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Friday May 20,1988This date in baseball
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Carlos Rivero celebrated a birthday on this date.
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 1988-05-20

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners3Baltimore Orioles2BoxMark LangstonMark WilliamsonMichael Jackson
California Angels4Boston Red Sox2BoxDeWayne BuiceRoger ClemensBryan Harvey
Detroit Tigers14Chicago White Sox6BoxFrank TananaJerry Reuss(none)
Cleveland Indians3Kansas City Royals4BoxMark GubiczaJohn FarrellSteve Farr
Toronto Blue Jays3Milwaukee Brewers1BoxJim ClancyBill WegmanDavid Wells
Oakland Athletics11New York Yankees3BoxBob WelchTommy John(none)
Chicago Cubs2Cincinnati Reds7BoxMario SotoRick Sutcliffe(none)
New York Mets5Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxSid FernandezDon SuttonRandy Myers
Atlanta Braves3Pittsburgh Pirates10BoxMike DunneTom Glavine(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3San Diego Padres4BoxMark DavisKent Tekulve(none)
Montreal Expos2San Francisco Giants11BoxMike LaCossBryn Smith(none)
Houston Astros5St. Louis Cardinals3BoxBob KnepperScott TerryDave Smith

Standings as of 1988-05-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees392514.641--2361686811-614-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaYankee Stadium I1226062.492
234Cleveland Indians402515.6250.51781522612-913-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1225369.434
345Detroit Tigers392415.6151.01911622914-710-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1236459.520
459Boston Red Sox372017.5414.0170145258-512-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1256956.552
5712Milwaukee Brewers392019.5135.0168148207-913-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1236756.545
61221Toronto Blue Jays401723.4258.5186183310-117-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1227052.574
71426Baltimore Orioles40634.15019.5116230-1141-185-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium1214873.397
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics402911.725--2371587919-510-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1227547.615
2610Texas Rangers382018.5268.0142154-128-912-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1235073.407
3814Kansas City Royals402020.5009.01831622112-118-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1216457.529
4916Chicago White Sox391821.46210.5164200-368-1010-11L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1225369.434
51018Seattle Mariners411823.43911.5182227-4511-147-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1205070.417
61120Minnesota Twins371621.43211.5158204-465-1111-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1257550.600
71322California Angels411724.41512.5186204-1811-136-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1215863.479
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets392811.718--1941375717-811-3W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1217249.595
237Pittsburgh Pirates402416.6004.5180155259-1115-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1206159.508
3715St. Louis Cardinals402020.5008.5165169-410-1010-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1225666.459
4817Chicago Cubs391821.46210.0161170-912-126-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field1235964.480
5919Montreal Expos391722.43611.0144155-118-159-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium1236459.520
61023Philadelphia Phillies381523.39512.5134154-207-167-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardVeterans Stadium1235073.407
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Houston Astros382315.605--166122447-816-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1245965.476
248Los Angeles Dodgers372215.5950.51691244510-512-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1247252.581
3511Cincinnati Reds402119.5253.01711571410-1011-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium1216655.545
4613San Francisco Giants412120.5123.5160165-58-813-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1216259.512
51124San Diego Padres401426.35010.0102161-592-1212-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1216952.570
61225Atlanta Braves371126.29711.5126203-777-124-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1234380.350

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Melvin NievesRF-LF16.144Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
Reggie SandersRF-LF20.171signed