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Games on 1987-05-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles6California Angels7BoxDonnie MooreJack O'Connor(none)
Texas Rangers0Chicago White Sox5BoxRichard DotsonBobby Witt(none)
Cleveland Indians3Detroit Tigers4BoxMike HennemanMark Huismann(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Kansas City Royals4BoxDan QuisenberryMark Clear(none)
Boston Red Sox1Minnesota Twins3BoxGeorge FrazierBruce Hurst(none)
Toronto Blue Jays3Oakland Athletics2BoxJoe JohnsonEric PlunkTom Henke
New York Yankees7Seattle Mariners3BoxCharles HudsonMike MorganDave Righetti
Chicago Cubs3Houston Astros1BoxGreg MadduxDanny DarwinLee Smith
Los Angeles Dodgers3Montreal Expos6BoxJay TibbsFernando ValenzuelaTim Burke
San Francisco Giants3New York Mets8BoxSid FernandezMike KrukowRoger McDowell
San Diego Padres4Philadelphia Phillies7BoxShane RawleyEd WhitsonSteve Bedrosian
Atlanta Braves9Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxPaul AssenmacherHipolito Pena(none)
Cincinnati Reds4St. Louis Cardinals5BoxDanny CoxTed PowerTodd Worrell

Standings as of 1987-05-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees352312.657--185132539-1014-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I1276661.520
222Toronto Blue Jays332112.6361.01751304510-711-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1297554.581
334Milwaukee Brewers322012.6251.51731601311-59-7L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1307159.546
4918Baltimore Orioles351619.4577.0180180010-86-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1275176.402
51020Boston Red Sox341519.4417.5142155-134-1411-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1286365.492
61222Detroit Tigers331419.4248.0152142105-109-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1298445.651
71425Cleveland Indians351124.31412.0137197-605-136-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium1275077.394
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Kansas City Royals321814.563--136125117-911-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1306565.500
2611Seattle Mariners351916.5430.5169175-610-79-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1275968.465
3510California Angels351916.5430.5174176-210-89-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1275671.441
4714Minnesota Twins351817.5141.5163176-137-911-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1276760.528
5816Oakland Athletics341618.4713.016415957-109-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1286563.508
61121Texas Rangers321418.4384.0149172-234-1210-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1306169.469
71324Chicago White Sox321220.3756.0119139-207-85-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1306565.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136St. Louis Cardinals321913.594--1771522511-58-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1307654.585
247Chicago Cubs342014.588--151143814-56-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field1275671.441
3815Montreal Expos341618.4714.0148172-2410-106-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium1287553.586
4917Pittsburgh Pirates321517.4694.0153155-24-911-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1306565.500
51019New York Mets331518.4554.5150164-146-109-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1297752.597
61123Philadelphia Phillies331320.3946.5137174-376-77-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium1296762.519
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds352213.629--1981435512-610-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium1276265.488
225San Francisco Giants352114.6001.01701472312-79-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1276958.543
359Houston Astros341915.5592.5140126147-1012-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome1285771.445
4612Los Angeles Dodgers361917.5283.5150138128-1011-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1265472.429
5713Atlanta Braves351817.5144.0181171108-910-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1265175.405
61226San Diego Padres37829.21615.0141211-703-165-13L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1255768.456


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mike BrownOF27.138Released by Braves. 
Mike MasonP28.175Traded by Rangers to Cubs for Dave Pavlas. 
Rafael QuiricoP17.250Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees.