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Monday July 20,1998This 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 -- Boxscores -- Leaders -- Transactions -- Births -- Deaths

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Games on 1998-07-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians5Chicago White Sox4BoxBartolo ColonJaime NavarroMichael Jackson
Detroit Tigers4New York Yankees3BoxA.J. SagerDarren Holmes(none)
Detroit Tigers3New York Yankees4BoxHideki IrabuBryce FlorieMariano Rivera
Chicago Cubs11Atlanta Braves4BoxKevin TapaniDenny Neagle(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5Florida Marlins3BoxScott KarlLivan HernandezBob Wickman
Colorado Rockies9Houston Astros10BoxDoug HenryDave Veres(none)
Cincinnati Reds0Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxDarren DreifortSteve ParrisJeff Shaw
Philadelphia Phillies3Montreal Expos1BoxCurt SchillingCarlos Perez(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3New York Mets1BoxFrancisco CordovaMasato YoshiiRicardo Rincon
St. Louis Cardinals13San Diego Padres1BoxMatt MorrisMark Langston(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks3San Francisco Giants5BoxRich RodriguezBobby ChouinardRobb Nen

Standings as of 1998-07-20

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees946925.734--55136918235-1834-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I684523.662
225Boston Red Sox965640.58314.05164249226-2430-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park663630.545
3615Toronto Blue Jays1015051.49522.5469495-2623-3027-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome613823.623
4716Baltimore Orioles994851.48523.5495494121-2827-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards633132.492
51429Tampa Bay Rays973661.37134.5345456-11119-3117-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field652738.415
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians975542.567--53643410229-2126-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field653431.523
21022Minnesota Twins974453.45411.0440437325-2719-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome652639.400
31123Kansas City Royals974354.44312.0414532-11828-2415-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium642935.453
41224Chicago White Sox1004456.44012.5514610-9619-2824-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II623626.581
51325Detroit Tigers974255.43313.0440500-6019-2823-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium652342.354
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Texas Rangers985444.551--5635382524-2130-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington643430.531
259Anaheim Angels975344.5460.54784651324-1929-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field653233.492
3817Oakland Athletics974651.4747.5501509-822-2324-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum652837.431
4920Seattle Mariners994554.4559.55305181217-3028-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome623131.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves996534.657--52237714527-1738-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field634122.651
2611Philadelphia Phillies965046.52113.5445473-2823-2627-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium662541.379
3712New York Mets944846.51114.54043515319-2429-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium684028.588
41427Montreal Expos983959.39825.5367491-12415-3024-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium642638.406
51528Florida Marlins983761.37827.5410528-11813-3024-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium641747.266
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros985939.602--54339614728-2331-16W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome644321.672
247Chicago Cubs985444.5515.05014653621-2633-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field653629.554
3813Milwaukee Brewers974948.5059.5433443-1024-2325-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium652540.385
41018St. Louis Cardinals984652.46913.0488506-1818-3128-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II643727.578
51119Pittsburgh Pirates994653.46513.5391410-1919-2927-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium632340.365
61221Cincinnati Reds994554.45514.5416465-4925-2620-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field633231.508
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres996435.646--5004019931-2533-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium633429.540
2510San Francisco Giants995445.54510.04704254524-2830-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point643529.547
3914Los Angeles Dodgers995049.50514.04324211124-3026-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium633330.524
41326Colorado Rockies994158.41423.0468544-7620-3321-25L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field633627.571
51630Arizona Diamondbacks983563.35728.5408513-10516-3619-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark643034.469

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Billy Ripken2B33.216Released by Tigers. 
Mamon TuckerOF18.276signed