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Games on 1989-08-02

Top1989 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALBaltimore Orioles9Boston Red Sox8Boxscore - PBP934,9703:36Jeff BallardJoe PriceMark Williamson (8-3)Eric Hetzel (1-2)Mark Thurmond (3)Frank RobinsonJoe MorganFenway Park
ALTexas Rangers4Detroit Tigers6Boxscore - PBP914,8842:23Mike JeffcoatKevin RitzKevin Ritz (2-1)Mike Jeffcoat (5-4)-Bobby ValentineSparky AndersonTiger Stadium
ALCleveland Indians1Milwaukee Brewers0Boxscore - PBP925,8132:44Tom CandiottiChris BosioTom Candiotti (10-6)Chris Bosio (12-7)Jesse Orosco (2)Doc EdwardsTom TrebelhornCounty Stadium
ALMinnesota Twins6New York Yankees7Boxscore - PBP902:46Roy SmithDave LaPointLance McCullers (4-3)Gary Wayne (3-3)Dave Righetti (17)Tom KellyDallas GreenYankee Stadium I
ALMinnesota Twins4New York Yankees3Boxscore - PBP1035,0583:28Mike DyerGreg CadaretJeff Reardon (4-2)Eric Plunk (4-2)-Tom KellyDallas GreenYankee Stadium I
ALChicago White Sox0Oakland Athletics2Boxscore - PBP925,1462:48Melido PerezStorm DavisStorm Davis (10-5)Melido Perez (7-12)Rick Honeycutt (12)Jeff TorborgTony LaRussaOakland-Alameda C
ALCalifornia Angels7Seattle Mariners0Boxscore - PBP911,4602:11Bert BlylevenJerry ReedBert Blyleven (11-2)Jerry Reed (3-6)-Doug RaderJim LefebvreThe Kingdome
ALKansas City Royals0Toronto Blue Jays8Boxscore - PBP948,7652:25Mark GubiczaJohn CeruttiJohn Cerutti (8-5)Mark Gubicza (9-9)-John WathanCito GastonRogers Centre
NLSan Diego Padres9Atlanta Braves7Boxscore - PBP96,9672:55Bruce HurstTom GlavineBruce Hurst (10-8)Mark Eichhorn (3-3)Mark Davis (27)Jack McKeonRuss NixonAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLHouston Astros2Cincinnati Reds5Boxscore - PBP923,4902:46Jim DeshaiesRon RobinsonRon Robinson (1-1)Jim Deshaies (10-5)John Franco (25)Art HowePete RoseCinergy Field
NLSan Francisco Giants4Los Angeles Dodgers7Boxscore - PBP945,4782:56Atlee HammakerRamon MartinezRamon Martinez (3-0)Trevor Wilson (1-3)Jay Howell (21)Roger CraigTom LasordaDodger Stadium
NLChicago Cubs0Philadelphia Phillies6Boxscore - PBP921,6882:10Scott SandersonKen HowellKen Howell (9-7)Scott Sanderson (9-7)-Don ZimmerNick LeyvaVeterans Stadium
NLMontreal Expos3Pittsburgh Pirates1Boxscore - PBP927,6452:26Pascual PerezRick ReedPascual Perez (6-10)Rick Reed (0-2)Tim Burke (23)Buck RodgersJim LeylandThree Rivers Stad
NLNew York Mets4St. Louis Cardinals3Boxscore - PBP941,4383:05Frank ViolaTed PowerFrank Viola (9-12)Todd Worrell (1-3)Randy Myers (16)Davey JohnsonWhitey HerzogBusch Stadium II
14 Games on this date

Standings as of 1989-08-02.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Baltimore Orioles1065551.519--4854652026-3029-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium563224.571
2612Boston Red Sox1045252.5002.04974851225-2727-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park583127.534
3714Toronto Blue Jays1075354.4952.54894553428-2725-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium553619.655
4916Cleveland Indians1065254.4913.0410412-224-2928-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium562135.375
51017Milwaukee Brewers1075255.4863.5466461521-3031-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium552926.527
61219New York Yankees1075057.4675.5471546-7522-3128-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I542430.444
71426Detroit Tigers1053768.35217.5395527-13215-3722-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium572235.386
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1076542.607--4553876825-2340-19W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum553421.618
222California Angels1066442.6040.546736510227-2437-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium562729.482
337Kansas City Royals1065848.5476.54454321323-3235-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium563422.607
448Texas Rangers1055748.5437.0475472326-2631-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium572631.456
5813Minnesota Twins1075354.49512.05154853025-3028-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome552728.491
61118Seattle Mariners1065155.48113.5503496722-3229-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome562234.393
71324Chicago White Sox1074463.41121.0451536-8521-3523-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park542529.463
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Montreal Expos1076344.589--4544045030-2233-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium551837.327
246Chicago Cubs1076047.5613.04373944331-2429-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field553322.600
359St. Louis Cardinals1045549.5296.54033871625-2429-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II583127.534
4610New York Mets1055550.5247.04423994322-3233-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium573225.561
51022Pittsburgh Pirates1074562.42118.0418455-3723-3322-29L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium552926.527
61123Philadelphia Phillies1074463.41119.0425476-5118-3525-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium552332.418
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124San Francisco Giants1076245.579--4703878328-3034-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park553025.545
235Houston Astros1076146.5701.04464212529-2132-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome552530.455
3715San Diego Padres1075354.4959.0378422-4427-2826-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium553619.655
4820Los Angeles Dodgers1085058.46312.5364364023-3327-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium522725.519
5921Cincinnati Reds1064957.46212.5391452-6123-2926-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium562630.464
61225Atlanta Braves1084365.39819.5372439-6718-3225-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium522032.385


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bob BrenlyC35.158Signed as Free Agent by Giants. 
Ray ChadwickP26.258Traded by White Sox to Red Sox for Dana Williams. 
Dave EngleC-OF32.245Released by Brewers. 
Dana WilliamsLF26.135Traded by Red Sox to White Sox for Ray Chadwick.