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Games on 1987-08-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins3Boston Red Sox11BoxRoger ClemensFrank ViolaWes Gardner
Toronto Blue Jays1California Angels3BoxJerry ReussPhil NiekroGreg Minton
Detroit Tigers4Cleveland Indians12BoxJamie EasterlyDan PetryDon Gordon
Detroit Tigers3Cleveland Indians8BoxJohn FarrellFrank Tanana(none)
Kansas City Royals0Milwaukee Brewers3BoxLen BarkerDanny JacksonChuck Crim
New York Yankees4Oakland Athletics6BoxSteve OntiverosRon GuidryJay Howell
Baltimore Orioles2Seattle Mariners3BoxMike MooreMike Flanagan(none)
Chicago White Sox5Texas Rangers1BoxBill LongPaul Kilgus(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Atlanta Braves5BoxZane SmithJohn SmileyEd Olwine
Houston Astros5Chicago Cubs7BoxFrank DiPinoJim DeshaiesLee Smith
St. Louis Cardinals2Cincinnati Reds1BoxJohn TudorGuy HoffmanTodd Worrell
San Francisco Giants6Montreal Expos3BoxDave DraveckyDennis MartinezDon Robinson
San Diego Padres6New York Mets2BoxJimmy JonesRon Darling(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1Philadelphia Phillies2BoxKent TekulveMatt Young(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Philadelphia Phillies7BoxShane RawleyTim Leary(none)

Standings as of 1987-08-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers1207149.592--68555912632-2739-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium422715.643
222Toronto Blue Jays1227250.590--63350812535-2937-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium402416.600
334New York Yankees1226953.5663.06175625531-3438-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I402020.500
448Milwaukee Brewers1226557.5337.06606471332-3133-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium402614.650
5917Boston Red Sox1215863.47913.56466321420-4138-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park412021.488
61220Baltimore Orioles1225666.45916.0576629-5332-3124-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium401129.275
71426Cleveland Indians1234875.39024.5551732-18120-3928-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium391326.333
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Minnesota Twins1246658.532--614633-1924-4042-18L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome381919.500
2613Oakland Athletics1226260.5083.06365865029-3033-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum401921.475
3816Kansas City Royals1216061.4964.5514505925-3835-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium412318.561
4715California Angels1236162.4964.5581602-2130-2831-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium391425.359
51018Seattle Mariners1225864.4757.0558629-7125-3233-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome402020.500
61119Texas Rangers1215764.4717.5649658-924-3433-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium411823.439
71324Chicago White Sox1215071.41314.5544582-3827-3323-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park412714.659
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113St. Louis Cardinals1217150.587--6385409839-2732-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II412417.585
225New York Mets1226854.5573.56225467630-2938-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium402416.600
336Montreal Expos1216754.5544.05695561329-2638-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium412417.585
447Philadelphia Phillies1226557.5336.5575581-629-3036-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium401525.375
5714Chicago Cubs1226260.5089.5576603-2729-3333-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field391425.359
61023Pittsburgh Pirates1225369.43418.5532588-5623-4030-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium402713.675
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510San Francisco Giants1236459.520--5805344632-3132-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park392613.667
2611Cincinnati Reds1236360.5121.06095892031-3032-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium392118.538
3812Houston Astros1226260.5081.55094991024-3638-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome401426.350
4921Los Angeles Dodgers1225468.4439.5479526-4723-3931-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium401921.475
51122Atlanta Braves1225369.43410.5576618-4222-3831-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium391623.410
61225San Diego Padres1225072.41013.5515600-8522-4028-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium401525.375


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Doug CorbettP34.290Released by Orioles. 
Kevin HickeyP31.178Released by White Sox. 
Glenn HoffmanSS-3B29.045Traded by Red Sox to Dodgers for Billy Bartels. 
Scott MedvinP25.339Traded by Giants with Jeff Robinson to Pirates for Rick Reuschel. 
Rick ReuschelP38.097Traded by Pirates to Giants for Scott Medvin and Jeff Robinson. 
Jeff RobinsonP26.251Traded by Giants with Scott Medvin to Pirates for Rick Reuschel.