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Games on 1987-08-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins3California Angels12BoxDon SuttonSteve CarltonGary Lucas
Toronto Blue Jays4Chicago White Sox1BoxJohn CeruttiNeil AllenTom Henke
New York Yankees3Cleveland Indians15BoxKen SchromTommy John(none)
Kansas City Royals8Detroit Tigers4BoxDanny JacksonDan Petry(none)
Baltimore Orioles8Milwaukee Brewers9BoxMark KnudsonMark Williamson(none)
Seattle Mariners3Oakland Athletics9BoxSteve OntiverosLee Guetterman(none)
Boston Red Sox8Texas Rangers6BoxCalvin SchiraldiDale Mohorcic(none)
San Diego Padres7Atlanta Braves12BoxCharlie PuleoEric Show(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Cincinnati Reds10BoxGuy HoffmanTim Leary(none)
San Francisco Giants4Houston Astros5BoxJeff HeathcockCraig LeffertsDave Smith
St. Louis Cardinals5Montreal Expos10BoxBob McClureLee TunnellJeff Parrett
Philadelphia Phillies3New York Mets5BoxDwight GoodenBruce Ruffin(none)
Chicago Cubs3Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxMike MasonBrett Gideon(none)

Standings as of 1987-08-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1076443.598--5544837127-2637-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I552530.455
223Toronto Blue Jays1066343.5940.556043712328-2435-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium563323.589
334Detroit Tigers1035944.5733.05654798627-2332-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium593920.661
4712Milwaukee Brewers1045351.5109.5550570-2024-2729-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium583820.655
51119Boston Red Sox1065056.47213.5546549-319-3831-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park562828.500
61220Baltimore Orioles1064858.45315.5512555-4329-2819-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium561937.339
71426Cleveland Indians1063967.36824.5468625-15716-3723-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium562234.393
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Minnesota Twins1085751.528--534550-1624-3533-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome542826.519
259Oakland Athletics1065551.5191.05454984725-2330-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum562630.464
3611California Angels1075552.5141.55185081027-2428-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium552035.364
4814Kansas City Royals1065353.5003.0441434722-3331-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium563026.536
5917Seattle Mariners1065155.4815.0482546-6425-2726-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome562729.482
61018Texas Rangers1055055.4765.5560566-620-2830-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium572532.439
71324Chicago White Sox1044361.41312.0461496-3524-3019-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park583424.586
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1056540.619--57746311434-2031-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II573027.526
225New York Mets1066046.5665.55244675729-2631-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium563224.571
336Montreal Expos1055946.5626.05024792327-2132-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium573225.561
4510Chicago Cubs1065551.51910.5486487-126-2529-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field552134.382
5613Philadelphia Phillies1055352.50512.0470490-2026-2827-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium572730.474
61123Pittsburgh Pirates1064660.43419.5441510-6921-3425-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium563422.607
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Cincinnati Reds1075750.533--5545203427-2330-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium552728.491
2715Houston Astros1065353.5003.5428435-723-2930-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome562333.411
3816San Francisco Giants1075354.4954.05044752930-2823-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park553718.673
4921Los Angeles Dodgers1064858.4538.5422463-4120-3328-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium562531.446
51022Atlanta Braves1054758.4489.0507519-1219-3028-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium562234.393
61225San Diego Padres1063967.36817.5434541-10718-3821-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium562630.464


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Domingo Cedeno2B-SS18.273Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
Ron DavisP31.364Released by Cubs.