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Tuesday, August 18,1998

Tuesday, August 18,1998

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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 1998-08-18 Chicago White Sox 4 Anaheim Angels 3 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim John Snyder Chuck Finley Bill Simas 26,160 3:20
1998 reg season 1998-08-18 Minnesota Twins 1 Baltimore Orioles 7 box | pbp Oriole Park at Camden Yards Sidney Ponson Brad Radke -- 44,022 3:07
1998 reg season 1998-08-18 Texas Rangers 1 Boston Red Sox 4 box | pbp Fenway Park Pedro Martinez John Burkett Tom Gordon 33,201 2:34
1998 reg season 1998-08-18 Texas Rangers 4 Boston Red Sox 5 box | pbp Fenway Park Derek Lowe Danny Patterson Tom Gordon 26,677 3:13
1998 reg season 1998-08-18 Tampa Bay Devil Rays 2 Cleveland Indians 4 box | pbp Progressive Field Dwight Gooden Bryan Rekar Michael Jackson 42,967 2:52
1998 reg season 1998-08-18 New York Yankees 3 Kansas City Royals 2 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Joe Borowski Matt Whisenant -- 26,259 3:58
1998 reg season 1998-08-18 Toronto Blue Jays 5 Oakland Athletics 10 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Jimmy Haynes Woody Williams -- 9,086 2:50
1998 reg season 1998-08-18 Detroit Tigers 7 Seattle Mariners 6 box | pbp Kingdome Seth Greisinger Bobby Ayala Todd Jones 24,136 3:11
1998 reg season 1998-08-18 Montreal Expos 7 Arizona Diamondbacks 1 box | pbp Chase Field Javier Vazquez Brian Anderson -- 40,012 2:17
1998 reg season 1998-08-18 San Francisco Giants 4 Atlanta Braves 8 box | pbp Turner Field Greg Maddux Kirk Rueter -- 42,986 2:48
1998 reg season 1998-08-18 St. Louis Cardinals 1 Chicago Cubs 4 box | pbp Wrigley Field Steve Trachsel Kent Mercker Rod Beck 40,249 2:45
1998 reg season 1998-08-18 San Diego Padres 7 Florida Marlins 5 box | pbp Sun Life Stadium Dan Miceli Antonio Alfonseca Trevor Hoffman 23,275 3:16
1998 reg season 1998-08-18 Cincinnati Reds 4 Milwaukee Brewers 8 box | pbp County Stadium Brad Woodall Mike Remlinger -- 15,671 3:05
1998 reg season 1998-08-18 Colorado Rockies 2 New York Mets 6 box | pbp Shea Stadium Al Leiter Pedro Astacio -- 0 2:36
1998 reg season 1998-08-18 Colorado Rockies 3 New York Mets 6 box | pbp Shea Stadium Mel Rojas Chuck McElroy John Franco 21,611 3:23
1998 reg season 1998-08-18 Houston Astros 8 Philadelphia Phillies 2 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Jose Lima Mike Grace -- 17,541 2:58
1998 reg season 1998-08-18 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Jason Schmidt Carlos Perez Rich Loiselle 12,730 2:40
17 record(s)
Standings on this date
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Grid Actions:
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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
  • 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.
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 122 92 30 .754 0.0 742 464 278 W3 44-21 48-9 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Padres)
1998 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 123 73 50 .593 19.5 686 555 131 W2 35-30 38-20 2 2 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1998 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 125 67 58 .536 26.5 665 599 66 W2 32-33 35-25 3 5 10 Yes dnq
1998 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 126 63 63 .500 31.0 607 628 -21 L1 27-37 36-26 4 7 13 -- dnq
1998 AL East Tampa Bay Devil Rays franchise | log 123 48 75 .390 44.5 453 571 -118 L2 22-36 26-39 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 124 69 55 .556 0.0 656 579 77 W3 35-27 34-28 1 3 6 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1998 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 124 57 67 .460 12.0 624 728 -104 W1 25-35 31-33 2 8 18 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 125 55 70 .440 14.5 553 714 -161 L4 32-29 23-41 3 10 23 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 124 54 70 .435 15.0 572 603 -31 L2 29-35 25-35 4 12 25 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Detroit Tigers franchise | log 123 49 74 .398 19.5 537 641 -104 W1 24-36 25-38 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 125 67 58 .536 0.0 617 596 21 L1 34-26 33-32 1 4 9 Yes dnq
1998 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 124 65 59 .524 1.5 706 685 21 L3 29-33 36-26 2 6 12 -- Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1998 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 123 56 67 .455 10.0 658 640 18 L1 25-36 31-31 3 9 20 -- dnq
1998 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 125 55 70 .440 12.0 628 690 -62 W1 25-36 30-34 4 11 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 125 83 42 .664 0.0 651 463 188 W1 40-22 43-20 1 1 2 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 123 68 55 .553 14.0 549 467 82 W2 30-29 38-26 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1998 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 124 61 63 .492 21.5 556 636 -80 L1 29-33 32-30 3 8 15 -- dnq
1998 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 126 50 76 .397 33.5 496 616 -120 W1 17-42 33-34 4 14 27 -- dnq
1998 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 125 44 81 .352 39.0 522 688 -166 L5 18-44 26-37 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 126 77 49 .611 0.0 690 502 188 W1 35-29 42-20 1 3 4 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 125 69 56 .552 7.5 624 580 44 W2 28-33 41-23 2 5 8 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1998 NL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 125 60 65 .480 16.5 535 594 -59 W2 29-32 31-33 3 9 16 -- dnq
1998 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 123 59 64 .480 16.5 600 615 -15 L2 24-38 35-26 4 10 17 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 125 57 68 .456 19.5 508 523 -15 W2 25-36 32-32 5 11 19 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 125 56 69 .448 20.5 548 599 -51 L1 30-34 26-35 6 13 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 West San Diego Padres franchise | log 125 81 44 .648 0.0 605 479 126 W1 35-29 46-15 1 2 3 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1998 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 125 66 59 .528 15.0 614 573 41 L1 30-33 36-26 2 6 11 -- dnq
1998 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 125 62 63 .496 19.0 522 527 -5 L1 28-37 34-26 3 7 14 -- dnq
1998 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 126 57 69 .452 24.5 622 673 -51 L3 25-38 32-31 4 12 21 -- dnq
1998 NL West Arizona Diamondbacks franchise | log 125 47 78 .376 34.0 513 631 -118 L1 23-44 24-34 5 15 29 -- dnq
30 record(s)