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Friday August 14,1998This 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 1998-08-14

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins12Boston Red Sox13BoxDerek LoweTravis BaptistTom Gordon
Seattle Mariners2Chicago White Sox14BoxMike SirotkaKen Cloude(none)
Baltimore Orioles15Cleveland Indians3BoxMike MussinaCharles Nagy(none)
Oakland Athletics4Detroit Tigers13BoxJustin ThompsonBlake SteinA.J. Sager
Tampa Bay Rays9Kansas City Royals11BoxChris HaneyRolando ArrojoScott Service
Texas Rangers4New York Yankees6BoxAndy PettitteAaron SeleMariano Rivera
Anaheim Angels7Toronto Blue Jays5BoxAllen WatsonPat HentgenTroy Percival
New York Mets3Arizona Diamondbacks2BoxRick ReedAmaury TelemacoTurk Wendell
Montreal Expos2Cincinnati Reds3BoxGabe WhiteSteve Kline(none)
Philadelphia Phillies6Colorado Rockies2BoxCarlton LoewerBobby Jones(none)
Chicago Cubs6Houston Astros4BoxMark ClarkShane ReynoldsRod Beck
Atlanta Braves5Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxKevin MillwoodDave MlickiKerry Ligtenberg
Milwaukee Brewers0San Diego Padres7BoxSterling HitchcockScott Karl(none)
Florida Marlins0San Francisco Giants10BoxMark GardnerAndy Larkin(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5St. Louis Cardinals10BoxDonovan OsborneJon Lieber(none)

Standings as of 1998-08-14

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1188929.754--72144028142-2147-8W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I442519.568
225Boston Red Sox1197148.59718.567254113135-3036-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park432122.488
3611Baltimore Orioles1216457.52926.56435836031-3233-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards411526.366
4713Toronto Blue Jays1226161.50030.0589606-1726-3635-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome402713.675
51428Tampa Bay Rays1194673.38743.5432554-12220-3426-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field431726.395
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians1206654.550--6355627335-2731-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field422319.548
2819Chicago White Sox1205565.45811.0606702-9624-3430-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II422517.595
3920Kansas City Royals1215566.45511.5541688-14732-2923-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium401723.425
41225Minnesota Twins1205268.43314.0560588-2827-3325-35L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome421824.429
51327Detroit Tigers1194772.39518.5515618-10323-3524-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium431825.419
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Anaheim Angels1216556.537--5975811633-2532-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field412021.488
2510Texas Rangers1206456.5330.56806651528-3036-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington422418.571
31021Seattle Mariners1195465.45410.06336201324-3530-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome422220.524
41124Oakland Athletics1215368.43812.0602667-6524-3529-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum412120.512
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1228141.664--63845518339-2142-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field402515.625
258New York Mets1196554.54614.55314527929-2836-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium432320.535
3815Philadelphia Phillies1205961.49221.0539614-7528-3231-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium421626.381
41426Montreal Expos1224973.40232.0483595-11216-3933-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium401624.400
51630Florida Marlins1224478.36137.0512674-16218-4226-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium401030.250
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros1227547.615--67649018634-2841-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome402713.675
247Chicago Cubs1226755.5498.06145734127-3240-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field412318.561
3916St. Louis Cardinals1205862.48316.0590600-1024-3734-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II422517.595
41017Milwaukee Brewers1225864.47517.0523584-6128-3130-33L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium401624.400
51222Pittsburgh Pirates1225567.45120.0491510-1924-3531-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium401426.350
61323Cincinnati Reds1225468.44321.0530586-5630-3324-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field402317.575
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres1227943.648--59247012234-2945-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium401921.475
2612San Francisco Giants1226458.52515.06035604330-3234-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point412516.610
3714Los Angeles Dodgers1226161.50018.0514516-228-3633-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium402218.550
41118Colorado Rockies1225666.45923.0603650-4725-3631-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field402119.525
51529Arizona Diamondbacks1214576.37233.5496617-12123-4422-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark412021.488


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Paul ByrdP27.254Claimed on waivers by Phillies from Braves. 
Gary Gaetti3B39.360Released by Cardinals. 
Brian Hunter1B30.163Signed as Free Agent by White Sox.