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Thursday October 15,1998This 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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Standings at end of 1998 season.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees16211448.704--96565630952-2962-19W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I000
225Boston Red Sox1629270.56822.087672914741-4051-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park000
3511Toronto Blue Jays1638875.54026.58167684837-4551-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome-10-1
4816Baltimore Orioles1627983.48835.08177853237-4442-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards000
51429Tampa Bay Rays1626399.38951.0620751-13130-5133-48L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field000
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Cleveland Indians1628973.549--8507797143-3846-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field000
2715Chicago White Sox1638182.4978.5861931-7036-4544-38W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II-1-10
31123Kansas City Royals1617289.44716.5714899-18543-3829-51L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium000
41224Minnesota Twins1627092.43219.0734818-8435-4635-46W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome000
51327Detroit Tigers1626597.40124.0722863-14133-4832-49L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Texas Rangers1628874.543--9408716940-4148-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington000
2612Anaheim Angels1628577.5253.0787783443-3842-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field000
3919Seattle Mariners1617685.47211.5859855434-4642-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome000
41022Oakland Athletics1627488.45714.0804866-6235-4639-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum000
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves16210656.654--82658124550-3156-25W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field000
2610New York Mets1628874.54318.07066456141-4047-34L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium000
31120Philadelphia Phillies1627587.46331.0713808-9535-4640-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium000
41426Montreal Expos1626597.40141.0644783-13926-5539-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium000
51630Florida Marlins16254108.33352.0667923-25623-5831-50L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium000
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Houston Astros16210260.630--87462025447-3455-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome000
246Chicago Cubs1639073.55212.58317923939-4251-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field000
3814St. Louis Cardinals1638380.50919.58107822835-4648-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II-10-1
41018Cincinnati Reds1627785.47525.0750760-1038-4339-42W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field000
51221Milwaukee Brewers1627488.45728.0707812-10536-4538-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium000
61325Pittsburgh Pirates1637093.42932.5650718-6829-5340-41L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium-1-10
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Diego Padres1629864.605--74963511444-3754-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium000
258San Francisco Giants1638974.5469.584573910640-4249-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point000
3713Los Angeles Dodgers1628379.51215.0669678-935-4648-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin MaloneDodger Stadium000
4917Colorado Rockies1627785.47521.0826855-2935-4642-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandBob GebhardCoors Field000
51528Arizona Diamondbacks1626597.40133.0665812-14731-5034-47L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark000

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Israel AlcantaraRF-1B25.162Granted Free Agency. 
Jeff BarryCF-RF30.023Granted Free Agency. 
Joel BennettP28.257Granted Free Agency. 
Henry BlancoC27.047Granted Free Agency. 
Frank Bolick1B-3B32.109Granted Free Agency. 
Shawn BoskieP31.201Granted Free Agency. 
Billy BrewerP30.183Granted Free Agency. 
Tilson Brito2B-3B26.140Released by Mariners 
Scott BrowP29.212Granted Free Agency. 
Jacob BrumfieldCF-LF33.141Granted Free Agency. 
Jim BullingerP33.055Granted Free Agency. 
Kirk BullingerP28.352Granted Free Agency. 
Melvin BunchP26.346Granted Free Agency. 
Rob ButlerLF-CF28.188Granted Free Agency. 
Dan CarlsonP28.262Granted Free Agency. 
Larry CasianP32.352Granted Free Agency. 
Alberto CastilloC28.247Granted Free Agency. 
Brad ClontzP27.172Granted Free Agency. 
Archie CorbinP30.290Granted Free Agency. 
Rheal CormierP31.175Granted Free Agency. 
Darron CoxC30.329Granted Free Agency. 
D.T. Cromer1B27.210Granted Free Agency. 
Nelson CruzP26.032Granted Free Agency. 
Milt CuylerCF30.008Granted Free Agency. 
Steve DeckerC32.355Granted Free Agency. 
Jim DoughertyP30.221Granted Free Agency. 
Jubal DuncanOF12.033Granted Free Agency. 
Dave EilandP32.102Granted Free Agency. 
Dave ElderP23.022On disabled list 
Osvaldo FernandezP29.345On disabled list 
Tony FioreP27.003Granted Free Agency. 
Chad Fonville2B-SS27.224Granted Free Agency. 
Lou FrazierLF-CF33.262Granted Free Agency. 
Mike FyhrieP28.310Granted Free Agency. 
Steve GajkowskiP28.289Granted Free Agency. 
Shawn GilbertLF-2B33.217Granted Free Agency. 
Joe GraheP31.062Granted Free Agency. 
Rick GreeneP27.286Granted Free Agency. 
Jason GrimsleyP31.069Granted Free Agency. 
Todd Haney2B33.077Granted Free Agency. 
