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Thursday April 9,1998This 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 1998-04-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers11Chicago White Sox0BoxAaron SeleJames Baldwin(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Kansas City Royals1BoxJimmy KeyJose RosadoArmando Benitez
Toronto Blue Jays2Minnesota Twins13BoxBrad RadkeJuan Guzman(none)
New York Mets7Chicago Cubs8BoxSteve TrachselRick ReedRod Beck
St. Louis Cardinals7Colorado Rockies5BoxMike BusbyCurt LeskanicJeff Brantley
Arizona Diamondbacks2Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxIsmael ValdezJeff Suppan(none)
Montreal Expos6Milwaukee Brewers5BoxAnthony TelfordBob WickmanUgueth Urbina
Atlanta Braves4Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxKevin MillwoodJon LieberMark Wohlers
Cincinnati Reds2San Diego Padres6BoxBrian BoehringerBrett Tomko(none)
Houston Astros3San Francisco Giants1BoxSean BergmanMark GardnerC.J. Nitkowski

Standings as of 1998-04-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles871.875--4622242-05-1W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1547282.468
2513Tampa Bay Rays743.5712.5423570-14-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1555996.381
3718New York Yankees734.4293.53246-143-40-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I15511144.716
51222Toronto Blue Jays835.3754.03249-171-22-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1548569.552
41123Boston Red Sox835.3754.03341-83-50-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1548965.578
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cleveland Indians761.857--4930196-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1558372.535
2615Minnesota Twins844.5002.55331221-13-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1546688.429
3817Chicago White Sox734.4293.03054-242-31-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1557778.497
4921Kansas City Royals835.3753.52945-163-30-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1536984.451
51427Detroit Tigers725.2864.02943-141-51-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1556392.406
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Anaheim Angels853.625--302910-05-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1548074.519
2412Texas Rangers743.5710.55032183-21-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1558471.542
31020Seattle Mariners835.3752.0625840-03-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1537380.477
41325Oakland Athletics624.3332.02527-20-02-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1567284.462
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
169Atlanta Braves853.625--3727102-13-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field15410153.656
257New York Mets853.625--342771-14-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1548371.539
3811Philadelphia Phillies743.5710.5313012-32-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1557184.458
41529Montreal Expos817.1254.02038-181-50-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1546490.416
51630Florida Marlins918.1114.54468-240-21-6L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium15353100.346
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Chicago Cubs972.778--5338152-15-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1548371.539
336St. Louis Cardinals862.7500.5665793-03-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1547777.500
245Milwaukee Brewers862.7500.54628185-11-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1546886.442
4710Houston Astros1064.6001.56346172-14-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1529656.632
51016Pittsburgh Pirates945.4443.03039-93-31-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1536588.425
61326Cincinnati Reds936.3334.03241-90-33-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1537479.484
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Diego Padres972.778--6343204-23-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1539162.595
2914San Francisco Giants954.5562.04835134-21-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1548470.545
31119Colorado Rockies1046.4003.55975-164-30-3L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1527379.480
41224Los Angeles Dodgers835.3753.52629-31-42-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1548074.519
51428Arizona Diamondbacks927.2225.02152-311-21-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1536390.412


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Brad ClontzP26.349Signed as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Shane HeamsP22.193Released by Mariners