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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 2002-06-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cincinnati Reds4Anaheim Angels3BoxGabe WhiteDennis CookDanny Graves
Los Angeles Dodgers8Baltimore Orioles4BoxKazuhisa IshiiJason Johnson(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks3Boston Red Sox2BoxCurt SchillingPedro MartinezByung-Hyun Kim
Montreal Expos2Chicago White Sox1BoxScott StewartKeith FoulkeT.J. Tucker
New York Mets8Cleveland Indians6BoxSteve TrachselChuck FinleyArmando Benitez
Philadelphia Phillies2Detroit Tigers1BoxRobert PersonDanny PattersonJose Mesa
St. Louis Cardinals11Kansas City Royals3BoxMatt MorrisJeremy Affeldt(none)
Florida Marlins3Minnesota Twins5BoxMatt KinneyKevin OlsenEddie Guardado
San Francisco Giants4New York Yankees3BoxJason SchmidtMariano RiveraRobb Nen
Houston Astros1Oakland Athletics5BoxAaron HarangShane Reynolds(none)
Chicago Cubs2Seattle Mariners4BoxFreddy GarciaMatt ClementKazuhiro Sasaki
San Diego Padres2Tampa Bay Rays3BoxVictor ZambranoAlan Embree(none)
Atlanta Braves6Texas Rangers3BoxMike RemlingerHideki IrabuJohn Smoltz
Colorado Rockies1Toronto Blue Jays3BoxPete WalkerJohn ThomsonKelvim Escobar
Milwaukee Brewers8Pittsburgh Pirates9BoxBrian BoehringerRay King(none)

Standings as of 2002-06-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox594019.678--33623110525-615-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleMike PortFenway Park1035350.515
222New York Yankees623923.6292.534424110320-1019-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I996435.646
3920Baltimore Orioles592831.47512.0271287-1614-1614-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards1033964.379
41023Toronto Blue Jays592534.42415.0287326-3912-1313-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJP RicciardiSkyDome1035350.515
51430Tampa Bay Rays602040.33320.5223320-978-2212-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field1013566.347
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Minnesota Twins623626.581--3412994213-1623-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome995841.586
2716Cleveland Indians613031.4925.5250301-5112-1817-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mark ShapiroJacobs Field1014457.436
3818Chicago White Sox623032.4846.03223111111-1719-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II1005149.510
41227Kansas City Royals592237.37312.5255320-6511-2012-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium1034063.388
51329Detroit Tigers602139.35014.0231334-1037-2214-17L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Luis PujolsDave DombrowskiComerica Park1013467.337
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Seattle Mariners613823.623--3322607222-1016-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field1015546.545
245Anaheim Angels593524.5932.03292498016-1019-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field1036439.621
3612Oakland Athletics613130.5087.0287309-2212-1519-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1017229.713
41126Texas Rangers602436.40013.5278322-4410-2014-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington1024854.471
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Atlanta Braves623626.581--2652254017-1319-13W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field986533.663
2714Montreal Expos613130.5084.5272290-1812-1919-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium1015249.515
3813New York Mets613130.5084.52492371217-1714-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1004456.440
41017Florida Marlins613031.4925.5283290-715-1915-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium1014952.485
51322Philadelphia Phillies592534.4249.5262284-227-2218-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1025547.539
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Cincinnati Reds603525.583--2622491318-1317-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1024359.422
2611St. Louis Cardinals603426.5671.02872582916-1618-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1026339.618
31119Pittsburgh Pirates612932.4756.5225264-3914-1715-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park1004357.430
41221Houston Astros602634.4339.02742591511-2115-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park1025844.569
51525Chicago Cubs602436.40011.0227272-4514-1910-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field1024359.422
61628Milwaukee Brewers612239.36113.5249300-518-2114-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry RoysterDean TaylorMiller Park1013467.337
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Arizona Diamondbacks613823.623--3172625518-1320-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1016041.594
226Los Angeles Dodgers613625.5902.02712304119-1317-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium1015645.554
337San Francisco Giants603525.5832.52872177017-1418-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park1016041.594
4915Colorado Rockies623131.5007.5304302211-1920-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1004258.420
51424San Diego Padres622636.41912.5221292-719-2117-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1004060.400


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Rolando AgostoSS21.149signed 
Gera AlvarezIF22.221signed 
Greg BochyP22.287signed 
Rich CartierP22.243signed 
Steve ChamberlainP21.323signed 
Chad ChopOF22.079signed 
Danny ChristensenP18.303signed 
Sam ChristensenIF22.171signed 
Rob CorradoP21.268signed 
Andrew DavidsonP22.099signed 
Tyler DavidsonOF-1B21.258signed 
Chris DenorfiaRF-LF21.328signed 
Leo EstrellaP27.108Released by Cubs. 
Tim GradovilleC22.130signed 
Casey GrzeckaC22.209Signed as nondrafted free agent by Marlins 
Adam HaleySS21.277signed 
John HummelP18.051signed 
Jeremy Isenhower2B22.057signed 
Josh JohnsonP18.129signed 
Adam KeimSS21.154signed 
Joel KirstenP21.030signed 
Tyler Klippenstein1B21.058signed 
Erik KratzC21.358signed 
Josh Kreuzer1B19.253signed 
Kameron LoeP20.271signed 
Orionny LopezP18.068signed 
Paul McAnulty1B21.135signed 
Randy McGarveyC23.122signed 
Matt MorganC20.302signed 
Brandon Moss1B18.266signed 
Brian MunhallC21.356Signed as nondrafted free agent by Giants 
Mike NixonC18.296signed 
Kirk NordnessOF22.171signed 
Todd OettingC21.186Released by Reds 
Eric Ordorica3B22.011signed 
Josh PaddockP21.236signed 
Chad PleinessP22.095signed 
Paul RichmondC22.009signed 
Levi RobinsonIF22.072signed 
Andy RohlederOF22.102signed 
Tomas SantiagoP20.221signed 
Scott SchweitzerP22.035signed 
Lloyd TurnerOF22.058signed 
Jose VaquedanoP20.334signed 
Steve WoodardP27.024Signed as Free Agent by Phillies. 
Joe YarbroughP22.053Signed as nondrafted free agent by Devil Rays