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Games on 1987-09-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins2Chicago White Sox6BoxJack McDowellJoe Niekro(none)
Boston Red Sox8Detroit Tigers9BoxDan PetrySteve CrawfordMike Henneman
California Angels7Kansas City Royals1BoxWillie FraserDanny Jackson(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3New York Yankees4BoxAl LeiterJuan NievesDave Righetti
Cleveland Indians4Seattle Mariners2BoxKen SchromMike Moore(none)
Oakland Athletics6Texas Rangers5BoxEric PlunkDale MohorcicDennis Eckersley
Baltimore Orioles2Toronto Blue Jays6BoxMike FlanaganJose Mesa(none)
Cincinnati Reds21Atlanta Braves6BoxRon RobinsonDavid Palmer(none)
Houston Astros2Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxTim BelcherBob KnepperAlejandro Pena
Chicago Cubs4New York Mets12BoxSid FernandezGreg Maddux(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Philadelphia Phillies3BoxRicky HortonKevin GrossTodd Worrell
Montreal Expos1Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxMike BieleckiNeal Heaton(none)
San Diego Padres3San Francisco Giants13BoxAtlee HammakerEric Nolte(none)

Standings as of 1987-09-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
211Toronto Blue Jays1448757.604--77059317739-3248-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1899.500
122Detroit Tigers1448757.604--81366115241-3346-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium18117.611
336New York Yankees1448064.5567.07046703435-4045-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardYankee Stadium I1899.500
447Milwaukee Brewers1458065.5527.57687353337-3443-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium17116.647
5816Boston Red Sox1436974.48317.57477341322-4747-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park19910.474
61323Baltimore Orioles1446282.43125.0667784-11733-3929-43L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium18513.278
71426Cleveland Indians1465690.38432.0659846-18725-4631-44W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinCleveland Stadium16511.313
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Minnesota Twins1467769.527--714734-2028-4649-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1688.500
3710Oakland Athletics1457372.5033.57367072934-3739-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1789.471
2611Kansas City Royals1457372.5033.56316181333-4240-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium17107.588
51019California Angels1456976.4767.5676710-3435-3534-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium17611.353
4918Texas Rangers1456976.4767.5765773-832-4337-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium17611.353
61120Seattle Mariners1446777.4659.0671721-5032-3835-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome18117.611
71221Chicago White Sox1446381.43813.0646681-3534-4029-41W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park18144.778
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113St. Louis Cardinals1438459.587--73362710644-3240-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II19118.579
224New York Mets1448361.5761.57256269937-3146-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1899.500
335Montreal Expos1438162.5663.06656461939-3342-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium19109.526
4512Philadelphia Phillies1447272.50012.5639676-3734-3738-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium18810.444
5815Chicago Cubs1437073.49014.0650705-5533-3737-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field18612.333
6917Pittsburgh Pirates1446975.47915.5624654-3030-4439-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium18117.611
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1987 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148San Francisco Giants1457966.545--6905969439-3540-31W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park17116.647
2613Cincinnati Reds1457273.4977.07056852036-3636-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium17125.706
3714Houston Astros1447173.4937.5588594-628-4543-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome18513.278
41022Atlanta Braves1436281.43416.0662725-6324-4438-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium18711.389
51124Los Angeles Dodgers1446183.42417.5547609-6228-4533-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium18126.667
61225San Diego Padres1445985.41019.5614699-8525-4734-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium18612.333


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
John CandelariaP33.313Traded by Angels to Mets for Jeff Richardson and Shane Young. 
Jeff RichardsonP24.017Traded by Mets with Shane Young to Angels for John Candelaria. 
David Segui1B21.058signed