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Games on 1988-05-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins3Baltimore Orioles4BoxDave J. SchmidtKeith Atherton(none)
Chicago White Sox6Boston Red Sox2BoxJack McDowellRoger Clemens(none)
Detroit Tigers1California Angels0BoxJack MorrisDan Petry(none)
New York Yankees4Kansas City Royals3BoxJohn CandelariaTed PowerTim Stoddard
Texas Rangers5Milwaukee Brewers6BoxMike BirkbeckCharlie HoughDan Plesac
Toronto Blue Jays2Oakland Athletics3BoxBob WelchJim ClancyDennis Eckersley
Cleveland Indians4Seattle Mariners5BoxMark LangstonScott BailesJulio Solano
Philadelphia Phillies1Cincinnati Reds3BoxDanny JacksonDavid Palmer(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxOrel HershiserVicente Palacios(none)
Atlanta Braves7Montreal Expos5BoxKevin CoffmanDennis MartinezBruce Sutter
Houston Astros0New York Mets8BoxSid FernandezDanny DarwinTerry Leach
Chicago Cubs6San Diego Padres3BoxRick SutcliffeAndy HawkinsRich Gossage
St. Louis Cardinals5San Francisco Giants3BoxGreg MathewsMike KrukowTodd Worrell

Standings as of 1988-05-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees27198.704--1591134610-39-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaYankee Stadium I1346668.493
235Cleveland Indians26179.6541.513096347-310-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1366175.449
347Detroit Tigers251510.6003.010810356-49-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1377364.533
459Boston Red Sox241410.5833.510180216-28-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1387563.543
5610Milwaukee Brewers241311.5424.510693133-710-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1387464.536
61019Toronto Blue Jays261115.4237.512412226-65-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1367660.559
71426Baltimore Orioles27324.11116.072151-791-152-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium1345183.381
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics27207.741--1581104814-36-4W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1358451.622
2711Kansas City Royals261412.5385.5122109138-86-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1357065.519
3812Chicago White Sox251312.5206.011010376-37-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1365878.426
4917Seattle Mariners281216.4298.5123152-297-95-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1335677.421
51120California Angels271116.4079.0130135-57-104-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1356471.474
61221Texas Rangers251015.4009.069101-326-84-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1366076.441
71324Minnesota Twins25916.36010.099143-443-106-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1378255.599
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets25187.720--135934210-48-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1358253.607
236Pittsburgh Pirates26179.6541.511698189-88-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1346866.507
3514Chicago Cubs261313.5005.5127121611-92-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field1366472.471
4816Montreal Expos251114.4407.0979615-86-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium1377067.511
5918St. Louis Cardinals261115.4237.592102-107-104-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1366571.478
61022Philadelphia Phillies24915.3758.58796-92-106-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardVeterans Stadium1375681.409
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Dodgers24168.667--11380337-29-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1377859.569
248Houston Astros251510.6001.510280225-610-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1376770.489
3613Cincinnati Reds261313.5004.0103108-56-57-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium1357461.548
4715San Francisco Giants271314.4814.594100-65-48-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1357065.519
51123San Diego Padres25916.3607.567105-381-68-10L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1367462.544
61225Atlanta Braves23617.2619.569123-545-61-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1374889.350


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Joe NiekroP43.178Released by Twins.