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Monday June 8,1987This 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 1987-06-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox6Baltimore Orioles2BoxBob StanleyJeff Ballard(none)
Cleveland Indians2California Angels0BoxPhil NiekroDon SuttonScott Bailes
Kansas City Royals3Minnesota Twins5BoxRandy NiemannMark GubiczaJeff Reardon
Toronto Blue Jays11New York Yankees0BoxDave StiebRick Rhoden(none)
Chicago White Sox3Oakland Athletics9BoxSteve OntiverosFloyd BannisterJay Howell
Texas Rangers0Seattle Mariners6BoxMark LangstonMike Jeffcoat(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6Atlanta Braves3BoxOrel HershiserDavid PalmerBrian Holton
New York Mets2Chicago Cubs4BoxLee SmithDoug Sisk(none)
San Francisco Giants6Cincinnati Reds7BoxJohn FrancoScott Garrelts(none)
San Diego Padres5Houston Astros4BoxCraig LeffertsBob KnepperRich Gossage
Pittsburgh Pirates1Montreal Expos7BoxNeal HeatonBrian Fisher(none)
St. Louis Cardinals12Philadelphia Phillies8BoxRicky HortonDon Carman(none)

Standings as of 1987-06-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Toronto Blue Jays543420.630--2731977615-1219-8W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1086246.574
223New York Yankees573522.6140.53042455917-1518-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I1055451.514
336Milwaukee Brewers522923.5584.0255268-1313-1116-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1106248.564
4610Detroit Tigers532825.5285.52962524413-1415-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1097039.642
5919Baltimore Orioles562729.4828.0286291-518-129-17L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1064066.377
61020Boston Red Sox572631.4569.5263285-228-1918-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1055253.495
71425Cleveland Indians562036.35715.0237313-7610-2110-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium1064165.387
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Kansas City Royals543024.556--2422172514-1616-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1085355.491
258Minnesota Twins563026.5361.0294287711-1419-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1065551.519
3712Oakland Athletics552827.5092.52732561713-1215-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1075354.495
4814Seattle Mariners572928.5092.5268286-1815-1014-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1054956.467
51122California Angels572532.4396.5242283-4111-1514-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1055055.476
61224Chicago White Sox532231.4157.5221243-2213-159-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1095554.505
71323Texas Rangers532231.4157.5279310-318-2014-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1095356.486
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals543420.630--3192576221-913-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1086147.565
235Chicago Cubs563224.5713.02812463518-914-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field1054461.419
3511Montreal Expos552926.5275.5259252716-1613-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium1076245.579
4613New York Mets552827.5096.5252254-212-1416-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1076443.598
5816Philadelphia Phillies532627.4917.5228259-3112-1014-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium1095455.495
61121Pittsburgh Pirates542430.44410.0238272-3410-1714-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1085652.519
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Cincinnati Reds563323.589--3002534716-1017-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium1065155.481
249San Francisco Giants563026.5363.02702462418-1312-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1066046.566
3715Houston Astros552728.4915.5231239-810-1617-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome1074958.458
5918Los Angeles Dodgers562729.4826.0235235012-1715-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1064660.434
41017Atlanta Braves562729.4826.0295298-312-1315-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1054263.400
61226San Diego Padres581543.25919.0223320-978-237-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1045054.481


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Craig Biggio2B-C21.176signed 
Quinn MackLF-CF21.270Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Expos. 
Al PardoC24.273Released by Braves.