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Games on 2003-08-15

Top2003 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALDetroit Tigers1Anaheim Angels3Boxscore - PBP943,1742:16Nate CornejoJohn LackeyJohn Lackey (8-11)Nate Cornejo (5-12)Troy Percival (26)Alan TrammellMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALNew York Yankees6Baltimore Orioles4Boxscore - PBP947,8503:48Roger ClemensJason JohnsonJeff Nelson (4-2)Jorge Julio (0-5)Mariano Rivera (25)Joe TorreMike HargroveOriole Park at Ca
ALTampa Bay Rays0Cleveland Indians1Boxscore - PBP919,6792:09Victor ZambranoCC SabathiaCC Sabathia (11-7)Travis Harper (2-7)-Lou PiniellaEric WedgeProgressive Field
ALMinnesota Twins9Kansas City Royals2Boxscore - PBP939,9272:59Kenny RogersJimmy GobbleKenny Rogers (10-6)Jimmy Gobble (2-1)-Ron GardenhireTony PenaKauffman Stadium
ALToronto Blue Jays8Oakland Athletics5Boxscore - PBP917,4462:45Josh TowersRich HardenJosh Towers (2-1)Rich Harden (3-2)Trever Miller (3)Carlos ToscaKen MachaOakland-Alameda C
ALBoston Red Sox5Seattle Mariners10Boxscore - PBP946,1713:28Jeff SuppanJamie MoyerJulio Mateo (4-0)Mike Timlin (4-4)Shigetoshi Hasegawa (12)Grady LittleBob MelvinSafeco Field
ALChicago White Sox5Texas Rangers11Boxscore - PBP921,1862:46Esteban LoaizaColby LewisColby Lewis (6-7)Esteban Loaiza (15-6)-Jerry ManuelBuck ShowalterGlobe Life Park i
ALChicago White Sox5Texas Rangers11Boxscore - PBP921,1862:46Esteban LoaizaColby LewisColby Lewis (6-7)Esteban Loaiza (15-6)-Jerry ManuelBuck ShowalterRangers Ballpark
NLArizona Diamondbacks4Atlanta Braves10Boxscore - PBP934,5442:47Randy JohnsonShane ReynoldsShane Reynolds (10-6)Randy Johnson (3-5)-Bob BrenlyBobby CoxTurner Field
NLLos Angeles Dodgers1Chicago Cubs2Boxscore - PBP940,1882:25Masao KidaMark PriorMark Prior (11-5)Masao Kida (0-1)-Jim TracyDusty BakerWrigley Field
NLHouston Astros7Cincinnati Reds9Boxscore - PBP1033,3493:09Ron VilloneDanny GravesRyan Wagner (2-0)Brad Lidge (4-3)-Jimy WilliamsDave MileyGreat American Ba
NLSan Diego Padres0Florida Marlins10Boxscore - PBP918,3492:51Oliver PerezBrad PennyBrad Penny (11-9)Oliver Perez (4-6)-Bruce BochyJack McKeonSun Life Stadium
NLSan Francisco Giants1Montreal Expos4Boxscore - PBP910,5512:16Jesse FoppertLivan HernandezLivan Hernandez (13-7)Jesse Foppert (8-9)-Felipe AlouFrank RobinsonOlympic Stadium
NLColorado Rockies0New York Mets5Boxscore - PBP928,0812:59Darren OliverTom GlavineTom Glavine (8-11)Darren Oliver (10-8)-Clint HurdleArt HoweShea Stadium
NLSt. Louis Cardinals4Philadelphia Phillies7Boxscore - PBP928,9622:58Woody WilliamsVicente PadillaVicente Padilla (11-8)Woody Williams (14-6)Dan Plesac (1)Tony LaRussaLarry BowaVeterans Stadium
NLMilwaukee Brewers3Pittsburgh Pirates6Boxscore - PBP921,0962:27Matt KinneyNelson FigueroaNelson Figueroa (2-0)Matt Kinney (7-9)Julian Tavarez (1)Ned YostLloyd McClendonPNC Park
16 Games on this date

Standings as of 2003-08-15.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124New York Yankees1197247.605--64453411040-2333-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I432914.674
235Boston Red Sox1227052.5743.57306339731-3339-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleTheo EpsteinFenway Park402515.625
3818Toronto Blue Jays1226161.50012.56836384535-2926-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJ.P. RicciardiSkyDome402515.625
41021Baltimore Orioles1215764.47116.0606599726-3531-29L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards411427.341
51327Tampa Bay Rays1204872.40024.5531649-11819-3829-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaChuck LamarTropicana Field421527.357
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Kansas City Royals1206456.533--625628-331-2733-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium421923.452
2614Chicago White Sox1226359.5162.05665491726-3737-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field402317.575
3717Minnesota Twins1226260.5083.0580601-2129-3033-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome402812.700
41225Cleveland Indians1235469.43911.5522581-5923-4031-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field391425.359
51430Detroit Tigers1203189.25833.0399646-24717-4714-42L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Alan TrammellDave DombrowskiComerica Park421230.286
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Seattle Mariners1227448.607--62448214236-2238-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field401921.475
246Oakland Athletics1226953.5665.05514678427-3242-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum402713.675
3920Anaheim Angels1225864.47516.05535351823-3535-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field401921.475
41123Texas Rangers1225567.45119.0645748-10322-3733-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington401624.400
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1217942.653--69057012036-2443-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field412219.537
237Philadelphia Phillies1216754.55412.058248210030-2837-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium411922.463
348Florida Marlins1226755.54912.55745235129-3038-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium402416.600
41016Montreal Expos1226260.50817.5540553-1323-3739-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium,Hiram Bithorn Stadium402119.525
51426New York Mets1195168.42927.0513610-9725-3426-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Art HoweJim DuquetteShea Stadium421527.357
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1611Chicago Cubs1216457.529--5335092432-2732-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field412417.585
3712St. Louis Cardinals1226458.5250.56716076430-3334-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II402119.525
2813Houston Astros1226458.5250.55825127028-3536-23L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park402317.575
41222Pittsburgh Pirates1205664.4677.5556601-4529-2927-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park421923.452
51324Cincinnati Reds1215467.44610.0552668-11625-3429-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave Miley Great American Ballpark411526.366
61528Milwaukee Brewers1214774.38817.0519659-14026-3521-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park412120.512
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122San Francisco Giants1207347.608--5654897632-2941-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanPac Bell Park412714.659
2510Arizona Diamondbacks1216457.5299.55294874229-3435-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark412021.488
3915Los Angeles Dodgers1216259.51211.54213942728-3334-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium412318.561
41119Colorado Rockies1246163.49214.06676531420-4441-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field381325.342
51629San Diego Padres1234776.38227.5499645-14623-4024-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium391722.436


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ryan BledsoeIF--Traded by Cubs with Matt Bruback and Jose Hernandez to Pirates for Kenny Lofton, Aramis Ramirez and Cash. 
Matt BrubackP24.215Pirates acquired 2B Bobby Hill to complete trade 
Frank CastilloP34.136Signed by Braves 
Michael ColemanCF27.365Contract purchased by Reds from Newark 
Tom Evans3B29.037Purchased by Cubs from Tabasco (Mexican). 
Bobby Hill2B-3B25.134Traded by Cubs to Pirates completing trade in which Pirates sent 3B Aramis Ramirez and OF Kenny Lofton to Cubs for SS Jose Hernandez RHP Matt Bruback and a player to be named (July 22 2003) 
Christian LopezC18.309signed