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Tuesday May 17,1988This 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 1988-05-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics12Boston Red Sox7BoxSteve OntiverosSteve EllsworthRick Honeycutt
Chicago White Sox2Cleveland Indians6BoxRich YettJack McDowellDoug Jones
Detroit Tigers8Milwaukee Brewers4BoxPaul GibsonJuan Nieves(none)
Kansas City Royals5Minnesota Twins6BoxJuan BerenguerGene Garber(none)
Seattle Mariners6New York Yankees2BoxBill SwiftRichard Dotson(none)
Texas Rangers7Toronto Blue Jays6BoxDale MohorcicMark Eichhorn(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Chicago Cubs0BoxScott TerryGreg MadduxTodd Worrell
Atlanta Braves6Cincinnati Reds2BoxRick MahlerDennis Rasmussen(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Houston Astros3BoxMike ScottJohn SmileyDave Smith
Montreal Expos6Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxNeal HeatonFernando ValenzuelaTim Burke
New York Mets1San Diego Padres0BoxDavid ConeMark DavisRandy Myers
Philadelphia Phillies8San Francisco Giants1BoxKevin GrossKelly Downs(none)

Standings as of 1988-05-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees382513.658--2331577611-614-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaYankee Stadium I1236063.488
234Cleveland Indians372314.6221.51721472512-811-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1255570.440
347Detroit Tigers372215.5952.51741551912-710-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1256659.528
459Boston Red Sox351916.5434.5164140248-511-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1277057.551
5610Milwaukee Brewers372017.5414.5166142247-913-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1256758.536
61221Toronto Blue Jays381622.4219.018317859-117-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1247153.573
71426Baltimore Orioles36531.13919.099209-1101-184-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium1254976.392
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics382810.737--2251517418-410-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1247648.613
2711Texas Rangers371918.5148.5138154-167-912-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1245173.411
3813Chicago White Sox361818.5009.0157183-268-810-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1255372.424
4917Kansas City Royals371720.45910.5157156110-117-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1246757.540
51018Minnesota Twins351619.45710.5155182-275-1111-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1277552.591
61120Seattle Mariners401723.42512.0179225-4610-147-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1215170.421
71323California Angels371423.37813.5164187-238-126-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1256164.488
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets362511.694--1751294614-811-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1247549.605
236Pittsburgh Pirates382315.6053.0168148209-1014-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1226260.508
3514Chicago Cubs361818.5007.0157154312-116-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field1265967.468
4816St. Louis Cardinals371819.4867.5153162-98-1010-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1255867.464
5919Montreal Expos361620.4449.0139142-37-139-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium1266561.516
61022Philadelphia Phillies361521.41710.0130145-157-147-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardVeterans Stadium1255075.400
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Los Angeles Dodgers342113.618--1651164910-511-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1277354.575
248Houston Astros362115.5831.0157117406-815-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1266165.484
3612Cincinnati Reds381919.5004.0156151510-109-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium1236855.553
4715San Francisco Giants391920.4874.5144162-188-811-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1236459.520
51124San Diego Padres371324.3519.592144-522-1211-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1247054.565
61225Atlanta Braves351124.31410.5119185-667-104-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1254382.344


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Damaso Garcia2B31.099Released by Braves. 
Tito LandrumOF33.204Signed as Free Agent by Rangers. 
Jerry Royster3B-2B35.211Signed as Free Agent by Braves.