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Games on 1987-08-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers2Baltimore Orioles9BoxKen DixonPaul Kilgus(none)
Kansas City Royals3Boston Red Sox4BoxJeff SellersCharlie Leibrandt(none)
Milwaukee Brewers7Chicago White Sox4BoxMark ClearBobby ThigpenDan Plesac
Toronto Blue Jays15Cleveland Indians1BoxDave StiebDarrel Akerfelds(none)
New York Yankees0Detroit Tigers8BoxJeff RobinsonRick Rhoden(none)
Oakland Athletics4Minnesota Twins9BoxJoe NiekroDennis Lamp(none)
California Angels0Seattle Mariners14BoxMark LangstonKirk McCaskill(none)
Atlanta Braves4Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxZane SmithBob Welch(none)
Chicago Cubs1New York Mets7BoxRon DarlingRick Sutcliffe(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5Philadelphia Phillies15BoxShane RawleyJoe Magrane(none)
Montreal Expos3Pittsburgh Pirates9BoxBob WalkBob SebraBrett Gideon
Houston Astros1San Diego Padres7BoxMark DavisMike ScottLance McCullers
Cincinnati Reds1San Francisco Giants3BoxMike LaCossBill Gullickson(none)

Standings as of 1987-08-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Toronto Blue Jays1096544.596--58345412930-2535-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium533122.585
223New York Yankees1106545.5910.55645055928-2837-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I522428.462
334Detroit Tigers1066244.5851.558948610327-2335-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium563620.643
459Milwaukee Brewers1075651.5238.0573583-1025-2731-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium553520.636
51119Boston Red Sox1085157.47213.5558561-319-3932-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park542727.500
61220Baltimore Orioles1094960.45016.0530573-4329-3020-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium531835.340
71426Cleveland Indians1094069.36725.0485650-16516-3724-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium532132.396
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Minnesota Twins1115952.532--553564-1124-3635-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome512625.510
2610Oakland Athletics1095653.5142.05565173925-2531-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum532528.472
3711California Angels1105654.5092.5528538-1027-2629-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium521933.365
4816Kansas City Royals1085355.4914.5446442422-3531-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium543024.556
5917Seattle Mariners1095356.4865.0512553-4125-2828-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome532528.472
61018Texas Rangers1075156.4776.0571583-1220-2931-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium552431.436
71324Chicago White Sox1064363.40613.5467506-3924-3019-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park563422.607
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1086642.611--58848210635-2231-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II542925.537
225New York Mets1096346.5783.55514777429-2634-20W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium532924.547
336Montreal Expos1086147.5655.05134922128-2233-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium543024.556
4512Chicago Cubs1095554.50511.5493511-1826-2829-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field522131.404
5613Philadelphia Phillies1085454.50012.0490513-2326-2928-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium542628.481
61123Pittsburgh Pirates1094861.44018.5463519-5621-3427-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium533221.604
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Cincinnati Reds1095851.532--5615263527-2431-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium532627.491
2714Houston Astros1085454.5003.5435447-1223-3031-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome542232.407
3815San Francisco Giants1095455.4954.05124823030-2924-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park533617.679
5921Los Angeles Dodgers1084860.4449.5428473-4520-3428-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium542529.463
41022Atlanta Braves1084860.4449.5518536-1820-3028-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium532132.396
61225San Diego Padres1094267.38516.0455549-9420-3822-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium532330.434


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Darnell Coles3B-RF25.066Traded by Tigers with Morris Madden to Pirates for Jim Morrison. 
Narciso ElviraP19.283Loaned by Brewers to Leon (Mexican) March 7- 
Jim Morrison3B-2B34.318Traded by Pirates to Tigers for Morris Madden and Darnell Coles.