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Sunday May 2,1999This 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 1999-05-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox3Anaheim Angels6BoxOmar OlivaresJim Parque(none)
Minnesota Twins0Baltimore Orioles6BoxMike MussinaEric Milton(none)
New York Yankees9Kansas City Royals8BoxJason GrimsleyJose SantiagoMariano Rivera
Boston Red Sox5Oakland Athletics7BoxDoug JonesTim HarikkalaBilly Taylor
Toronto Blue Jays2Seattle Mariners3BoxKen CloudeDan Plesac(none)
Detroit Tigers8Tampa Bay Rays2BoxJustin ThompsonJulio Santana(none)
Cleveland Indians6Texas Rangers8BoxMark ClarkCharles NagyJohn Wetteland
Cincinnati Reds3Atlanta Braves5BoxOdalis PerezDenny NeagleJohn Rocker
San Diego Padres2Chicago Cubs3BoxRodney MyersRoberto RiveraRod Beck
Houston Astros3Florida Marlins2BoxShane ReynoldsAlex FernandezBilly Wagner
Arizona Diamondbacks5Milwaukee Brewers6BoxDavid WeathersGregg OlsonBob Wickman
St. Louis Cardinals8Montreal Expos7BoxJuan AcevedoUgueth UrbinaScott Radinsky
San Francisco Giants0New York Mets2BoxDennis CookJohn JohnstoneJohn Franco
Los Angeles Dodgers3Philadelphia Phillies12BoxCurt SchillingKevin Brown(none)
Colorado Rockies5Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxJason SchmidtJohn ThomsonMike Williams

Standings as of 1999-05-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Toronto Blue Jays261610.615--156134229-17-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1366868.500
236New York Yankees23149.6090.5138104347-47-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1398455.604
3613Boston Red Sox241311.5422.01049864-59-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1388157.587
4714Tampa Bay Rays261412.5382.0122141-195-79-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1365581.404
51226Baltimore Orioles24915.3756.0115157-426-93-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerFrank WrenOriole Park at Camden Yards1386969.500
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cleveland Indians24159.625--155108476-29-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1388256.594
257Detroit Tigers251510.6000.5114119-56-39-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1365482.397
3816Chicago White Sox221111.5003.01009556-55-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1396475.460
41123Minnesota Twins251015.4005.5119154-355-85-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1355382.393
51429Kansas City Royals22715.3187.012111743-114-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1395782.410
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Texas Rangers251510.600--138143-57-68-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1378057.584
2917Seattle Mariners251213.4803.0140152-128-94-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardSafeco Field,The Kingdome1376770.489
31021Anaheim Angels251114.4404.0143123207-64-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1375978.431
41328Oakland Athletics26917.3466.5125145-205-114-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1367858.574
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148New York Mets251510.600--11993269-36-7W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1388256.594
2510Philadelphia Phillies241410.5830.5121122-16-58-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1386375.457
3815Atlanta Braves241212.5002.514794538-54-7W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1389147.659
41324Montreal Expos23914.3915.0112131-195-114-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1395980.424
51630Florida Marlins25718.2808.087131-445-112-7L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium1375780.416
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Chicago Cubs22148.636--93101-88-26-6W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1405387.379
2611Houston Astros241410.5831.012798298-56-5W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1388355.601
3712St. Louis Cardinals231310.5651.5133104295-48-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1386276.449
4918Pittsburgh Pirates231112.4783.5101106-56-85-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1386771.486
51222Milwaukee Brewers241014.4175.0103123-204-86-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1376473.467
61425Cincinnati Reds23914.3915.5101106-55-74-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1408753.621
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers25178.680--124132-810-27-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium1376077.438
235San Francisco Giants261610.6151.5138142-48-68-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1367066.515
31019Colorado Rockies211011.4765.0109129-204-16-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandBob GebhardCoors Field1416279.440
41120San Diego Padres241113.4585.597114-177-54-8L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1386375.457
51527Arizona Diamondbacks26917.3468.5136122145-54-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1369145.669