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Games on 1988-05-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox11Baltimore Orioles7BoxBill LongJose BautistaBobby Thigpen
Toronto Blue Jays9California Angels4BoxMike FlanaganWillie FraserDavid Wells
Milwaukee Brewers4Kansas City Royals2BoxJuan NievesBret SaberhagenDan Plesac
Boston Red Sox2Minnesota Twins5BoxBert BlylevenSteve Ellsworth(none)
Cleveland Indians3Oakland Athletics14BoxStorm DavisTom CandiottiGene Nelson
Detroit Tigers6Seattle Mariners7BoxDennis PowellPaul GibsonBill Wilkinson
New York Yankees2Texas Rangers3BoxDale MohorcicCecilio Guante(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5Atlanta Braves6BoxPaul AssenmacherKent Tekulve(none)
San Francisco Giants2Chicago Cubs1BoxRick ReuschelJamie MoyerDon Robinson
Houston Astros3Montreal Expos4BoxJeff ParrettJeff Heathcock(none)
Cincinnati Reds1New York Mets2BoxBob OjedaRon RobinsonRoger McDowell
San Diego Padres3Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxEric ShowJim Gott(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1St. Louis Cardinals2BoxTodd WorrellJesse Orosco(none)

Standings as of 1988-05-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees302010.667--1721264611-59-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaYankee Stadium I1316566.496
347Detroit Tigers281711.6072.0130119118-59-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1347163.530
236Cleveland Indians281711.6072.0135117187-510-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1346173.455
458Milwaukee Brewers271611.5932.512396275-711-4W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1357164.526
569Boston Red Sox271512.5563.511993266-49-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1357461.548
61018Toronto Blue Jays291316.4486.514113658-75-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1337459.556
71426Baltimore Orioles28325.10716.079162-831-152-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium1335182.383
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics29227.759--1801186214-38-4W12T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1338251.617
2711Chicago White Sox271413.5197.0124126-27-47-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1345777.425
3814Kansas City Royals291415.4838.012712258-86-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1327062.530
4917Seattle Mariners311417.4529.0141168-277-97-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1305476.415
51120Texas Rangers281216.4299.580118-386-96-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1335875.436
61221Minnesota Twins271116.40710.0109145-363-108-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1358055.593
71324California Angels301119.36711.5141155-147-104-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1326468.485
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets27207.741--141974410-410-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1338053.602
235Pittsburgh Pirates281810.6432.5122102209-89-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1326765.508
4612Montreal Expos281414.5006.511110565-89-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium1346767.500
3513Chicago Cubs281414.5006.5131125611-93-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field1346371.470
5919St. Louis Cardinals281216.4298.596113-177-105-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1346470.478
61023Philadelphia Phillies271017.37010.0103115-123-126-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardVeterans Stadium1345579.410
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Dodgers26179.654--12484408-39-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1357758.570
2410Houston Astros271512.5562.511090205-810-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1356768.496
4816San Francisco Giants291415.4834.598104-66-58-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1336964.519
3715Cincinnati Reds291415.4834.5117118-16-78-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium1327359.553
51122San Diego Padres271017.3707.571111-402-78-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1347361.545
61225Atlanta Braves26719.26910.079139-605-72-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1344787.351


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Skeeter Barnes3B-1B31.065Released by Pirates. 
Chris Chambliss1B39.132Signed as Free Agent by Yankees.