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Monday August 9,1999This 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 -- Boxscores -- Leaders -- Transactions -- Births -- Deaths

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Games on 1999-08-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians4Anaheim Angels0BoxBartolo ColonKen Hill(none)
Boston Red Sox2Kansas City Royals5BoxJeff SuppanMark Portugal(none)
New York Yankees12Oakland Athletics8BoxRamiro MendozaJimmy Haynes(none)
Chicago White Sox4Seattle Mariners6BoxGil MecheJohn SnyderJose Mesa
Baltimore Orioles9Tampa Bay Rays10BoxRyan RupeJason JohnsonRoberto Hernandez
Toronto Blue Jays19Texas Rangers4BoxJoey HamiltonMike Morgan(none)
Houston Astros3Atlanta Braves5BoxRudy SeanezDoug HenryJohn Rocker
Arizona Diamondbacks10Chicago Cubs7BoxOmar DaalScott Sanders(none)
San Francisco Giants4Florida Marlins5BoxJesus SanchezJohn Johnstone(none)
Colorado Rockies6Milwaukee Brewers7BoxBob WickmanDave Veres(none)
San Diego Padres0Montreal Expos8BoxJeremy PowellMatt Clement(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers9New York Mets2BoxKevin BrownOrel Hershiser(none)
St. Louis Cardinals12Philadelphia Phillies6BoxKent MerckerSteve Schrenk(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxDenny NeagleTodd RitchieScott Williamson

Standings as of 1999-08-09

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees1116447.577--61550610935-2229-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I513417.667
234Toronto Blue Jays1146549.5700.56335914237-2228-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome481929.396
359Boston Red Sox1126151.5453.55645154934-2327-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park503317.660
4715Baltimore Orioles1125755.5097.5594600-628-2729-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerFrank WrenOriole Park at Camden Yards502129.420
51022Tampa Bay Rays1125161.45513.5550663-11323-3128-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field501832.360
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Cleveland Indians1116150.550--70259810432-2429-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field513615.706
2817Chicago White Sox1105357.4827.5540598-5831-2322-34L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II512229.431
31124Detroit Tigers1115061.45011.0524623-9926-3124-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium501931.380
41328Minnesota Twins1094861.44012.0504590-8625-2823-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome511536.294
51430Kansas City Royals1114170.36920.0640654-1420-3321-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium502327.460
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Texas Rangers1116546.586--6415964536-1829-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington513021.588
2610Seattle Mariners1126151.5454.5637675-3833-2528-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardSafeco Field,The Kingdome501832.360
3920Oakland Athletics1125260.46413.56185645432-2620-34W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum503515.700
41226Anaheim Angels1114962.44116.0456573-11728-2721-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field512130.412
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Philadelphia Phillies1126349.563--6055406531-2632-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium501436.280
248New York Mets1136251.5491.55925286433-2429-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium503515.700
3713Atlanta Braves1146054.5264.059649310332-2628-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field48435.896
41527Montreal Expos1094861.44013.5470557-8728-3120-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium532033.377
51629Florida Marlins1134766.41616.5495584-8927-3320-33W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium491732.347
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds1106347.573--5664778929-2834-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field533320.623
236Houston Astros1146450.5611.057746311433-2431-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome483315.688
3511St. Louis Cardinals1146153.5354.0568601-3331-2430-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II471433.298
4814Chicago Cubs1115853.5235.5548635-8732-2226-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field51942.176
51018Pittsburgh Pirates1125359.47311.05735433034-2619-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium492524.510
61119Milwaukee Brewers1105258.47311.0564589-2522-3030-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium512229.431
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1612San Francisco Giants1125953.527--5995881130-2629-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point502723.540
2916Colorado Rockies1125557.4914.0594713-11930-2125-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandBob GebhardCoors Field501733.340
31221Los Angeles Dodgers1125260.4647.0529556-2728-2724-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium502525.500
41323Arizona Diamondbacks1135162.4518.563249014225-2826-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark494901.000
51425San Diego Padres1125062.4469.0492515-2330-2520-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium502426.480

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jack McDowellP33.205Released by Angels. 
Brian McRaeCF31.348Traded by Rockies to Blue Jays for Pat Lynch.