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Games on 1988-09-21

Top1988 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALMilwaukee Brewers10California Angels3Boxscore - PBP922,0803:05Don AugustWillie FraserDon August (12-6)Willie Fraser (12-11)Paul Mirabella (3)Tom TrebelhornCookie RojasAngel Stadium of
ALCleveland Indians2Detroit Tigers3Boxscore - PBP914,7072:44Tom CandiottiDoyle AlexanderDoyle Alexander (13-11)Brad Havens (2-3)Eric King (3)Doc EdwardsSparky AndersonTiger Stadium
ALBaltimore Orioles2New York Yankees3Boxscore - PBP1221,3433:08Jeff BallardTommy JohnDale Mohorcic (4-7)Mark Thurmond (1-8)-Frank RobinsonLou PiniellaYankee Stadium I
ALMinnesota Twins3Oakland Athletics6Boxscore - PBP923,2002:42Bert BlylevenBob WelchBob Welch (16-8)Bert Blyleven (10-16)Dennis Eckersley (43)Tom KellyTony LaRussaOakland-Alameda C
ALKansas City Royals5Seattle Mariners4Boxscore - PBP97,3822:58Mark GubiczaErik HansonMark Gubicza (19-7)Michael Jackson (6-5)Israel Sanchez (1)John WathanJim SnyderThe Kingdome
ALChicago White Sox6Texas Rangers1Boxscore - PBP98,5722:58Shawn HillegasJose GuzmanShawn Hillegas (5-6)Jose Guzman (11-13)Bobby Thigpen (32)Jim FregosiBobby ValentineArlington Stadium
ALBoston Red Sox0Toronto Blue Jays1Boxscore - PBP930,3442:10Wes GardnerMike FlanaganMike Flanagan (12-13)Wes Gardner (8-5)Duane Ward (15)Joe MorganJimy WilliamsExhibition Stadiu
NLMontreal Expos8Chicago Cubs5Boxscore - PBP98,3603:01John DopsonMike HarkeyJoe Hesketh (4-3)Rich Gossage (3-3)Tim Burke (15)Buck RodgersDon ZimmerWrigley Field
NLSan Francisco Giants1Cincinnati Reds5Boxscore - PBP915,6192:03Rick ReuschelTom BrowningTom Browning (17-5)Rick Reuschel (19-9)-Roger CraigPete RoseCinergy Field
NLAtlanta Braves0Houston Astros1Boxscore - PBP97,4112:04Pete SmithBob KnepperBob Knepper (14-5)Pete Smith (7-15)-Russ NixonHal LanierAstrodome
NLSan Diego Padres9Los Angeles Dodgers3Boxscore - PBP902:44Dennis RasmussenRamon MartinezDennis Rasmussen (15-9)Ramon Martinez (1-3)-Jack McKeonTom LasordaDodger Stadium
NLSan Diego Padres5Los Angeles Dodgers6Boxscore - PBP1031,1203:29Greg BookerWilliam BrennanJay Howell (5-3)Mark Davis (5-10)-Jack McKeonTom LasordaDodger Stadium
NLPhiladelphia Phillies3New York Mets4Boxscore - PBP935,4502:57Marvin FreemanSid FernandezSid Fernandez (10-10)Marvin Freeman (2-3)Randy Myers (24)Lee EliaDavey JohnsonShea Stadium
NLPittsburgh Pirates5St. Louis Cardinals0Boxscore - PBP928,3502:25John SmileyJose DeLeonJohn Smiley (12-10)Jose DeLeon (12-9)-Jim LeylandWhitey HerzogBusch Stadium II
14 Games on this date

Standings as of 1988-09-21.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Boston Red Sox1528666.566--76463712733-4153-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1037.300
247Milwaukee Brewers1548371.5394.06495787139-3944-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium844.500
358New York Yankees1518170.5364.57337042936-3845-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I1046.400
469Detroit Tigers1528171.5335.06596233634-4047-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1073.700
5814Toronto Blue Jays1537974.5167.57086585037-3842-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium981.889
61019Cleveland Indians1527280.47414.0638696-5834-4738-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1064.600
71425Baltimore Orioles1505298.34733.0522734-21220-5832-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium1129.182
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1539855.641--75958817146-2952-26W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum963.667
235Minnesota Twins1528369.54614.57076426540-3743-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1082.800
3711Kansas City Royals1528072.52617.56736126139-3941-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium945.444
4916California Angels1537578.49023.0687718-3140-3635-42L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium909.000
51121Texas Rangers1516685.43731.0598696-9829-4437-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1046.400
61222Chicago White Sox1516586.43032.0596725-12929-4736-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1064.600
71323Seattle Mariners1526389.41434.5624706-8228-4735-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome954.556
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets1509357.620--64249314941-3352-24W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1073.700
236Pittsburgh Pirates1518269.54311.56145684641-3541-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium936.333
3715Montreal Expos1537677.49718.55995603936-4340-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium954.556
4918St. Louis Cardinals1537380.47721.5547587-4033-4240-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II936.333
51020Chicago Cubs1537281.47122.5609650-4134-4037-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field954.556
61124Philadelphia Phillies1526191.40133.0560697-13725-5235-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium945.444
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers1528963.586--5985168246-2943-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium954.556
2410Cincinnati Reds1518071.5308.56095644538-3742-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium1073.700
3612Houston Astros1527973.52010.0594587736-3943-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1037.300
4513San Francisco Giants1527973.52010.06445964837-4042-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1046.400
5817San Diego Padres1517477.49014.5545562-1732-4442-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1091.900
61226Atlanta Braves1505298.34736.0526707-18125-5227-46L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1028.200