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Sunday August 18,2002This 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 2002-08-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians1Anaheim Angels4BoxKevin AppierCC SabathiaTroy Percival
Detroit Tigers7Baltimore Orioles4BoxAdam BerneroChris BrockJuan Acevedo
Boston Red Sox2Minnesota Twins6BoxRick ReedJohn Burkett(none)
Chicago White Sox4Oakland Athletics7BoxBarry ZitoDan Wright(none)
New York Yankees2Seattle Mariners5BoxJoel PineiroRoger ClemensKazuhiro Sasaki
Kansas City Royals6Tampa Bay Rays8BoxTanyon SturtzeJeff Suppan(none)
Toronto Blue Jays7Texas Rangers10BoxAaron MyetteEsteban Loaiza(none)
Colorado Rockies6Atlanta Braves3BoxJason JenningsGreg MadduxJose Jimenez
Arizona Diamondbacks2Chicago Cubs3BoxAntonio AlfonsecaMatt Mantei(none)
Houston Astros1Cincinnati Reds2BoxGabe WhiteRicky Stone(none)
San Francisco Giants0Florida Marlins3BoxA.J. BurnettRuss Ortiz(none)
San Diego Padres2Montreal Expos9BoxTomo OhkaJake Peavy(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2New York Mets1BoxAndy AshbySteve TrachselEric Gagne
St. Louis Cardinals5Philadelphia Phillies1BoxMatt MorrisVicente Padilla(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxBronson ArroyoGlendon RuschMike Williams

Standings as of 2002-08-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1227745.631--71355615741-2536-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I392613.667
268Boston Red Sox1227052.5747.065149715439-2531-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleMike PortFenway Park402317.575
3716Baltimore Orioles1215962.48817.5538542-431-3428-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards41833.195
41124Toronto Blue Jays1225270.42625.0597653-5623-3729-33L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJP RicciardiSkyDome402614.650
51430Tampa Bay Rays1234182.33336.5513688-17516-4225-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field381424.368
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
157Minnesota Twins1257352.584--6205625830-2943-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome362115.583
2820Chicago White Sox1245866.46814.5638650-1224-4134-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II382315.605
3921Cleveland Indians1225567.45116.5536631-9525-3929-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joel SkinnerMark ShapiroJacobs Field401921.475
41227Kansas City Royals1244975.39523.5558664-10618-4532-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium381325.342
51328Detroit Tigers1234776.38225.0468627-15919-4628-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Luis PujolsDave DombrowskiComerica Park38830.211
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Seattle Mariners1247549.605--63552411136-2239-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field381820.474
235Anaheim Angels1237449.6020.563450512933-2541-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field392514.641
346Oakland Athletics1247351.5892.05855186732-2641-25W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum38308.789
41022Texas Rangers1225468.44320.0631675-4422-3632-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington401822.450
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1238043.650--54841713137-2142-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field372116.568
2814Montreal Expos1236162.49619.0542551-923-3738-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium392217.564
3915Florida Marlins1236063.48820.0523559-3622-3638-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium391920.487
41017Philadelphia Phillies1235964.48021.0551581-3026-3333-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium382117.553
51219New York Mets1235865.47222.0520534-1428-3130-34L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium381721.447
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410St. Louis Cardinals1216853.562--5705155532-3136-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II412912.707
2612Houston Astros1236459.5205.05755413430-3434-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park392019.513
3713Cincinnati Reds1226359.5165.5561569-831-2832-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field401525.375
41323Pittsburgh Pirates1245470.43515.5481587-10626-3328-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park371819.486
51425Chicago Cubs1225270.42616.5541563-2224-3428-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim HendryWrigley Field401525.375
61629Milwaukee Brewers1234380.35026.0488612-12418-4625-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry RoysterDean TaylorMiller Park391326.333
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Arizona Diamondbacks1247846.629--63348514839-2639-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark382018.526
239Los Angeles Dodgers1247153.5737.05414974438-2733-26W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium382117.553
3511San Francisco Giants1236657.53711.55914959632-3234-25L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park38299.763
41118Colorado Rockies1235865.47219.5571643-7222-4336-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field391524.385
51526San Diego Padres1235271.42325.5510622-11221-4231-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium391425.359


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Luis AyalaP24.218Contract purchased by Expos from Saltillo 
Shawn Bowman3B17.252signed 
Jim CrowellP28.096Purchased by Phillies from Atlantic City (Atlantic). 
Smelin Perez2B16.357Signed as nondrafted free agent by Pirates 
Rick WhiteP33.238Signed as Free Agent by Cardinals.