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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 2000-08-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cincinnati Reds4Atlanta Braves3BoxJohn RiedlingKevin MillwoodDanny Graves
San Diego Padres11Chicago Cubs5BoxJay WitasickKevin Tapani(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Milwaukee Brewers8BoxPaul RigdonCarlos Perez(none)
San Francisco Giants10Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxKirk RueterJose Silva(none)
Detroit Tigers6Baltimore Orioles1BoxDanny PattersonMike Trombley(none)
Kansas City Royals1Tampa Bay Rays2BoxTony FioreJeff SuppanRoberto Hernandez
Cleveland Indians7Texas Rangers14BoxMike VenafroSteve Karsay(none)

Standings as of 2000-08-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125New York Yankees1307456.569--74363111237-2837-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I311318.419
2510Boston Red Sox1306961.5315.06475945334-3335-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park321616.500
3611Toronto Blue Jays1337063.5265.5743758-1534-3536-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome291316.448
41121Baltimore Orioles1336073.45115.5655781-12622-4338-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards291415.483
51222Tampa Bay Rays1335974.44416.5628695-6728-3931-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field281018.357
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago White Sox1337954.594--80768712043-2836-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II291613.552
249Cleveland Indians1307060.5387.57506816935-3435-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field322012.625
3917Detroit Tigers1326666.50012.5668669-133-3533-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil GarnerRandy SmithComerica Park301317.433
41020Kansas City Royals1336271.46617.0724776-5229-3933-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Allard BairdKauffman Stadium291514.517
51423Minnesota Twins1335974.44420.0627715-8828-3731-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome291019.345
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Seattle Mariners1337261.541--7506678332-3340-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field291910.655
2712Oakland Athletics1326963.5232.57467252132-3237-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum29227.759
3814Anaheim Angels1336865.5114.0704703127-3441-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field291415.483
41324Texas Rangers1335974.44413.0707772-6522-4037-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington291217.414
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Mets1337954.594--6706165432-3247-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium291514.517
223Atlanta Braves1347955.5900.56626045837-3142-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field281612.571
31019Florida Marlins1326468.48514.5595649-5428-3236-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium291514.517
41327Philadelphia Phillies1325676.42422.5584687-10327-3829-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium30921.300
51428Montreal Expos1305575.42322.5611723-11224-3731-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium321220.375
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146St. Louis Cardinals1337558.564--7306448637-3238-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II29209.690
2816Cincinnati Reds1346866.5077.56536411236-3231-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field281711.607
31125Chicago Cubs1335875.43617.0647718-7124-3834-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field29722.241
41226Milwaukee Brewers1345876.43317.5590684-9426-4032-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dean TaylorCounty Stadium281513.536
51529Houston Astros1335578.41420.0737770-3327-4228-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerEnron Field291712.586
61630Pittsburgh Pirates1325379.40221.5620712-9222-4231-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium301614.533
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Francisco Giants1327656.576--75562013533-3643-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park30219.700
257Arizona Diamondbacks1327359.5533.06636115231-3242-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark301218.400
3613Los Angeles Dodgers1347064.5227.06916345738-3432-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium281612.571
4715Colorado Rockies1336865.5118.58067307629-4239-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDaniel O'DowdCoors Field291415.483
5918San Diego Padres1346569.48512.0646662-1630-4135-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium281117.393


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dante BichetteRF-LF36.287Traded by Reds to Red Sox for John Curtice and Chris Reitsma. 
Midre CummingsRF-CF28.322Traded by Twins to Red Sox for Hector De Los Santos. 
Chris ReitsmaP22.243Traded by Red Sox with John Curtice to Reds for Dante Bichette. 
Guye SenjemOF25.121Contract purchased by Reds from Catskill 
Scott ServaisC33.088Claimed on waivers by Giants from Rockies. 
Ed Sprague3B33.037Signed as Free Agent by Padres.