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Saturday May 30,1998This 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 1998-05-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers10Baltimore Orioles8BoxXavier HernandezSidney PonsonJohn Wetteland
Chicago White Sox0Detroit Tigers6BoxBrian MoehlerJaime Navarro(none)
Oakland Athletics10Kansas City Royals4BoxBilly TaylorHipolito Pichardo(none)
Anaheim Angels1Minnesota Twins8BoxBrad RadkeKen Hill(none)
Boston Red Sox3New York Yankees2BoxBret SaberhagenHideki IrabuTom Gordon
Seattle Mariners2Tampa Bay Rays5BoxDennis SpringerKen CloudeRoberto Hernandez
Cleveland Indians2Toronto Blue Jays4BoxWoody WilliamsDwight GoodenRandy Myers
Atlanta Braves8Chicago Cubs9BoxSteve TrachselKevin MillwoodBob Patterson
Houston Astros3Colorado Rockies6BoxJohn ThomsonPete SchourekJerry DiPoto
Cincinnati Reds7Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxPete HarnischHideo Nomo(none)
Florida Marlins4Milwaukee Brewers12BoxCal EldredJoe Fontenot(none)
New York Mets6Philadelphia Phillies4BoxAl LeiterTyler GreenJohn Franco
Montreal Expos7Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxJason ChristiansenUgueth Urbina(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2San Diego Padres3BoxAndy AshbyJeff Brantley(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks1San Francisco Giants4BoxOrel HershiserOmar DaalRobb Nen

Standings as of 1998-05-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees493712.755--32021210819-818-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1137736.681
248Boston Red Sox523022.5778.5248248011-1219-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1106248.564
3513Toronto Blue Jays552827.50912.0239251-1215-1413-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1076047.561
4818Baltimore Orioles542529.46314.5266273-713-1512-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1085454.500
51022Tampa Bay Rays532429.45315.0210242-3215-159-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1093970.358
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Cleveland Indians533122.585--3052574815-1216-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1095851.532
2920Minnesota Twins522428.4626.52592322714-1210-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1104664.418
31224Detroit Tigers502129.4208.5253286-3310-1911-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1124468.393
41326Chicago White Sox532231.4159.0267333-6611-1710-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1095851.532
51427Kansas City Royals522032.38510.5226301-7513-137-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1095257.477
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Texas Rangers533221.604--3342795512-1120-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1095653.514
2614Anaheim Angels522626.5005.5238255-1710-1016-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1105951.536
3719Seattle Mariners542529.4637.5298296211-1514-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1075156.477
41123Oakland Athletics522230.4239.5270268211-1411-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1105258.473
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves563917.696--30820510314-925-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1066739.632
246New York Mets503020.6006.02281626611-1019-10W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1125854.518
31016Philadelphia Phillies522527.48112.0239262-2310-1615-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1105060.455
41428Montreal Expos542034.37018.0181264-836-1714-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1084563.417
51529Florida Marlins541737.31521.0254335-815-1712-20L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1083771.343
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros543321.611--2802008017-1116-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1086939.639
2610Chicago Cubs543024.5563.02632481512-1318-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1096049.550
3711St. Louis Cardinals532825.5284.5291287410-1618-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1095554.505
4812Milwaukee Brewers522725.5195.0226235-912-1315-12W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1104763.427
51117Cincinnati Reds562630.4648.0252261-914-1512-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1065155.481
61221Pittsburgh Pirates552530.4558.5215231-168-1717-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1074463.411
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres553421.618--2662125418-1616-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1076443.598
259San Francisco Giants563224.5712.52642234116-1616-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1075750.533
3915Los Angeles Dodgers552728.4917.0238244-614-1913-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1075651.523
41325Colorado Rockies552332.41811.0260305-4516-167-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1075453.505
51630Arizona Diamondbacks551738.30917.0207298-917-2210-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1074859.449