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Games on 2003-08-26

Top2003 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALMinnesota Twins3Anaheim Angels0Boxscore - PBP935,4152:12Brad RadkeJohn LackeyBrad Radke (10-10)John Lackey (8-13)-Ron GardenhireMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALToronto Blue Jays12Boston Red Sox9Boxscore - PBP933,7313:38Mark HendricksonTim WakefieldJosh Towers (4-1)Scott Sauerbeck (3-5)Aquilino Lopez (7)Carlos ToscaGrady LittleFenway Park
ALDetroit Tigers5Cleveland Indians4Boxscore - PBP916,9722:31Nate CornejoBilly TraberNate Cornejo (6-13)Billy Traber (6-7)Jamie Walker (3)Alan TrammellEric WedgeProgressive Field
ALTexas Rangers2Kansas City Royals9Boxscore - PBP912,9172:29R.A. DickeyBrian AndersonBrian Anderson (10-10)R.A. Dickey (8-6)-Buck ShowalterTony PenaKauffman Stadium
ALChicago White Sox13New York Yankees2Boxscore - PBP938,8842:59Esteban LoaizaRoger ClemensEsteban Loaiza (17-6)Roger Clemens (12-8)-Jerry ManuelJoe TorreYankee Stadium I
ALBaltimore Orioles1Oakland Athletics2Boxscore - PBP1214,0814:05Jason JohnsonRich HardenMike Wood (2-0)John Parrish (0-1)-Mike HargroveKen MachaOakland-Alameda C
ALTampa Bay Rays3Seattle Mariners9Boxscore - PBP943,2872:58Victor ZambranoJamie MoyerJamie Moyer (16-6)Victor Zambrano (9-8)-Lou PiniellaBob MelvinSafeco Field
NLSan Diego Padres5Arizona Diamondbacks4Boxscore - PBP931,1962:57Ben HowardElmer DessensMike Matthews (5-4)Jose Valverde (2-1)Rod Beck (19)Bruce BochyBob BrenlyChase Field
NLNew York Mets6Atlanta Braves5Boxscore - PBP924,6943:20Jae Weong SeoShane ReynoldsJae Weong Seo (8-8)Shane Reynolds (10-7)Mike Stanton (4)Art HoweBobby CoxTurner Field
NLMilwaukee Brewers7Cincinnati Reds1Boxscore - PBP918,7872:31Doug DavisDan SerafiniDoug Davis (5-6)Dan Serafini (0-1)-Ned YostDave MileyGreat American Ba
NLSan Francisco Giants3Colorado Rockies1Boxscore - PBP924,1002:58Jason SchmidtDarren OliverJason Schmidt (13-5)Darren Oliver (10-9)Tim Worrell (28)Felipe AlouClint HurdleCoors Field
NLLos Angeles Dodgers4Houston Astros18Boxscore - PBP924,7522:58Odalis PerezRon VilloneRon Villone (6-2)Odalis Perez (10-10)-Jim TracyJimy WilliamsMinute Maid Park
NLPhiladelphia Phillies10Montreal Expos14Boxscore - PBP912,5093:18Vicente PadillaZach DayJoey Eischen (2-2)Mike Williams (1-6)Luis Ayala (4)Larry BowaFrank RobinsonOlympic Stadium
NLFlorida Marlins3Pittsburgh Pirates4Boxscore - PBP912,2192:21Mark RedmanPat MahomesMike Lincoln (2-4)Mark Redman (10-8)Julian Tavarez (3)Jack McKeonLloyd McClendonPNC Park
NLChicago Cubs7St. Louis Cardinals4Boxscore - PBP936,5632:37Mark PriorGarrett StephensonMark Prior (13-5)Garrett Stephenson (7-13)-Dusty BakerTony LaRussaBusch Stadium II
15 Games on this date

