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Saturday April 27,2002This 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 2002-04-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays4Anaheim Angels11BoxAaron SelePedro Borbon(none)
Tampa Bay Rays0Boston Red Sox10BoxDerek LoweDelvin James(none)
Minnesota Twins1Detroit Tigers5BoxNate CornejoMatt Kinney(none)
Baltimore Orioles9Kansas City Royals4BoxSidney PonsonPaul Byrd(none)
Chicago White Sox1Oakland Athletics16BoxMike FyhrieMark Buehrle(none)
New York Yankees0Seattle Mariners1BoxFreddy GarciaTed LillyKazuhiro Sasaki
Cleveland Indians2Texas Rangers4BoxRob BellDanys BaezHideki Irabu
Houston Astros6Atlanta Braves3BoxDave MlickiKevin MillwoodBilly Wagner
San Francisco Giants4Cincinnati Reds8BoxJose RijoRyan Jensen(none)
Philadelphia Phillies6Colorado Rockies8BoxShawn ChaconBrandon DuckworthJose Jimenez
Arizona Diamondbacks3Florida Marlins6BoxBrad PennyMiguel BatistaVladimir Nunez
St. Louis Cardinals5Montreal Expos0BoxMike MatthewsBruce Chen(none)
Milwaukee Brewers1New York Mets2BoxPedro AstacioNick NeugebauerArmando Benitez

Standings as of 2002-04-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Boston Red Sox21156.714--13079519-26-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleMike PortFenway Park1417863.553
248New York Yankees251510.6002.012790378-87-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1368848.647
3820Baltimore Orioles231013.4356.0103107-46-64-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards1395782.410
4921Tampa Bay Rays22913.4096.591120-292-87-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field1394693.331
51124Toronto Blue Jays22814.3647.5116154-385-73-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D JP RicciardiSkyDome1407070.500
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Chicago White Sox24159.625--151119327-78-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II1386672.478
2512Minnesota Twins241410.5831.0123124-16-98-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1378057.584
3714Cleveland Indians241311.5422.0113117-46-87-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mark ShapiroJacobs Field1386177.442
41327Kansas City Royals21714.3336.5100116-163-54-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Allard BairdKauffman Stadium1415586.390
51430Detroit Tigers22616.2738.086136-502-104-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Luis PujolsDave DombrowskiComerica Park1394990.353
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Seattle Mariners24186.750--1441083610-08-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field1387563.543
269Oakland Athletics241410.5834.0125108175-49-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1388949.645
31022Anaheim Angels23914.3918.598121-234-55-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field1399049.647
41225Texas Rangers23815.3489.5108116-83-65-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington1396475.460
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1611Montreal Expos241410.583--134111235-49-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium1386969.500
2510New York Mets241410.583--9481135-59-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1376176.445
31016Florida Marlins241212.5002.0107109-24-68-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium1386771.486
41118Atlanta Braves251213.4802.597107-104-68-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1358946.659
51426Philadelphia Phillies24816.3336.099133-342-96-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1377265.526
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds23158.652--979436-39-5W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1396376.453
236Pittsburgh Pirates21138.6191.0808007-16-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park1405981.421
3917St. Louis Cardinals241212.5003.511711526-96-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1388553.616
41219Houston Astros231013.4355.0113115-26-84-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park1397465.532
51323Chicago Cubs21813.3816.08099-194-54-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field1415982.418
61629Milwaukee Brewers24717.2928.582107-252-125-5L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry RoysterDean TaylorMiller Park1384989.355
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Arizona Diamondbacks24159.625--132100329-66-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1388355.601
247Los Angeles Dodgers23149.6090.59673238-56-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium1397861.561
3713San Francisco Giants231310.5651.510873357-76-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park1388256.594
4815San Diego Padres231211.5222.58185-45-97-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1395485.388
51528Colorado Rockies24816.3337.0101136-353-95-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1386573.471


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Alex AriasSS-3B34.159Signed as Free Agent by Orioles. 
Wayne GomesP29.102Signed as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Nelson TrifolioP17.087Signed as nondrafted free agent by Royals