2003 New York Yankees season

The 2003 New York Yankees season was the 101st season for the team. The team finished with a record of 101-61 finishing 6 games ahead of the Boston Red Sox. New York was managed by Joe Torre. The Yankees played at Yankee Stadium. In the playoffs, they defeated the Red Sox in 7 games in the ALCS, winning the pennant on Aaron Boone's dramatic 11th-inning home run. The Yankees advanced to the World Series, losing in a dramatic 6 game series to the Florida Marlins. It would be their second World Series loss in three years and last appearance in a World Series until 2009.

2003 New York Yankees
2003 American League Champions
2003 American League East Champions
Major League affiliations
Record101–61 (.623)
Divisional place1st
Other information
Owner(s)George Steinbrenner
General manager(s)Brian Cashman
Manager(s)Joe Torre
Local televisionWCBS-TV
YES Network
(Michael Kay, Jim Kaat, Ken Singleton, Bobby Murcer)
Local radioWCBS (AM)
(John Sterling, Charley Steiner)
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  • December 6, 2002: Robin Ventura was re-signed as a free agent with the New York Yankees.[1]
  • December 19, 2002: Hideki Matsui was signed as a free agent with the New York Yankees.[2]
  • December 19, 2002: Todd Zeile was signed as a free agent with the New York Yankees.[3]
  • January 3, 2003: Brandon Knight was released by the New York Yankees.[4]

Regular season

On June 11, 2003, six Astros pitchers combined to throw a no-hitter against the New York Yankees. The six pitchers were Roy Oswalt, Pete Munro, Kirk Saarloos, Brad Lidge, Octavio Dotel and Billy Wagner.[5] It was the first no-hitter against the Yankees in 45 years.

Opening Day starters

1B – Jason Giambi
2B – Alfonso Soriano
SS – Derek Jeter
3B – Robin Ventura
C – Jorge Posada
LF – Hideki Matsui
CF – Bernie Williams
RF – Raúl Mondesí
DH – Nick Johnson
P – Roger Clemens

Season standings

AL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 10161 0.623 50–32 51–29
Boston Red Sox 9567 0.586 6 53–28 42–39
Toronto Blue Jays 8676 0.531 15 41–40 45–36
Baltimore Orioles 7191 0.438 30 40–40 31–51
Tampa Bay Devil Rays 6399 0.389 38 36–45 27–54

Record vs. opponents

Anaheim 1–83–63–46–36–16–35–43–68–128–116–39–102–711–7
Baltimore 8–19–102–43–33–33–43–46–13–12–74–58–117–28–115–13
Boston 6–310–95–44–28–15–12–49–103–45–212–75–410–911–7
Chicago 4–34–24–511–811–811–89–104–24–52–73–33–46–310–8
Cleveland 3–63–32–48–1112–76–139–102–53–63–65–24–52–46–12
Detroit 1–63–31–88–117–125–144–151–53–61–82–41–62–74–14
Kansas City 3–64–31–58–1113–614–511–82–42–74–54–37–21–59–9
Minnesota 4–54–34–210–910–915–48–110–78–13–66–05–43–310–8
New York 6–313–6–110–92–45–25–14–27–03–65–414–54–510–913–5
Oakland 12–87–24–35–46–36–37–21–86–37–126–315–45–29–9
Seattle 11–85–42–57–26–38–15–46–34–512–74–510–103–410–8
Tampa Bay 3–611–87–123–32–54–23–40–65–143–65–43–611–83–15
Texas 10–92–74–54–35–46–12–74–55–44–1510–106–35–44–14
Toronto 7–211–89–103–64–27–25–13–39–102–54–38–114–510–8

Notable transactions

  • May 23, 2003: Curtis Pride was purchased by the New York Yankees from the Nashua Pride (Atlantic League).[6]
  • July 22, 2003: Jesse Orosco was sent to the New York Yankees by the San Diego Padres as part of a conditional deal.
  • July 29, 2003: Raúl Mondesí was traded by the New York Yankees with cash to the Arizona Diamondbacks for David Dellucci, Bret Prinz, and John Prowl (minors).[7]
  • July 31, 2003: Robin Ventura was traded by the New York Yankees to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Bubba Crosby and Scott Proctor.[1]
  • August 18, 2003: Todd Zeile was released by the New York Yankees.[3]
  • August 31, 2003: Jesse Orosco was traded by the New York Yankees to the Minnesota Twins for a player to be named later. The Minnesota Twins sent Juan Padilla (September 2, 2003) to the New York Yankees to complete the trade.


