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Friday, July 31,1998

Friday, July 31,1998

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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 1998-07-31 Boston Red Sox  7 Anaheim Angels  2 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Bret Saberhagen Omar Olivares Tom Gordon 43,390 2:52
1998 reg season 1998-07-31 Baltimore Orioles  6 Kansas City Royals  9 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Jose Rosado Scott Erickson -- 25,007 2:57
1998 reg season 1998-07-31 Toronto Blue Jays  4 Minnesota Twins  6 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Frankie Rodriguez Woody Williams Rick Aguilera 26,054 2:36
1998 reg season 1998-07-31 Cleveland Indians  2 Oakland Athletics  12 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Tom Candiotti Bartolo Colon -- 14,096 3:17
1998 reg season 1998-07-31 New York Yankees  5 Seattle Mariners  3 box | pbp Kingdome Hideki Irabu Jeff Fassero Mariano Rivera 43,837 2:39
1998 reg season 1998-07-31 Detroit Tigers  1 Tampa Bay Devil Rays  5 box | pbp Tropicana Field Julio Santana Seth Greisinger Roberto Hernandez 25,654 2:31
1998 reg season 1998-07-31 Chicago White Sox  10 Texas Rangers  2 box | pbp Rangers Ballpark in Arlington John Snyder John Burkett -- 38,846 2:57
1998 reg season 1998-07-31 St. Louis Cardinals  3 Atlanta Braves  2 box | pbp Turner Field Kent Mercker Greg Maddux Lance Painter 50,662 2:24
1998 reg season 1998-07-31 Colorado Rockies  1 Chicago Cubs  9 box | pbp Wrigley Field Kerry Wood Jamey Wright Terry Mulholland 40,490 2:25
1998 reg season 1998-07-31 Cincinnati Reds  3 Florida Marlins  2 box | pbp Sun Life Stadium Brett Tomko Matt Mantei Gabe White 16,763 2:51
1998 reg season 1998-07-31 Arizona Diamondbacks  8 Milwaukee Brewers  2 box | pbp County Stadium Andy Benes Jeff Juden -- 27,274 2:46
1998 reg season 1998-07-31 San Diego Padres  5 Montreal Expos  4 box | pbp Stade Olympique Kevin Brown Carl Pavano Trevor Hoffman 10,340 2:43
1998 reg season 1998-07-31 Los Angeles Dodgers  4 New York Mets  3 box | pbp Shea Stadium Antonio Osuna John Franco Jeff Shaw 49,407 3:11
1998 reg season 1998-07-31 San Francisco Giants  7 Philadelphia Phillies  6 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Jose Mesa Yorkis Perez Robb Nen 21,763 3:19
1998 reg season 1998-07-31 Houston Astros  7 Pittsburgh Pirates  4 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Mike Hampton Francisco Cordova Doug Henry 32,476 3:00
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 103 76 27 .738 0.0 604 401 203 W2 38-19 38-8 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Padres)
1998 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 107 63 44 .589 15.0 586 476 110 W1 30-27 33-17 2 2 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1998 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 109 55 54 .505 24.0 561 544 17 L1 24-29 31-25 3 6 15 -- dnq
1998 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 111 54 57 .486 26.0 518 544 -26 L1 24-34 30-23 4 7 16 -- dnq
1998 AL East Tampa Bay Devil Rays franchise | log 106 43 63 .406 34.5 395 487 -92 W2 20-32 23-31 5 14 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 Central Cleveland Indians franchise | log 108 62 46 .574 0.0 585 496 89 L1 32-22 30-24 1 3 6 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1998 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 107 51 56 .477 10.5 492 476 16 W1 27-28 24-28 2 8 17 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 108 48 60 .444 14.0 549 640 -91 W1 22-31 25-30 3 12 23 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 108 48 60 .444 14.0 468 595 -127 W2 28-24 20-36 4 9 20 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Detroit Tigers franchise | log 107 44 63 .411 17.5 472 560 -88 L4 21-33 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 Anaheim Angels franchise | log 108 58 50 .537 0.0 525 520 5 L2 28-22 30-28 1 4 8 Yes dnq
1998 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 108 57 51 .528 1.0 616 602 14 L2 27-27 30-24 2 5 11 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1998 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 108 48 60 .444 10.0 548 582 -34 W2 22-30 26-30 3 10 21 -- dnq
