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Thursday, April 30,1998

Thursday, April 30,1998

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Games on this date
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year gametype box date visiting Team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1998 reg season 1998-04-30 Anaheim Angels  7 Boston Red Sox  2 box | pbp Fenway Park Ken Hill Robinson Checo -- 21,526 2:37
1998 reg season 1998-04-30 Baltimore Orioles  4 Chicago White Sox  1 box | pbp Guaranteed Rate Field;U.S. Cellular Field Jimmy Key Scott Eyre Armando Benitez 11,772 2:20
1998 reg season 1998-04-30 Oakland Athletics  5 Cleveland Indians  2 box | pbp Progressive Field T.J. Mathews Paul Assenmacher Billy Taylor 42,855 2:45
1998 reg season 1998-04-30 Texas Rangers  2 Detroit Tigers  7 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Brian Moehler Bobby Witt -- 29,336 2:28
1998 reg season 1998-04-30 Tampa Bay Devil Rays  2 Minnesota Twins  0 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Rolando Arrojo LaTroy Hawkins -- 8,860 2:46
1998 reg season 1998-04-30 Seattle Mariners  8 New York Yankees  9 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Mariano Rivera Bobby Ayala -- 28,517 4:08
1998 reg season 1998-04-30 Kansas City Royals  7 Toronto Blue Jays  4 box | pbp Rogers Centre Glendon Rusch Juan Guzman Jeff Montgomery 26,690 3:01
1998 reg season 1998-04-30 San Francisco Giants  0 Atlanta Braves  6 box | pbp Turner Field Denny Neagle Orel Hershiser -- 31,818 2:11
1998 reg season 1998-04-30 St. Louis Cardinals  3 Chicago Cubs  8 box | pbp Wrigley Field Kerry Wood Mark Petkovsek -- 24,210 2:58
1998 reg season 1998-04-30 San Diego Padres  4 Florida Marlins  1 box | pbp Sun Life Stadium Pete Smith Brian Meadows Trevor Hoffman 14,562 2:48
1998 reg season 1998-04-30 Colorado Rockies  4 New York Mets  0 box | pbp Shea Stadium Darryl Kile Bobby Jones -- 12,599 2:26
1998 reg season 1998-04-30 Los Angeles Dodgers  14 Pittsburgh Pirates  6 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Brad Clontz Elmer Dessens -- 9,728 3:24
12 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 New York Yankees franchise | log 23 17 6 .739 0.0 135 107 28 W2 8-5 9-1 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Padres)
1998 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 26 18 8 .692 0.5 138 120 18 L1 7-5 11-3 2 3 4 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1998 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 27 14 13 .519 5.0 135 139 -4 W1 7-6 7-7 3 6 13 -- dnq
1998 AL East Tampa Bay Devil Rays franchise | log 26 12 14 .462 6.5 116 119 -3 W1 7-6 5-8 4 7 19 -- dnq
1998 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 27 10 17 .370 9.0 100 140 -40 L2 5-9 5-8 5 13 26 -- 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 26 14 12 .538 0.0 143 141 2 L2 8-5 6-7 1 5 10 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1998 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 27 12 15 .444 2.5 133 151 -18 W2 8-7 4-8 2 9 21 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 26 11 15 .423 3.0 128 148 -20 L1 5-9 5-7 3 11 23 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 27 11 16 .407 3.5 137 116 21 L1 7-6 4-10 4 12 25 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Detroit Tigers franchise | log 24 6 18 .250 7.0 89 149 -60 W1 2-11 4-7 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 26 18 8 .692 0.0 182 123 59 L1 8-4 10-4 1 2 3 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1998 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 26 15 11 .577 3.0 119 110 9 W1 7-4 8-7 2 4 9 Yes dnq
1998 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 26 12 14 .462 6.0 136 130 6 W5 6-7 6-7 3 8 17 -- dnq
1998 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 27 12 15 .444 6.5 161 159 2 L2 6-7 6-8 4 10 20 -- 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 27 18 9 .667 0.0 150 103 47 W3 8-5 10-4 1 2 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 25 13 12 .520 4.0 99 89 10 L5 5-5 8-7 2 7 12 -- dnq
1998 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 25 12 13 .480 5.0 117 118 -1 L1 3-10 9-3 3 10 16 -- dnq
1998 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 27 9 18 .333 9.0 133 159 -26 L2 3-9 6-9 4 14 27 -- dnq
1998 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 25 7 18 .280 10.0 76 140 -64 L5 2-9 5-9 5 15 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 Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 25 16 9 .640 0.0 116 90 26 L1 9-5 7-4 1 3 6 Yes dnq
1998 NL Central Houston Astros franchise | log 27 17 10 .630 0.0 153 108 45 W6 9-6 8-4 2 4 7 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 27 16 11 .593 1.0 165 151 14 L1 6-8 10-3 3 5 8 Yes dnq
1998 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 27 14 13 .519 3.0 124 112 12 W1 5-9 9-4 4 9 14 -- Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1998 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 26 12 14 .462 4.5 121 124 -3 W1 5-7 7-7 5 11 18 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 27 11 16 .407 6.0 101 122 -21 L3 5-9 6-7 6 13 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 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 26 19 7 .731 0.0 131 100 31 W2 10-4 9-3 1 1 2 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1998 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 26 14 12 .538 5.0 118 100 18 W2 5-9 9-3 2 6 11 -- dnq
1998 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 27 14 13 .519 5.5 114 109 5 L1 5-8 9-5 3 8 15 -- dnq
1998 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 28 12 16 .429 8.0 155 192 -37 W2 8-5 4-11 4 12 22 -- dnq
1998 NL West Arizona Diamondbacks franchise | log 27 7 20 .259 12.5 101 157 -56 L3 3-12 4-8 5 16 29 -- dnq
30 record(s)
Transactions
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  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • 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
Eric Helfand -- Free Agt Released by Angels, estimated date
Tim Hyers Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1998-1998 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Terry Mathews Baltimore Orioles Injury DL - Right wrist inflammation
Craig Shipley Anaheim Angels Hist Activated from Disabled List
Jeff Kent San Francisco Giants Hist Signed to 3-year contract for 1999-2001 ($17.75m) [Extension] Club option for 2002
5 record(s)