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Saturday July 18,1998This 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 1998-07-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles3Anaheim Angels8BoxJarrod WashburnNerio Rodriguez(none)
Cleveland Indians15Chicago White Sox9BoxPaul ShueyMatt KarchnerMichael Jackson
Boston Red Sox9Detroit Tigers4BoxSteve AveryFrank CastilloDerek Lowe
Minnesota Twins4Oakland Athletics3BoxHector CarrascoMike OquistRick Aguilera
Kansas City Royals5Seattle Mariners8BoxBobby AyalaScott Service(none)
Tampa Bay Rays8Texas Rangers9BoxTim CrabtreeEsteban Yan(none)
New York Yankees10Toronto Blue Jays3BoxOrlando HernandezJuan Guzman(none)
Colorado Rockies2Arizona Diamondbacks4BoxBrian AndersonBobby JonesGregg Olson
Milwaukee Brewers7Atlanta Braves1BoxSteve WoodardKevin Millwood(none)
San Diego Padres2Cincinnati Reds1BoxJoey HamiltonPete HarnischTrevor Hoffman
Chicago Cubs1Florida Marlins2BoxBrian MeadowsMark ClarkMatt Mantei
San Francisco Giants2Houston Astros7BoxSean BergmanDanny Darwin(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Montreal Expos2BoxJon LieberShawn Boskie(none)
Philadelphia Phillies0New York Mets7BoxAl LeiterTyler Green(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers10St. Louis Cardinals8BoxMark GuthrieJeff BrantleyJeff Shaw

Standings as of 1998-07-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees916823.747--54135318835-1733-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I714625.648
225Boston Red Sox955639.58914.05154219426-2330-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park673631.537
3615Toronto Blue Jays1004951.49023.5460492-3223-3026-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome623923.629
4716Baltimore Orioles984751.48024.5488490-220-2827-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards643232.500
51429Tampa Bay Rays963660.37534.5341449-10819-3017-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field662739.409
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians955441.568--53042210828-2026-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field673532.522
21021Minnesota Twins964452.45810.5438432625-2619-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome662640.394
31123Chicago White Sox984355.43912.5502604-10219-2823-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II643727.578
41224Kansas City Royals964254.43812.5410531-12127-2415-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium653035.462
51325Detroit Tigers944054.42613.5430492-6218-2722-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium682543.368
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Anaheim Angels965343.552--4744581624-1929-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field663234.485
259Texas Rangers975344.5460.55565342224-2129-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington653530.538
3817Oakland Athletics964551.4698.0496507-1122-2323-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum662937.439
4919Seattle Mariners984553.4599.05295141517-3028-23W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome633132.492
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves976433.660--50736014727-1737-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field654223.646
2611New York Mets924844.52213.53973415619-2429-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium704030.571
3712Philadelphia Phillies944846.51114.5435466-3121-2627-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium682741.397
41427Montreal Expos963957.40624.5365482-11715-3024-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium662640.394
51528Florida Marlins963759.38526.5401516-11513-3024-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium661749.258
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros965739.594--52938414528-2329-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome664521.682
2510Chicago Cubs965244.5425.04834552819-2633-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field673829.567
3813Milwaukee Brewers954847.5058.5422429-723-2225-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium672641.388
41018Cincinnati Reds974552.46412.5410456-4625-2520-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field653233.492
51120St. Louis Cardinals964452.45813.0470501-3117-3127-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II663927.591
61222Pittsburgh Pirates974453.45413.5382408-2617-2927-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium652540.385
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres976334.649--49238211030-2533-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium653530.538
248San Francisco Giants975344.54610.04624184424-2729-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point663630.545
3914Los Angeles Dodgers974948.50514.04264161024-2925-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium653431.523
41326Colorado Rockies974156.42322.0455528-7320-3121-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field653629.554
51630Arizona Diamondbacks963462.35428.5399504-10516-3518-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark663135.470


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Erick ArteagaP17.107Signed as nondrafted free agent by Phillies 
Oscar MateranoSS16.242Signed as nondrafted free agent by Rockies 
Argelis NunezOF16.266Signed as nondrafted free agent by Diamondbacks 
Jason WoodSS-1B28.214Traded by Athletics to Tigers for Bip Roberts.