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1998 St. Louis Cardinals

1998 St. Louis Cardinals

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teamname:
year:
leaguename:
National League
division:
Central
level:
MLB
nickname:
Cardinals
record:
83-79
GBL:
19.0
div rank:
3
League rank:
8
MLB Rank:
14
ballpark:
Busch Stadium II
spring ballpark:
Roger Dean Stadium
Attendance:
3,195,691
att rk:
6
payroll:
52,572,500
pay rk:
2
Top Draft Pick:
JD Drew (1-5)
playoffs:
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date month weekday Opp game# box WL result inn rec streak div rk lgrk mlb rk playoffs attend. time starting pitcher winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher home runs
1998-03-31 Mar Tue lan 1 box | pbp W 6-0 9 1-0 W1 1 1 5 Yes 47,972 2:52 Todd Stottlemyre Todd Stottlemyre Ramon Martinez -- Mark McGwire (1)
date month weekday Opp game# box WL result inn rec streak div rk lgrk mlb rk playoffs attend. time starting pitcher winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher home runs
1998-04-02 Apr Thu lan 2 box | pbp W 8-5 12 2-0 W2 2 1 6 Yes 27,414 4:06 Cliff Politte Juan Acevedo Frank Lankford -- Mark McGwire (2) - Ron Gant (1)
1998-04-03 Apr Fri sdn 3 box | pbp L 5-13 9 2-1 L1 4 5 10 -- 26,760 3:36 Manny Aybar Mark Langston Manny Aybar -- Mark McGwire (1)
1998-04-04 Apr Sat sdn 4 box | pbp W 8-6 9 3-1 W1 3 4 7 -- 34,292 3:07 Kent Mercker Kent Mercker Pete Smith Kent Bottenfield Mark McGwire (3)
1998-04-05 Apr Sun sdn 5 box | pbp L 7-8 9 3-2 L1 3 7 11 -- 35,499 2:50 Todd Stottlemyre Trevor Hoffman Braden Looper Dan Miceli --
1998-04-07 Apr Tue COL 6 box | pbp W 12-11 9 4-2 W1 3 6 8 -- 48,016 3:32 Cliff Politte Cliff Politte Pedro Astacio Kent Bottenfield Brian Jordan (1) - Tom Lampkin (1)
1998-04-08 Apr Wed COL 7 box | pbp W 13-9 9 5-2 W2 3 5 6 Yes 48,020 3:43 Manny Aybar Manny Aybar Jamey Wright -- Ray Lankford (1)
1998-04-09 Apr Thu COL 8 box | pbp W 7-5 9 6-2 W3 3 3 6 Yes 46,579 2:51 Kent Mercker Mike Busby Curt Leskanic Jeff Brantley Tom Lampkin (2)
1998-04-10 Apr Fri SFN 9 box | pbp L 3-5 9 6-3 L1 3 4 6 Yes 15,556 2:46 Todd Stottlemyre Julian Tavarez John Frascatore Robb Nen John Mabry (1)
1998-04-11 Apr Sat SFN 10 box | pbp W 7-2 9 7-3 W1 3 3 6 Yes 23,795 3:01 Matt Morris Kent Bottenfield Shawn Estes -- Gary Gaetti (1)
1998-04-12 Apr Sun SFN 11 box | pbp L 1-2 9 7-4 L1 3 3 7 Yes 17,683 2:51 Cliff Politte Robb Nen John Frascatore -- --
1998-04-13 Apr Mon SFN 12 box | pbp L 2-8 9 7-5 L2 3 7 12 -- 14,426 2:55 Manny Aybar Kirk Rueter Manny Aybar -- Eli Marrero (1) - Willie McGee (1)
1998-04-14 Apr Tue ari 13 box | pbp W 15-5 9 8-5 W1 3 6 9 -- 31,477 2:51 Kent Mercker Mike Busby Clint Sodowsky -- Mark McGwire (6) - Brian Jordan (2) - John Mabry (2)
1998-04-16 Apr Thu ari 15 box | pbp W 5-4 9 9-6 L1 3 5 10 Yes 0 2:30 Todd Stottlemyre Todd Stottlemyre Joel Adamson Jeff Brantley David Howard (1)
1998-04-16 Apr Thu ari 15 box | pbp L 2-8 9 9-6 L1 3 5 10 Yes 32,039 2:30 Donovan Osborne Andy Benes Donovan Osborne -- Tom Lampkin (3)
1998-04-17 Apr Fri phi 16 box | pbp W 8-5 9 10-6 W1 2 3 8 Yes 33,995 2:51 Cliff Politte Cliff Politte Matt Whiteside Kent Bottenfield Mark McGwire (7) - Tom Lampkin (4) - Ron Gant (2)
