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Monday May 17,1999This 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 1999-05-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians13Chicago White Sox9BoxBartolo ColonJaime Navarro(none)
Minnesota Twins5Seattle Mariners15BoxJohn HalamaEric Milton(none)
Tampa Bay Rays13Texas Rangers3BoxRyan RupeJohn Burkett(none)
Boston Red Sox8Toronto Blue Jays7BoxJohn WasdinGraeme Lloyd(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Atlanta Braves2BoxKevin MillwoodTodd RitchieJohn Rocker
Cincinnati Reds7Colorado Rockies2BoxPete HarnischBobby Jones(none)
Chicago Cubs8Florida Marlins1BoxKevin TapaniRyan Dempster(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Montreal Expos3BoxCurt SchillingMike Thurman(none)
Milwaukee Brewers7New York Mets6BoxScott KarlBobby JonesBob Wickman
Arizona Diamondbacks12San Francisco Giants1BoxJohn FrascatoreShawn Estes(none)

Standings as of 1999-05-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115New York Yankees362115.583--1911761512-89-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1267749.611
238Toronto Blue Jays402317.575--2362251113-710-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1226161.500
3512Boston Red Sox372116.5680.5188158309-812-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1257352.584
4920Tampa Bay Rays391821.4624.5207221-146-1212-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1235172.415
51225Baltimore Orioles371621.4325.5201233-329-97-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerFrank WrenOriole Park at Camden Yards1256263.496
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1611Cleveland Indians372116.568--2641867811-510-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1257649.608
2410Detroit Tigers372116.568--160187-2711-910-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1244876.387
3714Chicago White Sox351817.5142.0167158911-67-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1265769.452
41124Kansas City Royals361620.4444.5207186215-1311-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1254877.384
51428Minnesota Twins381424.3687.5170231-616-148-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1224973.402
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Texas Rangers382216.579--224230-612-710-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1247351.589
2817Oakland Athletics381820.4744.019319129-119-9W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1246955.556
31023Seattle Mariners381721.4475.0227257-3010-127-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardSafeco Field,The Kingdome1246262.500
41326Anaheim Angels381622.4216.017917548-98-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1245470.435
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Philadelphia Phillies372215.595--201177249-813-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1255570.440
257New York Mets382216.5790.5188179910-612-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1257550.600
31322Atlanta Braves371720.4595.02001554510-77-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1258639.688
41529Montreal Expos361323.3618.5159213-546-147-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1265571.437
51630Florida Marlins381127.28911.5142204-625-156-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium1245371.427
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
144St. Louis Cardinals362115.583--192190211-810-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1255471.432
269Chicago Cubs352015.5710.5169169012-48-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1274780.370
3713Houston Astros362016.5561.02051446112-108-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1267749.611
4815Milwaukee Brewers361818.5003.0160181-216-912-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1255669.448
5916Cincinnati Reds351718.4863.51621521012-115-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1287949.617
61221Pittsburgh Pirates371720.4594.5194186810-107-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1246163.492
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers372413.649--183180314-410-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium1255372.424
233San Francisco Giants392316.5902.0200213-1312-911-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1236360.512
31018San Diego Padres361719.4726.5145174-2911-76-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1265769.452
41119Colorado Rockies341618.4716.5187210-237-59-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandBob GebhardCoors Field1285672.438
51427Arizona Diamondbacks391524.38510.0217177409-106-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1238538.691


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Omar Rogers2B16.278Signed as nondrafted free agent by Orioles 
Mel RojasP32.158Signed as Free Agent by Expos. 
Dale SveumSS-3B35.176Signed as Free Agent by Pirates.