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Saturday, September 5,1998

Saturday, September 5,1998

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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 Sep 5,1998 Kansas City Royals  1  Anaheim Angels  2  box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Jack McDowell Brian Barber Rich DeLucia 37,217 2:43
1998 reg season Sep 5,1998 New York Yankees  5  Chicago White Sox  9  box | pbp Guaranteed Rate Field;U.S. Cellular Field Jim Abbott Andy Pettitte -- 33,092 2:48
1998 reg season Sep 5,1998 Cleveland Indians  5  Detroit Tigers  4  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Dave Burba Brian Powell Michael Jackson 30,031 2:50
1998 reg season Sep 5,1998 Tampa Bay Devil Rays  0  Oakland Athletics  3  box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Kenny Rogers Tony Saunders -- 34,193 2:12
1998 reg season Sep 5,1998 Baltimore Orioles  5  Seattle Mariners  6  box | pbp Kingdome Greg McCarthy Armando Benitez Mike Timlin 43,831 3:21
1998 reg season Sep 5,1998 Minnesota Twins  7  Texas Rangers  4  box | pbp Rangers Ballpark in Arlington Mike Trombley Xavier Hernandez Rick Aguilera 38,581 2:56
1998 reg season Sep 5,1998 Boston Red Sox  3  Toronto Blue Jays  4  box | pbp Rogers Centre Roger Clemens Bret Saberhagen Paul Quantrill 37,158 2:42
1998 reg season Sep 5,1998 Houston Astros  6  Arizona Diamondbacks  5  box | pbp Chase Field Billy Wagner Alan Embree -- 43,638 4:05
1998 reg season Sep 5,1998 San Diego Padres  4  Colorado Rockies  2  box | pbp Coors Field Kevin Brown Darryl Kile Trevor Hoffman 42,930 2:47
1998 reg season Sep 5,1998 Montreal Expos  7  Florida Marlins  1  box | pbp Sun Life Stadium Mike Thurman Rafael Medina -- 21,155 2:53
1998 reg season Sep 5,1998 San Francisco Giants  3  Los Angeles Dodgers  6  box | pbp Dodger Stadium Chan Ho Park Orel Hershiser -- 35,802 2:39
1998 reg season Sep 5,1998 Philadelphia Phillies  2  Milwaukee Brewers  3  box | pbp County Stadium David Weathers Ricky Bottalico -- 15,935 4:12
1998 reg season Sep 5,1998 Atlanta Braves  4  New York Mets  5  box | pbp Shea Stadium Turk Wendell Rudy Seanez John Franco 43,573 3:10
1998 reg season Sep 5,1998 Chicago Cubs  8  Pittsburgh Pirates  4  box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Kevin Tapani Sean Lawrence Rod Beck 37,711 2:51
1998 reg season Sep 5,1998 Cincinnati Reds  0  St. Louis Cardinals  7  box | pbp Busch Stadium II Donovan Osborne Dennys Reyes -- 47,994 2:21
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 139 100 39 .719 0.0 849 569 280 L1 47-25 53-14 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Padres)
1998 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 140 81 59 .579 19.5 769 630 139 L3 38-35 43-24 2 2 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1998 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 143 76 67 .531 26.0 715 678 37 W9 32-39 44-28 3 6 12 -- dnq
1998 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 141 70 71 .496 31.0 727 679 48 L1 33-37 37-34 4 7 14 -- dnq
1998 AL East Tampa Bay Devil Rays franchise | log 141 55 86 .390 46.0 532 654 -122 L1 28-42 27-44 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 Central Cleveland Indians franchise | log 141 79 62 .560 0.0 756 678 78 W3 40-30 39-32 1 3 7 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1998 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 142 66 76 .465 13.5 722 819 -97 W1 28-41 37-36 2 8 18 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 141 65 76 .461 14.0 615 778 -163 L1 41-32 24-44 3 9 21 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 141 63 78 .447 16.0 644 695 -51 W1 32-40 31-38 4 12 25 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Detroit Tigers franchise | log 142 53 89 .373 26.5 614 768 -154 L4 26-43 27-46 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 Anaheim Angels franchise | log 142 78 64 .549 0.0 715 672 43 W1 40-30 38-34 1 4 9 Yes dnq
1998 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 141 75 66 .532 2.5 819 782 37 L1 33-36 42-30 2 5 11 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1998 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 142 65 77 .458 13.0 713 762 -49 W1 29-41 36-36 3 10 22 -- dnq
1998 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 140 64 76 .457 13.0 741 756 -15 W1 28-42 36-34 4 11 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 142 91 51 .641 0.0 726 534 192 L3 43-27 48-24 1 1 3 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 142 79 63 .556 12.0 627 549 78 W3 35-33 44-30 2 5 8 Yes dnq
1998 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 142 67 75 .472 24.0 617 714 -97 L1 32-38 35-37 3 9 17 -- dnq
1998 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 143 55 88 .385 36.5 565 708 -143 W2 22-49 33-39 4 15 28 -- dnq
1998 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 142 47 95 .331 44.0 586 810 -224 L9 20-48 27-47 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 142 89 53 .627 0.0 780 556 224 W1 43-32 46-21 1 3 4 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 142 80 62 .563 9.0 726 683 43 W6 34-35 46-27 2 4 6 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1998 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 142 68 74 .479 21.0 700 698 2 W1 30-43 38-31 3 8 15 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 142 67 75 .472 22.0 614 696 -82 W1 31-36 36-39 4 10 16 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 142 66 76 .465 23.0 654 687 -33 L1 35-40 31-36 5 11 19 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 141 65 76 .461 23.5 587 595 -8 L8 27-39 37-38 6 12 20 -- 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 142 91 51 .641 0.0 688 555 133 W1 42-33 49-18 1 2 2 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1998 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 142 76 66 .535 15.0 721 649 72 L2 34-37 42-29 2 6 10 -- dnq
1998 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 142 72 70 .507 19.0 604 602 2 W4 30-41 42-29 3 7 13 -- dnq
1998 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 143 65 78 .455 26.5 714 756 -42 L1 30-42 35-36 4 13 24 -- dnq
1998 NL West Arizona Diamondbacks franchise | log 143 57 86 .399 34.5 586 714 -128 L1 29-47 28-39 5 14 26 -- 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
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  • 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.
player name team name statusshort Transaction Description
Milt Cuyler Texas Rangers Hist Sold by Nashua (Atlantic) to Texas Rangers
Orlando Merced Chicago Cubs Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1998-1998 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Matt Wagner Montreal Expos Hist Activated from Disabled List
3 record(s)