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Wednesday June 8,1988This 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 1988-06-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers12Baltimore Orioles4BoxPaul GibsonJose Bautista(none)
Minnesota Twins5Chicago White Sox2BoxJuan BerenguerDave LaPoint(none)
Toronto Blue Jays2Cleveland Indians4BoxRich YettJim ClancyDoug Jones
Oakland Athletics4Kansas City Royals5BoxBret SaberhagenDave StewartJeff Montgomery
Boston Red Sox4New York Yankees3BoxRoger ClemensTommy JohnLee Smith
Milwaukee Brewers8Seattle Mariners7BoxMark ClearMichael JacksonDan Plesac
California Angels5Texas Rangers2BoxMike WittRay HaywardBryan Harvey
Houston Astros1Los Angeles Dodgers11BoxFernando ValenzuelaMike Scott(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Montreal Expos5BoxJeff ParrettSteve Bedrosian(none)
Chicago Cubs1Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxBob WalkCalvin Schiraldi(none)
Cincinnati Reds7San Diego Padres1BoxJose RijoEric Show(none)
Atlanta Braves5San Francisco Giants4BoxJose AlvarezCraig LeffertsBruce Sutter
New York Mets2St. Louis Cardinals5BoxSteve PetersRoger McDowellTodd Worrell

Standings as of 1988-06-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees563620.643--3062139319-1017-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I1054956.467
234Cleveland Indians573621.6320.52512173417-1219-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1054263.400
345Detroit Tigers553223.5823.52522312117-1215-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1075651.523
4612Milwaukee Brewers583028.5177.02502193112-1618-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1045747.548
5815Boston Red Sox542727.5008.0241243-213-1114-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1086246.574
61018Toronto Blue Jays592732.45810.52872563116-1811-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1036043.583
71426Baltimore Orioles571443.24622.5177310-1334-2410-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium1044064.385
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics573819.667--2992188121-1117-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1056639.629
2510Minnesota Twins552926.5278.0263278-1512-1317-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1076245.579
3711Kansas City Royals583028.5178.52702294113-1317-15W7T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1035449.524
4916Texas Rangers572829.49110.0229262-3312-1516-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1044262.404
51121Chicago White Sox562432.42913.5231290-5910-1314-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1054758.448
61222Seattle Mariners592534.42414.0257303-4611-2014-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1024359.422
71323California Angels582236.37916.5239283-4414-198-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1045351.510
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Mets573819.667--2601956520-1018-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1036241.602
237Pittsburgh Pirates573225.5616.02492371212-1420-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1035350.515
348St. Louis Cardinals583226.5526.52402261417-1315-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1044460.423
4714Chicago Cubs562828.5009.5243234916-1612-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field1064957.462
5817Montreal Expos572730.47411.0215223-812-1715-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium1055451.514
61020Philadelphia Phillies562432.42913.5210240-3010-1813-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardVeterans Stadium1054164.390
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Los Angeles Dodgers543123.574--2431895416-815-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1076344.589
259Houston Astros553025.5451.52412113013-1617-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1075255.486
3613San Francisco Giants572928.5093.5229220912-1317-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1055451.514
4919Cincinnati Reds572631.4566.5238246-814-1812-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium1046143.587
51124San Diego Padres572136.36811.5172244-725-1816-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1046242.596
61225Atlanta Braves531934.35811.5191266-7512-177-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1073572.327


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jeff LeonardOF32.260Traded by Giants to Brewers for Ernest Riles. 
Dennis RasmussenP29.051Traded by Reds to Padres for Candy Sierra. 
Ernest RilesSS-3B27.249Traded by Brewers to Giants for Jeff Leonard. 
Candy SierraP21.073Traded by Padres to Reds for Dennis Rasmussen. 
Jim Tatum1B-3B20.243Released by Padres.