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Thursday, September 29,1988

Thursday, September 29,1988

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Games 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 gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1988 reg season 1988-09-29 New York Yankees 5 Baltimore Orioles 1 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Richard Dotson Mark Williamson Dave Righetti 38,958 3:07
1988 reg season 1988-09-29 Boston Red Sox 12 Cleveland Indians 0 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Mike Boddicker Rod Nichols -- 5,879 2:34
1988 reg season 1988-09-29 Chicago White Sox 6 Kansas City Royals 7 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Israel Sanchez Donn Pall -- 18,850 3:24
1988 reg season 1988-09-29 Oakland Athletics 6 Minnesota Twins 2 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Curt Young Freddie Toliver -- 39,528 2:46
1988 reg season 1988-09-29 Texas Rangers 1 Seattle Mariners 5 box | pbp Kingdome Mark Langston Jeff Russell Mike Schooler 6,836 2:54
1988 reg season 1988-09-29 Houston Astros 5 Atlanta Braves 4 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Mike Scott John Smoltz Dave Smith 5,789 2:33
1988 reg season 1988-09-29 Chicago Cubs 4 Montreal Expos 5 box | pbp Stade Olympique Bryn Smith Mike Bielecki Tim Burke 6,300 2:29
7 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • 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 Boston Red Sox franchise | log 159 89 70 .560 0.0 806 678 128 W1 36-42 53-28 1 2 4 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1988 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 159 86 73 .541 3.0 673 602 71 W3 39-39 47-34 2 4 6 Yes dnq
1988 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 158 85 73 .538 3.5 762 732 30 W1 39-39 46-34 3 5 8 Yes dnq
1988 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 159 85 74 .535 4.0 687 648 39 L2 38-43 47-31 4 6 10 -- dnq
1988 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 159 84 75 .528 5.0 743 674 69 W3 42-39 42-36 5 7 11 -- dnq
1988 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 159 75 84 .472 14.0 655 724 -69 L1 34-47 41-37 6 10 20 -- dnq
1988 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 158 54 104 .342 34.5 544 769 -225 L1 20-58 34-46 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 159 102 57 .642 0.0 786 611 175 W2 50-31 52-26 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1988 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 159 88 71 .553 14.0 738 660 78 L2 44-37 44-34 2 3 5 Yes dnq
1988 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 158 83 75 .525 18.5 699 638 61 W1 40-41 43-34 3 8 12 -- dnq
1988 AL West California Angels franchise | log 159 75 84 .472 27.0 702 750 -48 L9 40-38 35-46 4 9 19 -- dnq
1988 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 158 69 89 .437 32.5 621 752 -131 L1 29-48 40-41 5 11 21 -- dnq
1988 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 158 68 90 .430 33.5 616 723 -107 L3 30-47 38-43 6 12 22 -- dnq
1988 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 158 67 91 .424 34.5 652 723 -71 W2 31-49 36-42 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 157 97 60 .618 0.0 686 522 164 L2 44-36 53-24 1 1 2 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1988 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 157 84 73 .535 13.0 630 590 40 L1 41-35 43-38 2 4 9 Yes dnq
1988 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 160 80 80 .500 18.5 620 584 36 W1 38-44 42-36 3 8 16 -- dnq
1988 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 159 76 83 .478 22.0 568 616 -48 W1 35-43 41-40 4 9 17 -- dnq
1988 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 160 76 84 .475 22.5 634 673 -39 L1 38-43 37-42 5 10 18 -- dnq
1988 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 159 64 95 .403 34.0 589 726 -137 W2 25-53 38-43 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 159 92 67 .579 0.0 620 538 82 L2 49-32 43-35 1 2 3 Yes Won World Series (Athletics)
1988 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 158 85 73 .538 6.5 630 585 45 L2 42-39 43-34 2 3 7 Yes dnq
1988 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 159 82 77 .516 10.0 612 615 -3 W1 38-43 44-34 3 6 13 Yes dnq
1988 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 159 82 77 .516 10.0 664 618 46 W2 37-41 45-36 4 5 14 -- dnq
1988 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 158 80 78 .506 11.5 578 578 0 W2 33-44 47-34 5 7 15 -- dnq
1988 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 157 53 104 .338 38.0 544 730 -186 L1 25-53 28-51 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
Salome Barojas -- Hist Released by Phillies
Mark Leiter New York Yankees Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1988-1988 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Kevin Coffman Chicago Cubs Hist Traded from Atlanta Braves with Kevin Blankenship to Chicago Cubs for Jody Davis
Kevin Blankenship Chicago Cubs Hist Traded from Atlanta Braves with Kevin Coffman to Chicago Cubs for Jody Davis
Jody Davis Atlanta Braves Hist Traded from Chicago Cubs to Atlanta Braves for Kevin Coffman and Kevin Blankenship
5 record(s)