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Wednesday August 4,1999This 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 1999-08-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals3Anaheim Angels4BoxKen HillJay WitasickTroy Percival
Cleveland Indians2Boston Red Sox7BoxMark PortugalBartolo Colon(none)
Toronto Blue Jays3New York Yankees8BoxHideki IrabuKelvim Escobar(none)
Baltimore Orioles9Oakland Athletics5BoxJason JohnsonJimmy Haynes(none)
Tampa Bay Rays7Seattle Mariners1BoxDave EilandGil Meche(none)
Minnesota Twins1Texas Rangers3BoxEsteban LoaizaBrad RadkeJohn Wetteland
San Francisco Giants4Arizona Diamondbacks8BoxBrian AndersonJoe Nathan(none)
Montreal Expos1Chicago Cubs5BoxSteve TrachselJeremy Powell(none)
Colorado Rockies3Cincinnati Reds6BoxDenny NeagleDarryl KileDanny Graves
Philadelphia Phillies4Florida Marlins1BoxPaul ByrdDennis SpringerSteve Schrenk
Los Angeles Dodgers2Houston Astros1BoxKevin BrownChris Holt(none)
New York Mets9Milwaukee Brewers5BoxKenny RogersKyle Peterson(none)
Atlanta Braves2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxTodd RitchieJohn SmoltzMike Williams
San Diego Padres6St. Louis Cardinals7BoxHeathcliff SlocumbDonne WallRich Croushore

Standings as of 1999-08-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees1066145.575--5754839235-2226-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I563719.661
233Toronto Blue Jays1106347.573--6015703137-2226-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome522131.404
347Boston Red Sox1075948.5512.55344953934-2325-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park553520.636
4817Baltimore Orioles1075453.5057.5569574-526-2528-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerFrank WrenOriole Park at Camden Yards552431.436
5922Tampa Bay Rays1084959.45413.0521634-11321-2928-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field542034.370
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Cleveland Indians1075948.551--6785799932-2427-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field553817.691
2715Chicago White Sox1055352.5055.0523558-3531-2322-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II562234.393
31024Detroit Tigers1074859.44911.0508607-9926-3122-28L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium542133.389
41327Minnesota Twins1064561.42513.5482574-9225-2820-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome541836.333
51430Kansas City Royals1074067.37419.0619630-1119-3021-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium542430.444
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Texas Rangers1076344.589--6205645634-1629-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington553223.582
269Seattle Mariners1075948.5514.0616643-2731-2228-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardSafeco Field,The Kingdome552035.364
31125Anaheim Angels1064759.44315.5441541-10026-2421-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field562333.411
41226Oakland Athletics1074760.43916.05765393727-2620-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum554015.727
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Philadelphia Phillies1076047.561--5805087229-2431-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium551738.309
2410New York Mets1096049.5501.05794978231-2229-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium543717.685
3814Atlanta Braves1095752.5234.05614758630-2427-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field53467.868
41528Montreal Expos1044460.42314.5440540-10025-3019-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium582434.414
51629Florida Marlins1084365.39817.5472568-9623-3220-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium542133.389
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Cincinnati Reds1056045.571--5404637729-2731-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field583622.621
225Houston Astros1086147.5650.554544510032-2429-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome543618.667
3511St. Louis Cardinals1085949.5462.5545571-2630-2429-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II531637.302
4713Chicago Cubs1055550.5245.0526598-7229-1926-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field571245.211
51119Milwaukee Brewers1065056.47210.5547562-1520-2830-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium552431.436
61018Pittsburgh Pirates1065056.47210.55545252931-2319-33W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium552827.509
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1612San Francisco Giants1085751.528--5835592430-2627-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point542925.537
2916Colorado Rockies1075453.5052.5583690-10730-2124-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandBob GebhardCoors Field551837.327
31220Los Angeles Dodgers1075057.4676.5498536-3828-2722-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium552728.491
41321San Diego Padres1074958.4587.5467487-2030-2519-33L12T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium552530.455
51423Arizona Diamondbacks1094960.4508.560547313225-2824-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark53512.962


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Luis ArroyoP25.309Blue Jays acquired 3B Tony Schifano to complete trade 
Jason BereP28.070Released by Reds. 
Julio ManonP26.055Released by Devil Rays. 
Mike MatthewsP25.284Traded by Indians to Red Sox for Jose Olmeda. 
Hector MercadoP25.097Released by Mets. 
Jose MercedesP28.152Signed by Mets