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Games on 1988-08-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics10Chicago White Sox2BoxTodd BurnsMelido Perez(none)
Detroit Tigers3Kansas City Royals5BoxMark GubiczaDoyle AlexanderSteve Farr
California Angels8Seattle Mariners4BoxTerry ClarkBill Swift(none)
Minnesota Twins1Toronto Blue Jays3BoxDave StiebFrank ViolaTom Henke
Cincinnati Reds4Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxDanny JacksonAlejandro PenaRob Murphy
Pittsburgh Pirates7New York Mets2BoxDoug DrabekDwight Gooden(none)
Atlanta Braves3San Diego Padres6BoxEd WhitsonTom GlavineDave Leiper
Houston Astros1San Francisco Giants4BoxAtlee HammakerNolan Ryan(none)

Standings as of 1988-08-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Detroit Tigers1036142.592--4813998227-2334-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium592732.458
234New York Yankees1026042.5880.552642010629-2331-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I592534.424
345Boston Red Sox1036043.5831.05354498624-2536-18W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park592930.492
4814Cleveland Indians1055253.49510.0471490-1923-2729-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium572631.456
61017Toronto Blue Jays1065254.49110.55064604627-2825-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium563521.625
5916Milwaukee Brewers1065254.49110.54203972324-3128-23L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium563521.625
71426Baltimore Orioles1033271.31129.0349538-18913-4019-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium582236.379
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1066541.613--5114139836-2129-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum563917.696
258Minnesota Twins1035746.5536.54914494228-2429-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome593425.576
3612California Angels1055451.51410.5479509-3031-2323-28W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium572136.368
4713Kansas City Royals1055352.50511.54624332927-2826-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium563125.554
51120Texas Rangers1034657.44717.5394462-6821-2925-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium582434.414
61222Chicago White Sox1054659.43818.5425527-10218-2828-31L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park562531.446
71324Seattle Mariners1054065.38124.5426530-10416-3624-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome562828.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets1046341.606--4493608928-2435-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium563719.661
237Pittsburgh Pirates1045945.5674.04413994228-2431-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium562630.464
3611Montreal Expos1045549.5298.04043762824-2531-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium582632.448
4818Chicago Cubs1045153.49012.0409413-426-2824-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field582632.448
51021Philadelphia Phillies1054659.43817.5399468-6918-3427-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium561937.339
61123St. Louis Cardinals1044559.43318.0373424-5121-3124-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II583127.534
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Los Angeles Dodgers1056045.571--4453667934-1926-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium563422.607
249San Francisco Giants1055748.5433.04514123923-2534-23W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park572631.456
3510Houston Astros1055649.5334.04424291326-3030-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome572631.456
4715Cincinnati Reds1055253.4958.04164061028-2924-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium563521.625
5919San Diego Padres1064957.46211.5362407-4518-3131-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium553421.618
61225Atlanta Braves1053570.33325.0393524-13118-3617-34L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium551936.345


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bill ScherrerP30.193Released by Phillies.