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Friday, August 7,1987

Friday, August 7,1987

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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 1987-08-07 Texas Rangers 2 Baltimore Orioles 9 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Ken Dixon Paul Kilgus -- 33,657 2:19
1987 reg season 1987-08-07 Kansas City Royals 3 Boston Red Sox 4 box | pbp Fenway Park Jeff Sellers Charlie Leibrandt -- 34,946 2:53
1987 reg season 1987-08-07 Milwaukee Brewers 7 Chicago White Sox 4 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Mark Clear Bobby Thigpen Dan Plesac 22,658 3:29
1987 reg season 1987-08-07 Toronto Blue Jays 15 Cleveland Indians 1 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Dave Stieb Darrel Akerfelds -- 24,049 2:54
1987 reg season 1987-08-07 New York Yankees 0 Detroit Tigers 8 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Jeff Robinson Rick Rhoden -- 48,262 2:31
1987 reg season 1987-08-07 Oakland Athletics 4 Minnesota Twins 9 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Joe Niekro Dennis Lamp -- 36,146 2:51
1987 reg season 1987-08-07 California Angels 0 Seattle Mariners 14 box | pbp Kingdome Mark Langston Kirk McCaskill -- 12,464 2:55
1987 reg season 1987-08-07 Atlanta Braves 4 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Zane Smith Bob Welch -- 34,755 2:29
1987 reg season 1987-08-07 Chicago Cubs 1 New York Mets 7 box | pbp Shea Stadium Ron Darling Rick Sutcliffe -- 43,440 2:36
1987 reg season 1987-08-07 St. Louis Cardinals 5 Philadelphia Phillies 15 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Shane Rawley Joe Magrane -- 31,247 2:44
1987 reg season 1987-08-07 Montreal Expos 3 Pittsburgh Pirates 9 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Bob Walk Bob Sebra Brett Gideon 22,075 2:58
1987 reg season 1987-08-07 Houston Astros 1 San Diego Padres 7 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Mark Davis Mike Scott Lance McCullers 17,194 2:55
1987 reg season 1987-08-07 Cincinnati Reds 1 San Francisco Giants 3 box | pbp Candlestick Park Mike LaCoss Bill Gullickson -- 35,801 2:13
13 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • 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 Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 109 65 44 .596 0.0 583 454 129 W1 30-25 35-19 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1987 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 110 65 45 .591 0.5 564 505 59 L2 28-28 37-17 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1987 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 106 62 44 .585 1.5 589 486 103 W3 27-23 35-21 3 3 4 Yes Lost ALCS (Twins)
1987 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 107 56 51 .523 8.0 573 583 -10 W4 25-27 31-24 4 5 9 Yes dnq
1987 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 108 51 57 .472 13.5 558 561 -3 W1 19-39 32-18 5 11 19 -- dnq
1987 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 109 49 60 .450 16.0 530 573 -43 W1 29-30 20-30 6 12 20 -- dnq
1987 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 109 40 69 .367 25.0 485 650 -165 L1 16-37 24-32 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 Minnesota Twins franchise | log 111 59 52 .532 0.0 553 564 -11 W2 24-36 35-16 1 4 8 Yes Won World Series (Cardinals)
1987 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 109 56 53 .514 2.0 556 517 39 L2 25-25 31-28 2 6 10 -- dnq
1987 AL West California Angels franchise | log 110 56 54 .509 2.5 528 538 -10 L2 27-26 29-28 3 7 11 -- dnq
1987 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 108 53 55 .491 4.5 446 442 4 L2 22-35 31-20 4 8 16 -- dnq
1987 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 109 53 56 .486 5.0 512 553 -41 W2 25-28 28-28 5 9 17 -- dnq
1987 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 107 51 56 .477 6.0 571 583 -12 L1 20-29 31-27 6 10 18 -- dnq
1987 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 106 43 63 .406 13.5 467 506 -39 L4 24-30 19-33 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 108 66 42 .611 0.0 588 482 106 L1 35-22 31-20 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Twins)
1987 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 109 63 46 .578 3.5 551 477 74 W7 29-26 34-20 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1987 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 108 61 47 .565 5.0 513 492 21 L1 28-22 33-25 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1987 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 109 55 54 .505 11.5 493 511 -18 L3 26-28 29-26 4 5 12 Yes dnq
1987 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 108 54 54 .500 12.0 490 513 -23 W1 26-29 28-25 5 6 13 -- dnq
1987 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 109 48 61 .440 18.5 463 519 -56 W1 21-34 27-27 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 109 58 51 .532 0.0 561 526 35 L1 27-24 31-27 1 4 7 Yes dnq
1987 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 108 54 54 .500 3.5 435 447 -12 L1 23-30 31-24 2 7 14 -- dnq
1987 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 109 54 55 .495 4.0 512 482 30 W1 30-29 24-26 3 8 15 -- Lost NLCS (Cardinals)
1987 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 108 48 60 .444 9.5 518 536 -18 W1 20-30 28-30 4 10 22 -- dnq
1987 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 108 48 60 .444 9.5 428 473 -45 L3 20-34 28-26 5 9 21 -- dnq
1987 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 109 42 67 .385 16.0 455 549 -94 W3 20-38 22-29 6 12 25 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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  • 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
Darnell Coles Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Traded from Detroit Tigers with Morris Madden to Pittsburgh Pirates for Jim Morrison
Jim Morrison Detroit Tigers Hist Traded from Pittsburgh Pirates to Detroit Tigers for Darnell Coles and Morris Madden (8/12/1987)
Candy Maldonado San Francisco Giants Hist Activated from Disabled List
Ron Hassey Chicago White Sox Hist Activated from Disabled List
Bob James Chicago White Sox Hist Activated from Disabled List
5 record(s)