1998 Houston Astros
Personnel | Standings | Splits | Regular Season
National League Division Series


Summary:

102-60, First place, NL Central
NL Central Division Champions


Manager: Larry Dierker

Coaches:

NameAssignmentFirst GameLast Game
Jose CruzFirst base3/31/19989/27/1998
Mike CubbageThird base3/31/19989/27/1998
Dave EngleCoach3/31/19989/27/1998
Matt GalanteCoach3/31/19989/27/1998
Tommy McCrawHitting3/31/19989/27/1998
Vern RuhlePitching3/31/19989/27/1998

Players:

Moises Alou Brad Ausmus Jeff Bagwell Derek Bell Sean Bergman
Sean Berry Craig Biggio Tim Bogar Jose Cabrera Dave Clark
Scott Elarton Tony Eusebio Carl Everett Mike Grzanich Ricky Gutierrez
John Halama Mike Hampton Reggie Harris Doug Henry Richard Hidalgo
Jack Howell Pete Incaviglia Randy Johnson Russ Johnson Jose Lima
Mike Magnante Mitch Meluskey Trever Miller Ray Montgomery C.J. Nitkowski
J.R. Phillips Jay Powell Shane Reynolds Bob Scanlan Pete Schourek
Bill Spiers Billy Wagner Daryle Ward


Standings: 1998 NL Central Division

Team G W L Pct RS RA GB
Houston Astros 162 102 60 .630 874 620 -
Chicago Cubs 163 90 73 .552 831 792 12.5
St. Louis Cardinals 163 83 79 .512 810 782 19.0
Cincinnati Reds 162 77 85 .475 750 760 25.0
Milwaukee Brewers 162 74 88 .457 707 812 28.0
Pittsburgh Pirates 163 69 93 .426 650 718 33.0

Finish: First place out of six, -12.5 games behind


Team splits:

Total Home Road
Team G W L Pct RS RA G W L Pct RS RA G W L Pct RS RA
Arizona Diamondbacks 9 5 4 .556 47 39 3 2 1 .667 15 14 6 3 3 .500 32 25
Atlanta Braves 9 5 4 .556 30 29 6 3 3 .500 18 18 3 2 1 .667 12 11
Chicago Cubs 11 7 4 .636 65 36 6 3 3 .500 22 20 5 4 1 .800 43 16
Chicago White Sox 3 2 1 .667 30 10 3 2 1 .667 30 10 - - - - - -
Cincinnati Reds 11 8 3 .727 62 46 5 5 0 1.000 30 18 6 3 3 .500 32 28
Cleveland Indians 3 2 1 .667 23 12 - - - - - - 3 2 1 .667 23 12
Colorado Rockies 11 5 6 .455 73 60 6 4 2 .667 47 27 5 1 4 .200 26 33
Detroit Tigers 3 3 0 1.000 24 11 - - - - - - 3 3 0 1.000 24 11
Florida Marlins 9 6 3 .667 53 39 6 5 1 .833 38 18 3 1 2 .333 15 21
Kansas City Royals 3 2 1 .667 13 4 3 2 1 .667 13 4 - - - - - -
Los Angeles Dodgers 9 3 6 .333 44 40 3 1 2 .333 17 9 6 2 4 .333 27 31
Milwaukee Brewers 11 9 2 .818 62 31 6 6 0 1.000 33 12 5 3 2 .600 29 19
Minnesota Twins 2 1 1 .500 12 5 2 1 1 .500 12 5 - - - - - -
Montreal Expos 9 7 2 .778 52 25 3 2 1 .667 13 11 6 5 1 .833 39 14
New York Mets 9 5 4 .556 44 41 6 3 3 .500 27 28 3 2 1 .667 17 13
Philadelphia Phillies 9 7 2 .778 58 28 3 3 0 1.000 27 8 6 4 2 .667 31 20
Pittsburgh Pirates 11 9 2 .818 45 30 5 4 1 .800 22 14 6 5 1 .833 23 16
San Diego Padres 9 5 4 .556 39 36 3 2 1 .667 15 14 6 3 3 .500 24 22
San Francisco Giants 9 6 3 .667 47 45 6 4 2 .667 34 36 3 2 1 .667 13 9
St. Louis Cardinals 12 5 7 .417 51 53 6 3 3 .500 29 28 6 2 4 .333 22 25
Total 162 102 60 .630 874 620 81 55 26 .679 442 294 81 47 34 .580 432 326

