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Wednesday April 1,1998This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Month Day Year

Games on 1998-04-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees1Anaheim Angels4BoxChuck FinleyAndy PettitteTroy Percival
Kansas City Royals1Baltimore Orioles10BoxScott EricksonGlendon Rusch(none)
Boston Red Sox2Oakland Athletics0BoxPedro MartinezTom CandiottiTom Gordon
Cleveland Indians9Seattle Mariners7BoxJaret WrightJamie MoyerMichael Jackson
Detroit Tigers8Tampa Bay Rays11BoxRolando ArrojoBrian Moehler(none)
Minnesota Twins2Toronto Blue Jays3BoxRoger ClemensBob TewksburyRandy Myers
Colorado Rockies6Arizona Diamondbacks0BoxJohn ThomsonWillie Blair(none)
San Diego Padres10Cincinnati Reds9BoxJoey HamiltonScott SullivanTrevor Hoffman
Chicago Cubs10Florida Marlins3BoxMark ClarkFelix Heredia(none)
San Francisco Giants6Houston Astros7BoxTrever MillerJulian TavarezBilly Wagner
Pittsburgh Pirates4Montreal Expos0BoxFrancisco CordovaCarlos Perez(none)

Standings as of 1998-04-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
226Toronto Blue Jays1101.000--3210-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1618774.540
1511Boston Red Sox1101.000--2021-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1619170.565
4914Tampa Bay Rays211.5000.51719-20-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1606298.388
3812Baltimore Orioles211.5000.511560-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1607882.488
51326New York Yankees101.0001.014-30-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I16111447.708
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Chicago White Sox1101.000--9271-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1617982.491
238Cleveland Indians2201.0000.5191632-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1608773.544
4716Kansas City Royals211.5000.5511-61-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1597188.447
3619Detroit Tigers211.5000.5191721-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1606496.400
51428Minnesota Twins101.0001.023-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1617091.435
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Anaheim Angels1101.000--4130-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1618477.522
21225Oakland Athletics101.0001.002-20-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1617487.460
41020Texas Rangers101.0001.029-70-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1618873.547
31122Seattle Mariners202.0001.51619-30-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1597683.478
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1610Atlanta Braves1101.000--2110-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field16110556.652
245New York Mets1101.000--1010-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1618774.540
31018Florida Marlins211.5000.51416-20-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium16053107.331
41227Montreal Expos101.0001.004-40-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1616596.404
51124Philadelphia Phillies101.0001.001-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1617586.466
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
212St. Louis Cardinals1101.000--6060-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1618279.509
124Pittsburgh Pirates1101.000--4041-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1616893.422
3915Chicago Cubs211.5000.5161421-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1618972.553
4817Houston Astros211.5000.51115-40-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome16010159.631
61330Milwaukee Brewers101.0001.012-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1617487.460
51523Cincinnati Reds202.0001.51120-90-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1607783.481
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
157Colorado Rockies2201.000--152132-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1607585.469
233San Diego Padres2201.000--201192-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1609664.600
3713San Francisco Giants211.5001.0151141-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1618873.547
51429Los Angeles Dodgers101.0001.506-60-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1618378.516
41621Arizona Diamondbacks202.0002.0215-130-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1606595.406


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Alonso BeltranP26.028Signed by Laredo (Mexican) 
Maicer Izturis2B-3B17.201Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Tony Phillips2B-LF38.342Released by Angels. 
Carl SadlerP21.172Released by Expos. 
Steve SparksP32.273Signed as Free Agent by Angels. 
Dave StiebP40.253Signed as Free Agent by Blue Jays.