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Games on 1987-08-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox5Boston Red Sox3BoxBill LongRoger ClemensScott Nielsen
Texas Rangers0Kansas City Royals3BoxDanny JacksonCharlie Hough(none)
Cleveland Indians0Milwaukee Brewers1BoxTeddy HigueraDoug Jones(none)
Detroit Tigers10Minnesota Twins8BoxDan PetryJeff ReardonGuillermo Hernandez
Los Angeles Dodgers2New York Mets3BoxRon DarlingBob WelchRoger McDowell
San Francisco Giants2Philadelphia Phillies0BoxDon RobinsonShane Rawley(none)
Cincinnati Reds5Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxJeff RobinsonJohn Franco(none)
Montreal Expos6San Diego Padres5BoxTim BurkeLance McCullersBob McClure
Houston Astros4St. Louis Cardinals5BoxKen DayleyJuan Agosto(none)

Standings as of 1987-08-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers1257550.600--71658513136-2839-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium372314.622
222Toronto Blue Jays1267551.5950.565051913138-3037-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium362115.583
334New York Yankees1267155.5634.56255755033-3638-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I361818.500
447Milwaukee Brewers1266858.5407.56886691932-3136-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium362313.639
5917Boston Red Sox1266165.48414.56716551620-4141-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park361719.472
61220Baltimore Orioles1265769.45218.5598664-6633-3424-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium361026.278
71426Cleveland Indians1274879.37828.0569755-18620-4128-38L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium351322.371
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Minnesota Twins1296762.519--640664-2424-4243-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome331815.545
2611Oakland Athletics1266561.5160.56586005829-3036-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum361620.444
3714California Angels1276364.4963.0593610-1730-2833-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium351223.343
4816Kansas City Royals1266264.4923.5540541-126-3936-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium362115.583
51018Texas Rangers1266066.4765.5677685-826-3534-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium361521.417
61119Seattle Mariners1265967.4686.5583654-7125-3234-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome361917.528
71324Chicago White Sox1265373.42112.5572604-3230-3523-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park362412.667
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113St. Louis Cardinals1267551.595--67356311041-2734-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II362016.556
225New York Mets1277156.5594.56395617830-2941-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium352114.600
336Montreal Expos1256956.5525.5584575930-2739-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium372215.595
459Philadelphia Phillies1276661.5209.5581597-1629-3037-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium351421.400
5713Chicago Cubs1246262.50012.0582612-3029-3333-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field371423.378
61023Pittsburgh Pirates1275671.44119.5549613-6423-4233-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium352411.686
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148San Francisco Giants1286860.531--6005455536-3232-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park342212.647
2612Houston Astros1276562.5122.5528519927-3838-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome351124.314
3815Cincinnati Reds1286365.4925.0631622931-3332-32L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium342113.618
4921Atlanta Braves1245569.44411.0592623-3122-3833-31W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium371423.378
51122Los Angeles Dodgers1275671.44111.5489534-4525-4231-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium351718.486
61225San Diego Padres1265274.41315.0535619-8423-4129-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium361323.361


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mike BrownP28.175Traded by Mariners to Orioles for Nelson Simmons. 
Bill GullicksonP28.187Traded by Reds to Yankees for Dennis Rasmussen. 
Ken PattersonP23.049Traded by Yankees with Jeff Pries to White Sox for Mike Soper and Jerry Royster. 
Dennis RasmussenP28.130Traded by Yankees to Reds for Bill Gullickson. 
Jerry Royster3B-2B34.312Traded by White Sox with Mike Soper to Yankees for Jeff Pries and Ken Patterson.