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Games on 1998-06-09

Top1998 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
IntSt. Louis Cardinals5Chicago White Sox4Boxscore - PBP915,2952:47Juan AcevedoJaime NavarroLance Painter (2-0)Jaime Navarro (5-7)Jeff Brantley (10)Tony LaRussaJerry ManuelGuaranteed Rate F
IntSt. Louis Cardinals5Chicago White Sox4Boxscore - PBP915,2952:47Juan AcevedoJaime NavarroLance Painter (2-0)Jaime Navarro (5-7)Jeff Brantley (10)Tony LaRussaJerry ManuelU.S. Cellular Fie
IntPittsburgh Pirates7Cleveland Indians4Boxscore - PBP941,7622:48Jon LieberDwight GoodenJon Lieber (4-7)Alvin Morman (0-1)Ricardo Rincon (6)Gene LamontMike HargroveProgressive Field
IntHouston Astros5Detroit Tigers3Boxscore - PBP910,8712:43Mike HamptonBrian MoehlerMike Hampton (8-3)Todd Jones (0-3)Billy Wagner (16)Larry DierkerBuddy BellTiger Stadium
IntMilwaukee Brewers6Kansas City Royals3Boxscore - PBP1012,7753:03Brad WoodallGlendon RuschBob Wickman (3-4)Jeff Montgomery (0-3)Doug Jones (12)Phil GarnerTony MuserKauffman Stadium
IntChicago Cubs0Minnesota Twins8Boxscore - PBP925,8062:48Kerry WoodBrad RadkeBrad Radke (8-4)Kerry Wood (6-3)-Jim RigglemanTom KellyHubert H. Humphre
IntAnaheim Angels10Arizona Diamondbacks8Boxscore - PBP943,0743:20Chuck FinleyWillie BlairChuck Finley (7-2)Clint Sodowsky (1-3)Troy Percival (18)Terry CollinsBuck ShowalterChase Field
IntBoston Red Sox9Atlanta Braves3Boxscore - PBP943,1213:03Bret SaberhagenDennis MartinezBret Saberhagen (8-3)Dennis Martinez (2-3)-Jimy WilliamsBobby CoxTurner Field
IntTexas Rangers5Colorado Rockies2Boxscore - PBP948,0682:57Rick HellingJohn ThomsonRick Helling (8-3)John Thomson (5-6)John Wetteland (18)Johnny OatesDon BaylorCoors Field
IntToronto Blue Jays4Florida Marlins5Boxscore - PBP914,5912:35Woody WilliamsLivan HernandezLivan Hernandez (4-4)Paul Quantrill (0-2)-Tim JohnsonJim LeylandSun Life Stadium
IntOakland Athletics1Los Angeles Dodgers5Boxscore - PBP946,2442:31Jimmy HaynesChan Ho ParkChan Ho Park (5-3)Jimmy Haynes (4-3)-Art HoweBill RussellDodger Stadium
IntNew York Yankees11Montreal Expos1Boxscore - PBP916,2382:39Orlando HernandezCarlos PerezOrlando Hernandez (2-0)Carlos Perez (6-4)-Joe TorreFelipe AlouOlympic Stadium
IntTampa Bay Rays5New York Mets4Boxscore - PBP1130,3363:53Julio SantanaHideo NomoJim Mecir (2-0)John Hudek (0-3)Roberto Hernandez (12)Larry RothschildBobby ValentineShea Stadium
IntBaltimore Orioles0Philadelphia Phillies2Boxscore - PBP927,6023:19Sidney PonsonMatt BeechMatt Beech (2-3)Sidney Ponson (0-4)Mark Leiter (12)Ray MillerTerry FranconaVeterans Stadium
NLCincinnati Reds1San Diego Padres5Boxscore - PBP914,8572:31Brett TomkoAndy AshbyAndy Ashby (8-4)Brett Tomko (5-5)Trevor Hoffman (18)Jack McKeonBruce BochyQualcomm Stadium
IntSeattle Mariners6San Francisco Giants7Boxscore - PBP924,1373:32Ken CloudeShawn EstesJohn Johnstone (2-2)Ken Cloude (3-5)Robb Nen (19)Lou PiniellaDusty Baker3Com Park at Cand
IntSeattle Mariners6San Francisco Giants7Boxscore - PBP924,1373:32Ken CloudeShawn EstesJohn Johnstone (2-2)Ken Cloude (3-5)Robb Nen (19)Lou PiniellaDusty BakerCandlestick Park
17 Games on this date

Standings as of 1998-06-09.

TopRecord 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.