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Thursday July 2,1998This 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 1998-07-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Francisco Giants7Anaheim Angels4BoxKirk RueterJason Dickson(none)
Florida Marlins3Baltimore Orioles5BoxSidney PonsonJoe FontenotArmando Benitez
Montreal Expos0Boston Red Sox15BoxPedro MartinezCarl Pavano(none)
Philadelphia Phillies8New York Yankees9BoxMike BuddieJerry Spradlin(none)
San Diego Padres2Oakland Athletics7BoxKenny RogersSterling Hitchcock(none)
Colorado Rockies3Seattle Mariners10BoxBill SwiftDarryl Kile(none)
Atlanta Braves6Tampa Bay Rays0BoxGreg MadduxRolando Arrojo(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Texas Rangers1BoxChan Ho ParkDarren OliverScott Radinsky
New York Mets9Toronto Blue Jays1BoxBobby JonesPat Hentgen(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks2Chicago Cubs3BoxSteve TrachselJeff SuppanRod Beck
Minnesota Twins7Cincinnati Reds8BoxJeff ShawRick Aguilera(none)
Chicago White Sox4Houston Astros3BoxJames BaldwinJose LimaBill Simas
Cleveland Indians7Milwaukee Brewers2BoxBartolo ColonBrad Woodall(none)
Detroit Tigers2Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxEsteban LoaizaBrian PowellRich Loiselle
Kansas City Royals0St. Louis Cardinals3BoxJuan AcevedoHipolito PichardoJeff Brantley

Standings as of 1998-07-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees785820.744--47632215428-1430-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I845628.667
224Boston Red Sox825032.61010.04383637524-1726-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park804238.525
3613Toronto Blue Jays864343.50019.0406427-2121-2322-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome764531.592
4920Baltimore Orioles853847.44723.5418450-3217-2421-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards774136.532
51326Tampa Bay Rays833449.41026.5305388-8318-2416-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field792950.367
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Cleveland Indians824834.585--46135510625-1623-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field804139.513
2718Minnesota Twins833944.4709.53863652121-2018-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome793148.392
31021Kansas City Royals833746.44611.5358449-9123-1814-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium783543.449
41225Chicago White Sox843549.41714.0420523-10318-2616-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II784533.577
51428Detroit Tigers813249.39515.5378433-5516-2616-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium813348.407
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Anaheim Angels834934.590--4243893522-1527-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field793643.456
2510Texas Rangers844638.5483.54954593621-1825-20L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington784236.538
3819Oakland Athletics833845.45811.0436456-2019-2319-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum793643.456
41123Seattle Mariners853649.42414.0448459-1116-2820-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome764036.526
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves855629.659--45932513424-1432-15W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field775027.649
259New York Mets804436.5509.53472885919-2125-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium824438.537
3915Philadelphia Phillies824042.48814.5393424-3116-2224-20L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium803545.438
41427Montreal Expos833350.39822.0300417-11711-2722-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium793247.405
51529Florida Marlins843054.35725.5359467-10811-2919-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium782454.308
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Houston Astros845133.607--46732514226-1825-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome785127.654
2611Chicago Cubs844539.5366.04153942115-2130-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field794534.570
3712Milwaukee Brewers824339.5247.0368372-422-1721-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium803149.388
41016St. Louis Cardinals834043.48210.5417433-1617-2823-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II794336.544
51117Pittsburgh Pirates854045.47111.5325344-1915-2525-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium772948.377
61324Cincinnati Reds863650.41916.0354415-6119-2517-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field764135.539
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres855431.635--4233339024-2230-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium774433.571
248San Francisco Giants865036.5814.54193566323-2027-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point773938.506
3814Los Angeles Dodgers844242.50011.5361362-121-2621-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium784137.526
41222Colorado Rockies863749.43017.5403467-6420-2617-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field764036.526
51630Arizona Diamondbacks852956.34125.0349448-9915-3314-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark773641.468


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Miguel AsencioP17.276Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Tony BlancoIF16.234Signed as nondrafted free agent by Red Sox 
Jorge Cantu2B-3B16.153Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Devil Rays. 
Seth EthertonP21.258signed 
Neomar FloresP16.112Signed as nondrafted free agent by Blue Jays 
Juan-Carlos GarciaIF16.114Signed as nondrafted free agent by Marlins 
Rex Hudler2B-LF37.303Signed as Free Agent by Indians. 
Scott KlingenbeckP27.149Released by Reds. 
Brad LidgeP21.191signed 
Alejandro Machado2B16.067Signed as nondrafted free agent by Braves 
Edgar MartinezP16.252Signed as nondrafted free agent by Red Sox 
Rodney MedinaOF16.258Signed as nondrafted free agent by Blue Jays 
Cristian MendozaP18.217Signed as nondrafted free agent by Yankees 
Lyle MoutonRF-LF29.050Purchased by Orioles from Yakult Swallows (Japan Central). 
Josh Pressley1B18.091signed 
Kerry RobinsonLF-RF24.272Loaned by Devil Rays to Mariners April 2- 
Jose SalasC16.136Signed as nondrafted free agent by Braves