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Friday May 23,2003This 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 2003-05-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Tampa Bay Rays3Anaheim Angels1BoxGeremi GonzalezJarrod WashburnLance Carter
Cleveland Indians2Boston Red Sox9BoxDerek LoweRicardo Rodriguez(none)
Detroit Tigers3Chicago White Sox2BoxMike MarothTom GordonChris Spurling
Toronto Blue Jays6New York Yankees2BoxKelvim EscobarMike Mussina(none)
Kansas City Royals1Oakland Athletics4BoxMark MulderKyle Snyder(none)
Minnesota Twins2Seattle Mariners5BoxJamie MoyerBrad RadkeKazuhiro Sasaki
Baltimore Orioles3Texas Rangers5BoxIsmael ValdezPat HentgenUgueth Urbina
San Diego Padres3Arizona Diamondbacks5BoxMike KoploveMike MatthewsMatt Mantei
New York Mets6Atlanta Braves5BoxSteve TrachselRuss OrtizArmando Benitez
Florida Marlins8Cincinnati Reds4BoxTommy PhelpsJeff Austin(none)
San Francisco Giants7Colorado Rockies10BoxShawn ChaconDamian Moss(none)
Chicago Cubs5Houston Astros7BoxScott LinebrinkMark PriorBilly Wagner
Los Angeles Dodgers6Milwaukee Brewers4BoxOdalis PerezGlendon RuschGuillermo Mota
Philadelphia Phillies4Montreal Expos2BoxKevin MillwoodZach DayJose Mesa
St. Louis Cardinals10Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxCal EldredBrian MeadowsJeff Fassero

Standings as of 2003-05-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Boston Red Sox472918.617--2812483312-1017-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleTheo EpsteinFenway Park1156649.574
236New York Yankees482919.6040.52742096518-711-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1147242.632
3715Toronto Blue Jays492524.5105.02952712416-129-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJ.P. RicciardiSkyDome1136152.540
41123Baltimore Orioles472126.4478.0222233-1112-139-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards1155065.435
51226Tampa Bay Rays471928.40410.0214270-569-1610-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaChuck LamarTropicana Field1154471.383
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Minnesota Twins472720.574--2251992614-1013-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1156352.548
2612Kansas City Royals462521.5431.5223228-512-1413-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium1165858.500
31019Chicago White Sox472225.4685.0187219-327-1415-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1156451.557
41328Cleveland Indians471730.36210.0184245-616-1611-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field1155164.443
51430Detroit Tigers461135.23915.5138226-888-183-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alan TrammellDave DombrowskiComerica Park1163284.276
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Seattle Mariners473116.660--2531906314-717-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field1156253.539
247Oakland Athletics472819.5963.02231626110-1218-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1156847.591
3817Texas Rangers472324.4898.0261292-319-1214-12W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington1154867.417
4918Anaheim Angels462224.4788.5227215129-1213-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field1165561.474
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves483216.667--2712304117-815-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1146945.605
223Montreal Expos483018.6252.02261794713-917-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium,Hiram Bithorn Stadium1145361.465
3510Philadelphia Phillies482721.5635.02311884314-1213-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1145955.518
41020New York Mets482226.45810.0198236-389-1513-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Art HoweSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1134469.389
51324Florida Marlins492029.40812.5210231-219-1911-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium1137142.628
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1611Chicago Cubs472621.553--2351874814-1212-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field1156253.539
2713Houston Astros482622.5420.52302141610-1216-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park1146153.535
3814St. Louis Cardinals462422.5221.52491955410-1514-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1166155.526
4916Cincinnati Reds482424.5002.5246301-559-1315-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenGreat American Ballpark1144569.395
51425Pittsburgh Pirates471928.4047.0185221-3612-107-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park1155659.487
61527Milwaukee Brewers481830.3758.5214260-468-1310-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1145064.439
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Francisco Giants472918.617--2262002617-812-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanPac Bell Park1147143.623
248Los Angeles Dodgers482820.5831.51761443212-1116-9W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium1145757.500
41222Colorado Rockies482226.4587.5260265-56-1916-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1145262.456
31121Arizona Diamondbacks482226.4587.5198204-610-1112-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1146252.544
51629San Diego Padres481335.27116.5184284-1006-197-16L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1145163.447


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Chad BaileyP19.334signed 
Antonio BatistaP21.187Signed as nondrafted free agent by Cardinals 
Gary MatthewsCF-RF28.271Claimed on waivers by Padres from Orioles. 
Denny McDanielP26.284Signed by Astros 
David NelsonP22.252Voluntarily retired 
Francis PoniC19.296signed 
Curtis PrideLF-RF34.157Purchased by Yankees from Nashua (Atlantic). 
Scott Robinson1B19.222signed 
Rob SasserIF28.075Signed as Free Agent by Orioles. 
Cardoza TuckerP18.193signed 
Dusty YoungSS22.286Signed as nondrafted free agent by Marlins