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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 2000-07-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Colorado Rockies0Chicago Cubs2BoxKevin TapaniBrian BohanonRick Aguilera
Houston Astros4Florida Marlins2BoxJose LimaA.J. BurnettOctavio Dotel
San Francisco Giants4Milwaukee Brewers3BoxFelix RodriguezDavid WeathersRobb Nen
St. Louis Cardinals4Montreal Expos0BoxDarryl KileMike Thurman(none)
Cincinnati Reds6New York Mets0BoxScott WilliamsonGlendon RuschLarry Luebbers
Philadelphia Phillies1San Diego Padres4BoxWoody WilliamsBruce Chen(none)
Detroit Tigers4Anaheim Angels5BoxMark PetkovsekTodd Jones(none)
Minnesota Twins5Baltimore Orioles6BoxSidney PonsonJ.C. RomeroMike Trombley
Toronto Blue Jays1Oakland Athletics6BoxTim HudsonDavid Wells(none)
Boston Red Sox8Seattle Mariners5BoxRich GarcesJose MesaHipolito Pichardo

Standings as of 2000-07-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135New York Yankees1005644.560--5564837330-2326-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I613130.508
2611Boston Red Sox1025448.5293.05224754727-2527-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park603129.517
3714Toronto Blue Jays1075552.5144.5588628-4027-2728-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome552827.509
41326Baltimore Orioles1044658.44212.0530619-8917-3629-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards582830.483
51428Tampa Bay Rays1034459.42713.5503565-6223-3121-28W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field582533.431
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago White Sox1056441.610--6485519734-2230-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II573126.544
2815Cleveland Indians1025250.51010.55705294127-2625-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field603822.633
31020Detroit Tigers1044856.46215.5492558-6623-3125-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil GarnerRandy SmithComerica Park583127.534
41122Kansas City Royals1044757.45216.5563633-7022-3025-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Allard BairdKauffman Stadium583028.517
51224Minnesota Twins1084860.44417.5514583-6923-2825-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome542133.389
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Seattle Mariners1056144.581--60247213025-2636-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field573027.526
249Oakland Athletics1055847.5523.06275636429-2229-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum563323.589
3510Anaheim Angels1075750.5335.05775601723-2634-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field552530.455
4917Texas Rangers1035053.48510.0567595-2818-2932-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington592138.356
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1056540.619--5414717030-2335-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field573027.526
224New York Mets1045945.5675.55324914124-2735-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium583523.603
3816Florida Marlins1055154.48614.0484522-3821-2730-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium562828.500
41121Montreal Expos1024755.46116.5496554-5819-2928-26L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium602040.333
51325Philadelphia Phillies1044658.44218.5465515-5023-3023-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium581939.328
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
157St. Louis Cardinals1055847.552--6095327727-2731-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II573720.649
2713Cincinnati Reds1065551.5193.5538535328-2526-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field563026.536
31019Chicago Cubs1044955.4718.5516556-4020-2929-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field581642.276
41427Pittsburgh Pirates1034558.43712.0500534-3417-3128-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium592435.407
51529Milwaukee Brewers1074463.41115.0467561-9420-3424-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dean TaylorCounty Stadium552926.527
61630Houston Astros1053966.37119.0558623-6521-3618-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerEnron Field573324.579
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136San Francisco Giants1035746.553--5935256824-2933-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park594019.678
248Arizona Diamondbacks1055847.552--5174764123-2835-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark572730.474
3612Los Angeles Dodgers1045549.5292.55514965529-2626-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium583127.534
4918Colorado Rockies1045054.4817.56286012718-3632-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDaniel O'DowdCoors Field583226.552
51223San Diego Padres1054758.44811.0489537-4821-3326-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium572928.509


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Brent Abernathy2B22.311Traded by Blue Jays to Devil Rays for Steve Trachsel and Mark Guthrie. 
Danny ArdoinC26.023Traded by Athletics to Twins for Mario Valdez. 
Will Clark1B36.140Traded by Orioles with Cash to Cardinals for Jose Leon. 
Tom DaveyP26.323Traded by Mariners with John Mabry to Padres for Al Martin. 
Joe DepastinoC26.330Released by Orioles. 
Scott DownsP24.136Traded by Cubs to Expos for Rondell White. 
Kevin GibbsOF26.119Traded by Dodgers with OF Todd Hollandsworth and LHP Randey Dorame to Rockies for OF Tom Goodwin July 31 2000 
Ross Gload1B24.117Traded by Marlins with Dave Noyce to Cubs for Henry Rodriguez. 
Tom GoodwinCF-LF32.004Traded by Rockies with Cash to Dodgers for Randey Dorame, Kevin Gibbs and Todd Hollandsworth. 
Mark GuthrieP34.312Traded by Devil Rays with Steve Trachsel to Blue Jays for Brent Abernathy. 
Carlos HernandezC33.068Traded by Padres with Nate Tebbs to Cardinals for Ben Johnson and Heathcliff Slocumb. 
Todd HollandsworthLF-CF27.102Traded by Dodgers with Randey Dorame and Kevin Gibbs to Rockies for Tom Goodwin and Cash. 
Trenidad HubbardLF-CF34.081Traded by Braves with Luis Rivera and Fernando Lunar to Orioles for B.J. Surhoff and Gabe Molina. 
Jose Leon1B-3B23.235Traded by Cardinals to Orioles for Will Clark and Cash. 
Fernando LunarC23.067Traded by Braves with Luis Rivera and Trenidad Hubbard to Orioles for B.J. Surhoff and Gabe Molina. 
John MabryRF-1B29.287Traded by Mariners with Tom Davey to Padres for Al Martin. 
Al MartinLF32.250Traded by Padres to Mariners for John Mabry and Tom Davey. 
Brian MeadowsP24.253Traded by Padres to Royals for Jay Witasick. 
Gabe MolinaP25.089Traded by Orioles with B.J. Surhoff to Braves for Luis Rivera, Fernando Lunar and Trenidad Hubbard. 
Luis PoloniaLF35.292Released by Tigers. 
Luis RiveraP22.040Traded by Braves with Fernando Lunar and Trenidad Hubbard to Orioles for B.J. Surhoff and Gabe Molina. 
Henry RodriguezLF32.266Traded by Cubs to Marlins for Dave Noyce and Ross Gload. 
Anthony ShumakerP27.078Traded by Mets to Orioles for Juan Aracena. 
Heathcliff SlocumbP34.054Traded by Cardinals with Ben Johnson to Padres for Nate Tebbs and Carlos Hernandez. 
Mike StanleyC-1B37.036Released by Red Sox. 
B.J. SurhoffLF-C35.361Traded by Orioles with Gabe Molina to Braves for Luis Rivera, Fernando Lunar and Trenidad Hubbard. 
Steve TrachselP29.273Traded by Devil Rays with Mark Guthrie to Blue Jays for Brent Abernathy. 
Mario Valdez1B25.254Traded by Twins to Athletics for Danny Ardoin. 
Rondell WhiteLF-CF28.159Traded by Expos to Cubs for Scott Downs. 
Jay WitasickP27.337Traded by Royals to Padres for Brian Meadows.