TWISP Notes #11

TWISP Notes
August 2, 1988

The Chicago White Sox called up shortstop Harry Chappas from their AAA club in Iowa of the American Association to fill the gap created by the recent Claudell Washington injury…

Fans, don’t forget! May 9th is Hershey Pennant Night at Exhibition Stadium. The first 20,000 fans at the ballpark will receive a free Blue Jays pennant prior to the Toronto-Oakland game. Good seats are still available…

AL Diamond Glove Winners – April
C – Rick Dempsey, Baltimore Orioles
1B – Dan Meyer, Seattle Mariners
2B – Dave McKay, Toronto Blue Jays
SS – Alan Trammell, Detroit Tigers
3B – Buddy Bell, Cleveland Indians
OF – Lyman Bostock, California Angels
OF – Ruppert Jones, Seattle Mariners
OF – Dan Ford, Minnesota Twins

NL – May 4

Steve Ontiveros went 3-for-4 and scored a run as Chicago beat LA 5-1…A four-run first inning propelled Atlanta to a 6-0 drubbing of New York at Fulton County Stadium. Starter Phil Niekro was denied yet another win after being ejected in the 2nd inning…The Giants made it four straight over the Cards with a 6-1 victory at St Louis…

AL – May 4

Carlton Fisk’s dramatic two-out, two-run double in the last of the ninth lifted the resurgent Red Sox to a thrilling 7-6 victory over the Twins at Fenway Park. The hit made a first-time loser of Mike Marshall, and gave Tom Burgmeier his first win of the season…Scott McGregor won his fourth and Larry Harlow doubled twice to lead Baltimore to a 6-1 win over Texas. McGregor (4-1) allowed seven hits over nine innings and was helped by a four-run Orioles eighth. Ferguson Jenkins (3-2) took the loss…

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