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Saturday, May 23,1998

Saturday, May 23,1998

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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 1998-05-23 Minnesota Twins 9 Anaheim Angels 5 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim LaTroy Hawkins Allen Watson Greg Swindell 31,036 3:31
1998 reg season 1998-05-23 New York Yankees 12 Boston Red Sox 3 box | pbp Fenway Park David Wells Derek Lowe -- 33,120 3:16
1998 reg season 1998-05-23 Detroit Tigers 1 Chicago White Sox 7 box | pbp Guaranteed Rate Field;U.S. Cellular Field Mike Sirotka Brian Moehler -- 18,986 2:35
1998 reg season 1998-05-23 Toronto Blue Jays 7 Cleveland Indians 2 box | pbp Progressive Field Roger Clemens Bartolo Colon -- 43,306 3:06
1998 reg season 1998-05-23 Baltimore Orioles 9 Oakland Athletics 1 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Doug Drabek Jimmy Haynes -- 26,419 2:32
1998 reg season 1998-05-23 Tampa Bay Devil Rays 6 Seattle Mariners 3 box | pbp Kingdome Esteban Yan Bobby Ayala Roberto Hernandez 35,819 3:02
1998 reg season 1998-05-23 Kansas City Royals 3 Texas Rangers 7 box | pbp Rangers Ballpark in Arlington Aaron Sele Glendon Rusch -- 46,372 2:11
1998 reg season 1998-05-23 Los Angeles Dodgers 7 Arizona Diamondbacks 1 box | pbp Chase Field Ramon Martinez Brian Anderson -- 48,369 2:03
1998 reg season 1998-05-23 Chicago Cubs 10 Atlanta Braves 6 box | pbp Turner Field Rod Beck Brian Edmondson -- 50,189 4:09
1998 reg season 1998-05-23 Colorado Rockies 1 Cincinnati Reds 4 box | pbp Cinergy Field Scott Winchester Pedro Astacio -- 20,034 1:41
1998 reg season 1998-05-23 Pittsburgh Pirates 10 Florida Marlins 4 box | pbp Sun Life Stadium Jon Lieber Joe Fontenot Ricardo Rincon 30,499 2:45
1998 reg season 1998-05-23 San Diego Padres 3 Houston Astros 4 box | pbp Astrodome Trever Miller Dan Miceli Billy Wagner 36,281 2:53
1998 reg season 1998-05-23 Philadelphia Phillies 2 Montreal Expos 3 box | pbp Stade Olympique Ugueth Urbina Curt Schilling -- 15,663 2:07
1998 reg season 1998-05-23 Milwaukee Brewers 0 New York Mets 3 box | pbp Shea Stadium Al Leiter Jeff Juden -- 32,908 2:29
1998 reg season 1998-05-23 San Francisco Giants 10 St. Louis Cardinals 11 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Lance Painter John Johnstone Curtis King 39,333 3:22
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 42 32 10 .762 0.0 262 183 79 W1 16-7 16-3 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Padres)
1998 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 46 29 17 .630 5.0 229 206 23 L1 10-10 19-7 2 3 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1998 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 49 24 25 .490 11.5 213 229 -16 W1 12-14 12-11 3 6 14 -- dnq
1998 AL East Tampa Bay Devil Rays franchise | log 47 22 25 .468 12.5 191 216 -25 W2 14-13 8-12 4 7 19 -- dnq
1998 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 48 21 27 .438 14.0 233 242 -9 W1 11-14 10-13 5 9 20 -- 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 47 27 20 .574 0.0 274 237 37 L1 13-11 14-9 1 4 8 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1998 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 46 20 26 .435 6.5 228 276 -48 W1 10-15 9-12 2 10 22 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 47 20 27 .426 7.0 226 219 7 W1 11-12 9-15 3 12 23 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Detroit Tigers franchise | log 44 18 26 .409 7.5 218 248 -30 L1 9-17 9-9 4 13 25 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 47 16 31 .340 11.0 199 281 -82 L8 10-13 6-18 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 47 31 16 .660 0.0 308 237 71 W6 11-9 20-7 1 2 3 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1998 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 47 25 22 .532 6.0 229 227 2 L1 9-9 16-13 2 5 11 Yes dnq
1998 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 48 21 27 .438 10.5 267 274 -7 L5 9-14 12-13 3 8 21 -- dnq
1998 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 47 20 27 .426 11.0 246 248 -2 L1 10-13 10-14 4 11 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 49 35 14 .714 0.0 270 173 97 L1 14-7 21-7 1 1 2 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 45 25 20 .556 8.0 185 147 38 W3 7-10 18-10 2 5 9 Yes dnq
1998 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 46 22 24 .478 11.5 208 225 -17 L1 7-15 15-9 3 11 17 -- dnq
1998 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 47 17 30 .362 17.0 150 230 -80 W1 4-14 13-16 4 14 27 -- dnq
1998 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 49 16 33 .327 19.0 235 298 -63 L1 5-15 11-18 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 48 30 18 .625 0.0 248 177 71 W1 16-10 14-8 1 3 6 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 48 28 20 .583 2.0 231 208 23 W1 12-11 16-9 2 4 7 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1998 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 47 25 22 .532 4.5 268 264 4 W2 9-15 16-7 3 7 12 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 47 23 24 .489 6.5 201 216 -15 L4 12-12 11-12 4 9 15 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 50 24 26 .480 7.0 199 210 -11 W1 8-14 16-12 5 10 16 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 49 23 26 .469 7.5 223 234 -11 W1 12-14 11-12 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 49 31 18 .633 0.0 238 189 49 L1 16-14 15-4 1 2 4 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1998 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 49 27 22 .551 4.0 228 197 31 L2 13-15 14-7 2 6 10 -- dnq
1998 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 48 24 24 .500 6.5 213 201 12 W3 12-17 12-7 3 8 13 -- dnq
1998 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 49 20 29 .408 11.0 237 287 -50 L1 14-14 6-15 4 13 26 -- dnq
1998 NL West Arizona Diamondbacks franchise | log 48 14 34 .292 16.5 181 259 -78 L2 6-20 8-14 5 16 30 -- dnq
30 record(s)
Transactions
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  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • 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
Steve Colyer Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Signed out of draft (Missouri HS)
Hipolito Pichardo Kansas City Royals Hist Activated from Disabled List
Ken Caminiti San Diego Padres Hist Activated from Disabled List
Matt Karchner Chicago White Sox Hist Activated from Disabled List
Mark Langston San Diego Padres Hist Activated from Disabled List
5 record(s)