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Games on 1987-08-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners5California Angels4BoxSteve ShieldsGreg Minton(none)
Boston Red Sox5Kansas City Royals13BoxMark GubiczaBob Stanley(none)
Chicago White Sox7Milwaukee Brewers3BoxBill LongChris BosioBobby Thigpen
Detroit Tigers5New York Yankees8BoxRick RhodenJeff RobinsonDave Righetti
Minnesota Twins5Oakland Athletics6BoxGene NelsonJeff Reardon(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Texas Rangers5BoxBobby WittMike Boddicker(none)
Cleveland Indians5Toronto Blue Jays11BoxDave StiebDarrel AkerfeldsGary Lavelle
Los Angeles Dodgers5Atlanta Braves10BoxZane SmithKen Howell(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Chicago Cubs3BoxLee SmithJeff Calhoun(none)
San Francisco Giants4Cincinnati Reds5BoxJeff MontgomeryJeff Robinson(none)
San Diego Padres0Houston Astros6BoxMike ScottMark Grant(none)
New York Mets7Montreal Expos4BoxRon DarlingBob SebraRoger McDowell
Pittsburgh Pirates1St. Louis Cardinals9BoxJoe MagraneHipolito Pena(none)

Standings as of 1987-08-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1056441.610--5514668527-2437-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I572532.439
223Toronto Blue Jays1046143.5872.554243111126-2435-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium583523.603
334Detroit Tigers1015942.5843.05594679227-2332-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium613922.639
4713Milwaukee Brewers1035251.50511.0541562-2124-2728-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium593920.661
51119Boston Red Sox1044856.46215.5527541-1417-3831-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park583028.517
61220Baltimore Orioles1054857.45716.0504546-4229-2719-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium571938.333
71426Cleveland Indians1043767.35626.5451622-17116-3721-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium582434.414
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Minnesota Twins1065650.528--520535-1523-3433-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome562927.518
2510Oakland Athletics1045450.5191.05334914225-2329-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum582731.466
3612California Angels1055451.5141.5503494927-2427-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium572136.368
4815Kansas City Royals1045153.4904.0429428120-3331-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium583226.552
5917Texas Rangers1035053.4854.5552547520-2830-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium592534.424
61018Seattle Mariners1045054.4815.0475534-5924-2626-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome582830.483
71324Chicago White Sox1024359.42211.0455478-2324-3019-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park603426.567
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1036439.621--56745111633-1931-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II593128.525
225Montreal Expos1035845.5636.04904692127-2131-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium593326.559
336New York Mets1045846.5586.55164625429-2629-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium583424.586
459Chicago Cubs1045450.51910.5479479025-2429-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field572235.386
5611Philadelphia Phillies1035350.51511.0465482-1726-2627-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium592732.458
61123Pittsburgh Pirates1044559.43319.5433503-7021-3424-25L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium583523.603
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Cincinnati Reds1055649.533--5425093327-2329-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium572829.491
2714San Francisco Giants1055352.5053.04974653230-2623-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park573720.649
3816Houston Astros1045153.4904.5418428-1023-2928-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome582533.431
4921Los Angeles Dodgers1044757.4528.5411451-4019-3228-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium582632.448
51022Atlanta Braves1044658.4429.5495512-1719-3027-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium572334.404
61225San Diego Padres1053966.37117.0427529-10218-3721-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium572631.456