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Wednesday August 21,2002This 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 2002-08-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Tampa Bay Rays1Baltimore Orioles2BoxRodrigo LopezVictor ZambranoBuddy Groom
Texas Rangers3Boston Red Sox5BoxBob HowryDanny KolbUgueth Urbina
Minnesota Twins1Chicago White Sox10BoxMark BuehrleJoe Mays(none)
Oakland Athletics6Cleveland Indians0BoxCory LidleRicardo Rodriguez(none)
Seattle Mariners8Detroit Tigers2BoxIsmael ValdezSteve Sparks(none)
Anaheim Angels5New York Yankees1BoxBen WeberJeff Weaver(none)
Kansas City Royals7Toronto Blue Jays4BoxShawn SedlacekRoy HalladayRoberto Hernandez
Cincinnati Reds3Arizona Diamondbacks11BoxCurt SchillingBrian Moehler(none)
Montreal Expos13Colorado Rockies5BoxMasato YoshiiShawn Chacon(none)
Chicago Cubs0Houston Astros4BoxCarlos HernandezMark PriorOctavio Dotel
Florida Marlins3Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxPaul ShueyBraden Looper(none)
Philadelphia Phillies13Milwaukee Brewers3BoxJoe RoaBen Sheets(none)
Atlanta Braves6San Diego Padres3BoxKevin MillwoodDennis TankersleyJohn Smoltz
New York Mets1San Francisco Giants3BoxKirk RueterJohn ThomsonRobb Nen
Pittsburgh Pirates1St. Louis Cardinals4BoxChuck FinleyJosh FoggJason Isringhausen

Standings as of 2002-08-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees1247846.629--72156615541-2537-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I372512.676
268Boston Red Sox1247153.5737.065850315539-2532-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleMike PortFenway Park382216.579
3715Baltimore Orioles1246163.49217.0550554-431-3430-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards38632.158
41125Toronto Blue Jays1255372.42425.5608666-5823-3730-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJP RicciardiSkyDome372512.676
51430Tampa Bay Rays1264284.33337.0525700-17517-4425-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field351322.371
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
157Minnesota Twins1287553.586--6335755832-3043-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome331914.576
2819Chicago White Sox1275968.46515.5651663-1224-4135-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II352213.629
31022Cleveland Indians1255570.44018.5540651-11125-3929-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joel SkinnerMark ShapiroJacobs Field371918.514
41227Kansas City Royals1275176.40223.5571675-10420-4632-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium351124.314
51328Detroit Tigers1264977.38925.0480641-16119-4630-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Luis PujolsDave DombrowskiComerica Park35629.171
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Anaheim Angels1257550.600--64451313134-2641-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field372413.649
245Oakland Athletics1277651.598--6055228335-2641-25W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum35278.771
336Seattle Mariners1277651.598--64953611337-2439-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field351718.486
4921Texas Rangers1245569.44419.5637682-4523-3732-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington381721.447
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1268244.651--56343213138-2243-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field341915.559
2814Montreal Expos1266363.50019.0565564124-3839-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium362016.556
3916Florida Marlins1266165.48421.0532569-3723-3738-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium361818.500
41017Philadelphia Phillies1256065.48021.5565586-2127-3433-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium362016.556
51220New York Mets1255867.46423.5521538-1728-3330-34L10T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium361719.472
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410St. Louis Cardinals1247054.565--5815265532-3138-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II382711.711
2612Houston Astros1266660.5245.05985603831-3435-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park361818.500
3713Cincinnati Reds1256362.5047.5572592-2031-3032-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field371522.405
41323Pittsburgh Pirates1275572.43316.5492598-10627-3528-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park341717.500
51424Chicago Cubs1245371.42717.0555579-2425-3528-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim HendryWrigley Field381424.368
61629Milwaukee Brewers1254481.35226.5493626-13318-4626-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry RoysterDean TaylorMiller Park371225.324
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Arizona Diamondbacks1268046.635--64949115839-2641-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark361818.500
239Los Angeles Dodgers1267254.5718.05485064238-2734-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium362016.556
3511San Francisco Giants1266957.54811.059849610233-3236-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park35269.743
41118Colorado Rockies1265967.46821.0590669-7922-4437-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field361422.389
51526San Diego Padres1265373.42127.0519634-11521-4332-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium361323.361


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jason BartzP22.270Contract voided 
Elijah DukesCF18.056signed 
Leo EstrellaP27.182Released by Cardinals. 
Jason NavarroP27.047Contract purchased by Mariners from Pennsylvania 
Mario PenaP17.257Signed as nondrafted free agent by Red Sox 
Osvaldo RodriguezP18.081Signed as nondrafted free agent by Dodgers