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Games on 2002-07-02

Top2002 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALBaltimore Orioles3Anaheim Angels0Boxscore - PBP918,5212:52Rodrigo LopezRamon OrtizRodrigo Lopez (7-3)Ramon Ortiz (8-6)Jorge Julio (17)Mike HargroveMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALToronto Blue Jays1Boston Red Sox2Boxscore - PBP932,9932:34Chris CarpenterTim WakefieldWillie Banks (2-0)Scott Eyre (2-4)Alan Embree (1)Carlos ToscaGrady LittleFenway Park
ALToronto Blue Jays4Boston Red Sox6Boxscore - PBP932,9023:14Michael SmithSun-Woo KimSun-Woo Kim (2-0)Michael Smith (0-3)Alan Embree (2)Carlos ToscaGrady LittleFenway Park
ALDetroit Tigers9Chicago White Sox17Boxscore - PBP919,3312:53Adam BerneroTodd RitchieTodd Ritchie (5-10)Adam Bernero (2-4)-Luis PujolsJerry ManuelGuaranteed Rate F
ALDetroit Tigers9Chicago White Sox17Boxscore - PBP919,3312:53Adam BerneroTodd RitchieTodd Ritchie (5-10)Adam Bernero (2-4)-Luis PujolsJerry ManuelU.S. Cellular Fie
ALCleveland Indians5New York Yankees10Boxscore - PBP945,5893:17Ryan DreseRoger ClemensRamiro Mendoza (6-2)Ricardo Rincon (0-3)-Charlie ManuelJoe TorreYankee Stadium I
ALMinnesota Twins3Oakland Athletics4Boxscore - PBP915,3172:50Rick ReedBarry ZitoChad Bradford (4-2)Eddie Guardado (1-2)-Ron GardenhireArt HoweOakland-Alameda C
ALKansas City Royals7Seattle Mariners5Boxscore - PBP945,6523:08Paul ByrdRafael SorianoPaul Byrd (11-5)Kazuhiro Sasaki (2-3)Roberto Hernandez (14)Tony PenaLou PiniellaSafeco Field
ALTampa Bay Rays1Texas Rangers3Boxscore - PBP920,2952:25Tanyon SturtzeKenny RogersKenny Rogers (9-4)Tanyon Sturtze (1-9)Hideki Irabu (15)Hal McRaeJerry NarronGlobe Life Park i
ALTampa Bay Rays1Texas Rangers3Boxscore - PBP920,2952:25Tanyon SturtzeKenny RogersKenny Rogers (9-4)Tanyon Sturtze (1-9)Hideki Irabu (15)Hal McRaeJerry NarronRangers Ballpark
NLLos Angeles Dodgers8Arizona Diamondbacks0Boxscore - PBP939,2112:51Omar DaalRick HellingOmar Daal (7-3)Rick Helling (7-6)-Jim TracyBob BrenlyChase Field
NLMontreal Expos5Atlanta Braves2Boxscore - PBP925,5812:40Bartolo ColonDamian MossBartolo Colon (11-4)Damian Moss (4-3)Scott Stewart (10)Frank RobinsonBobby CoxTurner Field
NLHouston Astros6Cincinnati Reds5Boxscore - PBP1019,5623:15Wade MillerJoey HamiltonOctavio Dotel (5-3)Danny Graves (3-2)Billy Wagner (14)Jimy WilliamsBob BooneCinergy Field
NLSan Francisco Giants18Colorado Rockies5Boxscore - PBP930,8382:56Ryan JensenDenny NeagleRyan Jensen (8-6)Denny Neagle (4-6)-Dusty BakerClint HurdleCoors Field
NLChicago Cubs7Florida Marlins9Boxscore - PBP99,6692:57Jon LieberBrad PennyBlaine Neal (2-0)Jon Lieber (6-5)-Don BaylorJeff TorborgSun Life Stadium
NLNew York Mets12Philadelphia Phillies6Boxscore - PBP920,8263:15Pedro AstacioTerry AdamsPedro Astacio (8-3)Terry Adams (4-6)-Bobby ValentineLarry BowaVeterans Stadium
NLMilwaukee Brewers12Pittsburgh Pirates6Boxscore - PBP915,1423:05Ruben QuevedoJimmy AndersonRuben Quevedo (4-6)Jimmy Anderson (6-9)-Jerry RoysterLloyd McClendonPNC Park
NLSan Diego Padres5St. Louis Cardinals11Boxscore - PBP929,6223:03Kevin JarvisBud SmithMike Crudale (1-0)Kevin Jarvis (2-4)-Bruce BochyTony LaRussaBusch Stadium II
18 Games on this date

