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Thursday May 12,1988This 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 1988-05-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians3Milwaukee Brewers1BoxTom CandiottiChuck Crim(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Texas Rangers2BoxJose GuzmanJose BautistaMitch Williams
Seattle Mariners2Toronto Blue Jays8BoxMike FlanaganBill Swift(none)
San Diego Padres1Chicago Cubs2BoxBill LandrumMark Davis(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxJohn SmileyOrel Hershiser(none)
San Francisco Giants12St. Louis Cardinals13BoxScott TerryCraig LeffertsTodd Worrell

Standings as of 1988-05-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees332211.667--2091416811-611-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaYankee Stadium I1286365.492
236Detroit Tigers322012.6251.51561312511-69-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1306862.523
347Cleveland Indians332013.6062.01511292210-710-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1295871.450
458Boston Red Sox301713.5673.5133106278-59-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1327260.545
569Milwaukee Brewers321814.5633.5143118257-911-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1306961.531
61019Toronto Blue Jays331518.4557.016115388-87-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1297257.558
71426Baltimore Orioles33429.12118.091193-1021-183-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium1285078.391
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics33249.727--1941365814-310-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1298049.620
2712Texas Rangers321616.5007.5113132-196-910-7W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1295475.419
3814Chicago White Sox311516.4848.0137161-248-77-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1305674.431
4917Kansas City Royals321517.4698.513613248-87-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1296960.535
51120Seattle Mariners351520.42910.0153196-438-117-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1265373.421
61221Minnesota Twins311318.41910.0132168-363-1010-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1317853.595
71323California Angels341321.38211.5155168-137-106-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1286266.484
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Mets31238.742--1621144812-511-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1297752.597
224Pittsburgh Pirates332211.6672.0149119309-813-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1276364.496
3511Chicago Cubs321715.5316.51521391311-96-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field1306070.462
4816Montreal Expos321517.4698.512912546-109-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium1306664.508
5918St. Louis Cardinals331518.4559.0131144-137-108-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1296168.473
61022Philadelphia Phillies311219.38711.0113131-184-127-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardVeterans Stadium1305377.408
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Dodgers301911.633--1471044310-59-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1317556.573
2410Houston Astros311714.5482.5133108256-811-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1316566.496
3613Cincinnati Reds331617.4854.513312858-98-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium1287157.555
4715San Francisco Giants341618.4715.0132146-148-88-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1286761.523
51124San Diego Padres321022.31310.076132-562-128-10L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1297356.566
61225Atlanta Braves30921.30010.093160-675-74-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1304585.346


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Steve CrawfordP30.013Signed as Free Agent by Dodgers.