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Friday May 17,2002This 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 2002-05-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Tampa Bay Rays3Baltimore Orioles5BoxWillis RobertsVictor ZambranoJorge Julio
Seattle Mariners6Boston Red Sox3BoxRyan FranklinRolando ArrojoKazuhiro Sasaki
Anaheim Angels8Chicago White Sox4BoxScott SchoeneweisJon GarlandAl Levine
Kansas City Royals6Cleveland Indians2BoxPaul ByrdChuck Finley(none)
Texas Rangers3Detroit Tigers6BoxJeff WeaverDave BurbaJuan Acevedo
Minnesota Twins12New York Yankees13BoxSterling HitchcockMike Trombley(none)
Oakland Athletics1Toronto Blue Jays7BoxRoy HalladayMark Mulder(none)
Philadelphia Phillies9Arizona Diamondbacks12BoxEddie OropesaRheal CormierByung-Hyun Kim
Atlanta Braves4Colorado Rockies2BoxTom GlavineJohn ThomsonJohn Smoltz
Pittsburgh Pirates4Houston Astros7BoxRicky StoneRon VilloneOctavio Dotel
Montreal Expos5Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxHideo NomoTony ArmasEric Gagne
Chicago Cubs2Milwaukee Brewers6BoxGlendon RuschMatt Clement(none)
New York Mets13San Diego Padres4BoxSteve TrachselJason Middlebrook(none)
Florida Marlins3San Francisco Giants9BoxRuss OrtizRyan DempsterRobb Nen
Cincinnati Reds1St. Louis Cardinals3BoxDarryl KileScott SullivanJason Isringhausen

Standings as of 2002-05-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox382711.711--2251408517-410-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleMike PortFenway Park1246658.532
234New York Yankees422715.6432.02391657415-812-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1197643.639
3820Baltimore Orioles401921.4759.0181183-29-1210-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards1224874.393
41225Toronto Blue Jays391425.35913.5195254-598-116-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D JP RicciardiSkyDome1236459.520
51430Tampa Bay Rays401228.30016.0153221-683-159-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field1214378.355
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Minnesota Twins432518.581--21921549-1216-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1186949.585
2610Chicago White Sox422319.5481.5244222229-1314-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II1205862.483
3718Cleveland Indians401921.4754.5165201-368-1311-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mark ShapiroJacobs Field1225567.451
41126Kansas City Royals391425.3599.0170204-346-128-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium1234875.390
51329Detroit Tigers391227.30811.0148222-744-188-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Luis PujolsDave DombrowskiComerica Park1224379.352
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Seattle Mariners412912.707--2531916217-312-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field1216457.529
247Anaheim Angels392316.5905.02241655912-611-10W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field1237647.618
41021Texas Rangers411922.46310.0187194-78-1111-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington1215368.438
3922Oakland Athletics411922.46310.0186212-268-1111-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1218437.694
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511New York Mets422319.548--1771552212-911-10W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1195267.437
2612Florida Marlins422220.5241.020219489-1213-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium1205763.475
3814Atlanta Braves432221.5121.5166164211-1011-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1177938.675
41117Montreal Expos422022.4763.019819267-1313-9L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium1206357.525
51424Philadelphia Phillies421725.4056.0175219-443-1714-8L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1196356.529
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cincinnati Reds412516.610--1831562712-813-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1215368.438
2713St. Louis Cardinals412120.5124.0183186-39-1312-7W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1217645.628
31016Houston Astros412021.4885.0205177288-1312-8W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park1216457.529
41219Pittsburgh Pirates401921.4755.5129174-459-1010-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park1215368.438
51527Chicago Cubs391326.33311.0141181-407-126-14L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field1235469.439
61628Milwaukee Brewers421329.31012.5163206-435-168-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry RoysterDean TaylorMiller Park1204377.358
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Arizona Diamondbacks422715.643--2171734413-914-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1207149.592
225San Francisco Giants412615.6340.51881355312-914-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park1206951.575
349Los Angeles Dodgers422418.5713.0150142813-811-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium1206852.567
4915San Diego Padres422121.5006.0147173-267-1514-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1204575.375
51323Colorado Rockies421923.4528.019819537-1412-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1205466.450


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Danny ArdoinC27.313Signed as Free Agent by Rangers. 
Joshua KerschenP20.177signed 
Bryan RekarP29.348Traded by Royals to Rockies for Eduardo Villacis. 
Eduardo VillacisP22.262Traded by Rockies to Royals for Bryan Rekar.