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Friday May 29,1987This 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 1987-05-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners7Baltimore Orioles3BoxMark LangstonJeff Ballard(none)
Boston Red Sox6Chicago White Sox8BoxJim WinnBob StanleyBob James
Milwaukee Brewers6Cleveland Indians9BoxScott BailesTeddy Higuera(none)
Minnesota Twins7Detroit Tigers15BoxWalt TerrellLes Straker(none)
Texas Rangers16Kansas City Royals5BoxCharlie HoughMark Gubicza(none)
Oakland Athletics13New York Yankees5BoxCurt YoungDennis Rasmussen(none)
California Angels1Toronto Blue Jays3BoxDave StiebDon SuttonTom Henke
Chicago Cubs5Atlanta Braves6BoxGene GarberEd Lynch(none)
Philadelphia Phillies0Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxBob WelchBruce Ruffin(none)
Cincinnati Reds13Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxGuy HoffmanBob Kipper(none)
New York Mets5San Diego Padres4BoxTerry LeachCraig LeffertsRoger McDowell
Montreal Expos10San Francisco Giants4BoxNeal HeatonMike LaCossTim Burke
Houston Astros2St. Louis Cardinals8BoxLee TunnellAurelio Lopez(none)

Standings as of 1987-05-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees473017.638--2511916015-1315-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I1155956.513
235Toronto Blue Jays452619.5783.02231764714-1212-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1177047.598
348Baltimore Orioles472621.5534.02522302218-98-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1154174.357
459Detroit Tigers452421.5335.0235199369-1215-9W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1177443.632
5611Milwaukee Brewers432221.5126.0201228-2711-1111-10L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1196950.580
61021Boston Red Sox472126.4479.0206219-136-1815-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1155758.496
71425Cleveland Indians481632.33314.5197268-717-209-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium1144569.395
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Kansas City Royals442618.591--1961702611-1115-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1185761.483
3713Seattle Mariners472423.5113.5224248-2412-812-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1155461.470
2815Minnesota Twins472423.5113.5230237-78-1216-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1156154.530
4917Oakland Athletics462323.5004.02262032310-1013-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1165858.500
51122California Angels472126.4476.5212245-3310-1111-15L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1155461.470
61223Chicago White Sox431924.4426.5168181-1311-98-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1195861.487
71324Texas Rangers441826.4098.0218244-266-1612-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1185761.483
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals442816.636--2572075016-612-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1186751.568
224Chicago Cubs462719.5872.02081951317-810-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field1154966.426
3510Montreal Expos462422.5225.0218215315-129-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium1166749.578
4612New York Mets452322.5115.5214219-510-1013-12W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1176948.590
51019Pittsburgh Pirates442123.4777.0205221-167-1214-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1185959.500
61120Philadelphia Phillies442024.4558.0190217-279-811-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium1186058.508
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
246San Francisco Giants472621.553--2282111717-109-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1156451.557
137Cincinnati Reds472621.553--2472083914-1012-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium1155857.504
3714Atlanta Braves472423.5112.02552421312-1312-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1144569.395
4816Houston Astros462323.5002.5190179118-1315-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome1165363.457
5918Los Angeles Dodgers472324.4893.0194196-210-1513-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1155065.435
61226San Diego Padres491138.22416.0180276-965-196-19L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1135459.478


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bill AlmonSS-3B34.189Traded by Pirates to Mets for Scott Little and Al Pedrique. 
Scott LittleRF24.130Traded by Mets with Al Pedrique to Pirates for Bill Almon. 
Bill Madlock3B36.137Released by Dodgers. 
Al PedriqueSS26.291Traded by Mets with Scott Little to Pirates for Bill Almon.