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Thursday August 6,1987This date in baseball
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Games on 1987-08-06

Top1987 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALToronto Blue Jays5Cleveland Indians14Boxscore - PBP97,9783:01Jim ClancyScott BailesScott Bailes (5-4)Jim Clancy (10-8)-Jimy WilliamsDoc EdwardsCleveland Stadium
ALNew York Yankees5Detroit Tigers12Boxscore - PBP941,8753:10Ron GuidryFrank TananaFrank Tanana (12-7)Ron Guidry (3-5)-Lou PiniellaSparky AndersonTiger Stadium
ALBaltimore Orioles8Milwaukee Brewers11Boxscore - PBP924,3533:17Mike FlanaganBill WegmanJay Aldrich (1-1)Mike Griffin (2-4)Chuck Crim (2)Cal Ripken Sr.Tom TrebelhornCounty Stadium
ALOakland Athletics4Minnesota Twins9Boxscore - PBP939,1773:27Dave StewartFrank ViolaFrank Viola (12-7)Dave Stewart (14-8)-Tony LaRussaTom KellyHubert H. Humphre
ALCalifornia Angels4Seattle Mariners15Boxscore - PBP911,0653:02Willie FraserMike MooreMike Moore (4-14)Willie Fraser (7-8)-Gene MauchDick WilliamsThe Kingdome
NLSan Diego Padres7Atlanta Braves4Boxscore - PBP97,6712:39Ed WhitsonRick MahlerLance McCullers (7-6)Gene Garber (8-8)Rich Gossage (9)Larry BowaChuck TannerAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLChicago Cubs6New York Mets7Boxscore - PBP937,5843:17Les LancasterTerry LeachRoger McDowell (7-3)Lee Smith (3-7)-Gene MichaelDavey JohnsonShea Stadium
NLSt. Louis Cardinals5Philadelphia Phillies2Boxscore - PBP931,6352:56John TudorTom HumeJohn Tudor (3-1)Tom Hume (1-4)Todd Worrell (23)Whitey HerzogLee EliaVeterans Stadium
NLMontreal Expos6Pittsburgh Pirates3Boxscore - PBP97,7552:40Floyd YoumansRick ReuschelJeff Parrett (3-3)Jim Gott (1-1)Tim Burke (10)Buck RodgersJim LeylandThree Rivers Stad
9 Games on this date

Standings as of 1987-08-06.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1096544.596--5644976728-2737-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I532429.453
223Toronto Blue Jays1086444.5930.556845311529-2535-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium543222.593
334Detroit Tigers1056144.5812.05814869527-2334-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium573720.649
459Milwaukee Brewers1065551.5198.5566579-1324-2731-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium563620.643
51119Boston Red Sox1075057.46714.0554558-419-3931-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park552827.509
61221Baltimore Orioles1084860.44416.5521571-5029-3019-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium541935.352
71426Cleveland Indians1084068.37024.5484635-15116-3724-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium542133.389
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Minnesota Twins1105852.527--544560-1624-3634-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome522725.519
2610Oakland Athletics1085652.5191.05525084425-2431-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum542529.463
3711California Angels1095653.5141.5528524427-2529-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium531934.358
4814Kansas City Royals1075354.4953.5443438522-3431-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium553025.545
5917Seattle Mariners1085256.4815.0498553-5525-2827-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome542628.481
61018Texas Rangers1065155.4815.0569574-520-2831-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium562432.429
71324Chicago White Sox1054362.41012.5463499-3624-3019-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park573423.596
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1076641.617--58346711635-2131-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II552926.527
225New York Mets1086246.5744.55444766829-2633-20W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium543024.556
336Montreal Expos1076146.5705.05104832728-2133-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium553025.545
4512Chicago Cubs1085553.50911.5492504-1226-2729-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field532132.396
5715Philadelphia Phillies1075354.49513.0475508-3326-2927-25L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium552728.491
61123Pittsburgh Pirates1084761.43519.5454516-6221-3426-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium543321.611
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Cincinnati Reds1085850.537--5605233727-2331-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium542628.481
2613Houston Astros1075453.5053.5434440-623-2931-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome552233.400
3816San Francisco Giants1085355.4915.05094812830-2923-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park543717.685
4920Los Angeles Dodgers1074859.4499.5425469-4420-3428-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium552530.455
51022Atlanta Braves1074760.43910.5514533-1919-3028-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium542232.407
61225San Diego Padres1084167.38017.0448548-10020-3821-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium542430.444

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Johnnie LeMasterSS33.048Signed as Free Agent by White Sox. 
Larry McWilliamsP33.177Signed as Free Agent by Rangers.