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Wednesday August 15,2001This 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 2001-08-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals4Baltimore Orioles5BoxJose MercedesKris WilsonWillis Roberts
Seattle Mariners6Boston Red Sox2BoxFreddy GarciaFrank Castillo(none)
Texas Rangers5Chicago White Sox6BoxKip WellsPat MahomesKeith Foulke
Minnesota Twins2Cleveland Indians8BoxChuck FinleyJoe Mays(none)
Anaheim Angels1Detroit Tigers5BoxMatt PerishoMike Holtz(none)
Tampa Bay Rays3New York Yankees10BoxRoger ClemensPaul Wilson(none)
Oakland Athletics2Toronto Blue Jays5BoxKelvim EscobarBarry ZitoBilly Koch
Pittsburgh Pirates2Arizona Diamondbacks5BoxCurt SchillingDavid Williams(none)
Atlanta Braves7Colorado Rockies2BoxJohn BurkettMike Hampton(none)
Chicago Cubs5Houston Astros1BoxJon LieberPedro Astacio(none)
Montreal Expos1Los Angeles Dodgers13BoxGiovanni CarraraCarl Pavano(none)
Philadelphia Phillies8Milwaukee Brewers6BoxOmar DaalJamey WrightJose Mesa
New York Mets1San Diego Padres2BoxKevin JarvisAl LeiterTrevor Hoffman
Florida Marlins1San Francisco Giants2BoxRobb NenVic Darensbourg(none)
Cincinnati Reds4St. Louis Cardinals8BoxWoody WilliamsChris Reitsma(none)

Standings as of 2001-08-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees1207149.592--6265378932-2639-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I402416.600
2510Boston Red Sox1186553.5515.05835156831-2634-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park431726.395
3919Toronto Blue Jays1205763.47514.0571586-1527-3130-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome422319.548
41122Baltimore Orioles1205169.42520.0521593-7225-3526-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards411229.293
51430Tampa Bay Rays1214279.34729.5468701-23318-4524-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field412021.488
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Cleveland Indians1196752.563--6926157735-2332-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field432419.558
2614Minnesota Twins1206456.5333.55805691127-3437-22L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome422121.500
3816Chicago White Sox1185959.5007.5540564-2425-3334-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II442420.545
41226Detroit Tigers1184969.41517.5563653-9020-3729-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil GarnerRandy SmithComerica Park441727.386
51328Kansas City Royals1204872.40019.5530628-9823-3925-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Allard BairdKauffman Stadium421725.405
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Seattle Mariners1208733.725--70249320947-1540-18W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field422913.690
235Oakland Athletics1206852.56719.061349811533-2835-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum42348.810
3715Anaheim Angels1206357.52524.05295082131-3132-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field421230.286
41021Texas Rangers1205268.43335.0658716-5823-3729-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronDouglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington422121.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Philadelphia Phillies1196752.563--5915444730-3137-21W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium431924.442
2712Atlanta Braves1196554.5462.05474826536-2429-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field432320.535
3917Florida Marlins1195960.4968.05835275624-3935-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium431726.395
41120New York Mets1205466.45013.5440536-9623-3831-28L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium422814.667
51425Montreal Expos1205070.41717.5504617-11323-3927-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium421824.429
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Chicago Cubs1196851.571--5354855033-3035-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field432023.465
259Houston Astros1206753.5581.56466064035-2432-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerEnron Field422616.619
3813St. Louis Cardinals1196455.5384.05685185025-3139-24W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II432914.674
41324Milwaukee Brewers1174968.41918.0519546-2722-3427-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dean TaylorMiller Park451926.422
51527Cincinnati Reds1194871.40320.0555632-7730-3018-41L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field431825.419
61629Pittsburgh Pirates1194574.37823.0485632-14718-4427-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park431726.395
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Arizona Diamondbacks1206951.575--59349110235-2234-29W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark422319.548
236San Francisco Giants1206852.5671.06015831828-3140-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park422220.524
3611Los Angeles Dodgers1206654.5503.05735522129-3037-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave WallaceDodger Stadium422022.476
41018San Diego Padres1195960.4969.56035822132-2627-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium432023.465
51223Colorado Rockies1195069.42018.5681691-1021-3729-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDaniel O'DowdCoors Field432320.535


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tony ArnerichC21.245Signed as nondrafted free agent by Royals 
Willie BanksP32.169Released by Diamondbacks. 
Scott DavisonP30.303Signed by Devil Rays 
Luis FigueroaSS27.180Claimed on waivers by Mets from Pirates. 
Brian MillerP18.301signed 
Jon Nelson1B21.212signed 
Pablo Sosa3B19.004Signed as nondrafted free agent by Marlins