1998-04-18 Apr Sat phi 17 box | pbp W 6-5 9 11-6 W2 2 3 7 Yes 38,848 2:42 Manny Aybar Manny Aybar Mike Grace Jeff Brantley --
1998-04-19 Apr Sun phi 18 box | pbp W 3-2 9 12-6 W3 2 3 5 Yes 36,819 2:38 Kent Mercker Kent Mercker Matt Beech Juan Acevedo Brian Hunter (1)
1998-04-21 Apr Tue MON 19 box | pbp W 5-3 9 13-6 W4 2 3 6 Yes 7,384 2:29 Todd Stottlemyre Todd Stottlemyre Trey Moore Jeff Brantley Mark McGwire (8) - Ron Gant (3)
1998-04-22 Apr Wed MON 20 box | pbp L 2-3 9 13-7 L1 2 3 6 Yes 7,680 2:54 Donovan Osborne Ugueth Urbina Kent Bottenfield -- Ron Gant (4)
1998-04-23 Apr Thu MON 21 box | pbp L 2-5 9 13-8 L2 2 5 9 Yes 7,480 2:29 Cliff Politte Dustin Hermanson Cliff Politte Ugueth Urbina Ron Gant (5)
1998-04-24 Apr Fri PHI 22 box | pbp L 4-8 9 13-9 L3 2 5 9 Yes 15,208 2:44 Kent Mercker Matt Whiteside Kent Mercker -- --
1998-04-25 Apr Sat PHI 23 box | pbp W 8-5 9 14-9 W1 2 5 8 Yes 22,777 2:47 Manny Aybar Mark Petkovsek Jerry Spradlin Jeff Brantley Mark McGwire (9) - Gary Gaetti (2)
1998-04-26 Apr Sun PHI 24 box | pbp L 3-9 9 14-10 L1 3 5 9 Yes 27,917 2:22 Todd Stottlemyre Curt Schilling Todd Stottlemyre -- Brian Jordan (3)
1998-04-27 Apr Mon mon 25 box | pbp W 7-0 9 15-10 W1 3 4 7 Yes 24,548 2:43 Donovan Osborne Donovan Osborne Carlos Perez -- --
1998-04-29 Apr Wed mon 26 box | pbp W 13-7 9 16-10 W2 3 5 8 Yes 29,733 3:06 Kent Mercker Mike Busby Steve Kline -- --
1998-04-30 Apr Thu CHN 27 box | pbp L 3-8 9 16-11 L1 3 5 8 Yes 24,210 2:58 Mark Petkovsek Kerry Wood Mark Petkovsek -- Mark McGwire (10)
date month weekday Opp game# box WL result inn rec streak div rk lgrk mlb rk playoffs attend. time starting pitcher winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher home runs
1998-05-01 May Fri CHN 28 box | pbp L 5-6 9 16-12 L2 3 5 9 Yes 25,598 2:41 Todd Stottlemyre Geremi Gonzalez Todd Stottlemyre Rod Beck Mark McGwire (11)
1998-05-02 May Sat CHN 29 box | pbp L 3-4 11 16-13 L3 4 5 10 Yes 38,430 3:59 Donovan Osborne Terry Adams Kent Bottenfield -- --
1998-05-03 May Sun CHN 30 box | pbp W 8-5 9 17-13 W1 3 5 10 Yes 38,571 3:01 Cliff Politte Mark Petkovsek Terry Mulholland Jeff Brantley Brian Jordan (4) - John Mabry (3)
1998-05-05 May Tue PIT 31 box | pbp L 2-5 9 17-14 L1 3 5 9 Yes 10,329 2:20 Kent Mercker Francisco Cordova Kent Mercker Rich Loiselle Royce Clayton (1)
1998-05-06 May Wed PIT 32 box | pbp L 0-5 9 17-15 L2 4 7 11 -- 12,051 2:25 Todd Stottlemyre Jason Schmidt Todd Stottlemyre -- --
1998-05-07 May Thu NYN 33 box | pbp L 1-4 9 17-16 L3 4 8 13 -- 14,715 2:11 Donovan Osborne Masato Yoshii Donovan Osborne John Franco Brian Jordan (5)
1998-05-08 May Fri NYN 34 box | pbp L 2-9 9 17-17 L4 5 8 15 -- 16,132 2:37 Cliff Politte Rick Reed Cliff Politte -- Mark McGwire (12)
1998-05-11 May Mon mil 35 box | pbp W 7-0 9 18-17 W1 4 9 15 -- 34,744 2:21 Todd Stottlemyre Todd Stottlemyre Scott Karl -- Ray Lankford (2) - Brian Jordan (6) - Ron Gant (6)
1998-05-12 May Tue mil 36 box | pbp W 6-5 10 19-17 W2 4 7 13 -- 25,680 3:09 Kent Mercker Mike Busby Doug Jones -- Mark McGwire (13)
1998-05-13 May Wed atl 37 box | pbp L 2-10 9 19-18 L1 4 9 15 -- 31,532 2:40 Cliff Politte Tom Glavine Cliff Politte -- Ron Gant (7)
1998-05-14 May Thu atl 38 box | pbp L 3-7 9 19-19 L2 5 9 16 -- 32,119 2:57 Mark Petkovsek John Rocker Juan Acevedo -- Mark McGwire (14)
