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Tuesday August 9,1988This 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.

1988 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 1988-08-09

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners4California Angels1BoxMike MooreMike WittMichael Jackson
Baltimore Orioles4Kansas City Royals5BoxIsrael SanchezTom Niedenfuer(none)
Boston Red Sox2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxChuck CrimRoger Clemens(none)
Boston Red Sox5Milwaukee Brewers1BoxMike BoddickerBill WegmanBob Stanley
Cleveland Indians3Minnesota Twins4BoxFreddie ToliverGreg SwindellJeff Reardon
Toronto Blue Jays6New York Yankees3BoxMike FlanaganJohn CandelariaDuane Ward
Chicago White Sox1Oakland Athletics8BoxDave StewartJeff Bittiger(none)
Detroit Tigers2Texas Rangers6BoxBobby WittWalt Terrell(none)
San Diego Padres5Atlanta Braves1BoxEric ShowZane Smith(none)
New York Mets4Chicago Cubs6BoxFrank DiPinoSid FernandezRich Gossage
Los Angeles Dodgers0Cincinnati Reds6BoxDanny JacksonDon Sutton(none)
San Francisco Giants2Houston Astros3BoxJuan AgostoKelly DownsDave Smith
Pittsburgh Pirates10Montreal Expos8BoxBrian FisherJohn DopsonJim Gott
St. Louis Cardinals7Philadelphia Phillies3BoxDan QuisenberrySteve Bedrosian(none)

Standings as of 1988-08-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Detroit Tigers1126745.598--5094238629-2538-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium502129.420
234Boston Red Sox1126448.5713.05684808826-3038-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park502525.500
345New York Yankees1096247.5693.55564659129-2533-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I522329.442
4815Milwaukee Brewers1145757.50011.04544282626-3331-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium483018.625
5917Toronto Blue Jays1145658.49112.05414974428-2828-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium483117.646
61018Cleveland Indians1135360.46914.5490532-4224-3429-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium492524.510
71426Baltimore Orioles1113774.33329.5385561-17613-4124-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium501733.340
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1147143.623--55544610937-2234-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum483315.688
256Minnesota Twins1126349.5637.05354864932-2731-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome502822.560
3612Kansas City Royals1125755.50913.04924533929-3028-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium492722.551
4714California Angels1135756.50413.5520548-2832-2425-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium491831.367
51120Texas Rangers1104961.44520.0421488-6721-3128-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium512130.412
61223Chicago White Sox1134964.43421.5462573-11120-3229-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park482226.458
71324Seattle Mariners1134469.38926.5461569-10819-3925-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome482424.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets1126745.598--4743829231-2636-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium483315.688
247Pittsburgh Pirates1126250.5545.04684323629-2433-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium482325.479
3510Montreal Expos1126052.5367.04444093529-2731-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium502129.420
4816Chicago Cubs1115556.49511.5437444-728-2926-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field512229.431
51021Philadelphia Phillies1124963.43818.0428502-7421-3727-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium491633.327
61122St. Louis Cardinals1124963.43818.0407454-4722-3127-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II502723.540
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
128Houston Astros1126250.554--4844543028-3034-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome502030.400
239Los Angeles Dodgers1126250.554--4624026035-2327-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium493217.653
3611San Francisco Giants1125953.5273.04914523925-2834-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park502426.480
4713Cincinnati Reds1115655.5055.54444261829-3027-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium503119.620
5919San Diego Padres1125260.46410.0387428-4120-3332-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium493118.633
61225Atlanta Braves1123874.33924.0420561-14119-3719-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium481632.333

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