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Sunday, August 30,1998

Sunday, August 30,1998

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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 1998-08-30 Kansas City Royals 3 Baltimore Orioles 2 box | pbp Oriole Park at Camden Yards Chris Haney Juan Guzman Jeff Montgomery 47,838 2:32
1998 reg season 1998-08-30 Anaheim Angels 8 Boston Red Sox 6 box | pbp Fenway Park Shigetoshi Hasegawa Tim Wakefield Troy Percival 31,476 3:06
1998 reg season 1998-08-30 Texas Rangers 3 Chicago White Sox 5 box | pbp Guaranteed Rate Field;U.S. Cellular Field Carlos Castillo Todd Stottlemyre Bob Howry 16,701 2:45
1998 reg season 1998-08-30 Oakland Athletics 4 Cleveland Indians 9 box | pbp Progressive Field Charles Nagy Kenny Rogers Michael Jackson 42,951 3:12
1998 reg season 1998-08-30 Tampa Bay Devil Rays 10 Detroit Tigers 5 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Rolando Arrojo Brian Powell Roberto Hernandez 14,765 2:50
1998 reg season 1998-08-30 Seattle Mariners 13 New York Yankees 3 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Bill Swift Hideki Irabu -- 55,341 3:15
1998 reg season 1998-08-30 Minnesota Twins 0 Toronto Blue Jays 6 box | pbp Rogers Centre Roger Clemens Frankie Rodriguez -- 29,202 2:20
1998 reg season 1998-08-30 Milwaukee Brewers 3 Arizona Diamondbacks 7 box | pbp Chase Field Clint Sodowsky Scott Karl -- 40,508 2:33
1998 reg season 1998-08-30 Florida Marlins 7 Cincinnati Reds 14 box | pbp Cinergy Field Dennys Reyes Rafael Medina -- 18,426 3:07
1998 reg season 1998-08-30 Chicago Cubs 4 Colorado Rockies 3 box | pbp Coors Field Kevin Tapani Darryl Kile Rod Beck 48,255 2:46
1998 reg season 1998-08-30 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 Houston Astros 11 box | pbp Astrodome Shane Reynolds Jeff McCurry -- 25,342 3:12
1998 reg season 1998-08-30 New York Mets 2 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Dave Mlicki Masato Yoshii -- 44,746 2:28
1998 reg season 1998-08-30 Montreal Expos 2 San Diego Padres 1 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Kirk Bullinger Kevin Brown Ugueth Urbina 21,765 2:35
1998 reg season 1998-08-30 Philadelphia Phillies 5 San Francisco Giants 4 box | pbp Candlestick Park Curt Schilling Russ Ortiz -- 36,920 2:41
1998 reg season 1998-08-30 Atlanta Braves 7 St. Louis Cardinals 8 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Mark Petkovsek Dennis Martinez Juan Acevedo 44,051 2:45
15 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • 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.
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 135 98 37 .726 0.0 826 552 274 L1 46-24 52-13 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Padres)
1998 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 134 79 55 .590 18.5 747 599 148 L1 38-32 41-23 2 2 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1998 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 138 71 67 .514 28.5 688 670 18 W4 30-39 41-28 3 6 12 -- dnq
1998 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 136 69 67 .507 29.5 704 656 48 L7 32-36 37-31 4 7 13 -- dnq
1998 AL East Tampa Bay Devil Rays franchise | log 135 53 82 .393 45.0 513 635 -122 W1 26-38 27-44 5 13 26 -- 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 135 74 61 .548 0.0 712 646 66 W1 37-30 37-31 1 4 7 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1998 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 137 64 73 .467 11.0 608 766 -158 W3 40-31 24-42 2 8 20 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 137 62 75 .453 13.0 691 795 -104 W1 25-41 36-35 3 11 24 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 135 59 76 .437 15.0 620 668 -48 L4 31-39 28-37 4 12 25 -- dnq
1998 AL Central Detroit Tigers franchise | log 136 52 84 .382 22.5 590 725 -135 L1 26-43 26-41 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 138 76 62 .551 0.0 691 654 37 W1 39-29 37-33 1 3 6 Yes dnq
1998 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 136 72 64 .529 3.0 780 755 25 L1 31-35 41-29 2 5 11 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1998 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 137 63 74 .460 12.5 700 735 -35 L1 28-39 35-35 3 9 21 -- dnq
1998 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 135 62 73 .459 12.5 723 726 -3 W1 27-40 35-33 4 10 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 East Atlanta Braves franchise | log 137 90 47 .657 0.0 710 515 195 L1 43-25 47-22 1 1 2 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 137 75 62 .547 15.0 600 531 69 L1 33-32 42-30 2 4 9 Yes dnq
1998 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 137 66 71 .482 24.0 605 694 -89 W1 31-34 35-37 3 8 15 -- dnq
1998 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 138 53 85 .384 37.5 538 681 -143 W2 20-46 33-39 4 14 27 -- dnq
1998 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 137 47 90 .343 43.0 577 769 -192 L4 20-48 27-42 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 137 86 51 .628 0.0 761 537 224 W3 40-30 46-21 1 3 4 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
1998 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 137 75 62 .547 11.0 698 666 32 W1 32-35 43-27 2 5 8 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1998 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 136 65 71 .478 20.5 577 575 2 L3 27-39 37-33 3 9 16 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 137 65 72 .474 21.0 640 663 -23 W4 34-36 31-36 4 10 17 -- dnq
1998 NL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 137 64 73 .467 22.0 591 669 -78 L3 31-36 33-37 5 12 19 -- dnq
1998 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 137 64 73 .467 22.0 665 687 -22 W1 27-43 37-30 6 11 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 137 88 49 .642 0.0 664 528 136 L2 41-32 47-17 1 2 3 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1998 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 137 73 64 .533 15.0 686 623 63 L1 34-35 39-29 2 6 10 -- dnq
1998 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 137 68 69 .496 20.0 578 584 -6 W1 30-41 38-28 3 7 14 -- dnq
1998 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 138 63 75 .457 25.5 682 729 -47 L1 29-40 34-35 4 13 23 -- dnq
1998 NL West Arizona Diamondbacks franchise | log 138 53 85 .384 35.5 571 703 -132 W3 26-47 27-38 5 15 28 -- dnq
30 record(s)