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Wednesday, May 6,1998

Wednesday, May 6,1998

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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 1998-05-06 Toronto Blue Jays  6 Anaheim Angels  5 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Kelvim Escobar Shigetoshi Hasegawa Randy Myers 17,392 3:20
1998 reg season 1998-05-06 Minnesota Twins  8 Boston Red Sox  7 box | pbp Fenway Park LaTroy Hawkins Robinson Checo -- 20,954 3:12
1998 reg season 1998-05-06 Baltimore Orioles  5 Cleveland Indians  14 box | pbp Progressive Field Dave Burba Scott Erickson -- 40,672 2:50
1998 reg season 1998-05-06 Tampa Bay Devil Rays  5 Kansas City Royals  0 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Rolando Arrojo Glendon Rusch -- 11,401 2:27
1998 reg season 1998-05-06 Detroit Tigers  10 Oakland Athletics  5 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Doug Brocail Buddy Groom -- 5,355 3:00
1998 reg season 1998-05-06 Chicago White Sox  9 Seattle Mariners  10 box | pbp Kingdome Heathcliff Slocumb Carlos Castillo Bobby Ayala 21,243 3:14
1998 reg season 1998-05-06 New York Yankees  15 Texas Rangers  13 box | pbp Rangers Ballpark in Arlington Mike Stanton Danny Patterson Mariano Rivera 33,274 4:06
1998 reg season 1998-05-06 Los Angeles Dodgers  0 Atlanta Braves  7 box | pbp Turner Field Greg Maddux Darren Dreifort -- 38,637 2:21
1998 reg season 1998-05-06 Houston Astros  0 Chicago Cubs  2 box | pbp Wrigley Field Kerry Wood Shane Reynolds -- 15,758 2:19
1998 reg season 1998-05-06 San Francisco Giants  10 Florida Marlins  9 box | pbp Sun Life Stadium Steve Reed Vic Darensbourg Robb Nen 16,189 3:02
1998 reg season 1998-05-06 San Diego Padres  2 Milwaukee Brewers  3 box | pbp County Stadium Doug Jones Carlos Reyes -- 13,381 2:32
1998 reg season 1998-05-06 Cincinnati Reds  4 Montreal Expos  2 box | pbp Stade Olympique Mike Remlinger Javier Vazquez Jeff Shaw 7,261 2:47
1998 reg season 1998-05-06 Arizona Diamondbacks  2 New York Mets  8 box | pbp Shea Stadium Mel Rojas Clint Sodowsky -- 17,681 2:33
1998 reg season 1998-05-06 Colorado Rockies  6 Philadelphia Phillies  7 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Mark Leiter Chuck McElroy -- 19,538 3:43
1998 reg season 1998-05-06 St. Louis Cardinals  0 Pittsburgh Pirates  5 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Jason Schmidt Todd Stottlemyre -- 12,051 2:25
15 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 28 22 6 .786 0.0 181 130 51 W7 13-5 9-1 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Padres)
1998 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 31 21 10 .677 2.5 162 141 21 L1 7-5 14-5 2 2 4 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1998 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 32 16 16 .500 8.0 160 170 -10 L2 7-8 9-8 3 6 14 -- dnq
1998 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 33 14 19 .424 10.5 138 171 -33 W2 9-11 5-8 4 9 22 -- dnq
1998 AL East Tampa Bay Devil Rays franchise | log 31 13 18 .419 10.5 137 145 -8 W1 8-10 5-8 5 10 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 31 19 12 .613 0.0 185 165 20 W5 8-5 11-7 1 4 7 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1998 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 32 13 19 .406 6.5 160 184 -24 L2 7-13 5-7 2 12 24 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 32 13 19 .406 6.5 145 182 -37 L1 8-7 5-12 3 11 26 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 32 13 19 .406 6.5 158 142 16 W1 9-9 4-10 4 13 25 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Detroit Tigers franchise | log 28 8 20 .286 9.5 122 171 -49 W1 4-13 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 31 19 12 .613 0.0 208 158 50 L3 9-6 10-6 1 3 6 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1998 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 32 17 15 .531 2.5 153 151 2 L4 7-4 10-11 2 5 12 Yes dnq
1998 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 32 16 16 .500 3.5 196 192 4 W4 6-7 10-9 3 7 16 -- dnq
1998 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 31 14 17 .452 5.0 156 159 -3 L1 6-7 8-10 4 8 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 33 23 10 .697 0.0 187 125 62 W3 8-5 15-5 1 1 2 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 30 16 14 .533 5.5 126 105 21 W2 5-5 11-9 2 6 10 -- dnq
1998 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 31 14 17 .452 8.0 138 160 -22 W1 3-10 11-7 3 12 19 -- dnq
1998 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 31 11 20 .355 11.0 98 159 -61 L1 2-9 9-11 4 14 27 -- dnq
1998 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 33 11 22 .333 12.0 158 198 -40 L3 3-9 8-13 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 32 20 12 .625 0.0 182 126 56 L1 12-8 8-4 1 3 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 31 18 13 .581 1.5 141 133 8 W1 9-5 9-8 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1998 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 32 17 15 .531 3.0 146 138 8 W1 5-9 12-6 3 8 13 -- Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1998 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 32 17 15 .531 3.0 183 176 7 L2 7-12 10-3 4 7 11 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 32 16 16 .500 4.0 146 143 3 W1 9-9 7-7 5 10 17 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 32 14 18 .438 6.0 125 143 -18 W2 5-9 9-9 6 13 21 -- 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 32 22 10 .688 0.0 172 126 46 L1 13-7 9-3 1 2 3 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1998 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 33 18 15 .545 4.5 157 138 19 W4 9-10 9-5 2 5 9 Yes dnq
1998 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 32 16 16 .500 6.0 142 133 9 L3 7-13 9-3 3 9 15 -- dnq
1998 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 33 15 18 .455 7.5 187 210 -23 L1 11-7 4-11 4 11 18 -- dnq
1998 NL West Arizona Diamondbacks franchise | log 33 8 25 .242 14.5 117 192 -75 L2 4-17 4-8 5 16 30 -- dnq
30 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
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Tips/tools for using data gri ds:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
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  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • 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
Archie Corbin -- Hist Released by Padres
Mike Devereaux -- Hist Released by Dodgers
Ozzie Guillen Atlanta Braves Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1998-1998 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Mark Whiten Cleveland Indians Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1998-1998 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Scott Sanders San Diego Padres Hist Traded from Detroit Tigers to San Diego Padres for Rodney Lindsey (6/1/1998)
Hipolito Pichardo Kansas City Royals Injury DL - Split callous on pitching thumb *Pitching wear and tear*
Jesse Levis Milwaukee Brewers Injury DL - Right shoulder surgery
Kelvim Escobar Toronto Blue Jays Hist Activated from Disabled List
8 record(s)
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