1999 San Diego Padres season Article

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1999 San Diego Padres
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) John Moores
General manager(s) Kevin Towers
Manager(s) Bruce Bochy
Local television KUSI-TV
4SD
( Mark Grant, Mel Proctor, Rick Sutcliffe)
Local radio KFMB (AM)
( Jerry Coleman, Ted Leitner, Bob Chandler)
KURS
(Rene Mora, Juan Avila, Eduardo Ortega)
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The 1999 San Diego Padres season was the 31st season in franchise history. They finished fourth in the National League West. They had lost several key players after their 1998 pennant-winning season, most notably pitching ace Kevin Brown.

Offseason

Acquisitions

  • November 13, 1998: John Vander Wal was signed as a Free Agent with the San Diego Padres. [1]
  • November 17, 1998: Archi Cianfrocco was released by the San Diego Padres. [2]
  • February 2, 1999: Mark Sweeney was traded by the San Diego Padres with Greg Vaughn to the Cincinnati Reds for Damian Jackson, Reggie Sanders, and Josh Harris (minors). [3]
  • Starting pitcher Joey Hamilton traded to the Toronto Blue Jays for starting pitchers Woody Williams and reliever Carlos Almanzar [4]

Free agent losses

Regular season

The Padres played in the first game ever at Safeco Field on July 15, 1999. The Mariners lost to the Padres by a score of 3 to 2. It was the first park in Major League history to host an interleague game on its inaugural day. [5]

Opening Day starters

  • George Arias
  • Andy Ashby
  • Chris Gomez
  • Tony Gwynn
  • Wally Joyner
  • Greg Myers
  • Rubén Rivera
  • Reggie Sanders
  • Quilvio Veras [6]

Season standings

NL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Arizona Diamondbacks 100 62 0.617 52–29 48–33
San Francisco Giants 86 76 0.531 14 49–32 37–44
Los Angeles Dodgers 77 85 0.475 23 37–44 40–41
San Diego Padres 74 88 0.457 26 46–35 28–53
Colorado Rockies 72 90 0.444 28 39–42 33–48


Record vs. opponents

1999 National League Records

Source: NL Standings Head-to-Head
Team ARI ATL CHC CIN COL FLA HOU LAD MIL MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL AL
Arizona 4–5 7–2 1–8 6–7 8–1 5–4 7–6 5–4 6–3 7–2 8–1 5–2 11–2 9–3 4–4 7–8
Atlanta 5–4 2–5 8–1 5–4 9–4 6–1 5–4 5–2 9–4 9–3 8–5 6–3 5–4 4–5 8–1 9–9
Chicago 2–7 5–2 5–8 4–5 6–3 3–9 2–7 6–6 2–5 3–6 2–7 7–6 6–3 1–7 7–5 6–9
Cincinnati 8–1 1–8 8–5 7–2 6–1 9–4 4–3 6–6 4–3 5–5 6–3 7–6 6–3 4–5 8–4 7-8
Colorado 7–6 4–5 5–4 2–7 5–4 2–6 8–5 6–3 6–3 4–5 5–4 2–7 4–9 4–9 4–5 4–8
Florida 1–8 4–9 3–6 1–6 4–5 2–7 7–2 5–4 8–4 3–10 2–11 3–4 3–6 4–5 3–4 11–7
Houston 4–5 1–6 9–3 4–9 6–2 7-2 6–3 8–5 7–2 4–5 6–1 5–7 8–1 5–4 5–7 12–3
Los Angeles 6–7 4–5 7–2 3–4 5–8 2–7 3–6 7–2 5–4 4–4 6–3 3–6 3–9 8–5 3–6 8–7
Milwaukee 4–5 2–5 6–6 6–6 3–6 4–5 5–8 2–7 5–4 2–5 5–4 8–4 3–5 4–5 7–6 8–6
Montreal 3–6 4–9 5–2 3–4 3–6 4–8 2–7 4–5 4–5 5–8 6–6 3–6 5–3 4–5 5–4 8–10
New York 2–7 3–9 6–3 5–5 5–4 10–3 5–4 4–4 5–2 8–5 6–6 7–2 7–2 7–2 5–2 12–6
Philadelphia 1-8 5–8 7–2 3–6 4–5 11–2 1–6 3–6 4–5 6–6 6–6 3–4 6–3 2–6 4–5 11–7
Pittsburgh 2–5 3–6 6–7 6–7 7–2 4–3 7–5 6–3 4–8 6–3 2–7 4–3 3–6 4–5 7–5 7–8
San Diego 2–11 4–5 3–6 3–6 9–4 6–3 1–8 9–3 5–3 3–5 2–7 3–6 6–3 5–7 2–7 11–4
San Francisco 3–9 5–4 7–1 5–4 9–4 5–4 4–5 5–8 5–4 5–4 2–7 6–2 5–4 7–5 6–3 7–8
St. Louis 4–4 1–8 5–7 4–8 5–4 4-3 7–5 6–3 6–7 4–5 2–5 5–4 5–7 7–2 3–6 7–8


Notable transactions

  • July 31, 1999: Jim Leyritz was traded by the San Diego Padres to the New York Yankees for Geraldo Padua (minors). [7]

Roster

1999 San Diego Padres
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Tony Gwynn's 3000th Hit

  • August 6, 1999: Tony Gwynn of the San Diego Padres got the 3,000th Hit of his career. After the hit, first base umpire Kerwin Danley personally congratulated Tony Gwynn after the hit because they were teammates at San Diego State. Gwynn had four singles in the game. Gwynn became the twenty-second member of the three-thousand hit club and accomplished the feat on his mother's birthday.

