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Friday, July 8,1988

Friday, July 8,1988

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year gametype box date visiting Team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1988 reg season 1988-07-08 Texas Rangers  8 Baltimore Orioles  5 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Jose Guzman Jeff Ballard Craig McMurtry 22,612 3:10
1988 reg season 1988-07-08 Boston Red Sox  5 Chicago White Sox  6 box | pbp Comiskey Park I John Davis Mike Smithson Bobby Thigpen 0 2:32
1988 reg season 1988-07-08 Boston Red Sox  10 Chicago White Sox  7 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Dennis Lamp Bill Long -- 18,963 2:58
1988 reg season 1988-07-08 California Angels  10 Cleveland Indians  6 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Kirk McCaskill Buddy Black Bryan Harvey 19,588 2:51
1988 reg season 1988-07-08 Oakland Athletics  3 Detroit Tigers  2 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Storm Davis Eric King Dennis Eckersley 37,498 2:37
1988 reg season 1988-07-08 Milwaukee Brewers  5 Minnesota Twins  3 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Bill Wegman Bert Blyleven Dan Plesac 51,285 2:17
1988 reg season 1988-07-08 Kansas City Royals  4 New York Yankees  0 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Mark Gubicza John Candelaria -- 34,038 2:32
1988 reg season 1988-07-08 Seattle Mariners  2 Toronto Blue Jays  3 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Mike Flanagan Bill Swift Duane Ward 30,247 2:16
1988 reg season 1988-07-08 Montreal Expos  7 Atlanta Braves  1 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Bryn Smith Rick Mahler -- 11,548 2:19
1988 reg season 1988-07-08 Philadelphia Phillies  1 Cincinnati Reds  0 box | pbp Cinergy Field Don Carman Jose Rijo Steve Bedrosian 30,811 2:42
1988 reg season 1988-07-08 New York Mets  2 Houston Astros  4 box | pbp Astrodome Bob Knepper Dwight Gooden -- 34,803 2:36
1988 reg season 1988-07-08 Pittsburgh Pirates  4 Los Angeles Dodgers  3 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Doug Drabek Tim Leary Jim Gott 40,690 3:15
1988 reg season 1988-07-08 Chicago Cubs  2 San Diego Padres  4 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Dennis Rasmussen Jeff Pico -- 19,071 2:45
1988 reg season 1988-07-08 St. Louis Cardinals  0 San Francisco Giants  1 box | pbp Candlestick Park Mike LaCoss Joe Magrane -- 24,190 2:38
14 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 Detroit Tigers franchise | log 83 51 32 .614 0.0 402 336 66 L1 24-15 27-17 1 2 3 Yes dnq
1988 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 83 48 35 .578 3.0 424 333 91 L2 25-20 23-15 2 3 5 Yes dnq
1988 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 86 45 41 .523 7.5 374 394 -20 L2 19-20 26-21 3 6 11 -- dnq
1988 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 82 42 40 .512 8.5 409 367 42 W1 21-22 21-18 4 7 12 -- Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1988 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 85 42 43 .494 10.0 350 318 32 W1 18-23 24-20 5 8 15 -- dnq
1988 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 86 41 45 .477 11.5 408 384 24 W1 19-22 22-23 6 9 16 -- dnq
1988 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 85 26 59 .306 26.0 288 447 -159 L1 11-36 15-23 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 86 53 33 .616 0.0 417 348 69 W1 31-17 22-16 1 1 2 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1988 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 83 47 36 .566 4.5 400 365 35 L2 22-18 25-18 2 4 6 Yes dnq
1988 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 85 45 40 .529 7.5 375 335 40 W2 22-18 23-22 3 5 10 Yes dnq
1988 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 84 40 44 .476 12.0 337 385 -48 W1 17-21 23-23 4 10 17 -- dnq
1988 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 84 39 45 .464 13.0 334 409 -75 L1 16-20 23-25 5 11 19 -- dnq
1988 AL West California Angels franchise | log 85 39 46 .459 13.5 368 397 -29 W3 24-23 15-23 6 12 20 -- dnq
1988 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 85 33 52 .388 19.5 346 414 -68 L2 15-32 18-20 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 85 53 32 .624 0.0 378 289 89 L1 23-18 30-14 1 1 1 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1988 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 84 47 37 .560 5.5 358 340 18 W3 23-20 24-17 2 3 7 Yes dnq
1988 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 83 44 39 .530 8.0 344 332 12 L3 23-23 21-16 3 4 9 Yes dnq
1988 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 85 43 42 .506 10.0 338 319 19 W5 19-24 24-18 4 6 13 -- dnq
1988 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 84 38 46 .452 14.5 317 340 -23 L4 20-26 18-20 5 9 21 -- dnq
1988 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 84 37 47 .440 15.5 306 361 -55 W1 17-29 19-19 6 11 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 82 48 34 .585 0.0 365 287 78 L1 23-13 25-21 1 2 4 Yes Won World Series (Athletics)
1988 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 83 44 39 .530 4.5 350 327 23 W3 19-18 25-21 2 5 8 Yes dnq
1988 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 85 42 43 .494 7.5 350 348 2 W1 17-25 25-18 3 7 14 -- dnq
1988 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 85 40 45 .471 9.5 347 351 -4 L1 21-24 19-21 4 8 18 -- dnq
1988 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 86 38 48 .442 12.0 290 348 -58 W1 12-26 26-22 5 10 22 -- dnq
1988 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 82 30 52 .366 18.0 323 424 -101 L1 15-26 15-26 6 12 25 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
Tips/tools for using data gri ds:

  • 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
Mike Butcher California Angels Hist Signed to minor league contract
Bob Dernier Philadelphia Phillies Injury DL - Strained hamstring
Ken Howell Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Activated from Disabled List
Jay Howell Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Activated from Disabled List
4 record(s)
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