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Games on 1987-08-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles4California Angels1BoxKen DixonKirk McCaskillJohn Habyan
Boston Red Sox14Chicago White Sox8BoxAl NipperFloyd Bannister(none)
Milwaukee Brewers8Cleveland Indians9BoxJohn FarrellRay Burris(none)
Minnesota Twins2Detroit Tigers11BoxJack MorrisSteve Carlton(none)
Toronto Blue Jays2Oakland Athletics1BoxDave StiebDennis EckersleyTom Henke
New York Yankees4Seattle Mariners3BoxTim StoddardBill WilkinsonDave Righetti
Kansas City Royals1Texas Rangers3BoxCharlie HoughMark Gubicza(none)
Chicago Cubs5Atlanta Braves9BoxRick MahlerEd LynchJim Acker
Pittsburgh Pirates7Cincinnati Reds4BoxBob WalkRob MurphyJim Gott
St. Louis Cardinals0Houston Astros4BoxNolan RyanDanny CoxDave Smith
Los Angeles Dodgers1Montreal Expos2BoxTim BurkeOrel HershiserBob McClure
San Francisco Giants2New York Mets7BoxDwight GoodenAtlee Hammaker(none)
San Diego Padres9Philadelphia Phillies4BoxRich GossageWally Ritchie(none)

Standings as of 1987-08-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Toronto Blue Jays1197148.597--62249213034-2737-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium432518.581
222Detroit Tigers1166947.5950.566353812532-2537-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium462917.630
334New York Yankees1196851.5713.06025525030-3238-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I432122.488
458Milwaukee Brewers1196257.5219.0630643-1330-3132-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium432914.674
5917Boston Red Sox1195762.47914.06326211120-4037-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park432122.488
61220Baltimore Orioles1195465.45417.0568623-5530-3024-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium431330.302
71426Cleveland Indians1194673.38725.0527698-17120-3926-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium431528.349
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Minnesota Twins1216655.545--610607324-3742-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome411922.463
2613Oakland Athletics1196059.5045.06175724529-3031-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum432122.488
3715California Angels1206060.5005.5575595-2030-2830-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium421527.357
4816Kansas City Royals1195960.4966.0503496724-3735-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium432419.558
51018Texas Rangers1185662.4758.5637641-424-3432-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium441925.432
61119Seattle Mariners1195663.4719.0551616-6525-3231-31L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome432221.512
71325Chicago White Sox1184870.40716.5530573-4326-3222-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park442915.659
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113St. Louis Cardinals1187048.593--6315329938-2532-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II442519.568
225Montreal Expos1186751.5683.05555332229-2638-25W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium442420.545
336New York Mets1196752.5633.56075268130-2937-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium432518.581
449Philadelphia Phillies1186157.5179.0550570-2029-3032-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium441925.432
5814Chicago Cubs1196059.50410.5556584-2828-3232-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field421626.381
61022Pittsburgh Pirates1195267.43718.5515569-5422-3830-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium432815.651
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Cincinnati Reds1206258.517--5945742031-3031-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium422220.524
2611San Francisco Giants1206258.517--5605184230-3032-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park422814.667
3712Houston Astros1196059.5041.54974871024-3536-24W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome431627.372
4921Los Angeles Dodgers1185266.4419.0458506-4821-3731-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium442123.477
51123Atlanta Braves1195168.42910.5557601-4422-3829-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium421824.429
61224San Diego Padres1194970.41212.5502582-8021-3828-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium431627.372


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Denis BoucherP19.164Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
Greg Colbrunn1B18.023signed 
Tom HumeP34.142Signed as Free Agent by Reds.