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Monday April 4,1988This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1988-04-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers12Baltimore Orioles0BoxTeddy HigueraMike Boddicker(none)
Detroit Tigers5Boston Red Sox3BoxJack MorrisLee SmithMike Henneman
California Angels5Chicago White Sox8BoxRicky HortonMike WittBobby Thigpen
Toronto Blue Jays5Kansas City Royals3BoxJimmy KeyBret SaberhagenTom Henke
Seattle Mariners1Oakland Athletics4BoxDave StewartMark LangstonDennis Eckersley
Cleveland Indians3Texas Rangers4BoxCharlie HoughChris CodiroliMitch Williams
St. Louis Cardinals4Cincinnati Reds5BoxPat PerryBob Forsch(none)
San Francisco Giants5Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxDave DraveckyFernando Valenzuela(none)
New York Mets10Montreal Expos6BoxDwight GoodenDennis MartinezRandy Myers

Standings as of 1988-04-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
257Milwaukee Brewers1101.000--120121-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1618675.534
319Toronto Blue Jays1101.000--5321-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1618675.534
143Detroit Tigers1101.000--5321-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1618774.540
4715Baltimore Orioles101.0001.0012-120-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium16054106.338
51217Boston Red Sox101.0001.035-20-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1618972.553
61118Cleveland Indians101.0001.034-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1617883.484
71325New York Yankees000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaYankee Stadium I1618576.528
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Chicago White Sox1101.000--8530-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1607090.438
261Oakland Athletics1101.000--4130-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum16110358.640
338Texas Rangers1101.000--4310-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1606991.431
5811Seattle Mariners101.0001.014-30-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1606892.425
41016Kansas City Royals101.0001.035-20-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1608476.525
6910California Angels101.0001.058-30-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1617586.466
71419Minnesota Twins000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1629171.562
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114New York Mets1101.000--10641-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1599960.623
3412St. Louis Cardinals101.0001.045-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1617685.472
2513Montreal Expos101.0001.0610-40-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium1618180.503
5824Philadelphia Phillies000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardVeterans Stadium1616596.404
6923Pittsburgh Pirates000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1608575.531
41120Chicago Cubs000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field1627785.475
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
222San Francisco Giants1101.000--5141-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1618279.509
135Cincinnati Reds1101.000--5410-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium1608674.538
3614Los Angeles Dodgers101.0001.015-40-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1609466.588
5721Houston Astros000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1628280.506
61022San Diego Padres000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1618378.516
41226Atlanta Braves000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium16054106.338


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Rick CeroneC33.320Released by Yankees. 
Pete FilsonP29.188Signed as Free Agent by Yankees. 
Guy HoffmanP31.269Signed as Free Agent by Rangers. 
Tito LandrumOF33.161Released by Dodgers. 
Tippy MartinezP37.308Signed as Free Agent by Twins. 
Scott MedvinP26.200Returned to Pirates. 
Jerry Royster3B-2B35.168Released by Yankees. 
Alex TrevinoC30.221Released by Dodgers.