Baseball on Sunday, May 17, 1998


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THIS DATE IN HISTORY
Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
Transactions
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Tampa Bay Rays7Baltimore Orioles3BoxJim Mecir (1-0)Alan Mills (0-2)BAL  B Anderson (4)  TBA  J Flaherty (2)Brady Anderson (53.9)
Kansas City Royals3Boston Red Sox5BoxRon Mahay (1-0)Glendon Rusch (3-6)BOS  D Lewis (2)Lou Merloni (39.7)
Oakland Athletics9Chicago White Sox7BoxBuddy Groom (2-1)Bill Simas (0-1)CHA  M Ordonez (6), F Thomas (6)  OAK  M Blowers (1)Mike Blowers (51.2)
Texas Rangers1Cleveland Indians0BoxAaron Sele (7-2)Bartolo Colon (3-2)NoneKenny Lofton (11.3)
Los Angeles Angels3Detroit Tigers4BoxBryce Florie (3-0)Rich DeLucia (1-3)ANA  J Edmonds (7)  DET  J Randa (1)Bip Roberts (51.3)
Minnesota Twins0New York Yankees4BoxDavid Wells (5-1)LaTroy Hawkins (2-4)NYA  B Williams (3)Bernie Williams (18.8)
Seattle Mariners3Toronto Blue Jays4BoxDan Plesac (2-2)Heathcliff Slocumb (1-3)SEA  G Hill 2 (7), A Rodriguez (16)Carlos Delgado (46.0)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Arizona Diamondbacks8BoxAndy Benes (3-3)Esteban Loaiza (2-2)ARI  K Stinnett (4)Matt Williams (18.2)
Chicago Cubs10Cincinnati Reds1BoxKerry Wood (5-2)David Weathers (2-3)CHN  M Grace (5), J Hernandez (5)Jose Hernandez (16.0)
Milwaukee Brewers1Colorado Rockies2BoxJamey Wright (3-4)Brad Woodall (0-1)COL  M Lansing (2), J Reed (4)Mike Lansing (18.9)
Atlanta Braves1Houston Astros8BoxSean Bergman (4-2)John Smoltz (4-1)ATL  R Klesko (7)  HOU  J Howell (1)Bill Spiers (20.0)
Montreal Expos3Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxRamon Martinez (5-2)Mike Johnson (0-1)MON  B Fullmer (2)Raul Mondesi (23.3)
Philadelphia Phillies1San Diego Padres3BoxDonne Wall (1-1)Curt Schilling (5-4)SDN  S Finley (4)Tony Gwynn (16.3)
New York Mets2San Francisco Giants4BoxMark Gardner (3-2)Al Leiter (3-3)NoneBarry Bonds (25.4)
Florida Marlins4St. Louis Cardinals13BoxKent Mercker (3-2)Chris Hammond (0-2)SLN  D DeShields (1), B Jordan (8)Brian Jordan (29.3)
Standings as of this date
American League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cleveland Indians2319.548--22721310-1113-8L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox1823.4394.52052419-148-10L2Game Log
Minnesota Twins1824.4295.019218310-118-13L2Game Log
Kansas City Royals1626.3817.017622510-116-15L3Game Log
Detroit Tigers1424.3687.01762126-158-9W1Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees289.757--22516315-613-3W2Game Log
Boston Red Sox2715.6433.521017910-1017-5W3Game Log
Baltimore Orioles2022.47610.520420510-1010-12L4Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays2023.46511.017720611-139-10W1Game Log
Tampa Bay Rays1922.46311.017119011-108-12W3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Texas Rangers2616.619--26120511-915-7W1Game Log
Anaheim Angels2120.5124.51911959-812-12L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners2022.4766.02342328-1112-11L1Game Log
Oakland Athletics1823.4397.52132139-109-13W2Game Log
National League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros2715.643--22615414-913-6W2Game Log
Chicago Cubs2518.5812.520518411-1014-8W2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers2219.5374.518218412-910-10L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals2120.5125.52292277-1414-6W2Game Log
Cincinnati Reds2122.4886.520220611-1110-11L2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates2023.4657.51721827-1213-11L1Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Atlanta Braves3113.705--24516013-718-6L2Game Log
New York Mets2019.5138.51551307-1013-9L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies2021.4889.51821966-1414-7L3Game Log
Montreal Expos1527.35715.01352094-1411-13L2Game Log
Florida Marlins1430.31817.02142714-1510-15L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Diego Padres2914.674--21416514-1015-4W5Game Log
San Francisco Giants2519.5684.519717011-1214-7W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers2122.4888.01911869-1512-7W2Game Log
Colorado Rockies1826.40911.522426913-115-15W1Game Log
Arizona Diamondbacks1132.25618.01582384-207-12W1Game Log


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