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Thursday April 8,1999This date in baseball
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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 1999-04-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians9Anaheim Angels1BoxBartolo ColonSteve Sparks(none)
Tampa Bay Rays6Baltimore Orioles3BoxBobby WittScott Erickson(none)
Boston Red Sox4Kansas City Royals1BoxTim WakefieldJeff SuppanTom Gordon
Toronto Blue Jays9Minnesota Twins11BoxMike TrombleyJoey HamiltonRick Aguilera
Philadelphia Phillies6Atlanta Braves3BoxPaul ByrdKevin MillwoodJeff Brantley
Chicago Cubs2Houston Astros1BoxJon LieberJose LimaRod Beck
Colorado Rockies4Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxBrian BohanonCarlos PerezDave Veres
New York Mets1Montreal Expos5BoxMiguel BatistaOrel HershiserUgueth Urbina
San Diego Padres4San Francisco Giants12BoxShawn EstesStan Spencer(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4St. Louis Cardinals9BoxKent MerckerJim Abbott(none)

Standings as of 1999-04-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
221Tampa Bay Rays3301.000--211830-03-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1596693.415
112Boston Red Sox3301.000--154110-03-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1599168.572
368Toronto Blue Jays321.6671.01920-10-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1598277.516
4511New York Yankees321.6671.014950-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1599663.604
51429Baltimore Orioles303.0003.01821-30-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerFrank WrenOriole Park at Camden Yards1597881.491
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1714Cleveland Indians321.667--238150-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1599564.597
41020Detroit Tigers312.3331.01821-30-01-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1586890.430
2817Minnesota Twins312.3331.0201911-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1576295.395
3922Chicago White Sox312.3331.02212100-01-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1587484.468
51328Kansas City Royals303.0002.0415-110-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1586494.405
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2310Texas Rangers321.667--211832-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1599366.585
1412Seattle Mariners321.667--1222-102-10-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardSafeco Field,The Kingdome1597782.484
41119Oakland Athletics312.3331.0914-51-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1598673.541
31224Anaheim Angels312.3331.0823-151-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1596990.434
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
224Philadelphia Phillies431.750--1622-60-03-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1587484.468
137Montreal Expos431.750--201461-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1586593.411
369Florida Marlins321.6670.5920-112-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium1596297.390
51325New York Mets413.2502.0211470-01-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1599663.604
41426Atlanta Braves413.2502.0221661-30-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field15810256.646
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113St. Louis Cardinals3301.000--211563-00-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1587286.456
2713Chicago Cubs321.6671.013760-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1596594.409
51118Pittsburgh Pirates312.3332.01315-21-20-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1587781.487
31223Houston Astros312.3332.0713-61-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1599663.604
41021Cincinnati Reds312.3332.01726-91-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1609565.594
61630Milwaukee Brewers303.0003.01521-60-00-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1587484.468
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
155Los Angeles Dodgers431.750--191633-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium1587484.468
246San Diego Padres431.750--1224-122-11-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1587187.449
3816Colorado Rockies422.5001.0161060-02-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandBob GebhardCoors Field1587088.443
4915San Francisco Giants422.5001.03821170-12-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1588474.532
51527Arizona Diamondbacks303.0002.51217-50-00-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark15910059.629


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Danny BautistaRF-LF26.319Signed as Free Agent by Marlins. 
Tarrik BrockLF-CF25.104Signed as Free Agent by Rockies. 
Domingo Cedeno2B-SS30.155Released by Athletics. 
Brad ClontzP27.348Signed as Free Agent by Pirates. 
Ned DarleyP28.040On restricted list 
Derrick MayLF30.268Released by Expos.