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Games on 1988-08-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians2Baltimore Orioles5BoxOswaldo PerazaScott Bailes(none)
Texas Rangers2Boston Red Sox7BoxWes GardnerJeff Russell(none)
Oakland Athletics5Chicago White Sox7BoxDave LaPointSteve OntiverosBobby Thigpen
Detroit Tigers1Kansas City Royals0BoxJeff RobinsonFloyd BannisterMike Henneman
New York Yankees5Milwaukee Brewers11BoxMike BirkbeckTommy John(none)
California Angels10Seattle Mariners2BoxChuck FinleySteve Trout(none)
Minnesota Twins1Toronto Blue Jays11BoxJim ClancyCharlie Lea(none)
Cincinnati Reds0Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxTim LearyJose Rijo(none)
Chicago Cubs1New York Mets3BoxDavid ConeJamie Moyer(none)
Montreal Expos2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxJim GottNeal Heaton(none)
Atlanta Braves1San Diego Padres4BoxEric ShowJohn Smoltz(none)
Houston Astros13San Francisco Giants10BoxDanny DarwinRon DavisDave Smith
Philadelphia Phillies2St. Louis Cardinals0BoxDavid PalmerJoe Magrane(none)

Standings as of 1988-08-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Detroit Tigers1046242.596--4823998328-2334-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium582632.448
234Boston Red Sox1046143.5871.05424519124-2537-18W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park582830.483
345New York Yankees1036043.5831.553143110029-2431-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I582533.431
5915Toronto Blue Jays1075354.49510.55174615627-2826-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium553421.618
4814Milwaukee Brewers1075354.49510.54314022924-3129-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium553421.618
61016Cleveland Indians1065254.49111.0473495-2223-2829-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium562630.464
71426Baltimore Orioles1043371.31729.0354540-18613-4020-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium572136.368
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics1076542.607--5164209636-2229-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum553916.709
258Minnesota Twins1045747.5486.54924603228-2529-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome583424.586
3612California Angels1065551.5199.5489511-2232-2323-28W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium562036.357
4713Kansas City Royals1065353.50011.54624342827-2826-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium553124.564
51121Chicago White Sox1064759.44317.5432532-10018-2829-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park552431.436
61222Texas Rangers1044658.44217.5396469-7321-3025-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium572433.421
71324Seattle Mariners1064066.37724.5428540-11216-3624-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome552827.509
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Mets1056441.610--4523619128-2436-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium553619.655
237Pittsburgh Pirates1056045.5714.04444014328-2432-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium552530.455
3611Montreal Expos1055550.5249.04063792724-2631-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium572631.456
4818Chicago Cubs1055154.48613.0410416-626-2924-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field572631.456
51020Philadelphia Phillies1064759.44317.5401468-6719-3427-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium551837.327
61123St. Louis Cardinals1054560.42919.0373426-5321-3124-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II573126.544
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Los Angeles Dodgers1066145.575--4473668134-1927-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium553322.600
259Houston Astros1065749.5384.04554391627-3030-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome562531.446
3410San Francisco Giants1065749.5384.04614253623-2534-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park562630.464
4717Cincinnati Reds1065254.4919.0416408828-3024-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium553520.636
5919San Diego Padres1075057.46711.5366408-4218-3132-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium543321.611
61225Atlanta Braves1063571.33026.0394528-13418-3717-34L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium541935.352


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ken GriffeyOF38.114Signed as Free Agent by Reds.