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Wednesday April 8,1987This date in baseball
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Games on 1987-04-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers6Baltimore Orioles4BoxDale MohorcicMark Williamson(none)
Seattle Mariners1California Angels7BoxJohn CandelariaMike Moore(none)
New York Yankees6Detroit Tigers5BoxCharles HudsonGuillermo HernandezDave Righetti
Chicago White Sox3Kansas City Royals9BoxCharlie LeibrandtFloyd Bannister(none)
Boston Red Sox2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxChuck CrimWes GardnerDan Plesac
Oakland Athletics1Minnesota Twins4BoxFrank ViolaEric PlunkJeff Reardon
Cleveland Indians1Toronto Blue Jays5BoxJim ClancyGreg Swindell(none)
Montreal Expos2Cincinnati Reds7BoxBill GullicksonJay Tibbs(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Houston Astros7BoxNolan RyanMatt Young(none)
San Diego Padres1San Francisco Giants2BoxRoger MasonAndy HawkinsScott Garrelts

Standings as of 1987-04-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Milwaukee Brewers2201.000--8350-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1608971.556
235New York Yankees2201.000--8622-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I1608773.544
322Toronto Blue Jays2201.000--12480-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1609466.588
4915Baltimore Orioles211.5001.067-10-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1606694.413
71024Detroit Tigers202.0002.068-20-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1609862.613
61123Cleveland Indians202.0002.0412-80-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium1606199.381
51416Boston Red Sox202.0002.038-50-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1607882.488
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Minnesota Twins2201.000--9540-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1608377.519
217California Angels2201.000--142120-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1607387.456
5814Texas Rangers211.5001.07611-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1607486.463
3712Chicago White Sox211.5001.0813-51-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1607684.475
4613Kansas City Royals211.5001.013850-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1608278.513
71317Seattle Mariners202.0002.0214-120-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1607882.488
61222Oakland Athletics202.0002.059-40-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1608179.506
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136New York Mets1101.000--3210-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1619170.565
263St. Louis Cardinals1101.000--9361-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1619467.584
61020Pittsburgh Pirates101.0001.023-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1618081.497
5921Philadelphia Phillies101.0001.006-60-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium1618081.497
4826Montreal Expos202.0001.5718-110-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium1609169.569
31218Chicago Cubs101.0001.039-60-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field1607684.475
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
424San Francisco Giants3301.0001.010730-03-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1598772.547
3411Houston Astros3301.0001.0171160-03-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome1597386.459
2510Cincinnati Reds2201.0000.5187110-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium1608278.513
111Atlanta Braves1101.000--6060-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1606892.425
61119San Diego Padres303.0002.0710-30-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1596594.409
5725Los Angeles Dodgers303.0002.01117-60-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1597386.459


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mike BrownOF27.101Signed as Free Agent by Braves.