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Friday August 16,2002This 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 2002-08-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians4Anaheim Angels5BoxJohn LackeyRyan DreseTroy Percival
Detroit Tigers6Baltimore Orioles5BoxSteve SparksRodrigo LopezJuan Acevedo
Boston Red Sox0Minnesota Twins5BoxJoe MaysPedro Martinez(none)
Chicago White Sox0Oakland Athletics1BoxCory LidleMark BuehrleBilly Koch
New York Yankees9Seattle Mariners3BoxDavid WellsJohn HalamaJeff Weaver
Kansas City Royals6Tampa Bay Rays5BoxRyan BukvichEsteban YanRoberto Hernandez
Toronto Blue Jays5Texas Rangers6BoxDanny KolbKelvim Escobar(none)
Colorado Rockies1Atlanta Braves4BoxKevin MillwoodShawn ChaconJohn Smoltz
Arizona Diamondbacks2Chicago Cubs1BoxCurt SchillingSteve SmythByung-Hyun Kim
Houston Astros3Cincinnati Reds9BoxBrian MoehlerDave Mlicki(none)
San Francisco Giants2Florida Marlins4BoxMichael TejeraKirk RueterBraden Looper
San Diego Padres6Montreal Expos11BoxZach DayJason Kershner(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3New York Mets2BoxKevin BrownMark GuthrieEric Gagne
St. Louis Cardinals0Philadelphia Phillies4BoxRandy WolfChuck Finley(none)
Milwaukee Brewers10Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxBen SheetsJosh Fogg(none)

Standings as of 2002-08-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1207644.633--70354815540-2436-20W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I412714.659
268Boston Red Sox1206951.5757.064448915538-2431-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleMike PortFenway Park422418.571
3716Baltimore Orioles1195861.48717.5527532-531-3427-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards43934.209
41123Toronto Blue Jays1205268.43324.0585634-4923-3529-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJP RicciardiSkyDome422616.619
51430Tampa Bay Rays1214081.33136.5502675-17316-4224-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field401525.375
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Minnesota Twins1237251.585--6125555730-2942-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome382216.579
2819Chicago White Sox1225864.47513.5632634-224-3934-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II402317.575
3921Cleveland Indians1205466.45016.5526623-9724-3829-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joel SkinnerMark ShapiroJacobs Field422022.476
41227Kansas City Royals1224874.39323.5545653-10817-4432-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium401426.350
51328Detroit Tigers1214675.38025.0458616-15818-4528-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Luis PujolsDave DombrowskiComerica Park40931.225
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Seattle Mariners1227448.607--62751411336-2238-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field401921.475
235Anaheim Angels1217348.6030.562649513133-2540-23W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field412615.634
357Oakland Athletics1227151.5823.05695125732-2639-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum40328.800
41022Texas Rangers1205268.43321.0612663-5122-3630-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington422022.476
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1218041.661--54240114137-2142-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field392118.538
2814Montreal Expos1216061.49620.0528543-1523-3737-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium412318.561
3915Philadelphia Phillies1215962.48821.0549571-2226-3333-29W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium402119.525
41118Florida Marlins1215863.47922.0513556-4322-3636-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium412120.512
51017New York Mets1215863.47922.0515522-728-3130-32L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium401723.425
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410St. Louis Cardinals1196653.555--5605134730-3136-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II433112.721
2612Houston Astros1216358.5214.05685383029-3334-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park412120.512
3713Cincinnati Reds1206258.5174.5558562-431-2831-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field421626.381
41324Pittsburgh Pirates1225270.42615.5473585-11226-3326-37L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park392019.513
51425Chicago Cubs1205169.42515.5536555-1924-3427-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim HendryWrigley Field421626.381
61629Milwaukee Brewers1214378.35524.0486604-11818-4425-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry RoysterDean TaylorMiller Park411328.317
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Arizona Diamondbacks1227745.631--62548014538-2539-20W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark402119.525
239Los Angeles Dodgers1226953.5668.05294923736-2733-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium402317.575
3511San Francisco Giants1216655.54510.558848510332-3034-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park402911.725
41220Colorado Rockies1215665.46320.5555637-8220-4336-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field411724.415
51526San Diego Padres1215170.42125.5502608-10620-4131-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium411526.366


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jason BeverlinP28.268Claimed on waivers by Tigers from Indians. 
Mark LittleLF-RF30.036Traded by Mets to Diamondbacks for P.J. Bevis. 
Nathan RuhlP26.031Signed by Reds 
Mark SweeneyRF-1B32.294Released by Padres.