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Games on 1987-10-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers2Boston Red Sox3BoxWes GardnerTeddy Higuera(none)
Cleveland Indians4California Angels10BoxDon SuttonRich Yett(none)
Oakland Athletics4Chicago White Sox3BoxGreg CadaretBob James(none)
Toronto Blue Jays3Detroit Tigers4BoxDoyle AlexanderJim ClancyMike Henneman
Minnesota Twins3Kansas City Royals6BoxBret SaberhagenFrank Viola(none)
Baltimore Orioles1New York Yankees3BoxTommy JohnJeff Ballard(none)
Seattle Mariners5Texas Rangers4BoxDennis PowellDale MohorcicBill Wilkinson
Cincinnati Reds12Houston Astros7BoxDennis RasmussenRocky Childress(none)
Chicago Cubs1Montreal Expos7BoxNeal HeatonGreg MadduxAndy McGaffigan
Philadelphia Phillies4Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxBob WalkMichael JacksonJim Gott
Los Angeles Dodgers10San Diego Padres3BoxFernando ValenzuelaMark Grant(none)
Atlanta Braves6San Francisco Giants4BoxKevin CoffmanDave DraveckyJim Acker
New York Mets2St. Louis Cardinals3BoxJohn TudorJohn MitchellSteve Peters

Standings as of 1987-10-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Detroit Tigers1609664.600--89273315944-3752-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium2201.000
211Toronto Blue Jays1609664.600--84365119244-3552-29L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium202.000
335Milwaukee Brewers1609070.5636.08548094542-3748-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium211.500
448New York Yankees1608872.5508.07807522838-4350-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I211.500
5815Boston Red Sox1607783.48119.08348171728-5449-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park211.500
61324Baltimore Orioles1606694.41330.0723872-14935-4331-51L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium211.500
71426Cleveland Indians16060100.37536.0727939-21225-5435-46L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium211.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Minnesota Twins1608575.531--783792-929-5056-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome202.000
2711Kansas City Royals1608179.5064.07016881337-4444-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium2201.000
3612Oakland Athletics1608179.5064.08037673639-4042-39W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum202.000
4916Seattle Mariners1607684.4759.0747793-4636-4340-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome2201.000
51118Chicago White Sox1607585.46910.0726743-1739-4236-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park2201.000
61020Texas Rangers1607585.46910.0815836-2132-4943-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium202.000
71221California Angels1607486.46311.0752788-3637-4437-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium211.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113St. Louis Cardinals1609565.594--79167511646-3549-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II202.000
324New York Mets1609070.5635.080569111441-3849-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium2201.000
236Montreal Expos1609070.5635.07317092243-3847-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium211.500
4613Philadelphia Phillies1608080.50015.0695735-4037-4243-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium202.000
5714Pittsburgh Pirates1607882.48817.0709737-2833-4845-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium2201.000
6817Chicago Cubs1597584.47219.5709791-8235-4440-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field211.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147San Francisco Giants1608872.550--77266211044-3744-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park2201.000
2510Cincinnati Reds1608377.5195.07777453241-3842-39W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium211.500
3919Houston Astros1607585.46913.0641672-3129-5246-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome211.500
41022Los Angeles Dodgers1607288.45016.0630671-4132-4740-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium211.500
51123Atlanta Braves1596990.43418.5740818-7827-5142-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium202.000
61225San Diego Padres1606496.40024.0664758-9428-5336-43L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium211.500


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ray SoffP28.336Released by Cardinals.