Line Score

August 6, Olympic Stadium, Montréal, Québec

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
San Diego 4 1 0 2 0 1 0 2 2 12 17 3
Montreal 2 0 0 1 0 0 4 0 3 10 9 3
W: Sterling Hitchcock   L: Dan Smith    SV: Trevor Hoffman   
HRs: Phil Nevin (6), Vladimir Guerrero (15), Chris Widger (23), Orlando Cabrera (7)

Attendance: 13,540 Time:3:18

Batting

San Diego Padres AB R H RBI Montreal Expos AB R H RBI
Quilvio Veras, 2b 5 4 3 0 Manny Martínez 4 0 0 0
Carlos Reyes, p 0 0 0 0 Guillermo Mota, p 0 0 0 0
Trevor Hoffman, p 0 0 0 0 Anthony Telford, p 0 0 0 0
Tony Gwynn, lf 5 1 4 0 Wilton Guerrero, ph 1 0 1 2
Rubén Rivera, pr-cf 0 1 0 0 Michael Barrett, 3b 5 1 1 0
Reggie Sanders, lf-rf 5 1 2 1 Rondell White, lf 3 0 0 1
Phil Nevin, 3b 5 2 2 4 Vladimir Guerrero, rf 4 2 2 1
Wally Joyner, 1b 4 0 1 0 Chris Widger, c 4 2 2 1
Eric Owens, cf-lf 5 2 2 1 Brad Fullmer, 1b 2 0 0 0
Ben Davis 5 1 2 1 Bobby Ayala 0 0 0 0
Damian Jackson, ss 4 0 1 0 James Mouton, ph-cf 2 2 2 1
Damian Jackson, ss 4 0 1 0 Orlando Cabrera, ss 3 1 1 3
Damian Jackson, ss 4 0 1 0 Mike Mordecai, 2b 3 0 0 0
Sterling Hitchcock, p 3 0 0 0 Orlando Merced, ph 1 1 0 0
Will Cunnane, p 0 0 0 0 Dan Smith 0 0 0 0
John Vander Wal, ph 1 0 0 0 J.D. Smart, p 1 0 0 0
Dan Miceli, p 0 0 0 0 Shane Andrews, 1b 3 1 0 0
Dave Magadan, ph 0 0 0 1 NONE 0 0 0 0
Ed Giovanola, 2b 0 0 0 0 NONE 0 0 0 0
Totals 42 12 17 9 Totals 36 10 9 9

Pitching

San Diego Padres IP H R ER BB SO
Hitchcock, W 6.0 6 6 6 0 5
Cunnane 1.0 1 1 1 0 1
Miceli 1.0 0 0 0 0 0
Reyes 0.2 1 3 0 1 0
Hoffman, SV 0.1 1 0 0 0 0
Totals 9.0 9 10 7 1 6
Montreal Expos IP H R ER BB SO
Smith, L 0.2 5 4 4 1 0
J.D. Smart 3.1 6 3 3 1 1
Ayala 3.0 2 1 0 0 3
Mota 1.2 4 4 4 1 3
Telford 0.1 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 9.0 15 12 11 3 7

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 Ben Davis 76 266 65 .244 5 30
1B Wally Joyner
2B Quilvio Veras
3B Phil Nevin
SS Damian Jackson
LF Reggie Sanders
CF Rubén Rivera
RF Tony Gwynn

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
John Vander Wal 132 246 67 .272 6 41
Eric Owens

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
Sterling Hitchcock
Woody Williams
Andy Ashby
Matt Clement

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
Brian Boehringer

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
Trevor Hoffman
Dan Miceli
Carlos Reyes
Donne Wall
Carlos Almanzar 28 0 0 0 7.47 30
Roberto Rivera 12 1 2 0 3.86 3

Award winners

1999 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

  • Tony Gwynn
  • Andy Ashby
  • Trevor Hoffman

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Las Vegas Stars Pacific Coast League Mike Ramsey
AA Mobile BayBears Southern League Mike Basso
A Rancho Cucamonga Quakes California League Tom LeVasseur
A Fort Wayne Wizards Midwest League Dan Simonds
Rookie AZL Padres Arizona League Randy Whisler
Rookie Idaho Falls Braves Pioneer League Don Werner

[8]

References

  1. ^ John Vander Wal Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  2. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/c/cianfar01.shtml
  3. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/s/sweenma01.shtml
  4. ^ a b c d Fleming, David (March 29, 1999). "San Diego Padres: After heavy losses the league champs face a fate sadder than a Garth Brooks ballad". Sports Illustrated. pp. 152–3. Archived from the original on February 22, 2011. Retrieved December 10, 2017.
  5. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.70, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, ISBN  978-0-451-22363-0
  6. ^ http://baseball-almanac.com/teamstats/roster.php?y=1999&t=SDN
  7. ^ Jim Leyritz Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  8. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007

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