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Games on 1988-04-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics8California Angels6BoxDave StewartDonnie MooreDennis Eckersley
Seattle Mariners3Chicago White Sox2BoxJerry ReedRicky Horton(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Cleveland Indians12BoxTom CandiottiMike Boddicker(none)
Detroit Tigers11Kansas City Royals4BoxJack MorrisBuddy Black(none)
Toronto Blue Jays10Minnesota Twins0BoxJimmy KeyCharlie LeaDuane Ward
Milwaukee Brewers1New York Yankees4BoxAl LeiterBill WegmanDave Righetti
Boston Red Sox2Texas Rangers1BoxRoger ClemensCharlie HoughLee Smith
Los Angeles Dodgers11Atlanta Braves3BoxFernando ValenzuelaTom Glavine(none)
Houston Astros4Cincinnati Reds5BoxJose RijoDave Smith(none)
Chicago Cubs6Montreal Expos10BoxDennis MartinezCalvin Schiraldi(none)
New York Mets3Philadelphia Phillies9BoxDon CarmanRick Aguilera(none)
San Diego Padres1San Francisco Giants3BoxRick ReuschelMark GrantScott Garrelts
Pittsburgh Pirates0St. Louis Cardinals3BoxGreg MathewsBob WalkTodd Worrell

Standings as of 1988-04-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees4401.000--238150-04-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaYankee Stadium I1578176.516
224Cleveland Indians541.8000.5277202-12-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1577483.471
4610Detroit Tigers532.6001.53422123-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1578572.541
3412Boston Red Sox532.6001.52122-12-01-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1578671.548
5713Toronto Blue Jays532.6001.53320133-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1578473.535
6815Milwaukee Brewers422.5002.0201192-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1588573.538
71425Baltimore Orioles404.0004.0230-280-20-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium15754103.344
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
132Oakland Athletics541.800--3115162-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum15710057.637
2511Chicago White Sox532.6001.0171520-03-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1566888.436
31018Kansas City Royals523.4002.02133-120-02-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1568274.526
4919Seattle Mariners523.4002.01220-82-30-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1566690.423
51120Minnesota Twins413.2502.5926-170-21-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1589068.570
61222Texas Rangers514.2003.0718-110-01-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1566987.442
71323California Angels514.2003.01828-101-20-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1577483.471
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
266Philadelphia Phillies431.750--231490-03-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardVeterans Stadium1576295.395
137Chicago Cubs431.750--252323-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field1587484.468
3714Pittsburgh Pirates422.5001.01415-12-20-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1568373.532
5816New York Mets523.4001.52330-72-30-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1559857.632
4917Montreal Expos523.4001.53031-10-02-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium1577978.503
61021St. Louis Cardinals413.2502.01117-60-21-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1587583.475
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
225San Francisco Giants541.800--199101-13-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1577978.503
113Los Angeles Dodgers541.800--2813153-01-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1569066.577
459Houston Astros431.7500.52312111-12-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1587979.500
348Cincinnati Reds431.7500.5211740-03-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium1578473.535
61124San Diego Padres505.0004.0725-180-50-0L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1568373.532
51226Atlanta Braves505.0004.01735-180-00-5L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium15554101.348