1998-05-15 May Fri flo 39 box | pbp L 7-8 9 19-20 L3 5 10 16 -- 45,451 3:13 Brady Raggio Brian Meadows Brady Raggio Jay Powell Ray Lankford (4) - Brian Hunter (2)
1998-05-16 May Sat flo 40 box | pbp W 5-4 9 20-20 W1 5 9 14 -- 41,464 2:32 Todd Stottlemyre Todd Stottlemyre Vic Darensbourg -- Mark McGwire (15) - Brian Jordan (7) - David Howard (2)
1998-05-17 May Sun flo 41 box | pbp W 13-4 9 21-20 W2 4 8 12 -- 41,836 2:49 Kent Mercker Kent Mercker Chris Hammond -- Brian Jordan (8) - Delino DeShields (1)
1998-05-18 May Mon flo 42 box | pbp L 3-7 9 21-21 L1 4 8 12 -- 36,820 2:43 Manny Aybar Jesus Sanchez Manny Aybar -- Mark McGwire (16) - Ray Lankford (5)
1998-05-19 May Tue PHI 43 box | pbp W 10-8 9 22-21 W1 4 8 12 -- 16,541 3:07 Mark Petkovsek John Frascatore Wayne Gomes Juan Acevedo Ron Gant (8) - Mark McGwire (19)
1998-05-20 May Wed PHI 44 box | pbp W 8-5 9 23-21 W2 4 7 11 -- 21,347 2:51 Mike Busby Mike Busby Mark Portugal Jeff Brantley Ron Gant (9) - Delino DeShields (2) - Gary Gaetti (4)
1998-05-21 May Thu PHI 45 box | pbp L 3-4 9 23-22 L1 4 7 12 -- 22,706 2:13 Todd Stottlemyre Mike Grace Todd Stottlemyre Mark Leiter Ron Gant (10)
1998-05-22 May Fri sfn 46 box | pbp W 4-3 12 24-22 W1 3 7 12 -- 47,549 3:37 Kent Mercker Curtis King Julian Tavarez -- Ray Lankford (6) - Mark McGwire (20)
1998-05-23 May Sat sfn 47 box | pbp W 11-10 9 25-22 W2 3 7 12 -- 39,333 3:22 Manny Aybar Lance Painter John Johnstone Curtis King Mark McGwire (22) - Ray Lankford (7)
1998-05-24 May Sun sfn 48 box | pbp L 6-9 17 25-23 L1 3 7 11 -- 45,864 5:45 Mark Petkovsek Jim Poole Kent Mercker Steve Reed Mark McGwire (23)
1998-05-25 May Mon col 49 box | pbp L 1-6 9 25-24 L2 3 7 11 -- 42,038 3:00 Mike Busby John Thomson Mike Busby -- Mark McGwire (24)
1998-05-27 May Wed col 50 box | pbp W 2-1 9 26-24 W1 3 7 11 -- 34,211 2:30 Todd Stottlemyre Todd Stottlemyre Darryl Kile Jeff Brantley --
1998-05-28 May Thu col 51 box | pbp W 4-1 9 27-24 W2 3 7 11 -- 37,989 2:36 Kent Mercker Kent Mercker Jamey Wright Curtis King --
1998-05-29 May Fri SDN 52 box | pbp W 8-3 9 28-24 W3 3 7 11 -- 36,648 2:31 Mark Petkovsek Mark Petkovsek Joey Hamilton -- Mark McGwire (25)
1998-05-30 May Sat SDN 53 box | pbp L 2-3 9 28-25 L1 3 7 11 -- 54,089 2:38 Juan Acevedo Andy Ashby Jeff Brantley -- Mark McGwire (26)
1998-05-31 May Sun SDN 54 box | pbp L 3-7 9 28-26 L2 4 8 12 -- 42,618 2:24 Sean Lowe Kevin Brown Sean Lowe -- --
date month weekday Opp game# box WL result inn rec streak div rk lgrk mlb rk playoffs attend. time starting pitcher winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher home runs
1998-06-01 Jun Mon SDN 55 box | pbp L 2-3 9 28-27 L3 4 8 13 -- 22,156 2:33 Todd Stottlemyre Sterling Hitchcock Todd Stottlemyre Trevor Hoffman Gary Gaetti (5) - Tom Pagnozzi (1)
1998-06-02 Jun Tue LAN 56 box | pbp W 7-4 9 29-27 W1 3 7 12 -- 36,367 2:33 Kent Mercker Kent Mercker Darren Dreifort Jeff Brantley Brian Jordan (9)
1998-06-03 Jun Wed LAN 57 box | pbp L 4-7 9 29-28 L1 3 7 12 -- 35,647 3:23 Mark Petkovsek Ramon Martinez Mark Petkovsek Scott Radinsky Gary Gaetti (6)
1998-06-04 Jun Thu LAN 58 box | pbp L 2-3 9 29-29 L2 4 7 12 -- 41,181 3:01 Juan Acevedo Scott Radinsky Jeff Brantley -- --
1998-06-05 Jun Fri sfn 59 box | pbp L 2-3 9 29-30 L3 5 9 15 -- 43,239 3:09 Kent Bottenfield Orel Hershiser Kent Bottenfield Robb Nen Mark McGwire (27)
