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Monday August 15,1988This 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 1988-08-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins2Detroit Tigers1BoxFrank ViolaWalt Terrell(none)
Texas Rangers3Kansas City Royals12BoxCharlie LeibrandtPaul Kilgus(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Milwaukee Brewers4BoxTeddy HigueraJose BautistaDan Plesac
San Diego Padres3Houston Astros7BoxNolan RyanAndy Hawkins(none)
San Francisco Giants0Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxTim BelcherDon RobinsonJesse Orosco
Atlanta Braves4Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxCharlie PuleoBob WalkEd Olwine

Standings as of 1988-08-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Detroit Tigers1176948.590--5384578131-2738-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium451926.422
244Boston Red Sox1176651.5643.06025188426-3240-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park452322.511
356New York Yankees1146450.5613.55784988031-2633-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I472126.447
4714Milwaukee Brewers1206159.5089.54874513626-3335-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium422616.619
5815Toronto Blue Jays1196059.50410.05575104732-2928-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium432716.628
61019Cleveland Indians1185563.46614.5510562-5224-3531-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium442321.523
71426Baltimore Orioles1173978.33330.0413592-17915-4524-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium441529.341
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1197544.630--57845712137-2238-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum432914.674
235Minnesota Twins1176651.5648.05695086133-2733-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome452520.556
3612Kansas City Royals1186157.51713.55224695329-3032-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium432320.535
4916California Angels1185959.50015.5532570-3833-2726-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium441628.364
51121Chicago White Sox1185266.44122.5481595-11423-3429-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park431924.442
61222Texas Rangers1165165.44022.5445518-7323-3428-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium451926.422
71324Seattle Mariners1184573.38129.5482589-10719-4026-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome432320.535
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets1187048.593--5024119132-2738-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium423012.714
238Pittsburgh Pirates1196554.5465.55054693632-2733-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium412021.488
3510Montreal Expos1186355.5347.04674333431-2932-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium441826.409
4817Chicago Cubs1165858.50011.0462466-428-2929-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field461927.413
51020Philadelphia Phillies1185266.44118.0456527-7121-3730-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium431330.302
61123St. Louis Cardinals1175166.43618.5416468-5224-3427-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II452520.556
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127Los Angeles Dodgers1186652.559--4924355736-2430-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium432815.651
249Houston Astros1186454.5422.04964781828-3036-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome441826.409
3611San Francisco Giants1186256.5254.05214665528-3134-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park442123.477
4713Cincinnati Reds1165957.5096.04674521529-3030-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium452817.622
5918San Diego Padres1185563.46611.0406446-4023-3632-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium432815.651
61225Atlanta Braves1184177.34725.0440579-13921-3920-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium421329.310