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Monday May 4,1998This 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 1998-05-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox6Anaheim Angels5BoxTony CastilloRich DeLuciaMatt Karchner
Toronto Blue Jays4Oakland Athletics7BoxKenny RogersPat Hentgen(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Atlanta Braves4BoxKevin MillwoodMark GuthrieKerry Ligtenberg
San Francisco Giants8Florida Marlins0BoxShawn EstesAndy Larkin(none)
San Diego Padres13Milwaukee Brewers5BoxSterling HitchcockJose MercedesDon Wengert
Cincinnati Reds4Montreal Expos1BoxScott WinchesterTrey MooreJeff Shaw
Arizona Diamondbacks4New York Mets2BoxGregg OlsonBrian Bohanon(none)
Colorado Rockies11Philadelphia Phillies2BoxJohn ThomsonGarrett Stephenson(none)

Standings as of 1998-05-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees26206.769--1591154411-59-1W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1369442.691
223Boston Red Sox29209.6901.5151131207-513-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1337261.541
3611Baltimore Orioles301614.5336.015015007-69-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1326369.477
41022Tampa Bay Rays291217.4149.5130141-117-95-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1335182.383
51326Toronto Blue Jays311219.38710.5119155-367-115-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1317655.580
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Cleveland Indians291712.586--165155108-59-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1337261.541
2921Chicago White Sox301317.4334.5150166-167-115-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1326765.508
41123Minnesota Twins301218.4005.5148131178-84-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1325874.439
31225Kansas City Royals301218.4005.5141175-348-74-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1316071.458
51429Detroit Tigers27720.2599.0112166-543-134-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1355877.430
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Texas Rangers291910.655--193136579-610-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1336964.519
2510Anaheim Angels301713.5672.513713257-410-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1326864.515
4718Seattle Mariners301416.4675.5178182-46-78-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1316269.473
3817Oakland Athletics301416.4675.515114926-78-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1326072.455
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Atlanta Braves312110.677--172122508-513-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1318546.649
2916New York Mets281414.5005.510910275-59-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1347460.552
31220Philadelphia Phillies291316.4487.0130148-183-1010-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1336271.466
41427Florida Marlins311120.35510.0147180-333-98-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1314388.328
51528Montreal Expos291019.34510.093153-602-98-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1335578.414
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Houston Astros301911.633--1721195311-78-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1328349.629
248Milwaukee Brewers291712.5861.5134118169-58-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1335776.429
359St. Louis Cardinals301713.5672.0181166157-1010-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1326666.500
4712Chicago Cubs301614.5333.0139128115-911-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1337459.556
51015Cincinnati Reds301515.5004.014013828-87-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1326270.470
61324Pittsburgh Pirates301218.4007.0115141-265-97-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1325775.432
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Diego Padres30219.700--1571193812-69-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1327755.583
2613Los Angeles Dodgers301614.5335.0139118217-119-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1326765.508
3814San Francisco Giants311615.5165.5139127127-109-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1327359.553
41119Colorado Rockies311417.4527.5175202-2710-64-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1316368.481
51630Arizona Diamondbacks31823.25813.5114175-614-154-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1315774.435


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
John CastellanoC20.238signed 
Joe SlusarskiP31.136Signed as Free Agent by Astros.