1998-06-06 Jun Sat sfn 60 box | pbp L 4-5 14 29-31 L4 5 10 16 -- 47,333 5:10 Todd Stottlemyre Rich Rodriguez Sean Lowe -- --
1998-06-07 Jun Sun sfn 61 box | pbp L 5-6 9 29-32 L5 5 10 16 -- 41,576 2:31 Kent Mercker Mark Gardner Kent Mercker Robb Nen --
1998-06-08 Jun Mon CHA 62 box | pbp L 6-8 9 29-33 L6 5 10 17 -- 23,087 2:46 Mark Petkovsek Jason Bere Mark Petkovsek Matt Karchner Mark McGwire (28) - Brian Jordan (10) - John Mabry (4)
1998-06-09 Jun Tue CHA 63 box | pbp W 5-4 9 30-33 W1 5 10 16 -- 15,295 2:47 Juan Acevedo Lance Painter Jaime Navarro Jeff Brantley --
1998-06-10 Jun Wed CHA 64 box | pbp L 8-10 11 30-34 L1 5 10 17 -- 16,151 3:50 Kent Bottenfield Matt Karchner Sean Lowe -- Mark McGwire (29)
1998-06-12 Jun Fri ARI 65 box | pbp W 9-4 9 31-34 W1 5 10 17 -- 48,169 2:41 Todd Stottlemyre Todd Stottlemyre Andy Benes -- Mark McGwire (30) - Royce Clayton (2)
1998-06-13 Jun Sat ARI 66 box | pbp L 4-7 9 31-35 L1 5 10 17 -- 48,172 2:47 Kent Mercker Russ Springer Jeff Brantley Gregg Olson Brian Jordan (11)
1998-06-14 Jun Sun ARI 67 box | pbp W 2-0 9 32-35 W1 5 10 16 -- 48,166 2:23 Mark Petkovsek Mark Petkovsek Willie Blair Kent Bottenfield --
1998-06-16 Jun Tue HOU 68 box | pbp W 9-4 9 33-35 W2 5 11 17 -- 34,822 3:10 Juan Acevedo Juan Acevedo Pete Schourek -- Delino DeShields (3) - Brian Jordan (12) - Gary Gaetti (7)
1998-06-17 Jun Wed HOU 69 box | pbp L 5-6 9 33-36 L1 5 11 17 -- 37,147 3:03 Todd Stottlemyre C.J. Nitkowski Jeff Brantley -- Mark McGwire (31) - Brian Hunter (3)
1998-06-18 Jun Thu HOU 70 box | pbp W 7-6 9 34-36 W1 5 11 16 -- 43,806 3:05 Kent Bottenfield Kent Bottenfield Shane Reynolds Rich Croushore Ray Lankford (8) - Mark McGwire (32) - Ron Gant (11)
1998-06-19 Jun Fri ari 71 box | pbp W 5-0 9 35-36 W2 4 10 15 -- 44,949 2:21 Mark Petkovsek Mark Petkovsek Willie Blair -- Brian Jordan (13) - Ron Gant (12)
1998-06-20 Jun Sat ari 72 box | pbp W 4-2 9 36-36 W3 4 8 13 -- 47,632 3:00 Manny Aybar Manny Aybar Willie Banks Rich Croushore Ray Lankford (9)
1998-06-21 Jun Sun ari 73 box | pbp W 5-4 9 37-36 W4 3 7 12 -- 45,517 3:01 Juan Acevedo Brady Raggio Clint Sodowsky Jeff Brantley Brian Jordan (14)
1998-06-22 Jun Mon det 74 box | pbp W 4-1 9 38-36 W5 3 7 12 -- 40,172 2:40 Todd Stottlemyre Todd Stottlemyre Bryce Florie Rich Croushore Ray Lankford (10)
1998-06-23 Jun Tue det 75 box | pbp L 1-8 9 38-37 L1 4 9 14 -- 38,371 2:25 Kent Bottenfield Justin Thompson Kent Bottenfield -- --
1998-06-24 Jun Wed CLE 76 box | pbp L 3-14 9 38-38 L2 4 9 14 -- 43,321 2:54 Mark Petkovsek Jaret Wright Mark Petkovsek -- Mark McGwire (33)
1998-06-25 Jun Thu CLE 77 box | pbp L 2-8 9 38-39 L3 4 9 15 -- 43,309 2:46 Manny Aybar Dave Burba Manny Aybar -- Mark McGwire (34) - John Mabry (5)
1998-06-26 Jun Fri MIN 78 box | pbp L 1-5 9 38-40 L4 4 9 15 -- 29,089 2:39 Juan Acevedo Greg Swindell Juan Acevedo -- Ray Lankford (11)
1998-06-27 Jun Sat MIN 79 box | pbp W 7-2 9 39-40 W1 4 9 15 -- 35,002 2:40 Todd Stottlemyre Todd Stottlemyre Eric Milton -- Mark McGwire (35) - Brian Hunter (4)
1998-06-28 Jun Sun MIN 80 box | pbp L 2-3 9 39-41 L1 4 9 15 -- 29,110 2:41 Kent Bottenfield Hector Carrasco Kent Bottenfield Rick Aguilera --
