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1999 Baltimore Orioles season

1999 Baltimore Orioles
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Baltimore (since 1954)
  • Results
    Record 78–84 (.481)
    Divisional place 4th
    Other 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)
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    The 1999 Baltimore Orioles season involved the Orioles finishing 4th in the American League East with a record of 78 wins and 84 losses.

    Offseason

    • December 1, 1998: Charles Johnson was traded by the New York Mets to the Baltimore Orioles for Armando Benítez.[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]

    Cuban exhibition series

    In a rare event on March 28, 1999, the Orioles staged an exhibition series against the Cuban national team in Havana. The Orioles won the game 3–2 in 11 innings. They were the first Major League team to play in Cuba since 1959, when the Los Angeles Dodgers faced the Orioles in an exhibition. The Cuban team visited Baltimore in May 1999. Cuba won the second game 10–6.

    Regular season

    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

    Notable 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: Érik Bédard 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
    C Johnson, CharlesCharles Johnson 135 426 107 .251 16 54
    SS Bordick, MikeMike Bordick 160 631 175 .277 10 77

    Other batters

    Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

    Pitching

    Starting pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L ERA SO

    Other pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L ERA SO

    Relief pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G W L SV ERA SO

    Farm system

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