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Friday, May 20,1988

Friday, May 20,1988

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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 1988-05-20 Seattle Mariners 3 Baltimore Orioles 2 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Mark Langston Mark Williamson Michael Jackson 13,142 2:43
1988 reg season 1988-05-20 California Angels 4 Boston Red Sox 2 box | pbp Fenway Park DeWayne Buice Roger Clemens Bryan Harvey 31,032 3:16
1988 reg season 1988-05-20 Detroit Tigers 14 Chicago White Sox 6 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Frank Tanana Jerry Reuss -- 19,308 3:09
1988 reg season 1988-05-20 Cleveland Indians 3 Kansas City Royals 4 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Mark Gubicza John Farrell Steve Farr 25,528 2:53
1988 reg season 1988-05-20 Toronto Blue Jays 3 Milwaukee Brewers 1 box | pbp County Stadium Jim Clancy Bill Wegman David Wells 19,539 2:51
1988 reg season 1988-05-20 Oakland Athletics 11 New York Yankees 3 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Bob Welch Tommy John -- 43,251 3:15
1988 reg season 1988-05-20 Chicago Cubs 2 Cincinnati Reds 7 box | pbp Cinergy Field Mario Soto Rick Sutcliffe -- 36,356 2:50
1988 reg season 1988-05-20 New York Mets 5 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Sid Fernandez Don Sutton Randy Myers 44,867 3:28
1988 reg season 1988-05-20 Atlanta Braves 3 Pittsburgh Pirates 10 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Mike Dunne Tom Glavine -- 18,880 2:49
1988 reg season 1988-05-20 Philadelphia Phillies 3 San Diego Padres 4 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Mark Davis Kent Tekulve -- 10,208 2:51
1988 reg season 1988-05-20 Montreal Expos 2 San Francisco Giants 11 box | pbp Candlestick Park Mike LaCoss Bryn Smith -- 15,510 2:49
1988 reg season 1988-05-20 Houston Astros 5 St. Louis Cardinals 3 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Bob Knepper Scott Terry Dave Smith 48,787 2:53
12 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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 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 39 25 14 .641 0.0 236 168 68 L2 11-6 14-8 1 2 3 Yes dnq
1988 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 40 25 15 .625 0.5 178 152 26 L1 12-9 13-6 2 3 4 Yes dnq
1988 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 39 24 15 .615 1.0 191 162 29 W3 14-7 10-8 3 4 5 Yes dnq
1988 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 37 20 17 .541 4.0 170 145 25 L1 8-5 12-12 4 5 9 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1988 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 39 20 19 .513 5.0 168 148 20 L3 7-9 13-10 5 7 12 -- dnq
1988 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 40 17 23 .425 8.5 186 183 3 W1 10-11 7-12 6 12 21 -- dnq
1988 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 40 6 34 .150 19.5 116 230 -114 L3 1-18 5-16 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 40 29 11 .725 0.0 237 158 79 W1 19-5 10-6 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1988 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 38 20 18 .526 8.0 142 154 -12 W2 8-9 12-9 2 6 10 -- dnq
1988 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 40 20 20 .500 9.0 183 162 21 W3 12-11 8-9 3 8 14 -- dnq
1988 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 39 18 21 .462 10.5 164 200 -36 L5 8-10 10-11 4 9 16 -- dnq
1988 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 41 18 23 .439 11.5 182 227 -45 W2 11-14 7-9 5 10 18 -- dnq
1988 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 37 16 21 .432 11.5 158 204 -46 L2 5-11 11-10 6 11 20 -- dnq
1988 AL West California Angels franchise | log 41 17 24 .415 12.5 186 204 -18 W3 11-13 6-11 7 13 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 East New York Mets franchise | log 39 28 11 .718 0.0 194 137 57 W5 17-8 11-3 1 1 2 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1988 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 40 24 16 .600 4.5 180 155 25 W1 9-11 15-5 2 3 7 Yes dnq
1988 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 40 20 20 .500 8.5 165 169 -4 L1 10-10 10-10 3 7 15 -- dnq
1988 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 39 18 21 .462 10.0 161 170 -9 L4 12-12 6-9 4 8 17 -- dnq
1988 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 39 17 22 .436 11.0 144 155 -11 L2 8-15 9-7 5 9 19 -- dnq
1988 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 38 15 23 .395 12.5 134 154 -20 L2 7-16 7-8 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 Houston Astros franchise | log 38 23 15 .605 0.0 166 122 44 W4 7-8 16-7 1 2 6 Yes dnq
1988 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 37 22 15 .595 0.5 169 124 45 L1 10-5 12-10 2 4 8 Yes Won World Series (Athletics)
1988 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 40 21 19 .525 3.0 171 157 14 W2 10-10 11-9 3 5 11 Yes dnq
1988 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 41 21 20 .512 3.5 160 165 -5 W2 8-8 13-12 4 6 13 -- dnq
1988 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 40 14 26 .350 10.0 102 161 -59 W1 2-12 12-14 5 11 24 -- dnq
1988 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 37 11 26 .297 11.5 126 203 -77 L2 7-12 4-14 6 12 25 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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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.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Reggie Sanders Cincinnati Reds Hist Signed out of draft (Spartanburg Methodist)
Melvin Nieves Atlanta Braves Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Puerto Rico)
Steve Bedrosian Philadelphia Phillies Hist Activated from Disabled List
Rich Gedman Boston Red Sox Hist Activated from Disabled List
4 record(s)