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Thursday June 18,1998This 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 1998-06-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners5Anaheim Angels11BoxJarrod WashburnPaul SpoljaricRich DeLucia
Toronto Blue Jays13Baltimore Orioles6BoxChris CarpenterDoug Johns(none)
Minnesota Twins4Chicago White Sox1BoxBob TewksburyMike Sirotka(none)
New York Yankees5Cleveland Indians2BoxJeff NelsonPaul AssenmacherMariano Rivera
Kansas City Royals5Detroit Tigers3BoxPat RappJustin ThompsonJeff Montgomery
Boston Red Sox7Tampa Bay Rays5BoxJohn WasdinEsteban YanTom Gordon
Oakland Athletics2Texas Rangers3BoxAaron SeleTom CandiottiJohn Wetteland
Florida Marlins3Atlanta Braves2BoxKirt OjalaTom GlavineAntonio Alfonseca
Philadelphia Phillies5Chicago Cubs12BoxGeremi GonzalezMark PortugalTerry Mulholland
Arizona Diamondbacks4Cincinnati Reds2BoxBrian AndersonScott KlingenbeckGregg Olson
Los Angeles Dodgers5Colorado Rockies0BoxDave MlickiJamey Wright(none)
St. Louis Cardinals7Houston Astros6BoxKent BottenfieldShane ReynoldsRich Croushore
Pittsburgh Pirates1Milwaukee Brewers0BoxElmer DessensDoug JonesRicardo Rincon
New York Mets6Montreal Expos7BoxShayne BennettMasato YoshiiUgueth Urbina
San Diego Padres7San Francisco Giants6BoxRoberto RamirezJohn JohnstoneDan Miceli

Standings as of 1998-06-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees654916.754--40426414023-1126-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I976532.670
224Boston Red Sox694227.6099.03573104719-1423-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park935043.538
3617Toronto Blue Jays733538.47918.0336358-2217-1918-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome895336.596
4718Baltimore Orioles723438.47218.5360384-2417-1917-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards904545.500
51021Tampa Bay Rays703040.42921.5265325-6016-2114-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field923359.359
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Cleveland Indians693930.565--3823047821-1518-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field935043.538
2819Minnesota Twins703337.4716.53333013217-1616-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome923755.402
31124Chicago White Sox712942.40811.0360433-7315-2413-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II915140.560
41326Kansas City Royals702842.40011.5298401-10317-1611-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium914447.484
51428Detroit Tigers682642.38212.5319380-6113-2413-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium943955.415
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Anaheim Angels704228.600--3573253220-1222-16W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field924349.467
249Texas Rangers714130.5771.54313904117-1424-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington914744.516
3920Oakland Athletics703238.45710.0355362-715-1917-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum924250.457
41225Seattle Mariners722943.40314.0378398-2014-2515-18L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome894742.528
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves724923.681--40026613419-1130-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field905733.633
2610New York Mets673829.5678.52922227017-1821-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium955045.526
3914Philadelphia Phillies693435.49313.5321347-2612-1822-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium934152.441
41427Montreal Expos702842.40020.0246348-10211-2217-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium923755.402
51630Florida Marlins712249.31026.5301417-1166-2616-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium913259.352
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Houston Astros714328.606--37527310224-1519-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome915932.648
258Chicago Cubs714130.5772.03563292714-1727-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field924943.533
3712Milwaukee Brewers693534.5077.0306317-1118-1617-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium933954.419
41015Pittsburgh Pirates723537.4868.5279289-1011-2124-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium903456.378
51116St. Louis Cardinals703436.4868.5375374116-2418-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II924943.533
61323Cincinnati Reds733043.41114.0300359-5915-2115-22L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field894742.528
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres724725.653--3582748420-1827-7W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium905139.567
247San Francisco Giants734330.5894.53522955719-1924-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point904644.511
3813Los Angeles Dodgers713536.49311.5302306-417-2218-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium914843.527
41222Colorado Rockies733043.41117.5318383-6519-2211-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field894742.528
51529Arizona Diamondbacks722547.34722.0295377-8213-2712-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark904050.444


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
DJ CarrascoP21.067Signed as Free Agent by Indians. 
John EnnisP18.245signed 
Morgan Ensberg3B22.297signed 
Pete FisherP20.346signed 
Jeremy HartsOF18.012signed 
Pete Rose3B-1B28.214Released by Reds 
Mike WadeP22.231Signed as nondrafted free agent by Orioles 
David WestP33.290Traded by Astros to Red Sox for Mike Blais.