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Monday August 7,2000This 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 2000-08-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Montreal Expos2Arizona Diamondbacks5BoxCurt SchillingTrey Moore(none)
Atlanta Braves2Cincinnati Reds3BoxScott SullivanKerry Ligtenberg(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates8Colorado Rockies7BoxScott SauerbeckJose JimenezMike Williams
New York Mets6Houston Astros5BoxArmando BenitezJason Green(none)
Chicago Cubs7Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxRuben QuevedoMatt Herges(none)
San Diego Padres6Philadelphia Phillies4BoxMatt ClementRobert PersonTrevor Hoffman
Milwaukee Brewers1San Francisco Giants8BoxLivan HernandezJohn Snyder(none)
Florida Marlins1St. Louis Cardinals2BoxMike TimlinVic Darensbourg(none)
Boston Red Sox1Anaheim Angels4BoxJarrod WashburnTomo OhkaShigetoshi Hasegawa
Texas Rangers0Cleveland Indians2BoxSteve ReedRick HellingBob Wickman
Baltimore Orioles4Detroit Tigers3BoxBuddy GroomDoug BrocailRyan Kohlmeier
Toronto Blue Jays7Kansas City Royals8BoxBlake SteinEsteban LoaizaRicky Bottalico
Seattle Mariners8New York Yankees5BoxJohn HalamaDenny Neagle(none)
Minnesota Twins4Tampa Bay Rays2BoxMark RedmanBryan RekarEddie Guardado

Standings as of 2000-08-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148New York Yankees1075948.551--5895246530-2329-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I542826.519
2612Boston Red Sox1085652.5193.55435004328-2728-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park542925.537
3814Toronto Blue Jays1145856.5094.5627669-4227-3031-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome482523.521
41325Baltimore Orioles1104961.44511.5568653-8519-3830-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards522527.481
51428Tampa Bay Rays1104763.42713.5536602-6623-3124-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field512229.431
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox1106743.609--67456910535-2332-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II522824.538
2510Cleveland Indians1095851.5328.56095545529-2729-24W6T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field533221.604
31021Detroit Tigers1105159.46416.0514581-6725-3126-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil GarnerRandy SmithComerica Park522824.538
41122Kansas City Royals1115160.45916.5595660-6525-3326-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Allard BairdKauffman Stadium512625.510
51223Minnesota Twins1145262.45617.0541609-6827-3025-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome481731.354
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Seattle Mariners1116546.586--64050513528-2737-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field512625.510
236Oakland Athletics1106149.5553.56435885530-2431-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum513021.588
3713Anaheim Angels1135855.5138.0602594823-2935-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field492425.490
4919Texas Rangers1105258.47312.5602630-2819-3333-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington521933.365
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1126844.607--5634996433-2735-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field502723.540
224New York Mets1106446.5823.05605114927-2837-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium523022.577
3716Florida Marlins1125656.50012.0518547-2924-2832-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium492326.469
41224Montreal Expos1084959.45417.0526593-6720-3229-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium541836.333
51427Philadelphia Phillies1104763.42720.0497560-6324-3423-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium521834.346
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159St. Louis Cardinals1116150.550--6345567828-2833-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II513417.667
2815Cincinnati Reds1125656.5005.5556563-728-2727-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field502921.580
31120Chicago Cubs1115259.4689.0553591-3822-3230-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field511338.255
41326Pittsburgh Pirates1114863.43213.0535581-4619-3429-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium512130.412
51529Milwaukee Brewers1134766.41615.0496596-10022-3625-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dean TaylorCounty Stadium492623.531
61630Houston Astros1124270.37519.5598658-6022-3820-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerEnron Field503020.600
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135San Francisco Giants1106248.564--6425538925-3037-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park523517.673
247Arizona Diamondbacks1126250.5541.05465034323-2839-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark502327.460
3611Los Angeles Dodgers1115853.5234.55805314931-2727-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium512823.549
4917Colorado Rockies1105357.4829.06636303319-3734-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDaniel O'DowdCoors Field522923.558
51018San Diego Padres1125359.47310.0538578-4022-3331-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium502327.460


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jose CansecoRF-LF36.036Claimed on waivers by Yankees from Devil Rays. 
Joe DepastinoC26.337Signed as Free Agent by Astros. 
Rob DuceyLF-RF35.075Traded by Blue Jays to Phillies for Mickey Morandini. 
Ken HillP34.236Released by Angels. 
David NewhanRF-2B26.334Traded by Padres to Phillies for Desi Relaford. 
Vicente PalaciosP37.019Signed as Free Agent by Cubs. 
Phil SeibelP21.191signed 
Luis Sojo2B-SS34.216Traded by Pirates to Yankees for Chris Spurling. 
Chris SpurlingP23.040Traded by Yankees to Pirates for Luis Sojo.