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Wednesday May 5,1999This 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 1999-05-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox0Baltimore Orioles8BoxJuan GuzmanJaime Navarro(none)
Texas Rangers8Boston Red Sox3BoxRick HellingPat Rapp(none)
Seattle Mariners6Cleveland Indians5BoxJeff FasseroDave BurbaJose Mesa
Anaheim Angels4Detroit Tigers1BoxSteve SparksJeff WeaverTroy Percival
New York Yankees5Minnesota Twins3BoxAndy PettitteLaTroy HawkinsMariano Rivera
Kansas City Royals7Tampa Bay Rays10BoxRick WhiteJay WitasickRoberto Hernandez
Oakland Athletics8Toronto Blue Jays2BoxKenny RogersKelvim Escobar(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Atlanta Braves12BoxJohn SmoltzKent Bottenfield(none)
Colorado Rockies13Chicago Cubs6BoxPedro AstacioTerry Mulholland(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks5Cincinnati Reds1BoxRandy JohnsonSteve Avery(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2Florida Marlins0BoxScott KarlBrian MeadowsBob Wickman
Los Angeles Dodgers8Montreal Expos2BoxJamie ArnoldJavier Vazquez(none)
Houston Astros5New York Mets4BoxJay PowellArmando BenitezBilly Wagner
San Diego Padres1Philadelphia Phillies11BoxPaul ByrdStan Spencer(none)
San Francisco Giants3Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxRich LoiselleFelix Rodriguez(none)

Standings as of 1999-05-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Toronto Blue Jays291811.621--1781651310-28-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1336667.496
2511New York Yankees261511.5771.5151124277-48-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1368353.610
3614Boston Red Sox261313.5003.511811804-69-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1368155.596
4715Tampa Bay Rays291415.4834.0149159-105-109-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1335578.414
51124Baltimore Orioles261115.4235.5132162-308-93-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerFrank WrenOriole Park at Camden Yards1366769.493
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Detroit Tigers281711.607--124138-147-410-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1335281.391
249Cleveland Indians261511.5771.0170118526-39-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1368254.603
3919Chicago White Sox251213.4803.511311306-56-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1366373.463
41225Minnesota Twins271116.4075.5130164-346-95-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1335281.391
51326Kansas City Royals251015.4005.514213394-116-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1365482.397
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Texas Rangers271710.630--150156-68-69-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1357857.578
2816Seattle Mariners271314.4814.0156173-178-105-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardSafeco Field,The Kingdome1356669.489
31022Anaheim Angels281216.4295.5149135147-75-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1345876.433
41428Oakland Athletics291118.3797.0158162-46-115-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1337657.571
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Philadelphia Phillies271611.593--13813268-68-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1356174.452
2712New York Mets281612.5710.51291072210-56-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1358154.600
31017Atlanta Braves271314.4813.0164108569-74-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1359045.667
41427Montreal Expos261016.3855.5116147-316-134-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1365878.426
51630Florida Marlins28721.2509.592147-555-142-7L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium1345777.425
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Chicago Cubs25169.640--113132-1910-36-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1375186.372
246Houston Astros271611.5931.0141108338-58-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1358154.600
3610St. Louis Cardinals261511.5771.5147121265-410-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1356075.444
4813Pittsburgh Pirates261313.5003.5118124-68-95-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1356570.481
5918Milwaukee Brewers271314.4814.0119128-94-89-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1346173.455
61323Cincinnati Reds261115.4235.5112118-67-84-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1378552.620
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers28199.679--140136410-29-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium1345876.433
258San Francisco Giants291712.5862.5156159-38-69-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1336964.519
31120Colorado Rockies241113.4586.0140149-94-17-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandBob GebhardCoors Field1386177.442
41221San Diego Padres271215.4446.5107131-247-55-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1356273.459
51529Arizona Diamondbacks291019.3459.5148133155-55-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1339043.677


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Robert PersonP29.211Traded by Blue Jays to Phillies for Paul Spoljaric. 
Paul SpoljaricP28.223Traded by Phillies to Blue Jays for Robert Person.