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Monday August 12,2002This 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 2002-08-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers0Anaheim Angels7BoxKevin AppierMark Redman(none)
Toronto Blue Jays2Oakland Athletics1BoxEsteban LoaizaAaron HarangKelvim Escobar
Houston Astros9Chicago Cubs6BoxRoy OswaltKerry WoodBilly Wagner
Colorado Rockies1Florida Marlins0BoxJason JenningsA.J. BurnettJose Jimenez
St. Louis Cardinals10Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxJason SimontacchiBrian Meadows(none)

Standings as of 2002-08-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1167244.621--67453314136-2436-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I453114.689
257Boston Red Sox1166848.5864.062646516137-2131-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleMike PortFenway Park462521.543
3716Baltimore Orioles1155659.48715.5513514-129-3327-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards471136.234
41022Toronto Blue Jays1175265.44420.5574619-4523-3229-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJP RicciardiSkyDome452619.578
51430Tampa Bay Rays1173978.33333.5484651-16716-4223-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field441628.364
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Minnesota Twins1197049.588--5955464930-2940-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome422418.571
2817Chicago White Sox1195762.47913.0614619-523-3734-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II432419.558
3921Cleveland Indians1165264.44816.5504605-10122-3629-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joel SkinnerMark ShapiroJacobs Field462224.478
41227Kansas City Royals1184771.39822.5527628-10116-4432-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium441529.341
51328Detroit Tigers1184573.38124.5442599-15717-4328-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Luis PujolsDave DombrowskiComerica Park431033.233
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Seattle Mariners1187246.610--60548711836-2236-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field442123.477
235Anaheim Angels1187048.5932.060948112833-2537-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field442915.659
368Oakland Athletics1196851.5714.55595065332-2636-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum43358.814
41125Texas Rangers1175067.42721.5592640-4822-3628-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington452223.489
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1177740.658--53239014237-2140-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field432419.558
2915Montreal Expos1175859.49619.0511528-1723-3735-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium452520.556
3814New York Mets1175859.49619.0506501528-3130-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium441727.386
41018Florida Marlins1185662.47521.5504549-4522-3634-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium442321.523
51119Philadelphia Phillies1175562.47022.0533569-3626-3329-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium442519.568
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511St. Louis Cardinals1156352.548--5334963727-3036-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II473413.723
2612Cincinnati Reds1166155.5262.5544539531-2830-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field461729.370
3713Houston Astros1176156.5213.05525163627-3134-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park452322.511
41323Pittsburgh Pirates1185266.44112.5457548-9126-3326-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park432023.465
51424Chicago Cubs1165066.43113.5522540-1824-3426-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim HendryWrigley Field461729.370
61629Milwaukee Brewers1174275.35922.0474589-11517-4125-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry RoysterDean TaylorMiller Park451431.311
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Arizona Diamondbacks1187345.619--60347412934-2539-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark442519.568
239Los Angeles Dodgers1186652.5597.05174843333-2633-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium442618.591
3410San Francisco Giants1176552.5567.557647510131-2734-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park443014.682
41220Colorado Rockies1185563.46618.0549628-7919-4136-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field441826.409
51526San Diego Padres1174869.41024.5478590-11217-4031-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium451827.400


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Brian FitzgeraldP27.229Claimed on waivers by Rockies from Mariners. 
Carlos Leon2B22.347Signed as nondrafted free agent by Yankees 
Jesus ValdezLF17.283Signed as nondrafted free agent by Cubs 
Rick WhiteP33.232Released by Rockies.