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Thursday August 4,1988This 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 1988-08-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians0Baltimore Orioles5BoxDave J. SchmidtGreg Swindell(none)
Boston Red Sox6Detroit Tigers11BoxWalt TerrellRoger Clemens(none)
Seattle Mariners0Oakland Athletics2BoxDave StewartMike Moore(none)
Minnesota Twins2Toronto Blue Jays1BoxAllan AndersonMike Flanagan(none)
Chicago Cubs4New York Mets3BoxCalvin SchiraldiSid FernandezFrank DiPino
Montreal Expos3Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxJohn DopsonBrian FisherTim Burke
Philadelphia Phillies2St. Louis Cardinals9BoxJose DeLeonShane Rawley(none)

Standings as of 1988-08-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Detroit Tigers1066343.594--4944078728-2435-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium562531.446
234Boston Red Sox1066244.5851.05534668724-2638-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park562729.482
345New York Yankees1046044.5772.05364379929-2531-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I572532.439
4814Milwaukee Brewers1085454.50010.04374073024-3130-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium543321.611
5917Toronto Blue Jays1095356.48611.55214715027-2826-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium533419.642
61018Cleveland Indians1085256.48112.0476508-3223-3029-26L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium542628.481
71426Baltimore Orioles1063571.33028.0367543-17613-4022-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium551936.345
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1096742.615--5224239937-2230-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum533716.698
258Minnesota Twins1065947.5576.55024643830-2529-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome563224.571
3612California Angels1075552.51411.0496519-2332-2423-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium552035.364
4713Kansas City Royals1075453.50512.04644352927-2827-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium543024.556
51121Chicago White Sox1074760.43919.0435536-10118-2829-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park542430.444
61222Texas Rangers1054659.43819.0400474-7421-3125-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium562432.429
71324Seattle Mariners1084167.38025.5436549-11316-3725-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome532726.509
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets1076443.598--4563688828-2436-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium533617.679
237Pittsburgh Pirates1076047.5614.04504104028-2432-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium532528.472
3511Montreal Expos1075750.5337.04153853026-2631-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium552431.436
4716Chicago Cubs1075354.49511.0417420-328-2924-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field552431.436
51020St. Louis Cardinals1074760.43917.0386430-4421-3126-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II552926.527
61123Philadelphia Phillies1084761.43517.5405481-7619-3627-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium531835.340
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Los Angeles Dodgers1076146.570--4513737834-1927-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium543321.611
249Houston Astros1075849.5423.04584411728-3030-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome552431.436
3610San Francisco Giants1075750.5334.04634283523-2534-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park552629.473
4815Cincinnati Reds1075354.4958.04234121129-3024-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium543420.630
5919San Diego Padres1085058.46311.5368412-4418-3132-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium533320.623
61225Atlanta Braves1073671.33625.0398530-13219-3717-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium531835.340


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mike Maksudian1B-3B22.068Traded by White Sox with Vince Harris to Mets for Steve Springer and Tom McCarthy. 
Tom McCarthyP27.047Traded by Mets with Steve Springer to White Sox for Mike Maksudian and Vince Harris. 
Steve Springer3B-2B27.174Traded by Mets with Tom McCarthy to White Sox for Mike Maksudian and Vince Harris.