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Games on 1987-04-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers6Baltimore Orioles8BoxKen DixonMike Mason(none)
Seattle Mariners7California Angels2BoxScott BankheadDon SuttonSteve Shields
New York Yankees3Detroit Tigers9BoxWalt TerrellBob Tewksbury(none)
Chicago White Sox6Kansas City Royals0BoxJose DeLeonMark GubiczaBobby Thigpen
Boston Red Sox11Milwaukee Brewers12BoxChris BosioSteve CrawfordMark Clear
Oakland Athletics4Minnesota Twins5BoxJuan BerenguerJay Howell(none)
Cleveland Indians14Toronto Blue Jays3BoxPhil NiekroJoe JohnsonSteve Carlton
Philadelphia Phillies7Atlanta Braves8BoxGene GarberDan Schatzeder(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Chicago Cubs2BoxDanny CoxSteve TroutTodd Worrell
San Francisco Giants8Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxMark DavisBob Welch(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2New York Mets4BoxGene WalterLogan EasleyJesse Orosco

Standings as of 1987-04-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
128Milwaukee Brewers3301.000--201460-03-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1598871.553
2513Baltimore Orioles321.6671.0141310-02-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1596594.409
4311Toronto Blue Jays321.6671.01518-30-02-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1599465.591
349New York Yankees321.6671.01115-42-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I1598772.547
51016Cleveland Indians312.3332.0181531-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium1596099.377
6915Detroit Tigers312.3332.0151140-01-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1599762.610
71420Boston Red Sox303.0003.01420-60-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1597881.491
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Minnesota Twins3301.000--14950-03-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1598277.516
2612Chicago White Sox321.6671.0141312-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1597584.472
3710California Angels321.6671.016970-02-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1597386.459
61217Texas Rangers312.3332.01314-11-20-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1597485.465
4814Kansas City Royals312.3332.01314-10-01-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1598277.516
51118Seattle Mariners312.3332.0916-71-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1597782.484
71325Oakland Athletics303.0003.0914-50-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1598178.509
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134New York Mets2201.000--7430-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1609070.563
267St. Louis Cardinals2201.000--13582-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1609367.581
61023Pittsburgh Pirates202.0002.047-30-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1608080.500
5924Philadelphia Phillies202.0002.0714-70-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium1608080.500
4826Montreal Expos202.0002.0718-110-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium1609169.569
31221Chicago Cubs202.0002.0513-80-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field1597683.478
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
426San Francisco Giants4401.0001.0188101-03-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1588672.544
343Houston Astros3301.0000.5171160-03-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome1597386.459
255Cincinnati Reds2201.000--187110-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium1608278.513
111Atlanta Braves2201.000--14770-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1596792.421
61122San Diego Padres303.0002.5710-30-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1596594.409
5719Los Angeles Dodgers404.0003.01225-130-30-1L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1587385.462


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Max VenableOF29.307Signed as Free Agent by Reds.