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Games on 1998-04-27

Top1998 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALAnaheim Angels3Baltimore Orioles1Boxscore - PBP942,9612:33Chuck FinleyScott EricksonChuck Finley (4-0)Scott Erickson (3-2)Troy Percival (6)Terry CollinsRay MillerOriole Park at Ca
ALDetroit Tigers5Boston Red Sox6Boxscore - PBP918,4562:50Justin ThompsonBrian RoseDennis Eckersley (2-1)Sean Runyan (0-2)Tom Gordon (8)Buddy BellJimy WilliamsFenway Park
ALCleveland Indians3Chicago White Sox10Boxscore - PBP913,5752:57Chad OgeaMike SirotkaMike Sirotka (4-1)Chad Ogea (0-1)-Mike HargroveJerry ManuelGuaranteed Rate F
ALCleveland Indians3Chicago White Sox10Boxscore - PBP913,5752:57Chad OgeaMike SirotkaMike Sirotka (4-1)Chad Ogea (0-1)-Mike HargroveJerry ManuelU.S. Cellular Fie
ALTexas Rangers9Minnesota Twins4Boxscore - PBP98,3492:47Rick HellingMike MorganRick Helling (5-0)Mike Morgan (0-1)-Johnny OatesTom KellyHubert H. Humphre
ALToronto Blue Jays0New York Yankees1Boxscore - PBP917,8632:54Roger ClemensAndy PettitteAndy Pettitte (4-2)Roger Clemens (2-3)Mariano Rivera (2)Tim JohnsonJoe TorreYankee Stadium I
ALOakland Athletics7Tampa Bay Rays6Boxscore - PBP925,4842:58Mike OquistTony SaundersT.J. Mathews (2-3)Roberto Hernandez (0-1)Billy Taylor (4)Art HoweLarry RothschildTropicana Field
NLAtlanta Braves6Arizona Diamondbacks5Boxscore - PBP947,4102:59John SmoltzAndy BenesMike Cather (1-1)Omar Daal (0-1)Mark Wohlers (7)Bobby CoxBuck ShowalterChase Field
NLPhiladelphia Phillies1Cincinnati Reds3Boxscore - PBP913,8892:10Tyler GreenBrett TomkoStan Belinda (1-2)Tyler Green (2-2)-Terry FranconaJack McKeonCinergy Field
NLFlorida Marlins5Colorado Rockies4Boxscore - PBP1048,0483:24Jesus SanchezJohn ThomsonJay Powell (2-2)Curt Leskanic (1-3)Antonio Alfonseca (1)Jim LeylandDon BaylorCoors Field
NLMilwaukee Brewers3Los Angeles Dodgers2Boxscore - PBP1332,9103:55Cal EldredChan Ho ParkAlberto Reyes (2-0)Frank Lankford (0-2)-Phil GarnerBill RussellDodger Stadium
NLHouston Astros4New York Mets3Boxscore - PBP917,6562:30Mike HamptonRick ReedC.J. Nitkowski (1-1)John Franco (0-1)Billy Wagner (6)Larry DierkerBobby ValentineShea Stadium
NLChicago Cubs3San Diego Padres1Boxscore - PBP920,1062:06Kevin TapaniJoey HamiltonKevin Tapani (4-1)Joey Hamilton (2-1)Rod Beck (8)Jim RigglemanBruce BochyQualcomm Stadium
NLPittsburgh Pirates5San Francisco Giants6Boxscore - PBP910,1272:56Jose SilvaDanny DarwinRobb Nen (3-0)Rich Loiselle (1-2)-Gene LamontDusty Baker3Com Park at Cand
NLPittsburgh Pirates5San Francisco Giants6Boxscore - PBP910,1272:56Jose SilvaDanny DarwinRobb Nen (3-0)Rich Loiselle (1-2)-Gene LamontDusty BakerCandlestick Park
NLMontreal Expos0St. Louis Cardinals7Boxscore - PBP924,5482:43Carlos PerezDonovan OsborneDonovan Osborne (1-1)Carlos Perez (0-3)-Felipe AlouTony LaRussaBusch Stadium II
16 Games on this date

Standings as of 1998-04-27.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees20155.750--11689278-57-0W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1429943.697
222Boston Red Sox23176.7390.5123102217-510-1W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1397564.540
3612Baltimore Orioles241311.5424.011911636-57-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1386672.478
4716Tampa Bay Rays231112.4785.5111113-26-55-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1395287.374
51326Toronto Blue Jays24915.3758.089124-354-95-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1387959.572
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Cleveland Indians231310.565--13312497-56-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1397663.547
2921Chicago White Sox231013.4353.0110133-235-94-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1397069.504
41022Minnesota Twins241014.4173.5133107267-63-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1386078.435
31123Kansas City Royals241014.4173.5118140-226-74-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1376275.453
51430Detroit Tigers21417.1908.074138-641-113-6L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1416180.433
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Texas Rangers23167.696--169113566-310-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1397267.518
2410Anaheim Angels231310.5653.01029575-38-7W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1397267.518
3819Seattle Mariners241113.4585.514314125-56-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1376572.474
41224Oakland Athletics23914.3917.0116121-53-76-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1396574.468
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Atlanta Braves25169.640--132101317-59-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1379047.657
269New York Mets22139.5911.59575205-38-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1407565.536
31017Philadelphia Phillies231112.4784.0106109-32-99-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1396475.460
41427Florida Marlins25916.3607.0125147-223-86-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1374592.328
51528Montreal Expos24717.2928.569127-582-85-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1385880.420
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Milwaukee Brewers24168.667--11384299-47-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1385880.420
258Houston Astros251510.6001.5143104399-66-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1378750.635
347St. Louis Cardinals251510.6001.5149136136-79-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1376869.496
4813Chicago Cubs251312.5203.5113102115-88-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1387761.558
51118Cincinnati Reds241113.4585.0112113-15-76-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1386672.478
61220Pittsburgh Pirates251114.4405.594106-125-86-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1375879.423
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Diego Padres24177.708--12096249-48-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1388157.587
2714San Francisco Giants251312.5204.5112102105-78-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1387662.551
3915Los Angeles Dodgers241212.5005.0989174-98-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1387167.514
41325Colorado Rockies261016.3858.0143185-427-53-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1366769.493
51629Arizona Diamondbacks26719.26911.099145-463-124-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1365878.426

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
John DillingerP24.242Released by Pirates 
Chris JonesRF-LF32.132Traded by Diamondbacks to Giants for Ricky Pickett. 
Ricky PickettP28.098Traded by Giants to Diamondbacks for Chris Jones. 
Julio SantanaP24.097Claimed on waivers by Devil Rays from Rangers.