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Thursday August 20,1998This 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 1998-08-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers2Anaheim Angels13BoxOmar OlivaresBrian Powell(none)
Tampa Bay Rays4Baltimore Orioles2BoxTony SaundersArthur RhodesRoberto Hernandez
Boston Red Sox2Kansas City Royals8BoxHipolito PichardoPete Schourek(none)
New York Yankees4Minnesota Twins9BoxFrankie RodriguezMike Buddie(none)
Chicago White Sox1Oakland Athletics3BoxKenny RogersTom FordhamBilly Taylor
Toronto Blue Jays7Seattle Mariners0BoxRoger ClemensBill Swift(none)
Cleveland Indians2Texas Rangers8BoxTodd StottlemyreDave BurbaDanny Patterson
San Diego Padres2Atlanta Braves0BoxKevin BrownKevin MillwoodTrevor Hoffman
San Francisco Giants3Chicago Cubs7BoxKevin TapaniRuss Ortiz(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Florida Marlins1BoxScott RadinskyJustin SpeierJeff Shaw
Houston Astros5Milwaukee Brewers6BoxBob WickmanMike Magnante(none)
Colorado Rockies6Montreal Expos3BoxDarryl KileMike ThurmanMike DeJean
St. Louis Cardinals2New York Mets0BoxDonovan OsborneWillie BlairJuan Acevedo
St. Louis Cardinals4New York Mets5BoxRick ReedDarren OliverTurk Wendell
Arizona Diamondbacks1Philadelphia Phillies11BoxCurt SchillingBob Wolcott(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks12Philadelphia Phillies9BoxAlan EmbreeRicky Bottalico(none)
Cincinnati Reds5Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxJason ChristiansenDanny Graves(none)

Standings as of 1998-08-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1249232.742--74947827144-2348-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I382216.579
225Boston Red Sox1257451.59218.569956413536-3138-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park371819.486
3510Baltimore Orioles1276859.53525.56736076632-3336-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards351124.314
4713Toronto Blue Jays1286563.50829.0630630029-3736-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome342311.676
51428Tampa Bay Rays1254976.39243.5461579-11823-3726-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field371423.378
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Cleveland Indians1266957.548--6595906935-2934-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field362016.556
2820Chicago White Sox1265769.45212.0625737-11225-3731-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II362313.639
31124Minnesota Twins1265670.44413.0586610-2429-3527-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome361422.389
41225Kansas City Royals1275671.44113.5562727-16532-2924-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium341618.471
51327Detroit Tigers1254976.39219.5539656-11724-3825-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium371621.432
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Anaheim Angels1276958.543--6325983434-2635-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field351619.457
2611Texas Rangers1266759.5321.57176882929-3338-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington362115.583
3922Oakland Athletics1275770.44912.0637691-5425-3632-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum351718.486
41023Seattle Mariners1255669.44812.0660663-325-3631-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome362016.556
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1278344.654--65347118240-2243-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field352312.657
246New York Mets1267056.55612.55564748230-2940-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium361818.500
3815Philadelphia Phillies1276265.48821.0579653-7429-3333-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium351322.371
41426Montreal Expos1285177.39832.5507624-11718-4233-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium341420.412
51630Florida Marlins1274582.35438.0529690-16118-4427-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium35926.257
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros1287850.609--69951118836-3042-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome342410.706
257Chicago Cubs1277057.5517.56375914628-3342-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field362016.556
3916St. Louis Cardinals1266165.48416.0614626-1226-3935-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II362214.611
41017Milwaukee Brewers1276166.48016.5543607-6429-3232-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium351322.371
51118Pittsburgh Pirates1275968.46518.5520533-1325-3634-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium351025.286
61321Cincinnati Reds1275770.44920.5561607-4631-3526-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field352015.571
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres1278245.646--60748512236-3046-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium351619.457
2612San Francisco Giants1276760.52815.06235824131-3436-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point362214.611
3714Los Angeles Dodgers1276364.49619.0529534-529-3834-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium352015.571
41219Colorado Rockies1285870.45324.5629678-4926-3932-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field341915.559
51529Arizona Diamondbacks1284880.37534.5528659-13124-4524-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark341717.500


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dan MozingoP18.078signed