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Tuesday June 9,1998This 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 1998-06-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
St. Louis Cardinals5Chicago White Sox4BoxLance PainterJaime NavarroJeff Brantley
Pittsburgh Pirates7Cleveland Indians4BoxJon LieberAlvin MormanRicardo Rincon
Houston Astros5Detroit Tigers3BoxMike HamptonTodd JonesBilly Wagner
Milwaukee Brewers6Kansas City Royals3BoxBob WickmanJeff MontgomeryDoug Jones
Chicago Cubs0Minnesota Twins8BoxBrad RadkeKerry Wood(none)
Anaheim Angels10Arizona Diamondbacks8BoxChuck FinleyClint SodowskyTroy Percival
Boston Red Sox9Atlanta Braves3BoxBret SaberhagenDennis Martinez(none)
Texas Rangers5Colorado Rockies2BoxRick HellingJohn ThomsonJohn Wetteland
Toronto Blue Jays4Florida Marlins5BoxLivan HernandezPaul Quantrill(none)
Oakland Athletics1Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxChan Ho ParkJimmy Haynes(none)
New York Yankees11Montreal Expos1BoxOrlando HernandezCarlos Perez(none)
Tampa Bay Rays5New York Mets4BoxJim MecirJohn HudekRoberto Hernandez
Baltimore Orioles0Philadelphia Phillies2BoxMatt BeechSidney PonsonMark Leiter
Cincinnati Reds1San Diego Padres5BoxAndy AshbyBrett TomkoTrevor Hoffman
Seattle Mariners6San Francisco Giants7BoxJohn JohnstoneKen CloudeRobb Nen

Standings as of 1998-06-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees584513.776--37523913620-825-5W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1046935.663
249Boston Red Sox623626.58111.03122872515-1321-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1005644.560
3615Toronto Blue Jays653134.47717.5287314-2715-1616-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome975740.588
4718Baltimore Orioles643034.46918.0316339-2315-1715-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards984949.500
51022Tampa Bay Rays632736.42920.5241296-5516-1811-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field993663.364
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Cleveland Indians633825.603--3572797821-1417-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field995148.515
2819Minnesota Twins622834.4529.53002742615-1413-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1004258.420
31224Chicago White Sox632637.41312.0329389-6014-2211-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II995445.545
41327Detroit Tigers602337.38313.5289343-5412-2211-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1024260.412
51428Kansas City Royals622339.37114.5265361-9614-159-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium994950.495
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Texas Rangers633924.619--3953346117-1322-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington994950.495
2511Anaheim Angels613526.5743.0294285916-1019-16W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1015051.495
3920Oakland Athletics622735.43511.5325336-1113-1714-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1004753.470
41123Seattle Mariners642737.42212.5352363-1112-1915-18L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome974948.505
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves654520.692--36023612419-1126-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field976136.629
2610New York Mets593425.5768.02581926614-1420-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1035449.524
31117Philadelphia Phillies612932.47514.0285309-2412-1717-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1014655.455
41426Montreal Expos622438.38719.5210306-9610-2014-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1004159.410
51630Florida Marlins631944.30225.0277379-1025-2414-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium993564.354
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Houston Astros633924.619--3252299621-1318-11W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome996336.636
257Chicago Cubs633825.6031.03182813713-1425-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1005248.520
3712Pittsburgh Pirates643232.5007.5255259-49-1823-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium983761.378
4914Milwaukee Brewers613031.4928.0261287-2613-1417-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1014457.436
51016St. Louis Cardinals633033.4769.0331337-612-2118-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II995346.535
61221Cincinnati Reds652837.43112.0275320-4515-2013-17L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field974948.505
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Francisco Giants654124.631--3242576719-1622-8W11T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point984850.490
246San Diego Padres654025.6151.03192526719-1821-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium975839.598
3813Los Angeles Dodgers643232.5008.5282285-316-2016-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium985147.520
41325Colorado Rockies652639.40015.0291350-5916-1910-20L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field975146.526
51529Arizona Diamondbacks642044.31320.5256346-9010-2710-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark984553.459


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Kurt AbbottSS-2B29.007Traded by Athletics to Rockies for Ara Petrosian and Cash. 
Matt BailieP22.252signed 
Howard Battle3B26.076Signed as Free Agent by Braves. 
Ron ChiavacciP20.277signed 
Mike DevereauxCF-RF35.060Signed as Free Agent by Padres. 
Jerome GambleP18.065signed 
Mike KoploveP21.283signed 
Drew LarnedC22.209signed 
Clark Parker2B22.257Signed by Pirates 
David RossC21.082signed 
B.J. RyanP22.164signed 
Pete SmithP32.102Traded by Padres to Orioles for Eric Estes.