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Monday December 14,1998This 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.

1998 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
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Standings at end of 1998 season.

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RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees16211448.704--96565630952-2962-19W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I000
225Boston Red Sox1629270.56822.087672914741-4051-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park000
3511Toronto Blue Jays1638875.54026.58167684837-4551-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome-10-1
4816Baltimore Orioles1627983.48835.08177853237-4442-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerFrank WrenOriole Park at Camden Yards000
51429Tampa Bay Rays1626399.38951.0620751-13130-5133-48L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field000
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Cleveland Indians1628973.549--8507797143-3846-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field000
2715Chicago White Sox1638182.4978.5861931-7036-4544-38W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II-1-10
31123Kansas City Royals1617289.44716.5714899-18543-3829-51L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium000
41224Minnesota Twins1627092.43219.0734818-8435-4635-46W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome000
51327Detroit Tigers1626597.40124.0722863-14133-4832-49L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Texas Rangers1628874.543--9408716940-4148-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington000
2612Anaheim Angels1628577.5253.0787783443-3842-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field000
3919Seattle Mariners1617685.47211.5859855434-4642-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome000
41022Oakland Athletics1627488.45714.0804866-6235-4639-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum000
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves16210656.654--82658124550-3156-25W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field000
2610New York Mets1628874.54318.07066456141-4047-34L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium000
31120Philadelphia Phillies1627587.46331.0713808-9535-4640-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium000
41426Montreal Expos1626597.40141.0644783-13926-5539-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium000
51630Florida Marlins16254108.33352.0667923-25623-5831-50L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium000
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Houston Astros16210260.630--87462025447-3455-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome000
246Chicago Cubs1639073.55212.58317923939-4251-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field000
3814St. Louis Cardinals1638380.50919.58107822835-4648-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II-10-1
41018Cincinnati Reds1627785.47525.0750760-1038-4339-42W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field000
51221Milwaukee Brewers1627488.45728.0707812-10536-4538-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium000
61325Pittsburgh Pirates1637093.42932.5650718-6829-5340-41L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium-1-10
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Diego Padres1629864.605--74963511444-3754-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium000
258San Francisco Giants1638974.5469.584573910640-4249-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point000
3713Los Angeles Dodgers1628379.51215.0669678-935-4648-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonKevin MaloneDodger Stadium000
4917Colorado Rockies1627785.47521.0826855-2935-4642-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandBob GebhardCoors Field000
51528Arizona Diamondbacks1626597.40133.0665812-14731-5034-47L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark000

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Paul AbbottP31.090Released by Mariners. 
Israel AlcantaraRF-1B25.222Signed as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Armando AlmanzaP26.049Traded by Cardinals with Pablo Ozuna and Braden Looper to Marlins for Edgar Renteria. 
Glen BarkerCF27.218Selected by Astros from Tigers in Rule 5 major league draft 
Geronimo BerroaRF-LF33.271Signed as Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
Rafael BournigalSS-2B32.216Released by Athletics. 
Leslie BreaP20.063Traded by Mariners to Mets for Butch Huskey. 
Brant BrownLF-CF27.175Traded by Cubs to Pirates for Jon Lieber. 
Kirk BullingerP29.047Signed as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Alberto CastilloC28.307Selected by Cardinals from Phillies in Rule 5 major league draft 
Brad ClontzP27.232Signed as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Dustin CrouchP31.???Selected by Tigers from Blue Jays in Rule 5 minor league draft 
Joe Espada2B-SS23.106Selected by Twins from Athletics in Rule 5 major league draft 
Wayne FranklinP24.280Selected by Astros from Dodgers in Rule 5 minor league draft 
Luis GarciaRF-CF23.083Selected by Devil Rays from White Sox in the minor league draft. 
Benji GilSS26.069Selected by Marlins from White Sox in the minor league draft. 
Beiker GraterolP24.035Traded by Blue Jays to Tigers for Eric Ludwick. 
Todd Haney2B33.137Signed as Free Agent by Mets. 
Tim HarikkalaP27.152Signed as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Bill HaselmanC32.203Signed as Free Agent by Tigers. 
Butch HuskeyRF-1B27.034Traded by Mets to Mariners for Leslie Brea. 
Dennis KonradySS24.084Selected by Expos from Indians in Rule 5 minor league draft 
Tom LampkinC34.285Signed as Free Agent by Mariners. 
Edgar LeyvaP21.140Selected by Dodgers from Angels in Rule 5 minor league draft 
Jon LieberP28.256Traded by Pirates to Cubs for Brant Brown. 
Braden LooperP23.351Traded by Cardinals with Pablo Ozuna and Armando Almanza to Marlins for Edgar Renteria. 
Eric LudwickP27.000Selected by Tigers from Marlins in the minor league draft. 
Eric LudwickP27.000Traded by Tigers to Blue Jays for Beiker Graterol. 
Brandon MarstersC23.275Selected by Twins from Phillies in Rule 5 minor league draft 
Tim McClaskeyP22.338Selected by Mariners from Marlins in Rule 5 minor league draft 
Alex OchoaRF-LF26.260Traded by Twins to Brewers for Darrell Nicholas. 
Miguel OjedaC23.319Released by Pirates. 
Pablo Ozuna2B-CF24.111Traded by Cardinals with Braden Looper and Armando Almanza to Marlins for Edgar Renteria. 
Tyrone PendergrassOF22.136Selected by White Sox from Braves in Rule 5 major league draft 
Eduardo Perez1B-3B29.094Released by Reds. 
Mark PetkovsekP33.026Traded by Cardinals to Angels for Mark Garrick. 
Tony Phillips2B-LF39.233Signed as Free Agent by Athletics. 
Brady RaggioP26.088Released by Cardinals. 
Edgar RenteriaSS23.129Traded by Marlins to Cardinals for Pablo Ozuna, Braden Looper and Armando Almanza. 
Carlos ReyesP29.254Released by Red Sox. 
Ismael ReynosoSS20.180Selected by Giants from Marlins in Rule 5 minor league draft 
John RiedlingP23.107Released by Reds. 
Danny RombleyOF19.018Signed as nondrafted free agent by Expos 
Scott SauerbeckP27.035Selected by Pirates from Mets in Rule 5 major league draft 
Dan SmithP23.090Claimed on waivers by Expos from Rangers.