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Games on 2003-06-08

Top2003 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
IntCleveland Indians3Arizona Diamondbacks13Boxscore - PBP942,9562:29Ricardo RodriguezBrandon WebbBrandon Webb (3-1)Ricardo Rodriguez (3-7)-Eric WedgeBob BrenlyChase Field
NLPittsburgh Pirates5Atlanta Braves6Boxscore - PBP929,8693:21Josh FoggRuss OrtizTrey Hodges (3-0)Josh Fogg (2-3)John Smoltz (24)Lloyd McClendonBobby CoxTurner Field
IntNew York Yankees7Chicago Cubs8Boxscore - PBP939,3413:17Andy PettitteMark PriorMark Prior (7-2)Andy Pettitte (5-6)Joe Borowski (11)Joe TorreDusty BakerWrigley Field
IntToronto Blue Jays5Cincinnati Reds0Boxscore - PBP925,6332:22Kelvim EscobarJimmy HaynesKelvim Escobar (3-3)Jimmy Haynes (0-5)-Carlos ToscaBob BooneGreat American Ba
IntKansas City Royals7Colorado Rockies8Boxscore - PBP930,0842:58Jeremy AffeldtScott ElartonScott Elarton (3-1)Rick DeHart (0-2)Jose Jimenez (15)Tony PenaClint HurdleCoors Field
IntAnaheim Angels8Florida Marlins5Boxscore - PBP912,6202:42Ramon OrtizBrad PennyRamon Ortiz (6-5)Brad Penny (4-4)Troy Percival (8)Mike SciosciaJack McKeonSun Life Stadium
IntTampa Bay Rays1Houston Astros2Boxscore - PBP928,8211:54Victor ZambranoTim ReddingTim Redding (4-4)Victor Zambrano (2-4)Billy Wagner (19)Lou PiniellaJimy WilliamsMinute Maid Park
IntChicago White Sox10Los Angeles Dodgers3Boxscore - PBP952,6372:41Esteban LoaizaOdalis PerezEsteban Loaiza (9-2)Odalis Perez (4-4)-Jerry ManuelJim TracyDodger Stadium
IntBoston Red Sox9Milwaukee Brewers1Boxscore - PBP920,7842:12Derek LoweGlendon RuschDerek Lowe (6-3)Glendon Rusch (1-9)-Grady LittleNed YostMiller Park
IntTexas Rangers2Montreal Expos3Boxscore - PBP918,0012:19Ismael ValdezTomo OhkaScott Stewart (3-1)Francisco Cordero (2-6)Rocky Biddle (16)Buck ShowalterFrank RobinsonHiram Bithorn Sta
IntSeattle Mariners13New York Mets1Boxscore - PBP902:26Freddy GarciaAl LeiterFreddy Garcia (6-6)Al Leiter (6-3)-Bob MelvinArt HoweShea Stadium
IntSeattle Mariners7New York Mets0Boxscore - PBP939,8202:26Jamie MoyerMichael BacsikJamie Moyer (10-2)Michael Bacsik (0-1)-Bob MelvinArt HoweShea Stadium
IntOakland Athletics1Philadelphia Phillies7Boxscore - PBP902:40Mark MulderKevin MillwoodKevin Millwood (8-3)Mark Mulder (8-4)-Ken MachaLarry BowaVeterans Stadium
IntOakland Athletics3Philadelphia Phillies8Boxscore - PBP937,6622:28Aaron HarangRandy WolfRandy Wolf (7-3)Aaron Harang (0-1)-Ken MachaLarry BowaVeterans Stadium
IntMinnesota Twins4San Diego Padres9Boxscore - PBP919,1402:37Joe MaysBrian LawrenceBrian Lawrence (4-7)LaTroy Hawkins (4-1)-Ron GardenhireBruce BochyQualcomm Stadium
IntDetroit Tigers6San Francisco Giants7Boxscore - PBP941,1772:56Nate CornejoDamian MossJoe Nathan (6-2)Franklyn German (2-3)Tim Worrell (16)Alan TrammellFelipe AlouAT&T Park
IntBaltimore Orioles10St. Louis Cardinals11Boxscore - PBP933,3133:17Jason JohnsonMatt MorrisJason Simontacchi (4-3)Travis Driskill (1-2)Cal Eldred (7)Mike HargroveTony LaRussaBusch Stadium II
17 Games on this date

