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Tuesday August 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 1999-08-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins3Baltimore Orioles8BoxMike MussinaJoe Mays(none)
Oakland Athletics12Boston Red Sox1BoxGil HerediaBret Saberhagen(none)
Anaheim Angels3Chicago White Sox4BoxBob HowryMike Holtz(none)
Texas Rangers15Cleveland Indians4BoxAaron SeleMark Langston(none)
Tampa Bay Rays1Detroit Tigers3BoxDave MlickiBobby WittTodd Jones
Kansas City Royals2New York Yankees5BoxOrlando HernandezJose RosadoMariano Rivera
Seattle Mariners8Toronto Blue Jays5BoxPaul AbbottPat HentgenJose Mesa
Chicago Cubs0Arizona Diamondbacks4BoxBrian AndersonAndrew Lorraine(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Cincinnati Reds7BoxDanny GravesMike Williams(none)
Atlanta Braves2Colorado Rockies3BoxDavid LeeTerry MulhollandDave Veres
Milwaukee Brewers6Houston Astros8BoxScott ElartonCal EldredBilly Wagner
Florida Marlins6Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxA.J. BurnettMike JuddDennis Springer
New York Mets2San Diego Padres3BoxWoody WilliamsAl LeiterTrevor Hoffman
Montreal Expos2San Francisco Giants1BoxDan SmithJohn JohnstoneUgueth Urbina
Philadelphia Phillies5St. Louis Cardinals6BoxJuan AcevedoWayne Gomes(none)

Standings as of 1999-08-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees1186751.568--64853011837-2530-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I443113.705
257Toronto Blue Jays1226755.5492.06776492838-2629-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome401723.425
3611Boston Red Sox1196455.5383.56165536335-2729-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park433013.698
4715Baltimore Orioles1186058.5087.0628624429-2731-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerFrank WrenOriole Park at Camden Yards441826.409
51227Tampa Bay Rays1205466.45014.0587703-11623-3331-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field421527.357
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians1186850.576--73563510037-2431-26W8T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field442915.659
2816Chicago White Sox1185959.5009.0574640-6636-2423-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II431627.372
31023Detroit Tigers1195465.45414.5550670-12029-3325-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium421527.357
41124Minnesota Twins1175364.45314.5532636-10427-2926-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome431033.233
51430Kansas City Royals1184375.36425.0666701-3522-3721-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium432122.488
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Texas Rangers1206852.567--7056327338-1930-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington422715.643
245Seattle Mariners1196752.5630.5679717-3834-2633-26W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardSafeco Field,The Kingdome431231.279
3919Oakland Athletics1195663.47111.56755958033-2723-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum433112.721
41329Anaheim Angels1185068.42417.0488603-11528-2922-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field442024.455
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Philadelphia Phillies1196554.546--6355726332-2733-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium431231.279
259New York Mets1216655.545--6435548935-2531-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium423111.738
3612Atlanta Braves1216457.5292.063952611334-2630-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field41392.951
41221Montreal Expos1195564.46210.0530638-10830-3225-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium431330.302
51628Florida Marlins1205268.43313.5536618-8229-3323-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium421230.286
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1176849.581--60450310133-2935-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field462818.609
226Houston Astros1216754.5543.060849211636-2631-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome413011.732
3410St. Louis Cardinals1216655.5454.0608632-2435-2531-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II40931.225
4814Chicago Cubs1186058.5088.5572679-10732-2428-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field44737.159
51018Pittsburgh Pirates1195663.47113.05945811335-2721-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium422220.524
61120Milwaukee Brewers1175562.47013.0584615-3123-3132-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D County Stadium441925.432
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1713San Francisco Giants1196257.521--628628033-2829-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point432419.558
2917Colorado Rockies1215962.4884.0662772-11033-2526-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandBob GebhardCoors Field411328.317
31322Arizona Diamondbacks1205565.4587.566350615727-3128-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark4245-31.071
51526San Diego Padres1205466.4508.5525560-3533-2721-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium422022.476
41425Los Angeles Dodgers1205466.4508.5573600-2729-3125-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium422319.548


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jim AbbottP19.310Signed as nondrafted free agent by Twins 
Albert PujolsDH-1B19.214signed 
Terry Tiffee3B20.118signed