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Top2003 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALNew York Yankees5Boston Red Sox10Boxscore - PBP934,8543:11Jose ContrerasDerek LoweDerek Lowe (14-6)Jose Contreras (4-2)-Joe TorreGrady LittleFenway Park
ALToronto Blue Jays7Cleveland Indians3Boxscore - PBP921,0082:24Kelvim EscobarCC SabathiaKelvim Escobar (10-8)CC Sabathia (12-8)-Carlos ToscaEric WedgeProgressive Field
ALChicago White Sox4Detroit Tigers8Boxscore - PBP915,8282:44Mark BuehrleNate RobertsonNate Robertson (1-0)Mark Buehrle (11-13)-Jerry ManuelAlan TrammellComerica Park
ALAnaheim Angels10Kansas City Royals3Boxscore - PBP923,8362:52Jarrod WashburnJimmy GobbleJarrod Washburn (10-12)Jimmy Gobble (2-3)-Mike SciosciaTony PenaKauffman Stadium
ALTampa Bay Rays2Oakland Athletics5Boxscore - PBP920,0522:32Joe KennedyTim HudsonTim Hudson (14-4)Joe Kennedy (3-11)Keith Foulke (36)Lou PiniellaKen MachaOakland-Alameda C
ALBaltimore Orioles2Seattle Mariners3Boxscore - PBP943,3652:30Eric DuBoseRyan FranklinRafael Soriano (3-0)Jorge Julio (0-6)-Mike HargroveBob MelvinSafeco Field
ALMinnesota Twins8Texas Rangers5Boxscore - PBP918,1182:39Joe MaysJohn ThomsonGrant Balfour (1-0)John Thomson (12-11)Eddie Guardado (30)Ron GardenhireBuck ShowalterGlobe Life Park i
ALMinnesota Twins8Texas Rangers5Boxscore - PBP918,1182:39Joe MaysJohn ThomsonGrant Balfour (1-0)John Thomson (12-11)Eddie Guardado (30)Ron GardenhireBuck ShowalterRangers Ballpark
NLSan Francisco Giants4Arizona Diamondbacks5Boxscore - PBP939,0872:58Kirk RueterMiguel BatistaMiguel Batista (9-7)Kirk Rueter (7-5)Matt Mantei (21)Felipe AlouBob BrenlyChase Field
NLMilwaukee Brewers2Chicago Cubs4Boxscore - PBP938,2152:31Ben SheetsMatt ClementMatt Clement (12-11)Ben Sheets (10-11)-Ned YostDusty BakerWrigley Field
NLSt. Louis Cardinals5Cincinnati Reds8Boxscore - PBP927,1212:57Dan HarenJohn BaleJohn Bale (1-1)Dan Haren (3-5)Danny Graves (2)Tony LaRussaDave MileyGreat American Ba
NLMontreal Expos2Florida Marlins3Boxscore - PBP912,2312:51T.J. TuckerJosh BeckettBraden Looper (5-3)Rocky Biddle (4-8)-Frank RobinsonJack McKeonSun Life Stadium
NLSan Diego Padres7Houston Astros1Boxscore - PBP926,2413:03Adam EatonJeriome RobertsonAdam Eaton (8-9)Jeriome Robertson (12-7)-Bruce BochyJimy WilliamsMinute Maid Park
NLColorado Rockies4Los Angeles Dodgers6Boxscore - PBP939,0922:41Cory VanceKevin BrownKevin Brown (13-7)Cory Vance (1-1)Eric Gagne (45)Clint HurdleJim TracyDodger Stadium
NLPhiladelphia Phillies7New York Mets0Boxscore - PBP933,2082:49Kevin MillwoodSteve TrachselKevin Millwood (13-9)Steve Trachsel (13-8)-Larry BowaArt HoweShea Stadium
NLAtlanta Braves5Pittsburgh Pirates6Boxscore - PBP927,4152:59Russ OrtizSalomon TorresJulian Tavarez (3-3)Will Cunnane (0-1)-Bobby CoxLloyd McClendonPNC Park
16 Games on this date

Standings as of 2003-08-29.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1328052.606--71560610942-2439-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I30219.700
235Boston Red Sox1347856.5823.081068512532-3446-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleTheo EpsteinFenway Park281711.607
3818Toronto Blue Jays1346668.49315.07447222237-3229-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJ.P. RicciardiSkyDome28208.714
41022Baltimore Orioles1346173.45520.0648664-1628-4133-32L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards281018.357
51329Tampa Bay Rays1335380.39827.5594719-12524-4329-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaChuck LamarTropicana Field291019.345
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Kansas City Royals1337063.526--689705-1633-3237-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium291316.448
2610Chicago White Sox1357164.526--6526044828-4143-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field271512.556
3711Minnesota Twins1347064.5220.56486381035-3235-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome28208.714
41225Cleveland Indians1356075.44411.0585644-5926-4034-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field27819.296
51430Detroit Tigers1333499.25636.0471747-27618-5116-48W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alan TrammellDave DombrowskiComerica Park29920.310
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Oakland Athletics1358055.593--63852411432-3448-21W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum271611.593
246Seattle Mariners1357857.5782.067254412837-2841-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field271512.556
3919Anaheim Angels1356570.48115.06376082927-3938-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field271215.444
41123Texas Rangers1356174.45219.0701825-12426-4335-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington271017.370
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1348549.634--75561913639-2846-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field281612.571
338Philadelphia Phillies1347163.53014.06365627432-3739-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium281513.536
247Florida Marlins1347163.53014.06195853430-3841-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium28208.714
4815Montreal Expos1367165.52215.06135971625-4246-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium,Hiram Bithorn Stadium261214.462
51324New York Mets1325973.44725.0565644-7930-3829-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Art HoweJim DuquetteShea Stadium29722.241
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2612St. Louis Cardinals1347064.522--7266715530-3640-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II281513.536
1714Houston Astros1347064.522--6495638629-3641-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park281711.607
31017Chicago Cubs1336964.5190.5581573836-3233-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field291910.655
41221Pittsburgh Pirates1326270.4707.0623656-3330-3432-36W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park301317.433
51426Cincinnati Reds1345975.44011.0594733-13928-3731-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave Miley Great American Ballpark281018.357
61527Milwaukee Brewers1345876.43312.0597708-11131-3727-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park281018.357
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Francisco Giants1338053.602--6065386834-3446-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanPac Bell Park28208.714
2513Arizona Diamondbacks1347064.52210.55925474530-3640-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark281414.500
3916Los Angeles Dodgers1336964.51911.04654461931-3538-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium291613.552
41120Colorado Rockies1376572.47417.0727731-420-4845-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field25916.360
51628San Diego Padres1355481.40027.0555699-14426-4328-38W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium271017.370


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Francisco MateoP19.114Signed as nondrafted free agent by Blue Jays 
John PeabodyOF18.005On disabled list 
Anthony ReyesP21.317signed 
Sam TaulliP23.345Voluntarily retired 
Mike VenafroP30.027Released by Astros. 
Andy Wilson2B28.017Contract purchased by Diamondbacks from San Angelo 
Jaret WrightP27.244Claimed on waivers by Braves from Padres.