Division splits:

Total Home Road
Division G W L Pct RS RA G W L Pct RS RA G W L Pct RS RA
NL East 45 30 15 .667 237 162 24 16 8 .667 123 83 21 14 7 .667 114 79
NL Central 56 38 18 .679 285 196 28 21 7 .750 136 92 28 17 11 .607 149 104
NL West 47 24 23 .511 250 220 21 13 8 .619 128 100 26 11 15 .423 122 120
AL Central 14 10 4 .714 102 42 8 5 3 .625 55 19 6 5 1 .833 47 23
Total 162 102 60 .630 874 620 81 55 26 .679 442 294 81 47 34 .580 432 326

League splits:

Total Home Road
League G W L Pct RS RA G W L Pct RS RA G W L Pct RS RA
National League 148 92 56 .622 772 578 73 50 23 .685 387 275 75 42 33 .560 385 303
American League 14 10 4 .714 102 42 8 5 3 .625 55 19 6 5 1 .833 47 23
Total 162 102 60 .630 874 620 81 55 26 .679 442 294 81 47 34 .580 432 326

Splits by month:

Total Home Road
Month G W L Pct RS RA G W L Pct RS RA G W L Pct RS RA
March 1 0 1 .000 4 9 1 0 1 .000 4 9 - - - - - -
April 26 17 9 .654 149 99 11 8 3 .727 69 43 15 9 6 .600 80 56
May 28 16 12 .571 132 99 14 8 6 .571 57 44 14 8 6 .571 75 55
June 27 17 10 .630 169 110 12 8 4 .667 74 43 15 9 6 .600 95 67
July 27 15 12 .556 148 126 14 10 4 .714 88 62 13 5 8 .385 60 64
August 29 22 7 .759 163 97 15 12 3 .800 81 44 14 10 4 .714 82 53
September 24 15 9 .625 109 80 14 9 5 .643 69 49 10 6 4 .600 40 31
Total 162 102 60 .630 874 620 81 55 26 .679 442 294 81 47 34 .580 432 326

Day/night splits:

Total Home Road
Day / night G W L Pct RS RA G W L Pct RS RA G W L Pct RS RA
Day 48 30 18 .625 277 161 21 15 6 .714 119 66 27 15 12 .556 158 95
Night 114 72 42 .632 597 459 60 40 20 .667 323 228 54 32 22 .593 274 231
Total 162 102 60 .630 874 620 81 55 26 .679 442 294 81 47 34 .580 432 326

Splits by day of week:

Total Home Road
Day of week G W L Pct RS RA G W L Pct RS RA G W L Pct RS RA
Sunday 26 18 8 .692 164 74 13 10 3 .769 71 31 13 8 5 .615 93 43
Monday 19 11 8 .579 102 77 10 6 4 .600 53 38 9 5 4 .556 49 39
Tuesday 25 17 8 .680 150 101 14 10 4 .714 94 62 11 7 4 .636 56 39
Wednesday 25 15 10 .600 127 98 11 8 3 .727 55 37 14 7 7 .500 72 61
Thursday 15 7 8 .467 69 66 7 2 5 .286 29 34 8 5 3 .625 40 32
Friday 26 16 10 .615 133 100 13 9 4 .692 77 44 13 7 6 .538 56 56
Saturday 26 18 8 .692 129 104 13 10 3 .769 63 48 13 8 5 .615 66 56
Total 162 102 60 .630 874 620 81 55 26 .679 442 294 81 47 34 .580 432 326

Score by inning:

Home 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Total
Opponent 41 24 40 46 30 19 23 23 36 1 3 0 8 294
Houston 62 34 54 63 54 56 45 48 19 2 3 2 0 442

Road 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Total
Houston 39 26 64 40 46 53 67 32 53 6 5 1 432
Opponent 43 33 39 39 36 35 34 41 17 5 3 1 326

Total 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Total
Opponent 84 57 79 85 66 54 57 64 53 6 6 1 8 620
Houston 101 60 118 103 100 109 112 80 72 8 8 3 0 874


