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Friday, August 28,1987

Friday, August 28,1987

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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 1987-08-28 California Angels 5 Baltimore Orioles 6 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Mark Williamson Chuck Finley -- 20,403 2:55
1987 reg season 1987-08-28 Kansas City Royals 9 Chicago White Sox 3 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Charlie Leibrandt Dave LaPoint -- 13,484 3:02
1987 reg season 1987-08-28 Texas Rangers 5 Detroit Tigers 3 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Mitch Williams Jack Morris Dale Mohorcic 32,362 3:06
1987 reg season 1987-08-28 Minnesota Twins 0 Milwaukee Brewers 1 box | pbp County Stadium Chris Bosio Les Straker -- 22,461 2:09
1987 reg season 1987-08-28 Seattle Mariners 10 New York Yankees 4 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Mike Trujillo Charles Hudson -- 22,095 3:01
1987 reg season 1987-08-28 Oakland Athletics 3 Toronto Blue Jays 2 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Dave Stewart Dave Stieb Dennis Eckersley 32,256 2:40
1987 reg season 1987-08-28 Chicago Cubs 6 Cincinnati Reds 5 box | pbp Cinergy Field Lee Smith John Franco -- 28,223 3:43
1987 reg season 1987-08-28 Montreal Expos 2 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Tim Burke Tim Leary Bob McClure 30,917 3:17
1987 reg season 1987-08-28 Houston Astros 2 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Bob Walk Mike Scott Jim Gott 11,917 2:27
1987 reg season 1987-08-28 Philadelphia Phillies 8 San Diego Padres 1 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Don Carman Ed Whitson -- 12,711 2:31
1987 reg season 1987-08-28 New York Mets 4 San Francisco Giants 0 box | pbp Candlestick Park Dwight Gooden Mike LaCoss -- 36,507 2:45
1987 reg season 1987-08-28 Atlanta Braves 3 St. Louis Cardinals 4 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Todd Worrell Gene Garber -- 43,524 2:57
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)
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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 Detroit Tigers franchise | log 126 75 51 .595 0.0 719 590 129 L1 36-28 39-23 1 1 2 Yes Lost ALCS (Twins)
1987 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 128 76 52 .594 0.0 661 526 135 L1 38-30 38-22 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1987 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 127 71 56 .559 4.5 629 585 44 L2 33-36 38-20 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1987 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 128 70 58 .547 6.0 693 672 21 W5 32-31 38-27 4 4 7 Yes dnq
1987 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 126 61 65 .484 14.0 671 655 16 L1 20-41 41-24 5 9 17 -- dnq
1987 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 128 59 69 .461 17.0 613 674 -61 W2 33-34 26-35 6 12 20 -- dnq
1987 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 128 48 80 .375 28.0 572 759 -187 L5 20-42 28-38 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 128 66 62 .516 0.0 665 611 54 W1 30-31 36-31 1 5 10 Yes dnq
1987 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 130 67 63 .515 0.0 640 665 -25 L3 24-43 43-20 2 6 11 -- Won World Series (Cardinals)
1987 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 128 64 64 .500 2.0 552 546 6 W3 27-39 37-25 3 7 14 -- dnq
1987 AL West California Angels franchise | log 129 63 66 .488 3.5 603 625 -22 L2 30-30 33-36 4 8 15 -- dnq
1987 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 128 61 67 .477 5.0 684 691 -7 W1 27-36 34-31 5 10 18 -- dnq
1987 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 127 60 67 .472 5.5 593 658 -65 W1 26-32 34-35 6 11 19 -- dnq
1987 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 127 53 74 .417 12.5 575 613 -38 L1 30-35 23-39 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 127 76 51 .598 0.0 677 566 111 W3 41-27 35-24 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Twins)
1987 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 128 72 56 .563 4.5 643 561 82 W2 31-29 41-27 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1987 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 127 71 56 .559 5.0 589 576 13 W3 32-27 39-29 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1987 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 128 67 61 .523 9.5 589 598 -9 W1 30-30 37-31 4 5 9 Yes dnq
1987 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 127 64 63 .504 12.0 598 628 -30 W2 30-33 34-30 5 7 13 -- dnq
1987 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 128 57 71 .445 19.5 553 615 -62 W4 23-42 34-29 6 9 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 129 68 61 .527 0.0 600 549 51 L1 36-32 32-29 1 4 8 Yes Lost NLCS (Cardinals)
1987 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 128 65 63 .508 2.5 530 523 7 L3 27-39 38-24 2 6 12 -- dnq
1987 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 129 63 66 .488 5.0 636 628 8 L7 31-33 32-33 3 8 16 -- dnq
1987 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 127 56 71 .441 11.0 606 637 -31 L2 23-40 33-31 4 10 22 -- dnq
1987 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 128 56 72 .438 11.5 490 536 -46 L2 25-42 31-30 5 11 23 -- dnq
1987 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 128 52 76 .406 15.5 536 630 -94 L3 23-41 29-35 6 12 25 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
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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
Tony Phillips Oakland Athletics Hist Activated from Disabled List
1 record(s)