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Games on 1989-07-05

Top1989 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALTexas Rangers1California Angels2Boxscore - PBP924,8522:27Charlie HoughChuck FinleyChuck Finley (10-6)Charlie Hough (5-9)-Bobby ValentineDoug RaderAngel Stadium of
ALChicago White Sox2Cleveland Indians4Boxscore - PBP911,4762:11Jerry ReussGreg SwindellGreg Swindell (11-2)Jerry Reuss (7-5)Doug Jones (21)Jeff TorborgDoc EdwardsCleveland Stadium
ALDetroit Tigers0New York Yankees9Boxscore - PBP920,2062:31Brad HavensAndy HawkinsAndy Hawkins (10-8)Brad Havens (1-2)-Sparky AndersonDallas GreenYankee Stadium I
ALKansas City Royals12Oakland Athletics9Boxscore - PBP1120,7914:12Charlie LeibrandtBob WelchSteve Crawford (1-0)Rick Honeycutt (1-1)-John WathanTony LaRussaOakland-Alameda C
ALMinnesota Twins3Seattle Mariners7Boxscore - PBP910,3832:42Mike DyerGene HarrisGene Harris (2-2)Mike Dyer (0-2)Mike Schooler (19)Tom KellyJim LefebvreThe Kingdome
ALBaltimore Orioles5Toronto Blue Jays4Boxscore - PBP949,2392:49Bob MilackiJimmy KeyBob Milacki (5-8)Jimmy Key (7-8)Gregg Olson (13)Frank RobinsonCito GastonRogers Centre
NLMontreal Expos7Atlanta Braves5Boxscore - PBP950,0912:51Dennis MartinezDerek LilliquistDennis Martinez (9-1)Mark Eichhorn (1-2)Tim Burke (17)Buck RodgersRuss NixonAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLSan Diego Padres3Chicago Cubs5Boxscore - PBP933,4642:30Dennis RasmussenScott SandersonScott Sanderson (8-6)Dennis Rasmussen (3-6)Paul Kilgus (2)Jack McKeonDon ZimmerWrigley Field
NLNew York Mets5Houston Astros6Boxscore - PBP924,6753:34Ron DarlingBob KnepperDanny Darwin (8-2)Ron Darling (6-6)Dave Smith (17)Davey JohnsonArt HoweAstrodome
NLCincinnati Reds2Philadelphia Phillies3Boxscore - PBP1011,9352:48Rick MahlerLarry McWilliamsRoger McDowell (2-5)John Franco (2-2)-Pete RoseNick LeyvaVeterans Stadium
NLSan Francisco Giants6Pittsburgh Pirates4Boxscore - PBP922,2423:00Trevor WilsonBob WalkTrevor Wilson (1-1)Bob Walk (7-5)-Roger CraigJim LeylandThree Rivers Stad
NLLos Angeles Dodgers2St. Louis Cardinals3Boxscore - PBP934,4952:55Orel HershiserScott TerryJohn Costello (1-1)John Wetteland (2-1)Todd Worrell (11)Tom LasordaWhitey HerzogBusch Stadium II
12 Games on this date

Standings as of 1989-07-05.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Baltimore Orioles814734.580--3863236323-1524-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium814041.494
2613New York Yankees824141.5006.5351403-5220-2121-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I793346.418
3815Milwaukee Brewers834043.4828.0353379-2618-2222-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium794138.519
4916Boston Red Sox793841.4818.0371388-1720-2118-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park834538.542
51118Cleveland Indians823943.4768.5304317-1318-2221-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium803446.425
61221Toronto Blue Jays833845.45810.03803701019-2219-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium795128.646
71325Detroit Tigers813150.38316.0312382-7014-2917-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium812853.346
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111California Angels814932.605--3452618422-1627-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium814239.519
222Oakland Athletics845034.5950.53583045422-2028-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum784929.628
346Kansas City Royals824636.5613.53523133919-2527-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium804634.575
459Texas Rangers824438.5375.5366360621-2123-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium803941.488
5714Minnesota Twins834142.4949.04093793020-2121-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome793940.494
61019Seattle Mariners823943.47610.5372389-1717-2422-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome803446.425
71426Chicago White Sox853253.37619.0363454-9118-2514-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park763739.487
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Montreal Expos844737.560--3553342122-2025-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium783444.436
248Chicago Cubs824438.5372.03163031324-1720-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field804931.613
3611New York Mets804238.5253.03192912818-2624-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium824537.549
4510St. Louis Cardinals804238.5253.0305305017-1824-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II824438.537
51022Pittsburgh Pirates803545.43810.0323327-417-2518-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium823943.476
61224Philadelphia Phillies813150.38314.5316378-6212-2718-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium813645.444
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants834934.590--3712799221-2028-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park794336.544
225Houston Astros844836.5711.53503282224-1624-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome783840.487
3712Cincinnati Reds834340.5186.0316342-2620-2123-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium793247.405
4817San Diego Padres844044.4769.5281329-4821-2519-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium784929.628
5920Los Angeles Dodgers833944.47010.02672521516-2423-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium773839.494
61123Atlanta Braves843450.40515.5286337-5116-2718-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium762947.382


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Marty CordovaLF19.360signed 
Nelson CruzP16.295Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Expos. 
Jose LimaP16.278Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers.