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Wednesday April 6,1988This 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 1988-04-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers3Baltimore Orioles1BoxChris BosioMike Morgan(none)
Detroit Tigers5Boston Red Sox6BoxDennis LampGuillermo HernandezLee Smith
California Angels4Chicago White Sox2BoxDonnie MooreBobby Thigpen(none)
Toronto Blue Jays11Kansas City Royals4BoxMike FlanaganCharlie Leibrandt(none)
Minnesota Twins3New York Yankees5BoxCecilio GuanteJuan BerenguerDave Righetti
Seattle Mariners6Oakland Athletics5BoxBill SwiftGene NelsonJulio Solano
Cleveland Indians5Texas Rangers1BoxGreg SwindellBobby Witt(none)
Chicago Cubs3Atlanta Braves0BoxGreg MadduxZane Smith(none)
San Diego Padres1Houston Astros5BoxBob KnepperAndy Hawkins(none)
New York Mets1Montreal Expos5BoxPascual PerezRon Darling(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Philadelphia Phillies6BoxMike MadduxBob Kipper(none)

Standings as of 1988-04-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
224New York Yankees2201.000--133100-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaYankee Stadium I1598376.522
132Milwaukee Brewers2201.000--151142-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1608575.531
311Toronto Blue Jays2201.000--16792-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1608575.531
41019Boston Red Sox211.5001.0910-10-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1608872.550
5818Cleveland Indians211.5001.08531-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1607783.481
6717Detroit Tigers211.5001.010911-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1608773.544
71421Baltimore Orioles202.0002.0115-140-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium15954105.340
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Oakland Athletics321.667--15780-02-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum15910257.642
3512Texas Rangers211.5000.558-30-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1596990.434
2915Chicago White Sox211.5000.510910-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1597089.440
468California Angels211.5000.5910-11-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1607486.463
51120Seattle Mariners312.3331.0715-81-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1586791.424
61325Kansas City Royals202.0001.5716-90-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1598475.528
71223Minnesota Twins202.0001.5313-100-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1609169.569
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago Cubs2201.000--13942-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field1607585.469
5910Pittsburgh Pirates211.5001.010911-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1588474.532
489Philadelphia Phillies211.5001.0910-10-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardVeterans Stadium1596495.403
3413New York Mets211.5001.0111101-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1589959.627
2614Montreal Expos211.5001.0111100-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium1608080.500
61222St. Louis Cardinals101.0001.545-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1617685.472
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
236Houston Astros2201.0000.511470-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1608080.500
125Cincinnati Reds1101.000--5410-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium1608674.538
4711San Francisco Giants211.5000.556-11-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1608278.513
3516Los Angeles Dodgers211.5000.56510-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1599366.585
61024San Diego Padres202.0001.5411-70-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1598376.522
51126Atlanta Braves202.0001.5913-40-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium15854104.342


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tom GillesP25.278Signed as Free Agent by Twins. 
Garland KiserP19.272Signed as Free Agent by Indians. 
Dave SaxC-OF29.196Traded by Rangers to Pirates for Billy Merrifield.