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MLB Games on Monday August 31, 1998

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Chicago White SoxAL4Baltimore OriolesAL1Box | PBP940,056Oriole Park at Camden YardsNight2:42James BaldwinScott EricksonBob HowryBelle, Norton
Seattle MarinersAL1Boston Red SoxAL5Box | PBP928,553Fenway ParkNight2:32Bret SaberhagenJeff Fassero---Garciaparra
Oakland AthleticsAL6Cleveland IndiansAL15Box | PBP942,897Jacobs FieldNight2:49Dave BurbaBlake SteinDoug JonesGiambi, Henderson, Ramirez, Sexson
Texas RangersAL13Detroit TigersAL2Box | PBP911,964Tiger StadiumNight2:26Esteban LoaizaBryce Florie---Clark, Gonzalez, Gonzalez, Kelly
Tampa Bay Devil RaysAL1Minnesota TwinsAL2Box | PBP97,888Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeNight2:20Bob TewksburyTony SaundersRick AguileraDiFelice
Houston AstrosNL4Atlanta BravesNL3Box | PBP933,883Turner FieldNight2:43Jay PowellJohn SmoltzBilly WagnerJones, Lopez
Cincinnati RedsNL4Chicago CubsNL5Box | PBP936,700Wrigley FieldNight2:40Kerry WoodBrett TomkoRod BeckSosa, Wood, Young
St. Louis CardinalsNL5Florida MarlinsNL3Box | PBP936,584Joe Robbie StadiumNight3:01Darren OliverKirt OjalaJuan AcevedoDunwoody, Jordan
New York MetsNL8Los Angeles DodgersNL3Box | PBP937,806Dodger StadiumNight2:58Rick ReedChan Ho Park---Harris
Montreal ExposNL2San Diego PadresNL5Box | PBP913,449Qualcomm StadiumNight2:36Joey HamiltonCarl PavanoTrevor HoffmanArias, Joyner, Vaughn
Philadelphia PhilliesNL2San Francisco GiantsNL6Box | PBP913,0923Com ParkNight2:42Jose MesaWayne Gomes---Kent
11 record(s)
Glossary:
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Monday, August 31, 1998

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111New York Yankees1359837.726-82655227446-2452-13271611.593
AL East225Boston Red Sox1358055.59318.075260015238-3242-23271215.444
AL East3612Toronto Blue Jays1387167.51428.56886701830-3941-2824177.708
AL East4713Baltimore Orioles1376968.50430.07056604532-3637-32251015.400
AL East51326Tampa Bay Devil Rays1365383.39045.5514637-12326-3927-44261016.385
AL Central
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL Central136Cleveland Indians1367561.551-7276527537-3038-31261412.538
AL Central2820Kansas City Royals1376473.46711.5608766-15840-3124-4224816.333
AL Central3923Chicago White Sox1386375.45713.0695796-10126-4136-3524177.708
AL Central41225Minnesota Twins1366076.44115.0622669-4731-3929-37261016.385
AL Central51429Detroit Tigers1375285.38023.5592738-14626-4326-42251312.520
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West149Anaheim Angels1387662.551-6916543739-2937-3324915.375
AL West2511Texas Rangers1377364.5332.57937573632-3541-29251510.600
AL West31022Oakland Athletics1386375.45713.0706750-4428-4035-35241113.458
AL West41124Seattle Mariners1366274.45613.0724731-727-4135-33251411.560
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East112Atlanta Braves1389048.652-71351919443-2547-2324168.667
NL East248New York Mets1387662.55114.06085347434-3242-30241212.500
NL East3815Philadelphia Phillies1386672.47824.0607700-9331-3535-3724915.375
NL East41528Montreal Expos1395386.38137.5540686-14620-4733-39231211.522
NL East51630Florida Marlins1384791.34143.0580774-19420-4827-4324717.292
NL Central
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL Central134Houston Astros1388751.630-76554022541-3046-2124159.625
NL Central257Chicago Cubs1387662.55111.07036703332-3544-27251411.560
NL Central3916Pittsburgh Pirates1366571.47821.0577575227-3937-3326422.154
NL Central41018Cincinnati Reds1386573.47122.0644668-2434-3731-36241212.500
NL Central51117St. Louis Cardinals1386573.47122.0670690-2028-4337-3024186.750
NL Central61219Milwaukee Brewers1376473.46722.5591669-7831-3633-37251015.400
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West123San Diego Padres1388949.645-66953013941-3248-1724915.375
NL West2610San Francisco Giants1387464.53615.06926256734-3540-29251510.600
NL West3714Los Angeles Dodgers1386870.49321.0581592-1130-4138-2924159.625
NL West41321Colorado Rockies1386375.45726.0682729-4729-4034-35241410.583
NL West51427Arizona Diamondbacks1385385.38436.0571703-13226-4727-38241212.500
30 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season