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Friday, April 17,1998

Friday, April 17,1998

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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 1998-04-17 Tampa Bay Devil Rays 0 Anaheim Angels 5 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Chuck Finley Rick Gorecki -- 31,516 2:38
1998 reg season 1998-04-17 Cleveland Indians 2 Boston Red Sox 3 box | pbp Fenway Park Tom Gordon Paul Assenmacher -- 26,924 2:40
1998 reg season 1998-04-17 New York Yankees 11 Detroit Tigers 2 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Andy Pettitte Justin Thompson -- 12,348 3:06
1998 reg season 1998-04-17 Seattle Mariners 11 Minnesota Twins 6 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Jeff Fassero Eric Milton -- 18,169 2:54
1998 reg season 1998-04-17 Kansas City Royals 4 Oakland Athletics 1 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Scott Service Jim Dougherty Jeff Montgomery 7,402 3:39
1998 reg season 1998-04-17 Baltimore Orioles 4 Texas Rangers 6 box | pbp Rangers Ballpark in Arlington Roger Pavlik Scott Erickson John Wetteland 37,415 3:24
1998 reg season 1998-04-17 Chicago White Sox 1 Toronto Blue Jays 6 box | pbp Rogers Centre Roger Clemens Jason Bere -- 28,240 2:58
1998 reg season 1998-04-17 Florida Marlins 5 Arizona Diamondbacks 7 box | pbp Chase Field Russ Springer Vic Darensbourg Felix Rodriguez 47,401 3:05
1998 reg season 1998-04-17 Los Angeles Dodgers 11 Chicago Cubs 3 box | pbp Wrigley Field Chan Ho Park Mark Clark Frank Lankford 20,175 2:40
1998 reg season 1998-04-17 New York Mets 3 Cincinnati Reds 4 box | pbp Cinergy Field Mike Remlinger Bobby Jones Jeff Shaw 21,384 2:47
1998 reg season 1998-04-17 Montreal Expos 3 Houston Astros 5 box | pbp Astrodome John Halama Dustin Hermanson Billy Wagner 26,485 2:31
1998 reg season 1998-04-17 San Francisco Giants 2 Milwaukee Brewers 5 box | pbp County Stadium Jose Mercedes Shawn Estes Doug Jones 14,524 2:45
1998 reg season 1998-04-17 San Diego Padres 7 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Brian Boehringer Jeff Tabaka Trevor Hoffman 12,555 2:35
1998 reg season 1998-04-17 Philadelphia Phillies 5 St. Louis Cardinals 8 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Cliff Politte Matt Whiteside Kent Bottenfield 33,995 2:51
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 Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 15 10 5 .667 0.0 71 56 15 L3 4-2 6-3 1 3 6 Yes dnq
1998 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 15 10 5 .667 0.0 76 69 7 W7 3-5 7-0 2 4 7 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1998 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 12 8 4 .667 0.5 76 70 6 W7 4-4 4-0 3 5 4 Yes Won World Series (Padres)
1998 AL East Tampa Bay Devil Rays franchise | log 14 8 6 .571 1.5 72 70 2 L1 3-3 5-3 4 6 11 -- dnq
1998 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 15 6 9 .400 4.0 60 84 -24 W1 3-6 3-3 5 11 23 -- 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 Central Cleveland Indians franchise | log 14 10 4 .714 0.0 85 68 17 L2 6-2 4-2 1 2 2 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1998 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 15 7 8 .467 3.5 100 70 30 L2 4-3 3-5 2 8 19 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 16 7 9 .438 4.0 69 86 -17 W1 4-4 3-5 3 9 20 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 14 6 8 .429 4.0 54 81 -27 L1 4-5 2-3 4 10 21 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Detroit Tigers franchise | log 14 3 11 .214 7.0 47 91 -44 L6 1-8 2-3 5 14 30 -- 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 Texas Rangers franchise | log 14 10 4 .714 0.0 99 55 44 W5 3-2 7-2 1 1 3 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1998 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 14 7 7 .500 3.0 65 58 7 W1 1-3 6-4 2 7 17 -- dnq
1998 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 16 6 10 .375 5.0 103 105 -2 W3 3-5 3-5 3 12 25 -- dnq
1998 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 14 3 11 .214 7.0 69 83 -14 L1 0-6 3-5 4 13 29 -- 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 15 9 6 .600 0.0 69 48 21 W3 3-4 6-2 1 5 9 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 15 9 6 .600 0.0 60 50 10 L2 3-3 6-3 2 4 10 Yes dnq
1998 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 14 7 7 .500 1.5 62 69 -7 L3 2-6 5-1 3 10 16 -- dnq
1998 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 15 4 11 .267 5.0 43 76 -33 L2 1-6 3-5 4 14 26 -- dnq
1998 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 16 4 12 .250 5.5 81 101 -20 L1 1-6 3-6 5 15 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 Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 15 10 5 .667 0.0 76 52 24 W2 7-2 3-3 1 2 5 Yes dnq
1998 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 16 10 6 .625 0.5 109 96 13 W1 4-3 6-3 2 3 8 Yes dnq
1998 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 16 9 7 .563 1.5 83 70 13 L1 4-5 5-2 3 6 13 -- Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1998 NL Central Houston Astros franchise | log 17 9 8 .529 2.0 91 76 15 W2 4-5 5-3 4 9 15 -- Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 16 8 8 .500 2.5 88 76 12 W1 3-4 5-4 5 11 18 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 17 7 10 .412 4.0 56 79 -23 L5 3-6 4-4 6 12 22 -- 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 West San Diego Padres franchise | log 16 13 3 .813 0.0 96 67 29 W2 6-3 7-0 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1998 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 16 9 7 .563 4.0 80 61 19 L2 4-3 5-4 2 7 12 -- dnq
1998 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 15 8 7 .533 4.5 63 56 7 W2 3-5 5-2 3 8 14 -- dnq
1998 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 16 6 10 .375 7.0 92 126 -34 L1 4-3 2-7 4 13 24 -- dnq
1998 NL West Arizona Diamondbacks franchise | log 17 4 13 .235 9.5 51 97 -46 W2 2-8 2-5 5 16 28 -- dnq
30 record(s)
Transactions
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Jerrod Riggan -- Free Agt Released by Angels
Mike Butcher Anaheim Angels Hist Signed to minor league contract
Danny Patterson Texas Rangers Hist Activated from Disabled List
Barry Larkin Cincinnati Reds Hist Activated from Disabled List
4 record(s)