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Thursday, August 20,1998

Thursday, August 20,1998

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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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  • 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.
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  • 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 Aug 20,1998 Detroit Tigers  2  Anaheim Angels  13  box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Omar Olivares Brian Powell -- 27,548 2:33
1998 reg season Aug 20,1998 Tampa Bay Devil Rays  4  Baltimore Orioles  2  box | pbp Oriole Park at Camden Yards Tony Saunders Arthur Rhodes Roberto Hernandez 44,566 3:06
1998 reg season Aug 20,1998 Boston Red Sox  2  Kansas City Royals  8  box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Hipolito Pichardo Pete Schourek -- 14,278 2:24
1998 reg season Aug 20,1998 New York Yankees  4  Minnesota Twins  9  box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Frankie Rodriguez Mike Buddie -- 18,548 2:58
1998 reg season Aug 20,1998 Chicago White Sox  1  Oakland Athletics  3  box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Kenny Rogers Tom Fordham Billy Taylor 8,607 2:44
1998 reg season Aug 20,1998 Toronto Blue Jays  7  Seattle Mariners  0  box | pbp Kingdome Roger Clemens Bill Swift -- 26,642 2:37
1998 reg season Aug 20,1998 Cleveland Indians  2  Texas Rangers  8  box | pbp Rangers Ballpark in Arlington Todd Stottlemyre Dave Burba Danny Patterson 37,094 2:55
1998 reg season Aug 20,1998 San Diego Padres  2  Atlanta Braves  0  box | pbp Turner Field Kevin Brown Kevin Millwood Trevor Hoffman 43,730 2:47
1998 reg season Aug 20,1998 San Francisco Giants  3  Chicago Cubs  7  box | pbp Wrigley Field Kevin Tapani Russ Ortiz -- 37,803 3:12
1998 reg season Aug 20,1998 Los Angeles Dodgers  2  Florida Marlins  1  box | pbp Sun Life Stadium Scott Radinsky Justin Speier Jeff Shaw 27,664 3:08
1998 reg season Aug 20,1998 Houston Astros  5  Milwaukee Brewers  6  box | pbp County Stadium Bob Wickman Mike Magnante -- 17,589 3:46
1998 reg season Aug 20,1998 Colorado Rockies  6  Montreal Expos  3  box | pbp Stade Olympique Darryl Kile Mike Thurman Mike DeJean 11,680 3:13
1998 reg season Aug 20,1998 St. Louis Cardinals  2  New York Mets  0  box | pbp Shea Stadium Donovan Osborne Willie Blair Juan Acevedo 0 2:14
1998 reg season Aug 20,1998 St. Louis Cardinals  4  New York Mets  5  box | pbp Shea Stadium Rick Reed Darren Oliver Turk Wendell 45,308 2:30
1998 reg season Aug 20,1998 Arizona Diamondbacks  1  Philadelphia Phillies  11  box | pbp Veterans Stadium Curt Schilling Bob Wolcott -- 0 2:40
1998 reg season Aug 20,1998 Arizona Diamondbacks  12  Philadelphia Phillies  9  box | pbp Veterans Stadium Alan Embree Ricky Bottalico -- 26,216 4:12
1998 reg season Aug 20,1998 Cincinnati Reds  5  Pittsburgh Pirates  6  box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Jason Christiansen Danny Graves -- 13,137 3:08
17 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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 124 92 32 .742 0.0 749 478 271 L2 44-23 48-9 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Padres)
1998 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 125 74 51 .592 18.5 699 564 135 L1 36-31 38-20 2 2 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1998 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 127 68 59 .535 25.5 673 607 66 L1 32-33 36-26 3 5 10 Yes dnq
1998 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 128 65 63 .508 29.0 630 630 0 W2 29-37 36-26 4 7 13 -- dnq
1998 AL East Tampa Bay Devil Rays franchise | log 125 49 76 .392 43.5 461 579 -118 W1 23-37 26-39 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 Central Cleveland Indians franchise | log 126 69 57 .548 0.0 659 590 69 L2 35-29 34-28 1 3 8 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1998 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 126 57 69 .452 12.0 625 737 -112 L2 25-37 31-33 2 8 20 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 126 56 70 .444 13.0 586 610 -24 W2 29-35 27-35 3 11 24 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 127 56 71 .441 13.5 562 727 -165 W1 32-29 24-42 4 12 25 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Detroit Tigers franchise | log 125 49 76 .392 19.5 539 656 -117 L2 24-38 25-38 5 13 27 -- 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 Anaheim Angels franchise | log 127 69 58 .543 0.0 632 598 34 W2 34-26 35-32 1 4 9 Yes dnq
1998 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 126 67 59 .532 1.5 717 688 29 W2 29-33 38-26 2 6 11 -- Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1998 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 127 57 70 .449 12.0 637 691 -54 W3 25-36 32-34 3 9 22 -- dnq
1998 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 125 56 69 .448 12.0 660 663 -3 L3 25-36 31-33 4 10 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 East Atlanta Braves franchise | log 127 83 44 .654 0.0 653 471 182 L2 40-22 43-22 1 1 2 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 126 70 56 .556 12.5 556 474 82 W1 30-29 40-27 2 4 6 Yes dnq
1998 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 127 62 65 .488 21.0 579 653 -74 L1 29-33 33-32 3 8 15 -- dnq
1998 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 128 51 77 .398 32.5 507 624 -117 L1 18-42 33-35 4 14 26 -- dnq
1998 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 127 45 82 .354 38.0 529 690 -161 L1 18-44 27-38 5 16 30 -- 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 128 78 50 .609 0.0 699 511 188 L1 36-30 42-20 1 3 4 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 127 70 57 .551 7.5 637 591 46 W1 28-33 42-24 2 5 7 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1998 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 126 61 65 .484 16.0 614 626 -12 L1 26-39 35-26 3 9 16 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 127 61 66 .480 16.5 543 607 -64 W1 29-32 32-34 4 10 17 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 127 59 68 .465 18.5 520 533 -13 W4 25-36 34-32 5 11 18 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 127 57 70 .449 20.5 561 607 -46 L1 31-35 26-35 6 13 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 West San Diego Padres franchise | log 127 82 45 .646 0.0 607 485 122 W1 36-30 46-15 1 2 3 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1998 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 127 67 60 .528 15.0 623 582 41 L1 31-34 36-26 2 6 12 -- dnq
1998 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 127 63 64 .496 19.0 529 534 -5 W1 29-38 34-26 3 7 14 -- dnq
1998 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 128 58 70 .453 24.5 629 678 -49 W1 26-39 32-31 4 12 19 -- dnq
1998 NL West Arizona Diamondbacks franchise | log 128 48 80 .375 34.5 528 659 -131 W1 24-45 24-35 5 15 29 -- dnq
30 record(s)