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Saturday August 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 1986-08-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals13Boston Red Sox2BoxMark GubiczaTom SeaverBuddy Black
Detroit Tigers3Chicago White Sox5BoxFloyd BannisterJack Morris(none)
New York Yankees5Cleveland Indians6BoxDickie NolesDave Righetti(none)
Texas Rangers8Milwaukee Brewers9BoxDan PlesacMitch WilliamsMark Clear
Oakland Athletics0Minnesota Twins8BoxMike SmithsonJoaquin Andujar(none)
California Angels3Seattle Mariners7BoxMark HuismannKirk McCaskill(none)
Baltimore Orioles5Toronto Blue Jays2BoxScott McGregorJim ClancyDon Aase
Cincinnati Reds1Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxTom NiedenfuerRon Robinson(none)
Montreal Expos1New York Mets4BoxRick AguileraBob SebraJesse Orosco
Chicago Cubs2Philadelphia Phillies12BoxKevin GrossScott Sanderson(none)
St. Louis Cardinals7Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxJohn TudorLarry McWilliams(none)
Houston Astros5San Diego Padres4BoxMike ScottEric ShowDave Smith
Atlanta Braves5San Francisco Giants7BoxFrank WilliamsDoyle AlexanderJuan Berenguer

Standings as of 1986-08-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox1026042.588--4724512129-2231-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park593524.593
224Baltimore Orioles1035746.5533.54724403229-2428-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium591643.271
346New York Yankees1055748.5434.55475064131-2326-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I573324.579
457Cleveland Indians1035548.5345.5506515-924-2531-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium592930.492
568Detroit Tigers1045549.5296.05004564426-3029-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium583226.552
6710Toronto Blue Jays1055550.5246.55515064529-2326-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium573126.544
7915Milwaukee Brewers1025052.49010.0439439022-2728-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium592732.458
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135California Angels1035647.544--5064624430-2426-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium593623.610
2811Texas Rangers1055451.5143.0483483022-2932-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium573324.579
31019Kansas City Royals1044757.4529.5416441-2520-3227-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium582929.500
41121Chicago White Sox1024557.44110.5447485-3819-2926-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken HarrelsonComiskey Park602733.450
51222Seattle Mariners1054659.43811.0498554-5619-3427-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome572136.368
61323Minnesota Twins1034558.43711.0496550-5419-3126-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome592633.441
71426Oakland Athletics1064462.41513.5461506-4517-3727-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum563224.571
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Mets1006832.680--49034214832-1636-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium624022.645
2412Montreal Expos995049.50517.5418449-3128-2622-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium622834.452
3513Philadelphia Phillies1015150.50517.5476484-824-2827-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium603525.583
4817St. Louis Cardinals1014754.46521.5374386-1223-2624-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II603228.533
51124Chicago Cubs1014457.43624.5434491-5718-3526-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field592633.441
61225Pittsburgh Pirates1004258.42026.0428436-821-2521-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium622240.355
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Houston Astros1045945.567--4063634327-2432-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome583721.638
239San Francisco Giants1045549.5294.04624085424-2831-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park582830.483
3614Los Angeles Dodgers1035152.4957.5417423-617-3034-22W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium592237.373
4716San Diego Padres1035053.4858.5406435-2919-2931-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium592435.407
5918Cincinnati Reds1014754.46510.5425469-4426-2921-25L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium613922.639
61020Atlanta Braves1034657.44712.5404454-5022-3324-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium582632.448