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Tuesday September 8,1998This 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 1998-09-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins5Anaheim Angels0BoxBrad RadkeSteve Sparks(none)
New York Yankees3Boston Red Sox2BoxDavid ConePedro MartinezMariano Rivera
Detroit Tigers6Chicago White Sox12BoxJohn SnyderJustin Thompson(none)
Baltimore Orioles5Oakland Athletics2BoxArthur RhodesGil HerediaArmando Benitez
Tampa Bay Rays10Seattle Mariners0BoxWilson AlvarezMac Suzuki(none)
Kansas City Royals6Texas Rangers7BoxDanny PattersonJeff Montgomery(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6Arizona Diamondbacks5BoxJeff KubenkaAlan EmbreeJeff Shaw
Florida Marlins10Colorado Rockies11BoxChuck McElroyMatt Mantei(none)
Cincinnati Reds7Houston Astros13BoxSean BergmanJason Bere(none)
Atlanta Braves3Montreal Expos6BoxMiguel BatistaGreg MadduxUgueth Urbina
New York Mets4Philadelphia Phillies16BoxPaul ByrdHideo Nomo(none)
Milwaukee Brewers7Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxMike WilliamsEric PlunkRich Loiselle
San Francisco Giants5San Diego Padres1BoxKirk RueterAndy Ashby(none)
Chicago Cubs3St. Louis Cardinals6BoxKent MerckerSteve TrachselJuan Acevedo

Standings as of 1998-09-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees14210141.711--86058127948-2753-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I20137.650
225Boston Red Sox1438261.57319.578264413838-3644-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park19109.526
3511Toronto Blue Jays1457867.53824.57386865232-3946-28W11T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome17107.588
4714Baltimore Orioles1447272.50030.07386944435-3837-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards18711.389
51327Tampa Bay Rays1435687.39245.5544663-11929-4327-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field19712.368
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians1437964.552--7596966340-3239-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field19109.526
2817Chicago White Sox1456976.47611.0747835-8828-4140-36W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II17116.647
31024Kansas City Royals1436578.45514.0621788-16741-3424-44L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium18711.389
41225Minnesota Twins1446579.45114.5655706-5134-4131-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome18513.278
51429Detroit Tigers1455491.37226.0628789-16126-4528-46L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium17116.647
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Anaheim Angels1447965.549--7186774140-3039-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field18612.333
2612Texas Rangers1447767.5352.08377944333-3644-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington18117.611
3921Oakland Athletics1446678.45813.0724769-4529-4137-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum18810.444
41123Seattle Mariners1436578.45513.5754772-1828-4237-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome18117.611
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Atlanta Braves1459253.634--74054819244-2948-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field17143.824
257New York Mets1458065.55212.06395766335-3445-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1789.471
31018Philadelphia Phillies1446876.47223.5637723-8632-3936-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium18711.389
41528Montreal Expos1455689.38636.0573717-14422-5034-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1798.529
51630Florida Marlins1454897.33144.0612838-22620-5028-47L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium17611.353
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Houston Astros1459253.634--80456424044-3248-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome17107.588
248Chicago Cubs1458065.55212.07346963834-3846-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field18108.556
3815St. Louis Cardinals1457174.49021.0714705930-4341-31W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II17125.706
4916Milwaukee Brewers1456976.47623.0632711-7932-3737-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium17512.294
51220Pittsburgh Pirates1446777.46524.5602611-927-3939-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium18216.111
61322Cincinnati Reds1456679.45526.0663706-4335-4331-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field17116.647
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Diego Padres1459154.628--69557711842-3449-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium17710.412
2610San Francisco Giants1457966.54512.07376568137-3742-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point18108.556
3713Los Angeles Dodgers1457372.50318.0614617-331-4242-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium17107.588
41119Colorado Rockies1466878.46623.5752778-2630-4238-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1697.563
51426Arizona Diamondbacks1465888.39733.5596732-13629-4729-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1679.438


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
David CortesP24.328Rockies acquired RHP Anthony Briggs to complete trade 
Scarborough GreenCF-RF24.091Claimed on waivers by Rangers from Cardinals. 
David WestP34.007Released by Red Sox.