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Wednesday May 1,2002This 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.

2002 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
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Games on 2002-05-01

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles3Boston Red Sox15BoxPedro MartinezSean Douglass(none)
Seattle Mariners2Chicago White Sox9BoxJon GarlandRyan FranklinGary Glover
Anaheim Angels7Cleveland Indians2BoxJarrod WashburnRyan Drese(none)
Kansas City Royals6Detroit Tigers7BoxJamie WalkerCory BaileyJuan Acevedo
Tampa Bay Rays3Minnesota Twins5BoxRick ReedTanyon SturtzeEddie Guardado
Oakland Athletics4New York Yankees1BoxErik HiljusMike MussinaBilly Koch
Texas Rangers8Toronto Blue Jays1BoxDave BurbaRoy Halladay(none)
New York Mets7Arizona Diamondbacks1BoxSteve TrachselTodd Stottlemyre(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates0Colorado Rockies6BoxDenny NeagleJosh Fogg(none)
Montreal Expos5Houston Astros4BoxTony ArmasOctavio DotelMatt Herges
Cincinnati Reds4Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxJoey HamiltonHideo Nomo(none)
Atlanta Braves3Milwaukee Brewers1BoxTom GlavineRuben QuevedoJohn Smoltz
Chicago Cubs3San Diego Padres4BoxRobert Joseph JonesJon LieberTrevor Hoffman
Philadelphia Phillies1San Francisco Giants2BoxFelix RodriguezRicky BottalicoRobb Nen
Florida Marlins4St. Louis Cardinals6BoxTravis SmithRyan DempsterJason Isringhausen

Standings as of 2002-05-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox24177.708--15287659-28-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleMike PortFenway Park1387662.551
257New York Yankees281711.6072.014099419-88-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1338647.647
3920Baltimore Orioles271215.4446.5124129-58-84-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards1355580.407
41124Tampa Bay Rays25916.3608.599134-352-117-5L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field1364690.338
51427Toronto Blue Jays25817.3209.5125180-555-83-9L7T S R Log Off Def SP D JP RicciardiSkyDome1377067.511
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Chicago White Sox271710.630--168135337-810-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II1356471.474
248Minnesota Twins281711.6070.514113746-1011-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1337756.579
3717Cleveland Indians271314.4814.0118147-296-97-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mark ShapiroJacobs Field1356174.452
41225Detroit Tigers26917.3467.5107153-462-107-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Luis PujolsDave DombrowskiComerica Park1354689.341
51328Kansas City Royals25817.3208.0113145-324-74-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Allard BairdKauffman Stadium1375483.394
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Seattle Mariners27189.667--1531292410-28-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field1357560.556
2611Oakland Athletics271611.5932.0141117246-510-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1358748.644
3819Anaheim Angels261214.4625.513413046-56-9W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field1368749.640
41022Texas Rangers261115.4236.512812175-66-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington1366175.449
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Montreal Expos271710.630--149118317-410-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium1356669.489
224New York Mets271710.630--12089317-510-5W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1345876.433
31015Florida Marlins271314.4814.012212205-78-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium1356669.489
41118Atlanta Braves281315.4644.5104119-155-78-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1328844.667
51426Philadelphia Phillies28919.3218.5115149-343-126-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1337162.534
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds26179.654--10810088-39-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1366175.449
2713Pittsburgh Pirates251411.5602.585105-207-37-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park1365878.426
3916St. Louis Cardinals271314.4814.5127131-46-107-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1358451.622
41221Houston Astros261115.4236.0125126-17-84-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park1367363.537
51529Chicago Cubs25817.3208.589114-254-74-10L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field1375978.431
61630Milwaukee Brewers27819.2969.593122-292-136-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry RoysterDean TaylorMiller Park1354887.356
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
359San Francisco Giants271611.593--12591348-78-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park1347955.590
1412Arizona Diamondbacks271611.593--1391211810-66-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1358253.607
2610Los Angeles Dodgers271611.593--106852110-56-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium1357659.563
4814San Diego Padres271512.5561.0969426-109-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1355184.378
51323Colorado Rockies271116.4075.0121138-173-98-7W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1356273.459

