Harry Kalas and Mike Schmidt embrace after the Phillies third baseman hit his 500th home run in Pittsburgh's Three Rivers Stadium on April 18, 1987.
In a real rarity, both Phillies catchers, Tim McCarver and Mike Ryan, suffer broken bones in their hands in the sixth inning of a 7-1 loss at San Francisco. Utility player Jim Hutto finishes the game behind the plate.
OF Ron Northey, along with $50,000, is traded to the St. Louis Cardinals for CF Harry Walker and RHP Fred Schmidt. Walker winds up leading the league in hitting (.363) for the Phillies.
2B Mariano Duncan ties club record by scoring five runs in 12-3 win at San Francisco. Duncan is a perfect 5-for-5, three singles, a triple and home run.
PH Jose Pagan's sacrifice fly gives the Phillies a 5-4, 20-inning win over Atlanta at Veterans Stadium, the Phillies' longest game since April 30, 1919. Game lasted 5:16.
Hal Kelleher allows a major league record 12 runs in the 8th inning of a 21-2 loss at Wrigley Field. Loser was Wayne LaMaster, who left the game with an injury and a 3-1 count on the Cubs' leadoff hitter. The Cubs scored four times in the first inning.
LHP Cliff Lee matches club record for a left-hander with 16 strikeouts in a 16-10 win vs. Atlanta at Citizens Bank Park.
LHP Jamie Moyer becomes the oldest pitcher to toss a shutout, 47 years, 170 days, 7-0 over the Atlanta Braves at Citizens Bank Park. Moyer gave up two hits, walked none and struck out five.