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Baseball on Wednesday, May 04, 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
Minnesota Twins3Baltimore Orioles4BoxDave J. Schmidt (1-1)Keith Atherton (0-1)MIN  K Hrbek (5)Cal Ripken (40.0)
Chicago White Sox6Boston Red Sox2BoxJack McDowell (2-2)Roger Clemens (4-1)BOS  M Greenwell (2)  CHA  I Calderon (8), G Walker (2)Greg Walker (35.9)
Detroit Tigers1California Angels0BoxJack Morris (3-3)Dan Petry (1-2)DET  A Trammell (4)Alan Trammell (15.5)
New York Yankees4Kansas City Royals3BoxJohn Candelaria (3-2)Ted Power (1-1)KCA  G Brett (6)  NYA  G Ward (1)Mike Pagliarulo (22.6)
Texas Rangers5Milwaukee Brewers6BoxMike Birkbeck (1-2)Charlie Hough (3-4)TEX  P O'Brien (6)Rob Deer (12.3)
Toronto Blue Jays2Oakland Athletics3BoxBob Welch (4-2)Jim Clancy (1-3)OAK  C Lansford (4)Mark McGwire (30.1)
Cleveland Indians4Seattle Mariners5BoxMark Langston (2-3)Scott Bailes (1-3)CLE  B Jacoby (3), R Kittle (2)  SEA  D Valle (3)Dave Valle (25.0)
Philadelphia Phillies1Cincinnati Reds3BoxDanny Jackson (4-1)David Palmer (0-1)NoneEric Davis (25.2)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxOrel Hershiser (6-0)Vicente Palacios (0-2)LAN  K Gibson (4)  PIT  B Bonilla (8), A Van Slyke (5)Kirk Gibson (13.2)
Atlanta Braves7Montreal Expos5BoxKevin Coffman (1-2)Dennis Martinez (3-3)ATL  D Murphy (4), O Virgil (3)Andres Thomas (19.9)
Houston Astros0New York Mets8BoxSid Fernandez (1-1)Danny Darwin (1-2)NYN  H Johnson (5), T Teufel (2)Dave Magadan (14.6)
Chicago Cubs6San Diego Padres3BoxRick Sutcliffe (2-3)Andy Hawkins (3-2)CHN  M Grace (1)  SDN  K Moreland (1), B Santiago (3)Benito Santiago (18.4)
St. Louis Cardinals5San Francisco Giants3BoxGreg Mathews (2-2)Mike Krukow (1-2)SLN  T Brunansky (5)Tom Brunansky (31.6)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees198.704--15911310-39-5W3Game Log
Cleveland Indians179.6541.5130967-310-6L2Game Log
Detroit Tigers1510.6003.01081036-49-6W1Game Log
Boston Red Sox1410.5833.5101806-28-8L4Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers1311.5424.5106933-710-4W5Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays1115.4237.51241226-65-9L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles324.11116.0721511-152-9W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics207.741--15811014-36-4W10Game Log
Kansas City Royals1412.5385.51221098-86-4L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox1312.5206.01101036-37-9W1Game Log
Seattle Mariners1216.4298.51231527-95-7W1Game Log
California Angels1116.4079.01301357-104-6L1Game Log
Texas Rangers1015.4009.0691016-84-7L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins916.36010.0991433-106-6L3Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Mets187.720--1359310-48-3W2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates179.6541.5116989-88-1L3Game Log
Chicago Cubs1313.5005.512712111-92-4W3Game Log
Montreal Expos1114.4407.097965-86-6L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1115.4237.5921027-104-5W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies915.3758.587962-106-6L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers168.667--113807-29-6W3Game Log
Houston Astros1510.6001.5102805-610-4L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds1313.5004.01031086-57-8W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants1314.4814.5941005-48-10L1Game Log
San Diego Padres916.3607.5671051-68-10L5Game Log
Atlanta Braves617.2619.5691235-61-11W1Game Log

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