1999 San Diego Padres
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)John Moores
General manager(s)Kevin Towers
Manager(s)Bruce Bochy
Local televisionKUSI-TV
4SD
(Mark Grant, Mel Proctor, Rick Sutcliffe)
Local radioKFMB (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

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

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


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

Roster

1999 San Diego Padres
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Tony Gwynn's 3000th Hit

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 110 323 80 .248 5 43
2B Quilvio Veras 132 475 133 .280 6 41
3B Phil Nevin 128 383 103 .269 24 85
SS Damian Jackson 133 388 87 .224 9 39
LF Reggie Sanders 133 478 136 .285 26 72
CF Rubén Rivera 147 411 80 .195 23 48
RF Tony Gwynn 111 411 139 .338 10 62

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
Eric Owens 149 440 117 .266 9 61
Dave Magadan 116 248 68 .274 2 30
John Vander Wal 132 246 67 .272 6 41
Chris Gomez 76 234 59 .252 1 15
George Arias 55 164 40 .244 7 20
Jim Leyritz 50 134 32 .239 8 21
Greg Myers 50 128 37 .289 3 15
Wiki González 30 83 21 .253 3 12
Carlos Baerga 33 80 20 .250 2 5
Ed Giovanola 56 58 11 .190 0 3
Mike Darr 25 48 13 .271 2 3
David Newhan 32 43 6 .140 2 6
Gary Matthews Jr. 23 36 8 .222 0 7
Carlos García 6 11 2 .182 0 0

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
Woody Williams 33 208.1 12 12 4.41 137
Andy Ashby 31 206.0 14 10 3.80 132
Sterling Hitchcock 33 205.2 12 14 4.11 194
Matt Clement 31 180.2 10 12 4.48 135
Stan Spencer 9 38.1 0 7 9.16 36
Buddy Carlyle 7 37.2 1 3 5.97 29

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 33 94.1 6 5 3.24 64
Heath Murray 22 50.0 0 4 5.76 25

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
Dan Miceli 66 4 5 2 4.46 59
Carlos Reyes 65 2 4 1 3.72 57
Trevor Hoffman 64 2 3 40 2.14 73
Donne Wall 55 7 4 0 3.07 53
Carlos Almanzar 28 0 0 0 7.47 30
Will Cunnane 24 2 1 0 5.23 22
Matt Whisenant 19 0 1 0 3.68 10
Ed Vosberg 15 0 0 0 9.72 6
Roberto Rivera 12 1 2 0 3.86 3
Matt Whiteside 10 1 0 0 13.91 9
Domingo Guzmán 7 0 1 0 21.60 4
Ed Giovanola 1 0 0 0 0.00 0

Award winners

1999 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

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

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References

  1. ^ John Vander Wal Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  2. ^ "Archi Cianfrocco Stats".
  3. ^ "Mark Sweeney Stats".
  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. ^ "1999 San Diego Padres Roster by Baseball Almanac".
  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