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Friday May 22,1998This 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 1998-05-22

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins3Anaheim Angels10BoxOmar OlivaresBob Tewksbury(none)
New York Yankees4Boston Red Sox5BoxTim WakefieldJeff NelsonTom Gordon
Detroit Tigers9Chicago White Sox5BoxJustin ThompsonScott Eyre(none)
Toronto Blue Jays7Cleveland Indians9BoxDave BurbaErik HansonMichael Jackson
Baltimore Orioles5Oakland Athletics9BoxTom CandiottiScott Kamieniecki(none)
Tampa Bay Rays5Seattle Mariners2BoxJason JohnsonJamie MoyerRoberto Hernandez
Kansas City Royals10Texas Rangers13BoxJohn WettelandJeff Montgomery(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Arizona Diamondbacks0BoxDarren DreifortAndy Benes(none)
Chicago Cubs2Atlanta Braves8BoxGreg MadduxMark Clark(none)
Colorado Rockies3Cincinnati Reds2BoxJamey WrightDavid WeathersJerry DiPoto
Pittsburgh Pirates1Florida Marlins3BoxLivan HernandezEsteban Loaiza(none)
San Diego Padres9Houston Astros6BoxDan MiceliC.J. NitkowskiTrevor Hoffman
Philadelphia Phillies7Montreal Expos5BoxWayne GomesAnthony TelfordMark Leiter
Milwaukee Brewers2New York Mets3BoxRick ReedBrad WoodallJohn Franco
San Francisco Giants3St. Louis Cardinals4BoxCurtis KingJulian Tavarez(none)

Standings as of 1998-05-22

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees413110.756--2501807015-716-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1218338.686
235Boston Red Sox452916.6444.02261943210-1019-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1176354.538
3616Toronto Blue Jays482325.47911.5206227-2111-1412-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1146549.570
4719Tampa Bay Rays462125.45712.5185213-2813-138-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1164274.362
51022Baltimore Orioles472027.42614.0224241-1710-1410-13L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1155956.513
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Cleveland Indians462719.587--2722304213-1114-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1166254.534
21123Chicago White Sox451926.4227.5221275-5410-158-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1176156.521
31224Detroit Tigers431825.4197.5217241-249-169-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1194772.395
41326Minnesota Twins461927.4138.0217214310-129-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1165165.440
51428Kansas City Royals461630.34811.0196274-7810-126-18L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1155659.487
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Texas Rangers463016.652--3012346711-919-7W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1165858.500
2511Anaheim Angels462521.5435.022421869-916-12W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1166056.517
3820Seattle Mariners472126.4479.5264268-49-1412-12L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1145559.482
4921Oakland Athletics462026.43510.0245239610-1310-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1165462.466
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves483513.729--26416310114-721-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1147143.623
2610New York Mets442420.5459.0182147357-1017-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1186454.542
31015Philadelphia Phillies452223.48911.5206222-167-1415-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1175364.453
41427Montreal Expos461630.34818.0147228-814-1412-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1164967.422
51529Florida Marlins481632.33319.0231288-575-1511-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1143876.333
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Houston Astros472918.617--2441747016-1013-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1157342.635
248Chicago Cubs472720.5742.02212021911-1116-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1166353.543
3712St. Louis Cardinals462422.5224.525725439-1515-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1165957.509
4813Milwaukee Brewers462323.5005.5201213-1212-1111-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1165165.440
51117Pittsburgh Pirates492326.4697.0189206-177-1416-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1134667.407
61218Cincinnati Reds482226.4587.5219233-1412-1410-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1145559.482
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124San Diego Padres483117.646--2351855016-1315-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1146747.588
259San Francisco Giants482721.5634.02181863213-1414-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1156253.539
3914Los Angeles Dodgers472324.4897.5206200611-1712-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1156055.522
41325Colorado Rockies482028.41711.0236283-4714-136-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1145757.500
51630Arizona Diamondbacks471433.29816.5180252-726-208-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1155164.443


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ricky BonesP29.045Released by Twins. 
Mark HendricksonP23.333signed 
Tim Hyers1B-OF26.232Signed as Free Agent by Marlins. 
Mike PiazzaC29.260Traded by Marlins to Mets for Ed Yarnall, Preston Wilson and Geoff Goetz. 
Steve SchrenkP29.183Signed as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Preston WilsonCF23.307Traded by Mets with Ed Yarnall and Geoff Goetz to Marlins for Mike Piazza. 
Ed YarnallP22.170Traded by Mets with Preston Wilson and Geoff Goetz to Marlins for Mike Piazza.