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Games on 1988-08-19

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels1Baltimore Orioles3BoxDave J. SchmidtMike WittTom Niedenfuer
Oakland Athletics6Boston Red Sox7BoxBob StanleyDave Stewart(none)
Kansas City Royals2Cleveland Indians4BoxTom CandiottiBret SaberhagenDoug Jones
Chicago White Sox4Detroit Tigers5BoxFrank TananaBill LongGuillermo Hernandez
Texas Rangers5Minnesota Twins0BoxBobby WittFreddie Toliver(none)
Seattle Mariners3New York Yankees5BoxDave RighettiMike Schooler(none)
Seattle Mariners6New York Yankees1BoxMike MooreRichard Dotson(none)
Milwaukee Brewers7Toronto Blue Jays4BoxJuan NievesDuane WardDan Plesac
Atlanta Braves7Chicago Cubs8BoxRich GossageJose Alvarez(none)
Montreal Expos0Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxOrel HershiserDennis Martinez(none)
Houston Astros5Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxDanny DarwinMike Dunne(none)
New York Mets2San Diego Padres3BoxMark DavisRandy Myers(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2San Francisco Giants6BoxKelly DownsBruce RuffinScott Garrelts
Cincinnati Reds4St. Louis Cardinals10BoxJohn CostelloNorm CharltonTodd Worrell

Standings as of 1988-08-19

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Detroit Tigers1217150.587--5514718031-2740-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium411724.415
246Boston Red Sox1216853.5623.06175397826-3242-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park412120.512
357New York Yankees1196653.5554.06025366631-2635-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I421923.452
4815Milwaukee Brewers1246262.50010.55094763327-3635-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium382513.658
5917Toronto Blue Jays1226062.49211.55665273932-3128-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium402713.675
61019Cleveland Indians1225963.48412.5535579-4424-3535-28W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium401921.475
71425Baltimore Orioles1214180.33930.0433610-17715-4526-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium401327.325
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1237746.626--60148112039-2438-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum392712.692
235Minnesota Twins1216853.5628.05775195835-2733-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome412318.561
3612Kansas City Royals1216259.51214.05374845329-3133-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium402218.550
4714California Angels1226161.50015.5562591-2935-2926-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium401426.350
51120Texas Rangers1205466.45021.5465533-6826-3528-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium411625.390
61222Chicago White Sox1225468.44322.5499611-11223-3631-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park391722.436
71324Seattle Mariners1234875.39029.0506603-9722-4226-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome382018.526
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Mets1227151.582--5184289033-3038-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium38299.763
238Pittsburgh Pirates1226755.5494.05124773532-2735-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium381820.474
3611Montreal Expos1226359.5168.04754502531-3332-26L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium401822.450
4816Chicago Cubs1206060.50010.0480488-829-3130-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field421725.405
51021St. Louis Cardinals1215467.44616.5431474-4324-3430-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II412219.537
61123Philadelphia Phillies1225270.42619.0466549-8321-4130-30L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium391326.333
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Dodgers1227052.574--5104436736-2434-28W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium392415.615
249Houston Astros1226656.5414.05034841930-3236-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome401624.400
3510San Francisco Giants1226557.5335.05414825928-3137-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park401822.450
4713Cincinnati Reds1206159.5088.04864721429-3132-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium412615.634
5918San Diego Padres1225963.48411.0424456-3223-3636-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium392415.615
61226Atlanta Braves1214180.33928.5450593-14321-4220-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium391326.333


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mike Diaz1B-OF28.126Traded by Pirates to White Sox for Gary Redus. 
Gary RedusOF-1B31.291Traded by White Sox to Pirates for Mike Diaz.