1998 Chicago Cubs

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Season Overview

90-73 Lost NLDS
Record Outcome

1998 Chicago Cubs

What was the record of the 1998 Chicago Cubs?

The Chicago Cubs finished the regular season with a 90-73 record. They went 51-31 at home and 39-42 on the road. Including the postseason, the Chicago Cubs went 90-76. Their final game was a loss in the NL Divisional Series to the Atlanta Braves.

What division did the 1998 Chicago Cubs play in?

The 1998 Chicago Cubs played in the Central Division of the National League.

What was the division record of the 1998 Chicago Cubs?

During the regular season, the 1998 Chicago Cubs went 28-28 against their NL Central opponents.

What was the 1998 Chicago Cubs record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Pittsburgh Pirates 8-3 72.7% +12
Cincinnati Reds 6-5 54.5% +1
Milwaukee Brewers 6-6 50% -3
St. Louis Cardinals 4-7 36.4% -14
Houston Astros 4-7 36.4% -29

What was the 1998 Chicago Cubs record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1998 Chicago Cubs had their best month in July, when they went 19-9 and had a 67.9% win percentage. Their worst month was June, when they went 12-15 and had a 44.4% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
March 0-1 0% -5
April 14-12 53.8% +17
May 17-11 60.7% +5
June 12-15 44.4% +1
July 19-9 67.9% +30
August 14-14 50% -15
September 14-11 56.0% +6

Did the 1998 Chicago Cubs make the Postseason?

Yes, the Chicago Cubs made the Postseason in 1998. They lost their only series against the Atlanta Braves in the NL Divisional Series.

What was the run differential for the 1998 Chicago Cubs?

The Chicago Cubs finished the regular season with a run differential of +39. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Cubs could have been expected to have about 85.1 wins, or a 85-78 record in the regular season.

How did the 1998 Chicago Cubs perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1998 Chicago Cubs went 33-28.

How did the 1998 Chicago Cubs perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1998 Chicago Cubs went 11-11 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1998 Chicago Cubs?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1998 Chicago Cubs was a 10 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1998 Chicago Cubs?

The longest losing streak that the Chicago Cubs had during the 1998 regular season was 7 games, which happened once during the season.

