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Saturday, May 7,1988

Saturday, May 7,1988

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Games on this date
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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1988 reg season 1988-05-07 Chicago White Sox 11 Baltimore Orioles 7 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Bill Long Jose Bautista Bobby Thigpen 25,846 3:29
1988 reg season 1988-05-07 Toronto Blue Jays 9 California Angels 4 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Mike Flanagan Willie Fraser David Wells 32,630 3:00
1988 reg season 1988-05-07 Milwaukee Brewers 4 Kansas City Royals 2 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Juan Nieves Bret Saberhagen Dan Plesac 28,002 2:38
1988 reg season 1988-05-07 Boston Red Sox 2 Minnesota Twins 5 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Bert Blyleven Steve Ellsworth -- 33,416 2:43
1988 reg season 1988-05-07 Cleveland Indians 3 Oakland Athletics 14 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Storm Davis Tom Candiotti Gene Nelson 22,793 2:40
1988 reg season 1988-05-07 Detroit Tigers 6 Seattle Mariners 7 box | pbp Kingdome Dennis Powell Paul Gibson Bill Wilkinson 27,019 3:28
1988 reg season 1988-05-07 New York Yankees 2 Texas Rangers 3 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Dale Mohorcic Cecilio Guante -- 33,611 3:09
1988 reg season 1988-05-07 Philadelphia Phillies 5 Atlanta Braves 6 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Paul Assenmacher Kent Tekulve -- 15,578 3:02
1988 reg season 1988-05-07 San Francisco Giants 2 Chicago Cubs 1 box | pbp Wrigley Field Rick Reuschel Jamie Moyer Don Robinson 32,596 2:41
1988 reg season 1988-05-07 Houston Astros 3 Montreal Expos 4 box | pbp Stade Olympique Jeff Parrett Jeff Heathcock -- 12,661 2:26
1988 reg season 1988-05-07 Cincinnati Reds 1 New York Mets 2 box | pbp Shea Stadium Bob Ojeda Ron Robinson Roger McDowell 49,232 2:32
1988 reg season 1988-05-07 San Diego Padres 3 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Eric Show Jim Gott -- 24,555 2:44
1988 reg season 1988-05-07 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 St. Louis Cardinals 2 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Todd Worrell Jesse Orosco -- 46,159 2:28
13 record(s)
Standings on this date
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year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1988 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 30 20 10 .667 0.0 172 126 46 L2 11-5 9-5 1 2 3 Yes dnq
1988 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 28 17 11 .607 2.0 135 117 18 L4 7-5 10-6 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1988 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 28 17 11 .607 2.0 130 119 11 L1 8-5 9-6 3 4 7 Yes dnq
1988 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 27 16 11 .593 2.5 123 96 27 W8 5-7 11-4 4 5 8 Yes dnq
1988 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 27 15 12 .556 3.5 119 93 26 L2 6-4 9-8 5 6 9 -- Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1988 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 29 13 16 .448 6.5 141 136 5 W2 8-7 5-9 6 10 18 -- dnq
1988 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 28 3 25 .107 16.0 79 162 -83 L1 1-15 2-10 7 14 26 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1988 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 29 22 7 .759 0.0 180 118 62 W12 14-3 8-4 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1988 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 27 14 13 .519 7.0 124 126 -2 W1 7-4 7-9 2 7 11 -- dnq
1988 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 29 14 15 .483 8.0 127 122 5 L4 8-8 6-7 3 8 14 -- dnq
1988 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 31 14 17 .452 9.0 141 168 -27 W1 7-9 7-8 4 9 17 -- dnq
1988 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 28 12 16 .429 9.5 80 118 -38 W2 6-9 6-7 5 11 20 -- dnq
1988 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 27 11 16 .407 10.0 109 145 -36 W2 3-10 8-6 6 12 21 -- dnq
1988 AL West California Angels franchise | log 30 11 19 .367 11.5 141 155 -14 L4 7-10 4-9 7 13 24 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1988 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 27 20 7 .741 0.0 141 97 44 W4 10-4 10-3 1 1 2 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1988 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 28 18 10 .643 2.5 122 102 20 L1 9-8 9-2 2 3 5 Yes dnq
1988 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 28 14 14 .500 6.5 131 125 6 L1 11-9 3-5 3 5 13 Yes dnq
1988 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 28 14 14 .500 6.5 111 105 6 W3 5-8 9-6 4 6 12 -- dnq
1988 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 28 12 16 .429 8.5 96 113 -17 W1 7-10 5-6 5 9 19 -- dnq
1988 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 27 10 17 .370 10.0 103 115 -12 L1 3-12 6-6 6 10 23 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1988 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 26 17 9 .654 0.0 124 84 40 L1 8-3 9-6 1 2 4 Yes Won World Series (Athletics)
1988 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 27 15 12 .556 2.5 110 90 20 L3 5-8 10-4 2 4 10 Yes dnq
1988 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 29 14 15 .483 4.5 117 118 -1 L2 6-7 8-8 3 7 15 -- dnq
1988 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 29 14 15 .483 4.5 98 104 -6 W1 6-5 8-10 4 8 16 -- dnq
1988 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 27 10 17 .370 7.5 71 111 -40 W1 2-7 8-10 5 11 22 -- dnq
1988 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 26 7 19 .269 10.0 79 139 -60 W1 5-7 2-12 6 12 25 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Skeeter Barnes -- Hist Released by Pirates
Chris Chambliss New York Yankees Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1988-1988 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Mike Diaz Chicago White Sox Hist Activated from Disabled List
3 record(s)