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Wednesday August 9,2000This 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 2000-08-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Montreal Expos4Arizona Diamondbacks3BoxScott StricklandGeraldo GuzmanAnthony Telford
Atlanta Braves6Cincinnati Reds10BoxPete HarnischTom Glavine(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Colorado Rockies4BoxGabe WhiteMike Williams(none)
New York Mets12Houston Astros5BoxRick ReedJose Lima(none)
Chicago Cubs5Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxTim WorrellAntonio OsunaRick Aguilera
San Diego Padres2Philadelphia Phillies3BoxChris BrockHeathcliff Slocumb(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3San Francisco Giants9BoxKirk RueterPaul Rigdon(none)
Florida Marlins5St. Louis Cardinals3BoxArmando AlmanzaMatt MorrisAntonio Alfonseca
Boston Red Sox4Anaheim Angels2BoxJeff FasseroMatt WiseDerek Lowe
Seattle Mariners3Chicago White Sox19BoxMike SirotkaJamie Moyer(none)
Texas Rangers4Cleveland Indians6BoxJustin SpeierMatt PerishoBob Wickman
Baltimore Orioles5Detroit Tigers2BoxJose MercedesWillie BlairRyan Kohlmeier
Toronto Blue Jays3Kansas City Royals5BoxJeff SuppanSteve TrachselAndy Larkin
Oakland Athletics1New York Yankees12BoxAndy PettitteKevin Appier(none)
Minnesota Twins4Tampa Bay Rays5BoxBilly TaylorLaTroy Hawkins(none)

Standings as of 2000-08-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136New York Yankees1096148.560--6055287730-2331-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I522626.500
2612Boston Red Sox1105753.5184.55485044429-2828-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park522824.538
3815Toronto Blue Jays1165957.5095.5636675-3928-3131-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome462422.522
41325Baltimore Orioles1125062.44612.5574659-8520-3930-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards502426.480
51426Tampa Bay Rays1124963.43813.5546606-6023-3126-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field492029.408
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago White Sox1136845.602--70259111135-2333-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II492722.551
2510Cleveland Indians1115952.5328.06175694829-2730-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field513120.608
31021Detroit Tigers1125260.46415.5520587-6725-3127-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil GarnerRandy SmithComerica Park502723.540
41123Kansas City Royals1135261.46016.0601669-6825-3327-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Allard BairdKauffman Stadium492524.510
51224Minnesota Twins1165264.44817.5545619-7427-3225-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome461729.370
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Seattle Mariners1146747.588--66253312930-2837-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field482424.500
247Oakland Athletics1126151.5455.06476044330-2631-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum493019.612
3713Anaheim Angels1155956.5138.5606599723-2936-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field472324.489
4918Texas Rangers1125359.47313.0617638-2120-3433-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington501832.360
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1146945.605--5745136134-2835-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field482622.542
224New York Mets1126547.5803.05755255028-2937-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium502921.580
3714Florida Marlins1145856.50911.0530550-2026-2832-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium472126.447
41222Montreal Expos1105159.46416.0539599-6022-3229-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium521636.308
51327Philadelphia Phillies1124963.43819.0510566-5624-3425-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium501634.320
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159St. Louis Cardinals1136152.540--6375686928-2833-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II493415.694
2816Cincinnati Reds1145757.5004.5570574-428-2728-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field482820.583
31019Chicago Cubs1135360.4698.0563602-3923-3330-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field491237.245
41428Pittsburgh Pirates1134865.42513.0539591-5219-3629-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium492128.429
51529Milwaukee Brewers1154768.40915.0499606-10722-3825-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dean TaylorCounty Stadium472621.553
61630Houston Astros1144371.37718.5612673-6122-3821-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerEnron Field482919.604
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135San Francisco Giants1126448.571--6525569625-3039-18W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park503317.660
248Arizona Diamondbacks1146252.5443.05525163623-2839-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark482325.479
3611Los Angeles Dodgers1135954.5225.55915415031-2728-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium492722.551
4917Colorado Rockies1125557.4919.06736343919-3736-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDaniel O'DowdCoors Field502723.540
51120San Diego Padres1145361.46512.0544591-4722-3531-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium482325.479


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Trent Durrington2B-3B24.348Released by Angels. 
Matt PetersonP18.179signed 
Matt YeatmanP18.007signed