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Thursday September 17,1998This 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.

1998 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 1998-09-17

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox3Baltimore Orioles2BoxDennis EckersleyArmando BenitezTom Gordon
Kansas City Royals13Chicago White Sox4BoxTim BelcherJames Baldwin(none)
Minnesota Twins1Cleveland Indians9BoxDave BurbaEric Milton(none)
Toronto Blue Jays4Detroit Tigers7BoxDoug BrocailRobert Person(none)
Seattle Mariners8Oakland Athletics0BoxJamie MoyerTom Candiotti(none)
New York Yankees4Tampa Bay Rays0BoxHideki IrabuJulio Santana(none)
Anaheim Angels6Texas Rangers7BoxTim CrabtreePep HarrisJohn Wetteland
Atlanta Braves1Arizona Diamondbacks0BoxDenny NeagleOmar DaalKerry Ligtenberg
Chicago Cubs4San Diego Padres3BoxFelix HerediaTrevor HoffmanRod Beck

Standings as of 1998-09-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees15110546.695--89662227450-2855-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1192.818
225Boston Red Sox1518665.57019.081267214041-3745-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1165.545
3612Toronto Blue Jays1548272.53224.57757314436-4346-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome862.750
4714Baltimore Orioles1527775.50728.57787215736-3841-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1028.200
51327Tampa Bay Rays1516091.39745.0578692-11429-4431-47L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1138.273
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Cleveland Indians1518566.563--8077268141-3244-34W5T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1147.364
2816Chicago White Sox1537380.47713.0795890-9531-4341-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II972.778
31020Kansas City Royals1517081.46415.0676831-15542-3628-45W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1028.200
41225Minnesota Twins1526587.42820.5693773-8034-4431-43L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1055.500
51429Detroit Tigers1535994.38627.0671827-15629-4630-48W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium963.667
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Texas Rangers1528270.539--8788245435-3947-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1064.600
2511Anaheim Angels1528171.5331.07547302441-3640-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1046.400
3919Seattle Mariners1517180.47010.5806801533-4438-36W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1055.500
41123Oakland Athletics1526983.45413.0754822-6832-4337-40L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1055.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1549955.643--77956821146-3053-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field871.875
258New York Mets1548668.55813.06816107141-3745-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium826.250
31121Philadelphia Phillies1527082.46128.0665759-9432-4238-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1055.500
41426Montreal Expos1536192.39937.5601742-14122-5039-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium945.444
51630Florida Marlins15350103.32748.5642878-23622-5628-47L1T 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 Cubs1548767.56510.07977475037-3950-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field936.333
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 Padres1549559.617--73161311842-3453-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium835.375
2610San Francisco Giants1528171.53313.07647016338-4043-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1183.727
3713Los Angeles Dodgers1537875.51016.5646641534-4444-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin MaloneDodger Stadium954.556
4917Colorado Rockies1547381.47422.0781807-2633-4540-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field844.500
51528Arizona Diamondbacks1546193.39634.0630769-13930-4931-44L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark844.500

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Roberto BatistaP16.191Signed as nondrafted free agent by Cardinals