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Sunday August 28,1988This date in baseball
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Games on 1988-08-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees2California Angels13BoxChuck FinleyTommy John(none)
Cleveland Indians5Chicago White Sox4BoxDoug JonesBarry Jones(none)
Minnesota Twins3Kansas City Royals12BoxJeff MontgomeryAllan Anderson(none)
Detroit Tigers10Milwaukee Brewers12BoxOdell JonesMike HennemanChris Bosio
Baltimore Orioles2Oakland Athletics1BoxMark WilliamsonGene NelsonTom Niedenfuer
Boston Red Sox7Seattle Mariners2BoxBruce HurstMike Moore(none)
Toronto Blue Jays6Texas Rangers5BoxTom HenkeCraig McMurtry(none)
Chicago Cubs2Atlanta Braves4BoxJohn SmoltzJamie MoyerPaul Assenmacher
St. Louis Cardinals5Cincinnati Reds3BoxBob ForschTom BrowningTodd Worrell
Pittsburgh Pirates4Houston Astros3BoxDoug DrabekDanny DarwinJim Gott
San Diego Padres5Montreal Expos3BoxLance McCullersNeal Heaton(none)
San Francisco Giants7New York Mets4BoxScott GarreltsRoger McDowell(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Philadelphia Phillies0BoxJohn TudorKevin Gross(none)

Standings as of 1988-08-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Detroit Tigers1297455.574--5835146932-3242-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium331419.424
235Boston Red Sox1297356.5661.06655709528-3345-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park331617.485
359New York Yankees1286860.5315.56326042831-3037-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I331716.515
4816Milwaukee Brewers1336766.5049.05565203628-3739-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium29209.690
5918Toronto Blue Jays1306466.49210.56025653733-3331-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium32239.719
61019Cleveland Indians1306367.48511.5567611-4428-3735-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium321517.469
71425Baltimore Orioles1294584.34929.0457642-18516-4729-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium32923.281
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1318150.618--64451413041-2740-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum31238.742
246Minnesota Twins1297257.5588.06205516935-3037-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome331914.576
3611Kansas City Royals1296861.52712.05845176732-3336-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium321616.500
4713California Angels1306664.50814.5607623-1637-3229-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium32923.281
51120Texas Rangers1285969.46120.5508577-6927-3632-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium331122.333
61222Chicago White Sox1305674.43124.5525648-12324-4032-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park311516.484
71324Seattle Mariners1315279.39729.0545639-9425-4427-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome301614.533
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets1297653.589--54144010136-3140-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium31247.774
247Pittsburgh Pirates1307060.5386.55244962833-2937-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium301515.500
3714Montreal Expos1306664.50810.54994762333-3633-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium321517.469
4815Chicago Cubs1296564.50411.0517516131-3333-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field331221.364
51021St. Louis Cardinals1305971.45417.5467501-3426-3633-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II321715.531
61123Philadelphia Phillies1305377.40823.5485594-10922-4530-33L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium311219.387
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers1307555.577--5374647339-2436-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium311912.613
238Houston Astros1307060.5385.05285111732-3538-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome321220.375
3510San Francisco Giants1306961.5316.05685086029-3340-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park321418.438
4612Cincinnati Reds1296663.5128.55134971632-3334-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium322111.656
5917San Diego Padres1296465.49610.5453475-2225-3739-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium321913.594
61226Atlanta Braves1304585.34630.0472626-15423-4522-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium30921.300


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Shawn HareLF-RF21.155Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
Dave Hostetler1B32.154Released by Pirates. 
Ken Oberkfell3B-2B32.116Traded by Braves with Cash to Pirates for Tommy Gregg.