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Games on 1989-08-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers2Baltimore Orioles5BoxBob MilackiNolan RyanGregg Olson
Cleveland Indians2Boston Red Sox10BoxMike SmithsonJohn Farrell(none)
Detroit Tigers6Chicago White Sox7BoxEric KingDoyle AlexanderBobby Thigpen
California Angels2Milwaukee Brewers5BoxTeddy HigueraMike Witt(none)
Kansas City Royals4Minnesota Twins6BoxJuan BerenguerSteve FarrJeff Reardon
Oakland Athletics5Seattle Mariners11BoxScott BankheadMike MooreMichael Jackson
New York Yankees5Toronto Blue Jays4BoxAndy HawkinsDuane WardDave Righetti
Atlanta Braves7Cincinnati Reds1BoxDerek LilliquistScott Scudder(none)
San Diego Padres4Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxGreg HarrisTim BelcherMark Davis
Montreal Expos2New York Mets3BoxRon DarlingTim Burke(none)
Chicago Cubs4Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxSteve WilsonBill LandrumLes Lancaster
Houston Astros0San Francisco Giants7BoxMike LaCossMike Scott(none)
Philadelphia Phillies7St. Louis Cardinals3BoxTerry MulhollandJose DeLeonJeff Parrett

Standings as of 1989-08-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Baltimore Orioles1085652.519--4944732126-3030-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium543123.574
2714Cleveland Indians1095455.4952.5420427-726-3028-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium531934.358
3815Boston Red Sox1075354.4952.55124951725-2728-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park553025.545
4916Toronto Blue Jays1105456.4913.04954662928-2726-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium523517.673
51017Milwaukee Brewers1095356.4863.5473469421-3032-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium532825.528
61219New York Yankees1105258.4735.0485553-6823-3229-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I512229.431
71426Detroit Tigers1083870.35218.0414545-13115-3923-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium542133.389
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111California Angels1096643.606--48137210929-2537-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium532528.472
222Oakland Athletics1106644.6000.54694076226-2440-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum523319.635
337Kansas City Royals1095950.5417.04554431224-3435-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium533320.623
448Texas Rangers1085850.5377.5489490-127-2831-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium542529.463
5613Minnesota Twins1105555.50011.55274982925-3130-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome522527.481
61118Seattle Mariners1095257.47714.0517512522-3230-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome532132.396
71322Chicago White Sox1104763.42719.5469550-8122-3525-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park512229.431
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
234Montreal Expos1106347.573--4614194230-2533-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium521834.346
125Chicago Cubs1106347.573--4463984834-2429-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field523022.577
359St. Louis Cardinals1075750.5334.54184021625-2431-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II552926.527
4610New York Mets1085751.5285.04614124922-3335-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium543024.556
51023Pittsburgh Pirates1104664.41817.0423462-3923-3323-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium522824.538
61124Philadelphia Phillies1104565.40918.0435487-5219-3625-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium522230.423
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants1106446.582--4843958928-3136-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park522824.538
246Houston Astros1106149.5553.0450450029-2432-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome522527.481
3712San Diego Padres1105555.5009.0391435-4429-2926-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium523418.654
4820Los Angeles Dodgers1115259.46812.5378374423-3329-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium492524.510
5921Cincinnati Reds1095158.46812.5415465-5023-2928-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium532429.453
61225Atlanta Braves1114467.39620.5388451-6319-3325-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium491930.388


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jamie QuirkC-3B34.287Signed as Free Agent by Orioles. 
Ed RomeroSS-2B31.239Released by Red Sox. 
Matt SinatroC29.136Purchased by Mariners from Tigers.