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Games on 1987-08-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics4California Angels6BoxMike WittDave LeiperDeWayne Buice
Boston Red Sox1Chicago White Sox2BoxDave LaPointJeff SellersBobby Thigpen
Milwaukee Brewers5Cleveland Indians3BoxMark KnudsonScott Bailes(none)
Seattle Mariners2Minnesota Twins4BoxLes StrakerMark LangstonJeff Reardon
Kansas City Royals7Texas Rangers6BoxJohn DavisJeff Russell(none)
Atlanta Braves2Houston Astros11BoxMike ScottTom Glavine(none)

Standings as of 1987-08-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Toronto Blue Jays1187048.593--62049112933-2737-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium442618.591
223Detroit Tigers1156847.5910.565253611632-2536-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium473017.638
334New York Yankees1186751.5683.05985494929-3238-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I442222.500
458Milwaukee Brewers1186256.5258.0622634-1230-3032-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium442915.659
51017Boston Red Sox1185662.47514.0618613519-4037-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park442222.500
61220Baltimore Orioles1185365.44917.0564622-5829-3024-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium441430.318
71426Cleveland Indians1184573.38125.0518690-17220-3925-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium441628.364
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Minnesota Twins1206654.550--6085961224-3642-18W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome421923.452
2612Oakland Athletics1186058.5085.06165704629-3031-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum442123.477
3714California Angels1196059.5045.5574591-1730-2830-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium431528.349
4815Kansas City Royals1185959.5006.0502493924-3635-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium442420.545
5918Seattle Mariners1185662.4759.0548612-6425-3231-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome442222.500
61119Texas Rangers1175562.4709.5634640-624-3431-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium452025.444
71324Chicago White Sox1174869.41016.5522559-3726-3222-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park452916.644
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1177047.598--63152810338-2432-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II452520.556
225Montreal Expos1176651.5644.05535322129-2637-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium452520.556
336New York Mets1186652.5594.56005247630-2936-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium442618.591
449Philadelphia Phillies1176156.5219.0546561-1529-3032-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium451926.422
5713Chicago Cubs1186058.50810.5551575-2428-3132-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field431627.372
61022Pittsburgh Pirates1185167.43219.5508565-5721-3830-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium442915.659
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Cincinnati Reds1196257.521--5905672331-3031-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium432221.512
2611San Francisco Giants1196257.521--5585114730-2932-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park432815.651
3816Houston Astros1185959.5002.5493487624-3535-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome441727.386
4921Los Angeles Dodgers1175265.4449.0457504-4721-3631-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium452124.467
51123Atlanta Braves1185068.42411.5548596-4822-3828-30L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium431924.442
61225San Diego Padres1184870.40713.5493578-8520-3828-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium441727.386