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Sunday August 9,1998This 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
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 1998-08-09

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Anaheim Angels9Chicago White Sox0BoxChuck FinleyJames Baldwin(none)
Seattle Mariners6Detroit Tigers3BoxBob WellsSean RunyanMike Timlin
Baltimore Orioles4Minnesota Twins5BoxDan SerafiniMike MussinaRick Aguilera
Kansas City Royals4New York Yankees5BoxRamiro MendozaScott ServiceMariano Rivera
Cleveland Indians1Tampa Bay Rays2BoxJim MecirPaul Assenmacher(none)
Boston Red Sox14Texas Rangers8BoxJim CorsiTodd Stottlemyre(none)
Oakland Athletics3Toronto Blue Jays4BoxPaul QuantrillMike Mohler(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4Cincinnati Reds3BoxScott KarlSteve ParrisBob Wickman
New York Mets4Colorado Rockies11BoxDarryl KileHideo Nomo(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Houston Astros11BoxShane ReynoldsMatt Beech(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxChris PetersChan Ho ParkRicardo Rincon
Arizona Diamondbacks2Montreal Expos8BoxShayne BennettBob WolcottSteve Kline
Florida Marlins5San Diego Padres6BoxSterling HitchcockAndy LarkinTrevor Hoffman
Atlanta Braves7San Francisco Giants5BoxDennis MartinezJose MesaKerry Ligtenberg
Chicago Cubs1St. Louis Cardinals2BoxDarren OliverDon WengertJeff Brantley

Standings as of 1998-08-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1138429.743--68843125742-2142-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I493019.612
225Boston Red Sox1156847.59117.064051013035-3033-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park472423.511
3612Baltimore Orioles1166056.51725.56115733827-3133-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards461927.413
4715Toronto Blue Jays1185860.49228.5562587-2526-3632-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome443014.682
51428Tampa Bay Rays1144569.39539.5416527-11120-3225-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field481830.375
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians1166551.560--6215358635-2730-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field462422.522
2919Minnesota Twins1155263.45212.5536542-627-2825-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome471829.383
31022Chicago White Sox1165264.44813.0581691-11024-3427-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II462818.609
41123Kansas City Royals1175265.44413.5512664-15231-2821-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium442024.455
51327Detroit Tigers1154669.40018.5494600-10623-3523-34L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium471928.404
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Texas Rangers1166353.543--6716502127-2736-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington462521.543
2510Anaheim Angels1166155.5262.0573564929-2432-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field462422.522
3818Seattle Mariners1165462.4669.06225883424-3230-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome452223.489
41224Oakland Athletics1175265.44411.5589643-5423-3229-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum452223.489
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1187939.669--62644518137-1942-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field442717.614
259New York Mets1156253.53915.55124407226-2736-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium472621.553
3917Philadelphia Phillies1165660.48322.0520601-8125-3131-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium461927.413
41426Montreal Expos1184969.41530.0471568-9716-3533-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium441628.364
51630Florida Marlins1174176.35037.5496649-15315-4026-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium451332.289
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros1177146.607--65247517734-2837-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome453114.689
248Chicago Cubs1186454.5427.55835542924-3140-23L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field452619.578
3814Milwaukee Brewers1175859.49613.0514557-4328-2630-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium451629.356
41016St. Louis Cardinals1165660.48314.5570579-924-3732-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II462719.587
51221Cincinnati Reds1185365.44918.5517563-4630-3323-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field442420.545
61325Pittsburgh Pirates1185266.44119.5465490-2521-3431-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium441727.386
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres1177641.650--57546011534-2942-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium452223.489
2611San Francisco Giants1186256.52514.55785354330-3232-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point452718.600
3713Los Angeles Dodgers1186058.50816.5499498128-3632-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium442321.523
41120Colorado Rockies1185365.44923.5577634-5725-3628-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field442420.545
51529Arizona Diamondbacks1174473.37632.0483601-11823-4421-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark452124.467

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Royce ClaytonSS28.219Cardinals acquired OF Mark Little to complete trade 
Mark LittleLF-RF26.029Traded by Rangers with Fernando Tatis and Darren Oliver to Cardinals for Todd Stottlemyre and Royce Clayton. 
Jack VoigtLF-RF32.084Sent to Rangers by Athletics for future considerations.