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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 2006-08-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics3Los Angeles Angels2BoxKiko CaleroScot ShieldsHuston Street
Seattle Mariners2Baltimore Orioles1BoxFelix HernandezErik BedardJ.J. Putz
Cleveland Indians5Boston Red Sox6BoxJonathan PapelbonFausto Carmona(none)
Chicago White Sox3Kansas City Royals7BoxLuke HudsonFreddy Garcia(none)
Texas Rangers10Minnesota Twins2BoxKip WellsBoof Bonser(none)
Toronto Blue Jays2New York Yankees7BoxChien-Ming WangTed Lilly(none)
Detroit Tigers8Tampa Bay Rays3BoxJason GrilliJon Switzer(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Cincinnati Reds3BoxBrad PennyElizardo RamirezTakashi Saito
Milwaukee Brewers2Colorado Rockies8BoxByung-Hyun KimTomo Ohka(none)
New York Mets6Florida Marlins5BoxSteve TrachselRicky NolascoBilly Wagner
Atlanta Braves3Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxTyler YatesSalomon TorresBob Wickman
Houston Astros7San Diego Padres1BoxBrandon BackeWoody Williams(none)
Washington Nationals6San Francisco Giants8BoxJason SchmidtTony ArmasMike Stanton
Philadelphia Phillies16St. Louis Cardinals8BoxBrett MyersJeff Weaver(none)

Standings as of 2006-08-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees1046341.606--5824938928-2235-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I583424.586
234Boston Red Sox1066442.604--5865236329-2635-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park562234.393
368Toronto Blue Jays1075750.5337.55685244422-2935-21L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre553025.545
41124Baltimore Orioles1094960.45016.5529613-8420-3129-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sam PerlozzoMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards532132.396
51328Tampa Bay Rays1084464.40721.0480590-11018-3926-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field541737.315
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers1077235.673--56742514239-1833-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park552332.418
245Chicago White Sox1066442.6047.56065198729-2434-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field562630.464
356Minnesota Twins1066145.57510.55334835022-3039-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome563521.625
41226Cleveland Indians1064660.43425.55785473120-3126-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field563224.571
51430Kansas City Royals1073770.34635.0491631-14015-4023-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDayton MooreKauffman Stadium552530.455
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
179Oakland Athletics1085751.528--480481-129-2628-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum543618.667
2812Los Angeles Angels1075552.5141.55184982030-2625-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim553421.618
3914Texas Rangers1085454.5003.05495282128-2426-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJon DanielsAmeriquest Field542628.481
41015Seattle Mariners1075354.4953.5506497925-2828-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field552530.455
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Mets1066442.604--5774869134-2130-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium563323.589
2919Philadelphia Phillies1065155.48113.0547561-1424-2427-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park563422.607
31222Atlanta Braves1065056.47214.05565441228-2822-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn SchuerholzTurner Field562927.518
41323Florida Marlins1075057.46714.5503514-1124-3226-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestDolphin Stadium552827.509
51425Washington Nationals1084860.44417.0502563-6122-3626-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRFK Memorial Stadium542331.426
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127St. Louis Cardinals1065848.547--523515827-2731-21L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium III552530.455
2411Cincinnati Reds1075552.5143.5528549-2128-2527-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark552530.455
31020Houston Astros1075156.4777.5484505-2121-3030-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tim PurpuraMinute Maid Park553124.564
41121Milwaukee Brewers1085157.4728.0495573-7819-3432-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park542430.444
51527Chicago Cubs1064462.41514.0446543-9722-3322-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field562234.393
61629Pittsburgh Pirates1084068.37019.0487556-6913-4027-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave LittlefieldPNC Park542727.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1310San Diego Padres1075552.514--488485330-2225-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersPetco Park553322.600
2513Arizona Diamondbacks1065452.5090.5531533-228-2626-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field562234.393
4717Los Angeles Dodgers1075255.4863.05395132621-3131-24W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleNed CollettiDodger Stadium553619.655
3616Colorado Rockies1075255.4863.04954761924-2928-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field552431.436
5818San Francisco Giants1085256.4813.5504510-622-3030-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanAT&T Park532429.453