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Tuesday June 2,1998This 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 1998-06-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners8Baltimore Orioles9BoxNorm CharltonBobby Ayala(none)
Cleveland Indians8Detroit Tigers3BoxDave BurbaJustin Thompson(none)
Anaheim Angels7Kansas City Royals5BoxJarrod WashburnChris HaneyTroy Percival
Oakland Athletics3Minnesota Twins10BoxDan SerafiniTom Candiotti(none)
Chicago White Sox3New York Yankees6BoxDavid WellsMike SirotkaMariano Rivera
Texas Rangers7Tampa Bay Rays3BoxBobby WittJason Johnson(none)
Boston Red Sox11Toronto Blue Jays3BoxSteve AveryChris Carpenter(none)
Florida Marlins1Chicago Cubs2BoxTerry AdamsFelix Heredia(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks9Colorado Rockies3BoxBrian AndersonJamey Wright(none)
St. Louis Cardinals7Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxKent MerckerDarren DreifortJeff Brantley
Atlanta Braves9Milwaukee Brewers0BoxDennis MartinezPaul Wagner(none)
Montreal Expos4Philadelphia Phillies3BoxCarl PavanoCurt SchillingUgueth Urbina
New York Mets2Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxChris PetersBrian BohanonRicardo Rincon
Houston Astros4San Diego Padres3BoxShane ReynoldsCarlos ReyesBilly Wagner
Cincinnati Reds2San Francisco Giants4BoxDanny DarwinScott WinchesterRobb Nen

Standings as of 1998-06-02

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees523913.750--33823210619-820-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1107535.682
247Boston Red Sox553322.6007.52812631814-1219-10W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1075948.551
3614Toronto Blue Jays582830.48314.0250279-2915-1413-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1046044.577
4717Baltimore Orioles572730.47414.5290299-913-1514-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1055253.495
51022Tampa Bay Rays562531.44616.0223261-3815-1510-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1063868.358
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians563422.607--3232636018-1216-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1065551.519
2921Minnesota Twins552530.4558.52792493014-1211-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1074562.421
31225Chicago White Sox562333.41111.0282346-6412-1910-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1065749.538
41326Detroit Tigers532132.39611.5258304-4610-1911-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1094465.404
51427Kansas City Royals552134.38212.5244318-7413-138-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1065155.481
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Texas Rangers563422.607--3512916014-1220-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1065452.509
2511Anaheim Angels552926.5274.5257268-1113-1016-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1075651.523
3820Seattle Mariners572631.4568.5326321512-1714-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1045054.481
41123Oakland Athletics552332.41810.5285293-812-1611-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1075156.477
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves594118.695--32421111316-1025-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1036538.631
259New York Mets533122.5857.02411776412-1219-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1095752.523
31118Philadelphia Phillies552629.47313.0254276-2210-1616-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1074958.458
41428Montreal Expos572136.36819.0191282-917-1914-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1054461.419
51630Florida Marlins571740.29823.0263354-915-2012-20L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1053768.352
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros563422.607--2892107918-1216-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1066838.642
2610Chicago Cubs573324.5791.52792532612-1321-11W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1065749.538
3712St. Louis Cardinals562927.5185.0303301211-1818-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1065452.509
4813Milwaukee Brewers552827.5095.5235255-2012-1316-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1074661.430
5915Pittsburgh Pirates582830.4837.0233240-78-1720-13W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1044163.394
61219Cincinnati Reds592732.4588.5263286-2315-1712-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1035053.485
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres583622.621--2792215818-1618-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1046242.596
248San Francisco Giants593524.5931.52912325916-1619-8W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1045450.519
31016Los Angeles Dodgers572730.4748.5247257-1014-1913-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1055649.533
41324Colorado Rockies582434.41412.0274325-5116-168-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1045351.510
51529Arizona Diamondbacks581939.32817.0226312-869-2310-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1044658.442

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Scott ChiassonP20.292signed 
Chris HammondP32.132Granted Free Agency. 
Norris HopperOF19.070signed 
Joe KennedyP19.009signed 
Josh LogginsOF21.185signed 
Shawn SedlacekP21.338signed