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Monday, August 17,1987

Monday, August 17,1987

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

PREMIUM Subscribers can view the rest-of-season records for each team as well as batting/pitching stats on this date.
Games on this date
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  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year gametype box date visiting team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1987 reg season Aug 17,1987 Oakland Athletics  4  California Angels  6  box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Mike Witt Dave Leiper DeWayne Buice 30,090 2:37
1987 reg season Aug 17,1987 Boston Red Sox  1  Chicago White Sox  2  box | pbp Comiskey Park I Dave LaPoint Jeff Sellers Bobby Thigpen 16,362 2:28
1987 reg season Aug 17,1987 Milwaukee Brewers  5  Cleveland Indians  3  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Mark Knudson Scott Bailes -- 7,011 2:54
1987 reg season Aug 17,1987 Seattle Mariners  2  Minnesota Twins  4  box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Les Straker Mark Langston Jeff Reardon 29,623 2:26
1987 reg season Aug 17,1987 Kansas City Royals  7  Texas Rangers  6  box | pbp Arlington Stadium John Davis Jeff Russell -- 24,101 3:22
1987 reg season Aug 17,1987 Atlanta Braves  2  Houston Astros  11  box | pbp Astrodome Mike Scott Tom Glavine -- 18,810 2:42
6 record(s)
Standings on this date
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Grid Actions:
PREMIUM subscribers get additional grid functionality
Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1987 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 118 70 48 .593 0.0 620 491 129 W1 33-27 37-21 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1987 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 115 68 47 .591 0.5 652 536 116 W2 32-25 36-22 2 2 3 Yes Lost ALCS (Twins)
1987 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 118 67 51 .568 3.0 598 549 49 L1 29-32 38-19 3 3 4 Yes dnq
1987 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 118 62 56 .525 8.0 622 634 -12 W2 30-30 32-26 4 5 8 Yes dnq
1987 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 118 56 62 .475 14.0 618 613 5 L1 19-40 37-22 5 10 17 -- dnq
1987 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 118 53 65 .449 17.0 564 622 -58 L1 29-30 24-35 6 12 20 -- dnq
1987 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 118 45 73 .381 25.0 518 690 -172 L1 20-39 25-34 7 14 26 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1987 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 120 66 54 .550 0.0 608 596 12 W4 24-36 42-18 1 4 7 Yes Won World Series (Cardinals)
1987 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 118 60 58 .508 5.0 616 570 46 L1 29-30 31-28 2 6 12 -- dnq
1987 AL West California Angels franchise | log 119 60 59 .504 5.5 574 591 -17 W1 30-28 30-31 3 7 14 -- dnq
1987 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 118 59 59 .500 6.0 502 493 9 W1 24-36 35-23 4 8 15 -- dnq
1987 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 118 56 62 .475 9.0 548 612 -64 L4 25-32 31-30 5 9 18 -- dnq
1987 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 117 55 62 .470 9.5 634 640 -6 L3 24-34 31-28 6 11 19 -- dnq
1987 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 117 48 69 .410 16.5 522 559 -37 W1 26-32 22-37 7 13 24 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1987 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 117 70 47 .598 0.0 631 528 103 L2 38-24 32-23 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Twins)
1987 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 117 66 51 .564 4.0 553 532 21 W4 29-26 37-25 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1987 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 118 66 52 .559 4.5 600 524 76 W1 30-29 36-23 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1987 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 117 61 56 .521 9.0 546 561 -15 W2 29-30 32-26 4 4 9 -- dnq
1987 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 118 60 58 .508 10.5 551 575 -24 L1 28-31 32-27 5 7 13 -- dnq
1987 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 118 51 67 .432 19.5 508 565 -57 L4 21-38 30-29 6 10 22 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1987 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 119 62 57 .521 0.0 590 567 23 W1 31-30 31-27 1 5 10 Yes dnq
1987 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 119 62 57 .521 0.0 558 511 47 W2 30-29 32-28 2 6 11 Yes Lost NLCS (Cardinals)
1987 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 118 59 59 .500 2.5 493 487 6 W4 24-35 35-24 3 8 16 -- dnq
1987 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 117 52 65 .444 9.0 457 504 -47 L2 21-36 31-29 4 9 21 -- dnq
1987 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 118 50 68 .424 11.5 548 596 -48 L5 22-38 28-30 5 11 23 -- dnq
1987 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 118 48 70 .407 13.5 493 578 -85 L1 20-38 28-32 6 12 25 -- dnq
26 record(s)