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Friday May 31,2002This 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 2002-05-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners7Baltimore Orioles8BoxRick BauerJohn Halama(none)
Chicago White Sox0Cleveland Indians7BoxBartolo ColonGary Glover(none)
Toronto Blue Jays4Detroit Tigers2BoxEsteban LoaizaAdam BerneroKelvim Escobar
Anaheim Angels11Minnesota Twins3BoxJarrod WashburnEric Milton(none)
Boston Red Sox5New York Yankees2BoxDerek LoweDavid Wells(none)
Oakland Athletics13Tampa Bay Rays9BoxMike VenafroEsteban Yan(none)
Kansas City Royals10Texas Rangers7BoxCory BaileyHideki Irabu(none)
Houston Astros4Chicago Cubs1BoxCarlos HernandezJason BereBilly Wagner
Atlanta Braves7Cincinnati Reds0BoxGreg MadduxChris Reitsma(none)
New York Mets6Florida Marlins5BoxGrant RobertsVladimir NunezArmando Benitez
Arizona Diamondbacks6Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxRandy JohnsonOmar DaalByung-Hyun Kim
Montreal Expos8Philadelphia Phillies7BoxJavier VazquezBrandon DuckworthScott Stewart
Milwaukee Brewers12San Diego Padres1BoxRuben QuevedoDennis Tankersley(none)
Colorado Rockies6San Francisco Giants2BoxJason JenningsRyan JensenTodd Jones
Pittsburgh Pirates3St. Louis Cardinals1BoxJosh FoggWoody WilliamsMike Williams

Standings as of 2002-05-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox513615.706--2891959421-415-11W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleMike PortFenway Park1115754.514
222New York Yankees553619.6552.03092149520-1016-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1066739.632
3920Baltimore Orioles522428.46212.5238244-612-1512-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards1104367.391
41328Toronto Blue Jays511833.35318.0245304-5910-138-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D JP RicciardiSkyDome1116051.541
51429Tampa Bay Rays521834.34618.5197278-817-1911-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field1093772.339
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Minnesota Twins553124.564--2812711013-1618-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1066343.594
2614Chicago White Sox542826.5192.52962851111-1517-11L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II1085355.491
3716Cleveland Indians542727.5003.5218247-2911-1615-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mark ShapiroJacobs Field1084761.435
41126Kansas City Royals512031.3929.0231271-409-1612-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium1114269.378
51227Detroit Tigers522032.3859.5207279-727-2213-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Luis PujolsDave DombrowskiComerica Park1093574.321
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Seattle Mariners533419.642--2992306919-715-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field1095950.541
246Anaheim Angels513021.5883.02922187415-915-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field1116942.622
3818Oakland Athletics532528.4729.0251285-3410-1515-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1097831.716
41023Texas Rangers522131.40412.5241273-329-1712-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington1105159.464
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1611Atlanta Braves553025.545--2241992514-1216-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1057134.676
2712New York Mets542925.5370.52171981915-1214-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1074661.430
3915Montreal Expos542727.5002.5247249-210-1717-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium1085652.519
41017Florida Marlins552629.4734.0250262-1213-1713-12L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium1075354.495
51525Philadelphia Phillies532132.3968.0222268-465-2216-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1085949.546
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Cincinnati Reds543222.593--2412241717-1215-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1084662.426
2510St. Louis Cardinals543024.5562.02432321113-1517-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1086741.620
31119Pittsburgh Pirates542529.4637.0190232-4212-1413-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park1074760.439
41322Houston Astros532429.4537.5247223249-1615-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park1096049.550
51424Chicago Cubs532132.39610.5200245-4512-169-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field1094663.422
61630Milwaukee Brewers541836.33314.0218263-456-1912-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry RoysterDean TaylorMiller Park1083870.352
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Arizona Diamondbacks543420.630--2852335216-1118-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1086444.593
237Los Angeles Dodgers543123.5743.02262022416-1115-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium1086147.565
348San Francisco Giants533023.5663.52431994413-1317-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park1086543.602
4813Colorado Rockies552926.5275.52792512810-1619-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1074463.411
51221San Diego Padres552530.4559.5199251-528-2017-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1074166.383


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Matt AlbersP19.131signed 
Hector BenoitP18.335On restricted list 
Jason DicksonP29.062Released by Giants. 
Mike MachenP20.238Signed by Orioles 
Chris MichalakP31.147Granted Free Agency. 
Wilkin RodriguezOF19.268Signed as nondrafted free agent by Tigers