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Friday August 17,2001This 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 2001-08-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles11Boston Red Sox5BoxJosh TowersTim Wakefield(none)
Oakland Athletics9Chicago White Sox2BoxErik HiljusDan Wright(none)
Anaheim Angels7Cleveland Indians2BoxRamon OrtizCharles Nagy(none)
Kansas City Royals2Detroit Tigers4BoxJose LimaChris GeorgeMatt Anderson
Tampa Bay Rays9Minnesota Twins4BoxTanyon SturtzeRick Reed(none)
Seattle Mariners0New York Yankees4BoxMike MussinaPaul AbbottRamiro Mendoza
Texas Rangers3Toronto Blue Jays11BoxEsteban LoaizaDarren Oliver(none)
Chicago Cubs2Arizona Diamondbacks7BoxAlbie LopezKevin TapaniByung-Hyun Kim
Milwaukee Brewers5Cincinnati Reds1BoxMac SuzukiLance Davis(none)
Florida Marlins5Colorado Rockies12BoxJustin SpeierRyan Dempster(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Houston Astros6BoxDave MlickiTony McKnightBilly Wagner
New York Mets3Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxTerry AdamsGlendon Rusch(none)
Montreal Expos4San Diego Padres0BoxJavier VazquezBrian Lawrence(none)
Atlanta Braves2San Francisco Giants1BoxGreg MadduxLivan HernandezJohn Smoltz
Philadelphia Phillies3St. Louis Cardinals4BoxDave VeresTurk Wendell(none)

Standings as of 2001-08-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees1227349.598--64254210032-2641-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I382216.579
2511Boston Red Sox1206654.5506.05945306431-2635-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park411625.390
3919Toronto Blue Jays1225864.47515.0586597-1127-3131-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome402218.550
41023Baltimore Orioles1225270.42621.0534607-7326-3526-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards391128.282
51430Tampa Bay Rays1234380.35030.5482717-23519-4624-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field391920.487
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Cleveland Indians1216853.562--7006237735-2333-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field412318.561
2715Minnesota Twins1226458.5254.5585584127-3537-23L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome402119.525
3816Chicago White Sox1206060.5007.5549578-2925-3335-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II422319.548
41226Detroit Tigers1205070.41717.5569659-9020-3730-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil GarnerRandy SmithComerica Park421626.381
51327Kansas City Royals1224973.40219.5541634-9324-4025-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Allard BairdKauffman Stadium401624.400
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Seattle Mariners1228735.713--70650320347-1740-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field402911.725
234Oakland Athletics1227052.57417.063050412635-2835-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum40328.800
3614Anaheim Angels1226557.53322.05405122833-3132-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field401030.250
41124Texas Rangers1225270.42635.0666734-6823-3929-31L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronDouglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington402119.525
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2610Philadelphia Phillies1216754.554--5985534530-3337-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium411922.463
159Atlanta Braves1216754.554--5534846938-2429-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field412120.512
31018Florida Marlins1215962.4888.05915444724-4135-21L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium411724.415
41120New York Mets1225468.44313.5448550-10223-4031-28L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium402812.700
51322Montreal Expos1225270.42615.5515620-10525-3927-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium401624.400
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Chicago Cubs1206852.567--5374924533-3135-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field422022.476
246Houston Astros1226953.566--6566144235-2434-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerEnron Field402416.600
3813St. Louis Cardinals1216655.5452.55805245625-3141-24W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II412714.659
41221Milwaukee Brewers1195168.42916.5529551-2223-3428-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dean TaylorMiller Park431726.395
51528Cincinnati Reds1214873.39720.5559645-8630-3118-42L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field411823.439
61629Pittsburgh Pirates1214576.37223.5493642-14918-4627-30L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park411724.415
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Arizona Diamondbacks1217051.579--60049310735-2235-29W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark412219.537
237San Francisco Giants1226953.5661.56075881928-3141-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park402119.525
3712Los Angeles Dodgers1226755.5493.55845622229-3038-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave WallaceDodger Stadium401921.475
4917San Diego Padres1216061.49610.06095911832-2628-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium411922.463
51425Colorado Rockies1215170.42119.0694700-621-3730-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDaniel O'DowdCoors Field412219.537


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tyler AdamczykP18.281signed 
Joey HamiltonP30.342Signed as Free Agent by Reds. 
Kelly ShoppachC21.110signed