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Saturday September 5,1998This 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 1998-09-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals1Anaheim Angels2BoxJack McDowellBrian BarberRich DeLucia
New York Yankees5Chicago White Sox9BoxJim AbbottAndy Pettitte(none)
Cleveland Indians5Detroit Tigers4BoxDave BurbaBrian PowellMichael Jackson
Tampa Bay Rays0Oakland Athletics3BoxKenny RogersTony Saunders(none)
Baltimore Orioles5Seattle Mariners6BoxGreg McCarthyArmando BenitezMike Timlin
Minnesota Twins7Texas Rangers4BoxMike TrombleyXavier HernandezRick Aguilera
Boston Red Sox3Toronto Blue Jays4BoxRoger ClemensBret SaberhagenPaul Quantrill
Houston Astros6Arizona Diamondbacks5BoxBilly WagnerAlan Embree(none)
San Diego Padres4Colorado Rockies2BoxKevin BrownDarryl KileTrevor Hoffman
Montreal Expos7Florida Marlins1BoxMike ThurmanRafael Medina(none)
San Francisco Giants3Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxChan Ho ParkOrel Hershiser(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxDavid WeathersRicky Bottalico(none)
Atlanta Braves4New York Mets5BoxTurk WendellRudy SeanezJohn Franco
Chicago Cubs8Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxKevin TapaniSean LawrenceRod Beck
Cincinnati Reds0St. Louis Cardinals7BoxDonovan OsborneDennys Reyes(none)

Standings as of 1998-09-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees13910039.719--84956928047-2553-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I23149.609
225Boston Red Sox1408159.57919.576963013938-3543-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park221111.500
3612Toronto Blue Jays1437667.53126.07156783732-3944-28W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome19127.632
4714Baltimore Orioles1417071.49631.07276794833-3737-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards21912.429
51327Tampa Bay Rays1415586.39046.0532654-12228-4227-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field21813.381
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Cleveland Indians1417962.560--7566787840-3039-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field211011.476
2818Chicago White Sox1426676.46513.5722819-9728-4137-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II20146.700
3921Kansas City Royals1416576.46114.0615778-16341-3224-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium20713.350
41225Minnesota Twins1416378.44716.0644695-5132-4031-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome21714.333
51429Detroit Tigers1425389.37326.5614768-15426-4327-46L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium20128.600
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Anaheim Angels1427864.549--7156724340-3038-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field20713.350
2511Texas Rangers1417566.5322.58197823733-3642-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington21138.619
31022Oakland Athletics1426577.45813.0713762-4929-4136-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum20911.450
41123Seattle Mariners1406476.45713.0741756-1528-4236-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome21129.571
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Atlanta Braves1429151.641--72653419243-2748-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field20155.750
258New York Mets1427963.55612.06275497835-3344-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium20911.450
3917Philadelphia Phillies1426775.47224.0617714-9732-3835-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium20812.400
41528Montreal Expos1435588.38536.5565708-14322-4933-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium19109.526
51630Florida Marlins1424795.33144.0586810-22420-4827-47L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium20713.350
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros1428953.627--78055622443-3246-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome20137.650
246Chicago Cubs1428062.5639.07266834334-3546-27W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field211011.476
3815St. Louis Cardinals1426874.47921.0700698230-4338-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II20155.750
41016Milwaukee Brewers1426775.47222.0614696-8231-3636-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium20713.350
51119Cincinnati Reds1426676.46523.0654687-3335-4031-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field20119.550
61220Pittsburgh Pirates1416576.46123.5587595-827-3937-38L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium21417.190
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122San Diego Padres1429151.641--68855513342-3349-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium20713.350
2610San Francisco Giants1427666.53515.07216497234-3742-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point21138.619
3713Los Angeles Dodgers1427270.50719.0604602230-4142-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium20119.550
41324Colorado Rockies1436578.45526.5714756-4230-4235-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field19127.632
51426Arizona Diamondbacks1435786.39934.5586714-12829-4728-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark19811.421


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Milt CuylerCF29.333Purchased by Rangers from Nashua (Atlantic). 
Orlando MercedRF-1B31.307Signed as Free Agent by Cubs.