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Friday, April 8,1988

Friday, April 8,1988

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

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year gametype box date visiting team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1988 reg season Apr 8,1988 Oakland Athletics  8  California Angels  2  box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Storm Davis Kirk McCaskill Eric Plunk 45,586 3:11
1988 reg season Apr 8,1988 Seattle Mariners  2  Chicago White Sox  3  box | pbp Comiskey Park I John Davis Bill Wilkinson -- 10,524 2:39
1988 reg season Apr 8,1988 Baltimore Orioles  0  Cleveland Indians  3  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Scott Bailes Mark Thurmond -- 53,738 2:22
1988 reg season Apr 8,1988 Detroit Tigers  2  Kansas City Royals  3  box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Floyd Bannister Jeff Robinson Gene Garber 26,159 2:35
1988 reg season Apr 8,1988 Toronto Blue Jays  3  Minnesota Twins  6  box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Bert Blyleven Dave Stieb Jeff Reardon 53,067 3:14
1988 reg season Apr 8,1988 Milwaukee Brewers  4  New York Yankees  6  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Richard Dotson Juan Nieves Dave Righetti 20,927 3:22
1988 reg season Apr 8,1988 Boston Red Sox  4  Texas Rangers  0  box | pbp Arlington Stadium Oil Can Boyd Mike Jeffcoat -- 18,470 3:15
1988 reg season Apr 8,1988 Los Angeles Dodgers  6  Atlanta Braves  3  box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Tim Leary Kevin Coffman Tim Belcher 10,723 2:27
1988 reg season Apr 8,1988 Houston Astros  8  Cincinnati Reds  3  box | pbp Cinergy Field Larry Andersen Jose Rijo -- 32,286 4:20
1988 reg season Apr 8,1988 Chicago Cubs  6  Montreal Expos  4  box | pbp Stade Olympique Jamie Moyer Floyd Youmans Rich Gossage 12,133 2:35
1988 reg season Apr 8,1988 New York Mets  1  Philadelphia Phillies  5  box | pbp Veterans Stadium Bruce Ruffin Sid Fernandez -- 21,921 2:27
1988 reg season Apr 8,1988 San Diego Padres  1  San Francisco Giants  5  box | pbp Candlestick Park Mike LaCoss Jimmy Jones Don Robinson 14,916 2:36
1988 reg season Apr 8,1988 Pittsburgh Pirates  4  St. Louis Cardinals  3  box | pbp Busch Stadium II Brian Fisher Danny Cox Jeff Robinson 51,647 2:59
13 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Hide Rows: Click the minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
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  • 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 team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1988 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 3 3 0 1.000 0.0 19 7 12 W3 0-0 3-0 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1988 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 4 3 1 .750 0.5 15 6 9 W3 2-1 1-0 2 3 7 Yes dnq
1988 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 3 2 1 .667 1.0 19 7 12 L1 2-1 0-0 3 5 11 Yes dnq
1988 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 4 2 2 .500 1.5 19 21 -2 W1 1-0 1-2 4 7 15 -- Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1988 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 4 2 2 .500 1.5 23 18 5 L1 2-2 0-0 5 8 13 -- dnq
1988 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 4 2 2 .500 1.5 23 20 3 L2 2-2 0-0 6 9 14 -- dnq
1988 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 3 0 3 .000 3.0 1 18 -17 L3 0-1 0-2 7 14 25 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1988 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 4 3 1 .750 0.0 15 12 3 W2 0-0 3-1 1 2 8 Yes dnq
1988 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 4 3 1 .750 0.0 23 9 14 W1 1-0 2-1 2 4 5 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1988 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 4 2 2 .500 1.0 17 22 -5 W2 0-0 2-2 3 6 17 -- dnq
1988 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 3 1 2 .333 1.5 9 16 -7 W1 0-2 1-0 4 10 18 -- dnq
1988 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 4 1 3 .250 2.0 9 18 -9 L1 1-3 0-0 5 12 20 -- dnq
1988 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 4 1 3 .250 2.0 6 16 -10 L3 0-0 1-3 6 11 19 -- dnq
1988 AL West California Angels franchise | log 4 1 3 .250 2.0 12 20 -8 L2 1-2 0-1 7 13 21 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1988 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 3 3 0 1.000 0.0 19 13 6 W3 3-0 0-0 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1988 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 3 2 1 .667 1.0 14 11 3 W2 0-0 2-1 2 6 12 Yes dnq
1988 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 3 2 1 .667 1.0 14 12 2 W1 2-1 0-0 3 7 10 -- dnq
1988 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 4 2 2 .500 1.5 20 21 -1 L1 2-2 0-0 4 8 16 -- Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1988 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 4 1 3 .250 2.5 20 25 -5 L2 0-0 1-3 5 9 22 -- dnq
1988 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 3 0 3 .000 3.0 8 17 -9 L3 0-2 0-1 6 12 24 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1988 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 3 3 0 1.000 0.0 19 7 12 W3 1-0 2-0 1 2 3 Yes dnq
1988 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 4 3 1 .750 0.5 17 10 7 W3 2-0 1-1 2 3 6 Yes Won World Series (Athletics)
1988 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 4 3 1 .750 0.5 16 8 8 W2 1-1 2-0 3 4 4 Yes dnq
1988 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 3 2 1 .667 1.0 16 13 3 L1 0-0 2-1 4 5 9 -- dnq
1988 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 4 0 4 .000 3.5 14 24 -10 L4 0-0 0-4 5 11 26 -- dnq
1988 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 4 0 4 .000 3.5 6 22 -16 L4 0-4 0-0 6 10 23 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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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.
player name team name statusshort Transaction Description
Ed Vande Berg Texas Rangers Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1988-1988 ($0m) [Free Agent]
1 record(s)