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Wednesday June 24,1998This 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 1998-06-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cincinnati Reds2Chicago White Sox4BoxJaime NavarroScott WinchesterBill Simas
St. Louis Cardinals3Cleveland Indians14BoxJaret WrightMark Petkovsek(none)
Chicago Cubs6Detroit Tigers7BoxDoug BrocailMarc Pisciotta(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates10Kansas City Royals3BoxChris PetersGlendon Rusch(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Minnesota Twins1BoxSteve WoodardLaTroy HawkinsBob Wickman
Texas Rangers3Arizona Diamondbacks2BoxRick HellingWillie BlairJohn Wetteland
New York Yankees10Atlanta Braves6BoxDavid ConeKevin MillwoodMariano Rivera
Houston Astros6Colorado Rockies8BoxPedro AstacioSean BergmanDave Veres
Tampa Bay Rays4Florida Marlins8BoxBrian MeadowsTony Saunders(none)
Anaheim Angels5Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxAntonio OsunaGreg Cadaret(none)
Toronto Blue Jays7Montreal Expos6BoxRoger ClemensShawn BoskieRandy Myers
Baltimore Orioles3New York Mets6BoxRick ReedPete SmithJohn Franco
Boston Red Sox8Philadelphia Phillies11BoxCarlton LoewerSteve AveryMark Leiter
Seattle Mariners2San Diego Padres1BoxRandy JohnsonAndy Ashby(none)
Oakland Athletics7San Francisco Giants6BoxMike MohlerJim PooleBilly Taylor

Standings as of 1998-06-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees715219.732--43130212925-1327-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I916229.681
236Boston Red Sox754431.58710.03873434421-1623-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park874839.552
3615Toronto Blue Jays793940.49417.0374389-1519-2120-19W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome834934.590
4718Baltimore Orioles783741.47418.5394412-1817-2020-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards844242.500
51323Tampa Bay Rays763244.42122.5287352-6516-2216-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field863155.360
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Cleveland Indians754431.587--42532110423-1521-16W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field874542.517
2819Minnesota Twins763640.4748.53623313120-1816-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome863452.395
31021Chicago White Sox773344.42912.0389466-7717-2415-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II854738.553
41224Kansas City Royals763244.42112.5327428-10121-1711-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium854045.471
51427Detroit Tigers742945.39214.5348408-6014-2515-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium883652.409
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Anaheim Angels764630.605--3953573820-1326-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field863947.453
259Texas Rangers774433.5712.54674244319-1625-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington854441.518
3920Oakland Athletics763442.44712.0384405-2117-2117-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum864046.465
41122Seattle Mariners783345.42314.0409419-1015-2518-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome834340.518
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves785127.654--42430312121-1430-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field845529.655
2510New York Mets734132.5627.53142486618-1923-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium894742.528
3812Philadelphia Phillies753936.52010.5364384-2016-1923-17W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium873651.414
41326Montreal Expos763046.39520.0275379-10411-2419-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium863551.407
51529Florida Marlins772651.33824.5329437-1089-2817-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium852857.329
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros774730.610--40929711224-1623-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome855530.647
2611Chicago Cubs774235.5455.03863642214-1828-17L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field864838.558
3713Milwaukee Brewers753936.5207.0330338-819-1620-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium873552.402
4914St. Louis Cardinals763838.5008.5397403-616-2522-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II864541.523
51016Pittsburgh Pirates783840.4879.5310313-314-2224-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium843153.369
61428Cincinnati Reds793049.38018.0317388-7115-2515-24L11T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field834736.566
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres785028.641--3832958823-2027-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium844836.571
248San Francisco Giants794633.5824.53853285721-1925-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point844341.512
31117Los Angeles Dodgers773740.48112.5333344-1118-2619-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium854639.541
41225Colorado Rockies793346.41817.5354415-6119-2414-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field834439.530
51630Arizona Diamondbacks782652.33324.0314410-9614-3112-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark843945.464


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Hernando Arrendondo3B20.213Released by Devil Rays 
Geronimo BerroaRF-LF33.098Traded by Indians to Tigers for Tim Worrell and Dave Roberts. 
Efren Espinoza2B17.284Signed as nondrafted free agent by Chetumal (Mexican) 
Rex Hudler2B-LF37.295Released by Phillies. 
Craig KuzmicIF21.053signed 
Arturo McDowellOF18.291signed 
Adan MunozC21.107Signed by independent Mexico (Arizona) 
Carlos RamirezP13.316Signed by Mexico (Arizona) 
Dave RobertsCF-LF26.024Traded by Tigers with Tim Worrell to Indians for Geronimo Berroa. 
Esix SneadCF-LF22.017signed 
Oswaldo VerdugoP17.081Signed by Mexico (Arizona) 
Dave WeathersP28.272Claimed on waivers by Brewers from Reds. 
Tim WorrellP30.355Traded by Tigers with Dave Roberts to Indians for Geronimo Berroa.