2003 New York Yankees
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Game log

Yankees Win Yankees Loss Game Postponed
2003 Game Log (101–61) Home: 50–32 Away: 51–29
March (1–0) Home: 0–0 Away: 1–0
1March 31@ Blue Jays8–4Clemens (1–0)Halladay (0–1)SkyDome50,1191–0
April (20–6) Home: 8–3 Away: 12–3
2April 1@ Blue Jays10–1Pettitte (1–0)Lidle (0–1)SkyDome15,1762–0
3April 2@ Blue Jays9–7Mussina (1–0)Hendrickson (0–1)Acevedo (1)SkyDome16,2223–0
4April 4@ Devil Rays12–2Wells (1–0)Parris (0–1)Tropicana Field15,1694–0
5April 5@ Devil Rays5–6Carter (1–0)Osuna (0–1)Tropicana Field20,0964–1
6April 6@ Devil Rays10–5Clemens (2–0)Zambrano (0–1)Tropicana Field18,3635–1
April 7TwinsPostponed (snow) Rescheduled for April 8
7April 8Twins7–3Pettitte (2–0)Mays (1–1)Yankee Stadium33,1096–1
8April 9Twins2–1Mussina (2–0)Lohse (1–1)Acevedo (2)Yankee Stadium31,8987–1
9April 10Twins2–0Wells (2–0)Reed (0–2)Yankee Stadium29,2558–1
April 11Devil RaysPostponed (rain) Rescheduled for June 17
10April 12Devil Rays5–4Osuna (1–1)Harper (0–1)Yankee Stadium35,3269–1
11April 13Devil Rays1–2Carter (3–0)Acevedo (0-1)Yankee Stadium39,7259–2
12April 14Blue Jays10–9Contreras (1–0)Lopez (0–1)Hammond (1)Yankee Stadium30,76110–2
13April 15Blue Jays5–0Mussina (3–0)Halladay (0–2)Yankee Stadium33,83311–2
14April 16Blue Jays6–7Lidle (2–2)Hitchcock (0–1)Escobar (2)Yankee Stadium25,83111–3
15April 17Blue Jays4–0Weaver (1–0)Walker (1–1)Yankee Stadium32,05712–3
16April 18@ Twins11–4Clemens (3–0)Radke (1–2)Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome37,84313–3
17April 19@ Twins4–2Pettitte (3–0)Mays (2–2)Acevedo (3)Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome36,13914–3
18April 20@ Twins8–2Mussina (4–0)Lohse (2–2)Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome18,81815–3
19April 21@ Twins15–1Wells (3–0)Reed (1–3)Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome20,84516–3
20April 22@ Angels8–3Weaver (2–0)Lackey (1–2)Edison International Field of Anaheim38,34317–3
21April 23@ Angels9–2Clemens (4–0)Callaway (1–2)Edison International Field of Anaheim38,34018–3
22April 24@ Angels2–6Ortiz (3–2)Pettitte (3–1)Edison International Field of Anaheim39,16918–4
23April 25@ Rangers3–2Mussina (5–0)Lewis (3–1)Acevedo (4)The Ballpark in Arlington40,05219–4
24April 26@ Rangers7–5 (10)Hammond (1–0)Urbina (0–1)Acevedo (5)The Ballpark in Arlington48,24720–4
25April 27@ Rangers7–10Dickey (2–1)Weaver (2–1)Urbina (8)The Ballpark in Arlington49,54420–5
26April 29Mariners0–6Meche (3–1)Clemens (4–1)Yankee Stadium38,72420–6
27April 30Mariners8–5Pettitte (4–1)Moyer (3–2)Yankee Stadium30,52221–6
May (11–17) Home: 5–12 Away: 6–5
28May 1Mariners2–1Mussina (6–0)Pineiro (2–2)Rivera (1)Yankee Stadium34,99122–6
29May 2Athletics5–3Wells (4–0)Lilly (2–1)Rivera (2)Yankee Stadium38,53823–6
30May 3Athletics3–5 (10)Foulke (1–0)Acevedo (0-2)Yankee Stadium44,17623–7
