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Monday May 16,1988This 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 1988-05-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics3Boston Red Sox0BoxStorm DavisJeff SellersDennis Eckersley
Toronto Blue Jays5Chicago White Sox1BoxDave StiebRicky Horton(none)
Detroit Tigers1Milwaukee Brewers3BoxChris BosioWalt TerrellDan Plesac
Seattle Mariners1New York Yankees3BoxJohn CandelariaMike MooreDave Righetti
Kansas City Royals7Texas Rangers6BoxFloyd BannisterPaul KilgusSteve Farr
Atlanta Braves2Cincinnati Reds4BoxTom BrowningKevin CoffmanRob Murphy
Pittsburgh Pirates2Houston Astros9BoxJim DeshaiesBob Walk(none)
New York Mets7San Diego Padres4BoxDwight GoodenGreg BookerRoger McDowell
Philadelphia Phillies3San Francisco Giants0BoxShane RawleyRick Reuschel(none)

Standings as of 1988-05-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees372512.676--2311518011-614-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaYankee Stadium I1246064.484
236Cleveland Indians362214.6112.51661452112-810-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1265670.444
347Detroit Tigers362115.5833.51661511511-710-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1266759.532
459Boston Red Sox341915.5594.5157128298-511-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1287058.547
5610Milwaukee Brewers362016.5564.5162134287-913-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1266759.532
61119Toronto Blue Jays371621.4329.017717169-117-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1257154.568
71426Baltimore Orioles36531.13919.599209-1101-184-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium1254976.392
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics372710.730--2131446917-410-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1257748.616
2711Chicago White Sox351817.5148.0155177-228-710-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1265373.421
3815Texas Rangers361818.5008.5131148-176-912-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1255273.416
4917Kansas City Royals361719.4729.5152150210-107-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1256758.536
51018Minnesota Twins341519.44110.5149177-285-1110-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1287652.594
61221Seattle Mariners391623.41012.0173223-509-147-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1225270.426
71323California Angels371423.37813.0164187-238-126-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1256164.488
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets352411.686--1741294513-811-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1257649.608
235Pittsburgh Pirates372314.6222.0166145219-914-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1236261.504
3512Chicago Cubs351817.5146.0157151612-116-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field1275968.465
4816St. Louis Cardinals361719.4727.5150162-127-1010-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1265967.468
5920Montreal Expos351520.4299.0133137-46-139-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium1276661.520
61022Philadelphia Phillies351421.40010.0122144-226-147-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardVeterans Stadium1265175.405
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Dodgers332112.636--1601105010-511-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1287355.570
248Houston Astros352015.5712.0154115396-814-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1276265.488
3613Cincinnati Reds371918.5144.0154145910-109-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium1246856.548
4714San Francisco Giants381919.5004.5143154-118-811-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1246460.516
51124San Diego Padres361323.3619.592143-512-1211-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1257055.560
61225Atlanta Braves341024.29411.5113183-706-104-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1264482.349