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Friday August 7,1998This 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.

1998 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 1998-08-07

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners6Detroit Tigers3BoxHeathcliff SlocumbDean CrowMike Timlin
Seattle Mariners7Detroit Tigers1BoxJamie MoyerBrian Moehler(none)
Baltimore Orioles16Minnesota Twins9BoxJimmy KeyTravis Miller(none)
Kansas City Royals2New York Yankees8BoxDavid ConePat Rapp(none)
Kansas City Royals2New York Yankees14BoxDavid WellsChris Haney(none)
Cleveland Indians5Tampa Bay Rays1BoxDwight GoodenWilson Alvarez(none)
Boston Red Sox3Texas Rangers4BoxRick HellingPedro MartinezJohn Wetteland
Oakland Athletics7Toronto Blue Jays6BoxJimmy HaynesWoody WilliamsMike Fetters
Milwaukee Brewers0Cincinnati Reds17BoxPete HarnischBrad Woodall(none)
New York Mets8Colorado Rockies7BoxRick ReedPedro AstacioJohn Franco
Philadelphia Phillies0Houston Astros9BoxRandy JohnsonMike Welch(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxBrian BohanonTodd Van PoppelJeff Shaw
Arizona Diamondbacks6Montreal Expos4BoxBrian AndersonJavier VazquezGregg Olson
Florida Marlins3San Diego Padres6BoxScott SandersJustin Speier(none)
Atlanta Braves5San Francisco Giants0BoxTom GlavineKirk Rueter(none)
Chicago Cubs3St. Louis Cardinals16BoxKent BottenfieldSteve Trachsel(none)

Standings as of 1998-08-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1118229.739--66942624342-2140-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I513219.627
225Boston Red Sox1136647.58417.061550111433-3033-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park492623.531
3612Baltimore Orioles1145955.51824.56015653626-3033-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards482028.417
4716Toronto Blue Jays1165660.48328.5552579-2726-3630-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome463214.696
51428Tampa Bay Rays1124468.39338.5412520-10820-3224-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field501931.380
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians1146450.561--6145318334-2630-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field482523.521
2919Kansas City Royals1155263.45212.5507645-13831-2621-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium462026.435
31121Minnesota Twins1135162.45112.5528532-427-2824-34L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome491930.388
41224Chicago White Sox1135063.44213.5570674-10424-3425-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II493019.612
51326Detroit Tigers1134667.40717.5488585-9723-3523-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium491930.388
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Texas Rangers1146351.553--6626253727-2736-24W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington482523.521
2511Anaheim Angels1136053.5312.5556553328-2232-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field492524.510
3818Seattle Mariners1145262.45611.06075822522-3230-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome472423.511
41020Oakland Athletics1155263.45211.5581633-5223-3029-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum472225.468
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1167739.664--60543417135-1942-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field462917.630
259New York Mets1136152.54014.55044267825-2636-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium492722.551
3915Philadelphia Phillies1145658.49120.0512583-7125-2931-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium481929.396
41427Montreal Expos1164769.40530.0458563-10516-3531-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium461828.391
51630Florida Marlins1164175.35336.0491643-15215-3926-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium461333.283
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros1156946.600--63446716734-2835-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome473314.702
248Chicago Cubs1166452.5525.55745433124-2940-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field472621.553
3814Milwaukee Brewers1155758.49612.0510550-4027-2530-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium471730.362
41017St. Louis Cardinals1145460.47414.5559570-1124-3730-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II482919.604
51223Cincinnati Reds1165264.44817.5510559-4930-3322-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field462521.543
61325Pittsburgh Pirates1165165.44018.5462487-2520-3331-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium461828.391
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres1167541.647--56945511434-2941-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium462323.500
2610San Francisco Giants1166254.53413.05675145330-3232-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point472720.574
3713Los Angeles Dodgers1165957.50916.0496495128-3631-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium462422.522
41122Colorado Rockies1165264.44823.0563626-6325-3627-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field462521.543
51529Arizona Diamondbacks1154471.38330.5478588-11023-4221-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark472126.447

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jeff HusonSS-2B33.357Signed as Free Agent by Diamondbacks. 
Jeff JudenP27.200Claimed on waivers by Angels from Brewers. 
Orlando MillerSS29.206Signed by Astros 
Kevin MitchellLF-3B36.206Released by Athletics.