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Games on 1999-04-23

Top1999 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALOakland Athletics4Baltimore Orioles7Boxscore - PBP942,9782:56Jimmy HaynesJuan GuzmanMike Fetters (1-0)Jimmy Haynes (1-3)-Art HoweRay MillerOriole Park at Ca
ALCleveland Indians7Boston Red Sox6Boxscore - PBP929,9213:17Jaret WrightPat RappSteve Karsay (2-1)Jim Corsi (0-1)Michael Jackson (3)Mike HargroveJimy WilliamsFenway Park
ALDetroit Tigers0Chicago White Sox5Boxscore - PBP99,8372:30Willie BlairMike SirotkaMike Sirotka (1-2)Willie Blair (0-2)-Larry ParrishJerry ManuelGuaranteed Rate F
ALDetroit Tigers0Chicago White Sox5Boxscore - PBP99,8372:30Willie BlairMike SirotkaMike Sirotka (1-2)Willie Blair (0-2)-Larry ParrishJerry ManuelU.S. Cellular Fie
ALAnaheim Angels4Kansas City Royals2Boxscore - PBP913,2092:41Ken HillJose RosadoShigetoshi Hasegawa (1-0)Jeff Montgomery (0-2)Troy Percival (2)Terry CollinsTony MuserKauffman Stadium
ALTexas Rangers4Minnesota Twins2Boxscore - PBP915,3212:38Mark ClarkMike LincolnMark Clark (1-2)Mike Lincoln (0-3)John Wetteland (6)Johnny OatesTom KellyHubert H. Humphre
ALToronto Blue Jays4New York Yankees6Boxscore - PBP936,5293:18David WellsOrlando HernandezOrlando Hernandez (3-1)David Wells (3-1)Mariano Rivera (3)Jim FregosiDon ZimmerYankee Stadium I
ALSeattle Mariners4Tampa Bay Rays5Boxscore - PBP920,3223:13Freddy GarciaBobby WittRick White (2-0)John Halama (0-2)Roberto Hernandez (7)Lou PiniellaLarry RothschildTropicana Field
NLNew York Mets6Chicago Cubs5Boxscore - PBP920,8283:21Bobby JonesSteve TrachselDennis Cook (3-0)Rod Beck (1-2)John Franco (7)Bobby ValentineJim RigglemanWrigley Field
NLHouston Astros5Cincinnati Reds7Boxscore - PBP919,0523:09Chris HoltJason BereScott Sullivan (2-0)Chris Holt (0-3)Danny Graves (3)Larry DierkerJack McKeonCinergy Field
NLAtlanta Braves1Florida Marlins9Boxscore - PBP921,7132:29Tom GlavineLivan HernandezLivan Hernandez (1-2)Tom Glavine (0-3)-Bobby CoxJohn BolesSun Life Stadium
NLSt. Louis Cardinals12Los Angeles Dodgers5Boxscore - PBP946,6873:05Jose JimenezChan Ho ParkJose Jimenez (2-0)Chan Ho Park (1-2)-Tony LaRussaDavey JohnsonDodger Stadium
NLPhiladelphia Phillies6Montreal Expos2Boxscore - PBP98,8182:47Chad OgeaDustin HermansonChad Ogea (2-1)Dustin Hermanson (2-1)-Terry FranconaFelipe AlouOlympic Stadium
NLMilwaukee Brewers9Pittsburgh Pirates1Boxscore - PBP913,8502:33Steve WoodardChris PetersSteve Woodard (2-1)Chris Peters (0-1)-Phil GarnerGene LamontThree Rivers Stad
NLArizona Diamondbacks10San Diego Padres6Boxscore - PBP920,4373:02Andy BenesSterling HitchcockAndy Benes (2-2)Sterling Hitchcock (1-1)-Buck ShowalterBruce BochyQualcomm Stadium
NLColorado Rockies2San Francisco Giants7Boxscore - PBP916,2712:57Darryl KileRuss OrtizRuss Ortiz (2-2)Darryl Kile (1-2)-Jim LeylandDusty Baker3Com Park at Cand
NLColorado Rockies2San Francisco Giants7Boxscore - PBP916,2712:57Darryl KileRuss OrtizRuss Ortiz (2-2)Darryl Kile (1-2)-Jim LeylandDusty BakerCandlestick Park
17 Games on this date

Standings as of 1999-04-23.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Toronto Blue Jays17134.765--10572339-14-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1457174.490
236Tampa Bay Rays18117.6112.5918834-37-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1445886.403
3717Boston Red Sox1688.5004.5555412-56-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1468660.589
4920New York Yankees1578.4675.08655315-42-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1479156.619
51429Baltimore Orioles16511.3137.575108-332-53-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerFrank WrenOriole Park at Camden Yards1467373.500
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Cleveland Indians15105.667--10865436-24-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1478760.592
259Chicago White Sox1486.5711.5615924-24-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1476780.456
3612Detroit Tigers1697.5631.56270-86-33-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1456085.414
41021Minnesota Twins17710.4124.088107-193-54-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1435687.392
51328Kansas City Royals15510.3335.06576-112-83-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1465987.404
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Texas Rangers17107.588--87102-154-36-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1458560.586
2816Seattle Mariners1688.5001.577100-236-42-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardSafeco Field,The Kingdome1467175.486
31227Anaheim Angels17611.3534.0928392-44-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1456481.441
41125Oakland Athletics17611.3534.07689-134-52-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1458164.559
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147New York Mets17107.588--8363204-26-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1468759.596
2511Philadelphia Phillies1697.5630.5747313-26-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1466878.466
31119Montreal Expos1578.4672.07678-23-54-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1476186.415
41424Florida Marlins16610.3753.55885-274-32-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium1465888.397
51630Atlanta Braves15411.2675.010069313-41-7L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1479948.673
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123St. Louis Cardinals15105.667--8459254-26-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1466581.445
2814Pittsburgh Pirates1587.5332.0676614-54-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1467076.479
3915Chicago Cubs1477.5002.56178-173-24-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1486088.405
41018Cincinnati Reds1578.4673.06871-34-63-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1488959.601
51222Houston Astros1569.4004.0736764-52-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1479156.619
61323Milwaukee Brewers16610.3754.57589-142-44-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1456877.469
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers17125.706--7996-179-13-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium1456580.448
235San Francisco Giants18117.6111.510410406-65-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1447569.521
3610San Diego Padres1697.5632.56582-176-43-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1466581.445
4713Colorado Rockies1376.5383.06479-154-13-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandBob GebhardCoors Field1496584.436
51526Arizona Diamondbacks17611.3536.010274285-51-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1459451.648


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
D.J. JohnsonP24.199Released by Rockies 
Hideo NomoP30.235Released by Cubs. 
Chris SnuszC26.166Signed by Reds