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Games on 1987-08-10

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians3Baltimore Orioles4BoxMark WilliamsonDon GordonTom Niedenfuer
Toronto Blue Jays1Boston Red Sox9BoxRoger ClemensJim Clancy(none)
Detroit Tigers4Chicago White Sox8BoxRichard DotsonWalt Terrell(none)
New York Yankees1Kansas City Royals10BoxDanny JacksonBrad Arnsberg(none)
Texas Rangers3Milwaukee Brewers4BoxJay AldrichJeff Russell(none)
Oakland Athletics15Seattle Mariners4BoxDave StewartScott Bankhead(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxFrank WilliamsFernando ValenzuelaJohn Franco
Montreal Expos2New York Mets1BoxDennis MartinezJohn MitchellTim Burke
Chicago Cubs2Philadelphia Phillies4BoxTodd FrohwirthJamie MoyerSteve Bedrosian
St. Louis Cardinals6Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxBob ForschBrian Fisher(none)
Atlanta Braves0San Diego Padres2BoxJimmy JonesDoyle Alexander(none)
Houston Astros5San Francisco Giants6BoxDon RobinsonDave Meads(none)

Standings as of 1987-08-10

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Toronto Blue Jays1126646.589--59046712331-2735-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium503020.600
223New York Yankees1136647.5840.55765304629-3037-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I492326.469
334Detroit Tigers1096346.5781.560850510327-2436-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium533518.660
458Milwaukee Brewers1115952.5326.5596601-527-2832-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium513219.627
51018Boston Red Sox1115358.47712.5578573519-3934-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park512526.490
61220Baltimore Orioles1125161.45515.0544591-4729-3022-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium501634.320
71426Cleveland Indians1124171.36625.0492660-16816-3825-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium502030.400
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Minnesota Twins1136152.540--569571-224-3637-16W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome492425.490
2611Oakland Athletics1125755.5093.55785374126-2731-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum502426.480
3712California Angels1125755.5093.5538548-1028-2729-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium501832.360
4815Kansas City Royals1115556.4955.04674541323-3632-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium512823.549
5917Seattle Mariners1125458.4826.5526578-5225-2829-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome502426.480
61119Texas Rangers1105258.4737.5589597-821-3131-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium522329.442
71324Chicago White Sox1104565.40914.5490529-3924-3021-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park523220.615
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1116843.613--61049511537-2331-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II512724.529
225New York Mets1126349.5635.55584906829-2634-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium502921.580
336Montreal Expos1116249.5596.05205021829-2433-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium512922.569
4613Chicago Cubs1125755.50911.5506521-1528-2929-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field491930.388
5714Philadelphia Phillies1115655.50512.0507531-2426-2930-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium512427.471
6921Pittsburgh Pirates1125062.44618.5472530-5821-3429-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium503020.600
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Cincinnati Reds1135954.522--5715422928-2731-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium492524.510
2510San Francisco Giants1135855.5131.05314933830-2928-26W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park493217.653
3816Houston Astros1115457.4864.0446461-1523-3331-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome512229.431
51022Los Angeles Dodgers1114962.4419.0443488-4520-3429-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium512427.471
41123Atlanta Braves1114962.4419.0529550-2121-3228-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium502030.400
61225San Diego Padres1124567.40213.5465555-9020-3825-29W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium502030.400


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Don GordonP27.305Traded by Blue Jays with Darryl Landrum to Indians for Phil Niekro. 
Tom HumeP34.134Released by Phillies. 
Rich ThompsonP28.282Signed as Free Agent by Royals.