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Standings at end of 2003 season.

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees16210062.617--87771616151-3050-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I01-1
235Boston Red Sox1629567.5865.096180915242-3953-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park000
3611Toronto Blue Jays1628676.53114.08948266845-3641-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJP RicciardiSkyDome000
41022Baltimore Orioles1637291.44228.5743820-7731-5140-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MazzilliMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards-1-10
51329Tampa Bay Rays1626399.38937.0715852-13727-5436-45W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaChuck LamarTropicana Field000
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Minnesota Twins1629072.556--8017584342-3948-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome000
2713Chicago White Sox1628676.5314.07917157635-4651-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field000
3817Kansas City Royals1628379.5127.0836867-3143-3940-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium000
41226Cleveland Indians1626894.42022.0699778-7930-5138-43L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field000
51430Detroit Tigers16243119.26547.0591928-33720-6123-58W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alan TrammellDave DombrowskiComerica Park000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Oakland Athletics1629666.593--76864312539-4257-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum000
246Seattle Mariners1629369.5743.079563715843-3850-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field000
3919Anaheim Angels1627785.47519.0736743-732-4845-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field000
41123Texas Rangers1627191.43825.0826969-14328-5343-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington000
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves16210161.623--90774016746-3555-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field000
237Florida Marlins1629171.56210.07516925938-4353-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium000
3612Philadelphia Phillies1628676.53115.07916979437-4449-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium000
41018Montreal Expos1628379.51218.0711716-531-5052-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium,Hiram Bithorn Stadium000
51527New York Mets1606694.41334.0642754-11232-4934-46L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Art HoweJim DuquetteShea Stadium101.000
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Chicago Cubs1628874.543--7246834144-3744-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field000
2510Houston Astros1628775.5371.080567712839-4248-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park000
3715St. Louis Cardinals1628577.5253.08767968037-4448-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II000
41120Pittsburgh Pirates1627587.46313.0753801-4836-4539-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park000
51324Cincinnati Reds1626993.42619.0694886-19234-4735-46L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MileyDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark000
61425Milwaukee Brewers1626894.42020.0714873-15937-4431-50L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park000
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122San Francisco Giants16110061.621--75563811743-3757-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanPac Bell Park000
2814Los Angeles Dodgers1628577.52515.55745561839-4246-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium000
3916Arizona Diamondbacks1628478.51916.57176853239-4245-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark000
41221Colorado Rockies1627488.45726.5853892-3925-5649-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field000
51628San Diego Padres1626498.39536.5678831-15329-5235-46L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium000


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Armando AlmanzaP31.056Granted free agency 
Edwin AlmonteP27.004Granted free agency 
Hector AlmonteP28.065Granted Free Agency. 
Marlon Anderson2B29.349Granted free agency 
Danys BaezP26.102Granted free agency 
Rod BarajasC28.107Granted Free Agency. 
Michael BarrettC-3B27.060Athletics acquired C Damian Miller to complete trade 
Michael BarrettC-3B27.060re-signed by Cubs 
Michael BarrettC-3B27.060Granted free agency 
Nate BlandP28.359Granted Free Agency. 
Toby BorlandP34.206Granted Free Agency. 
Russell Branyan1B28.002Granted Free Agency. 
Troy BrohawnP30.341Granted Free Agency. 
Travis Chapman3B25.199Granted Free Agency. 
Scott ChiassonP26.129Granted Free Agency. 
Rob CorradoP23.099Released by Rangers 
Valerio De Los SantosP28.076Granted Free Agency. 
Gabriel Delgado2B25.061Released by Rangers 
David DellucciLF-RF30.051Granted Free Agency. 
Nick DevenneyP23.143Released by Rangers 
Jayson DurocherP29.125Granted free agency 
Scott ElartonP27.302Granted Free Agency. 
Pedro FelicianoP27.118Signed as Free Agent by Mets. 
Jeremy FikacP28.257Granted free agency 
Gerardo GarciaP23.312Granted free agency 
Karim GarciaRF-LF28.053Granted Free Agency. 
Alfredo GonzalezP24.095Granted free agency 
Orlando HernandezP38.071Granted Free Agency. 
Jeremy HillP26.135Granted Free Agency. 
Damian Jackson2B-SS30.137Granted Free Agency. 
Jason JohnsonP30.055Granted Free Agency. 
Gabe KaplerCF-RF28.112Granted Free Agency. 
Mike LincolnP28.255Granted Free Agency. 
Braden LooperP28.358Granted Free Agency. 
Ruben MateoRF-CF25.314Granted Free Agency. 
Julius Matos2B-3B29.009Signed as Free Agent by Expos. 
Mike MatthewsP30.058Granted Free Agency. 
Frank Menechino2B32.348Granted Free Agency. 
Lou Merloni2B-3B32.259Granted Free Agency. 
Damian MillerC34.069Traded by Cubs to Athletics completing trade in which Athletics sent C Michael Barrett to Cubs for a player to be named and cash (Dec. 16 2003) 
Matt MillerP32.028Granted Free Agency. 
Trever MillerP30.206Granted Free Agency. 
Damian MossP27.027Granted Free Agency. 
Augie OjedaSS29.001Granted Free Agency. 
Miguel OjedaC28.326Granted Free Agency. 
Jay PaytonCF-LF31.029Granted Free Agency. 
Kit PellowRF-3B30.115Granted Free Agency. 
Ben PetrickC-LF26.258Granted Free Agency. 
Cliff PolitteP29.317Granted Free Agency. 
Britt ReamesP30.124Granted Free Agency. 
Mark RedmanP29.350Signed as Free Agent by Athletics. 
Mark RedmanP29.350Granted Free Agency. 
Reggie RivardP25.283Released by Rangers 
Carl SadlerP27.071Granted Free Agency. 
Jared Sandberg3B25.294Granted Free Agency. 
Scott SauerbeckP32.042Granted Free Agency. 
Todd Sears1B28.059Granted Free Agency. 
Jason ShiellP27.063Granted Free Agency. 
Randall Simon1B28.209Granted Free Agency. 
Gene StechschulteP30.131Granted free agency 
Scott StricklandP27.239Granted Free Agency. 
Reggie TaylorCF-LF26.343Granted Free Agency. 
Derek ThompsonP22.347Granted free agency 
Jason TynerLF-CF26.242Granted Free Agency. 
Andy Van HekkenP24.143Granted Free Agency. 
Kris WilsonP27.137Granted Free Agency. 
Shawn Wooten1B-C31.150Granted Free Agency.