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Wednesday April 5,1989This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1989-04-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox2California Angels6BoxChuck FinleyEric KingGreg Minton
Toronto Blue Jays1Kansas City Royals2BoxTom GordonTodd Stottlemyre(none)
New York Yankees2Minnesota Twins12BoxAllan AndersonAndy Hawkins(none)
Seattle Mariners1Oakland Athletics11BoxBob WelchScott Bankhead(none)
Philadelphia Phillies12Chicago Cubs4BoxKen HowellGreg MadduxMike Maddux
Los Angeles Dodgers3Cincinnati Reds4BoxTom BrowningOrel HershiserJohn Franco
Atlanta Braves8Houston Astros4BoxJose AlvarezBob KnepperJoe Boever
Pittsburgh Pirates3Montreal Expos0BoxDoug DrabekRandy Johnson(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3New York Mets1BoxJose DeLeonBob OjedaTodd Worrell
San Francisco Giants3San Diego Padres4BoxEd WhitsonDon RobinsonMark Davis

Standings as of 1989-04-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles1101.000--5410-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium1618675.534
231Cleveland Indians1101.000--2110-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1617289.447
4512Toronto Blue Jays211.5000.55501-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1608872.550
367New York Yankees211.5000.5614-81-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I1597386.459
71124Milwaukee Brewers101.0001.012-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1618180.503
51425Boston Red Sox101.0001.045-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1618378.516
61226Detroit Tigers101.0001.004-40-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium16159102.366
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
223Texas Rangers1101.0000.54040-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1618279.509
144Oakland Athletics2201.000--143110-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1609763.606
5715Minnesota Twins211.5001.014680-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1607981.494
4820Kansas City Royals211.5001.05500-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1609169.569
61018California Angels211.5001.0811-30-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1609070.563
3917Chicago White Sox211.5001.011831-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1596891.428
71322Seattle Mariners202.0002.0314-110-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1607387.456
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
549Pittsburgh Pirates211.500--8621-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium1607387.456
458Philadelphia Phillies211.500--16971-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1606694.413
61011St. Louis Cardinals211.500--79-21-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1608575.531
3613New York Mets211.500--9720-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1608674.538
2714Montreal Expos211.500--68-20-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium1608080.500
1916Chicago Cubs211.500--916-70-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field1609268.575
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Cincinnati Reds2201.000--10730-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium1607387.456
226San Francisco Giants321.6670.5161062-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1599069.566
4819Houston Astros211.5001.0141130-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1608575.531
3310Atlanta Braves211.5001.01114-31-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1586296.392
51121San Diego Padres312.3331.51016-60-01-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1598871.553
61223Los Angeles Dodgers202.0002.0710-30-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1587781.487


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Greg GrossOF36.247Signed as Free Agent by Astros. 
Julio MachadoP23.125Signed as Free Agent by Mets.