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Tuesday August 11,1998This 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 1998-08-11

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals4Boston Red Sox7BoxTom GordonJeff Montgomery(none)
Oakland Athletics6Chicago White Sox4BoxTom CandiottiJohn SnyderBilly Taylor
Texas Rangers2Cleveland Indians1BoxEsteban LoaizaSteve KarsayJohn Wetteland
Anaheim Angels5Detroit Tigers4BoxMike FettersSean RunyanTroy Percival
Minnesota Twins0New York Yankees7BoxDavid WellsEric Milton(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Tampa Bay Rays2BoxJim MecirArmando Benitez(none)
Seattle Mariners4Toronto Blue Jays7BoxChris CarpenterJeff FasseroPaul Quantrill
Philadelphia Phillies3Arizona Diamondbacks7BoxAndy BenesMark Portugal(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates7Cincinnati Reds0BoxFrancisco CordovaBrett Tomko(none)
Montreal Expos6Colorado Rockies15BoxJohn ThomsonJeremy Powell(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5Houston Astros6BoxMike MagnanteEric Plunk(none)
Florida Marlins8Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxJesus SanchezDarren Dreifort(none)
Atlanta Braves1San Diego Padres3BoxJoey HamiltonDenny NeagleTrevor Hoffman
Chicago Cubs7San Francisco Giants8BoxJose MesaTerry AdamsRobb Nen
New York Mets8St. Louis Cardinals3BoxBobby JonesKent Mercker(none)

Standings as of 1998-08-11

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1158629.748--70243426842-2144-8W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I472819.596
225Boston Red Sox1166947.59517.564751413335-3034-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park462323.500
3612Baltimore Orioles1186157.51726.56145763828-3233-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards441826.409
4714Toronto Blue Jays1195960.49629.0569591-2226-3633-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome432914.674
51327Tampa Bay Rays1164670.39740.5419530-11120-3226-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field461729.370
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians1176552.556--6225378535-2730-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field452421.533
2920Chicago White Sox1185365.44912.5590700-11024-3428-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II442717.614
31124Minnesota Twins1175265.44413.0539556-1727-3025-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome451827.400
41225Kansas City Royals1185266.44113.5516671-15531-2921-37L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium432023.465
51428Detroit Tigers1174671.39319.0500611-11123-3523-36L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium451926.422
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Texas Rangers1176453.547--6736512228-2736-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington452421.533
2510Anaheim Angels1186355.5341.55845701431-2432-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field442222.500
3818Seattle Mariners1175463.46210.06265953124-3330-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome442222.500
41023Oakland Athletics1195366.44512.0598652-5424-3329-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum432122.488
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1197940.664--62744817937-2042-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field432716.628
248New York Mets1176453.54714.05244457928-2736-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium452421.533
3916Philadelphia Phillies1185761.48321.5526608-8226-3231-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium441826.409
41426Montreal Expos1204971.40830.5479589-11016-3733-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium421626.381
51630Florida Marlins1194376.36136.0507657-15017-4026-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium431132.256
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros1197346.613--66348218134-2839-18W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome432914.674
259Chicago Cubs1206555.5428.55985673125-3240-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field432518.581
3815Milwaukee Brewers1195861.48715.0521568-4728-2830-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium431627.372
41017St. Louis Cardinals1185662.47516.5575591-1624-3732-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II442717.614
61222Pittsburgh Pirates1195366.44520.0472490-1822-3431-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium431627.372
51321Cincinnati Reds1195366.44520.0517570-5330-3323-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field432419.558
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres1197742.647--58046411634-2943-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium432122.488
2611San Francisco Giants1206357.52514.55915504130-3233-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point432617.605
3713Los Angeles Dodgers1196059.50417.0505506-128-3632-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium432320.535
41119Colorado Rockies1205565.45822.5598642-4425-3630-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field422220.524
51529Arizona Diamondbacks1194574.37832.0490607-11723-4422-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark432023.465

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ricardo JordanP28.045Signed as Free Agent by Yankees. 
Felipe Lopez3B-2B18.091signed