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Wednesday August 18,1999This 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 1999-08-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins0Baltimore Orioles2BoxScott EricksonLaTroy Hawkins(none)
Oakland Athletics4Boston Red Sox7BoxRich GarcesKevin AppierDerek Lowe
Anaheim Angels3Chicago White Sox4BoxJames BaldwinMike MagnanteBob Howry
Texas Rangers6Cleveland Indians1BoxJohn BurkettCharles Nagy(none)
Tampa Bay Rays4Detroit Tigers0BoxWilson AlvarezDave BorkowskiAlbie Lopez
Kansas City Royals3New York Yankees0BoxDan ReichertAndy PettitteJeff Montgomery
Seattle Mariners5Toronto Blue Jays1BoxFreddy GarciaDavid WellsJose Paniagua
Chicago Cubs1Arizona Diamondbacks3BoxAndy BenesKevin TapaniMatt Mantei
Pittsburgh Pirates12Cincinnati Reds6BoxFrancisco CordovaBrett Tomko(none)
Atlanta Braves1Colorado Rockies4BoxDave VeresJohn Rocker(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4Houston Astros6BoxBrian WilliamsEric PlunkBilly Wagner
Florida Marlins0Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxDarren DreifortBrian Meadows(none)
New York Mets9San Diego Padres1BoxMasato YoshiiStan Spencer(none)
Montreal Expos4San Francisco Giants5BoxRuss OrtizJavier VazquezRobb Nen
Philadelphia Phillies6St. Louis Cardinals5BoxScott AldredRich CroushoreWayne Gomes

Standings as of 1999-08-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145New York Yankees1196752.563--64853311537-2630-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I433112.721
259Toronto Blue Jays1236756.5452.06786542438-2729-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome391722.436
3610Boston Red Sox1206555.5422.56235576636-2729-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park422913.690
4714Baltimore Orioles1196158.5136.0630624630-2731-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerFrank WrenOriole Park at Camden Yards431726.395
51024Tampa Bay Rays1215566.45513.0591703-11223-3332-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field411427.341
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians1196851.571--7366419537-2531-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field432914.674
2816Chicago White Sox1196059.5048.0578643-6537-2423-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II421527.357
31125Detroit Tigers1205466.45014.5550674-12429-3425-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium411526.366
41226Minnesota Twins1185365.44914.5532638-10627-2926-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome421032.238
51430Kansas City Royals1194475.37024.0669701-3222-3722-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium422022.476
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Texas Rangers1216952.570--7116337838-1931-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington412615.634
234Seattle Mariners1206852.5670.5684718-3434-2634-26W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardSafeco Field,The Kingdome421131.262
3918Oakland Athletics1205664.46712.56796027733-2723-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum423111.738
41329Anaheim Angels1195069.42018.0491607-11628-2922-40L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field432023.465
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Philadelphia Phillies1206654.550--6415776432-2734-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium421131.262
248New York Mets1226755.549--6525559735-2532-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium413011.732
3713Atlanta Braves1226458.5253.064053011034-2630-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field40391.975
41322Montreal Expos1205565.45811.0534643-10930-3225-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium421329.310
51628Florida Marlins1215269.43014.5536625-8929-3323-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium411229.293
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1186949.585--6105159534-2935-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field452718.600
226Houston Astros1226854.5573.061449611837-2631-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome402911.725
3511St. Louis Cardinals1226656.5415.0613638-2535-2631-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II39930.231
4815Chicago Cubs1196059.5049.5573682-10932-2428-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field43736.163
51019Pittsburgh Pirates1205664.46714.06065871935-2721-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium412219.537
61120Milwaukee Brewers1185563.46614.0588621-3323-3132-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D County Stadium431924.442
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1612San Francisco Giants1206357.525--633632134-2829-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point422319.548
2917Colorado Rockies1226062.4924.0666773-10734-2526-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandBob GebhardCoors Field401228.300
31221Arizona Diamondbacks1215665.4637.566650715928-3128-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark4144-31.073
41423Los Angeles Dodgers1215566.4558.5580600-2030-3125-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium412219.537
51527San Diego Padres1215467.4469.5526569-4333-2821-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium412021.488


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Rich BeckerCF-RF27.199Traded by Brewers to Athletics for Carl Dale. 
Chason ChoateP11.013Signed as Free Agent by Pirates. 
Clint NageotteP18.297signed 
Jeff RandazzoP18.006signed 
Enyelbert SotoP16.363Signed as nondrafted free agent by Astros 
Milton TavarezP17.142Signed as nondrafted free agent by Red Sox 
Turner WardRF-CF34.129Signed as Free Agent by Diamondbacks.