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Wednesday August 20,1986This 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 1986-08-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers6Cleveland Indians3BoxBill WegmanScott BailesDan Plesac
California Angels0Detroit Tigers3BoxWalt TerrellJohn Candelaria(none)
Texas Rangers7Kansas City Royals1BoxCharlie HoughScott Bankhead(none)
Boston Red Sox9Minnesota Twins1BoxRoger ClemensNeal Heaton(none)
Seattle Mariners2New York Yankees5BoxTim StoddardMike MooreDave Righetti
Chicago White Sox1Toronto Blue Jays4BoxJoe JohnsonJose DeLeon(none)
Atlanta Braves8Chicago Cubs3BoxDavid PalmerDennis Eckersley(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Cincinnati Reds3BoxBill GullicksonBob ForschJohn Franco
New York Mets7Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxSid FernandezDennis PowellJesse Orosco
Houston Astros1Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxRick RhodenBob Knepper(none)
Montreal Expos2San Diego Padres3BoxEric ShowJay TibbsRich Gossage
Philadelphia Phillies1San Francisco Giants0BoxDon CarmanMike KrukowSteve Bedrosian

Standings as of 1986-08-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox1207149.592--5665254136-2635-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park412417.585
235New York Yankees1216655.5455.56125803233-2533-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I412417.585
346Toronto Blue Jays1216556.5376.56455786731-2734-29W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium412120.512
457Detroit Tigers1226557.5337.06075485927-3338-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium402218.550
568Baltimore Orioles1196257.5218.55535213231-2831-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium431132.256
6810Cleveland Indians1216259.5129.5591622-3127-3235-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium412219.537
7914Milwaukee Brewers1206060.50011.0520526-630-3230-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium411724.415
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124California Angels1206654.550--5815216032-2934-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium422616.619
279Texas Rangers1206258.5174.0576588-1226-3436-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium422517.595
31020Kansas City Royals1205466.45012.0488519-3122-3732-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium422220.524
41121Chicago White Sox1185266.44113.0513546-3324-3628-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken HarrelsonComiskey Park442024.455
51222Oakland Athletics1215368.43813.5534574-4021-4132-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum412318.561
61323Seattle Mariners1225369.43414.0567641-7421-4132-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome401426.350
71425Minnesota Twins1215269.43014.5570634-6423-3829-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome411922.463
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Mets1218041.661--59643416241-2139-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium412813.683
2411Philadelphia Phillies1206159.50818.5549552-327-3434-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium412516.610
3513Montreal Expos1175958.50419.0487521-3432-2927-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium441925.432
4615St. Louis Cardinals1205961.49220.5440457-1729-3230-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II412021.488
51124Chicago Cubs1205268.43327.5509585-7620-3932-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field401822.450
61226Pittsburgh Pirates1204872.40031.5499517-1825-3323-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium421626.381
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Houston Astros1216952.570--4724165632-2937-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome412714.659
2312San Francisco Giants1206159.5087.55234705328-3133-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park422220.524
3716Cincinnati Reds1205961.4929.5502535-3328-3131-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium422715.643
4817Los Angeles Dodgers1215863.47911.0478500-2221-3737-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium411526.366
5918Atlanta Braves1195762.47911.0484513-2928-3329-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium421527.357
61019San Diego Padres1215764.47112.0477516-3923-3734-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium411724.415


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Matt SinatroC26.151Signed as Free Agent by White Sox.