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Saturday, September 26,1998

Saturday, September 26,1998

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PREMIUM Subscribers can view the rest-of-season records for each team as well as batting/pitching stats on this date.
Games on this date
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Grid Actions:
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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.
year gametype box date visiting Team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1998 reg season 1998-09-26 Baltimore Orioles  5 Boston Red Sox  2 box | pbp Fenway Park Scott Erickson Bret Saberhagen Armando Benitez 29,226 2:39
1998 reg season 1998-09-26 Chicago White Sox  13 Kansas City Royals  5 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Jim Abbott Brian Barber -- 21,846 2:51
1998 reg season 1998-09-26 Cleveland Indians  9 Minnesota Twins  5 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Dave Burba Bob Tewksbury -- 28,764 3:08
1998 reg season 1998-09-26 Tampa Bay Devil Rays  1 New York Yankees  3 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I David Cone Terrell Wade -- 41,150 2:42
1998 reg season 1998-09-26 Anaheim Angels  3 Oakland Athletics  4 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis T.J. Mathews Troy Percival -- 22,661 2:52
1998 reg season 1998-09-26 Texas Rangers  2 Seattle Mariners  5 box | pbp Kingdome Jeff Fassero Eric Gunderson Mike Timlin 33,147 2:36
1998 reg season 1998-09-26 Detroit Tigers  4 Toronto Blue Jays  5 box | pbp Rogers Centre Bill Risley A.J. Sager -- 40,268 4:27
1998 reg season 1998-09-26 San Diego Padres  2 Arizona Diamondbacks  3 box | pbp Chase Field Amaury Telemaco Sterling Hitchcock Gregg Olson 48,196 2:34
1998 reg season 1998-09-26 New York Mets  0 Atlanta Braves  4 box | pbp Turner Field Denny Neagle Al Leiter -- 48,117 2:51
1998 reg season 1998-09-26 Pittsburgh Pirates  2 Cincinnati Reds  6 box | pbp Cinergy Field Pete Harnisch Jason Schmidt Gabe White 19,391 2:12
1998 reg season 1998-09-26 San Francisco Giants  8 Colorado Rockies  4 box | pbp Coors Field Orel Hershiser Darryl Kile -- 47,462 2:50
1998 reg season 1998-09-26 Philadelphia Phillies  3 Florida Marlins  4 box | pbp Sun Life Stadium Antonio Alfonseca Yorkis Perez -- 0 2:28
1998 reg season 1998-09-26 Philadelphia Phillies  0 Florida Marlins  1 box | pbp Sun Life Stadium Rob Stanifer Ricky Bottalico -- 36,267 4:04
1998 reg season 1998-09-26 Chicago Cubs  3 Houston Astros  2 box | pbp Astrodome Mark Clark Jay Powell Rod Beck 51,950 2:50
1998 reg season 1998-09-26 Milwaukee Brewers  6 Los Angeles Dodgers  1 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Scott Karl Carlos Perez -- 30,645 2:46
1998 reg season 1998-09-26 Montreal Expos  7 St. Louis Cardinals  6 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Ugueth Urbina Mike Busby Rick DeHart 48,212 3:18
16 record(s)
Standings on this date
*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.
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 161 113 48 .702 0.0 957 653 304 W6 52-29 61-19 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Padres)
1998 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 161 91 70 .565 22.0 870 725 145 L1 41-40 50-30 2 2 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1998 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 162 87 75 .537 26.5 814 767 47 W1 37-45 50-30 3 5 11 Yes dnq
1998 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 161 79 82 .491 34.0 813 779 34 W1 37-43 42-39 4 8 16 -- dnq
1998 AL East Tampa Bay Devil Rays franchise | log 161 63 98 .391 50.0 617 743 -126 L5 30-50 33-48 5 14 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 AL Central Cleveland Indians franchise | log 161 89 72 .553 0.0 848 773 75 W1 43-37 46-35 1 3 8 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1998 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 162 80 82 .494 9.5 854 925 -71 W2 35-45 44-38 2 7 15 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 160 72 88 .450 16.5 708 892 -184 L2 43-38 29-50 3 11 23 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 161 69 92 .429 20.0 728 816 -88 L1 35-46 34-46 4 12 25 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Detroit Tigers franchise | log 161 65 96 .404 24.0 721 861 -140 L1 33-47 32-49 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 161 87 74 .540 0.0 928 865 63 L2 39-41 48-33 1 4 10 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1998 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 161 84 77 .522 3.0 783 781 2 L2 42-38 42-39 2 6 12 -- dnq
1998 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 160 76 84 .475 10.5 853 843 10 W2 34-46 42-38 3 9 17 -- dnq
1998 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 161 74 87 .460 13.0 802 862 -60 W2 35-46 39-41 4 10 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 161 105 56 .652 0.0 819 579 240 W6 50-31 55-25 1 1 2 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 161 88 73 .547 17.0 704 638 66 L4 41-39 47-34 2 6 9 -- dnq
1998 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 160 74 86 .463 30.5 701 799 -98 L2 34-45 40-41 3 11 20 -- dnq
1998 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 161 65 96 .404 40.0 641 777 -136 W1 26-54 39-42 4 14 26 -- dnq
1998 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 160 53 107 .331 51.5 658 911 -253 W2 23-58 30-49 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 161 101 60 .627 0.0 870 617 253 L1 47-34 54-26 1 2 3 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 161 89 72 .553 12.0 823 785 38 W1 39-41 50-31 2 5 6 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1998 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 162 82 80 .506 19.5 804 779 25 L1 35-46 47-34 3 8 14 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 161 76 85 .472 25.0 746 759 -13 W2 38-43 38-42 4 10 19 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 161 74 87 .460 27.0 706 810 -104 W1 36-44 38-43 5 12 21 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 162 70 92 .432 31.5 649 714 -65 L7 29-52 40-41 6 13 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 West San Diego Padres franchise | log 161 97 64 .602 0.0 746 633 113 L2 43-37 54-27 1 3 4 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1998 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 161 89 72 .553 8.0 834 725 109 W6 40-40 49-32 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1998 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 161 82 79 .509 15.0 667 677 -10 L1 35-46 47-33 3 7 13 -- dnq
1998 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 161 76 85 .472 21.0 817 847 -30 L2 35-46 41-39 4 9 18 -- dnq
1998 NL West Arizona Diamondbacks franchise | log 161 65 96 .404 32.0 663 809 -146 W2 31-50 34-46 5 15 28 -- dnq
30 record(s)
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