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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 2002-08-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins4Baltimore Orioles6BoxScott EricksonRick ReedJorge Julio
Oakland Athletics3Boston Red Sox2BoxAaron HarangJohn BurkettBilly Koch
Anaheim Angels6Chicago White Sox7BoxAntonio OsunaBrendan Donnelly(none)
Tampa Bay Rays2Cleveland Indians6BoxCC SabathiaTanyon Sturtze(none)
Texas Rangers7Detroit Tigers2BoxFrancisco CorderoJulio Santana(none)
Kansas City Royals2New York Yankees6BoxRoger ClemensJeff Suppan(none)
Seattle Mariners5Toronto Blue Jays4BoxKazuhiro SasakiLuke Prokopec(none)
Atlanta Braves3Arizona Diamondbacks6BoxMatt ManteiMike RemlingerByung-Hyun Kim
Cincinnati Reds2Colorado Rockies7BoxJason JenningsJoey Hamilton(none)
Florida Marlins2Houston Astros7BoxRoy OswaltA.J. Burnett(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates0Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxAndy AshbyBrian MeadowsEric Gagne
New York Mets2Milwaukee Brewers6BoxGlendon RuschJeff D'Amico(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2San Diego Padres5BoxJake PeavyVicente PadillaTrevor Hoffman
Chicago Cubs3San Francisco Giants4BoxRobb NenAntonio Alfonseca(none)
Montreal Expos4St. Louis Cardinals1BoxTomo OhkaJason SimontacchiScott Stewart

Standings as of 2002-08-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1127042.625--65851414436-2434-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I493316.673
257Boston Red Sox1126547.5805.061345715637-2128-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleMike PortFenway Park502822.560
3717Baltimore Orioles1115457.48615.5505506-128-3126-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards511338.255
41023Toronto Blue Jays1125062.44620.0562599-3722-3228-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJP RicciardiSkyDome502822.560
51430Tampa Bay Rays1133776.32733.5463628-16514-4023-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field481830.375
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Minnesota Twins1156946.600--5885335529-2640-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome462521.543
2819Chicago White Sox1155461.47015.0592603-1123-3731-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II472720.574
3921Cleveland Indians1125161.45516.5491584-9322-3628-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joel SkinnerMark ShapiroJacobs Field502327.460
41227Kansas City Royals1144569.39523.5503605-10216-4330-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium481731.354
51328Detroit Tigers1134271.37226.0433587-15417-4225-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Luis PujolsDave DombrowskiComerica Park481335.271
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Seattle Mariners1147044.614--58846712134-2036-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field482325.479
246Anaheim Angels1136746.5932.558446911531-2336-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field493217.653
368Oakland Athletics1146648.5794.05404905030-2436-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum483711.771
41124Texas Rangers1134865.42521.5574627-5320-3428-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington492425.490
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1137439.655--50437313134-2040-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field472720.574
2814Montreal Expos1135756.50417.0493508-1522-3435-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium492623.531
3915New York Mets1135657.49618.0491486526-2930-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium481929.396
41016Florida Marlins1135558.48719.0495525-3021-3334-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium492425.490
51118Philadelphia Phillies1135459.47820.0509542-3325-3029-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium482622.542
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511St. Louis Cardinals1105951.536--5034812226-3033-21L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II523814.731
2612Houston Astros1125953.5271.05244824226-3133-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park502525.500
3713Cincinnati Reds1125854.5182.0511512-131-2727-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field502030.400
41322Pittsburgh Pirates1135162.4519.5435512-7725-3026-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park482127.438
51425Chicago Cubs1114764.42312.5480516-3621-3326-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim HendryWrigley Field512031.392
61629Milwaukee Brewers1134073.35420.5459565-10617-4123-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry RoysterDean TaylorMiller Park491633.327
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Arizona Diamondbacks1147044.614--58246511734-2536-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark482820.583
239San Francisco Giants1136350.5586.555745510231-2732-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park483216.667
3410Los Angeles Dodgers1146351.5537.04874592833-2630-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium482919.604
41220Colorado Rockies1135261.46017.5526598-7218-4134-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field492128.429
51526San Diego Padres1134766.41622.5454556-10217-3730-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium491930.388


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Shane ArthursP22.343Traded by Expos to Indians for OF Jeremy Ware 
Dave BurbaP36.031Signed as Free Agent by Indians. 
Coco CrispCF22.280Traded by Cardinals with Luis Garcia to Indians for Chuck Finley. 
Javis DiazOF18.043Signed as nondrafted free agent by Padres 
David McCarty1B-LF32.257Released by Devil Rays. 
Jason RadwanC24.269Released by Dodgers