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Saturday August 17,2002This 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 2002-08-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians9Anaheim Angels4BoxCarl SadlerJarrod Washburn(none)
Detroit Tigers3Baltimore Orioles7BoxJohn StephensMark Redman(none)
Boston Red Sox5Minnesota Twins2BoxTim WakefieldJohan Santana(none)
Chicago White Sox2Oakland Athletics9BoxMark MulderJon Garland(none)
New York Yankees8Seattle Mariners3BoxMike MussinaRyan FranklinSteve Karsay
Kansas City Royals7Tampa Bay Rays3BoxScott MullenJesus ColomeRoberto Hernandez
Toronto Blue Jays5Texas Rangers9BoxDennys ReyesSteve Parris(none)
Colorado Rockies10Atlanta Braves3BoxDenny StarkJason Marquis(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks6Chicago Cubs2BoxMike FettersKyle Farnsworth(none)
Houston Astros6Cincinnati Reds1BoxRoy OswaltJoey Hamilton(none)
San Francisco Giants3Florida Marlins7BoxJosh BeckettRyan Jensen(none)
San Diego Padres6Montreal Expos5BoxJonathan JohnsonMatt HergesTrevor Hoffman
Los Angeles Dodgers10New York Mets4BoxOdalis PerezPedro Astacio(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5Philadelphia Phillies1BoxJason SimontacchiDave Coggin(none)
Milwaukee Brewers0Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxBrian MeadowsJose Cabrera(none)

Standings as of 2002-08-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1217744.636--71155116041-2436-20W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I402614.650
268Boston Red Sox1217051.5797.064949115839-2431-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleMike PortFenway Park412318.561
3715Baltimore Orioles1205961.49217.5534535-131-3428-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards42834.190
41124Toronto Blue Jays1215269.43025.0590643-5323-3629-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJP RicciardiSkyDome412615.634
51430Tampa Bay Rays1224082.32837.5505682-17716-4224-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field391524.385
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
157Minnesota Twins1247252.581--6145605430-2942-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome372215.595
2819Chicago White Sox1235865.47213.5634643-924-4034-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II392316.590
3921Cleveland Indians1215566.45515.5535627-9225-3829-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joel SkinnerMark ShapiroJacobs Field411922.463
41227Kansas City Royals1234974.39822.5552656-10418-4432-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium391326.333
51328Detroit Tigers1224676.37725.0461623-16218-4628-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Luis PujolsDave DombrowskiComerica Park39930.231
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Seattle Mariners1237449.602--63052210836-2238-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field391920.487
235Anaheim Angels1227349.5980.563050412633-2540-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field402614.650
346Oakland Athletics1237251.5852.05785146432-2640-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum39318.795
41022Texas Rangers1215368.43820.0621668-4722-3631-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington411922.463
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1228042.656--54541113437-2142-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field382117.553
2814Montreal Expos1226062.49220.0533549-1623-3737-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium402317.575
41016Philadelphia Phillies1225963.48421.0550576-2626-3333-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium392118.538
3917Florida Marlins1225963.48421.0520559-3922-3637-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium402020.500
51118New York Mets1225864.47522.0519532-1328-3130-33L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium391722.436
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410St. Louis Cardinals1206753.558--5655145131-3136-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II423012.714
2612Houston Astros1226458.5254.05745393530-3334-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park402020.500
3713Cincinnati Reds1216259.5125.5559568-931-2831-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field411625.390
41323Pittsburgh Pirates1235370.43115.5478585-10726-3327-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park381919.500
51526Chicago Cubs1215170.42116.5538561-2324-3427-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim HendryWrigley Field411625.390
61629Milwaukee Brewers1224379.35225.0486609-12318-4525-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry RoysterDean TaylorMiller Park401327.325
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Arizona Diamondbacks1237845.634--63148214939-2539-20W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark392019.513
239Los Angeles Dodgers1237053.5698.05394964337-2733-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium392217.564
3511San Francisco Giants1226656.54111.55914929932-3134-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park392910.744
41220Colorado Rockies1225765.46720.5565640-7521-4336-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field401624.400
51425San Diego Padres1225270.42625.5508613-10521-4131-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium401426.350


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Victor IgsemaOF16.274Signed as nondrafted free agent by Pirates 
Tyler PellandP18.313signed 
Matt SkrmettaP29.284Signed as Free Agent by Dodgers.