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Games on 1987-05-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins7Baltimore Orioles10BoxKen DixonJeff Reardon(none)
Seattle Mariners2Boston Red Sox3BoxJeff SellersMike TrujilloWes Gardner
Texas Rangers6Cleveland Indians1BoxCharlie HoughSteve Carlton(none)
California Angels2Detroit Tigers15BoxDan PetryUrbano Lugo(none)
Oakland Athletics10Milwaukee Brewers8BoxDave StewartPaul MirabellaJay Howell
Chicago White Sox4New York Yankees5BoxCecilio GuanteBobby Thigpen(none)
Kansas City Royals3Toronto Blue Jays1BoxBuddy BlackJohn CeruttiDan Quisenberry
New York Mets6Cincinnati Reds2BoxDavid ConeJerry Reuss(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Houston Astros5BoxBob KnepperMichael JacksonAurelio Lopez
Chicago Cubs0Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxRick HoneycuttEd Lynch(none)
Atlanta Braves5Montreal Expos2BoxZane SmithUbaldo HerediaJeff Dedmon
San Diego Padres5Pittsburgh Pirates12BoxRick ReuschelAndy Hawkins(none)
St. Louis Cardinals6San Francisco Giants5BoxJoe MagraneMark DavisTodd Worrell

Standings as of 1987-05-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Brewers302010.667--1681482011-49-6L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1327161.538
222New York Yankees322111.656--163120438-1013-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I1306862.523
335Toronto Blue Jays301812.6002.0149124257-711-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1327854.591
41016Baltimore Orioles321517.4696.0163162110-75-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1305278.400
5918Boston Red Sox321517.4696.0137147-104-1311-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1306367.485
61222Detroit Tigers311219.3878.513813265-107-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1318645.656
71425Cleveland Indians321022.31311.0124184-604-116-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium1305179.392
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Kansas City Royals291613.552--121111106-810-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1336766.504
2612Seattle Mariners331815.545--161164-39-79-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1296069.465
3511California Angels331815.545--160160010-78-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1295772.442
4713Minnesota Twins321715.5310.515615247-910-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1306862.523
5817Oakland Athletics321517.4692.515415406-109-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1306664.508
61121Texas Rangers291316.4483.0140152-123-1010-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1336271.466
71324Chicago White Sox291019.3456.0105129-247-83-11L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1336766.504
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136St. Louis Cardinals301713.567--1651422310-57-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1327854.591
247Chicago Cubs321814.563--143142112-56-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field1295871.450
3815Montreal Expos311516.4842.5127147-2010-105-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium1317655.580
4919New York Mets301416.4673.0137154-176-88-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1327854.591
51020Pittsburgh Pirates291316.4483.5131138-74-99-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1336766.504
61123Philadelphia Phillies301119.3676.0120156-366-75-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium1326963.523
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants332112.636--1611322912-69-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1296960.535
224Cincinnati Reds322012.6250.51721234910-510-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium1306466.492
358Los Angeles Dodgers341915.5592.5147127208-911-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1285474.422
4610Houston Astros311714.5483.0132118147-1010-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome1315972.450
5714Atlanta Braves321616.5004.515815806-810-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1295376.411
61226San Diego Padres34826.23513.5129185-563-135-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1285771.445


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dave GallagherCF-RF26.234Traded by Indians to Mariners for Mark Huismann. 
Brian HarperC27.209Purchased by Athletics from San Jose (California). 
Mark HuismannP29.001Traded by Mariners to Indians for Dave Gallagher.