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Friday August 20,1999This 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 -- Transactions

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Games on 1999-08-20

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers1Anaheim Angels5BoxChuck FinleyBrian Moehler(none)
New York Yankees9Minnesota Twins3BoxHideki IrabuBrad RadkeJeff Nelson
Toronto Blue Jays11Oakland Athletics0BoxJoey HamiltonMike Oquist(none)
Cleveland Indians7Seattle Mariners4BoxBartolo ColonJohn HalamaMichael Jackson
Kansas City Royals4Tampa Bay Rays5BoxRoberto HernandezScott Service(none)
Boston Red Sox3Texas Rangers4BoxEsteban LoaizaMark PortugalJohn Wetteland
San Diego Padres3Atlanta Braves4BoxMike RemlingerCarlos Reyes(none)
Colorado Rockies11Chicago Cubs3BoxPedro AstacioKyle Farnsworth(none)
Montreal Expos5Cincinnati Reds3BoxMiguel BatistaScott SullivanUgueth Urbina
Houston Astros6Florida Marlins4BoxTrever MillerJesus SanchezBilly Wagner
San Francisco Giants10Milwaukee Brewers3BoxKirk RueterBill Pulsipher(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers8Philadelphia Phillies5BoxAlan MillsWayne Gomes(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks4Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxTodd RitchieTodd StottlemyreMike Williams

Standings as of 1999-08-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134New York Yankees1216853.562--65854011837-2731-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I413011.732
258Toronto Blue Jays1246856.5481.56896543538-2730-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome381622.421
3611Boston Red Sox1226557.5333.56285676136-2829-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park402911.725
4714Baltimore Orioles1206258.5175.56396271231-2731-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerFrank WrenOriole Park at Camden Yards421626.381
51022Tampa Bay Rays1225666.45912.5596707-11124-3332-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field401327.325
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians1217051.579--75164510638-2532-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field412714.659
2816Chicago White Sox1206060.5009.5580652-7237-2523-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II411526.366
31125Detroit Tigers1215467.44616.0551679-12829-3425-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium401525.375
41227Minnesota Twins1205367.44216.5538656-11827-3026-37L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome401030.250
51430Kansas City Royals1214576.37225.0677707-3022-3723-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium401921.475
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Texas Rangers1237053.569--7156447139-1931-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington392514.641
245Seattle Mariners1216853.5621.0688725-3734-2734-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardSafeco Field,The Kingdome411130.268
3919Oakland Athletics1225765.46712.56856157033-2824-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum403010.750
41328Anaheim Angels1215269.43017.0505610-10529-2923-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field411823.439
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137New York Mets1226755.549--6525559735-2532-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium413011.732
249Philadelphia Phillies1216655.5450.56465856132-2834-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium411130.268
3612Atlanta Braves1246658.5322.065354011335-2631-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field38371.974
41221Montreal Expos1215665.46310.5539646-10730-3226-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium411229.293
51629Florida Marlins1225270.42615.0540631-9129-3423-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium401228.300
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1207050.583--6145209435-3035-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field432617.605
226Houston Astros1246955.5563.062550611937-2732-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome382810.737
3510St. Louis Cardinals1226656.5415.0613638-2535-2631-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II39930.231
4815Chicago Cubs1206159.5089.0576693-11733-2428-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field42636.143
51018Milwaukee Brewers1205763.47513.0597636-3924-3133-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D County Stadium411724.415
61120Pittsburgh Pirates1225765.46714.06115921936-2721-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium392118.538
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1713San Francisco Giants1216358.521--643635834-2829-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point412318.561
2917Colorado Rockies1246064.4844.5684785-10134-2626-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandBob GebhardCoors Field381226.316
41323Los Angeles Dodgers1225666.4597.5588605-1730-3126-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium402119.525
31424Arizona Diamondbacks1225666.4597.567051215828-3128-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark4044-41.100
51526San Diego Padres1225468.4439.5529573-4433-2821-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium402020.500

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Elvis AvendanoP16.193Signed as nondrafted free agent by Athletics 
Ricky BonesP30.135Granted Free Agency. 
Carl DaleP26.256Traded by Athletics to Brewers for Rich Becker. 
Lenny WebsterC34.191Released by Red Sox. 
Matt WhisenantP28.073Signed as Free Agent by Padres.