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Wednesday September 23,1998This 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 1998-09-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers7Anaheim Angels1BoxJohn BurkettKen Hill(none)
Tampa Bay Rays4Boston Red Sox5BoxSteve AveryBryan RekarTom Gordon
Detroit Tigers5Kansas City Royals1BoxBryce FlorieKevin Appier(none)
Chicago White Sox6Minnesota Twins7BoxMike TrombleyScott Eyre(none)
Cleveland Indians4New York Yankees8BoxRyan BradleyJason Jacome(none)
Oakland Athletics8Seattle Mariners3BoxT.J. MathewsHeathcliff SlocumbBilly Taylor
Baltimore Orioles3Toronto Blue Jays6BoxKelvim EscobarJuan GuzmanRobert Person
Philadelphia Phillies4Cincinnati Reds2BoxMark PortugalSteve ParrisRicky Bottalico
Arizona Diamondbacks11Colorado Rockies14BoxDave WainhouseWillie BanksDave Veres
Atlanta Braves11Florida Marlins0BoxJohn SmoltzKirt Ojala(none)
San Diego Padres3Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxAndy AshbyBrian BohanonTrevor Hoffman
Chicago Cubs7Milwaukee Brewers8BoxChad FoxRod Beck(none)
Montreal Expos3New York Mets0BoxCarl PavanoBobby JonesUgueth Urbina
Pittsburgh Pirates1San Francisco Giants4BoxMark GardnerChris PetersRobb Nen
Houston Astros7St. Louis Cardinals1BoxRandy JohnsonDarren Oliver(none)

Standings as of 1998-09-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees15811048.696--94364929452-2958-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I4401.000
225Boston Red Sox1588969.56321.085171114041-4048-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park431.750
3511Toronto Blue Jays1608674.53825.08047564837-4549-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome2201.000
4715Baltimore Orioles1587880.49432.07997603936-4142-39L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards413.250
51428Tampa Bay Rays1586395.39947.0613729-11630-4733-48L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field404.000
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians1588870.557--8357617442-3546-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field413.250
2816Chicago White Sox1597881.49110.5834914-8033-4444-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II321.667
31123Kansas City Royals1577186.45216.5697872-17543-3828-48L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium413.250
41225Minnesota Twins1586791.42421.0716803-8735-4632-45W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome431.750
51327Detroit Tigers1596495.40324.5710851-14132-4632-49W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium312.333
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Texas Rangers1588672.544--9138427138-3948-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington422.500
2612Anaheim Angels1588375.5253.0768764441-3642-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field422.500
3918Seattle Mariners1577483.47111.5830828234-4640-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome422.500
41022Oakland Athletics1587286.45614.0785847-6235-4637-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum422.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves15910356.648--80957423550-3153-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field3301.000
248New York Mets1598871.55315.06996287141-3747-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium303.000
31019Philadelphia Phillies1587484.46828.5698794-9634-4340-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium413.250
41426Montreal Expos1586494.40538.5626759-13325-5239-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium413.250
51630Florida Marlins15851107.32351.5653908-25523-5828-49L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium431.750
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Houston Astros15910059.629--86261225047-3453-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome321.667
257Chicago Cubs1598871.55312.08187774138-4050-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field422.500
3814St. Louis Cardinals1598079.50320.07867642235-4645-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II3301.000
41120Cincinnati Reds1597485.46526.0736756-2038-4336-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field3301.000
51221Milwaukee Brewers1587385.46226.5697802-10535-4238-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium413.250
61324Pittsburgh Pirates1597089.44030.0644698-5429-4940-41L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium3-14-.333
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Diego Padres1599762.610--74162411743-3554-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium312.333
269San Francisco Giants1588672.54410.58127139938-4048-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point532.600
3713Los Angeles Dodgers1588078.50616.5659668-935-4645-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin MaloneDodger Stadium431.750
4917Colorado Rockies1597683.47821.0807831-2435-4641-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field312.333
51529Arizona Diamondbacks1596396.39634.0654804-15031-5032-46L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark321.667


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Edgar HuertaP18.338Loaned by Braves to Mexico City Tigers March 16- 
Julio MosqueraC26.238Claimed on waivers by Devil Rays from Blue Jays. 
Carlos ResendezC21.301Loaned by Braves to Monclova (Mexican) June 29-