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1999 Baltimore Orioles
Major league affiliations
Location
1999 information
Owner(s) Peter Angelos
Manager(s) Ray Miller
Local television WJZ-TV/WNUV/WBDC
Home Team Sports
(Jim Palmer, Michael Reghi, Mike Flanagan)
Local radio WBAL (AM)
(Fred Manfra, Jim Hunter, Chuck Thompson)

The 1999 Baltimore Orioles season involved the Orioles finishing 4th in the American League East with a record of 78 wins and 84 losses.

Contents

Offseason

  • December 1, 1998: Charles Johnson was traded by the New York Mets to the Baltimore Orioles for Armando Benitez. [1]
  • December 1, 1998: Albert Belle signed as a free agent with the Baltimore Orioles. [2]
  • December 7, 1998: Will Clark signed as a free agent with the Baltimore Orioles. [3]
  • December 7, 1998: B.J. Surhoff was signed as a free agent with the Baltimore Orioles. [4]
  • December 11, 1998: Rich Becker was released by the Baltimore Orioles. [5]
  • December 17, 1998: Doug Linton was signed as a free agent with the Baltimore Orioles. [6]
  • December 21, 1998: Rich Amaral was signed as a free agent with the Baltimore Orioles. [7]
  • January 15, 1999: Heathcliff Slocumb was signed as a Free Agent with the Baltimore Orioles. [8]

Regular season

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Season standings

AL East W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 98 64 .605    --
Boston Red Sox 94 68 .580  4.0
Toronto Blue Jays 84 78 .519 14.0
Baltimore Orioles 78 84 .481 20.0
Tampa Bay Devil Rays 69 93 .426 29.0

Transactions

  • April 30, 1999: Heathcliff Slocumb was released by the Baltimore Orioles. [8]
  • June 2, 1999: Brian Roberts was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 1st round (50th pick) of the 1999 amateur draft. Player signed July 14, 1999.[9]
  • June 2, 1999: Erik Bedard was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 6th round of the 1999 amateur draft. Player signed June 8, 1999.[10]

Roster

1999 Baltimore Orioles
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
SS Mike Bordick 160 631 175 .277 10 77

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Rochester Red Wings International League Dave Machemer
AA Bowie Baysox Eastern League Joe Ferguson
A Frederick Keys Carolina League Andy Etchebarren
A Delmarva Shorebirds South Atlantic League Butch Davis
Rookie Bluefield Orioles Appalachian League Duffy Dyer
Rookie GCL Orioles Gulf Coast League Jesus Alfaro

[11]

References

  1. ^ Charles Johnson Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  2. ^ Albert Belle Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  3. ^ Will Clark Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  4. ^ B.J. Surhoff Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  5. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/b/beckeri01.shtml
  6. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/l/lintodo01.shtml
  7. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/a/amarari01.shtml
  8. ^ a b Heathcliff Slocumb Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  9. ^ Brian Roberts Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  10. ^ Erik Bedard Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  11. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

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