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MLB Games on Saturday August 20, 1988

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
California AngelsAL2Baltimore OriolesAL3Box | PBP1117,092Memorial StadiumNight3:40Mark WilliamsonGreg Minton---White
Oakland AthleticsAL5Boston Red SoxAL7Box | PBP934,372Fenway ParkDay3:22Jeff SellersTodd BurnsLee SmithHassey, Lansford
Kansas City RoyalsAL4Cleveland IndiansAL2Box | PBP917,047Cleveland StadiumDay2:51Charlie LeibrandtGreg SwindellSteve FarrKittle
Chicago White SoxAL1Detroit TigersAL2Box | PBP943,419Tiger StadiumNight2:52Walt TerrellJeff BittigerGuillermo Hernandez---
Texas RangersAL3Minnesota TwinsAL2Box | PBP948,325Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeNight2:35Paul KilgusFrank ViolaMitch WilliamsBuechele
Seattle MarinersAL9New York YankeesAL5Box | PBP939,086Yankee Stadium INight3:11Mike CampbellScott Nielsen---Davis, Phelps
Milwaukee BrewersAL8Toronto Blue JaysAL1Box | PBP938,315Exhibition StadiumDay2:47Teddy HigueraMike Flanagan---Deer, Yount
Atlanta BravesNL4Chicago CubsNL5Box | PBP933,325Wrigley FieldDay2:42Drew HallJim AckerJeff Pico---
Montreal ExposNL3Los Angeles DodgersNL4Box | PBP946,743Dodger StadiumNight2:41Jay HowellJoe Hesketh---Woodson
Houston AstrosNL1Pittsburgh PiratesNL2Box | PBP923,183Three Rivers StadiumDay2:29John SmileyNolan RyanJim Gott---
Philadelphia PhilliesNL3San Francisco GiantsNL4Box | PBP926,818Candlestick ParkDay2:54Don RobinsonMarvin FreemanScott Garrelts---
Cincinnati RedsNL6St. Louis CardinalsNL2Box | PBP936,703Busch Stadium IIDay2:25Tom BrowningGreg MathewsFrank WilliamsOquendo
12 record(s)
Glossary:
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Saturday, August 20, 1988

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East122Detroit Tigers1227250.590-5534728131-2741-23401624.400
AL East235Boston Red Sox1226953.5663.06245448026-3243-21402020.500
AL East358New York Yankees1206654.5505.06075456231-2635-28411922.463
AL East4715Milwaukee Brewers1256362.50410.55174774028-3635-26372413.649
AL East5917Toronto Blue Jays1236063.48812.55675353232-3128-32392712.692
AL East61019Cleveland Indians1235964.48013.5537583-4624-3535-29391920.487
AL East71425Baltimore Orioles1224280.34430.0436612-17615-4527-35391227.308
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West111Oakland Athletics1247747.621-60648811839-2538-22382711.711
AL West246Minnesota Twins1226854.5578.05795225735-2733-27402317.575
AL West3611Kansas City Royals1226359.51613.05414865530-3133-28392118.538
AL West4816California Angels1236162.49615.5564594-3035-3026-32391425.359
AL West51120Texas Rangers1215566.45520.5468535-6727-3528-31401525.375
AL West61222Chicago White Sox1235469.43922.5500613-11323-3731-32381721.447
AL West71324Seattle Mariners1244975.39528.0515608-9323-4226-33371918.514
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East113New York Mets1227151.582-5184289033-3038-2138299.763
NL East237Pittsburgh Pirates1236855.5533.55144783632-2736-28371720.459
NL East3713Montreal Expos1236360.5128.54784542431-3432-26391821.462
NL East4814Chicago Cubs1216160.5049.5485492-729-3131-30411625.390
NL East51021St. Louis Cardinals1225468.44317.0433480-4724-3430-34402218.550
NL East61123Philadelphia Phillies1235271.42319.5469553-8421-4230-30381325.342
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West124Los Angeles Dodgers1237152.577-5144466836-2435-28382315.605
NL West2410Houston Astros1236657.5375.05044861830-3336-24391623.410
NL West359San Francisco Giants1236657.5375.05454856028-3138-26391722.436
NL West4612Cincinnati Reds1216259.5128.04924741830-3132-28402515.625
NL West5918San Diego Padres1225963.48411.5424456-3223-3636-27392415.615
NL West61226Atlanta Braves1224181.33629.5454598-14421-4320-38381325.342
26 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season