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Wednesday May 18,1988This 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 1988-05-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels7Baltimore Orioles8BoxJose BautistaMike WittTom Niedenfuer
Oakland Athletics1Boston Red Sox4BoxOil Can BoydDave StewartLee Smith
Chicago White Sox1Cleveland Indians2BoxTom CandiottiMelido Perez(none)
Detroit Tigers3Milwaukee Brewers1BoxDoyle AlexanderTeddy Higuera(none)
Kansas City Royals8Minnesota Twins2BoxBret SaberhagenAllan Anderson(none)
Texas Rangers4Toronto Blue Jays0BoxRay HaywardTodd Stottlemyre(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Chicago Cubs1BoxBob ForschLes LancasterTodd Worrell
Atlanta Braves4Cincinnati Reds8BoxJose RijoPaul Assenmacher(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Houston Astros4BoxNolan RyanDoug DrabekDave Smith
Montreal Expos3Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxJohn DopsonOrel HershiserTim Burke
New York Mets5San Diego Padres2BoxBob OjedaJimmy Jones(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1San Francisco Giants5BoxMike KrukowBruce RuffinScott Garrelts

Standings as of 1988-05-18

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 Indians382414.6321.01741482612-812-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1245470.435
345Detroit Tigers382315.6052.01771562113-710-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1246559.524
459Boston Red Sox362016.5564.0168141278-512-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1266957.548
5711Milwaukee Brewers382018.5265.0167145227-913-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1246757.540
61221Toronto Blue Jays391623.4109.518318219-117-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1237152.577
71426Baltimore Orioles37631.16218.5107216-1091-185-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium1244876.387
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics392811.718--2261557118-510-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1237647.618
2610Texas Rangers382018.5267.5142154-128-912-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1235073.407
3816Chicago White Sox371819.4869.0158185-278-910-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1245371.427
4917Kansas City Royals381820.4749.5165158711-117-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1236657.537
51019Minnesota Twins361620.44410.5157190-335-1111-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1267551.595
61120Seattle Mariners401723.42511.5179225-4610-147-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1215170.421
71323California Angels381424.36813.5171195-248-136-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1246163.492
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets372611.703--1801314915-811-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1237449.602
248Pittsburgh Pirates392316.5904.0170152189-1114-5L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1216259.512
3713St. Louis Cardinals381919.5007.5157163-69-1010-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1245767.460
4815Chicago Cubs371819.4868.0158158012-116-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field1255966.472
5918Montreal Expos371720.4599.014214208-139-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium1256461.512
61022Philadelphia Phillies371522.40511.0131150-197-157-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardVeterans Stadium1245074.403
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Los Angeles Dodgers352114.600--1651194610-511-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1267353.579
237Houston Astros372215.595--161119426-816-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1256065.480
3512Cincinnati Reds392019.5133.0164155910-1010-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium1226755.549
4614San Francisco Giants402020.5003.5149163-148-812-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1226359.516
51124San Diego Padres381325.3429.594149-552-1211-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1237053.569
61225Atlanta Braves361125.30610.5123193-707-114-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1244381.347