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Tuesday, August 4,1998

Tuesday, August 4,1998

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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 1998-08-04 Cleveland Indians  4 Anaheim Angels  5 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Shigetoshi Hasegawa Doug Jones Troy Percival 29,916 2:41
1998 reg season 1998-08-04 Detroit Tigers  0 Baltimore Orioles  4 box | pbp Oriole Park at Camden Yards Mike Mussina Bryce Florie -- 47,519 2:30
1998 reg season 1998-08-04 Kansas City Royals  12 Minnesota Twins  4 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Hipolito Pichardo Eric Milton -- 11,014 3:05
1998 reg season 1998-08-04 New York Yankees  10 Oakland Athletics  4 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Ramiro Mendoza Jay Witasick Mike Stanton 0 3:01
1998 reg season 1998-08-04 New York Yankees  10 Oakland Athletics  5 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Graeme Lloyd Billy Taylor -- 23,357 3:09
1998 reg season 1998-08-04 Boston Red Sox  2 Seattle Mariners  1 box | pbp Kingdome Steve Avery Greg McCarthy Tom Gordon 29,621 2:27
1998 reg season 1998-08-04 Chicago White Sox  8 Tampa Bay Devil Rays  6 box | pbp Tropicana Field Carlos Castillo Tony Saunders Bill Simas 24,866 3:18
1998 reg season 1998-08-04 Toronto Blue Jays  9 Texas Rangers  11 box | pbp Rangers Ballpark in Arlington Todd Stottlemyre Chris Carpenter John Wetteland 45,213 3:40
1998 reg season 1998-08-04 Cincinnati Reds  2 Atlanta Braves  4 box | pbp Turner Field John Smoltz Scott Sullivan Kerry Ligtenberg 43,012 2:29
1998 reg season 1998-08-04 Arizona Diamondbacks  0 Chicago Cubs  2 box | pbp Wrigley Field Kevin Tapani Omar Daal Rod Beck 37,539 2:05
1998 reg season 1998-08-04 Houston Astros  9 Florida Marlins  5 box | pbp Sun Life Stadium Shane Reynolds Livan Hernandez -- 14,586 3:19
1998 reg season 1998-08-04 St. Louis Cardinals  2 Milwaukee Brewers  1 box | pbp County Stadium Matt Morris Scott Karl -- 28,389 2:21
1998 reg season 1998-08-04 Los Angeles Dodgers  4 Montreal Expos  5 box | pbp Stade Olympique Steve Kline Darren Hall -- 10,515 3:00
1998 reg season 1998-08-04 San Francisco Giants  6 New York Mets  7 box | pbp Shea Stadium Dennis Cook Jose Mesa -- 32,943 3:50
1998 reg season 1998-08-04 Colorado Rockies  5 Pittsburgh Pirates  13 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Jason Christiansen Darryl Kile -- 15,784 3:15
1998 reg season 1998-08-04 Philadelphia Phillies  1 San Diego Padres  3 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Sterling Hitchcock Matt Beech Trevor Hoffman 22,125 2:44
16 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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 108 80 28 .741 0.0 646 419 227 W3 42-20 38-8 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Padres)
1998 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 111 66 45 .595 15.5 608 490 118 W1 33-28 33-17 2 2 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1998 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 112 57 55 .509 25.0 579 555 24 W2 25-30 32-25 3 6 13 -- dnq
1998 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 114 56 58 .491 27.0 543 568 -25 L1 26-35 30-23 4 7 16 -- dnq
1998 AL East Tampa Bay Devil Rays franchise | log 110 43 67 .391 38.0 404 512 -108 L4 20-32 23-35 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 112 62 50 .554 0.0 603 525 78 L5 32-26 30-24 1 3 7 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1998 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 110 51 59 .464 10.0 509 504 5 L3 27-28 24-31 2 8 18 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 111 50 61 .450 11.5 491 613 -122 W1 29-24 21-37 3 9 20 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 112 50 62 .446 12.0 567 667 -100 W2 24-33 25-30 4 11 22 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Detroit Tigers franchise | log 110 46 64 .418 15.0 483 566 -83 L1 23-34 23-30 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 111 60 51 .541 0.0 647 615 32 W3 27-27 33-24 1 4 8 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1998 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 112 60 52 .536 0.5 551 547 4 W2 28-22 32-30 2 5 11 Yes dnq
1998 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 112 50 62 .446 10.5 594 578 16 L1 20-32 30-30 3 10 21 -- dnq
1998 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 113 50 63 .442 11.0 571 626 -55 L3 22-30 28-33 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 113 75 38 .664 0.0 586 421 165 W3 34-19 41-19 1 1 2 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 110 59 51 .536 14.5 483 405 78 W1 24-26 35-25 2 6 10 -- dnq
1998 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 111 55 56 .495 19.0 509 568 -59 L6 24-27 31-29 3 9 15 -- dnq
1998 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 113 45 68 .398 30.0 440 556 -116 W2 16-35 29-33 4 14 27 -- dnq
1998 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 114 40 74 .351 35.5 483 634 -151 L1 15-38 25-36 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 113 68 45 .602 0.0 622 462 160 W1 34-27 34-18 1 3 4 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 114 64 50 .561 4.5 564 517 47 W1 24-28 40-22 2 4 6 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1998 NL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 113 57 56 .504 11.0 509 528 -19 L1 27-24 30-32 3 8 14 -- dnq
1998 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 112 52 60 .464 15.5 538 566 -28 W1 23-37 29-23 4 10 17 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 113 51 62 .451 17.0 458 473 -15 W1 20-32 31-30 5 11 19 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 113 50 63 .442 18.0 480 545 -65 L1 29-32 21-31 6 13 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 113 73 40 .646 0.0 557 449 108 W1 34-29 39-11 1 2 3 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1998 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 113 61 52 .540 12.0 553 496 57 L1 29-31 32-21 2 5 9 Yes dnq
1998 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 113 58 55 .513 15.0 492 480 12 L1 28-34 30-21 3 7 12 -- dnq
1998 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 113 50 63 .442 23.0 545 615 -70 L1 23-36 27-27 4 12 25 -- dnq
1998 NL West Arizona Diamondbacks franchise | log 113 42 71 .372 31.0 462 577 -115 L1 21-42 21-29 5 15 29 -- dnq
30 record(s)
Transactions
*Reload page to restore grid
Grid Actions:
PREMIUM subscribers get additional grid functionality
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
Adam Everett Boston Red Sox Hist Signed out of draft (South Carolina)
Tony Fossas -- Hist Released by Cubs
Darin Erstad Anaheim Angels Injury DL - Strained left hamstring *Stepped on Steve Karsay`s foot while beating out an infield single*
Craig Counsell Florida Marlins Injury DL - Fractured jaw *Hit by CJ Nitkowski pitch*
Roberto Alomar Baltimore Orioles Hist Activated from Disabled List
Jason McDonald Oakland Athletics Hist Activated from Disabled List
Paul Wilson New York Mets Hist Activated from Disabled List
Harold Baines Baltimore Orioles Hist Activated from Disabled List
8 record(s)
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