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Thursday August 13,1998This 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 1998-08-13

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins7Boston Red Sox8BoxDennis EckersleyTravis MillerTom Gordon
Baltimore Orioles7Cleveland Indians4BoxPete SmithSteve ReedArmando Benitez
Tampa Bay Rays4Kansas City Royals6BoxJeff MontgomeryRoberto Hernandez(none)
Texas Rangers0New York Yankees2BoxOrlando HernandezRick HellingMariano Rivera
Anaheim Angels3Toronto Blue Jays4BoxBill RisleyShigetoshi HasegawaDan Plesac
Pittsburgh Pirates9Cincinnati Reds6BoxJeff McCurryPete HarnischRicardo Rincon
Milwaukee Brewers2Houston Astros6BoxJose LimaSteve Woodard(none)
Florida Marlins2Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxBrian BohanonBrian MeadowsJeff Shaw
Atlanta Braves5San Diego Padres0BoxTom GlavineMark Langston(none)

Standings as of 1998-08-13

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1178829.752--71543627942-2146-8W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I452619.578
225Boston Red Sox1187048.59318.565952913035-3035-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park442222.500
3611Baltimore Orioles1206357.52526.56285804830-3233-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards421626.381
4713Toronto Blue Jays1216160.50429.0584599-1526-3635-24W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome412714.659
51428Tampa Bay Rays1184672.39042.5423543-12020-3326-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field441727.386
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians1196653.555--6325478535-2731-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field432320.535
2921Chicago White Sox1195465.45412.0592700-10824-3429-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II432617.605
31022Kansas City Royals1205466.45012.5530679-14932-2922-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium411823.439
41225Minnesota Twins1195267.43714.0548575-2727-3225-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome431825.419
51327Detroit Tigers1184672.39019.5502614-11223-3523-37L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium441925.432
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Texas Rangers1196455.538--6766591728-2936-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington432419.558
2510Anaheim Angels1206456.5330.55905761432-2532-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field422121.500
3819Seattle Mariners1185464.4589.56316062524-3430-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome432221.512
41123Oakland Athletics1205367.44211.5598654-5624-3429-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum422121.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1218041.661--63345318038-2142-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field412615.634
258New York Mets1186454.54214.55284507828-2836-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium442420.545
3815Philadelphia Phillies1195861.48721.0533612-7927-3231-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium431726.395
41426Montreal Expos1214972.40531.0481592-11116-3833-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium411625.390
51630Florida Marlins1214477.36436.0512664-15218-4126-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium411031.244
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros1217546.620--67248418834-2841-18W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome412714.659
247Chicago Cubs1216655.5459.06085693926-3240-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field422418.571
3916Milwaukee Brewers1215863.47917.0523577-5428-3030-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium411625.390
41017St. Louis Cardinals1195762.47917.0580595-1524-3733-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II432617.605
51220Pittsburgh Pirates1215566.45520.0486500-1424-3431-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium411427.341
61324Cincinnati Reds1215368.43822.0527584-5730-3323-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field412417.585
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres1217843.645--58547011534-2944-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium412021.488
2612San Francisco Giants1216358.52115.05935603330-3233-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point422616.619
3714Los Angeles Dodgers1216160.50417.0512511128-3633-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium412219.537
41118Colorado Rockies1215665.46322.0601644-4325-3631-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field412120.512
51529Arizona Diamondbacks1204575.37532.5494614-12023-4422-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark422022.476


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Cecil Fielder1B34.327Signed as Free Agent by Indians. 
Reed SecristC28.098Signed by Blue Jays