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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 2000-05-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Los Angeles Dodgers7Arizona Diamondbacks15BoxOmar DaalChan Ho Park(none)
Milwaukee Brewers11Chicago Cubs12BoxFelix HerediaBob Wickman(none)
Atlanta Braves2Florida Marlins3BoxDan MiceliRudy Seanez(none)
Colorado Rockies3Houston Astros1BoxPedro AstacioChris Holt(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4San Francisco Giants6BoxLivan HernandezPat HentgenRobb Nen
Oakland Athletics8Anaheim Angels9BoxMark PetkovsekT.J. MathewsTroy Percival
Chicago White Sox2Boston Red Sox3BoxBrian RoseTanyon SturtzeDerek Lowe
Kansas City Royals4Detroit Tigers1BoxJose SantiagoDoug Brocail(none)
Cleveland Indians3Minnesota Twins2BoxRicardo RinconBob WellsSteve Karsay
Tampa Bay Rays3New York Yankees6BoxAndy PettitteDwight GoodenMariano Rivera
Seattle Mariners1Texas Rangers10BoxRick HellingBrett Tomko(none)
Baltimore Orioles5Toronto Blue Jays6BoxKelvim EscobarJason JohnsonBilly Koch

Standings as of 2000-05-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees30219.700--1511351610-511-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1316665.504
224Boston Red Sox281711.6073.0154108467-710-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1346866.507
3714Baltimore Orioles311615.5165.518418226-1110-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards1315873.443
4918Toronto Blue Jays341717.5006.0194220-267-810-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1286662.516
51328Tampa Bay Rays311120.35510.5157200-437-124-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1305872.446
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Chicago White Sox321814.563--208177318-910-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1307753.592
2410Cleveland Indians291613.5520.51601382212-54-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1337459.556
3612Kansas City Royals321715.5311.0182196-143-1114-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1306070.462
41223Minnesota Twins331419.4244.5163185-225-89-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1295574.426
51430Detroit Tigers31922.2908.5113188-755-144-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil GarnerRandy SmithComerica Park1317061.534
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Seattle Mariners291613.552--174139356-810-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field1337558.564
2817Anaheim Angels331716.5151.0178181-37-910-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field1296564.504
31020Oakland Athletics321517.4692.52041822210-75-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1297653.589
41122Texas Rangers311417.4523.018717895-69-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1315774.435
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Atlanta Braves312110.677--143113307-614-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1317457.565
258Montreal Expos291613.5524.016616426-810-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1335182.383
3815Florida Marlins331716.5155.015314585-812-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium1286266.484
4916New York Mets331716.5155.0161182-217-1010-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1297752.597
51527Philadelphia Phillies301119.3679.5122150-285-116-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1325478.409
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135St. Louis Cardinals321913.594--210166447-712-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1307654.585
2713Cincinnati Reds311615.5162.5150171-218-77-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1316962.527
31121Pittsburgh Pirates301416.4674.0144155-117-87-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1325577.417
41325Houston Astros311219.3876.5175184-99-93-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerEnron Field1316071.458
51426Chicago Cubs341321.3827.0188222-345-118-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1285276.406
61629Milwaukee Brewers331122.3338.5130177-475-126-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dean TaylorCounty Stadium1296267.481
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Arizona Diamondbacks322210.688--1851335210-512-5W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1306367.485
246San Francisco Giants301713.5674.0178154249-68-7W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park1328052.606
3611Los Angeles Dodgers311714.5484.5183157269-88-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium1316962.527
41019Colorado Rockies311516.4846.5190196-66-129-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1316764.511
51224San Diego Padres311318.4198.5159168-97-116-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1316368.481


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mike HubbardC29.081Released by Reds. 
Marc KroonP27.036Released by Dodgers. 
Ricardo RojasOF17.095Signed as nondrafted free agent by Indians 
Randall Simon1B24.348Released by Marlins. 
David ThorneP18.232On voluntarily retired list 
Bobby WittP35.362Released by Indians.