31May 4Athletics0–2Zito (5–2)Clemens (4–2)Foulke (8)Yankee Stadium45,42623–8
32May 6@ Mariners7–12Moyer (4–2)Pettitte (4–2)Safeco Field44,97923–9
33May 7@ Mariners7–2Mussina (7–0)Pineiro (2–3)Safeco Field43,75324–9
34May 8@ Mariners16–5Wells (5–0)Garcia (3–4)Safeco Field46,00025–9
35May 9@ Athletics2–7Hudson (3–1)Weaver (2–2)Network Associates Coliseum40,31725–10
36May 10@ Athletics5–2Clemens (5–2)Zito (5–3)Rivera (3)Network Associates Coliseum44,48626–10
37May 11@ Athletics2–5Mulder (6–1)Pettitte (4–3)Foulke (10)Network Associates Coliseum45,39026–11
38May 13Angels3–10Lackey (2–3)Mussina (7–1)Yankee Stadium37,75026–12
39May 14Angels3–5Rodriguez (3–1)Wells (5–1)Percival (5)Yankee Stadium33,64726–13
40May 15Angels10–4Weaver (3–2)Sele (1–1)Yankee Stadium29,67027–13
41May 16Rangers5–8 (12)Dickey (3–1)Acevedo (0-3)Urbina (11)Yankee Stadium40,05527–14
42May 17Rangers2–5Valdez (3–2)Pettitte (4–4)Urbina (12)Yankee Stadium51,09527–15
43May 18Rangers1–5Thomson (3–4)Mussina (7–2)Yankee Stadium54,94227–16
44May 19@ Red Sox7–3Wells (6–1)Fossum (4–2)Fenway Park35,09928–16
45May 20@ Red Sox7–10Embree (3–1)Contreras (1–1)Lyon (6)Fenway Park35,00728–17
46May 21@ Red Sox4–2Clemens (6–2)Wakefield (4–2)Rivera (4)Fenway Park35,00329–17
47May 22Blue Jays3–8Halladay (5–2)Pettitte (4–5)Yankee Stadium45,77729–18
48May 23Blue Jays2–6Escobar (2–1)Mussina (7–3)Yankee Stadium34,13429–19
49May 24Blue Jays2–5Lidle (8–2)Wells (6–2)Politte (7)Yankee Stadium35,02329–20
50May 25Blue Jays3–5Davis (2–3)Weaver (3–3)Politte (8)Yankee Stadium40,94029–21
51May 26Red Sox4–8Wakefield (5–2)Clemens (6–3)Yankee Stadium55,09329–22
52May 27Red Sox11–3Pettitte (5–5)Chen (0–1)Yankee Stadium44,76930–22
53May 28Red Sox6–5Rivera (1–0)Lyon (1–2)Yankee Stadium44,61731–22
54May 30@ Tigers6–0Contreras (2–1)Knotts (2–4)Comerica Park28,00332–22
55May 31@ Tigers2–4Bernero (1–6)Weaver (3–4)German (3)Comerica Park24,95932–23
June (20–7) Home: 10–2 Away: 10–5
56June 1@ Tigers10–9 (17)Wells (7–2)Sparks (0–2)Acevedo (6)Comerica Park44,09533–23
57June 3@ Reds3–4Reitsma (4–2)Osuna (1–2)Great American Ball Park41,82733–24
58June 4@ Reds2–6Wilson (3–4)Mussina (7–4)Great American Ball Park42,08233–25
59June 5@ Reds10–2Contreras (3–1)Graves (3–5)Great American Ball Park42,28234–25
60June 6@ Cubs5–3Wells (8–2)Zambrano (5–5)Rivera (5)Wrigley Field39,35935–25
61June 7@ Cubs2–5Wood (5–4)Clemens (6–4)Wrigley Field39,36335–26
62June 8@ Cubs7–8Prior (7–2)Pettitte (5–6)Borowski (11)Wrigley Field39,34135–27
63June 10Astros5–3Mussina (8–4)Miller (4–7)Rivera (6)Yankee Stadium37,60236–27
64June 11Astros0–8Lidge (4–0)Weaver (3–5)Yankee Stadium29,90536–28
65June 12Astros6–5Osuna (2–2)Dotel (5–2)Rivera (7)Yankee Stadium39,88837–28
66June 13Cardinals5–2Clemens (7–4)Simontacchi (4–4)Rivera (8)Yankee Stadium55,21438–28
67June 14Cardinals13–4Pettitte (6–6)Morris (7–4)Yankee Stadium55,17439–28
