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Friday April 21,1989This date in baseball
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Games on 1989-04-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins7Baltimore Orioles1BoxAllan AndersonJose Bautista(none)
Kansas City Royals7Boston Red Sox4BoxFloyd BannisterJohn Dopson(none)
Seattle Mariners11Chicago White Sox1BoxMike CampbellJerry Reuss(none)
New York Yankees5Cleveland Indians6BoxDoug JonesDale Mohorcic(none)
Detroit Tigers1Milwaukee Brewers2BoxChris BosioJack MorrisDan Plesac
California Angels6Oakland Athletics10BoxBob WelchChuck FinleyRick Honeycutt
Texas Rangers3Toronto Blue Jays6BoxDave StiebKevin BrownDuane Ward
San Diego Padres5Atlanta Braves3BoxBruce HurstJoe BoeverMark Davis
Houston Astros7Cincinnati Reds0BoxJim DeshaiesRick Mahler(none)
San Francisco Giants2Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxOrel HershiserKelly Downs(none)
Chicago Cubs8New York Mets4BoxRick SutcliffeBob OjedaSteve Wilson
Philadelphia Phillies3Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxFloyd YoumansDoug DrabekSteve Bedrosian
Montreal Expos0St. Louis Cardinals1BoxJose DeLeonTim Burke(none)

Standings as of 1989-04-21

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1715Boston Red Sox1477.500--797453-44-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1487672.514
2612Milwaukee Brewers1477.500--4855-73-44-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1487474.500
3817Baltimore Orioles1578.4670.57072-23-64-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium1478067.544
4918Toronto Blue Jays1679.4381.0787084-53-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1468264.562
51019Cleveland Indians1468.4291.05465-114-52-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1486781.453
61222New York Yankees1569.4001.55486-324-32-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I1466878.466
71426Detroit Tigers13310.2313.54268-261-52-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1495693.376
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Texas Rangers15123.800--7852266-16-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1477176.483
222Oakland Athletics17116.6472.08268146-45-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1458857.607
333Minnesota Twins1495.6432.58952373-26-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1487177.480
456Kansas City Royals1697.5633.5757323-46-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1468363.568
547California Angels1697.5633.57760174-25-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1468264.562
61120Seattle Mariners17710.4126.08295-133-54-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1456679.455
71325Chicago White Sox16610.3756.56280-185-41-6L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1456382.434
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Chicago Cubs1596.600--6672-63-46-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field1478463.571
225Philadelphia Phillies1596.600--8169125-34-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1475889.395
3511Montreal Expos1798.5291.0656322-67-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium1457273.497
4714St. Louis Cardinals1477.5001.5625482-45-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1487969.534
51123New York Mets1569.4003.05360-72-64-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1478166.551
61224Pittsburgh Pirates16610.3753.56473-93-63-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium1466878.466
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138San Francisco Giants1697.563--7555203-36-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1468363.568
249Cincinnati Reds1587.5330.54959-105-43-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium1476780.456
3610San Diego Padres1798.5290.55375-225-24-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1458065.552
4813Los Angeles Dodgers1688.5001.0554873-55-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1446975.479
5916Atlanta Braves1789.4711.5636215-63-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1435588.385
61021Houston Astros17710.4122.5656144-43-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1457966.545

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mike DunneP26.176Traded by Pirates with Mark Merchant and Mike Walker to Mariners for Bill Wilkinson and Rey Quinones. 
Rey QuinonesSS25.162Traded by Mariners with Bill Wilkinson to Pirates for Mark Merchant, Mike Walker and Mike Dunne. 
Mike WalkerP23.302Traded by Pirates with Mark Merchant and Mike Dunne to Mariners for Bill Wilkinson and Rey Quinones. 
Bill WilkinsonP24.254Traded by Mariners with Rey Quinones to Pirates for Mark Merchant, Mike Walker and Mike Dunne.