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Tuesday May 24,1988This date in baseball
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Games on 1988-05-24

Top1988 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALNew York Yankees5California Angels3Boxscore - PBP932,8052:54Al LeiterKirk McCaskillAl Leiter (4-2)Kirk McCaskill (2-4)Dave Righetti (9)Billy MartinCookie RojasAngel Stadium of
ALCleveland Indians4Chicago White Sox3Boxscore - PBP98,9562:42Greg SwindellDave LaPointGreg Swindell (9-1)Dave LaPoint (4-3)Doug Jones (9)Doc EdwardsJim FregosiComiskey Park
ALMilwaukee Brewers7Detroit Tigers0Boxscore - PBP917,2682:58Tom FilerDoyle AlexanderTom Filer (1-0)Doyle Alexander (4-3)-Tom TrebelhornSparky AndersonTiger Stadium
ALMinnesota Twins6Kansas City Royals5Boxscore - PBP924,8633:40Charlie LeaCharlie LeibrandtCharlie Lea (1-3)Charlie Leibrandt (2-7)Jeff Reardon (9)Tom KellyJohn WathanKauffman Stadium
ALBaltimore Orioles0Oakland Athletics6Boxscore - PBP915,3752:42Jay TibbsSteve OntiverosSteve Ontiveros (3-1)Jay Tibbs (2-1)-Frank RobinsonTony LaRussaOakland-Alameda C
ALBoston Red Sox1Seattle Mariners14Boxscore - PBP99,4732:49Mike SmithsonMike CampbellMike Campbell (3-5)Mike Smithson (0-1)-John McNamaraDick WilliamsThe Kingdome
ALToronto Blue Jays13Texas Rangers2Boxscore - PBP926,4083:17John CeruttiRay HaywardJohn Cerutti (2-2)Ray Hayward (3-1)Tom Henke (9)Jimy WilliamsBobby ValentineArlington Stadium
NLAtlanta Braves3Chicago Cubs0Boxscore - PBP1003:09Pete SmithJamie MoyerJose Alvarez (1-0)Jamie Moyer (2-5)Bruce Sutter (5)Russ NixonDon ZimmerWrigley Field
NLAtlanta Braves1Chicago Cubs2Boxscore - PBP914,6072:24Charlie PuleoAl NipperAl Nipper (1-2)Charlie Puleo (0-1)Rich Gossage (5)Russ NixonDon ZimmerWrigley Field
NLSan Diego Padres6Montreal Expos7Boxscore - PBP1314,2344:16Jimmy JonesJohn DopsonAndy McGaffigan (2-0)Candy Sierra (0-1)-Larry BowaBuck RodgersOlympic Stadium
NLSan Francisco Giants4New York Mets2Boxscore - PBP936,8162:34Mike KrukowBob OjedaMike Krukow (4-2)Bob Ojeda (4-3)Atlee Hammaker (5)Roger CraigDavey JohnsonShea Stadium
NLLos Angeles Dodgers2Philadelphia Phillies1Boxscore - PBP1217,7593:46Orel HershiserBruce RuffinAlejandro Pena (2-1)Greg Harris (0-1)Jesse Orosco (4)Tom LasordaLee EliaVeterans Stadium
NLHouston Astros4Pittsburgh Pirates5Boxscore - PBP98,2002:45Nolan RyanDoug DrabekJim Gott (2-1)Larry Andersen (1-2)-Hal LanierJim LeylandThree Rivers Stad
NLCincinnati Reds2St. Louis Cardinals3Boxscore - PBP1144,5373:16Ron RobinsonCris CarpenterKen Dayley (1-1)John Franco (1-4)-Tommy HelmsWhitey HerzogBusch Stadium II
14 Games on this date

Standings as of 1988-05-24.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees432914.674--2511757613-616-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaYankee Stadium I1185662.475
234Cleveland Indians442816.6361.52011703115-1013-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1185068.424
345Detroit Tigers422616.6192.51971712616-710-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1206258.517
459Boston Red Sox412219.5376.0194181138-714-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1216754.554
5610Milwaukee Brewers432320.5356.0191160318-915-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1196455.538
61221Toronto Blue Jays441925.43210.52112011012-137-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1186850.576
71426Baltimore Orioles44935.20520.5133242-1092-197-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium1174572.385
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics443014.682--2481707819-711-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1187444.627
2712Texas Rangers422121.5008.0154186-328-913-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1194970.412
3816Minnesota Twins422022.4769.0190224-349-1211-10W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1207149.592
4917Kansas City Royals442024.45510.02051921312-118-13L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1176453.547
51019Seattle Mariners452025.44410.5213241-2811-169-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1164868.414
61120Chicago White Sox431924.44210.5172212-408-1011-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1185266.441
71323California Angels451728.37813.5199234-3511-156-13L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1175859.496
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Mets423012.714--2051436219-811-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1187048.593
237Pittsburgh Pirates442618.5915.0196171259-1117-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1165957.509
3613St. Louis Cardinals442222.5009.0179185-610-1012-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1185464.458
4815Chicago Cubs432122.4889.5179181-214-127-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field1195663.471
5918Montreal Expos421923.45211.0159168-99-1610-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium1206258.517
61022Philadelphia Phillies411625.39013.5141168-278-177-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardVeterans Stadium1204971.408
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Houston Astros422517.595--179135449-1016-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1205763.475
248Los Angeles Dodgers402317.5751.01731343911-512-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1217150.587
3511San Francisco Giants442321.5233.0171175-49-814-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1186058.508
4714Cincinnati Reds442222.5004.0188179911-1111-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium1176552.556
51124San Diego Padres431528.34910.5120174-542-1313-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1186850.576
61225Atlanta Braves411328.31711.5139216-779-144-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1194178.345

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Wil CorderoLF-SS16.234Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Expos. 
Brad HavensP29.188Signed as Free Agent by Indians.