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Tuesday April 23,2002This 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 2002-04-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox5Baltimore Orioles7BoxScott EricksonFrank CastilloJorge Julio
Chicago White Sox5Cleveland Indians1BoxTodd RitchieBartolo Colon(none)
Detroit Tigers3Kansas City Royals0BoxJeff WeaverJeff Suppan(none)
New York Yankees2Oakland Athletics1BoxOrlando HernandezTim HudsonMariano Rivera
Anaheim Angels0Seattle Mariners1BoxRyan FranklinRamon OrtizKazuhiro Sasaki
Minnesota Twins4Tampa Bay Rays6BoxJoe KennedyBrad RadkeEsteban Yan
Toronto Blue Jays2Texas Rangers1BoxBrandon LyonIsmael ValdezKelvim Escobar
Arizona Diamondbacks5Atlanta Braves2BoxCurt SchillingJung BongByung-Hyun Kim
San Francisco Giants12Chicago Cubs4BoxKirk RueterJason Bere(none)
Colorado Rockies2Cincinnati Reds3BoxJimmy HaynesJason JenningsDanny Graves
Houston Astros3Florida Marlins4BoxVladimir NunezBrandon Puffer(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4Montreal Expos5BoxTomo OhkaBen SheetsMatt Herges
St. Louis Cardinals3New York Mets4BoxJeff D'AmicoMatt MorrisArmando Benitez
San Diego Padres5Philadelphia Phillies8BoxRandy WolfMatt DeWittJose Mesa
Los Angeles Dodgers9Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxKazuhisa IshiiJimmy AndersonEric Gagne

Standings as of 2002-04-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Boston Red Sox17125.706--10672348-14-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleMike PortFenway Park1458164.559
258New York Yankees21138.6191.011077336-67-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1409050.643
4920Toronto Blue Jays18810.4444.5101125-245-33-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D JP RicciardiSkyDome1447074.486
3819Tampa Bay Rays18810.4444.57899-212-66-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field1434796.329
51023Baltimore Orioles19712.3686.07988-94-63-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards1436083.420
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
236Minnesota Twins20137.650--11310585-68-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1418160.574
145Chicago White Sox20137.650--13192395-58-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II1426874.479
3611Cleveland Indians20128.6001.0999455-77-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mark ShapiroJacobs Field1426280.437
41125Kansas City Royals18612.3336.08395-123-53-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Allard BairdKauffman Stadium1445688.389
51430Detroit Tigers19415.2118.576125-492-92-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Luis PujolsDave DombrowskiComerica Park1425191.359
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Seattle Mariners21174.810--136914510-07-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field1417665.539
2713Oakland Athletics20119.5505.59293-15-46-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1429250.648
31228Anaheim Angels20614.30010.573111-383-53-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field1429349.655
41329Texas Rangers19514.26311.08696-103-62-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington1436776.469
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Montreal Expos20128.600--11894245-47-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium1427171.500
2714New York Mets20119.5501.08270125-56-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1416477.454
3815Florida Marlins201010.5002.08990-14-66-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium1426973.486
4916Atlanta Braves211011.4762.57687-114-66-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1399148.655
51322Philadelphia Phillies20812.4004.086108-222-76-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1417269.511
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Pittsburgh Pirates18126.667--7563127-15-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park1436083.420
2612Cincinnati Reds19118.5791.57781-46-35-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1436776.469
31118St. Louis Cardinals20911.4504.095100-53-86-3L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1428854.620
41221Houston Astros19811.4214.5969424-64-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park1437667.531
51424Milwaukee Brewers20713.3506.07694-182-85-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry RoysterDean TaylorMiller Park1424993.345
61526Chicago Cubs18612.3336.06884-164-52-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field1446183.424
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants19136.684--9649477-36-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park1428260.577
237Arizona Diamondbacks20137.6500.511082287-46-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1428557.599
349Los Angeles Dodgers20128.6001.57969106-46-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium1428062.563
41017San Diego Padres20911.4504.55878-202-97-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1425785.401
51627Colorado Rockies20614.3007.583121-383-73-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1426775.472


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Matt BeechP30.094Signed as Free Agent by Yankees. 
Rich SojoOF17.211Signed as nondrafted free agent by Twins