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Saturday August 19,1989This 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 1989-08-19

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays5Baltimore Orioles1BoxJimmy KeyBob Milacki(none)
Cleveland Indians4California Angels7BoxBert BlylevenRod NicholsGreg Minton
Texas Rangers7Chicago White Sox6BoxBobby WittRichard DotsonJeff Russell
New York Yankees4Detroit Tigers5BoxJack MorrisDave Righetti(none)
Boston Red Sox3Milwaukee Brewers1BoxGreg HarrisMark Knudson(none)
Minnesota Twins4Oakland Athletics5BoxStorm DavisGary Wayne(none)
Kansas City Royals13Seattle Mariners5BoxTerry LeachRandy Johnson(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Atlanta Braves4BoxJohn SmoltzDoug DrabekJoe Boever
St. Louis Cardinals5Cincinnati Reds1BoxJoe MagraneRick Mahler(none)
Chicago Cubs4Houston Astros8BoxMark PortugalGreg Maddux(none)
San Diego Padres4Montreal Expos6BoxDennis MartinezGreg HarrisTim Burke
Los Angeles Dodgers1New York Mets4BoxBob OjedaJohn WettelandRandy Myers
San Francisco Giants0Philadelphia Phillies1BoxTerry MulhollandKelly Downs(none)

Standings as of 1989-08-19

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Baltimore Orioles1226359.516--5475301728-3135-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium402416.600
2612Toronto Blue Jays1236360.5120.55585114734-3029-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium392613.667
3713Milwaukee Brewers1256461.5120.55435232027-3337-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium371720.459
4916Boston Red Sox1215863.4794.5563569-629-3329-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park412516.610
51018Cleveland Indians1235865.4725.5471497-2629-3629-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium391524.385
61221New York Yankees1235667.4557.5541609-6826-3930-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bucky DentBob QuinnYankee Stadium I381820.474
71426Detroit Tigers1234677.37417.5464598-13418-4128-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium391326.333
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111California Angels1217348.603--53041811230-2543-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium411823.439
222Oakland Athletics1237449.602--5144427231-2743-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum392514.641
335Kansas City Royals1226953.5664.55264854130-3539-18W5T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium402317.575
4410Texas Rangers1216457.5299.0531539-831-3333-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium411922.463
5814Minnesota Twins1226062.49213.55765532329-3531-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome402020.500
61119Seattle Mariners1225765.46716.5558566-824-3333-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome401624.400
71322Chicago White Sox1235271.42322.0527609-8224-3628-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park381721.447
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago Cubs1237152.577--5184566237-2734-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field392217.564
236New York Mets1226854.5572.55154397624-3444-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium401921.475
357Montreal Expos1236855.5533.05024693330-2938-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium391326.333
469St. Louis Cardinals1236657.5375.04804562429-3136-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II392019.513
51024Philadelphia Phillies1235172.41520.0491565-7421-3929-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium391623.410
61123Pittsburgh Pirates1235172.41520.0471521-5026-3925-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium392316.590
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124San Francisco Giants1237053.569--5394469331-3339-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park392217.564
248Houston Astros1236855.5532.0504510-631-2737-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome391821.462
3715San Diego Padres1236063.48810.0443491-4830-3430-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium392910.744
4817Cincinnati Reds1235865.47212.0478517-3927-3231-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium391722.436
5920Los Angeles Dodgers1235766.46313.0426422426-3831-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium372017.541
61225Atlanta Braves1245074.40320.5436511-7523-4027-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium361323.361