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Tuesday August 18,1998This 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 1998-08-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox4Anaheim Angels3BoxJohn SnyderChuck FinleyBill Simas
Minnesota Twins1Baltimore Orioles7BoxSidney PonsonBrad Radke(none)
Texas Rangers1Boston Red Sox4BoxPedro MartinezJohn BurkettTom Gordon
Texas Rangers4Boston Red Sox5BoxDerek LoweDanny PattersonTom Gordon
Tampa Bay Rays2Cleveland Indians4BoxDwight GoodenBryan RekarMichael Jackson
New York Yankees3Kansas City Royals2BoxJoe BorowskiMatt Whisenant(none)
Toronto Blue Jays5Oakland Athletics10BoxJimmy HaynesWoody Williams(none)
Detroit Tigers7Seattle Mariners6BoxSeth GreisingerBobby AyalaTodd Jones
Montreal Expos7Arizona Diamondbacks1BoxJavier VazquezBrian Anderson(none)
San Francisco Giants4Atlanta Braves8BoxGreg MadduxKirk Rueter(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Chicago Cubs4BoxSteve TrachselKent MerckerRod Beck
San Diego Padres7Florida Marlins5BoxDan MiceliAntonio AlfonsecaTrevor Hoffman
Cincinnati Reds4Milwaukee Brewers8BoxBrad WoodallMike Remlinger(none)
Colorado Rockies2New York Mets6BoxAl LeiterPedro Astacio(none)
Colorado Rockies3New York Mets6BoxMel RojasChuck McElroyJohn Franco
Houston Astros8Philadelphia Phillies2BoxJose LimaMike Grace(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxJason SchmidtCarlos PerezRich Loiselle

Standings as of 1998-08-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1229230.754--74246427844-2148-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I402218.550
225Boston Red Sox1237350.59319.568655513135-3038-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park391920.487
3510Baltimore Orioles1256758.53626.56655996632-3335-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards371225.324
4713Toronto Blue Jays1266363.50031.0607628-2127-3736-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome362511.694
51428Tampa Bay Rays1234875.39044.5453571-11822-3626-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field391524.385
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians1246955.556--6565797735-2734-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field382018.526
2818Chicago White Sox1245767.46012.0624728-10425-3531-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II382315.605
31023Kansas City Royals1255570.44014.5553714-16132-2923-41L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium361719.472
41225Minnesota Twins1245470.43515.0572603-3129-3525-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome381622.421
51326Detroit Tigers1234974.39819.5537641-10424-3625-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium391623.410
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Anaheim Angels1256758.536--6175962134-2633-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field371819.486
2612Texas Rangers1246559.5241.57066852129-3336-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington382315.605
3920Seattle Mariners1235667.45510.06586401825-3631-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome382018.526
41124Oakland Athletics1255570.44012.0628690-6225-3630-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum371918.514
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1258342.664--65146318840-2243-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field372314.622
247New York Mets1236855.55314.05494678230-2938-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium392019.513
3815Philadelphia Phillies1246163.49221.5556636-8029-3332-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium381424.368
41427Montreal Expos1265076.39733.5496616-12017-4233-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium361521.417
51630Florida Marlins1254481.35239.0522688-16618-4426-37L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium371027.270
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros1267749.611--69050218835-2942-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome362511.694
258Chicago Cubs1256956.5527.56245804428-3341-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field382117.553
3916Milwaukee Brewers1256065.48016.5535594-5929-3231-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium371423.378
41017St. Louis Cardinals1235964.48016.5600615-1524-3835-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II392415.615
51119Pittsburgh Pirates1255768.45619.5508523-1525-3632-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium371225.324
61322Cincinnati Reds1255669.44820.5548599-5130-3426-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field372116.568
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres1258144.648--60547912635-2946-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium371720.459
2611San Francisco Giants1256659.52815.06145734130-3336-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point382315.605
3714Los Angeles Dodgers1256263.49619.0522527-528-3734-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium372116.568
41221Colorado Rockies1265769.45224.5622673-5125-3832-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field362016.556
51529Arizona Diamondbacks1254778.37634.0513631-11823-4424-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark371819.486


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Israel AlcantaraRF-1B25.104Loaned by Devil Rays to Phillies June 22- 
Shawn SonnierP22.044Signed as nondrafted free agent by Royals