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Tuesday June 23,1998This 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.

1998 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
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Games on 1998-06-23

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Los Angeles Dodgers4Anaheim Angels6BoxPep HarrisWill BrunsonRich DeLucia
New York Mets6Baltimore Orioles3BoxJohn HudekArthur RhodesJohn Franco
Philadelphia Phillies3Boston Red Sox2BoxMark PortugalDerek Lowe(none)
Atlanta Braves7New York Yankees2BoxTom GlavineOrlando Hernandez(none)
San Francisco Giants4Oakland Athletics2BoxMark GardnerTom CandiottiRobb Nen
San Diego Padres3Seattle Mariners5BoxJamie MoyerJoey HamiltonHeathcliff Slocumb
Florida Marlins4Tampa Bay Rays6BoxAlbie LopezRyan DempsterRoberto Hernandez
Arizona Diamondbacks5Texas Rangers16BoxAaron SeleBrian Anderson(none)
Montreal Expos2Toronto Blue Jays3BoxChris CarpenterMiguel BatistaRandy Myers
Cleveland Indians5Chicago Cubs4BoxEric PlunkTerry AdamsMichael Jackson
Kansas City Royals6Cincinnati Reds4BoxPat RappScott KlingenbeckScott Service
Minnesota Twins0Houston Astros9BoxShane ReynoldsBob Tewksbury(none)
Colorado Rockies5Milwaukee Brewers7BoxBronswell PatrickJamey WrightBob Wickman
Chicago White Sox5Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxMike SirotkaJason SchmidtMatt Karchner
Detroit Tigers8St. Louis Cardinals1BoxJustin ThompsonKent Bottenfield(none)

Standings as of 1998-06-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees705119.729--42129612524-1327-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I926329.685
236Boston Red Sox744430.5959.03793324721-1523-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park884840.545
3615Toronto Blue Jays783840.48717.0367383-1618-2120-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome845034.595
4716Baltimore Orioles773740.48117.5391406-1517-1920-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards854243.494
51121Tampa Bay Rays753243.42721.5283344-6116-2116-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field873156.356
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Cleveland Indians744331.581--4113189323-1520-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field884642.523
2818Minnesota Twins753639.4807.53613283320-1816-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome873453.391
31022Kansas City Royals753243.42711.5324418-9421-1711-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium864046.465
41223Chicago White Sox763244.42112.0385464-7917-2414-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II864838.558
51428Detroit Tigers732845.38414.5341402-6114-2514-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium893752.416
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Anaheim Angels754629.613--3903513920-1226-17W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field873948.448
259Texas Rangers764333.5663.54644224218-1625-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington864541.523
3920Oakland Athletics753342.44013.0377399-2216-2117-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum874146.471
41324Seattle Mariners773245.41615.0407418-1114-2518-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome844440.524
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves775126.662--41829312521-1430-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field855530.647
2510New York Mets724032.5568.53082456318-1922-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium904842.533
3812Philadelphia Phillies743836.51411.5353376-2316-1922-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium883751.420
41326Montreal Expos753045.40020.0269372-10311-2419-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium873552.402
51630Florida Marlins762551.32925.5321433-1129-2816-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium862957.337
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros764729.618--40328911424-1523-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome865531.640
2611Chicago Cubs764234.5535.03803572314-1728-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field874839.552
3713Milwaukee Brewers743836.5148.0327337-1018-1620-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium883652.409
4914St. Louis Cardinals753837.5078.5394389516-2422-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II874542.517
51017Pittsburgh Pirates773740.48110.5300310-1013-2224-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium853253.376
61427Cincinnati Reds783048.38518.0315384-6915-2415-24L10T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field844737.560
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres775027.649--3822938923-2027-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium854837.565
247San Francisco Giants784632.5904.53793215821-1925-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point854342.506
31119Los Angeles Dodgers763640.47413.5327339-1218-2618-14L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium864739.547
41225Colorado Rockies783246.41018.5346409-6319-2413-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field844539.536
51529Arizona Diamondbacks772651.33824.0312407-9514-3112-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark853946.459

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Alan EmbreeP28.151Traded by Braves to Diamondbacks for Russ Springer. 
Gustavo MartinezP17.226Signed as nondrafted free agent by Mariners 
Tyler MingesOF18.221signed 
Will OhmanP20.314signed 
Bip Roberts2B-LF34.240Traded by Tigers to Athletics for Jason Wood. 
Jason RoyerP19.355Placed on suspended list 
Jose SanchezP16.255Released by Giants 
Ruben SierraRF32.260Signed by Mets 
Russ SpringerP29.228Traded by Diamondbacks to Braves for Alan Embree. 
Andres TorresLF-CF20.148signed 
Gil VelazquezSS18.250signed 
Bobby WittP34.043Sent to Cardinals by Rangers for future considerations.