68June 15Cardinals5–2Mussina (9–4)Williams (8–2)Rivera (9)Yankee Stadium54,79740–28
69June 17 (1)Devil Rays2–11Gonzalez (3–2)Weaver (3–6)Yankee Stadium14,07740–29
70June 17 (2)Devil Rays10–2Wells (9–2)Brazelton (1–6)Yankee Stadium47,60441–29
71June 18Devil Rays1–0 (12)Hammond (2–0)Carter (4–2)Yankee Stadium32,64342–29
June 19Devil RaysPostponed (rain) Rescheduled for September 13
72June 20@ Mets5–0Pettitte (7–6)Trachsel (5–5)Shea Stadium55,38643–29
June 21@ MetsPostponed (rain) Rescheduled for June 28
73June 22@ Mets7–3 (11)Rivera (2–0)Lloyd (1–2)Shea Stadium55,03144–29
74June 23@ Devil Rays2–4Zambrano (4–4)Clemens (7–5)Carter (12)Tropicana Field14,75944–30
75June 24@ Devil Rays10–9Anderson (1–0)Carter (4–3)Rivera (10)Tropicana Field16,30045–30
76June 25@ Devil Rays8–5Pettitte (8–6)Bell (0–2)Rivera (11)Tropicana Field16,71046–30
77June 26@ Devil Rays4–3Mussina (10–4)Standridge (0–3)Rivera (12)Tropicana Field17,13247–30
78June 27Mets6–4Wells (10–2)Seo (5–3)Miceli (1)Yankee Stadium55,22648–30
79June 28 (1)Mets7–1Clemens (8–5)Griffiths (0–1)Yankee Stadium55,34349–30
80June 28 (2)@ Mets9–8Claussen (1–0)Glavine (5–8)Rivera (13)Shea Stadium36,37250–30
81June 29Mets5–3Weaver (4–6)Leiter (8–5)Rivera (14)Yankee Stadium55,44451–30
82June 30@ Orioles6–5Pettitte (9–6)Ponson (10–5)Rivera (15)Oriole Park at Camden Yards38,61852–30
July (14–10) Home: 7–4 Away: 7–6
83July 1@ Orioles3–7Lopez (2–4)Mussina (10–5)Oriole Park at Camden Yards36,02352–31
July 2@ OriolesPostponed (rain) Rescheduled for August 14
84July 4Red Sox3–10Lowe (10–3)Wells (10–3)Yankee Stadium55,14452–32
85July 5Red Sox2–10Mendoza (2–3)Clemens (8–6)Yankee Stadium54,94852–33
86July 6Red Sox7–1Pettitte (10–6)Burkett (6–4)Yankee Stadium54,91853–33
87July 7Red Sox2–1Rivera (3–0)Kim (3–7)Yankee Stadium55,01654–33
88July 8@ Indians0–4Traber (4–5)Weaver (4–7)Jacobs Field26,54054–34
89July 9@ Indians6–2Wells (11–3)Sabathia (8–4)Jacobs Field25,05855–34
90July 10@ Indians2–3 (10)Boyd (2–1)Hitchcock (0–2)Jacobs Field30,16755–35
91July 11@ Blue Jays8–5Pettitte (11–6)Miller (1–1)Rivera (16)SkyDome27,65256–35
92July 12@ Blue Jays3–10Halladay (13–2)Mussina (10–6)SkyDome37,11956–36
93July 13@ Blue Jays6–2Weaver (5–7)Escobar (5–6)SkyDome32,66457–36
74th All-Star Game in Chicago, Illinois
94July 17Indians5–4Rivera (4–0)Riske (2–2)Yankee Stadium46,40158–36
95July 18Indians10–4Clemens (9–6)Anderson (7–7)Yankee Stadium47,34159–36
96July 19Indians7–4Wells (12–3)Sabathia (8–5)Rivera (17)Yankee Stadium54,98160–36
97July 20Indians7–4Mussina (11–6)Westbrook (4–5)Rivera (18)Yankee Stadium51,89161–36
98July 21Blue Jays0–8 (8)Hendrickson (6–6)Weaver (5–8)Yankee Stadium51,95861–37
July 22Blue JaysPostponed (rain) Rescheduled for September 8
99July 23Orioles4–2Pettitte (12–6)Helling (6–7)Rivera (19)Yankee Stadium39,33162–37
100July 24Orioles3–5Ponson (14–5)Clemens (9–7)Julio (23)Yankee Stadium44,64962–38
