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Saturday May 2,1998This 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 1998-05-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox3Anaheim Angels5BoxRich DeLuciaMike SirotkaTroy Percival
Minnesota Twins8Baltimore Orioles7BoxRick AguileraDoug Johns(none)
Texas Rangers7Boston Red Sox6BoxRick HellingBrian RoseJohn Wetteland
Tampa Bay Rays1Cleveland Indians5BoxChad OgeaTony Saunders(none)
New York Yankees12Kansas City Royals6BoxAndy PettitteChris Haney(none)
Toronto Blue Jays7Oakland Athletics0BoxRoger ClemensMike Oquist(none)
Detroit Tigers0Seattle Mariners4BoxJamie MoyerJustin Thompson(none)
San Francisco Giants3Atlanta Braves4BoxKerry LigtenbergRobb Nen(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Chicago Cubs4BoxTerry AdamsKent Bottenfield(none)
San Diego Padres8Florida Marlins7BoxJoey HamiltonEric LudwickTrevor Hoffman
Cincinnati Reds8Milwaukee Brewers5BoxGabe WhiteChad FoxJeff Shaw
Arizona Diamondbacks4Montreal Expos5BoxShayne BennettRuss Springer(none)
Colorado Rockies7New York Mets3BoxCurt LeskanicDennis Cook(none)
Houston Astros4Philadelphia Phillies1BoxMike HamptonCurt SchillingBilly Wagner
Los Angeles Dodgers5Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxRamon MartinezJon LieberScott Radinsky

Standings as of 1998-05-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees25196.760--1491143510-59-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1379542.693
225Boston Red Sox28199.6791.5149130197-512-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1347361.545
3613Baltimore Orioles291514.5176.0148150-27-68-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1336469.481
4921Tampa Bay Rays281216.4298.5122131-97-85-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1345183.381
51326Toronto Blue Jays291118.37910.0109145-366-105-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1337756.579
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Cleveland Indians281612.571--15514788-58-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1347361.545
31024Minnesota Twins291217.4144.5148129198-74-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1335875.436
21122Kansas City Royals291217.4144.5140165-258-74-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1326072.455
41225Chicago White Sox281117.3935.0132160-285-115-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1346965.515
51429Detroit Tigers26719.2698.0106156-503-124-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1365878.426
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Texas Rangers28199.679--192134589-510-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1346965.515
248Anaheim Angels281711.6072.0131114177-410-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1346866.507
3716Oakland Athletics281315.4646.014113926-77-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1346173.455
4818Seattle Mariners291316.4486.5168176-86-77-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1326369.477
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Atlanta Braves29209.690--160108528-512-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1338647.647
2814New York Mets261313.5005.51029665-58-8L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1367561.551
31220Philadelphia Phillies271215.4447.0123134-113-109-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1356372.467
41427Florida Marlins291019.34510.0146172-263-97-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1334489.331
51528Montreal Expos27918.33310.088148-602-97-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1355679.415
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Houston Astros291910.655--1691145511-68-4W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1338350.624
247Milwaukee Brewers271710.6301.0126100269-58-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1355778.422
4510St. Louis Cardinals291613.5523.0173161126-1010-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1336766.504
3611Chicago Cubs291613.5523.0134120145-911-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1347460.552
51017Cincinnati Reds281315.4645.5131134-36-87-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1346470.478
61323Pittsburgh Pirates291217.4147.0110131-215-97-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1335776.429
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Diego Padres28208.714--1441133111-59-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1347856.582
2712Los Angeles Dodgers281513.5365.0127109186-109-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1346866.507
3915San Francisco Giants291415.4836.511911905-109-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1347559.560
41119Colorado Rockies291316.4487.5162195-339-54-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1336469.481
51630Arizona Diamondbacks29722.24113.5109169-603-144-8L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1335875.436