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Thursday July 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.

1999 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 1999-07-08

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays11Baltimore Orioles6BoxKelvim EscobarSidney Ponson(none)
Kansas City Royals5Chicago White Sox6BoxKeith FoulkeTim Byrdak(none)
New York Yankees3Detroit Tigers2BoxOrlando HernandezC.J. NitkowskiMariano Rivera
Cleveland Indians9Minnesota Twins2BoxCharles NagyMike Lincoln(none)
Boston Red Sox2Tampa Bay Rays3BoxBobby WittBrian RoseRoberto Hernandez
Houston Astros7Arizona Diamondbacks8BoxGregg OlsonBrian Williams(none)
Florida Marlins2Atlanta Braves5BoxKevin MillwoodBrian Meadows(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers11Colorado Rockies8BoxChan Ho ParkBrian BohanonJeff Shaw
Montreal Expos4New York Mets3BoxBobby AyalaDennis CookUgueth Urbina
Chicago Cubs9Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxDan SerafiniKris BensonScott Sanders
Cincinnati Reds8St. Louis Cardinals5BoxPete HarnischKent MerckerDanny Graves

Standings as of 1999-07-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees834835.578--4383795925-1823-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I795029.633
234Boston Red Sox854837.5651.04203586226-1722-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park774631.597
345Toronto Blue Jays874938.5631.04854691630-1819-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome753540.467
41020Baltimore Orioles844044.4768.5461474-1318-2122-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerFrank WrenOriole Park at Camden Yards783840.487
51225Tampa Bay Rays853847.44711.0425501-7614-2424-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field773146.403
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians845034.595--55444311128-1722-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field784731.603
2714Chicago White Sox824240.5127.0409432-2326-1816-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II793346.418
3818Detroit Tigers854144.4829.5392470-7822-2519-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium762848.368
41329Minnesota Twins833251.38617.5375468-9317-2515-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome773146.403
51430Kansas City Royals843054.35720.0473473015-2515-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium773443.442
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
157Texas Rangers844737.560--4634491423-1324-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington784830.615
2611Seattle Mariners844539.5362.0523529-621-1824-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardSafeco Field,The Kingdome783444.436
3919Anaheim Angels834043.4826.5360405-4521-1719-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field793049.380
41124Oakland Athletics843846.4529.0422432-1021-2017-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum784929.628
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Philadelphia Phillies834736.566--4444083623-1924-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium793049.380
2612Atlanta Braves864640.5352.54453648125-2021-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field765719.750
3815New York Mets864442.5124.54363884824-2020-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium775324.688
41426Montreal Expos813645.44410.0353441-8821-2315-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium813249.395
51628Florida Marlins853352.38815.0370445-7518-2715-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium773146.403
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Cincinnati Reds824636.561--4213546722-2124-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field815031.617
249St. Louis Cardinals854639.5411.5427471-4423-1923-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II762947.382
3510Chicago Cubs824438.5372.0414475-6120-1424-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field802357.288
4713Houston Astros854441.5183.54323607223-2021-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome775324.688
51221Pittsburgh Pirates844044.4767.04424271524-1916-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium773839.494
61323Milwaukee Brewers833944.4707.54534371612-2227-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium783543.449
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138San Francisco Giants854738.553--4644253926-1921-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point773938.506
21017Colorado Rockies834241.5064.0471546-7526-1516-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandBob GebhardCoors Field793049.380
3916Los Angeles Dodgers834241.5064.0376431-5524-1818-23L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium793544.443
41122San Diego Padres844044.4766.5384375928-1812-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium783444.436
51527Arizona Diamondbacks863650.41911.54873909721-2315-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark766412.842

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Quincy AscencionOF16.249Signed as nondrafted free agent by Orioles 
Isabel GironP21.233Traded by Blue Jays to Padres for SS Juan Melo July 8 1999 
Matt ManteiP26.001Traded by Marlins to Diamondbacks for Abraham Nunez, Brad Penny and Vladimir Nunez. 
Juan Melo2B23.058Traded by Padres to Blue Jays for Isabel Giron. 
Vladimir NunezP24.125Traded by Diamondbacks with Abraham Nunez and Brad Penny to Marlins for Matt Mantei. 
Brad PennyP21.045Traded by Diamondbacks with Abraham Nunez and Vladimir Nunez to Marlins for Matt Mantei. 
Jeff ReedC36.238Signed as Free Agent by Cubs.