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Friday August 18,2000This 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 2000-08-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago Cubs2Arizona Diamondbacks11BoxCurt SchillingRuben Quevedo(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Cincinnati Reds3BoxTodd RitchieScott SullivanMike Williams
Florida Marlins9Colorado Rockies8BoxChuck SmithBrian RoseAntonio Alfonseca
Milwaukee Brewers4Houston Astros5BoxWade MillerJimmy HaynesOctavio Dotel
New York Mets5Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxRick WhiteTerry AdamsArmando Benitez
Montreal Expos6San Diego Padres3BoxMike ThurmanMatt ClementScott Strickland
Atlanta Braves0San Francisco Giants2BoxLivan HernandezGreg Maddux(none)
Philadelphia Phillies6St. Louis Cardinals7BoxJason ChristiansenChris Brock(none)
Kansas City Royals4Baltimore Orioles1BoxBlake SteinPat Rapp(none)
Texas Rangers4Boston Red Sox6BoxTomo OhkaKenny RogersDerek Lowe
Tampa Bay Rays2Chicago White Sox5BoxJon GarlandBryan RekarKeith Foulke
Seattle Mariners8Cleveland Indians9BoxSteve KarsayArthur Rhodes(none)
Oakland Athletics1Detroit Tigers10BoxHideo NomoTim Hudson(none)
Anaheim Angels9New York Yankees8BoxShigetoshi HasegawaMike Stanton(none)
Minnesota Twins2Toronto Blue Jays3BoxEsteban LoaizaMatt KinneyBilly Koch

Standings as of 2000-08-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137New York Yankees1186652.559--6615728933-2633-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I432122.488
2510Boston Red Sox1186355.5343.05885355331-2932-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park442222.500
3813Toronto Blue Jays1236360.5125.5686716-3030-3333-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome392019.513
41325Baltimore Orioles1215368.43814.5621731-11021-4232-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards412120.512
51426Tampa Bay Rays1205268.43315.0581641-6024-3428-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field411724.415
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago White Sox1227349.598--75063311739-2634-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II402218.550
2611Cleveland Indians1186256.5259.06526124031-3131-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field442816.636
3918Detroit Tigers1205961.49213.0601619-1830-3229-29W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil GarnerRandy SmithComerica Park422022.476
41019Kansas City Royals1215764.47115.5659721-6228-3429-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Allard BairdKauffman Stadium412021.488
51223Minnesota Twins1245569.44419.0582671-8927-3428-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome381424.368
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Seattle Mariners1226953.566--70359710631-2938-24L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field402218.550
249Oakland Athletics1206555.5423.06906573330-2835-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum412615.634
3712Anaheim Angels1226359.5166.06486381025-3138-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field401921.475
41121Texas Rangers1205565.45813.0649683-3420-3635-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington421626.381
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1217447.612--6035297434-2940-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field412120.512
223New York Mets1227349.5981.56295626730-2943-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium402119.525
3715Florida Marlins1216160.50413.0565585-2027-2834-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium401822.450
41224Montreal Expos1185266.44120.5568653-8523-3229-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium441529.341
51429Philadelphia Phillies1205070.41723.5541631-9024-3526-35L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium421527.357
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158St. Louis Cardinals1216754.554--6715997232-3035-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II412813.683
2816Cincinnati Reds1216061.4967.0590595-531-3028-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field412516.610
31122Chicago Cubs1205466.45012.5579637-5823-3431-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field421131.262
41327Milwaukee Brewers1225171.41816.5525626-10122-3929-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dean TaylorCounty Stadium402218.550
51528Pittsburgh Pirates1205070.41716.5577645-6820-3930-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium421923.452
61630Houston Astros1224973.40218.5675715-4024-3925-34W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerEnron Field402317.575
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Francisco Giants1206951.575--68657810829-3340-18W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park422814.667
246Arizona Diamondbacks1216853.5621.56025445828-2940-24W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark411724.415
3614Los Angeles Dodgers1206159.5088.06195813833-3128-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium422517.595
4917Colorado Rockies1226062.49210.07356884724-4136-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDaniel O'DowdCoors Field402218.550
51020San Diego Padres1225765.46713.0578620-4226-3831-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium401921.475


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Rodney Choy Foo2B18.249signed 
Beau HaleP21.260signed 
Ken HillP34.247Signed as Free Agent by White Sox. 
Anthony IapoceOF26.360Released by Brewers 
Donald JulioP17.006Signed as nondrafted free agent by Diamondbacks