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Tuesday August 28,2001This 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.

2001 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Month Day Year

Games on 2001-08-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics6Baltimore Orioles2BoxMark MulderSidney Ponson(none)
Boston Red Sox3Cleveland Indians8BoxDave BurbaDavid Cone(none)
Chicago White Sox8Detroit Tigers6BoxAlan EmbreeDanny PattersonBob Howry
Anaheim Angels4Kansas City Royals10BoxChris GeorgeRamon Ortiz(none)
Texas Rangers10Minnesota Twins1BoxDarren OliverRick Reed(none)
Toronto Blue Jays0New York Yankees4BoxMike MussinaEsteban LoaizaMariano Rivera
Seattle Mariners0Tampa Bay Rays6BoxPaul WilsonJoel Pineiro(none)
San Francisco Giants1Arizona Diamondbacks4BoxRandy JohnsonLivan HernandezByung-Hyun Kim
Montreal Expos7Atlanta Braves0BoxJavier VazquezKevin Millwood(none)
Florida Marlins4Chicago Cubs3BoxVladimir NunezJeff Fassero(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Houston Astros6BoxWade MillerJim BrowerBilly Wagner
Colorado Rockies4Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxKane DavisJeff ShawJay Powell
Pittsburgh Pirates6Milwaukee Brewers5BoxScott SauerbeckCurt LeskanicMike Fetters
Philadelphia Phillies9New York Mets6BoxCliff PolitteDonne WallRicky Bottalico
San Diego Padres5St. Louis Cardinals2BoxBrian LawrenceDarryl KileTrevor Hoffman

Standings as of 2001-08-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees1327755.583--6876058235-3042-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I281810.643
259Boston Red Sox1307159.5465.06505856535-3036-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park311120.355
3918Toronto Blue Jays1326468.48513.0633637-433-3331-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome301614.533
41125Baltimore Orioles1315477.41222.5572667-9528-3826-39L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards30921.300
51430Tampa Bay Rays1324884.36429.0534757-22320-4728-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field301416.467
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Cleveland Indians1317457.565--7366637339-2635-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field311714.548
2715Minnesota Twins1326963.5235.5631628330-3539-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome301614.533
3816Chicago White Sox1306664.5087.5607640-3331-3535-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II321715.531
41226Detroit Tigers1305377.40820.5605721-11622-4231-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil GarnerRandy SmithComerica Park321319.406
51328Kansas City Royals1325280.39422.5597696-9925-4127-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Allard BairdKauffman Stadium301317.433
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Seattle Mariners1329438.712--75953122849-1845-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field30228.733
235Oakland Athletics1327656.57618.068754813938-2838-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum30264.867
3614Anaheim Angels1326963.52325.05845651934-3335-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field30624.200
41021Texas Rangers1325973.44735.0741780-3926-3933-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronDouglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington301416.467
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2712Philadelphia Phillies1317160.542--6305993131-3540-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium311516.484
1611Atlanta Braves1317160.542--5865226439-2532-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field311714.548
31019Florida Marlins1316269.4739.06276062125-4337-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium311417.452
41120New York Mets1326171.46210.5490597-10725-4036-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium30219.700
51424Montreal Expos1315675.42715.0553671-11827-4029-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium311219.387
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Houston Astros1317655.580--6986356339-2637-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerEnron Field311714.548
248Chicago Cubs1317259.5504.05965573933-3339-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field311615.516
3813St. Louis Cardinals1317061.5346.06305785227-3643-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II31238.742
41222Milwaukee Brewers1315873.44318.0599617-1828-3630-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dean TaylorMiller Park311021.323
51527Cincinnati Reds1315378.40523.0623693-7032-3321-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field311318.419
61629Pittsburgh Pirates1314982.37427.0525693-16819-4930-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park311318.419
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2001 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Arizona Diamondbacks1317655.580--64552711838-2638-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark311615.516
237San Francisco Giants1327359.5533.56506282231-3642-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park301713.567
3510Los Angeles Dodgers1327260.5454.56316102134-3238-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave WallaceDodger Stadium301416.467
4917San Diego Padres1316665.50410.06556183737-2929-36W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium311318.419
51323Colorado Rockies1305773.43818.57447311325-4032-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDaniel O'DowdCoors Field321616.500


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Phil AvlasC18.254signed 
Victor LucesP16.322Signed as nondrafted free agent by Athletics 
Roberto NievesP18.246signed