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Friday, June 26,1998

Friday, June 26,1998

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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 1998-06-26 Milwaukee Brewers  2 Chicago White Sox  1 box | pbp Guaranteed Rate Field;U.S. Cellular Field Jeff Juden Bill Simas Bob Wickman 17,298 2:33
1998 reg season 1998-06-26 Houston Astros  2 Cleveland Indians  4 box | pbp Progressive Field Bartolo Colon Mike Magnante Michael Jackson 43,222 2:58
1998 reg season 1998-06-26 Cincinnati Reds  4 Detroit Tigers  3 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Pete Harnisch Doug Brocail Jeff Shaw 25,240 2:43
1998 reg season 1998-06-26 Chicago Cubs  3 Kansas City Royals  6 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Hipolito Pichardo Steve Trachsel Jeff Montgomery 39,008 2:39
1998 reg season 1998-06-26 St. Louis Cardinals  1 Minnesota Twins  5 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Greg Swindell Juan Acevedo -- 29,089 2:39
1998 reg season 1998-06-26 Seattle Mariners  8 Arizona Diamondbacks  13 box | pbp Chase Field Clint Sodowsky Paul Spoljaric -- 49,328 2:56
1998 reg season 1998-06-26 Toronto Blue Jays  6 Atlanta Braves  4 box | pbp Turner Field Pat Hentgen John Smoltz Randy Myers 47,081 2:47
1998 reg season 1998-06-26 Oakland Athletics  6 Colorado Rockies  12 box | pbp Coors Field Mike Munoz Mike Oquist -- 48,069 2:58
1998 reg season 1998-06-26 Boston Red Sox  6 Florida Marlins  1 box | pbp Sun Life Stadium Pedro Martinez Joe Fontenot -- 23,792 2:37
1998 reg season 1998-06-26 Pittsburgh Pirates  2 Los Angeles Dodgers  5 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Chan Ho Park Esteban Loaiza Antonio Osuna 52,934 2:46
1998 reg season 1998-06-26 Baltimore Orioles  4 Montreal Expos  9 box | pbp Stade Olympique Dustin Hermanson Sidney Ponson -- 9,116 3:06
1998 reg season 1998-06-26 New York Yankees  8 New York Mets  4 box | pbp Shea Stadium Ramiro Mendoza Al Leiter Mariano Rivera 53,404 3:15
1998 reg season 1998-06-26 Tampa Bay Devil Rays  0 Philadelphia Phillies  7 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Tyler Green Jason Johnson -- 17,559 2:43
1998 reg season 1998-06-26 Anaheim Angels  3 San Diego Padres  6 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Kevin Brown Jason Dickson Trevor Hoffman 40,621 2:56
1998 reg season 1998-06-26 Texas Rangers  7 San Francisco Giants  3 box | pbp Candlestick Park Darren Oliver Orel Hershiser John Wetteland 18,180 2:47
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 73 54 19 .740 0.0 445 306 139 W3 27-13 27-6 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Padres)
1998 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 77 46 31 .597 10.0 400 349 51 W2 23-16 23-15 2 3 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1998 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 81 41 40 .506 17.0 381 393 -12 W6 21-21 20-19 3 6 14 -- dnq
1998 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 80 37 43 .463 20.5 400 424 -24 L4 17-22 20-21 4 8 19 -- dnq
1998 AL East Tampa Bay Devil Rays franchise | log 78 32 46 .410 24.5 288 364 -76 L3 16-24 16-22 5 13 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 AL Central Cleveland Indians franchise | log 77 46 31 .597 0.0 437 325 112 W6 23-15 23-16 1 4 6 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1998 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 78 37 41 .474 9.5 369 341 28 W1 20-18 17-23 2 7 18 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 78 34 44 .436 12.5 339 432 -93 W2 21-17 13-27 3 10 21 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 79 33 46 .418 14.0 395 475 -80 L2 17-24 15-23 4 11 23 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Detroit Tigers franchise | log 76 30 46 .395 15.5 357 416 -59 L1 14-25 16-21 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 Anaheim Angels franchise | log 78 47 31 .603 0.0 401 365 36 L1 21-14 26-17 1 2 4 Yes dnq
1998 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 79 46 33 .582 1.5 483 431 52 W4 21-16 25-17 2 5 8 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1998 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 78 35 43 .449 12.0 395 419 -24 L1 18-22 17-21 3 9 20 -- dnq
1998 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 80 33 47 .413 15.0 417 438 -21 L2 15-27 18-20 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 80 51 29 .638 0.0 428 315 113 L3 21-14 30-15 1 2 3 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 75 42 33 .560 6.5 321 258 63 L1 18-19 24-14 2 5 10 Yes dnq
1998 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 77 40 37 .519 9.5 376 391 -15 W1 16-19 24-18 3 8 13 -- dnq
1998 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 78 31 47 .397 19.0 284 384 -100 W1 11-24 20-23 4 13 26 -- dnq
1998 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 79 27 52 .342 23.5 335 444 -109 L1 9-28 18-24 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 79 47 32 .595 0.0 416 307 109 L3 24-18 23-14 1 3 7 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 77 41 36 .532 5.0 341 341 0 W5 21-16 20-20 2 6 11 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 79 42 37 .532 5.0 393 376 17 L6 14-20 28-17 3 7 12 -- Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1998 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 78 38 40 .487 8.5 400 416 -16 L4 16-27 22-13 4 9 15 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 80 38 42 .475 9.5 313 324 -11 L2 14-24 24-18 5 11 17 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 81 32 49 .395 16.0 328 396 -68 W2 17-25 15-24 6 14 27 -- 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 80 52 28 .650 0.0 395 298 97 W2 23-20 29-8 1 1 2 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1998 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 81 46 35 .568 6.5 390 340 50 L3 21-19 25-16 2 4 9 Yes dnq
1998 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 79 38 41 .481 13.5 340 349 -9 W1 18-26 20-15 3 10 16 -- dnq
1998 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 81 35 46 .432 17.5 372 426 -54 W3 19-24 16-22 4 12 22 -- dnq
1998 NL West Arizona Diamondbacks franchise | log 80 27 53 .338 25.0 331 427 -96 W1 14-31 13-22 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
Andy Van Hekken Seattle Mariners Hist Signed out of draft (Michigan HS)
Tim Laker -- Hist Granted free agency
Aaron Small Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Claimed on waivers from Athletics by Diamondbacks
Jeff Nelson New York Yankees Injury DL - Pinched nerve in lower back
Brant Brown Chicago Cubs Injury DL - Left shoulder sprain
Darren Oliver Texas Rangers Hist Activated from Disabled List
6 record(s)
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