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Oakland Athletics 8 Detroit Tigers 7

+ Boxscore: Sat, May 09,1987
1987-05-08 - 1987-05-10
  123 456 789  R H E
Oakland Athletics (14-16)001 001 240 8100
Detroit Tigers (10-18)011 003 200 7110
Date of Game: Sat, May 09,1987
Stadium: Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 15,685
Time of Game: 3:28

Feats and Milestones
Mike Heath:4 hits
Winning Pitcher: Gene Nelson (1-1)
Losing Pitcher: Mark Thurmond (0-1)
Save: Jay Howell (5)

Home Runs: Darrell Evans (4), Kirk Gibson (2), Mike Heath (3), Mark McGwire (8), Tony Phillips (3)
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AL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
MIL208.714--15913326L5
TOR1710.6302.513611224W2
NYA1811.6212.514911336L1
BAL1316.4487.51431412W2
BOS1316.4487.5124141-17L1
DET1018.35710.0115119-4L2
CLE920.31011.5116170-54L6
AL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
KCA1511.577--11610214W6
CAL1713.5672.015313716W1
MIN1613.5521.51381326W1
SEA1614.5332.0150157-7W2
OAK1416.4673.0138139-1W2
TEX1016.3855.0119140-21L2
CHA1016.3855.095115-20L3
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    Oakland Athletics Batting
    OAKPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Luis Poloniacf22.2094
    12101.24411141
    Ron Ceyph39.0841
    01200.1922037030
    Stan Javierpr-cf23.121000000.23487130
    Mike Davisrf27.3334
    11000.2686746144
    Carney Lansford3b-1b30.0915
    00102.27411662158
    Jose Cansecolf22.3115
    01102.2732142134
    Reggie Jacksondh40.3565
    00001.20227334122
    Mark McGwire1b23.2213
    21120.259428180
    Mike Gallego3b26.190000000.200111040
    Tony Phillips2b28.0144
    12211.245532385
    Mickey Tettletonc26.2353
    00001.111217050
    Jerry Willardph27.056000000--267000
    Terry Steinbachph-c25.0681
    11000.226252100
    Alfredo Griffinss29.2152
    21020.23712541107
    Dave Leiperp24.325000000--47000
    Gene Nelsonp26.157000000--113000
    Jay Howellp31.165000000--194000
    Totals37810858.2393149724-
    Detroit Tigers Batting
    DETPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Pat Sheridanrf29.1565
    00003.290453073
    Lou Whitaker2b29.3625
    00001.2121308153
    Kirk Gibsonlf29.3464
    11112.250769241
    Alan Trammellss29.0775
    11001.26213091102
    Matt Nokesdh23.1913
    21021.289525182
    Darrell Evans1b39.3493
    21210.22723064110
    Dave Bergman1b33.3371
    00000.308751360
    Mike Heathc32.0934
    14400.419869380
    Bill Beancf22.3634
    02001.31612021
    Tom Brookens3b33.2723
    01000.233951190
    Johnny Grubbph38.2781
    00000.1181385030
    Darnell Coles3b24.341000000.136270060
    Jeff Robinsonp25.146000000--3000
    Mark Thurmondp30.239000000--132000
    Nate Snellp34.249000000--91000
    Totals38711749.24927110661-
    Game Stats
    Oakland Athletics Pitching
    OAKAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Eric Plunk23.249-5.19552524.170.2773322
    Dave Leiper24.325-1.11221113.000.336470
    Gene Nelson26.157W 1-11.11000204.740.051117159
    Jay Howell31.165SV 510001106.000.071121321
    Totals9.01177493--
    Detroit Tigers Pitching
    DETAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Eric King23.029-6.16444512.890.36124518
    Jeff Robinson25.146-11221114.320.08663
    Mark Thurmond30.239L 0-10.13220003.380.381014189
    Nate Snell34.249-1.10000201.200.009910
    Totals9.01088582--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Jay Howell (2), Eric King (4)
    BK: Jeff Robinson (1)
    HB: Eric King (1)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Eric Plunk 0-0-0, Dave Leiper 0-0-0, Gene Nelson 0-0-0, Jay Howell 0-0-0, Eric King 0-0-0, Jeff Robinson 0-0-0, Mark Thurmond 0-0-0, Nate Snell 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Eric Plunk 27, Dave Leiper 6, Gene Nelson 5, Jay Howell 4, Eric King 29, Jeff Robinson 5, Mark Thurmond 4, Nate Snell 5
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Eric Plunk 6-12, Dave Leiper 3-0, Gene Nelson 3-0, Jay Howell 2-0, Eric King 8-10, Jeff Robinson 2-0, Mark Thurmond 2-2, Nate Snell 1-2

    Umpires: HP: Joe Brinkman 1B: Terry Cooney 2B: Mike Reilly 3B: Tim Welke


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