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Thursday, July 2,1998

Thursday, July 2,1998

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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 1998-07-02 San Francisco Giants 7 Anaheim Angels 4 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Kirk Rueter Jason Dickson -- 33,272 2:58
1998 reg season 1998-07-02 Florida Marlins 3 Baltimore Orioles 5 box | pbp Oriole Park at Camden Yards Sidney Ponson Joe Fontenot Armando Benitez 46,006 2:37
1998 reg season 1998-07-02 Montreal Expos 0 Boston Red Sox 15 box | pbp Fenway Park Pedro Martinez Carl Pavano -- 32,637 2:37
1998 reg season 1998-07-02 Philadelphia Phillies 8 New York Yankees 9 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Mike Buddie Jerry Spradlin -- 31,259 4:03
1998 reg season 1998-07-02 San Diego Padres 2 Oakland Athletics 7 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Kenny Rogers Sterling Hitchcock -- 40,374 2:26
1998 reg season 1998-07-02 Colorado Rockies 3 Seattle Mariners 10 box | pbp Kingdome Bill Swift Darryl Kile -- 32,523 2:26
1998 reg season 1998-07-02 Atlanta Braves 6 Tampa Bay Devil Rays 0 box | pbp Tropicana Field Greg Maddux Rolando Arrojo -- 40,749 2:21
1998 reg season 1998-07-02 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 Texas Rangers 1 box | pbp Rangers Ballpark in Arlington Chan Ho Park Darren Oliver Scott Radinsky 38,514 2:47
1998 reg season 1998-07-02 New York Mets 9 Toronto Blue Jays 1 box | pbp Rogers Centre Bobby Jones Pat Hentgen -- 27,325 2:37
1998 reg season 1998-07-02 Arizona Diamondbacks 2 Chicago Cubs 3 box | pbp Wrigley Field Steve Trachsel Jeff Suppan Rod Beck 29,268 2:48
1998 reg season 1998-07-02 Minnesota Twins 7 Cincinnati Reds 8 box | pbp Cinergy Field Jeff Shaw Rick Aguilera -- 16,528 3:35
1998 reg season 1998-07-02 Chicago White Sox 4 Houston Astros 3 box | pbp Astrodome James Baldwin Jose Lima Bill Simas 25,344 2:25
1998 reg season 1998-07-02 Cleveland Indians 7 Milwaukee Brewers 2 box | pbp County Stadium Bartolo Colon Brad Woodall -- 21,022 2:58
1998 reg season 1998-07-02 Detroit Tigers 2 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Esteban Loaiza Brian Powell Rich Loiselle 34,594 2:27
1998 reg season 1998-07-02 Kansas City Royals 0 St. Louis Cardinals 3 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Juan Acevedo Hipolito Pichardo Jeff Brantley 42,803 2:35
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 78 58 20 .744 0.0 476 322 154 W3 28-14 30-6 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Padres)
1998 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 82 50 32 .610 10.0 438 363 75 W3 24-17 26-15 2 2 4 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1998 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 86 43 43 .500 19.0 406 427 -21 L1 21-23 22-20 3 6 13 -- dnq
1998 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 85 38 47 .447 23.5 418 450 -32 W1 17-24 21-23 4 9 20 -- dnq
1998 AL East Tampa Bay Devil Rays franchise | log 83 34 49 .410 26.5 305 388 -83 L3 18-24 16-25 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 82 48 34 .585 0.0 461 355 106 W2 25-16 23-18 1 4 7 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1998 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 83 39 44 .470 9.5 386 365 21 L1 21-20 18-24 2 7 18 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 83 37 46 .446 11.5 358 449 -91 L1 23-18 14-28 3 10 21 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 84 35 49 .417 14.0 420 523 -103 W1 18-26 16-24 4 12 25 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Detroit Tigers franchise | log 81 32 49 .395 15.5 378 433 -55 L1 16-26 16-23 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 Anaheim Angels franchise | log 83 49 34 .590 0.0 424 389 35 L2 22-15 27-19 1 3 6 Yes dnq
1998 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 84 46 38 .548 3.5 495 459 36 L5 21-18 25-20 2 5 10 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1998 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 83 38 45 .458 11.0 436 456 -20 W1 19-23 19-22 3 8 19 -- dnq
1998 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 85 36 49 .424 14.0 448 459 -11 W2 16-28 20-21 4 11 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 NL East Atlanta Braves franchise | log 85 56 29 .659 0.0 459 325 134 W5 24-14 32-15 1 1 2 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 80 44 36 .550 9.5 347 288 59 W1 19-21 25-15 2 5 9 Yes dnq
1998 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 82 40 42 .488 14.5 393 424 -31 L5 16-22 24-20 3 9 15 -- dnq
1998 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 83 33 50 .398 22.0 300 417 -117 L3 11-27 22-23 4 14 27 -- dnq
1998 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 84 30 54 .357 25.5 359 467 -108 L1 11-29 19-25 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 84 51 33 .607 0.0 467 325 142 L1 26-18 25-15 1 3 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 84 45 39 .536 6.0 415 394 21 W2 15-21 30-18 2 6 11 -- Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1998 NL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 82 43 39 .524 7.0 368 372 -4 L2 22-17 21-22 3 7 12 -- dnq
1998 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 83 40 43 .482 10.5 417 433 -16 W1 17-28 23-15 4 10 16 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 85 40 45 .471 11.5 325 344 -19 W1 15-25 25-20 5 11 17 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 86 36 50 .419 16.0 354 415 -61 W1 19-25 17-25 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 85 54 31 .635 0.0 423 333 90 L1 24-22 30-9 1 2 3 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1998 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 86 50 36 .581 4.5 419 356 63 W2 23-20 27-16 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1998 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 84 42 42 .500 11.5 361 362 -1 W3 21-26 21-16 3 8 14 -- dnq
1998 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 86 37 49 .430 17.5 403 467 -64 L2 20-26 17-23 4 12 22 -- dnq
1998 NL West Arizona Diamondbacks franchise | log 85 29 56 .341 25.0 349 448 -99 L2 15-33 14-23 5 16 30 -- dnq
30 record(s)
Transactions
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Brad Lidge Houston Astros Minors Signed out of draft (Notre Dame)
Seth Etherton Anaheim Angels Hist Signed out of draft (USC)
Tony Blanco Boston Red Sox Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Dominican Republic)
Jorge Cantu Tampa Bay Devil Rays Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Mexico)
Rex Hudler Cleveland Indians Hist Signed to Minor League contract
Scott Klingenbeck -- Hist Released by Reds
Alejandro Machado Atlanta Braves Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Venezuela)
Lyle Mouton Baltimore Orioles Hist Sold by Yakult Swallows (Japan Central) to Baltimore Orioles
8 record(s)