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Saturday April 17,1999This 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 1999-04-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners4Anaheim Angels3BoxJose PaniaguaTroy PercivalJose Mesa
Tampa Bay Rays5Boston Red Sox8BoxMark PortugalTony Saunders(none)
Minnesota Twins1Cleveland Indians5BoxCharles NagyBrad Radke(none)
Minnesota Twins13Cleveland Indians8BoxRick AguileraMichael Jackson(none)
New York Yankees1Detroit Tigers3BoxMatt AndersonJeff NelsonTodd Jones
Chicago White Sox6Kansas City Royals5BoxSean LoweJeff MontgomeryBob Howry
Texas Rangers3Oakland Athletics11BoxJimmy HaynesMark Clark(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Toronto Blue Jays7BoxDavid WellsDoug LintonGraeme Lloyd
San Francisco Giants8Arizona Diamondbacks5BoxKirk RueterAndy Benes(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates7Cincinnati Reds6BoxJason ChristiansenGabe White(none)
Atlanta Braves4Colorado Rockies5BoxChuck McElroyJohn Rocker(none)
St. Louis Cardinals8Houston Astros5BoxJose JimenezChris Holt(none)
Chicago Cubs4Milwaukee Brewers5BoxMike MyersRod Beck(none)
Montreal Expos2New York Mets3BoxBobby JonesCarl PavanoJohn Franco
Florida Marlins1Philadelphia Phillies2BoxWayne GomesAntonio Alfonseca(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers7San Diego Padres3BoxChan Ho ParkCarlos Reyes(none)

Standings as of 1999-04-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Toronto Blue Jays1293.750--7956235-14-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1507575.500
223Boston Red Sox1073.7001.04428162-25-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1528765.572
3714Tampa Bay Rays1266.5003.05771-141-25-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1506387.420
41326New York Yankees1147.3644.57144272-42-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1519457.623
51429Baltimore Orioles1138.2735.55778-211-52-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerFrank WrenOriole Park at Camden Yards1517576.497
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians1064.600--8748393-13-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1529161.599
2611Detroit Tigers1165.5450.54761-143-23-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1506387.420
3818Minnesota Twins1156.4551.56480-163-32-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1495891.389
51123Kansas City Royals1046.4002.04449-51-43-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1516091.397
41222Chicago White Sox1046.4002.04452-81-23-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1517180.470
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Seattle Mariners1275.583--6385-226-41-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardSafeco Field,The Kingdome1507278.480
2410Texas Rangers1275.583--6986-174-33-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1508862.587
31021Anaheim Angels1257.4172.07357162-33-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1506585.433
4920Oakland Athletics1257.4172.06165-44-41-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1508268.547
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Philadelphia Phillies1174.636--565422-25-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1517081.464
247New York Mets1275.5830.56444204-13-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1519061.596
3713Montreal Expos1266.5001.5605913-43-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1506288.413
41324Atlanta Braves1046.4002.55343103-41-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1529953.651
51527Florida Marlins1147.3643.03666-303-31-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium1516091.397
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1082.800--5339144-24-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1516784.444
2916Cincinnati Reds1055.5003.04951-22-33-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1539162.595
3815Pittsburgh Pirates1055.5003.0525024-41-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1517378.483
41017Houston Astros1156.4553.54049-93-52-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1519259.609
51225Chicago Cubs1046.4004.04347-41-13-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1526389.414
61428Milwaukee Brewers1147.3644.55467-131-13-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1507080.467
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Dodgers1284.667--595455-13-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium1506981.460
259San Francisco Giants1275.5831.0787173-44-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1507971.527
3612San Diego Padres1165.5451.55059-93-23-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1516883.450
41119Colorado Rockies945.4442.5383712-12-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandBob GebhardCoors Field1536885.444
51630Arizona Diamondbacks1239.2505.0656052-41-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1509753.647


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Benny CraigOF24.092Released by Astros