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Tuesday May 8,2001This 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 2001-05-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners4Boston Red Sox12BoxHideo NomoJamie Moyer(none)
Anaheim Angels0Chicago White Sox2BoxJames BaldwinJarrod Washburn(none)
Kansas City Royals4Cleveland Indians8BoxDave BurbaTony Cogan(none)
Texas Rangers4Detroit Tigers5BoxTodd JonesTim Crabtree(none)
Minnesota Twins2New York Yankees0BoxEric MiltonOrlando Hernandez(none)
Baltimore Orioles3Tampa Bay Rays4BoxRusty MeachamJose MercedesEsteban Yan
Oakland Athletics8Toronto Blue Jays5BoxMark MulderEsteban LoaizaJim Mecir
Cincinnati Reds3Arizona Diamondbacks4BoxTroy BrohawnDanny Graves(none)
New York Mets4Colorado Rockies12BoxPedro AstacioKevin Appier(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Houston Astros2BoxAmaury TelemacoMichael JacksonJose Mesa
Florida Marlins7Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxBrad PennyLuke ProkopecAntonio Alfonseca
Chicago Cubs1Milwaukee Brewers4BoxBen SheetsKerry WoodCurt Leskanic
Atlanta Braves1San Diego Padres7BoxKevin JarvisGreg Maddux(none)
Montreal Expos1San Francisco Giants9BoxShawn EstesMike Thurman(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2St. Louis Cardinals8BoxAndy BenesJimmy Anderson(none)

Standings as of 2001-05-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Boston Red Sox322012.625--167107608-712-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1296267.481
257Toronto Blue Jays321913.5941.0179140398-711-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1306169.469
368New York Yankees331914.5761.51571352210-79-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1277651.598
4923Baltimore Orioles331320.3947.5115155-407-96-11L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards1285078.391
51430Tampa Bay Rays321022.31310.0113184-715-115-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field1305278.400
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Minnesota Twins30228.733--1521133910-512-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1326369.477
233Cleveland Indians30219.7001.01941336111-410-5W9T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1327062.530
3822Detroit Tigers301317.4339.0144159-157-86-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil GarnerRandy SmithComerica Park1325379.402
41227Chicago White Sox301119.36711.0131163-325-96-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II1327260.545
51329Kansas City Royals321121.34412.0145188-436-115-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Allard BairdKauffman Stadium1305476.415
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Seattle Mariners32239.719--1701313912-411-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field1309337.715
2718Anaheim Angels321517.4698.0131133-26-119-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field1306070.462
41125Texas Rangers321220.37511.0177214-376-106-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronDouglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1306169.469
31026Oakland Athletics321220.37511.0146166-208-94-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1309040.692
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Philadelphia Phillies322012.625--1411261510-810-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1306664.508
21219Atlanta Braves331518.4555.5122146-247-118-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1297356.566
31320Florida Marlins311417.4525.514814356-108-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium1316269.473
41421New York Mets321418.4386.0129164-356-118-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1306862.523
51628Montreal Expos331221.3648.5121159-386-126-9L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1295673.434
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Chicago Cubs322012.625--1561223410-710-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field1306862.523
2411Milwaukee Brewers321715.5313.0163139245-1012-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dean TaylorMiller Park1305179.392
4613St. Louis Cardinals311615.5163.5160148126-810-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1317754.588
3712Houston Astros311615.5163.516716708-68-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerEnron Field1317754.588
51016Cincinnati Reds321616.5004.0159174-1511-65-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1305080.385
61524Pittsburgh Pirates311219.3877.5121159-385-127-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonCam BonifayPNC Park1315081.382
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
139Los Angeles Dodgers331815.545--15214576-912-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave WallaceDodger Stadium1296861.527
2510San Francisco Giants321715.5310.5161173-127-810-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park1307357.562
3814Arizona Diamondbacks331716.5151.0180163178-79-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1297554.581
51117San Diego Padres321616.5001.5177152259-67-10W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1306367.485
4915Colorado Rockies321616.5001.5209186237-89-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1305773.438


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Luis ArroyoP27.221Released by Red Sox 
Rick CremerP24.019Placed on restricted list 
Darwin CubillanP26.174Traded by Rangers to Expos for Mike Johnson. 
Juan De LeonP19.318Signed as nondrafted free agent by Astros 
Mike JohnsonP25.218Traded by Expos to Rangers for Darwin Cubillan. 
Dan SerafiniP27.103Signed as Free Agent by Mets.