1998 Boston Red Sox

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Season Overview

92-70 Lost ALDS
Record Outcome

1998 Boston Red Sox

What was the record of the 1998 Boston Red Sox?

The Boston Red Sox finished the regular season with a 92-70 record. They went 51-30 at home and 41-40 on the road. Including the postseason, the Boston Red Sox went 93-73. Their final game was a loss in the AL Divisional Series to the Cleveland Indians.

What division did the 1998 Boston Red Sox play in?

The 1998 Boston Red Sox played in the East Division of the American League.

What was the division record of the 1998 Boston Red Sox?

During the regular season, the 1998 Boston Red Sox went 25-23 against their AL East opponents.

What was the 1998 Boston Red Sox record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Tampa Bay Devil Rays 9-3 75% +17
Baltimore Orioles 6-6 50% +7
Toronto Blue Jays 5-7 41.7% -5
New York Yankees 5-7 41.7% -20

Did the 1998 Boston Red Sox make the Postseason?

Yes, the Boston Red Sox made the Postseason in 1998. They lost their only series against the Cleveland Indians in the AL Divisional Series.

What was the run differential for the 1998 Boston Red Sox?

The Boston Red Sox finished the regular season with a run differential of +147. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Red Sox could have been expected to have about 94.5 wins, or a 94-68 record in the regular season.

How did the 1998 Boston Red Sox perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1998 Boston Red Sox went 26-25.

How did the 1998 Boston Red Sox perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1998 Boston Red Sox went 7-4 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1998 Boston Red Sox?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1998 Boston Red Sox was a 7 game winning streak on 2 separate stretches during the season.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1998 Boston Red Sox?

The longest losing streak that the Boston Red Sox had during the 1998 regular season was 6 games, which happened once during the season.

