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Baseball on Friday, July 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
Boston Red Sox7Los Angeles Angels2BoxBret Saberhagen (11-5)Omar Olivares (5-8)BOS  N Garciaparra (22), J Varitek (5)Mo Vaughn (32.8)
Baltimore Orioles6Kansas City Royals9BoxJose Rosado (6-8)Scott Erickson (11-9)BAL  E Davis (21), C Hoiles (9)  KCA  J Damon (11), J King (20), D Palmer 2 (24)Dean Palmer (11.6)
Toronto Blue Jays4Minnesota Twins6BoxFrankie Rodriguez (1-0)Woody Williams (9-6)MIN  T Steinbach (9)  TOR  J Canseco (30)Pat Meares (44.1)
Cleveland Indians2Oakland Athletics12BoxTom Candiotti (6-13)Bartolo Colon (11-6)OAK  M Stairs (17)Scott Spiezio (18.9)
New York Yankees5Seattle Mariners3BoxHideki Irabu (10-4)Jeff Fassero (10-7)NYA  S Brosius (10), J Posada 2 (13)  SEA  E Martinez (20), A Rodriguez (32), D Segui (16)Jorge Posada (19.9)
Detroit Tigers1Tampa Bay Rays5BoxJulio Santana (3-2)Seth Greisinger (1-6)TBA  M Cairo (5)Miguel Cairo (9.6)
Chicago White Sox10Texas Rangers2BoxJohn Snyder (3-0)John Burkett (6-11)CHA  A Belle (33), F Thomas (18)  TEX  L Alicea (4)Frank Thomas (23.6)
St. Louis Cardinals3Atlanta Braves2BoxKent Mercker (7-8)Greg Maddux (14-5)ATL  T Graffanino (5)  SLN  R Lankford (18)Ray Lankford (40.4)
Colorado Rockies1Chicago Cubs9BoxKerry Wood (11-5)Jamey Wright (5-10)CHN  M Alexander (5), H Rodriguez 2 (27), S Sosa (42)Henry Rodriguez (16.5)
Cincinnati Reds3Florida Marlins2BoxBrett Tomko (10-7)Matt Mantei (3-1)NoneDmitri Young (46.4)
Arizona Diamondbacks8Milwaukee Brewers2BoxAndy Benes (8-11)Jeff Juden (7-10)ARI  J Bell (14), D White (16)Jay Bell (25.1)
San Diego Padres5Montreal Expos4BoxKevin Brown (13-3)Carl Pavano (3-5)SDN  K Caminiti (19), G Vaughn (38)Ryan McGuire (35.5)
Los Angeles Dodgers4New York Mets3BoxAntonio Osuna (6-0)John Franco (0-6)NoneEric Young (54.2)
San Francisco Giants7Philadelphia Phillies6BoxJose Mesa (5-4)Yorkis Perez (0-1)SFN  J Kent (14)Bill Mueller (46.5)
Houston Astros7Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxMike Hampton (9-5)Francisco Cordova (9-9)HOU  J Bagwell (23)  PIT  K Young (21)Carl Everett (36.2)
Standings as of this date
American League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cleveland Indians6246.574--58549632-2230-24L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins5156.47710.549247627-2824-28W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals4860.44414.046859528-2420-36W2Game Log
Chicago White Sox4860.44414.054964022-3125-30W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers4463.41117.547256021-3323-30L4Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees7627.738--60440138-1938-8W2Game Log
Boston Red Sox6344.58915.058647630-2733-17W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles5554.50524.056154424-2931-25L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays5457.48626.051854424-3430-23L1Game Log
Tampa Bay Rays4363.40634.539548720-3223-31W2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Anaheim Angels5850.537--52552028-2230-28L2Game Log
Texas Rangers5751.5281.061660227-2730-24L2Game Log
Oakland Athletics4860.44410.054858222-3026-30W2Game Log
Seattle Mariners4860.44410.058256720-3228-28L4Game Log
National League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros6544.596--60244331-2634-18W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs6248.5643.555150324-2838-20W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers5554.50510.049151427-2428-30L2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5157.47213.552755222-3429-23W2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates5059.45915.044045320-3230-27L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds4862.43617.546453327-3121-31W1Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Atlanta Braves7238.655--57541534-1938-19L1Game Log
New York Mets5650.52814.046038724-2632-24L2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies5552.51415.549753624-2631-26L2Game Log
Montreal Expos4267.38529.542454516-3526-32L1Game Log
Florida Marlins3971.35533.045960815-3824-33L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Diego Padres7138.651--54743733-2738-11W2Game Log
San Francisco Giants5851.53213.051847826-3032-21W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers5752.52314.047645927-3130-21W2Game Log
Colorado Rockies4861.44023.052559421-3427-27L2Game Log
Arizona Diamondbacks4069.36731.044955919-4021-29W2Game Log

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