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Games on 1988-08-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners4California Angels3BoxMark LangstonKirk McCaskillMike Schooler
Cleveland Indians2Minnesota Twins7BoxAllan AndersonChris CodiroliJeff Reardon
Chicago White Sox5Oakland Athletics9BoxBob WelchBill LongDennis Eckersley
Detroit Tigers3Texas Rangers2BoxFrank TananaJeff RussellMike Henneman
Kansas City Royals1Toronto Blue Jays5BoxJeff MusselmanBret SaberhagenTom Henke
San Francisco Giants5Atlanta Braves2BoxRon DavisJohn SmoltzScott Garrelts
Los Angeles Dodgers0Houston Astros10BoxMike ScottShawn Hillegas(none)
New York Mets0Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxRick ReedBob OjedaJim Gott
Montreal Expos2St. Louis Cardinals4BoxBob ForschPascual PerezTodd Worrell

Standings as of 1988-08-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Detroit Tigers1116744.604--5074179029-2438-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium512130.412
234New York Yankees1086246.5743.55534599429-2533-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I532330.434
345Boston Red Sox1106347.5733.55614768525-2938-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park522626.500
4814Milwaukee Brewers1125656.50011.54504212926-3330-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium503119.620
5917Toronto Blue Jays1135558.48713.05354944127-2828-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium493217.653
61018Cleveland Indians1125359.47314.5487528-4124-3329-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium502525.500
71426Baltimore Orioles1103773.33629.5381556-17513-4024-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium511734.333
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1137043.619--54744510237-2233-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum493415.694
257Minnesota Twins1116249.5597.05314834832-2730-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome512922.569
3612California Angels1125755.50912.5519544-2532-2425-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium501832.360
4713Kansas City Royals1115655.50513.04874493829-3027-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium502822.560
51121Texas Rangers1094861.44020.0415486-7121-3127-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium522230.423
61222Chicago White Sox1124963.43820.5461565-10420-3129-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park492227.449
71324Seattle Mariners1124369.38426.5457568-11118-3925-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome492524.510
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets1116744.604--4703769431-2536-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium493316.673
238Pittsburgh Pirates1116150.5506.04584243428-2433-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium492425.490
3510Montreal Expos1116051.5417.04363993729-2731-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium512130.412
4816Chicago Cubs1105456.49112.5431440-928-2925-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field522329.442
51020Philadelphia Phillies1114962.44118.0425495-7021-3727-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium501634.320
61123St. Louis Cardinals1114863.43219.0400451-5121-3127-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II512823.549
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Los Angeles Dodgers1116249.559--4623966635-2227-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium503218.640
249Houston Astros1116150.5501.04814522928-3033-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome512130.412
3611San Francisco Giants1115952.5323.04894494025-2734-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park512427.471
4715Cincinnati Reds1105555.5006.54384261229-3026-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium513219.627
5919San Diego Padres1115160.45911.0382427-4519-3332-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium503218.640
61225Atlanta Braves1113873.34224.0419556-13719-3719-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium491633.327


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tom MartinP18.079signed 
Bill ScherrerP30.200Signed as Free Agent by Cubs.