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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 1998-07-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox2Baltimore Orioles3BoxJesse OroscoJim CorsiArmando Benitez
Kansas City Royals6Chicago White Sox4BoxTim BelcherMike SirotkaJeff Montgomery
Minnesota Twins3Cleveland Indians0BoxBob TewksburyDave BurbaRick Aguilera
Toronto Blue Jays3Detroit Tigers4BoxMatt AndersonDan PlesacTodd Jones
Texas Rangers4Oakland Athletics1BoxJohn BurkettBilly TaylorJohn Wetteland
Anaheim Angels6Seattle Mariners8BoxJeff FasseroOmar OlivaresMike Timlin
New York Yankees2Tampa Bay Rays0BoxAndy PettitteBryan RekarMariano Rivera
Atlanta Braves6Florida Marlins4BoxJohn SmoltzLivan HernandezKerry Ligtenberg
San Diego Padres3Los Angeles Dodgers12BoxChan Ho ParkMark Langston(none)
Chicago Cubs9Milwaukee Brewers12BoxAlberto ReyesBob PattersonBob Wickman
Montreal Expos9New York Mets8BoxMike MadduxJohn FrancoUgueth Urbina
Houston Astros5St. Louis Cardinals4BoxShane ReynoldsTodd StottlemyreBilly Wagner

Standings as of 1998-07-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees826220.756--48632715929-1433-6W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I805228.650
225Boston Red Sox865234.60512.04703858524-1828-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park764036.526
3613Toronto Blue Jays904644.51120.0422434-1221-2425-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome724230.583
41022Baltimore Orioles893950.43826.5426460-3417-2722-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards734033.548
51428Tampa Bay Rays873453.39130.5308403-9518-2716-26L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field752946.387
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Cleveland Indians865036.581--47836711127-1723-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field763937.513
2816Minnesota Twins874146.4719.54003782222-2019-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome752946.387
3920Kansas City Royals873948.44811.5373470-9724-1815-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium743341.446
41225Detroit Tigers853550.41214.5395447-5218-2717-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium773047.390
51326Chicago White Sox883652.40915.0443559-11619-2816-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II744430.595
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Anaheim Angels874938.563--4434202322-1627-22L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field753639.480
259Texas Rangers884939.5570.55184744422-1827-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington743935.527
3717Oakland Athletics874146.4718.0460473-1322-2319-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum753342.440
41123Seattle Mariners893851.42712.0470484-1417-3021-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome723834.528
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves896029.674--47533414125-1435-15W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field734627.630
2611New York Mets844440.52413.53603075319-2425-16L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium784434.564
3814Philadelphia Phillies854342.50615.0405432-2716-2227-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium773245.416
41427Montreal Expos873552.40224.0320434-11412-2723-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium753045.400
51529Florida Marlins883256.36427.5372484-11213-3019-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium742252.297
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros885434.614--48734314427-1827-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome744826.649
2510Chicago Cubs884840.5456.04484252315-2233-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field754233.560
3712Milwaukee Brewers864442.5129.0388393-522-2022-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium763046.395
41018St. Louis Cardinals874047.46013.5429455-2617-3123-16L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II754332.573
51119Pittsburgh Pirates884048.45514.0344368-2415-2825-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium742945.392
61221Cincinnati Reds893950.43815.5371423-5219-2520-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field733835.521
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres895732.640--4463509624-2333-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium734132.562
246San Francisco Giants895237.5845.04333686523-2029-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point743737.500
3915Los Angeles Dodgers884444.50012.5385379622-2822-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium743935.527
41324Colorado Rockies893752.41620.0408487-7920-2917-23L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field734033.548
51630Arizona Diamondbacks883058.34126.5363463-10016-3514-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark743539.473


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Caleb BalbuenaP21.108signed 
Chris GeorgeP18.297signed 
Tim LakerC28.224Signed as Free Agent by Pirates. 
Jerrod RigganP24.054Signed as Free Agent by Mets. 
Jeff UrbanP21.165signed