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Friday August 21,1998This 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 1998-08-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays9Anaheim Angels4BoxChris CarpenterJeff Juden(none)
Cleveland Indians6Baltimore Orioles3BoxJaret WrightScott Kamieniecki(none)
Boston Red Sox9Minnesota Twins2BoxSteve AveryEric Milton(none)
Detroit Tigers2Oakland Athletics4BoxMike OquistBryce FlorieBilly Taylor
Chicago White Sox4Seattle Mariners5BoxJose PaniaguaKeith FoulkeMike Timlin
Kansas City Royals6Tampa Bay Rays5BoxMatt WhisenantEsteban YanJeff Montgomery
New York Yankees5Texas Rangers0BoxDavid WellsEsteban Loaiza(none)
San Diego Padres4Atlanta Braves5BoxJohn SmoltzJoey HamiltonKerry Ligtenberg
San Francisco Giants5Chicago Cubs6BoxFelix HerediaRobb Nen(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Florida Marlins1BoxChan Ho ParkLivan Hernandez(none)
Houston Astros5Milwaukee Brewers2BoxSean BergmanBill PulsipherJay Powell
Colorado Rockies3Montreal Expos2BoxDave VeresUgueth Urbina(none)
St. Louis Cardinals10New York Mets5BoxMatt MorrisHideo Nomo(none)
St. Louis Cardinals0New York Mets1BoxArmando ReynosoManny AybarJohn Franco
Arizona Diamondbacks0Philadelphia Phillies1BoxMark PortugalOmar DaalWayne Gomes
Cincinnati Reds2Pittsburgh Pirates14BoxChris PetersBrett Tomko(none)

Standings as of 1998-08-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1259332.744--75447827645-2348-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I372116.568
225Boston Red Sox1267551.59518.570856614237-3138-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park361719.472
3510Baltimore Orioles1286860.53126.56766136332-3336-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards341123.324
4713Toronto Blue Jays1296663.51229.0639634530-3736-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome332211.667
51428Tampa Bay Rays1264977.38944.5466585-11923-3726-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field361422.389
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Cleveland Indians1277057.551--6655937236-2934-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field351916.543
21022Chicago White Sox1275770.44913.0629742-11325-3831-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II352312.657
31123Kansas City Royals1285771.44513.5568732-16433-2924-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium331518.455
41225Minnesota Twins1275671.44114.0588619-3129-3527-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome351421.400
51327Detroit Tigers1264977.38920.5541660-11924-3925-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium361620.444
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Anaheim Angels1286959.539--6366072934-2635-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field341618.471
2611Texas Rangers1276760.5281.57176932429-3338-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington352114.600
3820Oakland Athletics1285870.45311.0641693-5225-3633-34W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum341618.471
4921Seattle Mariners1265769.45211.0665667-225-3632-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome351916.543
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1288444.656--65847518340-2244-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field342212.647
256New York Mets1287157.55513.05624847830-2941-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium341717.500
3815Philadelphia Phillies1286365.49221.0580653-7329-3334-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium341222.353
41426Montreal Expos1295178.39533.5509627-11818-4233-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium331419.424
51630Florida Marlins1284583.35239.0530695-16518-4427-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium34925.265
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros1297950.612--70451319137-3042-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome332310.697
247Chicago Cubs1287157.5557.56435964728-3343-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field351916.543
3916St. Louis Cardinals1286266.48416.5624632-827-4035-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II342113.618
41017Milwaukee Brewers1286167.47717.5545612-6729-3232-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium341321.382
51118Pittsburgh Pirates1286068.46918.5534535-125-3635-32W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium34925.265
61324Cincinnati Reds1285771.44521.5563621-5831-3626-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field342014.588
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres1288246.641--61149012136-3146-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium341618.471
2612San Francisco Giants1286761.52315.06285884031-3536-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point352213.629
3714Los Angeles Dodgers1286464.50018.0534535-130-3834-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium341915.559
41219Colorado Rockies1295970.45723.5632680-4827-3932-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field331815.545
51529Arizona Diamondbacks1294881.37234.5528660-13224-4624-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark331716.515


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
DJ CarrascoP21.131Released by Indians.