1998 Chicago Cubs Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Tue, Mar 31, 1998 @ Florida Marlins Loss 6 - 11
Wed, Apr 1, 1998 @ Florida Marlins Win 10 - 3
Thu, Apr 2, 1998 @ Florida Marlins Win 8 - 7
Fri, Apr 3, 1998 vs Montreal Expos Win 6 - 2
Sat, Apr 4, 1998 vs Montreal Expos Win 3 - 1
Sun, Apr 5, 1998 vs Montreal Expos Win 7 - 2
Mon, Apr 6, 1998 vs Montreal Expos Win 3 - 2
Tue, Apr 7, 1998 vs New York Mets Loss 2 - 3
Thu, Apr 9, 1998 vs New York Mets Win 8 - 7
Fri, Apr 10, 1998 @ Montreal Expos Win 13 - 0
Sat, Apr 11, 1998 @ Montreal Expos Loss 4 - 5 (10)
Sun, Apr 12, 1998 @ Montreal Expos Loss 1 - 4
Tue, Apr 14, 1998 @ New York Mets Loss 0 - 6
Wed, Apr 15, 1998 @ New York Mets Loss 1 - 2
Thu, Apr 16, 1998 @ New York Mets Win 8 - 4
Fri, Apr 17, 1998 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 3 - 11
Sat, Apr 18, 1998 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 8 - 1
Sun, Apr 19, 1998 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 2 - 1
Tue, Apr 21, 1998 vs San Diego Padres Win 5 - 3
Wed, Apr 22, 1998 vs San Diego Padres Loss 2 - 3 (14)
Thu, Apr 23, 1998 vs San Diego Padres Loss 1 - 4
Fri, Apr 24, 1998 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 4 - 12
Sat, Apr 25, 1998 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 2 - 3
Sun, Apr 26, 1998 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 3 - 4 (12)
Mon, Apr 27, 1998 @ San Diego Padres Win 3 - 1
Tue, Apr 28, 1998 @ San Diego Padres Loss 3 - 7
Thu, Apr 30, 1998 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 8 - 3
Fri, May 1, 1998 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 6 - 5
Sat, May 2, 1998 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 4 - 3 (11)
Sun, May 3, 1998 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 5 - 8
Tue, May 5, 1998 vs Houston Astros Loss 5 - 10
Wed, May 6, 1998 vs Houston Astros Win 2 - 0
Fri, May 8, 1998 vs San Francisco Giants Win 5 - 4 (14)
Sat, May 9, 1998 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 1 - 5
Sat, May 9, 1998 vs San Francisco Giants Win 6 - 0
Sun, May 10, 1998 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 0 - 3
Mon, May 11, 1998 @ Arizona Diamondbacks Win 4 - 2
Tue, May 12, 1998 @ Arizona Diamondbacks Win 7 - 6
Wed, May 13, 1998 @ Colorado Rockies Win 9 - 3
Thu, May 14, 1998 @ Colorado Rockies Win 9 - 7
Fri, May 15, 1998 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 3 - 11
Sat, May 16, 1998 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 5 - 4
Sun, May 17, 1998 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 10 - 1
Tue, May 19, 1998 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 6 - 3
Wed, May 20, 1998 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 5 - 0
Thu, May 21, 1998 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 3 - 7
Fri, May 22, 1998 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 2 - 8
Sat, May 23, 1998 @ Atlanta Braves Win 10 - 6 (11)
Sun, May 24, 1998 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 1 - 2
Mon, May 25, 1998 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 5 - 9
Wed, May 27, 1998 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 5 - 10
Thu, May 28, 1998 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 7 - 8
Fri, May 29, 1998 vs Atlanta Braves Win 5 - 3 (11)
Sat, May 30, 1998 vs Atlanta Braves Win 9 - 8
Sun, May 31, 1998 vs Atlanta Braves Win 4 - 2
Mon, Jun 1, 1998 vs Florida Marlins Win 10 - 2
Tue, Jun 2, 1998 vs Florida Marlins Win 2 - 1
Wed, Jun 3, 1998 vs Florida Marlins Win 5 - 1
Fri, Jun 5, 1998 vs Chicago White Sox Win 6 - 5 (12)
Sat, Jun 6, 1998 vs Chicago White Sox Win 7 - 6
Sun, Jun 7, 1998 vs Chicago White Sox Win 13 - 7
Mon, Jun 8, 1998 @ Minnesota Twins Win 8 - 1
Tue, Jun 9, 1998 @ Minnesota Twins Loss 0 - 8
Wed, Jun 10, 1998 @ Minnesota Twins Loss 1 - 5
Fri, Jun 12, 1998 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 0 - 4
Sat, Jun 13, 1998 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 10 - 8 (10)
Sun, Jun 14, 1998 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 2 - 4
Mon, Jun 15, 1998 vs Milwaukee Brewers Win 6 - 5
Tue, Jun 16, 1998 vs Milwaukee Brewers Loss 2 - 11
Wed, Jun 17, 1998 vs Milwaukee Brewers Loss 5 - 6
Thu, Jun 18, 1998 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 12 - 5
Fri, Jun 19, 1998 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 8 - 9 (12)
Sat, Jun 20, 1998 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 9 - 4
Sun, Jun 21, 1998 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 2 - 7
Mon, Jun 22, 1998 vs Cleveland Indians Loss 1 - 3
Tue, Jun 23, 1998 vs Cleveland Indians Loss 4 - 5
Wed, Jun 24, 1998 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 6 - 7 (11)
Thu, Jun 25, 1998 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 4 - 6
Fri, Jun 26, 1998 @ Kansas City Royals Loss 3 - 6
Sat, Jun 27, 1998 @ Kansas City Royals Loss 3 - 4 (10)
Sun, Jun 28, 1998 @ Kansas City Royals Win 6 - 3
Tue, Jun 30, 1998 vs Arizona Diamondbacks Loss 4 - 5
Wed, Jul 1, 1998 vs Arizona Diamondbacks Win 6 - 4
Thu, Jul 2, 1998 vs Arizona Diamondbacks Win 3 - 2
Fri, Jul 3, 1998 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 12 - 9
Sat, Jul 4, 1998 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 5 - 4
Sun, Jul 5, 1998 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 7 - 6
Thu, Jul 9, 1998 @ Milwaukee Brewers Loss 9 - 12
Fri, Jul 10, 1998 @ Milwaukee Brewers Loss 5 - 6
Sat, Jul 11, 1998 @ Milwaukee Brewers Win 11 - 8
Sun, Jul 12, 1998 @ Milwaukee Brewers Win 3 - 0
Mon, Jul 13, 1998 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 2 - 6
Tue, Jul 14, 1998 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Win 7 - 4
Wed, Jul 15, 1998 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 0 - 3
Fri, Jul 17, 1998 @ Florida Marlins Win 6 - 1
Sat, Jul 18, 1998 @ Florida Marlins Loss 1 - 2
Sun, Jul 19, 1998 @ Florida Marlins Win 7 - 6 (12)
Mon, Jul 20, 1998 @ Atlanta Braves Win 11 - 4
Tue, Jul 21, 1998 @ Atlanta Braves Win 3 - 0
Wed, Jul 22, 1998 vs Montreal Expos Win 9 - 5
Thu, Jul 23, 1998 vs Montreal Expos Win 2 - 1
Fri, Jul 24, 1998 vs New York Mets Loss 0 - 5
Fri, Jul 24, 1998 vs New York Mets Loss 3 - 7
Sat, Jul 25, 1998 vs New York Mets Win 3 - 2