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Sunday August 16,1998This 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 1998-08-16

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins6Boston Red Sox3BoxEric MiltonSteve AveryRick Aguilera
Seattle Mariners3Chicago White Sox5BoxKeith FoulkeJeff FasseroBill Simas
Baltimore Orioles3Cleveland Indians5BoxJaret WrightScott KamienieckiMichael Jackson
Oakland Athletics4Detroit Tigers6BoxBryce FlorieMike OquistTodd Jones
Tampa Bay Rays8Kansas City Royals3BoxJulio SantanaTim Belcher(none)
Texas Rangers5New York Yankees6BoxMariano RiveraXavier Hernandez(none)
Anaheim Angels4Toronto Blue Jays6BoxChris CarpenterJeff JudenPaul Quantrill
New York Mets1Arizona Diamondbacks6BoxOmar DaalHideo Nomo(none)
Montreal Expos1Cincinnati Reds8BoxBrett TomkoCarl Pavano(none)
Philadelphia Phillies8Colorado Rockies7BoxMark PortugalJamey WrightMark Leiter
Chicago Cubs2Houston Astros1BoxMatt KarchnerJay PowellRod Beck
Atlanta Braves0Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxScott RadinskyDenny NeagleJeff Shaw
Milwaukee Brewers0San Diego Padres4BoxKevin BrownRafael Roque(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4San Diego Padres2BoxBill PulsipherJoey HamiltonBob Wickman
Florida Marlins2San Francisco Giants3BoxOrel HershiserJesus SanchezRobb Nen
Pittsburgh Pirates4St. Louis Cardinals1BoxFrancisco CordovaMatt MorrisJon Lieber

Standings as of 1998-08-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1209030.750--73246127142-2148-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I422418.571
225Boston Red Sox1217150.58719.567755012735-3036-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park412120.512
3612Baltimore Orioles1236558.52826.56555965932-3333-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards391425.359
4713Toronto Blue Jays1246262.50030.0598616-1826-3636-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome382612.684
51427Tampa Bay Rays1214873.39742.5448563-11522-3426-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field411526.366
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians1226755.549--6485747435-2732-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field402218.550
2819Chicago White Sox1225666.45911.0618718-10024-3431-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II402416.600
31023Kansas City Royals1235568.44712.5550704-15432-2923-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium381721.447
41124Minnesota Twins1225468.44313.0569593-2429-3325-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome401624.400
51326Detroit Tigers1214873.39718.5529632-10323-3525-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium411724.415
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Anaheim Angels1236657.537--6075901734-2632-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field391920.487
2510Texas Rangers1226557.5330.57016762529-3136-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington402317.575
3920Seattle Mariners1215566.45510.06496321725-3630-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome402119.525
41225Oakland Athletics1235469.43912.0616681-6525-3629-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum392019.513
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1248242.661--64345918440-2242-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field382414.632
258New York Mets1216655.54514.55374627530-2936-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium412219.537
3815Philadelphia Phillies1226062.49221.0550628-7829-3331-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium401525.375
41428Montreal Expos1244975.39533.0488609-12116-4133-34L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium381622.421
51630Florida Marlins1244480.35538.0517681-16418-4426-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium381028.263
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros1247648.613--68249618634-2842-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome382612.684
247Chicago Cubs1246856.5488.06205794128-3340-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field392217.564
3916St. Louis Cardinals1225963.48416.0599611-1224-3735-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II402416.600
41017Milwaukee Brewers1245965.47617.0527590-6329-3230-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium381523.395
61222Pittsburgh Pirates1245668.45220.0502519-1725-3631-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium381325.342
51321Cincinnati Reds1245668.45220.0544591-4730-3326-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field382117.553
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres1248044.645--59847412434-2946-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium381820.474
2611San Francisco Giants1246658.53214.06105654530-3236-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point392316.590
3714Los Angeles Dodgers1246262.50018.0518521-328-3634-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium382117.553
41118Colorado Rockies1245767.46023.0617661-4425-3632-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field382018.526
51529Arizona Diamondbacks1234677.37433.5506623-11723-4423-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark391920.487

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tom PagnozziC36.017Released by Cardinals.