1998-06-30 Jun Tue kca 81 box | pbp L 1-6 9 39-42 L2 4 10 16 -- 41,801 2:40 Manny Aybar Glendon Rusch Manny Aybar Scott Service Mark McGwire (36)
date month weekday Opp game# box WL result inn rec streak div rk lgrk mlb rk playoffs attend. time starting pitcher winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher home runs
1998-07-01 Jul Wed kca 82 box | pbp L 4-6 9 39-43 L3 4 10 16 -- 36,144 2:51 Kent Mercker Tim Belcher Kent Mercker Jeff Montgomery John Mabry (6)
1998-07-02 Jul Thu kca 83 box | pbp W 3-0 9 40-43 W1 4 10 16 -- 42,803 2:35 Juan Acevedo Juan Acevedo Hipolito Pichardo Jeff Brantley --
1998-07-03 Jul Fri CIN 84 box | pbp L 3-6 9 40-44 L1 4 10 16 -- 41,302 2:33 Todd Stottlemyre Mike Remlinger Todd Stottlemyre Jeff Shaw --
1998-07-04 Jul Sat CIN 85 box | pbp L 4-5 9 40-45 L2 4 10 17 -- 26,200 3:06 Kent Bottenfield Danny Graves Rich Croushore -- Brian Jordan (15)
1998-07-05 Jul Sun CIN 86 box | pbp L 1-6 9 40-46 L3 4 10 17 -- 28,830 2:39 Kent Mercker Brett Tomko Kent Mercker -- --
1998-07-09 Jul Thu hou 87 box | pbp L 4-5 9 40-47 L4 4 10 18 -- 34,398 2:52 Todd Stottlemyre Shane Reynolds Todd Stottlemyre Billy Wagner Ray Lankford (12)
1998-07-10 Jul Fri hou 88 box | pbp W 6-3 9 41-47 W1 4 10 17 -- 44,655 2:31 Matt Morris Curtis King C.J. Nitkowski Jeff Brantley Ray Lankford (13)
1998-07-11 Jul Sat hou 89 box | pbp W 4-3 11 42-47 W2 4 10 16 -- 45,760 3:01 Kent Mercker Lance Painter Billy Wagner -- Mark McGwire (37) - Ron Gant (13)
1998-07-12 Jul Sun hou 90 box | pbp W 6-4 9 43-47 W3 4 10 16 -- 45,485 2:42 Juan Acevedo Juan Acevedo Sean Bergman Rich Croushore Mark McGwire (39) - Ron Gant (14)
1998-07-13 Jul Mon cin 91 box | pbp L 5-6 13 43-48 L1 4 10 16 -- 37,258 4:10 Kent Bottenfield Gabe White Bobby Witt -- Royce Clayton (3) - Ron Gant (15)
1998-07-14 Jul Tue cin 92 box | pbp L 4-7 9 43-49 L2 5 11 19 -- 31,183 2:36 Todd Stottlemyre Scott Sullivan Todd Stottlemyre Danny Graves Ron Gant (16) - Gary Gaetti (8)
1998-07-15 Jul Wed cin 93 box | pbp L 2-4 11 43-50 L3 5 11 19 -- 32,321 3:45 Matt Morris Gabe White John Frascatore -- --
1998-07-16 Jul Thu lan 94 box | pbp L 2-8 9 43-51 L4 5 11 19 -- 35,324 2:37 Kent Mercker Ismael Valdez Kent Mercker -- --
1998-07-17 Jul Fri lan 95 box | pbp W 4-1 9 44-51 W1 5 11 19 -- 39,191 2:29 Juan Acevedo Juan Acevedo Brian Bohanon Rich Croushore Mark McGwire (41)
1998-07-18 Jul Sat lan 96 box | pbp L 8-10 9 44-52 L1 5 11 20 -- 44,598 3:02 Kent Bottenfield Mark Guthrie Jeff Brantley Jeff Shaw Ray Lankford (14) - Pat Kelly (1)
1998-07-19 Jul Sun lan 97 box | pbp W 5-4 9 45-52 W1 4 10 18 -- 47,006 2:58 Todd Stottlemyre Mark Petkovsek Scott Radinsky -- Ray Lankford (15)
1998-07-20 Jul Mon SDN 98 box | pbp W 13-1 9 46-52 W2 4 10 18 -- 32,339 2:44 Matt Morris Matt Morris Mark Langston -- Royce Clayton (4) - Ray Lankford (16) - Mark McGwire (42) - Gary Gaetti (9)
1998-07-21 Jul Tue SDN 99 box | pbp L 3-6 9 46-53 L1 4 10 18 -- 37,145 2:23 Kent Mercker Kevin Brown Kent Mercker Trevor Hoffman Brian Jordan (16)
1998-07-22 Jul Wed SFN 100 box | pbp W 3-2 9 47-53 W1 4 10 17 -- 40,147 2:41 Bobby Witt Bobby Witt Kirk Rueter Rich Croushore Brian Jordan (17) - Gary Gaetti (10)
1998-07-23 Jul Thu SFN 101 box | pbp W 8-1 9 48-53 W2 4 10 17 -- 46,393 3:00 Kent Bottenfield Kent Bottenfield Danny Darwin -- Eli Marrero (2)
