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Games on 1998-04-23

Top1998 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALChicago White Sox4Cleveland Indians5Boxscore - PBP942,8653:00Jason BereJaret WrightEric Plunk (2-1)Tony Castillo (0-1)Michael Jackson (8)Jerry ManuelMike HargroveProgressive Field
ALTampa Bay Rays12Texas Rangers5Boxscore - PBP933,3193:12Jason JohnsonDarren OliverJason Johnson (1-0)Darren Oliver (0-3)-Larry RothschildJohnny OatesGlobe Life Park i
ALTampa Bay Rays12Texas Rangers5Boxscore - PBP933,3193:12Jason JohnsonDarren OliverJason Johnson (1-0)Darren Oliver (0-3)-Larry RothschildJohnny OatesRangers Ballpark
NLArizona Diamondbacks1Atlanta Braves3Boxscore - PBP933,0132:27Willie BlairTom GlavineTom Glavine (3-0)Willie Blair (0-4)Mark Wohlers (6)Buck ShowalterBobby CoxTurner Field
NLSan Diego Padres4Chicago Cubs1Boxscore - PBP920,2762:30Andy AshbyMark ClarkAndy Ashby (3-1)Mark Clark (2-2)Trevor Hoffman (6)Bruce BochyJim RigglemanWrigley Field
NLColorado Rockies4Florida Marlins3Boxscore - PBP915,0982:34Pedro AstacioAndy LarkinJerry DiPoto (1-1)Rob Stanifer (0-1)-Don BaylorJim LeylandSun Life Stadium
NLLos Angeles Dodgers1Milwaukee Brewers2Boxscore - PBP912,3892:18Hideo NomoJose MercedesJose Mercedes (2-0)Hideo Nomo (1-3)Doug Jones (7)Bill RussellPhil GarnerCounty Stadium
NLSt. Louis Cardinals2Montreal Expos5Boxscore - PBP97,4802:29Cliff PolitteDustin HermansonDustin Hermanson (2-2)Cliff Politte (2-1)Ugueth Urbina (5)Tony LaRussaFelipe AlouOlympic Stadium
NLCincinnati Reds3Philadelphia Phillies6Boxscore - PBP910,4452:58Pete HarnischGarrett StephensonJerry Spradlin (2-0)Scott Sullivan (0-2)Mark Leiter (1)Jack McKeonTerry FranconaVeterans Stadium
NLSan Francisco Giants0Pittsburgh Pirates7Boxscore - PBP99,8992:30Shawn EstesFrancisco CordovaFrancisco Cordova (3-1)Shawn Estes (0-4)-Dusty BakerGene LamontThree Rivers Stad
10 Games on this date

Standings as of 1998-04-23.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees17125.706--10281218-54-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I14510243.703
224Boston Red Sox20146.7000.510790175-59-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1427864.549
3510Baltimore Orioles20128.6001.510589166-56-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1426775.472
4611Tampa Bay Rays19118.5792.010087136-55-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1435291.364
51123Toronto Blue Jays20812.4005.580109-293-65-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1428062.563
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Cleveland Indians20137.650--123104197-46-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1427666.535
2920Kansas City Royals21912.4294.595114-196-73-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1406377.450
31022Minnesota Twins20812.4005.011792255-53-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1426280.437
41224Chicago White Sox19712.3685.586121-355-92-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1437370.510
51430Detroit Tigers18414.2228.061119-581-83-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1446183.424
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Texas Rangers19136.684--13486483-210-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1437568.524
2714Seattle Mariners211011.4764.013712985-55-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1406674.471
3817Anaheim Angels19910.4744.08089-91-38-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1437667.531
41327Oakland Athletics19613.3167.085102-170-66-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1436875.476
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Atlanta Braves21147.667--10773346-58-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1419249.652
248New York Mets19127.6321.08967225-37-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1437667.531
3916Philadelphia Phillies19910.4744.08391-82-87-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1436677.462
41426Montreal Expos20713.3506.56293-312-75-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1425884.408
51528Florida Marlins21615.2868.0100132-322-84-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1414893.340
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Milwaukee Brewers20146.700--9567287-27-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1426082.423
259St. Louis Cardinals21138.6191.5127114135-58-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1417071.496
3612Chicago Cubs21129.5712.510182194-58-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1427864.549
4713Houston Astros211110.5243.511294185-66-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1419150.645
61221Pittsburgh Pirates21912.4295.57694-183-66-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1416081.426
51119Cincinnati Reds21912.4295.5105109-44-65-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1416873.482
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Diego Padres20164.800--11380339-47-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1428260.577
2815San Francisco Giants211011.4766.5918295-75-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1427963.556
31018Los Angeles Dodgers20911.4507.07779-24-95-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1427468.521
41325Colorado Rockies22814.3649.0120162-425-43-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1406971.493
51629Arizona Diamondbacks22616.27311.079118-392-104-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1405981.421


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Shane HeamsP22.207Signed by Tigers 
Phil Hiatt3B-RF28.357Released by Yankees. 
Pete IncavigliaLF34.021Released by Tigers. 
Richie LewisP32.088Signed as Free Agent by Orioles. 
Steve OntiverosP37.049Released by Cardinals. 
Roberto RamirezP26.250Signed as Free Agent by Padres.