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MLB Games on Thursday August 20, 1998

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Detroit TigersAL2Anaheim AngelsAL13Box | PBP927,548Edison International FieldNight2:33Omar OlivaresBrian Powell---Clark
Tampa Bay Devil RaysAL4Baltimore OriolesAL2Box | PBP944,566Oriole Park at Camden YardsNight3:06Tony SaundersArthur RhodesRoberto HernandezRipken, Surhoff, Trammell
Boston Red SoxAL2Kansas City RoyalsAL8Box | PBP914,278Kauffman StadiumDay2:24Hipolito PichardoPete Schourek---Pendleton, Stanley
New York YankeesAL4Minnesota TwinsAL9Box | PBP918,548Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeNight2:58Frankie RodriguezMike Buddie---Coomer
Chicago White SoxAL1Oakland AthleticsAL3Box | PBP98,607Network Associates ColiseumNight2:44Kenny RogersTom FordhamBilly TaylorTejada, Thomas
Toronto Blue JaysAL7Seattle MarinersAL0Box | PBP926,642The KingdomeNight2:37Roger ClemensBill Swift---Cruz
Cleveland IndiansAL2Texas RangersAL8Box | PBP937,094The Ballpark in ArlingtonNight2:55Todd StottlemyreDave BurbaDanny PattersonGonzalez, Greer, Kelly, Rodriguez
San Diego PadresNL2Atlanta BravesNL0Box | PBP943,730Turner FieldNight2:47Kevin BrownKevin MillwoodTrevor HoffmanGomez
San Francisco GiantsNL3Chicago CubsNL7Box | PBP937,803Wrigley FieldDay3:12Kevin TapaniRuss Ortiz---Bonds, Hill, Mueller
Los Angeles DodgersNL2Florida MarlinsNL1Box | PBP1027,664Joe Robbie StadiumNight3:08Scott RadinskyJustin SpeierJeff ShawSheffield
Houston AstrosNL5Milwaukee BrewersNL6Box | PBP1017,589County StadiumNight3:46Bob WickmanMike Magnante---Bagwell, Berry
Colorado RockiesNL6Montreal ExposNL3Box | PBP911,680Olympic StadiumNight3:13Darryl KileMike ThurmanMike DeJeanGuerrero, Helton, Vander Wal
St. Louis CardinalsNL2New York MetsNL0Box | PBP90Shea StadiumNight2:14Donovan OsborneWillie BlairJuan AcevedoJordan, McGwire
St. Louis CardinalsNL4New York MetsNL5Box | PBP945,308Shea StadiumNight2:30Rick ReedDarren OliverTurk WendellJordan, McGwire, Piazza
Arizona DiamondbacksNL1Philadelphia PhilliesNL11Box | PBP90Veterans StadiumNight2:40Curt SchillingBob Wolcott---Abreu, Rolen
Arizona DiamondbacksNL12Philadelphia PhilliesNL9Box | PBP1126,216Veterans StadiumNight4:12Alan EmbreeRicky Bottalico---Batista, Fox, White
Cincinnati RedsNL5Pittsburgh PiratesNL6Box | PBP913,137Three Rivers StadiumNight3:08Jason ChristiansenDanny Graves------
17 record(s)
Glossary:
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Thursday, August 20, 1998

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111New York Yankees1249232.742-74947827144-2348-9382216.579
AL East225Boston Red Sox1257451.59218.569956413536-3138-20371819.486
AL East3510Baltimore Orioles1276859.53525.56736076632-3336-26351124.314
AL East4713Toronto Blue Jays1286563.50829.0630630029-3736-26342311.676
AL East51428Tampa Bay Devil Rays1254976.39243.5461579-11823-3726-39371423.378
AL Central
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL Central138Cleveland Indians1266957.548-6595906935-2934-28362016.556
AL Central2820Chicago White Sox1265769.45212.0625737-11225-3731-33362313.639
AL Central31124Minnesota Twins1265670.44413.0586610-2429-3527-35361422.389
AL Central41225Kansas City Royals1275671.44113.5562727-16532-2924-42341618.471
AL Central51327Detroit Tigers1254976.39219.5539656-11724-3825-38371621.432
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West149Anaheim Angels1276958.543-6325983434-2635-32351619.457
AL West2611Texas Rangers1266759.5321.57176882929-3338-26362115.583
AL West3922Oakland Athletics1275770.44912.0637691-5425-3632-34351718.486
AL West41023Seattle Mariners1255669.44812.0660663-325-3631-33362016.556
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East112Atlanta Braves1278344.654-65347118240-2243-22352312.657
NL East246New York Mets1267056.55612.55564748230-2940-27361818.500
NL East3815Philadelphia Phillies1276265.48821.0579653-7429-3333-32351322.371
NL East41426Montreal Expos1285177.39832.5507624-11718-4233-35341420.412
NL East51630Florida Marlins1274582.35438.0529690-16118-4427-3835926.257
NL Central
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL Central134Houston Astros1287850.609-69951118836-3042-20342410.706
NL Central257Chicago Cubs1277057.5517.56375914628-3342-24362016.556
NL Central3916St. Louis Cardinals1266165.48416.0614626-1226-3935-26362214.611
NL Central41017Milwaukee Brewers1276166.48016.5543607-6429-3232-34351322.371
NL Central51118Pittsburgh Pirates1275968.46518.5520533-1325-3634-32351025.286
NL Central61321Cincinnati Reds1275770.44920.5561607-4631-3526-35352015.571
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West123San Diego Padres1278245.646-60748512236-3046-15351619.457
NL West2612San Francisco Giants1276760.52815.06235824131-3436-26362214.611
NL West3714Los Angeles Dodgers1276364.49619.0529534-529-3834-26352015.571
NL West41219Colorado Rockies1285870.45324.5629678-4926-3932-31341915.559
NL West51529Arizona Diamondbacks1284880.37534.5528659-13124-4524-35341717.500
30 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season