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Games on 2002-09-03

Top2002 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALTexas Rangers7Baltimore Orioles1Boxscore - PBP929,2482:44Aaron MyetteJohn StephensTodd Van Poppel (3-1)John Stephens (1-4)Joaquin Benoit (1)Jerry NarronMike HargroveOriole Park at Ca
ALCleveland Indians0Detroit Tigers4Boxscore - PBP911,6352:08Terry MulhollandAndy Van HekkenAndy Van Hekken (1-0)Terry Mulholland (2-1)-Joel SkinnerLuis PujolsComerica Park
ALBoston Red Sox2New York Yankees4Boxscore - PBP947,3183:09Frank CastilloRoger ClemensRoger Clemens (12-5)Frank Castillo (5-13)Mike Stanton (3)Grady LittleJoe TorreYankee Stadium I
ALAnaheim Angels10Tampa Bay Rays2Boxscore - PBP910,1462:53Jarrod WashburnJorge SosaJarrod Washburn (16-5)Jorge Sosa (1-7)-Mike SciosciaHal McRaeTropicana Field
ALChicago White Sox5Toronto Blue Jays4Boxscore - PBP914,4272:59Rocky BiddleEsteban LoaizaJon Rauch (1-1)Esteban Loaiza (7-8)Damaso Marte (9)Jerry ManuelCarlos ToscaRogers Centre
NLLos Angeles Dodgers3Arizona Diamondbacks2Boxscore - PBP935,8912:55Kazuhisa IshiiBrian AndersonKazuhisa Ishii (14-9)Brian Anderson (6-10)Eric Gagne (47)Jim TracyBob BrenlyChase Field
NLPittsburgh Pirates3Atlanta Braves0Boxscore - PBP918,9312:33Salomon TorresTom GlavineSalomon Torres (1-0)Tom Glavine (16-9)Mike Williams (39)Lloyd McClendonBobby CoxTurner Field
NLMilwaukee Brewers1Chicago Cubs10Boxscore - PBP930,0203:04Dave PemberMatt ClementMatt Clement (12-9)Dave Pember (0-1)-Jerry RoysterBruce KimmWrigley Field
NLPhiladelphia Phillies6Montreal Expos7Boxscore - PBP103,8792:59Brandon DuckworthBartolo ColonJoey Eischen (4-1)Terry Adams (5-9)-Larry BowaFrank RobinsonOlympic Stadium
NLFlorida Marlins3New York Mets2Boxscore - PBP1203:28Carl PavanoJohn ThomsonBraden Looper (1-5)Scott Strickland (6-9)-Jeff TorborgBobby ValentineShea Stadium
NLFlorida Marlins5New York Mets11Boxscore - PBP921,0072:51Justin WayneMichael BacsikMichael Bacsik (3-1)Justin Wayne (0-1)-Jeff TorborgBobby ValentineShea Stadium
NLHouston Astros6San Diego Padres2Boxscore - PBP914,5622:47Roy OswaltBrian LawrenceRoy Oswalt (18-6)Brian Lawrence (11-10)Billy Wagner (31)Jimy WilliamsBruce BochyQualcomm Stadium
NLColorado Rockies2San Francisco Giants4Boxscore - PBP933,4833:25Mike HamptonRuss OrtizRuss Ortiz (10-10)Mike Hampton (7-15)Robb Nen (35)Clint HurdleDusty BakerAT&T Park
NLCincinnati Reds1St. Louis Cardinals3Boxscore - PBP926,6412:29Jimmy HaynesWoody WilliamsWoody Williams (7-4)Jimmy Haynes (13-9)Dave Veres (4)Bob BooneTony LaRussaBusch Stadium II
14 Games on this date

Standings as of 2002-09-03.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees1378552.620--78362116244-2841-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I24186.750
269Boston Red Sox1367759.5667.572656116542-2735-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleMike PortFenway Park261610.615
3818Baltimore Orioles1366373.46321.5589634-4531-4032-33L10T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards26422.154
41124Toronto Blue Jays1386078.43525.5677733-5627-4033-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJ.P. RicciardiSkyDome24186.750
51430Tampa Bay Rays1374790.34338.0578761-18322-4925-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field24816.333
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Minnesota Twins1398059.576--6776195835-3545-24L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome22148.636
2715Chicago White Sox1386870.49311.57167021429-4139-29W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II241311.542
31022Cleveland Indians1376176.44518.0596722-12626-4034-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joel SkinnerMark ShapiroJacobs Field251312.520
41227Kansas City Royals1385484.39125.5615738-12322-4833-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium24816.333
51328Detroit Tigers1385187.37028.5516722-20620-4831-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Luis PujolsDave DombrowskiComerica Park23419.174
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics1388751.630--68856012842-2645-25W19T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum24168.667
235Anaheim Angels1378354.6063.571855316537-2946-25W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field25169.640
347Seattle Mariners1388157.5876.069257311940-2841-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field241212.500
4920Texas Rangers1376275.45324.5709751-4226-4036-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington251015.400
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1388850.638--60447612843-2744-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field22139.591
2713Philadelphia Phillies1376968.50418.5619624-534-3635-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium241113.458
3814Florida Marlins1376869.49619.5586638-5226-4042-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium251114.440
4916Montreal Expos1386870.49320.0619621-227-4241-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium24159.625
51119New York Mets1366274.45625.0574594-2031-3631-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium251312.520
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511St. Louis Cardinals1387761.558--6455776837-3440-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II24204.833
2612Houston Astros1387365.5294.06476014632-3541-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park241113.458
31017Cincinnati Reds1386771.48610.0612656-4433-3434-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field241113.458
41323Pittsburgh Pirates1396178.43916.5544644-10031-4030-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park221111.500
51526Chicago Cubs1395980.42418.5625654-2928-4031-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim HendryWrigley Field23815.348
61629Milwaukee Brewers1395089.36027.5560717-15722-4828-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry RoysterDean TaylorMiller Park23617.261
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Arizona Diamondbacks1388553.616--68855013840-2845-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark241311.542
236Los Angeles Dodgers1388157.5874.06095406942-2839-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium241113.458
3410San Francisco Giants1387860.5657.066554412139-3339-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park23176.739
41221Colorado Rockies1396277.44623.5646741-9523-4839-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field231112.478
51425San Diego Padres1385979.42826.0586682-9622-4537-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium24717.292


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Raul CasanovaC30.011Released by Brewers. 
Wayne FranklinP28.178Traded by Astros with Keith Ginter to Brewers for Mark Loretta and Cash. 
Eric GoodP22.146On disabled list 
Bobby JonesP30.145Released by Padres. 
Juan LeBronOF25.088Released by Cardinals 
Anthony MedranoSS27.269Signed by Indians 
Anthony MedranoSS27.269Released by Expos 
Jose MiesesP22.325On disabled list 
Greg MontalbanoP25.010On disabled list 
Bill Mueller3B31.170Traded by Cubs with cash to Giants for RHP Jeff Verplancke 
Brett NyquistP21.119signed 
Nehomar OchoaP19.350On disabled list 
Donovan OsborneP33.074Released by Cubs. 
David Sutherland1B17.124Signed as nondrafted free agent by Dodgers 
Jeff VerplanckeP24.289Traded by Giants to Cubs for 3B Bill Mueller and cash 
Barry WessonCF-LF25.150Claimed on waivers by Angels from Astros. 
Tim YoungP28.323Purchased by Indians from Red Sox.