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Friday, May 22,1998

Friday, May 22,1998

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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 May 22,1998 Minnesota Twins  3  Anaheim Angels  10  box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Omar Olivares Bob Tewksbury -- 34,363 2:32
1998 reg season May 22,1998 New York Yankees  4  Boston Red Sox  5  box | pbp Fenway Park Tim Wakefield Jeff Nelson Tom Gordon 33,605 2:30
1998 reg season May 22,1998 Detroit Tigers  9  Chicago White Sox  5  box | pbp Guaranteed Rate Field;U.S. Cellular Field Justin Thompson Scott Eyre -- 13,324 2:42
1998 reg season May 22,1998 Toronto Blue Jays  7  Cleveland Indians  9  box | pbp Progressive Field Dave Burba Erik Hanson Michael Jackson 43,269 3:21
1998 reg season May 22,1998 Baltimore Orioles  5  Oakland Athletics  9  box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Tom Candiotti Scott Kamieniecki -- 11,035 3:16
1998 reg season May 22,1998 Tampa Bay Devil Rays  5  Seattle Mariners  2  box | pbp Kingdome Jason Johnson Jamie Moyer Roberto Hernandez 29,522 3:16
1998 reg season May 22,1998 Kansas City Royals  10  Texas Rangers  13  box | pbp Rangers Ballpark in Arlington John Wetteland Jeff Montgomery -- 38,411 3:35
1998 reg season May 22,1998 Los Angeles Dodgers  5  Arizona Diamondbacks  0  box | pbp Chase Field Darren Dreifort Andy Benes -- 48,299 2:06
1998 reg season May 22,1998 Chicago Cubs  2  Atlanta Braves  8  box | pbp Turner Field Greg Maddux Mark Clark -- 43,576 2:22
1998 reg season May 22,1998 Colorado Rockies  3  Cincinnati Reds  2  box | pbp Cinergy Field Jamey Wright David Weathers Jerry DiPoto 21,410 2:48
1998 reg season May 22,1998 Pittsburgh Pirates  1  Florida Marlins  3  box | pbp Sun Life Stadium Livan Hernandez Esteban Loaiza -- 22,057 2:33
1998 reg season May 22,1998 San Diego Padres  9  Houston Astros  6  box | pbp Astrodome Dan Miceli C.J. Nitkowski Trevor Hoffman 28,550 3:12
1998 reg season May 22,1998 Philadelphia Phillies  7  Montreal Expos  5  box | pbp Stade Olympique Wayne Gomes Anthony Telford Mark Leiter 11,588 3:03
1998 reg season May 22,1998 Milwaukee Brewers  2  New York Mets  3  box | pbp Shea Stadium Rick Reed Brad Woodall John Franco 22,307 2:19
1998 reg season May 22,1998 San Francisco Giants  3  St. Louis Cardinals  4  box | pbp Busch Stadium II Curtis King Julian Tavarez -- 47,549 3:37
15 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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 41 31 10 .756 0.0 250 180 70 L1 15-7 16-3 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Padres)
1998 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 45 29 16 .644 4.0 226 194 32 W2 10-10 19-6 2 3 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1998 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 48 23 25 .479 11.5 206 227 -21 L1 11-14 12-11 3 6 16 -- dnq
1998 AL East Tampa Bay Devil Rays franchise | log 46 21 25 .457 12.5 185 213 -28 W1 13-13 8-12 4 7 19 -- dnq
1998 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 47 20 27 .426 14.0 224 241 -17 L9 10-14 10-13 5 10 22 -- 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 46 27 19 .587 0.0 272 230 42 W4 13-11 14-8 1 4 7 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1998 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 45 19 26 .422 7.5 221 275 -54 L2 10-15 8-12 2 11 23 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Detroit Tigers franchise | log 43 18 25 .419 7.5 217 241 -24 W3 9-16 9-9 3 12 24 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 46 19 27 .413 8.0 217 214 3 L3 10-12 9-15 4 13 26 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 46 16 30 .348 11.0 196 274 -78 L7 10-12 6-18 5 14 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 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 46 30 16 .652 0.0 301 234 67 W5 11-9 19-7 1 2 3 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1998 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 46 25 21 .543 5.0 224 218 6 W4 9-9 16-12 2 5 11 Yes dnq
1998 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 47 21 26 .447 9.5 264 268 -4 L4 9-14 12-12 3 8 20 -- dnq
1998 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 46 20 26 .435 10.0 245 239 6 W1 10-13 10-13 4 9 21 -- 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 48 35 13 .729 0.0 264 163 101 W4 14-7 21-6 1 1 2 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 44 24 20 .545 9.0 182 147 35 W2 7-10 17-10 2 6 10 -- dnq
1998 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 45 22 23 .489 11.5 206 222 -16 W2 7-14 15-9 3 10 15 -- dnq
1998 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 46 16 30 .348 18.0 147 228 -81 L3 4-14 12-16 4 14 27 -- dnq
1998 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 48 16 32 .333 19.0 231 288 -57 W1 5-15 11-17 5 15 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 NL Central Houston Astros franchise | log 47 29 18 .617 0.0 244 174 70 L1 16-10 13-8 1 3 6 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 47 27 20 .574 2.0 221 202 19 L2 11-11 16-9 2 4 8 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1998 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 46 24 22 .522 4.5 257 254 3 W1 9-15 15-7 3 7 12 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 46 23 23 .500 5.5 201 213 -12 L3 12-11 11-12 4 8 13 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 49 23 26 .469 7.0 189 206 -17 L1 7-14 16-12 5 11 17 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 48 22 26 .458 7.5 219 233 -14 L2 12-14 10-12 6 12 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 West San Diego Padres franchise | log 48 31 17 .646 0.0 235 185 50 W1 16-13 15-4 1 2 4 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1998 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 48 27 21 .563 4.0 218 186 32 L1 13-14 14-7 2 5 9 Yes dnq
1998 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 47 23 24 .489 7.5 206 200 6 W2 11-17 12-7 3 9 14 -- dnq
1998 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 48 20 28 .417 11.0 236 283 -47 W1 14-13 6-15 4 13 25 -- dnq
1998 NL West Arizona Diamondbacks franchise | log 47 14 33 .298 16.5 180 252 -72 L1 6-20 8-13 5 16 30 -- dnq
30 record(s)
Transactions
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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
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  • 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 team name statusshort Transaction Description
Mark Hendrickson Toronto Blue Jays Hist Signed out of draft
Ricky Bones -- Hist Released by Twins
Tim Hyers Florida Marlins Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1998-1998 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Steve Schrenk Boston Red Sox Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1998-1998 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Mike Piazza New York Mets Hist Traded from Florida Marlins to New York Mets for Geoff Goetz, Preston Wilson and Ed Yarnall
Preston Wilson Florida Marlins Hist Traded from New York Mets with Geoff Goetz and Ed Yarnall to Florida Marlins for Mike Piazza
Ed Yarnall Florida Marlins Hist Traded from New York Mets with Geoff Goetz and Preston Wilson to Florida Marlins for Mike Piazza
7 record(s)