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Sunday July 17,1988This 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 1988-07-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins7Baltimore Orioles2BoxFrank ViolaJose BautistaMark Portugal
Kansas City Royals8Boston Red Sox10BoxWes GardnerTed Power(none)
Detroit Tigers0California Angels4BoxTerry ClarkFrank Tanana(none)
Chicago White Sox3New York Yankees7BoxRon GuidryDave LaPointTim Stoddard
Toronto Blue Jays9Oakland Athletics6BoxDuane WardCurt YoungTom Henke
Cleveland Indians7Seattle Mariners4BoxDon GordonBill SwiftDoug Jones
Milwaukee Brewers0Texas Rangers3BoxBobby WittChris Bosio(none)
New York Mets4Atlanta Braves2BoxBob OjedaTom GlavineRoger McDowell
Los Angeles Dodgers4Chicago Cubs1BoxTim BelcherJeff PicoAlejandro Pena
Los Angeles Dodgers5Chicago Cubs2BoxBrian HoltonLes LancasterJay Howell
Cincinnati Reds3Montreal Expos1BoxJack ArmstrongBrian HolmanJohn Franco
Houston Astros4Philadelphia Phillies10BoxKent TekulveBob Knepper(none)
San Francisco Giants4Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxJeff RobinsonJoe PriceJim Gott
San Diego Padres3St. Louis Cardinals1BoxEric ShowJoe Magrane(none)

Standings as of 1988-07-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Detroit Tigers895336.596--4223606225-1828-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium733538.479
236New York Yankees895237.5841.04553599625-2027-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I723339.458
358Boston Red Sox894742.5286.04524005222-2425-18W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park734231.575
4610Milwaukee Brewers914744.5167.03723343823-2424-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium714031.563
5712Cleveland Indians924745.5117.5405426-2121-2226-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium703139.443
6916Toronto Blue Jays924547.4899.54344043022-2323-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium704228.600
71426Baltimore Orioles922963.31525.5310473-16311-3618-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium692544.362
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics925537.598--4393726732-1823-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum704921.700
247Minnesota Twins905139.5673.04303894126-1925-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome724032.556
3813Kansas City Royals914645.5058.54023703223-2323-22L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium703832.543
41017California Angels914447.48410.5396421-2526-2318-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium713140.437
51119Chicago White Sox914249.46212.5366448-8217-2325-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park702941.414
61221Texas Rangers904149.45613.0349405-5617-2324-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium712942.408
71324Seattle Mariners913655.39618.5372443-7116-3320-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome703238.457
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Mets915635.615--4053178826-2130-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium694425.638
235Pittsburgh Pirates905337.5892.54053564925-2028-17W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium703238.457
3511Montreal Expos914744.5169.03623352721-2426-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium713437.479
4614Chicago Cubs914645.50510.0360359124-2421-22L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field713140.437
51022Philadelphia Phillies903951.43316.5340394-5417-3121-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium712645.366
61123St. Louis Cardinals903951.43316.5328378-5020-2819-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II723735.514
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Dodgers905337.589--3903127828-1425-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium714130.577
249San Francisco Giants894643.5176.53853622319-2227-21L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park733736.507
3715Houston Astros914645.5057.5384383119-2727-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome713635.507
4818Cincinnati Reds914447.4849.5368369-123-2621-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium704327.614
5920San Diego Padres924250.45712.0311362-5115-2727-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium694128.594
61225Atlanta Braves883157.35221.0345456-11115-2616-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium722349.319


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mark Wasinger3B-2B26.347Signed as Free Agent by Indians.