Standings as of 2002-07-02.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124New York Yankees825131.622--46234911326-1625-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I795227.658
235Boston Red Sox804931.6131.041330410928-1221-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleMike PortFenway Park824438.537
3817Baltimore Orioles803941.48811.0356360-420-2119-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards822854.341
41124Toronto Blue Jays813348.40717.5378433-5516-2417-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJ.P. RicciardiSkyDome814536.556
51329Tampa Bay Rays802852.35022.0316430-11411-2917-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field812754.333
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1610Minnesota Twins844737.560--4294052419-2128-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome774730.610
2716Chicago White Sox834142.4945.54534351816-2525-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II794039.506
3918Cleveland Indians813843.4697.5317383-6616-2621-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mark ShapiroJacobs Field813645.444
41227Kansas City Royals803149.38814.0361433-7213-2919-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium823151.378
51430Detroit Tigers802753.33818.0298429-13110-3217-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Luis PujolsDave DombrowskiComerica Park812853.346
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Seattle Mariners835231.627--44132611528-1324-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field794138.519
247Anaheim Angels814734.5804.04413528923-1724-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field815229.642
359Oakland Athletics834736.5665.04063822421-1926-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum795623.709
41022Texas Rangers813645.44415.0395420-2516-2320-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington813645.444
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves835231.627--3692878225-1527-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field774928.636
2713Montreal Expos824339.5248.5367376-916-2727-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium804040.500
3814Florida Marlins834340.5189.03913801119-2224-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium793643.456
4915New York Mets824141.50010.5338332620-2321-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium793445.430
51220Philadelphia Phillies813744.45714.0360388-2815-2522-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium804337.538
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511St. Louis Cardinals804436.550--3663382817-2127-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II825329.646
2612Cincinnati Reds824438.5371.0351365-1424-1820-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field803446.425
31121Houston Astros813744.4577.5372377-515-2622-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park814734.580
41323Pittsburgh Pirates823646.4399.0298350-5218-2218-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park793643.456
51425Chicago Cubs813348.40711.5339387-4817-2516-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field813447.420
61628Milwaukee Brewers833152.37314.5346410-6413-2818-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry RoysterDean TaylorMiller Park792554.316
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers835231.627--3703086225-1627-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium794039.506
236Arizona Diamondbacks824834.5853.54083594923-1825-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark805030.625
348San Francisco Giants824735.5734.54143179723-1924-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park794831.608
41019Colorado Rockies843945.46413.5406452-4614-2725-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field783444.436
51526San Diego Padres843450.40518.5324418-9412-2922-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium783246.410


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jairo AsencioP19.033Signed as nondrafted free agent by Yankees 
Karim GarciaRF-LF26.247Released by Yankees. 
Christian LaraSS17.082Signed as nondrafted free agent by Red Sox 
Brian LooneyP32.279Signed by Pirates 
Jose MartesP16.191Signed as nondrafted free agent by Red Sox 
Miguel MontanP16.240Signed as nondrafted free agent by Yankees 
Willy MotaOF16.250Signed as nondrafted free agent by Red Sox 
Darren OliverP31.269Released by Red Sox. 
Darrell RasnerP21.170signed 
Alex RomeroRF18.297Signed as nondrafted free agent by Twins 
Julio Santana2B-SS16.188Signed as nondrafted free agent by Rangers 
Julio SantiagoP16.206Signed as nondrafted free agent by Mariners 
Zack SegoviaP19.082signed