1998 Boston Red Sox Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Wed, Apr 1, 1998 @ Oakland Athletics Win 2 - 0
Thu, Apr 2, 1998 @ Oakland Athletics Win 6 - 3
Fri, Apr 3, 1998 @ Seattle Mariners Loss 6 - 11
Sat, Apr 4, 1998 @ Seattle Mariners Loss 6 - 12
Sun, Apr 5, 1998 @ Seattle Mariners Win 10 - 5
Mon, Apr 6, 1998 @ Anaheim Angels Loss 1 - 2 (11)
Tue, Apr 7, 1998 @ Anaheim Angels Loss 1 - 6
Wed, Apr 8, 1998 @ Anaheim Angels Loss 1 - 2
Fri, Apr 10, 1998 vs Seattle Mariners Win 9 - 7
Sat, Apr 11, 1998 vs Seattle Mariners Win 5 - 0
Sun, Apr 12, 1998 vs Seattle Mariners Win 8 - 7
Mon, Apr 13, 1998 vs Oakland Athletics Win 6 - 3
Tue, Apr 14, 1998 vs Oakland Athletics Win 8 - 6
Wed, Apr 15, 1998 vs Oakland Athletics Win 4 - 3
Fri, Apr 17, 1998 vs Cleveland Indians Win 3 - 2 (10)
Sat, Apr 18, 1998 vs Cleveland Indians Loss 4 - 7
Sun, Apr 19, 1998 vs Cleveland Indians Win 2 - 0
Mon, Apr 20, 1998 vs Cleveland Indians Win 6 - 5 (11)
Tue, Apr 21, 1998 @ Detroit Tigers Win 11 - 4
Wed, Apr 22, 1998 @ Detroit Tigers Win 8 - 5
Fri, Apr 24, 1998 @ Cleveland Indians Win 7 - 5
Sat, Apr 25, 1998 @ Cleveland Indians Win 3 - 2
Mon, Apr 27, 1998 vs Detroit Tigers Win 6 - 5
Tue, Apr 28, 1998 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 5 - 7
Wed, Apr 29, 1998 vs Anaheim Angels Win 8 - 4
Thu, Apr 30, 1998 vs Anaheim Angels Loss 2 - 7
Fri, May 1, 1998 vs Texas Rangers Win 5 - 3
Sat, May 2, 1998 vs Texas Rangers Loss 6 - 7
Sun, May 3, 1998 vs Texas Rangers Win 2 - 1
Tue, May 5, 1998 vs Minnesota Twins Win 4 - 2
Wed, May 6, 1998 vs Minnesota Twins Loss 7 - 8
Thu, May 7, 1998 @ Kansas City Royals Loss 3 - 5
Fri, May 8, 1998 @ Kansas City Royals Win 14 - 3
Sat, May 9, 1998 @ Kansas City Royals Win 3 - 1
Sun, May 10, 1998 @ Kansas City Royals Win 3 - 1
Mon, May 11, 1998 @ Texas Rangers Loss 2 - 8
Tue, May 12, 1998 @ Texas Rangers Loss 3 - 6
Wed, May 13, 1998 @ Minnesota Twins Loss 4 - 7
Thu, May 14, 1998 @ Minnesota Twins Loss 1 - 2 (12)
Fri, May 15, 1998 vs Kansas City Royals Win 5 - 2
Sat, May 16, 1998 vs Kansas City Royals Win 5 - 0
Sun, May 17, 1998 vs Kansas City Royals Win 5 - 3
Tue, May 19, 1998 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 5 - 9
Wed, May 20, 1998 vs Chicago White Sox Win 6 - 2
Fri, May 22, 1998 vs New York Yankees Win 5 - 4
Sat, May 23, 1998 vs New York Yankees Loss 3 - 12
Sun, May 24, 1998 vs New York Yankees Loss 4 - 14
Mon, May 25, 1998 vs Toronto Blue Jays Loss 5 - 7
Tue, May 26, 1998 vs Toronto Blue Jays Loss 2 - 5
Thu, May 28, 1998 @ New York Yankees Loss 3 - 8
Fri, May 29, 1998 @ New York Yankees Loss 2 - 6
Sat, May 30, 1998 @ New York Yankees Win 3 - 2
Sun, May 31, 1998 @ New York Yankees Win 13 - 7
Mon, Jun 1, 1998 @ Toronto Blue Jays Win 9 - 5
Tue, Jun 2, 1998 @ Toronto Blue Jays Win 11 - 3
Wed, Jun 3, 1998 vs Baltimore Orioles Loss 0 - 3
Thu, Jun 4, 1998 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 9 - 1
Fri, Jun 5, 1998 vs New York Mets Loss 2 - 9
Sat, Jun 6, 1998 vs New York Mets Loss 0 - 1
Sun, Jun 7, 1998 vs New York Mets Win 5 - 0
Mon, Jun 8, 1998 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 6 - 7
Tue, Jun 9, 1998 @ Atlanta Braves Win 9 - 3
Wed, Jun 10, 1998 @ Atlanta Braves Win 10 - 6
Fri, Jun 12, 1998 vs Tampa Bay Devil Rays Win 5 - 1
Sun, Jun 14, 1998 vs Tampa Bay Devil Rays Win 3 - 2 (10)
Mon, Jun 15, 1998 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 2 - 3
Tue, Jun 16, 1998 @ Chicago White Sox Win 6 - 1
Wed, Jun 17, 1998 @ Chicago White Sox Win 12 - 5
Thu, Jun 18, 1998 @ Tampa Bay Devil Rays Win 7 - 5 (10)
Fri, Jun 19, 1998 @ Tampa Bay Devil Rays Win 4 - 1
Sat, Jun 20, 1998 @ Tampa Bay Devil Rays Loss 5 - 8
Sun, Jun 21, 1998 @ Tampa Bay Devil Rays Win 3 - 1
Mon, Jun 22, 1998 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 8 - 9 (10)
Tue, Jun 23, 1998 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 2 - 3
Wed, Jun 24, 1998 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 8 - 11
Thu, Jun 25, 1998 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 7 - 5
Fri, Jun 26, 1998 @ Florida Marlins Win 6 - 1
Sat, Jun 27, 1998 @ Florida Marlins Win 9 - 4
Sun, Jun 28, 1998 @ Florida Marlins Loss 1 - 5
Tue, Jun 30, 1998 vs Montreal Expos Win 7 - 4
Wed, Jul 1, 1998 vs Montreal Expos Win 6 - 1
Thu, Jul 2, 1998 vs Montreal Expos Win 15 - 0
Fri, Jul 3, 1998 vs Chicago White Sox Win 15 - 2
Sat, Jul 4, 1998 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 0 - 3
Sun, Jul 5, 1998 vs Chicago White Sox Win 15 - 14
Thu, Jul 9, 1998 @ Baltimore Orioles Loss 2 - 3
Fri, Jul 10, 1998 @ Baltimore Orioles Loss 2 - 3
Sat, Jul 11, 1998 @ Baltimore Orioles Loss 1 - 2
Sun, Jul 12, 1998 @ Baltimore Orioles Loss 7 - 11
Mon, Jul 13, 1998 @ Tampa Bay Devil Rays Win 2 - 0
Tue, Jul 14, 1998 @ Tampa Bay Devil Rays Loss 4 - 5
Wed, Jul 15, 1998 vs Cleveland Indians Win 1 - 0
Thu, Jul 16, 1998 vs Cleveland Indians Win 15 - 5
Fri, Jul 17, 1998 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 4 - 6
Sat, Jul 18, 1998 @ Detroit Tigers Win 9 - 4
Sun, Jul 19, 1998 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 1 - 3
Tue, Jul 21, 1998 @ Cleveland Indians Win 10 - 7
Tue, Jul 21, 1998 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 2 - 4
Wed, Jul 22, 1998 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 3 - 4
Thu, Jul 23, 1998 vs Toronto Blue Jays Win 8 - 7 (10)
Fri, Jul 24, 1998 vs Toronto Blue Jays Loss 6 - 10
Sat, Jul 25, 1998 vs Toronto Blue Jays Win 5 - 3
Sun, Jul 26, 1998 vs Toronto Blue Jays Win 6 - 3
Tue, Jul 28, 1998 @ Oakland Athletics Win 8 - 4
Wed, Jul 29, 1998 @ Oakland Athletics Win 10 - 2
Thu, Jul 30, 1998 @ Oakland Athletics Loss 5 - 6
Fri, Jul 31, 1998 @ Anaheim Angels Win 7 - 2
Sat, Aug 1, 1998 @ Anaheim Angels Win 11 - 3