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Friday September 4,1998This 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 1998-09-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals5Anaheim Angels3BoxRicky BonesMike HoltzJeff Montgomery
New York Yankees11Chicago White Sox6BoxGraeme LloydChad Bradford(none)
Cleveland Indians10Detroit Tigers2BoxCharles NagySeth Greisinger(none)
Tampa Bay Rays5Oakland Athletics2BoxRolando ArrojoJimmy HaynesRoberto Hernandez
Baltimore Orioles10Seattle Mariners1BoxJuan GuzmanPaul Spoljaric(none)
Minnesota Twins3Texas Rangers9BoxAaron SeleFrankie Rodriguez(none)
Boston Red Sox1Toronto Blue Jays12BoxPat HentgenTim WakefieldDave Stieb
Houston Astros1Arizona Diamondbacks3BoxAmaury TelemacoJose LimaGregg Olson
San Diego Padres5Colorado Rockies11BoxDave VeresScott Sanders(none)
Montreal Expos8Florida Marlins0BoxDustin HermansonBrian Meadows(none)
San Francisco Giants5Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxDarren DreifortShawn EstesJeff Shaw
Philadelphia Phillies6Milwaukee Brewers2BoxCurt SchillingSteve Woodard(none)
Atlanta Braves1New York Mets2BoxAl LeiterTom Glavine(none)
Chicago Cubs5Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxMatt KarchnerMike WilliamsRod Beck
Cincinnati Reds3St. Louis Cardinals2BoxPete HarnischJohn FrascatoreGabe White

Standings as of 1998-09-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees13810038.725--84456028447-2453-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I241410.583
225Boston Red Sox1398158.58319.576662614038-3443-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park231112.478
3612Toronto Blue Jays1427567.52827.07116753632-3943-28W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome20137.650
4714Baltimore Orioles1407070.50031.07226734933-3637-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards22913.409
51327Tampa Bay Rays1405585.39346.0532651-11928-4127-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field22814.364
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Cleveland Indians1407862.557--7516747739-3039-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field221111.500
2819Kansas City Royals1406575.46413.0614776-16241-3124-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium21714.333
3921Chicago White Sox1416576.46113.5713814-10128-4136-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II21156.714
41225Minnesota Twins1406278.44316.0637691-5431-4031-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome22814.364
51429Detroit Tigers1415388.37625.5610763-15326-4327-45L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium21129.571
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Anaheim Angels1417764.546--7136714240-3037-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field21813.381
2511Texas Rangers1407565.5361.58157754033-3642-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington22139.591
31023Oakland Athletics1416477.45413.0710762-5229-4135-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum211011.476
41124Seattle Mariners1396376.45313.0735751-1628-4235-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome22139.591
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1419150.645--72252919343-2648-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field21156.714
258New York Mets1417863.55313.06225457735-3343-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium211011.476
3915Philadelphia Phillies1416774.47524.0615711-9632-3735-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium21813.381
41528Montreal Expos1425488.38037.5558707-14921-4933-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium20119.550
51630Florida Marlins1414794.33344.0585803-21820-4827-46L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium21714.333
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros1418853.624--77455122342-3246-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome21147.667
246Chicago Cubs1417962.5609.07186793933-3546-27W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field221111.500
3816St. Louis Cardinals1416774.47521.0693698-530-4337-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II21165.762
51017Milwaukee Brewers1416675.46822.0611694-8331-3635-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium21813.381
41118Cincinnati Reds1416675.46822.0654680-2635-3931-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field211110.524
61220Pittsburgh Pirates1406575.46422.5583587-427-3937-37L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium22418.182
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres1419051.638--68455313141-3349-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium21813.381
2610San Francisco Giants1417665.53914.07186437534-3642-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point22139.591
3713Los Angeles Dodgers1417170.50419.0598599-130-4141-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium21129.571
41322Colorado Rockies1426577.45825.5712752-4030-4235-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field20128.600
51426Arizona Diamondbacks1425785.40133.5581708-12729-4728-38W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark20812.400


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Luis RiveraSS34.245Released by Royals.