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Games on 1987-08-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins4Boston Red Sox6BoxJeff SellersSteve CarltonWes Gardner
Toronto Blue Jays2California Angels5BoxKirk McCaskillDave StiebDeWayne Buice
Detroit Tigers4Cleveland Indians3BoxJack MorrisTom Candiotti(none)
Kansas City Royals5Milwaukee Brewers10BoxJay AldrichBob Stoddard(none)
New York Yankees4Oakland Athletics0BoxRick RhodenDave StewartTim Stoddard
Baltimore Orioles6Seattle Mariners5BoxKen DixonDennis Powell(none)
Chicago White Sox8Texas Rangers1BoxFloyd BannisterJeff Russell(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Atlanta Braves6BoxDavid PalmerMike Bielecki(none)
Houston Astros4Chicago Cubs2BoxJeff HeathcockRick SutcliffeDave Smith
St. Louis Cardinals12Cincinnati Reds6BoxDanny CoxBill Gullickson(none)
San Francisco Giants5Montreal Expos3BoxKelly DownsBob SebraDon Robinson
San Diego Padres2New York Mets9BoxDwight GoodenEric NolteRoger McDowell
Los Angeles Dodgers5Philadelphia Phillies1BoxOrel HershiserDon Carman(none)

Standings as of 1987-08-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers1227349.598--69756812934-2739-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium402515.625
223Toronto Blue Jays1247351.5891.063751312436-3037-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium382315.605
334New York Yankees1247054.5654.06215685332-3538-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I381919.500
448Milwaukee Brewers1246658.5328.06776601732-3134-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium382513.658
5917Boston Red Sox1236063.48813.56586411720-4140-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park391821.462
61220Baltimore Orioles1245767.46017.0588648-6033-3224-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium381028.263
71426Cleveland Indians1254877.38426.5560744-18420-3928-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium371324.351
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Minnesota Twins1266660.524--623645-2224-4242-18L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome361917.528
2612Oakland Athletics1246361.5082.06425905229-3034-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum381820.474
3715California Angels1256263.4963.5586606-2030-2832-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium371324.351
4816Kansas City Royals1236162.4963.5527522526-3935-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium392217.564
51018Seattle Mariners1245965.4766.0577641-6425-3234-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome381919.500
61119Texas Rangers1235865.4726.5658672-1424-3434-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium391722.436
71324Chicago White Sox1235172.41513.5558591-3328-3423-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park392613.667
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals1237350.593--65955310641-2732-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II392217.564
225New York Mets1246955.5564.56345567830-2939-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium382315.605
336Montreal Expos1236855.5535.05775651229-2639-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium392316.590
447Philadelphia Phillies1246658.5327.5578586-829-3037-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium381424.368
5814Chicago Cubs1246262.50011.5582612-3029-3333-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field371423.378
61123Pittsburgh Pirates1245371.42720.5537604-6723-4230-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium382711.711
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510San Francisco Giants1256560.520--5895424733-3232-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park372512.676
2611Houston Astros1246460.5160.55185051326-3638-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome381226.316
3713Cincinnati Reds1256362.5042.06226101231-3032-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium372116.568
5922Los Angeles Dodgers1245569.4449.5484529-4524-4031-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium381820.474
41021Atlanta Braves1245569.4449.5592623-3122-3833-31W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium371423.378
61225San Diego Padres1245173.41113.5525612-8723-4128-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium381424.368