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Tuesday September 1,1998This 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 1998-09-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox9Baltimore Orioles5BoxJim ParqueDoug DrabekJaime Navarro
Seattle Mariners7Boston Red Sox3BoxJamie MoyerDerek Lowe(none)
Anaheim Angels6Cleveland Indians7BoxSteve ReedRich DeLucia(none)
Texas Rangers8Detroit Tigers12BoxMatt AndersonTim CrabtreeA.J. Sager
Toronto Blue Jays2Kansas City Royals1BoxChris CarpenterTim BelcherPaul Quantrill
Tampa Bay Rays5Minnesota Twins6BoxDan SerafiniRoberto Hernandez(none)
Oakland Athletics0New York Yankees7BoxDavid WellsTom Candiotti(none)
Houston Astros4Atlanta Braves6BoxDenny NeagleScott ElartonKerry Ligtenberg
Cincinnati Reds5Chicago Cubs6BoxMatt KarchnerGabe WhiteRod Beck
St. Louis Cardinals7Florida Marlins1BoxMatt MorrisLivan Hernandez(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxIsmael ValdezPaul ByrdJeff Shaw
Colorado Rockies12Milwaukee Brewers3BoxJamey WrightBill Pulsipher(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks4Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxOmar DaalChris PetersGregg Olson
New York Mets8San Diego Padres9BoxRandy MyersTurk WendellTrevor Hoffman
Montreal Expos7San Francisco Giants9BoxJohn JohnstoneSteve KlineRobb Nen

Standings as of 1998-09-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1369937.728--83355228146-2453-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I261511.577
225Boston Red Sox1368056.58819.075560714838-3242-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park261214.462
3612Toronto Blue Jays1397267.51828.56906711931-3941-28W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome23167.696
4713Baltimore Orioles1386969.50031.07106694132-3637-33L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards241014.417
51327Tampa Bay Rays1375384.38746.5519643-12426-4027-44L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field251015.400
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians1377661.555--7346587637-3039-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field251312.520
2820Kansas City Royals1386474.46412.5609768-15940-3124-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium23815.348
3922Chicago White Sox1396475.46013.0704801-9727-4136-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II23167.696
41225Minnesota Twins1376176.44515.0628674-4631-3930-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome25916.360
51428Detroit Tigers1385385.38423.5604746-14226-4327-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium241212.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Anaheim Angels1397663.547--6976613639-3037-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field23914.391
2511Texas Rangers1387365.5292.58017693232-3641-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington24159.625
31023Seattle Mariners1376374.46012.0731734-328-4135-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome241311.542
41124Oakland Athletics1396376.45313.0706757-5128-4135-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum231112.478
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1399148.655--71952319643-2548-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field23158.652
258New York Mets1397663.54715.06165437334-3342-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium231211.522
3815Philadelphia Phillies1396673.47525.0609703-9431-3635-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium23914.391
41529Montreal Expos1405387.37938.5547695-14820-4833-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium221210.545
51630Florida Marlins1394792.33844.0581781-20020-4827-44L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium23716.304
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros1398752.626--76954622341-3146-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome23158.652
247Chicago Cubs1397762.55410.07096753432-3545-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field241311.542
3916St. Louis Cardinals1396673.47521.0677691-1429-4337-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II23176.739
41017Pittsburgh Pirates1376572.47421.0580579127-3937-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium25421.160
51118Cincinnati Reds1396574.46822.0649674-2534-3831-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field231211.522
61219Milwaukee Brewers1386474.46422.5594681-8731-3633-38L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium241014.417
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres1399049.647--67853814041-3249-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium23815.348
2610San Francisco Giants1397564.54015.07016326934-3541-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point241410.583
3714Los Angeles Dodgers1396970.49621.0584594-1030-4139-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium23149.609
41321Colorado Rockies1396475.46026.0694732-3830-4034-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field231310.565
51426Arizona Diamondbacks1395485.38836.0575706-13127-4727-38W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark231112.478


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Efren Espinoza2B17.353Contract purchased by Mexico City Red Devils (Mexican) from Mexico (Arizona) 
Orlando MercedRF-1B31.303Released by Red Sox. 
Adan MunozC21.176Signed by Monclova (Mexican) 
Carlos PulidoP27.027Purchased by Mets from Somerset (Atlantic). 
Carlos RamirezP14.020Contract purchased by Oaxaca (Mexican) from Mexico (Arizona) 
Jorge VasquezP20.047Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Royals. 
Oswaldo VerdugoP17.150Contract purchased by Yucatan (Mexican) from Mexico (Arizona) 
Paul WagnerP30.292Released by Braves.