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Monday, May 4,1998

Monday, May 4,1998

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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 1998-05-04 Chicago White Sox 6 Anaheim Angels 5 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Tony Castillo Rich DeLucia Matt Karchner 15,997 2:52
1998 reg season 1998-05-04 Toronto Blue Jays 4 Oakland Athletics 7 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Kenny Rogers Pat Hentgen -- 5,206 2:57
1998 reg season 1998-05-04 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 Atlanta Braves 4 box | pbp Turner Field Kevin Millwood Mark Guthrie Kerry Ligtenberg 32,330 2:27
1998 reg season 1998-05-04 San Francisco Giants 8 Florida Marlins 0 box | pbp Sun Life Stadium Shawn Estes Andy Larkin -- 12,806 2:31
1998 reg season 1998-05-04 San Diego Padres 13 Milwaukee Brewers 5 box | pbp County Stadium Sterling Hitchcock Jose Mercedes Don Wengert 9,357 2:58
1998 reg season 1998-05-04 Cincinnati Reds 4 Montreal Expos 1 box | pbp Stade Olympique Scott Winchester Trey Moore Jeff Shaw 6,616 2:20
1998 reg season 1998-05-04 Arizona Diamondbacks 4 New York Mets 2 box | pbp Shea Stadium Gregg Olson Brian Bohanon -- 18,980 3:52
1998 reg season 1998-05-04 Colorado Rockies 11 Philadelphia Phillies 2 box | pbp Veterans Stadium John Thomson Garrett Stephenson -- 11,403 2:35
8 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 26 20 6 .769 0.0 159 115 44 W5 11-5 9-1 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Padres)
1998 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 29 20 9 .690 1.5 151 131 20 W1 7-5 13-4 2 2 3 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1998 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 30 16 14 .533 6.0 150 150 0 W1 7-6 9-8 3 6 11 -- dnq
1998 AL East Tampa Bay Devil Rays franchise | log 29 12 17 .414 9.5 130 141 -11 L3 7-9 5-8 4 10 22 -- dnq
1998 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 31 12 19 .387 10.5 119 155 -36 L1 7-11 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 29 17 12 .586 0.0 165 155 10 W3 8-5 9-7 1 4 7 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1998 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 30 13 17 .433 4.5 150 166 -16 W2 7-11 5-7 2 9 21 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 30 12 18 .400 5.5 141 175 -34 L3 8-7 4-11 3 12 25 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 30 12 18 .400 5.5 148 131 17 L1 8-8 4-10 4 11 23 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Detroit Tigers franchise | log 27 7 20 .259 9.0 112 166 -54 L2 3-13 4-7 5 14 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 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 29 19 10 .655 0.0 193 136 57 L1 9-6 10-4 1 3 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1998 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 30 17 13 .567 2.5 137 132 5 L2 7-4 10-9 2 5 10 Yes dnq
1998 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 30 14 16 .467 5.5 151 149 2 W1 6-7 8-9 3 8 17 -- dnq
1998 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 30 14 16 .467 5.5 178 182 -4 W2 6-7 8-9 4 7 18 -- 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 31 21 10 .677 0.0 172 122 50 W1 8-5 13-5 1 2 4 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 28 14 14 .500 5.5 109 102 7 L1 5-5 9-9 2 9 16 -- dnq
1998 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 29 13 16 .448 7.0 130 148 -18 L1 3-10 10-6 3 12 20 -- dnq
1998 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 31 11 20 .355 10.0 147 180 -33 L1 3-9 8-11 4 14 27 -- dnq
1998 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 29 10 19 .345 10.0 93 153 -60 L1 2-9 8-10 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 Houston Astros franchise | log 30 19 11 .633 0.0 172 119 53 L1 11-7 8-4 1 3 6 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 29 17 12 .586 1.5 134 118 16 L3 9-5 8-7 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1998 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 30 17 13 .567 2.0 181 166 15 W1 7-10 10-3 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1998 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 30 16 14 .533 3.0 139 128 11 L1 5-9 11-5 4 7 12 -- Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1998 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 30 15 15 .500 4.0 140 138 2 W3 8-8 7-7 5 10 15 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 30 12 18 .400 7.0 115 141 -26 L2 5-9 7-9 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 30 21 9 .700 0.0 157 119 38 W1 12-6 9-3 1 1 2 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1998 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 30 16 14 .533 5.0 139 118 21 L1 7-11 9-3 2 6 13 -- dnq
1998 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 31 16 15 .516 5.5 139 127 12 W2 7-10 9-5 3 8 14 -- dnq
1998 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 31 14 17 .452 7.5 175 202 -27 W1 10-6 4-11 4 11 19 -- dnq
1998 NL West Arizona Diamondbacks franchise | log 31 8 23 .258 13.5 114 175 -61 W1 4-15 4-8 5 16 30 -- dnq
30 record(s)
Transactions
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  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
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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
Joe Slusarski Houston Astros Hist Signed to minor league contract
Jason McDonald Oakland Athletics Hist Activated from Disabled List
2 record(s)