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Baseball on Sunday, May 31, 1998

This research section allows you to see a list of events that occured on a particular date in baseball history. Games, standings and feats are available since 1957 while other data is available since 1903.

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Texas Rangers9Baltimore Orioles5BoxDarren Oliver (3-5)Scott Erickson (5-6)TEX  K Elster (6), J Gonzalez 2 (17)Juan Gonzalez (30.0)
Chicago White Sox8Detroit Tigers2BoxJim Parque (1-0)Frank Castillo (2-3)CHA  M Caruso (2), W Cordero (6), F Thomas (9)  DET  T Clark (7)Wil Cordero (15.1)
Oakland Athletics4Kansas City Royals10BoxTim Belcher (4-6)T.J. Mathews (3-4)KCA  J Damon (4), J King (10), D Palmer (13)Jose Offerman (41.1)
Los Angeles Angels6Minnesota Twins5BoxJason Dickson (4-4)Greg Swindell (0-2)ANA  J Edmonds (11), D Erstad (12), M Walbeck (3)  MIN  R Coomer (9)Justin Baughman (24.6)
Boston Red Sox13New York Yankees7BoxPedro Martinez (6-1)Andy Pettitte (6-5)NYA  J Girardi (1)Nomar Garciaparra (15.6)
Seattle Mariners11Tampa Bay Rays6BoxBill Swift (4-3)Rick White (0-1)SEA  J Cora (2), R Davis (9), R Ducey (2), K Griffey (19), E Martinez (9), D Segui (9)Bobby Smith (22.1)
Cleveland Indians8Toronto Blue Jays3BoxCharles Nagy (7-2)Pat Hentgen (7-4)CLE  J Thome (13), M Whiten (3)  TOR  C Delgado (4)David Bell (30.5)
Atlanta Braves2Chicago Cubs4BoxKevin Tapani (7-3)Denny Neagle (7-2)ATL  A Galarraga (19), C Jones (15)Matt Mieske (30.3)
Houston Astros5Colorado Rockies7BoxChuck McElroy (1-1)Doug Henry (3-2)COL  D Bichette (5), V Castilla (19), T Helton (7)  HOU  M Alou 2 (11)Moises Alou (40.7)
Cincinnati Reds6Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxDanny Graves (1-0)Scott Radinsky (1-2)CIN  B Boone 2 (9), R Sanders (4)  LAN  R Mondesi (14)Dmitri Young (39.0)
Florida Marlins6Milwaukee Brewers7BoxBrad Woodall (2-2)Antonio Alfonseca (0-2)FLO  M Redmond (1)  MIL  J Cirillo (5), M Matheny (4)Fernando Vina (16.9)
New York Mets8Philadelphia Phillies6BoxMel Rojas (3-0)Darrin Winston (2-1)NYN  B McRae (4)  PHI  D Glanville (4)Bernard Gilkey (42.9)
Montreal Expos4Pittsburgh Pirates9BoxFrancisco Cordova (6-3)Miguel Batista (1-3)MON  D Stovall (1)Turner Ward (16.0)
St. Louis Cardinals3San Diego Padres7BoxKevin Brown (5-3)Sean Lowe (0-1)NoneSteve Finley (25.4)
Arizona Diamondbacks4San Francisco Giants7BoxKirk Rueter (7-3)Jeff Suppan (1-6)SFN  B Johnson 2 (6)Brian Johnson (32.7)
Standings as of this date
American League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cleveland Indians3222.593--31326016-1216-10W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins2429.4537.526423814-1210-17L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox2331.4269.027533512-1710-15W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers2130.4129.525529410-1911-11L1Game Log
Kansas City Royals2132.39610.523630513-138-19W1Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees3713.740--32722519-818-5L2Game Log
Boston Red Sox3122.5857.526125512-1219-10W2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays2828.50012.024225915-1413-14L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles2530.45514.527128213-1512-15L2Game Log
Tampa Bay Rays2430.44415.021625315-159-15L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Texas Rangers3321.611--34328413-1120-10W2Game Log
Anaheim Angels2726.5095.524426011-1016-16W1Game Log
Seattle Mariners2629.4737.530930212-1514-14W1Game Log
Oakland Athletics2231.41510.527427811-1511-16L1Game Log
National League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros3322.600--28520717-1216-10L2Game Log
Chicago Cubs3124.5642.026725012-1319-11W3Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers2825.5284.023324112-1316-12W5Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals2826.5194.529429410-1718-9L2Game Log
Cincinnati Reds2730.4747.025826615-1512-15W3Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates2630.4647.52242358-1718-13W2Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Atlanta Braves3918.684--31020914-1025-8L4Game Log
New York Mets3120.6085.023616812-1019-10W9Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies2528.47212.024527010-1615-12L3Game Log
Montreal Expos2035.36418.01852736-1814-17L2Game Log
Florida Marlins1738.30921.02603425-1812-20L5Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Diego Padres3521.625--27321518-1617-5W2Game Log
San Francisco Giants3324.5792.527122716-1617-8W3Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers2729.4828.024325014-1913-10L3Game Log
Colorado Rockies2432.42911.026731016-168-16W2Game Log
Arizona Diamondbacks1739.30418.02113057-2310-16L3Game Log

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