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Saturday August 8,1987This 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 1987-08-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers11Baltimore Orioles5BoxBobby WittMike BoddickerMitch Williams
Kansas City Royals3Boston Red Sox8BoxBruce HurstMark Gubicza(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5Chicago White Sox3BoxRay BurrisJose DeLeonChuck Crim
Milwaukee Brewers6Chicago White Sox8BoxFloyd BannisterChris BosioBobby Thigpen
Toronto Blue Jays1Cleveland Indians3BoxTom CandiottiJose Nunez(none)
New York Yankees7Detroit Tigers0BoxTommy JohnEric King(none)
Oakland Athletics2Minnesota Twins9BoxSteve CarltonCurt Young(none)
California Angels3Seattle Mariners5BoxMike MorganMike WittBill Wilkinson
Atlanta Braves9Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxDavid PalmerOrel Hershiser(none)
Chicago Cubs5New York Mets3BoxMike MasonDon SchulzeLee Smith
St. Louis Cardinals9Philadelphia Phillies5BoxTodd WorrellDon Carman(none)
Montreal Expos2Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxDoug DrabekBryn SmithJohn Smiley
Houston Astros3San Diego Padres4BoxRich GossageDave Meads(none)
Cincinnati Reds2San Francisco Giants5BoxAtlee HammakerTom Browning(none)

Standings as of 1987-08-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1116645.595--5715056629-2837-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I512328.451
223Toronto Blue Jays1106545.5910.558445712730-2635-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium523121.596
334Detroit Tigers1076245.5792.05894939627-2335-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium553619.655
459Milwaukee Brewers1095752.5238.0584594-1026-2831-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium533419.642
51119Boston Red Sox1095257.47713.0566564219-3933-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park532627.491
61221Baltimore Orioles1104961.44516.5535584-4929-3020-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium521834.346
71426Cleveland Indians1104169.37324.5488651-16316-3725-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium522032.385
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Minnesota Twins1126052.536--562566-424-3636-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome502525.500
2610Oakland Athletics1105654.5093.05585263225-2631-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum522527.481
3712California Angels1115655.5053.5531543-1227-2729-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium511932.373
4816Seattle Mariners1105456.4915.0517556-3925-2829-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome522428.462
5917Kansas City Royals1095356.4865.5449450-122-3631-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium533023.566
61018Texas Rangers1085256.4816.0582588-621-2931-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium542331.426
71324Chicago White Sox1084464.40714.0478517-3924-3020-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park543321.611
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1096742.615--59748711036-2231-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II532825.528
225New York Mets1106347.5734.55544827229-2634-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium522923.558
336Montreal Expos1096148.5606.05154971828-2333-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium533023.566
4511Chicago Cubs1105654.50911.5498514-1627-2829-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field512031.392
5714Philadelphia Phillies1095455.49513.0495522-2726-2928-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium532627.491
61022Pittsburgh Pirates1104961.44518.5468521-5321-3428-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium523121.596
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Cincinnati Reds1105852.527--5635313227-2531-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium522626.500
2613San Francisco Giants1105555.5003.05174843330-2925-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park523517.673
3815Houston Astros1095455.4953.5438451-1323-3131-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome532231.415
4920Atlanta Braves1094960.4508.5527543-1621-3028-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium522032.385
51123Los Angeles Dodgers1094861.4409.5435482-4720-3428-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium532528.472
61225San Diego Padres1104367.39115.0459552-9320-3823-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium522230.423


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Roy ThomasP34.047Signed as Free Agent by Indians.