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Saturday May 9,1987This 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 1987-05-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels8Boston Red Sox1BoxWillie FraserAl Nipper(none)
Baltimore Orioles15Chicago White Sox6BoxDave J. SchmidtJoel McKeon(none)
Kansas City Royals4Cleveland Indians0BoxBret SaberhagenTom Candiotti(none)
Oakland Athletics8Detroit Tigers7BoxGene NelsonMark ThurmondJay Howell
Seattle Mariners8Milwaukee Brewers2BoxMike MorganJuan Nieves(none)
Minnesota Twins2New York Yankees0BoxLes StrakerDennis RasmussenJeff Reardon
Toronto Blue Jays15Texas Rangers4BoxDave StiebEd Correa(none)
New York Mets4Atlanta Braves5BoxDavid PalmerBob OjedaGene Garber
Philadelphia Phillies4Cincinnati Reds2BoxKevin GrossBill Gullickson(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxFernando ValenzuelaDanny Cox(none)
Houston Astros1Montreal Expos3BoxBob SebraJim DeshaiesTim Burke
Chicago Cubs5San Diego Padres2BoxGreg MadduxEric ShowLee Smith
Pittsburgh Pirates4San Francisco Giants9BoxAtlee HammakerBob Walk(none)

Standings as of 1987-05-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Brewers28208.714--1591332611-49-4L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1347163.530
224Toronto Blue Jays271710.6302.5136112247-610-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1357956.585
335New York Yankees291811.6212.5149113368-1010-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I1337162.534
5918Boston Red Sox291316.4487.5124141-174-139-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1336568.489
41019Baltimore Orioles291316.4487.514314129-74-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1335479.406
61323Detroit Tigers281018.35710.0115119-45-105-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1348846.657
71425Cleveland Indians29920.31011.5116170-544-115-9L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium1335281.391
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Kansas City Royals261511.577--116102145-610-5W6T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1366868.500
2510California Angels301713.567--153137169-58-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1325874.439
3611Minnesota Twins291613.5520.513813266-710-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1336964.519
4713Seattle Mariners301614.5331.0150157-77-69-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1326270.470
5816Oakland Athletics301416.4673.0138139-15-99-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1326765.508
61121Chicago White Sox261016.3855.095115-207-63-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1366769.493
71222Texas Rangers261016.3855.0119140-211-109-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1366571.478
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Chicago Cubs291712.586--1351181711-36-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field1325973.447
248St. Louis Cardinals281612.5710.5153130239-47-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1347955.590
3815New York Mets271314.4813.0122132-105-68-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1357956.585
4917Montreal Expos281315.4643.5112134-2210-103-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium1347856.582
51020Pittsburgh Pirates271116.4075.0115132-173-98-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1356966.511
61124Philadelphia Phillies27918.3337.0107142-354-65-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium1357164.526
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants312110.677--1551223312-69-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1316962.527
223Cincinnati Reds291910.6551.01551114410-59-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium1336568.489
359Houston Astros281612.5713.5119103167-99-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome1346074.448
4612Los Angeles Dodgers311714.5484.0130115158-99-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1315675.427
5714Atlanta Braves291415.4836.0139142-35-79-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1325577.417
61226San Diego Padres32725.21914.5110171-613-124-13L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1305872.446