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Friday July 17,1998This 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 1998-07-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles4Anaheim Angels1BoxDoug DrabekJason DicksonArmando Benitez
Cleveland Indians3Chicago White Sox4BoxBill SimasPaul Shuey(none)
Boston Red Sox4Detroit Tigers6BoxBrian PowellJin Ho ChoTodd Jones
Minnesota Twins8Oakland Athletics7BoxHector CarrascoBilly TaylorRick Aguilera
Kansas City Royals5Seattle Mariners18BoxBill SwiftGlendon Rusch(none)
Tampa Bay Rays4Texas Rangers7BoxDarren OliverJim MecirJohn Wetteland
New York Yankees6Toronto Blue Jays9BoxRoger ClemensDarren HolmesRandy Myers
Colorado Rockies6Arizona Diamondbacks9BoxWillie BlairPedro AstacioGregg Olson
Milwaukee Brewers1Atlanta Braves4BoxTom GlavineBrad WoodallJohn Rocker
San Diego Padres13Cincinnati Reds3BoxAndy AshbyMike Remlinger(none)
Chicago Cubs6Florida Marlins1BoxSteve TrachselRyan Dempster(none)
San Francisco Giants7Houston Astros10BoxJose LimaKirk Rueter(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Montreal Expos1BoxMike WilliamsJavier VazquezJason Christiansen
Philadelphia Phillies0New York Mets6BoxHideo NomoCarlton Loewer(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1St. Louis Cardinals4BoxJuan AcevedoBrian BohanonRich Croushore

Standings as of 1998-07-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees906723.744--53135018134-1733-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I724725.653
225Boston Red Sox945539.58514.05064178925-2330-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park683731.544
3615Toronto Blue Jays994950.49522.5457482-2523-3026-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome633924.619
4716Baltimore Orioles974750.48523.5485482320-2727-23W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards653233.492
51429Tampa Bay Rays953659.37933.5333440-10719-2917-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field672740.403
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians945341.564--51541310227-2026-21L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field683632.529
21021Minnesota Twins954352.45310.5434429524-2619-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome672740.403
31123Chicago White Sox974354.44311.5493589-9619-2823-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II653728.569
41224Kansas City Royals954253.44211.5405523-11827-2315-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium663036.455
51325Detroit Tigers934053.43012.5426483-5718-2722-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium692544.362
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Anaheim Angels955243.547--4664551124-1928-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field673334.493
2510Texas Rangers965244.5420.55475262124-2128-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington663630.545
3817Oakland Athletics954550.4747.0493503-1022-2323-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum672938.433
4920Seattle Mariners974453.4549.05215091217-3027-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome643232.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves966432.667--50635315327-1737-15W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field664224.636
2611New York Mets914744.51614.53903414919-2428-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium714130.577
3712Philadelphia Phillies934845.51614.5435459-2421-2527-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium692742.391
41427Montreal Expos953956.41124.5363477-11415-3024-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium672641.388
51528Florida Marlins953659.37927.5399515-11613-3023-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium671849.269
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros955639.589--52238214028-2328-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome674621.687
259Chicago Cubs955243.5474.04824532919-2533-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field683830.559
3913Milwaukee Brewers944747.5008.5415428-1322-2225-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium682741.397
41018Cincinnati Reds964551.46911.5409454-4525-2520-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field663234.485
51119St. Louis Cardinals954451.46312.0462491-2917-3127-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II673928.582
61222Pittsburgh Pirates964353.44813.5377406-2916-2927-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium662640.394
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres966234.646--49038110929-2533-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium663630.545
247San Francisco Giants965343.5529.04604114924-2629-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point673631.537
3814Los Angeles Dodgers964848.50014.0416408823-2925-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium663531.530
41326Colorado Rockies964155.42721.0453524-7120-3021-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field663630.545
51630Arizona Diamondbacks953362.34728.5395502-10716-3517-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark673235.478


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Esteban LoaizaP26.199Traded by Pirates to Rangers for Todd Van Poppel and Warren Morris. 
Terry MathewsP33.285Signed as Free Agent by Athletics. 
Warren Morris2B24.187Traded by Rangers with Todd Van Poppel to Pirates for Esteban Loaiza. 
Todd Van PoppelP26.221Traded by Rangers with Warren Morris to Pirates for Esteban Loaiza. 
Derrick White1B-LF28.278Claimed on waivers by Rockies from Cubs.