Baseball on Friday, April 08, 1988


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THIS DATE IN HISTORY
Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
Transactions
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Oakland Athletics8California Angels2BoxStorm Davis (1-0)Kirk McCaskill (0-1)OAK  J Canseco (2), S Javier (1), C Lansford (1), M McGwire (1)Mark McGwire (21.1)
Seattle Mariners2Chicago White Sox3BoxJohn Davis (1-0)Bill Wilkinson (0-1)SEA  J Presley (1), R Quinones (1)Carlton Fisk (16.9)
Baltimore Orioles0Cleveland Indians3BoxScott Bailes (1-0)Mark Thurmond (0-1)NoneJulio Franco (20.6)
Detroit Tigers2Kansas City Royals3BoxFloyd Bannister (1-0)Jeff Robinson (0-1)NoneDanny Tartabull (29.9)
Toronto Blue Jays3Minnesota Twins6BoxBert Blyleven (1-0)Dave Stieb (0-1)MIN  G Gaetti (1), D Gladden 2 (2)  TOR  L Moseby (1)Lloyd Moseby (13.8)
Milwaukee Brewers4New York Yankees6BoxRichard Dotson (1-0)Juan Nieves (0-1)MIL  R Deer (1), R Yount (1)  NYA  M Pagliarulo (2), D Winfield 2 (2)Dave Winfield (15.5)
Boston Red Sox4Texas Rangers0BoxOil Can Boyd (1-0)Mike Jeffcoat (0-1)NoneTodd Benzinger (10.7)
Los Angeles Dodgers6Atlanta Braves3BoxTim Leary (1-0)Kevin Coffman (0-1)NoneAlfredo Griffin (31.7)
Houston Astros8Cincinnati Reds3BoxLarry Andersen (1-0)Jose Rijo (0-1)HOU  A Ashby (1), G Davis (3)Kal Daniels (45.8)
Chicago Cubs6Montreal Expos4BoxJamie Moyer (1-0)Floyd Youmans (0-1)CHN  D Martinez (1)  MON  A Galarraga (1), T Raines (1)Dave Martinez (38.0)
New York Mets1Philadelphia Phillies5BoxBruce Ruffin (1-0)Sid Fernandez (0-1)NYN  G Carter (3)  PHI  L Parrish (1)Lance Parrish (17.1)
San Diego Padres1San Francisco Giants5BoxMike LaCoss (1-0)Jimmy Jones (0-1)SFN  K Mitchell (1)Kevin Mitchell (19.1)
Pittsburgh Pirates4St. Louis Cardinals3BoxBrian Fisher (1-0)Danny Cox (0-1)PIT  B Bonilla (3)Andy Van Slyke (14.5)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees301.000--1970-03-0W3Game Log
Cleveland Indians31.7500.51562-11-0W3Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers21.6671.01972-10-0L1Game Log
Detroit Tigers22.5001.523182-20-0L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays22.5001.523202-20-0L2Game Log
Boston Red Sox22.5001.519211-01-2W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles03.0003.01180-10-2L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Chicago White Sox31.750--15120-03-1W2Game Log
Oakland Athletics31.750--2391-02-1W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals22.5001.017220-02-2W2Game Log
Minnesota Twins12.3331.59160-21-0W1Game Log
Seattle Mariners13.2502.09181-30-0L1Game Log
California Angels13.2502.012201-20-1L2Game Log
Texas Rangers13.2502.06160-01-3L3Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Chicago Cubs301.000--19133-00-0W3Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates21.6671.014122-10-0W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies21.6671.014110-02-1W2Game Log
New York Mets22.5001.520212-20-0L1Game Log
Montreal Expos13.2502.520250-01-3L2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals03.0003.08170-20-1L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros301.000--1971-02-0W3Game Log
San Francisco Giants31.7500.51681-12-0W2Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers31.7500.517102-01-1W3Game Log
Cincinnati Reds21.6671.016130-02-1L1Game Log
San Diego Padres04.0003.56220-40-0L4Game Log
Atlanta Braves04.0003.514240-00-4L4Game Log


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