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Wednesday August 30,2000This 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 2000-08-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cincinnati Reds2Atlanta Braves5BoxTom GlavineElmer Dessens(none)
San Diego Padres1Chicago Cubs5BoxJon LieberBrian Tollberg(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Florida Marlins2BoxMatt MorrisAntonio AlfonsecaDave Veres
Los Angeles Dodgers2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxRay KingTerry Adams(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks7Montreal Expos0BoxRandy JohnsonFelipe Lira(none)
Houston Astros0New York Mets1BoxRick ReedChris HoltArmando Benitez
Colorado Rockies5Philadelphia Phillies4BoxGabe WhiteWayne GomesJose Jimenez
San Francisco Giants2Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxRuss OrtizJimmy AndersonRobb Nen
Toronto Blue Jays11Anaheim Angels2BoxDavid WellsMatt Wise(none)
Detroit Tigers1Baltimore Orioles5BoxJose MercedesHideo Nomo(none)
Minnesota Twins7Kansas City Royals8BoxMac SuzukiMark RedmanRicky Bottalico
Chicago White Sox8Oakland Athletics3BoxMike SirotkaKevin AppierBob Howry
New York Yankees5Seattle Mariners4BoxDavid ConeAaron SeleMariano Rivera
Boston Red Sox1Tampa Bay Rays3BoxAlbie LopezJeff FasseroRoberto Hernandez
Cleveland Indians5Texas Rangers3BoxDave BurbaDoug DavisBob Wickman

Standings as of 2000-08-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125New York Yankees1307456.569--74363111237-2837-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I311318.419
2510Boston Red Sox1306961.5315.06475945334-3335-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park321616.500
3611Toronto Blue Jays1337063.5265.5743758-1534-3536-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome291316.448
41121Baltimore Orioles1326072.45515.0654775-12122-4338-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike HargroveSyd ThriftOriole Park at Camden Yards301416.467
51323Tampa Bay Rays1325874.43917.0626694-6828-3930-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field291118.379
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago White Sox1337954.594--80768712043-2836-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II291613.552
238Cleveland Indians1297059.5437.07436677635-3335-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field332013.606
3917Detroit Tigers1316566.49613.0662668-632-3533-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil GarnerRandy SmithComerica Park311417.452
41020Kansas City Royals1326270.47016.5723774-5129-3833-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Allard BairdKauffman Stadium301515.500
51222Minnesota Twins1335974.44420.0627715-8828-3731-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome291019.345
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Seattle Mariners1337261.541--7506678332-3340-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSafeco Field291910.655
2713Oakland Athletics1326963.5232.57467252132-3237-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum29227.759
3814Anaheim Angels1336865.5114.0704703127-3441-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanEdison International Field291415.483
41424Texas Rangers1325874.43913.5693765-7222-4036-34L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington301317.433
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
221New York Mets1337954.594--6706165432-3247-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium291514.517
112Atlanta Braves1337954.594--6596005937-3142-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field291613.552
3918Florida Marlins1326468.48514.5595649-5428-3236-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiPro Player Stadium291514.517
41327Philadelphia Phillies1325676.42422.5584687-10327-3829-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium30921.300
51428Montreal Expos1305575.42322.5611723-11224-3731-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium321220.375
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146St. Louis Cardinals1337558.564--7306448637-3238-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II29209.690
2816Cincinnati Reds1336766.5048.06496381135-3231-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field291811.621
31125Chicago Cubs1325874.43916.5642707-6524-3834-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy MacPhailWrigley Field30723.233
41226Milwaukee Brewers1335776.42918.0582682-10026-4031-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dean TaylorCounty Stadium291613.552
51529Houston Astros1335578.41420.0737770-3327-4228-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerEnron Field291712.586
61630Pittsburgh Pirates1315378.40521.0618702-8422-4231-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium311615.516
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2000 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Francisco Giants1317556.573--74561812732-3643-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian SabeanPac Bell Park31229.710
257Arizona Diamondbacks1327359.5532.56636115231-3242-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark301218.400
3612Los Angeles Dodgers1337063.5266.06896266338-3332-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium291613.552
4715Colorado Rockies1336865.5118.08067307629-4239-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDaniel O'DowdCoors Field291415.483
51019San Diego Padres1336469.48112.0635657-2229-4135-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium291217.414


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jason BereP29.096Brewers acquired 2B Marcos Scutaro to complete trade 
Nelson CruzRF20.060Traded by Mets to Athletics for SS Jorge Velandia 
Kane DavisP25.066Brewers acquired 2B Marcos Scutaro to complete trade 
Jason NixonOF18.279Signed as nondrafted free agent by Indians 
Marco Scutaro2B24.305Traded by Indians with Kane Davis, Richie Sexson and Paul Rigdon to Brewers for Jason Bere, Steve Woodard and Bob Wickman. 
Jerry SpradlinP33.077Released by Royals. 
Jorge Velandia2B-SS25.230Traded by Athletics to Mets for Nelson Cruz. 
Ben WeberP30.296Claimed on waivers by Angels from Giants.