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Monday May 4,1987This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1987-05-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees6Chicago White Sox1BoxCharles HudsonRichard Dotson(none)
Montreal Expos7Atlanta Braves10BoxDavid PalmerBob SebraJim Acker
Los Angeles Dodgers4Chicago Cubs5BoxDickie NolesKen Howell(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5San Diego Padres9BoxStorm DavisBob PattersonLance McCullers
San Francisco Giants10St. Louis Cardinals7BoxMike LaCossBill DawleyJeff Robinson

Standings as of 1987-05-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Brewers24204.833--1541163811-49-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1387167.514
224Toronto Blue Jays23158.6524.510792155-410-4W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1398158.583
335New York Yankees25169.6404.5134101337-99-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I1377364.533
41020Boston Red Sox251015.40010.5105127-224-136-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1376869.496
51222Baltimore Orioles24915.37511.0108120-125-64-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1385880.420
61121Detroit Tigers24915.37511.0949225-104-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1388949.645
71424Cleveland Indians25916.36011.5103144-414-95-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium1375285.380
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Minnesota Twins241410.583--120108125-69-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1387167.514
2510California Angels261412.5381.013613066-48-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1366175.449
4714Seattle Mariners261313.5002.0126140-144-59-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1366571.478
3612Kansas City Royals221111.5002.0918923-68-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1407268.514
5816Oakland Athletics261214.4623.012111833-79-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1366967.507
6919Chicago White Sox22913.4094.08089-97-62-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1406872.486
71323Texas Rangers22814.3645.098111-131-107-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1406773.479
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Chicago Cubs241410.583--11395188-26-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field1376275.453
248St. Louis Cardinals231310.5650.5120105156-37-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1398257.590
3611New York Mets231211.5221.5112119-75-47-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1398059.576
4917Pittsburgh Pirates221012.4553.095103-82-58-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1407070.500
51018Montreal Expos241014.4174.097124-278-102-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium1388157.587
61125Philadelphia Phillies23815.3485.597128-313-55-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium1397267.518
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cincinnati Reds25178.680--145101449-48-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium1376770.489
223San Francisco Giants26179.6540.51171001711-66-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1367363.537
359Houston Astros241311.5423.510797104-89-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome1386375.457
4713Los Angeles Dodgers261313.5004.5114103117-96-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1366076.441
5815Atlanta Braves251213.4805.012412315-77-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1365779.419
61226San Diego Padres27720.25911.087130-433-124-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1355877.430


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Nelson NormanSS28.346Released by Expos. 
Daryl SmithP26.279Signed as Free Agent by Phillies.