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1998 TEXAS RANGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  88-74   .543
Result:   1st in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Johnny Oates
General Manager:   Douglas Melvin
Stadium:  The Ballpark in Arlington
Attendance:  2,927,399
Payroll:  $54,704,595
Playoffs:  Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)

Texas Rangers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Tony Fossas (40)
Youngest Player:  Matt Perisho (23)
Longest Tenure:  Juan Gonzalez (10)
Top Hitter:  Juan Gonzalez (2)
Top Pitcher:  Rick Helling (9)
Top Draft Pick:  Carlos Pena (#10)

Roster Continuity:  69.97%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Texas8874.543--
Anaheim8577.5253.0
Seattle7685.47211.5
Oakland7488.45714.0

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttTEX PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1998-03-31vs CHA1L  2-90-1445,909 John BurkettJaime NavarroJaime NavarroJohn Burkett 29-7
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttTEX PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1998-04-02vs CHA2W  20-41-1232,663 Aaron SeleMike SirotkaAaron SeleMike SirotkaRoger Pavlik22139
1998-04-03@ TOR3W  5-02-1225,509Rick HellingJuan GuzmanRick HellingJuan Guzman 271314
1998-04-04@ TOR4L  2-92-2330,156Darren OliverWoody WilliamsWoody WilliamsDarren Oliver 29227
1998-04-05@ TOR5W  6-53-2128,106John BurkettChris CarpenterJohn BurkettBill RisleyJohn Wetteland35278
1998-04-06@ CHA6L  4-53-3325,358Bobby WittJaime NavarroKeith FoulkeRoger PavlikMatt Karchner39327
1998-04-09@ CHA7W  11-04-3210,654Aaron SeleJames BaldwinAaron SeleJames Baldwin 503218
1998-04-10vs TOR8W  4-35-3132,314 Rick HellingWoody WilliamsRick HellingDan PlesacJohn Wetteland543519
1998-04-11vs TOR9L  8-95-4137,520 Darren OliverChris CarpenterCarlos AlmanzarDarren OliverRandy Myers624418
1998-04-12vs TOR10W  3-16-4128,435 John BurkettErik HansonJohn WettelandPaul Quantrill 654520
1998-04-13vs DET11W  10-17-4128,671 Bobby WittBrian MoehlerBobby WittBrian Moehler 754629
1998-04-14vs DET12W  11-28-4124,409 Aaron SeleScott SandersAaron SeleScott Sanders 864838
1998-04-15vs DET13W  7-39-4124,085 Rick HellingTim WorrellRick HellingTim Worrell 935142
1998-04-17vs BAL14W  6-410-4137,415 Darren OliverScott EricksonRoger PavlikScott EricksonJohn Wetteland995544
1998-04-18vs BAL15L  8-1010-5143,883 John BurkettScott KamienieckiScott KamienieckiJohn Burkett 1076542
1998-04-19vs BAL16W  11-711-5143,037 Bobby WittJimmy KeyBobby WittJimmy KeyJohn Wetteland1187246
1998-04-21vs TBA17W  4-012-5126,776 Aaron SeleDennis SpringerAaron SeleDennis Springer 1227250
1998-04-22vs TBA18W  7-213-5130,770 Rick HellingTony SaundersRick HellingTony Saunders 1297455
1998-04-23vs TBA19L  5-1213-6133,319 Darren OliverJason JohnsonJason JohnsonDarren Oliver 1348648
1998-04-24@ KCA20L  4-1113-7117,718John BurkettGlendon RuschGlendon RuschJohn Burkett 1389741
1998-04-25@ KCA21W  11-814-7124,453Bobby WittPat RappBobby WittPat RappJohn Wetteland14910544
