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Thursday, September 8,1988

Thursday, September 8,1988

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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 1988-09-08 Oakland Athletics 5 Kansas City Royals 1 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Curt Young Bret Saberhagen Dennis Eckersley 29,167 2:32
1988 reg season 1988-09-08 Detroit Tigers 4 New York Yankees 7 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Hipolito Pena Mike Henneman -- 27,589 3:43
1988 reg season 1988-09-08 California Angels 4 Texas Rangers 3 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Mike Witt Mitch Williams Bryan Harvey 7,455 3:00
1988 reg season 1988-09-08 New York Mets 13 Chicago Cubs 6 box | pbp Wrigley Field Dwight Gooden Scott Sanderson -- 16,644 3:13
1988 reg season 1988-09-08 Houston Astros 2 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Nolan Ryan John Tudor -- 36,504 2:40
1988 reg season 1988-09-08 Montreal Expos 5 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Pascual Perez Jeff Robinson Joe Hesketh 11,289 2:34
1988 reg season 1988-09-08 Cincinnati Reds 2 San Diego Padres 1 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Jose Rijo Ed Whitson John Franco 11,836 2:09
1988 reg season 1988-09-08 Atlanta Braves 2 San Francisco Giants 3 box | pbp Candlestick Park Don Robinson Charlie Puleo -- 5,005 2:39
1988 reg season 1988-09-08 Philadelphia Phillies 0 St. Louis Cardinals 1 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Larry McWilliams Kevin Gross Todd Worrell 19,211 3:00
9 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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.
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 Boston Red Sox franchise | log 139 77 62 .554 0.0 694 599 95 L1 32-39 45-23 1 3 4 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1988 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 140 76 64 .543 1.5 616 570 46 L1 33-35 43-29 2 4 6 Yes dnq
1988 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 138 72 66 .522 4.5 671 650 21 W1 33-34 39-32 3 6 11 -- dnq
1988 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 142 74 68 .521 4.5 598 545 53 L1 32-37 42-31 4 7 12 -- dnq
1988 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 140 71 69 .507 6.5 655 605 50 L1 36-36 35-33 5 9 16 -- dnq
1988 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 139 68 71 .489 9.0 591 640 -49 W2 31-40 37-31 6 10 19 -- dnq
1988 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 138 49 89 .355 27.5 485 676 -191 W1 19-50 30-39 7 14 25 -- 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 141 89 52 .631 0.0 695 538 157 W2 44-28 45-24 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1988 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 139 77 62 .554 11.0 663 589 74 L2 37-31 40-31 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1988 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 140 74 66 .529 14.5 619 555 64 L1 34-35 40-31 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1988 AL West California Angels franchise | log 141 72 69 .511 17.0 644 660 -16 W1 39-34 33-35 4 8 13 -- dnq
1988 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 139 61 78 .439 27.0 550 646 -96 L2 27-40 34-38 5 11 21 -- dnq
1988 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 138 60 78 .435 27.5 554 676 -122 W1 26-43 34-35 6 12 22 -- dnq
1988 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 140 57 83 .407 31.5 580 666 -86 W2 27-45 30-38 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 138 82 56 .594 0.0 591 470 121 W1 38-33 44-23 1 1 2 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1988 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 138 73 65 .529 9.0 555 527 28 L1 34-32 39-33 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1988 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 140 71 69 .507 12.0 536 507 29 W1 34-39 37-30 3 7 17 -- dnq
1988 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 140 69 71 .493 14.0 569 585 -16 L1 33-34 35-38 4 9 18 -- dnq
1988 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 140 67 73 .479 16.0 504 524 -20 W4 30-38 37-35 5 10 20 -- dnq
1988 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 140 57 83 .407 26.0 513 639 -126 L2 24-48 32-36 6 11 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 West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 139 79 60 .568 0.0 556 486 70 L1 42-28 37-32 1 2 3 Yes Won World Series (Athletics)
1988 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 140 75 65 .536 4.5 560 541 19 W1 33-36 42-29 2 3 7 Yes dnq
1988 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 139 73 66 .525 6.0 565 527 38 W1 37-35 36-31 3 5 10 Yes dnq
1988 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 138 70 68 .507 8.5 484 500 -16 L1 30-39 40-29 4 6 14 -- dnq
1988 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 140 71 69 .507 8.5 593 556 37 W1 30-38 41-31 5 8 15 -- dnq
1988 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 138 48 90 .348 30.5 489 653 -164 L1 24-46 24-44 6 12 26 -- 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
Jose Rijo Cincinnati Reds Hist Activated from Disabled List
1 record(s)