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Wednesday August 19,1998This 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 1998-08-19

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers0Anaheim Angels2BoxJack McDowellJustin ThompsonTroy Percival
Tampa Bay Rays4Baltimore Orioles6BoxMike MussinaRolando ArrojoArmando Benitez
Boston Red Sox11Kansas City Royals1BoxTim WakefieldBrian Barber(none)
New York Yankees3Minnesota Twins5BoxDan SerafiniAndy PettitteRick Aguilera
Chicago White Sox0Oakland Athletics6BoxBlake SteinMike Sirotka(none)
Toronto Blue Jays16Seattle Mariners2BoxPat HentgenKen CloudeDave Stieb
Cleveland Indians1Texas Rangers3BoxAaron SeleCharles NagyJohn Wetteland
Montreal Expos8Arizona Diamondbacks2BoxDustin HermansonAmaury Telemaco(none)
San Francisco Giants6Atlanta Braves2BoxMark GardnerTom Glavine(none)
St. Louis Cardinals8Chicago Cubs6BoxJuan AcevedoTerry Mulholland(none)
San Diego Padres0Florida Marlins6BoxBrian MeadowsSterling Hitchcock(none)
Cincinnati Reds8Milwaukee Brewers2BoxPete HarnischSteve Woodard(none)
Colorado Rockies1New York Mets2BoxMasato YoshiiBobby JonesJohn Franco
Houston Astros4Philadelphia Phillies3BoxShane ReynoldsMark LeiterBilly Wagner
Los Angeles Dodgers5Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxMike WilliamsBrian BohanonJason Christiansen

Standings as of 1998-08-19

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1239231.748--74546927644-2248-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I392217.564
225Boston Red Sox1247450.59718.569755614136-3038-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park381820.474
3510Baltimore Orioles1266858.54025.56716036832-3336-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards361125.306
4713Toronto Blue Jays1276463.50430.0623630-728-3736-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome352411.686
51428Tampa Bay Rays1244876.38744.5457577-12022-3726-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field381523.395
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Cleveland Indians1256956.552--6575827535-2834-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field372017.541
2819Chicago White Sox1255768.45612.0624734-11025-3631-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II372314.622
31124Minnesota Twins1255570.44014.0577606-2929-3526-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome371522.405
41225Kansas City Royals1265571.43714.5554725-17132-2923-42L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium351718.486
51327Detroit Tigers1244975.39519.5537643-10624-3725-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium381622.421
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Anaheim Angels1266858.540--6195962334-2634-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field361719.472
2612Texas Rangers1256659.5281.57096862329-3337-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington372215.595
3921Seattle Mariners1245668.45211.0660656425-3631-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome372017.541
41023Oakland Athletics1265670.44412.0634690-5625-3631-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum361818.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1268343.659--65346918440-2243-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field362313.639
246New York Mets1246955.55613.05514688330-2939-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium381919.500
3815Philadelphia Phillies1256164.48821.5559640-8129-3332-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium371423.378
41426Montreal Expos1275176.40232.5504618-11418-4233-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium351421.400
51630Florida Marlins1264581.35738.0528688-16018-4427-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium36927.250
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros1277849.614--69450518936-2942-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome352411.686
258Chicago Cubs1266957.5488.56305884228-3341-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field372116.568
3916St. Louis Cardinals1246064.48416.5608621-1325-3835-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II382315.605
41017Milwaukee Brewers1266066.47617.5537602-6529-3231-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium361422.389
51118Pittsburgh Pirates1265868.46019.5514528-1425-3633-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium361125.306
61220Cincinnati Reds1265769.45220.5556601-4531-3426-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field362016.556
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres1268145.643--60548512035-3046-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium361719.472
2611San Francisco Giants1266759.53214.06205754531-3336-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point372215.595
3714Los Angeles Dodgers1266264.49219.0527533-628-3834-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium362115.583
41322Colorado Rockies1275770.44924.5623675-5225-3932-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field352015.571
51529Arizona Diamondbacks1264779.37334.0515639-12423-4424-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark361818.500


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
David CortesP24.308Traded by Rockies to Braves for Anthony Briggs. 
Tony FossasP40.330Signed as Free Agent by Rangers. 
Gary Gaetti3B40.000Signed as Free Agent by Cubs. 
Rodrigo LopezP22.249Loaned by Padres to Mexico City Red Devils (Mexican) March 13-