1998-04-26@ KCA22W  11-415-7115,768Aaron SeleChris HaneyAaron SeleChris Haney 16010951
1998-04-27@ MIN23W  9-416-718,349Rick HellingMike MorganRick HellingMike Morgan 16911356
1998-04-28@ MIN24W  7-217-718,570Darren OliverEric MiltonDarren OliverEric Milton 17611561
1998-04-29@ DET25W  4-118-7110,051John BurkettGreg KeagleJohn BurkettGreg KeagleJohn Wetteland18011664
1998-04-30@ DET26L  2-718-8129,336Bobby WittBrian MoehlerBrian MoehlerBobby Witt 18212359
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttTEX PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1998-05-01@ BOS27L  3-518-9124,169Aaron SeleBret SaberhagenJohn WasdinAaron SeleTom Gordon18512857
1998-05-02@ BOS28W  7-619-9125,827Rick HellingBrian RoseRick HellingBrian RoseJohn Wetteland19213458
1998-05-03@ BOS29L  1-219-10128,075Darren OliverPedro MartinezPedro MartinezDarren OliverTom Gordon19313657
1998-05-05vs NYA30L  2-719-11131,693 John BurkettDavid ConeDavid ConeJohn Burkett 19514352
1998-05-06vs NYA31L  13-1519-12133,274 Bobby WittDavid WellsMike StantonDanny PattersonMariano Rivera20815850
1998-05-07vs CLE32L  2-719-13128,504 Aaron SeleBartolo ColonBartolo ColonAaron Sele 21016545
1998-05-08vs CLE33W  6-320-13138,067 Rick HellingChad OgeaXavier HernandezJose MesaJohn Wetteland21616848
1998-05-09vs CLE34W  7-321-13146,355 Darren OliverCharles NagyDarren OliverCharles Nagy 22317152
1998-05-10vs CLE35W  5-322-13131,232 John BurkettJaret WrightJohn BurkettJaret WrightJohn Wetteland22817454
1998-05-11vs BOS36W  8-223-13140,275 Bobby WittJohn WasdinBobby WittJohn Wasdin 23617660
1998-05-12vs BOS37W  6-324-13139,614 Aaron SeleBrian RoseAaron SeleBrian RoseJohn Wetteland24217963
1998-05-13@ NYA38L  6-824-14123,142Rick HellingDavid ConeDavid ConeRick HellingMariano Rivera24818761
1998-05-14@ NYA39W  7-525-14120,694Darren OliverHideki IrabuDanny PattersonWillie BanksJohn Wetteland25519263
1998-05-15@ CLE40L  2-325-15141,128John BurkettJaret WrightRick KrivdaAl Levine 25719562
1998-05-16@ CLE41L  3-1025-16140,925Bobby WittDave BurbaDave BurbaBobby Witt 26020555
1998-05-17@ CLE42W  1-026-16142,247Aaron SeleBartolo ColonAaron SeleBartolo ColonJohn Wetteland26120556
1998-05-19vs SEA43W  10-427-16137,258 Rick HellingRandy JohnsonRick HellingRandy JohnsonXavier Hernandez27120962
1998-05-20vs SEA44W  8-728-16129,454 Darren OliverBill SwiftTim CrabtreeMike TimlinJohn Wetteland27921663
1998-05-21vs SEA45W  9-829-16134,613 John BurkettJeff FasseroScott BailesBobby Ayala 28822464
1998-05-22vs KCA46W  13-1030-16138,411 Bobby WittJamie WalkerJohn WettelandJeff Montgomery 30123467
1998-05-23vs KCA47W  7-331-16146,372 Aaron SeleGlendon RuschAaron SeleGlendon Rusch 30823771
1998-05-24vs KCA48L  3-831-17146,243 Rick HellingPat RappPat RappRick HellingHipolito Pichardo31124566
1998-05-25vs MIN49L  3-931-18130,887 Darren OliverMike MorganMike MorganDarren Oliver 31425460
1998-05-27vs MIN50L  5-631-19132,657 John BurkettEric MiltonMike TrombleyXavier HernandezRick Aguilera31926059
