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Wednesday May 6,1998This 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 1998-05-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays6Anaheim Angels5BoxKelvim EscobarShigetoshi HasegawaRandy Myers
Minnesota Twins8Boston Red Sox7BoxLaTroy HawkinsRobinson Checo(none)
Baltimore Orioles5Cleveland Indians14BoxDave BurbaScott Erickson(none)
Tampa Bay Rays5Kansas City Royals0BoxRolando ArrojoGlendon Rusch(none)
Detroit Tigers10Oakland Athletics5BoxDoug BrocailBuddy Groom(none)
Chicago White Sox9Seattle Mariners10BoxHeathcliff SlocumbCarlos CastilloBobby Ayala
New York Yankees15Texas Rangers13BoxMike StantonDanny PattersonMariano Rivera
Los Angeles Dodgers0Atlanta Braves7BoxGreg MadduxDarren Dreifort(none)
Houston Astros0Chicago Cubs2BoxKerry WoodShane Reynolds(none)
San Francisco Giants10Florida Marlins9BoxSteve ReedVic DarensbourgRobb Nen
San Diego Padres2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxDoug JonesCarlos Reyes(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Montreal Expos2BoxMike RemlingerJavier VazquezJeff Shaw
Arizona Diamondbacks2New York Mets8BoxMel RojasClint Sodowsky(none)
Colorado Rockies6Philadelphia Phillies7BoxMark LeiterChuck McElroy(none)
St. Louis Cardinals0Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxJason SchmidtTodd Stottlemyre(none)

Standings as of 1998-05-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees28226.786--1811305113-59-1W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1349242.687
224Boston Red Sox312110.6772.5162141217-514-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1317160.542
3614Baltimore Orioles321616.5008.0160170-107-89-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1306367.485
4922Toronto Blue Jays331419.42410.5138171-339-115-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1297455.574
51023Tampa Bay Rays311318.41910.5137145-88-105-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1315081.382
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Cleveland Indians311912.613--185165208-511-7W5T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1317061.534
41325Minnesota Twins321319.4066.5158142169-94-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1305773.438
21224Chicago White Sox321319.4066.5160184-247-135-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1306763.515
31126Kansas City Royals321319.4066.5145182-378-75-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1295970.457
51429Detroit Tigers28820.2869.5122171-494-134-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1345777.425
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Texas Rangers311912.613--208158509-610-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1316962.527
2512Anaheim Angels321715.5312.515315127-410-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1306862.523
3716Seattle Mariners321616.5003.519619246-710-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1296069.465
4820Oakland Athletics311417.4525.0156159-36-78-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1316071.458
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves332310.697--187125628-515-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1298346.643
2610New York Mets301614.5335.5126105215-511-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1327260.545
31219Philadelphia Phillies311417.4528.0138160-223-1011-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1316170.466
41427Montreal Expos311120.35511.098159-612-99-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1315477.412
51528Florida Marlins331122.33312.0158198-403-98-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1294386.333
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Houston Astros322012.625--1821265612-88-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1308248.631
248Milwaukee Brewers311813.5811.514113389-59-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1315675.427
4711St. Louis Cardinals321715.5313.018317677-1210-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1306664.508
3813Chicago Cubs321715.5313.014613885-912-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1317358.557
51017Cincinnati Reds321616.5004.014614339-97-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1306169.469
61321Pittsburgh Pirates321418.4386.0125143-185-99-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1305575.423
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres322210.688--1721264613-79-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1307654.585
259San Francisco Giants331815.5454.5157138199-109-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1307159.546
3915Los Angeles Dodgers321616.5006.014213397-139-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1306763.515
41118Colorado Rockies331518.4557.5187210-2311-74-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1296267.481
51630Arizona Diamondbacks33825.24214.5117192-754-174-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1295772.442


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Archie CorbinP30.128Released by Padres. 
Mike DevereauxCF-RF35.026Released by Dodgers. 
Ozzie GuillenSS34.107Signed as Free Agent by Braves. 
Chris MichalakP27.122Loaned by Diamondbacks to Rangers March 24- 
Scott SandersP29.042Traded by Tigers to Padres for Rod Lindsey. 
Mark WhitenRF-LF31.162Signed as Free Agent by Indians.