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Friday July 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 1988-07-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers8Baltimore Orioles5BoxJose GuzmanJeff BallardCraig McMurtry
Boston Red Sox5Chicago White Sox6BoxJohn DavisMike SmithsonBobby Thigpen
Boston Red Sox10Chicago White Sox7BoxDennis LampBill Long(none)
California Angels10Cleveland Indians6BoxKirk McCaskillBuddy BlackBryan Harvey
Oakland Athletics3Detroit Tigers2BoxStorm DavisEric KingDennis Eckersley
Milwaukee Brewers5Minnesota Twins3BoxBill WegmanBert BlylevenDan Plesac
Kansas City Royals4New York Yankees0BoxMark GubiczaJohn Candelaria(none)
Seattle Mariners2Toronto Blue Jays3BoxMike FlanaganBill SwiftDuane Ward
Montreal Expos7Atlanta Braves1BoxBryn SmithRick Mahler(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1Cincinnati Reds0BoxDon CarmanJose RijoSteve Bedrosian
New York Mets2Houston Astros4BoxBob KnepperDwight Gooden(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxDoug DrabekTim LearyJim Gott
Chicago Cubs2San Diego Padres4BoxDennis RasmussenJeff Pico(none)
St. Louis Cardinals0San Francisco Giants1BoxMike LaCossJoe Magrane(none)

Standings as of 1988-07-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Detroit Tigers835132.614--4023366624-1527-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium793742.468
235New York Yankees834835.5783.04243339125-2023-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I783741.474
3611Cleveland Indians864541.5237.5374394-2019-2026-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium763343.434
4712Boston Red Sox824240.5128.54093674221-2221-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park804733.588
5815Milwaukee Brewers854243.49410.03503183218-2324-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium774532.584
6916Toronto Blue Jays864145.47711.54083842419-2222-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium764630.605
71426Baltimore Orioles852659.30626.0288447-15911-3615-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium762848.368
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics865333.616--4173486931-1722-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum765125.671
246Minnesota Twins834736.5664.54003653522-1825-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome794435.557
3510Kansas City Royals854540.5297.53753354022-1823-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium763937.513
41017Texas Rangers844044.47612.0337385-4817-2123-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium773047.390
51119Chicago White Sox843945.46413.0334409-7516-2023-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park773245.416
61220California Angels853946.45913.5368397-2924-2315-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium773641.468
71324Seattle Mariners853352.38819.5346414-6815-3218-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome763541.461
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Mets855332.624--3782898923-1830-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium754728.627
237Pittsburgh Pirates844737.5605.53583401823-2024-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium763838.500
349Chicago Cubs834439.5308.03443321223-2321-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field793346.418
4613Montreal Expos854342.50610.03383191919-2424-18W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium773839.494
5921St. Louis Cardinals843846.45214.5317340-2320-2618-20L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II783840.487
61123Philadelphia Phillies843747.44015.5306361-5517-2919-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium772849.364
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Dodgers824834.585--3652877823-1325-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium794633.582
258San Francisco Giants834439.5304.53503272319-1825-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park793940.494
3714Houston Astros854243.4947.5350348217-2525-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome774037.519
4818Cincinnati Reds854045.4719.5347351-421-2419-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium764729.618
51022San Diego Padres863848.44212.0290348-5812-2626-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium754530.600
61225Atlanta Braves823052.36618.0323424-10115-2615-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium782454.308


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mike ButcherP23.059Signed as Free Agent by Angels.