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Sunday May 31,1987This 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 1987-05-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners8Baltimore Orioles5BoxLee GuettermanJohn Habyan(none)
Boston Red Sox10Chicago White Sox9BoxCalvin SchiraldiRay Searage(none)
Milwaukee Brewers7Cleveland Indians1BoxJuan NievesGreg Swindell(none)
Minnesota Twins9Detroit Tigers5BoxJeff ReardonEric King(none)
Minnesota Twins11Detroit Tigers3BoxGeorge FrazierFrank Tanana(none)
Texas Rangers3Kansas City Royals2BoxDale MohorcicJerry Gleaton(none)
Oakland Athletics5New York Yankees9BoxTommy JohnDennis Eckersley(none)
California Angels2Toronto Blue Jays7BoxJohn CeruttiJohn Candelaria(none)
Chicago Cubs1Atlanta Braves2BoxGene GarberEd Lynch(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxShane RawleyRick HoneycuttSteve Bedrosian
Cincinnati Reds5Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxTed PowerDoug DrabekJohn Franco
New York Mets0San Diego Padres1BoxEd WhitsonJohn MitchellRich Gossage
Montreal Expos0San Francisco Giants8BoxKelly DownsBob Sebra(none)
Houston Astros8St. Louis Cardinals7BoxJim DeshaiesGreg MathewsDave Smith

Standings as of 1987-05-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees493118.633--2632006315-1316-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I1135855.513
223Toronto Blue Jays472819.5962.02341815314-1214-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1156847.591
348Milwaukee Brewers452421.5335.0214234-2013-1111-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1176750.573
4511Baltimore Orioles492623.5315.0257250718-98-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1134172.363
5813Detroit Tigers472423.5116.0243219249-1215-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1157441.643
61021Boston Red Sox492227.4499.0218231-137-1915-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1135657.496
71425Cleveland Indians501634.32015.5203281-787-209-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium1124567.402
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Kansas City Royals462719.587--2101803011-1116-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1165660.483
3610Seattle Mariners492623.5312.5244253-914-812-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1135261.460
279Minnesota Twins492623.5312.5250245510-1216-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1135954.522
4917Oakland Athletics482424.5004.02352152011-1113-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1145757.500
51122Chicago White Sox452025.4446.5180193-1311-99-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1175760.487
61223California Angels492128.4297.5217256-3910-1311-15L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1135459.478
71324Texas Rangers461927.4138.0228258-307-1712-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1165660.483
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals462917.630--2672175016-613-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1166650.569
225Chicago Cubs482820.5832.02202031718-910-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field1134865.425
3512Montreal Expos482523.5215.0224227-316-139-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium1146648.579
4614New York Mets472423.5115.5217220-311-1113-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1156847.591
5918Philadelphia Phillies462224.4787.0196218-2211-811-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium1165858.500
61120Pittsburgh Pirates462125.4578.0209232-237-1214-13L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1165957.509
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cincinnati Reds492821.571--2582124616-1012-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium1135657.496
247San Francisco Giants492722.5511.02402172317-1010-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1136350.558
3715Atlanta Braves492524.5103.0263254912-1313-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1124468.393
4816Houston Astros482424.5003.5200189119-1415-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome1145262.456
51019Los Angeles Dodgers492326.4695.0195202-710-1513-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1135063.442
61226San Diego Padres511239.23517.0181279-985-197-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1115358.477