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Tuesday April 7,1998This 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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Games on 1998-04-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox1Anaheim Angels6BoxKen HillTim Wakefield(none)
Tampa Bay Rays1Detroit Tigers3BoxBryce FlorieRolando ArrojoTodd Jones
Baltimore Orioles11Kansas City Royals7BoxScott EricksonGlendon Rusch(none)
Toronto Blue Jays2Minnesota Twins12BoxBob TewksburyRoger Clemens(none)
New York Yankees13Seattle Mariners7BoxDavid WellsJim Bullinger(none)
New York Mets3Chicago Cubs2BoxAl LeiterGeremi GonzalezJohn Franco
St. Louis Cardinals12Colorado Rockies11BoxCliff PolittePedro AstacioKent Bottenfield
Arizona Diamondbacks1Los Angeles Dodgers9BoxChan Ho ParkWillie Blair(none)
Montreal Expos4Milwaukee Brewers6BoxScott KarlDustin HermansonDoug Jones
Florida Marlins8Philadelphia Phillies9BoxRicky BottalicoJesus Sanchez(none)
Atlanta Braves11Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxTom GlavineJason Schmidt(none)
Cincinnati Reds2San Diego Padres3BoxTrevor HoffmanJeff Shaw(none)
Houston Astros4San Francisco Giants5BoxRobb NenBilly Wagner(none)

Standings as of 1998-04-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles761.857--4421231-05-1W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1557382.471
2410Tampa Bay Rays743.5712.0423570-14-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1555996.381
31020Boston Red Sox734.4293.03239-73-40-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1558966.574
51225Toronto Blue Jays624.3333.52130-90-12-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1568670.551
41123New York Yankees624.3333.52843-152-40-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I15611244.718
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians6601.000--4827216-00-0W6T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1568373.532
2714Chicago White Sox633.5003.03043-132-31-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1567779.494
3615Minnesota Twins633.5003.03420141-12-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1566789.429
4822Kansas City Royals734.4293.52843-153-30-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1546985.448
51326Detroit Tigers725.2864.52943-141-51-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1556392.406
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1311Anaheim Angels743.571--282800-04-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1558174.523
2516Texas Rangers633.5000.5393272-21-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1568571.545
3921Seattle Mariners734.4291.0595450-03-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1547381.474
41427Oakland Athletics514.2002.02226-40-01-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1577384.465
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
157New York Mets752.714--271981-04-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1558372.535
279Atlanta Braves642.6670.53019111-03-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field15610254.654
3917Philadelphia Phillies633.5001.52225-32-31-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1567284.462
41529Florida Marlins817.1254.53959-200-11-6L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium15453101.344
51630Montreal Expos707.0005.01433-190-50-2L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1556590.419
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Brewers761.857--4122195-11-0W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1556887.439
224Chicago Cubs862.7500.54531142-14-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1558471.542
368St. Louis Cardinals642.6671.5464331-03-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1567977.506
4813Houston Astros844.5002.55442120-14-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1549856.636
51218Cincinnati Reds734.4293.02729-20-13-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1557481.477
61119Pittsburgh Pirates734.4293.02232-103-30-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1556689.426
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
235San Francisco Giants752.714--4426184-21-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1568472.538
146San Diego Padres752.714--5138134-21-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1559362.600
31012Colorado Rockies844.5001.54555-104-30-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1547381.474
41324Los Angeles Dodgers624.3332.51924-51-41-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1568175.519
51428Arizona Diamondbacks716.1434.01645-290-11-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1556491.413


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Billy HallOF28.294Released by Rockies 
Aaron Holbert2B25.088Signed as Free Agent by Mariners. 
Oreste Marrero1B28.158Loaned by Padres to Yucatan (Mexican) Feb. 28- 
Oreste Marrero1B28.158Released by Padres 
Tony RunionP26.123Signed by Pirates