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Friday July 29,1988This 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 1988-07-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals6Baltimore Orioles2BoxBret SaberhagenJeff Ballard(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4Boston Red Sox6BoxBruce HurstBill WegmanLee Smith
Milwaukee Brewers4Boston Red Sox5BoxDennis LampChris BosioBob Stanley
California Angels4Chicago White Sox2BoxWillie FraserBill LongBryan Harvey
Minnesota Twins0Cleveland Indians7BoxGreg SwindellBert Blyleven(none)
Texas Rangers2Detroit Tigers3BoxFrank TananaCraig McMurtry(none)
Texas Rangers2Detroit Tigers1BoxBobby WittGuillermo Hernandez(none)
Oakland Athletics3Seattle Mariners5BoxMichael JacksonDennis Eckersley(none)
New York Yankees1Toronto Blue Jays7BoxJeff MusselmanRichard Dotson(none)
Houston Astros3Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxMike ScottShawn Hillegas(none)
St. Louis Cardinals7Montreal Expos5BoxJose DeLeonPascual PerezTodd Worrell
Pittsburgh Pirates0New York Mets1BoxBob OjedaJohn Smiley(none)
Chicago Cubs8Philadelphia Phillies3BoxRick SutcliffeKevin Gross(none)
Cincinnati Reds3San Diego Padres5BoxAndy HawkinsJack ArmstrongMark Davis
Atlanta Braves3San Francisco Giants5BoxRick ReuschelZane Smith(none)

Standings as of 1988-07-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Detroit Tigers1005941.590--4703937727-2232-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium622933.468
234New York Yankees1005842.5801.051741610127-2331-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I612734.443
347Boston Red Sox1015843.5741.55274478024-2534-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park613130.508
4612Cleveland Indians1035251.5058.5465474-923-2729-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium592633.441
5814Milwaukee Brewers1045252.5009.04183892924-2928-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium583523.603
6916Toronto Blue Jays1035152.4959.54994504927-2824-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium593623.610
71426Baltimore Orioles1013269.31727.5341526-18513-4019-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium602238.367
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics1036241.602--4904078333-2129-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum594217.712
258Minnesota Twins1005545.5505.54744403426-2329-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome623626.581
3713California Angels1025151.50010.5449486-3728-2323-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium602436.400
41017Kansas City Royals1025052.49011.54454222325-2825-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium593425.576
51120Texas Rangers1014655.45515.0393454-6121-2725-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium602436.400
61221Chicago White Sox1024656.45115.5404495-9118-2828-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park592534.424
71324Seattle Mariners1024062.39221.5418511-9316-3624-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome592831.475
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Mets1016140.604--4423529028-2433-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium593920.661
236Pittsburgh Pirates1015843.5743.04333924127-2231-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium592732.458
3611Montreal Expos1025349.5208.54003752524-2529-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium602832.467
4715Chicago Cubs1025151.50010.5404404026-2624-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field602634.433
51022St. Louis Cardinals1024557.44116.5372420-4821-2924-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II603129.517
61123Philadelphia Phillies1034459.42718.0390463-7318-3425-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium582137.362
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Los Angeles Dodgers1025943.578--4303478334-1925-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium593524.593
249Houston Astros1025547.5394.04264131325-2830-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome602733.450
3510San Francisco Giants1015348.5255.54384063223-2530-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park613031.492
4818Cincinnati Reds1025052.4909.04053951026-2824-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium593722.627
5919San Diego Padres1034756.45612.5348397-4918-3129-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium583622.621
61225Atlanta Braves1013566.34723.5385509-12418-3217-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium591940.322


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Brady AndersonCF-LF24.193Traded by Red Sox with Curt Schilling to Orioles for Mike Boddicker. 
Mike BoddickerP30.340Traded by Orioles to Red Sox for Curt Schilling and Brady Anderson. 
Curt SchillingP21.257Traded by Red Sox with Brady Anderson to Orioles for Mike Boddicker.