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Wednesday August 26,1998This 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 1998-08-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics4Boston Red Sox7BoxJohn WasdinTim WorrellTom Gordon
Baltimore Orioles5Chicago White Sox12BoxJames BaldwinJuan Guzman(none)
Seattle Mariners3Cleveland Indians5BoxDave BurbaJeff FasseroMichael Jackson
Anaheim Angels6New York Yankees4BoxJeff JudenRyan BradleyTroy Percival
Anaheim Angels6New York Yankees7BoxMariano RiveraMike Fetters(none)
Minnesota Twins7Tampa Bay Rays3BoxBob TewksburyTony SaundersRick Aguilera
Detroit Tigers6Texas Rangers8BoxEsteban LoaizaBryce FlorieJohn Wetteland
Kansas City Royals7Toronto Blue Jays2BoxTim BelcherChris Carpenter(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Arizona Diamondbacks3BoxJeff TabakaOmar DaalRich Loiselle
Chicago Cubs9Cincinnati Reds2BoxKerry WoodBrett Tomko(none)
Milwaukee Brewers6Colorado Rockies5BoxBill PulsipherJamey Wright(none)
Atlanta Braves6Houston Astros2BoxJohn SmoltzSean Bergman(none)
Montreal Expos3Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxJeff ShawSteve Kline(none)
San Diego Padres2Philadelphia Phillies0BoxJoey HamiltonMark PortugalTrevor Hoffman
New York Mets4San Francisco Giants1BoxHideo NomoOrel Hershiser(none)
Florida Marlins7St. Louis Cardinals6BoxAntonio AlfonsecaJuan Acevedo(none)

Standings as of 1998-08-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1319536.725--79652527146-2449-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I311912.613
225Boston Red Sox1307852.60016.572657714938-3240-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park321418.438
3612Baltimore Orioles1326963.52326.56926385432-3537-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards301020.333
4713Toronto Blue Jays1346767.50029.5650656-630-3937-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome28217.750
51428Tampa Bay Rays1304981.37745.5477610-13323-3726-44L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field321418.438
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians1317358.557--6876078037-3036-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field311615.516
2820Kansas City Royals1336172.45913.0596747-15137-3024-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium281117.393
31124Minnesota Twins1315972.45014.0604631-2731-3528-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome311120.355
41225Chicago White Sox1325973.44714.5663770-10725-4133-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II30219.700
51326Detroit Tigers1325181.38622.5568699-13126-4325-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium301416.467
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Anaheim Angels1347460.552--6706304037-2737-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field281117.393
2511Texas Rangers1327062.5303.07597342529-3341-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington301812.600
3922Seattle Mariners1316071.45812.5691698-725-3835-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome301614.533
41023Oakland Athletics1336073.45113.5665711-4625-3835-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum291415.483
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1338845.662--68949519441-2347-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field291811.621
248New York Mets1337360.54915.05865097731-3042-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium291514.517
3916Philadelphia Phillies1336469.48124.0592669-7729-3335-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium291118.379
41427Montreal Expos1345183.38137.5516657-14118-4433-39L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium281414.500
51630Florida Marlins1334786.35341.0554726-17220-4427-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium29722.241
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros1348351.619--74253021240-3043-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome28199.679
259Chicago Cubs1337261.54110.56706412929-3443-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field301812.600
3815Pittsburgh Pirates1336568.48917.55705561427-3637-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium29425.138
41017Milwaukee Brewers1336370.47419.5578652-7430-3333-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium291118.379
51118St. Louis Cardinals1336271.46620.5645666-2127-4335-28L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II29218.724
61321Cincinnati Reds1336172.45921.5597640-4334-3627-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field291613.552
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres1338647.647--64251412840-3246-15W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium291217.414
2610San Francisco Giants1337162.53415.06586085034-3537-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point301812.600
3714Los Angeles Dodgers1336667.49620.0557564-730-4136-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium291712.586
41219Colorado Rockies1346272.46324.5657701-4429-4033-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field281513.536
51529Arizona Diamondbacks1345084.37336.5554690-13626-4724-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark281513.536


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Greg CadaretP36.180Claimed on waivers by Rangers from Angels. 
Matt Demarco2B18.215signed