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Wednesday July 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 2002-07-31

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox2Anaheim Angels1BoxTim WakefieldJohn LackeyUgueth Urbina
Toronto Blue Jays9Kansas City Royals2BoxSteve ParrisShawn Sedlacek(none)
Chicago White Sox1Minnesota Twins2BoxJ.C. RomeroAntonio Osuna(none)
Cleveland Indians4Oakland Athletics6BoxMark MulderJake WestbrookBilly Koch
Detroit Tigers2Seattle Mariners5BoxJames BaldwinBrian PowellKazuhiro Sasaki
Baltimore Orioles12Tampa Bay Rays2BoxRodrigo LopezLuis de los Santos(none)
New York Yankees6Texas Rangers17BoxRob BellMike Mussina(none)
Milwaukee Brewers1Atlanta Braves9BoxKevin MillwoodBen Sheets(none)
San Diego Padres8Chicago Cubs6BoxBrandon VillafuerteKyle FarnsworthTrevor Hoffman
Los Angeles Dodgers11Cincinnati Reds5BoxHideo NomoBrian Moehler(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5Florida Marlins8BoxJosh BeckettTravis SmithBraden Looper
Arizona Diamondbacks5Montreal Expos1BoxRandy JohnsonMasato Yoshii(none)
Houston Astros0New York Mets10BoxShawn EstesDave Mlicki(none)
San Francisco Giants6Philadelphia Phillies8BoxMike TimlinTroy BrohawnJose Mesa
Colorado Rockies6Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxBrian BoehringerRick WhiteMike Williams

Standings as of 2002-07-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1066739.632--63449414034-2233-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I553619.655
257Boston Red Sox1066343.5944.057341515835-1928-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleMike PortFenway Park563026.536
3819Baltimore Orioles1044955.47117.0464473-925-2924-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards581840.310
41023Toronto Blue Jays1054659.43820.5517558-4121-3225-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJP RicciardiSkyDome573225.561
51430Tampa Bay Rays1063571.33032.0432597-16514-3821-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field552035.364
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Minnesota Twins1086543.602--5614986329-2436-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome532924.547
2717Chicago White Sox1085157.47214.05665561021-3430-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II543024.556
3921Cleveland Indians1064858.45316.0460547-8721-3326-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joel SkinnerMark ShapiroJacobs Field562630.464
41227Kansas City Royals1074364.40221.5473579-10614-3930-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium551936.345
51328Detroit Tigers1064066.37724.0410554-14416-3924-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Luis PujolsDave DombrowskiComerica Park551540.273
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Seattle Mariners1086642.611--53842811033-1933-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field542727.500
246Anaheim Angels1066343.5942.054944110829-2234-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field563620.643
369Oakland Athletics1086147.5655.05104773328-2433-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum544212.778
41125Texas Rangers1074562.42120.5535580-4519-3326-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington552728.491
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1076938.645--47435711733-1936-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field533221.604
2712New York Mets1065551.51913.54694452425-2830-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium552035.364
3915Montreal Expos1075354.49516.0467494-2720-3433-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium553025.545
41016Florida Marlins1075255.48617.0471506-3521-3131-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium552728.491
51118Philadelphia Phillies1065056.47218.5481514-3324-2926-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium553025.545
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138St. Louis Cardinals1045945.567--4944445026-2633-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II583820.655
2613Cincinnati Reds1065551.5195.0476476029-2426-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field562333.411
3814Houston Astros1065452.5096.05014693223-3031-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park563026.536
41220Pittsburgh Pirates1074958.45811.5415478-6324-2925-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park542331.426
51526Chicago Cubs1054461.41915.5448487-3921-3123-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim HendryWrigley Field572334.404
61629Milwaukee Brewers1073869.35522.5442536-9416-3822-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry RoysterDean TaylorMiller Park551837.327
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Arizona Diamondbacks1076542.607--5414429930-2435-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark553322.600
2410Los Angeles Dodgers1076047.5615.04604312931-2329-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium553223.582
3511San Francisco Giants1075948.5516.05154239229-2530-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park543618.667
41322Colorado Rockies1074859.44917.0502579-7716-3932-20L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field552530.455
51424San Diego Padres1074562.42120.0420520-10017-3628-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium552134.382

