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Saturday September 12,1998This 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 1998-09-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Anaheim Angels2Baltimore Orioles3BoxAlan MillsTroy Percival(none)
Detroit Tigers3Boston Red Sox2BoxMatt AndersonTom GordonTodd Jones
Chicago White Sox6Cleveland Indians4BoxJames BaldwinPaul ShueyBob Howry
Seattle Mariners2Kansas City Royals5BoxTim BelcherJamie MoyerJeff Montgomery
Oakland Athletics6Minnesota Twins5BoxJay WitasickEric MiltonBilly Taylor
Toronto Blue Jays5New York Yankees3BoxChris CarpenterDavid WellsRobert Person
Texas Rangers8Tampa Bay Rays2BoxRick HellingJulio Santana(none)
Florida Marlins2Atlanta Braves4BoxBruce ChenLivan HernandezKerry Ligtenberg
Milwaukee Brewers12Chicago Cubs15BoxRod BeckBob Wickman(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks0Cincinnati Reds3BoxSteve ParrisOmar DaalGabe White
St. Louis Cardinals2Houston Astros3BoxRandy JohnsonDarren OliverBilly Wagner
New York Mets3Montreal Expos5BoxMike MadduxRick ReedUgueth Urbina
Pittsburgh Pirates4Philadelphia Phillies13BoxMark PortugalElmer Dessens(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers7San Diego Padres8BoxScott SandersSean MaloneyTrevor Hoffman
Colorado Rockies1San Francisco Giants0BoxPedro AstacioRobb NenJerry DiPoto

Standings as of 1998-09-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees14610343.705--88260128149-2754-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I16115.688
225Boston Red Sox1468363.56820.079565613938-3645-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1697.563
3611Toronto Blue Jays1498069.53724.57567074934-4046-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1385.615
4713Baltimore Orioles1477572.51028.57557015436-3839-34W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards15411.267
51327Tampa Bay Rays1465789.39046.0551678-12729-4428-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field16610.375
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Cleveland Indians1468066.548--7717086341-3239-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1697.563
2817Chicago White Sox1487177.48010.0762849-8730-4140-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1495.643
31023Kansas City Royals1476780.45613.5637809-17241-3526-45W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1459.357
41225Minnesota Twins1476582.44215.5670725-5534-4231-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome15510.333
51429Detroit Tigers1485692.37825.0641803-16228-4628-46W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1495.643
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Anaheim Angels1478067.544--7336963740-3240-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field15510.333
2510Texas Rangers1477968.5371.08557995634-3745-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1596.600
3921Oakland Athletics1476879.46312.0735782-4731-4137-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1569.400
41124Seattle Mariners1476780.45613.0772790-1829-4438-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1495.643
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Atlanta Braves1499554.638--76155920245-3050-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field13112.846
257New York Mets1498267.55013.06565936337-3645-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1367.462
31119Philadelphia Phillies1486979.46625.5658746-8832-3937-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1468.429
41426Montreal Expos1495990.39636.0590730-14022-5037-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1367.462
51630Florida Marlins14948101.32247.0625862-23720-5428-47L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1367.462
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Houston Astros1499653.644--82857125744-3252-21W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1367.462
246Chicago Cubs1498366.55713.07697254434-3849-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1477.500
3815St. Louis Cardinals1497277.48324.0729729031-4641-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II13112.846
41018Milwaukee Brewers1497079.47026.0660750-9033-4037-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1349.308
51220Cincinnati Reds1496980.46327.0692718-2635-4334-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1385.615
61322Pittsburgh Pirates1486880.45927.5616634-1828-4239-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium14113.071
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Diego Padres1499455.631--71559112442-3452-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1349.308
2612San Francisco Giants1487969.53414.57466727437-3842-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point15105.667
3714Los Angeles Dodgers1497574.50319.0631631033-4442-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin MaloneDodger Stadium1385.615
4916Colorado Rockies1507278.48022.5772793-2132-4240-36W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1257.417
51528Arizona Diamondbacks1495891.38936.0599754-15529-4929-42L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1376.538


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Cesar Crespo2B-SS19.112Traded by Mets with Brandon Villafuerte to Marlins for Robert Stratton. 
Chris HaneyP29.300Purchased by Cubs from Royals.