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Friday August 5,1988This 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 1988-08-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers1Baltimore Orioles4BoxJose BautistaTeddy Higuera(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Baltimore Orioles1BoxDon AugustMike MorganDan Plesac
Chicago White Sox5California Angels6BoxSherman CorbettDonn Pall(none)
Chicago White Sox5California Angels4BoxRicky HortonGreg MintonBobby Thigpen
Boston Red Sox1Detroit Tigers3BoxJack MorrisBob StanleyMike Henneman
Boston Red Sox2Detroit Tigers3BoxEric KingMike BoddickerMike Henneman
Minnesota Twins7New York Yankees5BoxFreddie ToliverRick RhodenJeff Reardon
Minnesota Twins11New York Yankees2BoxFrank ViolaLee Guetterman(none)
Seattle Mariners1Oakland Athletics4BoxStorm DavisScott BankheadDennis Eckersley
Cleveland Indians4Texas Rangers8BoxPaul KilgusRod NicholsCraig McMurtry
Kansas City Royals6Toronto Blue Jays7BoxDuane WardTed PowerTom Henke
San Francisco Giants5Atlanta Braves8BoxRick MahlerDon RobinsonJoe Boever
Philadelphia Phillies9Chicago Cubs3BoxDon CarmanGreg Maddux(none)
San Diego Padres7Cincinnati Reds10BoxFrank WilliamsMark GrantJohn Franco
Los Angeles Dodgers4Houston Astros6BoxJim DeshaiesOrel HershiserDave Smith
New York Mets3Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxRon DarlingBob WalkRandy Myers
Montreal Expos3St. Louis Cardinals1BoxDennis MartinezJohn Tudor(none)

Standings as of 1988-08-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Detroit Tigers1086543.602--5004109028-2437-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium542331.426
234Boston Red Sox1086246.5743.05564728424-2838-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park542727.500
345New York Yankees1066046.5664.05434558829-2531-21L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I552530.455
4713Milwaukee Brewers1105555.50011.04414122925-3230-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium523220.615
5916Toronto Blue Jays1105456.49112.05284775127-2827-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium523319.635
61018Cleveland Indians1095257.47713.5480516-3623-3129-26L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium532627.491
71426Baltimore Orioles1083672.33329.0372547-17513-4023-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium531835.340
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1106842.618--52642410237-2231-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum523616.692
257Minnesota Twins1086147.5656.05204714932-2529-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome543024.556
3612California Angels1095653.51411.5506529-2332-2424-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium531934.358
4814Kansas City Royals1085454.50013.04704422827-2927-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium533023.566
51120Texas Rangers1064759.44319.0408478-7021-3126-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium552332.418
61222Chicago White Sox1094861.44019.5445546-10119-2929-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park522329.442
71324Seattle Mariners1094168.37626.5437553-11616-3825-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome522725.519
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets1086543.602--4593708929-2436-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium523517.673
238Pittsburgh Pirates1086048.5565.04524133928-2432-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium522527.481
3510Montreal Expos1085850.5377.04183863227-2631-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium542331.426
4817Chicago Cubs1085355.49112.0420429-928-2924-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field542430.444
51021Philadelphia Phillies1094861.44017.5414484-7020-3627-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium521735.327
61123St. Louis Cardinals1084761.43518.0387433-4621-3126-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II542925.537
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Los Angeles Dodgers1086147.565--4553797634-2027-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium533320.623
249Houston Astros1085949.5462.04644451928-3031-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome542331.426
3611San Francisco Giants1085751.5284.04684363223-2634-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park542628.481
4715Cincinnati Reds1085454.5007.04334191429-3025-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium533320.623
5919San Diego Padres1095059.45911.5375422-4718-3232-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium523319.635
61225Atlanta Braves1083771.34324.0406535-12919-3718-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium521735.327


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Eddie MilnerOF33.076Signed as Free Agent by Reds. 
Domingo RamosSS-3B30.129Released by Indians.