Regular Season

Date Opponent Score Rec Strk WP LP SV A T D/N
Tue 3/31/1998 vs Giants L 4-9 (13) 0-1 L1 Johnstone (1-0) Nitkowski (0-1) 43,776 4:29 D
Wed 4/1/1998 vs Giants W 7-6 1-1 W1 Miller (1-0) Tavarez (0-1) Wagner (1) 13,719 3:04 N
Thu 4/2/1998 vs Giants L 2-9 1-2 L1 Rueter (1-0) Halama (0-1) 15,040 3:18 N
Fri 4/3/1998 vs Rockies W 15-2 2-2 W1 Lima (1-0) Wright (0-1) 26,026 2:47 N
Sat 4/4/1998 vs Rockies L 3-5 2-3 L1 Thompson (1-0) Bergman (0-1) DiPoto (2) 21,325 2:54 N
Sun 4/5/1998 vs Rockies W 6-2 3-3 W1 Reynolds (1-0) Kile (1-1) 21,037 2:29 D
Mon 4/6/1998 vs Rockies W 13-4 4-3 W2 Hampton (1-0) Thomson (1-1) 13,553 2:51 D
Tue 4/7/1998 at Giants L 4-5 (10) 4-4 L1 Nen (1-0) Wagner (0-1) 55,370 3:38 D
Wed 4/8/1998 at Giants W 6-3 5-4 W1 Lima (2-0) Rueter (1-1) Wagner (2) 10,021 3:02 N
Thu 4/9/1998 at Giants W 3-1 6-4 W2 Bergman (1-1) Gardner (1-1) Nitkowski (1) 10,153 2:54 N
Fri 4/10/1998 at Dodgers L 2-7 6-5 L1 Martinez (2-1) Reynolds (1-1) 34,994 2:51 N
Sat 4/11/1998 at Dodgers W 6-2 7-5 W1 Hampton (2-0) Dreifort (0-1) Henry (1) 40,037 2:27 N
Sun 4/12/1998 at Dodgers L 6-7 (10) 7-6 L1 Osuna (1-0) Wagner (0-2) 33,429 3:27 N
Mon 4/13/1998 at Dodgers L 1-3 7-7 L2 Nomo (1-1) Lima (2-1) Radinsky (2) 32,289 2:14 N
Wed 4/15/1998 at Reds L 1-4 7-8 L3 Tomko (2-1) Reynolds (1-2) Shaw (4) 15,619 2:28 N
Thu 4/16/1998 at Reds W 7-4 8-8 W1 Hampton (3-0) Weathers (1-1) Wagner (3) 14,596 3:02 N
Fri 4/17/1998 vs Expos W 5-3 9-8 W2 Halama (1-1) Hermanson (1-2) Wagner (4) 26,485 2:31 N
Sat 4/18/1998 vs Expos W 4-3 10-8 W3 Henry (1-0) Batista (0-1) 29,362 2:55 N
Sun 4/19/1998 vs Expos L 4-5 10-9 L1 Telford (2-0) Magnante (0-1) Urbina (4) 18,484 2:57 D
Tue 4/21/1998 at Mets W 6-0 11-9 W1 Hampton (4-0) Reed (1-2) 14,774 2:38 N
Wed 4/22/1998 at Mets L 7-10 11-10 L1 Cook (2-0) Henry (1-1) 12,772 3:41 N
Fri 4/24/1998 at Expos W 8-4 12-10 W1 Lima (3-1) Valdes (0-3) 8,713 2:49 N
Sat 4/25/1998 at Expos W 4-3 13-10 W2 Magnante (1-1) Urbina (1-1) Wagner (5) 8,489 3:11 N
Sun 4/26/1998 at Expos W 15-0 14-10 W3 Bergman (2-1) Moore (1-3) Miller (1) 9,889 2:49 D
Mon 4/27/1998 at Mets W 4-3 15-10 W4 Nitkowski (1-1) J. Franco (0-1) Wagner (6) 17,656 2:30 D
Tue 4/28/1998 vs Mets W 4-3 (10) 16-10 W5 Magnante (2-1) Hudek (0-1) 14,943 3:43 N
Wed 4/29/1998 vs Mets W 6-1 17-10 W6 Lima (4-1) Mlicki (0-3) 14,448 2:26 N
Fri 5/1/1998 at Phillies W 12-5 18-10 W7 Reynolds (2-2) Beech (0-2) 11,410 3:17 N
Sat 5/2/1998 at Phillies W 4-1 19-10 W8 Hampton (5-0) Schilling (3-3) Wagner (7) 18,766 2:39 N
