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Sunday August 23,1998This 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 1998-08-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays2Anaheim Angels3BoxChuck FinleyCarlos AlmanzarTroy Percival
Cleveland Indians4Baltimore Orioles1BoxDwight GoodenSidney PonsonMichael Jackson
Boston Red Sox5Minnesota Twins1BoxPedro MartinezBrad Radke(none)
Detroit Tigers5Oakland Athletics4BoxSeth GreisingerJimmy HaynesTodd Jones
Chicago White Sox2Seattle Mariners3BoxPaul SpoljaricJohn SnyderJose Paniagua
Kansas City Royals11Tampa Bay Rays5BoxPat RappBryan Rekar(none)
New York Yankees10Texas Rangers12BoxRick HellingOrlando HernandezJohn Wetteland
Los Angeles Dodgers7Atlanta Braves12BoxGreg MadduxCarlos Perez(none)
Houston Astros13Chicago Cubs3BoxJose LimaSteve Trachsel(none)
San Francisco Giants10Florida Marlins5BoxKirk RueterKirt Ojala(none)
San Diego Padres13Milwaukee Brewers11BoxTrevor HoffmanBob Wickman(none)
Cincinnati Reds10Montreal Expos0BoxJason BereJavier Vazquez(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks4New York Mets3BoxBrian AndersonAl LeiterGregg Olson
Colorado Rockies5Philadelphia Phillies2BoxJohn ThomsonMike GraceJerry DiPoto
St. Louis Cardinals3Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxJason SchmidtKent MerckerJason Christiansen

Standings as of 1998-08-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1279433.740--77649927746-2448-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I352015.571
225Boston Red Sox1287652.59418.571657114538-3238-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park341618.471
3510Baltimore Orioles1306961.53126.56836206332-3337-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards321022.313
4713Toronto Blue Jays1316665.50430.0642642030-3936-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome31229.710
51428Tampa Bay Rays1284979.38345.5473599-12623-3726-42L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field341420.412
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Cleveland Indians1297158.550--6726007237-3034-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field331815.545
21022Kansas City Royals1305971.45412.5582739-15735-2924-42W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium311318.419
31124Chicago White Sox1295772.44214.0635750-11525-4031-33L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II332310.697
41225Minnesota Twins1295772.44214.0593627-3429-3528-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome331320.394
51327Detroit Tigers1295079.38821.0549678-12925-4125-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium331518.455
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Anaheim Angels1307159.546--6446103434-2637-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field321418.438
2612Texas Rangers1296861.5272.57387152329-3339-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington332013.606
3819Seattle Mariners1285969.46111.0673673025-3634-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome331716.515
4921Oakland Athletics1316071.45811.5659701-4225-3635-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum311417.452
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1308644.662--67748719040-2246-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field322012.625
246New York Mets1307258.55414.05744928230-2942-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium321616.500
3714Philadelphia Phillies1306466.49222.0588659-7129-3335-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium321121.344
41426Montreal Expos1315180.38935.5509641-13218-4233-38L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium311417.452
51630Florida Marlins1304585.34641.0539710-17118-4427-41L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium32923.281
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros1318150.618--72551920639-3042-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome312110.677
259Chicago Cubs1307159.5469.56496173228-3343-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field331914.576
51016St. Louis Cardinals1306268.47718.5631650-1927-4235-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II322111.656
31118Milwaukee Brewers1306268.47718.5564629-6529-3233-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium321220.375
4917Pittsburgh Pirates1306268.47718.55525421025-3637-32W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium32725.219
61323Cincinnati Reds1305971.45421.5577621-4433-3626-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field321814.563
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres1308347.638--62850911937-3246-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium321517.469
2611San Francisco Giants1306961.53114.06435974633-3536-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point332013.606
3815Los Angeles Dodgers1306466.49219.0546554-830-4034-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium321913.594
41220Colorado Rockies1316071.45823.5638688-5028-4032-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field311714.548
51529Arizona Diamondbacks1314982.37434.5536672-13625-4724-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark311615.516


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Matt BelisleP18.078signed 
Jim BruskeP33.320Traded by Padres with Brad Kaufman to Yankees for Ray Ricken and Shea Morenz.