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Sunday May 8,1988This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1988-05-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox5Baltimore Orioles6BoxDoug SiskBobby Thigpen(none)
Toronto Blue Jays1California Angels8BoxKirk McCaskillTodd Stottlemyre(none)
Milwaukee Brewers6Kansas City Royals2BoxDan PlesacDan Quisenberry(none)
Boston Red Sox10Minnesota Twins6BoxOil Can BoydMike Mason(none)
Cleveland Indians1Oakland Athletics5BoxDave StewartGreg Swindell(none)
Detroit Tigers9Seattle Mariners3BoxFrank TananaMike Campbell(none)
New York Yankees8Texas Rangers10BoxJeff RussellSteve ShieldsDale Mohorcic
Philadelphia Phillies5Atlanta Braves1BoxBruce RuffinPete Smith(none)
San Francisco Giants7Chicago Cubs13BoxMike CapelScott Garrelts(none)
Houston Astros7Montreal Expos2BoxBob KnepperFloyd Youmans(none)
Cincinnati Reds1New York Mets5BoxRon DarlingMario Soto(none)
San Diego Padres2Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxDoug DrabekJimmy Jones(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers12St. Louis Cardinals6BoxDon SuttonJose DeLeon(none)

Standings as of 1988-05-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125New York Yankees312011.645--1801364411-69-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaYankee Stadium I1306565.500
236Detroit Tigers291811.6211.0139122179-59-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1337063.526
347Milwaukee Brewers281711.6071.512998316-711-4W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1347064.522
458Cleveland Indians291712.5862.0136122147-610-6L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1336172.459
5610Boston Red Sox281612.5712.512999307-49-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1347361.545
61119Toronto Blue Jays301317.4336.5142144-28-85-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1327458.561
71426Baltimore Orioles29425.13815.085167-821-153-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium1325082.379
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics30237.767--1851196614-39-4W13T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1328151.614
2712Chicago White Sox281414.5008.0129132-37-57-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1335776.429
3814Kansas City Royals301416.4679.012912818-86-8L5T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1317061.534
4917Texas Rangers291316.4489.590126-366-97-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1325775.432
51018Seattle Mariners321418.43810.0144177-337-97-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1295475.419
61222Minnesota Twins281117.39311.0115155-403-108-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1348054.597
71323California Angels311219.38711.5149156-77-105-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1316368.481
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets28217.750--146984810-411-3W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1327953.598
234Pittsburgh Pirates291910.6552.5128104249-810-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1316665.504
3511Chicago Cubs291514.5176.51441321211-94-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field1336271.466
4613Montreal Expos291415.4837.511311215-89-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium1336766.504
5920St. Louis Cardinals291217.4149.5102125-237-105-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1336469.481
61021Philadelphia Phillies281117.39310.0108116-84-126-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardVeterans Stadium1335479.406
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers27189.667--13690469-39-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1347658.567
249Houston Astros281612.5712.511792256-810-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1346668.493
4816San Francisco Giants301416.4675.5105117-126-68-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1326963.523
3715Cincinnati Reds301416.4675.5118123-56-88-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium1317358.557
51124San Diego Padres281018.3578.573117-442-88-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1337360.549
61225Atlanta Braves27720.25911.080144-645-72-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1334786.353