Sun 5/3/1998 at Phillies L 3-5 19-11 L1 Gomes (1-0) Bergman (2-2) Leiter (2) 21,288 2:52 D
Tue 5/5/1998 at Cubs W 10-5 20-11 W1 Lima (5-1) Clark (2-4) Nitkowski (2) 21,431 2:44 N
Wed 5/6/1998 at Cubs L 0-2 20-12 L1 Wood (3-2) Reynolds (2-3) 15,758 2:19 D
Fri 5/8/1998 at Brewers L 1-4 20-13 L2 Juden (4-1) Hampton (5-1) Jones (10) 14,711 2:42 N
Sat 5/9/1998 at Brewers W 11-6 21-13 W1 Schourek (1-0) Eldred (0-2) 20,145 3:23 N
Sun 5/10/1998 at Brewers W 7-1 22-13 W2 Lima (6-1) Woodard (2-1) 19,023 2:33 D
Mon 5/11/1998 vs Marlins W 5-2 23-13 W3 Reynolds (3-3) Hernandez (2-3) Wagner (8) 14,110 2:50 N
Tue 5/12/1998 vs Marlins W 4-2 24-13 W4 Bergman (3-2) Hammond (0-1) Wagner (9) 14,919 2:38 N
Wed 5/13/1998 vs Pirates W 1-0 25-13 W5 Hampton (6-1) Lieber (1-5) Wagner (10) 14,239 2:16 N
Thu 5/14/1998 vs Pirates L 2-7 25-14 L1 Silva (4-3) Schourek (1-1) 16,123 2:36 N
Fri 5/15/1998 vs Braves L 2-3 25-15 L2 Neagle (5-1) Lima (6-2) Martinez (1) 38,941 2:23 N
Sat 5/16/1998 vs Braves W 3-2 26-15 W1 Henry (2-1) Ligtenberg (3-2) 51,526 2:34 N
Sun 5/17/1998 vs Braves W 8-1 27-15 W2 Bergman (4-2) Smoltz (4-1) 35,250 2:29 D
Mon 5/18/1998 vs Braves L 0-4 27-16 L1 Glavine (6-2) Hampton (6-2) 22,119 2:47 D
Tue 5/19/1998 at Expos L 2-4 27-17 L2 C. Perez (3-3) Schourek (1-2) Urbina (10) 9,126 2:36 N
Wed 5/20/1998 at Expos W 4-3 28-17 W1 Henry (3-1) Telford (2-1) Wagner (11) 8,372 2:49 N
Thu 5/21/1998 at Expos W 6-0 29-17 W2 Reynolds (4-3) Bennett (1-2) 7,601 2:55 D
Fri 5/22/1998 vs Padres L 6-9 29-18 L1 Miceli (4-1) Nitkowski (1-2) Hoffman (14) 28,550 3:12 N
Sat 5/23/1998 vs Padres W 4-3 30-18 W1 Miller (2-0) Miceli (4-2) Wagner (12) 36,281 2:53 N
Sun 5/24/1998 vs Padres W 5-2 31-18 W2 Schourek (2-2) Hamilton (3-5) Wagner (13) 25,701 3:02 N
Mon 5/25/1998 vs Dodgers L 3-4 (10) 31-19 L1 Bruske (1-0) Scanlan (0-1) Radinsky (9) 34,079 3:35 D
Tue 5/26/1998 vs Dodgers W 13-2 32-19 W1 Reynolds (5-3) Valdez (4-6) 16,251 2:34 N
Wed 5/27/1998 vs Dodgers L 1-3 32-20 L1 Dreifort (3-4) Bergman (4-3) Radinsky (10) 17,190 2:50 N
Fri 5/29/1998 at Rockies W 7-6 33-20 W1 Hampton (7-2) Astacio (4-7) Wagner (14) 48,325 2:59 N
Sat 5/30/1998 at Rockies L 3-6 33-21 L1 Thomson (4-5) Schourek (2-3) DiPoto (12) 48,036 2:55 D
Sun 5/31/1998 at Rockies L 5-7 33-22 L2 McElroy (1-1) Henry (3-2) 48,097 2:40 D
Tue 6/2/1998 at Padres W 4-3 34-22 W1 Reynolds (6-3) Reyes (2-2) Wagner (15) 15,735 2:43 N
Wed 6/3/1998 at Padres W 8-2 35-22 W2 Bergman (5-3) Hamilton (3-7) 13,229 2:43 N
