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Saturday, August 8,1998

Saturday, August 8,1998

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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 1998-08-08 Anaheim Angels  5 Chicago White Sox  7 box | pbp Guaranteed Rate Field;U.S. Cellular Field Mike Sirotka Jason Dickson Bill Simas 0 2:34
1998 reg season 1998-08-08 Anaheim Angels  3 Chicago White Sox  4 box | pbp Guaranteed Rate Field;U.S. Cellular Field Chad Bradford Shigetoshi Hasegawa -- 24,073 2:56
1998 reg season 1998-08-08 Seattle Mariners  9 Detroit Tigers  3 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Ken Cloude Brian Powell -- 37,495 3:01
1998 reg season 1998-08-08 Baltimore Orioles  6 Minnesota Twins  3 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Sidney Ponson Brad Radke Jesse Orosco 18,396 3:15
1998 reg season 1998-08-08 Kansas City Royals  1 New York Yankees  14 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Orlando Hernandez Glendon Rusch -- 45,975 2:48
1998 reg season 1998-08-08 Cleveland Indians  6 Tampa Bay Devil Rays  2 box | pbp Tropicana Field Charles Nagy Bryan Rekar -- 35,283 2:33
1998 reg season 1998-08-08 Boston Red Sox  11 Texas Rangers  1 box | pbp Rangers Ballpark in Arlington Tim Wakefield Aaron Sele -- 44,242 2:33
1998 reg season 1998-08-08 Oakland Athletics  5 Toronto Blue Jays  6 box | pbp Rogers Centre Dan Plesac Mike Fetters -- 31,330 3:16
1998 reg season 1998-08-08 Milwaukee Brewers  0 Cincinnati Reds  4 box | pbp Cinergy Field Dennys Reyes Steve Woodard -- 23,906 2:38
1998 reg season 1998-08-08 New York Mets  4 Colorado Rockies  3 box | pbp Coors Field Armando Reynoso Bobby Jones John Franco 48,312 3:09
1998 reg season 1998-08-08 Philadelphia Phillies  6 Houston Astros  7 box | pbp Astrodome Doug Henry Mark Leiter -- 42,523 2:52
1998 reg season 1998-08-08 Pittsburgh Pirates  1 Los Angeles Dodgers  2 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Antonio Osuna Jason Christiansen -- 45,187 2:40
1998 reg season 1998-08-08 Arizona Diamondbacks  3 Montreal Expos  5 box | pbp Stade Olympique Dustin Hermanson Amaury Telemaco Ugueth Urbina 10,717 2:36
1998 reg season 1998-08-08 Atlanta Braves  14 San Francisco Giants  6 box | pbp Candlestick Park Kevin Millwood Danny Darwin -- 39,174 2:58
1998 reg season 1998-08-08 Chicago Cubs  8 St. Louis Cardinals  9 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Bobby Witt Dave Stevens -- 48,064 4:25
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 112 83 29 .741 0.0 683 427 256 W3 42-21 41-8 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Padres)
1998 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 114 67 47 .588 17.0 626 502 124 W1 34-30 33-17 2 2 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1998 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 115 60 55 .522 24.5 607 568 39 W5 27-30 33-25 3 6 12 -- dnq
1998 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 117 57 60 .487 28.5 558 584 -26 W1 26-36 31-24 4 7 15 -- dnq
1998 AL East Tampa Bay Devil Rays franchise | log 113 44 69 .389 39.5 414 526 -112 L2 20-32 24-37 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 115 65 50 .565 0.0 620 533 87 W3 35-26 30-24 1 3 6 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1998 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 115 52 63 .452 13.0 581 682 -101 W2 24-34 27-30 2 9 20 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 116 52 64 .448 13.5 508 659 -151 L3 31-27 21-37 3 10 21 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 114 51 63 .447 13.5 531 538 -7 L7 27-28 24-35 4 12 23 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Detroit Tigers franchise | log 114 46 68 .404 18.5 491 594 -103 L5 23-35 23-33 5 13 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 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 115 63 52 .548 0.0 663 636 27 L1 27-27 36-25 1 4 7 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1998 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 115 60 55 .522 3.0 564 564 0 L3 28-24 32-31 2 5 11 Yes dnq
1998 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 115 53 62 .461 10.0 616 585 31 W3 23-32 30-30 3 8 18 -- dnq
1998 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 116 52 64 .448 11.5 586 639 -53 L1 23-31 29-33 4 11 22 -- 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 117 78 39 .667 0.0 619 440 179 W3 36-19 42-20 1 1 2 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 114 62 52 .544 14.5 508 429 79 W3 26-26 36-26 2 5 9 Yes dnq
1998 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 115 56 59 .487 21.0 518 590 -72 L2 25-30 31-29 3 9 16 -- dnq
1998 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 117 48 69 .410 30.0 463 566 -103 W1 16-35 32-34 4 14 26 -- dnq
1998 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 116 41 75 .353 36.5 491 643 -152 L1 15-39 26-36 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 116 70 46 .603 0.0 641 473 168 W2 34-28 36-18 1 3 4 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 117 64 53 .547 6.5 582 552 30 L3 24-30 40-23 2 4 8 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1998 NL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 116 57 59 .491 13.0 510 554 -44 L4 27-26 30-33 3 8 14 -- dnq
1998 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 115 55 60 .478 14.5 568 578 -10 W4 24-37 31-23 4 10 17 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 117 53 64 .453 17.5 514 559 -45 W2 30-33 23-31 5 11 19 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 117 51 66 .436 19.5 463 489 -26 L4 20-34 31-32 6 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 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 116 75 41 .647 0.0 569 455 114 W1 34-29 41-12 1 2 3 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1998 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 117 62 55 .530 13.5 573 528 45 L3 30-32 32-23 2 6 10 -- dnq
1998 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 117 60 57 .513 15.5 498 496 2 W2 28-36 32-21 3 7 13 -- dnq
1998 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 117 52 65 .444 23.5 566 630 -64 L2 25-36 27-29 4 12 24 -- dnq
1998 NL West Arizona Diamondbacks franchise | log 116 44 72 .379 31.0 481 593 -112 L1 23-43 21-29 5 15 29 -- dnq
30 record(s)
Transactions
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Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
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  • 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
Jody Gerut Colorado Rockies Hist Signed out of draft (Stanford)
Ricardo Jordan -- Hist Released by Reds
Jim Thome Cleveland Indians Injury DL - Broken right hand *Hit by Wilson Alvarez pitch*
Lee Stevens Texas Rangers Injury DL - Strained right oblique
Doug Drabek Baltimore Orioles Injury DL - Strained left hamstring
5 record(s)
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