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Friday August 4,1989This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1989-08-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers6Baltimore Orioles4BoxCharlie HoughDave J. SchmidtJeff Russell
Cleveland Indians4Boston Red Sox3BoxBuddy BlackMike BoddickerDoug Jones
Detroit Tigers4Chicago White Sox5BoxKen PattersonPaul Gibson(none)
California Angels6Milwaukee Brewers2BoxChuck FinleyJerry ReussWillie Fraser
Kansas City Royals1Minnesota Twins5BoxAllan AndersonLuis Aquino(none)
Oakland Athletics5Seattle Mariners3BoxDave StewartBrian HolmanDennis Eckersley
New York Yankees1Toronto Blue Jays2BoxDave StiebClay Parker(none)
Atlanta Braves4Cincinnati Reds5BoxJohn FrancoJoe Boever(none)
San Diego Padres3Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxJohn WettelandEd WhitsonJay Howell
Montreal Expos5New York Mets11BoxBob OjedaBryn Smith(none)
Chicago Cubs3Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxMike BieleckiDoug DrabekMitch Williams
Houston Astros2San Francisco Giants4BoxDon RobinsonDanny Darwin(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3St. Louis Cardinals6BoxJoe MagraneDennis CookTodd Worrell

Standings as of 1989-08-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Baltimore Orioles1075552.514--4894711826-3029-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium553223.582
2612Cleveland Indians1085454.5001.5418417126-2928-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium541935.352
3715Toronto Blue Jays1095455.4952.04914613028-2726-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium533518.660
4916Boston Red Sox1065254.4912.5502493925-2727-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park563125.554
51017Milwaukee Brewers1085256.4813.5468467121-3031-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium542925.537
61221New York Yankees1095158.4685.0480549-6922-3229-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I522329.442
71426Detroit Tigers1073869.35517.0408538-13015-3823-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium552134.382
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111California Angels1086642.611--47936711229-2437-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium542529.463
222Oakland Athletics1096643.6060.54643966826-2340-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum533320.623
337Kansas City Royals1085949.5467.04514371424-3335-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium543321.611
448Texas Rangers1075849.5427.5487485227-2731-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium552530.455
5814Minnesota Twins1095455.49512.55214942725-3129-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome532627.491
61119Seattle Mariners1085157.47215.0506507-122-3229-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome542232.407
71323Chicago White Sox1094663.42220.5462544-8222-3524-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park522329.442
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Montreal Expos1096346.578--4594164330-2433-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium531835.340
235Chicago Cubs1096247.5691.04423964633-2429-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field533122.585
359St. Louis Cardinals1065749.5384.54153952025-2431-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II562927.518
4610New York Mets1075651.5236.04584104822-3334-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium553124.564
51022Pittsburgh Pirates1094663.42217.0421458-3723-3323-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium532825.528
61124Philadelphia Phillies1094465.40419.0428484-5618-3625-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium532330.434
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants1096346.578--4773958228-3135-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park532924.547
246Houston Astros1096148.5602.0450443729-2332-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome532528.472
3713San Diego Padres1095455.4959.0387433-4628-2926-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium533518.660
4818Los Angeles Dodgers1105258.47311.5376370623-3329-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium502525.500
5920Cincinnati Reds1085157.47211.5414458-4423-2928-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium542430.444
61225Atlanta Braves1104367.39120.5381450-6918-3325-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium502030.400


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Rob BrownP-OF2.338Traded by White Sox to Angels for Roberto Hernandez and Mark Doran. 
Roberto HernandezP24.266Traded by Angels with Mark Doran to White Sox for Mark Davis. 
Bob KnepperP35.071Signed as Free Agent by Giants.