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Wednesday April 15,1998This 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 1998-04-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox7Baltimore Orioles6BoxJames BaldwinDoug DrabekMatt Karchner
Oakland Athletics3Boston Red Sox4BoxDennis EckersleyT.J. Mathews(none)
Seattle Mariners5Cleveland Indians3BoxPaul SpoljaricPaul AssenmacherBobby Ayala
Toronto Blue Jays3Kansas City Royals7BoxChris HaneyWoody Williams(none)
Anaheim Angels3New York Yankees6BoxDavid WellsKen HillJeff Nelson
Detroit Tigers3Texas Rangers7BoxRick HellingTim Worrell(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates0Atlanta Braves7BoxGreg MadduxJose Silva(none)
Houston Astros1Cincinnati Reds4BoxBrett TomkoShane ReynoldsJeff Shaw
Philadelphia Phillies2Florida Marlins3BoxBrian MeadowsCurt SchillingFelix Heredia
Milwaukee Brewers3Montreal Expos4BoxTrey MooreJeff JudenUgueth Urbina
Chicago Cubs1New York Mets2BoxRick ReedSteve TrachselJohn Franco
San Diego Padres1San Francisco Giants0BoxKevin BrownDanny Darwin(none)

Standings as of 1998-04-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles13103.769--6542234-16-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1496980.463
246Boston Red Sox1495.6431.5736763-56-0W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1488365.561
357New York Yankees1174.6362.06568-33-44-0W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I15110744.709
4611Tampa Bay Rays1275.5832.5666062-25-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1505694.373
51124Toronto Blue Jays1459.3575.55483-293-62-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1488365.561
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Cleveland Indians13103.769--8365186-14-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1497970.530
2715Minnesota Twins1376.5383.09256364-33-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1496386.423
3921Kansas City Royals1468.4294.55873-153-33-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1476681.449
41022Chicago White Sox1257.4174.54573-283-42-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1507575.500
51327Detroit Tigers13310.2317.04580-351-82-2L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1496287.416
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Texas Rangers1394.692--9351423-26-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1497970.530
2816Anaheim Angels1266.5002.5555231-35-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1507971.527
31226Seattle Mariners14410.2865.58997-81-53-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1477275.490
41429Oakland Athletics12210.1676.55672-160-62-4L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1507278.480
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125New York Mets1394.692--5338153-26-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1497970.530
2612Philadelphia Phillies1275.5831.5534942-45-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1506882.453
3814Atlanta Braves1486.5711.56647193-45-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1489850.662
41425Montreal Expos1349.3085.03766-291-53-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1496188.409
51528Florida Marlins14311.2146.56490-261-52-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1485197.345
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
239St. Louis Cardinals1385.615--9479154-34-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1497574.503
148Milwaukee Brewers1385.615--6647196-22-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1496683.443
3713Chicago Cubs1486.5710.57255173-55-1L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1498267.550
4917Cincinnati Reds1477.5001.58066143-44-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1487078.473
61119Pittsburgh Pirates1578.4672.05069-193-54-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1476285.422
51018Houston Astros1578.4672.07969103-54-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1479552.646
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Diego Padres15123.800--8962275-37-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1478661.585
2510San Francisco Giants1596.6003.07856224-25-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1488068.541
31220Los Angeles Dodgers1367.4625.04850-21-55-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1497772.517
41323Colorado Rockies1569.4006.089122-334-32-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1477176.483
51630Arizona Diamondbacks14212.1439.53285-531-71-5L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1486385.426


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jim BrowerP25.107Released by Rangers. 
Jacob BrumfieldCF-LF32.323Signed as Free Agent by Marlins.