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Friday June 5,1998This 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 1998-06-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Colorado Rockies0Anaheim Angels5BoxJason DicksonBobby Jones(none)
Atlanta Braves2Baltimore Orioles3BoxScott EricksonDenny Neagle(none)
New York Mets9Boston Red Sox2BoxAl LeiterPedro Martinez(none)
Florida Marlins1New York Yankees5BoxAndy PettitteJoe Fontenot(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks1Oakland Athletics2BoxMike MohlerRuss Springer(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0Seattle Mariners4BoxBill SwiftIsmael Valdez(none)
Montreal Expos5Tampa Bay Rays2BoxDustin HermansonRick White(none)
San Diego Padres7Texas Rangers8BoxTim CrabtreeDonne WallJohn Wetteland
Philadelphia Phillies8Toronto Blue Jays7BoxTyler GreenBill RisleyMark Leiter
Chicago White Sox5Chicago Cubs6BoxTerry MulhollandTony Castillo(none)
Cleveland Indians1Cincinnati Reds2BoxPete HarnischCharles NagyJeff Shaw
Kansas City Royals3Houston Astros0BoxTim BelcherPete SchourekJeff Montgomery
Detroit Tigers3Milwaukee Brewers7BoxCal EldredFrank CastilloBob Wickman
Minnesota Twins1Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxJose SilvaMike Morgan(none)
San Francisco Giants3St. Louis Cardinals2BoxOrel HershiserKent BottenfieldRobb Nen

Standings as of 1998-06-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees554213.764--35623512119-823-5W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1077235.673
249Boston Red Sox583424.5869.52922761614-1220-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1045846.558
3614Toronto Blue Jays613031.49215.0271294-2315-1415-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1015843.574
4717Baltimore Orioles602931.48315.5297310-1314-1615-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1025052.490
51225Tampa Bay Rays592534.42419.0227279-5215-1710-17L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1033865.369
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians593524.593--3292705919-1416-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1035449.524
2921Minnesota Twins582632.4488.52852602514-1312-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1044460.423
31124Chicago White Sox592534.42410.0304358-5414-2010-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1035548.534
41327Kansas City Royals582236.37912.5253335-8214-138-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1035053.485
51428Detroit Tigers562135.37512.5268325-5710-2211-13L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1064462.415
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Texas Rangers593623.610--3763146215-1321-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1035251.505
2511Anaheim Angels583226.5523.5276271515-1017-16W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1045351.510
3820Seattle Mariners602733.4509.5333335-212-1715-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1014952.485
41022Oakland Athletics582533.43110.5303311-812-1613-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1044955.471
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves614219.689--33121611517-1125-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1016437.634
2610New York Mets553223.5827.02501826813-1319-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1075651.523
31118Philadelphia Phillies572730.47413.0264286-2211-1616-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1054857.457
41426Montreal Expos592336.39018.0199286-879-1914-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1034261.408
51630Florida Marlins591742.28824.0265364-995-2212-20L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1033766.359
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
257Houston Astros593524.593--2982207819-1316-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1036736.650
148Chicago Cubs593524.593--2902593112-1323-11W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1045549.529
3712Milwaukee Brewers572928.5095.0244263-1912-1317-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1054560.429
4813Pittsburgh Pirates603030.5005.524224118-1722-13W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1023963.382
5915St. Louis Cardinals592930.4926.0311314-311-2018-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1035449.524
61219Cincinnati Reds612833.4598.0270295-2515-1813-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1014952.485
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Diego Padres613724.607--2932385518-1719-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1016140.604
225San Francisco Giants613724.607--3022396317-1620-8W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1025250.510
31016Los Angeles Dodgers602931.4837.5257267-1014-2015-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1025448.529
41323Colorado Rockies612635.42611.0282334-5216-1710-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1015150.505
51529Arizona Diamondbacks611942.31118.0231322-919-2610-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1014655.455


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Brandon BackeP20.061signed 
Joe BeimelP21.047signed 
Ryan CameronP20.265signed 
Lance CaraccioliP20.173signed 
Doug ClarkOF22.092signed 
Jeremy DodsonP21.033signed 
Jeremy FikacP23.058signed 
Ryan FlemingOF22.115signed 
Jose GomezP17.171Signed as nondrafted free agent by Mets 
Neal Gregg1B22.117signed 
Talley HainesP21.201signed 
Jason HartLF-1B20.273signed 
Luke HudsonP21.034signed 
Fontella JonesOF23.011signed 
Mark MangumP19.285Traded by Rockies to Expos completing trade in which Expos sent RHP Dave Veres to Rockies for OF Terry Jones and a player to be named (Dec. 10 1997) 
Frank Marciante1B19.293signed 
Terrell MerrimanOF20.310signed 
Corky MillerC22.079Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
Frank Moore2B19.338signed 
Hideo NomoP29.278Traded by Dodgers with RHP Brad Clontz to Mets for RHP Greg McMichael and RHP Dave Mlicki June 5 1998 
Jeremy OwensOF21.178signed 
Alex Pelaez3B-2B22.060signed 
Jeff Pickler2B22.151signed 
Robert QuarnstromP21.218Signed as nondrafted free agent by Rangers 
Eric RiggsP21.290signed 
Scott SanduskyC22.091signed 
Doug SessionsP21.250signed 
James ShanksOF19.130signed 
Andy ShibiloP21.262signed 
Earl Snyder1B-3B22.028signed 
Francisco SosaC17.113Signed as nondrafted free agent by Mets 
Jeff WinchesterC18.136signed