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Thursday, June 4,1998

Thursday, June 4,1998

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Games on this date
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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.
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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 1998-06-04 Baltimore Orioles 1 Boston Red Sox 9 box | pbp Fenway Park Bret Saberhagen Sidney Ponson -- 33,104 2:51
1998 reg season 1998-06-04 Chicago White Sox 7 Kansas City Royals 1 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Jaime Navarro Glendon Rusch -- 16,590 2:31
1998 reg season 1998-06-04 Cleveland Indians 3 Minnesota Twins 2 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Dwight Gooden Brad Radke Michael Jackson 9,417 2:48
1998 reg season 1998-06-04 Tampa Bay Devil Rays 1 New York Yankees 6 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Hideki Irabu Dennis Springer -- 22,759 2:38
1998 reg season 1998-06-04 Texas Rangers 1 Oakland Athletics 6 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Jimmy Haynes Rick Helling Billy Taylor 11,039 2:24
1998 reg season 1998-06-04 Anaheim Angels 6 Seattle Mariners 2 box | pbp Kingdome Ken Hill Ken Cloude Shigetoshi Hasegawa 23,709 3:04
1998 reg season 1998-06-04 Detroit Tigers 6 Toronto Blue Jays 9 box | pbp Rogers Centre Woody Williams Brian Moehler Randy Myers 34,408 2:51
1998 reg season 1998-06-04 Arizona Diamondbacks 2 Colorado Rockies 5 box | pbp Coors Field John Thomson Omar Daal -- 46,295 2:24
1998 reg season 1998-06-04 St. Louis Cardinals 2 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Scott Radinsky Jeff Brantley -- 41,181 3:01
1998 reg season 1998-06-04 Houston Astros 1 San Diego Padres 5 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Andy Ashby Mike Hampton -- 21,027 2:24
10 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • 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
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  • 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.
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 54 41 13 .759 0.0 351 234 117 W4 19-8 22-5 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Padres)
1998 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 57 34 23 .596 8.5 290 267 23 W1 14-12 20-11 2 4 8 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1998 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 60 30 30 .500 14.0 264 286 -22 W2 15-14 15-16 3 6 14 -- dnq
1998 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 59 28 31 .475 15.5 294 308 -14 L1 14-16 14-15 4 7 17 -- dnq
1998 AL East Tampa Bay Devil Rays franchise | log 58 25 33 .431 18.0 225 274 -49 L3 15-17 10-16 5 11 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 AL Central Cleveland Indians franchise | log 58 35 23 .603 0.0 328 268 60 W1 19-13 16-10 1 3 6 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1998 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 57 26 31 .456 8.5 284 254 30 L1 14-12 12-19 2 8 19 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 58 25 33 .431 10.0 299 352 -53 W2 14-19 10-15 3 10 23 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Detroit Tigers franchise | log 55 21 34 .382 12.5 265 318 -53 L5 10-21 11-13 4 13 26 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 57 21 36 .368 13.5 250 335 -85 L4 13-13 8-23 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 58 35 23 .603 0.0 368 307 61 L1 15-13 20-10 1 2 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1998 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 57 31 26 .544 3.5 271 271 0 W5 15-10 16-16 2 5 11 Yes dnq
1998 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 59 26 33 .441 9.5 329 335 -6 L4 12-17 14-16 3 9 21 -- dnq
1998 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 57 24 33 .421 10.5 301 310 -9 W1 12-16 12-17 4 12 25 -- 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 60 42 18 .700 0.0 329 213 116 W3 17-10 25-8 1 1 2 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 54 31 23 .574 8.0 241 180 61 L3 12-13 19-10 2 6 10 -- dnq
1998 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 56 26 30 .464 14.0 256 279 -23 L2 10-16 16-14 3 11 18 -- dnq
1998 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 58 22 36 .379 19.0 194 284 -90 W2 8-19 14-17 4 14 27 -- dnq
1998 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 58 17 41 .293 24.0 264 359 -95 L8 5-21 12-20 5 16 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 NL Central Houston Astros franchise | log 58 35 23 .603 0.0 298 217 81 L1 19-13 16-10 1 3 4 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 58 34 24 .586 1.0 284 254 30 W6 12-13 22-11 2 5 9 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1998 NL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 56 28 28 .500 6.0 237 260 -23 L3 12-13 16-15 3 8 13 -- dnq
1998 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 58 29 29 .500 6.0 309 311 -2 L2 11-20 18-9 4 7 12 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 59 29 30 .492 6.5 236 240 -4 W5 8-17 21-13 5 10 16 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 60 27 33 .450 9.0 268 294 -26 L3 15-18 12-15 6 12 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 West San Diego Padres franchise | log 60 37 23 .617 0.0 286 230 56 W1 18-16 19-7 1 2 3 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1998 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 60 36 24 .600 1.0 299 237 62 W6 16-16 20-8 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1998 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 59 29 30 .492 7.5 257 263 -6 W2 14-19 15-11 3 9 15 -- dnq
1998 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 60 26 34 .433 11.0 282 329 -47 W2 16-16 10-18 4 13 22 -- dnq
1998 NL West Arizona Diamondbacks franchise | log 60 19 41 .317 18.0 230 320 -90 L2 9-25 10-16 5 15 29 -- dnq
30 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
PREMIUM subscribers get additional grid functionality
Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • 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
Jay Gibbons Toronto Blue Jays Minors Signed out of draft (Cal State LA)
Jeff Bennett Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Signed out of draft (Tennessee HS)
Craig Brazell New York Mets Hist Signed out of draft (Alabama HS)
Jay Gibbons Toronto Blue Jays Hist Signed out of draft (Cal State Los Angeles)
Mike Johnston Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Signed out of draft (Garrett College)
Juan Pierre Colorado Rockies Hist Signed out of draft (South Alabama)
Colin Porter Houston Astros Hist Signed out of draft (Arizona)
Erasmo Ramirez San Francisco Giants Hist Signed out of draft (Cal State Fullerton)
Cody Ransom San Francisco Giants Hist Signed out of draft (Grand Canyon)
Brian Shackelford Kansas City Royals Hist Signed out of draft (Oklahoma)
Brian Edmondson Florida Marlins Hist Claimed on waivers from Braves by Marlins
Joel Peralta -- Hist Released by Athletics
Ramon Ramirez -- Hist Released by Rangers
Brad Clontz New York Mets Hist Traded from Los Angeles Dodgers with Hideo Nomo to New York Mets for Greg McMichael and Dave Mlicki
Hideo Nomo New York Mets Hist Traded from Los Angeles Dodgers with Brad Clontz to New York Mets for Greg McMichael and Dave Mlicki
Greg McMichael Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Traded from New York Mets with Dave Mlicki to Los Angeles Dodgers for Brad Clontz and Hideo Nomo
Dave Mlicki Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Traded from New York Mets with Greg McMichael to Los Angeles Dodgers for Brad Clontz and Hideo Nomo
17 record(s)