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Games on 1998-08-22

Top1998 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALToronto Blue Jays1Anaheim Angels5Boxscore - PBP942,8822:57Kelvim EscobarSteve SparksSteve Sparks (8-2)Kelvim Escobar (2-2)Shigetoshi Hasegawa (3)Tim JohnsonTerry CollinsAngel Stadium of
ALCleveland Indians3Baltimore Orioles6Boxscore - PBP948,1382:52Bartolo ColonScott EricksonScott Erickson (14-9)Bartolo Colon (13-7)-Mike HargroveRay MillerOriole Park at Ca
ALBoston Red Sox3Minnesota Twins4Boxscore - PBP918,4152:57John WasdinLaTroy HawkinsMike Trombley (4-3)Greg Swindell (3-5)-Jimy WilliamsTom KellyHubert H. Humphre
ALDetroit Tigers2Oakland Athletics7Boxscore - PBP902:38Brian MoehlerGil HerediaGil Heredia (1-0)Brian Moehler (12-10)T.J. Mathews (1)Buddy BellArt HoweOakland-Alameda C
ALDetroit Tigers1Oakland Athletics7Boxscore - PBP924,2002:27Frank CastilloTom CandiottiTom Candiotti (9-14)Frank Castillo (3-9)-Buddy BellArt HoweOakland-Alameda C
ALChicago White Sox4Seattle Mariners5Boxscore - PBP1143,5963:37Jim ParqueJamie MoyerMike Timlin (2-3)Jaime Navarro (8-15)-Jerry ManuelLou PiniellaThe Kingdome
ALKansas City Royals3Tampa Bay Rays2Boxscore - PBP927,3462:31Jose RosadoWilson AlvarezJose Rosado (7-9)Wilson Alvarez (5-13)Jeff Montgomery (28)Tony MuserLarry RothschildTropicana Field
ALNew York Yankees12Texas Rangers9Boxscore - PBP946,4833:57David ConeJohn BurkettRyan Bradley (1-0)Xavier Hernandez (5-3)Mariano Rivera (33)Joe TorreJohnny OatesGlobe Life Park i
ALNew York Yankees12Texas Rangers9Boxscore - PBP946,4833:57David ConeJohn BurkettRyan Bradley (1-0)Xavier Hernandez (5-3)Mariano Rivera (33)Joe TorreJohnny OatesRangers Ballpark
NLLos Angeles Dodgers5Atlanta Braves7Boxscore - PBP948,3263:04Darren DreifortDenny NeagleDenny Neagle (12-11)Darren Dreifort (6-12)Kerry Ligtenberg (22)Glenn HoffmanBobby CoxTurner Field
NLHouston Astros8Chicago Cubs3Boxscore - PBP939,8863:00Randy JohnsonDon WengertRandy Johnson (13-11)Don Wengert (1-3)-Larry DierkerJim RigglemanWrigley Field
NLSan Francisco Giants5Florida Marlins4Boxscore - PBP1027,1213:14Danny DarwinJesus SanchezRich Rodriguez (3-0)Brian Edmondson (3-3)Robb Nen (32)Dusty BakerJim LeylandSun Life Stadium
NLSan Diego Padres4Milwaukee Brewers8Boxscore - PBP926,2533:19Mark LangstonRafael RoqueRafael Roque (1-1)Mark Langston (4-6)Bob Wickman (21)Bruce BochyPhil GarnerCounty Stadium
NLCincinnati Reds4Montreal Expos0Boxscore - PBP912,7952:24Steve ParrisJeremy PowellSteve Parris (3-3)Jeremy Powell (1-4)-Jack McKeonFelipe AlouOlympic Stadium
NLArizona Diamondbacks4New York Mets9Boxscore - PBP942,6543:00Andy BenesBobby JonesBobby Jones (9-7)Andy Benes (11-12)-Buck ShowalterBobby ValentineShea Stadium
NLColorado Rockies1Philadelphia Phillies6Boxscore - PBP923,4352:11Pedro AstacioPaul ByrdPaul Byrd (2-0)Pedro Astacio (11-13)-Don BaylorTerry FranconaVeterans Stadium
NLSt. Louis Cardinals4Pittsburgh Pirates14Boxscore - PBP945,0823:02Bobby WittFrancisco CordovaFrancisco Cordova (12-10)Bobby Witt (7-8)-Tony LaRussaGene LamontThree Rivers Stad
17 Games on this date

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