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Thursday May 8,1986This 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 1986-05-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays7California Angels6BoxMark EichhornTerry ForsterTom Henke
Milwaukee Brewers1Oakland Athletics2BoxChris CodiroliTeddy HigueraSteve Ontiveros
Boston Red Sox4Seattle Mariners2BoxMike BrownMike MorganBob Stanley
Los Angeles Dodgers5Chicago Cubs6BoxScott SandersonJerry ReussLee Smith
Atlanta Braves10Cincinnati Reds5BoxCraig McMurtryJohn DennyPaul Assenmacher
San Francisco Giants2Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxMike BieleckiScott Garrelts(none)
San Diego Padres3St. Louis Cardinals13BoxTim ConroyDave Dravecky(none)

Standings as of 1986-05-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians25178.680--124104209-58-3W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium1376770.489
223New York Yankees27189.667--138108308-310-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I1357263.533
334Boston Red Sox271710.6301.012384396-411-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1347856.582
4610Milwaukee Brewers261412.5383.5118102165-69-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1356372.467
5812Detroit Tigers251312.5204.0118121-36-67-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1377463.540
6915Baltimore Orioles251213.4805.094111-177-95-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1376176.445
71120Toronto Blue Jays281216.4296.5125151-266-56-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1347460.552
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Oakland Athletics291613.552--143116279-87-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1336073.451
249California Angels291613.552--150136148-98-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1337657.571
3711Texas Rangers251312.5201.012712617-46-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1377463.540
41019Kansas City Royals251114.4403.0979436-85-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1376572.474
51222Minnesota Twins271116.4074.013013007-94-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1356075.444
61324Seattle Mariners29920.3107.093153-606-123-8L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1335875.436
71425Chicago White Sox25718.2807.0102146-444-43-14L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken HarrelsonComiskey Park1376572.474
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Mets22184.818--123735011-37-1W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1409050.643
247Montreal Expos241410.5835.0122107159-55-5W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium1376473.467
3614Pittsburgh Pirates241212.5007.0124100248-54-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1385286.377
4918St. Louis Cardinals251114.4408.5868515-86-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1366868.500
51021Chicago Cubs271116.4079.5106133-275-106-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field1335974.444
61123Philadelphia Phillies23914.3919.590128-385-64-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium1387761.558
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Houston Astros251510.600--929119-66-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome1378156.591
236San Francisco Giants291712.586--132116167-510-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1336667.496
3513San Diego Padres281414.5002.591107-164-810-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1346074.448
4716Los Angeles Dodgers301416.4673.510610513-911-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1325973.447
5817Atlanta Braves261214.4623.511210577-65-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1356075.444
61226Cincinnati Reds23617.2618.075109-344-52-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium1398059.576


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Matias CarrilloOF23.073Traded by Pirates to Haw 
Steve KempOF31.274Released by Pirates.