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Friday May 29,1998This 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 1998-05-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers3Baltimore Orioles6BoxDoug JohnsAaron SeleArmando Benitez
Chicago White Sox7Detroit Tigers8BoxDean CrowCarlos CastilloTodd Jones
Oakland Athletics3Kansas City Royals5BoxChris HaneyMike MohlerJeff Montgomery
Anaheim Angels3Minnesota Twins1BoxChuck FinleyLaTroy HawkinsTroy Percival
Boston Red Sox2New York Yankees6BoxDavid ConeDerek Lowe(none)
Seattle Mariners6Tampa Bay Rays2BoxRandy JohnsonTony Saunders(none)
Cleveland Indians7Toronto Blue Jays3BoxBartolo ColonRoger Clemens(none)
Atlanta Braves3Chicago Cubs5BoxTerry AdamsJohn Rocker(none)
Houston Astros7Colorado Rockies6BoxMike HamptonPedro AstacioBilly Wagner
Cincinnati Reds8Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxJeff ShawDennys Reyes(none)
Florida Marlins3Milwaukee Brewers4BoxBob WickmanJay Powell(none)
New York Mets11Philadelphia Phillies0BoxRick ReedMatt Beech(none)
Montreal Expos4Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxCarlos PerezJon LieberUgueth Urbina
St. Louis Cardinals8San Diego Padres3BoxMark PetkovsekJoey Hamilton(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks1San Francisco Giants3BoxShawn EstesWillie BlairRobb Nen

Standings as of 1998-05-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees483711.771--31820910919-818-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1147737.675
248Boston Red Sox512922.5699.5245246-110-1219-10L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1116348.568
3614Toronto Blue Jays542727.50013.0235249-1415-1412-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1086147.565
4817Baltimore Orioles532528.47214.5258263-513-1512-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1095455.495
51022Tampa Bay Rays522329.44216.0205240-3515-158-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1104070.364
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians523121.596--3032535015-1116-10W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1105852.527
2920Minnesota Twins512328.4517.52512312014-129-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1114764.423
31123Chicago White Sox522230.4239.0267327-6011-1610-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1105852.527
41325Detroit Tigers492029.4089.5247286-3910-1910-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1134568.398
51427Kansas City Royals512031.39210.5222291-6913-137-18W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1105258.473
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Texas Rangers523121.596--3242715311-1120-10L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1105753.518
2513Anaheim Angels512625.5104.5237247-1010-916-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1115952.532
3718Seattle Mariners532528.4726.5296291511-1414-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1085157.472
41224Oakland Athletics512130.4129.5260264-410-1411-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1115358.477
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves553916.709--30019610414-825-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1076740.626
247New York Mets492920.5927.02221586410-1019-10W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1135954.522
31016Philadelphia Phillies512526.49012.0235256-2110-1615-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1115061.450
41428Montreal Expos532033.37718.0174256-826-1614-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1094564.413
51529Florida Marlins531736.32121.0250323-735-1612-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1093772.339
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Houston Astros533320.623--2771948317-1016-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1096940.633
2610Chicago Cubs532924.5474.02542401412-1317-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1106149.555
3711St. Louis Cardinals522824.5384.5289284510-1518-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1105555.500
4812Milwaukee Brewers512625.5106.0214231-1712-1314-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1114863.432
51119Cincinnati Reds552530.4559.0245258-1313-1512-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1075255.486
61221Pittsburgh Pirates542430.4449.5207224-178-1716-13L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1084563.417
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Diego Padres543321.611--2632105318-1615-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1086543.602
259San Francisco Giants553124.5642.52602223816-1615-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1085850.537
3915Los Angeles Dodgers542727.5006.0235237-214-1913-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1085652.519
41326Colorado Rockies542232.40711.0254302-4816-166-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1085553.509
51630Arizona Diamondbacks541737.31516.0206294-887-2110-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1084860.444


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Aaron LooperP21.264signed 
Melvin RosarioOF19.249signed 
Ruben SierraRF32.235Released by White Sox. 
Ben Van RynP26.294Claimed on waivers by Blue Jays from Padres.