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Games on 2002-08-23

Top2002 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALToronto Blue Jays7Baltimore Orioles11Boxscore - PBP932,9552:47Steve ParrisScott EricksonChris Brock (2-1)Scott Cassidy (0-3)B.J. Ryan (1)Carlos ToscaMike HargroveOriole Park at Ca
ALAnaheim Angels1Boston Red Sox4Boxscore - PBP933,2212:40Jarrod WashburnPedro MartinezPedro Martinez (17-3)Jarrod Washburn (15-5)Ugueth Urbina (30)Mike SciosciaGrady LittleFenway Park
ALTampa Bay Rays8Chicago White Sox2Boxscore - PBP927,9882:40Tanyon SturtzeJon GarlandTanyon Sturtze (3-13)Jon Garland (8-10)-Hal McRaeJerry ManuelGuaranteed Rate F
ALTampa Bay Rays8Chicago White Sox2Boxscore - PBP927,9882:40Tanyon SturtzeJon GarlandTanyon Sturtze (3-13)Jon Garland (8-10)-Hal McRaeJerry ManuelU.S. Cellular Fie
ALSeattle Mariners2Cleveland Indians4Boxscore - PBP933,5252:48Joel PineiroCC SabathiaMark Wohlers (2-3)James Baldwin (7-10)-Lou PiniellaJoel SkinnerProgressive Field
ALOakland Athletics9Detroit Tigers1Boxscore - PBP921,8072:49Barry ZitoBrian PowellBarry Zito (18-5)Brian Powell (1-3)-Art HoweLuis PujolsComerica Park
ALMinnesota Twins9Kansas City Royals2Boxscore - PBP929,6852:42Rick ReedJeff SuppanRick Reed (12-6)Jeff Suppan (8-14)-Ron GardenhireTony PenaKauffman Stadium
ALTexas Rangers6New York Yankees2Boxscore - PBP950,8713:06Chan Ho ParkMike MussinaChan Ho Park (5-6)Mike Mussina (15-7)-Jerry NarronJoe TorreYankee Stadium I
NLChicago Cubs2Arizona Diamondbacks3Boxscore - PBP947,0952:42Kerry WoodRick HellingMike Koplove (4-1)Kerry Wood (9-7)Byung-Hyun Kim (32)Bruce KimmBob BrenlyChase Field
NLNew York Mets4Colorado Rockies10Boxscore - PBP929,1102:42Pedro AstacioJason JenningsJason Jennings (15-5)Pedro Astacio (11-7)-Bobby ValentineClint HurdleCoors Field
NLCincinnati Reds4Houston Astros6Boxscore - PBP937,4693:08Shawn EstesPeter MunroPeter Munro (4-2)Shawn Estes (4-10)Billy Wagner (29)Bob BooneJimy WilliamsMinute Maid Park
NLAtlanta Braves3Los Angeles Dodgers4Boxscore - PBP950,3412:59Greg MadduxOdalis PerezEric Gagne (2-1)Darren Holmes (2-2)-Bobby CoxJim TracyDodger Stadium
NLPittsburgh Pirates6Milwaukee Brewers3Boxscore - PBP930,9573:04Bronson ArroyoGlendon RuschMike Lincoln (1-3)Jayson Durocher (1-1)Mike Williams (36)Lloyd McClendonJerry RoysterMiller Park
NLFlorida Marlins2San Diego Padres18Boxscore - PBP921,9642:47Carl PavanoJake PeavyJake Peavy (5-5)Carl Pavano (3-10)-Jeff TorborgBruce BochyQualcomm Stadium
NLMontreal Expos7San Francisco Giants2Boxscore - PBP940,8792:46Tomo OhkaRuss OrtizTomo Ohka (11-6)Russ Ortiz (8-10)Joey Eischen (1)Frank RobinsonDusty BakerAT&T Park
NLPhiladelphia Phillies5St. Louis Cardinals4Boxscore - PBP1435,7245:13Brandon DuckworthMatt MorrisTerry Adams (5-8)Kevin Joseph (0-1)-Larry BowaTony LaRussaBusch Stadium II
16 Games on this date

Standings as of 2002-08-23.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees1267947.627--72757415341-2538-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I352411.686
268Boston Red Sox1267353.5796.067450716739-2534-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleMike PortFenway Park362016.556
3714Baltimore Orioles1266363.50016.0564563131-3432-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards36432.111
41125Toronto Blue Jays1265373.42126.0615677-6223-3830-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJ.P. RicciardiSkyDome362511.694
51430Tampa Bay Rays1284385.33637.0535705-17018-4525-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field331221.364
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Minnesota Twins1307753.592--6505836734-3043-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome311714.548
2819Chicago White Sox1285969.46117.0653671-1824-4135-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II342212.647
31022Cleveland Indians1275671.44119.5547662-11525-3930-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joel SkinnerMark ShapiroJacobs Field351817.514
41227Kansas City Royals1295178.39525.5579692-11320-4632-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium331122.333
51328Detroit Tigers1284979.38327.0483654-17119-4630-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Luis PujolsDave DombrowskiComerica Park33627.182
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Oakland Athletics1297851.605--6235269737-2641-25W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum33258.758
235Seattle Mariners1297752.5971.065554211338-2539-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field331617.485
357Anaheim Angels1277552.5912.064752112634-2841-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field352411.686
4921Texas Rangers1265670.44420.5646696-5024-3832-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington361620.444
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Atlanta Braves1288246.641--56844512338-2443-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field321913.594
2713Montreal Expos1286464.50018.0578580-225-3939-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium341915.559
3916Philadelphia Phillies1276265.48819.5577590-1329-3433-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium341816.529
41117Florida Marlins1286167.47721.0536593-5723-3938-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium341816.529
51220New York Mets1275869.45723.5526551-2528-3530-34L12T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium341717.500
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410St. Louis Cardinals1267155.563--5905355532-3139-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II362610.722
2612Houston Astros1286860.5314.06135654831-3437-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park341618.471
3815Cincinnati Reds1276364.4968.5579604-2531-3232-32L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field351520.429
41323Pittsburgh Pirates1295673.43416.5502606-10428-3628-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park321616.500
51526Chicago Cubs1265373.42118.0558591-3325-3728-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim HendryWrigley Field361422.389
61629Milwaukee Brewers1274483.34627.5496639-14318-4626-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry RoysterDean TaylorMiller Park351223.343
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Arizona Diamondbacks1288246.641--65849616239-2643-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark341618.471
239Los Angeles Dodgers1287454.5788.05585114738-2736-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium341816.529
3511San Francisco Giants1287058.54712.06035049933-3237-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park33258.758
41018Colorado Rockies1286167.47721.0614679-6522-4439-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field341222.353
51424San Diego Padres1285573.43027.0546638-9221-4334-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium341123.324


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Carlos Garcia2B23.334Claimed on waivers by Padres from Dodgers 
Ryan HaniganC22.007Signed as nondrafted free agent by Reds