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Baseball on Wednesday, May 18, 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
California Angels7Baltimore Orioles8BoxJose Bautista (1-2)Mike Witt (1-5)BAL  F Lynn (4)Billy Ripken (21.8)
Oakland Athletics1Boston Red Sox4BoxOil Can Boyd (5-2)Dave Stewart (8-2)NoneRick Cerone (12.9)
Chicago White Sox1Cleveland Indians2BoxTom Candiotti (6-1)Melido Perez (3-1)NoneJoe Carter (46.3)
Detroit Tigers3Milwaukee Brewers1BoxDoyle Alexander (4-2)Teddy Higuera (3-3)NoneLarry Herndon (22.6)
Kansas City Royals8Minnesota Twins2BoxBret Saberhagen (5-4)Allan Anderson (1-3)KCA  B Jackson (8), K Stillwell (4), D Tartabull (7)Kurt Stillwell (23.9)
Texas Rangers4Toronto Blue Jays0BoxRay Hayward (3-0)Todd Stottlemyre (1-5)TEX  S Buechele (7), R Sierra (4)Geno Petralli (19.9)
St. Louis Cardinals4Chicago Cubs1BoxBob Forsch (3-3)Les Lancaster (1-4)NoneWillie McGee (20.5)
Atlanta Braves4Cincinnati Reds8BoxJose Rijo (5-1)Paul Assenmacher (1-3)ATL  K Oberkfell (2)Barry Larkin (38.4)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Houston Astros4BoxNolan Ryan (4-2)Doug Drabek (4-3)NoneAlan Ashby (34.9)
Montreal Expos3Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxJohn Dopson (1-1)Orel Hershiser (6-2)MON  A Galarraga (8), T Wallach (3)Andres Galarraga (12.0)
New York Mets5San Diego Padres2BoxBob Ojeda (4-2)Jimmy Jones (3-5)NYN  K Hernandez (5)Keith Hernandez (59.2)
Philadelphia Phillies1San Francisco Giants5BoxMike Krukow (3-2)Bruce Ruffin (3-4)PHI  L Parrish (7)Kevin Mitchell (17.4)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees2513.658--23315711-614-7L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians2414.6321.017414812-812-6W2Game Log
Detroit Tigers2315.6052.017715613-710-8W2Game Log
Boston Red Sox2016.5564.01681418-512-11W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers2018.5265.01671457-913-9L2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays1623.4109.51831829-117-12L2Game Log
Baltimore Orioles631.16218.51072161-185-13W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics2811.718--22615518-510-6L1Game Log
Texas Rangers2018.5267.51421548-912-9W2Game Log
Chicago White Sox1819.4869.01581858-910-10L3Game Log
Kansas City Royals1820.4749.516515811-117-9W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins1620.44410.51571905-1111-9L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners1723.42511.517922510-147-9W1Game Log
California Angels1424.36813.51711958-136-11L3Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Mets2611.703--18013115-811-3W3Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates2316.5904.01701529-1114-5L5Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1919.5007.51571639-1010-9W3Game Log
Chicago Cubs1819.4868.015815812-116-8L2Game Log
Montreal Expos1720.4599.01421428-139-7W2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies1522.40511.01311507-157-8L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers2114.600--16511910-511-9L2Game Log
Houston Astros2215.5951.01611196-816-7W3Game Log
Cincinnati Reds2019.5133.016415510-1010-9W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants2020.5003.51491638-812-12W1Game Log
San Diego Padres1325.3429.5941492-1211-13L3Game Log
Atlanta Braves1125.30610.51231937-114-14L1Game Log

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