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Wednesday, May 4,1988

Wednesday, May 4,1988

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PREMIUM Subscribers can view the rest-of-season records for each team as well as batting/pitching stats on this date.
Games on this date
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  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1988 reg season 1988-05-04 Minnesota Twins 3 Baltimore Orioles 4 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Dave J. Schmidt Keith Atherton -- 12,325 3:28
1988 reg season 1988-05-04 Chicago White Sox 6 Boston Red Sox 2 box | pbp Fenway Park Jack McDowell Roger Clemens -- 21,191 2:40
1988 reg season 1988-05-04 Detroit Tigers 1 California Angels 0 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Jack Morris Dan Petry -- 26,020 2:32
1988 reg season 1988-05-04 New York Yankees 4 Kansas City Royals 3 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium John Candelaria Ted Power Tim Stoddard 27,422 2:39
1988 reg season 1988-05-04 Texas Rangers 5 Milwaukee Brewers 6 box | pbp County Stadium Mike Birkbeck Charlie Hough Dan Plesac 7,541 3:11
1988 reg season 1988-05-04 Toronto Blue Jays 2 Oakland Athletics 3 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Bob Welch Jim Clancy Dennis Eckersley 21,401 2:33
1988 reg season 1988-05-04 Cleveland Indians 4 Seattle Mariners 5 box | pbp Kingdome Mark Langston Scott Bailes Julio Solano 7,213 2:24
1988 reg season 1988-05-04 Philadelphia Phillies 1 Cincinnati Reds 3 box | pbp Cinergy Field Danny Jackson David Palmer -- 14,302 2:23
1988 reg season 1988-05-04 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 Los Angeles Dodgers 8 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Orel Hershiser Vicente Palacios -- 30,423 3:12
1988 reg season 1988-05-04 Atlanta Braves 7 Montreal Expos 5 box | pbp Stade Olympique Kevin Coffman Dennis Martinez Bruce Sutter 10,762 3:16
1988 reg season 1988-05-04 Houston Astros 0 New York Mets 8 box | pbp Shea Stadium Sid Fernandez Danny Darwin Terry Leach 29,936 2:37
1988 reg season 1988-05-04 Chicago Cubs 6 San Diego Padres 3 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Rick Sutcliffe Andy Hawkins Rich Gossage 12,662 3:04
1988 reg season 1988-05-04 St. Louis Cardinals 5 San Francisco Giants 3 box | pbp Candlestick Park Greg Mathews Mike Krukow Todd Worrell 19,061 3:22
13 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1988 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 27 19 8 .704 0.0 159 113 46 W3 10-3 9-5 1 2 3 Yes dnq
1988 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 26 17 9 .654 1.5 130 96 34 L2 7-3 10-6 2 3 5 Yes dnq
1988 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 25 15 10 .600 3.0 108 103 5 W1 6-4 9-6 3 4 7 Yes dnq
1988 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 24 14 10 .583 3.5 101 80 21 L4 6-2 8-8 4 5 9 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1988 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 24 13 11 .542 4.5 106 93 13 W5 3-7 10-4 5 6 10 -- dnq
1988 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 26 11 15 .423 7.5 124 122 2 L1 6-6 5-9 6 10 19 -- dnq
1988 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 27 3 24 .111 16.0 72 151 -79 W1 1-15 2-9 7 14 26 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1988 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 27 20 7 .741 0.0 158 110 48 W10 14-3 6-4 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1988 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 26 14 12 .538 5.5 122 109 13 L1 8-8 6-4 2 7 11 -- dnq
1988 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 25 13 12 .520 6.0 110 103 7 W1 6-3 7-9 3 8 12 -- dnq
1988 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 28 12 16 .429 8.5 123 152 -29 W1 7-9 5-7 4 9 17 -- dnq
1988 AL West California Angels franchise | log 27 11 16 .407 9.0 130 135 -5 L1 7-10 4-6 5 11 20 -- dnq
1988 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 25 10 15 .400 9.0 69 101 -32 L1 6-8 4-7 6 12 21 -- dnq
1988 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 25 9 16 .360 10.0 99 143 -44 L3 3-10 6-6 7 13 24 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1988 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 25 18 7 .720 0.0 135 93 42 W2 10-4 8-3 1 1 2 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1988 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 26 17 9 .654 1.5 116 98 18 L3 9-8 8-1 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1988 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 26 13 13 .500 5.5 127 121 6 W3 11-9 2-4 3 5 14 Yes dnq
1988 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 25 11 14 .440 7.0 97 96 1 L1 5-8 6-6 4 8 16 -- dnq
1988 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 26 11 15 .423 7.5 92 102 -10 W1 7-10 4-5 5 9 18 -- dnq
1988 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 24 9 15 .375 8.5 87 96 -9 L2 2-10 6-6 6 10 22 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1988 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 24 16 8 .667 0.0 113 80 33 W3 7-2 9-6 1 2 4 Yes Won World Series (Athletics)
1988 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 25 15 10 .600 1.5 102 80 22 L1 5-6 10-4 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1988 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 26 13 13 .500 4.0 103 108 -5 W1 6-5 7-8 3 6 13 -- dnq
1988 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 27 13 14 .481 4.5 94 100 -6 L1 5-4 8-10 4 7 15 -- dnq
1988 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 25 9 16 .360 7.5 67 105 -38 L5 1-6 8-10 5 11 23 -- dnq
1988 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 23 6 17 .261 9.5 69 123 -54 W1 5-6 1-11 6 12 25 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
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Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Joe Niekro -- Hist Released by Twins
Les Straker Minnesota Twins Hist Activated from Disabled List
2 record(s)