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Thursday, July 23,1998

Thursday, July 23,1998

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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 1998-07-23 Oakland Athletics  7 Baltimore Orioles  9 box | pbp Oriole Park at Camden Yards Armando Benitez Mike Fetters -- 42,371 3:51
1998 reg season 1998-07-23 Toronto Blue Jays  7 Boston Red Sox  8 box | pbp Fenway Park Tom Gordon Randy Myers -- 33,011 3:32
1998 reg season 1998-07-23 Detroit Tigers  3 Cleveland Indians  2 box | pbp Progressive Field Frank Castillo Jaret Wright Todd Jones 43,085 3:06
1998 reg season 1998-07-23 Texas Rangers  8 Kansas City Royals  4 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Xavier Hernandez Glendon Rusch -- 21,656 3:02
1998 reg season 1998-07-23 Anaheim Angels  6 Minnesota Twins  5 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Pep Harris Hector Carrasco Troy Percival 18,059 3:16
1998 reg season 1998-07-23 Montreal Expos  1 Chicago Cubs  2 box | pbp Wrigley Field Mark Clark Jeremy Powell Rod Beck 39,262 2:17
1998 reg season 1998-07-23 Cincinnati Reds  4 Colorado Rockies  6 box | pbp Coors Field Pedro Astacio Mike Remlinger Dave Veres 42,586 2:39
1998 reg season 1998-07-23 Cincinnati Reds  4 Colorado Rockies  6 box | pbp Coors Field Bobby Jones Pete Harnisch Curt Leskanic 45,705 2:51
1998 reg season 1998-07-23 Houston Astros  8 Los Angeles Dodgers  6 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Doug Henry Darren Hall Jay Powell 40,205 3:38
1998 reg season 1998-07-23 New York Mets  6 Milwaukee Brewers  5 box | pbp County Stadium Gregory Winston McMichael Mike Myers John Franco 27,046 3:24
1998 reg season 1998-07-23 Atlanta Braves  3 Philadelphia Phillies  2 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Kevin Millwood Tyler Green Kerry Ligtenberg 28,222 2:34
1998 reg season 1998-07-23 Florida Marlins  1 Pittsburgh Pirates  9 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Jon Lieber Brian Meadows -- 11,374 2:41
1998 reg season 1998-07-23 Arizona Diamondbacks  0 San Diego Padres  3 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Joey Hamilton Brian Anderson Trevor Hoffman 24,278 1:54
1998 reg season 1998-07-23 St. Louis Cardinals  8 San Francisco Giants  1 box | pbp Candlestick Park Kent Bottenfield Danny Darwin -- 46,393 3:00
14 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 96 71 25 .740 0.0 569 372 197 W3 35-18 36-7 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Padres)
1998 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 100 58 42 .580 15.0 539 446 93 W1 27-26 31-16 2 2 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1998 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 102 51 51 .500 23.0 516 506 10 W4 21-28 30-23 3 6 14 -- dnq
1998 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 104 51 53 .490 24.0 483 509 -26 L1 23-31 28-22 4 7 16 -- dnq
1998 AL East Tampa Bay Devil Rays franchise | log 99 37 62 .374 35.5 355 469 -114 W1 19-31 18-31 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 101 57 44 .564 0.0 553 452 101 L1 29-21 28-23 1 3 7 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1998 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 100 45 55 .450 11.5 452 450 2 L2 25-27 20-28 2 10 21 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 102 45 57 .441 12.5 520 617 -97 L1 20-29 24-29 3 11 22 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 100 44 56 .440 12.5 430 559 -129 L1 28-24 16-32 4 12 24 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Detroit Tigers franchise | log 100 43 57 .430 13.5 446 520 -74 W1 20-30 23-27 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 Texas Rangers franchise | log 101 56 45 .554 0.0 590 554 36 W1 26-22 30-23 1 4 8 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1998 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 100 55 45 .550 0.5 491 477 14 W2 26-20 29-25 2 5 9 Yes dnq
1998 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 100 46 54 .460 9.5 513 530 -17 L3 22-26 24-28 3 8 19 -- dnq
1998 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 101 46 55 .455 10.0 543 528 15 L1 18-31 28-24 4 9 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 East Atlanta Braves franchise | log 102 67 35 .657 0.0 539 384 155 W2 29-17 38-18 1 1 3 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 98 52 46 .531 13.0 427 362 65 W4 22-24 30-22 2 5 10 Yes dnq
1998 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 99 51 48 .515 14.5 452 492 -40 L2 24-26 27-22 3 7 12 -- dnq
1998 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 101 39 62 .386 27.5 375 505 -130 L7 15-32 24-30 4 14 27 -- dnq
1998 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 101 37 64 .366 29.5 419 549 -130 L5 13-32 24-32 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 101 60 41 .594 0.0 555 413 142 W1 29-24 31-17 1 3 4 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 101 57 44 .564 3.0 515 471 44 W5 22-26 35-18 2 4 6 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1998 NL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 101 50 51 .495 10.0 450 466 -16 L3 25-23 25-28 3 9 15 -- dnq
1998 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 101 48 53 .475 12.0 502 515 -13 W2 20-32 28-21 4 10 17 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 102 48 54 .471 12.5 406 419 -13 W2 19-30 29-24 5 11 18 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 102 45 57 .441 15.5 426 481 -55 L7 25-29 20-28 6 12 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 West San Diego Padres franchise | log 102 67 35 .657 0.0 518 407 111 W3 31-25 36-10 1 2 2 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1998 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 102 54 48 .529 13.0 476 441 35 L3 24-28 30-20 2 6 11 -- dnq
1998 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 102 52 50 .510 15.0 448 435 13 L1 24-30 28-20 3 8 13 -- dnq
1998 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 102 44 58 .431 23.0 485 552 -67 W3 21-33 23-25 4 13 25 -- dnq
1998 NL West Arizona Diamondbacks franchise | log 101 36 65 .356 30.5 416 528 -112 L2 17-38 19-27 5 16 30 -- dnq
30 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
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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
  • 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
Joe Carter San Francisco Giants Hist Traded from Baltimore Orioles to San Francisco Giants for Darin Blood
Doug Jones Cleveland Indians Hist Traded from Milwaukee Brewers to Cleveland Indians for Eric Plunk
Eric Plunk Milwaukee Brewers Hist Traded from Cleveland Indians to Milwaukee Brewers for Doug Jones
Jacob Cruz Cleveland Indians Hist Traded from San Francisco Giants with Steve Reed to Cleveland Indians for Shawon Dunston, Jose Mesa and Alvin Morman
Steve Reed Cleveland Indians Hist Traded from San Francisco Giants with Jacob Cruz to Cleveland Indians for Shawon Dunston, Jose Mesa and Alvin Morman
Shawon Dunston San Francisco Giants Hist Traded from Cleveland Indians with Jose Mesa and Alvin Morman to San Francisco Giants for Jacob Cruz and Steve Reed
Jose Mesa San Francisco Giants Hist Traded from Cleveland Indians with Shawon Dunston and Alvin Morman to San Francisco Giants for Jacob Cruz and Steve Reed
Alvin Morman San Francisco Giants Hist Traded from Cleveland Indians with Shawon Dunston and Jose Mesa to San Francisco Giants for Jacob Cruz and Steve Reed
Jim Bruske San Diego Padres Hist Traded from Los Angeles Dodgers to San Diego Padres for Widd Workman
Paul Wagner Milwaukee Brewers Hist Activated from Disabled List
10 record(s)
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