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Monday June 8,1998This 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 1998-06-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
St. Louis Cardinals6Chicago White Sox8BoxJason BereMark PetkovsekMatt Karchner
Pittsburgh Pirates0Cleveland Indians8BoxBartolo ColonChris Peters(none)
Houston Astros9Detroit Tigers5BoxDoug HenryTodd Jones(none)
Milwaukee Brewers7Kansas City Royals8BoxPat RappJeff JudenJeff Montgomery
Chicago Cubs8Minnesota Twins1BoxMark ClarkLaTroy Hawkins(none)
Boston Red Sox6Atlanta Braves7BoxAlan EmbreeJohn Wasdin(none)
Texas Rangers3Colorado Rockies1BoxAaron SelePedro AstacioJohn Wetteland
Toronto Blue Jays3Florida Marlins4BoxBrian EdmondsonErik Hanson(none)
Oakland Athletics7Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxBlake SteinRamon Martinez(none)
Tampa Bay Rays0New York Mets3BoxRick ReedDennis Springer(none)
Baltimore Orioles14Philadelphia Phillies8BoxArthur RhodesDarrin WinstonJesse Orosco
Cincinnati Reds2San Diego Padres4BoxJoey HamiltonScott SullivanTrevor Hoffman
Seattle Mariners3San Francisco Giants4BoxDanny DarwinRandy JohnsonRich Rodriguez

Standings as of 1998-06-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees574413.772--36423812619-825-5W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1057035.667
2410Boston Red Sox613526.57411.03032841914-1321-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1015744.564
3614Toronto Blue Jays643133.48416.5283309-2615-1516-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome985741.582
4716Baltimore Orioles633033.47617.0316337-2115-1615-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards994950.495
51224Tampa Bay Rays622636.41920.5236292-5615-1811-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1003763.370
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians623824.613--3532728121-1417-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1005149.510
2919Minnesota Twins612734.44310.52922741815-1412-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1014358.426
31123Chicago White Sox622636.41912.0325384-5914-2211-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1005446.540
41327Detroit Tigers592336.39013.5286338-5212-2211-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1034261.408
51428Kansas City Royals612338.37714.5262355-9314-159-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1004951.490
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Texas Rangers623824.613--3903325816-1322-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1005050.500
2511Anaheim Angels603426.5673.0284277715-1019-16W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1025151.500
3820Oakland Athletics612734.44310.5324331-713-1614-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1014754.465
41022Seattle Mariners632736.42911.5346356-1012-1815-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome984949.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves644519.703--35722713019-1126-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field986137.622
269New York Mets583424.5868.02541876714-1420-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1045450.519
31118Philadelphia Phillies602832.46715.0283309-2612-1716-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1024755.461
41426Montreal Expos612437.39319.5209295-8610-2014-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1014160.406
51630Florida Marlins621844.29026.0272375-1035-2413-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1003664.360
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
247Houston Astros623824.613--3202269420-1318-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1006436.640
134Chicago Cubs623824.613--3182734513-1325-11W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1015249.515
3712Pittsburgh Pirates633132.4927.5248255-78-1823-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium993861.384
4915Milwaukee Brewers602931.4838.0255284-2912-1417-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1024557.441
51017St. Louis Cardinals622933.4689.0326333-711-2118-12L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1005446.540
61221Cincinnati Reds642836.43811.0274315-4115-1913-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field984949.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Francisco Giants644024.625--3172516619-1621-8W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point994950.495
258San Diego Padres643925.6091.03142516319-1820-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium985939.602
3813Los Angeles Dodgers633132.4928.5277284-716-2015-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium995247.525
41325Colorado Rockies642638.40614.0289345-5616-1910-19L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field985147.520
51529Arizona Diamondbacks632043.31719.5248336-8810-2710-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark994554.455


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Geoff GearyP21.286signed 
Matt Howe3B21.265signed 
Brett JodieP21.075signed 
Brian LawrenceP22.025signed 
Matt LukeLF-1B27.102Claimed on waivers by Indians from Dodgers. 
Tydus MeadowsOF20.276signed 
Orlando MillerSS29.146Signed by Orioles 
Derek NicholsonOF21.356signed 
Andy PrattP18.286signed 
Jacob WallisC18.128signed 
Derek WathanSS21.177signed