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Tuesday August 30,1988This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1988-08-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles5California Angels2BoxDave J. SchmidtDan PetryTom Niedenfuer
Detroit Tigers1Chicago White Sox4BoxJeff BittigerWalt TerrellBarry Jones
Cleveland Indians4Kansas City Royals1BoxTom CandiottiTed PowerBrad Havens
Toronto Blue Jays2Milwaukee Brewers6BoxTeddy HigueraJeff Musselman(none)
Boston Red Sox0Oakland Athletics1BoxDave StewartRoger Clemens(none)
New York Yankees1Seattle Mariners7BoxMike CampbellRichard Dotson(none)
Minnesota Twins6Texas Rangers8BoxEd Vande BergJuan Berenguer(none)
St. Louis Cardinals9Atlanta Braves1BoxGreg MathewsGerman Jimenez(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Cincinnati Reds6BoxDanny JacksonBrian FisherJohn Franco
Chicago Cubs4Houston Astros7BoxJoaquin AndujarCalvin SchiraldiDave Smith
Los Angeles Dodgers4Montreal Expos2BoxOrel HershiserBrian Holman(none)
San Diego Padres0New York Mets1BoxBob OjedaDennis Rasmussen(none)
San Francisco Giants5Philadelphia Phillies7BoxSteve BedrosianCraig Lefferts(none)

Standings as of 1988-08-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Detroit Tigers1317457.565--5865216532-3442-23L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium311417.452
246Boston Red Sox1317358.5571.06665749228-3545-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park311615.516
3610New York Yankees1306862.5235.56396201931-3237-30L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I311714.548
4815Milwaukee Brewers1356867.5048.05635283528-3740-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium27198.704
5917Toronto Blue Jays1326567.4929.56105723834-3431-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium30228.733
61019Cleveland Indians1326468.48510.5574618-4429-3835-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium301416.467
71425Baltimore Orioles1314685.35128.0464648-18417-4829-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium30822.267
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1338350.624--64851513341-2742-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum29218.724
235Minnesota Twins1317358.5579.06295616836-3137-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome311813.581
359Kansas City Royals1316962.52713.05915246732-3337-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium301515.500
4713California Angels1326765.50815.5613630-1737-3230-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium30822.267
51121Texas Rangers1306070.46221.5518586-6827-3633-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium311021.323
61222Chicago White Sox1325874.43924.5532651-11924-4034-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park291316.448
71324Seattle Mariners1335479.40629.0561646-8525-4429-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome281414.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets1317853.595--54844010836-3142-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium29227.759
247Pittsburgh Pirates1327161.5387.55365033334-3037-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium281414.500
3714Chicago Cubs1316665.50412.0523524-132-3433-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field311120.355
4816Montreal Expos1326666.50012.55024822033-3633-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium301515.500
51020St. Louis Cardinals1326171.46217.5479504-2528-3633-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II301515.500
61123Philadelphia Phillies1325577.41723.5495599-10422-4532-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium291019.345
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers1327755.583--5434677641-2436-31W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium291712.586
238Houston Astros1327161.5386.05365171932-3539-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome301119.367
3511San Francisco Giants1326963.5238.05735185529-3540-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park301416.467
4612Cincinnati Reds1316764.5119.55205091132-3335-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium302010.667
5918San Diego Padres1316467.48912.5453482-2925-3939-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium301911.633
61226Atlanta Braves1324587.34132.0475638-16323-4522-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium28919.321


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Cecilio GuanteP28.211Traded by Yankees to Rangers for Dale Mohorcic. 
Shawn HillegasP24.009Traded by Dodgers to White Sox for Ricky Horton. 
Ricky HortonP29.031Traded by White Sox to Dodgers for Shawn Hillegas. 
Dale MohorcicP32.218Traded by Rangers to Yankees for Cecilio Guante.