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Friday May 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 1988-05-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays3California Angels2BoxDave StiebMike WittTom Henke
Milwaukee Brewers4Kansas City Royals0BoxChris BosioFloyd Bannister(none)
Boston Red Sox0Minnesota Twins5BoxFrank ViolaJeff Sellers(none)
Detroit Tigers8Seattle Mariners4BoxJeff RobinsonDennis PowellMike Henneman
New York Yankees6Texas Rangers7BoxPaul KilgusAl LeiterJose Cecena
Philadelphia Phillies7Atlanta Braves3BoxShane RawleyTom Glavine(none)
San Francisco Giants2Chicago Cubs3BoxGreg MadduxMike LaCossRich Gossage
Houston Astros5Montreal Expos6BoxBob McClureErnie Camacho(none)
Cincinnati Reds3New York Mets4BoxRandy MyersJohn Franco(none)
San Diego Padres1Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxBarry JonesMark Davis(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers10St. Louis Cardinals2BoxFernando ValenzuelaRandy O'Neal(none)

Standings as of 1988-05-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees29209.690--1701234711-49-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaYankee Stadium I1326567.492
346Detroit Tigers271710.6302.0124112128-49-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1357164.526
237Cleveland Indians271710.6302.0132103297-410-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1356174.452
469Boston Red Sox261511.5773.511788296-39-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1367462.544
5510Milwaukee Brewers261511.5773.511994254-711-4W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1367264.529
61018Toronto Blue Jays281216.4297.513213207-75-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1347559.560
71426Baltimore Orioles27324.11116.072151-791-152-9W1T 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
2714Chicago White Sox261313.5007.0113119-66-47-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1355877.430
3813Kansas City Royals281414.5007.012511878-86-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1337063.526
4917Seattle Mariners301317.4339.0134162-287-96-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1315576.420
51119Texas Rangers271116.4079.577116-396-95-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1345975.440
61221Minnesota Twins261016.38510.0104143-393-107-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1368155.596
71323California Angels291118.37910.5137146-97-104-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1336469.481
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets26197.731--139964310-49-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1348153.604
235Pittsburgh Pirates27189.6671.512099219-89-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1336766.504
3511Chicago Cubs271413.5195.5130123711-93-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field1356372.467
4715Montreal Expos271314.4816.510710255-88-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium1356867.504
5920St. Louis Cardinals271116.4078.594112-187-104-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1356570.481
61022Philadelphia Phillies261016.3859.098109-113-116-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardVeterans Stadium1355580.407
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Dodgers25178.680--12382418-29-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1367759.566
248Houston Astros261511.5772.510786215-710-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1366769.493
3612Cincinnati Reds281414.5004.511611606-68-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium1337360.549
4816San Francisco Giants281315.4645.596103-75-58-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1347064.522
51124San Diego Padres26917.3468.568109-411-78-10L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1357461.548
61225Atlanta Braves25619.24011.073134-615-71-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1354887.356