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Saturday April 8,2000This 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 2000-04-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Pittsburgh Pirates5Arizona Diamondbacks6BoxGreg SwindellJason Christiansen(none)
San Francisco Giants5Atlanta Braves7BoxGreg MadduxLivan HernandezKerry Ligtenberg
Chicago Cubs3Cincinnati Reds4BoxDanny GravesMark Guthrie(none)
Colorado Rockies4Florida Marlins2BoxJose JimenezAlex FernandezDavid Lee
Philadelphia Phillies5Houston Astros8BoxMike MadduxChris BrockBilly Wagner
San Diego Padres9Montreal Expos10BoxAnthony TelfordDonne WallUgueth Urbina
Los Angeles Dodgers6New York Mets5BoxMike FettersArmando BenitezJeff Shaw
Milwaukee Brewers8St. Louis Cardinals10BoxDarryl KileSteve WoodardDave Veres
Boston Red Sox5Anaheim Angels7BoxKen HillBrian RoseTroy Percival
Detroit Tigers1Baltimore Orioles2BoxAlberto ReyesDoug Brocail(none)
Minnesota Twins2Kansas City Royals5BoxJeff SuppanBrad RadkeJose Santiago
Chicago White Sox7Oakland Athletics3BoxMike SirotkaRon Mahay(none)
New York Yankees3Seattle Mariners2BoxJeff NelsonJose MesaMariano Rivera
Cleveland Indians6Tampa Bay Rays4BoxDave BurbaSteve TrachselSteve Karsay
Toronto Blue Jays4Texas Rangers0BoxDavid WellsKenny Rogers(none)

Standings as of 2000-04-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles541.800--3424100-04-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards1577087.446
278New York Yankees532.6001.02226-43-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1568472.538
3917Toronto Blue Jays633.5001.52631-51-12-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1568076.513
41125Tampa Bay Rays624.3332.53542-72-20-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1556788.432
51429Boston Red Sox514.2003.01528-131-40-0L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1578473.535
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Chicago White Sox642.667--444134-20-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1569165.583
234Kansas City Royals642.667--3525102-22-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1567383.468
3510Cleveland Indians532.6000.5332763-20-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1578770.554
41226Minnesota Twins624.3332.03041-110-22-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1566789.429
51330Detroit Tigers514.2002.52131-101-40-0L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil GarnerRandy SmithComerica Park1577879.497
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2611Seattle Mariners532.600--231580-03-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field1578869.561
146Anaheim Angels532.600--312290-03-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field1577978.503
3814Texas Rangers633.5000.5433940-03-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1566888.436
41022Oakland Athletics523.4001.0242400-02-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1568967.571
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1512Atlanta Braves532.600--232210-03-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1579265.586
21019Florida Marlins633.5000.52629-30-03-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium1557679.490
3815Montreal Expos633.5000.54047-70-03-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1566492.410
41221New York Mets734.4291.02226-41-02-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1559164.587
51628Philadelphia Phillies514.2002.01829-111-40-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1576493.408
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123St. Louis Cardinals541.800--4125160-04-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1579166.580
247Houston Astros532.6001.0262332-11-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerEnron Field1576988.439
31120Cincinnati Reds633.5001.52430-60-02-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1568274.526
4616Milwaukee Brewers633.5001.5342593-30-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dean TaylorCounty Stadium1567086.449
51323Pittsburgh Pirates523.4002.0262511-11-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1576790.427
61527Chicago Cubs725.2863.02748-212-40-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1556392.406
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Arizona Diamondbacks541.800--282170-04-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1578176.516
239San Diego Padres532.6001.03222103-20-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1577384.465
4713San Francisco Giants633.5001.5332943-30-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park1569462.603
3918Los Angeles Dodgers633.5001.5353233-30-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium1568373.532
51424Colorado Rockies523.4002.01820-22-30-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1578077.510