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Games on 1986-08-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals1Chicago White Sox3BoxFloyd BannisterDanny Jackson(none)
Toronto Blue Jays3Cleveland Indians2BoxMark EichhornBryan OelkersTom Henke
Toronto Blue Jays6Cleveland Indians3BoxJohn CeruttiFrank WillsTom Henke
Minnesota Twins7Milwaukee Brewers5BoxNeal HeatonJuan NievesGeorge Frazier
Baltimore Orioles1Seattle Mariners4BoxMike TrujilloMike BoddickerMark Huismann
Boston Red Sox1Texas Rangers4BoxEd CorreaBruce HurstMitch Williams
Chicago Cubs1Houston Astros7BoxNolan RyanJamie MoyerCharlie Kerfeld
Philadelphia Phillies2Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxBruce RuffinBob WelchSteve Bedrosian
Cincinnati Reds9Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxRob MurphyDon Robinson(none)
New York Mets6San Diego Padres5BoxDoug SiskRich Gossage(none)
Montreal Expos2San Francisco Giants3BoxKelly DownsAndy McGaffiganScott Garrelts
Atlanta Braves1St. Louis Cardinals2BoxTodd WorrellRick Mahler(none)

Standings as of 1986-08-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox1277453.583--6135526139-3035-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park342113.618
235Toronto Blue Jays1286959.5395.56806067435-2934-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium341717.500
346New York Yankees1266759.5326.56236022133-2534-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I362313.639
457Detroit Tigers1286860.5316.56395736627-3341-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium341915.559
579Baltimore Orioles1246460.5168.55715432831-3033-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium38929.237
6813Cleveland Indians1286563.5089.5620673-5327-3237-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium341915.559
7914Milwaukee Brewers1256362.50410.0544548-430-3233-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium361422.389
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124California Angels1267056.556--6075406736-3134-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium362214.611
268Texas Rangers1276760.5283.5605609-426-3541-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium352015.571
31020Kansas City Royals1275869.45712.5511539-2825-4033-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium351817.514
41121Oakland Athletics1265670.44414.0564594-3024-4332-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum362016.556
51222Seattle Mariners1275671.44114.5580663-8322-4334-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome351124.314
61323Chicago White Sox1255471.43215.5527575-4825-3929-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken HarrelsonComiskey Park371819.486
71424Minnesota Twins1265472.42916.0595662-6724-3930-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome361719.472
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Mets1278542.669--62746216546-2239-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium352312.657
2511Philadelphia Phillies1276562.51220.0577577031-3734-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium342113.618
3615St. Louis Cardinals1276364.49622.0469483-1429-3334-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II341618.471
4716Montreal Expos1246163.49222.5505545-4034-3427-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium371720.459
51125Chicago Cubs1275473.42531.0526619-9321-4133-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field331617.485
61226Pittsburgh Pirates1265175.40533.5536547-1125-3326-42L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium361323.361
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1986 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Houston Astros1277255.567--4964385833-3139-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome352411.686
3310San Francisco Giants1276562.5127.05544936128-3137-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park351817.514
2412Cincinnati Reds1276562.5127.0546559-1333-3232-30W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium352114.600
4817Los Angeles Dodgers1276166.48011.0495519-2421-3740-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium351223.343
5918Atlanta Braves1265967.46812.5506550-4430-3829-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium351322.371
61019San Diego Padres1285969.46113.5506551-4523-3736-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium341519.441


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ray BurrisP36.005Released by Cardinals.