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Tuesday May 2,2000This date in baseball
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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 2000-05-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Houston Astros1Chicago Cubs11BoxKerry WoodJose LimaBrian Williams
Montreal Expos6Colorado Rockies12BoxScott KarlJeremy Powell(none)
Atlanta Braves5Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxBruce ChenTerry AdamsJohn Rocker
Arizona Diamondbacks5Milwaukee Brewers1BoxTodd StottlemyreJimmy Haynes(none)
Cincinnati Reds7Philadelphia Phillies0BoxDenny NeagleAndy AshbyScott Sullivan
Florida Marlins3San Diego Padres8BoxMatt ClementVladimir Nunez(none)
New York Mets1San Francisco Giants7BoxLivan HernandezGlendon Rusch(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates10St. Louis Cardinals7BoxJeff WallaceHeathcliff Slocumb(none)
Anaheim Angels6Baltimore Orioles7BoxMike TrombleyTroy Percival(none)
Detroit Tigers7Boston Red Sox6BoxWillie BlairTim WakefieldTodd Jones
Toronto Blue Jays4Chicago White Sox1BoxFrank CastilloKelly WunschBilly Koch
New York Yankees4Cleveland Indians2BoxAndy PettitteBobby WittMariano Rivera
Oakland Athletics7Kansas City Royals8BoxJason RakersJason Isringhausen(none)
Seattle Mariners5Minnesota Twins4BoxJohn HalamaJoe MaysKazuhiro Sasaki
Texas Rangers8Tampa Bay Rays1BoxRick HellingRyan Rupe(none)

Standings as of 2000-05-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees25178.680--11810999-58-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1367066.515
236Baltimore Orioles251510.6002.0151141105-810-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards1375978.431
359Boston Red Sox231310.5653.013393407-76-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1397267.518
4715Toronto Blue Jays281414.5004.5152179-277-77-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1346965.515
51327Tampa Bay Rays25916.3608.0134168-346-93-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1366076.441
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Chicago White Sox271710.630--185143428-59-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1357857.578
2610Cleveland Indians231310.5652.012397269-34-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1397762.554
31018Kansas City Royals271314.4814.0145167-222-1111-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1356471.474
41122Minnesota Twins271116.4076.0132159-275-86-8L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1355877.430
51430Detroit Tigers25718.2809.091156-653-114-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil GarnerRandy SmithComerica Park1377265.526
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Seattle Mariners241410.583--155116396-68-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field1387761.558
3816Oakland Athletics271314.4812.5149134158-45-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1347856.582
2917Anaheim Angels271314.4812.5147149-24-79-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field1356966.511
41225Texas Rangers251015.4004.5131135-44-56-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1376176.445
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves26206.769--12786417-413-2W15T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1367561.551
248New York Mets281612.5715.0149154-56-610-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1347856.582
3511Montreal Expos251411.5605.514213574-610-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1375384.387
4814Florida Marlins281414.5007.013613515-79-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium1336568.489
51629Philadelphia Phillies25718.28012.585137-523-104-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1375879.423
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133St. Louis Cardinals26179.654--187139486-411-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1367858.574
2612Cincinnati Reds261412.5383.0134140-68-55-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1367165.522
41323Pittsburgh Pirates251015.4006.5110134-243-77-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1375978.431
31224Houston Astros251015.4006.5143155-127-63-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerEnron Field1376275.453
51426Chicago Cubs281117.3937.0156176-205-116-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1345480.403
61528Milwaukee Brewers27918.3338.5100141-415-114-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dean TaylorCounty Stadium1356471.474
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Arizona Diamondbacks26179.654--140111299-48-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1366868.500
2713Los Angeles Dodgers261412.5383.0150116349-75-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium1367264.529
3919Colorado Rockies271314.4814.5171177-65-108-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1356966.511
41020San Francisco Giants251213.4804.514614339-63-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park1378552.620
51121San Diego Padres271215.4445.514714437-85-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1356471.474


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Lance DowningIF21.054Released by Diamondbacks 
Lance OdomP21.120Released by Twins 
Enohel PolancoSS25.264Released by Marlins