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Friday, August 21,1987

Friday, August 21,1987

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Games on this date
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year gametype box date visiting Team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1987 reg season 1987-08-21 Minnesota Twins  3 Boston Red Sox  11 box | pbp Fenway Park Roger Clemens Frank Viola Wes Gardner 33,490 3:12
1987 reg season 1987-08-21 Toronto Blue Jays  1 California Angels  3 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Jerry Reuss Phil Niekro Greg Minton 47,925 2:38
1987 reg season 1987-08-21 Detroit Tigers  4 Cleveland Indians  12 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Jamie Easterly Dan Petry Don Gordon 0 3:42
1987 reg season 1987-08-21 Detroit Tigers  3 Cleveland Indians  8 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium John Farrell Frank Tanana -- 20,965 2:43
1987 reg season 1987-08-21 Kansas City Royals  0 Milwaukee Brewers  3 box | pbp County Stadium Len Barker Danny Jackson Chuck Crim 37,141 2:45
1987 reg season 1987-08-21 New York Yankees  4 Oakland Athletics  6 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Steve Ontiveros Ron Guidry Jay Howell 35,359 2:25
1987 reg season 1987-08-21 Baltimore Orioles  2 Seattle Mariners  3 box | pbp Kingdome Mike Moore Mike Flanagan -- 10,114 2:31
1987 reg season 1987-08-21 Chicago White Sox  5 Texas Rangers  1 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Bill Long Paul Kilgus -- 26,924 2:55
1987 reg season 1987-08-21 Pittsburgh Pirates  4 Atlanta Braves  5 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Zane Smith John Smiley Ed Olwine 15,783 2:39
1987 reg season 1987-08-21 Houston Astros  5 Chicago Cubs  7 box | pbp Wrigley Field Frank DiPino Jim Deshaies Lee Smith 31,006 3:03
1987 reg season 1987-08-21 St. Louis Cardinals  2 Cincinnati Reds  1 box | pbp Cinergy Field John Tudor Guy Hoffman Todd Worrell 41,492 2:46
1987 reg season 1987-08-21 San Francisco Giants  6 Montreal Expos  3 box | pbp Stade Olympique Dave Dravecky Dennis Martinez Don Robinson 30,294 2:53
1987 reg season 1987-08-21 San Diego Padres  6 New York Mets  2 box | pbp Shea Stadium Jimmy Jones Ron Darling -- 41,088 3:00
1987 reg season 1987-08-21 Los Angeles Dodgers  1 Philadelphia Phillies  2 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Kent Tekulve Matt Young -- 0 3:32
1987 reg season 1987-08-21 Los Angeles Dodgers  3 Philadelphia Phillies  7 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Shane Rawley Tim Leary -- 48,656 2:57
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 120 71 49 .592 0.0 685 559 126 L2 32-27 39-22 1 1 1 Yes Lost ALCS (Twins)
1987 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 122 72 50 .590 0.0 633 508 125 L1 35-29 37-21 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1987 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 122 69 53 .566 3.0 617 562 55 L2 31-34 38-19 3 3 4 Yes dnq
1987 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 122 65 57 .533 7.0 660 647 13 W3 32-31 33-26 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1987 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 121 58 63 .479 13.5 646 632 14 W1 20-41 38-22 5 9 17 -- dnq
1987 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 122 56 66 .459 16.0 576 629 -53 L1 32-31 24-35 6 12 20 -- dnq
1987 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 123 48 75 .390 24.5 551 732 -181 W2 20-39 28-36 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 124 66 58 .532 0.0 614 633 -19 L4 24-40 42-18 1 5 9 Yes Won World Series (Cardinals)
1987 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 122 62 60 .508 3.0 636 586 50 W1 29-30 33-30 2 6 13 -- dnq
1987 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 121 60 61 .496 4.5 514 505 9 L1 25-38 35-23 3 8 16 -- dnq
1987 AL West California Angels franchise | log 123 61 62 .496 4.5 581 602 -21 W1 30-28 31-34 4 7 15 -- dnq
1987 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 122 58 64 .475 7.0 558 629 -71 W2 25-32 33-32 5 10 18 -- dnq
1987 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 121 57 64 .471 7.5 649 658 -9 L1 24-34 33-30 6 11 19 -- dnq
1987 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 121 50 71 .413 14.5 544 582 -38 W1 27-33 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 121 71 50 .587 0.0 638 540 98 W1 39-27 32-23 1 1 3 Yes Lost World Series (Twins)
1987 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 122 68 54 .557 3.5 622 546 76 L1 30-29 38-25 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1987 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 121 67 54 .554 4.0 569 556 13 L3 29-26 38-28 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1987 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 122 65 57 .533 6.5 575 581 -6 W4 29-30 36-27 4 4 7 Yes dnq
1987 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 122 62 60 .508 9.5 576 603 -27 W1 29-33 33-27 5 7 14 -- dnq
1987 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 122 53 69 .434 18.5 532 588 -56 L2 23-40 30-29 6 10 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 San Francisco Giants franchise | log 123 64 59 .520 0.0 580 534 46 W1 32-31 32-28 1 5 10 Yes Lost NLCS (Cardinals)
1987 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 123 63 60 .512 1.0 609 589 20 L1 31-30 32-30 2 6 11 -- dnq
1987 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 122 62 60 .508 1.5 509 499 10 L1 24-36 38-24 3 8 12 -- dnq
1987 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 122 54 68 .443 9.5 479 526 -47 L2 23-39 31-29 4 9 21 -- dnq
1987 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 122 53 69 .434 10.5 576 618 -42 W2 22-38 31-31 5 11 22 -- dnq
1987 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 122 50 72 .410 13.5 515 600 -85 W1 22-40 28-32 6 12 25 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • 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
Doug Corbett -- Hist Released by Orioles
Kevin Hickey -- Hist Released by White Sox
Glenn Hoffman Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Traded from Boston Red Sox to Los Angeles Dodgers for Billy Bartels (12/8/1987)
Rick Reuschel San Francisco Giants Hist Traded from Pittsburgh Pirates to San Francisco Giants for Jeff Robinson and Scott Medvin
Jeff Robinson Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Traded from San Francisco Giants with Scott Medvin to Pittsburgh Pirates for Rick Reuschel
Scott Medvin Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Traded from San Francisco Giants with Jeff Robinson to Pittsburgh Pirates for Rick Reuschel
Tom Lawless St. Louis Cardinals Injury DL - Sprained right ankle *Chronic throughout season*
Shawon Dunston Chicago Cubs Hist Activated from Disabled List
Mike Jackson Philadelphia Phillies Hist Activated from Disabled List
Doug Corbett Baltimore Orioles Hist Activated from Disabled List
Dickie Noles Chicago Cubs Hist Activated from Disabled List
11 record(s)