1998 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 108 48 60 .444 10.0 582 567 15 L4 20-32 28-28 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 110 72 38 .655 0.0 575 415 160 L1 34-19 38-19 1 1 2 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 106 56 50 .528 14.0 460 387 73 L2 24-26 32-24 2 6 10 -- dnq
1998 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 107 55 52 .514 15.5 497 536 -39 L2 24-26 31-26 3 8 13 -- dnq
1998 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 109 42 67 .385 29.5 424 545 -121 L1 16-35 26-32 4 14 28 -- dnq
1998 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 110 39 71 .355 33.0 459 608 -149 L1 15-38 24-33 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 109 65 44 .596 0.0 602 443 159 W1 31-26 34-18 1 3 4 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 110 62 48 .564 3.5 551 503 48 W1 24-28 38-20 2 4 7 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1998 NL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 109 55 54 .505 10.0 491 514 -23 L2 27-24 28-30 3 9 14 -- dnq
1998 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 108 51 57 .472 13.5 527 552 -25 W2 22-34 29-23 4 10 18 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 109 50 59 .459 15.0 440 453 -13 L1 20-32 30-27 5 11 19 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 110 48 62 .436 17.5 464 533 -69 W1 27-31 21-31 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 109 71 38 .651 0.0 547 437 110 W2 33-27 38-11 1 2 3 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1998 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 109 58 51 .532 13.0 518 478 40 W1 26-30 32-21 2 5 9 Yes dnq
1998 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 109 57 52 .523 14.0 476 459 17 W2 27-31 30-21 3 7 12 -- dnq
1998 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 109 48 61 .440 23.0 525 594 -69 L2 21-34 27-27 4 12 24 -- dnq
1998 NL West Arizona Diamondbacks franchise | log 109 40 69 .367 31.0 449 559 -110 W2 19-40 21-29 5 15 29 -- dnq
30 record(s)
Transactions
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  • 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
Kevin Elster -- Hist Released by Rangers
Kevin Tolar Cincinnati Reds Hist Traded by Pittsburgh Pirates to Cincinnati Reds for future considerations
Joe Hudson Milwaukee Brewers Hist Traded from Boston Red Sox to Milwaukee Brewers for Eddy Diaz
Eddy Diaz Boston Red Sox Hist Traded from Milwaukee Brewers to Boston Red Sox for Joe Hudson
John Barnes Minnesota Twins Hist Traded from Boston Red Sox with Matt Kinney and Joe Thomas to Minnesota Twins for Orlando Merced and Greg Swindell
Matt Kinney Minnesota Twins Hist Traded from Boston Red Sox with John Barnes and Joe Thomas to Minnesota Twins for Orlando Merced and Greg Swindell
Orlando Merced Boston Red Sox Hist Traded from Minnesota Twins with Greg Swindell to Boston Red Sox for John Barnes, Matt Kinney and Joe Thomas
Greg Swindell Boston Red Sox Hist Traded from Minnesota Twins with Orlando Merced to Boston Red Sox for John Barnes, Matt Kinney and Joe Thomas
Randy Johnson Houston Astros Hist Traded from Seattle Mariners to Houston Astros for Freddy Garcia, Carlos Guillen and John Halama (10/1/1998)
Freddy Garcia Seattle Mariners Hist Traded from Houston Astros with Carlos Guillen and John Halama to Seattle Mariners for Randy Johnson
Carlos Guillen Seattle Mariners Hist Traded from Houston Astros with Freddy Garcia and John Halama to Seattle Mariners for Randy Johnson
Todd Zeile Texas Rangers Hist Traded from Florida Marlins to Texas Rangers for Dan DeYoung and Jose Santos
Darren Oliver St. Louis Cardinals Hist Traded from Texas Rangers with Fernando Tatis and Mark Little to St. Louis Cardinals for Royce Clayton and Todd Stottlemyre
Fernando Tatis St. Louis Cardinals Hist Traded from Texas Rangers with Darren Oliver and Mark Little to St. Louis Cardinals for Royce Clayton and Todd Stottlemyre
Royce Clayton Texas Rangers Hist Traded from St. Louis Cardinals with Todd Stottlemyre to Texas Rangers for Darren Oliver, Fernando Tatis and Mark Little (8/9/1998)
