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Thursday August 19,1999This 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 1999-08-19

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins3Baltimore Orioles9BoxJason JohnsonDan Perkins(none)
Oakland Athletics6Boston Red Sox2BoxTim HudsonPedro MartinezT.J. Mathews
Anaheim Angels9Chicago White Sox2BoxRamon OrtizJim Parque(none)
Texas Rangers0Cleveland Indians8BoxSteve KarsayMike Morgan(none)
Kansas City Royals4New York Yankees1BoxBrad RigbyJason GrimsleyJeff Montgomery
Pittsburgh Pirates0Cincinnati Reds1BoxPete HarnischKris BensonScott Williamson
Atlanta Braves9Colorado Rockies7BoxBruce ChenDavid LeeTerry Mulholland
Milwaukee Brewers6Houston Astros5BoxRocky CoppingerJay PowellBob Wickman

Standings as of 1999-08-19

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145New York Yankees1206753.558--64953711237-2730-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I423111.738
259Toronto Blue Jays1236756.5451.56786542438-2729-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome391722.436
3611Boston Red Sox1216556.5372.56255636236-2829-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park412912.707
4714Baltimore Orioles1206258.5175.06396271231-2731-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerFrank WrenOriole Park at Camden Yards421626.381
51024Tampa Bay Rays1215566.45512.5591703-11223-3332-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field411427.341
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians1206951.575--74464110338-2531-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field422814.667
2816Chicago White Sox1206060.5009.0580652-7237-2523-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II411526.366
31125Detroit Tigers1205466.45015.0550674-12429-3425-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium411526.366
41227Minnesota Twins1195366.44515.5535647-11227-2926-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome411031.244
51430Kansas City Royals1204575.37524.0673702-2922-3723-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium411922.463
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Seattle Mariners1206852.567--684718-3434-2634-26W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardSafeco Field,The Kingdome421131.262
234Texas Rangers1226953.566--7116417038-1931-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington402614.650
3918Oakland Athletics1215764.47111.56856048133-2724-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum413011.732
41329Anaheim Angels1205169.42517.0500609-10928-2923-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field421923.452
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Philadelphia Phillies1206654.550--6415776432-2734-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium421131.262
248New York Mets1226755.549--6525559735-2532-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium413011.732
3612Atlanta Braves1236558.5282.564953711234-2631-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field39381.974
41322Montreal Expos1205565.45811.0534643-10930-3225-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium421329.310
51628Florida Marlins1215269.43014.5536625-8929-3323-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium411229.293
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1197049.588--6115159635-2935-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field442618.591
226Houston Astros1236855.5534.061950211737-2731-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome392910.744
3510St. Louis Cardinals1226656.5415.5613638-2535-2631-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II39930.231
4815Chicago Cubs1196059.50410.0573682-10932-2428-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field43736.163
51019Milwaukee Brewers1195663.47114.0594626-3223-3133-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D County Stadium421824.429
61220Pittsburgh Pirates1215665.46315.06065881835-2721-38L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium402218.550
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1713San Francisco Giants1206357.525--633632134-2829-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point422319.548
2917Colorado Rockies1236063.4884.5673782-10934-2626-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandBob GebhardCoors Field391227.308
31121Arizona Diamondbacks1215665.4637.566650715928-3128-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark4144-31.073
41423Los Angeles Dodgers1215566.4558.5580600-2030-3125-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium412219.537
51526San Diego Padres1215467.4469.5526569-4333-2821-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium412021.488


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Walt McKeelC27.215Released by Tigers. 
Saul Torres3B17.182Signed as nondrafted free agent by Astros