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Sunday May 17,1998This 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 1998-05-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Tampa Bay Rays7Baltimore Orioles3BoxJim MecirAlan Mills(none)
Kansas City Royals3Boston Red Sox5BoxRon MahayGlendon RuschTom Gordon
Oakland Athletics9Chicago White Sox7BoxBuddy GroomBill SimasBilly Taylor
Texas Rangers1Cleveland Indians0BoxAaron SeleBartolo ColonJohn Wetteland
Anaheim Angels3Detroit Tigers4BoxBryce FlorieRich DeLuciaTodd Jones
Minnesota Twins0New York Yankees4BoxDavid WellsLaTroy Hawkins(none)
Seattle Mariners3Toronto Blue Jays4BoxDan PlesacHeathcliff Slocumb(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Arizona Diamondbacks8BoxAndy BenesEsteban Loaiza(none)
Chicago Cubs10Cincinnati Reds1BoxKerry WoodDavid WeathersTerry Mulholland
Milwaukee Brewers1Colorado Rockies2BoxJamey WrightBrad WoodallJerry DiPoto
Atlanta Braves1Houston Astros8BoxSean BergmanJohn Smoltz(none)
Montreal Expos3Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxRamon MartinezMike JohnsonScott Radinsky
Philadelphia Phillies1San Diego Padres3BoxDonne WallCurt SchillingTrevor Hoffman
New York Mets2San Francisco Giants4BoxMark GardnerAl LeiterRobb Nen
Florida Marlins4St. Louis Cardinals13BoxKent MerckerChris Hammond(none)

Standings as of 1998-05-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees37289.757--2251636215-613-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1258639.688
225Boston Red Sox422715.6433.52101793110-1017-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1206555.542
3617Baltimore Orioles422022.47610.5204205-110-1010-12L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1205961.492
4820Toronto Blue Jays432023.46511.0177206-2911-139-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1196851.571
5921Tampa Bay Rays411922.46311.0171190-1911-108-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1214477.364
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Cleveland Indians422319.548--2272131410-1113-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1206654.550
21123Chicago White Sox411823.4394.5205241-369-148-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1216259.512
31224Minnesota Twins421824.4295.0192183910-118-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1205268.433
41326Kansas City Royals421626.3817.0176225-4910-116-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1195663.471
51427Detroit Tigers381424.3687.0176212-366-158-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1245173.411
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Texas Rangers422616.619--2612055611-915-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1206258.517
2513Anaheim Angels412120.5124.5191195-49-812-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1216457.529
3718Seattle Mariners422022.4766.023423228-1112-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1195663.471
41022Oakland Athletics411823.4397.521321309-109-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1215665.463
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves443113.705--2451608513-718-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1187543.636
2711New York Mets392019.5138.5155130257-1013-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1236855.553
31116Philadelphia Phillies412021.4889.5182196-146-1414-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1215566.455
41428Montreal Expos421527.35715.0135209-744-1411-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1205070.417
51529Florida Marlins441430.31817.0214271-574-1510-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1184078.339
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros422715.643--2261547214-913-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1207545.625
247Chicago Cubs432518.5812.52051842111-1014-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1206555.542
3610Milwaukee Brewers412219.5374.5182184-212-910-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1215269.430
4812St. Louis Cardinals412120.5125.522922727-1414-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1216259.512
51015Cincinnati Reds432122.4886.5202206-411-1110-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1195663.471
61219Pittsburgh Pirates432023.4657.5172182-107-1213-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1194970.412
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres432914.674--2141654914-1015-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1196950.580
258San Francisco Giants442519.5684.51971702711-1214-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1196455.538
3914Los Angeles Dodgers432122.4888.019118659-1512-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1196257.521
41325Colorado Rockies441826.40911.5224269-4513-115-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1185959.500
51630Arizona Diamondbacks431132.25618.0158238-804-207-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1195465.454


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
P.J. BevisP17.293Signed as nondrafted free agent by Diamondbacks 
Adam HyzduCF-RF26.163Loaned by Diamondbacks to Monterrey (Mexican) April 7-