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Games on 1988-05-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles2California Angels4BoxChuck FinleyJeff BallardBryan Harvey
Milwaukee Brewers3Cleveland Indians6BoxScott BailesMike BirkbeckDoug Jones
Texas Rangers3Kansas City Royals2BoxJose GuzmanFloyd Bannister(none)
Detroit Tigers1Minnesota Twins7BoxFrank ViolaJack Morris(none)
Boston Red Sox2Oakland Athletics3BoxCurt YoungBruce HurstDennis Eckersley
New York Yankees5Seattle Mariners1BoxTommy JohnScott BankheadCecilio Guante
Chicago White Sox3Toronto Blue Jays4BoxDuane WardBobby Thigpen(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5Atlanta Braves2BoxSteve PetersJose AlvarezTodd Worrell
Houston Astros2Chicago Cubs3BoxGreg MadduxDanny DarwinRich Gossage
Pittsburgh Pirates3Cincinnati Reds5BoxPat PacilloBrian FisherJohn Franco
Los Angeles Dodgers5Montreal Expos2BoxJesse OroscoBob McClureAlejandro Pena
San Diego Padres2New York Mets0BoxMark GrantSid FernandezMark Davis
San Francisco Giants2Philadelphia Phillies5BoxKevin GrossKelly DownsSteve Bedrosian

Standings as of 1988-05-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees453114.689--2601788215-616-8W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaYankee Stadium I1165462.466
234Cleveland Indians463016.6521.52121753716-1014-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1164868.414
345Detroit Tigers452817.6223.02061842216-812-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1176057.513
459Boston Red Sox432320.5357.0200184169-814-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1196653.555
5715Milwaukee Brewers462323.5008.5200174268-1215-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1166452.552
61019Toronto Blue Jays472027.42612.0223217612-158-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1156748.583
71426Baltimore Orioles46937.19622.5136254-1182-217-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium1154570.391
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics463214.696--2591738619-713-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1167244.621
2610Texas Rangers452421.5337.5170196-269-915-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1164670.397
3814Minnesota Twins442222.5009.0201227-2610-1212-10W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1186949.585
4918Kansas City Royals462026.43512.02091991012-118-15L6T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1156451.557
51120Seattle Mariners472027.42612.5214250-3611-169-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1144866.421
61221Chicago White Sox451926.42212.5177221-448-1111-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1165264.448
71323California Angels471829.38314.5205240-3511-157-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1155758.496
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Mets453114.689--2131536019-812-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1156946.600
237Pittsburgh Pirates462719.5874.5203179249-1218-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1145856.509
3511St. Louis Cardinals462422.5227.5190187311-1013-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1165264.448
4816Chicago Cubs452223.4899.0183185-214-128-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field1175562.470
5917Montreal Expos452124.46710.0173177-49-1612-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium1176057.513
61022Philadelphia Phillies441727.38613.5154184-308-178-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardVeterans Stadium1174869.410
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Los Angeles Dodgers432617.605--1921444814-512-12W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1186850.576
248Houston Astros442519.5681.5184142429-1216-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1185761.483
3612San Francisco Giants472423.5114.0181188-710-1014-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1155956.513
4713Cincinnati Reds462323.5004.5193188511-1212-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium1156451.557
51124San Diego Padres461630.34811.5126186-603-1513-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1156748.583
61225Atlanta Braves431429.32612.0143222-7910-144-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1174077.342


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Steve Balboni1B31.131Released by Royals. 
Thad BosleyOF31.252Released by Royals.