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Games on 1988-05-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox3Baltimore Orioles0BoxJerry ReussMike BoddickerBobby Thigpen
Cleveland Indians1California Angels2BoxDan PetryJohn FarrellBryan Harvey
Boston Red Sox2Kansas City Royals0BoxRoger ClemensMark Gubicza(none)
Milwaukee Brewers9Minnesota Twins6BoxOdell JonesJeff ReardonChuck Crim
Detroit Tigers1Oakland Athletics3BoxBob WelchJack MorrisDennis Eckersley
Montreal Expos8Atlanta Braves9BoxRick MahlerDennis MartinezBruce Sutter
New York Mets2Houston Astros6BoxDanny DarwinSid Fernandez(none)
Cincinnati Reds2Philadelphia Phillies0BoxDanny JacksonDavid Palmer(none)
San Francisco Giants8Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxDon RobinsonJeff RobinsonCraig Lefferts
San Diego Padres1St. Louis Cardinals7BoxLarry McWilliamsEd Whitson(none)

Standings as of 1988-05-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124New York Yankees312011.645--1801364411-69-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaYankee Stadium I1306565.500
236Milwaukee Brewers291811.6211.0138104347-711-4W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1336964.519
347Detroit Tigers301812.6001.5140125159-69-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1327062.530
459Boston Red Sox291712.5862.013199328-49-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1337261.541
5610Cleveland Indians301713.5672.5137124137-710-6L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1326171.462
61120Toronto Blue Jays301317.4336.5142144-28-85-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1327458.561
71426Baltimore Orioles30426.13315.585170-851-153-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium1315081.382
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics31247.774--1881206814-310-4W14T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1318051.611
2711Chicago White Sox291514.5178.013213208-57-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1325676.424
3816Kansas City Royals311417.45210.0129130-18-86-9L6T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1307060.538
4917Texas Rangers291316.44810.090126-366-97-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1325775.432
51018Seattle Mariners321418.43810.5144177-337-97-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1295475.419
61221California Angels321319.40611.5151157-67-106-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1306268.477
71323Minnesota Twins291118.37912.0121164-433-108-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1338053.602
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets29218.724--1481044410-511-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1317952.603
235Pittsburgh Pirates301911.6332.5134112229-810-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1306664.508
3512Chicago Cubs291514.5176.01441321211-94-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field1336271.466
4815Montreal Expos301416.4677.512112105-99-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium1326765.508
5919St. Louis Cardinals301317.4338.5109126-177-106-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1326369.477
61022Philadelphia Phillies291118.37910.0108118-104-126-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardVeterans Stadium1325478.409
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers27189.667--13690469-39-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1347658.567
248Houston Astros291712.5862.012394296-811-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1336568.489
4713San Francisco Giants311516.4845.0113123-107-68-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1316863.519
3614Cincinnati Reds311516.4845.0120123-37-88-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium1307258.554
51124San Diego Padres291019.3459.074124-502-98-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1327359.553
61225Atlanta Braves28820.28610.589152-635-73-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1324686.348


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bill Buckner1B-OF38.146Released by Angels. 
Rich MonteleoneP25.048Released by Mariners.