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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 2002-05-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Tampa Bay Rays5Baltimore Orioles4BoxDoug CreekRick BauerEsteban Yan
Seattle Mariners1Boston Red Sox4BoxPedro MartinezJames BaldwinUgueth Urbina
Anaheim Angels4Chicago White Sox10BoxGary GloverRamon Ortiz(none)
Kansas City Royals4Cleveland Indians2BoxDan ReichertBob WickmanRoberto Hernandez
Kansas City Royals1Cleveland Indians4BoxRyan DreseDarrell MayBob Wickman
Texas Rangers7Detroit Tigers8BoxJulio SantanaRudy SeanezJuan Acevedo
Minnesota Twins2New York Yankees6BoxTed LillyTony Fiore(none)
Oakland Athletics3Toronto Blue Jays6BoxJustin MillerMike FyhrieKelvim Escobar
Philadelphia Phillies4Arizona Diamondbacks5BoxMike MyersJose Mesa(none)
Atlanta Braves3Colorado Rockies7BoxDenny StarkKevin Millwood(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Houston Astros2BoxOctavio DotelSean Lowe(none)
Montreal Expos3Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxCarl PavanoOdalis PerezT.J. Tucker
Chicago Cubs1Milwaukee Brewers3BoxJose CabreraJon LieberMike DeJean
New York Mets5San Diego Padres2BoxShawn EstesBrett TomkoArmando Benitez
Florida Marlins5San Francisco Giants10BoxKirk RueterBrad PennyRobb Nen
Cincinnati Reds7St. Louis Cardinals3BoxJose RijoMatt Morris(none)

Standings as of 2002-05-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox392811.718--2291418817-411-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleMike PortFenway Park1236558.528
234New York Yankees432815.6512.02451677815-813-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1187543.636
3821Baltimore Orioles411922.46310.0185188-39-1210-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards1214873.397
41125Toronto Blue Jays401525.37513.5201257-568-117-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D JP RicciardiSkyDome1226359.516
51430Tampa Bay Rays411328.31716.0158225-674-159-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field1204278.350
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Minnesota Twins442519.568--22122109-1316-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1176948.590
2610Chicago White Sox432419.5580.5254226289-1315-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II1195762.479
3718Cleveland Indians422022.4764.0171206-358-1312-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mark ShapiroJacobs Field1205466.450
41226Kansas City Royals411526.3668.5175210-357-138-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium1214774.388
51328Detroit Tigers401327.32510.0156229-734-189-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Luis PujolsDave DombrowskiComerica Park1214279.347
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Seattle Mariners422913.690--2541955917-412-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field1206456.533
247Anaheim Angels402317.5755.02281755312-711-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field1227646.623
41022Texas Rangers421923.45210.0194202-88-1211-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington1205367.442
3923Oakland Athletics421923.45210.0189218-298-1211-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1208436.700
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1411New York Mets432419.558--1821572513-911-10W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1185167.432
2612Florida Marlins432221.5122.020720439-1313-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium1195762.479
3915Atlanta Braves442222.5002.5169171-211-1111-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1167937.681
41017Montreal Expos432122.4883.020119388-1313-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium1196257.521
51424Philadelphia Phillies431726.3957.0179224-453-1814-8L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1186355.534
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cincinnati Reds422616.619--1901593113-813-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1205268.433
3714St. Louis Cardinals422121.5005.0186193-79-1312-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1207644.633
2813Houston Astros422121.5005.0207178298-1313-8W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park1206357.525
41320Pittsburgh Pirates411922.4636.5130176-469-1110-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park1205367.442
51527Milwaukee Brewers431429.32612.5166207-415-169-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry RoysterDean TaylorMiller Park1194277.353
61629Chicago Cubs401327.32512.0142184-427-136-14L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field1225468.443
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Arizona Diamondbacks432815.651--2221774513-915-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1197049.588
225San Francisco Giants422715.6430.51981405812-915-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park1196851.571
359Los Angeles Dodgers432419.5584.0151145613-811-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium1196851.571
41116San Diego Padres432122.4887.0149178-297-1514-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1194574.378
51219Colorado Rockies432023.4658.020519877-1413-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1195366.445


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
John DillingerP28.263Released by Yankees 
Brian LooneyP32.234Contract purchased by Orioles from Bridgeport 
Julio MendezSS36.039Signed as nondrafted free agent by Mets 
Mike MeyerP24.151Released by Cardinals 
Anthony MoneganOF23.007Released by White Sox 
Alexander PeraltaIF17.142Signed as nondrafted free agent by Pirates 
George PrestonP28.238Signed by Expos 
Brian StirmP20.066signed 
Jose Valdez1B18.255Signed as nondrafted free agent by Rockies 
Eduardo VillacisP22.263Traded by Rockies to Royals for RHP Bryan Rekar 
Joldy WattsP19.340signed