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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 2000-08-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Atlanta Braves4Arizona Diamondbacks8BoxBrian AndersonAndy Ashby(none)
Houston Astros3Florida Marlins4BoxBraden LooperJoe SlusarskiAntonio Alfonseca
Chicago Cubs5San Diego Padres6BoxKevin WalkerTim WorrellTrevor Hoffman
Pittsburgh Pirates2San Francisco Giants10BoxRuss OrtizFrancisco Cordova(none)
Kansas City Royals2New York Yankees3BoxMariano RiveraJerry Spradlin(none)
Cleveland Indians5Tampa Bay Rays1BoxJason BereAlbie Lopez(none)
Texas Rangers1Toronto Blue Jays3BoxFrank CastilloKenny RogersBilly Koch

Standings as of 2000-08-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135New York Yankees1035845.563--5654937230-2328-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I582929.500
2511Boston Red Sox1045549.5293.55314824928-2627-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park583028.517
3815Toronto Blue Jays1105654.5095.5596637-4127-2929-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome522725.519
41325Baltimore Orioles1064759.44312.5546629-8317-3630-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards562729.482
51428Tampa Bay Rays1064561.42514.5513580-6723-3122-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field552431.436
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 Indians1055451.51410.05855394629-2725-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field573621.632
31019Detroit Tigers1065056.47214.5503564-6125-3125-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil GarnerRandy SmithComerica Park562927.518
41123Kansas City Royals1074859.44917.0573642-6923-3225-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Allard BairdKauffman Stadium552926.527
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
246Oakland 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
4918Texas Rangers1065155.48110.5578604-2618-3033-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington562036.357
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1086642.611--5494836631-2535-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field542925.537
224New York Mets1066145.5754.05374944324-2737-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium563323.589
3816Florida Marlins1085355.49113.0496533-3721-2732-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium532627.491
41222Montreal Expos1044856.46216.0507564-5719-2929-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium581939.328
51326Philadelphia Phillies1064660.43419.0476530-5423-3223-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium561937.339
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159St. 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
31020Chicago Cubs1075057.4679.0525566-4120-3030-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field551540.273
41427Pittsburgh Pirates1074661.43013.0516560-4417-3229-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium552332.418
51529Milwaukee Brewers1094564.41315.0481578-9720-3425-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dean TaylorCounty Stadium532825.528
61630Houston Astros1084068.37019.5569635-6622-3818-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerEnron Field543222.593
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137San Francisco Giants1065947.557--6205417925-3034-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park563818.679
248Arizona Diamondbacks1086048.556--5294844523-2837-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark542529.463
3610Los Angeles Dodgers1075750.5332.55675105731-2726-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium552926.527
4917Colorado Rockies1065155.4818.06326052719-3732-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDaniel O'DowdCoors Field563125.554
51121San Diego Padres1085058.46310.0510553-4321-3329-25W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium542628.481


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Gustavo AltamiranoPH19.066Released by Rangers 
Darryl BrinkleyOF31.223Signed by Orioles 
Rico Brogna1B30.107Claimed on waivers by Red Sox from Phillies. 
Osvaldo FernandoSS17.292Signed as nondrafted free agent by Astros 
Dave Hollins3B34.070Signed as Free Agent by Indians. 
Dave Hollins3B34.070Released by Orioles. 
Vicente PalaciosP37.015Released by Padres. 
Luis PoloniaLF35.295Signed as Free Agent by Yankees. 
Carlos ReyesP31.121Released by Padres.