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Friday April 9,1999This 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 1999-04-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays7Baltimore Orioles4BoxKelvim EscobarSidney Ponson(none)
Kansas City Royals10Chicago White Sox5BoxBrian BarberMike Sirotka(none)
Cleveland Indians14Minnesota Twins5BoxCharles NagyLaTroy Hawkins(none)
Detroit Tigers3New York Yankees12BoxDavid ConeBeiker Graterol(none)
Oakland Athletics1Seattle Mariners6BoxButch HenryKenny Rogers(none)
Boston Red Sox4Tampa Bay Rays1BoxMark PortugalRolando Arrojo(none)
Anaheim Angels8Texas Rangers4BoxChuck FinleyJohn Burkett(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks2Atlanta Braves3BoxJohn RockerJohn Frascatore(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Florida Marlins7BoxBrian MeadowsPaul Spoljaric(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2Houston Astros3BoxScott ElartonBob WickmanBilly Wagner
Colorado Rockies6Los Angeles Dodgers9BoxDarren DreifortJohn ThomsonJeff Shaw
New York Mets10Montreal Expos3BoxMasato YoshiiMike Thurman(none)
Chicago Cubs1Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxKris BensonScott SandersMike Williams
San Diego Padres3San Francisco Giants8BoxChris BrockMatt Clement(none)
Cincinnati Reds3St. Louis Cardinals0BoxPete HarnischDarren Oliver(none)

Standings as of 1999-04-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox4401.000--195140-04-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1589068.570
325Toronto Blue Jays431.7501.0262420-03-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1588177.513
238Tampa Bay Rays431.7501.0222200-13-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1586692.418
4613New York Yankees422.5002.02612140-12-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1589662.608
51428Baltimore Orioles404.0004.02228-60-40-0L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerFrank WrenOriole Park at Camden Yards1587880.494
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
3819Detroit Tigers422.500--2133-120-02-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1576790.427
11020Chicago White Sox422.500--272251-01-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1577384.465
4715Minnesota Twins422.500--2533-82-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1566195.391
2922Cleveland Indians422.500--3713240-02-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1589563.601
51329Kansas City Royals404.0002.01420-60-30-1L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1576493.408
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Seattle Mariners431.750--1823-53-10-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardSafeco Field,The Kingdome1587682.481
3514Texas Rangers422.5001.02526-12-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1589365.589
21116Anaheim Angels422.5001.01627-111-21-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1586890.430
41225Oakland Athletics413.2502.01020-101-20-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1588672.544
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Montreal Expos541.800--2324-12-02-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1576493.408
244Florida Marlins431.7500.51624-83-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium1586197.386
3710Philadelphia Phillies532.6001.02029-90-03-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1577483.471
41224Atlanta Braves523.4002.0251872-30-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field15710156.643
51426New York Mets514.2003.03117140-01-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1589662.608
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137St. Louis Cardinals431.750--211833-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1577285.459
21021Chicago Cubs422.5001.014950-02-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1586593.411
51112Pittsburgh Pirates422.5001.01516-12-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1577681.484
4918Houston Astros422.5001.01015-52-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1589563.601
3817Cincinnati Reds422.5001.02026-61-21-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1599465.591
61530Milwaukee Brewers404.0003.01724-70-00-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1577483.471
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers541.800--282264-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium1577384.465
2511San Diego Padres532.6001.01532-172-11-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1577186.452
369San Francisco Giants532.6001.04624221-12-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1578374.529
41323Colorado Rockies523.4002.0221930-02-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandBob GebhardCoors Field1577087.446
51627Arizona Diamondbacks404.0003.51420-60-00-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark15810058.633


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Reid CorneliusP28.311Signed as Free Agent by Marlins. 
Tony Graffanino2B-3B26.307Signed as Free Agent by Devil Rays. 
Melvin PizarroP21.024On restricted list 
Dave Silvestri3B-SS31.193Released by Devil Rays. 
Chuck SmithP29.170Signed as Free Agent by Rangers.