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Games on 1986-07-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics7Boston Red Sox8BoxOil Can BoydRick LangfordSteve Crawford
Cleveland Indians2Chicago White Sox6BoxNeil AllenBryan OelkersDave J. Schmidt
Baltimore Orioles8Kansas City Royals4BoxOdell JonesDan Quisenberry(none)
California Angels14Milwaukee Brewers3BoxJohn CandelariaJuan Nieves(none)
Detroit Tigers5Minnesota Twins1BoxEric KingBert BlylevenGuillermo Hernandez
New York Yankees1Texas Rangers6BoxMike MasonAlfonso Pulido(none)
Seattle Mariners8Toronto Blue Jays5BoxMark HuismannJohn CeruttiMatt Young
St. Louis Cardinals1Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxTim ConroyBob WelchRicky Horton
Houston Astros4Montreal Expos1BoxNolan RyanJay TibbsCharlie Kerfeld
Cincinnati Reds5New York Mets4BoxJohn FrancoRoger McDowell(none)
Atlanta Braves2Philadelphia Phillies8BoxBruce RuffinRick Mahler(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2San Diego Padres4BoxLaMarr HoytRick ReuschelCraig Lefferts
Chicago Cubs4San Francisco Giants1BoxDennis EckersleyMike Krukow(none)

Standings as of 1986-07-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox825329.646--4043376726-1227-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park794237.532
235New York Yankees844638.5488.04444152926-1720-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I784434.564
359Cleveland Indians804337.5389.0394399-520-2023-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium824141.500
4610Baltimore Orioles824438.5379.03783591924-1920-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium802951.363
5712Toronto Blue Jays854441.51810.54554223321-1823-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium774235.545
6815Milwaukee Brewers814041.49412.5348343517-2223-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium803743.463
7916Detroit Tigers824042.48813.0388396-819-2621-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium804733.588
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124California Angels824537.549--4133833023-2022-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium804733.588
248Texas Rangers834538.5420.53823671518-1927-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium794237.532
31017Chicago White Sox813843.4696.5361386-2517-2021-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken HarrelsonComiskey Park813447.420
41119Kansas City Royals833746.4468.5333358-2515-2822-18L11T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium793940.494
51221Minnesota Twins833647.4349.5424457-3315-2521-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome793544.443
61322Seattle Mariners853649.42410.5396458-6215-3021-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome773146.403
71426Oakland Athletics853253.37614.5374414-4015-3217-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum774433.571
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Mets795524.696--38728010727-1128-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium835330.639
223Montreal Expos804436.55011.5353355-227-1817-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium813447.420
3613Philadelphia Phillies804040.50015.5379392-1318-2322-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium814635.568
41023Pittsburgh Pirates813447.42022.0349345418-2116-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium813051.370
51124St. Louis Cardinals813447.42022.0281301-2018-2116-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II804535.563
61225Chicago Cubs803347.41322.5331384-5313-2920-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field803743.463
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Houston Astros834538.542--3182863223-2122-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome795128.646
236San Francisco Giants834538.542--3713195220-1925-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park793841.481
3511San Diego Padres834340.5182.0326347-2117-2126-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium793148.392
4714Atlanta Braves834142.4944.0349366-1719-2222-20L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium783147.397
5818Cincinnati Reds803743.4636.5323368-4522-2315-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium824933.598
6920Los Angeles Dodgers833746.4468.0310334-2411-2626-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium793643.456