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Games on 1987-04-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers7Baltimore Orioles0BoxJuan NievesMike Flanagan(none)
Texas Rangers4Boston Red Sox5BoxBruce HurstDale MohorcicWes Gardner
Detroit Tigers1Kansas City Royals2BoxBret SaberhagenWalt TerrellBuddy Black
Cleveland Indians3New York Yankees4BoxRick RhodenTom WaddellDave Righetti
Minnesota Twins5Oakland Athletics2BoxMike SmithsonDave StewartJeff Reardon
California Angels4Seattle Mariners0BoxKirk McCaskillMike Morgan(none)
Chicago White Sox5Toronto Blue Jays0BoxJose DeLeonDave Stieb(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Atlanta Braves4BoxRick MahlerTom BrowningGene Garber
Pittsburgh Pirates3Chicago Cubs1BoxDon RobinsonDickie Noles(none)
Houston Astros4Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxMike ScottAlejandro Pena(none)
New York Mets4Philadelphia Phillies1BoxSid FernandezKevin GrossDoug Sisk
San Francisco Giants1San Diego Padres0BoxKelly DownsStorm Davis(none)

Standings as of 1987-04-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Brewers9901.000--6640266-03-0W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1538271.536
238New York Yankees963.6673.0545043-33-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I1538370.542
3612Baltimore Orioles954.5564.04748-13-02-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1536291.405
4915Boston Red Sox844.5004.53539-40-34-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1547480.481
6714Toronto Blue Jays844.5004.53338-51-23-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1549262.597
5813Detroit Tigers844.5004.54229133-21-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1549460.610
71426Cleveland Indians918.1118.04566-211-50-3L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium1536093.392
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins972.778--5237154-23-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1537875.510
247California Angels963.6671.04232104-22-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1536984.451
3510Kansas City Royals853.6251.54834140-05-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1547876.506
41019Chicago White Sox835.3753.52842-143-20-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1547480.481
51120Seattle Mariners936.3334.03050-201-22-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1537578.490
61221Oakland Athletics927.2225.03944-50-32-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1537974.516
71324Texas Rangers817.1255.53749-121-40-3L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1547480.481
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146New York Mets752.714--312922-03-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1558768.561
2611St. Louis Cardinals743.5711.0383264-20-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1559164.587
3817Chicago Cubs734.4292.0323113-10-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field1547381.474
4716Pittsburgh Pirates734.4292.02529-41-22-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1557778.497
51022Montreal Expos615.1673.51932-131-50-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium1569066.577
61123Philadelphia Phillies817.1254.52851-230-21-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium1547975.513
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants1082.800--4632145-23-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1528270.539
224Houston Astros972.7780.53521141-26-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome1536984.451
335Cincinnati Reds862.7501.04725222-14-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium1547876.506
459Atlanta Braves853.6252.0423662-13-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1536489.418
5918Los Angeles Dodgers1046.4004.03544-90-34-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1526983.454
61225San Diego Padres918.1116.52440-161-50-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1536489.418


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jeff BittigerP25.002Signed as Free Agent by Twins. 
Jose CanoP25.039Signed as Free Agent by Astros. 
Alberto CastilloC17.064Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mets.