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Baseball on Saturday, May 23, 1998

This research section allows you to see a list of events that occured on a particular date in baseball history. Games, standings and feats are available since 1957 while other data is available since 1903.

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Minnesota Twins9Los Angeles Angels5BoxLaTroy Hawkins (3-4)Allen Watson (3-5)MIN  P Meares (4)Pat Meares (18.9)
New York Yankees12Boston Red Sox3BoxDavid Wells (6-1)Derek Lowe (0-3)BOS  J Valentin (6), M Vaughn (13)  NYA  C Knoblauch (3)Chuck Knoblauch (34.4)
Detroit Tigers1Chicago White Sox7BoxMike Sirotka (6-4)Brian Moehler (4-4)NoneMike Caruso (29.7)
Toronto Blue Jays7Cleveland Indians2BoxRoger Clemens (5-5)Bartolo Colon (3-3)CLE  J Thome (10)  TOR  M Stanley 2 (8)Mike Stanley (33.6)
Baltimore Orioles9Oakland Athletics1BoxDoug Drabek (4-5)Jimmy Haynes (3-2)BAL  J Hammonds (5)Jeff Hammonds (18.9)
Tampa Bay Rays6Seattle Mariners3BoxEsteban Yan (4-0)Bobby Ayala (0-4)SEA  D McCarty (1)Miguel Cairo (41.9)
Kansas City Royals3Texas Rangers7BoxAaron Sele (8-2)Glendon Rusch (3-7)TEX  B Haselman (1), I Rodriguez (10)Bill Haselman (27.2)
Los Angeles Dodgers7Arizona Diamondbacks1BoxRamon Martinez (6-2)Brian Anderson (1-6)ARI  B Brede (2)  LAN  R Mondesi (10)Todd Hollandsworth (21.4)
Chicago Cubs10Atlanta Braves6BoxRod Beck (1-0)Brian Edmondson (0-1)ATL  A Galarraga (17), C Jones (14)  CHN  M Alexander (2)Mark Grace (68.5)
Colorado Rockies1Cincinnati Reds4BoxScott Winchester (3-2)Pedro Astacio (4-6)CIN  W Greene (8), J Nunnally (5), D Young (5)Eddie Taubensee (19.4)
Pittsburgh Pirates10Florida Marlins4BoxJon Lieber (2-6)Joe Fontenot (0-1)NoneTurner Ward (29.8)
San Diego Padres3Houston Astros4BoxTrever Miller (2-0)Dan Miceli (4-2)HOU  S Berry (5)Sean Berry (58.9)
Philadelphia Phillies2Montreal Expos3BoxUgueth Urbina (3-1)Curt Schilling (5-5)PHI  M Lieberthal (5)Brad Fullmer (29.3)
Milwaukee Brewers0New York Mets3BoxAl Leiter (4-3)Jeff Juden (5-3)NoneBernard Gilkey (9.1)
San Francisco Giants10St. Louis Cardinals11BoxLance Painter (1-0)John Johnstone (1-2)SFN  J Snow (2)  SLN  R Lankford (7), M McGwire 2 (23)Mark McGwire (28.7)
Standings as of this date
American League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cleveland Indians2720.574--27423713-1114-9L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox2026.4356.522827610-159-12W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins2027.4267.022621911-129-15W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers1826.4097.52182489-179-9L1Game Log
Kansas City Royals1631.34011.019928110-136-18L8Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees3210.762--26218316-716-3W1Game Log
Boston Red Sox2917.6305.022920610-1019-7L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays2425.49011.521322912-1412-11W1Game Log
Tampa Bay Rays2225.46812.519121614-138-12W2Game Log
Baltimore Orioles2127.43714.023324211-1410-13W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Texas Rangers3116.660--30823711-920-7W6Game Log
Anaheim Angels2522.5326.02292279-916-13L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners2127.43710.52672749-1412-13L5Game Log
Oakland Athletics2027.42611.024624810-1310-14L1Game Log
National League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros3018.625--24817716-1014-8W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs2820.5832.023120812-1116-9W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals2522.5324.52682649-1516-7W2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers2324.4896.520121612-1211-12L4Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates2426.4807.01992108-1416-12W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds2326.4697.522323412-1411-12W1Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Atlanta Braves3514.714--27017314-721-7L1Game Log
New York Mets2520.5568.01851477-1018-10W3Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies2224.47811.52082257-1515-9L1Game Log
Montreal Expos1730.36217.01502304-1413-16W1Game Log
Florida Marlins1633.32719.02352985-1511-18L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Diego Padres3118.633--23818916-1415-4L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants2722.5514.022819713-1514-7L2Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers2424.5006.521320112-1712-7W3Game Log
Colorado Rockies2029.40811.023728714-146-15L1Game Log
Arizona Diamondbacks1434.29216.51812596-208-14L2Game Log

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