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Monday August 17,1998This 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 1998-08-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox2Anaheim Angels7BoxSteve SparksJim Parque(none)
Minnesota Twins2Baltimore Orioles3BoxScott EricksonLaTroy HawkinsArmando Benitez
Tampa Bay Rays3Cleveland Indians4BoxBartolo ColonWilson AlvarezMichael Jackson
New York Yankees7Kansas City Royals1BoxDavid ConeJose Rosado(none)
Toronto Blue Jays4Oakland Athletics2BoxKelvim EscobarTom CandiottiDan Plesac
Detroit Tigers1Seattle Mariners3BoxJamie MoyerBrian MoehlerMike Timlin
Montreal Expos1Arizona Diamondbacks6BoxAndy BenesJeremy Powell(none)
Houston Astros0Philadelphia Phillies4BoxPaul ByrdRandy Johnson(none)

Standings as of 1998-08-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1219130.752--73946227743-2148-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I412318.561
225Boston Red Sox1217150.58720.067755012735-3036-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park412120.512
3611Baltimore Orioles1246658.53226.56585986032-3334-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards381325.342
4713Toronto Blue Jays1256362.50430.0602618-1627-3636-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome372512.676
51427Tampa Bay Rays1224874.39343.5451567-11622-3526-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field401525.375
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians1236855.553--6525777535-2733-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field392118.538
2920Chicago White Sox1235667.45512.0620725-10524-3531-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II392415.615
31023Kansas City Royals1245569.44413.5551711-16032-2923-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium371720.459
41124Minnesota Twins1235469.43914.0571596-2529-3425-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome391623.410
51326Detroit Tigers1224874.39319.5530635-10523-3625-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium401723.425
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Anaheim Angels1246757.540--6145922234-2633-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field381820.474
2510Texas Rangers1226557.5331.07016762529-3136-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington402317.575
3819Seattle Mariners1225666.45910.06526331925-3631-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome392019.513
41225Oakland Athletics1245470.43513.0618685-6725-3629-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum382018.526
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1248242.661--64345918440-2242-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field382414.632
258New York Mets1216655.54514.55374627530-2936-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium412219.537
3815Philadelphia Phillies1236162.49620.5554628-7429-3332-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium391425.359
41428Montreal Expos1254976.39233.5489615-12616-4233-34L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium371621.432
51630Florida Marlins1244480.35538.0517681-16418-4426-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium381028.263
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros1257649.608--68250018234-2942-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome372611.703
247Chicago Cubs1246856.5487.56205794128-3340-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field392217.564
3916St. Louis Cardinals1225963.48415.5599611-1224-3735-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II402416.600
41017Milwaukee Brewers1245965.47616.5527590-6329-3230-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium381523.395
61222Pittsburgh Pirates1245668.45219.5502519-1725-3631-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium381325.342
51321Cincinnati Reds1245668.45219.5544591-4730-3326-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field382117.553
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres1248044.645--59847412434-2946-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium381820.474
2612San Francisco Giants1246658.53214.06105654530-3236-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point392316.590
3714Los Angeles Dodgers1246262.50018.0518521-328-3634-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium382117.553
41118Colorado Rockies1245767.46023.0617661-4425-3632-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field382018.526
51529Arizona Diamondbacks1244777.37933.0512624-11223-4424-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark381820.474


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jason BresterP21.253Traded by Giants to Rockies completing trade in which Giants sent OF Darryl Hamilton RHP Jim Stoops and a player to be named to Rockies for OF Ellis Burks (July 31 1998)