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Tuesday August 31,1999This 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 1999-08-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Tampa Bay Rays3Baltimore Orioles0BoxRyan RupeSidney PonsonRoberto Hernandez
Kansas City Royals3Boston Red Sox6BoxRich GarcesJay WitasickDerek Lowe
Seattle Mariners11Chicago White Sox4BoxJohn HalamaJohn Snyder(none)
Anaheim Angels12Cleveland Indians14BoxJim PooleTroy PercivalPaul Shuey
Texas Rangers6Detroit Tigers14BoxFrancisco CorderoDanny Kolb(none)
Oakland Athletics3New York Yankees2BoxDoug JonesRamiro MendozaJason Isringhausen
Minnesota Twins14Toronto Blue Jays3BoxBrad RadkeJoey Hamilton(none)
Montreal Expos2Arizona Diamondbacks1BoxMike ThurmanRandy JohnsonUgueth Urbina
Atlanta Braves8Cincinnati Reds2BoxGreg MadduxJuan Guzman(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates9Colorado Rockies8BoxMike WilliamsDavid LeeJose Silva
New York Mets2Houston Astros6BoxJose LimaTurk Wendell(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxMike JuddKyle PetersonJeff Shaw
Chicago Cubs3San Diego Padres7BoxAndy AshbyMicah Bowie(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1San Francisco Giants8BoxKirk RueterRandy Wolf(none)
Florida Marlins1St. Louis Cardinals8BoxLarry LuebbersBrian Meadows(none)

Standings as of 1999-08-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146New York Yankees1317259.550--72857914940-2932-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I31265.839
258Boston Red Sox1327260.5450.56776077041-2831-32W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park30228.733
3610Toronto Blue Jays1347361.5450.57337092440-3033-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome281117.393
4815Baltimore Orioles1316566.4967.06896781132-3033-36L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerFrank WrenOriole Park at Camden Yards311318.419
51021Tampa Bay Rays1326369.4779.5634747-11329-3434-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field30624.200
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cleveland Indians1317655.580--81769212542-2634-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field312110.677
2716Chicago White Sox1336667.49611.0654735-8140-2826-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II28919.321
31126Detroit Tigers1315972.45017.0603720-11733-3526-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium301020.333
41227Minnesota Twins1305872.44617.5584687-10332-3326-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome30525.167
51430Kansas City Royals1324785.35629.5709761-5224-3923-46L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium291712.586
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Texas Rangers1337954.594--7747066844-1935-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington291613.552
235Seattle Mariners1327359.5535.5740774-3437-2936-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardSafeco Field,The Kingdome30624.200
3918Oakland Athletics1326468.48514.57416806137-2927-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum30237.767
41329Anaheim Angels1315477.41224.0547683-13631-3223-45L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field311615.516
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Atlanta Braves1347658.567--69956913040-2636-32W12T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field28271.964
237New York Mets1337360.5492.571260310939-2734-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium30246.800
3612Philadelphia Phillies1316962.5275.57146447034-3135-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium31823.258
41222Montreal Expos1326270.47013.0595703-10835-3427-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium30624.200
51628Florida Marlins1325775.43218.0571686-11530-3727-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium30723.233
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Cincinnati Reds1317358.557--6745759937-3236-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field32239.719
249Houston Astros1347361.5451.566055110939-3134-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome28244.857
3713St. Louis Cardinals1336964.5195.0657695-3836-3033-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II28622.214
4814Chicago Cubs1316665.5047.0627769-14237-2629-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field31130.032
51323Pittsburgh Pirates1336172.45913.06676432438-3123-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium281711.607
61525Milwaukee Brewers1315972.45014.0640700-6025-3534-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D County Stadium301515.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511San Francisco Giants1327062.530--7206784238-2932-33W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point301614.533
2917Colorado Rockies1346569.4856.0740845-10537-2828-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandPat DaughertyCoors Field28721.250
31019Arizona Diamondbacks1336469.4816.572954718231-3333-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark2936-71.241
41120Los Angeles Dodgers1326369.4777.0646646034-3229-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium301416.467
51424San Diego Padres1336172.4599.5579648-6938-2923-43W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium291316.448


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Rod BeckP31.028Traded by Cubs to Red Sox for Cole Liniak and Mark Guthrie. 
Sean BergmanP29.142Released by Astros. 
Pat BordersC36.109Signed as Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
Pat BordersC36.109Released by Indians. 
Alex DiazP20.047Released by Astros. 
Jorge FabregasC29.171Signed as Free Agent by Braves. 
Mark GuthrieP33.343Traded by Red Sox with Cole Liniak to Cubs for Rod Beck. 
Lenny Harris3B-2B34.307Traded by Rockies to Diamondbacks for Belvani Martinez. 
Tyler Houston3B-C28.226Traded by Cubs to Indians for Richard Negrette. 
Stan JavierCF-RF35.235Traded by Giants to Astros for Joe Messman. 
Pierre-Luc MarceauP18.142Signed as nondrafted free agent by Expos 
Rich StahlP18.142signed 
Reggie WilliamsLF-RF33.118Released by Angels.