101July 25@ Red Sox4–3Rivera (5–0)Kim (4–8)Fenway Park34,87363–38
102July 26@ Red Sox4–5Kim (5–8)Benitez (3–4)Fenway Park34,35663–39
103July 27@ Red Sox4–6Fossum (5–4)Hammond (2–1)Kim (6)Fenway Park34,78763–40
104July 29@ Angels6–2Pettitte (13–6)Appier (7–7)Edison International Field of Anaheim43,81764–40
105July 30@ Angels8–0Clemens (10–7)Lackey (7–10)Edison International Field of Anaheim43,85665–40
106July 31@ Angels2–1 (10)Benitez (4–4)Percival (0–3)Rivera (20)Edison International Field of Anaheim43,87166–40
August (17–12) Home: 9–7 Away: 8–5
107August 1@ Athletics2–3 (10)Foulke (8–1)Osuna (2–3)Network Associates Coliseum41,40766–41
108August 2@ Athletics10–7Weaver (6–8)Zito (8–9)Rivera (21)Network Associates Coliseum44,23467–41
109August 3@ Athletics1–2Mulder (15–7)Rivera (5–1)Network Associates Coliseum44,52867–42
110August 5Rangers6–2Clemens (11–7)Lewis (4–7)Yankee Stadium40,60468–42
111August 6Rangers4–5Mahay (1–0)Rivera (5–2)Cordero (6)Yankee Stadium47,34468–43
112August 7Rangers7–5Mussina (12–6)Fultz (1–2)Rivera (22)Yankee Stadium51,76369–43
113August 8Mariners9–7Hitchcock (1–2)Franklin (8–10)Rivera (23)Yankee Stadium52,79370–43
114August 9Mariners1–2Meche (13–7)Pettitte (13–7)Hasegawa (9)Yankee Stadium54,94570–44
115August 10Mariners6–8Soriano (2–0)Osuna (2–4)Hasegawa (10)Yankee Stadium54,82870–45
116August 11@ Royals9–12D.J. Carrasco (4–4)Hitchcock (1–3)Kauffman Stadium40,40670–46
117August 12@ Royals6–0Mussina (13–6)May (5–6)Kauffman Stadium37,82071–46
118August 13@ Royals0–11Appier (8–8)Weaver (6–9)Kauffman Stadium35,59671–47
119August 14@ Orioles8–5Pettitte (14–7)DuBose (1–2)Rivera (24)Oriole Park at Camden Yards41,98772–47
120August 15@ Orioles6–4Nelson (4–2)Julio (0–5)Rivera (25)Oriole Park at Camden Yards47,85073–47
121August 16@ Orioles5–4 (12)Hammond (3–1)H. Carrasco (1–4)Nelson (8)Oriole Park at Camden Yards48,49974–47
122August 17@ Orioles8–0Mussina (14–6)Lopez (5–8)Oriole Park at Camden Yards48,70075–47
123August 18Royals11–6Weaver (7–9)Lima (7–1)Yankee Stadium48,93776–47
124August 19Royals6–3Pettitte (15–7)Appier (8–9)Rivera (26)Yankee Stadium43,84177–47
125August 20Royals8–7Clemens (12–7)Gobble (2–2)Rivera (27)Yankee Stadium46,97378–47
126August 22Orioles3–4Hentgen (5–6)Wells (12–4)Groom (1)Yankee Stadium44,12178–48
127August 23Orioles2–7Lopez (6–8)Mussina (14–7)Yankee Stadium54,39778–49
128August 24Orioles7–0Contreras (4–1)DuBose (1–4)Yankee Stadium47,04779–49
129August 25Orioles5–2Pettitte (16–7)Moss (10–9)Rivera (28)Yankee Stadium50,59580–49
130August 26White Sox2–13Loaiza (17–6)Clemens (12–8)Yankee Stadium38,88480–50
131August 27White Sox2–11Colon (12–11)Wells (12–5)Yankee Stadium40,65480–51
132August 28White Sox7–5Mussina (15–7)Cotts (1–1)Rivera (29)Yankee Stadium40,56981–51
133August 29@ Red Sox5–10Lowe (14–6)Contreras (4–2)Fenway Park34,85481–52
