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Wednesday, May 18,1988

Wednesday, May 18,1988

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PREMIUM Subscribers can view the rest-of-season records for each team as well as batting/pitching stats on this date.
Games on this date
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  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
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  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • 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.
year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1988 reg season 1988-05-18 California Angels 7 Baltimore Orioles 8 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Jose Bautista Mike Witt Tom Niedenfuer 14,109 2:55
1988 reg season 1988-05-18 Oakland Athletics 1 Boston Red Sox 4 box | pbp Fenway Park Oil Can Boyd Dave Stewart Lee Smith 24,683 2:55
1988 reg season 1988-05-18 Chicago White Sox 1 Cleveland Indians 2 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Tom Candiotti Melido Perez -- 8,299 2:24
1988 reg season 1988-05-18 Detroit Tigers 3 Milwaukee Brewers 1 box | pbp County Stadium Doyle Alexander Teddy Higuera -- 23,577 2:44
1988 reg season 1988-05-18 Kansas City Royals 8 Minnesota Twins 2 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Bret Saberhagen Allan Anderson -- 23,518 2:45
1988 reg season 1988-05-18 Texas Rangers 4 Toronto Blue Jays 0 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Ray Hayward Todd Stottlemyre -- 25,029 2:31
1988 reg season 1988-05-18 St. Louis Cardinals 4 Chicago Cubs 1 box | pbp Wrigley Field Bob Forsch Les Lancaster Todd Worrell 23,454 2:41
1988 reg season 1988-05-18 Atlanta Braves 4 Cincinnati Reds 8 box | pbp Cinergy Field Jose Rijo Paul Assenmacher -- 20,122 3:18
1988 reg season 1988-05-18 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 Houston Astros 4 box | pbp Astrodome Nolan Ryan Doug Drabek Dave Smith 19,259 2:55
1988 reg season 1988-05-18 Montreal Expos 3 Los Angeles Dodgers 0 box | pbp Dodger Stadium John Dopson Orel Hershiser Tim Burke 27,775 2:55
1988 reg season 1988-05-18 New York Mets 5 San Diego Padres 2 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Bob Ojeda Jimmy Jones -- 17,163 2:55
1988 reg season 1988-05-18 Philadelphia Phillies 1 San Francisco Giants 5 box | pbp Candlestick Park Mike Krukow Bruce Ruffin Scott Garrelts 12,940 2:36
12 record(s)
Standings on this date
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Grid Actions:
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Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • 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.
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 38 25 13 .658 0.0 233 157 76 L1 11-6 14-7 1 2 3 Yes dnq
1988 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 38 24 14 .632 1.0 174 148 26 W2 12-8 12-6 2 3 4 Yes dnq
1988 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 38 23 15 .605 2.0 177 156 21 W2 13-7 10-8 3 4 5 Yes dnq
1988 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 36 20 16 .556 4.0 168 141 27 W1 8-5 12-11 4 5 9 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1988 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 38 20 18 .526 5.0 167 145 22 L2 7-9 13-9 5 7 11 -- dnq
1988 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 39 16 23 .410 9.5 183 182 1 L2 9-11 7-12 6 12 21 -- dnq
1988 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 37 6 31 .162 18.5 107 216 -109 W1 1-18 5-13 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 39 28 11 .718 0.0 226 155 71 L1 18-5 10-6 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1988 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 38 20 18 .526 7.5 142 154 -12 W2 8-9 12-9 2 6 10 -- dnq
1988 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 37 18 19 .486 9.0 158 185 -27 L3 8-9 10-10 3 8 16 -- dnq
1988 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 38 18 20 .474 9.5 165 158 7 W1 11-11 7-9 4 9 17 -- dnq
1988 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 36 16 20 .444 10.5 157 190 -33 L1 5-11 11-9 5 10 19 -- dnq
1988 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 40 17 23 .425 11.5 179 225 -46 W1 10-14 7-9 6 11 20 -- dnq
1988 AL West California Angels franchise | log 38 14 24 .368 13.5 171 195 -24 L3 8-13 6-11 7 13 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 East New York Mets franchise | log 37 26 11 .703 0.0 180 131 49 W3 15-8 11-3 1 1 2 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1988 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 39 23 16 .590 4.0 170 152 18 L5 9-11 14-5 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1988 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 38 19 19 .500 7.5 157 163 -6 W3 9-10 10-9 3 7 13 -- dnq
1988 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 37 18 19 .486 8.0 158 158 0 L2 12-11 6-8 4 8 15 -- dnq
1988 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 37 17 20 .459 9.0 142 142 0 W2 8-13 9-7 5 9 18 -- dnq
1988 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 37 15 22 .405 11.0 131 150 -19 L1 7-15 7-8 6 10 22 -- 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 35 21 14 .600 0.0 165 119 46 L2 10-5 11-9 1 2 6 Yes Won World Series (Athletics)
1988 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 37 22 15 .595 0.0 161 119 42 W3 6-8 16-7 2 3 7 Yes dnq
1988 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 39 20 19 .513 3.0 164 155 9 W1 10-10 10-9 3 5 12 Yes dnq
1988 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 40 20 20 .500 3.5 149 163 -14 W1 8-8 12-12 4 6 14 -- dnq
1988 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 38 13 25 .342 9.5 94 149 -55 L3 2-12 11-13 5 11 24 -- dnq
1988 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 36 11 25 .306 10.5 123 193 -70 L1 7-11 4-14 6 12 25 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
PREMIUM subscribers get additional grid functionality
Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • 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
Mark Kiefer Milwaukee Brewers Hist Signed out of draft (Fullerton College)
Darryl Kile Houston Astros Hist Signed out of draft (Chaffey)
Cecil Espy Texas Rangers Hist Activated from Disabled List
3 record(s)