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Wednesday September 2,1998This 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 1998-09-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox3Baltimore Orioles2BoxJohn SnyderAlan MillsBob Howry
Seattle Mariners3Boston Red Sox7BoxTom GordonBobby Ayala(none)
Anaheim Angels13Cleveland Indians5BoxSteve SparksBartolo Colon(none)
Texas Rangers5Detroit Tigers3BoxRick HellingBrian MoehlerJohn Wetteland
Toronto Blue Jays5Kansas City Royals0BoxKelvim EscobarJose RosadoPaul Quantrill
Tampa Bay Rays4Minnesota Twins1BoxEsteban YanLaTroy HawkinsAlbie Lopez
Oakland Athletics2New York Yankees0BoxGil HerediaDavid ConeBilly Taylor
Houston Astros4Atlanta Braves2BoxRandy JohnsonGreg MadduxBilly Wagner
Cincinnati Reds2Chicago Cubs4BoxFelix HerediaGabe WhiteRod Beck
St. Louis Cardinals14Florida Marlins4BoxKent MerckerJesus Sanchez(none)
Philadelphia Phillies0Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxCarlos PerezTyler Green(none)
Colorado Rockies4Milwaukee Brewers8BoxRafael RoquePedro Astacio(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks2Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxAaron SmallJeff TabakaGregg Olson
New York Mets4San Diego Padres1BoxArmando ReynosoAndy AshbyJohn Franco
Montreal Expos3San Francisco Giants12BoxKirk RueterJavier Vazquez(none)

Standings as of 1998-09-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1379938.723--83355427946-2453-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I251510.600
225Boston Red Sox1378156.59118.076261015238-3243-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park251114.440
3612Toronto Blue Jays1407367.52127.56956712432-3941-28W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome22157.682
4714Baltimore Orioles1396970.49631.07126724032-3637-34L10T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards231013.435
51327Tampa Bay Rays1385484.39145.5523644-12127-4027-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field24915.375
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Cleveland Indians1387662.551--7396716837-3039-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field241311.542
2820Chicago White Sox1406575.46412.0707803-9628-4136-35W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II22157.682
3921Kansas City Royals1396475.46012.5609773-16440-3124-44L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium22814.364
41225Minnesota Twins1386177.44215.0629678-4931-3930-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome24915.375
51428Detroit Tigers1395386.38123.5607751-14426-4327-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium231211.522
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Anaheim Angels1407763.550--7106664440-3037-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field22814.364
2511Texas Rangers1397465.5322.58067723433-3641-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington23149.609
31023Oakland Athletics1406476.45713.0708757-4929-4135-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum221012.455
41124Seattle Mariners1386375.45713.0734741-728-4235-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome231310.565
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1409149.650--72152719443-2548-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field22157.682
258New York Mets1407763.55014.06205447635-3342-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium221111.500
3916Philadelphia Phillies1406674.47125.0609709-10031-3735-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium22913.409
41529Montreal Expos1415388.37638.5550707-15720-4933-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium21129.571
51630Florida Marlins1404793.33644.0585795-21020-4827-45L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium22715.318
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros1408852.629--77354822542-3146-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome22148.636
246Chicago Cubs1407862.55710.07136773632-3546-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field231211.522
3815St. Louis Cardinals1406773.47921.0691695-430-4337-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II22166.727
41017Pittsburgh Pirates1386573.47122.0581581027-3937-35L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium24420.167
51118Milwaukee Brewers1396574.46822.5602685-8331-3634-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium23914.391
61219Cincinnati Reds1406575.46423.0651678-2734-3931-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field221210.545
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres1409050.643--67954213741-3249-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium22814.364
2610San Francisco Giants1407664.54314.07136357834-3542-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point231310.565
3713Los Angeles Dodgers1407070.50020.0590594-430-4140-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium22139.591
41322Colorado Rockies1406476.45726.0698740-4230-4134-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field22139.591
51426Arizona Diamondbacks1405585.39335.0577707-13028-4727-38W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark221012.455


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Sean Burroughs3B17.355signed 
Ned DarleyP27.187Signed by Rangers 
Ned DarleyP27.187Contract purchased by Rangers from Tri-City 
Gary MajewskiP18.189signed 
Juan PerezP19.364Signed as nondrafted free agent by Red Sox