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Games on 1988-08-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees6California Angels7BoxBryan HarveySteve Shields(none)
Cleveland Indians7Chicago White Sox6BoxGreg SwindellJack McDowellDoug Jones
Minnesota Twins3Kansas City Royals4BoxCharlie LeibrandtFrank Viola(none)
Detroit Tigers3Milwaukee Brewers2BoxMike HennemanChris BosioGuillermo Hernandez
Baltimore Orioles5Oakland Athletics8BoxStorm DavisJay TibbsEric Plunk
Boston Red Sox5Seattle Mariners3BoxOil Can BoydScott BankheadLee Smith
Toronto Blue Jays1Texas Rangers5BoxPaul KilgusMike FlanaganMitch Williams
Chicago Cubs0Atlanta Braves4BoxPete SmithRick Sutcliffe(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Cincinnati Reds2BoxScott TerryDanny JacksonTodd Worrell
Pittsburgh Pirates0Houston Astros2BoxJim DeshaiesJohn Smiley(none)
San Diego Padres4Montreal Expos3BoxAndy HawkinsJohn DopsonMark Davis
San Francisco Giants0New York Mets3BoxSid FernandezDon RobinsonRandy Myers
Los Angeles Dodgers7Philadelphia Phillies2BoxTim BelcherMarvin Freeman(none)

Standings as of 1988-08-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Detroit Tigers1277453.583--5684967232-3042-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium351421.400
245Boston Red Sox1277255.5672.06525609227-3245-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park351718.486
357New York Yankees1266858.5405.56305795131-2837-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I351718.486
4816Milwaukee Brewers1316566.49611.05385053328-3737-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium31229.710
5918Toronto Blue Jays1286365.49211.55935553832-3231-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium342410.706
61019Cleveland Indians1286266.48412.5561603-4227-3635-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium341618.471
71425Baltimore Orioles1274483.34630.0454636-18215-4629-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium341024.294
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1298049.620--63851112741-2739-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum33249.727
236Minnesota Twins1277255.5677.06165358135-2837-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome351916.543
3611Kansas City Royals1276661.52013.05685135532-3334-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium341816.529
4715California Angels1286464.50015.5582621-3937-3227-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium341123.324
51120Texas Rangers1265868.46020.5498568-7027-3631-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium351223.343
61222Chicago White Sox1285573.43024.5517642-12524-4031-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park331617.485
71324Seattle Mariners1295178.39529.0535626-9125-4426-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome321715.531
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets1277552.591--53543210336-3139-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium33258.758
249Pittsburgh Pirates1286959.5396.55194902932-2837-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium321616.500
3713Montreal Expos1286563.50810.54924712133-3632-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium341618.471
4814Chicago Cubs1276463.50411.0510512-230-3233-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field351322.371
51021St. Louis Cardinals1285870.45317.5460495-3525-3533-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II341816.529
61123Philadelphia Phillies1285375.41422.5483585-10222-4530-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium331221.364
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Dodgers1287355.570--5284626637-2436-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium332112.636
238Houston Astros1286959.5394.05225061632-3537-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome341321.382
3510San Francisco Giants1286860.5315.05605025828-3240-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park341519.441
4612Cincinnati Reds1276562.5127.55074901732-3333-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium342212.647
5917San Diego Padres1276364.4969.5448468-2024-3639-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium342014.588
61226Atlanta Braves1284484.34429.0468619-15123-4521-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium321022.313


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Donnie MooreP34.194Released by Angels.