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Saturday July 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 2000-07-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox2Chicago Cubs9BoxJon LieberJames Baldwin(none)
Cleveland Indians5Cincinnati Reds14BoxSteve ParrisKane Davis(none)
Tampa Bay Rays5Florida Marlins6BoxBraden LooperRick WhiteAntonio Alfonseca
Kansas City Royals5Houston Astros2BoxMac SuzukiWade Miller(none)
Detroit Tigers4Milwaukee Brewers2BoxNelson CruzValerio de los Santos(none)
Toronto Blue Jays6Montreal Expos3BoxDavid WellsTony ArmasBilly Koch
New York Yankees4New York Mets2BoxDwight GoodenRobert Joseph JonesMariano Rivera
Baltimore Orioles4Philadelphia Phillies13BoxAndy AshbyJose Mercedes(none)
Minnesota Twins1Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxKris BensonEric MiltonMike Williams
San Francisco Giants7St. Louis Cardinals6BoxShawn EstesGarrett StephensonRobb Nen
Colorado Rockies2Anaheim Angels6BoxKen HillBrian Bohanon(none)
Atlanta Braves5Boston Red Sox1BoxTerry MulhollandRamon Martinez(none)
New York Mets2New York Yankees4BoxRoger ClemensGlendon RuschMariano Rivera
Arizona Diamondbacks7Oakland Athletics8BoxJason IsringhausenGreg Swindell(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0Seattle Mariners11BoxAaron SeleEric Gagne(none)
San Diego Padres1Texas Rangers8BoxRick HellingAdam Eaton(none)

Standings as of 2000-07-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149New York Yankees814437.543--4414004125-2020-17W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I804337.538
2511Toronto Blue Jays884741.5340.5489520-3125-2322-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome743638.486
3714Boston Red Sox834241.5063.04333894423-2219-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park794336.544
41224Baltimore Orioles853748.4359.0442504-6214-3523-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards773740.481
51428Tampa Bay Rays843450.40511.5403466-6316-2518-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field773542.455
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox865531.640--5284339530-1625-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II764036.526
2816Cleveland Indians854342.50611.54714403123-2120-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field774730.610
31020Kansas City Royals843945.46415.0447515-6816-2623-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Allard BairdKauffman Stadium783840.487
41122Detroit Tigers833845.45815.5380438-5820-2618-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil GarnerRandy SmithComerica Park794138.519
51326Minnesota Twins893752.41619.5430504-7420-2717-25L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome733241.438
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Seattle Mariners855035.588--49938211721-2229-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field774136.532
236Oakland Athletics854837.5652.05204596125-1723-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum764333.566
3612Anaheim Angels874641.5295.0469462717-2029-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field753639.480
4919Texas Rangers844242.5007.5474477-314-2228-20W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington782949.372
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves875235.598--4493975224-2028-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field754332.573
247New York Mets844737.5603.54544203419-2128-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium784731.603
3815Montreal Expos834241.5068.0415448-3315-2127-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium792554.316
41017Florida Marlins874443.5068.0390418-2818-2226-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium743539.473
51121Philadelphia Phillies853946.45912.0387426-3918-2321-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium772651.338
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124St. Louis Cardinals865036.581--5004227822-1728-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II764531.592
2918Cincinnati Reds874443.5066.5438461-2319-2224-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field754134.547
31223Pittsburgh Pirates853847.44711.5407447-4015-2523-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium773146.403
41427Milwaukee Brewers883652.40915.0391474-8316-2620-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dean TaylorCounty Stadium743737.500
51529Chicago Cubs853451.40015.5417483-6613-2721-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field773146.403
61630Houston Astros862957.33721.0456510-5415-2914-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerEnron Field764333.566
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Arizona Diamondbacks875037.575--4354003519-2231-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark753540.467
258San Francisco Giants844638.5482.55194546519-2327-15W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park785127.654
3610Colorado Rockies844539.5363.55174655217-3028-9L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDaniel O'DowdCoors Field783741.474
4713Los Angeles Dodgers854441.5185.04584164225-2219-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium774235.545
51325San Diego Padres863749.43012.5418447-2916-2921-20L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium763937.513


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Adan AmezcuaC26.121Loaned by Orioles to Monterrey (Mexican) June 3- 
Scott HeardC18.309signed 
Nook LoganCF20.223signed 
Gonzalo LopezP16.306Signed as nondrafted free agent by Braves 
Curtis PrideLF-RF31.203Released by Red Sox.