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Sunday August 16,1987This 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 1987-08-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers6Baltimore Orioles2BoxChuck CrimDave J. SchmidtDan Plesac
Texas Rangers2Boston Red Sox12BoxBob StanleyGreg Harris(none)
Oakland Athletics9California Angels6BoxGreg CadaretChuck FinleyDennis Eckersley
Detroit Tigers10Kansas City Royals6BoxJeff RobinsonJerry Gleaton(none)
Seattle Mariners1Minnesota Twins5BoxFrank ViolaMike Moore(none)
Cleveland Indians1New York Yankees0BoxRich YettRon GuidryDoug Jones
Chicago White Sox4Toronto Blue Jays6BoxMark EichhornRay SearageTom Henke
New York Mets23Chicago Cubs10BoxRon DarlingGreg Maddux(none)
Atlanta Braves2Houston Astros6BoxJim DeshaiesZane Smith(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates7Montreal Expos10BoxJeff ParrettBrett Gideon(none)
Cincinnati Reds2San Diego Padres0BoxRon RobinsonEd WhitsonJohn Franco
Los Angeles Dodgers0San Francisco Giants1BoxMike LaCossTim Leary(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4St. Louis Cardinals3BoxShane RawleyJohn TudorSteve Bedrosian

Standings as of 1987-08-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Toronto Blue Jays1187048.593--62049112933-2737-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium442618.591
223Detroit Tigers1156847.5910.565253611632-2536-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium473017.638
334New York Yankees1186751.5683.05985494929-3238-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I442222.500
458Milwaukee Brewers1176156.5218.5617631-1429-3032-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium453015.667
51017Boston Red Sox1175661.47913.5617611619-3937-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park452223.489
61220Baltimore Orioles1185365.44917.0564622-5829-3024-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium441430.318
71426Cleveland Indians1174572.38524.5515685-17020-3925-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium451629.356
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Minnesota Twins1196554.546--6045941024-3641-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome432023.465
2612Oakland Athletics1176057.5134.06125644829-2931-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum452124.467
3714California Angels1185959.5005.5568587-1930-2829-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium441628.364
4815Kansas City Royals1175859.4966.0495487823-3635-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium452520.556
5918Seattle Mariners1175661.4798.0546608-6225-3131-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome452223.489
61119Texas Rangers1165561.4748.5628633-524-3431-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium462026.435
71325Chicago White Sox1164769.40516.5520558-3826-3221-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park463016.652
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1177047.598--63152810338-2432-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II452520.556
225Montreal Expos1176651.5644.05535322129-2637-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium452520.556
336New York Mets1186652.5594.56005247630-2936-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium442618.591
449Philadelphia Phillies1176156.5219.0546561-1529-3032-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium451926.422
5713Chicago Cubs1186058.50810.5551575-2428-3132-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field431627.372
61022Pittsburgh Pirates1185167.43219.5508565-5721-3830-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium442915.659
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Cincinnati Reds1196257.521--5905672331-3031-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium432221.512
2611San Francisco Giants1196257.521--5585114730-2932-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park432815.651
3816Houston Astros1175859.4963.0482485-324-3534-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome451827.400
4921Los Angeles Dodgers1175265.4449.0457504-4721-3631-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium452124.467
51123Atlanta Braves1175067.42711.0546585-3922-3728-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium441925.432
61224San Diego Padres1184870.40713.5493578-8520-3828-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium441727.386