Greg HansellP27.217Granted Free Agency. 
Erik HansonP33.150Granted Free Agency. 
Jason Hardtke2B-3B27.030Granted Free Agency. 
Tim HarikkalaP27.092Granted Free Agency. 
Denny HarrigerP29.086Granted Free Agency. 
Dean HartgravesP32.064Granted Free Agency. 
Chris HatcherLF29.281Granted Free Agency. 
Matt HergesP28.197Granted Free Agency. 
Ray HolbertSS-2B28.020Granted Free Agency. 
Brian Hunter1B30.225Granted Free Agency. 
Jeff HusonSS-2B34.061Granted Free Agency. 
Mark HuttonP28.251Granted Free Agency. 
Adam HyzduCF-RF26.314Granted Free Agency. 
Keith Johns2B27.088Granted Free Agency. 
Keith Johnson1B-2B27.181Granted Free Agency. 
Ricardo JordanP28.110Granted Free Agency. 
Scott KlingenbeckP27.254Granted Free Agency. 
Marc KroonP25.196Granted Free Agency. 
Sean LawrenceP28.043Granted Free Agency. 
Jalal LeachRF-LF29.215Granted Free Agency. 
Richie LewisP32.263Granted Free Agency. 
Felipe LiraP26.172Granted Free Agency. 
Nelson Liriano2B34.134Granted Free Agency. 
Torey Lovullo2B-3B33.082Granted Free Agency. 
Terrell LoweryCF-LF27.355Granted Free Agency. 
Larry LuebbersP29.004Granted Free Agency. 
Jeff Manto3B-1B34.053Released by Indians. 
Barry ManuelP33.064Granted Free Agency. 
Josias ManzanilloP30.365Granted Free Agency. 
Damon MashoreCF-LF28.349Granted Free Agency. 
Terry MathewsP34.010Granted Free Agency. 
Rusty MeachamP30.262Granted Free Agency. 
Hensley MeulensLF31.114Granted Free Agency. 
Izzy MolinaC27.134Granted Free Agency. 
Ray MontgomeryRF-LF29.068Granted Free Agency. 
Steve MontgomeryP24.236Granted Free Agency. 
Guillermo MotaP25.082Granted Free Agency. 
Chad MottolaRF27.000Granted Free Agency. 
Alan NewmanP29.013Granted Free Agency. 
Chris NichtingP32.155Granted Free Agency. 
Hector OrtizC29.001Granted Free Agency. 
Eric OwensLF-RF27.254Granted Free Agency. 
Craig Paquette3B-LF29.221Granted Free Agency. 
Bronswell PatrickP28.029Granted Free Agency. 
Chris Petersen2B27.343Granted Free Agency. 
J.R. Phillips1B28.169Granted Free Agency. 
Ricky PickettP28.269Granted Free Agency. 
Luis PoloniaLF34.003Granted Free Agency. 
Scott PoseLF-RF31.246Granted Free Agency. 
Hector RamirezP26.305Granted Free Agency. 
Roberto RamirezP27.059Granted Free Agency. 
Jose RijoP33.155Granted Free Agency. 
Johnny RuffinP27.078Granted Free Agency. 
Olmedo Saenz1B-3B28.007Granted Free Agency. 
A.J. SagerP33.226Granted Free Agency. 
Chance Sanford3B-2B26.135Released by Pirates. 
Bob ScanlanP32.067Granted Free Agency. 
Steve Scarsone2B-3B32.187Granted Free Agency. 
Steve SchrenkP29.329Granted Free Agency. 
Chris SeelbachP25.301Granted Free Agency. 
Terry Shumpert2B-3B32.060Granted Free Agency. 
Kennie SteenstraP28.002Granted Free Agency. 
DaRond StovallLF-CF25.285Granted Free Agency. 
Everett StullP27.052Granted Free Agency. 
Tanyon SturtzeP28.003Granted Free Agency. 
Jim Tatum1B-3B31.006Granted Free Agency. 
Dave TelghederP31.338Granted Free Agency. 
Ozzie TimmonsLF-RF28.027Granted Free Agency. 
Andy TomberlinRF-LF31.342Granted Free Agency. 
Chris TremieC28.363Granted Free Agency. 
Chris TurnerC29.206Granted Free Agency. 
Efrain ValdezP32.096Granted Free Agency. 
Todd Van PoppelP26.311Granted Free Agency. 
Ben Van RynP27.067Granted Free Agency. 
Joe Vitiello1B-LF28.187Granted Free Agency. 
Jack VoigtLF-RF32.151Granted Free Agency. 
Rick WilkinsC31.133Granted Free Agency. 
Darrin WinstonP32.101Granted Free Agency. 
Ernie YoungCF-RF29.099Granted Free Agency. 
Eddie ZoskySS30.248Granted Free Agency.