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Friday September 4,1987This 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 1987-09-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics2Baltimore Orioles5BoxMike BoddickerGene Nelson(none)
Cleveland Indians2Boston Red Sox5BoxRoger ClemensScott BailesWes Gardner
Chicago White Sox2Kansas City Royals6BoxMelido PerezRichard Dotson(none)
Milwaukee Brewers1Minnesota Twins2BoxJuan BerenguerDan Plesac(none)
California Angels4New York Yankees8BoxBill GullicksonKirk McCaskillPat Clements
Detroit Tigers11Texas Rangers2BoxDoyle AlexanderCharlie Hough(none)
Seattle Mariners5Toronto Blue Jays6BoxJose NunezDennis Powell(none)
Montreal Expos4Atlanta Braves7BoxRick MahlerNeal Heaton(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Chicago Cubs3BoxFrank WilliamsLee SmithJohn Franco
Pittsburgh Pirates0Houston Astros2BoxNolan RyanMike BieleckiJuan Agosto
New York Mets5Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxRick AguileraShawn Hillegas(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2San Francisco Giants3BoxDon RobinsonWally Ritchie(none)
San Diego Padres2St. Louis Cardinals4BoxTodd WorrellMark Davis(none)

Standings as of 1987-09-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers1338152.609--75460714737-2844-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium291712.586
223Toronto Blue Jays1348054.5971.570355714638-3042-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium281612.571
335New York Yankees1347658.5675.56566104633-3643-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I281315.464
447Milwaukee Brewers1347361.5458.57167001635-3238-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium281810.643
5917Boston Red Sox1336469.48117.07006762422-4542-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park291415.483
61220Baltimore Orioles1346173.45520.5635704-6933-3428-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium28622.214
71426Cleveland Indians1365185.37531.5600787-18721-4630-39L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium261016.385
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Minnesota Twins1367264.529--671689-1826-4346-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome261313.500
2611Oakland Athletics1346866.5073.06876444332-3536-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum281315.464
3816Kansas City Royals1356669.4895.5578580-228-4138-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium271710.630
4715California Angels1356669.4895.5636658-2233-3333-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium27918.333
51018Seattle Mariners1346371.4708.0624683-5929-3634-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome281513.536
61119Texas Rangers1346272.4639.0695727-3228-4034-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium281315.464
71323Chicago White Sox1345777.42514.0610643-3330-3627-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park28208.714
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals1338053.602--69858311541-2739-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II291514.517
224New York Mets1347757.5753.56735839036-3041-27W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium281513.536
336Montreal Expos1337459.5566.0615614135-3039-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium291712.586
4510Philadelphia Phillies1347064.52210.5610619-933-3337-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium281018.357
5612Chicago Cubs1336766.50413.0613652-3933-3534-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field28919.321
6921Pittsburgh Pirates1346173.45519.5577626-4923-4338-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium28199.679
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148San Francisco Giants1357263.533--6375686936-3236-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park27189.667
2713Houston Astros1346767.5004.5549546327-4140-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome28919.321
3814Cincinnati Reds1356768.4965.06556441134-3433-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium271710.630
41022Atlanta Braves1335875.43613.0625658-3324-4434-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium281117.393
51124Los Angeles Dodgers1345678.41815.5509569-6025-4231-36L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium281711.607
61225San Diego Padres1345480.40317.5556655-9923-4231-38L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium281117.393


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Neil AllenP29.223Signed as Free Agent by Yankees. 
Jose MesaP21.105Traded by Blue Jays with Oswaldo Peraza to Orioles for Mike Flanagan.