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Wednesday May 27,1998This 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 1998-05-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals4Anaheim Angels0BoxJose RosadoOmar Olivares(none)
New York Yankees9Chicago White Sox12BoxBill SimasJeff NelsonMatt Karchner
Minnesota Twins6Texas Rangers5BoxMike TrombleyXavier HernandezRick Aguilera
San Diego Padres6Arizona Diamondbacks4BoxDonne WallAndy BenesTrevor Hoffman
Montreal Expos0Atlanta Braves2BoxGreg MadduxJavier VazquezKerry Ligtenberg
Philadelphia Phillies10Chicago Cubs5BoxMike GraceGeremi Gonzalez(none)
San Francisco Giants5Cincinnati Reds7BoxScott SullivanJim PooleJeff Shaw
New York Mets8Florida Marlins2BoxMasato YoshiiBrian Meadows(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Houston Astros1BoxDarren DreifortSean BergmanScott Radinsky
Pittsburgh Pirates2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxBrad WoodallRicardo Rincon(none)
Colorado Rockies1St. Louis Cardinals2BoxTodd StottlemyreDarryl KileJeff Brantley

Standings as of 1998-05-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees463511.761--30420410019-816-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1167937.681
236Boston Red Sox492920.5927.5240232810-1019-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1136350.558
3512Toronto Blue Jays522725.51911.0230236-615-1412-11W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1106149.555
4717Tampa Bay Rays502327.46014.0201229-2815-158-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1124072.357
51022Baltimore Orioles512328.45114.5247258-1113-1510-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1115655.505
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Cleveland Indians502921.580--2902484213-1116-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1126052.536
2818Minnesota Twins502327.4606.02502282214-129-15W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1124765.420
31125Chicago White Sox502129.4208.0249312-6310-1510-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1125953.527
41326Detroit Tigers471928.4048.5232268-3610-199-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1154669.400
51427Kansas City Royals501931.38010.0217288-7113-136-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1115358.477
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Texas Rangers503119.620--3192605911-920-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1125755.509
2615Anaheim Angels502525.5006.0234246-129-916-16L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1126052.536
3921Seattle Mariners512328.4518.5285287-29-1414-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1105357.482
41224Oakland Athletics502129.42010.0257259-210-1311-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1125359.473
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves533914.736--29218211014-725-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1096742.615
247New York Mets482820.5838.5211158539-1019-10W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1146054.526
31016Philadelphia Phillies492425.49013.0227238-119-1615-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1135162.451
41428Montreal Expos511833.35320.0161250-894-1614-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1114764.423
51529Florida Marlins521735.32721.5247319-725-1512-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1103773.336
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Houston Astros523220.615--2701888216-1016-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1107040.636
2610Chicago Cubs512823.5493.52422291312-1316-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1126250.554
3711St. Louis Cardinals502624.5205.0277280-39-1517-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1125755.509
4813Milwaukee Brewers502525.5006.0210228-1812-1313-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1124963.438
61120Pittsburgh Pirates532429.4538.5206220-148-1716-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1094564.413
51219Cincinnati Reds532429.4538.5234250-1612-1412-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1095356.486
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres533320.623--2602025818-1615-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1096544.596
259San Francisco Giants533023.5663.02502133716-1614-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1105951.536
3914Los Angeles Dodgers522626.5006.5227226114-1912-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1105753.518
41323Colorado Rockies522230.42310.5247291-4416-156-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1105555.500
51630Arizona Diamondbacks521636.30816.5197284-876-2010-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1104961.445


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jim AbbottP30.251Signed as Free Agent by White Sox. 
Shawn GarrettOF19.206signed