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Sunday August 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 1999-08-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox9Anaheim Angels3BoxPedro MartinezJack McDowell(none)
Detroit Tigers5Baltimore Orioles2BoxDoug BrocailScott KamienieckiTodd Jones
Minnesota Twins7Kansas City Royals3BoxLaTroy HawkinsBrad RigbyHector Carrasco
Chicago White Sox5Oakland Athletics7BoxDoug JonesKeith Foulke(none)
New York Yankees9Seattle Mariners3BoxDavid ConeJohn Halama(none)
Cleveland Indians3Tampa Bay Rays5BoxWilson AlvarezJaret WrightRoberto Hernandez
Toronto Blue Jays8Texas Rangers7BoxJohn FrascatoreMike VenafroBilly Koch
San Francisco Giants5Atlanta Braves2BoxKirk RueterKevin MillwoodRobb Nen
Houston Astros6Chicago Cubs2BoxMike HamptonMicah Bowie(none)
Colorado Rockies1Florida Marlins2BoxRyan DempsterJamey WrightAntonio Alfonseca
Cincinnati Reds8Milwaukee Brewers2BoxPete HarnischHideo NomoStan Belinda
San Diego Padres2Montreal Expos4BoxSteve KlineCarlos ReyesUgueth Urbina
Los Angeles Dodgers14New York Mets3BoxDarren DreifortRick Reed(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks7Philadelphia Phillies4BoxArmando ReynosoChad OgeaMatt Mantei
St. Louis Cardinals1Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxKris BensonDarren Oliver(none)

Standings as of 1999-08-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1106446.582--60349810535-2229-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I523418.654
233Toronto Blue Jays1136548.5750.56145872737-2228-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome491930.388
348Boston Red Sox1116150.5503.55625105234-2327-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park513318.647
4715Baltimore Orioles1115655.5058.5585590-528-2728-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerFrank WrenOriole Park at Camden Yards512229.431
5922Tampa Bay Rays1115160.45913.5540654-11423-3028-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field511833.353
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Cleveland Indians1106050.545--69859810032-2428-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field523715.712
2817Chicago White Sox1095356.4866.5536592-5631-2322-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II522230.423
31125Detroit Tigers1115061.45010.5524623-9926-3124-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium501931.380
41327Minnesota Twins1094861.44011.5504590-8625-2823-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome511536.294
51430Kansas City Royals1104070.36420.0635652-1719-3321-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium512427.471
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Texas Rangers1106446.582--6375776035-1829-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington523121.596
2610Seattle Mariners1116051.5414.5631671-4032-2528-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardSafeco Field,The Kingdome511932.373
31020Oakland Athletics1115160.45913.56105525831-2620-34W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum513615.706
41226Anaheim Angels1104961.44515.0456569-11328-2621-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field522131.404
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Philadelphia Phillies1116249.559--5995287130-2632-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium511536.294
247New York Mets1126250.5540.55905197133-2329-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium513516.686
3713Atlanta Braves1135954.5224.059149010131-2628-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field49445.898
41528Montreal Expos1084761.43513.5462557-9527-3120-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium542133.389
51629Florida Marlins1124666.41116.5490580-9026-3320-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium501832.360
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Cincinnati Reds1096247.569--5624758729-2833-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field543420.630
225Houston Astros1136449.566--57445811633-2431-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome493316.673
3511St. Louis Cardinals1136152.5403.0556595-3931-2430-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II481434.292
4814Chicago Cubs1105753.5185.5541625-8431-2226-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field521042.192
51018Pittsburgh Pirates1115358.47710.05715393234-2519-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium502525.500
61119Milwaukee Brewers1095158.46811.0557583-2621-3030-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium522329.442
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1612San Francisco Giants1115952.532--5955831230-2629-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point512724.529
2916Colorado Rockies1115556.4954.0588706-11830-2125-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandBob GebhardCoors Field511734.333
31221Los Angeles Dodgers1115160.4598.0520554-3428-2723-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium512625.510
41323Arizona Diamondbacks1125161.4558.562248313925-2826-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark50491.980
51424San Diego Padres1115061.4509.0492507-1530-2520-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium512427.471


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Phil WilsonP18.129signed