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Friday, May 15,1998

Friday, May 15,1998

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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1998 reg season 1998-05-15 Tampa Bay Devil Rays 4 Baltimore Orioles 1 box | pbp Oriole Park at Camden Yards Wilson Alvarez Jimmy Key Roberto Hernandez 47,421 2:33
1998 reg season 1998-05-15 Kansas City Royals 2 Boston Red Sox 5 box | pbp Fenway Park Tim Wakefield Jose Rosado Dennis Eckersley 31,466 2:13
1998 reg season 1998-05-15 Seattle Mariners 3 Chicago White Sox 6 box | pbp Guaranteed Rate Field;U.S. Cellular Field Jaime Navarro Bill Swift Keith Foulke 16,127 2:25
1998 reg season 1998-05-15 Texas Rangers 2 Cleveland Indians 3 box | pbp Progressive Field Rick Krivda Al Levine -- 41,128 4:00
1998 reg season 1998-05-15 Oakland Athletics 3 Detroit Tigers 8 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Frank Castillo Mike Oquist -- 13,106 2:49
1998 reg season 1998-05-15 Minnesota Twins 7 New York Yankees 6 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Eric Milton Andy Pettitte Rick Aguilera 31,272 3:27
1998 reg season 1998-05-15 Anaheim Angels 1 Toronto Blue Jays 9 box | pbp Rogers Centre Pat Hentgen Ken Hill -- 26,644 2:32
1998 reg season 1998-05-15 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 Arizona Diamondbacks 6 box | pbp Chase Field Jeff Suppan Francisco Cordova -- 43,584 2:21
1998 reg season 1998-05-15 Chicago Cubs 3 Cincinnati Reds 11 box | pbp Cinergy Field Pete Harnisch Geremi Gonzalez -- 21,408 2:41
1998 reg season 1998-05-15 Milwaukee Brewers 8 Colorado Rockies 5 box | pbp Coors Field Steve Woodard Darryl Kile Mike Myers 48,035 3:17
1998 reg season 1998-05-15 Atlanta Braves 3 Houston Astros 2 box | pbp Astrodome Denny Neagle Jose Lima Dennis Martinez 38,941 2:23
1998 reg season 1998-05-15 Montreal Expos 4 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Miguel Batista Ismael Valdez Ugueth Urbina 46,056 2:29
1998 reg season 1998-05-15 Philadelphia Phillies 6 San Diego Padres 7 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Brian Boehringer Mike Grace Trevor Hoffman 25,157 2:49
1998 reg season 1998-05-15 New York Mets 2 San Francisco Giants 3 box | pbp Candlestick Park Orel Hershiser Gregory Winston McMichael Robb Nen 14,678 2:51
1998 reg season 1998-05-15 Florida Marlins 8 St. Louis Cardinals 7 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Brian Meadows Brady Raggio Jay Powell 45,451 3:13
15 record(s)
Standings on this date
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year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1998 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 35 26 9 .743 0.0 216 161 55 L2 15-6 11-3 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Padres)
1998 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 40 25 15 .625 3.5 200 176 24 W1 10-10 15-5 2 2 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1998 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 40 20 20 .500 8.5 199 193 6 L2 10-10 10-10 3 6 15 -- dnq
1998 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 41 19 22 .463 10.0 172 195 -23 W2 11-13 8-9 4 8 19 -- dnq
1998 AL East Tampa Bay Devil Rays franchise | log 39 17 22 .436 11.0 159 185 -26 W1 9-10 8-12 5 11 23 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1998 AL Central Cleveland Indians franchise | log 40 22 18 .550 0.0 217 209 8 W2 10-11 12-7 1 4 9 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1998 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 39 18 21 .462 3.5 195 221 -26 W2 9-14 8-8 2 9 21 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 40 18 22 .450 4.0 190 174 16 W4 10-9 8-13 3 10 22 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 40 16 24 .400 6.0 173 215 -42 L1 10-9 6-15 4 13 26 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Detroit Tigers franchise | log 36 13 23 .361 7.0 166 201 -35 W3 6-15 7-8 5 14 28 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1998 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 40 25 15 .625 0.0 257 195 62 L1 10-8 15-7 1 3 6 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1998 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 39 20 19 .513 4.5 180 185 -5 L2 8-7 12-12 2 5 13 Yes dnq
1998 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 40 19 21 .475 6.0 223 227 -4 L3 7-10 12-11 3 7 17 -- dnq
1998 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 39 16 23 .410 8.5 193 203 -10 L2 7-10 9-13 4 12 24 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1998 NL East Atlanta Braves franchise | log 42 31 11 .738 0.0 242 149 93 W7 13-5 18-6 1 1 2 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 37 19 18 .514 9.5 149 125 24 L3 6-9 13-9 2 7 11 -- dnq
1998 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 39 20 19 .513 9.5 179 190 -11 L1 6-12 14-7 3 8 12 -- dnq
1998 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 40 15 25 .375 15.0 128 194 -66 W1 4-12 11-13 4 14 27 -- dnq
1998 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 42 14 28 .333 17.0 206 253 -47 W1 4-13 10-15 5 15 29 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1998 NL Central Houston Astros franchise | log 40 25 15 .625 0.0 215 151 64 L2 14-9 11-6 1 3 4 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 41 23 18 .561 2.5 190 179 11 L1 9-10 14-8 2 5 8 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1998 NL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 39 21 18 .538 3.5 174 177 -3 W1 11-8 10-10 3 6 10 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 41 21 20 .512 4.5 197 191 6 W3 11-11 10-9 4 9 14 -- dnq
1998 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 39 19 20 .487 5.5 211 219 -8 L3 7-14 12-6 5 10 16 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 41 19 22 .463 6.5 164 171 -7 L1 6-11 13-11 6 12 18 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1998 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 41 27 14 .659 0.0 208 162 46 W3 14-10 13-4 1 2 3 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1998 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 42 24 18 .571 3.5 192 164 28 W3 11-12 13-6 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1998 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 41 19 22 .463 8.0 176 179 -3 L2 9-15 10-7 3 11 20 -- dnq
1998 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 42 17 25 .405 10.5 217 261 -44 L5 13-11 4-14 4 13 25 -- dnq
1998 NL West Arizona Diamondbacks franchise | log 41 10 31 .244 17.0 147 230 -83 W2 4-20 6-11 5 16 30 -- dnq
30 record(s)
Transactions
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  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
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  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Frank Lankford New York Yankees Hist Returned to New York Yankees
Amaury Telemaco Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Claimed on waivers from Cubs by Diamondbacks
2 record(s)