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Tuesday August 8,2000This 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 2000-08-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Montreal Expos9Arizona Diamondbacks3BoxFelipe LiraBrian Anderson(none)
Atlanta Braves5Cincinnati Reds4BoxAndy AshbyElmer DessensMike Remlinger
Pittsburgh Pirates1Colorado Rockies6BoxBrian RoseJose Silva(none)
New York Mets3Houston Astros9BoxBrian PowellAl Leiter(none)
Chicago Cubs5Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxDarren DreifortPhil NortonJeff Shaw
San Diego Padres4Philadelphia Phillies10BoxOmar DaalBrian Tollberg(none)
Milwaukee Brewers0San Francisco Giants1BoxRuss OrtizJamey WrightRobb Nen
Florida Marlins7St. Louis Cardinals0BoxJesus SanchezPat Hentgen(none)
Boston Red Sox1Anaheim Angels2BoxRamon OrtizPedro Martinez(none)
Seattle Mariners12Chicago White Sox4BoxJoel PineiroJon GarlandBrett Tomko
Seattle Mariners7Chicago White Sox5BoxFreddy GarciaMark BuehrleKazuhiro Sasaki
Texas Rangers11Cleveland Indians2BoxKenny RogersJason Bere(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Detroit Tigers4BoxBrian MoehlerPat Rapp(none)
Toronto Blue Jays6Kansas City Royals1BoxFrank CastilloMac Suzuki(none)
Oakland Athletics3New York Yankees4BoxMariano RiveraJason Isringhausen(none)
Minnesota Twins0Tampa Bay Rays5BoxAlbie LopezBrad Radke(none)

Standings as of 2000-08-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136New York Yankees1086048.556--5935276630-2330-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I532726.509
2713Boston Red Sox1095653.5144.55445024228-2828-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park532924.547
3814Toronto Blue Jays1155956.5134.5633670-3728-3031-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome472423.511
41325Baltimore Orioles1114962.44112.5569657-8819-3930-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards512526.490
51426Tampa Bay Rays1114863.43213.5541602-6123-3125-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field502129.420
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago White Sox1126745.598--6835889535-2332-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II502822.560
2510Cleveland Indians1105852.5278.06115654629-2729-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field523220.615
31020Detroit Tigers1115259.46814.5518582-6425-3127-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil GarnerRandy SmithComerica Park512724.529
41123Kansas City Royals1125161.45516.0596666-7025-3326-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Allard BairdKauffman Stadium502624.520
51224Minnesota Twins1155263.45216.5541614-7327-3125-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome471730.362
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Seattle Mariners1136746.593--65951414530-2737-19W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field492425.490
247Oakland Athletics1116150.5505.06465925430-2531-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum503020.600
3612Anaheim Angels1145955.5188.5604595923-2936-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field482325.479
4918Texas Rangers1115358.47713.0613632-1920-3333-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington511833.353
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1136944.611--5685036534-2735-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field492623.531
224New York Mets1116447.5774.05635204327-2937-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium513021.588
3715Florida Marlins1135756.50412.0525547-2225-2832-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium482226.458
41222Montreal Expos1095059.45917.0535596-6121-3229-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium531736.321
51327Philadelphia Phillies1114863.43220.0507564-5724-3424-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium511734.333
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159St. Louis Cardinals1126151.545--6345637128-2833-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II503416.680
2816Cincinnati Reds1135657.4965.5560568-828-2727-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field492920.592
31121Chicago Cubs1125260.4649.0558598-4022-3330-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field501337.260
41428Pittsburgh Pirates1124864.42913.0536587-5119-3529-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium502129.420
51529Milwaukee Brewers1144767.41215.0496597-10122-3725-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dean TaylorCounty Stadium482622.542
61630Houston Astros1134370.38118.5607661-5422-3821-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerEnron Field492920.592
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135San Francisco Giants1116348.568--6435539025-3038-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park513417.667
248Arizona Diamondbacks1136251.5492.05495123723-2839-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark492326.469
3611Los Angeles Dodgers1125953.5274.55875365131-2728-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium502723.540
4917Colorado Rockies1115457.4869.06696313819-3735-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDaniel O'DowdCoors Field512823.549
51019San Diego Padres1135360.46911.0542588-4622-3431-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium492326.469


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Harry BerriosOF28.250Contract purchased by Rangers from Schaumburg 
Joe BorchardRF-CF21.256signed 
Mark DalesandroC-3B32.086Signed as Free Agent by Cubs. 
Brian JohnsonC32.213Signed as Free Agent by Yankees. 
Carlos MartinezP18.074Signed as nondrafted free agent by Marlins 
Pete MunroP25.055Traded by Blue Jays to Rangers for Dave Martinez. 
Terrmel SledgeLF-RF23.143Traded by Mariners to Expos S completing trade in which Expos sent C Chris Widger to Mariners for two players to be named 
Chris WidgerC29.079Traded by Expos to Mariners for Terrmel Sledge and Sean Spencer.