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Tuesday April 5,1988This date in baseball
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Games on 1988-04-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins0New York Yankees8BoxRick RhodenFrank Viola(none)
Seattle Mariners0Oakland Athletics6BoxBob WelchMike MooreDennis Eckersley
Chicago Cubs10Atlanta Braves9BoxMike BieleckiJim Acker(none)
San Diego Padres3Houston Astros6BoxMike ScottLance McCullersDave Smith
San Francisco Giants0Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxOrel HershiserKelly Downs(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Philadelphia Phillies3BoxMike DunneShane RawleyJeff Robinson

Standings as of 1988-04-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
252Milwaukee Brewers1101.000--120121-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1618675.534
373New York Yankees1101.000--8080-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaYankee Stadium I1608476.525
145Detroit Tigers1101.000--5321-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1618774.540
4111Toronto Blue Jays1101.000--5321-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1618675.534
71223Cleveland Indians101.0001.034-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1617883.484
61324Boston Red Sox101.0001.035-20-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1618972.553
5825Baltimore Orioles101.0001.0012-120-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium16054106.338
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
128Chicago White Sox1101.000--8530-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1607090.438
266Oakland Athletics2201.0000.510190-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum16010258.638
3310Texas Rangers1101.000--4310-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1606991.431
6916Seattle Mariners202.0001.5110-90-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1596891.428
71426California Angels101.0001.058-30-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1617586.466
51021Minnesota Twins101.0001.008-80-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1619170.565
41122Kansas City Royals101.0001.035-20-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1608476.525
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2112New York Mets1101.000--10641-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1599960.623
129Chicago Cubs1101.000--10911-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field1617685.472
351Pittsburgh Pirates1101.000--5321-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1598475.528
61217St. Louis Cardinals101.0001.045-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1617685.472
5919Philadelphia Phillies101.0001.035-20-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardVeterans Stadium1606595.406
41120Montreal Expos101.0001.0610-40-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium1618180.503
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
244Houston Astros1101.000--6330-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1618180.503
137Cincinnati Reds1101.000--5410-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium1608674.538
4714San Francisco Giants211.5000.556-11-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1608278.513
3613Los Angeles Dodgers211.5000.56510-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1599366.585
6815San Diego Padres101.0001.036-30-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1608377.519
51018Atlanta Braves101.0001.0910-10-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium15954105.340


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
John MosesOF30.239Signed as Free Agent by Twins. 
Ray SearageP32.340Signed as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Mickey TettletonC27.201Signed as Free Agent by Orioles. 
Reggie WilliamsOF27.219Traded by Dodgers to Indians for Greg LaFever. 
Jim WinnP28.195Signed as Free Agent by Twins.