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Games on 1986-08-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers9Baltimore Orioles8BoxJeff RussellBrad HavensDale Mohorcic
Seattle Mariners3California Angels4BoxDonnie MoorePete Ladd(none)
Cleveland Indians1Detroit Tigers15BoxJack MorrisPhil Niekro(none)
Cleveland Indians2Detroit Tigers6BoxMark ThurmondKen SchromBill Campbell
Milwaukee Brewers10New York Yankees2BoxTim LearyJoe NiekroJohn Henry Johnson
Kansas City Royals4Toronto Blue Jays5BoxMark EichhornSteve FarrTom Henke
New York Mets12Chicago Cubs3BoxRick AguileraScott Sanderson(none)
Montreal Expos5Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxAndy McGaffiganDon RobinsonBob McClure
Philadelphia Phillies5St. Louis Cardinals6BoxJohn TudorKevin GrossTodd Worrell

Standings as of 1986-08-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox1066244.585--4874582929-2233-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park553322.600
224Baltimore Orioles1085949.5464.05164724430-2529-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium541440.259
335Detroit Tigers1095950.5414.55394835626-3133-19W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium532825.528
457New York Yankees1105951.5365.05715343732-2327-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I523121.596
568Toronto Blue Jays1105852.5276.05785344429-2329-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium522824.538
6812Cleveland Indians1085553.5098.0531565-3424-2931-24L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium542925.537
7914Milwaukee Brewers1075354.4959.5465458725-2828-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium542430.444
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146California Angels1085850.537--5334835031-2727-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium543420.630
279Texas Rangers1095752.5231.5514517-325-3032-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium533023.566
31020Chicago White Sox1064858.4539.0461496-3521-3027-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken HarrelsonComiskey Park562432.429
41121Kansas City Royals1084860.44410.0431465-3421-3527-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium542826.519
51222Minnesota Twins1074760.43910.5512575-6319-3128-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome552431.436
61323Seattle Mariners1104862.43611.0525586-6119-3529-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome521933.365
71425Oakland Athletics1104763.42712.0491528-3720-3827-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum522923.558
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Mets1067234.679--52737215535-1837-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium563620.643
2310Montreal Expos1045450.51917.0437463-2632-2722-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium572433.421
3615Philadelphia Phillies1065254.49120.0494504-1024-3228-22L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium553421.618
4716St. Louis Cardinals1065155.48121.0392401-923-2728-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II552827.509
51124Chicago Cubs1074661.43026.5463530-6718-3628-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field532429.453
61226Pittsburgh Pirates1054362.41028.5441452-1121-2522-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium572136.368
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Houston Astros1086048.556--4243844028-2732-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome543618.667
2411San Francisco Giants1085652.5194.04734264724-2832-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park542727.500
3513Los Angeles Dodgers1075453.5055.5435441-617-3037-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium551936.345
4817San Diego Padres1075156.4778.5416447-3119-2932-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium552332.418
5918Atlanta Braves1075057.4679.5419461-4226-3324-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium542232.407
61019Cincinnati Reds1054956.4679.5440480-4028-3121-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium573720.649


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Steve CarltonP41.228Released by Giants. 
George FosterOF37.249Released by Mets.