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Wednesday April 9,2003This 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 2003-04-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox2Cleveland Indians5BoxBrian AndersonJon GarlandDanys Baez
Kansas City Royals9Detroit Tigers6BoxJeremy AffeldtJeremy BondermanMike MacDougal
Minnesota Twins1New York Yankees2BoxMike MussinaKyle LohseJuan Acevedo
Anaheim Angels5Seattle Mariners1BoxKevin AppierJoel Pineiro(none)
Baltimore Orioles7Tampa Bay Rays10BoxAl LevineWillis RobertsLance Carter
Oakland Athletics13Texas Rangers5BoxMark MulderIsmael Valdez(none)
Boston Red Sox5Toronto Blue Jays10BoxTanyon SturtzeCasey Fossum(none)
Montreal Expos0Chicago Cubs3BoxMark PriorJavier Vazquez(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Colorado Rockies9BoxNelson CruzBrett Tomko(none)
New York Mets2Florida Marlins3BoxBraden LooperMike Stanton(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Houston Astros4BoxBrad LidgeJosias ManzanilloBilly Wagner
Arizona Diamondbacks2Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxDarren DreifortByung-Hyun KimEric Gagne
Atlanta Braves2Philadelphia Phillies16BoxVicente PadillaGreg Maddux(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxTodd RitchieJosh FoggMike DeJean
San Diego Padres11San Francisco Giants15BoxJoe NathanDennis Tankersley(none)

Standings as of 2003-04-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133New York Yankees871.875--6329345-12-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1549460.610
248Toronto Blue Jays853.6252.0494273-02-3W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJP RicciardiSkyDome1548173.526
3512Boston Red Sox954.5562.56453115-40-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleTheo EpsteinFenway Park1539063.588
4818Tampa Bay Rays945.4443.55575-200-04-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaChuck LamarTropicana Field1535994.386
51227Baltimore Orioles826.2505.03351-180-22-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards1546985.448
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Kansas City Royals6601.000--3718191-05-0W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium1567779.494
2614Chicago White Sox844.5003.0393271-43-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1548272.532
3919Cleveland Indians734.4293.52223-12-31-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field1556590.419
41021Minnesota Twins835.3754.02430-63-20-3L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1548767.565
51430Detroit Tigers707.0006.51245-330-30-4L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Alan TrammellDave DombrowskiComerica Park15543112.277
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Oakland Athletics871.875--5227252-05-1W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1548965.578
2715Seattle Mariners844.5003.03738-13-31-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field1548965.578
31122Anaheim Angels835.3754.0403551-42-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field1547480.481
41326Texas Rangers826.2505.03160-291-21-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington1546985.448
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
156Philadelphia Phillies853.625--5632242-13-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1548173.526
2917Montreal Expos844.5001.0272344-40-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium,Hiram Bithorn Stadium1547975.513
3816New York Mets844.5001.02736-91-13-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Art HoweSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1536291.405
51324Florida Marlins936.3332.54854-61-32-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium1538865.575
41425Atlanta Braves936.3332.53665-290-23-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1539855.641
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Houston Astros752.714--363242-03-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park1558273.529
2410Chicago Cubs853.6250.55332213-32-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field1548371.539
337Pittsburgh Pirates853.6250.5413565-10-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park1547084.455
4711St. Louis Cardinals743.5711.0494271-13-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1558174.523
51223Cincinnati Reds835.3752.53751-141-12-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenGreat American Ballpark1546688.429
61528Milwaukee Brewers826.2503.53147-162-30-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1546688.429
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants981.889--6240226-02-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanPac Bell Park1529260.605
269Colorado Rockies853.6252.5564971-24-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1546985.448
31013Los Angeles Dodgers1055.5003.5383263-42-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium1528072.526
41120San Diego Padres1046.4004.54651-51-23-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1526092.395
51629Arizona Diamondbacks927.2226.02345-221-51-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1538271.536


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Frank CastilloP34.008Signed as Free Agent by Athletics. 
John RockerP28.174Signed by Devil Rays 
Andy Tracy1B-3B29.119Released by Mets. 
Greg VaughnLF37.280Signed as Free Agent by Rockies. 
Joshua VitekP22.295Voluntarily retired