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Monday August 23,1999This 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 1999-08-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers5Anaheim Angels6BoxTroy PercivalDoug Brocail(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Kansas City Royals2BoxScott EricksonDan ReichertMike Timlin
Boston Red Sox4Minnesota Twins1BoxPat RappLaTroy HawkinsDerek Lowe
Toronto Blue Jays9Oakland Athletics4BoxDavid WellsKevin Appier(none)
Cleveland Indians1Seattle Mariners4BoxPaul AbbottCharles NagyJose Mesa
Chicago White Sox10Tampa Bay Rays2BoxJames BaldwinBobby Witt(none)
New York Yankees21Texas Rangers3BoxAndy PettitteJohn Burkett(none)
Cincinnati Reds2Atlanta Braves6BoxKevin MillwoodBrett TomkoRuss Springer
Los Angeles Dodgers8Milwaukee Brewers4BoxDarren DreifortHideo NomoJeff Shaw
St. Louis Cardinals7Montreal Expos11BoxAnthony TelfordRich Croushore(none)
Houston Astros2New York Mets3BoxArmando BenitezJay Powell(none)
San Diego Padres7Philadelphia Phillies6BoxWoody WilliamsChad OgeaTrevor Hoffman
Arizona Diamondbacks2Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxArmando ReynosoFrancisco CordovaMatt Mantei

Standings as of 1999-08-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
144New York Yankees1246955.556--68555213337-2732-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I38299.763
259Toronto Blue Jays1276958.5431.57056703538-2731-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome351520.429
3613Boston Red Sox1256659.5283.56345835136-2830-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park37289.757
4714Baltimore Orioles1246460.5165.06606451532-2932-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerFrank WrenOriole Park at Camden Yards381424.368
5920Tampa Bay Rays1255966.47210.5608720-11227-3332-33W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field371027.270
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians1247252.581--76565311238-2534-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field382513.658
2816Chicago White Sox1246262.50010.0606671-6537-2525-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II371324.351
31125Detroit Tigers1245569.44417.0573688-11529-3426-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium371423.378
41227Minnesota Twins1235469.43917.5548666-11828-3226-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome37928.243
51430Kansas City Royals1244579.36327.0682721-3922-3823-41L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium371918.514
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Texas Rangers1267353.579--7336676642-1931-34W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington362214.611
235Seattle Mariners1246955.5563.0696739-4335-2934-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardSafeco Field,The Kingdome381028.263
31019Oakland Athletics1255966.47213.57016317035-2924-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum37289.757
41328Anaheim Angels1245470.43518.0514632-11831-3023-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field381622.421
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137New York Mets1267056.556--67557510038-2632-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium372710.730
248Atlanta Braves1276958.5431.566854612238-2631-32W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field35341.971
3510Philadelphia Phillies1246757.5402.06656065933-3034-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium381028.263
41424Montreal Expos1245668.45213.0556666-11030-3326-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium381226.316
51629Florida Marlins1235271.42316.5544636-9229-3523-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium391227.308
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1237251.585--6295329737-3035-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field402416.600
226Houston Astros1267056.5563.563251311937-2733-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome36279.750
3611St. Louis Cardinals1266858.5405.5638669-3135-2633-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II35728.200
4815Chicago Cubs1226260.5089.5586702-11634-2528-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field40535.125
51222Milwaukee Brewers1235766.46315.0605656-5124-3433-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D County Stadium381721.447
61323Pittsburgh Pirates1255768.45616.06196051436-3021-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium362115.583
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1712San Francisco Giants1236558.528--6556391634-2831-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point392118.538
2917Colorado Rockies1266165.4845.5693795-10234-2627-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandPat DaughertyCoors Field361125.306
31018Arizona Diamondbacks1255966.4727.068352016328-3131-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark3741-41.108
41121Los Angeles Dodgers1255867.4648.0610622-1230-3128-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium371918.514
51526San Diego Padres1255570.44011.0540588-4833-2822-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium371918.514


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Fernando CabreraP17.280signed 
Brian LooneyP29.331Contract purchased by Phillies from Tigers 
Jim PooleP33.117Released by Phillies. 
Mario RamosP21.308signed