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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 2003-08-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees8Boston Red Sox4BoxRoger ClemensTim WakefieldMariano Rivera
Toronto Blue Jays4Cleveland Indians5BoxDanys BaezJason Kershner(none)
Chicago White Sox6Detroit Tigers1BoxEsteban LoaizaNate Cornejo(none)
Anaheim Angels7Kansas City Royals4BoxScot ShieldsBrian AndersonTroy Percival
Tampa Bay Rays3Oakland Athletics4BoxRich HardenGeremi GonzalezChad Bradford
Baltimore Orioles0Seattle Mariners3BoxJamie MoyerJason JohnsonShigetoshi Hasegawa
Minnesota Twins10Texas Rangers11BoxFrancisco CorderoEddie Guardado(none)
San Francisco Giants3Arizona Diamondbacks1BoxJason SchmidtBrandon WebbTim Worrell
Milwaukee Brewers2Chicago Cubs0BoxDoug DavisJuan CruzDanny Kolb
St. Louis Cardinals5Cincinnati Reds0BoxSterling HitchcockDan Serafini(none)
Montreal Expos3Florida Marlins5BoxMark RedmanZach DayUgueth Urbina
San Diego Padres3Houston Astros1BoxJake PeavyRon VilloneRod Beck
Colorado Rockies0Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxOdalis PerezDarren OliverEric Gagne
Philadelphia Phillies4New York Mets1BoxVicente PadillaJae Weong SeoJose Mesa
Atlanta Braves10Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxShane ReynoldsJeff D'Amico(none)

Standings as of 2003-08-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1348252.612--73361711644-2439-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I28199.679
246Boston Red Sox1367858.5745.082170311832-3446-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleTheo EpsteinFenway Park26179.654
3818Toronto Blue Jays1366769.49316.07577302738-3329-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJP RicciardiSkyDome26197.731
41123Baltimore Orioles1366175.44922.0649680-3128-4333-32L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards261016.385
51329Tampa Bay Rays1355382.39329.5599727-12824-4529-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaChuck LamarTropicana Field271017.370
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Chicago White Sox1377364.533--6636075630-4143-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field251312.520
2612Kansas City Royals1347064.5221.5693712-1933-3237-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium281315.464
3713Minnesota Twins1367165.5221.56606491136-3335-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome26197.731
41224Cleveland Indians1376176.44512.0593657-6426-4035-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field25718.280
51430Detroit Tigers13534101.25238.0474758-28418-5116-50L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alan TrammellDave DombrowskiComerica Park27918.333
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Oakland Athletics1378255.599--64652911732-3450-21W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum251411.560
235Seattle Mariners1378057.5842.068854514337-2843-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field251312.520
3919Anaheim Angels1366670.48515.56446123228-3938-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field261115.423
41022Texas Rangers1376275.45320.0712837-12526-4336-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington25916.360
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1368749.640--77862914941-2846-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field261412.538
338Philadelphia Phillies1367363.53714.06445657934-3739-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium261313.500
247Florida Marlins1367363.53714.06285913730-3843-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium26188.692
4916Montreal Expos1387167.51417.06196061325-4446-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium,Hiram Bithorn Stadium241212.500
51426New York Mets1345975.44027.0568652-8430-3829-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Art HoweJim DuquetteShea Stadium27720.259
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510St. Louis Cardinals1367264.529--7376746332-3640-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II261313.500
2714Houston Astros1367165.5221.06615728929-3642-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park261610.615
31017Chicago Cubs1356966.5112.5586584236-3233-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field27198.704
41221Pittsburgh Pirates1346272.4639.0633679-4630-3432-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park281315.464
51325Milwaukee Brewers1366076.44112.0608713-10533-3727-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park26818.308
61527Cincinnati Reds1365977.43413.0597744-14728-3731-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave Miley Great American Ballpark261016.385
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Francisco Giants1358253.607--6115407136-3446-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanPac Bell Park26188.692
2611Los Angeles Dodgers1357164.52611.04734462731-3540-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium271413.519
3815Arizona Diamondbacks1367066.51512.55945524230-3640-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark261412.538
41120Colorado Rockies1396574.46819.0727739-1220-5045-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field23914.391
51628San Diego Padres1375582.40128.0564711-14727-4428-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium25916.360


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Denny BautistaP20.312Traded by Marlins with Don Levinski to Orioles for Jeff Conine. 
Jeff Conine1B-LF37.065Traded by Orioles to Marlins for Don Levinski and Denny Bautista. 
Wilson DelgadoSS-2B28.047Purchased by Angels from Cardinals. 
Don LevinskiP20.315Traded by Marlins with RHP Denny Bautista to Orioles for 1B Jeff Conine 
Jesse OroscoP46.152Traded by Yankees to Twins for Juan Padilla. 
Steve SparksP38.060Signed as Free Agent by Athletics. 
Kelly StinnettC33.208Traded by Reds to Phillies for Eric Valent. 
Eric ValentLF-1B26.149Traded by Phillies to Reds for Kelly Stinnett.