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Monday August 3,1987This date in baseball
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Games on 1987-08-03

Top1987 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALMinnesota Twins11California Angels3Boxscore - PBP933,9832:59Joe NiekroMike WittDan Schatzeder (6-1)Mike Witt (13-7)-Tom KellyGene MauchAngel Stadium of
ALToronto Blue Jays14Chicago White Sox5Boxscore - PBP912,1933:11Jose NunezFloyd BannisterJeff Musselman (10-4)Floyd Bannister (6-9)-Jimy WilliamsJim FregosiComiskey Park
ALNew York Yankees0Cleveland Indians2Boxscore - PBP914,5872:48Steve TroutTom CandiottiTom Candiotti (4-11)Steve Trout (6-6)-Lou PiniellaDoc EdwardsCleveland Stadium
ALKansas City Royals4Detroit Tigers2Boxscore - PBP1025,7813:23Buddy BlackJack MorrisJerry Gleaton (2-3)Jack Morris (12-6)-Billy GardnerSparky AndersonTiger Stadium
ALSeattle Mariners4Oakland Athletics3Boxscore - PBP916,6442:58Mike MorganJoaquin AndujarMike Morgan (9-11)Joaquin Andujar (3-5)Ed Nunez (11)Dick WilliamsTony LaRussaOakland-Alameda C
ALBoston Red Sox11Texas Rangers2Boxscore - PBP921,9282:57Bruce HurstJose GuzmanBruce Hurst (12-6)Jose Guzman (8-11)-John McNamaraBobby ValentineArlington Stadium
NLLos Angeles Dodgers7Cincinnati Reds2Boxscore - PBP927,2242:20Orel HershiserTed PowerOrel Hershiser (12-9)Ted Power (8-6)-Tom LasordaPete RoseCinergy Field
NLSan Francisco Giants3Houston Astros5Boxscore - PBP1328,2873:37Mike KrukowNolan RyanJuan Agosto (1-0)Joe Price (1-2)-Roger CraigHal LanierAstrodome
NLSt. Louis Cardinals5Montreal Expos2Boxscore - PBP933,4242:54Ricky HortonBryn SmithRicky Horton (6-1)Bryn Smith (7-5)Todd Worrell (22)Whitey HerzogBuck RodgersOlympic Stadium
NLPhiladelphia Phillies2New York Mets3Boxscore - PBP1150,2973:29Don CarmanDon SchulzeRoger McDowell (6-3)Kent Tekulve (5-4)-Lee EliaDavey JohnsonShea Stadium
NLChicago Cubs4Pittsburgh Pirates6Boxscore - PBP97,2813:10Greg MadduxDoug DrabekDoug Drabek (3-10)Greg Maddux (6-10)Jim Gott (1)Gene MichaelJim LeylandThree Rivers Stad
11 Games on this date

Standings as of 1987-08-03.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1066442.604--5514688327-2537-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I562531.446
223Toronto Blue Jays1056243.5901.555643612027-2435-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium573423.596
334Detroit Tigers1025943.5783.05614719027-2332-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium603921.650
4713Milwaukee Brewers1035251.50510.5541562-2124-2728-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium593920.661
51119Boston Red Sox1054956.46714.5538543-518-3831-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park572928.509
61221Baltimore Orioles1054857.45715.5504546-4229-2719-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium571938.333
71426Cleveland Indians1053867.36225.5453622-16916-3722-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium572334.404
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Minnesota Twins1075750.533--531538-724-3433-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome552827.509
2510Oakland Athletics1055451.5142.05364954125-2329-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum572730.474
3612California Angels1065452.5092.5506505127-2427-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium562135.375
4815Kansas City Royals1055253.4954.0433430321-3331-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium573126.544
5917Seattle Mariners1055154.4865.0479537-5825-2626-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome572730.474
61018Texas Rangers1045054.4815.5554558-420-2830-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium582533.431
71324Chicago White Sox1034360.41712.0460492-3224-3019-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park593425.576
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1046539.625--57245311934-1931-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II583028.517
225New York Mets1055946.5626.55194645529-2630-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium573324.579
336Montreal Expos1045846.5587.04924741827-2131-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium583325.569
459Chicago Cubs1055451.51411.5483485-225-2529-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field562234.393
5611Philadelphia Phillies1045351.51012.0467485-1826-2727-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium582731.466
61123Pittsburgh Pirates1054659.43819.5439507-6821-3425-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium573423.596
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Cincinnati Reds1065650.528--5445162827-2329-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium562828.500
2714San Francisco Giants1065353.5003.05004703030-2723-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park563719.661
3816Houston Astros1055253.4953.5423431-823-2929-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome572433.421
4920Los Angeles Dodgers1054857.4577.5418453-3520-3228-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium572532.439
51022Atlanta Braves1044658.4429.0495512-1719-3027-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium572334.404
61225San Diego Padres1053966.37116.5427529-10218-3721-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium572631.456

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jim GottP28.000Claimed on waivers by Pirates from Giants.