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Monday May 18,1987This 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 1987-05-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays12California Angels0BoxJim ClancyMike Cook(none)
Boston Red Sox2Kansas City Royals4BoxMark GubiczaAl NipperDan Quisenberry
New York Yankees2Oakland Athletics1BoxTommy JohnCurt YoungTim Stoddard
Baltimore Orioles6Seattle Mariners0BoxMike BoddickerMark Langston(none)
Detroit Tigers6Texas Rangers3BoxJeff RobinsonJose GuzmanMark Thurmond
San Francisco Giants2Montreal Expos7BoxNeal HeatonKelly Downs(none)
San Diego Padres7New York Mets5BoxDave DraveckyRon DarlingLance McCullers
Los Angeles Dodgers3Philadelphia Phillies5BoxBruce RuffinRick HoneycuttSteve Bedrosian
Houston Astros4Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxMike ScottBob Kipper(none)

Standings as of 1987-05-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees382513.658--2031465711-1114-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I1246460.516
223Toronto Blue Jays362214.6112.01901434711-911-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1267452.587
347Milwaukee Brewers342014.5883.0175176-111-79-7L11T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1287157.555
4715Baltimore Orioles381919.5006.0193184913-86-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1244876.387
51018Detroit Tigers361719.4727.0171152196-1011-9W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1268145.643
61121Boston Red Sox371621.4328.5158170-125-1611-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1256263.496
71425Cleveland Indians371126.29713.5144210-665-156-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium1255075.400
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Kansas City Royals352114.600--156129277-914-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1276265.488
2510Seattle Mariners382018.5262.5182197-1510-710-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1245866.468
3613Minnesota Twins371918.5143.0174190-167-912-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1256659.528
4814California Angels381919.5003.5178195-1710-89-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1245668.452
5917Oakland Athletics371819.4864.0178164147-1011-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1256362.504
61222Texas Rangers351520.4296.0164188-245-1310-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1276067.472
71324Chicago White Sox341321.3827.5129151-227-86-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1286464.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals342113.618--1931593411-510-8W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1287454.578
224Chicago Cubs362214.611--1591481116-56-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field1255471.432
3711Montreal Expos371918.5143.5173180-710-109-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium1257253.576
4919Pittsburgh Pirates351619.4575.5168174-64-912-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1276463.504
51020New York Mets361620.4446.0165180-156-1010-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1267650.603
61123Philadelphia Phillies361521.4177.0156183-276-79-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium1266561.516
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cincinnati Reds372215.595--2051594612-810-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium1256263.496
248San Francisco Giants382216.5790.51811641713-99-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1246856.548
359Houston Astros372017.5412.0149135148-1012-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome1255669.448
4612Atlanta Braves371918.5143.0196185119-1010-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1245074.403
5816Los Angeles Dodgers391920.4874.0159161-28-1311-7L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1235469.439
61226San Diego Padres401030.25013.5154230-765-175-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1225567.451


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Larry McWilliamsP33.097Signed as Free Agent by Braves. 
Lonnie SmithLF-OF31.148Signed as Free Agent by Royals. 
Rich ThompsonP28.198Released by Yankees.