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Wednesday June 17,1987This 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 1987-06-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers1California Angels6BoxMike WittGreg Harris(none)
Boston Red Sox4Cleveland Indians0BoxRoger ClemensTom Candiotti(none)
Oakland Athletics5Kansas City Royals10BoxBret SaberhagenDave Stewart(none)
Minnesota Twins5Milwaukee Brewers8BoxMark ClearLes StrakerDan Plesac
Baltimore Orioles3New York Yankees4BoxDennis RasmussenMike BoddickerPat Clements
Chicago White Sox0Seattle Mariners2BoxScott BankheadBill LongEd Nunez
Detroit Tigers3Toronto Blue Jays2BoxFrank TananaJim ClancyGuillermo Hernandez
San Francisco Giants1Atlanta Braves6BoxRick MahlerJeff Robinson(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Chicago Cubs5BoxJamie MoyerShane RawleyLee Smith
Cincinnati Reds9Houston Astros1BoxRon RobinsonNolan RyanBill Landrum
New York Mets1Montreal Expos9BoxBryn SmithSid Fernandez(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers7San Diego Padres8BoxCraig LeffertsBrian HoltonLance McCullers
Pittsburgh Pirates4St. Louis Cardinals1BoxRick ReuschelBob Forsch(none)

Standings as of 1987-06-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Toronto Blue Jays634023.635--3262309620-1320-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium995643.566
223New York Yankees654025.6151.03422766617-1523-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I974948.505
346Detroit Tigers623428.5485.53422954715-1519-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1006436.640
458Milwaukee Brewers613328.5416.0297319-2216-1417-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1015843.574
51020Boston Red Sox642935.45311.5300317-1711-2318-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park984949.500
61223Baltimore Orioles652837.43113.0322356-3418-1510-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium973958.402
71425Cleveland Indians632340.36517.0276351-7512-2411-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium993861.384
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Minnesota Twins653728.569--3403182216-1621-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome974849.495
269Oakland Athletics633429.5402.03262923417-1417-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum994752.475
3712Kansas City Royals623230.5163.5265265014-1818-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1005149.510
4815Seattle Mariners653332.5084.0302325-2315-1018-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome974552.464
5918California Angels653035.4627.0291311-2013-1617-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium974552.464
61122Texas Rangers612734.4438.0320349-2912-2115-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1014853.475
71324Chicago White Sox622339.37112.5249294-4513-2010-19L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1005446.540
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals623923.629--3532747922-1017-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1005644.560
237Chicago Cubs643529.5475.03082882018-1217-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field974156.423
3410Montreal Expos633429.5405.53062931316-1618-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium995742.576
4714New York Mets633231.5087.52982871116-1816-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium996039.606
5917Philadelphia Phillies612932.4759.5262304-4214-1415-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium1015150.505
61121Pittsburgh Pirates622834.45211.0266310-4413-1915-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1005248.520
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Cincinnati Reds653629.554--3322963617-1219-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium974849.495
2511Houston Astros643430.5311.5262259313-1721-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome984256.429
3613San Francisco Giants643331.5162.52962851120-1513-16L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park985741.582
4816Atlanta Braves643232.5003.53333231014-1518-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium973760.381
51019Los Angeles Dodgers642935.4536.5259267-813-2016-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium984454.449
61226San Diego Padres662046.30316.5255344-8911-269-20W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium964551.469


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
LaMarr HoytP32.167Released by Padres. 
Jorge Orta2B-OF36.203Released by Royals.