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Tuesday April 8,1986This date in baseball
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Games on 1986-04-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals2New York Yankees4BoxRon GuidryBuddy BlackDave Righetti
Minnesota Twins3Oakland Athletics2BoxFrank ViolaChris CodiroliRon Davis
California Angels4Seattle Mariners8BoxPete LaddKen Forsch(none)
Toronto Blue Jays3Texas Rangers6BoxJose GuzmanDave StiebGreg Harris
Montreal Expos0Atlanta Braves6BoxRick MahlerBryn Smith(none)
San Francisco Giants8Houston Astros3BoxMike KrukowNolan RyanMark Davis
San Diego Padres1Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxDave DraveckyOrel Hershiser(none)
New York Mets4Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxDwight GoodenRick Reuschel(none)
Chicago Cubs1St. Louis Cardinals2BoxJohn TudorRick Sutcliffe(none)

Standings as of 1986-04-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
472New York Yankees1101.000--4220-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I1618972.553
365Milwaukee Brewers1101.000--5321-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1607684.475
138Cleveland Indians1101.000--6421-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium1618378.516
247Detroit Tigers1101.000--6510-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1618675.534
51025Baltimore Orioles101.0001.046-20-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1617388.453
61324Boston Red Sox101.0001.056-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1609565.594
7816Toronto Blue Jays101.0001.036-30-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1618675.534
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2511Seattle Mariners1101.000--8440-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1616695.410
114Minnesota Twins1101.000--3211-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1617091.435
329Texas Rangers1101.000--6330-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1618675.534
71426California Angels101.0001.048-40-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1619269.571
51120Kansas City Royals101.0001.024-20-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1617685.472
6918Oakland Athletics101.0001.023-10-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1617685.472
41222Chicago White Sox101.0001.035-20-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken HarrelsonComiskey Park1617289.447
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133New York Mets1101.000--4221-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium16110754.665
2510St. Louis Cardinals1101.000--2110-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1607882.488
61115Pittsburgh Pirates101.0001.024-20-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1616497.398
51017Philadelphia Phillies101.0001.047-30-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium1608674.538
4919Montreal Expos101.0001.006-60-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium1607882.488
31223Chicago Cubs101.0001.012-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field1597089.440
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
326San Francisco Giants1101.000--8351-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1618279.509
2412Cincinnati Reds1101.000--7430-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium1618576.528
111Atlanta Braves1101.000--6060-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1607189.444
5714San Diego Padres211.5000.52201-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1607387.456
4613Los Angeles Dodgers211.5000.52200-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1607288.450
6821Houston Astros101.0001.038-50-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome1619665.596


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Joe BeckwithP31.070Signed as Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
Houston JimenezSS28.160Released by Twins.