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Wednesday September 16,1998This 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 1998-09-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox4Baltimore Orioles3BoxBret SaberhagenScott EricksonTom Gordon
Kansas City Royals4Chicago White Sox9BoxJim AbbottBrian Bevil(none)
Minnesota Twins6Cleveland Indians8BoxCharles NagyBob TewksburyPaul Assenmacher
Toronto Blue Jays2Detroit Tigers1BoxRoger ClemensBrian PowellRobert Person
Seattle Mariners4Oakland Athletics1BoxJeff FasseroGil HerediaMike Timlin
New York Yankees0Tampa Bay Rays7BoxTony SaundersAndy Pettitte(none)
Anaheim Angels3Texas Rangers5BoxTodd StottlemyreChuck Finley(none)
San Francisco Giants6Arizona Diamondbacks5BoxJohn JohnstoneGregg OlsonRobb Nen
Philadelphia Phillies1Atlanta Braves5BoxJohn SmoltzCarlton Loewer(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2Cincinnati Reds0BoxBill PulsipherBrett TomkoBob Wickman
New York Mets4Houston Astros3BoxGreg McMichaelSean BergmanTurk Wendell
Colorado Rockies0Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxBrian BohanonJamey WrightJeff Shaw
Florida Marlins2Montreal Expos3BoxSteve KlineKirt Ojala(none)
Chicago Cubs6San Diego Padres3BoxTerry MulhollandDan MiceliRod Beck
Pittsburgh Pirates0St. Louis Cardinals4BoxMatt MorrisTodd Van Poppel(none)

Standings as of 1998-09-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees15010446.693--89262227049-2855-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I12102.833
225Boston Red Sox1508565.56719.080967013940-3745-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1275.583
3611Toronto Blue Jays1538271.53623.57717244736-4246-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome963.667
4713Baltimore Orioles1517774.51027.57767185836-3841-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1129.182
51326Tampa Bay Rays1506090.40044.0578688-11029-4431-46W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1239.250
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Cleveland Indians1508466.560--7987257341-3243-34W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1257.417
2816Chicago White Sox1527379.48012.0791877-8631-4341-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1073.700
31021Kansas City Royals1506981.46015.0663827-16441-3628-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1138.273
41225Minnesota Twins1516586.43019.5692764-7234-4331-43L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1156.455
51429Detroit Tigers1525894.38227.0664823-15929-4629-48L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1073.700
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
259Texas Rangers1518170.536--8718185335-3946-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1174.636
1410Anaheim Angels1518170.536--7487232541-3540-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1147.364
3919Seattle Mariners1507080.46710.5798801-332-4438-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1165.545
41123Oakland Athletics1516982.45712.0754814-6032-4337-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1156.455
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1539855.641--77856821045-3053-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field981.889
258New York Mets1548668.55812.56816107141-3745-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium826.250
31120Philadelphia Phillies1527082.46127.5665759-9432-4238-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1055.500
41427Montreal Expos1536192.39937.0601742-14122-5039-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium945.444
51630Florida Marlins15350103.32748.0642878-23622-5628-47L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium945.444
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Houston Astros1549757.630--84759824944-3253-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome853.625
246Chicago Cubs1538667.56210.57937444936-3950-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1046.400
3815St. Louis Cardinals1547678.49421.07587451332-4644-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II871.875
41018Milwaukee Brewers1537281.47124.5675767-9235-4237-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium927.222
51222Cincinnati Reds1537083.45826.5698728-3035-4335-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field972.778
61324Pittsburgh Pirates1536984.45127.5631664-3329-4639-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium909.000
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Diego Padres1539558.621--72860911942-3453-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium936.333
2612San Francisco Giants1528171.53313.57647016338-4043-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1183.727
3714Los Angeles Dodgers1537875.51017.0646641534-4444-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin MaloneDodger Stadium954.556
4917Colorado Rockies1547381.47422.5781807-2633-4540-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field844.500
51528Arizona Diamondbacks1536192.39934.0630768-13830-4931-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark945.444


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Javier CastroSS16.210Signed as nondrafted free agent by Royals 
Wayne KirbyRF-CF34.238Released by Mets. 
Donaldo MendezSS20.101On disabled list