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Games on 1988-08-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels2Baltimore Orioles3BoxMark WilliamsonGreg Minton(none)
Oakland Athletics5Boston Red Sox7BoxJeff SellersTodd BurnsLee Smith
Kansas City Royals4Cleveland Indians2BoxCharlie LeibrandtGreg SwindellSteve Farr
Chicago White Sox1Detroit Tigers2BoxWalt TerrellJeff BittigerGuillermo Hernandez
Texas Rangers3Minnesota Twins2BoxPaul KilgusFrank ViolaMitch Williams
Seattle Mariners9New York Yankees5BoxMike CampbellScott Nielsen(none)
Milwaukee Brewers8Toronto Blue Jays1BoxTeddy HigueraMike Flanagan(none)
Atlanta Braves4Chicago Cubs5BoxDrew HallJim AckerJeff Pico
Montreal Expos3Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxJay HowellJoe Hesketh(none)
Houston Astros1Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxJohn SmileyNolan RyanJim Gott
Philadelphia Phillies3San Francisco Giants4BoxDon RobinsonMarvin FreemanScott Garrelts
Cincinnati Reds6St. Louis Cardinals2BoxTom BrowningGreg MathewsFrank Williams

Standings as of 1988-08-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Detroit Tigers1227250.590--5534728131-2741-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium401624.400
235Boston Red Sox1226953.5663.06245448026-3243-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park402020.500
358New York Yankees1206654.5505.06075456231-2635-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I411922.463
4715Milwaukee Brewers1256362.50410.55174774028-3635-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium372413.649
5917Toronto Blue Jays1236063.48812.55675353232-3128-32L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium392712.692
61019Cleveland Indians1235964.48013.5537583-4624-3535-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium391920.487
71425Baltimore Orioles1224280.34430.0436612-17615-4527-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium391227.308
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1247747.621--60648811839-2538-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum382711.711
246Minnesota Twins1226854.5578.05795225735-2733-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome402317.575
3611Kansas City Royals1226359.51613.05414865530-3133-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium392118.538
4816California Angels1236162.49615.5564594-3035-3026-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium391425.359
51120Texas Rangers1215566.45520.5468535-6727-3528-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium401525.375
61222Chicago White Sox1235469.43922.5500613-11323-3731-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park381721.447
71324Seattle Mariners1244975.39528.0515608-9323-4226-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome371918.514
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Mets1227151.582--5184289033-3038-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium38299.763
237Pittsburgh Pirates1236855.5533.55144783632-2736-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium371720.459
3713Montreal Expos1236360.5128.54784542431-3432-26L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium391821.462
4814Chicago Cubs1216160.5049.5485492-729-3131-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field411625.390
51021St. Louis Cardinals1225468.44317.0433480-4724-3430-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II402218.550
61123Philadelphia Phillies1235271.42319.5469553-8421-4230-30L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium381325.342
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Dodgers1237152.577--5144466836-2435-28W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium382315.605
2410Houston Astros1236657.5375.05044861830-3336-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome391623.410
359San Francisco Giants1236657.5375.05454856028-3138-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park391722.436
4612Cincinnati Reds1216259.5128.04924741830-3132-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium402515.625
5918San Diego Padres1225963.48411.5424456-3223-3636-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium392415.615
61226Atlanta Braves1224181.33629.5454598-14421-4320-38L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium381325.342