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Monday April 18,1988This 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 1988-04-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers3Boston Red Sox4BoxLee SmithMitch Williams(none)
Kansas City Royals2Detroit Tigers4BoxFrank TananaFloyd BannisterMike Henneman
New York Yankees18Minnesota Twins5BoxCharles HudsonBert Blyleven(none)
California Angels4Oakland Athletics5BoxEric PlunkDeWayne BuiceDennis Eckersley
Chicago White Sox4Seattle Mariners0BoxDave LaPointMike Campbell(none)
San Francisco Giants6Cincinnati Reds3BoxCraig LeffertsPat PerryJoe Price
San Diego Padres0Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxTim LearyEric Show(none)
Philadelphia Phillies10New York Mets7BoxBruce RuffinRick Aguilera(none)

Standings as of 1988-04-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians13112.846--6326375-16-1W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1496782.450
222New York Yankees13103.7691.09359345-35-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaYankee Stadium I1487573.507
337Detroit Tigers1174.6363.05643133-34-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1518170.536
448Boston Red Sox1385.6153.05440142-16-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1498168.544
51017Toronto Blue Jays1257.4175.5636033-32-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1508268.547
61321Milwaukee Brewers1147.3646.0464152-62-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1518368.550
71426Baltimore Orioles12012.00010.51770-530-40-8L12T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium1495495.362
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Chicago White Sox1275.583--565244-23-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1496485.430
2613Oakland Athletics1376.5380.5716564-23-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1499752.651
3814Kansas City Royals1266.5001.0585713-33-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1497871.523
4715California Angels1266.5001.0665973-43-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1506981.460
5918Texas Rangers1257.4172.02445-213-32-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1496584.436
61119Seattle Mariners1358.3852.55067-173-32-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1486385.426
71220Minnesota Twins1147.3642.53265-332-52-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1518764.576
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Pittsburgh Pirates1183.727--5134175-33-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1497772.517
246New York Mets1284.6670.5504913-35-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1489256.622
3611Chicago Cubs1165.5452.0625845-31-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field1517180.470
4816Montreal Expos1156.4553.05052-20-25-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium1517675.503
5922Philadelphia Phillies1248.3334.54654-81-63-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardVeterans Stadium1496188.409
61124St. Louis Cardinals1138.2735.03248-160-53-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1517378.483
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Houston Astros1183.727--6536294-14-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1517477.490
235Los Angeles Dodgers1394.692--5533225-24-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1488563.574
359San Francisco Giants1385.6151.05539164-24-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1497574.503
4712Cincinnati Reds1376.5382.05761-44-33-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium1488068.541
51023San Diego Padres1349.3085.03260-281-63-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1487969.534
61225Atlanta Braves11110.0917.03061-311-20-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1495396.356