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Wednesday May 31,1989This date in baseball
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Games on 1989-05-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers5Baltimore Orioles8BoxMark WilliamsonBobby WittGregg Olson
Oakland Athletics3Boston Red Sox4BoxLee SmithEric Plunk(none)
Detroit Tigers4Chicago White Sox3BoxMike HennemanBobby ThigpenGuillermo Hernandez
Toronto Blue Jays4Cleveland Indians7BoxBuddy BlackJimmy KeyDoug Jones
Minnesota Twins7Kansas City Royals1BoxFrancisco OliverasFloyd Bannister(none)
California Angels1Milwaukee Brewers4BoxDon AugustMike WittDan Plesac
Seattle Mariners5New York Yankees9BoxAndy HawkinsSteve TroutLee Guetterman
Chicago Cubs2Atlanta Braves3BoxJohn SmoltzPaul KilgusJoe Boever
Montreal Expos4Los Angeles Dodgers9BoxOrel HershiserJoe Hesketh(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxJose RijoNeal HeatonJohn Franco
Philadelphia Phillies1San Diego Padres2BoxGreg HarrisJeff ParrettMark Davis
New York Mets3San Francisco Giants1BoxRandy MyersCraig LeffertsRick Aguilera
Houston Astros4St. Louis Cardinals3BoxDan SchatzederCris CarpenterDave Smith

Standings as of 1989-05-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Baltimore Orioles482622.542--2101803012-1114-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium1146153.535
2614Boston Red Sox482424.5002.0233224910-1314-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1145955.518
3715Cleveland Indians512526.4902.52081961212-1513-11W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1114863.432
4919New York Yankees502327.4604.0195239-4414-149-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I1115160.459
61221Milwaukee Brewers502228.4405.0192237-458-1614-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1125953.527
51120Detroit Tigers502228.4405.0189217-288-1714-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1123775.330
71324Toronto Blue Jays512031.3927.5231233-28-1712-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1116942.622
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111California Angels503317.660--2331538015-818-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1125854.518
222Oakland Athletics523418.654--2231794415-1119-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1106545.591
333Kansas City Royals513021.5883.52151872810-1420-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1116249.559
447Texas Rangers492722.5515.5226243-1714-1213-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1135657.496
5817Seattle Mariners532528.4729.5241263-2210-1715-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1094861.440
61018Minnesota Twins502327.46010.02512282312-1311-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1125755.509
71426Chicago White Sox511833.35315.5210278-6812-146-19L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1105159.464
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Chicago Cubs502822.560--180174614-1114-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field1126547.580
2611Montreal Expos522725.5192.0214227-1312-1515-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium1105456.491
3713New York Mets492524.5102.51721601211-1414-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1136251.549
4916St. Louis Cardinals492425.4903.518017648-1315-13L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1136251.549
51022Pittsburgh Pirates492128.4296.52021881410-1511-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium1135360.469
61225Philadelphia Phillies491831.3679.5185230-459-189-13L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1134964.434
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114San Francisco Giants512922.569--2191635613-1216-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1116348.568
236Cincinnati Reds492722.5511.0190210-2014-1113-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium1134865.425
349San Diego Padres542925.5371.5174196-2216-1213-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1086048.556
4510Houston Astros512724.5292.0208200817-710-17W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1115952.532
5812Los Angeles Dodgers492524.5103.01641501410-1315-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1115259.468
61123Atlanta Braves522230.4237.5187201-149-1813-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1084167.380


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Pete FilsonP30.245Signed as Free Agent by Royals.