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Wednesday May 6,1987This date in baseball
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Games on 1987-05-06

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics2Boston Red Sox6BoxCalvin SchiraldiDennis Eckersley(none)
New York Yankees4Chicago White Sox1BoxRick RhodenFloyd Bannister(none)
Seattle Mariners5Detroit Tigers7BoxWalt TerrellScott BankheadMark Thurmond
Toronto Blue Jays3Kansas City Royals6BoxBuddy BlackJimmy KeyJerry Gleaton
California Angels3Milwaukee Brewers0BoxMike WittMike BirkbeckDeWayne Buice
Baltimore Orioles6Minnesota Twins0BoxScott McGregorBert Blyleven(none)
Cleveland Indians2Texas Rangers7BoxCharlie HoughPhil Niekro(none)
Montreal Expos6Atlanta Braves2BoxBryn SmithRandy O'Neal(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxOrel HershiserRick Reuschel(none)
Cincinnati Reds2New York Mets3BoxRick AguileraMario SotoJesse Orosco
Houston Astros3Philadelphia Phillies2BoxLarry AndersenKent TekulveDave Smith
St. Louis Cardinals3San Diego Padres0BoxJoe MagraneEd Whitson(none)
Chicago Cubs9San Francisco Giants4BoxScott SandersonMark DavisLee Smith

Standings as of 1987-05-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Brewers26206.769--1541213311-49-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1367165.522
224New York Yankees271710.6303.5138104348-109-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I1357263.533
335Toronto Blue Jays251510.6004.5114104105-610-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1378156.591
4817Boston Red Sox271215.4448.5117129-124-138-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1356669.489
51020Baltimore Orioles261115.4239.0119124-57-64-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1365680.412
61323Detroit Tigers261016.38510.010610425-105-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1368848.647
71424Cleveland Indians27918.33311.5110157-474-115-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium1355283.385
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148California Angels281612.571--141130118-48-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1345975.440
2510Kansas City Royals241311.5421.01039673-610-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1387068.507
3611Minnesota Twins261412.5381.012411955-69-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1367165.522
4714Seattle Mariners281414.5002.0138152-145-69-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1346470.478
5919Oakland Athletics281216.4294.0123130-73-99-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1346965.515
61121Chicago White Sox241014.4174.08393-107-63-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1386771.486
71222Texas Rangers241014.4174.0111118-71-109-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1386573.471
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Chicago Cubs261511.577--123102219-26-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field1356174.452
259St. Louis Cardinals251411.5600.5129115147-37-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1378156.591
3713New York Mets251312.5201.5115123-85-48-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1377958.577
4815Montreal Expos261214.4623.0109130-2110-102-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium1367957.581
5916Pittsburgh Pirates241113.4583.0106113-73-68-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1386969.500
61125Philadelphia Phillies25817.3206.5100136-363-55-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium1377265.526
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cincinnati Reds27189.667--1491044510-58-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium1356669.489
223San Francisco Giants281810.6430.51311151612-66-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1347262.537
347Houston Astros261511.5772.5115100156-89-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome1366175.449
4612Los Angeles Dodgers281513.5363.5119105148-97-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1345876.433
51018Atlanta Braves271215.4446.0130135-55-77-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1345777.425
61226San Diego Padres29722.24112.095143-483-124-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1335875.436

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dennis MartinezP31.358Signed as Free Agent by Expos. 
Donnie ScottC25.263Signed as Free Agent by Brewers.