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Friday August 9,2002This 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.

2002 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 2002-08-09

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins5Boston Red Sox4BoxJ.C. RomeroFrank CastilloEddie Guardado
Seattle Mariners2Chicago White Sox10BoxMark BuehrleFreddy Garcia(none)
Texas Rangers3Cleveland Indians2BoxKenny RogersMark WohlersFrancisco Cordero
Baltimore Orioles0Detroit Tigers3BoxMike MarothJason JohnsonJuan Acevedo
Tampa Bay Rays4Kansas City Royals5BoxDarrell MayTravis Phelps(none)
Oakland Athletics3New York Yankees2BoxMicah BowieSterling Hitchcock(none)
Anaheim Angels4Toronto Blue Jays5BoxPete WalkerRamon OrtizKelvim Escobar
Florida Marlins1Arizona Diamondbacks2BoxByung-Hyun KimBraden Looper(none)
San Diego Padres10Cincinnati Reds12BoxJohn RiedlingBrett Tomko(none)
Chicago Cubs0Colorado Rockies2BoxDenny NeagleCarlos ZambranoJose Jimenez
Atlanta Braves6Houston Astros5BoxTim SpooneybargerNelson CruzJohn Smoltz
Philadelphia Phillies6Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxPaul ShueyMike TimlinEric Gagne
Montreal Expos11Milwaukee Brewers4BoxBartolo ColonRuben Quevedo(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4San Francisco Giants3BoxKip WellsJason SchmidtMike Williams
New York Mets2St. Louis Cardinals1BoxAl LeiterMike MatthewsArmando Benitez

Standings as of 2002-08-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1147143.623--66652014636-2435-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I473215.681
257Boston Red Sox1146648.5795.062146415737-2129-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleMike PortFenway Park482721.563
3717Baltimore Orioles1135558.48715.5509510-128-3227-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards491237.245
41022Toronto Blue Jays1145163.44720.0568606-3822-3229-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJP RicciardiSkyDome482721.563
51430Tampa Bay Rays1153877.33033.5471635-16415-4123-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field461729.370
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Minnesota Twins1177047.598--5945415330-2740-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome442420.545
2818Chicago White Sox1175661.47914.0605607-223-3733-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II452520.556
3923Cleveland Indians1145163.44717.5495591-9622-3628-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joel SkinnerMark ShapiroJacobs Field482325.479
41227Kansas City Royals1164670.39723.5511615-10416-4431-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium461630.348
51328Detroit Tigers1154471.38325.0438588-15017-4227-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Luis PujolsDave DombrowskiComerica Park461135.239
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Seattle Mariners1167145.612--59347811535-2136-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field462224.478
246Anaheim Angels1156748.5833.559047711331-2536-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field473215.681
368Oakland Athletics1166749.5784.05454964931-2536-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum463610.783
41124Texas Rangers1154966.42621.5578631-5321-3528-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington472324.489
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1157639.661--51437913536-2040-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field452520.556
2915Montreal Expos1155857.50418.0507517-1023-3535-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium472522.532
3814New York Mets1155857.50418.05024871528-2930-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium461729.370
41016Florida Marlins1155659.48720.0500530-3022-3434-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium472324.489
51220Philadelphia Phillies1155461.47022.0519556-3725-3229-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium462620.565
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511St. Louis Cardinals1126052.536--5094862326-3034-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II503713.740
3613Houston Astros1145955.5182.05324924026-3133-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park482523.521
2712Cincinnati Reds1145955.5182.0526532-631-2828-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field481929.396
41321Pittsburgh Pirates1155263.4529.5444525-8126-3126-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park462026.435
51425Chicago Cubs1134865.42512.5489521-3222-3426-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim HendryWrigley Field491930.388
61629Milwaukee Brewers1154075.34821.5463585-12217-4123-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry RoysterDean TaylorMiller Park471631.340
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Arizona Diamondbacks1167145.612--58547011534-2537-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark462719.587
239Los Angeles Dodgers1166551.5606.05044703433-2632-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium462719.587
3410San Francisco Giants1156352.5487.55634689531-2732-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park463214.696
41119Colorado Rockies1155461.47016.5538601-6318-4136-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field471928.404
51526San Diego Padres1154867.41722.5471572-10117-3831-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium471829.383

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jason BoydP29.167Signed as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Dave BurbaP36.033Signed by Indians 
Omar CasillasC18.327signed 
Anton FrenchOF27.015Contract purchased by Red Sox from Sonoma 
Joe NelsonP27.288Signed as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Nathan RuhlP26.024Released by Devil Rays