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Thursday August 6,1987This 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 1987-08-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays5Cleveland Indians14BoxScott BailesJim Clancy(none)
New York Yankees5Detroit Tigers12BoxFrank TananaRon Guidry(none)
Baltimore Orioles8Milwaukee Brewers11BoxJay AldrichMike GriffinChuck Crim
Oakland Athletics4Minnesota Twins9BoxFrank ViolaDave Stewart(none)
California Angels4Seattle Mariners15BoxMike MooreWillie Fraser(none)
San Diego Padres7Atlanta Braves4BoxLance McCullersGene GarberRich Gossage
Chicago Cubs6New York Mets7BoxRoger McDowellLee Smith(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5Philadelphia Phillies2BoxJohn TudorTom HumeTodd Worrell
Montreal Expos6Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxJeff ParrettJim GottTim Burke

Standings as of 1987-08-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1096544.596--5644976728-2737-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I532429.453
223Toronto Blue Jays1086444.5930.556845311529-2535-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium543222.593
334Detroit Tigers1056144.5812.05814869527-2334-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium573720.649
459Milwaukee Brewers1065551.5198.5566579-1324-2731-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium563620.643
51119Boston Red Sox1075057.46714.0554558-419-3931-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park552827.509
61221Baltimore Orioles1084860.44416.5521571-5029-3019-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium541935.352
71426Cleveland Indians1084068.37024.5484635-15116-3724-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium542133.389
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Minnesota Twins1105852.527--544560-1624-3634-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome522725.519
2610Oakland Athletics1085652.5191.05525084425-2431-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum542529.463
3711California Angels1095653.5141.5528524427-2529-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium531934.358
4814Kansas City Royals1075354.4953.5443438522-3431-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium553025.545
5917Seattle Mariners1085256.4815.0498553-5525-2827-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome542628.481
61018Texas Rangers1065155.4815.0569574-520-2831-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium562432.429
71324Chicago White Sox1054362.41012.5463499-3624-3019-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park573423.596
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1076641.617--58346711635-2131-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II552926.527
225New York Mets1086246.5744.55444766829-2633-20W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium543024.556
336Montreal Expos1076146.5705.05104832728-2133-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium553025.545
4512Chicago Cubs1085553.50911.5492504-1226-2729-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field532132.396
5715Philadelphia Phillies1075354.49513.0475508-3326-2927-25L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium552728.491
61123Pittsburgh Pirates1084761.43519.5454516-6221-3426-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium543321.611
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Cincinnati Reds1085850.537--5605233727-2331-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium542628.481
2613Houston Astros1075453.5053.5434440-623-2931-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome552233.400
3816San Francisco Giants1085355.4915.05094812830-2923-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park543717.685
4920Los Angeles Dodgers1074859.4499.5425469-4420-3428-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium552530.455
51022Atlanta Braves1074760.43910.5514533-1919-3028-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium542232.407
61225San Diego Padres1084167.38017.0448548-10020-3821-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium542430.444


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Johnnie LeMasterSS33.048Signed as Free Agent by White Sox. 
Larry McWilliamsP33.177Signed as Free Agent by Rangers.