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Thursday August 13,1987This date in baseball
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Games on 1987-08-13

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers4Baltimore Orioles5BoxMike BoddickerChris BosioTom Niedenfuer
Detroit Tigers4Kansas City Royals1BoxJack MorrisMark Gubicza(none)
California Angels5Minnesota Twins1BoxMike WittSteve Carlton(none)
Chicago White Sox10Toronto Blue Jays3BoxFloyd BannisterPhil Niekro(none)
New York Mets5Chicago Cubs7BoxFrank DiPinoRoger McDowellLee Smith
Cincinnati Reds5Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxRob MurphyOrel HershiserJohn Franco
Pittsburgh Pirates7Montreal Expos9BoxAndy McGaffiganBrett GideonBob McClure
Atlanta Braves3San Diego Padres5BoxMark GrantDavid PalmerLance McCullers
Houston Astros6San Francisco Giants7BoxCraig LeffertsRocky Childress(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4St. Louis Cardinals2BoxSteve BedrosianKen DayleyWally Ritchie

Standings as of 1987-08-13

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Toronto Blue Jays1156847.591--61148412733-2735-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium472819.596
223Detroit Tigers1126646.5890.562951911030-2436-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium503218.640
334New York Yankees1156649.5742.05825404229-3237-17L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I472324.489
459Milwaukee Brewers1145955.5188.5604625-2127-2932-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium483216.667
51119Boston Red Sox1135360.46914.0585591-619-3934-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park492524.510
61220Baltimore Orioles1155263.45216.0558609-5129-3023-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium471532.319
71426Cleveland Indians1144371.37724.5506669-16318-3825-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium481830.375
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Minnesota Twins1166254.534--579586-724-3638-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome462323.500
2612California Angels1155956.5132.5553558-530-2829-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium471631.340
3714Kansas City Royals1145757.5004.04784641423-3634-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium482622.542
4815Oakland Athletics1145757.5004.05835493426-2931-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum482424.500
5916Seattle Mariners1145658.4915.0538583-4525-2831-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome482226.458
61018Texas Rangers1125458.4826.0608601723-3131-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium502129.420
71325Chicago White Sox1134667.40714.5513549-3625-3021-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park493118.633
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1146945.605--61851510338-2431-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II482622.542
225New York Mets1156550.5654.55735017229-2736-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium472720.574
336Montreal Expos1146351.5536.05335191429-2634-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium482820.583
448Philadelphia Phillies1145955.51810.0533548-1527-2932-26W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium482127.438
5713Chicago Cubs1155857.50411.5528548-2028-3130-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field461828.391
61022Pittsburgh Pirates1155164.44318.5495545-5021-3530-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium472918.617
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2511San Francisco Giants1166056.517--5495074230-2930-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park463016.652
1610Cincinnati Reds1166056.517--5785522629-2931-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium462422.522
3817Houston Astros1145559.4824.0460479-1924-3531-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome482127.438
4921Los Angeles Dodgers1145163.4478.0453495-4220-3431-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium482226.458
51123Atlanta Braves1145064.4399.0540563-2322-3428-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium471928.404
61224San Diego Padres1154768.40912.5478566-8820-3827-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium471829.383

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ron DavisP32.007Signed as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Troy O'LearyLF-RF18.009signed 
John SmoltzP20.090Traded by Tigers to Braves for RHP Doyle Alexander