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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 2003-07-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees2Anaheim Angels1BoxArmando BenitezTroy PercivalMariano Rivera
Chicago White Sox8Kansas City Royals6BoxScott SchoeneweisNate Field(none)
Baltimore Orioles9Minnesota Twins10BoxLaTroy HawkinsTravis Driskill(none)
Cleveland Indians1Oakland Athletics3BoxRich HardenJake WestbrookKeith Foulke
Detroit Tigers0Seattle Mariners4BoxJoel PineiroWil Ledezma(none)
Boston Red Sox3Texas Rangers7BoxErasmo RamirezTodd Jones(none)
Tampa Bay Rays7Toronto Blue Jays6BoxJorge SosaMark HendricksonLance Carter
Houston Astros4Atlanta Braves7BoxShane ReynoldsWade MillerJohn Smoltz
San Francisco Giants4Chicago Cubs9BoxCarlos ZambranoJim Brower(none)
Colorado Rockies4Cincinnati Reds5BoxJohn RiedlingBrian Fuentes(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Montreal Expos3BoxZach DayWoody WilliamsRocky Biddle
Milwaukee Brewers4New York Mets3BoxMatt KinneyAaron HeilmanDanny Kolb
Los Angeles Dodgers3Philadelphia Phillies7BoxBrandon DuckworthOdalis Perez(none)
San Diego Padres10Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxAdam EatonJosh FoggRod Beck

Standings as of 2003-07-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees1056540.619--56946110836-1930-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I573621.632
235Boston Red Sox1076344.5893.066355410928-2835-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleTheo EpsteinFenway Park553223.582
3718Toronto Blue Jays1085454.50012.56245754929-2425-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJP RicciardiSkyDome543222.593
41021Baltimore Orioles1055055.47615.0533531223-3127-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards572136.368
51329Tampa Bay Rays1064066.37725.5470593-12318-3522-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaChuck LamarTropicana Field562333.411
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Kansas City Royals1065749.538--547557-1028-2329-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium562630.464
2611Chicago White Sox1085751.5281.04994683124-3133-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field542925.537
3819Minnesota Twins1075354.4954.5507536-2923-2830-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome553718.673
41124Cleveland Indians1084563.41713.0456522-6620-3625-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field542331.426
51430Detroit Tigers1062878.26429.0349564-21515-4113-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Alan TrammellDave DombrowskiComerica Park561541.268
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Seattle Mariners1086642.611--54941613333-1933-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field542727.500
246Oakland Athletics1086246.5744.04924147824-2938-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum543420.630
3920Anaheim Angels1075255.48613.54994702922-2930-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field552530.455
41225Texas Rangers1084563.41721.0556683-12719-3426-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington542628.481
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1087137.657--62052010033-2138-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field543024.556
237Philadelphia Phillies1076047.56110.55134199428-2432-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium552629.473
348Florida Marlins1085949.54612.05164813525-2834-21W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium543222.593
41016Montreal Expos1095554.50516.5488503-1522-3233-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium,Hiram Bithorn Stadium532825.528
51426New York Mets1074463.41126.5446555-10922-3122-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Art HoweJim DuquetteShea Stadium542232.407
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Houston Astros1085850.537--5304577325-3033-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park542925.537
2712St. Louis Cardinals1085652.5192.06055366925-3031-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II542925.537
3914Chicago Cubs1075453.5053.5485477828-2526-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field553421.618
41222Pittsburgh Pirates1064957.4628.0486516-3026-2623-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park562630.464
51323Cincinnati Reds1084959.4549.0511621-11024-2925-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave Miley Great American Ballpark542034.370
61527Milwaukee Brewers1084464.40714.0480580-10025-2919-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park542430.444
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122San Francisco Giants1086840.630--5144407431-2437-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanPac Bell Park533221.604
2613Arizona Diamondbacks1085652.51912.04844453926-3030-22L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark542826.519
3815Los Angeles Dodgers1075453.50513.53673551225-2829-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium553124.564
41117Colorado Rockies1115655.50513.55975871018-3938-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field511833.353
51628San Diego Padres1094267.38526.5452571-11920-3522-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium532231.415


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Kurt AinsworthP24.325Traded by Giants with Ryan Hannaman and Damian Moss to Orioles for Sidney Ponson. 
Aaron Boone3B30.144Traded by Reds to Yankees for Charlie Manning, Brandon Claussen and Cash. 
Brandon ClaussenP24.091Traded by Yankees with Charlie Manning and Cash to Reds for Aaron Boone. 
David CortesP29.289Purchased by Indians from Dos Laredos (Mexican). 
Bubba CrosbyRF-LF26.354Traded by Dodgers with Scott Proctor to Yankees for Robin Ventura. 
Chad FoxP32.331Released by Red Sox 
Mike GonzalezP25.069Traded by Red Sox with Freddy Sanchez and Cash to Pirates for Anastacio Martinez, Jeff Suppan and Brandon Lyon. 
Rayon LampeOF16.253Signed as nondrafted free agent by Mariners 
Al LevineP35.070Purchased by Royals from Devil Rays. 
Brandon LyonP23.356Traded by Pirates with Anastacio Martinez and Jeff Suppan to Red Sox for Freddy Sanchez, Mike Gonzalez and Cash. 
Charlie ManningP24.122Traded by Yankees with LHP Brandon Claussen to Reds for 3B Aaron Boone July 31 2003 
Anastacio MartinezP24.270Traded by Pirates with Jeff Suppan and Brandon Lyon to Red Sox for Freddy Sanchez, Mike Gonzalez and Cash. 
Ryan Minor3B29.207Released by Dodgers. 
Marc MirizziSS28.044Contract purchased by Rangers from Sioux Falls 
Damian MossP26.249Traded by Giants with Ryan Hannaman and Kurt Ainsworth to Orioles for Sidney Ponson. 
Sidney PonsonP26.271Traded by Orioles to Giants for Ryan Hannaman, Damian Moss and Kurt Ainsworth. 
Scott ProctorP26.210Traded by Dodgers with Bubba Crosby to Yankees for Robin Ventura. 
Freddy Sanchez2B25.222Traded by Red Sox with Mike Gonzalez and Cash to Pirates for Anastacio Martinez, Jeff Suppan and Brandon Lyon. 
Jason SmithP19.019signed 
Jeff SuppanP28.210Traded by Pirates with Anastacio Martinez and Brandon Lyon to Red Sox for Freddy Sanchez, Mike Gonzalez and Cash. 
Robin Ventura3B36.017Traded by Yankees to Dodgers for Scott Proctor and Bubba Crosby. 
Gabe WhiteP31.254Sent to Yankees by Reds for future considerations.