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Saturday, August 29,1987

Saturday, August 29,1987

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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 1987-08-29 California Angels 6 Baltimore Orioles 5 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Willie Fraser Mark Williamson -- 16,491 3:03
1987 reg season 1987-08-29 Kansas City Royals 2 Chicago White Sox 7 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Floyd Bannister Mark Gubicza -- 21,093 2:57
1987 reg season 1987-08-29 Boston Red Sox 2 Cleveland Indians 7 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Tom Candiotti Bob Stanley -- 0 2:22
1987 reg season 1987-08-29 Boston Red Sox 1 Cleveland Indians 2 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Rich Yett Bruce Hurst -- 16,204 2:32
1987 reg season 1987-08-29 Texas Rangers 1 Detroit Tigers 4 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Walt Terrell Bobby Witt -- 41,604 2:47
1987 reg season 1987-08-29 Minnesota Twins 12 Milwaukee Brewers 3 box | pbp County Stadium Bert Blyleven Len Barker -- 34,834 3:01
1987 reg season 1987-08-29 Seattle Mariners 7 New York Yankees 1 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Mark Langston Rick Rhoden -- 0 2:53
1987 reg season 1987-08-29 Seattle Mariners 2 New York Yankees 4 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Tommy John Mike Campbell Dave Righetti 37,276 2:24
1987 reg season 1987-08-29 Oakland Athletics 6 Toronto Blue Jays 5 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Eric Plunk Mark Eichhorn Dennis Eckersley 42,388 3:26
1987 reg season 1987-08-29 Chicago Cubs 1 Cincinnati Reds 4 box | pbp Cinergy Field Tom Browning Scott Sanderson -- 37,783 2:21
1987 reg season 1987-08-29 Montreal Expos 6 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Andy McGaffigan Tim Crews -- 40,765 3:30
1987 reg season 1987-08-29 Houston Astros 2 Pittsburgh Pirates 8 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Mike Bielecki Nolan Ryan -- 26,585 2:33
1987 reg season 1987-08-29 Philadelphia Phillies 1 San Diego Padres 3 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Eric Nolte Bruce Ruffin -- 12,492 2:34
1987 reg season 1987-08-29 New York Mets 1 San Francisco Giants 9 box | pbp Candlestick Park Atlee Hammaker Sid Fernandez -- 35,842 3:07
1987 reg season 1987-08-29 Atlanta Braves 2 St. Louis Cardinals 4 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Joe Magrane Charlie Puleo Todd Worrell 39,208 2:49
15 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 Detroit Tigers franchise | log 127 76 51 .598 0.0 723 591 132 W1 36-28 40-23 1 1 2 Yes Lost ALCS (Twins)
1987 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 129 76 53 .589 1.0 666 532 134 L2 38-30 38-23 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1987 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 129 72 57 .558 5.0 634 594 40 W1 33-36 39-21 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1987 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 129 70 59 .543 7.0 696 684 12 L1 32-31 38-28 4 4 7 Yes dnq
1987 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 128 61 67 .477 15.5 674 664 10 L3 20-43 41-24 5 9 17 -- dnq
1987 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 129 59 70 .457 18.0 618 680 -62 L1 33-34 26-36 6 12 20 -- dnq
1987 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 130 50 80 .385 27.5 581 762 -181 W2 20-42 30-38 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 129 67 62 .519 0.0 671 616 55 W2 31-31 36-31 1 5 9 Yes dnq
1987 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 131 68 63 .519 0.0 652 668 -16 W1 25-43 43-20 2 6 11 -- Won World Series (Cardinals)
1987 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 129 64 65 .496 3.0 554 553 1 L1 27-40 37-25 3 7 14 -- dnq
1987 AL West California Angels franchise | log 130 64 66 .492 3.5 609 630 -21 W1 31-30 33-36 4 8 15 -- dnq
1987 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 129 61 68 .473 6.0 602 663 -61 L1 27-33 34-35 5 10 19 -- dnq
1987 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 129 61 68 .473 6.0 685 695 -10 L1 27-37 34-31 6 11 18 -- dnq
1987 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 128 54 74 .422 12.5 582 615 -33 W1 30-35 24-39 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 128 77 51 .602 0.0 681 568 113 W4 41-27 36-24 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Twins)
1987 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 128 72 56 .563 5.0 595 581 14 W4 33-27 39-29 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1987 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 129 72 57 .558 5.5 644 570 74 L1 31-30 41-27 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1987 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 129 67 62 .519 10.5 590 601 -11 L1 30-31 37-31 4 5 10 Yes dnq
1987 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 128 64 64 .500 13.0 599 632 -33 L1 30-34 34-30 5 7 13 -- dnq
1987 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 129 58 71 .450 19.5 561 617 -56 W5 23-42 35-29 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 130 69 61 .531 0.0 609 550 59 W1 36-32 33-29 1 4 8 Yes Lost NLCS (Cardinals)
1987 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 129 65 64 .504 3.5 532 531 1 L4 27-40 38-24 2 6 12 -- dnq
1987 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 130 64 66 .492 5.0 640 629 11 W1 31-33 33-33 3 8 16 -- dnq
1987 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 128 56 72 .438 12.0 608 641 -33 L3 23-41 33-31 4 10 22 -- dnq
1987 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 129 56 73 .434 12.5 495 542 -47 L3 25-42 31-31 5 11 23 -- dnq
1987 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 129 53 76 .411 15.5 539 631 -92 W1 23-41 30-35 6 12 25 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Neil Allen -- Hist Released by White Sox
Johnny Ray California Angels Hist Traded from Pittsburgh Pirates to California Angels for Bill Merrifield and Miguel Garcia (9/3/1987)
Rick Honeycutt Oakland Athletics Hist Traded from Los Angeles Dodgers to Oakland Athletics for Tim Belcher (9/3/1987)
Brad Havens Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Activated from Disabled List
Bob James Chicago White Sox Hist Activated from Disabled List
5 record(s)