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Thursday May 6,1999This 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 1999-05-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox2Baltimore Orioles4BoxSidney PonsonJames BaldwinMike Timlin
Texas Rangers2Boston Red Sox3BoxRheal CormierAaron SeleTim Wakefield
Seattle Mariners4Cleveland Indians8BoxBartolo ColonEric Weaver(none)
Anaheim Angels2Detroit Tigers4BoxBryce FlorieChuck FinleyTodd Jones
New York Yankees4Minnesota Twins3BoxJason GrimsleyRick AguileraMariano Rivera
Kansas City Royals4Tampa Bay Rays5BoxScott AldredAlvin MormanRoberto Hernandez
Oakland Athletics3Toronto Blue Jays2BoxGil HerediaChris CarpenterBilly Taylor
Pittsburgh Pirates13St. Louis Cardinals3BoxTodd RitchieDonovan Osborne(none)

Standings as of 1999-05-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Toronto Blue Jays301812.600--1801681210-38-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1326666.500
258New York Yankees271611.5930.5155127287-49-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1358253.607
3613Boston Red Sox271413.5192.512112015-69-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1358055.593
4714Tampa Bay Rays301515.5003.0154163-96-109-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1325478.409
51022Baltimore Orioles271215.4444.5136164-289-93-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerFrank WrenOriole Park at Camden Yards1356669.489
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Detroit Tigers291811.621--128140-128-410-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1325181.386
246Cleveland Indians271611.5931.0178122567-39-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1358154.600
3919Chicago White Sox261214.4624.5115117-26-56-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1356372.467
41326Minnesota Twins281117.3936.5133168-356-105-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1325280.394
51427Kansas City Royals261016.3856.514613884-116-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1355481.400
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Texas Rangers281711.607--152159-78-69-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1347856.582
2818Seattle Mariners281315.4644.0160181-218-105-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardSafeco Field,The Kingdome1346668.493
31124Anaheim Angels291217.4145.5151139127-75-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1335875.436
41225Oakland Athletics301218.4006.0161164-36-116-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1327557.568
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Philadelphia 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
3917Atlanta Braves271314.4813.0164108569-74-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1359045.667
41428Montreal 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
337Houston Astros271611.5931.0141108338-58-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1358154.600
2410St. Louis Cardinals271611.5931.0150134166-410-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1345975.440
51016Milwaukee Brewers271314.4814.0119128-94-89-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1346173.455
4815Pittsburgh Pirates271314.4814.013112748-95-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1346569.485
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
2611San 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