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Tuesday May 5,1987This 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 1987-05-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics0Boston Red Sox6BoxBruce HurstDave Stewart(none)
New York Yankees0Chicago White Sox2BoxBill LongJoe Niekro(none)
Seattle Mariners7Detroit Tigers5BoxStan ClarkeJeff RobinsonEd Nunez
Toronto Blue Jays4Kansas City Royals6BoxCharlie LeibrandtJoe JohnsonJerry Gleaton
California Angels2Milwaukee Brewers0BoxDon SuttonBill WegmanDonnie Moore
Baltimore Orioles5Minnesota Twins4BoxEric BellMike SmithsonKen Dixon
Cleveland Indians5Texas Rangers6BoxMitch WilliamsFrank Wills(none)
Montreal Expos6Atlanta Braves4BoxJay TibbsRick MahlerAndy McGaffigan
Los Angeles Dodgers3Chicago Cubs1BoxBob WelchJamie Moyer(none)
Cincinnati Reds2New York Mets0BoxTed PowerSid FernandezJohn Franco
Houston Astros5Philadelphia Phillies1BoxDanny DarwinShane Rawley(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates10San Diego Padres8BoxBob WalkEric ShowDon Robinson
San Francisco Giants10St. Louis Cardinals6BoxScott GarreltsGreg Mathews(none)

Standings as of 1987-05-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Brewers25205.800--1541183611-49-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1377166.518
224Toronto Blue Jays24159.6254.511198135-510-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1388157.587
335New York Yankees261610.6154.5134103317-109-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I1367363.537
41020Boston Red Sox261115.4239.5111127-164-137-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1366769.493
51121Baltimore Orioles251015.40010.0113124-116-64-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1375780.416
61323Detroit Tigers25916.36011.0999905-104-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1378948.650
71424Cleveland Indians26917.34611.5108150-424-105-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium1365284.382
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Minnesota Twins251411.560--124113115-69-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1377166.518
259California Angels271512.556--13813087-48-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1356075.444
3611Kansas City Royals231211.5221.0979343-69-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1397168.511
4712Seattle Mariners271413.5191.0133145-125-59-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1356471.474
5817Oakland Athletics271215.4443.0121124-33-89-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1356966.511
6919Chicago White Sox231013.4353.08289-77-63-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1396772.482
71222Texas Rangers23914.3914.0104116-121-108-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1396673.475
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Chicago Cubs251411.560--11498168-26-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field1366274.456
2510St. Louis Cardinals241311.5420.5126115116-37-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1388256.594
3714New York Mets241212.5001.5112121-95-47-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1388058.580
4815Pittsburgh Pirates231112.4782.0105111-63-58-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1396970.496
51018Montreal Expos251114.4403.0103128-259-102-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium1378057.584
61125Philadelphia Phillies24816.3335.598133-353-55-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium1387266.522
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cincinnati Reds26188.692--1471014610-48-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium1366670.485
223San Francisco Giants27189.6670.51271062112-66-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1357263.533
346Houston Astros251411.5603.511298145-89-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome1376275.453
4613Los Angeles Dodgers271413.5194.5117104138-96-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1355976.437
5916Atlanta Braves261214.4626.0128129-15-77-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1355778.422
61226San Diego Padres28721.25012.095140-453-124-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1345876.433


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Doyle AlexanderP36.243Signed as Free Agent by Braves. 
Balvino GalvezP23.035Traded by Dodgers to Tigers for Orlando Mercado. 
Orlando MercadoC25.179Traded by Tigers to Dodgers for Balvino Galvez. 
Jose RomanP23.350Traded by Indians to Mets for Mike Westbrook. 
Rob Wilfong2B33.246Signed as Free Agent by Giants.