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Tuesday August 4,1998This 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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Games on 1998-08-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians4Anaheim Angels5BoxShigetoshi HasegawaDoug JonesTroy Percival
Detroit Tigers0Baltimore Orioles4BoxMike MussinaBryce Florie(none)
Kansas City Royals12Minnesota Twins4BoxHipolito PichardoEric Milton(none)
New York Yankees10Oakland Athletics4BoxRamiro MendozaJay WitasickMike Stanton
New York Yankees10Oakland Athletics5BoxGraeme LloydBilly Taylor(none)
Boston Red Sox2Seattle Mariners1BoxSteve AveryGreg McCarthyTom Gordon
Chicago White Sox8Tampa Bay Rays6BoxCarlos CastilloTony SaundersBill Simas
Toronto Blue Jays9Texas Rangers11BoxTodd StottlemyreChris CarpenterJohn Wetteland
Cincinnati Reds2Atlanta Braves4BoxJohn SmoltzScott SullivanKerry Ligtenberg
Arizona Diamondbacks0Chicago Cubs2BoxKevin TapaniOmar DaalRod Beck
Houston Astros9Florida Marlins5BoxShane ReynoldsLivan Hernandez(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Milwaukee Brewers1BoxMatt MorrisScott Karl(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Montreal Expos5BoxSteve KlineDarren Hall(none)
San Francisco Giants6New York Mets7BoxDennis CookJose Mesa(none)
Colorado Rockies5Pittsburgh Pirates13BoxJason ChristiansenDarryl Kile(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1San Diego Padres3BoxSterling HitchcockMatt BeechTrevor Hoffman

Standings as of 1998-08-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1088028.741--64641922742-2038-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I543420.630
225Boston Red Sox1116645.59515.560849011833-2833-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park512625.510
3613Baltimore Orioles1125755.50925.05795552425-3032-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards502228.440
4716Toronto Blue Jays1145658.49127.0543568-2526-3530-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome483216.667
51428Tampa Bay Rays1104367.39138.0404512-10820-3223-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field522032.385
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Cleveland Indians1126250.554--6035257832-2630-24L5T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field502723.540
2818Minnesota Twins1105159.46410.0509504527-2824-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome521933.365
3920Kansas City Royals1115061.45011.5491613-12229-2421-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium502228.440
41122Chicago White Sox1125062.44612.0567667-10024-3325-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II503020.600
51326Detroit Tigers1104664.41815.0483566-8323-3423-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium521933.365
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Texas Rangers1116051.541--6476153227-2733-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington512823.549
2511Anaheim Angels1126052.5360.5551547428-2232-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field502525.500
31021Seattle Mariners1125062.44610.55945781620-3230-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome492623.531
41224Oakland Athletics1135063.44211.0571626-5522-3028-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum492425.490
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1137538.664--58642116534-1941-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field493118.633
2610New York Mets1105951.53614.54834057824-2635-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium522923.558
3915Philadelphia Phillies1115556.49519.0509568-5924-2731-29L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium512031.392
41427Montreal Expos1134568.39830.0440556-11616-3529-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium492029.408
51630Florida Marlins1144074.35135.5483634-15115-3825-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium481434.292
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros1136845.602--62246216034-2734-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome493415.694
246Chicago Cubs1146450.5614.55645174724-2840-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field492623.531
3814Milwaukee Brewers1135756.50411.0509528-1927-2430-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium491732.347
41017St. Louis Cardinals1125260.46415.5538566-2823-3729-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II503119.620
51119Pittsburgh Pirates1135162.45117.0458473-1520-3231-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium491831.367
61323Cincinnati Reds1135063.44218.0480545-6529-3221-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field492722.551
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres1137340.646--55744910834-2939-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium492524.510
259San Francisco Giants1136152.54012.05534965729-3132-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point502822.560
3712Los Angeles Dodgers1135855.51315.04924801228-3430-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium492524.510
41225Colorado Rockies1135063.44223.0545615-7023-3627-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field492722.551
51529Arizona Diamondbacks1134271.37231.0462577-11521-4221-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark492326.469


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tony FossasP40.315Released by Cubs. 
Vince Rooi3B16.234Signed as nondrafted free agent by Expos