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Tuesday, August 16,1988

Tuesday, August 16,1988

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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1988 reg season 1988-08-16 Oakland Athletics 6 Baltimore Orioles 3 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Storm Davis Jay Tibbs Dennis Eckersley 22,239 2:42
1988 reg season 1988-08-16 Seattle Mariners 7 Boston Red Sox 0 box | pbp Fenway Park Scott Bankhead Wes Gardner -- 33,924 2:45
1988 reg season 1988-08-16 Toronto Blue Jays 4 Chicago White Sox 5 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Jack McDowell Jimmy Key Bobby Thigpen 15,706 3:09
1988 reg season 1988-08-16 Milwaukee Brewers 5 Cleveland Indians 6 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Scott Bailes Chuck Crim -- 12,394 3:01
1988 reg season 1988-08-16 Minnesota Twins 4 Detroit Tigers 1 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Bert Blyleven Jack Morris Jeff Reardon 29,534 2:32
1988 reg season 1988-08-16 Texas Rangers 5 Kansas City Royals 4 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Charlie Hough Mark Gubicza Mitch Williams 24,729 2:51
1988 reg season 1988-08-16 California Angels 15 New York Yankees 6 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Willie Fraser Rick Rhoden -- 30,214 2:53
1988 reg season 1988-08-16 Chicago Cubs 4 Cincinnati Reds 6 box | pbp Cinergy Field Frank Williams Les Lancaster John Franco 26,852 2:30
1988 reg season 1988-08-16 Philadelphia Phillies 5 Los Angeles Dodgers 7 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Tim Leary Don Carman Jay Howell 32,482 2:50
1988 reg season 1988-08-16 Atlanta Braves 2 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Doug Drabek Pete Smith Jim Gott 13,994 2:35
1988 reg season 1988-08-16 Montreal Expos 2 San Diego Padres 6 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Jimmy Jones Brian Holman Lance McCullers 13,727 2:40
1988 reg season 1988-08-16 New York Mets 13 San Francisco Giants 6 box | pbp Candlestick Park Dwight Gooden Atlee Hammaker -- 29,134 2:54
1988 reg season 1988-08-16 Houston Astros 0 St. Louis Cardinals 3 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Scott Terry Jim Deshaies Ken Dayley 26,044 2:46
13 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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 Detroit Tigers franchise | log 118 69 49 .585 0.0 539 461 78 L2 31-27 38-22 1 2 3 Yes dnq
1988 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 118 66 52 .559 3.0 602 525 77 L2 26-32 40-20 2 4 6 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1988 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 115 64 51 .557 3.5 584 513 71 L1 31-26 33-25 3 5 7 Yes dnq
1988 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 121 61 60 .504 9.5 492 457 35 L1 26-34 35-26 4 8 15 -- dnq
1988 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 120 60 60 .500 10.0 561 515 46 L2 32-30 28-30 5 9 16 -- dnq
1988 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 119 56 63 .471 13.5 516 567 -51 W2 24-35 32-28 6 10 19 -- dnq
1988 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 118 39 79 .331 30.0 416 598 -182 L2 15-45 24-34 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 120 76 44 .633 0.0 584 460 124 W1 38-22 38-22 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1988 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 118 67 51 .568 8.0 573 509 64 W2 34-27 33-24 2 3 4 Yes dnq
1988 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 119 61 58 .513 14.5 526 474 52 L1 29-30 32-28 3 6 13 -- dnq
1988 AL West California Angels franchise | log 119 60 59 .504 15.5 547 576 -29 W2 34-27 26-32 4 7 14 -- dnq
1988 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 119 53 66 .445 22.5 486 599 -113 W1 23-34 30-32 5 11 20 -- dnq
1988 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 117 52 65 .444 22.5 450 522 -72 W1 24-34 28-31 6 12 21 -- dnq
1988 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 119 46 73 .387 29.5 489 589 -100 W2 20-40 26-33 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 119 71 48 .597 0.0 515 417 98 W3 33-27 38-21 1 1 2 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1988 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 120 66 54 .550 5.5 509 471 38 W1 32-27 34-27 2 3 8 Yes dnq
1988 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 119 63 56 .529 8.0 469 439 30 L3 31-30 32-26 3 5 10 Yes dnq
1988 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 117 58 59 .496 12.0 466 472 -6 L1 28-30 29-30 4 8 17 -- dnq
1988 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 118 52 66 .441 18.5 419 468 -49 W1 24-34 28-32 5 10 22 -- dnq
1988 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 119 52 67 .437 19.0 461 534 -73 L3 21-38 30-30 6 11 23 -- 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 119 67 52 .563 0.0 499 440 59 W2 36-24 31-28 1 2 5 Yes Won World Series (Athletics)
1988 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 119 64 55 .538 3.0 496 481 15 L1 28-31 36-24 2 4 9 Yes dnq
1988 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 119 62 57 .521 5.0 527 479 48 L2 28-31 34-26 3 6 11 -- dnq
1988 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 117 60 57 .513 6.0 473 456 17 W3 29-30 31-27 4 7 12 -- dnq
1988 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 119 56 63 .471 11.0 412 448 -36 W1 23-36 33-27 5 9 18 -- dnq
1988 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 119 41 78 .345 26.0 442 583 -141 L1 21-40 20-38 6 12 25 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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  • 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.
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Alan Cockrell Minnesota Twins Hist Traded from San Francisco Giants to Minnesota Twins for Karl Best
Karl Best San Francisco Giants Hist Traded from Minnesota Twins to San Francisco Giants for Alan Cockrell
Tim Pyznarski Baltimore Orioles Hist Traded from Milwaukee Brewers to Baltimore Orioles for Kevin Price and D.L. Smith
Pedro Guerrero St. Louis Cardinals Hist Traded from Los Angeles Dodgers to St. Louis Cardinals for John Tudor
John Tudor Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Traded from St. Louis Cardinals to Los Angeles Dodgers for Pedro Guerrero
Greg Mathews St. Louis Cardinals Hist Activated from Disabled List
6 record(s)