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Games on 1998-06-15

Top1998 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALNew York Yankees4Baltimore Orioles7Boxscore - PBP948,0222:52David WellsScott EricksonScott Erickson (7-6)David Wells (8-2)Jesse Orosco (5)Joe TorreRay MillerOriole Park at Ca
ALBoston Red Sox2Chicago White Sox3Boxscore - PBP916,1302:42Bret SaberhagenJim ParqueJim Parque (2-0)Bret Saberhagen (8-4)Matt Karchner (8)Jimy WilliamsJerry ManuelGuaranteed Rate F
ALBoston Red Sox2Chicago White Sox3Boxscore - PBP916,1302:42Bret SaberhagenJim ParqueJim Parque (2-0)Bret Saberhagen (8-4)Matt Karchner (8)Jimy WilliamsJerry ManuelU.S. Cellular Fie
ALKansas City Royals7Cleveland Indians6Boxscore - PBP1043,2463:26Tim BelcherDave BurbaJeff Montgomery (1-3)Jose Mesa (3-3)Matt Whisenant (1)Tony MuserMike HargroveProgressive Field
ALMinnesota Twins2Detroit Tigers3Boxscore - PBP911,3262:21Brad RadkeBrian MoehlerBrian Moehler (6-5)Brad Radke (8-5)Todd Jones (10)Tom KellyBuddy BellTiger Stadium
ALToronto Blue Jays7Tampa Bay Rays8Boxscore - PBP924,1223:29Woody WilliamsJulio SantanaRick White (1-3)Paul Quantrill (0-3)Roberto Hernandez (13)Tim JohnsonLarry RothschildTropicana Field
ALAnaheim Angels8Texas Rangers5Boxscore - PBP943,3803:02Steve SparksBobby WittSteve Sparks (1-0)Bobby Witt (5-4)Troy Percival (20)Terry CollinsJohnny OatesGlobe Life Park i
ALAnaheim Angels8Texas Rangers5Boxscore - PBP943,3803:02Steve SparksBobby WittSteve Sparks (1-0)Bobby Witt (5-4)Troy Percival (20)Terry CollinsJohnny OatesRangers Ballpark
NLMilwaukee Brewers5Chicago Cubs6Boxscore - PBP937,9032:38Cal EldredKerry WoodTerry Adams (6-3)Doug Jones (3-3)Rod Beck (17)Phil GarnerJim RigglemanWrigley Field
NLHouston Astros13Cincinnati Reds2Boxscore - PBP914,5562:56Mike HamptonBrett TomkoMike Magnante (3-1)Brett Tomko (5-6)-Larry DierkerJack McKeonCinergy Field
NLPittsburgh Pirates1Philadelphia Phillies2Boxscore - PBP914,4112:29Jon LieberMatt BeechMatt Beech (3-3)Jon Lieber (4-8)Mark Leiter (13)Gene LamontTerry FranconaVeterans Stadium
NLColorado Rockies4San Francisco Giants3Boxscore - PBP1216,8913:08John ThomsonShawn EstesCurt Leskanic (3-3)John Johnstone (2-3)Jerry DiPoto (14)Don BaylorDusty Baker3Com Park at Cand
NLColorado Rockies4San Francisco Giants3Boxscore - PBP1216,8913:08John ThomsonShawn EstesCurt Leskanic (3-3)John Johnstone (2-3)Jerry DiPoto (14)Don BaylorDusty BakerCandlestick Park
13 Games on this date

Standings as of 1998-06-15.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees624715.758--39425713721-1026-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1006733.670
225Boston Red Sox663927.59110.03322993316-1423-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park965343.552
3615Toronto Blue Jays703436.48617.0319346-2716-1718-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome925438.587
4717Baltimore Orioles693336.47817.5349366-1717-1916-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards934647.495
51225Tampa Bay Rays672839.41821.5254314-6016-2112-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field953560.368
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Cleveland Indians663828.576--3682947421-1517-13L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field965145.531
2819Minnesota Twins673136.4637.53192893015-1516-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome953956.411
31023Chicago White Sox682939.42610.0353411-5815-2413-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II945143.543
41327Kansas City Royals672641.38812.5288386-9815-1511-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium944648.489
51428Detroit Tigers652540.38512.5305365-6013-2412-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium974057.412
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Texas Rangers684028.588--4193764317-1423-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington944846.511
249Anaheim Angels673928.5820.53393162320-1219-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field954649.484
3920Oakland Athletics673037.4489.5341350-913-1817-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum954451.463
41124Seattle Mariners692940.42011.5369380-1114-2215-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome924745.511
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves694722.681--38526112419-1128-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field935934.634
2610New York Mets643727.5787.52802107016-1621-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium985147.520
31016Philadelphia Phillies663234.48513.5305327-2212-1720-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium964353.448
41426Montreal Expos672641.38820.0234336-10211-2215-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium953956.411
51630Florida Marlins682147.30925.5296402-1065-2416-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium943361.351
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros684226.618--35925210724-1518-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome946034.638
246Chicago Cubs684028.5882.03373073014-1726-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field955045.526
3812Milwaukee Brewers663333.5008.0289309-2016-1617-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium964155.427
4914Pittsburgh Pirates693435.4938.5270278-810-1924-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium933558.376
51118St. Louis Cardinals673235.4789.5354358-414-2318-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II955144.537
61322Cincinnati Reds703040.42913.0296346-5015-2115-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field924745.511
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres694425.638--3382607819-1825-7W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium935439.581
258San Francisco Giants704129.5863.53352825319-1922-10L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point934845.516
3713Los Angeles Dodgers683434.5009.5289293-416-2018-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium944945.521
41221Colorado Rockies703040.42914.5312367-5519-2011-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field924745.511
51529Arizona Diamondbacks692247.31922.0282373-9110-2712-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark934350.462

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Brandon EmanuelP22.067signed 
Eric GoodP18.066signed 
Josh HancockP20.065signed 
Kevin HodgeP21.230signed 
Bill MottOF22.165signed 
Tim RainesOF18.289signed 
Ricardo RodriguezP17.048Signed as nondrafted free agent by Braves 
Jermaine Van BurenP17.348signed 
Matt WhiteP20.300signed 
Andrew ZwirchitzP-SS22.043Released by Braves 
Andrew ZwirchitzP-SS22.043On disabled list