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Friday August 15,1986This 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.

1986 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
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Games on 1986-08-15

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers5Boston Red Sox8BoxRoger ClemensWalt TerrellJoe Sambito
Oakland Athletics4California Angels6BoxJohn CandelariaJose RijoDonnie Moore
Milwaukee Brewers4Chicago White Sox3BoxDan PlesacBill Dawley(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Cleveland Indians3BoxFrank WillsDon AaseErnie Camacho
New York Yankees7Kansas City Royals4BoxDoug DrabekScott BankheadDave Righetti
Minnesota Twins0Seattle Mariners1BoxMike MooreKeith Atherton(none)
Texas Rangers1Toronto Blue Jays6BoxJoe JohnsonEd CorreaMark Eichhorn
Houston Astros3Atlanta Braves0BoxBob KnepperJim Acker(none)
San Diego Padres2Cincinnati Reds7BoxMario SotoDave DraveckyRob Murphy
San Diego Padres7Cincinnati Reds1BoxEric ShowTom Browning(none)
Chicago Cubs2Montreal Expos5BoxDennis MartinezSteve TroutAndy McGaffigan
Chicago Cubs1Montreal Expos5BoxTim BurkeEd LynchBob McClure
St. Louis Cardinals4New York Mets2BoxPat PerryJesse OroscoTodd Worrell
Pittsburgh Pirates6Philadelphia Phillies5BoxCecilio GuanteDan SchatzederDon Robinson
Pittsburgh Pirates2Philadelphia Phillies3BoxMike MadduxJim WinnSteve Bedrosian
Los Angeles Dodgers1San Francisco Giants5BoxMike KrukowDennis Powell(none)

Standings as of 1986-08-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox1156847.591--5405013934-2534-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park462719.587
224New York Yankees1176552.5564.06025624033-2332-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I452520.556
346Baltimore Orioles1166254.5346.55455044131-2631-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium461135.239
457Detroit Tigers1176255.5307.05775275026-3236-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium452520.556
5711Toronto Blue Jays1176156.5218.06155684731-2730-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium452520.556
6812Cleveland Indians1165957.5099.5562600-3827-3232-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium462521.543
7913Milwaukee Brewers1155758.49611.0495498-327-3030-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium462026.435
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135California Angels1156352.548--5615035831-2732-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium472918.617
269Texas Rangers1166155.5262.5553557-425-3136-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium462620.565
31020Chicago White Sox1145163.44711.5499527-2824-3427-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken HarrelsonComiskey Park482127.438
41121Oakland Athletics1185266.44112.5525561-3620-3932-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum442420.545
51222Kansas City Royals1165165.44012.5469502-3322-3729-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium462521.543
61323Minnesota Twins1165165.44012.5556603-4723-3628-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome462026.435
71425Seattle Mariners1185068.42414.5540626-8620-4030-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome441727.386
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Mets1157639.661--56741415338-2138-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium473215.681
2410Montreal Expos1135954.52216.0483504-2132-2727-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium481929.396
3515Philadelphia Phillies1155758.49619.0530540-1025-3432-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium462917.630
4614St. Louis Cardinals1155758.49619.0431437-627-2930-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II462224.478
51124Chicago Cubs1165066.43126.5497569-7218-3932-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field442024.455
61226Pittsburgh Pirates1144668.40429.5488500-1224-3122-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium481830.375
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Houston Astros1166650.569--4574045329-2737-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome463016.652
238San Francisco Giants1166155.5265.05134555828-3133-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park462224.478
3716Los Angeles Dodgers1165660.48310.0457477-2019-3737-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium461729.370
4817Cincinnati Reds1155560.47810.5478518-4028-3127-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium473116.660
5918Atlanta Braves1155461.47011.5461498-3726-3328-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium461828.391
61019San Diego Padres1165462.46612.0452498-4622-3532-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium462026.435

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Don AugustP23.043Traded by Astros with Mark Knudson to Brewers for Danny Darwin. 
Danny DarwinP30.295Traded by Brewers to Astros for Mark Knudson and Don August. 
George FosterOF37.257Signed as Free Agent by White Sox. 
Mark KnudsonP25.291Traded by Astros with Don August to Brewers for Danny Darwin. 
Matt SinatroC26.146Released by Braves.