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Sunday August 9,1987This 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 1987-08-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers4Baltimore Orioles5BoxJohn HabyanCharlie Hough(none)
Kansas City Royals8Boston Red Sox3BoxJohn DavisSteve Crawford(none)
Milwaukee Brewers8Chicago White Sox4BoxJuan NievesNeil Allen(none)
Toronto Blue Jays5Cleveland Indians1BoxJohn CeruttiKen Schrom(none)
New York Yankees4Detroit Tigers15BoxDan PetryDennis Rasmussen(none)
Oakland Athletics5Minnesota Twins7BoxBert BlylevenSteve OntiverosJeff Reardon
California Angels7Seattle Mariners5BoxDeWayne BuiceDennis Powell(none)
Atlanta Braves2Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxShawn HillegasCharlie PuleoTim Crews
Chicago Cubs6New York Mets3BoxScott SandersonDwight GoodenLee Smith
St. Louis Cardinals7Philadelphia Phillies8BoxWally RitchieRicky Horton(none)
Montreal Expos3Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxMike DunneJeff ParrettJim Gott
Houston Astros3San Diego Padres4BoxEric ShowBob KnepperRich Gossage
Cincinnati Reds2San Francisco Giants3BoxMike KrukowTed PowerDon Robinson
Cincinnati Reds2San Francisco Giants5BoxKelly DownsGuy HoffmanCraig Lefferts

Standings as of 1987-08-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Toronto Blue Jays1116645.595--58945813131-2635-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium513021.588
223New York Yankees1126646.5890.55755205529-2937-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I502327.460
334Detroit Tigers1086345.5831.560449710727-2336-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium543519.648
458Milwaukee Brewers1105852.5277.5592598-627-2831-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium523319.635
51119Boston Red Sox1105258.47313.5569572-319-3933-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park522626.500
61220Baltimore Orioles1115061.45016.0540588-4829-3021-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium511734.333
71426Cleveland Indians1114170.36925.0489656-16716-3725-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium512031.392
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Minnesota Twins1136152.540--569571-224-3637-16W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome492425.490
2612California Angels1125755.5093.5538548-1028-2729-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium501832.360
3713Oakland Athletics1115655.5054.05635333025-2731-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum512526.490
4815Kansas City Royals1105456.4915.5457453423-3631-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium522923.558
5917Seattle Mariners1115457.4866.0522563-4125-2829-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome512427.471
61018Texas Rangers1095257.4777.0586593-721-3031-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium532330.434
71324Chicago White Sox1094465.40415.0482525-4324-3020-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park533320.623
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1106743.609--60449510936-2331-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II522824.538
225New York Mets1116348.5684.55574886929-2634-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium512922.569
336Montreal Expos1106149.5556.05185011728-2433-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium523022.577
4510Chicago Cubs1115754.51410.5504517-1328-2829-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field501931.380
5714Philadelphia Phillies1105555.50012.0503529-2626-2929-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium522527.481
6921Pittsburgh Pirates1115061.45017.5472524-5221-3429-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium513021.588
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Cincinnati Reds1125854.518--5675392827-2731-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium502624.520
2611San Francisco Giants1125755.5091.05254883730-2927-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park503317.660
3816Houston Astros1105456.4913.0441455-1423-3231-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome522230.423
51022Los Angeles Dodgers1104961.4458.0440484-4420-3429-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium522428.462
41123Atlanta Braves1104961.4458.0529548-1921-3128-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium512031.392
61225San Diego Padres1114467.39613.5463555-9220-3824-29W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium512130.412


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Phil NiekroP48.130Traded by Indians to Blue Jays for Don Gordon and Darryl Landrum.