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Thursday August 17,2000This 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 2000-08-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Francisco Giants5Montreal Expos4BoxShawn EstesTrey MooreFelix Rodriguez
Colorado Rockies2New York Mets13BoxTurk WendellMasato Yoshii(none)
Chicago White Sox3Baltimore Orioles5BoxJohn ParrishJames Baldwin(none)
Texas Rangers7Boston Red Sox8BoxRich GarcesJohn Wetteland(none)
Kansas City Royals8Minnesota Twins4BoxDan ReichertMark Redman(none)
Anaheim Angels1New York Yankees6BoxDenny NeagleKent Mercker(none)

Standings as of 2000-08-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136New York Yankees1176651.564--6535639033-2633-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I442123.477
2510Boston Red Sox1176255.5304.05825315131-2931-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park452322.511
3814Toronto Blue Jays1226260.5086.5683714-3130-3332-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome402119.525
41324Baltimore Orioles1205367.44214.5620727-10721-4232-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards422121.500
51425Tampa Bay Rays1195267.43715.0579636-5724-3328-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field421725.405
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago White Sox1217249.595--74563111439-2633-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II412318.561
2611Cleveland Indians1176156.5219.06436043931-3130-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field452916.644
3918Detroit Tigers1195861.48713.0591618-2730-3228-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil GarnerRandy SmithComerica Park432122.488
41020Kansas City Royals1205664.46715.5655720-6527-3429-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Allard BairdKauffman Stadium422121.500
51223Minnesota Twins1235568.44718.0580668-8827-3328-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome391425.359
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Seattle 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
3713Anaheim Angels1216259.5127.0639630924-3138-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field412021.488
41121Texas Rangers1195564.46213.0645677-3220-3535-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington431627.372
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1207446.617--6035277634-2840-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field422121.500
222New York Mets1217249.5952.56245596529-2943-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium412219.537
3716Florida Marlins1206060.50014.0556577-2126-2834-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium411922.463
41226Montreal Expos1175166.43621.5562650-8822-3229-34L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium451629.356
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
2815Cincinnati 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
134San Francisco Giants1196851.571--68457810629-3339-18W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park432914.674
247Arizona Diamondbacks1206753.5581.55915424928-2939-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark421824.429
3612Los Angeles Dodgers1196158.5137.06165764033-3128-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium432518.581
4917Colorado Rockies1216061.4969.07276794824-4136-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDaniel O'DowdCoors Field412219.537
51019San Diego Padres1215764.47112.0575614-3926-3831-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium411922.463


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Matt MieskeRF-LF32.186Released by Astros. 
Enohel PolancoSS26.006Contract purchased by Indians from Sioux Falls 
James ShieldsP18.240signed