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Saturday August 29,1987This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1987-08-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels6Baltimore Orioles5BoxWillie FraserMark Williamson(none)
Kansas City Royals2Chicago White Sox7BoxFloyd BannisterMark Gubicza(none)
Boston Red Sox2Cleveland Indians7BoxTom CandiottiBob Stanley(none)
Boston Red Sox1Cleveland Indians2BoxRich YettBruce Hurst(none)
Texas Rangers1Detroit Tigers4BoxWalt TerrellBobby Witt(none)
Minnesota Twins12Milwaukee Brewers3BoxBert BlylevenLen Barker(none)
Seattle Mariners7New York Yankees1BoxMark LangstonRick Rhoden(none)
Seattle Mariners2New York Yankees4BoxTommy JohnMike CampbellDave Righetti
Oakland Athletics6Toronto Blue Jays5BoxEric PlunkMark EichhornDennis Eckersley
Chicago Cubs1Cincinnati Reds4BoxTom BrowningScott Sanderson(none)
Montreal Expos6Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxAndy McGaffiganTim Crews(none)
Houston Astros2Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxMike BieleckiNolan Ryan(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1San Diego Padres3BoxEric NolteBruce Ruffin(none)
New York Mets1San Francisco Giants9BoxAtlee HammakerSid Fernandez(none)
Atlanta Braves2St. Louis Cardinals4BoxJoe MagraneCharlie PuleoTodd Worrell

Standings as of 1987-08-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers1277651.598--72359113236-2840-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium352213.629
223Toronto Blue Jays1297653.5891.066653213438-3038-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium332013.606
336New York Yankees1297257.5585.06345944033-3639-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I331716.515
447Milwaukee Brewers1297059.5437.06966841232-3138-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium332112.636
5917Boston Red Sox1286167.47715.56746641020-4341-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park341717.500
61220Baltimore Orioles1295970.45718.0618680-6233-3426-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium33825.242
71426Cleveland Indians1305080.38527.5581762-18120-4230-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium321121.344
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Oakland Athletics1296762.519--6716165531-3136-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum331419.424
2611Minnesota Twins1316863.519--652668-1625-4343-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome311714.548
3714Kansas City Royals1296465.4963.0554553127-4037-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium331914.576
4815California Angels1306466.4923.5609630-2131-3033-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium321121.344
51019Seattle Mariners1296168.4736.0602663-6127-3334-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome331716.515
61118Texas Rangers1296168.4736.0685695-1027-3734-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium331419.424
71324Chicago White Sox1285474.42212.5582615-3330-3524-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park342311.676
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1287751.602--68156811341-2736-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II341816.529
224Montreal Expos1287256.5635.05955811433-2739-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium341915.559
335New York Mets1297257.5585.56445707431-3041-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium332013.606
4510Philadelphia Phillies1296762.51910.5590601-1130-3137-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium331320.394
5713Chicago Cubs1286464.50013.0599632-3330-3434-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field331221.364
6921Pittsburgh Pirates1295871.45019.5561617-5623-4235-29W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium332211.667
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148San Francisco Giants1306961.531--6095505936-3233-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park322111.656
2612Houston Astros1296564.5043.5532531127-4038-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome331122.333
3816Cincinnati Reds1306466.4925.06406291131-3333-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium322012.625
41022Atlanta Braves1285672.43812.0608641-3323-4133-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium331320.394
51123Los Angeles Dodgers1295673.43412.5495542-4725-4231-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium331716.515
61225San Diego Padres1295376.41115.5539631-9223-4130-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium331221.364


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Neil AllenP29.217Released by White Sox. 
Brad AusmusC18.137signed 
Rick HoneycuttP33.061Traded by Dodgers to Athletics for Tim Belcher. 
Johnny Ray2B30.181Traded by Pirates to Angels for Miguel Garcia and Billy Merrifield.