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Saturday April 18,1998This 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 1998-04-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Tampa Bay Rays8Anaheim Angels1BoxWilson AlvarezJason Dickson(none)
Cleveland Indians7Boston Red Sox4BoxTom MartinDennis EckersleyMichael Jackson
New York Yankees8Detroit Tigers3BoxDavid ConeGreg Keagle(none)
Seattle Mariners5Minnesota Twins3BoxKen CloudeBob TewksburyBobby Ayala
Kansas City Royals2Oakland Athletics3BoxKenny RogersGlendon RuschBilly Taylor
Baltimore Orioles10Texas Rangers8BoxScott KamienieckiJohn Burkett(none)
Chicago White Sox4Toronto Blue Jays9BoxPat HentgenJaime Navarro(none)
Florida Marlins5Arizona Diamondbacks7BoxBarry ManuelAntonio AlfonsecaFelix Rodriguez
Los Angeles Dodgers1Chicago Cubs8BoxKerry WoodHideo Nomo(none)
New York Mets5Cincinnati Reds4BoxMel RojasStan BelindaJohn Franco
Atlanta Braves11Colorado Rockies4BoxDenny NeaglePedro Astacio(none)
Montreal Expos3Houston Astros4BoxDoug HenryMiguel Batista(none)
San Francisco Giants1Milwaukee Brewers3BoxPaul WagnerOrel HershiserDoug Jones
San Diego Padres7Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxDan MiceliRich LoiselleTrevor Hoffman
Philadelphia Phillies5St. Louis Cardinals6BoxManny AybarMike GraceJeff Brantley

Standings as of 1998-04-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees1394.692--8473115-44-0W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I14910544.705
235Baltimore Orioles16115.6880.58164175-26-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1466878.466
358Boston Red Sox16106.6250.5807643-57-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1468264.562
4611Tampa Bay Rays1596.6001.0807194-35-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1475493.367
5919Toronto Blue Jays1679.4383.56988-193-64-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1468165.555
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians15114.733--9272207-24-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1477869.531
2820Minnesota Twins1679.4384.510375284-33-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1466383.432
31022Kansas City Royals17710.4125.07189-184-53-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1446579.451
41223Chicago White Sox1569.4005.05890-324-62-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1477473.503
51430Detroit Tigers15312.2008.05099-491-82-4L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1476285.422
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Texas Rangers15105.667--10765423-27-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1477869.531
2718Anaheim Angels1578.4673.0666601-36-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1477869.531
31121Seattle Mariners17710.4124.010810804-53-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1446975.479
41327Oakland Athletics15411.2676.07285-130-64-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1477077.476
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Atlanta Braves16106.625--8052284-46-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1469650.658
2410New York Mets16106.625--6554114-36-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1467868.534
31117Philadelphia Phillies1578.4672.56775-82-75-1L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1476879.463
41528Montreal Expos16412.2506.04680-341-73-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1466185.418
51629Florida Marlins17413.2356.586108-221-73-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1455095.345
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Milwaukee Brewers16115.688--7953267-24-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1466383.432
237St. Louis Cardinals17116.6470.5115101144-37-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1457273.497
3612Chicago Cubs17107.5881.59171204-56-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1468066.548
4713Houston Astros18108.5562.09579164-56-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1449252.639
51016Cincinnati Reds1789.4713.59281113-45-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1456976.476
61224Pittsburgh Pirates18711.3895.06186-253-64-5L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1446282.431
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Diego Padres17143.824--10372317-37-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1458461.579
2814San Francisco Giants1798.5295.08164174-45-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1468066.548
3915Los Angeles Dodgers1688.5005.5646403-65-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1467571.514
41325Colorado Rockies17611.3538.096137-414-32-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1457174.490
51426Arizona Diamondbacks18513.2789.558102-442-83-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1446084.417


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jim BrowerP25.110Signed as Free Agent by Indians. 
Chad MottolaRF26.186Sent to Rangers by Reds for future considerations.