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Wednesday August 23,2000This 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 2000-08-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers8Arizona Diamondbacks5BoxJimmy HaynesCurt SchillingCurt Leskanic
Philadelphia Phillies4Cincinnati Reds3BoxChris BrockDanny GravesVicente Padilla
Atlanta Braves5Colorado Rockies2BoxGreg MadduxBrian RoseMike Remlinger
Chicago Cubs15Houston Astros5BoxRuben QuevedoWade Miller(none)
Montreal Expos1Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxKevin BrownMike Thurman(none)
New York Mets4San Diego Padres1BoxAl LeiterMatt ClementArmando Benitez
Florida Marlins0San Francisco Giants5BoxLivan HernandezChuck Smith(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2St. Louis Cardinals5BoxRick AnkielTodd RitchieDave Veres
Anaheim Angels1Boston Red Sox3BoxTomo OhkaRamon OrtizDerek Lowe
Baltimore Orioles4Chicago White Sox8BoxLorenzo BarceloJohn Parrish(none)
Oakland Athletics5Cleveland Indians7BoxPaul ShueyTim HudsonBob Wickman
Seattle Mariners5Detroit Tigers6BoxNelson CruzArthur RhodesTodd Jones
Tampa Bay Rays2Minnesota Twins8BoxMark RedmanBryan RekarLaTroy Hawkins
Texas Rangers9New York Yankees10BoxMariano RiveraTim Crabtree(none)
Kansas City Royals8Toronto Blue Jays9BoxKelvim EscobarAndy LarkinBilly Koch

Standings as of 2000-08-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125New York Yankees1236954.561--70059510533-2636-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I381820.474
2510Boston Red Sox1236657.5373.06135595431-2935-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park391920.487
3712Toronto Blue Jays1276661.5205.0709737-2830-3336-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome351718.486
51423Tampa Bay Rays1255570.44015.0609673-6427-3628-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field361422.389
41324Baltimore Orioles1255570.44015.0629748-11921-4334-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards371918.514
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago White Sox1267551.595--78066012039-2636-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II362016.556
249Cleveland Indians1226656.5417.06956316431-3135-25W5T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field402416.600
3916Detroit Tigers1256263.49612.5622641-1930-3232-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil GarnerRandy SmithComerica Park371720.459
41020Kansas City Royals1265868.46017.0681741-6029-3829-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Allard BairdKauffman Stadium361917.528
51222Minnesota Twins1285771.44519.0600683-8328-3529-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome341222.353
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Seattle Mariners1267056.556--7246299532-3238-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field362115.583
2611Oakland Athletics1256659.5283.57106892131-3235-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum362511.694
3814Anaheim Angels1276562.5125.5672665727-3438-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field351718.486
41121Texas Rangers1255768.45612.5672720-4822-3935-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington371423.378
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1267749.611--6325597337-3140-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field361818.500
223New York Mets1277552.5912.56485945432-3243-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium351916.543
3818Florida Marlins1266264.49215.0579624-4528-3234-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium351718.486
41327Montreal Expos1235370.43122.5586682-9624-3629-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium391425.359
51428Philadelphia Phillies1255372.42423.5563651-8827-3726-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium371225.324
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
156St. Louis Cardinals1267056.556--6916207132-3038-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II362511.694
2917Cincinnati Reds1266264.4928.0614616-231-3030-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field362313.639
31125Chicago Cubs1255570.44014.5612673-6124-3831-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field371027.270
41226Milwaukee Brewers1275572.43315.5567657-9026-4029-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dean TaylorCounty Stadium351817.514
51529Pittsburgh Pirates1255273.41617.5597669-7222-4230-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium371720.459
61630Houston Astros1275275.40918.5710755-4524-3928-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerEnron Field352015.571
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Francisco Giants1257253.576--71959612329-3343-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park372512.676
247Arizona Diamondbacks1267056.5562.56345795528-2942-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark361521.417
3613Los Angeles Dodgers1256461.5128.06496024733-3131-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium372215.595
4715Colorado Rockies1276364.49610.07717135824-4139-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDaniel O'DowdCoors Field351916.543
51019San Diego Padres1276166.48012.0609636-2726-3835-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium351520.429


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Pat DanekerP24.222Claimed on waivers by Blue Jays from White Sox 
Ben DigginsP21.071signed 
Travis EziOF18.352signed 
Sam HaysP18.320signed 
Ed Sprague3B33.029Released by Red Sox. 
Alan Zinter1B32.096Sent to Diamondbacks by Cubs for future considerations. 
Eddie ZoskySS32.195Sent to Astros by Pirates for future considerations.