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Games on 1999-08-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox5Anaheim Angels1BoxBret SaberhagenSteve Sparks(none)
Detroit Tigers4Baltimore Orioles3BoxDave MlickiMike MussinaTodd Jones
Minnesota Twins9Kansas City Royals8BoxTravis MillerScott ServiceMike Trombley
Chicago White Sox1Oakland Athletics9BoxGil HerediaJaime Navarro(none)
New York Yankees11Seattle Mariners8BoxAllen WatsonJeff FasseroMariano Rivera
Cleveland Indians2Tampa Bay Rays4BoxEsteban YanDave BurbaRoberto Hernandez
Toronto Blue Jays5Texas Rangers4BoxChris CarpenterJeff ZimmermanBilly Koch
San Francisco Giants3Atlanta Braves7BoxGreg MadduxShawn Estes(none)
Houston Astros6Chicago Cubs1BoxJose LimaKyle FarnsworthJay Powell
Houston Astros0Chicago Cubs6BoxAndrew LorraineSean Bergman(none)
Colorado Rockies1Florida Marlins9BoxAlex FernandezBobby Jones(none)
Cincinnati Reds9Milwaukee Brewers2BoxRon VilloneSteve WoodardScott Sullivan
San Diego Padres12Montreal Expos10BoxSterling HitchcockDan SmithTrevor Hoffman
Los Angeles Dodgers1New York Mets2BoxOctavio DotelChan Ho ParkArmando Benitez
Arizona Diamondbacks2Philadelphia Phillies4BoxWayne GomesBobby Chouinard(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxJimmy AndersonJose JimenezJose Silva
St. Louis Cardinals5Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxGarrett StephensonJason SchmidtRich Croushore

Standings as of 1999-08-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Toronto Blue Jays1116447.577--6065743237-2227-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome512031.392
233New York Yankees1086246.5740.55934959835-2227-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I543618.667
359Boston Red Sox1096049.5503.05395043534-2326-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park533419.642
4715Baltimore Orioles1095554.5058.0578581-327-2628-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerFrank WrenOriole Park at Camden Yards532330.434
5922Tampa Bay Rays1095059.45913.0525636-11122-2928-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field531934.358
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1611Cleveland Indians1085949.546--6805839732-2427-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field543816.704
2817Chicago White Sox1075354.4955.5530574-4431-2322-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II542232.407
31124Detroit Tigers1094960.45010.5515616-10126-3123-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium522032.385
41327Minnesota Twins1074661.43012.5491582-9125-2821-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome531736.321
51430Kansas City Royals1084068.37019.0627639-1219-3121-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium532429.453
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Texas Rangers1086345.583--6245695534-1729-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington543222.593
248Seattle Mariners1096049.5503.5628661-3332-2328-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardSafeco Field,The Kingdome531934.358
31023Oakland Athletics1094960.45014.55925464629-2620-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum533815.717
41226Anaheim Angels1084860.44415.0450546-9627-2521-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field542232.407
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Philadelphia Phillies1096247.569--5935138030-2432-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium531538.283
247New York Mets1106149.5551.55814988332-2229-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium533617.679
3612Atlanta Braves1115952.5324.05744819331-2428-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field51447.863
41528Montreal Expos1064561.42515.5455554-9925-3120-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium562333.411
51629Florida Marlins1104466.40018.5484578-9424-3320-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium522032.385
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Cincinnati Reds1076146.570--5504678329-2832-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field563521.625
236Houston Astros1116348.568--55845210633-2430-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome513417.667
3510St. Louis Cardinals1116150.5502.0554587-3331-2430-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II501436.280
4814Chicago Cubs1085652.5195.5535609-7430-2126-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field541143.204
51018Pittsburgh Pirates1095158.46811.05635372632-2519-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium522725.519
61119Milwaukee Brewers1075057.46711.0549571-2220-2930-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium542430.444
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1713San Francisco Giants1095752.523--5865662030-2627-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point532924.547
2916Colorado Rockies1095554.5052.0586700-11430-2125-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandBob GebhardCoors Field531736.321
41321San Diego Padres1095059.4597.0489500-1130-2520-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium532429.453
31220Los Angeles Dodgers1095059.4597.0499545-4628-2722-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium532726.509
51425Arizona Diamondbacks1104961.4458.560747713025-2824-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark52511.981


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Edgar BabiloniaIF16.001Signed as nondrafted free agent by Astros 
Rodrigo EscobarP16.176Signed as nondrafted free agent by Astros 
Curtis GoodwinCF-LF26.310Claimed on waivers by Blue Jays from Cubs. 
Dwight ManessOF25.125Contract purchased by Mariners from Somerset 
Jose MercedesP28.154Signed as Free Agent by Mets. 
Charlie O'BrienC38.097Released by Angels.