Thu 6/4/1998 at Padres L 1-5 35-23 L1 Ashby (7-4) Hampton (7-3) 21,027 2:24 D
Fri 6/5/1998 vs Royals L 0-3 35-24 L2 Belcher (5-6) Schourek (2-4) Montgomery (10) 27,895 2:36 N
Sat 6/6/1998 vs Royals W 6-0 36-24 W1 Lima (7-2) Rosado (1-5) 25,516 2:28 N
Sun 6/7/1998 vs Royals W 7-1 37-24 W2 Reynolds (7-3) Pittsley (0-1) 23,228 2:33 D
Mon 6/8/1998 at Tigers W 9-5 38-24 W3 Henry (4-2) Jones (0-2) 11,767 3:28 N
Tue 6/9/1998 at Tigers W 5-3 39-24 W4 Hampton (8-3) Jones (0-3) Wagner (16) 10,871 2:43 N
Wed 6/10/1998 at Tigers W 10-3 40-24 W5 Schourek (3-4) Castillo (2-5) 11,471 2:35 N
Fri 6/12/1998 at Reds L 1-8 40-25 L1 Remlinger (4-7) Lima (7-3) 21,310 2:23 N
Sat 6/13/1998 at Reds L 4-7 40-26 L2 Klingenbeck (1-1) Reynolds (7-4) Shaw (18) 28,055 2:50 N
Sun 6/14/1998 at Reds W 6-3 (10) 41-26 W1 Wagner (1-2) Shaw (1-4) 22,008 3:23 D
Mon 6/15/1998 at Reds W 13-2 42-26 W2 Magnante (3-1) Tomko (5-6) 14,556 2:56 N
Tue 6/16/1998 vs Cardinals L 4-9 42-27 L1 Acevedo (2-1) Schourek (3-5) 34,822 3:10 N
Wed 6/17/1998 vs Cardinals W 6-5 43-27 W1 Nitkowski (2-2) Brantley (0-4) 37,147 3:03 N
Thu 6/18/1998 vs Cardinals L 6-7 43-28 L1 Bottenfield (2-3) Reynolds (7-5) Croushore (1) 43,806 3:05 N
Fri 6/19/1998 vs Reds W 4-2 44-28 W1 Bergman (6-3) Winchester (3-4) Wagner (17) 29,251 2:38 N
Sat 6/20/1998 vs Reds W 9-8 45-28 W2 Nitkowski (3-2) Krivda (0-1) Wagner (18) 24,301 3:13 D
Sun 6/21/1998 vs Reds W 3-1 46-28 W3 Schourek (4-5) Harnisch (6-3) Magnante (1) 42,281 2:57 D
Mon 6/22/1998 vs Twins L 3-5 46-29 L1 Milton (4-6) Lima (7-4) Aguilera (15) 23,168 2:42 N
Tue 6/23/1998 vs Twins W 9-0 47-29 W1 Reynolds (8-5) Tewksbury (4-9) 27,157 2:49 D
Wed 6/24/1998 at Rockies L 6-8 47-30 L1 Astacio (5-8) Bergman (6-4) Veres (2) 48,150 2:37 N
Thu 6/25/1998 at Rockies L 5-6 (12) 47-31 L2 Leskanic (4-3) Magnante (3-2) 48,046 3:39 D
Fri 6/26/1998 at Indians L 2-4 47-32 L3 Colon (8-4) Magnante (3-3) Jackson (17) 43,222 2:58 N
Sat 6/27/1998 at Indians W 9-5 (11) 48-32 W1 Wagner (2-2) Mesa (3-4) 43,132 3:53 D
Sun 6/28/1998 at Indians W 12-3 49-32 W2 Reynolds (9-5) Nagy (7-4) Nitkowski (3) 43,047 3:12 D
Tue 6/30/1998 vs White Sox W 17-2 50-32 W3 Bergman (7-4) Navarro (6-10) 26,400 2:30 N
Wed 7/1/1998 vs White Sox W 10-4 51-32 W4 Schourek (5-5) Parque (2-2) 29,050 2:54 N
Thu 7/2/1998 vs White Sox L 3-4 51-33 L1 Baldwin (3-3) Lima (7-5) Simas (4) 25,344 2:25 N
Fri 7/3/1998 vs Diamondbacks W 6-5 52-33 W1 Reynolds (10-5) Benes (6-9) Wagner (19) 34,382 2:56 N
