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Games on 1988-09-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees5Baltimore Orioles1BoxRichard DotsonMark WilliamsonDave Righetti
Boston Red Sox12Cleveland Indians0BoxMike BoddickerRod Nichols(none)
Chicago White Sox6Kansas City Royals7BoxIsrael SanchezDonn Pall(none)
Oakland Athletics6Minnesota Twins2BoxCurt YoungFreddie Toliver(none)
Texas Rangers1Seattle Mariners5BoxMark LangstonJeff RussellMike Schooler
Houston Astros5Atlanta Braves4BoxMike ScottJohn SmoltzDave Smith
Chicago Cubs4Montreal Expos5BoxBryn SmithMike BieleckiTim Burke

Standings as of 1988-09-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Boston Red Sox1598970.560--80667812836-4253-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park303.000
246Milwaukee Brewers1598673.5413.06736027139-3947-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium312.333
358New York Yankees1588573.5383.57627323039-3946-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I303.000
4610Detroit Tigers1598574.5354.06876483938-4347-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium3301.000
5711Toronto Blue Jays1598475.5285.07436746942-3942-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium3301.000
61020Cleveland Indians1597584.47214.0655724-6934-4741-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium3301.000
71425Baltimore Orioles15854104.34234.5544769-22520-5834-46L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium303.000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics15910257.642--78661117550-3152-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum321.667
235Minnesota Twins1598871.55314.07386607844-3744-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome3301.000
3812Kansas City Royals1588375.52518.56996386140-4143-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium312.333
4919California Angels1597584.47227.0702750-4840-3835-46L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium303.000
51121Chicago White Sox1586989.43732.5621752-13129-4840-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park321.667
61222Texas Rangers1586890.43033.5616723-10730-4738-43L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium321.667
71323Seattle Mariners1586791.42434.5652723-7131-4936-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome312.333
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets1579760.618--68652216444-3653-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium3301.000
249Pittsburgh Pirates1578473.53513.06305904041-3543-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium312.333
3816Montreal Expos1608080.50018.56205843638-4442-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium211.500
4917St. Louis Cardinals1597683.47822.0568616-4835-4341-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II303.000
51018Chicago Cubs1607684.47522.5634673-3938-4337-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field211.500
61124Philadelphia Phillies1596495.40334.0589726-13725-5338-43W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium211.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers1599267.579--6205388249-3243-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium2201.000
237Cincinnati Reds1588573.5386.56305854542-3943-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium321.667
3613Houston Astros1598277.51610.0612615-338-4344-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome303.000
4514San Francisco Giants1598277.51610.06646184637-4145-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park312.333
5715San Diego Padres1588078.50611.5578578033-4447-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium3301.000
61226Atlanta Braves15753104.33838.0544730-18625-5328-51L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium312.333


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Salome BarojasP31.105Released by Phillies. 
Kevin BlankenshipP25.246Traded by Braves with Kevin Coffman to Cubs for Jody Davis. 
Kevin CoffmanP23.253Traded by Braves with Kevin Blankenship to Cubs for Jody Davis. 
Jody DavisC31.321Traded by Cubs to Braves for Kevin Blankenship and Kevin Coffman. 
Mark LeiterP25.169Signed as Free Agent by Yankees.