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Thursday, May 21,1987

Thursday, May 21,1987

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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 1987-05-21 Minnesota Twins 3 Cleveland Indians 6 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Greg Swindell Bert Blyleven -- 7,401 2:23
1987 reg season 1987-05-21 St. Louis Cardinals 7 Atlanta Braves 2 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Bob Forsch Zane Smith -- 9,579 2:34
1987 reg season 1987-05-21 Cincinnati Reds 7 Chicago Cubs 8 box | pbp Wrigley Field Lee Smith John Franco -- 21,718 2:45
1987 reg season 1987-05-21 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 Philadelphia Phillies 6 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Shane Rawley Alejandro Pena Steve Bedrosian 13,639 2:44
4 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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)
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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 New York Yankees franchise | log 40 25 15 .625 0.0 210 157 53 L2 11-13 14-2 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1987 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 36 21 15 .583 2.0 181 182 -1 W1 11-7 10-8 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1987 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 38 22 16 .579 2.0 195 150 45 L2 11-11 11-5 3 4 7 Yes dnq
1987 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 40 20 20 .500 5.0 210 194 16 L1 14-9 6-11 4 9 15 -- dnq
1987 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 38 18 20 .474 6.0 185 166 19 W1 7-11 11-9 5 10 19 -- Lost ALCS (Twins)
1987 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 39 17 22 .436 7.5 166 175 -9 W1 6-17 11-5 6 11 21 -- dnq
1987 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 40 13 27 .325 12.0 156 224 -68 W1 5-15 8-12 7 14 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 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 37 22 15 .595 0.0 161 137 24 L1 7-9 15-6 1 2 5 Yes dnq
1987 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 40 21 19 .525 2.5 192 214 -22 W1 10-7 11-12 2 6 10 -- dnq
1987 AL West California Angels franchise | log 40 21 19 .525 2.5 185 200 -15 W2 10-8 11-11 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1987 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 39 20 19 .513 3.0 189 171 18 W2 7-10 13-9 4 7 12 -- dnq
1987 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 40 20 20 .500 3.5 188 202 -14 L1 8-11 12-9 5 8 14 -- Won World Series (Cardinals)
1987 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 37 16 21 .432 6.0 178 202 -24 L1 5-13 11-8 6 12 23 -- dnq
1987 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 36 14 22 .389 7.5 135 157 -22 L1 8-9 6-13 7 13 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 37 23 14 .622 0.0 210 171 39 W2 13-6 10-8 1 1 2 Yes Lost World Series (Twins)
1987 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 39 24 15 .615 0.0 178 163 15 W1 16-5 8-10 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1987 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 39 19 20 .487 5.0 182 195 -13 L2 10-10 9-10 3 7 16 -- dnq
1987 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 37 18 19 .486 5.0 178 179 -1 W2 4-9 14-10 4 8 17 -- dnq
1987 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 38 18 20 .474 5.5 180 187 -7 W2 6-10 12-10 5 10 20 -- dnq
1987 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 37 16 21 .432 7.0 162 186 -24 W2 6-7 10-14 6 11 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 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 40 24 16 .600 0.0 196 173 23 W2 15-9 9-7 1 3 4 Yes Lost NLCS (Cardinals)
1987 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 40 23 17 .575 1.0 220 178 42 L1 13-10 10-7 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1987 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 39 20 19 .513 3.5 154 145 9 L2 8-12 12-7 3 5 11 Yes dnq
1987 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 40 20 20 .500 4.0 208 202 6 L2 9-10 11-10 4 6 13 -- dnq
1987 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 40 19 21 .475 5.0 162 167 -5 L6 8-14 11-7 5 9 18 -- dnq
1987 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 42 10 32 .238 15.0 161 245 -84 L2 5-19 5-13 6 12 26 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
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Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • 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
Mike Easler Philadelphia Phillies Hist Activated from Disabled List
Ken Dayley St. Louis Cardinals Hist Activated from Disabled List
2 record(s)