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Monday May 8,1989This date in baseball
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Games on 1989-05-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics6Baltimore Orioles1BoxMike MooreBob Milacki(none)
Minnesota Twins4Boston Red Sox2BoxShane RawleyMike BoddickerJeff Reardon
California Angels9Detroit Tigers2BoxChuck FinleyDoyle Alexander(none)
Texas Rangers13New York Yankees2BoxKevin BrownAndy Hawkins(none)
Seattle Mariners1Toronto Blue Jays10BoxDave StiebMike Dunne(none)
New York Mets0Cincinnati Reds3BoxJose RijoBob OjedaJohn Franco
Montreal Expos4Houston Astros1BoxKevin GrossBob Knepper(none)

Standings as of 1989-05-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Boston Red Sox301614.533--168144247-79-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1326765.508
2610Cleveland Indians291514.5170.5130116148-67-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1335875.436
3815New York Yankees311516.4841.5122151-2910-85-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I1305971.454
4917Milwaukee Brewers291415.4831.5109117-85-99-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1336766.504
51021Baltimore Orioles301317.4333.0119129-106-107-7L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium1327458.561
61325Toronto Blue Jays311120.3555.512912815-116-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1317853.595
71426Detroit Tigers29920.3106.5100131-314-125-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1335083.376
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics322210.688--1401132710-612-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1307753.592
222California Angels312011.6451.513697399-511-6W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1317160.542
333Texas Rangers301911.6332.01511371410-59-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1326468.485
444Kansas City Royals301812.6003.0133114197-811-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1327458.561
5712Seattle Mariners331716.5155.5149158-97-910-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1295673.434
61122Minnesota Twins301218.4009.0132148-165-97-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1326864.515
71224Chicago White Sox311219.3879.5115150-356-96-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1305773.438
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Chicago Cubs301713.567--106113-78-89-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field1327656.576
338St. Louis Cardinals291613.5520.5120103175-811-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1337063.526
247New York Mets291613.5520.510595106-810-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1337162.534
4714Montreal Expos321616.5002.0141160-194-1212-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium1306565.500
51120Philadelphia Phillies291316.4483.513612978-105-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1335479.406
61223Pittsburgh Pirates311219.3875.5106123-175-117-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium1316269.473
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Cincinnati Reds301713.567--117120-39-78-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium1325874.439
2511San Francisco Giants311615.5161.5128110186-810-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1317655.580
3613San Diego Padres331716.5151.5104130-2610-67-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1297257.558
4816Los Angeles Dodgers311516.4842.5989535-910-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1296267.481
5918Atlanta Braves321517.4693.013512695-1110-6W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1284880.375
61019Houston Astros311417.4523.512812088-76-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1317259.550


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Domingo JeanP20.119Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox.