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Friday August 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 1986-08-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians3Baltimore Orioles0BoxTom CandiottiMike BoddickerErnie Camacho
Seattle Mariners4California Angels6BoxVern RuhleBill SwiftDoug Corbett
Boston Red Sox6Detroit Tigers1BoxTom SeaverRandy O'Neal(none)
Chicago White Sox12Milwaukee Brewers6BoxJoe CowleyDanny DarwinGene Nelson
Kansas City Royals0New York Yankees2BoxTommy JohnCharlie LeibrandtDave Righetti
Minnesota Twins2Oakland Athletics5BoxJoaquin AndujarMike SmithsonDoug Bair
Toronto Blue Jays7Texas Rangers9BoxGreg HarrisMark Eichhorn(none)
San Francisco Giants6Atlanta Braves7BoxDoyle AlexanderMike LaCossGene Garber
Philadelphia Phillies1Chicago Cubs2BoxSteve TroutBruce RuffinLee Smith
Los Angeles Dodgers0Cincinnati Reds4BoxBill GullicksonOrel Hershiser(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1Cincinnati Reds5BoxChris WelshAlejandro Pena(none)
San Diego Padres0Houston Astros5BoxMike ScottLance McCullers(none)
New York Mets3Montreal Expos5BoxBryn SmithBob OjedaJeff Reardon
Pittsburgh Pirates1St. Louis Cardinals3BoxDanny CoxRick ReuschelRicky Horton

Standings as of 1986-08-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox1076344.589--4934593430-2233-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park543222.593
225Baltimore Orioles1095950.5415.05164754130-2529-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium531439.264
346New York Yankees1116051.5415.05735343932-2328-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I513021.588
457Detroit Tigers1105951.5365.55404895126-3133-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium522824.538
5710Toronto Blue Jays1115853.5237.05855434229-2429-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium512823.549
6811Cleveland Indians1095653.5148.0534565-3125-2931-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium532825.528
7914Milwaukee Brewers1085355.49110.5471470125-2828-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium532429.453
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134California Angels1095950.541--5394875231-2728-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium533320.623
268Texas Rangers1105852.5271.5523524-125-3033-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium522923.558
31020Chicago White Sox1074958.4589.0473502-2922-3027-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken HarrelsonComiskey Park552332.418
41121Kansas City Royals1094861.44011.0431467-3621-3627-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium532825.528
51223Minnesota Twins1084761.43511.5514580-6619-3228-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome542430.444
71425Seattle Mariners1114863.43212.0529592-6319-3629-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome511932.373
61324Oakland Athletics1114863.43212.0496530-3420-3828-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum512823.549
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Mets1077235.673--53037715335-1937-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium553619.655
239Montreal Expos1055550.52416.0442466-2432-2723-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium562333.411
3615Philadelphia Phillies1075255.48620.0495506-1124-3328-22L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium543420.630
4716St. Louis Cardinals1075255.48620.0395402-723-2729-28W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II542727.500
51122Chicago Cubs1084761.43525.5465531-6618-3629-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field522329.442
61226Pittsburgh Pirates1064363.40628.5442455-1321-2622-37L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium562135.375
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Houston Astros1096148.560--4293844528-2733-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome533518.660
2412San Francisco Giants1095653.5145.04794334624-2932-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park532726.509
3513Los Angeles Dodgers1095455.4957.0436450-1417-3237-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium531934.358
4817Cincinnati Reds1075156.4779.0449481-3228-3123-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium553520.636
6918San Diego Padres1085157.4729.5416452-3619-3032-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium542331.426
51019Atlanta Braves1085157.4729.5426467-4126-3325-24W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium532132.396


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Al HollandP33.357Released by Yankees.