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Games on 1989-07-26

Top1989 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALKansas City Royals7Boston Red Sox4Boxscore - PBP934,6812:58Bret SaberhagenEric HetzelBret Saberhagen (10-5)Joe Price (2-6)Jeff Montgomery (5)John WathanJoe MorganFenway Park
ALSeattle Mariners3Chicago White Sox5Boxscore - PBP914,4302:49Bill SwiftGreg HibbardGreg Hibbard (2-2)Bill Swift (6-3)Bobby Thigpen (21)Jim LefebvreJeff TorborgComiskey Park
ALNew York Yankees7Cleveland Indians9Boxscore - PBP921,3743:02Walt TerrellScott BailesDoug Jones (4-5)Lee Guetterman (2-5)-Dallas GreenDoc EdwardsCleveland Stadium
ALDetroit Tigers2Milwaukee Brewers3Boxscore - PBP923,9572:37Frank TananaTeddy HigueraTeddy Higuera (5-4)Ed Nunez (1-2)Dan Plesac (24)Sparky AndersonTom TrebelhornCounty Stadium
ALBaltimore Orioles4Minnesota Twins5Boxscore - PBP928,3212:45Bob MilackiShane RawleyJeff Reardon (3-2)Mark Williamson (6-3)-Frank RobinsonTom KellyHubert H. Humphre
ALCalifornia Angels5Oakland Athletics9Boxscore - PBP944,5883:25Mike WittMike MooreMatt Young (1-3)Mike Witt (7-8)-Doug RaderTony LaRussaOakland-Alameda C
ALToronto Blue Jays1Texas Rangers11Boxscore - PBP916,6332:41Mike FlanaganKevin BrownKevin Brown (9-6)Mike Flanagan (6-7)-Cito GastonBobby ValentineArlington Stadium
NLSan Francisco Giants4Atlanta Braves5Boxscore - PBP98,0552:32Scott GarreltsMarty ClaryJoe Boever (4-3)Steve Bedrosian (2-5)-Roger CraigRuss NixonAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLSan Diego Padres5Cincinnati Reds3Boxscore - PBP918,7552:41Dennis RasmussenRick MahlerMark Grant (4-1)John Franco (2-4)Mark Davis (25)Jack McKeonPete RoseCinergy Field
NLLos Angeles Dodgers2Houston Astros6Boxscore - PBP933,5632:37Fernando ValenzuelaMike ScottMike Scott (16-5)Fernando Valenzuela (5-10)-Tom LasordaArt HoweAstrodome
NLPhiladelphia Phillies4Montreal Expos3Boxscore - PBP924,3773:16Terry MulhollandKevin GrossJeff Parrett (7-3)Zane Smith (1-13)Roger McDowell (11)Nick LeyvaBuck RodgersOlympic Stadium
NLPittsburgh Pirates3New York Mets2Boxscore - PBP938,1342:20John SmileyRon DarlingJohn Smiley (9-5)Ron Darling (8-8)-Jim LeylandDavey JohnsonShea Stadium
NLChicago Cubs0St. Louis Cardinals2Boxscore - PBP943,0002:22Rick SutcliffeJose DeLeonJose DeLeon (10-9)Rick Sutcliffe (10-9)Todd Worrell (13)Don ZimmerWhitey HerzogBusch Stadium II
13 Games on this date

Standings as of 1989-07-26.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Baltimore Orioles985345.541--4494123724-2429-21L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium643430.531
2612Toronto Blue Jays1015051.4954.54604322826-2524-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium613922.639
3713Cleveland Indians994950.4954.53993891023-2726-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium632439.381
4916Boston Red Sox954649.4845.5449456-723-2523-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park673730.552
61219New York Yankees1004753.4707.0436511-7522-3125-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I612734.443
51118Milwaukee Brewers1004753.4707.0419442-2319-2928-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium623428.548
71426Detroit Tigers983464.34719.0370481-11115-3619-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium642539.391
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111California Angels996039.606--4363379926-2234-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium633132.492
223Oakland Athletics1016041.5941.04293616825-2335-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum613922.639
437Texas Rangers1005545.5505.54534371625-2530-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium622834.452
348Kansas City Royals1005545.5505.54264062022-3033-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium623725.597
5815Minnesota Twins994851.48512.04634501321-2727-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome633231.508
61017Seattle Mariners1004852.48012.5465464121-3027-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome622537.403
71323Chicago White Sox1004357.43017.5435511-7620-2923-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park612635.426
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Montreal Expos1015942.584--4373875027-2232-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium612239.361
246Chicago Cubs1005545.5503.53973663129-2226-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field623824.613
3510New York Mets985345.5414.54053614420-2833-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium643430.531
4611St. Louis Cardinals985246.5315.53873652223-2328-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II643430.531
51022Pittsburgh Pirates994356.43415.0382410-2821-3022-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium633132.492
61225Philadelphia Phillies993960.39419.0384439-5518-3520-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium632835.444
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants1016041.594--45435210226-2634-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park613229.525
235Houston Astros1015843.5742.04184031528-2030-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome612833.459
3714San Diego Padres1014952.48511.0351392-4125-2724-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium614021.656
4820Los Angeles Dodgers1024755.46113.5333338-521-3126-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium583028.517
5921Cincinnati Reds1004555.45014.5370436-6621-2824-27L10T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium623032.484
61124Atlanta Braves1024161.40219.5345414-6918-3223-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium582236.379