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Games on 1986-08-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians3Boston Red Sox4BoxCalvin SchiraldiFrank Wills(none)
Detroit Tigers3California Angels5BoxDonnie MooreWalt Terrell(none)
Texas Rangers1Chicago White Sox3BoxRichard DotsonMike LoyndBobby Thigpen
Milwaukee Brewers1Kansas City Royals6BoxScott BankheadBill Wegman(none)
Baltimore Orioles0Oakland Athletics7BoxJoaquin AndujarMike Boddicker(none)
New York Yankees2Seattle Mariners6BoxMike MooreDoug Drabek(none)
Minnesota Twins5Toronto Blue Jays7BoxLuis AquinoAllan AndersonMark Eichhorn
Chicago Cubs3Atlanta Braves4BoxJeff DedmonLee Smith(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates8Houston Astros2BoxBob WalkBob Knepper(none)
San Diego Padres4Montreal Expos1BoxEd WojnaJay TibbsLance McCullers
Los Angeles Dodgers7New York Mets4BoxFernando ValenzuelaRon Darling(none)
San Francisco Giants3Philadelphia Phillies4BoxKent TekulveVida BlueSteve Bedrosian
Cincinnati Reds3St. Louis Cardinals9BoxBob ForschTom Browning(none)

Standings as of 1986-08-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox1307654.585--6275656239-3037-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park311912.613
235Toronto Blue Jays1327359.5534.07106189236-2937-30W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium301317.433
346New York Yankees1317061.5346.56456232236-2734-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I312011.645
469Detroit Tigers1326864.5159.06606006027-3741-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium301911.633
5711Baltimore Orioles1306565.50011.05905751532-3533-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium32824.250
6813Cleveland Indians1326666.50011.0634696-6228-3437-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium301812.600
7915Milwaukee Brewers1296465.49611.5551571-2031-3433-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium321319.406
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123California Angels1307456.569--6345617336-3138-25W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium321814.563
257Texas Rangers1316962.5275.5619622-328-3741-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium311813.581
31020Oakland Athletics1326171.46214.0596613-1724-4337-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum301515.500
41121Kansas City Royals1306070.46214.0528544-1625-4035-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium321616.500
51222Seattle Mariners1325874.43917.0601685-8422-4336-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome30921.300
61323Chicago White Sox1295673.43417.5540589-4925-3931-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken HarrelsonComiskey Park331617.485
71424Minnesota Twins1305575.42319.0612685-7325-4230-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome321616.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Mets1308743.669--63947316646-2241-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium322111.656
238Philadelphia Phillies1306862.52319.0592587531-3737-25W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium311813.581
3614St. Louis Cardinals1306565.50022.0483490-729-3336-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II311417.452
4716Montreal Expos1276265.48823.5520555-3534-3428-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium341618.471
51125Chicago Cubs1305575.42332.0539630-9122-4333-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field301515.500
61226Pittsburgh Pirates1295376.41133.5559555427-3426-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium331122.333
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Houston Astros1307357.562--5044614333-3140-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome32239.719
2410Cincinnati Reds1306664.5087.0553573-2034-3432-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium322012.625
3512San Francisco Giants1306565.5008.05645085628-3437-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park321814.563
4817Los Angeles Dodgers1306268.47711.0506531-2522-3940-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium321121.344
5918Atlanta Braves1296168.47311.5517563-4630-3831-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium321121.344
61019San Diego Padres1316170.46612.5516566-5025-3836-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium311318.419