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Saturday July 17,1999This 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 1999-07-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Los Angeles Dodgers13Anaheim Angels3BoxChan Ho ParkSteve Sparks(none)
Montreal Expos1Baltimore Orioles2BoxScott EricksonDustin Hermanson(none)
Philadelphia Phillies11Boston Red Sox3BoxRandy WolfMark Portugal(none)
Atlanta Braves4New York Yankees11BoxAndy PettitteOdalis PerezJason Grimsley
San Francisco Giants7Oakland Athletics2BoxKirk RueterBuddy Groom(none)
San Diego Padres1Seattle Mariners9BoxFreddy GarciaWoody Williams(none)
New York Mets2Tampa Bay Rays3BoxWilson AlvarezOrel HershiserRoberto Hernandez
Arizona Diamondbacks8Texas Rangers6BoxDan PlesacJohn WettelandMatt Mantei
Florida Marlins1Toronto Blue Jays6BoxDavid WellsBrian Edmondson(none)
Minnesota Twins8Chicago Cubs0BoxJoe MaysTerry Mulholland(none)
Colorado Rockies2Cincinnati Reds3BoxScott WilliamsonJerry DiPoto(none)
Detroit Tigers2Houston Astros3BoxBilly WagnerTodd Jones(none)
Kansas City Royals3Milwaukee Brewers11BoxHideo NomoJose Rosado(none)
Cleveland Indians10Pittsburgh Pirates13BoxKris BensonCharles NagyMike Williams
Chicago White Sox6St. Louis Cardinals8BoxGarrett StephensonBryan WardRicky Bottalico

Standings as of 1999-07-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees895039.562--4744165826-2024-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I734825.658
234Boston Red Sox915140.560--4403924828-1823-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park714328.606
345Toronto Blue Jays935241.559--5104921831-2021-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome693237.464
4818Baltimore Orioles904545.5005.5496491521-2124-24W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerFrank WrenOriole Park at Camden Yards723339.458
51225Tampa Bay Rays914150.45110.0457542-8515-2626-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field712843.394
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians905337.589--5864899729-1924-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field724428.611
2715Chicago White Sox884543.5117.0434469-3528-1917-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II733043.411
31022Detroit Tigers914249.46211.5413493-8023-2719-22L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium702743.386
41328Minnesota Twins893653.40416.5408506-9820-2516-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome712744.380
51430Kansas City Royals903258.35621.0498512-1415-2817-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium713239.451
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
157Texas Rangers905040.556--4944801425-1425-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington724527.625
2613Seattle Mariners904743.5223.0539556-1722-2025-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardSafeco Field,The Kingdome723240.444
3919Anaheim Angels894445.4945.5391444-5323-1821-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field732647.356
41123Oakland Athletics904149.4569.0450459-922-2219-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum724626.639
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Philadelphia Phillies894940.551--4744373724-2125-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium732845.384
2510Atlanta Braves925042.5430.54793918827-2123-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field705317.757
3814New York Mets924844.5222.54724215126-2122-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium714922.690
41426Montreal Expos873750.42511.0370471-10122-2515-25L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium753144.413
51629Florida Marlins913655.39614.0405474-6919-2917-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium712843.394
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Cincinnati Reds884939.557--4583867223-2326-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field754728.627
249Houston Astros915041.5490.54613798226-2024-21W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome714724.662
3611St. Louis Cardinals914942.5381.5457501-4425-2024-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II702644.371
4712Chicago Cubs884741.5342.0452504-5222-1525-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field742054.270
51221Milwaukee Brewers894247.4727.54864642213-2429-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium723240.444
61324Pittsburgh Pirates904149.4569.04844543025-2116-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium713734.521
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants915140.560--4954534228-2023-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point713536.493
2917Colorado Rockies894544.5065.0503581-7827-1718-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandBob GebhardCoors Field732746.370
31016Los Angeles Dodgers894544.5065.0419446-2726-1919-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium733241.438
41120San Diego Padres904446.4896.5403400330-1914-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium723042.417
51527Arizona Diamondbacks923854.41313.55144199522-2516-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark70628.886


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Rocky CoppingerP25.120Traded by Orioles to Brewers for a player to be named July 17 1999 
Ryan LudwickLF21.004signed 
Miguel PinangoP16.178Signed as nondrafted free agent by Mets 
Mark ThompsonP28.101Released by Reds.