1998-05-28@ BAL51L  2-531-20142,294Bobby WittDoug DrabekDoug DrabekBobby WittJesse Orosco32126556
1998-05-29@ BAL52L  3-631-21147,091Aaron SeleDoug JohnsDoug JohnsAaron SeleArmando Benitez32427153
1998-05-30@ BAL53W  10-832-21147,866Rick HellingBobby MunozXavier HernandezSidney PonsonJohn Wetteland33427955
1998-05-31@ BAL54W  9-533-21147,437Darren OliverScott EricksonDarren OliverScott EricksonDanny Patterson34328459
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttTEX PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1998-06-01@ TBA55L  1-433-22124,388John BurkettRolando ArrojoRolando ArrojoJohn BurkettRoberto Hernandez34428856
1998-06-02@ TBA56W  7-334-22124,477Bobby WittJason JohnsonBobby WittJason Johnson 35129160
1998-06-03@ OAK57W  16-1035-2215,973Aaron SeleBlake SteinTim CrabtreeBlake Stein 36730166
1998-06-04@ OAK58L  1-635-23111,039Rick HellingJimmy HaynesJimmy HaynesRick HellingBilly Taylor36830761
1998-06-05vs SDN59W  8-736-23137,903 Darren OliverKevin BrownTim CrabtreeDonne WallJohn Wetteland37631462
1998-06-06vs SDN60W  3-037-23146,022 John BurkettSterling HitchcockJohn BurkettSterling HitchcockJohn Wetteland37931465
1998-06-07vs SDN61L  8-1737-24146,372 Bobby WittMark LangstonDan MiceliDanny Patterson 38733156
1998-06-08@ COL62W  3-138-24148,070Aaron SelePedro AstacioAaron SelePedro AstacioJohn Wetteland39033258
1998-06-09@ COL63W  5-239-24148,068Rick HellingJohn ThomsonRick HellingJohn ThomsonJohn Wetteland39533461
1998-06-10@ COL64L  8-939-25148,061Darren OliverBobby JonesJerry DiPotoEric Gunderson 40334360
1998-06-12vs ANA65L  1-539-26135,505 John BurkettOmar OlivaresOmar OlivaresJohn BurkettGreg Cadaret40434856
1998-06-13vs ANA66L  6-1839-27146,289 Aaron SeleJarrod WashburnJarrod WashburnAaron Sele 41036644
1998-06-14vs ANA67W  4-240-27136,648 Rick HellingChuck FinleyRick HellingChuck FinleyJohn Wetteland41436846
1998-06-15vs ANA68L  5-840-28143,380 Bobby WittSteve SparksSteve SparksBobby WittTroy Percival41937643
1998-06-16vs OAK69L  7-940-29234,066 Matt PerishoMike OquistBuddy GroomMatt PerishoBilly Taylor42638541
1998-06-17vs OAK70L  2-340-30231,052 John BurkettKenny RogersKenny RogersJohn BurkettBilly Taylor42838840
1998-06-18vs OAK71W  3-241-30235,930 Aaron SeleTom CandiottiAaron SeleTom CandiottiJohn Wetteland43139041
1998-06-19@ ANA72W  7-342-30238,866Rick HellingChuck FinleyRick HellingChuck Finley 43839345
1998-06-20@ ANA73L  3-842-31231,671Todd Van PoppelSteve SparksSteve SparksTodd Van Poppel 44140140
1998-06-21@ ANA74L  7-1042-32232,914Matt PerishoJason DicksonJason DicksonMatt PerishoTroy Percival44841137
1998-06-22vs ARI75L  0-642-33237,840 John BurkettAndy BenesAndy BenesJohn Burkett 44841731
1998-06-23vs ARI76W  16-543-33231,904 Aaron SeleBrian AndersonAaron SeleBrian Anderson 46442242
1998-06-24@ ARI77W  3-244-33244,296Rick HellingWillie BlairRick HellingWillie BlairJohn Wetteland46742443
1998-06-25@ ARI78W  9-445-33244,269Todd Van PoppelAmaury TelemacoTodd Van PoppelAmaury Telemaco 47642848
