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Thursday June 4,1998This 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 1998-06-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles1Boston Red Sox9BoxBret SaberhagenSidney Ponson(none)
Chicago White Sox7Kansas City Royals1BoxJaime NavarroGlendon Rusch(none)
Cleveland Indians3Minnesota Twins2BoxDwight GoodenBrad RadkeMichael Jackson
Tampa Bay Rays1New York Yankees6BoxHideki IrabuDennis Springer(none)
Texas Rangers1Oakland Athletics6BoxJimmy HaynesRick HellingBilly Taylor
Anaheim Angels6Seattle Mariners2BoxKen HillKen CloudeShigetoshi Hasegawa
Detroit Tigers6Toronto Blue Jays9BoxWoody WilliamsBrian MoehlerRandy Myers
Arizona Diamondbacks2Colorado Rockies5BoxJohn ThomsonOmar Daal(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxScott RadinskyJeff Brantley(none)
Houston Astros1San Diego Padres5BoxAndy AshbyMike Hampton(none)

Standings as of 1998-06-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees544113.759--35123411719-822-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1087335.676
248Boston Red Sox573423.5968.52902672314-1220-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1055847.552
3614Toronto Blue Jays603030.50014.0264286-2215-1415-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1025844.569
4717Baltimore Orioles592831.47515.5294308-1414-1614-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1035152.495
51124Tampa Bay Rays582533.43118.0225274-4915-1710-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1043866.365
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians583523.603--3282686019-1316-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1045450.519
2819Minnesota Twins572631.4568.52842543014-1212-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1054461.419
31023Chicago White Sox582533.43110.0299352-5314-1910-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1045549.529
41326Detroit Tigers552134.38212.5265318-5310-2111-13L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1074463.411
51428Kansas City Royals572136.36813.5250335-8513-138-23L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1045153.490
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Texas Rangers583523.603--3683076115-1320-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1045351.510
2511Anaheim Angels573126.5443.5271271015-1016-16W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1055451.514
3921Seattle Mariners592633.4419.5329335-612-1714-16L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1025052.490
41225Oakland Athletics572433.42110.5301310-912-1612-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1055055.476
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
134Houston Astros583523.603--2982178119-1316-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1046737.644
259Chicago Cubs583424.5861.02842543012-1322-11W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1055649.533
4712St. Louis Cardinals582929.5006.0309311-211-2018-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1045450.519
3813Milwaukee Brewers562828.5006.0237260-2312-1316-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1064660.434
51016Pittsburgh Pirates592930.4926.5236240-48-1721-13W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1034063.388
61220Cincinnati Reds602733.4509.0268294-2615-1812-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1025052.490
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres603723.617--2862305618-1619-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1026141.598
247San Francisco Giants603624.6001.02992376216-1620-8W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1035350.515
3915Los Angeles Dodgers592930.4927.5257263-614-1915-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1035449.524
41322Colorado Rockies602634.43311.0282329-4716-1610-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1025151.500
51529Arizona Diamondbacks601941.31718.0230320-909-2510-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1024656.451


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Elliott AyalaIF19.209signed 
Andrew BeattieOF20.096signed 
Jeff BennettP17.359signed 
DJ BostonIF26.272Released by Rockies 
Craig Brazell1B18.025signed 
Charles CarterOF15.250signed 
Brad ClontzP27.039Traded by Dodgers with Hideo Nomo to Mets for Dave Mlicki and Greg McMichael. 
Brian EdmondsonP25.126Claimed on waivers by Marlins from Braves. 
Jay GibbonsRF-LF21.094signed 
Jim GoelzOF22.112signed 
Joey Hammond2B20.220signed 
Corey Hart3B22.273signed 
Mike JohnstonP19.066signed 
James LiraP21.016signed 
Greg McMichaelP31.185Traded by Mets with Dave Mlicki to Dodgers for Hideo Nomo and Brad Clontz. 
Roberto Mejia2B26.051Released by Cardinals 
Orlando MillerSS29.142Released by Royals 
Dave MlickiP29.361Traded by Mets with Greg McMichael to Dodgers for Hideo Nomo and Brad Clontz. 
Steve MurrayP17.340signed 
Hideo NomoP29.277Traded by Dodgers with Brad Clontz to Mets for Dave Mlicki and Greg McMichael. 
Todd OziasP21.289signed 
Jay Pecci2B21.251signed 
Joel PeraltaP22.073Released by Athletics 
Juan PierreLF20.294signed 
Colin PorterRF-CF22.194signed 
Erasmo RamirezP19.039signed 
Ramon RamirezP16.277Released by Rangers 
Cody Ransom3B22.108signed 
Bo Robinson3B22.288signed 
Brian Shackelford1B21.278signed 
Shaun SkrehotSS22.182signed