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MLB Games on Wednesday August 17, 1988

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Oakland AthleticsAL10Baltimore OriolesAL4Box | PBP918,127Memorial StadiumNight3:37Curt YoungDoug SiskEric PlunkCanseco, McGwire
Seattle MarinersAL2Boston Red SoxAL7Box | PBP931,548Fenway ParkNight3:00Bruce HurstBill Swift---Balboni, Burks, Gedman
Toronto Blue JaysAL1Chicago White SoxAL5Box | PBP914,367Comiskey ParkNight2:52Jerry ReussJim ClancySteve RosenbergFisk (2)
Milwaukee BrewersAL7Cleveland IndiansAL11Box | PBP97,593Cleveland StadiumNight3:04John FarrellMike Birkbeck---Carter (2), Snyder
Minnesota TwinsAL2Detroit TigersAL1Box | PBP934,622Tiger StadiumDay2:47Allan AndersonDoyle AlexanderJeff ReardonGladden, Heath
Texas RangersAL6Kansas City RoyalsAL9Box | PBP925,720Royals StadiumNight3:21Jeff MontgomeryJose GuzmanSteve FarrBuechele, O'Brien
California AngelsAL7New York YankeesAL11Box | PBP926,532Yankee Stadium INight3:42Scott NielsenStew CliburnDave RighettiHowell, Joyner, Pagliarulo, Winfield
Chicago CubsNL5Cincinnati RedsNL0Box | PBP926,505Riverfront StadiumNight2:37Rick SutcliffeJack Armstrong---Grace
Philadelphia PhilliesNL2Los Angeles DodgersNL7Box | PBP942,701Dodger StadiumNight2:36John TudorMike Maddux---Shelby
Atlanta BravesNL1Pittsburgh PiratesNL2Box | PBP933,164Three Rivers StadiumNight2:05Dave LaPointTom GlavineJim Gott---
Montreal ExposNL2San Diego PadresNL4Box | PBP912,348Jack Murphy StadiumNight2:31Dennis RasmussenBryn SmithMark Davis---
New York MetsNL0San Francisco GiantsNL4Box | PBP924,730Candlestick ParkNight2:17Rick ReuschelDavid Cone---Thompson
Houston AstrosNL1St. Louis CardinalsNL0Box | PBP925,343Busch Stadium IINight2:38Dave MeadsJoe MagraneDave Smith---
13 record(s)
Glossary:
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Wednesday, August 17, 1988

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East123Detroit Tigers1196950.580-5404637731-2738-23431924.442
AL East246Boston Red Sox1196752.5632.06095278226-3241-20432221.512
AL East357New York Yankees1166551.5602.55955207531-2634-25452025.444
AL East4815Milwaukee Brewers1226161.5009.54994683126-3535-26402614.650
AL East5917Toronto Blue Jays1216061.49610.05625204232-3128-30412714.659
AL East61019Cleveland Indians1205763.47512.5527574-4724-3533-28422121.500
AL East71426Baltimore Orioles1193980.32830.0420608-18815-4524-35421527.357
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West111Oakland Athletics1217744.636-59446413039-2238-22412714.659
AL West234Minnesota Twins1196851.5718.05755106535-2733-24432320.535
AL West3612Kansas City Royals1206258.51714.55354805529-3033-28412219.537
AL West4714California Angels1206060.50016.5554587-3334-2826-32421527.357
AL West51120Chicago White Sox1205466.45022.5491600-10923-3431-32411724.415
AL West61221Texas Rangers1185266.44123.5456531-7524-3528-31431825.419
AL West71324Seattle Mariners1204674.38330.5491596-10520-4126-33412219.537
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East112New York Mets1207149.592-5154219433-2838-21402911.725
NL East238Pittsburgh Pirates1216754.5544.55114723932-2735-27391821.462
NL East3511Montreal Expos1206357.5258.04714432831-3132-26421824.429
NL East4816Chicago Cubs1185959.50011.0471472-129-3029-30441826.409
NL East51022St. Louis Cardinals1195267.43718.5419469-5024-3428-33432419.558
NL East61123Philadelphia Phillies1205268.43319.0463541-7821-3930-30411328.317
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West125Los Angeles Dodgers1206852.567-5064426436-2432-28412615.634
NL West249Houston Astros1206555.5423.04974811629-3136-24421725.405
NL West3610San Francisco Giants1206357.5255.05314795228-3135-26422022.476
NL West4713Cincinnati Reds1186058.5087.04734611229-3031-28432716.628
NL West5918San Diego Padres1205763.47511.0416450-3423-3634-27412615.634
NL West61225Atlanta Braves1204179.34227.0443585-14221-4120-38401327.325
26 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season