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Saturday August 15,1998This 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 1998-08-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins3Boston Red Sox2BoxFrankie RodriguezPete SchourekRick Aguilera
Seattle Mariners13Chicago White Sox7BoxBill SwiftJaime Navarro(none)
Baltimore Orioles9Cleveland Indians8BoxArmando BenitezDoug Jones(none)
Oakland Athletics10Detroit Tigers8BoxBilly TaylorDean Crow(none)
Tampa Bay Rays8Kansas City Royals6BoxJim MecirRicky BonesRoberto Hernandez
Texas Rangers16New York Yankees5BoxTodd StottlemyreHideki Irabu(none)
Anaheim Angels6Toronto Blue Jays3BoxRich DeLuciaSteve Sinclair(none)
New York Mets5Arizona Diamondbacks4BoxArmando ReynosoBobby ChouinardJohn Franco
Montreal Expos4Cincinnati Reds6BoxSteve ParrisMike ThurmanGabe White
Philadelphia Phillies3Colorado Rockies7BoxDarryl KileWayne Gomes(none)
Chicago Cubs4Houston Astros5BoxBilly WagnerTerry Mulholland(none)
Atlanta Braves5Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxJohn SmoltzChan Ho ParkKerry Ligtenberg
Florida Marlins3San Francisco Giants4BoxJose MesaMatt Mantei(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates7St. Louis Cardinals8BoxLance PainterJeff McCurry(none)

Standings as of 1998-08-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1198930.748--72645627042-2147-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I432518.581
225Boston Red Sox1207149.59218.567454413035-3036-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park422121.500
3611Baltimore Orioles1226557.53325.56525916132-3233-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards401426.350
4713Toronto Blue Jays1236162.49630.0592612-2026-3635-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome392712.692
51428Tampa Bay Rays1204773.39242.5440560-12021-3426-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field421626.381
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Cleveland Indians1216655.545--6435717235-2731-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field412318.561
2920Chicago White Sox1215566.45511.0613715-10224-3430-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II412516.610
31021Kansas City Royals1225567.45111.5547696-14932-2923-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium391722.436
41225Minnesota Twins1215368.43813.0563590-2728-3325-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome411724.415
51327Detroit Tigers1204773.39218.5523628-10523-3524-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium421824.429
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Anaheim Angels1226656.541--6035841934-2532-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field401921.475
2510Texas Rangers1216556.5370.56966702629-3036-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington412318.561
3819Seattle Mariners1205565.45810.06466271925-3530-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome412120.512
41124Oakland Athletics1225468.44312.0612675-6325-3529-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum402020.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1238241.667--64345818540-2142-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field392415.615
246New York Mets1206654.55014.55364568030-2836-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium422220.524
3916Philadelphia Phillies1215962.48822.0542621-7928-3331-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium411625.390
41426Montreal Expos1234974.39833.0487601-11416-4033-34L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium391623.410
51630Florida Marlins1234479.35838.0515678-16318-4326-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium391029.256
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros1237647.618--68149418734-2842-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome392613.667
258Chicago Cubs1236756.5459.06185784027-3340-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field402317.575
3815St. Louis Cardinals1215962.48816.0598607-924-3735-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II412417.585
41017Milwaukee Brewers1225864.47517.5523584-6128-3130-33L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium401624.400
61223Pittsburgh Pirates1235568.44721.0498518-2024-3631-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium391425.359
51322Cincinnati Reds1235568.44721.0536590-5430-3325-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field392217.564
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 Giants1236558.52814.56075634430-3235-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point402416.600
3714Los Angeles Dodgers1236162.49618.5517521-428-3633-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium392217.564
41118Colorado Rockies1235766.46322.5610653-4325-3632-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field392019.513
51529Arizona Diamondbacks1224577.36934.0500622-12223-4422-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark402020.500