Sat 7/4/1998 vs Diamondbacks L 4-7 52-34 L1 Anderson (6-7) Hampton (8-4) 31,477 2:50 N
Sun 7/5/1998 vs Diamondbacks W 5-2 53-34 W1 Bergman (8-4) Blair (3-12) Wagner (20) 23,607 3:22 D
Thu 7/9/1998 at Cardinals W 5-4 54-34 W2 Reynolds (11-5) Stottlemyre (9-7) Wagner (21) 34,398 2:52 N
Fri 7/10/1998 at Cardinals L 3-6 54-35 L1 King (2-0) Nitkowski (3-3) Brantley (13) 44,655 2:31 N
Sat 7/11/1998 at Cardinals L 3-4 (11) 54-36 L2 Painter (3-0) Wagner (2-3) 45,760 3:01 D
Sun 7/12/1998 at Cardinals L 4-6 54-37 L3 Acevedo (4-2) Bergman (8-5) Croushore (4) 45,485 2:42 D
Mon 7/13/1998 at Diamondbacks L 3-5 54-38 L4 Telemaco (3-3) Schourek (5-6) Olson (12) 40,007 2:53 N
Tue 7/14/1998 at Diamondbacks W 4-2 55-38 W1 Reynolds (12-5) Daal (3-5) Wagner (22) 40,419 2:45 N
Wed 7/15/1998 at Diamondbacks L 8-9 (11) 55-39 L1 Embree (3-0) Magnante (3-4) 42,229 4:00 N
Fri 7/17/1998 vs Giants W 10-7 56-39 W1 Lima (8-5) Rueter (10-5) 40,709 2:44 N
Sat 7/18/1998 vs Giants W 7-2 57-39 W2 Bergman (9-5) Darwin (6-7) 35,257 2:43 D
Sun 7/19/1998 vs Giants W 4-3 (12) 58-39 W3 Henry (5-2) Nen (6-2) 32,900 3:47 D
Mon 7/20/1998 vs Rockies W 10-9 59-39 W4 Henry (6-2) Veres (0-1) 25,491 3:17 N
Tue 7/21/1998 vs Rockies L 0-5 59-40 L1 Brownson (1-0) Hampton (8-5) 28,718 2:10 N
Wed 7/22/1998 at Dodgers L 4-6 59-41 L2 Bohanon (3-6) Lima (8-6) Shaw (28) 31,365 2:30 N
Thu 7/23/1998 at Dodgers W 8-6 (10) 60-41 W1 Henry (7-2) Hall (0-2) Powell (4) 40,205 3:38 N
Fri 7/24/1998 at Padres W 2-1 61-41 W2 Schourek (6-6) Hitchcock (4-4) Magnante (2) 31,047 2:34 N
Sat 7/25/1998 at Padres L 5-6 61-42 L1 Langston (4-3) Reynolds (12-6) Hoffman (33) 54,176 3:04 D
Sun 7/26/1998 at Padres L 4-5 (10) 61-43 L2 Wall (4-2) Magnante (3-5) 41,034 3:06 D
Mon 7/27/1998 vs Marlins W 9-1 62-43 W1 Lima (9-6) Meadows (9-8) 20,888 2:15 N
Tue 7/28/1998 vs Marlins W 7-3 63-43 W2 Bergman (10-5) Ojala (1-1) 26,220 2:47 N
Wed 7/29/1998 vs Marlins W 10-6 64-43 W3 Schourek (7-6) Larkin (2-6) Elarton (1) 21,870 2:45 N
Thu 7/30/1998 vs Marlins L 3-4 64-44 L1 Hernandez (9-7) Reynolds (12-7) 33,303 2:35 D
Fri 7/31/1998 at Pirates W 7-4 65-44 W1 Hampton (9-5) Cordova (9-9) Henry (2) 32,476 3:00 N
Sat 8/1/1998 at Pirates W 2-1 66-44 W2 Lima (10-6) Williams (2-1) 19,783 2:49 D
Sun 8/2/1998 at Pirates W 6-2 67-44 W3 Randy Johnson (1-0) Christiansen (1-2) Elarton (2) 21,201 2:35 D
Mon 8/3/1998 at Marlins L 3-11 67-45 L1 Larkin (3-6) Bergman (10-6) Mantei (5) 14,484 3:25 N
