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Tuesday, August 18,1987

Tuesday, August 18,1987

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year gametype box date visiting team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1987 reg season Aug 18,1987 Baltimore Orioles  4  California Angels  1  box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Ken Dixon Kirk McCaskill John Habyan 25,360 2:38
1987 reg season Aug 18,1987 Boston Red Sox  14  Chicago White Sox  8  box | pbp Comiskey Park I Al Nipper Floyd Bannister -- 13,064 3:38
1987 reg season Aug 18,1987 Milwaukee Brewers  8  Cleveland Indians  9  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium John Farrell Ray Burris -- 10,205 4:20
1987 reg season Aug 18,1987 Minnesota Twins  2  Detroit Tigers  11  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Jack Morris Steve Carlton -- 32,053 2:36
1987 reg season Aug 18,1987 Toronto Blue Jays  2  Oakland Athletics  1  box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Dave Stieb Dennis Eckersley Tom Henke 34,823 2:47
1987 reg season Aug 18,1987 New York Yankees  4  Seattle Mariners  3  box | pbp Kingdome Tim Stoddard Bill Wilkinson Dave Righetti 20,039 3:13
1987 reg season Aug 18,1987 Kansas City Royals  1  Texas Rangers  3  box | pbp Arlington Stadium Charlie Hough Mark Gubicza -- 23,070 2:54
1987 reg season Aug 18,1987 Chicago Cubs  5  Atlanta Braves  9  box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Rick Mahler Ed Lynch Jim Acker 17,469 3:07
1987 reg season Aug 18,1987 Pittsburgh Pirates  7  Cincinnati Reds  4  box | pbp Cinergy Field Bob Walk Rob Murphy Jim Gott 29,385 2:49
1987 reg season Aug 18,1987 St. Louis Cardinals  0  Houston Astros  4  box | pbp Astrodome Nolan Ryan Danny Cox Dave Smith 28,790 2:34
1987 reg season Aug 18,1987 Los Angeles Dodgers  1  Montreal Expos  2  box | pbp Stade Olympique Tim Burke Orel Hershiser Bob McClure 30,349 2:42
1987 reg season Aug 18,1987 San Francisco Giants  2  New York Mets  7  box | pbp Shea Stadium Dwight Gooden Atlee Hammaker -- 41,587 2:59
1987 reg season Aug 18,1987 San Diego Padres  9  Philadelphia Phillies  4  box | pbp Veterans Stadium Rich Gossage Wally Ritchie -- 27,867 3:35
13 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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 119 71 48 .597 0.0 622 492 130 W2 34-27 37-21 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1987 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 116 69 47 .595 0.5 663 538 125 W3 32-25 37-22 2 2 2 Yes Lost ALCS (Twins)
1987 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 119 68 51 .571 3.0 602 552 50 W1 30-32 38-19 3 3 4 Yes dnq
1987 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 119 62 57 .521 9.0 630 643 -13 L1 30-31 32-26 4 5 8 Yes dnq
1987 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 119 57 62 .479 14.0 632 621 11 W1 20-40 37-22 5 9 17 -- dnq
1987 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 119 54 65 .454 17.0 568 623 -55 W1 30-30 24-35 6 12 20 -- dnq
1987 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 119 46 73 .387 25.0 527 698 -171 W1 20-39 26-34 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 121 66 55 .545 0.0 610 607 3 L1 24-37 42-18 1 4 7 Yes Won World Series (Cardinals)
1987 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 119 60 59 .504 5.0 617 572 45 L2 29-30 31-29 2 6 13 -- dnq
1987 AL West California Angels franchise | log 120 60 60 .500 5.5 575 595 -20 L1 30-28 30-32 3 7 15 -- dnq
1987 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 119 59 60 .496 6.0 503 496 7 L1 24-37 35-23 4 8 16 -- dnq
1987 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 118 56 62 .475 8.5 637 641 -4 W1 24-34 32-28 5 10 18 -- dnq
1987 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 119 56 63 .471 9.0 551 616 -65 L5 25-32 31-31 6 11 19 -- dnq
1987 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 118 48 70 .407 16.5 530 573 -43 L1 26-32 22-38 7 13 25 -- 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 118 70 48 .593 0.0 631 532 99 L3 38-25 32-23 1 1 3 Yes Lost World Series (Twins)
1987 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 118 67 51 .568 3.0 555 533 22 W5 29-26 38-25 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1987 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 119 67 52 .563 3.5 607 526 81 W2 30-29 37-23 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1987 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 118 61 57 .517 9.0 550 570 -20 L1 29-30 32-27 4 4 9 -- dnq
1987 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 119 60 59 .504 10.5 556 584 -28 L2 28-32 32-27 5 8 14 -- dnq
1987 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 119 52 67 .437 18.5 515 569 -54 W1 22-38 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 120 62 58 .517 0.0 594 574 20 L1 31-30 31-28 1 5 10 Yes dnq
1987 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 120 62 58 .517 0.0 560 518 42 L1 30-30 32-28 2 6 11 Yes Lost NLCS (Cardinals)
1987 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 119 60 59 .504 1.5 497 487 10 W5 24-35 36-24 3 7 12 -- dnq
1987 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 118 52 66 .441 9.0 458 506 -48 L3 21-37 31-29 4 9 21 -- dnq
1987 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 119 51 68 .429 10.5 557 601 -44 W1 22-38 29-30 5 11 23 -- dnq
1987 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 119 49 70 .412 12.5 502 582 -80 W1 21-38 28-32 6 12 24 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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  • 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.
player name team name statusshort Transaction Description
Greg Colbrunn Montreal Expos Hist Signed out of draft (California HS)
Denis Boucher Toronto Blue Jays Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Tom Hume Cincinnati Reds Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1987-1987 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Johnny Grubb Detroit Tigers Hist Activated from Disabled List
4 record(s)