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Tuesday May 12,1998This 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.

1998 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 1998-05-12

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Anaheim Angels2Chicago White Sox5BoxCarlos CastilloOmar Olivares(none)
Seattle Mariners4Detroit Tigers2BoxPaul SpoljaricJustin ThompsonBobby Ayala
Baltimore Orioles4Minnesota Twins7BoxLaTroy HawkinsArthur RhodesRick Aguilera
Kansas City Royals2New York Yankees3BoxDavid WellsGlendon RuschMariano Rivera
Cleveland Indians5Tampa Bay Rays6BoxJulio SantanaMichael Jackson(none)
Boston Red Sox3Texas Rangers6BoxAaron SeleBrian RoseJohn Wetteland
Oakland Athletics3Toronto Blue Jays4BoxRandy MyersBilly Taylor(none)
Chicago Cubs7Arizona Diamondbacks6BoxTerry AdamsFelix RodriguezRod Beck
Atlanta Braves5Cincinnati Reds1BoxJohn SmoltzDavid Weathers(none)
Florida Marlins2Houston Astros4BoxSean BergmanChris HammondBilly Wagner
Philadelphia Phillies5Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxCurt SchillingScott RadinskyMark Leiter
Colorado Rockies0Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxEsteban LoaizaJamey Wright(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5St. Louis Cardinals6BoxMike BusbyDoug Jones(none)

Standings as of 1998-05-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees32257.781--1971415615-610-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1308941.685
224Boston Red Sox372413.6493.51901652510-814-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1256857.544
3615Baltimore Orioles371918.5148.5186183310-109-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1256065.480
4820Toronto Blue Jays381721.44711.0156186-3011-136-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1247153.573
5921Tampa Bay Rays361620.44411.0153170-178-108-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1264779.373
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Cleveland Indians372017.541--208195139-1011-7L5T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1256956.552
21022Chicago White Sox361620.4443.5181207-269-146-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1266462.508
31225Minnesota Twins371522.4055.0174163119-96-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1255570.440
41326Kansas City Royals371423.3786.0157208-518-86-15L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1245866.468
51429Detroit Tigers331023.3038.0142190-486-154-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1295574.426
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Texas Rangers372413.649--242179639-615-7W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1256461.512
2512Anaheim Angels361917.5284.5167168-17-512-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1266660.524
3716Seattle Mariners371918.5145.021220847-712-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1245767.460
41124Oakland Athletics361521.4178.5183185-26-89-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1265967.468
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves392811.718--2221428010-518-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1237845.634
269New York Mets331815.5457.0140110305-613-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1297059.543
3811Philadelphia Phillies361917.5287.5165174-95-1014-7W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1265670.444
41427Montreal Expos361323.36113.5114179-652-1011-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1265274.413
51528Florida Marlins391326.33315.0186225-393-1110-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1234182.333
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Houston Astros372413.649--2101416914-910-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1257847.624
248Chicago Cubs382117.5533.5169158117-914-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1256956.552
4713St. Louis Cardinals361917.5284.519919457-1412-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1266462.508
3914Milwaukee Brewers361917.5284.5157165-89-710-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1265571.437
61119Pittsburgh Pirates381820.4746.5156162-65-913-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1245173.411
51218Cincinnati Reds381820.4746.5165176-1111-117-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1245965.476
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres372413.649--1891494014-1010-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1257451.592
257San Francisco Giants382117.5533.51761522411-1210-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1256857.544
31017Los Angeles Dodgers381820.4746.5165167-29-159-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1246559.524
41323Colorado Rockies391722.4368.0202235-3313-114-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1236063.488
51630Arizona Diamondbacks38830.21116.5134220-864-204-10L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1245767.460

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Al BenjaminOF20.245Released by Pirates 
Rod HendersonP27.062Released by Expos. 
Rod HendersonP27.062Signed as Free Agent by Brewers. 
Pete IncavigliaLF34.040Signed as Free Agent by Astros. 
Rich SauveurP34.171Signed as Free Agent by Pirates. 
Rich SauveurP34.171Released by Reds.