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MLB Games on Friday July 31, 1998

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Boston Red SoxAL7Anaheim AngelsAL2Box | PBP943,390Edison International FieldNight2:52Bret SaberhagenOmar OlivaresTom GordonGarciaparra, Varitek
Baltimore OriolesAL6Kansas City RoyalsAL9Box | PBP925,007Kauffman StadiumNight2:57Jose RosadoScott Erickson---Damon, Davis, Hoiles, King, Palmer (2)
Toronto Blue JaysAL4Minnesota TwinsAL6Box | PBP926,054Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeNight2:36Frankie RodriguezWoody WilliamsRick AguileraCanseco, Steinbach
Cleveland IndiansAL2Oakland AthleticsAL12Box | PBP914,096Network Associates ColiseumNight3:17Tom CandiottiBartolo Colon---Stairs
New York YankeesAL5Seattle MarinersAL3Box | PBP943,837The KingdomeNight2:39Hideki IrabuJeff FasseroMariano RiveraBrosius, Martinez, Posada (2), Rodriguez, Segui
Detroit TigersAL1Tampa Bay Devil RaysAL5Box | PBP925,654Tropicana FieldNight2:31Julio SantanaSeth GreisingerRoberto HernandezCairo
Chicago White SoxAL10Texas RangersAL2Box | PBP938,846The Ballpark in ArlingtonNight2:57John SnyderJohn Burkett---Alicea, Belle, Thomas
St. Louis CardinalsNL3Atlanta BravesNL2Box | PBP950,662Turner FieldNight2:24Kent MerckerGreg MadduxLance PainterGraffanino, Lankford
Colorado RockiesNL1Chicago CubsNL9Box | PBP940,490Wrigley FieldDay2:25Kerry WoodJamey WrightTerry MulhollandAlexander, Rodriguez (2), Sosa
Cincinnati RedsNL3Florida MarlinsNL2Box | PBP916,763Joe Robbie StadiumNight2:51Brett TomkoMatt ManteiGabe White---
Arizona DiamondbacksNL8Milwaukee BrewersNL2Box | PBP927,274County StadiumNight2:46Andy BenesJeff Juden---Bell, White
San Diego PadresNL5Montreal ExposNL4Box | PBP910,340Olympic StadiumNight2:43Kevin BrownCarl PavanoTrevor HoffmanCaminiti, Vaughn
Los Angeles DodgersNL4New York MetsNL3Box | PBP949,407Shea StadiumNight3:11Antonio OsunaJohn FrancoJeff Shaw---
San Francisco GiantsNL7Philadelphia PhilliesNL6Box | PBP921,763Veterans StadiumNight3:19Jose MesaYorkis PerezRobb NenKent
Houston AstrosNL7Pittsburgh PiratesNL4Box | PBP932,476Three Rivers StadiumNight3:00Mike HamptonFrancisco CordovaDoug HenryBagwell, Young
15 record(s)
Glossary:
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Friday, July 31, 1998

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111New York Yankees1037627.738-60440120338-1938-8593821.644
AL East225Boston Red Sox1076344.58915.058647611030-2733-17552926.527
AL East3615Baltimore Orioles1095554.50524.05615441724-2931-25532429.453
AL East4716Toronto Blue Jays1115457.48626.0518544-2624-3430-23513417.667
AL East51427Tampa Bay Devil Rays1064363.40634.5395487-9220-3223-31562036.357
AL Central
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL Central136Cleveland Indians1086246.574-5854968932-2230-24542727.500
AL Central2817Minnesota Twins1075156.47710.54924761627-2824-28551936.345
AL Central31223Chicago White Sox1084860.44414.0549640-9122-3125-30543222.593
AL Central4920Kansas City Royals1084860.44414.0468595-12728-2420-36532429.453
AL Central51326Detroit Tigers1074463.41117.5472560-8821-3323-30552134.382
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West148Anaheim Angels1085850.537-525520528-2230-28542727.500
AL West2511Texas Rangers1085751.5281.06166021427-2730-24543123.574
AL West31021Oakland Athletics1084860.44410.0548582-3422-3026-30542628.481
AL West41122Seattle Mariners1084860.44410.05825671520-3228-28532825.528
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East112Atlanta Braves1107238.655-57541516034-1938-19523418.654
NL East2610New York Mets1065650.52814.04603877324-2632-24563224.571
NL East3813Philadelphia Phillies1075552.51415.5497536-3924-2631-26552035.364
NL East41428Montreal Expos1094267.38529.5424545-12116-3526-32532330.434
NL East51630Florida Marlins1103971.35533.0459608-14915-3824-33521537.288
NL Central
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL Central134Houston Astros1096544.596-60244315931-2634-18533716.698
NL Central247Chicago Cubs1106248.5643.55515034824-2838-20532825.528
NL Central3914Milwaukee Brewers1095554.50510.0491514-2327-2428-30531934.358
NL Central41018St. Louis Cardinals1085157.47213.5527552-2522-3429-23543222.593
NL Central51119Pittsburgh Pirates1095059.45915.0440453-1320-3230-27531934.358
NL Central61325Cincinnati Reds1104862.43617.5464533-6927-3121-31522923.558
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West123San Diego Padres1097138.651-54743711033-2738-11532726.509
NL West259San Francisco Giants1095851.53213.05184784026-3032-21543123.574
NL West3712Los Angeles Dodgers1095752.52314.04764591727-3130-21532627.491
NL West41224Colorado Rockies1094861.44023.0525594-6921-3427-27532924.547
NL West51529Arizona Diamondbacks1094069.36731.0449559-11019-4021-29532528.472
30 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season