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Tuesday, September 8,1998

Tuesday, September 8,1998

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Games on this date
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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 1998-09-08 Minnesota Twins 5 Anaheim Angels 0 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Brad Radke Steve Sparks -- 20,444 2:42
1998 reg season 1998-09-08 New York Yankees 3 Boston Red Sox 2 box | pbp Fenway Park David Cone Pedro Martinez Mariano Rivera 33,409 3:19
1998 reg season 1998-09-08 Detroit Tigers 6 Chicago White Sox 12 box | pbp Guaranteed Rate Field;U.S. Cellular Field John Snyder Justin Thompson -- 11,550 2:51
1998 reg season 1998-09-08 Baltimore Orioles 5 Oakland Athletics 2 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Arthur Rhodes Gil Heredia Armando Benitez 7,924 3:11
1998 reg season 1998-09-08 Tampa Bay Devil Rays 10 Seattle Mariners 0 box | pbp Kingdome Wilson Alvarez Mac Suzuki -- 20,679 2:55
1998 reg season 1998-09-08 Kansas City Royals 6 Texas Rangers 7 box | pbp Rangers Ballpark in Arlington Danny Patterson Jeff Montgomery -- 22,336 3:05
1998 reg season 1998-09-08 Los Angeles Dodgers 6 Arizona Diamondbacks 5 box | pbp Chase Field Jeff Kubenka Alan Embree Jeff Shaw 40,262 3:15
1998 reg season 1998-09-08 Florida Marlins 10 Colorado Rockies 11 box | pbp Coors Field Chuck McElroy Matt Mantei -- 40,047 3:17
1998 reg season 1998-09-08 Cincinnati Reds 7 Houston Astros 13 box | pbp Astrodome Sean Bergman Jason Bere -- 16,574 3:13
1998 reg season 1998-09-08 Atlanta Braves 3 Montreal Expos 6 box | pbp Stade Olympique Miguel Batista Greg Maddux Ugueth Urbina 7,216 2:46
1998 reg season 1998-09-08 New York Mets 4 Philadelphia Phillies 16 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Paul Byrd Hideo Nomo -- 18,661 2:57
1998 reg season 1998-09-08 Milwaukee Brewers 7 Pittsburgh Pirates 8 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Mike Williams Eric Plunk Rich Loiselle 7,171 2:57
1998 reg season 1998-09-08 San Francisco Giants 5 San Diego Padres 1 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Kirk Rueter Andy Ashby -- 19,362 2:32
1998 reg season 1998-09-08 Chicago Cubs 3 St. Louis Cardinals 6 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Kent Mercker Steve Trachsel Juan Acevedo 43,688 2:46
14 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 142 101 41 .711 0.0 860 581 279 W1 48-27 53-14 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Padres)
1998 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 143 82 61 .573 19.5 782 644 138 L1 38-36 44-25 2 2 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1998 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 145 78 67 .538 24.5 738 686 52 W11 32-39 46-28 3 5 11 Yes dnq
1998 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 144 72 72 .500 30.0 738 694 44 W1 35-38 37-34 4 7 14 -- dnq
1998 AL East Tampa Bay Devil Rays franchise | log 143 56 87 .392 45.5 544 663 -119 W1 29-43 27-44 5 13 27 -- 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 143 79 64 .552 0.0 759 696 63 L2 40-32 39-32 1 3 6 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1998 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 145 69 76 .476 11.0 747 835 -88 W4 28-41 40-36 2 8 17 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 143 65 78 .455 14.0 621 788 -167 L3 41-34 24-44 3 10 24 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 144 65 79 .451 14.5 655 706 -51 W1 34-41 31-38 4 12 25 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Detroit Tigers franchise | log 145 54 91 .372 26.0 628 789 -161 L2 26-45 28-46 5 14 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 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 144 79 65 .549 0.0 718 677 41 L1 40-30 39-35 1 4 9 Yes dnq
1998 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 144 77 67 .535 2.0 837 794 43 W2 33-36 44-31 2 6 12 -- Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1998 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 144 66 78 .458 13.0 724 769 -45 L1 29-41 37-37 3 9 21 -- dnq
1998 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 143 65 78 .455 13.5 754 772 -18 L1 28-42 37-36 4 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 NL East Atlanta Braves franchise | log 145 92 53 .634 0.0 740 548 192 L2 44-29 48-24 1 1 3 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 145 80 65 .552 12.0 639 576 63 L1 35-34 45-31 2 5 7 Yes dnq
1998 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 144 68 76 .472 23.5 637 723 -86 W1 32-39 36-37 3 10 18 -- dnq
1998 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 145 56 89 .386 36.0 573 717 -144 W1 22-50 34-39 4 15 28 -- dnq
1998 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 145 48 97 .331 44.0 612 838 -226 L2 20-50 28-47 5 16 30 -- 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 145 92 53 .634 0.0 804 564 240 W4 44-32 48-21 1 2 2 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 145 80 65 .552 12.0 734 696 38 L3 34-38 46-27 2 4 8 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1998 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 145 71 74 .490 21.0 714 705 9 W4 30-43 41-31 3 8 15 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 145 69 76 .476 23.0 632 711 -79 L1 32-37 37-39 4 9 16 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 144 67 77 .465 24.5 602 611 -9 W1 27-39 39-39 5 12 20 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 145 66 79 .455 26.0 663 706 -43 L4 35-43 31-36 6 13 22 -- 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 145 91 54 .628 0.0 695 577 118 L3 42-34 49-20 1 3 4 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1998 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 145 79 66 .545 12.0 737 656 81 W3 37-37 42-29 2 6 10 -- dnq
1998 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 145 73 72 .503 18.0 614 617 -3 W1 31-42 42-30 3 7 13 -- dnq
1998 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 146 68 78 .466 23.5 752 778 -26 W3 30-42 38-36 4 11 19 -- dnq
1998 NL West Arizona Diamondbacks franchise | log 146 58 88 .397 33.5 596 732 -136 L1 29-47 29-41 5 14 26 -- dnq
30 record(s)
Transactions
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  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
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  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • 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.
  • 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
Scarborough Green Texas Rangers Hist Claimed on waivers from Cardinals by Rangers
David West -- Hist Released by Red Sox
Mike Redmond Florida Marlins Hist Activated from Disabled List
Henry Rodriguez Chicago Cubs Hist Activated from Disabled List
Al Reyes Milwaukee Brewers Hist Activated from Disabled List
Bobby Chouinard Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Activated from Disabled List
Joe Borowski New York Yankees Hist Activated from Disabled List
Mark Langston San Diego Padres Hist Activated from Disabled List
Ramon Tatis Tampa Bay Rays Hist Activated from Disabled List
9 record(s)