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Thursday July 30,1987This 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 1987-07-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles4Cleveland Indians6BoxSammy StewartMark Williamson(none)
Chicago White Sox1Milwaukee Brewers6BoxMark KnudsonNeil AllenChuck Crim
Kansas City Royals3New York Yankees6BoxTommy JohnBuddy BlackTim Stoddard
Houston Astros8Atlanta Braves5BoxBob KnepperRick MahlerDave Smith
Montreal Expos6Chicago Cubs1BoxNeal HeatonBob Tewksbury(none)
San Diego Padres12Cincinnati Reds8BoxJimmy JonesGuy Hoffman(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxBruce RuffinJohn SmileySteve Bedrosian
New York Mets5St. Louis Cardinals3BoxDwight GoodenGreg MathewsRoger McDowell

Standings as of 1987-07-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1026240.608--5324468627-2435-16W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I602733.450
223Detroit Tigers985840.5922.05394489126-2132-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium644024.625
334Toronto Blue Jays1015942.5842.552342010326-2433-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium613724.607
459Milwaukee Brewers1005248.5209.0530544-1424-2728-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium623923.629
51119Boston Red Sox1014754.46514.5518524-616-3631-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park613130.508
61220Baltimore Orioles1024656.45116.0487536-4927-2619-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium602139.350
71426Cleveland Indians1013665.35625.5440603-16315-3521-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium612536.410
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Minnesota Twins1035548.534--508523-1522-3233-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome593029.508
2611Oakland Athletics1015249.5152.05214794225-2327-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum612932.475
3714California Angels1025250.5102.5487484327-2425-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium602337.383
4816Texas Rangers1004951.4904.55425301220-2829-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium622636.419
5917Kansas City Royals1014952.4855.0412419-720-3329-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium613427.557
61018Seattle Mariners1014952.4855.0465518-5323-2426-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome612932.475
71324Chicago White Sox994059.40413.0437467-3021-3019-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park633726.587
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1006139.610--54744110633-1928-20L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II623428.548
225Montreal Expos1005743.5704.04694472227-2130-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium623428.548
336New York Mets1015645.5545.54944415327-2529-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium613625.590
4510Philadelphia Phillies1005248.5209.0452469-1725-2427-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium622834.452
5612Chicago Cubs1015249.5159.5466466025-2427-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field602436.400
61023Pittsburgh Pirates1014556.44616.5423483-6021-3124-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium613526.574
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Cincinnati Reds1025448.529--5254962927-2327-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium603030.500
2713San Francisco Giants1025250.5102.04844483629-2423-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park603822.633
3815Houston Astros1015051.4953.5410416-623-2927-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome612635.426
5921Los Angeles Dodgers1014556.4468.5392434-4217-3128-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium612833.459
41122Atlanta Braves1014556.4468.5478493-1519-3026-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium602436.400
61225San Diego Padres1023765.36317.0415521-10616-3621-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium602832.467


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Buddy BiancalanaSS-2B27.179Traded by Royals to Astros for Mel Stottlemyre. 
Ray BurrisP36.342Signed as Free Agent by Brewers. 
Dave LaPointP28.001Traded by Cardinals to White Sox for Bryce Hulstrom. 
Mel StottlemyreP23.215Traded by Astros to Royals for Buddy Biancalana. 
Nigel WilsonLF-OF17.199Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Blue Jays.