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Friday July 24,1998This 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 1998-07-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners4Baltimore Orioles7BoxMike MussinaBill SwiftArmando Benitez
Toronto Blue Jays10Boston Red Sox6BoxJuan GuzmanSteve AveryPaul Quantrill
Detroit Tigers1Cleveland Indians2BoxSteve ReedDoug Bochtler(none)
Anaheim Angels3Kansas City Royals4BoxHipolito PichardoChuck FinleyJeff Montgomery
Texas Rangers3Minnesota Twins5BoxDan SerafiniEsteban LoaizaRick Aguilera
Chicago White Sox4New York Yankees5BoxAndy PettitteBryan WardMariano Rivera
Oakland Athletics0Tampa Bay Rays6BoxTony SaundersMike Oquist(none)
New York Mets5Chicago Cubs0BoxArmando ReynosoGeremi Gonzalez(none)
New York Mets7Chicago Cubs3BoxDennis CookTerry Adams(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Colorado Rockies12BoxDarryl KileTodd Stottlemyre(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks1Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxChan Ho ParkAmaury TelemacoJeff Shaw
Montreal Expos7Milwaukee Brewers10BoxDavid WeathersDustin Hermanson(none)
Montreal Expos11Milwaukee Brewers2BoxMike ThurmanPaul Wagner(none)
Florida Marlins4Philadelphia Phillies6BoxWayne GomesAntonio Alfonseca(none)
Florida Marlins6Philadelphia Phillies7BoxMark LeiterVic Darensbourg(none)
Atlanta Braves3Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxJohn SmoltzChris Peters(none)
Houston Astros2San Diego Padres1BoxPete SchourekSterling HitchcockMike Magnante
Cincinnati Reds2San Francisco Giants12BoxMark GardnerScott Winchester(none)

Standings as of 1998-07-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees977225.742--57437619835-1837-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I654223.646
225Boston Red Sox1015843.57416.05454568927-2631-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park613427.557
3614Baltimore Orioles1035251.50523.05235101321-2831-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards592732.458
4715Toronto Blue Jays1055253.49524.0493515-2224-3128-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome573621.632
51428Tampa Bay Rays1003862.38035.5361469-10819-3119-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field622537.403
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians1025844.569--55545310229-2129-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field603129.517
2919Minnesota Twins1014655.45511.5457453425-2721-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome612437.393
31122Kansas City Royals1014556.44612.5434562-12828-2417-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium602733.450
41223Chicago White Sox1034558.43713.5524622-9820-3024-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II593524.593
51326Detroit Tigers1014358.42614.5447522-7520-3123-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium612239.361
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Texas Rangers1025646.549--5935593426-2330-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington603228.533
259Anaheim Angels1015546.5450.54944811326-2129-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field613031.492
3820Oakland Athletics1014655.4559.5513536-2322-2724-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum612833.459
41021Seattle Mariners1024656.45110.05475351218-3228-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome593029.508
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1036835.660--54238415830-1738-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field593821.644
2510New York Mets1005446.54012.54393657424-2430-22W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium623428.548
3712Philadelphia Phillies1015348.52514.0465502-3724-2629-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium612239.361
41427Montreal Expos1034063.38828.0393517-12416-3324-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium592534.424
51529Florida Marlins1033766.35931.0429562-13313-3424-32L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium591742.288
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros1026141.598--55741414330-2431-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome604119.683
247Chicago Cubs1035746.5534.55184833522-2635-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field603327.550
3916Milwaukee Brewers1035152.49510.5462484-2225-2326-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium592336.390
41017St. Louis Cardinals1024854.47113.0505527-2220-3328-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II603525.583
51118Pittsburgh Pirates1034855.46613.5406422-1619-3029-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium592138.356
61324Cincinnati Reds1034558.43716.5428493-6525-3020-28L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field593227.542
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres1036736.650--51940911031-2536-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium593128.525
2611San Francisco Giants1035548.53412.04884434524-2831-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point603426.567
3813Los Angeles Dodgers1035350.51514.04514361524-3029-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium593029.508
41225Colorado Rockies1034558.43722.0497555-5821-3324-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field593227.542
51630Arizona Diamondbacks1023666.35330.5417531-11417-3919-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark602931.483


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Joel BennettP28.174Granted free agency 
Pat BurrellLF21.287signed 
Reid CorneliusP28.052Traded by Diamondbacks to Marlins for Walt White. 
Jacob CruzRF-LF25.177Traded by Giants with RHP Steve Reed to Indians for RHP Jose Mesa LHP Alvin Morman and 2B Shawon Dunston July 24 1998 
Jose MesaP32.063Traded by Indians with LHP Alvin Morman and 2B Shawon Dunston to Giants for RHP Steve Reed and OF Jacob Cruz July 24 1998 
Melvin Mora3B26.173Signed as Free Agent by Mets. 
Joe OliverC33.000Signed as Free Agent by Mariners. 
Carlos Pena1B-DH20.068signed