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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 2003-05-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals5Boston Red Sox6BoxJason ShiellJason GrimsleyBrandon Lyon
Oakland Athletics5Chicago White Sox7BoxJon GarlandJohn HalamaDamaso Marte
Baltimore Orioles5Detroit Tigers2BoxB.J. RyanFranklyn GermanJorge Julio
Baltimore Orioles6Detroit Tigers4BoxOmar DaalMike MarothJorge Julio
Tampa Bay Rays5Minnesota Twins6BoxTony FioreTravis Harper(none)
Seattle Mariners1New York Yankees2BoxMike MussinaJoel PineiroMariano Rivera
Texas Rangers6Toronto Blue Jays7BoxRoy HalladayColby LewisCliff Politte
Florida Marlins4Arizona Diamondbacks3BoxArmando AlmanzaOscar VillarrealBraden Looper
Cincinnati Reds7Colorado Rockies2BoxJeff AustinNelson Cruz(none)
Atlanta Braves8Houston Astros7BoxRoberto HernandezBilly WagnerJohn Smoltz
Philadelphia Phillies4Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxBrandon DuckworthHideo NomoJose Mesa
Montreal Expos5Milwaukee Brewers0BoxZach DayWayne Franklin(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5San Diego Padres2BoxKip WellsJake PeavyMike Williams
Chicago Cubs5San Francisco Giants1BoxJuan CruzTim Worrell(none)
New York Mets5St. Louis Cardinals6BoxCal EldredScott Strickland(none)

Standings as of 2003-05-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees28226.786--1801008013-39-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1347955.590
234Boston Red Sox28199.6793.0165149169-710-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleTheo EpsteinFenway Park1347658.567
3611Baltimore Orioles271512.5566.5137126118-67-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards1355679.415
41125Toronto Blue Jays291118.37911.5160192-326-85-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJP RicciardiSkyDome1337558.564
51227Tampa Bay Rays281018.35712.0129172-432-108-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaChuck LamarTropicana Field1345381.396
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Kansas City Royals25178.680--130101297-810-0L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium1376671.482
2714Chicago White Sox281513.5363.5126111155-710-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1347163.530
3918Minnesota Twins271314.4815.0107119-127-76-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1357758.570
41329Cleveland Indians27720.25911.091132-414-113-9L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field1356174.452
51430Detroit Tigers26323.11514.561138-772-131-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Alan TrammellDave DombrowskiComerica Park1364096.294
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
157Oakland Athletics281711.607--138103355-812-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1347955.590
248Seattle Mariners281711.607--133106276-611-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field1347658.567
3819Anaheim Angels271314.4813.5140127135-78-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field1356471.474
41020Texas Rangers281315.4644.0153174-215-78-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington1345876.433
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Atlanta Braves281810.643--14013918-410-6W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1348351.619
235Montreal Expos281810.643--12993368-410-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium,Hiram Bithorn Stadium1346569.485
349Philadelphia Phillies291712.5861.5151106457-610-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1336964.519
4815Florida Marlins301515.5004.0141153-126-99-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium1327656.576
51424New York Mets281117.3937.0102144-423-108-7L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Art HoweSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1335578.414
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Chicago Cubs281612.571--155110458-78-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field1347262.537
2612St. Louis Cardinals261412.5381.0162119437-87-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1367165.522
31017Pittsburgh Pirates271314.4812.5106107-19-34-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park1356273.459
41121Cincinnati Reds281216.4294.0139189-505-87-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenGreat American Ballpark1345777.425
51323Houston Astros271116.4074.5115135-206-95-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park1357659.563
61628Milwaukee Brewers28919.3217.0109155-465-104-9L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1345975.440
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants27198.704--1331141911-48-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanPac Bell Park1348153.604
2713Colorado Rockies281513.5364.5175162134-911-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1345975.440
3916Los Angeles Dodgers291415.4836.010489157-97-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium1337162.534
41222Arizona Diamondbacks291217.4148.0112123-116-96-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1337261.541
51526San Diego Padres281018.3579.5109144-355-105-8L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1345480.403


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Eliezer Alfonzo1B24.083Signed by independent St. Paul (Northern) 
Pichi Balet3B25.171Signed by independent Sioux City (Northern) 
Glen BarkerCF31.357Signed by independent Somerset (Atlantic) 
Timothy BausherP24.008Signed by independent Berkshire (Northeast) 
Al BenjaminOF25.234Signed by independent Newark (Atlantic) 
Darren BlakelyOF26.048Signed by independent New Jersey (Northeast) 
Pedro BorbonP35.168Signed by independent Long Island (Atlantic) 
Tim ByrdakP29.182Signed by independent Joliet (Northern) 
Troy Cameron3B24.243Signed by independent Joliet (Northern) 
Robinson CancelC26.362Signed by independent Somerset (Atlantic) 
Jon CannonP28.120Signed by independent Long Island (Atlantic) 
Javier CardonaC27.229Signed by independent Pennsylvania (Atlantic) 
Matt CerianiC26.204Signed by independent Alexandria (Central) 
Dionys CesarIF26.216Signed by Veracruz (Mexican) 
Chris ChavezP27.283Signed by independent St. Paul (Northern) 
Michael ColemanCF27.259Signed by independent Newark (Atlantic) 
Mike CosgroveP27.077Signed by independent St. Paul (Northern) 
Eric CyrP24.079Returned from waivers to Angels. 
