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Wednesday July 15,1998This 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 1998-07-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Tampa Bay Rays2Anaheim Angels4BoxShigetoshi HasegawaWilson AlvarezTroy Percival
Cleveland Indians0Boston Red Sox1BoxPedro MartinezBartolo Colon(none)
Toronto Blue Jays3Chicago White Sox9BoxJaime NavarroPat Hentgen(none)
Toronto Blue Jays2Chicago White Sox5BoxCarlos CastilloDave StiebBill Simas
New York Yankees11Detroit Tigers0BoxHideki IrabuSeth Greisinger(none)
Kansas City Royals5Oakland Athletics1BoxJose RosadoTom Candiotti(none)
Minnesota Twins1Seattle Mariners4BoxJamie MoyerLaTroy HawkinsMike Timlin
Baltimore Orioles14Texas Rangers3BoxSidney PonsonRick Helling(none)
Houston Astros8Arizona Diamondbacks9BoxAlan EmbreeMike Magnante(none)
San Diego Padres6Colorado Rockies2BoxKevin BrownJamey Wright(none)
Montreal Expos9Florida Marlins5BoxCarlos PerezBrian Edmondson(none)
San Francisco Giants5Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxOrel HershiserDarren DreifortRobb Nen
Philadelphia Phillies2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxScott KarlCurt SchillingBob Wickman
Atlanta Braves12New York Mets1BoxDenny NeagleMasato Yoshii(none)
Chicago Cubs0Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxFrancisco CordovaKerry WoodRicardo Rincon
Cincinnati Reds4St. Louis Cardinals2BoxGabe WhiteJohn Frascatore(none)

Standings as of 1998-07-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees886721.761--52433818634-1533-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I744727.635
224Boston Red Sox925438.58715.04874068125-2229-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park703832.543
3615Toronto Blue Jays974750.48524.5443474-3122-3025-20L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome654124.631
4716Baltimore Orioles954550.47425.5472478-618-2727-23W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards673433.507
51429Tampa Bay Rays933558.37634.5321432-11118-2817-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field692841.406
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians925339.576--50739411327-1826-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field703634.514
2920Kansas City Royals934251.45211.5397500-10327-2115-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium683038.441
31021Minnesota Twins934251.45211.5426419723-2519-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome692841.406
41124Chicago White Sox954253.44212.5487581-9419-2822-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II673829.567
51326Detroit Tigers913853.41814.5417478-6118-2720-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium712744.380
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Anaheim Angels935241.559--4644432124-1928-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field693336.478
2510Texas Rangers945143.5431.55375132424-2127-22L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington683731.544
3818Oakland Athletics934449.4738.0481492-1122-2322-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum693039.435
41223Seattle Mariners954253.44211.0500504-417-3025-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome663432.515
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves946232.660--49834914927-1735-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field684424.647
2611New York Mets894643.51713.53823374519-2427-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium734231.575
3712Philadelphia Phillies914744.51613.5431451-2020-2427-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium712843.394
41427Montreal Expos933855.40923.5352467-11515-3023-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium692742.391
51528Florida Marlins943658.38326.0398509-11113-3023-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium681850.265
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Houston Astros945539.585--51237513728-2327-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome684721.691
259Chicago Cubs945143.5434.04764522418-2533-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field693930.565
3813Milwaukee Brewers924745.5117.0411420-922-2025-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium702743.386
41017Cincinnati Reds954550.47410.5406441-3525-2520-25W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field673235.478
51119St. Louis Cardinals934350.46211.5456482-2617-3126-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II694029.580
61222Pittsburgh Pirates944252.44713.0367395-2815-2827-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium682741.397
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres956134.642--4773789928-2533-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium673730.552
248San Francisco Giants955342.5588.04534015224-2529-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point683632.529
3914Los Angeles Dodgers944747.50013.5407402522-2825-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium683632.529
41325Colorado Rockies954154.43220.0447515-6820-2921-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field673631.537
51630Arizona Diamondbacks943262.34028.5386496-11016-3516-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark683335.485


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Brent HoardP21.254signed 
Wily Mo PenaDH-LF16.173Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mets. 
Jim PooleP32.078Released by Giants. 
Tim Unroe1B-RF27.281Released by Cubs.