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Wednesday April 8,1998This 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 1998-04-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox1Anaheim Angels2BoxJack McDowellDerek LoweTroy Percival
Toronto Blue Jays9Minnesota Twins6BoxPat HentgenLaTroy HawkinsRandy Myers
Cleveland Indians1Oakland Athletics3BoxKenny RogersDave BurbaBilly Taylor
New York Yankees4Seattle Mariners3BoxGraeme LloydBobby AyalaMike Stanton
St. Louis Cardinals13Colorado Rockies9BoxManny AybarJamey Wright(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks3Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxBrian AndersonHideo NomoFelix Rodriguez
Florida Marlins5Philadelphia Phillies9BoxMike GraceEric Ludwick(none)
Atlanta Braves3Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxEsteban LoaizaDenny NeagleRich Loiselle
Cincinnati Reds3San Diego Padres6BoxAndy AshbyGabe WhiteTrevor Hoffman
Houston Astros6San Francisco Giants3BoxJose LimaKirk RueterBilly Wagner

Standings as of 1998-04-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore 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
41019Toronto Blue Jays734.4293.03036-61-12-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1558570.548
3718New York Yankees734.4293.03246-143-40-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I15511144.716
51224Boston Red Sox835.3753.53341-83-50-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1548965.578
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Cleveland Indians761.857--4930196-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1558372.535
2616Chicago White Sox633.5002.53043-132-31-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1567779.494
3920Kansas City Royals734.4293.02843-153-30-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1546985.448
4821Minnesota Twins734.4293.04029111-12-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1556788.432
51427Detroit Tigers725.2864.02943-141-51-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1556392.406
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
139Anaheim Angels853.625--302910-05-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1548074.519
2514Texas Rangers633.5001.0393272-21-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1568571.545
31122Seattle Mariners835.3752.0625840-03-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1537380.477
41325Oakland Athletics624.3332.02527-20-02-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1567284.462
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147New York Mets752.714--271981-04-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1558372.535
3812Philadelphia Phillies743.5711.0313012-32-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1557184.458
2711Atlanta Braves743.5711.0332491-13-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field15510253.658
41529Florida Marlins918.1115.04468-240-21-6L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium15353100.346
51630Montreal Expos707.0005.01433-190-50-2L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1556590.419
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Brewers761.857--4122195-11-0W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1556887.439
235Chicago Cubs862.7500.54531142-14-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1558471.542
356St. Louis Cardinals752.7141.0595272-03-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1557877.503
4913Houston Astros954.5562.06045151-14-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1539756.634
51015Pittsburgh Pirates844.5002.52735-83-31-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1546589.422
61223Cincinnati Reds835.3753.53035-50-23-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1547480.481
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124San Diego Padres862.750--5741164-22-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1549262.597
268San Francisco Giants853.6251.04732154-21-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1558471.542
31117Colorado Rockies945.4442.55468-144-30-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1537380.477
41326Los Angeles Dodgers725.2863.51927-81-41-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1558174.523
51428Arizona Diamondbacks826.2504.01945-261-11-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1546391.409


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Buddy CarlyleP20.108Traded by Reds to Padres for Marc Kroon. 
Marc KroonP25.006Traded by Padres to Reds for Buddy Carlyle. 
Mike MacFarlaneC33.361Traded by Royals to Athletics for Greg Hansell and Shane Mack. 
Shane MackLF-CF34.123Traded by Athletics with Greg Hansell to Royals for Mike Macfarlane.