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Thursday April 23,1998This 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 1998-04-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox4Cleveland Indians5BoxEric PlunkTony CastilloMichael Jackson
Tampa Bay Rays12Texas Rangers5BoxJason JohnsonDarren Oliver(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks1Atlanta Braves3BoxTom GlavineWillie BlairMark Wohlers
San Diego Padres4Chicago Cubs1BoxAndy AshbyMark ClarkTrevor Hoffman
Colorado Rockies4Florida Marlins3BoxJerry DiPotoRob Stanifer(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1Milwaukee Brewers2BoxJose MercedesHideo NomoDoug Jones
St. Louis Cardinals2Montreal Expos5BoxDustin HermansonCliff PolitteUgueth Urbina
Cincinnati Reds3Philadelphia Phillies6BoxJerry SpradlinScott SullivanMark Leiter
San Francisco Giants0Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxFrancisco CordovaShawn Estes(none)

Standings as of 1998-04-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees17125.706--10281218-54-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I14510243.703
224Boston Red Sox20146.7000.510790175-59-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1427864.549
3510Baltimore Orioles20128.6001.510589166-56-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1426775.472
4611Tampa Bay Rays19118.5792.010087136-55-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1435291.364
51123Toronto Blue Jays20812.4005.580109-293-65-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1428062.563
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Cleveland Indians20137.650--123104197-46-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1427666.535
2920Kansas City Royals21912.4294.595114-196-73-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1406377.450
31022Minnesota Twins20812.4005.011792255-53-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1426280.437
41224Chicago White Sox19712.3685.586121-355-92-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1437370.510
51430Detroit Tigers18414.2228.061119-581-83-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1446183.424
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Texas Rangers19136.684--13486483-210-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1437568.524
2714Seattle Mariners211011.4764.013712985-55-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1406674.471
3817Anaheim Angels19910.4744.08089-91-38-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1437667.531
41327Oakland Athletics19613.3167.085102-170-66-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1436875.476
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Atlanta Braves21147.667--10773346-58-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1419249.652
248New York Mets19127.6321.08967225-37-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1437667.531
3916Philadelphia Phillies19910.4744.08391-82-87-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1436677.462
41426Montreal Expos20713.3506.56293-312-75-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1425884.408
51528Florida Marlins21615.2868.0100132-322-84-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1414893.340
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Milwaukee Brewers20146.700--9567287-27-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1426082.423
259St. Louis Cardinals21138.6191.5127114135-58-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1417071.496
3612Chicago Cubs21129.5712.510182194-58-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1427864.549
4713Houston Astros211110.5243.511294185-66-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1419150.645
61221Pittsburgh Pirates21912.4295.57694-183-66-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1416081.426
51119Cincinnati Reds21912.4295.5105109-44-65-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1416873.482
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Diego Padres20164.800--11380339-47-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1428260.577
2815San Francisco Giants211011.4766.5918295-75-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1427963.556
31018Los Angeles Dodgers20911.4507.07779-24-95-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1427468.521
41325Colorado Rockies22814.3649.0120162-425-43-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1406971.493
51629Arizona Diamondbacks22616.27311.079118-392-104-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1405981.421


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Shane HeamsP22.207Signed by Tigers 
Phil Hiatt3B-RF28.357Released by Yankees. 
Pete IncavigliaLF34.021Released by Tigers. 
Richie LewisP32.088Signed as Free Agent by Orioles. 
Steve OntiverosP37.049Released by Cardinals. 
Roberto RamirezP26.250Signed as Free Agent by Padres.