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MLB Games on Wednesday August 31, 1988

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Baltimore OriolesAL5California AngelsAL7Box | PBP921,921Anaheim StadiumNight2:48Bryan HarveyMark Williamson---Ray, Traber
Detroit TigersAL9Chicago White SoxAL3Box | PBP912,693Comiskey ParkNight3:07Jack MorrisJohn Davis------
Cleveland IndiansAL0Kansas City RoyalsAL1Box | PBP920,615Royals StadiumNight2:22Charlie LeibrandtGreg Swindell------
Toronto Blue JaysAL2Milwaukee BrewersAL4Box | PBP911,993County StadiumNight2:41Don AugustMike FlanaganChuck CrimYount
Boston Red SoxAL2Oakland AthleticsAL7Box | PBP937,151Oakland-Alameda County ColiseumDay2:37Storm DavisMike Smithson---Henderson, McGwire
New York YankeesAL4Seattle MarinersAL1Box | PBP913,567The KingdomeNight2:52Rick RhodenScott Bankhead------
Minnesota TwinsAL10Texas RangersAL1Box | PBP910,286Arlington StadiumNight2:57Frank ViolaPaul Kilgus---Puckett (2)
St. Louis CardinalsNL6Atlanta BravesNL4Box | PBP96,358Atlanta-Fulton County StadiumNight2:44Scott TerryPete SmithTodd WorrellBrunansky, Murphy
Pittsburgh PiratesNL1Cincinnati RedsNL4Box | PBP918,586Riverfront StadiumNight2:23Norm CharltonJim GottJohn FrancoDaniels
Chicago CubsNL3Houston AstrosNL1Box | PBP914,200AstrodomeDay2:21Rick SutcliffeJim Deshaies---Sutcliffe
Los Angeles DodgersNL3Montreal ExposNL4Box | PBP912,068Olympic StadiumNight2:41Jeff ParrettAlejandro Pena------
San Diego PadresNL6New York MetsNL3Box | PBP936,274Shea StadiumDay2:47Andy HawkinsTerry LeachMark Davis---
San Francisco GiantsNL3Philadelphia PhilliesNL2Box | PBP1123,233Veterans StadiumNight3:08Scott GarreltsBruce Ruffin---Bradley
13 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 Wednesday, August 31, 1988

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East124Detroit Tigers1327557.568-5955247133-3442-23301317.433
AL East246Boston Red Sox1327359.5532.06685818728-3645-23301614.533
AL East3610New York Yankees1316962.5275.56436212232-3237-30301614.533
AL East4815Milwaukee Brewers1366967.5078.05675303728-3741-3026188.692
AL East5918Toronto Blue Jays1336568.48910.56125763634-3531-3329227.759
AL East61019Cleveland Indians1336469.48111.5574619-4529-3935-30291415.483
AL East71425Baltimore Orioles1324686.34829.0469655-18617-4929-3729821.276
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West111Oakland Athletics1348450.627-65551713841-2743-2328208.714
AL West235Minnesota Twins1327458.5619.06395627737-3137-27301713.567
AL West359Kansas City Royals1327062.53013.05925246832-3338-29291415.483
AL West4713California Angels1336865.51115.5620635-1537-3231-3329722.241
AL West51121Texas Rangers1316071.45822.5519596-7727-3633-35301020.333
AL West61222Chicago White Sox1335875.43625.5535660-12524-4034-35281315.464
AL West71324Seattle Mariners1345480.40330.0562650-8825-4429-36271413.519
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East112New York Mets1327854.591-55144610536-3142-2328226.786
NL East247Pittsburgh Pirates1337162.5347.55375073034-3137-31271413.519
NL East3714Chicago Cubs1326765.50811.0526525133-3433-32301020.333
NL East4816Montreal Expos1336766.50411.55064852133-3634-30291415.483
NL East51020St. Louis Cardinals1336271.46616.5485508-2329-3633-35291415.483
NL East61123Philadelphia Phillies1335578.41423.5497602-10522-4532-34281018.357
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West123Los Angeles Dodgers1337756.579-5464717541-2536-31281711.607
NL West238Houston Astros1337162.5346.05375201732-3539-27291118.379
NL West3511San Francisco Giants1337063.5267.05765205630-3540-28291316.448
NL West4612Cincinnati Reds1326864.5158.55245101432-3336-31291910.655
NL West5917San Diego Padres1326567.49211.5459485-2626-3939-28291811.621
NL West61226Atlanta Braves1334588.33832.0479644-16523-4522-4327918.333
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