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Wednesday June 3,1998This 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 1998-06-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles3Boston Red Sox0BoxDoug JohnsDerek LoweArthur Rhodes
Chicago White Sox10Kansas City Royals5BoxCarlos CastilloPat Rapp(none)
Cleveland Indians2Minnesota Twins3BoxGreg SwindellBartolo ColonRick Aguilera
Tampa Bay Rays1New York Yankees7BoxOrlando HernandezTony Saunders(none)
Texas Rangers16Oakland Athletics10BoxTim CrabtreeBlake Stein(none)
Anaheim Angels8Seattle Mariners1BoxChuck FinleyRandy Johnson(none)
Detroit Tigers1Toronto Blue Jays5BoxRoger ClemensSeth Greisinger(none)
Florida Marlins1Chicago Cubs5BoxKerry WoodLivan Hernandez(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks2Colorado Rockies3BoxChuck McElroyGregg Olson(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxRamon MartinezMark PetkovsekScott Radinsky
Atlanta Braves5Milwaukee Brewers2BoxTom GlavineJeff JudenMark Wohlers
Montreal Expos3Philadelphia Phillies2BoxCarlos PerezWayne Gomes(none)
New York Mets0Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxJon LieberRick ReedJason Christiansen
Houston Astros8San Diego Padres2BoxSean BergmanJoey Hamilton(none)
Cincinnati Reds5San Francisco Giants8BoxShawn EstesBrett TomkoRobb Nen

Standings as of 1998-06-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees534013.755--34523311219-821-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1097435.679
248Boston Red Sox563323.5898.52812661514-1219-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1065947.557
3614Toronto Blue Jays592930.49214.0255280-2515-1414-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1035944.573
4717Baltimore Orioles582830.48314.5293299-614-1514-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1045153.490
51022Tampa Bay Rays572532.43917.0224268-4415-1610-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1053867.362
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Cleveland Indians573423.596--3252665918-1316-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1055550.524
2819Minnesota Twins562630.4647.52822513114-1212-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1064462.415
31124Chicago White Sox572433.42110.0292351-5913-1910-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1055649.533
41326Detroit Tigers542133.38911.5259309-5010-2011-13L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1084464.407
51428Kansas City Royals562135.37512.5249328-7913-138-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1055154.486
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Texas Rangers573522.614--3673016615-1220-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1055352.505
2511Anaheim Angels563026.5364.5265269-414-1016-16W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1065551.519
3921Seattle Mariners582632.4489.5327329-212-1714-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1035053.485
41225Oakland Athletics562333.41111.5295309-1412-1611-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1065155.481
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves604218.700--32921311617-1025-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1026438.627
2610New York Mets543123.5748.02411806112-1319-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1085751.528
31118Philadelphia Phillies562630.46414.0256279-2310-1616-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1064957.462
41427Montreal Expos582236.37919.0194284-908-1914-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1044361.413
51630Florida Marlins581741.29324.0264359-955-2112-20L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1043767.356
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Houston Astros573522.614--2972128519-1216-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1056738.638
259Chicago Cubs583424.5861.52842543012-1322-11W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1055649.533
3712St. Louis Cardinals572928.5096.0307308-111-1918-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1055451.514
4813Milwaukee Brewers562828.5006.5237260-2312-1316-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1064660.434
5915Pittsburgh Pirates592930.4927.0236240-48-1721-13W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1034063.388
61220Cincinnati Reds602733.4509.5268294-2615-1812-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1025052.490
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135San Diego Padres593623.610--2812295218-1618-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1036241.602
246San Francisco Giants603624.6000.52992376216-1620-8W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1035350.515
31016Los Angeles Dodgers582830.4837.5254261-714-1914-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1045549.529
41323Colorado Rockies592534.42411.0277327-5016-169-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1035251.505
51529Arizona Diamondbacks591940.32217.0228315-879-2410-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1034657.447


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Cary AmmonsP21.232signed 
Willie BanksP29.096Traded by Yankees to Diamondbacks for Joe Lisio and Scott Brow. 
Scott BrowP29.078Traded by Diamondbacks with Joe Lisio to Yankees for Willie Banks. 
Daniel CurtisP18.213signed 
Justin DaviesOF21.205signed 
Allen DavisP22.246signed 
Casey DeHartP20.214signed 
John Egly3B18.163signed 
Kevin FrederickP21.211signed 
Nate GrindellOF21.055Signed as nondrafted free agent by Indians 
Victor HallOF17.260signed 
Rob HammockC-3B21.021signed 
Buzz HannahanOF21.339signed 
Clint Johnston1B20.336signed 
Dave KeltonLF-RF18.169signed 
Mario KnorrOF18.182signed 
Brian MartinOF17.354signed 
Bret PrinzP20.353signed 
Luis RiveraSS34.152Purchased by Royals from Astros. 
Bud SmithP18.224signed 
Tony TorcatoRF-LF18.222signed 
Brannon WhatleyP21.235signed 
Ty Wigginton1B-LF20.235signed 
Dave WilliamsP19.083signed 
Mike WilliamsP19.298signed 
Jack WilsonSS20.156signed