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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 2002-08-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees7Anaheim Angels5BoxMike StantonScot ShieldsRamiro Mendoza
Kansas City Royals4Minnesota Twins5BoxJ.C. RomeroScott Mullen(none)
Detroit Tigers0Oakland Athletics4BoxCory LidleMike Maroth(none)
Cleveland Indians10Seattle Mariners8BoxJake WestbrookKazuhiro SasakiMark Wohlers
Chicago White Sox3Tampa Bay Rays10BoxJoe KennedyMark Buehrle(none)
Boston Red Sox11Texas Rangers3BoxPedro MartinezAaron Myette(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Toronto Blue Jays5BoxFelix HerediaB.J. RyanKelvim Escobar
St. Louis Cardinals1Atlanta Braves2BoxJohn SmoltzDave Veres(none)
Colorado Rockies1Chicago Cubs4BoxMark PriorShawn Chacon(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2Florida Marlins7BoxMichael TejeraRuben Quevedo(none)
Houston Astros5Montreal Expos4BoxKirk SaarloosJavier VazquezBilly Wagner
Arizona Diamondbacks12New York Mets7BoxMike KoploveMark GuthrieByung-Hyun Kim
Los Angeles Dodgers4Philadelphia Phillies3BoxOmar DaalBrett MyersEric Gagne
San Francisco Giants10Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxKirk RueterKris Benson(none)
Cincinnati Reds15San Diego Padres10BoxGabe WhiteTrevor Hoffman(none)

Standings as of 2002-08-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1106941.627--65050614436-2433-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I513417.667
257Boston Red Sox1106545.5914.061044516537-2128-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleMike PortFenway Park522824.538
3717Baltimore Orioles1085256.48116.0489493-428-3024-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards541539.278
41023Toronto Blue Jays1094861.44020.5537581-4422-3226-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJP RicciardiSkyDome533023.566
51430Tampa Bay Rays1103773.33632.0456614-15814-3823-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field511833.353
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1126943.616--5785067229-2440-19W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome492524.510
2819Chicago White Sox1125260.46417.0579583-422-3730-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II502921.580
3922Cleveland Indians1104961.44519.0481580-9922-3626-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joel SkinnerMark ShapiroJacobs Field522527.481
41227Kansas City Royals1114368.38725.5483593-11014-4230-25L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium511932.373
51328Detroit Tigers1104169.37327.0420572-15217-4224-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Luis PujolsDave DombrowskiComerica Park511437.275
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Seattle Mariners1126943.616--57144912233-1936-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field502426.480
246Anaheim Angels1106545.5913.056145710429-2236-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field523418.654
368Oakland Athletics1126448.5715.05284874128-2436-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum503911.780
41125Texas Rangers1114764.42321.5565617-5219-3328-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington512526.490
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1117338.658--49736413333-1940-19W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field492821.571
2814New York Mets1105555.50017.5484477725-2830-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium512031.392
3916Florida Marlins1115556.49518.0493516-2321-3134-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium512427.471
41015Montreal Expos1115556.49518.0479506-2720-3435-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium512823.549
51118Philadelphia Phillies1105258.47320.5495528-3324-2928-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium512823.549
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511St. Louis Cardinals1085949.546--5014673426-3033-19L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II543816.704
2612Cincinnati Reds1105852.5272.0503498531-2527-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field522032.385
3713Houston Astros1105753.5183.05154803526-3131-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park522725.519
41320Pittsburgh Pirates1115061.45010.5432507-7524-2926-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park502228.440
51424Chicago Cubs1094762.43112.5467501-3421-3126-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim HendryWrigley Field532033.377
61629Milwaukee Brewers1113972.35121.5452558-10617-4122-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry RoysterDean TaylorMiller Park511734.333
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Arizona Diamondbacks1116843.613--57145811333-2535-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark513021.588
239Los Angeles Dodgers1116249.5596.04774492833-2529-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium513021.588
3410San Francisco Giants1116150.5507.054244210031-2730-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park503416.680
41221Colorado Rockies1115061.45018.0512590-7818-4132-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field512328.451
51526San Diego Padres1114665.41422.0445549-10417-3729-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium512031.392


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Robert AndinoSS18.101signed 
Brian Dopirak1B18.228signed 
Darin NaatjesP22.008signed 
Edward OvalleOF17.050Signed as nondrafted free agent by Twins 
Bryan WardP30.192Purchased by Rockies from Torreon (Mexican).