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Friday April 3,1998This 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 1998-04-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians6Anaheim Angels2BoxDave BurbaJack McDowell(none)
Detroit Tigers2Baltimore Orioles10BoxDoug DrabekScott Sanders(none)
Kansas City Royals9Minnesota Twins5BoxChris HaneyBrad Radke(none)
Boston Red Sox6Seattle Mariners11BoxKen CloudeDerek Lowe(none)
Chicago White Sox10Tampa Bay Rays4BoxJames BaldwinRick Gorecki(none)
Texas Rangers5Toronto Blue Jays0BoxRick HellingJuan Guzman(none)
San Francisco Giants8Arizona Diamondbacks3BoxMark GardnerJeff Suppan(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1Atlanta Braves5BoxDenny NeagleMike Grace(none)
Montreal Expos2Chicago Cubs6BoxSteve TrachselJavier VazquezRod Beck
Los Angeles Dodgers3Cincinnati Reds6BoxDavid WeathersDarren HallJeff Shaw
Milwaukee Brewers7Florida Marlins1BoxSteve WoodardEric Ludwick(none)
Colorado Rockies2Houston Astros15BoxJose LimaJamey Wright(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1New York Mets2BoxGreg McMichaelChris Peters(none)
San Diego Padres13St. Louis Cardinals5BoxMark LangstonManny Aybar(none)

Standings as of 1998-04-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Baltimore Orioles431.750--2510150-03-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1587682.481
2414Boston Red Sox321.6670.5141402-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1599069.566
3818Tampa Bay Rays422.5001.02830-20-02-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1586197.386
41123Toronto Blue Jays312.3331.5510-50-01-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1598772.547
51427New York Yankees202.0002.0314-110-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I16011446.713
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians3301.000--251873-00-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1598673.541
2515Chicago White Sox321.6671.02326-32-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1597881.491
3717Kansas City Royals422.5001.51720-32-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1577087.446
41022Minnesota Twins312.3332.01014-41-10-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1596990.434
51224Detroit Tigers413.2502.52234-121-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1586494.405
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2611Texas Rangers321.667--2713141-01-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1598673.541
139Anaheim Angels321.667--16970-02-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1598376.522
3920Seattle Mariners312.3331.0272520-01-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1587583.475
41326Oakland Athletics202.0001.538-50-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1607486.463
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1913Atlanta Braves321.667--131030-02-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field15910455.654
277New York Mets321.667--8710-02-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1598673.541
31221Philadelphia Phillies312.3331.0711-41-20-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1597485.465
41325Florida Marlins413.2501.52231-90-01-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium15853105.335
51528Montreal Expos303.0002.0514-90-10-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1596594.409
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Chicago Cubs431.750--302372-11-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1598772.547
4510St. Louis Cardinals321.6670.5191810-02-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1598178.509
368Pittsburgh Pirates321.6670.59542-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1596792.421
2812Milwaukee Brewers321.6670.516972-10-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1597287.453
51119Cincinnati Reds422.5001.02224-20-02-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1587583.475
61016Houston Astros422.5001.0282620-02-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome15810058.633
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
232San Diego Padres431.750--3421133-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1589563.601
315San Francisco Giants431.750--3216163-10-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1598673.541
143Colorado Rockies431.750--232123-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1587484.468
51429Los Angeles Dodgers303.0002.5820-120-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1598376.522
41630Arizona Diamondbacks404.0003.0929-200-00-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1586593.411


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Pat AhearneP28.114Released by Yankees 
Hector CarrascoP28.163Claimed on waivers by Twins from Diamondbacks. 
Marc CerboneP23.235Released by Braves 
Wil CorderoLF-SS26.183Signed by White Sox 
Kevin HenthorneP28.115Released by Yankees 
Wil LedezmaP17.072Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Carlos ResendezC21.128Contract purchased by Braves from Monclova 
Carl SadlerP21.174Signed as Free Agent by Indians. 
Steve SchrenkP29.134Released by Cardinals. 
Demond SmithOF25.148Released by Red Sox