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Baseball on Tuesday, May 31, 1988

This research section allows you to see a list of events that occured on a particular date in baseball history. Games, standings and feats are available since 1957 while other data is available since 1903.

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Boston Red Sox4California Angels3BoxMike Smithson (1-1)Willie Fraser (4-4)NoneTodd Benzinger (13.1)
Kansas City Royals6Cleveland Indians3BoxMark Gubicza (6-5)Dan Schatzeder (0-2)CLE  D Clark (1)Willie Wilson (46.4)
Chicago White Sox10Detroit Tigers1BoxJerry Reuss (3-2)Frank Tanana (8-3)CHA  I Calderon (10), R Karkovice (1), G Redus (2)  DET  P Sheridan (4)Ivan Calderon (18.3)
Texas Rangers6Minnesota Twins8BoxJuan Berenguer (5-3)Dale Mohorcic (2-2)MIN  G Gagne (4)  TEX  R Sierra (6)Greg Gagne (34.6)
New York Yankees5Oakland Athletics0BoxNeil Allen (2-0)Steve Ontiveros (3-2)NYA  M Pagliarulo (8)Mike Pagliarulo (29.8)
Baltimore Orioles12Seattle Mariners5BoxDave J. Schmidt (2-2)Ed Nunez (1-2)BAL  R Gonzales (2), F Lynn (8), C Ripken (9)  SEA  K Phelps (11)Mickey Tettleton (21.1)
Milwaukee Brewers0Toronto Blue Jays9BoxDave Stieb (7-3)Chris Bosio (6-6)NoneTony Fernandez (14.5)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Atlanta Braves11BoxTom Glavine (2-6)Mike Dunne (3-3)ATL  R Gant (3)Gerald Perry (11.9)
Cincinnati Reds0Chicago Cubs4BoxJeff Pico (1-0)Mario Soto (3-4)CHN  A Dawson (11)Shawon Dunston (13.8)
St. Louis Cardinals9Houston Astros7BoxLarry McWilliams (4-0)Bob Knepper (6-1)HOU  B Hatcher (2)  SLN  T Brunansky (8), O Smith (1)Ozzie Smith (31.7)
San Francisco Giants9Montreal Expos2BoxRick Reuschel (7-3)Bryn Smith (3-4)SFN  J Leonard (2), R Thompson (1)Robby Thompson (14.3)
Los Angeles Dodgers4New York Mets5BoxRandy Myers (3-0)Alejandro Pena (2-2)LAN  K Gibson (9)  NYN  K Elster (4)Wally Backman (66.6)
San Diego Padres8Philadelphia Phillies0BoxAndy Hawkins (5-4)David Palmer (0-5)NoneTony Gwynn (25.5)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees3316.673--27519017-816-8W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians3119.6202.522119116-1015-9L1Game Log
Detroit Tigers2820.5834.521220516-1012-10L4Game Log
Boston Red Sox2522.5327.021820111-1014-12W2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers2624.5207.521318611-1315-11L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays2229.43112.023922612-1510-14W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles1139.22022.51522704-237-16W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics3515.700--27418919-716-8L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins2523.5219.022124410-1215-11W1Game Log
Texas Rangers2524.5109.518922510-1215-12L1Game Log
Kansas City Royals2327.46012.023621313-1210-15W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox2127.43713.019222810-1211-15W1Game Log
Seattle Mariners2229.43113.523227111-1611-13L1Game Log
California Angels1932.37316.521725211-158-17L3Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Mets3415.694--22916619-815-7W2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates3020.6004.522719612-1318-7L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals2624.5208.520720213-1213-12W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs2524.5109.021420214-1211-12W2Game Log
Montreal Expos2326.46911.01821929-1614-10L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies2028.41713.51692008-1711-12L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers2720.574--20215615-812-12L2Game Log
Houston Astros2721.5620.521017010-1317-8L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants2526.4904.019720111-1314-13W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds2327.4605.520021311-1412-13L4Game Log
San Diego Padres1832.36010.51442015-1713-15W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves1631.34011.015924110-146-17W1Game Log

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