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Saturday May 8,1999This 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 1999-05-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Anaheim Angels1Boston Red Sox6BoxJuan PenaTim BelcherDerek Lowe
Oakland Athletics3Chicago White Sox5BoxJohn SnyderJimmy HaynesBob Howry
Tampa Bay Rays7Cleveland Indians6BoxBryan RekarCharles NagyRoberto Hernandez
Baltimore Orioles6Detroit Tigers7BoxWillie BlairScott KamienieckiTodd Jones
Kansas City Royals6Minnesota Twins2BoxJose RosadoDan PerkinsJose Santiago
Seattle Mariners14New York Yankees5BoxFreddy GarciaOrlando Hernandez(none)
Texas Rangers4Toronto Blue Jays3BoxMike MorganDavid WellsJohn Wetteland
New York Mets4Arizona Diamondbacks2BoxMasato YoshiiAndy BenesArmando Benitez
Chicago Cubs7Cincinnati Reds4BoxJon LieberDenny NeagleRod Beck
Philadelphia Phillies7Colorado Rockies2BoxJoel BennettBrian Bohanon(none)
Montreal Expos6Houston Astros5BoxDustin HermansonShane ReynoldsUgueth Urbina
Florida Marlins1Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxKevin BrownLivan Hernandez(none)
Atlanta Braves11San Diego Padres1BoxTom GlavineAndy Ashby(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4San Francisco Giants6BoxKirk RueterSteve WoodardRobb Nen
Pittsburgh Pirates7St. Louis Cardinals0BoxKris BensonJose Jimenez(none)

Standings as of 1999-05-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees291811.621--170142289-49-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1338053.602
249Toronto Blue Jays321913.5940.51921781411-48-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1306565.500
3613Boston Red Sox291613.5522.0133121127-69-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1337855.586
4814Tampa Bay Rays321616.5003.5172189-176-1010-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1305377.408
5919Baltimore Orioles291316.4485.0151175-249-94-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerFrank WrenOriole Park at Camden Yards1336568.489
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Detroit Tigers311912.613--139155-169-510-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1305080.385
2511Cleveland Indians291712.5861.0204140648-49-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1338053.602
3715Chicago White Sox281414.5003.512712168-56-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1336172.459
41123Kansas City Royals281216.4295.5157141164-118-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1335281.391
51428Minnesota Twins301119.3677.5136179-436-125-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1305278.400
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Texas Rangers301812.600--162171-98-610-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1327755.583
21021Seattle Mariners301317.4335.0175196-218-105-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardSafeco Field,The Kingdome1326666.500
31226Anaheim Angels311219.3876.515215117-75-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1315873.443
41327Oakland Athletics321220.3757.0165176-116-116-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1307555.577
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Philadelphia Phillies291811.621--153135188-610-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1335974.444
257New York Mets301812.6000.51401231710-58-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1337954.594
3817Atlanta Braves291415.4834.0178113659-75-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1338944.669
41425Montreal Expos281117.3936.5124157-336-135-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1345777.425
51630Florida Marlins30822.26710.599158-595-143-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium1325676.424
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Chicago Cubs271710.630--122139-1710-37-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1355085.370
3712St. Louis Cardinals291712.5861.0154143117-510-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1325874.439
2610Houston Astros291712.5861.0151116359-68-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1338053.602
4916Pittsburgh Pirates291415.4834.014013198-96-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1326468.485
51120Milwaukee Brewers291316.4485.0126138-124-89-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1326171.462
61222Cincinnati Reds281216.4295.5119127-88-94-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1358451.622
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers302010.667--151143811-39-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium1325775.432
246San Francisco Giants311912.6131.5166166010-69-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1316764.511
31018San Diego Padres291316.4486.5112145-338-65-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1336172.459
41324Colorado Rockies261115.4237.0143164-214-37-12L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandBob GebhardCoors Field1366175.449
51529Arizona Diamondbacks311021.32310.5164144205-75-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1319041.687