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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 1998-07-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees3Anaheim Angels0BoxRamiro MendozaRich DeLuciaMariano Rivera
Baltimore Orioles6Detroit Tigers4BoxPete SmithMatt AndersonArmando Benitez
Minnesota Twins3Kansas City Royals7BoxTim BelcherDan Serafini(none)
Boston Red Sox5Oakland Athletics6BoxKenny RogersSteve AveryBilly Taylor
Cleveland Indians9Seattle Mariners8BoxPaul ShueyBob Wells(none)
Texas Rangers0Toronto Blue Jays1BoxJuan GuzmanEsteban LoaizaRandy Myers
Chicago Cubs0Arizona Diamondbacks4BoxOmar DaalKevin Tapani(none)
Atlanta Braves13Cincinnati Reds3BoxDenny NeagleRick Krivda(none)
Florida Marlins4Houston Astros3BoxLivan HernandezShane Reynolds(none)
San Francisco Giants6Montreal Expos12BoxMike ThurmanMark GardnerShayne Bennett
San Diego Padres3New York Mets1BoxDan MiceliDennis CookTrevor Hoffman
Los Angeles Dodgers3Philadelphia Phillies1BoxChan Ho ParkMatt BeechJeff Shaw
Milwaukee Brewers2St. Louis Cardinals3BoxMatt MorrisScott KarlRich Croushore

Standings as of 1998-07-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1027527.735--59939820137-1938-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I603921.650
225Boston Red Sox1066244.58515.057947410529-2733-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park563026.536
3615Baltimore Orioles1085553.50923.05555352024-2831-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards542430.444
4716Toronto Blue Jays1105456.49125.0514538-2424-3330-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome523418.654
51427Tampa Bay Rays1054263.40034.5390486-9620-3222-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field572136.368
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians1076245.579--5834849932-2130-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field552728.491
2817Minnesota Twins1065056.47211.54864721427-2823-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome562036.357
31223Chicago White Sox1074760.43915.0539638-9921-3125-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II553322.600
41022Kansas City Royals1074760.43915.0459589-13028-2419-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium542529.463
51326Detroit Tigers1064462.41517.5471555-8421-3223-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium562135.375
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Anaheim Angels1075849.542--5235131028-2230-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field552728.491
2510Texas Rangers1075750.5331.06145922227-2730-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington553124.564
3920Seattle Mariners1074859.44910.05795621720-3228-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome542826.519
41124Oakland Athletics1074760.43911.0536580-4422-3025-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum552728.491
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1097237.661--57341216134-1938-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field533419.642
259New York Mets1055649.53314.04573837424-2632-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium573225.561
3712Philadelphia Phillies1065551.51915.5491529-3824-2631-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium562036.357
41428Montreal Expos1084266.38929.5420540-12016-3526-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium542331.426
51630Florida Marlins1093970.35833.0457605-14815-3824-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium531538.283
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros1086444.593--59543915630-2634-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome543816.704
247Chicago Cubs1096148.5603.55425024024-2837-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field542925.537
3914Milwaukee Brewers1085553.5099.0489506-1727-2428-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium541935.352
41018St. Louis Cardinals1075057.46713.5524550-2621-3429-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II553322.600
51119Pittsburgh Pirates1085058.46314.0436446-1020-3230-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium541935.352
61325Cincinnati Reds1094762.43117.5461531-7026-3121-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field533023.566
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres1087038.648--54243310932-2738-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium542826.519
2611San Francisco Giants1085751.52813.05114723925-3032-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point553223.582
3813Los Angeles Dodgers1085652.51914.04724561626-3130-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium542727.500
41221Colorado Rockies1084860.44422.0524585-6121-3327-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field542925.537
51529Arizona Diamondbacks1083969.36131.0441557-11618-4021-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark542628.481


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Joel BennettP28.180Signed as Free Agent by Phillies. 
Greg Colbrunn1B29.004Traded by Rockies to Braves for Mike Porzio and David Cortes. 
David CortesP24.288Traded by Braves with Mike Porzio to Rockies for Greg Colbrunn. 
James DunningP11.014Traded by Braves with David Cortes to Rockies for Greg Colbrunn. 
Brett GrebeP27.248Contract purchased by Angels from Mission Viejo 
Austin KearnsRF18.071signed 
Pete MunroP23.046Traded by Red Sox with Jay Yennaco to Blue Jays for Mike Stanley. 
Charlie O'BrienC37.090Traded by White Sox to Angels for Brian Tokarse and Jason Stockstill. 
Luis PinedaP20.050Signed as Free Agent by Tigers. 
Ismael RamirezP17.149Signed as nondrafted free agent by Blue Jays 
Pete Rose3B-1B28.256Released by Pirates 
Mike StanleyC-1B35.035Traded by Blue Jays to Red Sox for Jay Yennaco and Pete Munro. 
Jason StockstillP21.259Traded by Angels with RHP Brian Tokarse to White Sox for C Charlie O'Brien July 30 1998