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Events on this Date

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Event NameNotes
Retired Number#1 Retired by Boston Red Sox for Bobby Doerr
1 record(s)
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MLB Games on Saturday May 21, 1988

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Seattle MarinersAL1Baltimore OriolesAL3Box | PBP920,079Memorial StadiumNight2:49Jeff BallardDennis PowellTom Niedenfuer---
California AngelsAL4Boston Red SoxAL8Box | PBP932,180Fenway ParkDay3:07Bruce HurstRay KrawczykLee SmithDavis, Greenwell
Detroit TigersAL3Chicago White SoxAL1Box | PBP921,693Comiskey ParkDay2:36Jack MorrisJeff BittigerMike HennemanEvans, Lemon
Cleveland IndiansAL9Kansas City RoyalsAL5Box | PBP935,941Royals StadiumNight2:51Scott BailesFloyd BannisterDoug JonesFranco, Kittle, MacFarlane, Snyder, Tartabull (2)
Toronto Blue JaysAL4Milwaukee BrewersAL0Box | PBP938,124County StadiumNight2:39Dave StiebChris BosioTom HenkeMoseby
Oakland AthleticsAL2New York YankeesAL3Box | PBP940,266Yankee Stadium INight2:48Rick RhodenCurt YoungDave Righetti---
Minnesota TwinsAL0Texas RangersAL3Box | PBP931,332Arlington StadiumNight2:19Paul KilgusBert Blyleven---Incaviglia
Chicago CubsNL11Cincinnati RedsNL6Box | PBP932,673Riverfront StadiumNight3:10Les LancasterDanny Jackson---Durham, Jackson, Law
New York MetsNL4Los Angeles DodgersNL0Box | PBP947,017Dodger StadiumNight2:48Dwight GoodenTim Belcher------
Atlanta BravesNL3Pittsburgh PiratesNL7Box | PBP921,211Three Rivers StadiumNight2:43Brian FisherKevin Coffman---Perry, Van Slyke
Philadelphia PhilliesNL4San Diego PadresNL3Box | PBP915,572Jack Murphy StadiumNight2:39Shane RawleyMark GrantSteve BedrosianHayes, Samuel
Montreal ExposNL6San Francisco GiantsNL0Box | PBP931,510Candlestick ParkDay2:24Floyd YoumansRick Reuschel---Galarraga
Houston AstrosNL4St. Louis CardinalsNL7Box | PBP1147,320Busch Stadium IINight2:52Bob ForschJoaquin Andujar---Brunansky, Pena
13 record(s)
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visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Saturday, May 21, 1988

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East123New York Yankees402614.650-2391706911-615-81215962.488
AL East234Cleveland Indians412615.6340.51871573013-913-61215269.430
AL East345Detroit Tigers402515.6251.01941633115-710-81226359.516
AL East459Boston Red Sox382117.5534.0178149298-513-121246856.548
AL East5714Milwaukee Brewers402020.5006.0168152167-913-111226755.549
AL East61019Toronto Blue Jays411823.4398.5190183711-117-121216952.570
AL East71426Baltimore Orioles41734.17119.5119231-1121-186-161204773.392
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West112Oakland Athletics412912.707-2391617819-610-61217546.620
AL West2610Texas Rangers392118.5387.0145154-98-913-91224973.402
AL West3815Kansas City Royals412021.4889.01881711712-118-101206456.533
AL West4918Chicago White Sox401822.45010.5165203-388-1010-121215368.438
AL West51120Seattle Mariners421824.42911.5183230-4711-157-91195069.420
AL West61221Minnesota Twins381622.42111.5158207-495-1211-101247549.605
AL West71323California Angels421725.40512.5190212-2211-146-111205862.483
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East111New York Mets402911.725-1981376118-811-31207149.592
NL East226Pittsburgh Pirates412516.6104.5187158299-1116-51196059.504
NL East3512St. Louis Cardinals412120.5128.5172173-110-1011-101215566.455
NL East4816Chicago Cubs401921.47510.0172176-413-126-91225864.475
NL East5917Montreal Expos401822.45011.0150155-59-159-71226359.516
NL East61022Philadelphia Phillies391623.41012.5138157-198-167-81224973.402
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West137Houston Astros392316.590-170129417-916-71235964.480
NL West248Los Angeles Dodgers382216.5790.51691284110-512-111237251.585
NL West3611Cincinnati Reds412120.5123.0177168910-1011-101206654.550
NL West4713San Francisco Giants422121.5003.5160171-118-813-131206258.517
NL West51124San Diego Padres411427.34110.0105165-602-1212-151206951.575
NL West61225Atlanta Braves381127.28911.5129210-817-134-141224379.352
26 record(s)
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League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season