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Thursday, May 7,1998

Thursday, May 7,1998

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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 1998-05-07 Boston Red Sox  3 Kansas City Royals  5 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Pat Rapp Brian Rose Jeff Montgomery 14,703 2:40
1998 reg season 1998-05-07 Detroit Tigers  6 Oakland Athletics  3 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Justin Thompson Tom Candiotti Todd Jones 7,119 2:51
1998 reg season 1998-05-07 Toronto Blue Jays  6 Seattle Mariners  0 box | pbp Kingdome Roger Clemens Jamie Moyer -- 24,129 2:53
1998 reg season 1998-05-07 Cleveland Indians  7 Texas Rangers  2 box | pbp Rangers Ballpark in Arlington Bartolo Colon Aaron Sele -- 28,504 2:21
1998 reg season 1998-05-07 San Diego Padres  3 Atlanta Braves  6 box | pbp Turner Field John Smoltz Joey Hamilton Kerry Ligtenberg 31,811 2:09
1998 reg season 1998-05-07 Los Angeles Dodgers  4 Florida Marlins  3 box | pbp Sun Life Stadium Ramon Martinez Rob Stanifer Scott Radinsky 14,639 2:36
1998 reg season 1998-05-07 Colorado Rockies  1 Montreal Expos  2 box | pbp Stade Olympique Carlos Perez Jamey Wright Ugueth Urbina 7,075 2:18
1998 reg season 1998-05-07 St. Louis Cardinals  1 New York Mets  4 box | pbp Shea Stadium Masato Yoshii Donovan Osborne John Franco 14,715 2:11
1998 reg season 1998-05-07 Arizona Diamondbacks  1 Philadelphia Phillies  4 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Curt Schilling Andy Benes Mark Leiter 13,838 2:36
1998 reg season 1998-05-07 Cincinnati Reds  7 Pittsburgh Pirates  8 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Elmer Dessens Stan Belinda Rich Loiselle 8,400 3:06
10 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 28 22 6 .786 0.0 181 130 51 W7 13-5 9-1 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Padres)
1998 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 32 21 11 .656 3.0 165 146 19 L2 7-6 14-5 2 2 4 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1998 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 32 16 16 .500 8.0 160 170 -10 L2 7-8 9-8 3 6 15 -- dnq
1998 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 34 15 19 .441 10.0 144 171 -27 W3 10-11 5-8 4 8 21 -- dnq
1998 AL East Tampa Bay Devil Rays franchise | log 31 13 18 .419 10.5 137 145 -8 W1 8-10 5-8 5 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 AL Central Cleveland Indians franchise | log 32 20 12 .625 0.0 192 167 25 W6 9-5 11-7 1 3 5 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1998 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 33 14 19 .424 6.5 150 185 -35 W1 8-7 6-12 2 10 23 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 32 13 19 .406 7.0 160 184 -24 L2 7-13 5-7 3 12 25 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 32 13 19 .406 7.0 158 142 16 W1 9-9 4-10 4 13 26 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Detroit Tigers franchise | log 29 9 20 .310 9.5 128 174 -46 W2 5-13 4-7 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 West Texas Rangers franchise | log 32 19 13 .594 0.0 210 165 45 L4 9-6 10-7 1 4 7 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1998 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 32 17 15 .531 2.0 153 151 2 L4 7-4 10-11 2 5 11 Yes dnq
1998 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 33 16 17 .485 3.5 196 198 -2 L1 6-7 10-10 3 7 16 -- dnq
1998 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 32 14 18 .438 5.0 159 165 -6 L2 6-7 8-11 4 9 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 34 24 10 .706 0.0 193 128 65 W4 8-5 16-5 1 1 2 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 31 17 14 .548 5.5 130 106 24 W3 5-5 12-9 2 5 9 Yes dnq
1998 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 32 15 17 .469 8.0 142 161 -19 W2 3-10 12-7 3 11 18 -- dnq
1998 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 32 12 20 .375 11.0 100 160 -60 W1 2-9 10-11 4 14 27 -- dnq
1998 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 34 11 23 .324 13.0 161 202 -41 L4 3-9 8-14 5 15 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 NL Central Houston Astros franchise | log 32 20 12 .625 0.0 182 126 56 L1 12-8 8-4 1 3 6 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 31 18 13 .581 1.5 141 133 8 W1 9-5 9-8 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1998 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 32 17 15 .531 3.0 146 138 8 W1 5-9 12-6 3 7 12 -- Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1998 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 33 17 16 .515 3.5 184 180 4 L3 7-13 10-3 4 8 13 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 33 16 17 .485 4.5 153 151 2 L1 9-10 7-7 5 10 17 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 33 15 18 .455 5.5 133 150 -17 W3 5-9 10-9 6 12 19 -- 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 33 22 11 .667 0.0 175 132 43 L2 13-8 9-3 1 2 3 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1998 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 33 18 15 .545 4.0 157 138 19 W4 9-10 9-5 2 6 10 -- dnq
1998 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 33 17 16 .515 5.0 146 136 10 W1 8-13 9-3 3 9 14 -- dnq
1998 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 34 15 19 .441 7.5 188 212 -24 L2 11-8 4-11 4 13 20 -- dnq
1998 NL West Arizona Diamondbacks franchise | log 34 8 26 .235 14.5 118 196 -78 L3 4-18 4-8 5 16 30 -- dnq
30 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
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
Craig Paquette New York Mets Injury DL - Sprained left ankle *Trying to beat out a grounder*
Todd Pratt New York Mets Injury DL - Thoracic nerve palsy in right shoulder
Matt Karchner Chicago White Sox Injury DL - Hernia
Rich Garces Boston Red Sox Hist Activated from Disabled List
Danny Bautista Atlanta Braves Hist Activated from Disabled List
Melvin Nieves Cincinnati Reds Hist Activated from Disabled List
Kevin Ritz Colorado Rockies Hist Activated from Disabled List
7 record(s)
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