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Wednesday September 9,1998This 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 1998-09-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins8Anaheim Angels10BoxOmar OlivaresFrankie RodriguezTroy Percival
New York Yankees7Boston Red Sox5BoxRamiro MendozaTim WakefieldMariano Rivera
Detroit Tigers8Chicago White Sox6BoxSeth GreisingerMike Sirotka(none)
Baltimore Orioles6Oakland Athletics2BoxJuan GuzmanJimmy Haynes(none)
Tampa Bay Rays2Seattle Mariners5BoxPaul AbbottRolando ArrojoMike Timlin
Kansas City Royals0Texas Rangers8BoxAaron SelePat Rapp(none)
Cleveland Indians6Toronto Blue Jays3BoxDoug JonesCarlos AlmanzarMichael Jackson
Los Angeles Dodgers6Arizona Diamondbacks2BoxCarlos PerezAmaury Telemaco(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Chicago Cubs4BoxMark ClarkJason SchmidtRod Beck
St. Louis Cardinals3Cincinnati Reds6BoxPete HarnischBobby WittDanny Graves
Florida Marlins8Colorado Rockies9BoxChuck McElroyJustin Speier(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2Houston Astros6BoxJose LimaSteve WoodardBilly Wagner
Atlanta Braves2Montreal Expos3BoxUgueth UrbinaJohn Rocker(none)
New York Mets6Philadelphia Phillies2BoxArmando ReynosoCurt SchillingJohn Franco
San Francisco Giants3San Diego Padres8BoxSterling HitchcockShawn EstesTrevor Hoffman

Standings as of 1998-09-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees14310241.713--86758628149-2753-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I19127.632
225Boston Red Sox1448262.56920.578765113638-3644-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park18108.556
3612Toronto Blue Jays1467868.53425.57416924932-3946-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome16106.625
4714Baltimore Orioles1457372.50330.07446964836-3837-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards17611.353
51328Tampa Bay Rays1445688.38946.5546668-12229-4427-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field18711.389
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians1448064.556--7656996641-3239-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1899.500
2817Chicago White Sox1466977.47312.0753843-9028-4140-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II16115.688
31124Kansas City Royals1446579.45115.0621796-17541-3524-44L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium17710.412
41225Minnesota Twins1456580.44815.5663716-5334-4231-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome17512.294
51429Detroit Tigers1465591.37726.0636795-15927-4528-46W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium16106.625
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Anaheim Angels1458065.552--7286854340-3040-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field17512.294
2511Texas Rangers1457867.5382.08457945133-3645-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington17107.588
3922Seattle Mariners1446678.45813.5759774-1528-4238-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome17107.588
41023Oakland Athletics1456679.45514.0726775-4929-4137-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1789.471
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Atlanta Braves1469254.630--74255119144-3048-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field16142.875
258New York Mets1468165.55511.06455786736-3445-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1679.438
31119Philadelphia Phillies1456877.46923.5639729-9032-3936-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium17710.412
41527Montreal Expos1465789.39035.0576719-14322-5035-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1688.500
51630Florida Marlins1464898.32944.0620847-22720-5128-47L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium16610.375
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Houston Astros1469353.637--81056624444-3249-21W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1697.563
247Chicago Cubs1468165.55512.07386984034-3847-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1798.529
3815St. Louis Cardinals1467175.48622.0717711630-4441-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II16124.750
4916Milwaukee Brewers1466977.47324.0634717-8332-3837-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium16511.313
51220Pittsburgh Pirates1456778.46225.5604615-1127-4039-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium17215.118
61321Cincinnati Reds1466779.45926.0669709-4035-4332-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field16106.625
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133San Diego Padres1469254.630--70358012342-3450-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium16610.375
2610San Francisco Giants1467967.54113.07406647637-3842-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point17107.588
3713Los Angeles Dodgers1467472.50718.0620619132-4242-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium1697.563
41018Colorado Rockies1476978.46923.5761786-2530-4239-36W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1587.533
51426Arizona Diamondbacks1475889.39534.5598738-14029-4729-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1578.467


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Yunir GarciaC16.037Signed as nondrafted free agent by Mets 
Damon HollinsLF-RF24.089Traded by Braves to Dodgers for Jose Pimentel. 
Kevin JarvisP29.039Released by Reds. 
Doug NickleP23.342Traded by Angels to Phillies for Gregg Jefferies.