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Friday May 2,1986This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1986-05-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics4Boston Red Sox1BoxJoaquin AndujarAl Nipper(none)
Cleveland Indians7Chicago White Sox5BoxErnie CamachoDave J. Schmidt(none)
Minnesota Twins10Detroit Tigers1BoxMike SmithsonJack Morris(none)
Baltimore Orioles0Kansas City Royals5BoxBret SaberhagenMike Flanagan(none)
California Angels4Milwaukee Brewers5BoxJuan NievesDon SuttonDan Plesac
Texas Rangers7New York Yankees0BoxEd CorreaBob Shirley(none)
Seattle Mariners3Toronto Blue Jays2BoxPete LaddMark Eichhorn(none)
New York Mets8Cincinnati Reds7BoxSid FernandezBill GullicksonJesse Orosco
St. Louis Cardinals2Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxJerry ReussJohn TudorKen Howell
Houston Astros6Montreal Expos3BoxBob KnepperFloyd YoumansDave Smith
Atlanta Braves7Philadelphia Phillies1BoxDavid PalmerSteve Carlton(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4San Diego Padres0BoxMike BieleckiDave DraveckyJim Winn
Chicago Cubs6San Francisco Giants5BoxMatt KeoughMark DavisJay Baller

Standings as of 1986-05-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees22148.636--10792155-39-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I1407664.543
235Cleveland Indians20128.6001.0928757-55-3W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium1427270.507
346Boston Red Sox21129.5711.59567284-48-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1408357.593
5910Milwaukee Brewers201010.5003.0898635-45-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1416774.475
4712Detroit Tigers201010.5003.094107-135-45-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1427765.542
61015Baltimore Orioles211011.4763.58390-75-75-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1416378.447
71221Toronto Blue Jays22913.4095.098110-125-44-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1407763.550
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124California Angels23149.609--126113137-67-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1397861.561
259Oakland Athletics231310.5651.010788198-55-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1396376.453
4613Texas Rangers201010.5002.511010196-34-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1427765.542
3811Kansas City Royals201010.5002.5787266-54-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1426676.465
51119Minnesota Twins231013.4354.011711257-73-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1396178.439
61324Chicago White Sox20713.3505.583113-304-43-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken HarrelsonComiskey Park1426577.458
71425Seattle Mariners23815.3486.079120-415-93-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1395980.424
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Mets18144.778--10568379-35-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1449450.653
3716Pittsburgh Pirates19910.4745.59776216-53-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1435588.385
2617Montreal Expos19910.4745.58689-36-53-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium1426973.486
4818Philadelphia Phillies18810.4446.07595-205-63-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium1437865.545
51022St. Louis Cardinals20812.4007.06472-84-74-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1417170.504
61123Chicago Cubs21813.3817.581105-244-84-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field1396277.446
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Houston Astros21156.714--787089-26-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome1418160.574
337San Francisco Giants231310.5653.010793145-48-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1397069.504
248San Diego Padres231310.5653.07476-23-610-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1396178.439
4514Los Angeles Dodgers251213.4805.08385-22-710-6W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1376176.445
5920Atlanta Braves21912.4296.0878614-45-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1406377.450
61226Cincinnati Reds18513.2788.56284-224-51-8L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium1448163.563


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Terry Francona1B-OF27.010Signed as Free Agent by Cubs. 
Tommy JohnP42.346Signed as Free Agent by Yankees.