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Thursday June 18,1987This date in baseball
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Games on 1987-06-18

Top1987 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALKansas City Royals10California Angels4Boxscore - PBP942,9232:41Mark GubiczaWillie FraserMark Gubicza (4-8)Willie Fraser (3-5)-Billy GardnerGene MauchAngel Stadium of
ALBoston Red Sox5Cleveland Indians7Boxscore - PBP911,0003:15Bob StanleyRich YettMike Armstrong (1-0)Bob Stanley (3-8)Mark Huismann (1)John McNamaraPat CorralesCleveland Stadium
ALBaltimore Orioles3New York Yankees6Boxscore - PBP923,2252:46Scott McGregorRick RhodenRick Rhoden (8-4)Scott McGregor (2-7)Tim Stoddard (3)Cal Ripken Sr.Lou PiniellaYankee Stadium I
ALMilwaukee Brewers6Toronto Blue Jays3Boxscore - PBP931,3532:58Juan NievesDave StiebJuan Nieves (5-4)Dave Stieb (5-4)Dan Plesac (15)Tom TrebelhornJimy WilliamsExhibition Stadiu
NLCincinnati Reds8Atlanta Braves4Boxscore - PBP916,9883:05Guy HoffmanDavid PalmerGuy Hoffman (6-1)David Palmer (4-8)John Franco (14)Pete RoseChuck TannerAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLPhiladelphia Phillies7Chicago Cubs9Boxscore - PBP922,8703:20Michael JacksonRick SutcliffeRick Sutcliffe (9-3)Michael Jackson (1-5)Lee Smith (18)Lee EliaGene MichaelWrigley Field
NLLos Angeles Dodgers6Houston Astros4Boxscore - PBP1118,7193:41Bob WelchBob KnepperAlejandro Pena (1-6)Ron Mathis (0-1)Brian Holton (2)Tom LasordaHal LanierAstrodome
NLNew York Mets10Montreal Expos7Boxscore - PBP919,3133:14Ron DarlingNeal HeatonDoug Sisk (3-1)Neal Heaton (9-3)Roger McDowell (7)Davey JohnsonBuck RodgersOlympic Stadium
NLSan Francisco Giants1San Diego Padres3Boxscore - PBP913,8562:24Atlee HammakerStorm DavisStorm Davis (2-7)Atlee Hammaker (3-4)Rich Gossage (5)Roger CraigLarry BowaQualcomm Stadium
NLPittsburgh Pirates6St. Louis Cardinals8Boxscore - PBP1035,2643:13Bob KipperLee TunnellBill Dawley (4-4)Don Robinson (5-5)-Jim LeylandWhitey HerzogBusch Stadium II
10 Games on this date

Standings as of 1987-06-18.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Toronto Blue Jays644024.625--3292369320-1320-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium985642.571
223New York Yankees664125.621--3482796917-1524-10W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I964848.500
347Detroit Tigers623428.5485.03422954715-1519-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1006436.640
458Milwaukee Brewers623428.5485.0303322-1917-1417-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1005743.570
51020Boston Red Sox652936.44611.5305324-1911-2418-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park974948.505
61223Baltimore Orioles662838.42413.0325362-3718-1610-22L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium963957.406
71324Cleveland Indians642440.37516.0283356-7312-2412-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium983761.378
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Minnesota Twins653728.569--3403182216-1621-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome974849.495
269Oakland Athletics633429.5402.03262923417-1417-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum994752.475
3711Kansas City Royals633330.5243.0275269615-1818-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium995049.505
4815Seattle Mariners653332.5084.0302325-2315-1018-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome974552.464
5919California Angels663036.4557.5295321-2613-1617-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium964551.469
61122Texas Rangers612734.4438.0320349-2912-2115-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1014853.475
71425Chicago White Sox622339.37112.5249294-4513-2010-19L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1005446.540
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals634023.635--3612808122-1018-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II995544.556
236Chicago Cubs653629.5545.03172952218-1218-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field964056.417
3410Montreal Expos643430.5316.53133031016-1618-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium985741.582
4613New York Mets643331.5167.53082941417-1816-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium985939.602
5917Philadelphia Phillies622933.46810.5269313-4414-1515-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium1005149.510
61121Pittsburgh Pirates632835.44412.0272318-4613-2015-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium995247.525
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Cincinnati Reds663729.561--3403004018-1219-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium964749.490
2512Houston Astros653431.5232.5266265113-1721-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome974255.433
3714San Francisco Giants653332.5083.5297288920-1613-16L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park975740.588
4816Atlanta Braves653233.4924.5337331614-1518-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium963759.385
51018Los Angeles Dodgers653035.4626.5265271-614-2016-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium974354.443
61226San Diego Padres672146.31316.5258345-8711-2610-20W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium954451.463

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ron MeridithP30.204Purchased by Tigers from Rangers.