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Saturday, May 16,1998

Saturday, May 16,1998

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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 1998-05-16 Tampa Bay Devil Rays  5 Baltimore Orioles  2 box | pbp Oriole Park at Camden Yards Rolando Arrojo Scott Erickson Roberto Hernandez 47,538 2:43
1998 reg season 1998-05-16 Kansas City Royals  0 Boston Red Sox  5 box | pbp Fenway Park Steve Avery Jamie Walker Tom Gordon 31,700 2:22
1998 reg season 1998-05-16 Oakland Athletics  11 Chicago White Sox  3 box | pbp Guaranteed Rate Field;U.S. Cellular Field Blake Stein Carlos Castillo -- 24,024 3:11
1998 reg season 1998-05-16 Texas Rangers  3 Cleveland Indians  10 box | pbp Progressive Field Dave Burba Bobby Witt -- 40,925 2:43
1998 reg season 1998-05-16 Anaheim Angels  8 Detroit Tigers  6 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Jason Dickson Tim Worrell Troy Percival 18,320 2:58
1998 reg season 1998-05-16 Minnesota Twins  2 New York Yankees  5 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Ramiro Mendoza Bob Tewksbury Mariano Rivera 35,137 2:22
1998 reg season 1998-05-16 Seattle Mariners  8 Toronto Blue Jays  1 box | pbp Rogers Centre Jeff Fassero Juan Guzman -- 31,121 2:28
1998 reg season 1998-05-16 Pittsburgh Pirates  6 Arizona Diamondbacks  3 box | pbp Chase Field Jason Schmidt Brian Anderson Rich Loiselle 48,167 2:55
1998 reg season 1998-05-16 Chicago Cubs  5 Cincinnati Reds  4 box | pbp Cinergy Field Mark Clark Mike Remlinger Rod Beck 30,505 2:54
1998 reg season 1998-05-16 Milwaukee Brewers  7 Colorado Rockies  5 box | pbp Coors Field Scott Karl Kevin Ritz Doug Jones 48,063 3:02
1998 reg season 1998-05-16 Atlanta Braves  2 Houston Astros  3 box | pbp Astrodome Doug Henry Kerry Ligtenberg -- 51,526 2:34
1998 reg season 1998-05-16 Montreal Expos  4 Los Angeles Dodgers  9 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Darren Dreifort Javier Vazquez -- 51,698 2:56
1998 reg season 1998-05-16 Philadelphia Phillies  2 San Diego Padres  3 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Carlos Reyes Mark Leiter -- 53,117 2:39
1998 reg season 1998-05-16 New York Mets  4 San Francisco Giants  1 box | pbp Candlestick Park Rick Reed Kirk Rueter John Franco 30,131 2:34
1998 reg season 1998-05-16 Florida Marlins  4 St. Louis Cardinals  5 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Todd Stottlemyre Vic Darensbourg -- 41,464 2:32
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 36 27 9 .750 0.0 221 163 58 W1 15-6 12-3 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Padres)
1998 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 41 26 15 .634 3.5 205 176 29 W2 10-10 16-5 2 2 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1998 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 41 20 21 .488 9.5 201 198 3 L3 10-10 10-11 3 6 17 -- dnq
1998 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 42 19 23 .452 11.0 173 203 -30 L1 11-13 8-10 4 8 20 -- dnq
1998 AL East Tampa Bay Devil Rays franchise | log 40 18 22 .450 11.0 164 187 -23 W2 10-10 8-12 5 9 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 AL Central Cleveland Indians franchise | log 41 23 18 .561 0.0 227 212 15 W3 10-11 13-7 1 4 8 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1998 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 40 18 22 .450 4.5 198 232 -34 L1 9-14 8-9 2 10 21 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 41 18 23 .439 5.0 192 179 13 L1 10-10 8-13 3 11 23 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 41 16 25 .390 7.0 173 220 -47 L2 10-10 6-15 4 13 26 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Detroit Tigers franchise | log 37 13 24 .351 8.0 172 209 -37 L1 6-15 7-9 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 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 41 25 16 .610 0.0 260 205 55 L2 10-9 15-7 1 3 6 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1998 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 40 21 19 .525 3.5 188 191 -3 W1 9-7 12-12 2 5 12 Yes dnq
1998 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 41 20 21 .488 5.0 231 228 3 W1 8-10 12-11 3 7 16 -- dnq
1998 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 40 17 23 .425 7.5 204 206 -2 W1 8-10 9-13 4 12 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 East Atlanta Braves franchise | log 43 31 12 .721 0.0 244 152 92 L1 13-6 18-6 1 1 2 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 38 20 18 .526 8.5 153 126 27 W1 7-9 13-9 2 7 11 -- dnq
1998 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 40 20 20 .500 9.5 181 193 -12 L2 6-13 14-7 3 8 13 -- dnq
1998 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 41 15 26 .366 15.0 132 203 -71 L1 4-13 11-13 4 14 27 -- dnq
1998 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 43 14 29 .326 17.0 210 258 -48 L1 4-14 10-15 5 15 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 Central Houston Astros franchise | log 41 26 15 .634 0.0 218 153 65 W1 14-9 12-6 1 3 4 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 42 24 18 .571 2.5 195 183 12 W1 10-10 14-8 2 4 7 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1998 NL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 40 22 18 .550 3.5 181 182 -1 W2 12-8 10-10 3 6 10 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 42 21 21 .500 5.5 201 196 5 L1 11-11 10-10 4 10 15 -- dnq
1998 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 40 20 20 .500 5.5 216 223 -7 W1 7-14 13-6 5 9 14 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 42 20 22 .476 6.5 170 174 -4 W1 7-11 13-11 6 12 19 -- 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 42 28 14 .667 0.0 211 164 47 W4 14-10 14-4 1 2 3 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1998 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 43 24 19 .558 4.5 193 168 25 L1 11-12 13-7 2 5 9 Yes dnq
1998 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 42 20 22 .476 8.0 185 183 2 W1 9-15 11-7 3 11 18 -- dnq
1998 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 43 17 26 .395 11.5 222 268 -46 L6 13-11 4-15 4 13 25 -- dnq
1998 NL West Arizona Diamondbacks franchise | log 42 10 32 .238 18.0 150 236 -86 L1 4-20 6-12 5 16 30 -- dnq
30 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
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
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • 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
Randy Velarde Anaheim Angels Injury DL - Stress fracture in right elbow
James Mouton San Diego Padres Injury DL - Strained left quadriceps
Dave Magadan Oakland Athletics Injury DL - Sprained right hand
3 record(s)
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