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Sunday July 31,1988This 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 1988-07-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals4Baltimore Orioles1BoxCharlie LeibrandtJose Bautista(none)
Milwaukee Brewers0Boston Red Sox5BoxMike BoddickerDon August(none)
California Angels7Chicago White Sox5BoxMike WittRicky HortonGreg Minton
Minnesota Twins12Cleveland Indians4BoxFreddie ToliverJohn FarrellMark Portugal
Texas Rangers1Detroit Tigers5BoxJack MorrisEd Vande Berg(none)
Oakland Athletics6Seattle Mariners2BoxStorm DavisScott BankheadGreg Cadaret
New York Yankees6Toronto Blue Jays3BoxRick RhodenJimmy KeyDave Righetti
Houston Astros1Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxOrel HershiserJim Deshaies(none)
St. Louis Cardinals0Montreal Expos2BoxDennis MartinezDanny Cox(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1New York Mets2BoxRon DarlingBob Walk(none)
Chicago Cubs3Philadelphia Phillies6BoxMike MadduxGreg MadduxBruce Ruffin
Cincinnati Reds5San Diego Padres8BoxDennis RasmussenTim BirtsasLance McCullers
Atlanta Braves2San Francisco Giants4BoxRandy BockusJose AlvarezScott Garrelts
Atlanta Braves2San Francisco Giants3BoxScott GarreltsPaul Assenmacher(none)

Standings as of 1988-07-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Detroit Tigers1026141.598--4783948427-2234-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium602733.450
234New York Yankees1026042.5881.052642010629-2331-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I592534.424
345Boston Red Sox1036043.5831.55354498624-2536-18W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park592930.492
4814Cleveland Indians1055253.49510.5471490-1923-2729-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium572631.456
5915Milwaukee Brewers1065254.49111.04203972324-3128-23L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium563521.625
61018Toronto Blue Jays1055154.48611.55034594427-2824-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium573621.632
71426Baltimore Orioles1033271.31129.5349538-18913-4019-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium582236.379
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics1056441.610--5014119035-2129-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum574017.702
258Minnesota Twins1025745.5595.54904464428-2329-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome603426.567
3612California Angels1045351.51010.5471505-3430-2323-28W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium582236.379
4713Kansas City Royals1045252.50011.54574302727-2825-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium573225.561
51120Texas Rangers1034657.44717.0394462-6821-2925-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium582434.414
61221Chicago White Sox1044658.44217.5423517-9418-2828-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park572532.439
71324Seattle Mariners1044064.38523.5422522-10016-3624-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome572829.491
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Mets1036340.612--4473539428-2435-16W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium573720.649
237Pittsburgh Pirates1035845.5635.04343973727-2431-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium572730.474
3611Montreal Expos1045549.5298.54043762824-2531-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium582632.448
4817Chicago Cubs1045153.49012.5409413-426-2824-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field582632.448
51022Philadelphia Phillies1054659.43818.0399468-6918-3427-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium561937.339
61123St. Louis Cardinals1044559.43318.5373424-5121-3124-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II583127.534
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Los Angeles Dodgers1046044.577--4423628034-1926-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium573423.596
259Houston Astros1045648.5384.04414251626-2930-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome582632.448
3410San Francisco Giants1045648.5384.04474113623-2533-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park582731.466
4716Cincinnati Reds1045153.4909.0412403927-2924-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium573621.632
5919San Diego Padres1054857.45712.5356404-4818-3130-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium563521.625
61225Atlanta Braves1043569.33725.0390518-12818-3517-34L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium561937.339


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Eddie MilnerOF33.071Released by Reds.