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Games on 1988-08-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers4Boston Red Sox9BoxBruce HurstDoyle AlexanderBob Stanley
Texas Rangers3Cleveland Indians6BoxRich YettJose GuzmanDon Gordon
Toronto Blue Jays3Kansas City Royals2BoxJim ClancyFloyd BannisterTom Henke
Baltimore Orioles3Milwaukee Brewers8BoxMike BirkbeckOswaldo Peraza(none)
New York Yankees6Minnesota Twins4BoxSteve ShieldsJeff ReardonDave Righetti
California Angels0Oakland Athletics4BoxTodd BurnsChuck FinleyGreg Cadaret
Chicago White Sox7Seattle Mariners2BoxDave LaPointDennis Powell(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Chicago Cubs0BoxJoe MagraneRick Sutcliffe(none)
Atlanta Braves9Cincinnati Reds4BoxTom GlavineJack Armstrong(none)
San Diego Padres4Houston Astros3BoxDennis RasmussenBob KnepperMark Davis
San Francisco Giants3Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxTim LearyRick ReuschelAlejandro Pena
Montreal Expos5New York Mets2BoxAndy McGaffiganRandy Myers(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Philadelphia Phillies9BoxKevin GrossMike Dunne(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Philadelphia Phillies6BoxSteve BedrosianBob Kipper(none)

Standings as of 1988-08-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Detroit Tigers1146846.596--5154338230-2638-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium482028.417
234Boston Red Sox1156550.5653.55804968426-3239-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park472423.511
345New York Yankees1126349.5634.05674808730-2533-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I492227.449
4713Milwaukee Brewers1176057.5139.54744344026-3334-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium452718.600
5814Toronto Blue Jays1175958.50410.55555045131-2828-30W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium452817.622
61019Cleveland Indians1165462.46615.0504550-4624-3530-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium462422.522
71426Baltimore Orioles1143777.32531.0396579-18313-4424-33L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium471730.362
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1177443.632--56844911937-2237-21W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum453015.667
256Minnesota Twins1146450.5618.55494965332-2732-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome482721.563
3612Kansas City Royals1155956.51314.05044644029-3030-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium462521.543
4915California Angels1165858.50015.5524560-3632-2626-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium461729.370
51122Texas Rangers1135063.44222.0430500-7022-3228-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium482028.417
61223Chicago White Sox1165165.44022.5474580-10622-3329-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park452025.444
71324Seattle Mariners1164472.37929.5467582-11519-4025-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome452421.533
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Mets1156847.591--4903999132-2736-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium453213.711
238Pittsburgh Pirates1166353.5435.54834533030-2733-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium442222.500
349Montreal Expos1156253.5396.04554213430-2732-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium471928.404
4817Chicago Cubs1145658.49111.5449462-1328-2927-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field482127.438
51020Philadelphia Phillies1165264.44816.5444508-6421-3730-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium451332.289
61121St. Louis Cardinals1155164.44317.0412455-4324-3227-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II472522.532
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127Los Angeles Dodgers1156451.557--4854196636-2428-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium463016.652
2510Houston Astros1156253.5392.04874691828-3034-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome472027.426
3611San Francisco Giants1156154.5303.05054594627-2934-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park472225.468
4716Cincinnati Reds1145757.5006.54624511129-3028-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium473017.638
5918San Diego Padres1155461.47010.0397437-4022-3432-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium462917.630
61225Atlanta Braves1154075.34824.0435571-13620-3720-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium451431.311