1998-07-24 Jul Fri COL 102 box | pbp L 3-12 9 48-54 L1 4 10 17 -- 48,303 2:35 Todd Stottlemyre Darryl Kile Todd Stottlemyre -- Willie McGee (2)
1998-07-25 Jul Sat COL 103 box | pbp L 2-5 9 48-55 L2 5 11 18 -- 48,323 2:17 Matt Morris Chuck McElroy Matt Morris Mike DeJean --
1998-07-26 Jul Sun COL 104 box | pbp W 3-1 9 49-55 W1 4 10 17 -- 48,288 2:28 Kent Mercker Kent Mercker John Thomson Rich Croushore Mark McGwire (43) - Willie McGee (3)
1998-07-28 Jul Tue mil 105 box | pbp L 10-13 9 49-56 L1 4 10 18 -- 36,812 3:31 Kent Bottenfield David Weathers Rich Croushore Bob Wickman Ray Lankford (17) - Mark McGwire (44)
1998-07-29 Jul Wed mil 106 box | pbp L 1-2 9 49-57 L2 5 11 19 -- 36,672 2:46 Bobby Witt Steve Woodard Bobby Witt Bob Wickman --
1998-07-30 Jul Thu mil 107 box | pbp W 3-2 9 50-57 W1 4 10 18 -- 35,766 2:37 Matt Morris Matt Morris Scott Karl Rich Croushore --
1998-07-31 Jul Fri ATL 108 box | pbp W 3-2 9 51-57 W2 4 10 18 -- 50,662 2:24 Kent Mercker Kent Mercker Greg Maddux Lance Painter Ray Lankford (18)
date month weekday Opp game# box WL result inn rec streak div rk lgrk mlb rk playoffs attend. time starting pitcher winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher home runs
1998-08-01 Aug Sat ATL 109 box | pbp L 1-3 9 51-58 L1 4 10 18 -- 50,137 3:00 Kent Bottenfield Rudy Seanez Rich Croushore Kerry Ligtenberg --
1998-08-02 Aug Sun ATL 110 box | pbp L 3-4 9 51-59 L2 4 10 18 -- 49,296 2:44 Bobby Witt Kevin Millwood Bobby Witt Kerry Ligtenberg --
1998-08-03 Aug Mon MIL 111 box | pbp L 5-6 9 51-60 L3 4 10 18 -- 31,659 2:59 Darren Oliver Steve Woodard Darren Oliver Bob Wickman Ron Gant (17) - Ray Lankford (19) - Gary Gaetti (11)
1998-08-04 Aug Tue MIL 112 box | pbp W 2-1 9 52-60 W1 4 10 17 -- 28,389 2:21 Matt Morris Matt Morris Scott Karl -- --
1998-08-05 Aug Wed MIL 113 box | pbp W 5-1 9 53-60 W2 4 10 17 -- 25,969 2:25 Kent Mercker Kent Mercker Jeff Juden -- John Mabry (7)
1998-08-07 Aug Fri chn 114 box | pbp W 16-3 9 54-60 W3 4 10 17 -- 47,911 2:53 Kent Bottenfield Kent Bottenfield Steve Trachsel -- Ray Lankford (20) - Ron Gant (18)
1998-08-08 Aug Sat chn 115 box | pbp W 9-8 13 55-60 W4 4 10 17 -- 48,064 4:25 Donovan Osborne Bobby Witt Dave Stevens -- Mark McGwire (45) - Ray Lankford (21) - Eli Marrero (3)
1998-08-09 Aug Sun chn 116 box | pbp W 2-1 9 56-60 W5 4 10 16 -- 47,798 3:00 Darren Oliver Darren Oliver Don Wengert Jeff Brantley John Mabry (8)
1998-08-10 Aug Mon nyn 117 box | pbp L 2-4 9 56-61 L1 4 10 17 -- 41,252 2:50 Matt Morris Al Leiter Matt Morris John Franco --
1998-08-11 Aug Tue nyn 118 box | pbp L 3-8 9 56-62 L2 4 10 17 -- 34,489 2:49 Kent Mercker Bobby Jones Kent Mercker -- Mark McGwire (46) - Fernando Tatis (4) - Tom Lampkin (5)
1998-08-12 Aug Wed nyn 119 box | pbp W 5-4 14 57-62 W1 4 10 17 -- 34,260 4:42 Kent Bottenfield John Frascatore John Franco -- --
1998-08-14 Aug Fri pit 120 box | pbp W 10-5 9 58-62 W2 3 9 16 -- 47,836 2:39 Donovan Osborne Donovan Osborne Jon Lieber -- Delino DeShields (4) - Brian Jordan (18) - Ray Lankford (22) - Fernando Tatis (5) - Tom Lampkin (6)
1998-08-15 Aug Sat pit 121 box | pbp W 8-7 12 59-62 W3 3 8 15 -- 46,817 3:56 Darren Oliver Lance Painter Jeff McCurry -- Pat Kelly (2) - Brian Jordan (19) - Ron Gant (19)
