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Wednesday July 1,1998This 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 1998-07-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Francisco Giants6Anaheim Angels3BoxRobb NenGreg Cadaret(none)
Florida Marlins5Baltimore Orioles3BoxLivan HernandezPete SmithJay Powell
Montreal Expos1Boston Red Sox6BoxBret SaberhagenDustin Hermanson(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2New York Yankees5BoxDavid WellsMatt BeechMariano Rivera
San Diego Padres8Oakland Athletics4BoxKevin BrownBlake Stein(none)
Colorado Rockies5Seattle Mariners9BoxKen CloudeMike Saipe(none)
Atlanta Braves6Tampa Bay Rays5BoxRuss SpringerRoberto HernandezKerry Ligtenberg
Los Angeles Dodgers7Texas Rangers5BoxScott RadinskyJohn WettelandAntonio Osuna
New York Mets10Toronto Blue Jays15BoxDan PlesacMel Rojas(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks4Chicago Cubs6BoxKerry WoodAmaury TelemacoRod Beck
Minnesota Twins2Cincinnati Reds1BoxBrad RadkeScott SullivanRick Aguilera
Chicago White Sox4Houston Astros10BoxPete SchourekJim Parque(none)
Cleveland Indians5Milwaukee Brewers2BoxDave BurbaJeff JudenMichael Jackson
Detroit Tigers9Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxSeth GreisingerChris Peters(none)
Kansas City Royals6St. Louis Cardinals4BoxTim BelcherKent MerckerJeff Montgomery

Standings as of 1998-07-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees775720.740--46731415328-1429-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I855728.671
225Boston Red Sox814932.60510.04233636024-1725-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park814338.531
3613Toronto Blue Jays854342.50618.0405418-1321-2322-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome774532.584
41021Baltimore Orioles843747.44023.5413447-3417-2420-23L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards784236.538
51224Tampa Bay Rays823448.41525.5305382-7718-2416-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field802951.363
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Cleveland Indians814734.580--45435310124-1623-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field814239.519
2717Minnesota Twins823943.4768.53793572221-1918-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome803149.388
3820Kansas City Royals823745.45110.5358446-8823-1714-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium793544.443
41326Chicago White Sox833449.41014.0416520-10417-2616-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II794633.582
51428Detroit Tigers803248.40014.5376428-5216-2516-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium823349.402
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Anaheim Angels824933.598--4203823822-1527-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field803644.450
259Texas Rangers834637.5543.54944553921-1825-19L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington794237.532
3919Oakland Athletics823745.45112.0429454-2519-2318-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum803743.463
41123Seattle Mariners843549.41715.0438456-1816-2819-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome774136.532
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves845529.655--45332512823-1432-15W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field785127.654
2510New York Mets794336.5449.53382875118-2125-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium834538.542
3915Philadelphia Phillies814041.49413.5385415-3016-2124-20L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium813546.432
41427Montreal Expos823349.40221.0300402-10211-2622-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium803248.400
51529Florida Marlins833053.36124.5356462-10611-2819-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium792455.304
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros835132.614--46432114326-1825-14W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome795128.646
2611Milwaukee Brewers814338.5317.0366365122-1721-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium813150.383
3712Chicago Cubs834439.5307.04123922015-2129-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field804634.575
41016St. Louis Cardinals823943.47611.5414433-1917-2822-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II804436.550
51118Pittsburgh Pirates843945.46412.5320342-2215-2524-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium783048.385
61325Cincinnati Reds853550.41217.0346408-6219-2516-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field774235.545
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres845430.643--4213269524-2130-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium784434.564
248San Francisco Giants854936.5765.54123526022-2027-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point784038.513
3814Los Angeles Dodgers834142.49412.5357361-420-2621-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium794237.532
41222Colorado Rockies853748.43517.5400457-5720-2517-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field774037.519
51630Arizona Diamondbacks842955.34525.0347445-9815-3214-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark783642.462


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Alonso BeltranP26.119Signed by Mexico City Tigers (Mexican) 
Harry BerriosOF26.212Signed by independent Thunder Bay (Northern) 
Jeremy BoothC-1B20.304Signed by independent Madison (Northern) 
Jeremy BoothC-1B20.304Signed by independent Tri-City (Western) 
DJ BostonIF26.299Signed by independent Nashua (Atlantic) 
Javier DelahoyaP28.130Signed by Cordoba (Mexican) 
Darren Doskocil2B24.072Signed by independent Canton (Frontier) 
Angel EspadaIF22.321Signed by independent Newark (Atlantic) 
Martire FrancoP17.042Signed as nondrafted free agent by Phillies 
Josias ManzanilloP30.259Released by Devil Rays. 
Oreste Marrero1B28.243Signed by Saltillo (Mexican) 
German MelendezC16.291Signed as nondrafted free agent by Astros 
Kevin MooreOF23.011Signed by independent Massachusetts (Northeast) 
Mike NanniniP17.326signed 
Tony Phillips2B-LF39.067Signed as Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
Carlos PulidoP26.331Signed by independent Somerset (Atlantic) 
Juan Richardson3B19.155Signed as nondrafted free agent by Phillies 
Mike RobertsOF22.308Signed by independent Chillicothe (Frontier) 
Miguel RubioP18.173Signed by Monterrey (Mexican) 
Zach Sorensen2B-SS21.179signed 
Eric ValentLF-1B21.088signed 
Travis WadeP19.358Signed by independent Lubbock (Texas-Louisiana) 
Mike WilsonP18.019signed