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Wednesday May 3,2000This 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 2000-05-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Houston Astros3Chicago Cubs4BoxJon LieberChris HoltRick Aguilera
Montreal Expos7Colorado Rockies16BoxPedro AstacioHideki Irabu(none)
Atlanta Braves4Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxCarlos PerezGreg MadduxJeff Shaw
Arizona Diamondbacks1Milwaukee Brewers4BoxHoracio EstradaOmar DaalBob Wickman
Cincinnati Reds2Philadelphia Phillies5BoxPaul ByrdSteve Parris(none)
Florida Marlins1San Diego Padres3BoxBrian MeadowsBrad PennyTrevor Hoffman
New York Mets5San Francisco Giants8BoxFelix RodriguezTurk Wendell(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates8St. Louis Cardinals2BoxKris BensonPat Hentgen(none)
Anaheim Angels6Baltimore Orioles5BoxRamon OrtizJason JohnsonTroy Percival
Detroit Tigers2Boston Red Sox4BoxDerek LoweJeff Weaver(none)
Toronto Blue Jays3Chicago White Sox7BoxJames BaldwinKelvim EscobarKeith Foulke
New York Yankees6Cleveland Indians5BoxJason GrimsleySteve KarsayMariano Rivera
Oakland Athletics14Kansas City Royals5BoxGil HerediaJeff Suppan(none)
Seattle Mariners4Minnesota Twins5BoxEddie GuardadoJose Mesa(none)
Texas Rangers5Tampa Bay Rays1BoxMark ClarkDwight GoodenJohn Wetteland

Standings as of 2000-05-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees26188.692--1241141010-58-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1356966.511
236Boston Red Sox241410.5833.013795427-77-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1387167.514
347Baltimore Orioles261511.5773.015614795-810-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards1365977.434
4918Toronto Blue Jays291415.4835.5155186-317-87-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1336964.519
51328Tampa Bay Rays26917.3469.0135173-386-93-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1356075.444
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Chicago White Sox281810.643--192146468-510-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1347757.575
2611Cleveland Indians241311.5423.0128103259-34-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1387761.558
31021Kansas City Royals281315.4645.0150181-312-1111-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1346470.478
41122Minnesota Twins281216.4296.0137163-265-87-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1345777.425
51430Detroit Tigers26719.26910.093160-673-124-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil GarnerRandy SmithComerica Park1367264.529
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Seattle Mariners251411.560--159121386-78-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field1377760.562
3815Oakland Athletics281414.5001.5163139249-45-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1337756.579
2717Anaheim Angels281414.5001.5153154-15-79-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field1346866.507
41224Texas Rangers261115.4233.513613605-56-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1366076.441
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves27207.741--13192397-513-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1357560.556
2510New York Mets291613.5525.0154162-86-710-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1337855.586
3612Montreal Expos261412.5385.5149151-24-710-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1365383.390
41019Florida Marlins291415.4837.0137138-15-89-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium1326567.492
51629Philadelphia Phillies26818.30811.590139-493-105-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1365779.419
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134St. Louis Cardinals271710.630--189147426-411-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1357857.578
2713Cincinnati Reds271413.5193.0136145-98-65-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1357164.526
31223Pittsburgh Pirates261115.4235.5118136-184-77-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1365878.426
41325Chicago Cubs291217.4146.0160179-195-117-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1335380.398
51426Houston Astros261016.3856.5146159-137-73-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerEnron Field1366274.456
61527Milwaukee Brewers281018.3577.5104142-385-115-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dean TaylorCounty Stadium1346371.470
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Arizona Diamondbacks271710.630--141115269-58-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1356867.504
249Los Angeles Dodgers271512.5562.0156120369-76-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium1357164.526
4914San Francisco Giants261313.5003.515414869-64-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park1368452.618
3816Colorado Rockies281414.5003.518718435-109-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1346866.507
51120San Diego Padres281315.4644.515014557-86-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1346371.470


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ivan OchoaSS17.138Signed as nondrafted free agent by Indians 
Wally RosaC18.156signed 
Eider TorresSS17.107Signed as nondrafted free agent by Indians 
Matt WilliamsP29.021Returned to Yankees 
Matt WilliamsP29.021Returned to Yankees. 
David WolenskyP20.109signed