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Friday April 24,1998This 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 1998-04-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics10Baltimore Orioles1BoxKenny RogersScott Kamieniecki(none)
Toronto Blue Jays3Chicago White Sox1BoxPat HentgenJaime NavarroRandy Myers
Boston Red Sox7Cleveland Indians5BoxTim WakefieldDave BurbaTom Gordon
Texas Rangers4Kansas City Royals11BoxGlendon RuschJohn Burkett(none)
Detroit Tigers4New York Yankees8BoxDavid ConeGreg Keagle(none)
Minnesota Twins2Seattle Mariners4BoxKen CloudeBob TewksburyBobby Ayala
Anaheim Angels10Tampa Bay Rays3BoxAllen WatsonWilson Alvarez(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks5Atlanta Braves6BoxKerry LigtenbergRuss Springer(none)
Colorado Rockies1Florida Marlins5BoxBrian MeadowsMark Thompson(none)
Chicago Cubs4Los Angeles Dodgers12BoxIsmael ValdezKerry Wood(none)
Houston Astros8Montreal Expos4BoxJose LimaMarc Valdes(none)
Cincinnati Reds2New York Mets3BoxBobby JonesJeff ShawJohn Franco
St. Louis Cardinals4Philadelphia Phillies8BoxMatt WhitesideKent Mercker(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4San Diego Padres2BoxJason SchmidtPete SmithRicardo Rincon
Milwaukee Brewers7San Francisco Giants5BoxScott KarlOrel HershiserDoug Jones

Standings as of 1998-04-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees18135.722--11085258-55-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I14410143.701
224Boston Red Sox21156.7140.511495196-59-1W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1417764.546
3510Baltimore Orioles21129.5712.51069976-56-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1416774.475
4611Tampa Bay Rays20119.5503.01039766-55-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1425290.366
51021Toronto Blue Jays21912.4295.583110-274-65-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1417962.560
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Cleveland Indians21138.619--128111177-46-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1417665.539
2918Kansas City Royals221012.4553.5106118-126-74-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1396277.446
31123Minnesota Twins21813.3815.011996235-63-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1416279.440
41325Chicago White Sox20713.3505.587124-375-92-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1427369.514
51430Detroit Tigers19415.2118.065127-621-93-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1436182.427
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Texas Rangers20137.650--13897413-310-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1427567.528
3814Seattle Mariners221111.5003.0141131105-56-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1396574.468
2716Anaheim Angels201010.5003.09092-22-38-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1427567.528
41224Oakland Athletics20713.3506.095103-81-66-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1426775.472
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Atlanta Braves22157.682--11378356-59-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1409149.650
246New York Mets20137.6501.09269235-38-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1427567.528
3815Philadelphia Phillies201010.5004.09195-42-88-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1426577.458
41427Montreal Expos21714.3337.566101-352-75-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1415883.411
51528Florida Marlins22715.3188.0105133-282-85-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1404793.336
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Milwaukee Brewers21156.714--10272308-27-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1415982.418
259St. Louis Cardinals22139.5912.513112295-68-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1407070.500
4613Houston Astros221210.5453.512098226-66-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1409050.643
3712Chicago Cubs221210.5453.510594114-68-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1417863.553
51120Pittsburgh Pirates221012.4555.58096-164-66-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1405981.421
61222Cincinnati Reds22913.4096.5107112-54-75-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1406872.486
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Diego Padres21165.762--11584319-47-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1418259.582
2917Los Angeles Dodgers211011.4766.0898364-96-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1417368.518
31019San Francisco Giants221012.4556.5968975-75-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1417962.560
41326Colorado Rockies23815.3489.0121167-465-53-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1396970.496
51629Arizona Diamondbacks23617.26111.084124-402-114-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1395980.424


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jeff Manto3B-1B33.244Claimed on waivers by Tigers from Indians.