Standings as of 2003-08-26.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1297950.612--70158012142-2338-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I332211.667
246Boston Red Sox1327656.5764.579467711732-3444-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleTheo EpsteinFenway Park301911.633
3818Toronto Blue Jays1326567.49215.57347132136-3129-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJ.P. RicciardiSkyDome30219.700
41021Baltimore Orioles1316170.46619.0640649-928-3833-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards311021.323
51328Tampa Bay Rays1305179.39228.5581708-12722-4229-37L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaChuck LamarTropicana Field321220.375
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Chicago White Sox1327062.530--6325874527-3943-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field301614.533
2611Kansas City Royals1306862.5231.0671690-1933-3235-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium321517.469
3715Minnesota Twins1316863.5191.5630627333-3135-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome31229.710
41226Cleveland Indians1325874.43912.0565627-6226-4032-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field301020.333
51430Detroit Tigers1303397.25436.0453726-27318-4915-48W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alan TrammellDave DombrowskiComerica Park321022.313
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Oakland Athletics1327755.583--62151610532-3445-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum301911.633
224Seattle Mariners1327755.583--66353113237-2840-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field301614.533
3920Anaheim Angels1326369.47714.06215952626-3937-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field301416.467
41122Texas Rangers1326171.46216.0691802-11126-4135-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJohn HartThe Ballpark in Arlington301020.333
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1318447.641--74560913639-2745-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field311714.548
337Philadelphia Phillies1317061.53414.06235497431-3539-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeVeterans Stadium311615.516
248Florida Marlins1317061.53414.06165744230-3640-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium312110.677
4916Montreal Expos1336964.51916.05985881025-4144-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium,Hiram Bithorn Stadium291415.483
51324New York Mets1295871.45025.0561632-7129-3729-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Art HoweJim DuquetteShea Stadium32824.250
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Houston Astros1316962.527--6395499029-3640-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park311813.581
2612Chicago Cubs1306862.5230.5573564936-3032-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field322012.625
3814St. Louis Cardinals1316863.5191.07146595530-3538-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II311714.548
41223Pittsburgh Pirates1295970.4579.0608651-4330-3429-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park331617.485
51425Cincinnati Reds1315873.44311.0581718-13728-3730-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave Miley Great American Ballpark311120.355
61527Milwaukee Brewers1315675.42713.0585699-11429-3627-39W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park311219.387
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2003 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Francisco Giants1307951.608--5955237233-3246-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanPac Bell Park312110.677
2713Arizona Diamondbacks1326963.52311.05855335230-3639-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark301515.500
31017Los Angeles Dodgers1306763.51512.04524331930-3437-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDan EvansDodger Stadium321814.563
41119Colorado Rockies1346470.47817.0713718-520-4744-23L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field281018.357
51629San Diego Padres1335281.39128.5538696-15824-4328-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium291217.414


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jason BayLF-RF24.340Traded by Padres with Corey Stewart and Oliver Perez to Pirates for Brian Giles. 
Brian GilesLF-CF32.218Traded by Pirates to Padres for Corey Stewart, Oliver Perez and Jason Bay. 
Tim Hummel3B-1B24.281Claimed on waivers by Reds from White Sox. 
Joshua KerschenP21.278Signed by Rockies 
John KoronkaP23.027Traded by Reds to Cubs for LHP Phil Norton 
Phil NortonP27.207Traded by Cubs to Reds for LHP John Koronka 
Oliver PerezP22.011Traded by Padres with Corey Stewart and Jason Bay to Pirates for Brian Giles. 
Robert RansomP22.001signed 
Brian SanchesP25.018Traded by Royals with LHP Chris Tierney to Padres for OF Rondell White 
Chris TierneyP19.360Traded by Royals with RHP Brian Sanches to Padres for OF Rondell White 
Franklin Tua1B18.293Signed as nondrafted free agent by Brewers 
Rondell WhiteLF-CF31.185Traded by Padres to Royals for Brian Sanches and Chris Tierney. 
Mitchell ZamojcOF21.248signed 
Gregg ZaunC32.134Signed as Free Agent by Rockies.