Todd Stottlemyre Texas Rangers Hist Traded from St. Louis Cardinals with Royce Clayton to Texas Rangers for Darren Oliver, Fernando Tatis and Mark Little (8/9/1998)
Juan Guzman Baltimore Orioles Hist Traded from Toronto Blue Jays to Baltimore Orioles for Shannon Carter and Nerio Rodriguez
Nerio Rodriguez Toronto Blue Jays Hist Traded from Baltimore Orioles with Shannon Carter to Toronto Blue Jays for Juan Guzman
Tony Phillips New York Mets Hist Traded from Toronto Blue Jays to New York Mets for Leo Estrella
Leo Estrella Toronto Blue Jays Hist Traded from New York Mets to Toronto Blue Jays for Tony Phillips
Ed Sprague Oakland Athletics Hist Traded from Toronto Blue Jays to Oakland Athletics for Scott Rivette
Justin Speier Florida Marlins Hist Traded from Chicago Cubs with Kevin Orie and Todd Noel to Florida Marlins for Felix Heredia and Steve Hoff
Kevin Orie Florida Marlins Hist Traded from Chicago Cubs with Justin Speier and Todd Noel to Florida Marlins for Felix Heredia and Steve Hoff
Felix Heredia Chicago Cubs Hist Traded from Florida Marlins with Steve Hoff to Chicago Cubs for Justin Speier, Kevin Orie and Todd Noel
Ellis Burks San Francisco Giants Hist Traded from Colorado Rockies to San Francisco Giants for Darryl Hamilton, Jim Stoops and Jason Brester (8/18/1998)
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Darryl Hamilton Colorado Rockies Hist Traded from San Francisco Giants with Jim Stoops and Jason Brester to Colorado Rockies for Ellis Burks
Jim Stoops Colorado Rockies Hist Traded from San Francisco Giants with Darryl Hamilton and Jason Brester to Colorado Rockies for Ellis Burks
Mike Kinkade New York Mets Hist Traded from Milwaukee Brewers to New York Mets for Bill Pulsipher
Bill Pulsipher Milwaukee Brewers Hist Traded from New York Mets to Milwaukee Brewers for Mike Kinkade
Carlos Perez Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Traded from Montreal Expos with Mark Grudzielanek and Hiram Bocachica to Los Angeles Dodgers for Peter Bergeron, Wilton Guerrero, Ted Lilly and Jonny Tucker
Mark Grudzielanek Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Traded from Montreal Expos with Carlos Perez and Hiram Bocachica to Los Angeles Dodgers for Peter Bergeron, Wilton Guerrero, Ted Lilly and Jonny Tucker
Hiram Bocachica Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Traded from Montreal Expos with Carlos Perez and Mark Grudzielanek to Los Angeles Dodgers for Peter Bergeron, Wilton Guerrero, Ted Lilly and Jonny Tucker
Peter Bergeron Montreal Expos Hist Traded from Los Angeles Dodgers with Wilton Guerrero, Ted Lilly and Jonny Tucker to Montreal Expos for Carlos Perez, Mark Grudzielanek and Hiram Bocachica
Wilton Guerrero Montreal Expos Hist Traded from Los Angeles Dodgers with Peter Bergeron, Ted Lilly and Jonny Tucker to Montreal Expos for Carlos Perez, Mark Grudzielanek and Hiram Bocachica
Ted Lilly Montreal Expos Hist Traded from Los Angeles Dodgers with Peter Bergeron, Wilton Guerrero and Jonny Tucker to Montreal Expos for Carlos Perez, Mark Grudzielanek and Hiram Bocachica
Willie Blair New York Mets Hist Traded from Arizona Diamondbacks with Jorge Fabregas to New York Mets for Nelson Figueroa and Bernard Gilkey
Jorge Fabregas New York Mets Hist Traded from Arizona Diamondbacks with Willie Blair to New York Mets for Nelson Figueroa and Bernard Gilkey
Nelson Figueroa Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Traded from New York Mets with Bernard Gilkey to Arizona Diamondbacks for Willie Blair and Jorge Fabregas
Bernard Gilkey Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Traded from New York Mets with Nelson Figueroa to Arizona Diamondbacks for Willie Blair and Jorge Fabregas
Shane Mack Kansas City Royals Injury DL - Protruding disc in neck
Doug Strange Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Activated from Disabled List
Scott Spiezio Oakland Athletics Hist Activated from Disabled List
Eric Young Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Activated from Disabled List
F.P. Santangelo Montreal Expos Hist Activated from Disabled List
Ken Ryan Philadelphia Phillies Hist Activated from Disabled List
45 record(s)