1998-06-26@ SFN79W  7-346-33218,180Darren OliverOrel HershiserDarren OliverOrel HershiserJohn Wetteland48343152
1998-06-27@ SFN80L  5-646-34228,753John BurkettKirk RueterRobb NenDanny Patterson 48843751
1998-06-28@ SFN81L  0-746-35236,664Aaron SeleMark GardnerMark GardnerAaron Sele 48844444
1998-06-30vs LAN82L  1-446-36237,873 Rick HellingDarren DreifortDarren DreifortRick HellingAntonio Osuna48944841
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttTEX PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1998-07-01vs LAN83L  5-746-37228,928 Todd Van PoppelDennys ReyesScott RadinskyJohn WettelandAntonio Osuna49445539
1998-07-02vs LAN84L  1-446-38238,514 Darren OliverChan Ho ParkChan Ho ParkDarren OliverScott Radinsky49545936
1998-07-03vs SEA85L  2-846-39245,233 John BurkettJeff FasseroJeff FasseroJohn Burkett 49746730
1998-07-04vs SEA86W  9-247-39246,067 Aaron SeleJamie MoyerAaron SeleJamie Moyer 50646937
1998-07-05vs SEA87W  8-448-39238,053 Rick HellingRandy JohnsonXavier HernandezRandy Johnson 51447341
1998-07-09@ OAK88W  4-149-39211,428John BurkettKenny RogersJohn BurkettBilly TaylorJohn Wetteland51847444
1998-07-10@ OAK89W  1-050-39210,625Rick HellingTom CandiottiRick HellingBilly TaylorJohn Wetteland51947445
1998-07-11@ OAK90W  4-251-39126,458Aaron SeleBlake SteinXavier HernandezMike FettersJohn Wetteland52347647
1998-07-12@ OAK91L  5-751-40222,992Darren OliverJimmy HaynesJimmy HaynesDarren OliverBilly Taylor52848345
1998-07-13@ SEA92L  3-1051-41225,170Todd Van PoppelKen CloudeKen CloudeTodd Van Poppel 53149338
1998-07-14@ SEA93L  3-651-42225,545John BurkettJeff FasseroJeff FasseroJohn BurkettMike Timlin53449935
1998-07-15vs BAL94L  3-1451-43246,682 Rick HellingSidney PonsonSidney PonsonRick Helling 53751324
1998-07-16vs BAL95L  3-951-44245,171 Aaron SeleScott EricksonScott EricksonAaron Sele 54052218
1998-07-17vs TBA96W  7-452-44233,876 Darren OliverTony SaundersDarren OliverJim MecirJohn Wetteland54752621
1998-07-18vs TBA97W  9-853-44244,356 Esteban LoaizaJulio SantanaTim CrabtreeEsteban Yan 55653422
1998-07-19vs TBA98W  7-454-44134,700 John BurkettBryan RekarJohn BurkettBryan RekarJohn Wetteland56353825
1998-07-21@ KCA99W  15-555-44117,457Rick HellingJose RosadoRick HellingJose Rosado 57854335
1998-07-22@ KCA100L  4-755-45114,660Aaron SelePat RappPat RappAaron SeleJeff Montgomery58255032
1998-07-23@ KCA101W  8-456-45121,656Darren OliverGlendon RuschXavier HernandezGlendon Rusch 59055436
1998-07-24@ MIN102L  3-556-46111,473Esteban LoaizaDan SerafiniDan SerafiniEsteban LoaizaRick Aguilera59355934
1998-07-25@ MIN103L  6-756-47221,013John BurkettFrankie RodriguezGreg SwindellDanny PattersonRick Aguilera59956633
1998-07-26@ MIN104L  3-1156-48213,802Rick HellingLaTroy HawkinsLaTroy HawkinsRick Helling 60257725
1998-07-28@ TOR105L  3-856-49229,177Aaron SeleRoger ClemensRoger ClemensAaron Sele 60558520
1998-07-29@ TOR106W  9-657-49228,220Darren OliverChris CarpenterDarren OliverChris CarpenterJohn Wetteland61459123
1998-07-30@ TOR107L  0-157-50229,264Esteban LoaizaJuan GuzmanJuan GuzmanEsteban LoaizaRandy Myers61459222
