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Baseball on Friday, August 12, 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
Detroit Tigers4Boston Red Sox9BoxBruce Hurst (13-4)Doyle Alexander (11-7)BOS  J Rice (9)Spike Owen (18.7)
Texas Rangers3Cleveland Indians6BoxRich Yett (6-4)Jose Guzman (10-9)NoneWillie Upshaw (33.7)
Toronto Blue Jays3Kansas City Royals2BoxJim Clancy (6-12)Floyd Bannister (9-10)NoneTony Fernandez (16.5)
Baltimore Orioles3Milwaukee Brewers8BoxMike Birkbeck (8-5)Oswaldo Peraza (5-5)NonePaul Molitor (33.9)
New York Yankees6Minnesota Twins4BoxSteve Shields (3-3)Jeff Reardon (0-4)MIN  R Bush (12), K Puckett (17)  NYA  K Phelps (17)Randy Bush (63.4)
California Angels0Oakland Athletics4BoxTodd Burns (5-0)Chuck Finley (6-11)NoneMike Gallego (14.3)
Chicago White Sox7Seattle Mariners2BoxDave LaPoint (10-11)Dennis Powell (1-3)CHA  D Hill (1)  SEA  S Balboni (17), D Coles (8)Harold Baines (19.9)
St. Louis Cardinals4Chicago Cubs0BoxJoe Magrane (2-6)Rick Sutcliffe (9-10)SLN  T Brunansky (17)Ozzie Smith (18.3)
Atlanta Braves9Cincinnati Reds4BoxTom Glavine (4-13)Jack Armstrong (2-5)ATL  T Blocker (1), D James (3), D Murphy (22)  CIN  N Esasky (12)Dale Murphy (28.1)
San Diego Padres4Houston Astros3BoxDennis Rasmussen (11-7)Bob Knepper (12-4)NoneRafael Ramirez (23.0)
San Francisco Giants3Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxTim Leary (12-8)Rick Reuschel (15-6)LAN  P Guerrero (5)  SFN  K Mitchell (18)Mike Scioscia (23.6)
Montreal Expos5New York Mets2BoxAndy McGaffigan (4-0)Randy Myers (5-2)MON  H Brooks (15)Wally Backman (16.3)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Philadelphia Phillies9Box G1Kevin Gross (11-8)Mike Dunne (6-9)NoneMilt Thompson (18.8)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Philadelphia Phillies6Box G2Steve Bedrosian (3-5)Bob Kipper (2-4)PHI  R Jordan (5), M Schmidt (12)Ricky Jordan (36.7)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers6846.596--51543330-2638-20L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox6550.5653.558049626-3239-18W1Game Log
New York Yankees6349.5624.056748030-2533-24W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers6057.5139.547443426-3334-24W3Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays5958.50410.555550431-2828-30W5Game Log
Cleveland Indians5462.46615.050455024-3530-27W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles3777.32531.039657913-4424-33L5Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics7443.632--56844937-2237-21W5Game Log
Minnesota Twins6450.5618.554949632-2732-23L1Game Log
Kansas City Royals5956.51314.050446429-3030-26L1Game Log
California Angels5858.50015.552456032-2626-32L2Game Log
Texas Rangers5063.44222.043050022-3228-31L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox5165.44022.547458022-3329-32W2Game Log
Seattle Mariners4472.37929.546758219-4025-32L3Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Mets6847.591--49039932-2736-20L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates6353.5435.548345330-2733-26L2Game Log
Montreal Expos6253.5396.045542130-2732-26W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs5658.49111.544946228-2927-30L2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies5264.44816.544450821-3730-28W3Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5164.44317.041245524-3227-32W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6451.557--48541936-2428-27W1Game Log
Houston Astros6253.5392.048746928-3034-23L3Game Log
San Francisco Giants6154.5303.050545927-2934-25L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds5757.5006.546245129-3028-27L1Game Log
San Diego Padres5461.47010.039743722-3432-27W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves4075.34824.043557120-3720-38W2Game Log

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