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Tuesday May 31,1988This date in baseball
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Games on 1988-05-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox4California Angels3BoxMike SmithsonWillie Fraser(none)
Kansas City Royals6Cleveland Indians3BoxMark GubiczaDan SchatzederSteve Farr
Chicago White Sox10Detroit Tigers1BoxJerry ReussFrank Tanana(none)
Texas Rangers6Minnesota Twins8BoxJuan BerenguerDale MohorcicJeff Reardon
New York Yankees5Oakland Athletics0BoxNeil AllenSteve Ontiveros(none)
Baltimore Orioles12Seattle Mariners5BoxDave J. SchmidtEd Nunez(none)
Milwaukee Brewers0Toronto Blue Jays9BoxDave StiebChris Bosio(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Atlanta Braves11BoxTom GlavineMike Dunne(none)
Cincinnati Reds0Chicago Cubs4BoxJeff PicoMario Soto(none)
St. Louis Cardinals9Houston Astros7BoxLarry McWilliamsBob KnepperTodd Worrell
San Francisco Giants9Montreal Expos2BoxRick ReuschelBryn Smith(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4New York Mets5BoxRandy MyersAlejandro Pena(none)
San Diego Padres8Philadelphia Phillies0BoxAndy HawkinsDavid Palmer(none)

Standings as of 1988-05-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees493316.673--2751908517-816-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I1125260.464
234Cleveland Indians503119.6202.52211913016-1015-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1124765.420
346Detroit Tigers482820.5834.5212205716-1012-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1146054.526
459Boston Red Sox472522.5327.02182011711-1014-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1156451.557
5712Milwaukee Brewers502624.5207.52131862711-1315-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1126151.545
61120Toronto Blue Jays512229.43112.02392261312-1510-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1116546.586
71426Baltimore Orioles501139.22022.5152270-1184-237-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium1114368.387
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics503515.700--2741898519-716-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1126943.616
2610Minnesota Twins482523.5219.0221244-2310-1215-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1146648.579
3814Texas Rangers492524.5109.5189225-3610-1215-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1124567.402
4917Kansas City Royals502327.46012.02362132313-1210-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1116150.550
51019Chicago White Sox482127.43813.0192228-3610-1211-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1135063.442
61221Seattle Mariners512229.43113.5232271-3911-1611-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1104664.418
71323California Angels511932.37316.5217252-3511-158-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1115655.505
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets493415.694--2291666319-815-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1116645.595
225Pittsburgh Pirates503020.6004.52271963112-1318-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1105555.500
3511St. Louis Cardinals502624.5208.5207202513-1213-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1125062.446
4613Chicago Cubs492524.5109.02142021214-1211-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field1135261.460
5816Montreal Expos492326.46911.0182192-109-1614-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium1135855.513
61022Philadelphia Phillies482028.41713.5169200-318-1711-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardVeterans Stadium1134568.398
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Los Angeles Dodgers472720.574--2021564615-812-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1146747.588
248Houston Astros482721.5630.52101704010-1317-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1145559.482
3715San Francisco Giants512526.4904.0197201-411-1314-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1115853.523
4918Cincinnati Reds502327.4605.5200213-1311-1412-13L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium1116447.577
51124San Diego Padres501832.36010.5144201-575-1713-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1116546.586
61225Atlanta Braves471631.34011.0159241-8210-146-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1133875.336


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Juan BeniquezOF38.018Released by Blue Jays.