Tue 8/4/1998 at Marlins W 9-5 68-45 W1 Reynolds (13-7) Hernandez (9-8) 14,586 3:19 N
Wed 8/5/1998 at Marlins L 3-5 68-46 L1 Sanchez (5-6) Hampton (9-6) Mantei (6) 19,038 2:46 D
Fri 8/7/1998 vs Phillies W 9-0 69-46 W1 Randy Johnson (2-0) Welch (0-2) 52,071 2:21 N
Sat 8/8/1998 vs Phillies W 7-6 70-46 W2 Henry (8-2) Leiter (6-3) 42,523 2:52 N
Sun 8/9/1998 vs Phillies W 11-2 71-46 W3 Reynolds (14-7) Beech (3-9) 28,651 2:54 D
Mon 8/10/1998 vs Brewers W 5-2 72-46 W4 Elarton (1-0) Fox (0-3) Wagner (23) 18,995 2:32 N
Tue 8/11/1998 vs Brewers W 6-5 (10) 73-46 W5 Magnante (4-5) Plunk (0-1) 20,553 3:30 N
Wed 8/12/1998 vs Brewers W 3-0 74-46 W6 Randy Johnson (3-0) Woodall (5-7) 40,217 2:39 N
Thu 8/13/1998 vs Brewers W 6-2 75-46 W7 Lima (11-6) Woodard (9-7) 21,218 2:20 N
Fri 8/14/1998 vs Cubs L 4-6 75-47 L1 Clark (7-11) Reynolds (14-8) Beck (35) 45,040 2:53 N
Sat 8/15/1998 vs Cubs W 5-4 (11) 76-47 W1 Wagner (3-3) Mulholland (3-3) 52,003 3:32 N
Sun 8/16/1998 vs Cubs L 1-2 (11) 76-48 L1 Karchner (1-0) Powell (4-5) Beck (36) 52,199 3:15 D
Mon 8/17/1998 at Phillies L 0-4 76-49 L2 Byrd (1-0) Randy Johnson (3-1) 18,975 2:27 N
Tue 8/18/1998 at Phillies W 8-2 77-49 W1 Lima (12-6) Grace (4-6) 17,541 2:58 N
Wed 8/19/1998 at Phillies W 4-3 78-49 W2 Reynolds (15-8) Leiter (6-4) Wagner (24) 21,341 2:44 N
Thu 8/20/1998 at Brewers L 5-6 (10) 78-50 L1 Wickman (6-6) Magnante (4-6) 17,589 3:46 N
Fri 8/21/1998 at Brewers W 5-2 79-50 W1 Bergman (11-6) Pulsipher (1-1) Powell (5) 26,820 3:00 N
Sat 8/22/1998 at Cubs W 8-3 80-50 W2 Randy Johnson (4-1) Wengert (1-3) 39,886 3:00 D
Sun 8/23/1998 at Cubs W 13-3 81-50 W3 Lima (13-6) Trachsel (13-7) 38,714 3:08 D
Mon 8/24/1998 at Cubs W 12-3 82-50 W4 Reynolds (16-8) Clark (7-12) 34,711 2:58 D
Tue 8/25/1998 vs Braves W 3-2 83-50 W5 Hampton (10-6) Millwood (14-8) Wagner (25) 32,157 2:24 N
Wed 8/26/1998 vs Braves L 2-6 83-51 L1 Smoltz (13-2) Bergman (11-7) 32,651 2:48 N
Fri 8/28/1998 vs Pirates W 2-0 84-51 W1 Randy Johnson (5-1) Cordova (12-11) 40,709 2:23 N
Sat 8/29/1998 vs Pirates W 6-3 85-51 W2 Lima (14-6) Schmidt (11-10) Powell (6) 41,762 2:39 N
Sun 8/30/1998 vs Pirates W 11-4 86-51 W3 Reynolds (17-8) McCurry (1-3) 25,342 3:12 D
Mon 8/31/1998 at Braves W 4-3 87-51 W4 Powell (5-5) Smoltz (13-3) Wagner (26) 33,883 2:43 N
Tue 9/1/1998 at Braves L 4-6 87-52 L1 Neagle (14-11) Elarton (1-1) Ligtenberg (25) 31,168 3:06 N
Wed 9/2/1998 at Braves W 4-2 88-52 W1 Randy Johnson (6-1) Maddux (17-7) Wagner (27) 46,238 2:22 N
