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Wednesday May 17,1989This date in baseball
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Games on 1989-05-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox0California Angels5BoxJim AbbottRoger Clemens(none)
Chicago White Sox10Detroit Tigers7BoxKen PattersonGuillermo HernandezShawn Hillegas
Kansas City Royals3Minnesota Twins4BoxJuan BerenguerSteve Farr(none)
New York Yankees3Oakland Athletics8BoxStorm DavisRichard DotsonDennis Eckersley
Milwaukee Brewers9Seattle Mariners6BoxChuck CrimScott BankheadDan Plesac
Baltimore Orioles8Texas Rangers2BoxDave J. SchmidtCharlie Hough(none)
Cleveland Indians6Toronto Blue Jays3BoxBuddy BlackDave StiebDoug Jones
Atlanta Braves0Chicago Cubs4BoxJeff PicoZane Smith(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Cincinnati Reds5BoxJohn FrancoBill Landrum(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Houston Astros3BoxLarry AndersenJoe Magrane(none)
San Diego Padres6Montreal Expos5BoxMark GrantPascual PerezGreg Harris
Los Angeles Dodgers4New York Mets3BoxAlejandro PenaRick AguileraJay Howell
San Francisco Giants6Philadelphia Phillies0BoxRick ReuschelKen Howell(none)

Standings as of 1989-05-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1615Cleveland Indians371819.486--162147159-109-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1255570.440
2716New York Yankees381820.4740.5142181-3912-126-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I1235667.455
3817Boston Red Sox361719.4720.518318038-119-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1266660.524
41019Baltimore Orioles351619.4571.0149155-67-109-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium1277156.559
51223Milwaukee Brewers371621.4322.0137173-367-139-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1256560.520
61325Toronto Blue Jays391425.3595.0164178-145-149-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1237548.610
71426Detroit Tigers371324.3515.0133171-385-148-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1254679.368
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
211California Angels392613.667--1721126010-616-7W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1236558.528
122Oakland Athletics392613.667--1741363810-716-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1237350.593
333Kansas City Royals392514.6411.0168137319-916-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1236756.545
445Texas Rangers362016.5564.5168164411-99-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1266363.500
559Seattle Mariners402119.5255.5185189-48-1013-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1225270.426
6918Minnesota Twins371720.4598.0175179-46-911-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1256362.504
71121Chicago White Sox391722.4369.0178188-1011-126-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1225270.426
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126New York Mets362016.556--132115178-812-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1266759.532
248Chicago Cubs382018.5261.0125133-88-812-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field1247351.589
3510St. Louis Cardinals371918.5141.5146136105-1014-8L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1256758.536
4612Montreal Expos402020.5002.0177189-126-1214-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium1226161.500
51122Philadelphia Phillies371621.4324.5154174-208-108-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1255174.408
61224Pittsburgh Pirates371522.4055.5140144-46-139-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium1255966.472
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Cincinnati Reds382216.579--146152-612-710-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium1245371.427
237San Francisco Giants392118.5381.51661333311-1110-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1237152.577
5811San Diego Padres422121.5003.0138164-2614-117-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1206852.567
4713Los Angeles Dodgers361818.5003.0114104108-1110-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1245965.476
3914Houston Astros381919.5003.0151145611-78-12W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1246757.540
61020Atlanta Braves401822.4505.016316308-1610-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1204575.375


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Rick Lancellotti1B-OF32.316Signed as Free Agent by Red Sox.