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Thursday June 2,1988This 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 1988-06-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays5Boston Red Sox4BoxDavid WellsBruce HurstMark Eichhorn
Texas Rangers10Chicago White Sox2BoxCharlie HoughMelido Perez(none)
Seattle Mariners0Kansas City Royals3BoxTed PowerBill Swift(none)
California Angels4Milwaukee Brewers9BoxDon AugustChuck FinleyDan Plesac
Chicago Cubs1New York Mets2BoxRandy MyersFrank DiPino(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Philadelphia Phillies2BoxJohn CostelloDanny Clay(none)
Montreal Expos7Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxNeal HeatonBob WalkJoe Hesketh

Standings as of 1988-06-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees503317.660--2781948417-916-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I1115259.468
234Cleveland Indians513219.6271.52261953116-1016-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1114665.414
345Detroit Tigers492920.5923.52212081316-1013-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1135954.522
4611Boston Red Sox482523.5217.02222061611-1014-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1146450.561
5712Milwaukee Brewers522725.5197.02241972711-1416-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1106050.545
61018Toronto Blue Jays532429.45310.52512321913-1511-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1096346.578
71426Baltimore Orioles511140.21622.5155274-1194-247-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium1104367.391
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics513615.706--2781928619-717-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1116843.613
2510Minnesota Twins492623.5319.0228245-1710-1216-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1136548.575
3814Texas Rangers512625.51010.0200234-3411-1315-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1104466.400
4917Kansas City Royals522428.46212.52432182513-1311-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1096049.550
51120Seattle Mariners532330.43414.0236277-4111-1712-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1084563.417
61222Chicago White Sox502129.42014.5197247-5010-1311-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1115061.450
71323California Angels521933.36517.5221261-4011-168-17L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1105654.509
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets513516.686--2341716319-816-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1096544.596
237Pittsburgh Pirates523022.5775.52322171512-1418-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1085553.509
359St. Louis Cardinals522824.5387.5213206715-1213-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1104862.436
4613Chicago Cubs512625.5109.02212071414-1312-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field1115160.459
5816Montreal Expos512427.47111.0190197-710-1614-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium1115754.514
61021Philadelphia Phillies502129.42013.5180210-308-1712-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardVeterans Stadium1114467.396
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Los Angeles Dodgers482820.583--2061594716-812-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1136647.584
248Houston Astros492722.5511.52121733910-1317-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1135558.487
3715San Francisco Giants522626.5004.0199202-312-1314-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1105753.518
4919Cincinnati Reds512328.4516.5203219-1611-1512-13L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium1106446.582
51124Atlanta Braves481731.35411.0173243-7010-147-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1123775.330
61225San Diego Padres511833.35311.5151210-595-1813-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1106545.591


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Houston JimenezSS30.215Signed as Free Agent by Indians. 
Pablo MartinezSS18.338Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Padres. 
Darren OliverP17.239signed 
J.R. Phillips1B18.034signed