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Thursday, April 2,1998

Thursday, April 2,1998

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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1998 reg season 1998-04-02 New York Yankees 2 Anaheim Angels 10 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Ken Hill David Wells -- 29,899 3:19
1998 reg season 1998-04-02 Kansas City Royals 3 Baltimore Orioles 4 box | pbp Oriole Park at Camden Yards Armando Benitez Jeff Montgomery -- 39,435 3:01
1998 reg season 1998-04-02 Boston Red Sox 6 Oakland Athletics 3 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis John Wasdin Billy Taylor Tom Gordon 7,313 2:59
1998 reg season 1998-04-02 Detroit Tigers 1 Tampa Bay Devil Rays 7 box | pbp Tropicana Field Esteban Yan Tim Worrell -- 28,261 2:48
1998 reg season 1998-04-02 Chicago White Sox 4 Texas Rangers 20 box | pbp Rangers Ballpark in Arlington Aaron Sele Mike Sirotka Roger Pavlik 32,663 3:23
1998 reg season 1998-04-02 Minnesota Twins 3 Toronto Blue Jays 2 box | pbp Rogers Centre Eddie Guardado Kelvim Escobar Rick Aguilera 25,584 2:48
1998 reg season 1998-04-02 Colorado Rockies 6 Arizona Diamondbacks 4 box | pbp Chase Field Pedro Astacio Brian Anderson Jerry DiPoto 42,876 2:53
1998 reg season 1998-04-02 Milwaukee Brewers 8 Atlanta Braves 6 box | pbp Turner Field Mike Myers Adam Butler -- 29,671 3:42
1998 reg season 1998-04-02 San Diego Padres 1 Cincinnati Reds 5 box | pbp Cinergy Field Steve Cooke Andy Ashby Jeff Shaw 13,630 2:32
1998 reg season 1998-04-02 Chicago Cubs 8 Florida Marlins 7 box | pbp Sun Life Stadium Bob Patterson Jay Powell Rod Beck 17,209 3:03
1998 reg season 1998-04-02 San Francisco Giants 9 Houston Astros 2 box | pbp Astrodome Kirk Rueter John Halama -- 15,040 3:18
1998 reg season 1998-04-02 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 Montreal Expos 3 box | pbp Stade Olympique Jason Schmidt Mike Maddux Rich Loiselle 6,396 2:39
1998 reg season 1998-04-02 Philadelphia Phillies 6 New York Mets 5 box | pbp Shea Stadium Mark Portugal Al Leiter Ricky Bottalico 13,591 3:01
1998 reg season 1998-04-02 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 St. Louis Cardinals 8 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Juan Acevedo Frank Lankford -- 27,414 4:06
14 record(s)
Standings on this date
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year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1998 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 2 2 0 1.000 0.0 8 3 5 W2 2-0 0-0 1 2 4 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1998 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 3 2 1 .667 0.5 15 8 7 W2 0-0 2-1 2 4 10 Yes dnq
1998 AL East Tampa Bay Devil Rays franchise | log 3 2 1 .667 0.5 24 20 4 W2 0-0 2-1 3 5 11 Yes dnq
1998 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 2 1 1 .500 1.0 5 5 0 L1 0-0 1-1 4 9 17 -- dnq
1998 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 2 0 2 .000 2.0 3 14 -11 L2 0-2 0-0 5 12 26 -- Won World Series (Padres)
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1998 AL Central Cleveland Indians franchise | log 2 2 0 1.000 0.0 19 16 3 W2 2-0 0-0 1 3 5 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1998 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 2 1 1 .500 1.0 13 22 -9 L1 1-1 0-0 2 8 19 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 2 1 1 .500 1.0 5 5 0 W1 1-1 0-0 3 7 15 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Detroit Tigers franchise | log 3 1 2 .333 1.5 20 24 -4 L2 1-2 0-0 4 11 21 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 3 1 2 .333 1.5 8 15 -7 L2 1-2 0-0 5 10 24 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1998 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 2 2 0 1.000 0.0 14 3 11 W2 0-0 2-0 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1998 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 2 1 1 .500 1.0 22 13 9 W1 0-0 1-1 2 6 12 -- Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1998 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 2 0 2 .000 2.0 3 8 -5 L2 0-0 0-2 3 13 25 -- dnq
1998 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 2 0 2 .000 2.0 16 19 -3 L2 0-0 0-2 4 14 27 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1998 NL East Atlanta Braves franchise | log 2 1 1 .500 0.0 8 9 -1 L1 0-0 1-1 1 10 18 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 2 1 1 .500 0.0 6 6 0 L1 0-0 1-1 2 8 14 Yes dnq
1998 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 2 1 1 .500 0.0 6 6 0 W1 1-1 0-0 3 7 13 Yes dnq
1998 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 3 1 2 .333 0.5 21 24 -3 L2 0-0 1-2 4 12 22 -- dnq
1998 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 2 0 2 .000 1.0 3 8 -5 L2 0-0 0-2 5 14 28 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1998 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 2 2 0 1.000 0.0 8 3 5 W2 2-0 0-0 1 3 2 Yes dnq
1998 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 2 2 0 1.000 0.0 14 5 9 W2 0-0 2-0 2 1 6 Yes dnq
1998 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 3 2 1 .667 0.5 24 21 3 W2 2-1 0-0 3 5 9 -- Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1998 NL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 2 1 1 .500 1.0 9 8 1 W1 1-1 0-0 4 9 16 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 3 1 2 .333 1.5 16 21 -5 W1 0-0 1-2 5 13 20 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Houston Astros franchise | log 3 1 2 .333 1.5 13 24 -11 L1 0-0 1-2 6 11 23 -- Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1998 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 3 3 0 1.000 0.0 21 6 15 W3 3-0 0-0 1 2 3 Yes dnq
1998 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 3 2 1 .667 1.0 21 16 5 L1 2-1 0-0 2 6 7 -- Lost World Series (Yankees)
1998 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 3 2 1 .667 1.0 24 13 11 W1 2-1 0-0 3 4 8 -- dnq
1998 NL West Arizona Diamondbacks franchise | log 3 0 3 .000 3.0 6 21 -15 L3 0-0 0-3 4 16 29 -- dnq
1998 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 2 0 2 .000 2.5 5 14 -9 L2 0-2 0-0 5 15 30 -- dnq
30 record(s)
Transactions
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  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Eddie Gaillard Tampa Bay Devil Rays Hist Claimed on waivers from Tigers by Devil Rays
Mike Gulan -- Hist Released by Cardinals
2 record(s)