1998-07-31vs CHA108L  2-1057-51238,846 John BurkettJohn SnyderJohn SnyderJohn Burkett 61660214
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttTEX PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1998-08-01vs CHA109W  8-158-51242,425 Rick HellingMike SirotkaRick HellingMike Sirotka 62460321
1998-08-02vs CHA110W  12-359-51128,175 Aaron SeleJaime NavarroAaron SeleJaime Navarro 63660630
1998-08-04vs TOR111W  11-960-51145,213 Todd StottlemyreChris CarpenterTodd StottlemyreChris CarpenterJohn Wetteland64761532
1998-08-05vs TOR112W  4-361-51127,766 Esteban LoaizaKelvim EscobarJohn WettelandRandy Myers 65161833
1998-08-06vs BOS113W  7-462-51132,132 John BurkettBret SaberhagenJohn BurkettBret SaberhagenJohn Wetteland65862236
1998-08-07vs BOS114W  4-363-51134,906 Rick HellingPedro MartinezRick HellingPedro MartinezJohn Wetteland66262537
1998-08-08vs BOS115L  1-1163-52144,242 Aaron SeleTim WakefieldTim WakefieldAaron Sele 66363627
1998-08-09vs BOS116L  8-1463-53131,127 Todd StottlemyreJohn WasdinJim CorsiTodd Stottlemyre 67165021
1998-08-11@ CLE117W  2-164-53142,992Esteban LoaizaSteve KarsayEsteban LoaizaSteve KarsayJohn Wetteland67365122
1998-08-12@ CLE118L  3-664-54143,247John BurkettBartolo ColonBartolo ColonJohn BurkettMichael Jackson67665719
1998-08-13@ NYA119L  0-264-55153,835Rick HellingOrlando HernandezOrlando HernandezRick HellingMariano Rivera67665917
1998-08-14@ NYA120L  4-664-56246,547Aaron SeleAndy PettitteAndy PettitteAaron SeleMariano Rivera68066515
1998-08-15@ NYA121W  16-565-56253,117Todd StottlemyreHideki IrabuTodd StottlemyreHideki Irabu 69667026
1998-08-16@ NYA122L  5-665-57250,304Esteban LoaizaDavid WellsMariano RiveraXavier Hernandez 70167625
1998-08-18@ BOS123L  1-465-59233,201John BurkettPedro MartinezPedro MartinezJohn BurkettTom Gordon70268022
1998-08-18@ BOS124L  4-565-59226,677Rick HellingBret SaberhagenDerek LoweDanny PattersonTom Gordon70668521
1998-08-19vs CLE125W  3-166-59226,146 Aaron SeleCharles NagyAaron SeleCharles NagyJohn Wetteland70968623
1998-08-20vs CLE126W  8-267-59237,094 Todd StottlemyreDave BurbaTodd StottlemyreDave BurbaDanny Patterson71768829
1998-08-21vs NYA127L  0-567-60245,841 Esteban LoaizaDavid WellsDavid WellsEsteban Loaiza 71769324
1998-08-22vs NYA128L  9-1267-61246,483 John BurkettDavid ConeRyan BradleyXavier HernandezMariano Rivera72670521
1998-08-23vs NYA129W  12-1068-61237,284 Rick HellingOrlando HernandezRick HellingOrlando HernandezJohn Wetteland73871523
1998-08-24vs DET130W  6-569-61224,544 Aaron SeleJustin ThompsonAaron SeleJustin ThompsonJohn Wetteland74472024
1998-08-25vs DET131L  7-869-62223,378 Todd StottlemyreBrian PowellBrian PowellTodd Stottlemyre 75172823
1998-08-26vs DET132W  8-670-62222,618 Esteban LoaizaBryce FlorieEsteban LoaizaBryce FlorieJohn Wetteland75973425
1998-08-28@ CHA133W  6-571-6320Rick HellingJohn SnyderXavier HernandezBob HowryJohn Wetteland76573926
1998-08-28@ CHA134L  7-871-63214,280John BurkettScott EyreBryan WardEric GundersonBob Howry77274725
