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Sunday July 5,1998This 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 1998-07-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics5Anaheim Angels4BoxMike FettersTroy PercivalBilly Taylor
Chicago White Sox14Boston Red Sox15BoxCarlos ReyesBob HowryTom Gordon
Cleveland Indians12Kansas City Royals3BoxJaret WrightGlendon Rusch(none)
Detroit Tigers4Minnesota Twins5BoxLaTroy HawkinsBrian MoehlerRick Aguilera
Baltimore Orioles0New York Yankees1BoxDavid ConeScott EricksonMariano Rivera
Seattle Mariners4Texas Rangers8BoxXavier HernandezRandy Johnson(none)
Tampa Bay Rays1Toronto Blue Jays2BoxPaul QuantrillRick WhiteRandy Myers
New York Mets2Atlanta Braves3BoxRudy SeanezJohn Franco(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Chicago Cubs7BoxDave StevensRich LoiselleRod Beck
St. Louis Cardinals1Cincinnati Reds6BoxBrett TomkoKent Mercker(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks2Houston Astros5BoxSean BergmanWillie BlairBilly Wagner
Florida Marlins2Montreal Expos1BoxBrian MeadowsCarlos PerezAntonio Alfonseca
Milwaukee Brewers3Philadelphia Phillies4BoxCarlton LoewerCal EldredMark Leiter
Colorado Rockies2San Diego Padres7BoxAndy AshbyPedro Astacio(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0San Francisco Giants3BoxShawn EstesDarren DreifortRobb Nen

Standings as of 1998-07-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees816120.753--48432715728-1433-6W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I815328.654
224Boston Red Sox855233.61211.04683828624-1728-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park774037.519
3612Toronto Blue Jays894643.51719.0419430-1121-2325-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome734231.575
41022Baltimore Orioles883850.43226.5423458-3517-2721-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards744133.554
51428Tampa Bay Rays863452.39529.5308401-9318-2716-25L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field762947.382
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians855035.588--47836411427-1723-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field773938.506
2818Minnesota Twins864046.46510.53973781921-2019-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome763046.395
3920Kansas City Royals863848.44212.5367466-9923-1815-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium753441.453
41225Chicago White Sox873651.41415.0439553-11419-2816-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II754431.587
51326Detroit Tigers843450.40515.5391444-5318-2716-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium783147.397
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Anaheim Angels864937.570--4374122522-1527-22L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field763640.474
2510Texas Rangers874839.5521.55144734121-1827-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington754035.533
3716Oakland Athletics864145.4778.0459469-1022-2319-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum763343.434
41123Seattle Mariners883751.42013.0462478-1617-3020-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome733934.534
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves885929.670--46933013924-1435-15W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field744727.635
2611New York Mets834439.53012.53522985419-2425-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium794435.557
3814Philadelphia Phillies854342.50614.5405432-2716-2227-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium773245.416
41427Montreal Expos863452.39524.0311426-11511-2723-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium763145.408
51529Florida Marlins873255.36826.5368478-11013-3019-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium752253.293
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Houston Astros875334.609--48233914326-1827-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome754926.653
259Chicago Cubs874839.5525.04394132615-2133-18W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field764234.553
3713Milwaukee Brewers854342.5069.0376384-822-2021-22L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium773146.403
41017St. Louis Cardinals864046.46512.5425450-2517-3123-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II764333.566
51119Pittsburgh Pirates884048.45513.5344368-2415-2825-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium742945.392
61221Cincinnati Reds893950.43815.0371423-5219-2520-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field733835.521
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres885731.648--44333810524-2233-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium744133.554
247San Francisco Giants895237.5845.54333686523-2029-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point743737.500
3915Los Angeles Dodgers874344.49413.5373376-322-2821-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium754035.533
41324Colorado Rockies893752.41620.5408487-7920-2917-23L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field734033.548
51630Arizona Diamondbacks883058.34127.0363463-10016-3514-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark743539.473


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ramon CastroC22.126Traded by Astros to Marlins for RHP Jay Powell and C Scott Makarewicz July 5 1998 
Ricardo CordovaIF17.000Signed as nondrafted free agent by Dodgers 
Mike MarothP20.322signed 
Jay PowellP26.178Traded by Marlins with C Scott Makarewicz to Astros for C Ramon Castro July 5 1998