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Games on 2003-05-09

Top2003 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALToronto Blue Jays1Anaheim Angels6Boxscore - PBP942,8202:32Doug DavisAaron SeleAaron Sele (1-0)Doug Davis (1-1)-Carlos ToscaMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALBaltimore Orioles15Kansas City Royals5Boxscore - PBP902:35Rick HellingMiguel AsencioRick Helling (2-3)Miguel Asencio (2-1)-Mike HargroveTony PenaKauffman Stadium
ALBaltimore Orioles5Kansas City Royals4Boxscore - PBP938,9952:46Sidney PonsonRunelvys HernandezSidney Ponson (4-2)Runelvys Hernandez (4-2)Jorge Julio (9)Mike HargroveTony PenaKauffman Stadium
ALBoston Red Sox0Minnesota Twins5Boxscore - PBP928,4362:19Pedro MartinezJohan SantanaJohan Santana (2-0)Pedro Martinez (3-2)-Grady LittleRon GardenhireHubert H. Humphre
ALNew York Yankees2Oakland Athletics7Boxscore - PBP940,3172:19Jeff WeaverTim HudsonTim Hudson (3-1)Jeff Weaver (2-2)-Joe TorreKen MachaOakland-Alameda C
ALChicago White Sox3Seattle Mariners6Boxscore - PBP938,7492:43Dan WrightRyan FranklinRyan Franklin (3-2)Dan Wright (0-1)Jeff Nelson (3)Jerry ManuelBob MelvinSafeco Field
ALDetroit Tigers0Tampa Bay Rays2Boxscore - PBP98,8942:27Adam BerneroJim ParqueJim Parque (1-1)Adam Bernero (0-5)Lance Carter (6)Alan TrammellLou PiniellaTropicana Field
ALCleveland Indians9Texas Rangers5Boxscore - PBP925,1063:09Jake WestbrookJohn ThomsonJake Westbrook (2-2)John Thomson (2-4)-Eric WedgeBuck ShowalterGlobe Life Park i
ALCleveland Indians9Texas Rangers5Boxscore - PBP925,1063:09Jake WestbrookJohn ThomsonJake Westbrook (2-2)John Thomson (2-4)-Eric WedgeBuck ShowalterRangers Ballpark
NLSan Francisco Giants9Atlanta Braves2Boxscore - PBP932,0402:45Jesse FoppertGreg MadduxJesse Foppert (2-2)Greg Maddux (3-4)Jim Brower (2)Felipe AlouBobby CoxTurner Field
NLSt. Louis Cardinals6Chicago Cubs3Boxscore - PBP938,5312:20Matt MorrisCarlos ZambranoMatt Morris (4-2)Carlos Zambrano (3-3)Jeff Fassero (1)Tony LaRussaDusty BakerWrigley Field
NLMilwaukee Brewers6Cincinnati Reds7Boxscore - PBP1026,3202:54Matt KinneyChris ReitsmaBrian Reith (1-0)Luis Vizcaino (0-2)-Ned YostBob BooneGreat American Ba
NLColorado Rockies4Florida Marlins5Boxscore - PBP910,2722:23Darren OliverDontrelle WillisBraden Looper (3-1)Justin Speier (2-1)-Clint HurdleJeff TorborgSun Life Stadium
NLLos Angeles Dodgers9Montreal Expos5Boxscore - PBP910,6753:18Kevin BrownClaudio VargasGuillermo Mota (2-1)Scott Stewart (2-1)-Jim TracyFrank RobinsonOlympic Stadium
NLSan Diego Padres5New York Mets4Boxscore - PBP929,8553:04Mike BynumJae Weong SeoLuther Hackman (1-0)David Weathers (1-2)Jesse Orosco (2)Bruce BochyArt HoweShea Stadium
NLHouston Astros3Philadelphia Phillies5Boxscore - PBP920,1092:51Roy OswaltBrett MyersBrett Myers (3-2)Roy Oswalt (2-4)Jose Mesa (11)Jimy WilliamsLarry BowaVeterans Stadium
NLArizona Diamondbacks5Pittsburgh Pirates0Boxscore - PBP918,0802:26Curt SchillingJeff D'AmicoCurt Schilling (2-2)Jeff D'Amico (2-4)-Bob BrenlyLloyd McClendonPNC Park
17 Games on this date

Standings as of 2003-05-09.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees352510.714--2201368415-510-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1277651.598
224Boston Red Sox352213.6293.02071911611-911-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleTheo EpsteinFenway Park1277354.575
3714Baltimore Orioles351817.5147.0176167910-68-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards1275374.417
41020Toronto Blue Jays361620.4449.5206218-128-108-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJ.P. RicciardiSkyDome1267056.556
51226Tampa Bay Rays351322.37112.0153208-554-119-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaChuck LamarTropicana Field1275077.394
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
157Kansas City Royals332013.606--165151149-911-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium1296366.488
2610Minnesota Twins341915.5591.5156148812-87-7W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1287157.555
3918Chicago White Sox351619.4575.0147161-146-1010-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1277057.551
41329Cleveland Indians341024.29410.5121168-475-145-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field1285870.453
51430Detroit Tigers33726.21213.096164-685-142-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alan TrammellDave DombrowskiComerica Park1293693.279
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Oakland Athletics352213.629--173126477-915-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1277453.583
236Seattle Mariners352213.629--184144409-613-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field1277156.559
3816Anaheim Angels341717.5004.5169153165-1012-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field1286068.469
41123Texas Rangers351520.4297.0186224-386-99-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington1275671.441
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Atlanta Braves352312.657--179171810-513-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1277849.614
238Montreal Expos352114.6002.0166135318-713-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium,Hiram Bithorn Stadium1276265.488
349Philadelphia Phillies362115.5832.51791374210-911-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1266561.516
41222Florida Marlins371621.4328.0159181-226-1210-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium1257550.600
51324New York Mets351421.4009.0127168-415-119-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Art HoweSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1265274.413
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Chicago Cubs351916.543--185145408-711-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field1276958.543
2612St. Louis Cardinals341816.5290.5202149538-1210-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1286761.523
3815Houston Astros351817.5141.016916366-1012-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park1276958.543
4917Cincinnati Reds361818.5001.5181228-476-1012-8W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenGreat American Ballpark1265175.405
51425Pittsburgh Pirates351421.4005.0130159-2910-94-12L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park1276166.480
61627Milwaukee Brewers351223.3437.0139189-507-125-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1275671.441
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants34259.735--1681343415-410-5W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanPac Bell Park1277552.591
2713Los Angeles Dodgers361917.5287.01331072610-109-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium1266660.524
31019Colorado Rockies351619.4579.520320305-1511-4L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1275869.457
41121Arizona Diamondbacks361620.44410.0148151-37-99-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1266858.540
51528San Diego Padres351223.34313.5140188-486-136-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1275275.409


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Alan BenesP31.109Sent to Rangers by Cubs for future considerations. 
Tom CarrowOF21.282Voluntarily retired 
Derrin EbertP26.261Signed by Cubs 
Robert GranaC19.279signed 
Hector HernandezOF21.225Signed as nondrafted free agent by Astros 
Julio LugoSS-3B27.175Released by Astros. 
Ryan McGovernP18.320signed 
Rob StaniferP31.060Signed as Free Agent by Astros. 
Sendy VasquezP20.272Signed as nondrafted free agent by Tigers