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Games on 1988-08-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles2California Angels4BoxMike WittJeff Ballard(none)
Detroit Tigers2Chicago White Sox3BoxBill LongSteve SearcyBobby Thigpen
Cleveland Indians3Kansas City Royals6BoxBret SaberhagenScott BailesSteve Farr
Toronto Blue Jays6Milwaukee Brewers1BoxJim ClancyTom Filer(none)
Boston Red Sox1Oakland Athletics3BoxBob WelchMike BoddickerDennis Eckersley
New York Yankees6Seattle Mariners9BoxMark LangstonScott Nielsen(none)
Minnesota Twins3Texas Rangers2BoxFreddie ToliverJeff RussellJeff Reardon
St. Louis Cardinals3Atlanta Braves2BoxJose DeLeonRick MahlerJohn Costello
Pittsburgh Pirates8Cincinnati Reds1BoxDave LaPointKeith Brown(none)
Chicago Cubs2Houston Astros1BoxScott SandersonLarry AndersenDrew Hall
Los Angeles Dodgers2Montreal Expos1BoxRamon MartinezDennis MartinezJay Howell
San Diego Padres0New York Mets6BoxDavid ConeEric Show(none)
San Francisco Giants0Philadelphia Phillies3BoxShane RawleyAtlee HammakerSteve Bedrosian

Standings as of 1988-08-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Detroit Tigers1307456.569--5855176832-3342-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium321418.438
246Boston Red Sox1307357.5621.06665739328-3445-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park321616.500
3610New York Yankees1296861.5275.56386132531-3137-30L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I321715.531
4816Milwaukee Brewers1346767.5009.05575263128-3739-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium28208.714
5917Toronto Blue Jays1316566.4969.56085664234-3331-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium31229.710
61019Cleveland Indians1316368.48111.5570617-4728-3835-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium311516.484
71425Baltimore Orioles1304585.34629.0459646-18716-4829-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium31922.290
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1328250.621--64751513241-2741-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum30228.733
235Minnesota Twins1307357.5628.06235537036-3037-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome321814.563
359Kansas City Royals1306961.53112.05905207032-3337-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium311516.484
4712California Angels1316764.51114.5611625-1437-3230-32W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium31823.258
51121Texas Rangers1295970.45721.5510580-7027-3632-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium321121.344
61222Chicago White Sox1315774.43524.5528650-12224-4033-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park301416.467
71324Seattle Mariners1325379.40229.0554645-9125-4428-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome291514.517
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets1307753.592--54744010736-3141-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium30237.767
237Pittsburgh Pirates1317160.5426.55324973534-2937-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium291415.483
3613Chicago Cubs1306664.50811.0519517232-3333-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field321121.344
4815Montreal Expos1316665.50411.55004782233-3633-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium311516.484
51020St. Louis Cardinals1316071.45817.5470503-3327-3633-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II311615.516
61123Philadelphia Phillies1315477.41223.5488594-10622-4531-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium301119.367
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers1317655.580--5394657440-2436-31W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium301812.600
248Houston Astros1317061.5346.05295131632-3538-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome311219.387
3511San Francisco Giants1316962.5277.05685115729-3440-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park311417.452
4714Cincinnati Reds1306664.5089.5514505932-3334-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium312110.677
5918San Diego Padres1306466.49211.5453481-2825-3839-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium311912.613
61226Atlanta Braves1314586.34431.0474629-15523-4522-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium29920.310


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jim DwyerOF38.238Traded by Orioles to Twins for Doug Kline.