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Pat AhearneP32.142Signed by independent Bridgeport (Atlantic) 
Chris Ashby1B27.137Signed by independent St. Paul (Northern) 
Kevin BaezSS35.111Signed by independent Long Island (Atlantic) 
Matt BailieP26.213Signed by independent Sioux Falls (Northern) 
Pichi Balet3B24.171Signed by independent Cook County (Frontier) 
Brian Becker1B26.341Signed by independent Fargo-Moorhead (Northern) 
Harry BerriosOF30.151Signed by independent Winnipeg (Northern) 
Conor BrooksP23.324Signed by independent Brockton (Northern) 
Ray BrownIF29.275Signed by Chico 
Henry Calderon3B24.240Signed by independent Yuma (Western) 
Chris CarterOF23.077Signed by independent Kalamazoo (Frontier) 
Matt CerianiC25.204Signed by independent Solano (Western) 
Brad CornettP33.086Signed by independent Bridgeport (Atlantic) 
Jim CrowellP27.352Signed by independent Atlantic City (Atlantic) 
Alex DelgadoC-LF31.110Signed by independent Camden (Atlantic) 
Dustin DelucchiOF24.129Signed by Lincoln 
Lance DowningIF23.053Signed by independent Lincoln (Northern) 
Jayson Drobiak1B23.059Signed by independent Rockford (Frontier) 
Meisha DworkenC24.172Signed by independent New Jersey (Northern) 
Alex Eckelman2B27.289Signed by independent Camden (Atlantic) 
Chad EhrnsbergerOF24.153Signed by independent Washington (Frontier) 
Dan FirlitSS23.160Signed by independent Cook County (Frontier) 
Anton FrenchOF26.281Signed by independent Sonoma (Western) 
Joe GannonP27.047Signed by independent Allentown (Northern) 
Joe GerberOF23.247Signed by independent Kalamazoo (Frontier) 
Rudy Gomez2B27.229Signed by independent Quebec (Northeast) 
Rafael GrossP27.266Signed by independent Winnipeg (Northern) 
Vic GutierrezSS24.129Signed by independent Atlantic City (Atlantic) 
Pete HartmannP30.354Signed by Torreon (Mexican) 
Dustin HennisOF16.157Signed by independent Elmira (Northern) 
Greg JacobsOF25.204Signed by independent Long Beach (Western) 
Doug JenningsLF-1B37.213Signed by Tabasco (Mexican) 
Doug JenningsLF-1B37.213Signed by Cordoba (Mexican) 
Tim KesterP30.152Signed by independent Pennsylvania (Atlantic) 
Marcus KnightOF23.233Signed by independent Newark (Atlantic) 
Drew LarnedC26.170Signed by independent Canton (Frontier) 
Hector LebronOF24.283Signed by independent Amarillo (Central) 
Aric LeclairP24.019Signed by independent Albany-Colonie (Northern) 
Ryan LehrOF23.075Signed by independent Long Beach (Western) 
Pat LennonLF-RF34.004Signed by independent Long Island (Atlantic) 
Ramon LinaresP23.003Signed by independent Jackson (Central) 
Chris LittleP20.164Signed by independent Gateway (Frontier) 
Alex LontayoP26.141Signed by independent Fargo-Moorhead (Northern) 
Brian LooneyP32.217Signed by independent Bridgeport (Atlantic) 
Mike LyonsP26.347Signed by independent Sioux Falls (Northern) 
Bobby MadritschP26.063Signed by independent Winnipeg (Northern) 
Thad Markray3B22.224Signed by independent Alexandria (Central) 
Edwin MartinezC19.201Signed as nondrafted free agent by Mets 
Damon MashoreCF-LF32.182Signed by independent Chico (Western) 
Brian MazoneP25.279Signed by independent Joliet (Northern) 
Gerard McCallC22.164Signed by independent Jackson (Central) 
Denny McDanielP25.262Signed by independent Sioux City (Northern) 
Jose MercedesP31.057Granted Free Agency. 
Mike MeyerP24.134Signed by independent Allentown (Northern) 
Marc MirizziSS26.319Signed by independent San Angelo (Central) 
Jason NavarroP26.301Signed by independent Long Island (Atlantic) 
Carlos PaganC26.181Signed by independent Gary (Northern) 
Brandon ParkerP26.144Signed by independent Jackson (Central) 
Rodolfo PenaC23.055Signed by independent Pennsylvania (Atlantic) 
Matthew PikeP23.238Signed by independent Elmira (Northern) 
Melvin PizarroP24.046Signed by independent Yuma (Western) 
Wilfredo QuintanaOF23.313Signed by independent Pennsylvania (Atlantic) 
Wilfredo QuintanaOF23.313Signed by independent Pennsylvania (Atlantic) 
Kenny RaybornP27.160Signed by independent Winnipeg (Northern) 
Rafael RoqueP28.186Signed by Devil Rays 
Mike RoseC25.249Signed as Free Agent by Royals. 
Pete Rose3B-1B32.166Signed by independent Winnipeg (Northern) 
Jason ShelleyP25.043Signed by independent Rockford (Frontier) 
Nestor SmithOF24.100Signed by independent San Angelo (Central) 
Brian SproutSS21.307Signed by independent Fargo-Moorhead (Northern) 
Danny StoutP24.074Signed by independent Alexandria (Central) 
Jeremy ToddOF24.091Signed by independent Yuma (Western) 
Josh Tranum1B23.340Signed by independent Dubois County (Frontier) 
Jacob WallisC22.090Signed by independent Chillicothe (Frontier) 
Bryan WardP30.097Signed by Torreon (Mexico) 
Alan WebbP22.218Signed by independent Gary (Northern) 
Jon WeberOF24.101Signed by independent Fargo-Moorhead (Northern) 
Randy WilliamsP26.226Signed by independent Edinburg (Central) 
Andy Wilson2B26.263Signed by independent Sioux City (Northern) 
Desi Wilson1B32.357Signed by independent Somerset (Atlantic) 
Kevin WilsonIF23.318Signed by independent Gateway (Frontier) 
Doug YoungP26.099Signed by independent Fargo-Moorhead (Northern)