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Tuesday April 8,2003This 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 2003-04-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox5Cleveland Indians3BoxBilly KochChad Paronto(none)
Minnesota Twins3New York Yankees7BoxAndy PettitteJoe Mays(none)
Anaheim Angels0Seattle Mariners5BoxJamie MoyerRamon Ortiz(none)
Baltimore Orioles7Tampa Bay Rays8BoxLance CarterJorge Julio(none)
Oakland Athletics2Texas Rangers1BoxBarry ZitoEsteban YanKeith Foulke
Boston Red Sox4Toronto Blue Jays8BoxMark HendricksonDerek Lowe(none)
Montreal Expos1Chicago Cubs6BoxMatt ClementZach Day(none)
St. Louis Cardinals15Colorado Rockies12BoxCal EldredDan Miceli(none)
New York Mets4Florida Marlins2BoxAl LeiterMark RedmanArmando Benitez
Cincinnati Reds2Houston Astros1BoxRyan DempsterOctavio DotelScott Williamson
Arizona Diamondbacks3Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxPaul ShueyMiguel BatistaEric Gagne
Atlanta Braves3Philadelphia Phillies4BoxJose MesaKevin Gryboski(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxGlendon RuschKip WellsMike DeJean
San Diego Padres9San Francisco Giants4BoxJake PeavyScott Eyre(none)

Standings as of 2003-04-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134New York Yankees761.857--6128335-11-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1559560.613
248Boston Red Sox853.6251.55943165-30-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleTheo EpsteinFenway Park1549064.584
3512Toronto Blue Jays743.5712.0393723-01-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJP RicciardiSkyDome1558273.529
4921Tampa Bay Rays835.3753.54568-230-03-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaChuck LamarTropicana Field1546094.390
51126Baltimore Orioles725.2864.02641-150-12-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards1556986.445
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Kansas City Royals5501.000--2812160-05-0W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium1577879.497
2715Chicago White Sox743.5712.03727101-33-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1558273.529
3819Minnesota Twins734.4293.02328-53-10-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1558768.561
41023Cleveland Indians624.3333.51721-42-30-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field1566690.423
51430Detroit Tigers606.0005.5636-300-30-3L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Alan TrammellDave DombrowskiComerica Park15643113.276
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Oakland Athletics761.857--3922171-05-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1559065.581
2613Seattle Mariners743.5712.0363333-31-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field1558966.574
41224Texas Rangers725.2864.02647-211-21-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington1556986.445
31325Anaheim Angels725.2864.0353410-42-1L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field1557580.484
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
3711Philadelphia Phillies743.571--4030102-12-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1558273.529
199Montreal Expos743.571--272074-30-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium,Hiram Bithorn Stadium1557976.510
2810New York Mets743.571--2533-81-03-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Art HoweSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1546292.403
41322Atlanta Braves835.3751.53449-150-13-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1549856.636
51527Florida Marlins826.2502.54552-71-31-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium1548965.578
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Pittsburgh Pirates752.714--393275-10-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park1557085.452
236Houston Astros642.6670.5322932-02-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park1568373.532
347St. Louis Cardinals642.6670.54533121-03-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1568175.519
4614Chicago Cubs743.5711.05032183-31-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field1558471.542
51220Cincinnati Reds734.4292.03447-131-02-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenGreat American Ballpark1556689.426
61629Milwaukee Brewers716.1434.02845-171-30-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1556788.432
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants871.875--4729186-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanPac Bell Park1539360.608
2516Colorado Rockies743.5712.5474521-23-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1557085.452
41018San Diego Padres945.4443.53536-11-13-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1536093.392
31117Los Angeles Dodgers945.4443.5333033-41-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium1538172.529
51428Arizona Diamondbacks826.2505.02140-191-41-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1548272.532


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jhon CedronOF17.284Signed as nondrafted free agent by Pirates 
Todd ErdosP29.138Signed as Free Agent by Twins. 
Angel MartinezP21.071Signed by Royals 
Sandy MartinezC30.187Signed as Free Agent by Royals. 
Jake RobbinsP26.320Signed as Free Agent by Indians. 
Mike WilliamsP24.242Voluntarily retired