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Tuesday June 8,1999This 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 1999-06-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Houston Astros3Chicago White Sox4BoxJaime NavarroShane ReynoldsBob Howry
Milwaukee Brewers2Cleveland Indians1BoxRafael RoquePaul AssenmacherBob Wickman
Pittsburgh Pirates4Detroit Tigers11BoxNelson CruzTodd Ritchie(none)
St. Louis Cardinals10Kansas City Royals11BoxScott ServiceDarren OliverJeff Montgomery
Cincinnati Reds2Minnesota Twins5BoxBrad RadkeRon VilloneMike Trombley
Chicago Cubs5Arizona Diamondbacks3BoxRick AguileraGregg OlsonTerry Adams
Tampa Bay Rays2Atlanta Braves11BoxOdalis PerezWilson Alvarez(none)
Seattle Mariners10Colorado Rockies5BoxFrankie RodriguezMark BrownsonKen Cloude
Baltimore Orioles1Florida Marlins2BoxBrian EdmondsonMike Timlin(none)
Baltimore Orioles3Florida Marlins5BoxAntonio AlfonsecaScott KamienieckiMatt Mantei
Texas Rangers7Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxJeff ZimmermanAlan MillsMike Munoz
Boston Red Sox1Montreal Expos5BoxDan SmithTim Wakefield(none)
Toronto Blue Jays3New York Mets11BoxJason IsringhausenPat Hentgen(none)
New York Yankees5Philadelphia Phillies11BoxYorkis PerezJason Grimsley(none)
Oakland Athletics3San Diego Padres5BoxDonne WallBuddy GroomTrevor Hoffman
Anaheim Angels2San Francisco Giants6BoxShawn EstesSteve Sparks(none)

Standings as of 1999-06-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Toronto Blue Jays603426.567--339349-1020-1214-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1025052.490
248New York Yankees563125.5541.02972732417-1214-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1066739.632
359Boston Red Sox573126.5441.52812394216-1315-13L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1056342.600
41123Baltimore Orioles572631.4566.5307348-4113-1413-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerFrank WrenOriole Park at Camden Yards1055253.495
51226Tampa Bay Rays582533.4318.0302375-738-1917-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1044460.423
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians553124.564--3652808518-1113-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1076641.617
2614Chicago White Sox552827.5093.0263269-617-1011-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1064759.443
3716Detroit Tigers582929.5003.5265307-4215-1714-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1034063.388
41328Minnesota Twins572235.38610.0252333-8113-189-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1034162.398
51430Kansas City Royals562036.35711.5309296139-2011-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1054461.419
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Texas Rangers573720.649--329325419-818-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1055847.552
2818Anaheim Angels582830.4839.5263264-114-1214-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1044262.404
3920Seattle Mariners572730.47410.03623441815-1512-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardSafeco Field,The Kingdome1055253.495
41022Oakland Athletics572631.45611.0271294-2314-1512-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1056144.581
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1712Philadelphia Phillies573027.526--3092793014-1516-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1054758.448
2813New York Mets583028.5170.52942781615-1515-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1056738.638
3915Atlanta Braves582929.5001.53072386916-1513-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1047430.712
41425Montreal Expos552431.4365.0264316-5214-1910-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1074463.411
51629Florida Marlins592237.3739.0258300-4212-2310-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium1034261.408
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs553421.618--2752542118-716-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1073374.308
247St. Louis Cardinals573225.5613.0304311-712-1020-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1044361.413
3510Houston Astros573126.5444.02952257015-1116-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1056639.629
4611Cincinnati Reds542925.5374.52832364713-1316-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1096742.615
51017Pittsburgh Pirates572829.4917.0291295-417-1211-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1045054.481
61119Milwaukee Brewers572730.4748.0278318-4010-1617-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1044757.452
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers573324.579--272282-1019-1014-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium1054461.419
234San Francisco Giants593425.576--3062921419-1215-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1035251.505
31221Colorado Rockies552629.4736.0287332-4513-1013-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandBob GebhardCoors Field1074661.430
41324Arizona Diamondbacks592633.4418.03482737513-1413-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1037429.718
51527San Diego Padres562432.4298.5222273-5116-128-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1065056.472


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Kevin BaezSS32.149Signed by Mets 
Erik BedardP20.094signed 
Scott BikowskiOF22.116signed 
Brian CardwellP18.160signed 
Mike CrudaleP22.156signed 
Chris CurryC21.203signed 
Randy LeekP22.051signed 
Justin Leone3B22.091signed 
John OrtizP23.186signed 
Lyle Overbay1B22.131signed 
Chris SampsonP21.016signed 
Chad Santos1B18.041signed 
Justin SchudaIF18.104signed 
Steve SmythP21.005signed 
Kyle SnyderP21.272signed 
Amaury TelemacoP25.140Claimed on waivers by Phillies from Diamondbacks. 
Shane VictorinoRF18.190signed