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Friday May 8,1987This 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 1987-05-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels4Boston Red Sox6BoxJoe SambitoDeWayne Buice(none)
Baltimore Orioles7Chicago White Sox6BoxKen DixonRay Searage(none)
Kansas City Royals9Cleveland Indians6BoxMark GubiczaKen SchromDan Quisenberry
Oakland Athletics7Detroit Tigers2BoxCurt YoungFrank Tanana(none)
Seattle Mariners4Milwaukee Brewers3BoxStan ClarkeChris BosioBill Wilkinson
Minnesota Twins7New York Yankees11BoxCecilio GuanteJeff Reardon(none)
Toronto Blue Jays7Texas Rangers4BoxJim ClancyJose GuzmanMark Eichhorn
New York Mets3Atlanta Braves4BoxGene GarberJesse Orosco(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Cincinnati Reds4BoxTom BrowningBruce RuffinJohn Franco
St. Louis Cardinals5Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxTim ConroyAlejandro PenaRicky Horton
Houston Astros3Montreal Expos0BoxMike ScottNeal Heaton(none)
Chicago Cubs6San Diego Padres3BoxRick SutcliffeStorm DavisLee Smith
Pittsburgh Pirates2San Francisco Giants4BoxKelly DownsBrian FisherScott Garrelts

Standings as of 1987-05-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Brewers27207.741--1571253211-49-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1357164.526
224New York Yankees281810.6432.5149111388-1010-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I1347163.530
335Toronto Blue Jays261610.6153.5121108136-610-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1368056.588
4816Boston Red Sox281315.4647.5123133-104-139-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1346569.485
51019Baltimore Orioles281216.4298.5128135-78-74-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1345579.410
61323Detroit Tigers271017.37010.0108111-35-105-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1358847.652
71424Cleveland Indians28919.32111.5116166-504-115-8L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium1345282.388
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Kansas City Royals251411.560--112102104-610-5W5T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1376968.504
2510California Angels291613.552--14513698-58-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1335974.444
3611Minnesota Twins281513.5360.513613245-710-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1347064.522
4713Seattle Mariners291514.5171.0142155-136-69-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1336370.474
5917Oakland Athletics291316.4483.0130132-24-99-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1336865.511
61121Chicago White Sox251015.4004.089100-117-63-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1376770.489
71222Texas Rangers251015.4004.0115125-101-109-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1376572.474
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136St. Louis Cardinals271611.593--151126259-37-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1357956.585
258Chicago Cubs281612.5710.51301161410-36-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field1336073.451
3714New York Mets261313.5002.5118127-95-58-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1367957.581
4918Montreal Expos271215.4444.0109133-2410-102-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium1357956.585
51020Pittsburgh Pirates261115.4234.5111123-123-88-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1366967.507
61125Philadelphia Phillies26818.3087.5103140-373-65-12L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium1367264.529
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cincinnati Reds28199.679--1531074610-59-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium1346569.485
223San Francisco Giants302010.667--1461182812-68-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1327062.530
347Houston Astros271611.5932.5118100187-89-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome1356075.444
4612Los Angeles Dodgers301614.5334.0126113138-98-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1325775.432
5815Atlanta Braves281315.4646.0134138-45-78-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1335677.421
61226San Diego Padres31724.22613.5108166-583-124-12L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1315873.443