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Thursday, August 20,1987

Thursday, August 20,1987

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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 1987-08-20 Baltimore Orioles 4 California Angels 2 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Mark Williamson DeWayne Buice -- 27,004 3:05
1987 reg season 1987-08-20 Milwaukee Brewers 14 Cleveland Indians 2 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Teddy Higuera Ken Schrom -- 7,855 2:33
1987 reg season 1987-08-20 Minnesota Twins 0 Detroit Tigers 8 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Doyle Alexander Joe Niekro -- 45,804 2:46
1987 reg season 1987-08-20 Toronto Blue Jays 7 Oakland Athletics 6 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Gary Lavelle Greg Cadaret Tom Henke 12,607 3:14
1987 reg season 1987-08-20 New York Yankees 3 Seattle Mariners 4 box | pbp Kingdome Jerry Reed Brad Arnsberg -- 18,095 3:32
1987 reg season 1987-08-20 Chicago White Sox 1 Texas Rangers 5 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Jose Guzman Richard Dotson -- 11,213 2:11
1987 reg season 1987-08-20 Chicago Cubs 4 Atlanta Braves 13 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Jim Acker Jamie Moyer -- 11,647 3:18
1987 reg season 1987-08-20 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 Cincinnati Reds 5 box | pbp Cinergy Field Ted Power Mike Dunne John Franco 22,542 2:45
1987 reg season 1987-08-20 St. Louis Cardinals 4 Houston Astros 5 box | pbp Astrodome Rocky Childress Ken Dayley Juan Agosto 39,259 2:35
1987 reg season 1987-08-20 Los Angeles Dodgers 7 Montreal Expos 2 box | pbp Stade Olympique Fernando Valenzuela Neal Heaton Matt Young 25,681 3:04
1987 reg season 1987-08-20 San Francisco Giants 4 New York Mets 7 box | pbp Shea Stadium David Cone Kelly Downs Randy Myers 35,950 2:42
1987 reg season 1987-08-20 San Diego Padres 2 Philadelphia Phillies 10 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Freddie Toliver Eric Show Wally Ritchie 23,446 2:35
12 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 Detroit Tigers franchise | log 118 71 47 .602 0.0 678 539 139 W5 32-25 39-22 1 1 1 Yes Lost ALCS (Twins)
1987 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 121 72 49 .595 0.5 632 505 127 W1 35-28 37-21 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1987 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 121 69 52 .570 3.5 613 556 57 L1 31-33 38-19 3 3 4 Yes dnq
1987 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 121 64 57 .529 8.5 657 647 10 W2 32-31 32-26 4 5 8 Yes dnq
1987 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 120 57 63 .475 15.0 635 629 6 L1 20-41 37-22 5 10 18 -- dnq
1987 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 121 56 65 .463 16.5 574 626 -52 W3 32-30 24-35 6 12 20 -- dnq
1987 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 121 46 75 .380 26.5 531 725 -194 L2 20-39 26-36 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 123 66 57 .537 0.0 611 622 -11 L3 24-39 42-18 1 4 7 Yes Won World Series (Cardinals)
1987 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 121 61 60 .504 4.0 630 582 48 L1 29-30 32-30 2 6 14 -- dnq
1987 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 120 60 60 .500 4.5 514 502 12 W1 25-37 35-23 3 7 15 -- dnq
1987 AL West California Angels franchise | log 122 60 62 .492 5.5 578 601 -23 L3 30-28 30-34 4 8 16 -- dnq
1987 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 120 57 63 .475 7.5 648 653 -5 W1 24-34 33-29 5 9 17 -- dnq
1987 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 121 57 64 .471 8.0 555 627 -72 W1 25-32 32-32 6 11 19 -- dnq
1987 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 120 49 71 .408 15.5 539 581 -42 L1 26-33 23-38 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 120 70 50 .583 0.0 636 539 97 L5 38-27 32-23 1 1 3 Yes Lost World Series (Twins)
1987 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 121 68 53 .562 2.5 620 540 80 W1 30-29 38-24 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1987 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 120 67 53 .558 3.0 566 550 16 L2 29-26 38-27 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1987 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 120 63 57 .525 7.0 566 577 -11 W2 29-30 34-27 4 4 9 -- dnq
1987 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 121 61 60 .504 9.5 569 598 -29 L1 29-33 32-27 5 8 13 -- dnq
1987 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 121 53 68 .438 17.5 528 583 -55 L1 23-39 30-29 6 10 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 Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 122 63 59 .516 0.0 608 587 21 W1 31-30 32-29 1 6 10 Yes dnq
1987 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 122 63 59 .516 0.0 574 531 43 L1 31-31 32-28 2 5 11 Yes Lost NLCS (Cardinals)
1987 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 121 62 59 .512 0.5 504 492 12 W7 24-35 38-24 3 7 12 -- dnq
1987 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 120 54 66 .450 8.0 475 517 -42 W2 23-37 31-29 4 9 21 -- dnq
1987 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 121 52 69 .430 10.5 571 614 -43 W1 22-38 30-31 5 11 23 -- dnq
1987 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 121 49 72 .405 13.5 509 598 -89 L2 21-40 28-32 6 12 25 -- 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
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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
David Holdridge California Angels Hist Signed out of draft (California HS)
Jerry Reed Seattle Mariners Hist Activated from Disabled List
2 record(s)