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Tuesday August 24,1999This 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 1999-08-24

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays5Anaheim Angels1BoxPat HentgenRamon OrtizBilly Koch
Baltimore Orioles5Kansas City Royals3BoxScott KamienieckiDerek WallaceMike Timlin
Boston Red Sox7Minnesota Twins1BoxPedro MartinezJason Ryan(none)
Cleveland Indians10Oakland Athletics11BoxT.J. MathewsPaul Shuey(none)
Detroit Tigers0Seattle Mariners5BoxFreddy GarciaWillie Blair(none)
Chicago White Sox5Tampa Bay Rays6BoxWilson AlvarezJim ParqueRoberto Hernandez
New York Yankees10Texas Rangers7BoxRamiro MendozaCorey LeeMariano Rivera
Cincinnati Reds4Atlanta Braves6BoxJohn SmoltzPete HarnischJohn Rocker
San Francisco Giants12Chicago Cubs4BoxShawn EstesAndrew Lorraine(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks5Florida Marlins4BoxAndy BenesArmando AlmanzaMatt Mantei
Los Angeles Dodgers5Milwaukee Brewers2BoxMike JuddScott KarlJeff Shaw
St. Louis Cardinals4Montreal Expos8BoxJavier VazquezKent BottenfieldUgueth Urbina
Houston Astros5New York Mets1BoxBilly WagnerDennis Cook(none)
San Diego Padres2Philadelphia Phillies18BoxPaul ByrdStan Spencer(none)
Colorado Rockies3Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxCurt LeskanicMike WilliamsDave Veres

Standings as of 1999-08-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146New York Yankees1256956.552--69555913637-2732-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I37298.784
258Toronto Blue Jays1287058.5470.57106713938-2732-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome341420.412
3612Boston Red Sox1266759.5322.56415845736-2831-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park36279.750
4714Baltimore Orioles1256560.5204.06656481732-2933-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerFrank WrenOriole Park at Camden Yards371324.351
5920Tampa Bay Rays1266066.4769.5614725-11128-3332-33W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field36927.250
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Cleveland Indians1257253.576--77566411138-2534-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field372512.676
2816Chicago White Sox1256263.49610.0611677-6637-2525-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II361323.361
31126Detroit Tigers1255570.44017.0573693-12029-3426-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium361422.389
41227Minnesota Twins1245470.43517.5549673-12428-3326-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome36927.250
51430Kansas City Royals1254580.36027.0685726-4122-3923-41L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium361917.528
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Texas Rangers1277453.583--7406776343-1931-34W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington352114.600
234Seattle Mariners1257055.5603.0701739-3836-2934-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardSafeco Field,The Kingdome37928.243
31019Oakland Athletics1266066.47613.57126417136-2924-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum36279.750
41328Anaheim Angels1255471.43219.0515637-12231-3123-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field371621.432
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137New York Mets1277057.551--6765809638-2732-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium36279.750
249Atlanta Braves1287058.5470.567455012439-2631-32W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field34331.971
3510Philadelphia Phillies1256758.5362.06836087533-3134-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium371027.270
41323Montreal Expos1255768.45612.0564670-10631-3326-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium371126.297
51629Florida Marlins1245272.41916.5548641-9329-3623-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium381226.316
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cincinnati Reds1247252.581--6335389537-3035-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field392415.615
225Houston Astros1277156.5592.563751412337-2734-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome35269.743
3611St. Louis Cardinals1276859.5355.5642677-3535-2633-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II34727.206
4815Chicago Cubs1236360.5128.5590714-12435-2528-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field39435.103
51222Milwaukee Brewers1245767.46015.0607661-5424-3533-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D County Stadium371720.459
61424Pittsburgh Pirates1265769.45216.06216081336-3121-38L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium352114.600
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1999 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1713San Francisco Giants1246559.524--6676432434-2831-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point382117.553
2917Colorado Rockies1276265.4884.5696797-10134-2628-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandPat DaughertyCoors Field351025.286
31018Arizona Diamondbacks1266066.4766.068852416428-3132-35W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark3640-41.111
41121Los Angeles Dodgers1265967.4687.0615624-930-3129-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium361818.500
51525San Diego Padres1265670.44410.0542606-6433-2823-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium361818.500

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Micah BowieP24.287Cubs acquired LHP Joey Nation to complete trade 
Chris CapuanoP20.005signed 
Landon JacobsenP20.112signed 
Mike MatthewsP25.304Traded by Red Sox with David Benham to Cardinals for Kent Mercker. 
Kent MerckerP31.205Traded by Cardinals to Red Sox for David Benham and Mike Matthews. 
Joey NationP20.330Traded by Braves with Ruben Quevedo and Micah Bowie to Cubs for Terry Mulholland and Jose Hernandez.