134August 30@ Red Sox10–7Pettitte (17–7)Martinez (10–4)Rivera (30)Fenway Park34,35082–52
135August 31@ Red Sox8–4Clemens (13–8)Wakefield (9–6)Rivera (31)Fenway Park34,48283–52
September (18–9) Home: 11–4 Away: 7–5
136September 1@ Blue Jays1–8Halladay (18–6)Wells (12–6)SkyDome26,86983–53
137September 3@ Blue Jays3–4Kershner (1–3)Osuna (2–5)Lopez (8)SkyDome21,77083–54
138September 4@ Blue Jays3–2Contreras (5–2)Walker (1–2)Rivera (32)SkyDome17,25484–54
139September 5Red Sox3–9Martinez (11–4)Pettitte (17–8)Yankee Stadium55,26184–55
140September 6Red Sox0–11Wakefield (10–6)Clemens (13–9)Yankee Stadium55,23784–56
141September 7Red Sox3–1Wells (13–6)Suppan (11–9)Rivera (33)Yankee Stadium55,21285–56
142September 8Blue Jays9–3Mussina (16–7)Escobar (10–9)Yankee Stadium8,84886–56
143September 9Tigers4–2White (4–0)Rodney (0–3)Rivera (34)Yankee Stadium31,82687–56
144September 10Tigers15–5Pettitte (18–8)Knotts (3–6)Yankee Stadium34,00088–56
145September 11Tigers5–2Clemens (14–9)Cornejo (6–15)Rivera (35)Yankee Stadium31,91589–56
146September 12Devil Rays10–4Wells (14–6)Zambrano (10–9)Yankee Stadium37,40190–56
147September 13 (1)Devil Rays6–5White (5–0)Kennedy (3–12)Rivera (36)Yankee Stadium40,88791–56
148September 13 (2)Devil Rays6–3Mussina (17–7)Reyes (0–3)Rivera (37)Yankee Stadium19,59992–56
149September 14Devil Rays2–5Harper (4–7)Heredia (5–3)Carter (24)Yankee Stadium40,86192–57
150September 15@ Orioles13–1Pettitte (19–8)Lopez (7–10)Oriole Park at Camden Yards27,33593–57
151September 16@ Orioles6–3Clemens (15–9)Johnson (10–8)Rivera (38)Oriole Park at Camden Yards26,26394–57
152September 17@ Orioles3–5DuBose (3–5)Wells (14–7)Julio (34)Oriole Park at Camden Yards27,10894–58
153September 18@ Orioles1–1 (5)Game called (rain from Hurricane Isabel)
(game to be replayed in New York on September 26, tie does not count in record)
Oriole Park at Camden Yards29,09394–58
154September 19@ Devil Rays2–1Contreras (6–2)Waechter (3–1)Rivera (39)Tropicana Field21,43595–58
155September 20@ Devil Rays7–1Pettitte (20–8)Sosa (5–12)Tropicana Field27,16296–58
156September 21@ Devil Rays6–0Clemens (16–9)Gonzalez (6–10)Tropicana Field18,80397–58
157September 22@ White Sox3–6 (10)Gordon (7–6)White (5–1)U.S. Cellular Field39,62797–59
158September 23@ White Sox7–0Contreras (7–2)Buehrle (14–14)U.S. Cellular Field31,30598–59
159September 24@ White Sox4–9Loaiza (20–9)Mussina (17–8)U.S. Cellular Field26,01998–60
160September 26 (1)[lower-alpha 1]Orioles11–2Pettitte (21–8)Moss (10–12)Yankee StadiumN/A99–60
161September 26 (2)Orioles2–3 (10)Ligtenberg (4–2)Hammond (3–2)Julio (36)Yankee Stadium44,98399–61
162September 27Orioles6–2Clemens (17–9)Johnson (10–10)Yankee Stadium42,702100–61
163September 28Orioles3–1Wells (15–7)DuBose (3–6)Rivera (40)Yankee Stadium42,394101–61
  1. This game was the makeup of September 18 game in Baltimore that was called after five innings because of Hurricane Isabel.

