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Saturday July 23,1988This 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 1988-07-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox5Boston Red Sox11BoxMike SmithsonDave LaPoint(none)
Cleveland Indians4California Angels5BoxStew CliburnDon GordonGreg Minton
New York Yankees5Kansas City Royals6BoxRick AndersonDave RighettiSteve Farr
Texas Rangers7Milwaukee Brewers4BoxBobby WittChuck Crim(none)
Baltimore Orioles11Minnesota Twins8BoxMike MorganBert BlylevenTom Niedenfuer
Detroit Tigers1Oakland Athletics4BoxTodd BurnsFrank TananaEric Plunk
Toronto Blue Jays5Seattle Mariners2BoxJeff MusselmanSteve Trout(none)
San Diego Padres2Chicago Cubs3BoxCalvin SchiraldiMark GrantRich Gossage
Montreal Expos1Cincinnati Reds0BoxBryn SmithJose RijoTim Burke
Philadelphia Phillies6Houston Astros7BoxDave SmithSteve Bedrosian(none)
Atlanta Braves6New York Mets1BoxJohn SmoltzBob Ojeda(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxTim LearyJohn Smiley(none)
San Francisco Giants6St. Louis Cardinals5BoxScott GarreltsTodd Worrell(none)

Standings as of 1988-07-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Detroit Tigers945539.585--4543856927-2128-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium683335.485
236New York Yankees945440.5741.04833889526-2228-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I673136.463
347Boston Red Sox955342.5582.54934217222-2431-18W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park673631.537
4610Milwaukee Brewers975146.5265.53933494423-2428-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium653629.554
6816Toronto Blue Jays984850.4909.04754373825-2623-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium643925.609
5915Cleveland Indians984850.4909.0428462-3422-2726-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium643034.469
71426Baltimore Orioles963165.32325.0328493-16512-3719-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium652342.354
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics986038.612--4713898232-1828-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum644420.688
258Minnesota Twins955243.5476.54564213526-2226-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome673928.582
3712Kansas City Royals974948.50510.54283983024-2525-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium643529.547
41017California Angels964749.49012.0423454-3126-2321-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium662838.424
51119Texas Rangers954352.45315.5367426-5919-2624-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium662739.409
61221Chicago White Sox964353.44816.0381475-9418-2725-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park652837.431
71324Seattle Mariners973958.40220.5407489-8216-3323-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome642935.453
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets965838.604--4203388226-2332-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium644222.656
234Pittsburgh Pirates965640.5832.04263814525-2031-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium642935.453
4714Montreal Expos974948.5059.53733541923-2526-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium653233.492
3613Chicago Cubs974948.5059.5380386-624-2424-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field652837.431
51022St. Louis Cardinals964353.44815.0354400-4620-2823-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II663333.500
61123Philadelphia Phillies974255.43316.5371425-5417-3424-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium642341.359
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Los Angeles Dodgers965640.583--4123308231-1725-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium653827.585
249Houston Astros975245.5364.54113981322-2730-18W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome653035.462
3511San Francisco Giants954946.5166.54153882722-2527-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park673433.507
4818Cincinnati Reds964749.4909.03873771023-2624-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium654025.615
5920San Diego Padres984454.44913.0333385-5217-3127-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium633924.619
61225Atlanta Braves953362.34722.5370490-12017-3116-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium652144.323


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mark BaileyC26.261Traded by Astros to Expos for Casey Candaele. 
Casey Candaele2B-SS27.192Traded by Expos to Astros for Mark Bailey.