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Games on 1986-05-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics2Baltimore Orioles8BoxScott McGregorRick Langford(none)
Texas Rangers2Boston Red Sox8BoxOil Can BoydCharlie Hough(none)
Kansas City Royals6Chicago White Sox7BoxBob JamesMark Huismann(none)
California Angels4Detroit Tigers10BoxDave LaPointJim Slaton(none)
Minnesota Twins1Milwaukee Brewers4BoxTeddy HigueraMark Portugal(none)
Seattle Mariners6New York Yankees11BoxBob TewksburyMatt Young(none)
Cleveland Indians5Toronto Blue Jays11BoxJimmy KeyNeal Heaton(none)
St. Louis Cardinals0Atlanta Braves2BoxJoe JohnsonDanny CoxBruce Sutter
Pittsburgh Pirates4Cincinnati Reds0BoxRick ReuschelMario Soto(none)
Chicago Cubs1Houston Astros5BoxMike ScottSteve Trout(none)
New York Mets2Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxTom NiedenfuerSid Fernandez(none)
Montreal Expos3San Diego Padres5BoxLaMarr HoytAndy McGaffiganRich Gossage
Philadelphia Phillies7San Francisco Giants12BoxMike KrukowShane RawleyGreg Minton

Standings as of 1986-05-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox352213.629--1641204410-612-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1267353.579
224New York Yankees362214.6110.51781621611-511-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I1266858.540
337Baltimore Orioles341915.5592.5139143-47-912-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1285474.422
448Milwaukee Brewers341915.5592.5164141238-911-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1275869.457
5611Cleveland Indians341816.5293.5150167-179-99-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium1286662.516
61017Detroit Tigers341618.4715.5158177-197-109-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1287157.555
71119Toronto Blue Jays361620.4446.5169204-358-98-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1267056.556
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159California Angels372017.541--194181139-1011-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1257253.576
2710Texas Rangers341816.5290.51821572510-78-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1286959.539
3813Oakland Athletics371918.5141.01841592510-99-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1255768.456
4916Kansas City Royals341618.4712.5138128107-129-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1286068.469
51221Chicago White Sox341420.4124.5141171-309-65-14W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken HarrelsonComiskey Park1285870.453
61324Seattle Mariners371423.3786.0150195-457-137-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1255372.424
71425Minnesota Twins361323.3616.5176182-67-136-10L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1265868.460
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Mets31229.710--1491024712-610-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1318645.656
235Montreal Expos332013.6063.01571381910-610-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium1285870.453
3818Pittsburgh Pirates311417.4528.0145133129-65-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1315081.382
4920Philadelphia Phillies321418.4388.5130166-369-95-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium1297257.558
51022St. Louis Cardinals321319.4069.5107115-85-108-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1296663.512
61123Chicago Cubs341321.38210.5138180-425-128-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field1265769.452
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Houston Astros342113.618--130122811-710-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome1287553.586
246San Francisco Giants362115.5831.01691452410-711-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1266264.492
3512San Diego Padres351817.5143.5128136-87-1011-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1275671.441
4614Los Angeles Dodgers371819.4864.513913365-1213-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1255570.440
5715Atlanta Braves351718.4864.5145128179-88-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1265571.437
61226Cincinnati Reds321022.31310.0105144-397-93-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium1307654.585