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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 1998-08-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals8Minnesota Twins7BoxScott ServiceRick AguileraJeff Montgomery
Boston Red Sox4Texas Rangers7BoxJohn BurkettBret SaberhagenJohn Wetteland
Cincinnati Reds0Atlanta Braves5BoxGreg MadduxMike Remlinger(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0Montreal Expos9BoxJeremy PowellCarlos Perez(none)
San Francisco Giants8New York Mets9BoxTurk WendellRobb Nen(none)
Colorado Rockies5Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxJohn ThomsonJason Schmidt(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3San Diego Padres2BoxMark LeiterTrevor Hoffman(none)

Standings as of 1998-08-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1098029.734--64742222542-2138-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I533419.642
225Boston Red Sox1126646.58915.561249711533-2933-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park502624.520
3612Baltimore Orioles1135855.51324.05855562925-3033-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards492128.429
4716Toronto Blue Jays1155659.48727.0546572-2626-3630-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome473215.681
51428Tampa Bay Rays1114467.39637.0411515-10420-3224-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field511932.373
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians1136350.558--6095307933-2630-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field492623.531
2818Kansas City Royals1135261.46011.0503623-12031-2421-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium482028.417
3919Minnesota Twins1125161.45511.5519516327-2824-33L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome501931.380
41225Chicago White Sox1135063.44213.0570674-10424-3425-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II493019.612
51326Detroit Tigers1114665.41416.0484572-8823-3523-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium511932.373
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Texas Rangers1136251.549--6586223627-2735-24W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington492623.531
2511Anaheim Angels1136053.5312.0556553328-2232-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field492524.510
31021Oakland Athletics1145163.44711.5574627-5322-3029-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum482325.479
41122Seattle Mariners1125062.44611.55945781620-3230-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome492623.531
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1157639.661--60043416634-1942-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field473017.638
2610New York Mets1126052.53614.54964197724-2636-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium502822.560
3915Philadelphia Phillies1135657.49619.0512574-6225-2831-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium491930.388
41427Montreal Expos1154768.40929.0454557-10316-3531-33W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium471829.383
51630Florida Marlins1154174.35735.0488637-14915-3826-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium471334.277
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros1146846.596--62546715834-2834-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome483414.708
247Chicago Cubs1156451.5574.55715274424-2840-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field482622.542
3814Milwaukee Brewers1145757.50011.0510533-2327-2430-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium481731.354
41017St. Louis Cardinals1135360.46914.5543567-2424-3729-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II493019.612
61223Pittsburgh Pirates1155164.44317.5461484-2320-3231-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium471829.383
51324Cincinnati Reds1155164.44317.5493559-6630-3321-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field472621.553
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres1157441.643--56345211134-2940-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium472423.511
259San Francisco Giants1156253.53912.05675095830-3232-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point482721.563
3713Los Angeles Dodgers1155857.50416.0493494-128-3630-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium472522.532
41120Colorado Rockies1155263.45222.0556618-6225-3627-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field472522.532
51529Arizona Diamondbacks1144371.37730.5472584-11222-4221-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark482226.458


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jose CapellanP17.205Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Nate CornejoP18.317signed 
Randy MyersP35.321Traded by Blue Jays to Padres for Brian Loyd. 
Pete SchourekP29.088Purchased by Red Sox from Astros.