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Friday July 31,1987This 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 1987-07-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners2California Angels8BoxJack LazorkoScott BankheadGreg Minton
Boston Red Sox4Kansas City Royals0BoxRoger ClemensBret Saberhagen(none)
Chicago White Sox8Milwaukee Brewers6BoxRichard DotsonTeddy HigueraBobby Thigpen
Detroit Tigers5New York Yankees6BoxDave RighettiMike Henneman(none)
Minnesota Twins5Oakland Athletics3BoxBert BlylevenDennis LampJeff Reardon
Baltimore Orioles8Texas Rangers4BoxJohn HabyanCharlie HoughTom Niedenfuer
Cleveland Indians3Toronto Blue Jays8BoxJimmy KeyReggie Ritter(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers9Atlanta Braves5BoxFernando ValenzuelaDoyle Alexander(none)
Philadelphia Phillies8Chicago Cubs5BoxKent TekulveScott SandersonSteve Bedrosian
San Francisco Giants2Cincinnati Reds9BoxRon RobinsonDave Dravecky(none)
San Diego Padres6Houston Astros2BoxEd WhitsonDanny DarwinLance McCullers
New York Mets3Montreal Expos13BoxDennis MartinezJohn Mitchell(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3St. Louis Cardinals4BoxKen DayleyBarry Jones(none)

Standings as of 1987-07-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1036340.612--5384518727-2436-16W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I592633.441
223Toronto Blue Jays1026042.5882.553142310826-2434-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium603624.600
334Detroit Tigers995841.5863.05444549026-2232-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium634023.635
4510Milwaukee Brewers1015249.51510.0536552-1624-2728-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium613922.639
51119Boston Red Sox1024854.47114.5522524-217-3631-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park603030.500
61220Baltimore Orioles1034756.45616.0495540-4528-2619-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium592039.339
71426Cleveland Indians1023666.35326.5443611-16815-3621-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium602535.417
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Minnesota Twins1045648.538--513526-1323-3233-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome582929.500
2611California Angels1035350.5152.5495486927-2426-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium592237.373
3712Oakland Athletics1025250.5103.05244844025-2327-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum602931.483
4816Texas Rangers1014952.4855.5546538820-2829-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium612635.426
61018Seattle Mariners1024953.4806.0467526-5923-2526-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome602931.483
5917Kansas City Royals1024953.4806.0412423-1120-3329-20L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium603426.567
71324Chicago White Sox1004159.41013.0445473-2822-3019-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park623626.581
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1016239.614--55144410733-1929-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II613328.541
225Montreal Expos1015843.5744.04824503227-2131-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium613328.541
336New York Mets1025646.5496.54974544327-2629-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium603624.600
459Philadelphia Phillies1015348.5259.0460474-1426-2427-24W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium612734.443
5613Chicago Cubs1025250.51010.5471474-325-2427-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field592435.407
61022Pittsburgh Pirates1024557.44117.5426487-6121-3224-25L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium603525.583
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Cincinnati Reds1035548.534--5344983627-2328-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium592930.492
2714San Francisco Giants1035251.5053.04864572929-2523-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park593821.644
3815Houston Astros1025052.4904.5412422-1023-2927-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome602634.433
4921Los Angeles Dodgers1024656.4518.5401439-3818-3128-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium602733.450
51123Atlanta Braves1024557.4419.5483502-1919-3026-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium592435.407
61225San Diego Padres1033865.36917.0421523-10217-3621-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium592732.458


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Steve CarltonP42.221Traded by Indians to Twins for Jeff Perry. 
Dave OwenSS-3B29.097Traded by Rangers to Royals for Rufus Ellis. 
Don RobinsonP30.053Traded by Pirates to Giants for Mackey Sasser and Cash. 
Mackey SasserC24.362Traded by Giants with Cash to Pirates for Don Robinson. 
Bob ShirleyP33.036Signed as Free Agent by Yankees.