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Tuesday August 6,2002This 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 2002-08-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins2Baltimore Orioles9BoxSidney PonsonJohan Santana(none)
Oakland Athletics9Boston Red Sox1BoxMark MulderTim Wakefield(none)
Anaheim Angels11Chicago White Sox2BoxJarrod WashburnDan WrightAl Levine
Tampa Bay Rays2Cleveland Indians4BoxCharles NagyJorge SosaMark Wohlers
Texas Rangers2Detroit Tigers8BoxSteve SparksChan Ho Park(none)
Kansas City Royals6New York Yankees2BoxRunelvys HernandezMike Mussina(none)
Seattle Mariners12Toronto Blue Jays14BoxRoy HalladayJames BaldwinKelvim Escobar
Atlanta Braves4Arizona Diamondbacks3BoxKerry LigtenbergMike Koplove(none)
Cincinnati Reds6Colorado Rockies7BoxDenny StarkBrian MoehlerJose Jimenez
Florida Marlins0Houston Astros2BoxDave MlickiJosh BeckettBilly Wagner
Pittsburgh Pirates3Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxJosh FoggOdalis PerezMike Williams
New York Mets5Milwaukee Brewers1BoxPedro AstacioBen Sheets(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5San Diego Padres4BoxRheal CormierRobert Joseph Jones(none)
Chicago Cubs10San Francisco Giants11BoxTim WorrellKyle FarnsworthRobb Nen
Montreal Expos10St. Louis Cardinals1BoxMasato YoshiiChuck Finley(none)

Standings as of 2002-08-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1116942.622--65251214036-2433-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I503416.680
257Boston Red Sox1116546.5864.061145415737-2128-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleMike PortFenway Park512823.549
3718Baltimore Orioles1105357.48215.5499502-328-3125-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards521438.269
41022Toronto Blue Jays1115061.45019.0558594-3622-3228-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJP RicciardiSkyDome512823.549
51430Tampa Bay Rays1123775.33032.5461622-16114-3923-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field491831.367
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Minnesota Twins1146945.605--5845275729-2540-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome472522.532
2819Chicago White Sox1145361.46516.0585597-1223-3730-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II482820.583
3923Cleveland Indians1115061.45017.5485582-9722-3627-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joel SkinnerMark ShapiroJacobs Field512427.471
41227Kansas City Royals1134568.39823.5501599-9816-4230-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium491732.347
51328Detroit Tigers1124270.37526.0431580-14917-4225-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Luis PujolsDave DombrowskiComerica Park491336.265
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Seattle Mariners1136944.611--58346312033-2036-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field492425.490
246Anaheim Angels1126745.5981.557846211631-2236-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field503218.640
368Oakland Athletics1136548.5754.05374884929-2436-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum493811.776
41125Texas Rangers1124765.42021.5567625-5819-3428-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington502525.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1127438.661--50136713434-1940-19W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field482721.563
2915Montreal Expos1125656.50018.0489507-1821-3435-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium502723.540
3814New York Mets1125656.50018.0489480926-2830-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium491930.388
41016Florida Marlins1125557.49119.0493518-2521-3234-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium502426.480
51117Philadelphia Phillies1125458.48220.0507537-3025-2929-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium492623.531
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511St. Louis Cardinals1095950.541--5024772526-3033-20L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II533815.717
3613Houston Astros1115853.5232.05174803726-3132-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park512625.510
2712Cincinnati Reds1115853.5232.0509505431-2627-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field512031.392
41321Pittsburgh Pirates1125161.4559.5435508-7325-2926-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park492128.429
51424Chicago Cubs1104763.42712.5477512-3521-3226-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim HendryWrigley Field522032.385
61629Milwaukee Brewers1123973.34821.5453563-11017-4122-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry RoysterDean TaylorMiller Park501733.340
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Arizona Diamondbacks1136944.611--57646211434-2535-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark492920.592
239San Francisco Giants1126250.5546.555345210131-2731-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park493316.673
3410Los Angeles Dodgers1136251.5497.04834592433-2629-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium493019.612
41220Colorado Rockies1125161.45517.5519596-7718-4133-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field502228.440
51526San Diego Padres1124666.41122.5449554-10517-3729-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium502030.400


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Rafael FloresP18.102Signed as nondrafted free agent by White Sox 
Jared MathisIF26.364Voluntarily retired 
Brian ReithP24.159Claimed on waivers by Reds from Phillies. 
Matt SkrmettaP29.273Released by Royals.