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Games on 1987-04-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians1Baltimore Orioles4BoxMike BoddickerTom CandiottiMark Williamson
Minnesota Twins1California Angels2BoxMike WittBert Blyleven(none)
Chicago White Sox1Detroit Tigers3BoxFrank TananaRichard DotsonMark Thurmond
Texas Rangers2Milwaukee Brewers10BoxTeddy HigueraMike Mason(none)
Oakland Athletics2Seattle Mariners4BoxMark LangstonCurt Young(none)
Boston Red Sox5Toronto Blue Jays10BoxJohn CeruttiBob StanleyMark Eichhorn
Montreal Expos0Chicago Cubs7BoxRick SutcliffeFloyd Youmans(none)
Houston Astros8Cincinnati Reds9BoxRob MurphyBob KnepperJohn Franco
Philadelphia Phillies6Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxSteve BedrosianBarry Jones(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5San Diego Padres3BoxFernando ValenzuelaEd Whitson(none)
Atlanta Braves2San Francisco Giants0BoxZane SmithMike Krukow(none)
New York Mets3St. Louis Cardinals4BoxJohn TudorBob OjedaRicky Horton

Standings as of 1987-04-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Brewers101001.000--7642346-04-0W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1528171.533
247New York Yankees963.6673.5545043-33-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I1538370.542
3711Baltimore Orioles1064.6004.0514923-03-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1526191.401
4612Toronto Blue Jays1064.6004.0474521-25-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1529062.592
5813Detroit Tigers954.5564.54530153-22-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1539360.608
61019Boston Red Sox1046.4006.04253-110-54-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1527478.487
71426Cleveland Indians1019.1009.04670-241-60-3L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium1526092.395
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
224California Angels1073.700--4433114-23-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1526884.447
135Minnesota Twins1073.700--5339144-33-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1527874.513
3510Kansas City Royals853.6251.04834140-05-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1547876.506
4915Seattle Mariners1156.4552.54057-171-24-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1517378.483
51120Chicago White Sox936.3333.52945-163-30-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1537479.484
61224Oakland Athletics1129.1825.54654-80-52-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1517972.523
71325Texas Rangers918.1115.53959-201-50-3L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1537479.484
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158New York Mets963.667--433673-13-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1538667.562
2614St. Louis Cardinals954.5561.0453964-21-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1539063.588
3817Chicago Cubs945.4442.0393723-11-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field1527280.474
4716Pittsburgh Pirates945.4442.03335-22-22-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1537677.497
51021Montreal Expos826.2503.52342-192-60-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium1548965.578
61122Philadelphia Phillies1028.2004.53762-251-21-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium1527874.513
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cincinnati Reds972.778--5633232-15-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium1537776.503
223San Francisco Giants1183.727--4634125-23-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1518269.543
336Houston Astros1073.7000.54330131-36-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome1526983.454
449Atlanta Braves963.6671.0443683-13-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1526389.414
5918Los Angeles Dodgers1257.4173.54250-81-44-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1506882.453
61223San Diego Padres1129.1826.03047-171-51-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1516388.417


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Steve FireovidP29.315Released by Blue Jays. 
Steve HendersonOF34.150Signed as Free Agent by Athletics. 
Ray KrawczykP27.191Signed as Free Agent by White Sox. 
Jerry NarronC31.093Signed as Free Agent by Mariners.