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Thursday July 28,1988This 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 1988-07-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels7Chicago White Sox6BoxDonnie MooreRicky Horton(none)
Baltimore Orioles5Cleveland Indians2BoxOswaldo PerazaScott BailesTom Niedenfuer
Kansas City Royals1Detroit Tigers7BoxJeff RobinsonRick Anderson(none)
Milwaukee Brewers6New York Yankees1BoxMike BirkbeckRon GuidryChuck Crim
Cincinnati Reds5Atlanta Braves2BoxFrank WilliamsJohn SmoltzJohn Franco
St. Louis Cardinals3Montreal Expos4BoxTim BurkeLarry McWilliams(none)
Chicago Cubs7Philadelphia Phillies0BoxCalvin SchiraldiShane Rawley(none)
Houston Astros3San Diego Padres2BoxBob KnepperEric ShowLarry Andersen

Standings as of 1988-07-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Detroit Tigers985840.592--4663897727-2231-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium643034.469
234New York Yankees995841.5860.551640910727-2231-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I622735.435
347Boston Red Sox995643.5662.55164397724-2532-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park633330.524
4612Milwaukee Brewers1025250.5108.04103783224-2728-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium603525.583
5713Cleveland Indians1025151.5009.0458474-1623-2728-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium602733.450
6917Toronto Blue Jays1025052.49010.04924494327-2823-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium603723.617
71426Baltimore Orioles1003268.32027.0339520-18113-4019-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium612239.361
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1026240.608--4874028533-2029-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum604218.700
258Minnesota Twins995544.5565.54744334126-2229-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome633627.571
3814California Angels1015051.49511.5445484-3927-2323-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium612536.410
41018Kansas City Royals1014952.48512.54394201924-2825-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium603525.583
51119Chicago White Sox1014655.45515.5402491-8918-2828-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park602535.417
61220Texas Rangers994554.45515.5389450-6120-2625-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium622537.403
71324Seattle Mariners1013962.38622.5413508-9516-3623-26L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome602931.483
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets1006040.600--4413528928-2432-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium604020.667
236Pittsburgh Pirates1005842.5802.04333914227-2131-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium602733.450
3510Montreal Expos1015348.5257.53953682724-2529-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium612833.459
4716Chicago Cubs1015051.49510.5396401-525-2624-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field612734.443
51022St. Louis Cardinals1014457.43616.5365415-5020-2924-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II613229.525
61123Philadelphia Phillies1024458.43117.0387455-6818-3425-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium592138.356
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Los Angeles Dodgers1015942.584--4293448534-1925-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium603525.583
249Houston Astros1015447.5355.04234121124-2830-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome612833.459
3611San Francisco Giants1005248.5206.54334033023-2529-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park623131.500
4815Cincinnati Reds1015051.4959.04023901226-2724-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium603723.617
5921San Diego Padres1024656.45113.5343394-5118-3128-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium593722.627
61225Atlanta Braves1003565.35023.5382504-12218-3117-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium601941.317


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Salome BarojasP31.042Purchased by Phillies from Mexico City Reds (Mexican). 
Ken GriffeyOF38.109Released by Braves. 
Paul Noce2B-SS28.225Traded by Cubs to Expos for Bryan Oelkers. 
Bryan OelkersP27.139Traded by Expos to Cubs for Paul Noce.