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Thursday August 5,1999This 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 1999-08-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox0Anaheim Angels8BoxChuck FinleyBrian Rose(none)
Detroit Tigers3Baltimore Orioles6BoxSidney PonsonJeff WeaverMike Timlin
Chicago White Sox6Oakland Athletics7BoxT.J. MathewsScott Eyre(none)
New York Yankees7Seattle Mariners4BoxRoger ClemensJamie MoyerMariano Rivera
Montreal Expos5Chicago Cubs2BoxMike ThurmanJon LieberUgueth Urbina
Colorado Rockies2Cincinnati Reds1BoxPedro AstacioJuan Guzman(none)
Philadelphia Phillies9Florida Marlins3BoxRobert PersonVladimir Nunez(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0Houston Astros7BoxShane ReynoldsIsmael Valdez(none)
Atlanta Braves6Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxMike RemlingerGreg HansellJohn Rocker
San Diego Padres10St. Louis Cardinals3BoxAndy AshbyLarry LuebbersTrevor Hoffman

Standings as of 1999-08-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees1076245.579--5824879535-2227-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I553619.655
233Toronto Blue Jays1106347.5730.56015703137-2226-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome522131.404
3611Boston Red Sox1085949.5463.55345033134-2325-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park543519.648
4715Baltimore Orioles1085553.5097.5575577-227-2528-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerFrank WrenOriole Park at Camden Yards542331.426
5922Tampa Bay Rays1084959.45413.5521634-11321-2928-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field542034.370
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Cleveland Indians1075948.551--6785799932-2427-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field553817.691
2817Chicago White Sox1065353.5005.5529565-3631-2322-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II552233.400
31125Detroit Tigers1084860.44411.5511613-10226-3122-29L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium532132.396
41328Minnesota 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
2510Seattle Mariners1085949.5464.5620650-3031-2328-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardSafeco Field,The Kingdome542034.370
31024Anaheim Angels1074859.44915.0449541-9227-2421-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field552233.400
41226Oakland Athletics1084860.44415.55835453828-2620-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum543915.722
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Philadelphia Phillies1086147.565--5895117829-2432-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium541638.296
248New York Mets1096049.5501.55794978231-2229-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium543717.685
3713Atlanta Braves1105852.5274.05674788930-2428-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field52457.865
41527Montreal Expos1054560.42914.5445542-9725-3020-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium572334.404
51629Florida Marlins1094366.39418.5475577-10223-3320-33L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium532132.396
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Houston Astros1096247.569--55244510733-2429-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome533518.660
225Cincinnati Reds1066046.5660.55414657629-2831-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field573621.632
359St. Louis Cardinals1096049.5502.0548581-3331-2429-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II521537.288
4814Chicago Cubs1065551.5195.5528603-7529-2026-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field561244.214
51018Milwaukee Brewers1065056.47210.5547562-1520-2830-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium552431.436
61119Pittsburgh Pirates1075057.46711.05575312631-2419-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium542826.519
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 Rockies1085553.5092.0585691-10630-2125-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandBob GebhardCoors Field541737.315
31220Los Angeles Dodgers1085058.4637.0498543-4528-2722-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium542727.500
41321San Diego Padres1084959.4548.0477490-1330-2519-34L13T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium542529.463
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
Maximo De la rosaP28.024Released by Mariners 
Eddie OropesaP27.256Loaned by Giants to Reynosa (Mexican) July 8- 
Josue PerezOF21.358Signed by Phillies