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Friday May 5,1989This date in baseball
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Games on 1989-05-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers6Boston Red Sox7BoxRoger ClemensNolan RyanBob Stanley
New York Yankees7Chicago White Sox5BoxLance McCullersDonn PallLee Guetterman
Minnesota Twins3Cleveland Indians2BoxGerman GonzalezDoug Jones(none)
Oakland Athletics5Detroit Tigers3BoxDave StewartFrank TananaDennis Eckersley
Kansas City Royals5Milwaukee Brewers4BoxJeff MontgomeryMark KnudsonSteve Farr
California Angels5Toronto Blue Jays3BoxJim AbbottJohn CeruttiBryan Harvey
Montreal Expos1Atlanta Braves6BoxDerek LilliquistBryn SmithJose Alvarez
Philadelphia Phillies7Cincinnati Reds0BoxKen HowellTom Browning(none)
Chicago Cubs4Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxScott SandersonTim BelcherMitch Williams
Pittsburgh Pirates4San Diego Padres2BoxBob WalkEric Show(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3San Francisco Giants1BoxFrank DiPinoMike LaCossTodd Worrell

Standings as of 1989-05-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Boston Red Sox271413.519--150135157-77-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1356966.511
2712Baltimore Orioles261313.5000.5109110-16-107-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium1367462.544
3611New York Yankees281414.5000.5113130-179-75-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I1336073.451
4917Cleveland Indians271314.4811.011311128-65-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1356075.444
51019Milwaukee Brewers271215.4442.0100115-155-97-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1356966.511
61325Toronto Blue Jays291019.3455.0115122-75-115-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1337954.594
71426Detroit Tigers26818.3085.588114-264-124-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1365185.375
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics29209.690--126102248-512-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1337954.594
222Texas Rangers27189.6671.0133119149-39-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1356570.481
333Kansas City Royals281810.6431.5131105267-611-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1347460.552
444California Angels291811.6212.012291317-511-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1337360.549
5814Seattle Mariners291415.4836.0135139-44-810-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1335974.444
61123Minnesota Twins271116.4078.0123129-64-77-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1356966.511
71224Chicago White Sox291118.3799.0107143-366-95-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1325874.439
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115St. Louis Cardinals271611.593--11989305-611-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1357065.519
226New York Mets261511.5770.510386176-79-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1367264.529
337Chicago Cubs281612.5710.5102108-67-79-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field1347757.575
4510Montreal Expos291514.5172.0133139-63-1012-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium1336667.496
51020Philadelphia Phillies271215.4444.012712257-95-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1355580.407
61222Pittsburgh Pirates291217.4145.0103116-135-97-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium1336271.466
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Cincinnati Reds271512.556--107111-49-76-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium1356075.444
2613San Diego Padres311516.4842.097127-3010-65-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1317457.565
4815San Francisco Giants291415.4832.011410956-88-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1337855.586
3716Los Angeles Dodgers291415.4832.0939125-99-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1316368.481
5918Houston Astros281315.4642.512111477-66-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1347361.545
61121Atlanta Braves301317.4333.5115122-75-118-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1305080.385


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tim FortugnoP27.024Purchased by Brewers from Reno (California). 
Joe PriceP32.157Signed as Free Agent by Red Sox.