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Saturday June 20,1998This 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 1998-06-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers3Anaheim Angels8BoxSteve SparksTodd Van Poppel(none)
Toronto Blue Jays3Baltimore Orioles11BoxScott EricksonWoody Williams(none)
Minnesota Twins7Chicago White Sox8BoxBill SimasRick Aguilera(none)
New York Yankees5Cleveland Indians3BoxDavid WellsDave BurbaMariano Rivera
Kansas City Royals3Detroit Tigers4BoxBrian MoehlerTim BelcherTodd Jones
Oakland Athletics6Seattle Mariners2BoxJimmy HaynesKen Cloude(none)
Boston Red Sox5Tampa Bay Rays8BoxJulio SantanaBret SaberhagenRoberto Hernandez
Philadelphia Phillies4Chicago Cubs9BoxKerry WoodMatt Beech(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6Colorado Rockies7BoxMike MunozDennys ReyesDave Veres
Cincinnati Reds8Houston Astros9BoxC.J. NitkowskiRick KrivdaBilly Wagner
Pittsburgh Pirates4Milwaukee Brewers2BoxJon LieberCal EldredRicardo Rincon
Atlanta Braves5Montreal Expos1BoxJohn SmoltzCarlos Perez(none)
Florida Marlins8New York Mets3BoxLivan HernandezHideo Nomo(none)
San Diego Padres2San Francisco Giants5BoxShawn EstesMark LangstonRobb Nen
Arizona Diamondbacks2St. Louis Cardinals4BoxManny AybarWillie BanksRich Croushore

Standings as of 1998-06-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees675017.746--41327413924-1226-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I956431.674
225Boston Red Sox714328.6069.03663194720-1523-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park914942.538
3616Baltimore Orioles743638.48617.5378391-1317-1919-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards884345.489
4819Toronto Blue Jays753540.46719.0343376-3317-2118-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome875334.609
51021Tampa Bay Rays723141.43121.5274334-6016-2115-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field903258.356
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Cleveland Indians714031.563--3923137921-1519-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field914942.538
2718Minnesota Twins723438.4726.53503153518-1716-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome903654.400
31123Chicago White Sox733043.41111.0374450-7615-2414-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II895039.562
41326Kansas City Royals722943.40311.5309409-10018-1711-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium894346.483
51428Detroit Tigers702743.38612.5327391-6413-2414-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium923854.413
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Anaheim Angels724329.597--3683353320-1223-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field904248.467
249Texas Rangers734231.5751.54414014018-1524-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington894643.517
3920Oakland Athletics723339.45810.0362373-1116-2017-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum904149.456
41224Seattle Mariners743044.40514.0389405-1614-2516-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome874641.529
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves745024.676--40628112520-1230-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field885632.636
2611New York Mets693831.5519.52972336417-1821-13L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium935043.538
31015Philadelphia Phillies713536.49313.5334364-3013-1922-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium914051.440
41325Montreal Expos722943.40320.0261354-9311-2218-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium903654.400
51630Florida Marlins732449.32925.5312422-1108-2616-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium893059.337
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros734528.616--38828310524-1521-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome895732.640
258Chicago Cubs734231.5753.03733423114-1728-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field904842.533
3712Milwaukee Brewers713635.5078.0310322-1218-1618-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium913853.418
4813St. Louis Cardinals723636.5008.5384376816-2420-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II904743.522
51117Pittsburgh Pirates743638.4869.5284293-912-2224-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium883355.375
61427Cincinnati Reds753045.40016.0310372-6215-2315-22L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field874740.540
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres744826.649--3692848521-1927-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium885038.568
247San Francisco Giants754431.5874.53623065619-1925-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point884543.511
3914Los Angeles Dodgers733637.49311.5312316-418-2318-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium894742.528
41222Colorado Rockies753144.41317.5328393-6519-2212-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field874641.529
51529Arizona Diamondbacks742549.33823.0297386-8913-2912-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark884048.455


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mike BumatayP18.255signed 
Eric FischerP18.122signed 
Jason HillC21.095signed 
Jim LeyritzC-1B34.176Traded by Red Sox with Ethan Faggett to Padres for Dario Veras, Mandy Romero and Carlos Reyes. 
Franklin NunezP21.153Signed as Free Agent by Phillies. 
Carlos ReyesP29.077Traded by Padres with Dario Veras and Mandy Romero to Red Sox for Jim Leyritz and Ethan Faggett. 
Mandy RomeroC30.235Traded by Padres with Dario Veras and Carlos Reyes to Red Sox for Jim Leyritz and Ethan Faggett. 
Ruben SierraRF32.257Signed as Free Agent by Mets. 
Bert SnowP21.089signed 
Dario VerasP25.099Traded by Padres with Mandy Romero and Carlos Reyes to Red Sox for Jim Leyritz and Ethan Faggett.