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Friday June 26,1998This 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
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 1998-06-26

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers2Chicago White Sox1BoxJeff JudenBill SimasBob Wickman
Houston Astros2Cleveland Indians4BoxBartolo ColonMike MagnanteMichael Jackson
Cincinnati Reds4Detroit Tigers3BoxPete HarnischDoug BrocailJeff Shaw
Chicago Cubs3Kansas City Royals6BoxHipolito PichardoSteve TrachselJeff Montgomery
St. Louis Cardinals1Minnesota Twins5BoxGreg SwindellJuan Acevedo(none)
Seattle Mariners8Arizona Diamondbacks13BoxClint SodowskyPaul Spoljaric(none)
Toronto Blue Jays6Atlanta Braves4BoxPat HentgenJohn SmoltzRandy Myers
Oakland Athletics6Colorado Rockies12BoxMike MunozMike Oquist(none)
Boston Red Sox6Florida Marlins1BoxPedro MartinezJoe Fontenot(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxChan Ho ParkEsteban LoaizaAntonio Osuna
Baltimore Orioles4Montreal Expos9BoxDustin HermansonSidney Ponson(none)
New York Yankees8New York Mets4BoxRamiro MendozaAl LeiterMariano Rivera
Tampa Bay Rays0Philadelphia Phillies7BoxTyler GreenJason Johnson(none)
Anaheim Angels3San Diego Padres6BoxKevin BrownJason DicksonTrevor Hoffman
Texas Rangers7San Francisco Giants3BoxDarren OliverOrel HershiserJohn Wetteland

Standings as of 1998-06-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees735419.740--44530613927-1327-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I896029.674
235Boston Red Sox774631.59710.04003495123-1623-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park854639.541
3614Toronto Blue Jays814140.50617.0381393-1221-2120-19W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome814734.580
4819Baltimore Orioles803743.46320.5400424-2417-2220-21L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards824240.512
51325Tampa Bay Rays783246.41024.5288364-7616-2416-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field843153.369
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Cleveland Indians774631.597--43732511223-1523-16W6T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field854342.506
2718Minnesota Twins783741.4749.53693412820-1817-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome843351.393
31021Kansas City Royals783444.43612.5339432-9321-1713-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium833845.458
41123Chicago White Sox793346.41814.0395475-8017-2415-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II834736.566
51428Detroit Tigers763046.39515.5357416-5914-2516-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium863551.407
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Anaheim Angels784731.603--4013653621-1426-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field843846.452
258Texas Rangers794633.5821.54834315221-1625-17W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington834241.506
3920Oakland Athletics783543.44912.0395419-2418-2217-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum843945.464
41224Seattle Mariners803347.41315.0417438-2115-2718-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome814338.531
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Atlanta Braves805129.638--42831511321-1430-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field825527.671
2510New York Mets754233.5606.53212586318-1924-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium874641.529
3813Philadelphia Phillies774037.5199.5376391-1516-1924-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium853550.412
41326Montreal Expos783147.39719.0284384-10011-2420-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium843450.405
51529Florida Marlins792752.34223.5335444-1099-2818-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium832756.325
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Houston Astros794732.595--41630710924-1823-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome835528.663
2611Milwaukee Brewers774136.5325.0341341021-1620-20W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium853352.388
3712Chicago Cubs794237.5325.03933761714-2028-17L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field844836.571
4915St. Louis Cardinals783840.4878.5400416-1616-2722-13L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II844539.536
51117Pittsburgh Pirates803842.4759.5313324-1114-2424-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium823151.378
61427Cincinnati Reds813249.39516.0328396-6817-2515-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field814536.556
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Diego Padres805228.650--3952989723-2029-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium824636.561
249San Francisco Giants814635.5686.53903405021-1925-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point824339.524
31016Los Angeles Dodgers793841.48113.5340349-918-2620-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium834538.542
41222Colorado Rockies813546.43217.5372426-5419-2416-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field814239.519
51630Arizona Diamondbacks802753.33825.0331427-9614-3113-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark823844.463

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Angel EspadaIF22.316Released by Mets 
Tim LakerC28.211Granted Free Agency. 
Pete Rose3B-1B28.222Signed by Pirates 
Aaron SmallP26.216Claimed on waivers by Diamondbacks from Athletics. 
Andy Van HekkenP18.331signed