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MLB Games on Sunday May 8, 1988

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Chicago White SoxAL5Baltimore OriolesAL6Box | PBP1019,521Memorial StadiumDay3:33Doug SiskBobby Thigpen---Baines, Boston, Ripken
Toronto Blue JaysAL1California AngelsAL8Box | PBP929,026Anaheim StadiumDay3:15Kirk McCaskillTodd Stottlemyre------
Milwaukee BrewersAL6Kansas City RoyalsAL2Box | PBP1022,603Royals StadiumDay2:55Dan PlesacDan Quisenberry---Jackson, Molitor
Boston Red SoxAL10Minnesota TwinsAL6Box | PBP928,896Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeDay3:05Oil Can BoydMike Mason---Burks, Bush, Evans, Hrbek, Puckett
Cleveland IndiansAL1Oakland AthleticsAL5Box | PBP931,829Oakland-Alameda County ColiseumDay2:16Dave StewartGreg Swindell---Mercado
Detroit TigersAL9Seattle MarinersAL3Box | PBP912,695The KingdomeDay2:50Frank TananaMike Campbell---Davis, Salazar
New York YankeesAL8Texas RangersAL10Box | PBP921,761Arlington StadiumDay3:09Jeff RussellSteve ShieldsDale MohorcicPagliarulo
Philadelphia PhilliesNL5Atlanta BravesNL1Box | PBP911,232Atlanta-Fulton County StadiumDay2:35Bruce RuffinPete Smith---James
San Francisco GiantsNL7Chicago CubsNL13Box | PBP926,355Wrigley FieldDay3:06Mike CapelScott Garrelts---Brenly (2), Law, Maldonado, Palmeiro
Houston AstrosNL7Montreal ExposNL2Box | PBP914,873Olympic StadiumDay2:55Bob KnepperFloyd Youmans------
Cincinnati RedsNL1New York MetsNL5Box | PBP947,875Shea StadiumDay2:11Ron DarlingMario Soto------
San Diego PadresNL2Pittsburgh PiratesNL6Box | PBP920,756Three Rivers StadiumDay2:17Doug DrabekJimmy Jones---Wynne
Los Angeles DodgersNL12St. Louis CardinalsNL6Box | PBP940,098Busch Stadium IIDay2:46Don SuttonJose DeLeon---Alicea, Gibson
13 record(s)
Glossary:
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Sunday, May 08, 1988

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East125New York Yankees312011.645-1801364411-69-51306565.500
AL East236Detroit Tigers291811.6211.0139122179-59-61337063.526
AL East347Milwaukee Brewers281711.6071.512998316-711-41347064.522
AL East458Cleveland Indians291712.5862.0136122147-610-61336172.459
AL East5610Boston Red Sox281612.5712.512999307-49-81347361.545
AL East61119Toronto Blue Jays301317.4336.5142144-28-85-91327458.561
AL East71426Baltimore Orioles29425.13815.085167-821-153-101325082.379
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West111Oakland Athletics30237.767-1851196614-39-41328151.614
AL West2712Chicago White Sox281414.5008.0129132-37-57-91335776.429
AL West3814Kansas City Royals301416.4679.012912818-86-81317061.534
AL West4917Texas Rangers291316.4489.590126-366-97-71325775.432
AL West51018Seattle Mariners321418.43810.0144177-337-97-91295475.419
AL West61222Minnesota Twins281117.39311.0115155-403-108-71348054.597
AL West71323California Angels311219.38711.5149156-77-105-91316368.481
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East112New York Mets28217.750-146984810-411-31327953.598
NL East234Pittsburgh Pirates291910.6552.5128104249-810-21316665.504
NL East3511Chicago Cubs291514.5176.51441321211-94-51336271.466
NL East4613Montreal Expos291415.4837.511311215-89-71336766.504
NL East5920St. Louis Cardinals291217.4149.5102125-237-105-71336469.481
NL East61021Philadelphia Phillies281117.39310.0108116-84-126-61335479.406
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West123Los Angeles Dodgers27189.667-13690469-39-61347658.567
NL West249Houston Astros281612.5712.511792256-810-41346668.493
NL West3715Cincinnati Reds301416.4675.5118123-56-88-81317358.557
NL West4816San Francisco Giants301416.4675.5105117-126-68-101326963.523
NL West51124San Diego Padres281018.3578.573117-442-88-101337360.549
NL West61225Atlanta Braves27720.25911.080144-645-72-131334786.353
26 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season