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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 1998-08-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics6Boston Red Sox3BoxTom CandiottiPete SchourekBilly Taylor
Baltimore Orioles4Chicago White Sox7BoxJim ParqueScott EricksonBill Simas
Seattle Mariners10Cleveland Indians4BoxJamie MoyerJaret Wright(none)
Anaheim Angels5New York Yankees6BoxJay TessmerMike Fetters(none)
Minnesota Twins3Tampa Bay Rays10BoxJulio SantanaEric Milton(none)
Kansas City Royals1Toronto Blue Jays11BoxKelvim EscobarJose Rosado(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4Arizona Diamondbacks0BoxRafael RoqueAndy BenesEric Plunk
Florida Marlins3Cincinnati Reds12BoxSteve ParrisLivan Hernandez(none)
Chicago Cubs11Colorado Rockies10BoxTerry MulhollandMike MunozRod Beck
Montreal Expos9Los Angeles Dodgers10BoxDarren DreifortJeremy PowellScott Radinsky
San Diego Padres8Philadelphia Phillies1BoxStan SpencerPaul Byrd(none)
New York Mets3San Francisco Giants11BoxDanny DarwinArmando Reynoso(none)
Atlanta Braves6St. Louis Cardinals4BoxDenny NeagleMatt MorrisKerry Ligtenberg

Standings as of 1998-08-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1329636.727--80253027246-2450-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I301812.600
225Boston Red Sox1317853.59517.572958314638-3240-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park311417.452
3612Baltimore Orioles1336964.51927.56966455132-3637-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards291019.345
4713Toronto Blue Jays1356867.50429.5661657430-3938-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome27207.741
51427Tampa Bay Rays1315081.38245.5487613-12623-3727-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field311318.419
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians1327359.553--6916177437-3036-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field301614.533
2922Kansas City Royals1346173.45513.0597758-16137-3124-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium271116.407
31124Chicago White Sox1336073.45113.5670774-10425-4134-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II29209.690
41225Minnesota Twins1325973.44714.0607641-3431-3628-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome301119.367
51326Detroit Tigers1325181.38622.0568699-13126-4325-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium301416.467
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Anaheim Angels1357461.548--6756363937-2837-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field271116.407
2511Texas Rangers1327062.5302.57597342529-3341-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington301812.600
3820Seattle Mariners1326171.46211.5701702-126-3835-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome291514.517
41023Oakland Athletics1346173.45512.5671714-4326-3835-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum281315.464
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1348945.664--69549919642-2347-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field281711.607
249New York Mets1347361.54516.05895206931-3142-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium281513.536
3917Philadelphia Phillies1346470.47825.0593677-8429-3335-37L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium281117.393
41428Montreal Expos1355184.37838.5525667-14218-4533-39L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium271413.519
51630Florida Marlins1344787.35142.0557738-18120-4527-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium28721.250
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros1348351.619--74253021240-3043-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome28199.679
258Chicago Cubs1347361.54510.06816513030-3443-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field291712.586
3815Pittsburgh Pirates1336568.48917.55705561427-3637-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium29425.138
41016Milwaukee Brewers1346470.47819.0582652-7031-3333-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium281018.357
61119St. Louis Cardinals1346272.46321.0649672-2327-4335-29L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II28217.750
51218Cincinnati Reds1346272.46321.0609643-3434-3628-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field281513.536
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres1348747.649--65051513541-3246-15W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium281117.393
2610San Francisco Giants1347262.53715.06696115834-3538-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point291712.586
3714Los Angeles Dodgers1346767.50020.0567573-630-4137-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium281612.571
41321Colorado Rockies1356273.45925.5667712-4529-4033-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field271512.556
51529Arizona Diamondbacks1355085.37037.5554694-14026-4724-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark271512.556


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Kevin JarvisP29.026Signed as Free Agent by Reds. 
Bubba Smith1B28.252Loaned by Diamondbacks to Monterrey (Mexican) April 2-