2391974213-916-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1166947.595
225San Francisco Giants452817.6220.52161585813-1015-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park1166749.578
348Los Angeles Dodgers472720.5742.51841572715-912-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium1156550.565
4915Colorado Rockies472324.4896.5234212227-1416-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1155065.435
51117San Diego Padres472225.4687.5165209-447-1815-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1154471.383


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Thomas CollaroOF19.049signed 
Jason DicksonP29.054Released by Devil Rays. 
Maiko LoyolaOF16.308Signed as nondrafted free agent by Pirates 
Jose MercedesP31.079Signed by Diamondbacks 
Bill PulsipherP28.226Released by Yankees. 
Nate Rolison1B25.057Claimed on waivers by Mariners from Marlins. 
Bill SimasP30.177Released by Tigers.