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Friday September 18,1998This 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 1998-09-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners5Anaheim Angels3BoxMike TimlinRich DeLucia(none)
New York Yankees15Baltimore Orioles5BoxDavid WellsJuan Guzman(none)
Boston Red Sox9Chicago White Sox11BoxJim ParqueSteve AveryBill Simas
Kansas City Royals1Cleveland Indians4BoxJaret WrightKevin AppierPaul Shuey
Minnesota Twins4Detroit Tigers5BoxMatt AndersonMike Trombley(none)
Toronto Blue Jays1Tampa Bay Rays6BoxBryan RekarKelvim Escobar(none)
Oakland Athletics1Texas Rangers3BoxJohn BurkettMike OquistJohn Wetteland
Atlanta Braves0Arizona Diamondbacks5BoxAndy BenesGreg Maddux(none)
Cincinnati Reds6Chicago Cubs4BoxSteve ParrisDon WengertGabe White
St. Louis Cardinals5Milwaukee Brewers2BoxDarren OliverRafael RoqueJuan Acevedo
Florida Marlins7New York Mets6BoxBrian EdmondsonJohn FrancoMatt Mantei
Montreal Expos11Philadelphia Phillies4BoxJavier VazquezMark PortugalAnthony Telford
Houston Astros5Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxRandy JohnsonElmer DessensJay Powell
Colorado Rockies4San Diego Padres1BoxPedro AstacioAndy AshbyDave Veres
Los Angeles Dodgers3San Francisco Giants4BoxJulian TavarezScott RadinskyRobb Nen

Standings as of 1998-09-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees15210646.697--91162728451-2855-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1082.800
225Boston Red Sox1528666.56620.082168313841-3845-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1064.600
3612Toronto Blue Jays1558273.52925.57767373936-4446-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome761.857
4714Baltimore Orioles1537776.50329.57837364736-3841-38L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards927.222
51327Tampa Bay Rays1526191.40145.0584693-10929-4432-47W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1028.200
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians1528666.566--8117278441-3245-34W6T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1037.300
2816Chicago White Sox1547480.48113.0806899-9331-4342-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II862.750
31021Kansas City Royals1527082.46116.0677835-15842-3728-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium927.222
41225Minnesota Twins1536588.42521.5697778-8134-4531-43L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome954.556
51429Detroit Tigers1546094.39027.0676831-15529-4631-48W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium853.625
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Texas Rangers1538370.542--8818255635-3948-31W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington954.556
2511Anaheim Angels1538172.5292.07577352241-3640-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field945.444
3918Seattle Mariners1527280.47410.5811804734-4438-36W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome945.444
41123Oakland Athletics1536984.45114.0755825-7032-4437-40L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum954.556
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1559956.639--77957320646-3153-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field7701.000
258New York Mets1558669.55513.06876177041-3745-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium725.286
31222Philadelphia Phillies1537083.45828.0669770-10132-4238-41L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium954.556
41426Montreal Expos1546292.40336.5612746-13423-5039-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium835.375
51630Florida Marlins15451103.33147.5649884-23523-5628-47W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium835.375
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Houston Astros1559857.632--85260025245-3253-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome743.571
247Chicago Cubs1558768.56111.08017534837-3950-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field835.375
3815St. Louis Cardinals1557778.49721.07637471633-4644-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II761.857
41019Milwaukee Brewers1547282.46825.5677772-9535-4237-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium826.250
51120Cincinnati Reds1547183.46126.5704732-2836-4335-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field862.750
61324Pittsburgh Pirates1546985.44828.5633669-3629-4639-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium808.000
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Diego Padres1559560.613--73261711542-3453-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium734.429
2610San Francisco Giants1538271.53612.07687046438-4044-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1073.700
3713Los Angeles Dodgers1547876.50616.5649645434-4544-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin MaloneDodger Stadium853.625
4917Colorado Rockies1557481.47721.0785808-2334-4540-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field734.429
51528Arizona Diamondbacks1556293.40033.0635769-13430-4932-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark734.429


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Cecil Fielder1B34.363Released by Indians. 
Chad KreuterC34.023Sent to Angels by White Sox for future considerations. 
Corey PattersonOF19.036signed