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Thursday May 21,1987This date in baseball
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Games on 1987-05-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins3Cleveland Indians6BoxGreg SwindellBert Blyleven(none)
St. Louis Cardinals7Atlanta Braves2BoxBob ForschZane Smith(none)
Cincinnati Reds7Chicago Cubs8BoxLee SmithJohn Franco(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Philadelphia Phillies6BoxShane RawleyAlejandro PenaSteve Bedrosian

Standings as of 1987-05-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees402515.625--2101575311-1314-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I1226458.525
236Milwaukee Brewers362115.5832.0181182-111-710-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1267056.556
347Toronto Blue Jays382216.5792.01951504511-1111-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1247450.597
4915Baltimore Orioles402020.5005.02101941614-96-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1224775.385
51019Detroit Tigers381820.4746.0185166197-1111-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1248044.645
61121Boston Red Sox391722.4367.5166175-96-1711-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1236162.496
71425Cleveland Indians401327.32512.0156224-685-158-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium1224874.393
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Kansas City Royals372215.595--161137247-915-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1256164.488
2610Seattle Mariners402119.5252.5192214-2210-711-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1225765.467
359California Angels402119.5252.5185200-1510-811-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1225468.443
4712Oakland Athletics392019.5133.0189171187-1013-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1236162.496
5814Minnesota Twins402020.5003.5188202-148-1112-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1226557.533
61223Texas Rangers371621.4326.0178202-245-1311-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1255966.472
71324Chicago White Sox361422.3897.5135157-228-96-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1266363.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals372314.622--2101713913-610-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1257253.576
223Chicago Cubs392415.615--1781631516-58-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field1225270.426
3716Montreal Expos391920.4875.0182195-1310-109-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium1237251.585
4817Pittsburgh Pirates371819.4865.0178179-14-914-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1256263.496
51020New York Mets381820.4745.5180187-76-1012-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1247450.597
61122Philadelphia Phillies371621.4327.0162186-246-710-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium1256461.512
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Francisco Giants402416.600--1961732315-99-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1226656.541
248Cincinnati Reds402317.5751.02201784213-1010-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium1226161.500
3511Houston Astros392019.5133.515414598-1212-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome1235667.455
4613Atlanta Braves402020.5004.020820269-1011-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1214972.405
5918Los Angeles Dodgers401921.4755.0162167-58-1411-7L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1225468.443
61226San Diego Padres421032.23815.0161245-845-195-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1205565.458