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Saturday May 16,1998This 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.

1998 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
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Games on 1998-05-16

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Tampa Bay Rays5Baltimore Orioles2BoxRolando ArrojoScott EricksonRoberto Hernandez
Kansas City Royals0Boston Red Sox5BoxSteve AveryJamie WalkerTom Gordon
Oakland Athletics11Chicago White Sox3BoxBlake SteinCarlos Castillo(none)
Texas Rangers3Cleveland Indians10BoxDave BurbaBobby Witt(none)
Anaheim Angels8Detroit Tigers6BoxJason DicksonTim WorrellTroy Percival
Minnesota Twins2New York Yankees5BoxRamiro MendozaBob TewksburyMariano Rivera
Seattle Mariners8Toronto Blue Jays1BoxJeff FasseroJuan Guzman(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Arizona Diamondbacks3BoxJason SchmidtBrian AndersonRich Loiselle
Chicago Cubs5Cincinnati Reds4BoxMark ClarkMike RemlingerRod Beck
Milwaukee Brewers7Colorado Rockies5BoxScott KarlKevin RitzDoug Jones
Atlanta Braves2Houston Astros3BoxDoug HenryKerry Ligtenberg(none)
Montreal Expos4Los Angeles Dodgers9BoxDarren DreifortJavier Vazquez(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2San Diego Padres3BoxCarlos ReyesMark Leiter(none)
New York Mets4San Francisco Giants1BoxRick ReedKirk RueterJohn Franco
Florida Marlins4St. Louis Cardinals5BoxTodd StottlemyreVic Darensbourg(none)

Standings as of 1998-05-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees36279.750--2211635815-612-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1268739.690
225Boston Red Sox412615.6343.52051762910-1016-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1216655.545
3617Baltimore Orioles412021.4889.5201198310-1010-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1215962.488
4820Toronto Blue Jays421923.45211.0173203-3011-138-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1206951.575
5922Tampa Bay Rays401822.45011.0164187-2310-108-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1224577.369
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Cleveland Indians412318.561--2272121510-1113-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1216655.545
21021Chicago White Sox401822.4504.5198232-349-148-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1226260.508
31123Minnesota Twins411823.4395.01921791310-108-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1215269.430
41326Kansas City Royals411625.3907.0173220-4710-106-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1205664.467
51428Detroit Tigers371324.3518.0172209-376-157-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1255273.416
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Texas Rangers412516.610--2602055510-915-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1216358.521
2512Anaheim Angels402119.5253.5188191-39-712-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1226458.525
3716Seattle Mariners412021.4885.023122838-1012-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1205664.467
41224Oakland Athletics401723.4257.5204206-28-109-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1225765.467
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves433112.721--2441529213-618-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1197544.630
2711New York Mets382018.5268.5153126277-913-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1246856.548
3813Philadelphia Phillies402020.5009.5181193-126-1314-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1225567.451
41427Montreal Expos411526.36615.0132203-714-1311-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1215071.413
51529Florida Marlins431429.32617.0210258-484-1410-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1194079.336
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros412615.634--2181536514-912-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1217645.628
247Chicago Cubs422418.5712.51951831210-1014-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1216655.545
3610Milwaukee Brewers402218.5503.5181182-112-810-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1225270.426
41015Cincinnati Reds422121.5005.5201196511-1110-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1205664.467
5914St. Louis Cardinals402020.5005.5216223-77-1413-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1226359.516
61219Pittsburgh Pirates422022.4766.5170174-47-1113-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1204971.408
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres422814.667--2111644714-1014-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1207050.583
259San Francisco Giants432419.5584.51931682511-1213-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1206555.542
31118Los Angeles Dodgers422022.4768.018518329-1511-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1206357.525
41325Colorado Rockies431726.39511.5222268-4613-114-15L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1196059.504
51630Arizona Diamondbacks421032.23818.0150236-864-206-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1205565.458

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Matt BrubackP19.124signed