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Games on 1987-09-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels2Chicago White Sox5BoxRichard DotsonJerry ReussBill Long
Baltimore Orioles7Detroit Tigers3BoxJose MesaDan Petry(none)
Seattle Mariners3Kansas City Royals7BoxDanny JacksonMike Morgan(none)
Boston Red Sox7New York Yankees0BoxRoger ClemensAl Leiter(none)
Cleveland Indians3Oakland Athletics4BoxDave StewartDarrel AkerfeldsEric Plunk
Minnesota Twins1Texas Rangers2BoxBobby WittLes Straker(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5Toronto Blue Jays2BoxJuan NievesDave Stieb(none)
Atlanta Braves3Houston Astros1BoxChuck CaryDave SmithJim Acker
San Francisco Giants3Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxMike KrukowTim BelcherJoe Price
New York Mets3Philadelphia Phillies4BoxJeff CalhounJesse Orosco(none)
Chicago Cubs3Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxBrian FisherRick SutcliffeJeff Robinson
Chicago Cubs10Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxDrew HallJohn Smiley(none)
Cincinnati Reds3San Diego Padres1BoxTom BrowningAndy HawkinsJohn Franco
Montreal Expos6St. Louis Cardinals1BoxPascual PerezBob ForschTim Burke

Standings as of 1987-09-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Toronto Blue Jays1599663.604--84064719344-3452-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium303.000
222Detroit Tigers1589464.5951.587972515444-3750-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium4401.000
335Milwaukee Brewers1599069.5666.08528064642-3648-33W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium312.333
448New York Yankees1588771.5518.57727442838-4349-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I422.500
5916Boston Red Sox1587583.47520.58248101427-5448-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park431.750
61324Baltimore Orioles1586692.41829.5717860-14335-4131-51W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium413.250
71426Cleveland Indians1586098.38035.5718920-20225-5235-46L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium413.250
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Minnesota Twins1598574.535--780786-629-4956-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome303.000
2611Kansas City Royals1598079.5035.06956851037-4443-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium3301.000
3713Oakland Athletics1587979.5005.57907593138-4041-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum422.500
4817Texas Rangers1587583.4759.5805823-1832-4943-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium404.000
61120Seattle Mariners1587484.46810.5734783-4934-4340-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome4401.000
51018Chicago White Sox1587484.46810.5717736-1939-4235-42W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park431.750
71221California Angels1587385.46211.5739778-3937-4336-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium422.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113St. Louis Cardinals1589365.589--78067110946-3547-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II422.500
224New York Mets1599069.5663.580368811541-3749-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium321.667
336Montreal Expos1588969.5634.07227002243-3746-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium422.500
4612Philadelphia Phillies1598079.50313.5691729-3837-4143-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium303.000
5714Pittsburgh Pirates1587682.48117.0691730-3933-4843-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium4401.000
6815Chicago Cubs1577582.47817.5705772-6735-4240-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field413.250
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147San Francisco Giants1588870.557--76864911944-3644-34W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park422.500
2510Cincinnati Reds1588177.5137.07617352639-3842-39W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium431.750
3919Houston Astros1587484.46814.0628655-2729-5245-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome422.500
41022Los Angeles Dodgers1587088.44318.0613668-5531-4739-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium431.750
51123Atlanta Braves1576889.43319.5729808-7926-5042-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium413.250
61225San Diego Padres1586494.40524.0658744-8628-5336-41L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium413.250


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dave GallagherCF-RF27.010Released by Mariners. 
Julio SolanoP27.266Traded by Astros to Mariners for Doug Givler. 
Lary SorensenP31.362Released by Expos.