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MLB Games on Wednesday May 18, 1988

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
California AngelsAL7Baltimore OriolesAL8Box | PBP914,109Memorial StadiumNight2:55Jose BautistaMike WittTom NiedenfuerLynn
Oakland AthleticsAL1Boston Red SoxAL4Box | PBP924,683Fenway ParkNight2:55Oil Can BoydDave StewartLee Smith---
Chicago White SoxAL1Cleveland IndiansAL2Box | PBP98,299Cleveland StadiumNight2:24Tom CandiottiMelido Perez------
Detroit TigersAL3Milwaukee BrewersAL1Box | PBP923,577County StadiumNight2:44Doyle AlexanderTeddy Higuera------
Kansas City RoyalsAL8Minnesota TwinsAL2Box | PBP923,518Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeNight2:45Bret SaberhagenAllan Anderson---Jackson, Stillwell, Tartabull
Texas RangersAL4Toronto Blue JaysAL0Box | PBP925,029Exhibition StadiumNight2:31Ray HaywardTodd Stottlemyre---Buechele, Sierra
St. Louis CardinalsNL4Chicago CubsNL1Box | PBP923,454Wrigley FieldDay2:41Bob ForschLes LancasterTodd Worrell---
Atlanta BravesNL4Cincinnati RedsNL8Box | PBP920,122Riverfront StadiumNight3:18Jose RijoPaul Assenmacher---Oberkfell
Pittsburgh PiratesNL2Houston AstrosNL4Box | PBP919,259AstrodomeNight2:55Nolan RyanDoug DrabekDave Smith---
Montreal ExposNL3Los Angeles DodgersNL0Box | PBP927,775Dodger StadiumNight2:55John DopsonOrel HershiserTim BurkeGalarraga, Wallach
New York MetsNL5San Diego PadresNL2Box | PBP917,163Jack Murphy StadiumNight2:55Bob OjedaJimmy Jones---Hernandez
Philadelphia PhilliesNL1San Francisco GiantsNL5Box | PBP912,940Candlestick ParkDay2:36Mike KrukowBruce RuffinScott GarreltsParrish
12 record(s)
Glossary:
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Wednesday, May 18, 1988

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East123New York Yankees382513.658-2331577611-614-71236063.488
AL East234Cleveland Indians382414.6321.01741482612-812-61245470.435
AL East345Detroit Tigers382315.6052.01771562113-710-81246559.524
AL East459Boston Red Sox362016.5564.0168141278-512-111266957.548
AL East5711Milwaukee Brewers382018.5265.0167145227-913-91246757.540
AL East61221Toronto Blue Jays391623.4109.518318219-117-121237152.577
AL East71426Baltimore Orioles37631.16218.5107216-1091-185-131244876.387
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West111Oakland Athletics392811.718-2261557118-510-61237647.618
AL West2610Texas Rangers382018.5267.5142154-128-912-91235073.407
AL West3816Chicago White Sox371819.4869.0158185-278-910-101245371.427
AL West4917Kansas City Royals381820.4749.5165158711-117-91236657.537
AL West51019Minnesota Twins361620.44410.5157190-335-1111-91267551.595
AL West61120Seattle Mariners401723.42511.5179225-4610-147-91215170.421
AL West71323California Angels381424.36813.5171195-248-136-111246163.492
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East112New York Mets372611.703-1801314915-811-31237449.602
NL East248Pittsburgh Pirates392316.5904.0170152189-1114-51216259.512
NL East3713St. Louis Cardinals381919.5007.5157163-69-1010-91245767.460
NL East4815Chicago Cubs371819.4868.0158158012-116-81255966.472
NL East5918Montreal Expos371720.4599.014214208-139-71256461.512
NL East61022Philadelphia Phillies371522.40511.0131150-197-157-81245074.403
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West126Los Angeles Dodgers352114.600-1651194610-511-91267353.579
NL West237Houston Astros372215.595-161119426-816-71256065.480
NL West3512Cincinnati Reds392019.5133.0164155910-1010-91226755.549
NL West4614San Francisco Giants402020.5003.5149163-148-812-121226359.516
NL West51124San Diego Padres381325.3429.594149-552-1211-131237053.569
NL West61225Atlanta Braves361125.30610.5123193-707-114-141244381.347
26 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season