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Sunday August 30,1998This 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 1998-08-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals3Baltimore Orioles2BoxChris HaneyJuan GuzmanJeff Montgomery
Anaheim Angels8Boston Red Sox6BoxShigetoshi HasegawaTim WakefieldTroy Percival
Texas Rangers3Chicago White Sox5BoxCarlos CastilloTodd StottlemyreBob Howry
Oakland Athletics4Cleveland Indians9BoxCharles NagyKenny RogersMichael Jackson
Tampa Bay Rays10Detroit Tigers5BoxRolando ArrojoBrian PowellRoberto Hernandez
Seattle Mariners13New York Yankees3BoxBill SwiftHideki Irabu(none)
Minnesota Twins0Toronto Blue Jays6BoxRoger ClemensFrankie Rodriguez(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Arizona Diamondbacks7BoxClint SodowskyScott Karl(none)
Florida Marlins7Cincinnati Reds14BoxDennys ReyesRafael Medina(none)
Chicago Cubs4Colorado Rockies3BoxKevin TapaniDarryl KileRod Beck
Pittsburgh Pirates4Houston Astros11BoxShane ReynoldsJeff McCurry(none)
New York Mets2Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxDave MlickiMasato Yoshii(none)
Montreal Expos2San Diego Padres1BoxKirk BullingerKevin BrownUgueth Urbina
Philadelphia Phillies5San Francisco Giants4BoxCurt SchillingRuss Ortiz(none)
Atlanta Braves7St. Louis Cardinals8BoxMark PetkovsekDennis MartinezJuan Acevedo

Standings as of 1998-08-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1359837.726--82655227446-2452-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I271611.593
225Boston Red Sox1347955.59018.574759914838-3241-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park281315.464
3612Toronto Blue Jays1387167.51428.56886701830-3941-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome24177.708
4713Baltimore Orioles1366967.50729.57046564832-3637-31L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards261016.385
51326Tampa Bay Rays1355382.39345.0513635-12226-3827-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field271017.370
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Cleveland Indians1357461.548--7126466637-3037-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field271512.556
2820Kansas City Royals1376473.46711.0608766-15840-3124-42W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium24816.333
31124Chicago White Sox1376275.45313.0691795-10425-4136-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II25187.720
41225Minnesota Twins1355976.43715.0620668-4831-3928-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome271116.407
51429Detroit Tigers1365284.38222.5590725-13526-4326-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium261313.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Anaheim Angels1387662.551--6916543739-2937-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field24915.375
2511Texas Rangers1367264.5293.07807552531-3541-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington261610.615
3921Oakland Athletics1376374.46012.5700735-3528-3935-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum251114.440
41022Seattle Mariners1356273.45912.5723726-327-4035-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome261412.538
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1379047.657--71051519543-2547-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field25169.640
249New York Mets1377562.54715.06005316933-3242-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium251312.520
3815Philadelphia Phillies1376671.48224.0605694-8931-3435-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium25916.360
41427Montreal Expos1385385.38437.5538681-14320-4633-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium241212.500
51630Florida Marlins1374790.34343.0577769-19220-4827-42L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium25718.280
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros1378651.628--76153722440-3046-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome25169.640
258Chicago Cubs1377562.54711.06986663232-3543-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field261511.577
3916Pittsburgh Pirates1366571.47820.5577575227-3937-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium26422.154
41017Cincinnati Reds1376572.47421.0640663-2334-3631-36W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field251213.480
61118St. Louis Cardinals1376473.46722.0665687-2227-4337-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II25196.760
51219Milwaukee Brewers1376473.46722.0591669-7831-3633-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium251015.400
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres1378849.642--66452813641-3247-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium251015.400
2610San Francisco Giants1377364.53315.06866236334-3539-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point261610.615
3714Los Angeles Dodgers1376869.49620.0578584-630-4138-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium251510.600
41323Colorado Rockies1386375.45725.5682729-4729-4034-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field241410.583
51528Arizona Diamondbacks1385385.38435.5571703-13226-4727-38W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark241212.500