1998-08-16 Aug Sun pit 122 box | pbp L 1-4 9 59-63 L1 3 9 16 -- 46,904 2:47 Matt Morris Francisco Cordova Matt Morris Jon Lieber --
1998-08-18 Aug Tue CHN 123 box | pbp L 1-4 9 59-64 L2 4 10 17 -- 40,249 2:45 Kent Mercker Steve Trachsel Kent Mercker Rod Beck --
1998-08-19 Aug Wed CHN 124 box | pbp W 8-6 10 60-64 W1 3 9 16 -- 39,689 3:30 Kent Bottenfield Juan Acevedo Terry Mulholland -- Mark McGwire (48) - Ray Lankford (23) - Delino DeShields (5)
1998-08-20 Aug Thu NYN 126 box | pbp W 2-0 9 61-65 L1 3 9 16 -- 0 2:14 Donovan Osborne Donovan Osborne Willie Blair Juan Acevedo Brian Jordan (20) - Mark McGwire (49)
1998-08-20 Aug Thu NYN 126 box | pbp L 4-5 9 61-65 L1 3 9 16 -- 45,308 2:30 Darren Oliver Rick Reed Darren Oliver Turk Wendell Brian Jordan (21) - Mark McGwire (50)
1998-08-21 Aug Fri NYN 128 box | pbp W 10-5 9 62-66 L1 3 9 16 -- 0 3:28 Matt Morris Matt Morris Hideo Nomo -- Ron Gant (20)
1998-08-21 Aug Fri NYN 128 box | pbp L 0-1 9 62-66 L1 3 9 16 -- 52,320 2:48 Manny Aybar Armando Reynoso Manny Aybar John Franco --
1998-08-22 Aug Sat PIT 129 box | pbp L 4-14 9 62-67 L2 4 9 16 -- 45,082 3:02 Bobby Witt Francisco Cordova Bobby Witt -- Brian Jordan (22) - Mark McGwire (51) - Ray Lankford (24)
1998-08-23 Aug Sun PIT 130 box | pbp L 3-4 9 62-68 L3 5 10 16 -- 42,134 3:14 Kent Mercker Jason Schmidt Kent Mercker Jason Christiansen Mark McGwire (52) - Fernando Tatis (6)
1998-08-24 Aug Mon PIT 131 box | pbp L 5-5 7 62-69 L4 5 10 17 -- 28,435 2:18 Kent Bottenfield -- --
1998-08-25 Aug Tue flo 132 box | pbp L 3-4 9 62-70 L5 5 10 17 -- 29,130 2:44 Donovan Osborne Rafael Medina Donovan Osborne Antonio Alfonseca Placido Polanco (1)
1998-08-26 Aug Wed flo 133 box | pbp L 6-7 10 62-71 L6 5 11 18 -- 30,004 3:33 Darren Oliver Antonio Alfonseca Juan Acevedo -- Mark McGwire (53) - John Mabry (9)
1998-08-27 Aug Thu atl 134 box | pbp L 4-6 9 62-72 L7 6 11 19 -- 33,889 2:33 Matt Morris Denny Neagle Matt Morris Kerry Ligtenberg Ron Gant (21)
1998-08-28 Aug Fri atl 135 box | pbp W 5-4 10 63-72 W1 6 11 19 -- 45,666 3:28 Kent Mercker Juan Acevedo Dennis Martinez -- Fernando Tatis (7)
1998-08-29 Aug Sat atl 136 box | pbp L 3-4 9 63-73 L1 6 12 21 -- 47,627 3:02 Kent Bottenfield Tom Glavine Kent Bottenfield Rudy Seanez --
1998-08-30 Aug Sun atl 137 box | pbp W 8-7 9 64-73 W1 6 11 18 -- 44,051 2:45 Donovan Osborne Mark Petkovsek Dennis Martinez Juan Acevedo Mark McGwire (54)
1998-08-31 Aug Mon FLO 138 box | pbp W 5-3 9 65-73 W2 5 11 17 -- 36,584 3:01 Darren Oliver Darren Oliver Kirt Ojala Juan Acevedo Brian Jordan (23)
date month weekday Opp game# box WL result inn rec streak div rk lgrk mlb rk playoffs attend. time starting pitcher winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher home runs
1998-09-01 Sep Tue FLO 139 box | pbp W 7-1 9 66-73 W3 3 9 16 -- 37,014 2:38 Matt Morris Matt Morris Livan Hernandez -- Mark McGwire (56) - Ray Lankford (25) - Ron Gant (22)
1998-09-02 Sep Wed FLO 140 box | pbp W 14-4 9 67-73 W4 3 8 15 -- 45,170 2:34 Kent Mercker Kent Mercker Jesus Sanchez -- Mark McGwire (58) - Kent Mercker (1)
1998-09-04 Sep Fri cin 141 box | pbp L 2-3 9 67-74 L1 3 8 16 -- 48,076 2:45 Kent Bottenfield Pete Harnisch John Frascatore Gabe White --
1998-09-05 Sep Sat cin 142 box | pbp W 7-0 9 68-74 W1 3 8 15 -- 47,994 2:21 Donovan Osborne Donovan Osborne Dennys Reyes -- Mark McGwire (59)
