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Wednesday August 12,1998This 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 1998-08-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals8Boston Red Sox4BoxScott ServiceGreg Swindell(none)
Oakland Athletics0Chicago White Sox2BoxScott EyreJimmy HaynesBill Simas
Texas Rangers3Cleveland Indians6BoxBartolo ColonJohn BurkettMichael Jackson
Anaheim Angels3Detroit Tigers2BoxSteve SparksSeth GreisingerTroy Percival
Minnesota Twins2New York Yankees11BoxDavid ConeLaTroy Hawkins(none)
Baltimore Orioles7Tampa Bay Rays0BoxScott EricksonWilson Alvarez(none)
Seattle Mariners5Toronto Blue Jays11BoxNerio RodriguezBobby Ayala(none)
Philadelphia Phillies7Arizona Diamondbacks4BoxMike GraceBrian AndersonMark Leiter
Pittsburgh Pirates5Cincinnati Reds4BoxJason SchmidtMike RemlingerRicardo Rincon
Montreal Expos2Colorado Rockies3BoxPedro AstacioJavier VazquezJerry DiPoto
Milwaukee Brewers0Houston Astros3BoxRandy JohnsonBrad Woodall(none)
Florida Marlins3Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxRob StaniferAntonio OsunaMatt Mantei
Atlanta Braves1San Diego Padres5BoxAndy AshbyGreg Maddux(none)
Chicago Cubs10San Francisco Giants2BoxSteve TrachselKirk Rueter(none)
New York Mets4St. Louis Cardinals5BoxJohn FrascatoreJohn Franco(none)

Standings as of 1998-08-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1168729.750--71343627742-2145-8W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I462719.587
225Boston Red Sox1176948.59018.565152212935-3034-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park452322.511
3611Baltimore Orioles1196257.52126.56215764529-3233-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards431726.395
4713Toronto Blue Jays1206060.50029.0580596-1626-3634-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome422814.667
51327Tampa Bay Rays1174671.39341.5419537-11820-3226-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field451728.378
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians1186652.559--6285408835-2731-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field442321.523
2920Chicago White Sox1195465.45412.5592700-10824-3429-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II432617.605
31022Kansas City Royals1195366.44513.5524675-15132-2921-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium421923.452
41225Minnesota Twins1185266.44114.0541567-2627-3125-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome441826.409
51428Detroit Tigers1184672.39020.0502614-11223-3523-37L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium441925.432
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Texas Rangers1186454.542--6766571928-2836-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington442420.545
2510Anaheim Angels1196455.5380.55875721532-2432-31W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field432122.488
3819Seattle Mariners1185464.45810.06316062524-3430-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome432221.512
41123Oakland Athletics1205367.44212.0598654-5624-3429-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum422121.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1207941.658--62845317537-2142-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field422715.643
259New York Mets1186454.54214.05284507828-2836-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium442420.545
3815Philadelphia Phillies1195861.48720.5533612-7927-3231-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium431726.395
41426Montreal Expos1214972.40530.5481592-11116-3833-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium411625.390
51630Florida Marlins1204476.36735.0510659-14918-4026-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium421032.238
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros1207446.617--66648218434-2840-18W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome422814.667
247Chicago Cubs1216655.5458.56085693926-3240-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field422418.571
3916Milwaukee Brewers1205862.48316.0521571-5028-2930-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium421626.381
41017St. Louis Cardinals1195762.47916.5580595-1524-3733-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II432617.605
51221Pittsburgh Pirates1205466.45020.0477494-1723-3431-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium421527.357
61324Cincinnati Reds1205367.44221.0521575-5430-3323-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field422418.571
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres1207842.650--58546512034-2944-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium422022.476
2612San Francisco Giants1216358.52115.55935603330-3233-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point422616.619
3714Los Angeles Dodgers1206060.50018.0507509-228-3632-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium422319.548
41118Colorado Rockies1215665.46322.5601644-4325-3631-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field412120.512
51529Arizona Diamondbacks1204575.37533.0494614-12023-4422-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark422022.476


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Javier DelahoyaP28.172Signed by Orioles