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Saturday, May 2,1998

Saturday, May 2,1998

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

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 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 gametype box date visiting team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1998 reg season May 2,1998 Chicago White Sox  3  Anaheim Angels  5  box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Rich DeLucia Mike Sirotka Troy Percival 37,500 3:02
1998 reg season May 2,1998 Minnesota Twins  8  Baltimore Orioles  7  box | pbp Oriole Park at Camden Yards Rick Aguilera Doug Johns -- 45,237 4:09
1998 reg season May 2,1998 Texas Rangers  7  Boston Red Sox  6  box | pbp Fenway Park Rick Helling Brian Rose John Wetteland 25,827 2:53
1998 reg season May 2,1998 Tampa Bay Devil Rays  1  Cleveland Indians  5  box | pbp Progressive Field Chad Ogea Tony Saunders -- 42,525 2:28
1998 reg season May 2,1998 New York Yankees  12  Kansas City Royals  6  box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Andy Pettitte Chris Haney -- 22,743 3:27
1998 reg season May 2,1998 Toronto Blue Jays  7  Oakland Athletics  0  box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Roger Clemens Mike Oquist -- 10,729 2:31
1998 reg season May 2,1998 Detroit Tigers  0  Seattle Mariners  4  box | pbp Kingdome Jamie Moyer Justin Thompson -- 48,630 2:11
1998 reg season May 2,1998 San Francisco Giants  3  Atlanta Braves  4  box | pbp Turner Field Kerry Ligtenberg Robb Nen -- 46,597 2:57
1998 reg season May 2,1998 St. Louis Cardinals  3  Chicago Cubs  4  box | pbp Wrigley Field Terry Adams Kent Bottenfield -- 38,430 3:59
1998 reg season May 2,1998 San Diego Padres  8  Florida Marlins  7  box | pbp Sun Life Stadium Joey Hamilton Eric Ludwick Trevor Hoffman 22,383 3:05
1998 reg season May 2,1998 Cincinnati Reds  8  Milwaukee Brewers  5  box | pbp County Stadium Gabe White Chad Fox Jeff Shaw 17,708 2:45
1998 reg season May 2,1998 Arizona Diamondbacks  4  Montreal Expos  5  box | pbp Stade Olympique Shayne Bennett Russ Springer -- 8,026 3:29
1998 reg season May 2,1998 Colorado Rockies  7  New York Mets  3  box | pbp Shea Stadium Curt Leskanic Dennis Cook -- 19,968 2:52
1998 reg season May 2,1998 Houston Astros  4  Philadelphia Phillies  1  box | pbp Veterans Stadium Mike Hampton Curt Schilling Billy Wagner 18,766 2:39
1998 reg season May 2,1998 Los Angeles Dodgers  5  Pittsburgh Pirates  4  box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Ramon Martinez Jon Lieber Scott Radinsky 22,629 2:43
15 record(s)
Standings on this date
CSV*Reload page to restore grid
Grid Actions:
PREMIUM subscribers get additional grid functionality
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 team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1998 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 25 19 6 .760 0.0 149 114 35 W4 10-5 9-1 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Padres)
1998 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 28 19 9 .679 1.5 149 130 19 L1 7-5 12-4 2 2 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1998 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 29 15 14 .517 6.0 148 150 -2 L1 7-6 8-8 3 6 13 -- dnq
1998 AL East Tampa Bay Devil Rays franchise | log 28 12 16 .429 8.5 122 131 -9 L2 7-8 5-8 4 9 21 -- dnq
1998 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 29 11 18 .379 10.0 109 145 -36 W1 6-10 5-8 5 13 26 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1998 AL Central Cleveland Indians franchise | log 28 16 12 .571 0.0 155 147 8 W2 8-5 8-7 1 5 9 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1998 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 29 12 17 .414 4.5 140 165 -25 L2 8-7 4-10 2 11 22 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 29 12 17 .414 4.5 148 129 19 W1 8-7 4-10 3 10 24 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 28 11 17 .393 5.0 132 160 -28 L3 5-11 5-7 4 12 25 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Detroit Tigers franchise | log 26 7 19 .269 8.0 106 156 -50 L1 3-12 4-7 5 14 29 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1998 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 28 19 9 .679 0.0 192 134 58 W1 9-5 10-4 1 3 4 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1998 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 28 17 11 .607 2.0 131 114 17 W3 7-4 10-7 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1998 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 28 13 15 .464 6.0 141 139 2 L1 6-7 7-8 3 7 16 -- dnq
1998 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 29 13 16 .448 6.5 168 176 -8 W1 6-7 7-9 4 8 18 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1998 NL East Atlanta Braves franchise | log 29 20 9 .690 0.0 160 108 52 W5 8-5 12-4 1 2 3 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 26 13 13 .500 5.5 102 96 6 L6 5-5 8-8 2 8 14 -- dnq
1998 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 27 12 15 .444 7.0 123 134 -11 L3 3-10 9-5 3 12 20 -- dnq
1998 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 29 10 19 .345 10.0 146 172 -26 L1 3-9 7-10 4 14 27 -- dnq
1998 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 27 9 18 .333 10.0 88 148 -60 W2 2-9 7-9 5 15 28 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1998 NL Central Houston Astros franchise | log 29 19 10 .655 0.0 169 114 55 W8 11-6 8-4 1 3 6 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 27 17 10 .630 1.0 126 100 26 L1 9-5 8-5 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1998 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 29 16 13 .552 3.0 134 120 14 W3 5-9 11-4 3 6 11 -- Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1998 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 29 16 13 .552 3.0 173 161 12 L3 6-10 10-3 4 5 10 Yes dnq
1998 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 28 13 15 .464 5.5 131 134 -3 W1 6-8 7-7 5 10 17 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 29 12 17 .414 7.0 110 131 -21 L1 5-9 7-8 6 13 23 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1998 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 28 20 8 .714 0.0 144 113 31 W1 11-5 9-3 1 1 2 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1998 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 28 15 13 .536 5.0 127 109 18 W1 6-10 9-3 2 7 12 -- dnq
1998 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 29 14 15 .483 6.5 119 119 0 L3 5-10 9-5 3 9 15 -- dnq
1998 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 29 13 16 .448 7.5 162 195 -33 W3 9-5 4-11 4 11 19 -- dnq
1998 NL West Arizona Diamondbacks franchise | log 29 7 22 .241 13.5 109 169 -60 L5 3-14 4-8 5 16 30 -- dnq
30 record(s)