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Games on 1999-08-06

Top1999 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALBoston Red Sox5Anaheim Angels1Boxscore - PBP936,3602:52Bret SaberhagenSteve SparksBret Saberhagen (8-4)Steve Sparks (5-8)-Jimy WilliamsTerry CollinsAngel Stadium of
ALDetroit Tigers4Baltimore Orioles3Boxscore - PBP941,7082:48Dave MlickiMike MussinaDave Mlicki (6-11)Mike Mussina (13-7)Todd Jones (16)Larry ParrishRay MillerOriole Park at Ca
ALMinnesota Twins9Kansas City Royals8Boxscore - PBP923,4713:39Eric MiltonDan ReichertTravis Miller (2-0)Scott Service (4-4)Mike Trombley (17)Tom KellyTony MuserKauffman Stadium
ALChicago White Sox1Oakland Athletics9Boxscore - PBP911,2672:30Jaime NavarroGil HerediaGil Heredia (9-5)Jaime Navarro (7-9)-Jerry ManuelArt HoweOakland-Alameda C
ALNew York Yankees11Seattle Mariners8Boxscore - PBP945,2623:55Orlando HernandezJeff FasseroAllen Watson (3-3)Jeff Fassero (4-13)Mariano Rivera (30)Joe TorreLou PiniellaSafeco Field
ALCleveland Indians2Tampa Bay Rays4Boxscore - PBP934,6232:46Dave BurbaRolando ArrojoEsteban Yan (3-2)Dave Burba (8-7)Roberto Hernandez (29)Mike HargroveLarry RothschildTropicana Field
ALToronto Blue Jays5Texas Rangers4Boxscore - PBP931,6643:02Chris CarpenterRick HellingChris Carpenter (8-5)Jeff Zimmerman (9-1)Billy Koch (23)Jim FregosiJohnny OatesGlobe Life Park i
ALToronto Blue Jays5Texas Rangers4Boxscore - PBP931,6643:02Chris CarpenterRick HellingChris Carpenter (8-5)Jeff Zimmerman (9-1)Billy Koch (23)Jim FregosiJohnny OatesRangers Ballpark
NLSan Francisco Giants3Atlanta Braves7Boxscore - PBP949,3212:39Shawn EstesGreg MadduxGreg Maddux (13-6)Shawn Estes (7-7)-Dusty BakerBobby CoxTurner Field
NLHouston Astros6Chicago Cubs1Boxscore - PBP902:52Jose LimaKyle FarnsworthJose Lima (15-6)Kyle Farnsworth (2-5)Jay Powell (3)Larry DierkerJim RigglemanWrigley Field
NLHouston Astros0Chicago Cubs6Boxscore - PBP939,1092:23Sean BergmanAndrew LorraineAndrew Lorraine (1-0)Sean Bergman (4-6)-Larry DierkerJim RigglemanWrigley Field
NLColorado Rockies1Florida Marlins9Boxscore - PBP914,0322:26Bobby JonesAlex FernandezAlex Fernandez (6-7)Bobby Jones (5-9)-Jim LeylandJohn BolesSun Life Stadium
NLCincinnati Reds9Milwaukee Brewers2Boxscore - PBP918,4923:09Ron VilloneSteve WoodardRon Villone (6-4)Steve Woodard (11-6)Scott Sullivan (2)Jack McKeonPhil GarnerCounty Stadium
NLSan Diego Padres12Montreal Expos10Boxscore - PBP913,5403:18Sterling HitchcockDan SmithSterling Hitchcock (11-8)Dan Smith (3-6)Trevor Hoffman (28)Bruce BochyFelipe AlouOlympic Stadium
NLLos Angeles Dodgers1New York Mets2Boxscore - PBP943,8252:40Chan Ho ParkOctavio DotelOctavio Dotel (4-1)Chan Ho Park (6-9)Armando Benitez (12)Davey JohnsonBobby ValentineShea Stadium
NLArizona Diamondbacks2Philadelphia Phillies4Boxscore - PBP1127,7423:08Randy JohnsonRandy WolfWayne Gomes (3-1)Bobby Chouinard (4-2)-Buck ShowalterTerry FranconaVeterans Stadium
NLSt. Louis Cardinals1Pittsburgh Pirates5Boxscore - PBP902:29Jose JimenezJimmy AndersonJimmy Anderson (1-0)Jose Jimenez (5-12)Jose Silva (1)Tony LaRussaGene LamontThree Rivers Stad
NLSt. Louis Cardinals5Pittsburgh Pirates1Boxscore - PBP935,5212:31Garrett StephensonJason SchmidtGarrett Stephenson (2-0)Jason Schmidt (10-8)Rich Croushore (3)Tony LaRussaGene LamontThree Rivers Stad
18 Games on this date

