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Thursday May 5,1988This 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 1988-05-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox3Boston Red Sox16BoxBruce HurstRicky Horton(none)
Detroit Tigers8California Angels5BoxGuillermo HernandezChuck FinleyMike Henneman
New York Yankees5Kansas City Royals3BoxRichard DotsonMark GubiczaCecilio Guante
Texas Rangers1Milwaukee Brewers9BoxBill WegmanBobby Witt(none)
Toronto Blue Jays5Oakland Athletics8BoxEric PlunkJose Nunez(none)
Cleveland Indians2Seattle Mariners7BoxBill SwiftRich Yett(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Cincinnati Reds10BoxJose RijoBill Dawley(none)
Atlanta Braves1Montreal Expos4BoxBryn SmithRick MahlerJeff Parrett

Standings as of 1988-05-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees28208.714--1641164811-39-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaYankee Stadium I1336568.489
236Cleveland Indians271710.6302.5132103297-410-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1356174.452
347Detroit Tigers261610.6153.011610887-49-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1367264.529
458Boston Red Sox251510.6003.511783346-29-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1377463.540
5610Milwaukee Brewers251411.5604.511594213-711-4W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1377364.533
61019Toronto Blue Jays271116.4078.5129130-16-75-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1357659.563
71426Baltimore Orioles27324.11116.572151-791-152-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium1345183.381
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics28217.750--1661155114-37-4W11T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1348351.619
2711Kansas City Royals271413.5196.5125114118-86-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1347064.522
3813Chicago White Sox261313.5007.0113119-66-47-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1355877.430
4917Seattle Mariners291316.4488.5130154-247-96-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1325577.417
51120California Angels281117.39310.0135143-87-104-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1346470.478
61221Texas Rangers261016.38510.070110-406-94-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1356075.444
71324Minnesota Twins25916.36010.599143-443-106-6L3T 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
235Pittsburgh Pirates26179.6541.511698189-88-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1346866.507
3614Chicago Cubs261313.5005.5127121611-92-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field1366472.471
4816Montreal Expos261214.4626.51019745-87-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium1366967.507
5918St. Louis Cardinals261115.4237.592102-107-104-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1366571.478
61023Philadelphia Phillies25916.3609.091106-152-116-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardVeterans Stadium1365680.412
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Dodgers24168.667--11380337-29-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1377859.569
249Houston Astros251510.6001.510280225-610-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1376770.489
3512Cincinnati Reds271413.5193.511311216-58-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium1347361.545
4715San Francisco Giants271314.4814.594100-65-48-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1357065.519
51122San Diego Padres25916.3607.567105-381-68-10L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1367462.544
61225Atlanta Braves24618.25010.070127-575-71-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1364888.353


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Lary SorensenP32.214Released by Reds.