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Saturday August 22,1998This date in baseball
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Games on 1998-08-22

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays1Anaheim Angels5BoxSteve SparksKelvim EscobarShigetoshi Hasegawa
Cleveland Indians3Baltimore Orioles6BoxScott EricksonBartolo Colon(none)
Boston Red Sox3Minnesota Twins4BoxMike TrombleyGreg Swindell(none)
Detroit Tigers2Oakland Athletics7BoxGil HerediaBrian MoehlerT.J. Mathews
Detroit Tigers1Oakland Athletics7BoxTom CandiottiFrank Castillo(none)
Chicago White Sox4Seattle Mariners5BoxMike TimlinJaime Navarro(none)
Kansas City Royals3Tampa Bay Rays2BoxJose RosadoWilson AlvarezJeff Montgomery
New York Yankees12Texas Rangers9BoxRyan BradleyXavier HernandezMariano Rivera
Los Angeles Dodgers5Atlanta Braves7BoxDenny NeagleDarren DreifortKerry Ligtenberg
Houston Astros8Chicago Cubs3BoxRandy JohnsonDon Wengert(none)
San Francisco Giants5Florida Marlins4BoxRich RodriguezBrian EdmondsonRobb Nen
San Diego Padres4Milwaukee Brewers8BoxRafael RoqueMark LangstonBob Wickman
Cincinnati Reds4Montreal Expos0BoxSteve ParrisJeremy Powell(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks4New York Mets9BoxBobby JonesAndy Benes(none)
Colorado Rockies1Philadelphia Phillies6BoxPaul ByrdPedro Astacio(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Pittsburgh Pirates14BoxFrancisco CordovaBobby Witt(none)

Standings as of 1998-08-22

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1269432.746--76648727946-2348-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I362016.556
225Boston Red Sox1277552.59119.571157014137-3238-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park351718.486
3510Baltimore Orioles1296960.53526.56826166632-3337-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards331023.303
4713Toronto Blue Jays1306664.50830.0640639130-3836-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome322210.688
51327Tampa Bay Rays1274978.38645.5468588-12023-3726-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field351421.400
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Cleveland Indians1287058.547--6685996936-3034-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field341915.559
21022Kansas City Royals1295871.45012.5571734-16334-2924-42W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium321418.438
31125Chicago White Sox1285771.44513.0633747-11425-3931-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II342311.676
41224Minnesota Twins1285771.44513.0592622-3029-3528-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome341321.382
51428Detroit Tigers1284979.38321.0544674-13024-4125-38L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium341618.471
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Anaheim Angels1297059.543--6416083334-2636-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field331518.455
2612Texas Rangers1286761.5232.57267052129-3338-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington342113.618
3819Oakland Athletics1306070.46210.5655696-4125-3635-34W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum321418.438
4920Seattle Mariners1275869.45711.0670671-125-3633-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome341816.529
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1298544.659--66548018540-2245-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field332112.636
246New York Mets1297257.55813.05714888330-2942-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium331617.485
3714Philadelphia Phillies1296465.49621.0586654-6829-3335-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium331122.333
41426Montreal Expos1305179.39234.5509631-12218-4233-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium321418.438
51630Florida Marlins1294584.34940.0534700-16618-4427-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium33924.273
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros1308050.615--71251619638-3042-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome322210.688
257Chicago Cubs1297158.5508.56466044228-3343-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field341915.559
4916St. Louis Cardinals1296267.48117.5628646-1827-4135-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II332112.636
31017Milwaukee Brewers1296267.48117.5553616-6329-3233-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium331221.364
51118Pittsburgh Pirates1296168.47318.5548539925-3636-32W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium33825.242
61323Cincinnati Reds1295871.45021.5567621-5432-3626-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field331914.576
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres1298247.636--61549811736-3246-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium331617.485
2611San Francisco Giants1296861.52714.06335924132-3536-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point342113.618
3815Los Angeles Dodgers1296465.49618.0539542-330-3934-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium331914.576
41221Colorado Rockies1305971.45423.5633686-5327-4032-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field321814.563
51529Arizona Diamondbacks1304882.36934.5532669-13724-4724-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark321715.531

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