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Wednesday August 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 2000-08-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Atlanta Braves0Arizona Diamondbacks2BoxCurt SchillingGreg Maddux(none)
Colorado Rockies2Chicago Cubs3BoxSteve RainJohn WasdinRick Aguilera
Houston Astros4Florida Marlins5BoxDan MiceliMarc Valdes(none)
San Francisco Giants4Milwaukee Brewers6BoxJuan AcevedoLivan HernandezCurt Leskanic
St. Louis Cardinals10Montreal Expos7BoxPat HentgenMike Johnson(none)
Cincinnati Reds1New York Mets2BoxAl LeiterElmer DessensArmando Benitez
Los Angeles Dodgers11Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxDarren DreifortJose Silva(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2San Diego Padres5BoxMatt ClementOmar DaalTrevor Hoffman
Detroit Tigers5Anaheim Angels3BoxBrian MoehlerKen HillTodd Jones
Minnesota Twins10Baltimore Orioles6BoxBrad RadkePat Rapp(none)
Kansas City Royals4New York Yankees1BoxBlake SteinDenny NeagleRicky Bottalico
Toronto Blue Jays4Oakland Athletics5BoxJim MecirMark GuthrieJason Isringhausen
Boston Red Sox5Seattle Mariners2BoxPedro MartinezFreddy Garcia(none)
Cleveland Indians5Tampa Bay Rays3BoxSteve KarsayDoug CreekBob Wickman
Chicago White Sox2Texas Rangers7BoxRick HellingJon GarlandTim Crabtree

Standings as of 2000-08-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146New York Yankees1025745.559--5624917130-2327-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I593029.508
2511Boston Red Sox1045549.5293.05314824928-2627-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park583028.517
3815Toronto Blue Jays1095554.5055.5593636-4327-2928-25L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome532825.528
41325Baltimore Orioles1064759.44312.0546629-8317-3630-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards562729.482
51428Tampa Bay Rays1054560.42913.5512575-6323-3122-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field562432.429
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago White Sox1076542.607--6545619335-2330-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II553025.545
2713Cleveland Indians1045351.51010.55805384228-2725-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field583721.638
31020Detroit Tigers1065056.47214.5503564-6125-3125-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil GarnerRandy SmithComerica Park562927.518
41123Kansas City Royals1064858.45316.5571639-6823-3125-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Allard BairdKauffman Stadium562927.518
51224Minnesota Twins1104961.44517.5524599-7524-2925-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome522032.385
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Seattle Mariners1076245.579--60948112825-2637-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field552926.527
235Oakland Athletics1076047.5612.06355686729-2231-25W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum543123.574
3612Anaheim Angels1095752.5236.05835711223-2634-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field532528.472
4917Texas Rangers1055154.48610.0577601-2418-2933-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington572037.351
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1076641.617--5454757031-2435-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field552926.527
224New York Mets1066145.5754.55374944324-2737-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium563323.589
3816Florida Marlins1075255.48614.0492530-3821-2731-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium542727.500
41121Montreal Expos1044856.46216.5507564-5719-2929-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium581939.328
51327Philadelphia Phillies1064660.43419.5476530-5423-3223-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium561937.339
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158St. Louis Cardinals1075948.551--6195437628-2831-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II553619.655
2714Cincinnati Reds1085553.5094.5541540128-2726-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field543024.556
31019Chicago Cubs1065056.4728.5520560-4020-2930-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field561541.268
41426Pittsburgh Pirates1064660.43412.5514550-3617-3129-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium562333.411
51529Milwaukee Brewers1094564.41315.0481578-9720-3425-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dean TaylorCounty Stadium532825.528
61630Houston Astros1074067.37419.0566631-6522-3718-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerEnron Field553223.582
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137San Francisco Giants1055847.552--6105397125-3033-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park573918.684
249Arizona Diamondbacks1075948.551--5214804123-2836-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark552629.473
3610Los Angeles Dodgers1075750.5332.05675105731-2726-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium552926.527
4918Colorado Rockies1065155.4817.56326052719-3732-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDaniel O'DowdCoors Field563125.554
51222San Diego Padres1074958.45810.0504548-4421-3328-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium552728.491


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Andres BlancoSS16.113Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Royals. 
Jed Hansen2B27.348Released by Mets. 
Aaron Holbert2B27.205Traded by Red Sox to Marlins for Nelson Lara.