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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 2003-08-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles4Boston Red Sox6BoxAlan EmbreeTravis DriskillByung-Hyun Kim
Oakland Athletics7Chicago White Sox2BoxChad BradfordJon Garland(none)
Anaheim Angels2Cleveland Indians3BoxJack CressendBen Weber(none)
Anaheim Angels2Cleveland Indians3BoxJason BoydScot ShieldsDanys Baez
Minnesota Twins8Detroit Tigers4BoxJuan RinconChris Mears(none)
Seattle Mariners2New York Yankees1BoxGil MecheAndy PettitteShigetoshi Hasegawa
Kansas City Royals6Tampa Bay Rays2BoxJimmy GobbleVictor Zambrano(none)
Texas Rangers3Toronto Blue Jays5BoxKelvim EscobarAaron FultzAquilino Lopez
New York Mets1Arizona Diamondbacks2BoxSteve RandolphJohn Franco(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates10Colorado Rockies4BoxJeff D'AmicoDarren Oliver(none)
Montreal Expos3Houston Astros1BoxLivan HernandezJared Fernandez(none)
Chicago Cubs1Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxWilson AlvarezMatt Clement(none)
Florida Marlins7Milwaukee Brewers1BoxMark RedmanDavid Manning(none)
Cincinnati Reds9San Diego Padres5BoxAaron HarangOliver Perez(none)
Philadelphia Phillies8San Francisco Giants6BoxTurk WendellJim Brower(none)
Atlanta Braves1St. Louis Cardinals3BoxGarrett StephensonShane ReynoldsJason Isringhausen

Standings as of 2003-08-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees1136944.611--60949411537-2133-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I493217.653
235Boston Red Sox1166848.5862.570860410429-3039-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleTheo EpsteinFenway Park462719.587
3819Toronto Blue Jays1165858.50012.56546074732-2726-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJP RicciardiSkyDome462818.609
4920Baltimore Orioles1155659.48714.05825681425-3231-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards471532.319
51327Tampa Bay Rays1154570.39125.0514631-11719-3726-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaChuck LamarTropicana Field471829.383
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Kansas City Royals1156154.530--593601-830-2731-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium472225.468
2612Chicago White Sox1166155.5260.55365162025-3336-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field462521.543
3716Minnesota Twins1165957.5092.5553571-1827-3032-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome463115.674
41225Cleveland Indians1174968.41913.0493566-7320-3929-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field451926.422
51430Detroit Tigers1143084.26330.5379613-23416-4314-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alan TrammellDave DombrowskiComerica Park481335.271
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Seattle Mariners1167046.603--58545413135-2235-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field462323.500
246Oakland Athletics1166749.5783.05314409127-3140-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum462917.630
31021Anaheim Angels1165462.46616.05285111723-3431-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field462323.500
41124Texas Rangers1165066.43120.0603723-12021-3729-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington462125.457
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1167640.655--66054411636-2340-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field462521.543
338Philadelphia Phillies1166452.55212.05554609530-2734-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium462224.478
247Florida Marlins1166452.55212.05464984829-2935-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium462719.587
41017Montreal Expos1175958.50417.5522532-1023-3636-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium,Hiram Bithorn Stadium452421.533
51426New York Mets1154867.41727.5490597-10725-3323-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Art HoweJim DuquetteShea Stadium461828.391
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Houston Astros1166254.534--5594847527-3135-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park462521.543
2814St. Louis Cardinals1166056.5172.06395796027-3133-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II462521.543
3915Chicago Cubs1155956.5132.55114991231-2728-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field472918.617
41222Pittsburgh Pirates1145361.4658.0526570-4428-2925-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park482226.458
51323Cincinnati Reds1165264.44810.0539652-11325-3327-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave Miley Great American Ballpark461729.370
61528Milwaukee Brewers1164571.38817.0498631-13325-3220-39L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park462323.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122San Francisco Giants1167244.621--5534698432-2640-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanPac Bell Park452817.622
2611Arizona Diamondbacks1166155.52611.05114694227-3234-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark462323.500
3713Los Angeles Dodgers1156055.52211.53993752426-3034-25W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium472522.532
41118Colorado Rockies1196059.50413.56526312119-4141-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field431429.326
51629San Diego Padres1184573.38128.0478617-13922-3723-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium441925.432


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Juan AcevedoP33.096Released by Blue Jays. 
Dave FranciaOF28.115Contract purchased by Phillies from Nashua