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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 1998-08-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals2Baltimore Orioles1BoxBrian BarberMike MussinaJeff Montgomery
Anaheim Angels1Boston Red Sox6BoxPedro MartinezJack McDowell(none)
Texas Rangers5Chicago White Sox3BoxAaron SeleMike SirotkaJohn Wetteland
Oakland Athletics11Cleveland Indians6BoxJimmy HaynesTom MartinBilly Taylor
Tampa Bay Rays10Detroit Tigers6BoxDennis SpringerJustin Thompson(none)
Tampa Bay Rays2Detroit Tigers8BoxSeth GreisingerBryan Rekar(none)
Seattle Mariners6New York Yankees11BoxAndy PettitteKen Cloude(none)
Minnesota Twins7Toronto Blue Jays14BoxDave StiebBrad Radke(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Arizona Diamondbacks4BoxAaron SmallBob Wickman(none)
Florida Marlins5Cincinnati Reds7BoxMike RemlingerBrian MeadowsDanny Graves
Chicago Cubs3Colorado Rockies7BoxBobby JonesMark Clark(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Houston Astros6BoxJose LimaJason SchmidtJay Powell
New York Mets4Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxAl LeiterJeff ShawJohn Franco
Montreal Expos3San Diego Padres1BoxDustin HermansonSterling HitchcockUgueth Urbina
Philadelphia Phillies3San Francisco Giants10BoxMark GardnerCarlton Loewer(none)
Atlanta Braves4St. Louis Cardinals3BoxTom GlavineKent BottenfieldRudy Seanez

Standings as of 1998-08-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1349836.731--82353928446-2452-12W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I281612.571
225Boston Red Sox1337954.59418.574159115038-3241-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park291316.448
3612Baltimore Orioles1356966.51129.57026534932-3637-30L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards271017.370
4713Toronto Blue Jays1377067.51129.56826701230-3940-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome25187.720
51326Tampa Bay Rays1345282.38846.0503630-12725-3827-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field281117.393
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Cleveland Indians1347361.545--7036426137-3036-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field281612.571
2819Kansas City Royals1366373.46311.0605764-15939-3124-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium25916.360
31124Chicago White Sox1366175.44913.0686792-10625-4135-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II26197.731
41225Minnesota Twins1345975.44014.0620662-4231-3828-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome281117.393
51427Detroit Tigers1355283.38521.5585715-13026-4326-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium271314.481
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Anaheim Angels1377562.547--6836483538-2937-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field251015.400
2511Texas Rangers1357263.5332.07777502731-3441-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington271611.593
3920Oakland Athletics1366373.46311.5696726-3028-3835-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum261115.423
41023Seattle Mariners1346173.45512.5710723-1326-4035-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome271512.556
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1369046.662--70350719643-2447-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field261610.615
246New York Mets1367561.55115.05985277133-3142-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium261313.500
3916Philadelphia Phillies1366571.47825.0600690-9030-3435-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium261016.385
41428Montreal Expos1375285.38038.5536680-14419-4633-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium251312.520
51630Florida Marlins1364789.34643.0570755-18520-4727-42L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium26719.269
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros1368551.625--75053321740-3045-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome26179.654
259Chicago Cubs1367462.54411.06946633131-3543-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field271611.593
3815Pittsburgh Pirates1356570.48119.5573564927-3837-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium27423.148
51118Milwaukee Brewers1366472.47121.0588662-7431-3533-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium261016.385
41017Cincinnati Reds1366472.47121.0626656-3034-3630-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field261313.500
61221St. Louis Cardinals1366373.46322.0657680-2327-4336-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II26206.769
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres1368848.647--66352613741-3247-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium261016.385
2610San Francisco Giants1367363.53715.06826186434-3539-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point271611.593
3714Los Angeles Dodgers1366769.49321.0574582-830-4137-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium261610.615
41322Colorado Rockies1376374.46025.5679725-4629-4034-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field251411.560
51529Arizona Diamondbacks1375285.38036.5564700-13626-4726-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark251312.520


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Brad WilkersonLF-1B21.089signed