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Monday August 3,1998This 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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Month Day Year

Games on 1998-08-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians4Anaheim Angels11BoxSteve SparksJaret Wright(none)
New York Yankees14Oakland Athletics1BoxOrlando HernandezMike Oquist(none)
Boston Red Sox1Seattle Mariners3BoxKen CloudeJohn WasdinMike Timlin
Chicago White Sox6Tampa Bay Rays1BoxJames BaldwinRolando Arrojo(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks6Chicago Cubs5BoxAmaury TelemacoDon WengertGregg Olson
Houston Astros3Florida Marlins11BoxAndy LarkinSean BergmanMatt Mantei
St. Louis Cardinals5Milwaukee Brewers6BoxSteve WoodardDarren OliverBob Wickman
San Diego Padres1Montreal Expos6BoxDustin HermansonBrian Boehringer(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers8New York Mets5BoxDave MlickiGreg McMichaelJeff Shaw
San Francisco Giants6Philadelphia Phillies1BoxDanny DarwinCarlton Loewer(none)
Colorado Rockies7Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxBobby JonesJon Lieber(none)

Standings as of 1998-08-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1067828.736--62641021640-2038-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I563620.643
225Boston Red Sox1106545.59115.060648911732-2833-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park522725.519
3614Baltimore Orioles1115655.50524.55755552025-3031-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards512328.451
4716Toronto Blue Jays1135657.49625.5534557-2326-3430-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome493217.653
51427Tampa Bay Rays1094366.39436.5398504-10620-3223-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field532033.377
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians1116249.559--5995207932-2530-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field512724.529
2817Minnesota Twins1095158.46810.05054921327-2824-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome531934.358
31124Kansas City Royals1104961.44512.5479609-13028-2421-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium512328.451
41225Chicago White Sox1114962.44113.0559661-10223-3325-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II513120.608
51326Detroit Tigers1094663.42215.0483562-7923-3323-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium531934.358
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Texas Rangers1105951.536--6366063027-2732-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington522923.558
2511Anaheim Angels1115952.5320.5546543328-2231-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field512625.510
41020Seattle Mariners1115061.4509.55935761720-3230-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome502624.520
3919Oakland Athletics1115061.4509.5562606-4422-3028-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum512427.471
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1127438.661--58241916334-1940-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field503218.640
2610New York Mets1095851.53214.54763997724-2634-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium533023.566
3915Philadelphia Phillies1105555.50018.0508565-5724-2631-29L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium522032.385
41428Montreal Expos1124468.39330.0435552-11716-3528-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium502129.420
51630Florida Marlins1134073.35434.5478625-14715-3825-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium491435.286
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros1126745.598--61345715633-2734-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome503515.700
247Chicago Cubs1136350.5584.55625174524-2839-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field502723.540
3813Milwaukee Brewers1125755.50910.0508526-1827-2430-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium501733.340
41018St. Louis Cardinals1115160.45915.5536565-2922-3729-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II513219.627
61123Pittsburgh Pirates1125062.44617.0445468-2320-3230-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium501931.380
51322Cincinnati Reds1125062.44617.0478541-6329-3121-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field502723.540
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres1127240.643--55444810634-2938-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium502624.520
258San Francisco Giants1126151.54511.05474895829-3032-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point512823.549
3712Los Angeles Dodgers1125854.51814.04884751328-3330-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium502525.500
41221Colorado Rockies1125062.44622.0540602-6223-3527-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field502723.540
51529Arizona Diamondbacks1124270.37530.0462575-11321-4121-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark502327.460


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Chip AmbresOF18.228signed 
Travis DriskillP27.002Signed as Free Agent by Indians. 
Dale SveumSS-3B34.254Released by Yankees.