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Saturday August 6,1988This 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 1988-08-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers2Baltimore Orioles7BoxOswaldo PerazaTom Filer(none)
Chicago White Sox5California Angels7BoxTerry ClarkMelido PerezGreg Minton
Boston Red Sox2Detroit Tigers4BoxDoyle AlexanderWes Gardner(none)
Minnesota Twins3New York Yankees5BoxSteve ShieldsMark PortugalDave Righetti
Seattle Mariners4Oakland Athletics5BoxGene NelsonMichael Jackson(none)
Cleveland Indians5Texas Rangers3BoxJohn FarrellCharlie HoughDoug Jones
Kansas City Royals11Toronto Blue Jays1BoxMark GubiczaDave Stieb(none)
San Francisco Giants2Atlanta Braves7BoxPete SmithAtlee HammakerJose Alvarez
Philadelphia Phillies4Chicago Cubs7BoxAl NipperMike MadduxRich Gossage
San Diego Padres4Cincinnati Reds1BoxDennis RasmussenJose RijoMark Davis
Los Angeles Dodgers5Houston Astros3BoxTim BelcherNolan RyanJay Howell
New York Mets5Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxBob McClureJim GottRoger McDowell
Montreal Expos5St. Louis Cardinals4BoxBrian HolmanDanny CoxTim Burke

Standings as of 1988-08-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Detroit Tigers1096643.606--5044129228-2438-19W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium532231.415
234New York Yankees1076146.5704.05484589029-2532-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I542430.444
346Boston Red Sox1096247.5694.05584768224-2938-18L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park532726.509
4814Milwaukee Brewers1115556.49512.04434192425-3330-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium513219.627
5917Toronto Blue Jays1115457.48613.05294884127-2827-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium513318.647
61018Cleveland Indians1105357.48213.5485519-3424-3129-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium522527.481
71426Baltimore Orioles1093772.33929.0379549-17013-4024-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium521735.327
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1116942.622--53142810337-2232-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum513516.686
257Minnesota Twins1096148.5607.05234764732-2629-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome533023.566
3612California Angels1105753.51811.5513534-2132-2425-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium521834.346
4713Kansas City Royals1095554.50513.04814433828-2927-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium522923.558
51120Texas Rangers1074760.43920.0411483-7221-3126-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium542331.426
61222Chicago White Sox1104862.43620.5450553-10319-3029-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park512328.451
71324Seattle Mariners1104169.37327.5441558-11716-3925-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome512724.529
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets1096643.606--4643739130-2436-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium513417.667
238Pittsburgh Pirates1096049.5506.04554183728-2432-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium512526.490
3410Montreal Expos1095950.5417.04233903328-2631-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium532231.415
4816Chicago Cubs1095455.49512.0427433-628-2925-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field532330.434
51021Philadelphia Phillies1104862.43618.5418491-7320-3727-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium511734.333
61123St. Louis Cardinals1094762.43119.0391438-4721-3126-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II532924.547
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Los Angeles Dodgers1096247.569--4603827835-2027-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium523220.615
259Houston Astros1095950.5413.04674501728-3031-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome532330.434
3611San Francisco Giants1095752.5235.04704432723-2734-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park532627.491
4715Cincinnati Reds1095455.4958.04344231129-3025-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium523319.635
5919San Diego Padres1105159.46411.5379423-4419-3232-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium513219.627
61225Atlanta Braves1093871.34924.0413537-12419-3719-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium511635.314