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Friday, May 1,1987

Friday, May 1,1987

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Games on this date
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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1987 reg season 1987-05-01 Chicago White Sox 5 Baltimore Orioles 1 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Floyd Bannister Scott McGregor -- 21,324 2:29
1987 reg season 1987-05-01 Boston Red Sox 12 California Angels 3 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Roger Clemens Urbano Lugo -- 50,352 2:49
1987 reg season 1987-05-01 Cleveland Indians 2 Kansas City Royals 0 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Phil Niekro Mark Gubicza Rich Yett 27,281 2:24
1987 reg season 1987-05-01 New York Yankees 4 Minnesota Twins 7 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Bert Blyleven Rick Rhoden Jeff Reardon 23,531 2:40
1987 reg season 1987-05-01 Detroit Tigers 1 Oakland Athletics 2 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Dennis Eckersley Bryan Kelly -- 14,035 4:17
1987 reg season 1987-05-01 Milwaukee Brewers 10 Seattle Mariners 8 box | pbp Kingdome Paul Mirabella Bill Wilkinson Dan Plesac 13,689 3:10
1987 reg season 1987-05-01 Texas Rangers 2 Toronto Blue Jays 3 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Jeff Musselman Mitch Williams -- 22,154 2:50
1987 reg season 1987-05-01 Houston Astros 12 Atlanta Braves 3 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Nolan Ryan Rick Mahler -- 8,768 2:46
1987 reg season 1987-05-01 San Diego Padres 5 Chicago Cubs 7 box | pbp Wrigley Field Frank DiPino Lance McCullers Lee Smith 16,100 2:43
1987 reg season 1987-05-01 Montreal Expos 6 New York Mets 7 box | pbp Shea Stadium Jesse Orosco Bob McClure -- 28,808 2:56
1987 reg season 1987-05-01 Cincinnati Reds 8 Philadelphia Phillies 5 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Mario Soto Don Carman Ron Robinson 21,249 2:25
1987 reg season 1987-05-01 San Francisco Giants 2 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Rick Reuschel Mark Davis -- 10,651 2:05
1987 reg season 1987-05-01 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 St. Louis Cardinals 5 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Ricky Horton Matt Young -- 44,383 3:25
13 record(s)
Standings on this date
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year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1987 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 22 19 3 .864 0.0 145 105 40 W1 10-3 9-0 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1987 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 22 14 8 .636 5.0 119 92 27 L3 5-8 9-0 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1987 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 21 13 8 .619 5.5 95 83 12 W4 5-4 8-4 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1987 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 23 10 13 .435 9.5 99 112 -13 W1 4-11 6-2 4 8 16 -- dnq
1987 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 22 9 13 .409 10.0 102 109 -7 L2 5-6 4-7 5 11 20 -- dnq
1987 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 22 9 13 .409 10.0 92 87 5 L1 5-8 4-5 6 10 19 -- Lost ALCS (Twins)
1987 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 23 9 14 .391 10.5 98 137 -39 W3 4-7 5-7 7 13 22 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1987 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 22 13 9 .591 0.0 112 99 13 W1 5-6 8-3 1 4 7 Yes Won World Series (Cardinals)
1987 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 24 12 12 .500 2.0 115 131 -16 L1 4-5 8-7 2 5 13 Yes dnq
1987 AL West California Angels franchise | log 24 12 12 .500 2.0 121 124 -3 L3 6-4 6-8 3 6 12 -- dnq
1987 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 20 9 11 .450 3.0 84 84 0 L1 3-6 6-5 4 7 14 -- dnq
1987 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 24 10 14 .417 4.0 116 116 0 W2 3-7 7-7 5 9 17 -- dnq
1987 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 20 8 12 .400 4.0 89 99 -10 L1 1-8 7-4 6 12 21 -- dnq
1987 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 19 7 12 .368 4.5 68 77 -9 W1 5-6 2-6 7 14 24 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1987 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 21 13 8 .619 0.0 107 88 19 W3 6-3 7-5 1 3 5 Yes Lost World Series (Twins)
1987 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 21 12 9 .571 1.0 105 106 -1 W3 5-4 7-5 2 5 9 Yes dnq
1987 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 21 11 10 .524 2.0 97 86 11 W1 8-2 3-8 3 6 10 -- dnq
1987 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 20 9 11 .450 3.5 89 94 -5 W2 2-4 7-7 4 8 15 -- dnq
1987 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 21 8 13 .381 5.0 77 107 -30 L3 6-9 2-4 5 10 23 -- dnq
1987 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 21 7 14 .333 6.0 83 116 -33 L1 3-5 4-9 6 11 25 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1987 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 23 16 7 .696 0.0 133 87 46 W2 8-3 8-4 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1987 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 24 16 8 .667 0.5 107 92 15 L1 10-5 6-3 2 2 3 Yes Lost NLCS (Cardinals)
1987 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 22 13 9 .591 2.5 100 80 20 W1 4-6 9-3 3 4 8 Yes dnq
1987 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 24 12 12 .500 4.5 103 92 11 L2 6-8 6-4 4 7 11 -- dnq
1987 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 22 9 13 .409 6.5 97 109 -12 L2 5-7 4-6 5 9 18 -- dnq
1987 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 24 6 18 .250 10.5 73 114 -41 L3 3-10 3-8 6 12 26 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Bob Boone California Angels Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1987-1987 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Bill Campbell -- Hist Released by Expos
Ron Guidry New York Yankees Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1987-1987 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Tim Raines Montreal Expos Hist Signed to 3-year contract for 1987-1989 ($4.8m) [Free Agent]
Moose Haas Oakland Athletics Hist Activated from Disabled List
Bryn Smith Montreal Expos Hist Activated from Disabled List
6 record(s)