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Tuesday, August 23,1988

Tuesday, August 23,1988

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Games on this date
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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 1988-08-23 California Angels 2 Boston Red Sox 10 box | pbp Fenway Park Mike Boddicker Chuck Finley -- 34,313 3:07
1988 reg season 1988-08-23 Cleveland Indians 6 Milwaukee Brewers 2 box | pbp County Stadium Rich Yett Bill Wegman -- 16,499 2:43
1988 reg season 1988-08-23 Detroit Tigers 5 Minnesota Twins 7 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Jeff Reardon Mike Henneman -- 40,935 3:24
1988 reg season 1988-08-23 Oakland Athletics 4 New York Yankees 5 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Dave Righetti Greg Cadaret -- 32,250 3:09
1988 reg season 1988-08-23 Kansas City Royals 11 Texas Rangers 7 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Steve Farr Dale Mohorcic -- 18,051 3:33
1988 reg season 1988-08-23 Chicago White Sox 2 Toronto Blue Jays 7 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Jim Clancy Melido Perez Duane Ward 28,443 2:40
1988 reg season 1988-08-23 Houston Astros 3 Chicago Cubs 9 box | pbp Wrigley Field Jamie Moyer Danny Darwin -- 34,668 3:04
1988 reg season 1988-08-23 New York Mets 5 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 box | pbp Dodger Stadium David Cone Ramon Martinez Randy Myers 45,512 3:07
1988 reg season 1988-08-23 Cincinnati Reds 0 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Dave LaPoint Norm Charlton Jim Gott 13,406 2:02
1988 reg season 1988-08-23 Philadelphia Phillies 1 San Diego Padres 9 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Ed Whitson Kevin Gross -- 10,535 2:23
1988 reg season 1988-08-23 Montreal Expos 2 San Francisco Giants 1 box | pbp Candlestick Park Andy McGaffigan Scott Garrelts Joe Hesketh 16,191 3:39
1988 reg season 1988-08-23 Atlanta Braves 0 St. Louis Cardinals 7 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Bob Forsch John Smoltz -- 23,806 2:35
12 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
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  • 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 Detroit Tigers franchise | log 125 73 52 .584 0.0 563 486 77 L2 31-29 42-23 1 2 3 Yes dnq
1988 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 125 71 54 .568 2.0 644 553 91 W2 26-32 45-22 2 4 5 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1988 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 123 67 56 .545 5.0 616 562 54 W1 31-26 36-30 3 5 8 Yes dnq
1988 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 128 64 64 .500 10.5 530 494 36 L1 28-37 36-27 4 8 14 -- dnq
1988 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 126 63 63 .500 10.5 588 544 44 W3 32-31 31-32 5 7 16 -- dnq
1988 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 126 60 66 .476 13.5 547 595 -48 W1 25-36 35-30 6 10 19 -- dnq
1988 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 124 42 82 .339 30.5 441 622 -181 L2 15-45 27-37 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 127 79 48 .622 0.0 624 499 125 L1 41-26 38-22 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1988 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 125 71 54 .568 7.0 605 529 76 W3 35-27 36-27 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1988 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 125 65 60 .520 13.0 560 503 57 W1 32-32 33-28 3 6 11 -- dnq
1988 AL West California Angels franchise | log 126 62 64 .492 16.5 571 612 -41 L2 36-32 26-32 4 9 17 -- dnq
1988 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 124 56 68 .452 21.5 486 563 -77 L1 27-36 29-32 5 11 20 -- dnq
1988 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 126 54 72 .429 24.5 505 631 -126 L6 23-40 31-32 6 12 22 -- dnq
1988 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 126 51 75 .405 27.5 526 613 -87 W4 25-42 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 125 73 52 .584 0.0 530 431 99 W2 35-31 38-21 1 1 2 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1988 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 126 69 57 .548 4.5 517 482 35 W1 32-27 37-30 2 3 7 Yes dnq
1988 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 126 64 62 .508 9.5 482 462 20 W1 32-36 32-26 3 7 13 -- dnq
1988 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 124 62 62 .500 10.5 501 505 -4 W1 29-31 32-32 4 8 15 -- dnq
1988 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 125 56 69 .448 17.0 450 486 -36 W1 24-34 32-35 5 10 21 -- dnq
1988 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 126 53 73 .421 20.5 479 573 -94 L1 22-44 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 126 72 54 .571 0.0 520 458 62 L2 36-24 36-30 1 2 4 Yes Won World Series (Athletics)
1988 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 126 68 58 .540 4.0 518 503 15 L1 32-34 36-24 2 4 9 Yes dnq
1988 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 126 68 58 .540 4.0 555 492 63 L1 28-31 40-27 3 5 10 Yes dnq
1988 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 124 63 61 .508 8.0 495 483 12 L1 31-33 32-28 4 6 12 -- dnq
1988 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 125 61 64 .488 10.5 439 463 -24 W1 23-36 38-28 5 9 18 -- dnq
1988 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 125 43 82 .344 28.5 460 608 -148 L1 23-44 20-38 6 12 25 -- dnq
26 record(s)