Standings as of 1999-08-06.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Toronto Blue Jays1116447.577--6065743237-2227-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome512031.392
233New York Yankees1086246.5740.55934959835-2227-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I543618.667
359Boston Red Sox1096049.5503.05395043534-2326-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park533419.642
4715Baltimore Orioles1095554.5058.0578581-327-2628-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerFrank WrenOriole Park at Camden Yards532330.434
5922Tampa Bay Rays1095059.45913.0525636-11122-2928-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field531934.358
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1611Cleveland Indians1085949.546--6805839732-2427-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field543816.704
2817Chicago White Sox1075354.4955.5530574-4431-2322-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II542232.407
31124Detroit Tigers1094960.45010.5515616-10126-3123-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium522032.385
41327Minnesota Twins1074661.43012.5491582-9125-2821-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome531736.321
51430Kansas City Royals1084068.37019.0627639-1219-3121-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium532429.453
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Texas Rangers1086345.583--6245695534-1729-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington543222.593
248Seattle Mariners1096049.5503.5628661-3332-2328-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardSafeco Field,The Kingdome531934.358
31023Oakland Athletics1094960.45014.55925464629-2620-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum533815.717
41226Anaheim Angels1084860.44415.0450546-9627-2521-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field542232.407
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Philadelphia Phillies1096247.569--5935138030-2432-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium531538.283
247New York Mets1106149.5551.55814988332-2229-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium533617.679
3612Atlanta Braves1115952.5324.05744819331-2428-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field51447.863
41528Montreal Expos1064561.42515.5455554-9925-3120-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium562333.411
51629Florida Marlins1104466.40018.5484578-9424-3320-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium522032.385
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Cincinnati Reds1076146.570--5504678329-2832-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field563521.625
236Houston Astros1116348.568--55845210633-2430-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome513417.667
3510St. Louis Cardinals1116150.5502.0554587-3331-2430-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II501436.280
4814Chicago Cubs1085652.5195.5535609-7430-2126-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field541143.204
51018Pittsburgh Pirates1095158.46811.05635372632-2519-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium522725.519
61119Milwaukee Brewers1075057.46711.0549571-2220-2930-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium542430.444
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1713San Francisco Giants1095752.523--5865662030-2627-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point532924.547
2916Colorado Rockies1095554.5052.0586700-11430-2125-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandBob GebhardCoors Field531736.321
41321San Diego Padres1095059.4597.0489500-1130-2520-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium532429.453
31220Los Angeles Dodgers1095059.4597.0499545-4628-2722-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium532726.509
51425Arizona Diamondbacks1104961.4458.560747713025-2824-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark52511.981


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Edgar BabiloniaIF16.001Signed as nondrafted free agent by Astros 
Rodrigo EscobarP16.176Signed as nondrafted free agent by Astros 
Curtis GoodwinCF-LF26.310Claimed on waivers by Blue Jays from Cubs. 
Dwight ManessOF25.125Contract purchased by Mariners from Somerset 
Jose MercedesP28.154Signed as Free Agent by Mets. 
Charlie O'BrienC38.097Released by Angels.