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Thursday July 23,1998This 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 1998-07-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics7Baltimore Orioles9BoxArmando BenitezMike Fetters(none)
Toronto Blue Jays7Boston Red Sox8BoxTom GordonRandy Myers(none)
Detroit Tigers3Cleveland Indians2BoxFrank CastilloJaret WrightTodd Jones
Texas Rangers8Kansas City Royals4BoxXavier HernandezGlendon Rusch(none)
Anaheim Angels6Minnesota Twins5BoxPep HarrisHector CarrascoTroy Percival
Montreal Expos1Chicago Cubs2BoxMark ClarkJeremy PowellRod Beck
Cincinnati Reds4Colorado Rockies6BoxPedro AstacioMike RemlingerDave Veres
Cincinnati Reds4Colorado Rockies6BoxBobby JonesPete HarnischCurt Leskanic
Houston Astros8Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxDoug HenryDarren HallJay Powell
New York Mets6Milwaukee Brewers5BoxGreg McMichaelMike MyersJohn Franco
Atlanta Braves3Philadelphia Phillies2BoxKevin MillwoodTyler GreenKerry Ligtenberg
Florida Marlins1Pittsburgh Pirates9BoxJon LieberBrian Meadows(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks0San Diego Padres3BoxJoey HamiltonBrian AndersonTrevor Hoffman
St. Louis Cardinals8San Francisco Giants1BoxKent BottenfieldDanny Darwin(none)

Standings as of 1998-07-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees967125.740--56937219735-1836-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I664323.652
225Boston Red Sox1005842.58015.05394469327-2631-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park623428.548
3614Baltimore Orioles1025151.50023.05165061021-2830-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards602832.467
4716Toronto Blue Jays1045153.49024.0483509-2623-3128-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome583721.638
51428Tampa Bay Rays993762.37435.5355469-11419-3118-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field632637.413
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Cleveland Indians1015744.564--55345210129-2128-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field613229.525
21021Minnesota Twins1004555.45011.5452450225-2720-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome622537.403
31122Chicago White Sox1024557.44112.5520617-9720-2924-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II603525.583
41224Kansas City Royals1004456.44012.5430559-12928-2416-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium612833.459
51326Detroit Tigers1004357.43013.5446520-7420-3023-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium622240.355
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Texas Rangers1015645.554--5905543626-2230-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington613229.525
259Anaheim Angels1005545.5500.54914771426-2029-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field623032.484
3819Oakland Athletics1004654.4609.5513530-1722-2624-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum622834.452
4920Seattle Mariners1014655.45510.05435281518-3128-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome603030.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Atlanta Braves1026735.657--53938415529-1738-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field603921.650
2510New York Mets985246.53113.04273626522-2430-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium643628.563
3712Philadelphia Phillies995148.51514.5452492-4024-2627-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium632439.381
41427Montreal Expos1013962.38627.5375505-13015-3224-30L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium612635.426
51529Florida Marlins1013764.36629.5419549-13013-3224-32L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium611744.279
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros1016041.594--55541314229-2431-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome614219.689
246Chicago Cubs1015744.5643.05154714422-2635-18W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field623329.532
3915Milwaukee Brewers1015051.49510.0450466-1625-2325-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium612437.393
41017St. Louis Cardinals1014853.47512.0502515-1320-3228-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II613526.574
51118Pittsburgh Pirates1024854.47112.5406419-1319-3029-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium602139.350
61223Cincinnati Reds1024557.44115.5426481-5525-2920-28L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field603228.533
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122San Diego Padres1026735.657--51840711131-2536-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium603129.517
2611San Francisco Giants1025448.52913.04764413524-2830-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point613526.574
3813Los Angeles Dodgers1025250.51015.04484351324-3028-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium603129.517
41325Colorado Rockies1024458.43123.0485552-6721-3323-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field603327.550
51630Arizona Diamondbacks1013665.35630.5416528-11217-3819-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark612932.475


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jim BruskeP33.289Traded by Dodgers to Padres for Widd Workman. 
Joe CarterLF-RF38.138Traded by Orioles to Giants for Darin Blood. 
Jacob CruzRF-LF25.176Traded by Giants with Steve Reed to Indians for Alvin Morman, Jose Mesa and Shawon Dunston. 
Shawon DunstonSS35.124Traded by Indians with Alvin Morman and Jose Mesa to Giants for Steve Reed and Jacob Cruz. 
Doug JonesP41.029Traded by Brewers to Indians for Eric Plunk. 
Jose MesaP32.062Traded by Indians with Alvin Morman and Shawon Dunston to Giants for Steve Reed and Jacob Cruz. 
Alvin MormanP29.198Traded by Indians with Jose Mesa and Shawon Dunston to Giants for Steve Reed and Jacob Cruz. 
Melvin PizarroP20.129Released by Phillies 
Eric PlunkP34.324Traded by Indians to Brewers for Doug Jones. 
Steve ReedP32.144Traded by Giants with Jacob Cruz to Indians for Alvin Morman, Jose Mesa and Shawon Dunston. 
Orlando Sulbaran1B16.249Signed as nondrafted free agent by Rangers