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Games on 1988-08-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels2Boston Red Sox10BoxMike BoddickerChuck Finley(none)
Cleveland Indians6Milwaukee Brewers2BoxRich YettBill Wegman(none)
Detroit Tigers5Minnesota Twins7BoxJeff ReardonMike Henneman(none)
Oakland Athletics4New York Yankees5BoxDave RighettiGreg Cadaret(none)
Kansas City Royals11Texas Rangers7BoxSteve FarrDale Mohorcic(none)
Chicago White Sox2Toronto Blue Jays7BoxJim ClancyMelido PerezDuane Ward
Houston Astros3Chicago Cubs9BoxJamie MoyerDanny Darwin(none)
New York Mets5Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxDavid ConeRamon MartinezRandy Myers
Cincinnati Reds0Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxDave LaPointNorm CharltonJim Gott
Philadelphia Phillies1San Diego Padres9BoxEd WhitsonKevin Gross(none)
Montreal Expos2San Francisco Giants1BoxAndy McGaffiganScott GarreltsJoe Hesketh
Atlanta Braves0St. Louis Cardinals7BoxBob ForschJohn Smoltz(none)

Standings as of 1988-08-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Detroit Tigers1257352.584--5634867731-2942-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium371522.405
245Boston Red Sox1257154.5682.06445539126-3245-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park371819.486
358New York Yankees1236756.5455.06165625431-2636-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I381820.474
5716Toronto Blue Jays1266363.50010.55885444432-3131-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium362412.667
4814Milwaukee Brewers1286464.50010.55304943628-3736-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium342311.676
61019Cleveland Indians1266066.47613.5547595-4825-3635-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium361818.500
71426Baltimore Orioles1244282.33930.5441622-18115-4527-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium371225.324
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1277948.622--62449912541-2638-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum352510.714
236Minnesota Twins1257154.5687.06055297635-2736-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome372017.541
3611Kansas City Royals1256560.52013.05605035732-3233-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium361917.528
4917California Angels1266264.49216.5571612-4136-3226-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium361323.361
51120Texas Rangers1245668.45221.5486563-7727-3629-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium371423.378
61222Chicago White Sox1265472.42924.5505631-12623-4031-32L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park351718.486
71324Seattle Mariners1265175.40527.5526613-8725-4226-33W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome351718.486
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets1257352.584--5304319935-3138-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium35278.771
237Pittsburgh Pirates1266957.5484.55174823532-2737-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium341618.471
3713Montreal Expos1266462.5089.54824622032-3632-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium361719.472
4815Chicago Cubs1246262.50010.5501505-429-3132-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field381523.395
51021St. Louis Cardinals1255669.44817.0450486-3624-3432-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II372017.541
61123Philadelphia Phillies1265373.42120.5479573-9422-4430-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium351223.343
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Dodgers1267254.571--5204586236-2436-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium352213.629
249Houston Astros1266858.5404.05185031532-3436-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome361422.389
3510San Francisco Giants1266858.5404.05554926328-3140-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park361521.417
4612Cincinnati Reds1246361.5088.04954831231-3332-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium372413.649
5918San Diego Padres1256164.48810.5439463-2423-3638-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium362214.611
61225Atlanta Braves1254382.34428.5460608-14823-4420-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium351124.314