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Saturday July 4,1998This 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 1998-07-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics8Anaheim Angels3BoxMike OquistJarrod WashburnBilly Taylor
Chicago White Sox3Boston Red Sox0BoxJohn SnyderJin Ho ChoBill Simas
Cleveland Indians3Kansas City Royals5BoxPat RappCharles NagyJeff Montgomery
Detroit Tigers4Minnesota Twins2BoxJustin ThompsonDan SerafiniTodd Jones
Baltimore Orioles3New York Yankees4BoxOrlando HernandezDoug DrabekMariano Rivera
Seattle Mariners2Texas Rangers9BoxAaron SeleJamie Moyer(none)
Tampa Bay Rays0Toronto Blue Jays8BoxChris CarpenterDennis Springer(none)
New York Mets1Atlanta Braves4BoxKevin MillwoodMasato Yoshii(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Chicago Cubs5BoxMarc PisciottaJason SchmidtRod Beck
St. Louis Cardinals4Cincinnati Reds5BoxDanny GravesRich Croushore(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks7Houston Astros4BoxBrian AndersonMike Hampton(none)
Florida Marlins3Montreal Expos2BoxBrian EdmondsonShawn BoskieAntonio Alfonseca
Milwaukee Brewers5Philadelphia Phillies6BoxWayne GomesBob Wickman(none)
Colorado Rockies1San Diego Padres9BoxMark LangstonBobby Jones(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers9San Francisco Giants5BoxDave MlickiMark Gardner(none)

Standings as of 1998-07-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees806020.750--48332715628-1432-6W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I825428.659
224Boston Red Sox845133.60711.04533688524-1727-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park784137.526
3613Toronto Blue Jays884543.51119.0417429-1221-2324-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome744331.581
41021Baltimore Orioles873849.43725.5423457-3417-2621-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards754134.547
51428Tampa Bay Rays853451.40028.5307399-9218-2616-25L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field772948.377
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians844935.583--46636110526-1723-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field784038.513
2819Minnesota Twins853946.45910.53923741821-2018-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome773146.403
3920Kansas City Royals853847.44711.5364454-9023-1815-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium763442.447
41225Chicago White Sox863650.41914.0425538-11319-2716-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II764432.579
51326Detroit Tigers833449.41014.5387439-5218-2616-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium793148.392
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Anaheim Angels854936.576--4334072622-1527-21L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field773641.468
2510Texas Rangers864739.5472.55064693721-1826-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington764135.539
3716Oakland Athletics854045.4719.0454465-1121-2319-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum773443.442
41123Seattle Mariners873750.42513.0458470-1217-2920-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome743935.527
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves875829.667--46632813824-1434-15W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field754827.640
2611New York Mets824438.53711.53502955519-2325-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium804436.550
3814Philadelphia Phillies844242.50014.5401429-2816-2226-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium783345.423
41427Montreal Expos853451.40023.0310424-11411-2723-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium773146.403
51529Florida Marlins863155.36026.5366477-11112-3019-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium762353.303
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Houston Astros865234.605--47733714026-1826-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome765026.658
259Chicago Cubs864739.5475.04324072515-2132-18W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field774334.558
3712Milwaukee Brewers844341.5128.0373380-722-1921-22L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium783147.397
41017St. Louis Cardinals854045.47111.5424444-2017-3023-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II774334.558
51118Pittsburgh Pirates874047.46012.5338361-2315-2725-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium752946.387
61222Cincinnati Reds883850.43215.0365422-5719-2519-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field743935.527
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres875631.644--43633610024-2232-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium754233.560
247San Francisco Giants885137.5805.54303686223-2028-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point753837.507
3915Los Angeles Dodgers864343.50012.5373373022-2721-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium764036.526
41324Colorado Rockies883751.42019.5406480-7420-2817-23L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field744034.541
51630Arizona Diamondbacks873057.34526.0361458-9716-3414-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark753540.467


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Avelino Asprilla2B17.184Signed as nondrafted free agent by Pirates 
Ramon CastroC22.125Traded by Astros to Marlins for Scott Makarewicz and Jay Powell. 
Paul Konerko1B-DH22.121Traded by Dodgers with Dennys Reyes to Reds for Jeff Shaw. 
Luis PinedaP20.024Released by Diamondbacks. 
Jay PowellP26.177Traded by Marlins with Scott Makarewicz to Astros for Ramon Castro. 
Dennys ReyesP21.076Traded by Dodgers with Paul Konerko to Reds for Jeff Shaw. 
Jose RodriguezP16.170Signed as nondrafted free agent by Braves 
Jeff ShawP31.362Traded by Reds to Dodgers for Dennys Reyes and Paul Konerko.