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Wednesday August 16,2000This 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 2000-08-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Diego Padres1Atlanta Braves4BoxScott KamienieckiKevin WalkerJohn Rocker
St. Louis Cardinals5Chicago Cubs1BoxDarryl KileKevin Tapani(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers10Florida Marlins4BoxTerry AdamsDan Miceli(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates10Houston Astros11BoxScott ElartonDan SerafiniOctavio Dotel
Cincinnati Reds1Milwaukee Brewers5BoxJeff D'AmicoRob Bell(none)
San Francisco Giants4Montreal Expos1BoxMark GardnerDustin HermansonRobb Nen
Colorado Rockies7New York Mets5BoxBrian BohanonGlendon RuschGabe White
Arizona Diamondbacks5Philadelphia Phillies1BoxArmando ReynosoBruce Chen(none)
Chicago White Sox7Baltimore Orioles3BoxJim ParqueMike Mussina(none)
Tampa Bay Rays3Boston Red Sox4BoxRolando ArrojoPaul WilsonDerek Lowe
Kansas City Royals9Minnesota Twins3BoxBrian MeadowsJ.C. Romero(none)
Cleveland Indians6Oakland Athletics7BoxDoug JonesBob Wickman(none)
Detroit Tigers12Seattle Mariners8BoxJeff WeaverBrett Tomko(none)
New York Yankees0Texas Rangers5BoxBrian SikorskiOrlando Hernandez(none)
Anaheim Angels6Toronto Blue Jays8BoxBilly KochLou Pote(none)

Standings as of 2000-08-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136New York Yankees1166551.560--6475628533-2632-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I452223.489
2510Boston Red Sox1166155.5264.05745245031-2930-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park462422.522
3814Toronto Blue Jays1226260.5086.0683714-3130-3332-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome402119.525
51425Tampa Bay Rays1195267.43714.5579636-5724-3328-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field421725.405
41326Baltimore Orioles1195267.43714.5615724-10921-4231-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards432221.512
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago White Sox1207248.600--74262611639-2533-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II422319.548
2611Cleveland Indians1176156.5219.56436043931-3130-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field452916.644
3918Detroit Tigers1195861.48713.5591618-2730-3228-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil GarnerRandy SmithComerica Park432122.488
41121Kansas City Royals1195564.46216.5647716-6926-3429-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Allard BairdKauffman Stadium432221.512
51223Minnesota Twins1225567.45118.0576660-8427-3328-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome401426.350
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Seattle Mariners1216952.570--69558810731-2838-24L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field412219.537
249Oakland Athletics1196554.5463.06896474230-2735-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum422616.619
3712Anaheim Angels1206258.5176.56386241424-3038-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field422022.476
41020Texas Rangers1185563.46612.5638669-3120-3435-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington441628.364
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1207446.617--6035277634-2840-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field422121.500
223New York Mets1207149.5923.06115575429-2942-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium422319.548
3717Florida Marlins1206060.50014.0556577-2126-2834-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium411922.463
41224Montreal Expos1165165.44021.0558645-8722-3229-33L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium461630.348
51428Philadelphia Phillies1195069.42023.5535624-8924-3426-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium431528.349
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158St. Louis Cardinals1206654.550--6645937132-3034-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II422913.690
2816Cincinnati Reds1206060.5006.0587589-231-3028-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field422517.595
31122Chicago Cubs1195465.45411.5577626-4923-3331-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field431132.256
41327Milwaukee Brewers1215170.42115.5521621-10022-3829-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dean TaylorCounty Stadium412219.537
51529Pittsburgh Pirates1194970.41216.5571642-7119-3930-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium432023.465
61630Houston Astros1214873.39718.5670711-4124-3924-34W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerEnron Field412417.585
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135San Francisco Giants1186751.568--67957410528-3339-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park443014.682
247Arizona Diamondbacks1206753.5581.05915424928-2939-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark421824.429
3613Los Angeles Dodgers1196158.5136.56165764033-3128-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium432518.581
4915Colorado Rockies1206060.5008.07256665924-4036-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDaniel O'DowdCoors Field422220.524
51019San Diego Padres1215764.47111.5575614-3926-3831-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium411922.463


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
David EcksteinSS25.208Claimed on waivers by Angels from Red Sox. 
Somer GonzalezP21.024Signed as nondrafted free agent by Diamondbacks 
Orlando MercedRF-1B33.287Signed as Free Agent by Astros. 
Chad QuallsP21.364signed 
Bryan WardP28.204Signed as Free Agent by Angels.