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Saturday May 23,1998This 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 1998-05-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins9Anaheim Angels5BoxLaTroy HawkinsAllen WatsonGreg Swindell
New York Yankees12Boston Red Sox3BoxDavid WellsDerek Lowe(none)
Detroit Tigers1Chicago White Sox7BoxMike SirotkaBrian Moehler(none)
Toronto Blue Jays7Cleveland Indians2BoxRoger ClemensBartolo Colon(none)
Baltimore Orioles9Oakland Athletics1BoxDoug DrabekJimmy Haynes(none)
Tampa Bay Rays6Seattle Mariners3BoxEsteban YanBobby AyalaRoberto Hernandez
Kansas City Royals3Texas Rangers7BoxAaron SeleGlendon Rusch(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers7Arizona Diamondbacks1BoxRamon MartinezBrian Anderson(none)
Chicago Cubs10Atlanta Braves6BoxRod BeckBrian Edmondson(none)
Colorado Rockies1Cincinnati Reds4BoxScott WinchesterPedro Astacio(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates10Florida Marlins4BoxJon LieberJoe FontenotRicardo Rincon
San Diego Padres3Houston Astros4BoxTrever MillerDan MiceliBilly Wagner
Philadelphia Phillies2Montreal Expos3BoxUgueth UrbinaCurt Schilling(none)
Milwaukee Brewers0New York Mets3BoxAl LeiterJeff Juden(none)
San Francisco Giants10St. Louis Cardinals11BoxLance PainterJohn JohnstoneCurtis King

Standings as of 1998-05-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees423210.762--2621837916-716-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1208238.683
235Boston Red Sox462917.6305.02292062310-1019-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1166353.543
3614Toronto Blue Jays492425.49011.5213229-1612-1412-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1136449.566
4719Tampa Bay Rays472225.46812.5191216-2514-138-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1154174.357
5920Baltimore Orioles482127.43814.0233242-911-1410-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1145856.509
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Cleveland Indians472720.574--2742373713-1114-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1156253.539
21022Chicago White Sox462026.4356.5228276-4810-159-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1166056.517
31223Minnesota Twins472027.4267.0226219711-129-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1155065.435
41325Detroit Tigers441826.4097.5218248-309-179-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1184771.398
51428Kansas City Royals471631.34011.0199281-8210-136-18L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1145658.491
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Texas Rangers473116.660--3082377111-920-7W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1155758.496
2511Anaheim Angels472522.5326.022922729-916-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1156055.522
3821Seattle Mariners482127.43810.5267274-79-1412-13L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1135558.487
41124Oakland Athletics472027.42611.0246248-210-1310-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1155461.470
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves493514.714--2701739714-721-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1137142.628
259New York Mets452520.5568.0185147387-1018-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1176354.538
31117Philadelphia Phillies462224.47811.5208225-177-1515-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1165363.457
41427Montreal Expos471730.36217.0150230-804-1413-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1154867.417
51529Florida Marlins491633.32719.0235298-635-1511-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1133875.336
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Houston Astros483018.625--2481777116-1014-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1147242.632
247Chicago Cubs482820.5832.02312082312-1116-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1156253.539
3712St. Louis Cardinals472522.5324.526826449-1516-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1155857.504
4915Milwaukee Brewers472324.4896.5201216-1512-1211-12L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1155164.443
51016Pittsburgh Pirates502426.4807.0199210-118-1416-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1124567.402
61218Cincinnati Reds492326.4697.5223234-1112-1411-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1135459.478
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124San Diego Padres493118.633--2381894916-1415-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1136746.593
2610San Francisco Giants492722.5514.02281973113-1514-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1146252.544
3813Los Angeles Dodgers482424.5006.52132011212-1712-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1145955.518
41326Colorado Rockies492029.40811.0237287-5014-146-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1135756.504
51630Arizona Diamondbacks481434.29216.5181259-786-208-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1145163.447


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Steve ColyerP19.090signed