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Sunday August 7,1988This 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 1988-08-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers7Baltimore Orioles2BoxMike BirkbeckJeff Ballard(none)
Chicago White Sox6California Angels3BoxDave LaPointChuck FinleyBobby Thigpen
Boston Red Sox3Detroit Tigers0BoxBruce HurstJeff Robinson(none)
Minnesota Twins1New York Yankees5BoxRichard DotsonCharlie Lea(none)
Seattle Mariners12Oakland Athletics7BoxMike SchoolerEric Plunk(none)
Cleveland Indians0Texas Rangers2BoxJose GuzmanRich Yett(none)
Kansas City Royals5Toronto Blue Jays1BoxFloyd BannisterJim Clancy(none)
San Francisco Giants14Atlanta Braves4BoxRick ReuschelTom Glavine(none)
Philadelphia Phillies7Chicago Cubs4BoxDavid PalmerJamie MoyerSteve Bedrosian
San Diego Padres3Cincinnati Reds4BoxTom BrowningEd WhitsonJohn Franco
Los Angeles Dodgers2Houston Astros4BoxBob KnepperTim LearyJuan Agosto
New York Mets6Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxDavid ConeBob Kipper(none)
Montreal Expos11St. Louis Cardinals5BoxBryn SmithJoe MagraneTim Barrett

Standings as of 1988-08-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Detroit Tigers1106644.600--5044158928-2438-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium522230.423
234New York Yankees1086246.5743.05534599429-2533-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I532330.434
345Boston Red Sox1106347.5733.05614768525-2938-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park522626.500
4814Milwaukee Brewers1125656.50011.04504212926-3330-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium503119.620
5917Toronto Blue Jays1125458.48213.05304933727-2827-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium503317.660
61018Cleveland Indians1115358.47713.5485521-3624-3229-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium512526.490
71426Baltimore Orioles1103773.33629.0381556-17513-4024-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium511734.333
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1126943.616--5384409837-2232-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum503515.700
257Minnesota Twins1106149.5557.05244814332-2729-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome523022.577
3612California Angels1115754.51411.5516540-2432-2425-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium511833.353
4713Kansas City Royals1105654.50912.04864444229-2927-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium512823.549
51120Texas Rangers1084860.44419.0413483-7021-3127-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium532231.415
61222Chicago White Sox1114962.44119.5456556-10020-3029-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park502228.440
71324Seattle Mariners1114269.37826.5453565-11217-3925-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome502624.520
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets1106743.609--4703759531-2436-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium503317.660
338Pittsburgh Pirates1106050.5457.04574243328-2432-26L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium502525.500
2410Montreal Expos1106050.5457.04343953929-2631-24W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium522131.404
4816Chicago Cubs1105456.49113.0431440-928-2925-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field522329.442
51021Philadelphia Phillies1114962.44118.5425495-7021-3727-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium501634.320
61123St. Louis Cardinals1104763.42720.0396449-5321-3126-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II522923.558
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Los Angeles Dodgers1106248.564--4623867635-2127-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium513219.627
259Houston Astros1106050.5452.04714521928-3032-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome522230.423
3611San Francisco Giants1105852.5274.04844473724-2734-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park522527.481
4715Cincinnati Reds1105555.5007.04384261229-3026-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium513219.627
5919San Diego Padres1115160.45911.5382427-4519-3332-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium503218.640
61225Atlanta Braves1103872.34524.0417551-13419-3719-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium501634.320