Standings as of 2003-06-08.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Boston Red Sox613526.574--3763443217-1718-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleTheo EpsteinFenway Park1016041.594
248New York Yankees623527.5650.53472767122-1213-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1006634.660
3614Toronto Blue Jays643430.5312.53943534120-1614-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJ.P. RicciardiSkyDome985246.531
4920Baltimore Orioles612932.4756.0322314815-1814-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards1014259.416
51328Tampa Bay Rays612239.36113.0260345-8510-2312-16L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaChuck LamarTropicana Field1014160.406
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Minnesota Twins613526.574--2892662320-1215-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1015546.545
2816Kansas City Royals603030.5004.5296312-1616-1814-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium1025349.520
31022Chicago White Sox622834.4527.5246278-3212-2216-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1005842.580
41227Cleveland Indians612437.39311.0248317-6910-2314-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field1014457.436
51430Detroit Tigers601644.26718.5190299-10911-235-21L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Alan TrammellDave DombrowskiComerica Park1022775.265
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Seattle Mariners614219.689--34423211225-817-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field1015150.505
2510Oakland Athletics613427.5578.02802394115-1919-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1016239.614
3715Anaheim Angels603129.51710.53202754516-1715-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field1024656.451
41125Texas Rangers612536.41017.0323387-6411-2214-14L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington1014655.455
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves614219.689--3522856718-1024-9W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1015942.584
234Montreal Expos633726.5876.02852701514-1523-11W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium,Hiram Bithorn Stadium994653.465
3813Philadelphia Phillies623329.5329.52942445014-1419-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1005347.530
41221Florida Marlins642935.45314.5281285-411-1918-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium986236.633
51323New York Mets612734.44315.0245308-6311-1816-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Art HoweSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1003961.390
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Houston Astros633627.571--3192744514-1522-12W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park995148.515
259Chicago Cubs613427.5571.02882553316-1218-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field1015447.535
3712St. Louis Cardinals613328.5412.03462776911-1622-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1015249.515
41018Cincinnati Reds623032.4845.5302385-8312-1618-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenGreat American Ballpark1003961.390
51424Pittsburgh Pirates602535.4179.5254291-3716-149-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park1025052.490
61526Milwaukee Brewers612536.41010.0270325-5514-1511-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1014358.426
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Francisco Giants623923.629--2952583718-1021-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanPac Bell Park996138.616
2611Los Angeles Dodgers623428.5485.02202011914-1420-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium1005149.510
3917Colorado Rockies643232.5008.0350336147-2225-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field984256.429
41119Arizona Diamondbacks633033.4769.5280273712-1518-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark995445.545
51629San Diego Padres641945.29721.0255367-1127-2112-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium984553.459


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Chris Alexander1B22.264signed 
Heath AndersonC19.040signed 
Jordan BelcherOF19.112signed 
Jason BowlinP20.308signed 
Jason BurchP20.236signed 
Brian CarterP21.199signed 
Kory CastoOF21.182signed 
Corey ColesOF21.129signed 
Kevin CulpepperP20.345signed 
Shaun CumberlandOF18.311signed 
Michael DennisonP22.150signed 
Steven DuguayP20.222signed 
A.J. EllisC22.060signed 
Sean FarrellOF22.066signed 
Adam Fox3B21.197signed 
Clark GirardeauP21.057signed 
Ryan Goleski1B21.081signed 
John GraggP22.030signed 
Mark HarrisP22.111signed 
James HeuserP19.070signed 
John HurdP20.130signed 
Brian IngramSS22.071signed 
Kurt IsenbergP21.144signed 
Reuben KerbsP22.232signed 
Jeramy LasterOF18.064signed 
Mike Ludwig1B22.039signed 
Anthony LunettaSS22.242signed 
Matt ManiscalcoSS22.110signed 
Angel MartinezP21.132Released by Royals 
Sandy MartinezC30.248Released by Royals. 
Brandon McConnellP18.120signed 
Brooks McNivenP21.354signed 
Jacobo MequeP19.251Released by Orioles 
Pat MischP21.294signed 
Brian MontalboP21.198signed 
Chad MottolaRF31.237Released by Devil Rays. 
Jordan PalsP22.233signed 
Keith PerezP23.142Signed as nondrafted free agent by Athletics 
Trey RiceP21.358Signed as nondrafted free agent by Reds 
Mark Schleicher3B21.158signed 
Justin ShermanP22.184Signed as nondrafted free agent by Royals 
Cody SmithP21.049Signed as nondrafted free agent by Rangers 
Kyle SmithOF22.022signed 
Iggy SuarezSS22.036signed 
Ben Thomas3B20.343signed 
Daryl ThompsonP17.218signed