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Monday September 5,1988This 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 1988-09-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox4Baltimore Orioles1BoxMike SmithsonDave J. SchmidtLee Smith
Toronto Blue Jays5Detroit Tigers4BoxTodd StottlemyreGuillermo HernandezDuane Ward
California Angels4Kansas City Royals2BoxWillie FraserCharlie LeibrandtBryan Harvey
Chicago White Sox2Milwaukee Brewers5BoxDon AugustShawn HillegasJuan Nieves
Seattle Mariners0Minnesota Twins2BoxFrank ViolaErik HansonJeff Reardon
Cleveland Indians2New York Yankees7BoxRick RhodenDon Gordon(none)
Oakland Athletics11Texas Rangers4BoxStorm DavisPaul Kilgus(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Atlanta Braves0BoxOrel HershiserRick Mahler(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Chicago Cubs14BoxRick SutcliffeBob Sebra(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Chicago Cubs3BoxShane RawleyScott SandersonSteve Bedrosian
Cincinnati Reds0Houston Astros3BoxBob ForschNorm CharltonDave Smith
New York Mets7Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxDavid ConeJeff RobinsonRandy Myers
San Diego Padres7San Francisco Giants4BoxEric ShowTrevor Wilson(none)
Montreal Expos2St. Louis Cardinals6BoxScott TerryJohn Dopson(none)

Standings as of 1988-09-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Boston Red Sox1377661.555--6855949131-3845-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park251312.520
246Detroit Tigers1377562.5471.06055535233-3442-28L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium251312.520
358New York Yankees1357164.5264.06606402033-3438-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I261412.538
4711Milwaukee Brewers1417467.5254.05965385832-3742-30W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium21138.619
5916Toronto Blue Jays1387068.5076.56455984735-3535-33W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium24177.708
61019Cleveland Indians1376671.48210.0585636-5129-4037-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium251213.480
71425Baltimore Orioles1364888.35327.5480667-18719-5029-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium25619.240
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1388751.630--68353115242-2745-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum24177.708
224Minnesota Twins1377760.5629.56595798037-3140-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome251411.560
3610Kansas City Royals1377265.52614.56115466534-3538-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium241212.500
4813California Angels1387167.51416.0636650-1438-3233-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium24420.167
51121Texas Rangers1366076.44126.0541635-9427-4033-36L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium251015.400
61222Chicago White Sox1375978.43127.5547674-12725-4334-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park241212.500
71324Seattle Mariners1385583.39932.0570662-9225-4530-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome231310.565
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets1358154.600--56845211637-3144-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium25196.760
249Pittsburgh Pirates1357164.52610.05435162734-3237-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium251411.560
3615Montreal Expos1377067.51112.05274973033-3737-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium251114.440
4918Chicago Cubs1376869.49614.0552561-933-3434-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field25916.360
51020St. Louis Cardinals1376473.46718.0497524-2730-3834-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II251213.480
61123Philadelphia Phillies1375681.40926.0510631-12123-4632-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium24915.375
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers1367858.574--5504816942-2736-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium25169.640
237Houston Astros1377463.5404.55545262832-3542-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome25817.320
3512Cincinnati Reds1367165.5227.05535223135-3436-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium25169.640
4714San Francisco Giants1377067.5118.55865464030-3840-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park251312.520
5817San Diego Padres1356867.5049.5478495-1729-3939-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium261511.577
61226Atlanta Braves1354689.34131.5481648-16723-4523-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium25817.320