Kane DavisP27.311Signed by independent Camden (Atlantic) 
Alex DelgadoC-LF32.110Signed by independent Camden (Atlantic) 
Dario Delgado3B23.032Signed by independent Pennsylvania (Atlantic) 
Craig DingmanP29.050Signed by Cancun (Mexican) 
Darren Doskocil2B29.011Signed by Lincoln 
Justin DowdyP19.262Signed by independent Rockford (Frontier) 
Chad EhrnsbergerOF25.153Signed by independent Kansas City (Northern) 
Dave FranciaOF28.015Signed by independent Nashua (Atlantic) 
Mike GarberP22.112Released by Diamondbacks 
Mike GoldenP20.086Signed by independent Gateway (Frontier) 
Rudy Gomez2B28.229Signed by independent Schaumburg (Northern) 
Grant GreggP22.331Signed by independent Chillicothe (Frontier) 
Derry HammondOF23.195Signed by independent Alexandria (Central) 
Cory HarrisOF23.146Signed by independent St. Paul (Northern) 
Rickey HendersonLF-OF44.127Signed by independent Newark (Atlantic) 
Brett JodieP26.037Signed by independent Somerset (Atlantic) 
Kevin Jordan2B-3B33.204Signed by independent Camden (Atlantic) 
John KellyP30.139Signed by independent North Shore (Northeast) 
Michael KestenP21.221Signed by independent Kelowna (Canadian) 
Horace LawrenceP22.115Signed by independent Gateway (Frontier) 
Jose LimaP30.213Signed by independent Newark (Atlantic) 
Ramon LinaresP24.003Signed by independent Sioux Falls (Northern) 
Roger LuqueP23.114Signed by independent Winnipeg (Northern) 
Roger LuqueP23.114Signed by Sioux City 
Gus MarquettiP25.066Signed by independent Nashua (Atlantic) 
Tim McClaskeyP27.111Signed by independent Springfield (Central) 
Jon McDonaldP25.197Signed by independent St. Paul (Northern) 
Marc MirizziSS27.319Signed by independent Sioux Falls (Northern) 
Anthony MoneganOF23.356Signed by independent Joliet (Northern) 
Brian MoonC25.290Signed by independent Fort Worth (Central) 
Elvin NinaP27.158Signed by independent Newark (Atlantic) 
Mark NussbeckP28.341Signed by independent Camden (Atlantic) 
Willis Otanez3B-1B30.012Signed by Bridgeport 
Carlos PaganC27.181Signed by independent New Jersey (Northeast) 
Elvis Pena2B-SS26.228Signed by independent Long Island (Atlantic) 
Kirk PierceC29.340Signed by independent Schaumburg (Northern) 
Aquiles PinalesP28.217Signed by Reds 
Melvin PizarroP25.046Signed by independent Pennsylvania (Atlantic) 
Curtis PrideLF-RF34.135Signed by Nashua 
Tim RallP23.214Signed by independent Bangor (Northeast) 
Kenny RaybornP28.160Signed by independent Jackson (Central) 
Zack RieraC24.015Signed by independent Cook County (Frontier) 
Willie RomeroOF28.269Signed by Saltillo 
Pete Rose3B-1B33.166Signed by independent Joliet (Northern) 
Chris RussP24.035Signed by independent Edinburg (Central) 
Jack SantoraSS26.207Signed by independent Newark (Atlantic) 
George SherrillP26.012Signed by independent Winnipeg (Northern) 
Shaun ShieryP24.144Signed by independent Alexandria (Central) 
Nestor SmithOF25.100Signed by independent Brockton (Northeast) 
Scott SobkowiakP25.187Signed by independent Rockford (Frontier) 
Brian SproutSS22.307Signed by Fargo-Moorhead 
Danny StoutP25.074Signed by independent Jackson (Central) 
Ozzie TimmonsLF-RF32.225Signed by independent Atlantic City (Atlantic) 
Jeremy ToddOF25.091Signed by independent Jackson (Central) 
Jake UpwoodP22.224Signed by independent Lincoln (Northern) 
Jermaine Van BurenP22.303Signed by independent Fort Worth (Central) 
Jacob WallisC23.090Signed by independent San Angelo (Central) 
Clint WeiblP28.045Signed by independent Long Island (Atlantic) 
Brady Williams3B23.196Signed by independent Berkshire (Northeast)