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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 1998-08-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox11Anaheim Angels3BoxPedro MartinezAllen WatsonDerek Lowe
Baltimore Orioles5Kansas City Royals9BoxChris HaneyScott Kamieniecki(none)
Toronto Blue Jays10Minnesota Twins9BoxPat HentgenLaTroy HawkinsRandy Myers
Cleveland Indians5Oakland Athletics6BoxT.J. MathewsSteve Karsay(none)
New York Yankees5Seattle Mariners2BoxDavid WellsJamie Moyer(none)
Detroit Tigers8Tampa Bay Rays0BoxBrian MoehlerWilson Alvarez(none)
Chicago White Sox1Texas Rangers8BoxRick HellingMike Sirotka(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Atlanta Braves3BoxRudy SeanezRich CroushoreKerry Ligtenberg
Colorado Rockies2Chicago Cubs3BoxSteve TrachselJohn ThomsonRod Beck
Cincinnati Reds9Florida Marlins7BoxJohn HudekMatt Mantei(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks5Milwaukee Brewers4BoxWillie BanksChad FoxGregg Olson
San Diego Padres2Montreal Expos4BoxShayne BennettMark LangstonUgueth Urbina
Los Angeles Dodgers1New York Mets2BoxRick ReedJeff Shaw(none)
San Francisco Giants8Philadelphia Phillies7BoxRobb NenRicky BottalicoRich Rodriguez
Houston Astros2Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxJose LimaMike Williams(none)

Standings as of 1998-08-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1047727.740--60940320639-1938-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I583721.638
225Boston Red Sox1086444.59315.059747911831-2733-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park542826.519
3615Baltimore Orioles1105555.50025.05665531324-3031-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards522428.462
4716Toronto Blue Jays1125557.49126.0528553-2525-3430-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome503317.660
51427Tampa Bay Rays1074364.40235.5395495-10020-3223-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field552035.364
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians1096247.569--5905028832-2330-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field532726.509
2817Minnesota Twins1085157.47210.55014861527-2824-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome541935.352
3920Kansas City Royals1094960.45013.0477600-12328-2421-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium522329.442
41224Chicago White Sox1094861.44014.0550648-9822-3225-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II533221.604
51326Detroit Tigers1084563.41716.5480560-8022-3323-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium542034.370
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2510Texas Rangers1095851.532--6246032127-2731-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington533023.566
1411Anaheim Angels1095851.532--528531-328-2230-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field532726.509
31021Oakland Athletics1094960.4509.0554587-3322-3027-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum532528.472
41123Seattle Mariners1094861.44010.05845721220-3228-29L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome522824.538
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1117338.658--57841616234-1939-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field513318.647
269New York Mets1075750.53314.04623887424-2633-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium553124.564
3813Philadelphia Phillies1085553.50916.5504544-4024-2631-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium542034.370
41428Montreal Expos1104367.39129.5428547-11916-3527-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium522230.423
51630Florida Marlins1113972.35134.0466617-15115-3824-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium511536.294
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros1106644.600--60444416032-2634-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome523616.692
247Chicago Cubs1116348.5683.55545054924-2839-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field522725.519
3914Milwaukee Brewers1105555.50011.0495519-2427-2428-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium521933.365
41018St. Louis Cardinals1095158.46814.5528555-2722-3529-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II533221.604
51119Pittsburgh Pirates1105060.45516.0441455-1420-3230-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium521933.365
61222Cincinnati Reds1114962.44117.5473540-6728-3121-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field512823.549
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres1107139.645--54944110833-2838-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium522725.519
258San Francisco Giants1105951.53612.05264854127-3032-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point533023.566
3712Los Angeles Dodgers1105753.51814.04774611627-3230-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium522626.500
41325Colorado Rockies1104862.43623.0527597-7021-3527-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field522923.558
51529Arizona Diamondbacks1104169.37330.0454563-10920-4021-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark522428.462


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Pat AhearneP28.234Signed by independent Bridgeport (Atlantic) 
Larry Bethea1B21.296Signed by independent Massachusetts (Northeast) 
Angel EspadaIF22.352Signed by independent Atlantic City (Atlantic) 
Hensley MeulensLF31.039Sent to White Sox by Diamondbacks for future considerations. 
Will PennyfeatherCF-RF30.068Signed by Reynosa (Mexican) 
Pete Rose3B-1B28.258Signed by independent New Jersey (Northeast) 
Scott SamuelsOF27.074Signed by independent Winnipeg (Northern) 
Jeff WeaverP21.344signed