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Wednesday April 29,1998This 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 1998-04-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Anaheim Angels4Boston Red Sox8BoxTim WakefieldAllen WatsonTom Gordon
Baltimore Orioles7Chicago White Sox16BoxJaime NavarroSidney Ponson(none)
Oakland Athletics11Cleveland Indians4BoxKenny RogersJaret Wright(none)
Texas Rangers4Detroit Tigers1BoxJohn BurkettGreg KeagleJohn Wetteland
Tampa Bay Rays0Minnesota Twins2BoxBob TewksburyWilson AlvarezRick Aguilera
Seattle Mariners5New York Yankees8BoxDavid ConeJeff FasseroMariano Rivera
Kansas City Royals7Toronto Blue Jays2BoxHipolito PichardoPat Hentgen(none)
Philadelphia Phillies0Cincinnati Reds1BoxPete HarnischMike Grace(none)
New York Mets1Houston Astros6BoxJose LimaDave Mlicki(none)
Montreal Expos7St. Louis Cardinals13BoxMike BusbySteve Kline(none)

Standings as of 1998-04-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees22166.727--12699278-58-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1409842.700
233Boston Red Sox25187.7200.5136113237-511-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1377463.540
3614Baltimore Orioles261313.5005.0131138-76-67-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1366670.485
4921Tampa Bay Rays251114.4406.5114119-56-65-8L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1375285.380
51326Toronto Blue Jays261016.3858.096133-375-95-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1367858.574
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Cleveland Indians251411.560--14113658-56-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1377562.547
2820Chicago White Sox251114.4403.0127144-175-95-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1376968.504
41124Minnesota Twins261115.4233.5137114237-64-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1365977.434
31222Kansas City Royals261115.4233.5126147-217-74-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1356174.452
51430Detroit Tigers23518.2178.082147-652-113-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1396079.432
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Texas Rangers25187.720--180116648-310-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1377067.511
249Anaheim Angels251411.5604.011210846-48-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1377166.518
3718Seattle Mariners261214.4626.515315036-66-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1356471.474
41019Oakland Athletics251114.4407.013112835-76-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1376374.460
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Atlanta Braves26179.654--144103418-59-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1368947.654
2611New York Mets241311.5423.09985145-58-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1387563.543
31016Philadelphia Phillies251213.4804.5117118-13-109-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1376374.460
41427Florida Marlins26917.3468.0132155-233-96-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1364591.331
51528Montreal Expos25718.2809.576140-642-95-9L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1375879.423
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Milwaukee Brewers25169.640--11690269-57-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1375879.423
247Houston Astros271710.630--153108459-68-4W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1358550.630
358St. Louis Cardinals261610.6150.5162143196-710-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1366769.493
4915Chicago Cubs261313.5003.511610975-98-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1377760.562
51117Cincinnati Reds261214.4624.5121124-35-77-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1366571.478
61223Pittsburgh Pirates261115.4235.595108-135-96-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1365878.426
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114San Diego Padres25187.720--12799289-49-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1378057.584
2712San Francisco Giants261412.5384.5114103115-79-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1377562.547
3813Los Angeles Dodgers251312.5205.010494104-99-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1377067.511
41325Colorado Rockies271116.4078.0151192-417-54-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1356669.489
51629Arizona Diamondbacks27720.25912.0101157-563-124-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1355877.430


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Pat FluryP25.046Claimed on waivers by Red Sox from Royals 
Tony RodriguezSS-3B27.257Released by Mariners