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Wednesday, July 8,1998

Wednesday, July 8,1998

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1998 Final Standings
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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 81 61 20 .753 0.0 484 327 157 W6 28-14 33-6 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Padres)
1998 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 85 52 33 .612 11.0 468 382 86 W1 24-17 28-16 2 2 4 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1998 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 89 46 43 .517 19.0 419 430 -11 W3 21-23 25-20 3 6 12 -- dnq
1998 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 88 38 50 .432 26.5 423 458 -35 L3 17-27 21-23 4 10 22 -- dnq
1998 AL East Tampa Bay Devil Rays franchise | log 86 34 52 .395 29.5 308 401 -93 L6 18-27 16-25 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 Central Cleveland Indians franchise | log 85 50 35 .588 0.0 478 364 114 W1 27-17 23-18 1 3 6 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1998 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 86 40 46 .465 10.5 397 378 19 W1 21-20 19-26 2 8 18 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 86 38 48 .442 12.5 367 466 -99 L1 23-18 15-30 3 9 20 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 87 36 51 .414 15.0 439 553 -114 L1 19-28 16-24 4 12 25 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Detroit Tigers franchise | log 84 34 50 .405 15.5 391 444 -53 L1 18-27 16-23 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 West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 86 49 37 .570 0.0 437 412 25 L5 22-15 27-22 1 4 8 Yes dnq
1998 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 87 48 39 .552 1.5 514 473 41 W2 21-18 27-21 2 5 10 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1998 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 86 41 45 .477 8.0 459 469 -10 W4 22-23 19-22 3 7 16 -- dnq
1998 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 88 37 51 .420 13.0 462 478 -16 L2 17-30 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 88 59 29 .670 0.0 469 330 139 W8 24-14 35-15 1 1 2 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 83 44 39 .530 12.5 352 298 54 L3 19-24 25-15 2 6 11 -- dnq
1998 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 85 43 42 .506 14.5 405 432 -27 W3 16-22 27-20 3 8 14 -- dnq
1998 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 86 34 52 .395 24.0 311 426 -115 L2 11-27 23-25 4 14 27 -- dnq
1998 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 87 32 55 .368 26.5 368 478 -110 W2 13-30 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 87 53 34 .609 0.0 482 339 143 W1 26-18 27-16 1 3 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 87 48 39 .552 5.0 439 413 26 W5 15-21 33-18 2 5 9 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1998 NL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 85 43 42 .506 9.0 376 384 -8 L5 22-20 21-22 3 7 13 -- dnq
1998 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 86 40 46 .465 12.5 425 450 -25 L3 17-31 23-15 4 10 17 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 88 40 48 .455 13.5 344 368 -24 L3 15-28 25-20 5 11 19 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 89 39 50 .438 15.0 371 423 -52 W4 19-25 20-25 6 12 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 88 57 31 .648 0.0 443 338 105 W3 24-22 33-9 1 2 3 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1998 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 89 52 37 .584 5.5 433 368 65 W1 23-20 29-17 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1998 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 87 43 44 .494 13.5 373 376 -3 L1 22-28 21-16 3 9 15 -- dnq
1998 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 89 37 52 .416 20.5 408 487 -79 L5 20-29 17-23 4 13 24 -- dnq
1998 NL West Arizona Diamondbacks franchise | log 88 30 58 .341 27.0 363 463 -100 L1 16-35 14-23 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
Juan Padilla Minnesota Twins Hist Signed out of draft (Jacksonville)
Matt Roney Colorado Rockies Hist Signed out of draft (Oklahoma HS)
Jason Tyner New York Mets Hist Signed out of draft (Texas A&M)
Jeff Huson -- Hist Released by Mariners
Juan Salas Tampa Bay Devil Rays Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Dominican Republic)
5 record(s)