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Tuesday August 27,2002This 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 2002-08-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Tampa Bay Rays3Anaheim Angels7BoxJohn LackeyVictor ZambranoBen Weber
New York Yankees6Boston Red Sox0BoxDavid WellsCasey Fossum(none)
Toronto Blue Jays4Chicago White Sox8BoxAntonio OsunaScott Cassidy(none)
Detroit Tigers8Cleveland Indians5BoxMark RedmanJason PhillipsJuan Acevedo
Oakland Athletics6Kansas City Royals4BoxMark MulderRunelvys HernandezBilly Koch
Seattle Mariners2Minnesota Twins5BoxJoe MaysIsmael ValdezEddie Guardado
Baltimore Orioles4Texas Rangers9BoxDennys ReyesRodrigo Lopez(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Cincinnati Reds5BoxChris ReitsmaJason SimontacchiDanny Graves
St. Louis Cardinals5Cincinnati Reds0BoxChuck FinleyElmer Dessens(none)
San Francisco Giants7Colorado Rockies4BoxFelix RodriguezTodd JonesRobb Nen
New York Mets10Florida Marlins5BoxJohn ThomsonMichael Tejera(none)
San Diego Padres11Houston Astros6BoxJeremy FikacDave Mlicki(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks1Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxPaul ShueyMiguel Batista(none)
Chicago Cubs6Milwaukee Brewers2BoxAlan BenesJimmy Osting(none)
Montreal Expos2Philadelphia Phillies4BoxJoe RoaMasato YoshiiJose Mesa
Atlanta Braves5Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxKevin MillwoodJosh FoggJohn Smoltz

Standings as of 2002-08-27

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees1308248.631--74858516342-2540-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I312110.677
269Boston Red Sox1307456.5698.068753215539-2535-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleMike PortFenway Park321913.594
3716Baltimore Orioles1306367.48519.0574589-1531-3532-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards32428.125
41124Toronto Blue Jays1315774.43525.5644695-5127-3930-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJ.P. RicciardiSkyDome312110.677
51430Tampa Bay Rays1314388.32839.5543725-18218-4825-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal McRaeChuck LamarTropicana Field301218.400
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Minnesota Twins1337954.594--6635946935-3144-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome281513.536
2818Chicago White Sox1326270.47016.5678688-1024-4138-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsComiskey Park II301911.633
31022Cleveland Indians1315873.44320.0569687-11825-3932-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joel SkinnerMark ShapiroJacobs Field311615.516
41227Kansas City Royals1335281.39127.0595712-11720-4633-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium291019.345
51328Detroit Tigers1325082.37928.5503689-18620-4730-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Luis PujolsDave DombrowskiComerica Park29524.172
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Oakland Athletics1338251.617--65754311441-2641-25W14T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum29218.724
235Anaheim Angels1317853.5953.067353713636-2942-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field312110.677
357Seattle Mariners1327854.5913.567255611639-2739-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field301515.500
4921Texas Rangers1305872.44622.5666715-4925-4033-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington321418.438
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1318447.641--58345812540-2543-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field291712.586
2713Philadelphia Phillies1306565.50018.5590595-531-3434-31W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium311516.484
3914Montreal Expos1316566.49619.0591594-326-4139-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium311813.581
41017Florida Marlins1316368.48121.0556613-5725-3938-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium311615.516
51119New York Mets1306169.46922.5548562-1431-3530-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium311417.452
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410St. Louis Cardinals1307258.554--6025495333-3239-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II32257.781
2612Houston Astros1316962.5273.56235814231-3438-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park311516.484
3815Cincinnati Reds1316566.4967.5589617-2832-3333-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field311318.419
41323Pittsburgh Pirates1325874.43915.0526623-9730-3628-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park291415.483
51526Chicago Cubs1305575.42317.0569602-3327-3928-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim HendryWrigley Field321220.375
61629Milwaukee Brewers1314586.34427.5512666-15418-4627-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry RoysterDean TaylorMiller Park311120.355
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2002 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Arizona Diamondbacks1328448.636--67250916340-2744-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark301416.467
238Los Angeles Dodgers1327656.5768.05765284838-2738-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium301614.533
3511San Francisco Giants1327359.55311.062452210235-3238-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park29227.759
41220Colorado Rockies1326171.46223.0627702-7522-4439-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field301218.400
51425San Diego Padres1315675.42727.5567659-9222-4334-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium311021.323

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Fabian Jimenez AnguloP16.000Signed as nondrafted free agent by Padres 
Kevin LeeP20.282On disabled list 
Joe NelsonP27.306Released by Red Sox.