1998-08-29@ CHA135W  5-372-63216,424Aaron SeleMike SirotkaAaron SeleMike SirotkaJohn Wetteland77775027
1998-08-30@ CHA136L  3-572-64216,701Todd StottlemyreTom FordhamCarlos CastilloTodd StottlemyreBob Howry78075525
1998-08-31@ DET137W  13-273-64211,964Esteban LoaizaBryce FlorieEsteban LoaizaBryce Florie 79375736
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttTEX PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1998-09-01@ DET138L  8-1273-6529,733John BurkettFrank CastilloMatt AndersonTim CrabtreeA.J. Sager80176932
1998-09-02@ DET139W  5-374-65210,699Rick HellingBrian MoehlerRick HellingBrian MoehlerJohn Wetteland80677234
1998-09-04vs MIN140W  9-375-65225,580 Aaron SeleFrankie RodriguezAaron SeleFrankie Rodriguez 81577540
1998-09-05vs MIN141L  4-775-66238,581 Todd StottlemyreBob TewksburyMike TrombleyXavier HernandezRick Aguilera81978237
1998-09-06vs MIN142L  5-675-67235,328 Esteban LoaizaEric MiltonHector CarrascoXavier HernandezRick Aguilera82478836
1998-09-07vs MIN143W  6-076-67224,519 Rick HellingLaTroy HawkinsRick HellingLaTroy Hawkins 83078842
1998-09-08vs KCA144W  7-677-67222,336 John BurkettJose RosadoDanny PattersonJeff Montgomery 83779443
1998-09-09vs KCA145W  8-078-67228,441 Aaron SelePat RappAaron SelePat Rapp 84579451
1998-09-11@ TBA146L  2-378-68228,522Todd StottlemyreTony SaundersTony SaundersTodd StottlemyreRoberto Hernandez84779750
1998-09-12@ TBA147W  8-279-68231,278Rick HellingJulio SantanaRick HellingJulio Santana 85579956
1998-09-13@ TBA148L  5-1079-69234,007Esteban LoaizaBryan RekarRick WhiteEsteban Loaiza 86080951
1998-09-14@ BAL149L  0-179-70241,032Aaron SeleJuan GuzmanAlan MillsXavier HernandezArmando Benitez86081050
1998-09-15@ BAL150W  6-580-70241,363Esteban LoaizaChris FussellTim CrabtreeArmando BenitezJohn Wetteland86681551
1998-09-16vs ANA151W  5-381-70237,481 Todd StottlemyreChuck FinleyTodd StottlemyreChuck Finley 87181853
1998-09-17vs ANA152W  7-682-70145,928 Rick HellingSteve SparksTim CrabtreePep HarrisJohn Wetteland87882454
1998-09-18vs OAK153W  3-183-70140,874 John BurkettMike OquistJohn BurkettMike OquistJohn Wetteland88182556
1998-09-19vs OAK154L  4-883-71146,036 Aaron SeleJimmy HaynesJimmy HaynesAaron Sele 88583352
1998-09-20vs OAK155L  3-683-72237,606 Esteban LoaizaKenny RogersKenny RogersEsteban LoaizaBilly Taylor88883949
1998-09-21@ ANA156W  9-184-72133,487Todd StottlemyreSteve SparksTodd StottlemyreSteve Sparks 89784057
1998-09-22@ ANA157W  9-185-72138,987Rick HellingChuck FinleyRick HellingChuck Finley 90684165
1998-09-23@ ANA158W  7-186-72142,776John BurkettKen HillJohn BurkettKen Hill 91384271
1998-09-24@ SEA159W  9-387-72122,891Aaron SeleMac SuzukiAaron SeleMac Suzuki 92284577
1998-09-25@ SEA160L  4-1587-73139,325Esteban LoaizaPaul AbbottPaul AbbottEsteban Loaiza 92686066
1998-09-26@ SEA161L  2-587-74133,147Eric GundersonJeff FasseroJeff FasseroEric GundersonMike Timlin92886563
1998-09-27@ SEA162W  12-688-74137,986Jonathan JohnsonPaul SpoljaricTony FossasPaul Spoljaric 94087169


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