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Games on 1988-08-11

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers5Cleveland Indians4BoxMitch WilliamsDoug JonesDale Mohorcic
Baltimore Orioles5Kansas City Royals6BoxJeff MontgomeryTom Niedenfuer(none)
Boston Red Sox0Milwaukee Brewers4BoxDon AugustWes Gardner(none)
Toronto Blue Jays6New York Yankees5BoxDuane WardDave Righetti(none)
California Angels2Oakland Athletics7BoxDennis EckersleyTerry Clark(none)
Chicago White Sox4Seattle Mariners3BoxJerry ReussMichael JacksonBobby Thigpen
San Diego Padres1Atlanta Braves2BoxPete SmithJimmy Jones(none)
New York Mets9Chicago Cubs6BoxTerry LeachPat PerryRoger McDowell
Los Angeles Dodgers8Cincinnati Reds9BoxJohn FrancoJay Howell(none)
San Francisco Giants6Houston Astros0BoxAtlee HammakerNolan Ryan(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Montreal Expos1BoxDoug DrabekBrian HolmanJim Gott
St. Louis Cardinals0Philadelphia Phillies1BoxSteve BedrosianJohn Costello(none)

Standings as of 1988-08-11

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Detroit Tigers1136845.602--5114248730-2538-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium492029.408
245Boston Red Sox1146450.5614.55714927926-3238-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park482523.521
356New York Yankees1116249.5595.05614768529-2533-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I502327.460
4713Milwaukee Brewers1165957.50910.54664313526-3333-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium462818.609
5916Toronto Blue Jays1165858.50011.55525025030-2828-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium462917.630
61019Cleveland Indians1155362.46116.0498547-4924-3529-27L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium472522.532
71426Baltimore Orioles1133776.32731.0393571-17813-4324-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium481731.354
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1167343.629--56444911537-2236-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum463115.674
234Minnesota Twins1136449.5667.55454905532-2732-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome492722.551
3612Kansas City Royals1145955.51813.05024614129-3030-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium472522.532
4815California Angels1155857.50414.5524556-3232-2526-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium471730.362
51120Texas Rangers1125062.44621.0427494-6722-3128-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium492029.408
61223Chicago White Sox1155065.43522.5467578-11121-3329-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park462125.457
71324Seattle Mariners1154471.38328.5465575-11019-4025-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome462422.522
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Mets1146846.596--4883949432-2736-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium463214.696
237Pittsburgh Pirates1146351.5535.04784384030-2533-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium462224.478
3511Montreal Expos1146153.5357.04504193129-2732-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium482028.417
4817Chicago Cubs1135657.49611.5449458-928-2927-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field492128.429
51021Philadelphia Phillies1145064.43918.0429503-7421-3728-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium471532.319
61122St. Louis Cardinals1145064.43918.0408455-4723-3227-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II482622.542
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
128Los Angeles Dodgers1146351.553--4784166236-2427-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium473116.660
249Houston Astros1146252.5441.04844651928-3034-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome482028.417
3610San Francisco Giants1146153.5352.05024525027-2834-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park482226.458
4714Cincinnati Reds1135756.5045.54584421629-3028-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium483018.625
5918San Diego Padres1145361.46510.0393434-4121-3432-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium473017.638
61225Atlanta Braves1143975.34224.0426567-14119-3720-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium461531.326


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Harry Spilman1B34.024Released by Giants.