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jason BayLF-RF23.314Traded by Mets with Josh Reynolds and Bobby Jones to Padres for Jason Middlebrook and Steve Reed. 
Jason BryanOF20.255Traded by Rangers to Red Sox for a player to be named July 31 2002 
Troy Cameron3B23.334Traded by Indians to Rockies for a player to be named July 31 2002 
Mark CoreyP27.257Traded by Mets with Robert Stratton and Jay Payton to Rockies for John Thomson and Mark Little. 
Jorge FabregasC32.140Traded by Angels with Pedro Liriano and Johnny Raburn to Brewers for Alex Ochoa and Sal Fasano. 
Sal FasanoC30.356Traded by Brewers with Alex Ochoa to Angels for Pedro Liriano, Johnny Raburn and Jorge Fabregas. 
Frank FranciscoP22.050Traded by Red Sox with Byeong Hak An to White Sox for Bob Howry. 
Cody HaertherOF19.017signed 
Chad HermansenCF-RF24.324Traded by Pirates to Cubs for Darren Lewis. 
Todd HollandsworthLF-CF29.102Traded by Rockies with Dennys Reyes to Rangers for Jason Romano, Gabe Kapler and Cash. 
Bob HowryP28.361Traded by White Sox to Red Sox for Byeong Hak An and Frank Francisco. 
Bobby JonesP30.111Traded by Mets with Jason Bay and Josh Reynolds to Padres for Jason Middlebrook and Steve Reed. 
Gabe KaplerCF-RF26.335Traded by Rangers with Jason Romano and Cash to Rockies for Todd Hollandsworth and Dennys Reyes. 
Darren LewisCF34.338Traded by Cubs to Pirates for Chad Hermansen. 
Pedro LirianoP21.281Traded by Angels to Brewers S completing trade in which Brewers sent OF Alex Ochoa and C Sal Fasano to Angels for C Jorge Fabregas and two players to be named 
Mark LittleLF-RF30.020Traded by Rockies with John Thomson to Mets for Robert Stratton, Mark Corey and Jay Payton. 
Jason MiddlebrookP27.035Traded by Padres with Steve Reed to Mets for Jason Bay, Josh Reynolds and Bobby Jones. 
Patrick O'SullivanOF25.131Loaned by Mets to Reynosa (Mexican) May 8- 
Alex OchoaRF-LF30.124Traded by Brewers with Sal Fasano to Angels for Pedro Liriano, Johnny Raburn and Jorge Fabregas. 
Jay PaytonCF-LF29.251Traded by Mets with Robert Stratton and Mark Corey to Rockies for John Thomson and Mark Little. 
John RaburnSS23.165Traded by Angels to Brewers Aug. 14 2002 as part of trade in which Brewers sent OF Alex Ochoa and C Sal Fasano to Angels for C Jorge Fabregas and two players to be named 
Steve ReedP36.152Traded by Padres with Jason Middlebrook to Mets for Jason Bay, Josh Reynolds and Bobby Jones. 
Dennys ReyesP25.103Traded by Rockies with Todd Hollandsworth to Rangers for Jason Romano, Gabe Kapler and Cash. 
Natanahel ReyesP23.254Loaned by Dodgers to Mexico City Red Devils (Mexican) 1999 
Jake RobbinsP26.069Released by Braves. 
Jason RomanoCF-2B23.037Traded by Rangers with Gabe Kapler and Cash to Rockies for Todd Hollandsworth and Dennys Reyes. 
Oscar Salazar1B24.034Claimed on waivers by Mets from Tigers. 
Rob StrattonOF24.297Traded by Mets with OF Jay Payton and RHP Mark Corey to Rockies for RHP John Thomson and OF Mark Little July 31 2002 
John ThomsonP28.303Traded by Rockies with Mark Little to Mets for Robert Stratton, Mark Corey and Jay Payton.