1998-09-06 Sep Sun cin 143 box | pbp W 5-2 9 69-74 W2 3 8 15 -- 47,904 2:34 Matt Morris Juan Acevedo John Hudek -- Ray Lankford (26) - Fernando Tatis (8)
1998-09-07 Sep Mon chn 144 box | pbp W 3-2 9 70-74 W3 3 8 15 -- 42,877 3:02 Darren Oliver Darren Oliver Mike Morgan Juan Acevedo Delino DeShields (6) - Mark McGwire (60) - Eli Marrero (4)
1998-09-08 Sep Tue chn 145 box | pbp W 6-3 9 71-74 W4 3 8 15 -- 43,688 2:46 Kent Mercker Kent Mercker Steve Trachsel Juan Acevedo Mark McGwire (61) - Ray Lankford (27) - Ron Gant (23)
1998-09-09 Sep Wed CIN 146 box | pbp L 3-6 9 71-75 L1 3 8 15 -- 51,969 2:36 Bobby Witt Pete Harnisch Bobby Witt Danny Graves Fernando Tatis (9) - JD Drew (1)
1998-09-10 Sep Thu CIN 147 box | pbp W 8-7 9 72-75 W1 3 8 15 -- 50,971 3:42 Donovan Osborne Manny Aybar Mike Remlinger Juan Acevedo Ray Lankford (28)
1998-09-11 Sep Fri HOU 148 box | pbp L 2-8 9 72-76 L1 3 8 15 -- 52,186 2:34 Matt Morris Jay Powell Matt Morris -- --
1998-09-12 Sep Sat HOU 149 box | pbp L 2-3 9 72-77 L2 3 8 15 -- 52,493 2:36 Darren Oliver Randy Johnson Darren Oliver Billy Wagner --
1998-09-13 Sep Sun HOU 150 box | pbp W 3-2 9 73-77 W1 3 8 15 -- 52,338 2:40 Kent Mercker Kent Mercker Sean Bergman Juan Acevedo Delino DeShields (7)
1998-09-14 Sep Mon pit 151 box | pbp W 7-3 9 74-77 W2 3 8 15 -- 42,265 2:40 Jose Jimenez Jose Jimenez Jason Schmidt -- --
1998-09-15 Sep Tue pit 153 box | pbp L 6-8 9 75-78 W1 3 8 15 -- 0 2:55 Donovan Osborne Sean Lawrence Donovan Osborne Rich Loiselle JD Drew (3) - Ray Lankford (29) - Mark McGwire (62)
1998-09-15 Sep Tue pit 153 box | pbp W 9-3 9 75-78 W1 3 8 15 -- 41,271 3:02 Manny Aybar Manny Aybar Jose Silva Juan Acevedo --
1998-09-16 Sep Wed pit 154 box | pbp W 4-0 9 76-78 W2 3 8 15 -- 39,758 2:33 Matt Morris Matt Morris Todd Van Poppel -- --
1998-09-18 Sep Fri MIL 155 box | pbp W 5-2 9 77-78 W3 3 8 15 -- 48,194 2:47 Darren Oliver Darren Oliver Rafael Roque Juan Acevedo Ray Lankford (30) - Mark McGwire (63)
1998-09-19 Sep Sat MIL 156 box | pbp W 7-4 9 78-78 W4 3 8 15 -- 54,132 2:45 Jose Jimenez Jose Jimenez Steve Woodard Juan Acevedo Brian Jordan (24) - Fernando Tatis (10)
1998-09-20 Sep Sun MIL 157 box | pbp W 11-6 9 79-78 W5 3 8 14 -- 52,831 3:28 Kent Mercker Manny Aybar Scott Karl -- Pat Kelly (3) - Mark McGwire (64) - Ron Gant (25) - Manny Aybar (1)
1998-09-22 Sep Tue hou 158 box | pbp W 4-0 9 80-78 W6 3 8 14 -- 40,739 2:15 Matt Morris Matt Morris Mike Hampton -- Ron Gant (26)
1998-09-23 Sep Wed hou 159 box | pbp L 1-7 9 80-79 L1 3 8 14 -- 38,997 3:05 Darren Oliver Randy Johnson Darren Oliver -- Pat Kelly (4)
1998-09-24 Sep Thu mon 160 box | pbp W 6-3 9 81-79 W1 3 8 14 -- 41,911 2:41 Donovan Osborne Donovan Osborne Javier Vazquez Juan Acevedo Brian Jordan (25) - Ray Lankford (31)
1998-09-25 Sep Fri mon 161 box | pbp W 6-5 9 82-79 W2 3 8 14 -- 48,159 2:51 Jose Jimenez Jose Jimenez Shayne Bennett Juan Acevedo Mark McGwire (65) - JD Drew (5)
1998-09-26 Sep Sat mon 162 box | pbp L 6-7 9 82-80 L1 3 8 14 -- 48,212 3:18 Manny Aybar Ugueth Urbina Mike Busby Rick DeHart Mark McGwire (67)
1998-09-27 Sep Sun mon 163 box | pbp W 6-3 9 83-80 W1 3 8 14 -- 46,110 2:33 Matt Morris John Frascatore Carl Pavano Juan Acevedo Mark McGwire (69) - Fernando Tatis (11)
163 record(s)