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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 2002-08-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees4Anaheim Angels0BoxAndy PettitteKevin AppierRamiro Mendoza
Kansas City Royals1Minnesota Twins2BoxRick ReedJeff SuppanEddie Guardado
Detroit Tigers3Oakland Athletics1BoxMark RedmanBarry ZitoJuan Acevedo
Cleveland Indians1Seattle Mariners3BoxJamie MoyerDanys BaezKazuhiro Sasaki
Chicago White Sox8Tampa Bay Rays5BoxKelly WunschJesus ColomeAntonio Osuna
Boston Red Sox13Texas Rangers0BoxDerek LoweIsmael Valdez(none)
Baltimore Orioles9Toronto Blue Jays8BoxB.J. RyanKelvim EscobarJorge Julio
St. Louis Cardinals5Atlanta Braves11BoxTom GlavineJason Simontacchi(none)
Colorado Rockies4Chicago Cubs6BoxJoe BorowskiVictor Santos(none)
Milwaukee Brewers1Florida Marlins0BoxJamey WrightJulian TavarezMike DeJean
Houston Astros1Montreal Expos3BoxBritt ReamesPeter MunroScott Stewart
Los Angeles Dodgers1Philadelphia Phillies3BoxCarlos SilvaPaul QuantrillJose Mesa
San Francisco Giants5Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxBrian BoehringerRobb Nen(none)
Cincinnati Reds2San Diego Padres5BoxBrian LawrenceJared FernandezTrevor Hoffman

Standings as of 2002-08-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1086840.630--63949614335-2333-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I533518.660
257Boston Red Sox1086444.5934.059343415936-2028-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleMike PortFenway Park542925.537
3718Baltimore Orioles1065155.48116.0477484-727-2924-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards561640.286
41023Toronto Blue Jays1074760.43920.5528569-4122-3225-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJP RicciardiSkyDome553124.564
51430Tampa Bay Rays1083573.32433.0440609-16914-3821-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field532033.377
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Minnesota Twins1106743.609--5694997029-2438-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome512724.529
2819Chicago White Sox1105258.47315.0574567722-3530-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II522923.558
3922Cleveland Indians1084860.44418.0467560-9321-3526-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joel SkinnerMark ShapiroJacobs Field542628.481
41227Kansas City Royals1094366.39423.5476584-10814-4030-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium531934.358
51328Detroit Tigers1084167.38025.0416560-14417-4024-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Luis PujolsDave DombrowskiComerica Park531439.264
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Seattle Mariners1106842.618--55143511633-1935-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field522527.481
246Anaheim Angels1086444.5933.055144610529-2235-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field543519.648
368Oakland Athletics1106248.5646.05164833328-2434-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum524111.788
41126Texas Rangers1094663.42221.5554600-4619-3327-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington532627.491
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1097138.651--48936212733-1938-19W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field513021.588
2713New York Mets1075552.51415.04704482225-2830-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium542034.370
3915Montreal Expos1095554.50516.0472496-2420-3435-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium532825.528
41016Florida Marlins1095356.48618.0475507-3221-3132-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium532627.491
51117Philadelphia Phillies1085256.48118.5486516-3024-2928-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium532825.528
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
139St. Louis Cardinals1065947.557--4994594026-2833-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II563818.679
2612Cincinnati Reds1085652.5194.0484485-129-2527-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field542232.407
3814Houston Astros1085553.5095.05054733224-3131-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park542925.537
41220Pittsburgh Pirates1095059.45910.5421486-6524-2926-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park522230.423
51424Chicago Cubs1074661.43013.5462498-3621-3125-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim HendryWrigley Field552134.382
61629Milwaukee Brewers1093970.35821.5443540-9717-3922-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry RoysterDean TaylorMiller Park531736.321
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Arizona Diamondbacks1086543.602--5424449830-2535-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark543321.611
2410Los Angeles Dodgers1096049.5505.54654402531-2529-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium533221.604
3511San Francisco Giants1095950.5416.55214319029-2730-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park523616.692
41321Colorado Rockies1094960.45016.5509585-7617-4032-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field532429.453
51525San Diego Padres1094663.42219.5432530-9817-3729-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium532033.377


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Scott KazmirP18.191signed 
Angelo MoralesP16.092Signed as nondrafted free agent by Royals 
Joe NelsonP27.281Released by Braves. 
Rick PalmaP22.311Traded by Cubs with LHP Tim Lavery to Pirates for OF Aron Weston 
Aron WestonOF21.270Traded by Pirates to Cubs for LHP Ricardo Palma and LHP Tim Lavery