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Saturday, May 23,1987

Saturday, May 23,1987

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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 1987-05-23 Chicago White Sox 9 Boston Red Sox 1 box | pbp Fenway Park Floyd Bannister Al Nipper -- 31,263 2:50
1987 reg season 1987-05-23 New York Yankees 3 California Angels 0 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Joe Niekro Willie Fraser Dave Righetti 43,781 2:40
1987 reg season 1987-05-23 Cleveland Indians 6 Milwaukee Brewers 2 box | pbp County Stadium Steve Carlton Mike Birkbeck -- 27,234 2:48
1987 reg season 1987-05-23 Detroit Tigers 5 Minnesota Twins 7 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Allan Anderson Walt Terrell Jeff Reardon 18,601 3:10
1987 reg season 1987-05-23 Baltimore Orioles 5 Oakland Athletics 4 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Mike Boddicker Dave Stewart Don Aase 22,134 2:47
1987 reg season 1987-05-23 Toronto Blue Jays 6 Seattle Mariners 2 box | pbp Kingdome Jim Clancy Mike Moore -- 13,489 2:41
1987 reg season 1987-05-23 Kansas City Royals 4 Texas Rangers 6 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Charlie Hough Buddy Black -- 35,133 2:52
1987 reg season 1987-05-23 Atlanta Braves 6 Chicago Cubs 7 box | pbp Wrigley Field Jamie Moyer Jim Acker -- 33,225 5:13
1987 reg season 1987-05-23 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 Cincinnati Reds 2 box | pbp Cinergy Field Bob Kipper Pat Pacillo Don Robinson 33,887 2:39
1987 reg season 1987-05-23 St. Louis Cardinals 4 Houston Astros 3 box | pbp Astrodome Pat Perry Bob Knepper Todd Worrell 31,443 2:55
1987 reg season 1987-05-23 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 New York Mets 2 box | pbp Shea Stadium Bob Welch Ron Darling Matt Young 38,606 3:22
1987 reg season 1987-05-23 San Francisco Giants 8 Philadelphia Phillies 9 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Steve Bedrosian Jeff Robinson -- 21,841 3:04
1987 reg season 1987-05-23 Montreal Expos 6 San Diego Padres 0 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Neal Heaton Dave Dravecky -- 47,184 2:31
13 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • 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.
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 42 27 15 .643 0.0 220 159 61 W2 13-13 14-2 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1987 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 40 24 16 .600 2.0 208 157 51 W2 13-11 11-5 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1987 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 38 22 16 .579 3.0 187 190 -3 L1 11-7 11-9 3 4 7 Yes dnq
1987 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 42 22 20 .524 5.0 225 204 21 W2 16-9 6-11 4 5 9 Yes dnq
1987 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 40 19 21 .475 7.0 193 175 18 L1 8-12 11-9 5 10 20 -- Lost ALCS (Twins)
1987 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 41 17 24 .415 9.5 170 188 -18 L2 6-17 11-7 6 13 24 -- dnq
1987 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 42 14 28 .333 13.0 164 230 -66 W1 6-16 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 39 23 16 .590 0.0 173 144 29 L1 8-10 15-6 1 3 6 Yes dnq
1987 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 42 21 21 .500 3.5 197 210 -13 W1 8-11 13-10 2 7 14 -- Won World Series (Cardinals)
1987 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 42 21 21 .500 3.5 199 227 -28 L2 10-7 11-14 3 6 12 -- dnq
1987 AL West California Angels franchise | log 42 21 21 .500 3.5 187 210 -23 L2 10-8 11-13 4 8 13 -- dnq
1987 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 41 20 21 .488 4.0 199 186 13 L2 7-10 13-11 5 9 17 -- dnq
1987 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 39 17 22 .436 6.0 185 214 -29 W1 5-13 12-9 6 11 22 -- dnq
1987 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 38 16 22 .421 6.5 148 161 -13 W2 10-9 6-13 7 12 23 -- 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 39 25 14 .641 0.0 221 179 42 W4 15-6 10-8 1 1 2 Yes Lost World Series (Twins)
1987 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 41 25 16 .610 1.0 190 178 12 W1 16-5 9-11 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1987 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 39 20 19 .513 5.0 185 182 3 W4 6-9 14-10 3 5 10 Yes dnq
1987 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 41 20 21 .488 6.0 191 200 -9 W1 11-11 9-10 4 7 15 -- dnq
1987 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 40 19 21 .475 6.5 188 195 -7 L1 6-10 13-11 5 10 19 -- dnq
1987 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 39 17 22 .436 8.0 172 196 -24 W1 6-7 11-15 6 11 21 -- 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 42 25 17 .595 0.0 206 183 23 L1 16-10 9-7 1 3 5 Yes Lost NLCS (Cardinals)
1987 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 42 23 19 .548 2.0 223 185 38 L3 13-10 10-9 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1987 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 42 21 21 .500 4.0 223 214 9 L1 10-11 11-10 3 6 11 -- dnq
1987 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 41 20 21 .488 4.5 162 156 6 L4 8-12 12-9 4 8 16 -- dnq
1987 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 42 20 22 .476 5.0 170 175 -5 W1 9-15 11-7 5 9 18 -- dnq
1987 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 44 11 33 .250 15.0 166 254 -88 L1 5-19 6-14 6 12 26 -- dnq
26 record(s)