Player stats

= Indicates team leader

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
1BJason Giambi156535134.25041107
2BAlfonso Soriano156682198.2903891
SSDerek Jeter119482156.3241052
LFHideki Matsui163623179.28716106
CFBernie Williams119445117.2631564
CJorge Posada142481135.28130101
3BRobin Ventura8928371.251942
RFRaul Mondesi9836193.2581649
DHNick Johnson9632492.2841447

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Aaron Boone5418948.254631
Todd Zeile6618639.210623
Rubén Sierra6317448.276631
Juan Rivera5717346.266726
Karim Garcia5215146.305621
Enrique Wilson6313531.230315
John Flaherty4010528.267414
Erick Almonte3110026.260111
Bubba Trammell225511.20005
David Dellucci21519.17614
Curtis Pride4121.08311
Charles Gipson18102.20002
Drew Henson581.12500
Fernando Seguignol571.14300
Michel Hernández541.25000
Luis Sojo340.00000
Chris Latham4221.00000

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; GS = Games started; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Mike Mussina3131214.21783.40195
David Wells3130213.01574.14101
Roger Clemens3333211.21793.91190
Andy Pettitte3333208.12184.02180
Jeff Weaver3224159.1795.9993
Brandon Claussen116.1101.425

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
José Contreras1871.0723.3072
Jorge De Paula411.1000.797

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Mariano Rivera6452401.6663
Chris Hammond623212.8645
Antonio Osuna482503.7347
Sterling Hitchcock271305.4436
Juan Acevedo250367.7119
Jeff Nelson241014.5821
Jason Anderson221004.799
Jesse Orosco1500010.384
Al Reyes130003.189
Félix Heredia120101.204
Gabe White122104.386
Armando Benítez91101.9310
Dan Miceli70015.791
Randy Choate50007.360
Bret Prinz200018.002


Game log

2003 Postseason Game Log (9–8)
ALDS vs Twins (3–1)
1September 30Twins1–3Hawkins (1–0)Mussina (0–1)Guardado (1)Yankee Stadium56,2920–1
2October 2Twins4–1Pettitte (1–0)Radke (0–1)Rivera (1)Yankee Stadium56,4791–1
3October 4@ Twins3–1Clemens (1–0)Lohse (0–1)Rivera (2)Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome55,9152–1
4October 5@ Twins8–1Wells (1–0)Santana (0–1)Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome55,8753–1
ALCS vs Red Sox (4–3)
1October 8Red Sox2–5Wakefield (1–0)Mussina (0–1)Williamson (1)Yankee Stadium56,2811–0
2October 9Red Sox6–2Pettitte (1–0)Lowe (0–1)Yankee Stadium56,2951–1
3October 11@ Red Sox4–3Clemens (1–0)Martinez (0–1)Rivera (1)Fenway Park34,2092–1
October 12@ Red SoxPostponed (rain) Rescheduled for October 13
4October 13@ Red Sox2–3Wakefield (2–0)Mussina (0–2)Williamson (2)Fenway Park34,5992–2
5October 14@ Red Sox4–2Wells (1–0)Lowe (0–2)Rivera (2)Fenway Park34,6193–2
6October 15Red Sox6–9Embree (1–0)Contreras (0–1)Williamson (3)Yankee Stadium56,2773–3
7October 16Red Sox6–5 (11)Rivera (1–0)Wakefield (2–1)Yankee Stadium56,2794–3
1October 18Marlins2–3Penny (1–0)Wells (0–1)Urbina (1)Yankee Stadium55,7690–1
2October 19Marlins6–1Pettitte (1–0)Redman (0–1)Yankee Stadium55,7501–1
3October 21@ Marlins6–1Mussina (1–0)Beckett (0–1)Rivera (1)Pro Player Stadium65.7312–1
4October 22@ Marlins3–4 (12)Looper (1–0)Weaver (0–1)Pro Player Stadium65.9342–2
5October 23@ Marlins4–6Penny (2–0)Contreras (0–1)Urbina (2)Pro Player Stadium65.9752–3
6October 25Marlins0–2Beckett (1–1)Pettitte (1–1)Yankee Stadium55,7732–4

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Columbus Clippers International League Bucky Dent
AA Trenton Thunder Eastern League Stump Merrill
A Tampa Yankees Florida State League Bill Masse
A Battle Creek Yankees Midwest League Mitch Seoane
A-Short Season Staten Island Yankees New York–Penn League Andy Stankiewicz
Rookie GCL Yankees Gulf Coast League Dan Radison



  1. "Robin Ventura Stats".
  2. Hideki Matsui Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  3. "Todd Zeile Stats".
  4. "Brandon Knight Stats".
  5. "Astros vs. Yankees - Game Recap - June 11, 2003 - ESPN".
  6. "Curtis Pride Stats".
  7. Raúl Mondesí Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  8. Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007
  9. Baseball America 2004 Annual Directory
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