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Saturday, May 21,1988

Saturday, May 21,1988

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

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Games on this date
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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 May 21,1988 Seattle Mariners  1  Baltimore Orioles  3  box | pbp Memorial Stadium Jeff Ballard Dennis Powell Tom Niedenfuer 20,079 2:49
1988 reg season May 21,1988 California Angels  4  Boston Red Sox  8  box | pbp Fenway Park Bruce Hurst Ray Krawczyk Lee Smith 32,180 3:07
1988 reg season May 21,1988 Detroit Tigers  3  Chicago White Sox  1  box | pbp Comiskey Park I Jack Morris Jeff Bittiger Mike Henneman 21,693 2:36
1988 reg season May 21,1988 Cleveland Indians  9  Kansas City Royals  5  box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Scott Bailes Floyd Bannister Doug Jones 35,941 2:51
1988 reg season May 21,1988 Toronto Blue Jays  4  Milwaukee Brewers  0  box | pbp County Stadium Dave Stieb Chris Bosio Tom Henke 38,124 2:39
1988 reg season May 21,1988 Oakland Athletics  2  New York Yankees  3  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Rick Rhoden Curt Young Dave Righetti 40,266 2:48
1988 reg season May 21,1988 Minnesota Twins  0  Texas Rangers  3  box | pbp Arlington Stadium Paul Kilgus Bert Blyleven -- 31,332 2:19
1988 reg season May 21,1988 Chicago Cubs  11  Cincinnati Reds  6  box | pbp Cinergy Field Les Lancaster Danny Jackson -- 32,673 3:10
1988 reg season May 21,1988 New York Mets  4  Los Angeles Dodgers  0  box | pbp Dodger Stadium Dwight Gooden Tim Belcher -- 47,017 2:48
1988 reg season May 21,1988 Atlanta Braves  3  Pittsburgh Pirates  7  box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Brian Fisher Kevin Coffman -- 21,211 2:43
1988 reg season May 21,1988 Philadelphia Phillies  4  San Diego Padres  3  box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Shane Rawley Mark Grant Steve Bedrosian 15,572 2:39
1988 reg season May 21,1988 Montreal Expos  6  San Francisco Giants  0  box | pbp Candlestick Park Floyd Youmans Rick Reuschel -- 31,510 2:24
1988 reg season May 21,1988 Houston Astros  4  St. Louis Cardinals  7  box | pbp Busch Stadium II Bob Forsch Joaquin Andujar -- 47,320 2:52
13 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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)
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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 40 26 14 .650 0.0 239 170 69 W1 11-6 15-8 1 2 3 Yes dnq
1988 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 41 26 15 .634 0.5 187 157 30 W1 13-9 13-6 2 3 4 Yes dnq
1988 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 40 25 15 .625 1.0 194 163 31 W4 15-7 10-8 3 4 5 Yes dnq
1988 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 38 21 17 .553 4.0 178 149 29 W1 8-5 13-12 4 5 9 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1988 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 40 20 20 .500 6.0 168 152 16 L4 7-9 13-11 5 7 14 -- dnq
1988 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 41 18 23 .439 8.5 190 183 7 W2 11-11 7-12 6 10 19 -- dnq
1988 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 41 7 34 .171 19.5 119 231 -112 W1 1-18 6-16 7 14 26 -- 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 Oakland Athletics franchise | log 41 29 12 .707 0.0 239 161 78 L1 19-6 10-6 1 1 2 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1988 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 39 21 18 .538 7.0 145 154 -9 W3 8-9 13-9 2 6 10 -- dnq
1988 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 41 20 21 .488 9.0 188 171 17 L1 12-11 8-10 3 8 15 -- dnq
1988 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 40 18 22 .450 10.5 165 203 -38 L6 8-10 10-12 4 9 18 -- dnq
1988 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 42 18 24 .429 11.5 183 230 -47 L1 11-15 7-9 5 11 20 -- dnq
1988 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 38 16 22 .421 11.5 158 207 -49 L3 5-12 11-10 6 12 21 -- dnq
1988 AL West California Angels franchise | log 42 17 25 .405 12.5 190 212 -22 L1 11-14 6-11 7 13 23 -- 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 New York Mets franchise | log 40 29 11 .725 0.0 198 137 61 W6 18-8 11-3 1 1 1 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1988 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 41 25 16 .610 4.5 187 158 29 W2 9-11 16-5 2 2 6 Yes dnq
1988 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 41 21 20 .512 8.5 172 173 -1 W1 10-10 11-10 3 5 12 Yes dnq
1988 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 40 19 21 .475 10.0 172 176 -4 W1 13-12 6-9 4 8 16 -- dnq
1988 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 40 18 22 .450 11.0 150 155 -5 W1 9-15 9-7 5 9 17 -- dnq
1988 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 39 16 23 .410 12.5 138 157 -19 W1 8-16 7-8 6 10 22 -- 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 39 23 16 .590 0.0 170 129 41 L1 7-9 16-7 1 3 7 Yes dnq
1988 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 38 22 16 .579 0.5 169 128 41 L2 10-5 12-11 2 4 8 Yes Won World Series (Athletics)
1988 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 41 21 20 .512 3.0 177 168 9 L1 10-10 11-10 3 6 11 -- dnq
1988 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 42 21 21 .500 3.5 160 171 -11 L1 8-8 13-13 4 7 13 -- dnq
1988 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 41 14 27 .341 10.0 105 165 -60 L1 2-12 12-15 5 11 24 -- dnq
1988 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 38 11 27 .289 11.5 129 210 -81 L3 7-13 4-14 6 12 25 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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  • 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
Mike James Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Signed out of draft (Lurleen B. Wallace)
Rick Rhoden New York Yankees Hist Activated from Disabled List
2 record(s)