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Saturday May 2,1987This 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 1987-05-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox7Baltimore Orioles3BoxJose DeLeonMike FlanaganJim Winn
Boston Red Sox2California Angels4BoxMike WittBob Stanley(none)
Cleveland Indians4Kansas City Royals5BoxBret SaberhagenRich YettDan Quisenberry
New York Yankees6Minnesota Twins4BoxTommy JohnFrank ViolaDave Righetti
Detroit Tigers2Oakland Athletics3BoxDave LeiperNate Snell(none)
Milwaukee Brewers6Seattle Mariners4BoxMark ClearMark LangstonDan Plesac
Texas Rangers8Toronto Blue Jays9BoxMark EichhornGreg Harris(none)
Houston Astros4Atlanta Braves12BoxRandy O'NealJim DeshaiesJim Acker
San Diego Padres3Chicago Cubs7BoxSteve TroutEd WhitsonEd Lynch
Montreal Expos11New York Mets7BoxRandy St. ClaireJesse OroscoAndy McGaffigan
Cincinnati Reds3Philadelphia Phillies8BoxBruce RuffinTom Browning(none)
San Francisco Giants0Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxJohn SmileyKelly DownsDon Robinson
Los Angeles Dodgers7St. Louis Cardinals6BoxBrian HoltonTodd WorrellOrel Hershiser

Standings as of 1987-05-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Brewers23203.870--1511094211-39-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1397168.511
223New York Yankees23158.6525.012596296-89-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I1397465.532
335Toronto Blue Jays22148.6365.510491135-49-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1408258.586
4918Boston Red Sox241014.41710.5101116-154-126-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1386870.493
51222Baltimore Orioles23914.39111.0105116-115-64-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1395881.417
61121Detroit Tigers23914.39111.0949045-94-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1398950.640
71424Cleveland Indians24915.37511.5102142-404-85-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium1385286.377
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Minnesota Twins231310.565--116105115-68-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1397267.518
2512California Angels251312.5201.0125126-16-47-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1376275.453
3613Seattle Mariners251213.4802.0119137-184-58-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1376671.482
4715Kansas City Royals211011.4762.0898813-67-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1417368.518
5816Oakland Athletics251114.4403.011911813-78-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1377067.511
61020Chicago White Sox20812.4003.57580-56-62-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1426973.486
71323Texas Rangers21813.3814.097108-111-97-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1416774.475
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136St. Louis Cardinals22139.591--11395186-37-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1408258.586
3510New York Mets221210.5451.0112117-55-47-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1408060.571
269Chicago Cubs221210.5451.010489158-24-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field1396475.460
4814Pittsburgh Pirates211011.4762.59094-42-48-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1417071.496
51019Montreal Expos22913.4094.088114-267-92-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium1408258.586
61125Philadelphia Phillies22814.3645.091119-283-55-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium1407268.514
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cincinnati Reds24168.667--13695418-48-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium1386870.493
224San Francisco Giants25169.6400.5107931410-66-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1377463.540
348Houston Astros231310.5652.510492124-79-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome1396376.453
4711Los Angeles Dodgers251312.5203.511098127-86-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1376077.438
5917Atlanta Braves231013.4355.5109113-45-75-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1385979.428
61226San Diego Padres25619.24010.576121-453-113-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1375978.431


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Rich GedmanC27.219Signed as Free Agent by Red Sox.