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Wednesday May 16,2001This 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 2001-05-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays1Anaheim Angels3BoxScott SchoeneweisSteve ParrisTroy Percival
Detroit Tigers2Baltimore Orioles3BoxPat HentgenJeff WeaverB.J. Ryan
Tampa Bay Rays5Kansas City Royals9BoxRoberto HernandezEsteban Yan(none)
Boston Red Sox3Minnesota Twins4BoxBob WellsPete SchourekLaTroy Hawkins
New York Yankees3Oakland Athletics4BoxMark GuthrieBrian Boehringer(none)
Chicago White Sox2Seattle Mariners7BoxPaul AbbottRocky BiddleJose Paniagua
Cleveland Indians4Texas Rangers3BoxPaul ShueyTim CrabtreeBob Wickman
Colorado Rockies4Atlanta Braves6BoxJose CabreraJohn WasdinJohn Rocker
Houston Astros6Chicago Cubs2BoxShane ReynoldsJulian Tavarez(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks2Cincinnati Reds1BoxCurt SchillingBrian ReithByung-Hyun Kim
San Francisco Giants3Florida Marlins4BoxMatt ClementKirk RueterAntonio Alfonseca
Los Angeles Dodgers7Montreal Expos2BoxDarren DreifortBritt Reames(none)
San Diego Padres5New York Mets2BoxAdam EatonGlendon RuschTrevor Hoffman
Milwaukee Brewers6Philadelphia Phillies1BoxJimmy HaynesBruce Chen(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxDarryl KileJason Schmidt(none)

Standings as of 2001-05-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Boston Red Sox392316.590--202142609-814-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1225963.484
2511New York Yankees402218.5501.51951672810-912-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1207347.608
3614Toronto Blue Jays392019.5133.0216193239-811-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1236063.488
4920Baltimore Orioles401822.4505.5166198-3210-118-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards1214576.372
51430Tampa Bay Rays391128.28212.0144234-906-155-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field1235172.415
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Minnesota Twins382711.711--1821473511-616-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1245866.468
233Cleveland Indians372611.7030.52321646813-413-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1256560.520
3819Detroit Tigers371720.4599.5171201-307-1010-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil GarnerRandy SmithComerica Park1254976.392
41126Chicago White Sox371423.37812.5166210-445-119-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II1256956.552
51227Kansas City Royals401525.37513.0189222-338-157-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Allard BairdKauffman Stadium1225072.410
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Seattle Mariners39309.769--2211576417-413-5W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field1238637.699
2718Anaheim Angels391821.46212.017016828-1410-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field1235766.463
31023Oakland Athletics391722.43613.0189204-1511-116-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1238538.691
41328Texas Rangers391326.33317.0217253-367-146-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronDouglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1236063.488
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Philadelphia Phillies382216.579--170165512-1010-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1246460.516
21117Atlanta Braves401921.4754.0147164-179-1410-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1226953.566
31221Florida Marlins381721.4475.018017198-139-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium1245965.476
41424Montreal Expos401624.4007.0159206-479-147-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1225270.426
51525New York Mets391524.3857.5142202-606-169-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1236756.545
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114St. Louis Cardinals382315.605--213166478-815-7W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1247054.565
237Houston Astros382216.5791.02051951013-79-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerEnron Field1247153.573
348Milwaukee Brewers402317.5751.0217173447-1016-7W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dean TaylorMiller Park1224577.369
4812Chicago Cubs392118.5382.5180176411-1110-7L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field1236756.545
51322Cincinnati Reds391722.4366.5176202-2611-76-15L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1234974.398
61629Pittsburgh Pirates391326.33310.5147207-606-177-9L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonCam BonifayPNC Park1234974.398
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Los Angeles Dodgers402317.575--171160117-1016-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave WallaceDodger Stadium1226359.516
2610San Francisco Giants392217.5640.520319768-914-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park1236855.553
3713Arizona Diamondbacks392118.5381.52041792510-711-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1237152.577
51015San Diego Padres391920.4873.51991821710-79-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1236063.488
4916Colorado Rockies391920.4873.5257225327-1012-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1235469.439


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Aristides AlmenarP17.141Signed as nondrafted free agent by Mets 
Jose Amado3B26.098Signed by Reds 
Damon BufordCF30.338Released by Cubs. 
Shay CrawfordP13.156Released by Athletics 
Gus GandarillasP29.302Released by Red Sox.