Putting in OT

August 17, 1998

Major-league teams tied a modern record Saturday by playing seven extra-inning games on the same day.

The only other time that's happened since 1900 was on July 4, 1918, according to research by the Elias Sports Bureau. On that day, there were 16 games as every team played a doubleheader. On Saturday, there were 14 games.

Saturday's extra-inning games:

Orioles 9, Cleveland 8, 10

Anaheim 6, Toronto 3, 11

Oakland 10, Detroit 8, 11

Tampa Bay 8, K.C. 6, 11

San Fran. 4, Florida 3, 10

Houston 5, Chicago 4, 11

St. L. 8, Pittsburgh 7, 12

Pub Date: 8/17/98

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