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Wednesday July 29,1998This 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
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Games on 1998-07-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees5Anaheim Angels10BoxSteve SparksOrlando Hernandez(none)
Tampa Bay Rays7Chicago White Sox2BoxTony SaundersJim Parque(none)
Baltimore Orioles14Detroit Tigers2BoxMike MussinaFrank CastilloDoug Johns
Minnesota Twins5Kansas City Royals3BoxEric MiltonHipolito PichardoRick Aguilera
Boston Red Sox10Oakland Athletics2BoxJohn WasdinMike OquistDerek Lowe
Cleveland Indians8Seattle Mariners7BoxChad OgeaGreg McCarthyMichael Jackson
Texas Rangers9Toronto Blue Jays6BoxDarren OliverChris CarpenterJohn Wetteland
Chicago Cubs7Arizona Diamondbacks3BoxDon WengertAmaury TelemacoTerry Adams
Atlanta Braves11Cincinnati Reds5BoxRudy SeanezSteve Parris(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates12Colorado Rockies1BoxChris PetersDarryl Kile(none)
Florida Marlins6Houston Astros10BoxPete SchourekAndy LarkinScott Elarton
San Francisco Giants0Montreal Expos6BoxDustin HermansonDanny Darwin(none)
San Diego Padres6New York Mets7BoxMel RojasDonne WallJohn Franco
Los Angeles Dodgers3Philadelphia Phillies8BoxCarlton LoewerDave Mlicki(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2St. Louis Cardinals1BoxSteve WoodardBobby WittBob Wickman

Standings as of 1998-07-29

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1017427.733--59639819836-1938-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I614021.656
225Boston Red Sox1056243.59014.057446810629-2633-17W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park573027.526
3615Baltimore Orioles1075453.50523.05495311823-2831-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards552530.455
4716Toronto Blue Jays1095356.48625.0513538-2524-3329-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome533518.660
51427Tampa Bay Rays1054263.40034.0390486-9620-3222-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field572136.368
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians1066145.575--5744769831-2130-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field562828.500
2817Minnesota Twins1055055.47610.54834651827-2723-28W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome572037.351
31022Chicago White Sox1074760.43914.5539638-9921-3125-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II553322.600
41124Kansas City Royals1064660.43415.0452586-13428-2418-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium552629.473
51326Detroit Tigers1054461.41916.5467549-8221-3223-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium572136.368
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Anaheim Angels1065848.547--5235101328-2230-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field562729.482
2510Texas Rangers1065749.5381.06145912327-2630-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington563125.554
3920Seattle Mariners1064858.45310.05715531820-3228-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome552827.509
41225Oakland Athletics1064660.43412.0530575-4522-3024-30L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum562828.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1087137.657--56040915133-1938-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field543519.648
259New York Mets1045648.53813.04563807624-2632-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium583226.552
3712Philadelphia Phillies1055550.52414.5490526-3624-2631-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium572037.351
41428Montreal Expos1074166.38329.5408534-12616-3525-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium552431.436
51630Florida Marlins1083870.35233.0453602-14914-3824-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium541638.296
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros1076443.598--59243515730-2634-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome553817.691
247Chicago Cubs1086147.5653.55424984424-2737-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field552926.527
3913Milwaukee Brewers1075552.5149.0487503-1627-2328-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium551936.345
41018Pittsburgh Pirates1085058.46314.5436446-1020-3230-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium541935.352
51119St. Louis Cardinals1064957.46214.5521548-2721-3428-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II563422.607
61323Cincinnati Reds1084761.43517.5458518-6026-3121-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field543024.556
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres1076938.645--53943210731-2738-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium552926.527
2611San Francisco Giants1075750.53312.05054604525-2932-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point563224.571
3814Los Angeles Dodgers1075552.51414.04694551425-3130-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium552827.509
41221Colorado Rockies1084860.44421.5524585-6121-3327-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field542925.537
51529Arizona Diamondbacks1073869.35531.0437557-12018-4020-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark552728.491

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Armando CamacaroC17.297Signed as nondrafted free agent by Indians 
Jon GarlandP18.306Traded by Cubs to White Sox for Matt Karchner. 
Matt KarchnerP31.031Traded by White Sox to Cubs for Jon Garland. 
Gerard McCallC18.253signed 
Victor MendezOF18.031Signed as nondrafted free agent by Tigers 
Ramon Santiago2B-SS18.333Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers.