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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 2002-08-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins1Baltimore Orioles4BoxTravis DriskillBrad RadkeJorge Julio
Oakland Athletics2Boston Red Sox4BoxDerek LoweBarry ZitoUgueth Urbina
Anaheim Angels2Chicago White Sox3BoxJim ParqueAaron SeleDamaso Marte
Tampa Bay Rays4Cleveland Indians2BoxPaul WilsonDanys BaezEsteban Yan
Texas Rangers1Detroit Tigers2BoxJose LimaIsmael ValdezJuan Acevedo
Kansas City Royals3New York Yankees6BoxAndy PettittePaul ByrdMariano Rivera
Seattle Mariners3Toronto Blue Jays1BoxJamie MoyerChris CarpenterJeff Nelson
Atlanta Braves4Arizona Diamondbacks1BoxTom GlavineBrian AndersonJohn Smoltz
Cincinnati Reds3Colorado Rockies10BoxMike HamptonJimmy Haynes(none)
Florida Marlins4Houston Astros3BoxJulian TavarezPeter MunroBraden Looper
Pittsburgh Pirates5Los Angeles Dodgers10BoxKevin BeirneJimmy Anderson(none)
New York Mets9Milwaukee Brewers0BoxSteve TrachselJamey Wright(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4San Diego Padres7BoxTom DaveyTerry Adams(none)
Chicago Cubs9San Francisco Giants3BoxMatt ClementLivan Hernandez(none)
Montreal Expos3St. Louis Cardinals5BoxMatt MorrisBritt ReamesJason Isringhausen

Standings as of 2002-08-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1137142.628--66451714736-2435-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I483216.667
257Boston Red Sox1136647.5845.061745915837-2129-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleMike PortFenway Park492722.551
3717Baltimore Orioles1125557.49115.5509507228-3127-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards501238.240
41023Toronto Blue Jays1135063.44221.0563602-3922-3228-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJP RicciardiSkyDome492821.571
51430Tampa Bay Rays1143876.33333.5467630-16315-4023-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field471730.362
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Minnesota Twins1166947.595--5895375229-2740-20L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome452520.556
2818Chicago White Sox1165561.47414.0595605-1023-3732-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II462620.565
3921Cleveland Indians1135162.45116.5493588-9522-3628-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joel SkinnerMark ShapiroJacobs Field492326.469
41227Kansas City Royals1154570.39123.5506611-10516-4430-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium471730.362
51328Detroit Tigers1144371.37725.0435588-15317-4226-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Luis PujolsDave DombrowskiComerica Park471235.255
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Seattle Mariners1157144.617--59146812335-2036-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field472225.468
246Anaheim Angels1146747.5883.558647211431-2436-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field483216.667
368Oakland Athletics1156649.5745.05424944830-2536-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum473710.787
41126Texas Rangers1144866.42122.5575629-5420-3528-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington482424.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1147539.658--50837413435-2040-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field462620.565
2915Montreal Expos1145757.50018.0496513-1722-3535-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium482622.542
3814New York Mets1145757.50018.05004861427-2930-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium471829.383
41016Florida Marlins1145658.49119.0499528-2922-3334-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium482325.479
51119Philadelphia Phillies1145460.47421.0513549-3625-3129-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium472621.553
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511St. Louis Cardinals1116051.541--5084842426-3034-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II513714.725
2612Houston Astros1135954.5222.05274864126-3133-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park492524.510
3713Cincinnati Reds1135855.5133.0514522-831-2827-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field492029.408
41322Pittsburgh Pirates1145163.44710.5440522-8225-3126-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park472126.447
51424Chicago Cubs1124864.42912.5489519-3022-3326-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim HendryWrigley Field501931.380
61629Milwaukee Brewers1144074.35121.5459574-11517-4123-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry RoysterDean TaylorMiller Park481632.333
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Arizona Diamondbacks1157045.609--58346911434-2536-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark472819.596
239Los Angeles Dodgers1156451.5576.04974643333-2631-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium472819.596
3410San Francisco Giants1146351.5536.55604649631-2732-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park473215.681
41220Colorado Rockies1145361.46516.5536601-6518-4135-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field482028.417
51525San Diego Padres1144866.42121.5461560-9917-3731-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium481830.375


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Scott EyreP30.070Claimed on waivers by Giants from Blue Jays. 
Dustin HennisOF16.256Contract purchased by Yankees from Elmira 
Jose OffermanSS-2B33.273Sent to Mariners by Red Sox for future considerations. 
Matthew PikeP23.337Contract purchased by Yankees from Elmira 
Wilfredo RodriguezP23.141Signed as Free Agent by Cubs. 
Jeremy WareOF26.290Traded by Indians to Expos for RHP Shane Arthurs