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Thursday June 8,1989This date in baseball
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Games on 1989-06-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers6Baltimore Orioles2BoxMark KnudsonBob Milacki(none)
Boston Red Sox7New York Yankees8BoxLance McCullersBob Stanley(none)
Chicago White Sox7Texas Rangers11BoxNolan RyanEric KingJeff Russell
New York Mets4Chicago Cubs5BoxMitch WilliamsDon Aase(none)
San Francisco Giants2Cincinnati Reds3BoxRob DibbleMike LaCossJohn Franco
San Diego Padres6Houston Astros7BoxDanny DarwinMark Davis(none)
St. Louis Cardinals7Montreal Expos2BoxFrank DiPinoKevin Gross(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates11Philadelphia Phillies15BoxDon CarmanJeff Robinson(none)

Standings as of 1989-06-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Baltimore Orioles553124.564--2512034817-1214-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium1075651.523
2615Cleveland Indians572829.4914.0222215715-1813-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1054560.429
3716New York Yankees572730.4745.0225280-5516-1611-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I1044757.452
4817Boston Red Sox552629.4735.0267270-312-1514-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1075750.533
51019Milwaukee Brewers582731.4665.5229265-3611-1716-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1045450.519
61221Toronto Blue Jays572433.4218.02722611111-1713-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1056540.619
71323Detroit Tigers572334.4049.0207252-458-1715-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1053669.343
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics583820.655--2421885415-1123-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1046143.587
222California Angels563620.6431.02471707715-821-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1065551.519
335Kansas City Royals573324.5794.52392102913-1720-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1055946.562
458Texas Rangers573225.5615.5266270-416-1416-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1055154.486
5918Seattle Mariners602832.46711.0266297-3110-1718-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1024557.441
61120Minnesota Twins572631.45611.52702412915-1711-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1055451.514
71426Chicago White Sox592138.35617.5234315-8113-178-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1024854.471
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Chicago Cubs573324.579--2342062816-1217-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field1056045.571
2510Montreal Expos593128.5253.0241256-1515-1516-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium1035053.485
3611New York Mets562927.5183.5209201812-1717-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1065848.547
4712St. Louis Cardinals562828.5004.5210208211-1416-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1065848.547
51124Philadelphia Phillies562234.39310.5229269-409-1812-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1064561.425
61225Pittsburgh Pirates562135.37511.5233238-510-2211-13L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium1065353.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Cincinnati Reds573324.579--239243-414-1119-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium1054263.400
236Houston Astros593425.576--2482371117-717-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1035251.505
349San Francisco Giants593326.5591.02572045317-1616-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1035944.573
4813San Diego Padres613031.4925.0208236-2817-1813-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1015942.584
5914Los Angeles Dodgers572829.4915.01931791413-1815-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1034954.476
61022Atlanta Braves592435.40710.0208232-249-1815-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1013962.386


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Thad BosleyOF32.264Signed as Free Agent by Rangers. 
Aaron SmallP17.198signed 
Jesus TavarezOF18.074Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mariners.