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Friday October 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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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
Sharnol Adriana2B27.337Granted free agency 
Jose AlberroP29.109Granted free agency 
Israel AlcantaraRF-1B25.163Granted free agency 
Jamie ArnoldP24.206Granted Free Agency. 
Luis ArroyoP25.017Granted free agency 
Kevin BaezSS31.279Granted free agency 
Esteban BeltreSS30.295Granted Free Agency. 
Joel BennettP28.258Granted free agency 
Henry BlancoC27.048Granted free agency 
Toby BorlandP29.140Released by Marlins. 
Jim BrowerP25.291Granted Free Agency. 
Jim BullingerP33.056Granted free agency 
Kirk BullingerP28.353Granted free agency 
Alex Cabrera1B-RF26.297Granted Free Agency. 
Bubba CarpenterLF30.085Granted Free Agency. 
Alberto CastilloC28.248Granted free agency 
Frank CharlesC29.234Granted Free Agency. 
Anthony ChavezP27.359Granted free agency 
Chason ChoateP10.072Granted Free Agency. 
Chris Clapinski2B-3B27.057Granted Free Agency. 
Brent CooksonLF-RF29.039Granted Free Agency. 
Mike Coolbaugh3B26.133Granted Free Agency. 
Rheal CormierP31.176Granted free agency 
Reid CorneliusP28.136Granted Free Agency. 
Brad CornettP29.254Granted free agency 
Fausto CruzSS-2B26.168Granted free agency 
Nelson CruzP26.033Granted free agency 
Kevin DavidC10.189Granted Free Agency. 
Miguel Del ToroP26.116Granted Free Agency. 
Alex DelgadoC-LF27.278Granted Free Agency. 
Eddy Diaz2B27.017Granted free agency 
Frankie DuranP30.???Granted free agency 
Robert EllisP27.305Granted Free Agency. 
Tony FioreP27.004Granted free agency 
Micah FranklinRF26.174Granted Free Agency. 
Alejandro FreireIF24.054Granted free agency 
Aaron FultzP25.042Granted Free Agency. 
Gus GandarillasP27.089Granted Free Agency. 
Raul GonzalezLF-RF24.293Granted Free Agency. 
Wiki GonzalezC24.152Granted Free Agency. 
Kevin GrijakIF27.064Granted free agency 
Jason GrimsleyP31.070Granted free agency 
Creighton GubanichC26.203Granted Free Agency. 
Tim HarikkalaP27.093Granted free agency 
Denny HarrigerP29.087Granted free agency 
Reggie HarrisP30.065Granted Free Agency. 
Julian HerediaP29.024Granted free agency 
Matt HergesP28.198Granted free agency 
Phil Hiatt3B-RF29.168Granted Free Agency. 
Aaron Holbert2B25.280Granted Free Agency. 
Ken HuckabyC27.262Granted Free Agency. 
Adam HyzduCF-RF26.315Granted free agency 
Pete IncavigliaLF34.197Released by Astros. 
Brett JacksonOF10.075Granted free agency 
Marty JanzenP25.138Granted free agency 
John KellyP25.307Granted free agency 
Francisco LebronIF23.159Signed as nondrafted free agent by Mets 
Kevin LidleP26.208Granted free agency 
Doug LintonP33.044Granted Free Agency. 
Felipe LiraP26.173Granted free agency 
Brian LooneyP29.020Granted free agency 
Lou Lucca3B28.003Granted free agency 
Ricky MagdalenoSS24.102Granted free agency 
Dwight ManessOF24.196Granted free agency 
David ManningP26.063Granted Free Agency. 
Josias ManzanilloP31.000Granted free agency 
Damon MashoreCF-LF28.350Granted free agency 
Walt McKeelC26.273Granted Free Agency. 
Buck McNabbOF25.272Granted free agency 
Rusty MeachamP30.263Granted free agency 
Chris MichalakP27.285Granted Free Agency. 
Matt MillerP26.328Granted Free Agency. 
Melvin Mora3B26.257Granted Free Agency. 
Chad MottolaRF27.001Granted free agency 
Bobby MunozP30.227Granted Free Agency. 
Glenn MurrayRF27.327Granted free agency 
Bryant Nelson2B-LF24.262Granted Free Agency. 
Alan NewmanP29.014Granted free agency 
Les NormanRF-LF29.233Granted free agency 
Hector OrtizC29.002Granted free agency 
Eric OwensLF-RF27.255Granted free agency 
Bronswell PatrickP28.030Granted free agency 
Eddie Pearson1B24.258Granted free agency 
J.R. Phillips1B28.170Granted free agency 
Luis PinedaP20.128Granted free agency 
Enohel PolancoSS24.066Granted free agency 
Brandon PufferP23.011Granted Free Agency. 
Carlos PulidoP27.072Granted Free Agency. 
Roberto RiveraP29.288Granted Free Agency. 
Joe RoaP27.005Granted Free Agency. 
Willie RomeroOF24.072Granted free agency 
Mel RosarioC25.144Granted free agency 
Olmedo Saenz1B-3B28.008Granted free agency 
Marcos SanchezC24.021Granted free agency 
Rich SauveurP34.328Granted Free Agency. 
Reed SecristC28.162Granted free agency 
Bill Selby3B-2B28.127Granted Free Agency. 
Ruben SierraRF33.010Granted Free Agency. 
Dave Silvestri3B-SS31.017Granted Free Agency. 
Steve SiscoLF-2B28.318Granted Free Agency. 
Joe SlusarskiP31.301Granted Free Agency. 
Bubba Smith1B28.302Granted free agency 
Demond SmithOF25.344Granted free agency 
Mike StefanskiC29.034Granted free agency 
Tanyon SturtzeP28.004Granted free agency 
Pedro SwannLF-RF27.354Granted Free Agency. 
Ozzie TimmonsLF-RF28.028Granted free agency 
Chris TremieC28.364Granted free agency 
Pete WalkerP29.191Granted Free Agency. 
Bryan WarnerOF24.070Granted free agency 
B.J. WaszgisC28.053Granted Free Agency. 
Matt WhitesideP31.069Granted Free Agency. 
Tom WilsonC27.301Granted Free Agency. 
Ernie YoungCF-RF29.100Granted free agency 
Chad ZerbeP26.172Granted Free Agency. 
Alan Zinter1B30.150Granted Free Agency.