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Friday May 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 1998-05-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Tampa Bay Rays4Baltimore Orioles1BoxWilson AlvarezJimmy KeyRoberto Hernandez
Kansas City Royals2Boston Red Sox5BoxTim WakefieldJose RosadoDennis Eckersley
Seattle Mariners3Chicago White Sox6BoxJaime NavarroBill SwiftKeith Foulke
Texas Rangers2Cleveland Indians3BoxRick KrivdaAl Levine(none)
Oakland Athletics3Detroit Tigers8BoxFrank CastilloMike Oquist(none)
Minnesota Twins7New York Yankees6BoxEric MiltonAndy PettitteRick Aguilera
Anaheim Angels1Toronto Blue Jays9BoxPat HentgenKen Hill(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Arizona Diamondbacks6BoxJeff SuppanFrancisco Cordova(none)
Chicago Cubs3Cincinnati Reds11BoxPete HarnischGeremi Gonzalez(none)
Milwaukee Brewers8Colorado Rockies5BoxSteve WoodardDarryl KileMike Myers
Atlanta Braves3Houston Astros2BoxDenny NeagleJose LimaDennis Martinez
Montreal Expos4Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxMiguel BatistaIsmael ValdezUgueth Urbina
Philadelphia Phillies6San Diego Padres7BoxBrian BoehringerMike GraceTrevor Hoffman
New York Mets2San Francisco Giants3BoxOrel HershiserGreg McMichaelRobb Nen
Florida Marlins8St. Louis Cardinals7BoxBrian MeadowsBrady RaggioJay Powell

Standings as of 1998-05-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees35269.743--2161615515-611-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1278839.693
225Boston Red Sox402515.6253.52001762410-1015-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1226755.549
3615Baltimore Orioles402020.5008.5199193610-1010-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1225963.484
4819Toronto Blue Jays411922.46310.0172195-2311-138-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1216952.570
51123Tampa Bay Rays391722.43611.0159185-269-108-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1234677.374
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Cleveland Indians402218.550--217209810-1112-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1226755.549
2921Chicago White Sox391821.4623.5195221-269-148-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1236261.504
31022Minnesota Twins401822.4504.01901741610-98-13W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1225270.426
41326Kansas City Royals401624.4006.0173215-4210-96-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1215665.463
51428Detroit Tigers361323.3617.0166201-356-157-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1265274.413
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Texas Rangers402515.625--2571956210-815-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1226359.516
2513Anaheim Angels392019.5134.5180185-58-712-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1236558.528
3717Seattle Mariners401921.4756.0223227-47-1012-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1215764.471
41224Oakland Athletics391623.4108.5193203-107-109-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1235865.472
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves423111.738--2421499313-518-6W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1207545.625
2711New York Mets371918.5149.5149125246-913-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1256956.552
3812Philadelphia Phillies392019.5139.5179190-116-1214-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1235568.447
41427Montreal Expos401525.37515.0128194-664-1211-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1225072.410
51529Florida Marlins421428.33317.0206253-474-1310-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1204080.333
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros402515.625--2151516414-911-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1227745.631
258Chicago Cubs412318.5612.5190179119-1014-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1226755.549
3610Milwaukee Brewers392118.5383.5174177-311-810-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1235370.431
4914Cincinnati Reds412120.5124.5197191611-1110-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1215665.463
51016St. Louis Cardinals391920.4875.5211219-87-1412-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1236459.520
61218Pittsburgh Pirates411922.4636.5164171-76-1113-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1215071.413
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres412714.659--2081624614-1013-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1217150.587
247San Francisco Giants422418.5713.51921642811-1213-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1216556.537
31120Los Angeles Dodgers411922.4638.0176179-39-1510-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1216457.529
41325Colorado Rockies421725.40510.5217261-4413-114-14L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1206060.500
51630Arizona Diamondbacks411031.24417.0147230-834-206-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1215566.455


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jake BrooksP20.053signed 
Charles JohnsonC26.300Traded by Marlins with RHP Manny Barrios 3B Bobby Bonilla OF Jim Eisenreich and OF Gary Sheffield to Dodgers for C Mike Piazza and 3B Todd Zeile 
Frank LankfordP27.050Returned to Yankees. 
Mike PiazzaC29.253Traded by Dodgers with 3B Todd Zeile to Marlins for RHP Manny Barrios 3B Bobby Bonilla OF Jim Eisenreich C Charles Johnson and OF Gary Sheffield 
Gary SheffieldRF-OF29.178Traded by Marlins with RHP Manny Barrios 3B Bobby Bonilla OF Jim Eisenreich and C Charles Johnson to Dodgers for C Mike Piazza and 3B Todd Zeile 
Amaury TelemacoP24.116Claimed on waivers by Diamondbacks from Cubs.