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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 1998-08-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Anaheim Angels7New York Yankees3BoxJack McDowellAndy Pettitte(none)
Chicago White Sox10Seattle Mariners11BoxKen CloudeMike SirotkaMike Timlin
Detroit Tigers5Texas Rangers6BoxAaron SeleJustin ThompsonJohn Wetteland
Kansas City Royals7Toronto Blue Jays3BoxBrian BarberPat HentgenMatt Whisenant
Los Angeles Dodgers3Atlanta Braves4BoxTom GlavineJeff ShawKerry Ligtenberg
Houston Astros12Chicago Cubs3BoxShane ReynoldsMark Clark(none)
San Francisco Giants7Florida Marlins4BoxRich RodriguezBrian EdmondsonRobb Nen
San Diego Padres7Milwaukee Brewers2BoxSterling HitchcockSteve Woodard(none)
Cincinnati Reds8Montreal Expos1BoxPete HarnischDustin Hermanson(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks9New York Mets5BoxAmaury TelemacoMasato YoshiiWillie Banks
Colorado Rockies3Philadelphia Phillies1BoxBobby JonesCarlton LoewerDave Veres
St. Louis Cardinals5Pittsburgh Pirates5Box(none)

Standings as of 1998-08-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1289434.734--77950627346-2448-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I342014.588
225Boston Red Sox1287652.59418.071657114538-3238-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park341618.471
3511Baltimore Orioles1306961.53126.06836206332-3337-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards321022.313
4713Toronto Blue Jays1326666.50030.0645649-430-3936-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome30228.733
51428Tampa Bay Rays1284979.38345.0473599-12623-3726-42L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field341420.412
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians1297158.550--6726007237-3034-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field331815.545
2921Kansas City Royals1316071.45812.0589742-15336-2924-42W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium301218.400
31124Minnesota Twins1295772.44214.0593627-3429-3528-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome331320.394
41225Chicago White Sox1305773.43814.5645761-11625-4131-33L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II32239.719
51327Detroit Tigers1305080.38521.5554684-13025-4225-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium321517.469
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Anaheim Angels1317259.550--6516133835-2637-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field311318.419
2612Texas Rangers1306961.5312.57447202429-3340-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington321913.594
3819Seattle Mariners1296069.46511.0684683125-3635-33W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome321616.500
41022Oakland Athletics1316071.45812.0659701-4225-3635-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum311417.452
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1318744.664--68149019140-2247-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field311912.613
247New York Mets1317259.55015.05795017830-2942-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium311615.516
3714Philadelphia Phillies1316467.48923.0589662-7329-3335-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium311120.355
41426Montreal Expos1325181.38636.5510649-13918-4233-39L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium301416.467
51630Florida Marlins1314586.34442.0543717-17418-4427-42L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium31922.290
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros1328250.621--73752221540-3042-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome302010.667
259Chicago Cubs1317160.54210.56526292328-3343-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field321913.594
3916Pittsburgh Pirates1316368.48118.55575471025-3637-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium31625.194
51017St. Louis Cardinals1316269.47319.5636655-1927-4335-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II312110.677
41118Milwaukee Brewers1316269.47319.5566636-7029-3233-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium311219.387
61323Cincinnati Reds1316071.45821.5585622-3734-3626-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field311714.548
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres1318447.641--63551112438-3246-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium311417.452
2610San Francisco Giants1317061.53414.06506014934-3536-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point321913.594
3815Los Angeles Dodgers1316467.48920.0549558-930-4134-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium311912.613
41220Colorado Rockies1326171.46223.5641689-4829-4032-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field301614.533
51529Arizona Diamondbacks1325082.37934.5545677-13226-4724-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark301515.500


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
John Hattig3B18.179signed 
Vicente PadillaP20.351Signed as nondrafted free agent by Diamondbacks