Fri 9/4/1998 at Diamondbacks L 1-3 88-53 L1 Telemaco (6-8) Lima (14-7) Olson (26) 41,396 2:27 N
Sat 9/5/1998 at Diamondbacks W 6-5 (12) 89-53 W1 Wagner (4-3) Embree (4-1) 43,638 4:05 D
Sun 9/6/1998 at Diamondbacks W 10-1 90-53 W2 Hampton (11-6) Daal (7-10) 44,076 3:02 D
Mon 9/7/1998 vs Reds W 1-0 91-53 W3 Randy Johnson (7-1) Parris (4-4) 42,787 2:07 D
Tue 9/8/1998 vs Reds W 13-7 92-53 W4 Bergman (12-7) Bere (1-1) 16,574 3:13 N
Wed 9/9/1998 vs Brewers W 6-2 93-53 W5 Lima (15-7) Woodard (9-11) Wagner (28) 24,462 2:29 N
Thu 9/10/1998 vs Brewers W 7-1 94-53 W6 Reynolds (18-8) Karl (9-9) 20,813 2:54 N
Fri 9/11/1998 vs Cardinals W 8-2 95-53 W7 Powell (6-5) Morris (5-5) 52,186 2:34 N
Sat 9/12/1998 vs Cardinals W 3-2 96-53 W8 Randy Johnson (8-1) Oliver (3-3) Wagner (29) 52,493 2:36 N
Sun 9/13/1998 vs Cardinals L 2-3 96-54 L1 Mercker (11-11) Bergman (12-8) Acevedo (9) 52,338 2:40 N
Mon 9/14/1998 vs Mets L 4-7 (13) 96-55 L2 McMichael (4-4) Magnante (4-7) J. Franco (37) 24,241 4:08 N
Tue 9/15/1998 1 vs Mets W 6-5 (12) 97-55 W1 Powell (7-5) Tam (1-1) 3:53 D
Tue 9/15/1998 2 vs Mets L 4-8 97-56 L1 Leiter (16-5) Powell (7-6) Wendell (3) 40,835 3:19 N
Wed 9/16/1998 vs Mets L 3-4 (11) 97-57 L2 McMichael (5-4) Bergman (12-9) Wendell (4) 24,269 4:05 N
Fri 9/18/1998 at Pirates W 5-2 98-57 W1 Randy Johnson (9-1) Dessens (2-5) Powell (7) 16,937 2:47 N
Sat 9/19/1998 at Pirates L 1-7 98-58 L1 Cordova (13-13) Lima (15-8) 20,670 2:21 N
Sun 9/20/1998 at Pirates W 2-0 99-58 W1 Reynolds (19-8) Schmidt (11-13) Wagner (30) 23,657 2:32 D
Tue 9/22/1998 at Cardinals L 0-4 99-59 L1 Morris (7-5) Hampton (11-7) 40,739 2:15 N
Wed 9/23/1998 at Cardinals W 7-1 100-59 W1 Randy Johnson (10-1) Oliver (4-4) 38,997 3:05 N
Fri 9/25/1998 vs Cubs W 6-2 101-59 W2 Lima (16-8) Tapani (19-9) 51,831 2:38 N
Sat 9/26/1998 vs Cubs L 2-3 101-60 L1 Clark (9-14) Powell (7-7) Beck (50) 51,950 2:50 N
Sun 9/27/1998 vs Cubs W 4-3 (11) 102-60 W1 Elarton (2-1) Beck (3-4) 51,916 3:30 D

Totals:



National League Division Series
San Diego Padres defeat Houston Astros 3-1

Date G Opponent Score Rec Strk WP LP SV A T D/N
Tue 9/29/1998 1 vs Padres L 1-2 0-1 L1 Brown (1-0) Johnson (0-1) Hoffman (1) 50,080 2:38 D
Thu 10/1/1998 2 vs Padres W 5-4 1-1 W1 Wagner (1-0) Miceli (0-1) 45,550 2:53 D
Sat 10/3/1998 3 at Padres L 1-2 1-2 L1 Miceli (1-1) Elarton (0-1) Hoffman (2) 65,235 2:32 N
Sun 10/4/1998 4 at Padres L 1-6 1-3 L2 Hitchcock (1-0) Johnson (0-2) 64,898 2:39 N


Data courtesy of Retrosheet