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Wednesday, August 5,1987

Wednesday, August 5,1987

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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 1987-08-05 Minnesota Twins 1 California Angels 6 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim John Candelaria Bert Blyleven -- 34,059 2:26
1987 reg season 1987-08-05 Toronto Blue Jays 3 Chicago White Sox 2 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Jimmy Key Richard Dotson Tom Henke 13,360 2:50
1987 reg season 1987-08-05 New York Yankees 5 Cleveland Indians 2 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Brad Arnsberg Phil Niekro Dave Righetti 17,670 3:15
1987 reg season 1987-08-05 Kansas City Royals 2 Detroit Tigers 4 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Walt Terrell Bret Saberhagen -- 21,584 2:20
1987 reg season 1987-08-05 Baltimore Orioles 1 Milwaukee Brewers 5 box | pbp County Stadium Teddy Higuera Eric Bell -- 14,281 2:23
1987 reg season 1987-08-05 Seattle Mariners 1 Oakland Athletics 3 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Jose Rijo Scott Bankhead Gene Nelson 15,409 2:42
1987 reg season 1987-08-05 Boston Red Sox 8 Texas Rangers 9 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Jose Guzman Joe Sambito -- 19,843 3:31
1987 reg season 1987-08-05 San Diego Padres 7 Atlanta Braves 3 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Jimmy Jones Doyle Alexander Rich Gossage 10,943 2:22
1987 reg season 1987-08-05 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 Cincinnati Reds 6 box | pbp Cinergy Field Ron Robinson Fernando Valenzuela John Franco 33,879 2:32
1987 reg season 1987-08-05 San Francisco Giants 5 Houston Astros 6 box | pbp Astrodome Larry Andersen Jeff Robinson -- 26,483 3:28
1987 reg season 1987-08-05 St. Louis Cardinals 1 Montreal Expos 2 box | pbp Stade Olympique Randy St. Claire Ken Dayley -- 26,378 4:00
1987 reg season 1987-08-05 Philadelphia Phillies 3 New York Mets 13 box | pbp Shea Stadium John Mitchell Kevin Gross Randy Myers 28,178 2:49
1987 reg season 1987-08-05 Chicago Cubs 0 Pittsburgh Pirates 10 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Brian Fisher Jamie Moyer -- 7,726 2:41
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 New York Yankees franchise | log 108 65 43 .602 0.0 559 485 74 W1 28-26 37-17 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1987 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 107 64 43 .598 0.5 563 439 124 W4 29-24 35-19 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1987 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 104 60 44 .577 3.0 569 481 88 W1 27-23 33-21 3 3 4 Yes Lost ALCS (Twins)
1987 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 105 54 51 .514 9.5 555 571 -16 W2 24-27 30-24 4 7 11 -- dnq
1987 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 107 50 57 .467 14.5 554 558 -4 L1 19-39 31-18 5 11 19 -- dnq
1987 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 107 48 59 .449 16.5 513 560 -47 L3 29-29 19-30 6 12 20 -- dnq
1987 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 107 39 68 .364 25.5 470 630 -160 L1 16-37 23-31 7 14 26 -- 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 Oakland Athletics franchise | log 107 56 51 .523 0.0 548 499 49 W2 25-23 31-28 1 4 8 Yes dnq
1987 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 109 57 52 .523 0.0 535 556 -21 L2 24-36 33-16 2 5 9 Yes Won World Series (Cardinals)
1987 AL West California Angels franchise | log 108 56 52 .519 0.5 524 509 15 W2 27-24 29-28 3 6 10 -- dnq
1987 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 107 53 54 .495 3.0 443 438 5 L1 22-34 31-20 4 8 15 -- dnq
1987 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 106 51 55 .481 4.5 569 574 -5 W1 20-28 31-27 5 9 17 -- dnq
1987 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 107 51 56 .477 5.0 483 549 -66 L2 25-28 26-28 6 10 18 -- dnq
1987 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 105 43 62 .410 12.0 463 499 -36 L3 24-30 19-32 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 106 65 41 .613 0.0 578 465 113 L2 34-21 31-20 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Twins)
1987 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 107 61 46 .570 4.5 537 470 67 W5 29-26 32-20 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1987 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 106 60 46 .566 5.0 504 480 24 W2 27-21 33-25 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1987 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 107 55 52 .514 10.5 486 497 -11 L1 26-26 29-26 4 5 12 Yes dnq
1987 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 106 53 53 .500 12.0 473 503 -30 L5 26-29 27-24 5 7 14 -- dnq
1987 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 107 47 60 .439 18.5 451 510 -59 W1 21-34 26-26 6 11 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 West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 108 58 50 .537 0.0 560 523 37 W2 27-23 31-27 1 4 7 Yes dnq
1987 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 107 54 53 .505 3.5 434 440 -6 W4 23-29 31-24 2 6 13 -- dnq
1987 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 108 53 55 .491 5.0 509 481 28 L4 30-29 23-26 3 8 16 -- Lost NLCS (Cardinals)
1987 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 107 48 59 .449 9.5 425 469 -44 L2 20-34 28-25 4 9 21 -- dnq
1987 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 106 47 59 .443 10.0 510 526 -16 L1 19-30 28-29 5 10 22 -- dnq
1987 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 107 40 67 .374 17.5 441 544 -103 W1 19-38 21-29 6 12 25 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Joe Siddall Montreal Expos Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Roy Thomas -- Hist Released by Mariners
Curt Brown Oakland Athletics Hist Traded from Milwaukee Brewers to Oakland Athletics for Eric Broersma (7/2/1987)
John Candelaria California Angels Hist Activated from Disabled List
Fred Lynn Baltimore Orioles Hist Activated from Disabled List
Jamie Quirk Kansas City Royals Hist Activated from Disabled List
Bill Wilkinson Seattle Mariners Hist Activated from Disabled List
7 record(s)