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Monday August 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 1999-08-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals12Anaheim Angels4BoxJose RosadoJack McDowell(none)
Cleveland Indians7Boston Red Sox5BoxSteve KarsayRich GarcesMichael Jackson
Chicago White Sox6Detroit Tigers2BoxKip WellsBrian Moehler(none)
Toronto Blue Jays1New York Yankees3BoxAndy PettitteDavid WellsMariano Rivera
Baltimore Orioles1Oakland Athletics7BoxKevin AppierScott Erickson(none)
Tampa Bay Rays0Seattle Mariners4BoxFreddy GarciaMickey CallawayJose Paniagua
Minnesota Twins4Texas Rangers5BoxJeff ZimmermanEddie GuardadoJohn Wetteland
San Francisco Giants6Arizona Diamondbacks16BoxArmando ReynosoKirk Rueter(none)
Montreal Expos5Chicago Cubs1BoxDustin HermansonKevin TapaniUgueth Urbina
New York Mets7Milwaukee Brewers2BoxRick ReedHideo Nomo(none)
San Diego Padres5St. Louis Cardinals6BoxKent BottenfieldWoody WilliamsRich Croushore

Standings as of 1999-08-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees1046044.577--5664778934-2126-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I583820.655
233Toronto Blue Jays1086246.574--5955613437-2225-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome542232.407
368Boston Red Sox1055847.5522.55234883533-2225-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park573621.632
4817Baltimore Orioles1055253.4958.5558557126-2526-28L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerFrank WrenOriole Park at Camden Yards572631.456
5922Tampa Bay Rays1064858.45313.0512628-11621-2927-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field562135.375
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
157Cleveland Indians1055847.552--67156810332-2426-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field573918.684
2716Chicago White Sox1045252.5005.5514552-3831-2321-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II572334.404
31023Detroit Tigers1064858.45310.5502598-9626-3022-28L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium552134.382
41327Minnesota Twins1044559.43312.5476562-8625-2820-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome561838.321
51430Kansas City Royals1053966.37119.0609626-1719-3020-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium562531.446
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Texas Rangers1056144.581--6085585032-1629-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington573423.596
246Seattle Mariners1055847.5523.0610634-2430-2128-26W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardSafeco Field,The Kingdome572136.368
31125Oakland Athletics1054758.44814.05595283127-2420-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum574017.702
41226Anaheim Angels1044658.44214.5437531-9425-2321-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field582434.414
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
139Philadelphia Phillies1055847.552--5705026829-2429-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium571938.333
2410New York Mets1075948.551--5604897131-2228-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium563818.679
3612Atlanta Braves1075750.5332.05584659330-2427-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field55469.836
41528Montreal Expos1024359.42213.5430531-10125-3018-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium602535.417
51629Florida Marlins1064363.40615.5466558-9223-3020-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium562135.375
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Houston Astros1066046.566--5374419631-2329-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome563719.661
225Cincinnati Reds1035845.5630.55324597327-2731-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field603822.633
3511St. Louis Cardinals1065749.5383.0532565-3328-2429-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II551837.327
4814Chicago Cubs1035449.5244.5517588-7128-1826-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field591346.220
51018Milwaukee Brewers1044955.47110.0539543-419-2730-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium572532.439
61321Pittsburgh Pirates1044856.46211.05445222229-2319-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium573027.526
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1713San Francisco Giants1065650.528--5765502630-2626-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point563026.536
2915Colorado Rockies1055451.5141.5579682-10330-2124-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandBob GebhardCoors Field571839.316
41219Los Angeles Dodgers1054956.4676.5494528-3428-2721-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium572829.491
31120San Diego Padres1054956.4676.5461474-1330-2519-31L10T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium572532.439
51424Arizona Diamondbacks1074859.4498.559646613024-2724-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark55523.945


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ronald BelisarioP16.214Signed as nondrafted free agent by Marlins 
Tom CandiottiP41.336Released by Indians. 
Lyle PrempasP24.242Contract purchased by Pirates from Schaumburg 
Jon WeberOF21.194Signed as nondrafted free agent by Reds