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Saturday April 8,1989This date in baseball
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Games on 1989-04-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners7California Angels0BoxMark LangstonJim Abbott(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5Detroit Tigers2BoxDon AugustFrank TananaDan Plesac
Boston Red Sox1Kansas City Royals2BoxLuis AquinoRob Murphy(none)
Baltimore Orioles5Minnesota Twins6BoxGerman GonzalezBrian HoltonJeff Reardon
Cleveland Indians11New York Yankees1BoxGreg SwindellAl Leiter(none)
Chicago White Sox7Oakland Athletics4BoxMelido PerezMike MooreBobby Thigpen
Toronto Blue Jays4Texas Rangers5BoxJamie MoyerJimmy KeyJeff Russell
Pittsburgh Pirates3Chicago Cubs5BoxMike BieleckiNeal HeatonCalvin Schiraldi
San Diego Padres2Houston Astros6BoxJim ClancyWalt Terrell(none)
New York Mets2Montreal Expos3BoxGene HarrisDavid ConeTim Burke
St. Louis Cardinals4Philadelphia Phillies5BoxJeff ParrettJohn Costello(none)

Standings as of 1989-04-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Cleveland Indians431.750--177102-01-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1587088.443
2712Baltimore Orioles422.5001.01922-30-22-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium1588573.538
3813Milwaukee Brewers422.5001.01214-22-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1587979.500
4915Toronto Blue Jays523.4001.52122-12-30-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1578770.554
51122Detroit Tigers413.2502.01617-10-21-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium15858100.367
61224New York Yankees514.2002.51036-261-20-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I1567383.468
71426Boston Red Sox404.0003.01722-50-40-0L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1588375.525
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Chicago White Sox541.800--2815134-10-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1566591.417
234Kansas City Royals541.800--191630-04-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1578869.561
313Minnesota Twins541.800--3515200-04-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1577681.484
445Texas Rangers431.7500.5231850-03-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1588078.506
5610Oakland Athletics532.6001.03020100-03-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1579661.611
61017California Angels523.4002.01222-100-02-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1578968.567
71325Seattle Mariners514.2003.01427-131-40-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1577285.459
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Montreal Expos541.800--191540-04-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium1577780.490
246Philadelphia Phillies431.7500.52916132-11-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1586494.405
3511Chicago Cubs532.6001.02332-90-03-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field1579067.573
4919St. Louis Cardinals312.3332.01114-31-20-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1598574.535
51120New York Mets413.2502.51417-30-21-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1588672.544
61223Pittsburgh Pirates514.2003.01820-21-40-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium1577384.465
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
239Cincinnati Reds431.750--151410-03-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium1587286.456
127Atlanta Braves431.750--201732-11-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1566096.385
3614San Francisco Giants422.5001.0191452-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1589068.570
4718Houston Astros523.4001.5252140-02-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1578473.535
5816San Diego Padres523.4001.51725-81-11-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1578770.554
61021Los Angeles Dodgers413.2502.01217-51-30-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1567680.487