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Games on 1989-08-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays2Baltimore Orioles7BoxPete HarnischDave StiebMark Thurmond
Cleveland Indians0California Angels1BoxKirk McCaskillBuddy Black(none)
Texas Rangers7Chicago White Sox1BoxCharlie HoughSteve Rosenberg(none)
New York Yankees6Detroit Tigers7BoxEd NunezEric PlunkMike Henneman
Boston Red Sox3Milwaukee Brewers6BoxJaime NavarroMike SmithsonTony Fossas
Minnesota Twins0Oakland Athletics5BoxMike MooreAllan Anderson(none)
Kansas City Royals5Seattle Mariners4BoxSteve CrawfordBrian HolmanJeff Montgomery
Pittsburgh Pirates7Atlanta Braves6BoxRick ReedPete SmithBill Landrum
St. Louis Cardinals8Cincinnati Reds1BoxJose DeLeonTim Leary(none)
Chicago Cubs4Houston Astros8BoxDanny DarwinLes Lancaster(none)
San Diego Padres5Montreal Expos2BoxEd WhitsonBryn SmithMark Davis
Los Angeles Dodgers5New York Mets4BoxAlejandro PenaDon AaseJay Howell
San Francisco Giants5Philadelphia Phillies2BoxJeff BrantleyRoger McDowell(none)

Standings as of 1989-08-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Baltimore Orioles1236459.520--5545322228-3136-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium392316.590
2612Milwaukee Brewers1266561.5160.55495262327-3338-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium361620.444
3713Toronto Blue Jays1246361.5081.55605184234-3129-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium382612.684
4916Boston Red Sox1225864.4755.5566575-929-3429-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park402515.625
51019Cleveland Indians1245866.4686.5471498-2729-3729-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium381523.395
61221New York Yankees1245668.4528.5547616-6926-4030-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bucky DentBob QuinnYankee Stadium I371819.486
71426Detroit Tigers1244777.37917.5471604-13318-4129-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium381226.316
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111California Angels1227448.607--53141811330-2544-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium401723.425
222Oakland Athletics1247549.605--5194427731-2744-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum382414.632
335Kansas City Royals1237053.5694.55314894231-3539-18W6T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium392217.564
4410Texas Rangers1226557.5339.0538540-232-3333-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium401822.450
5815Minnesota Twins1236063.48814.55765581829-3631-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome392019.513
61120Seattle Mariners1235766.46317.5562571-924-3333-33L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome391623.410
71322Chicago White Sox1245272.41923.0528616-8824-3628-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park371720.459
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Chicago Cubs1247153.573--5224645837-2834-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field382216.579
247New York Mets1236855.5532.55194447524-3444-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium391920.487
358Montreal Expos1246856.5483.05044743030-2938-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium381325.342
469St. Louis Cardinals1246757.5404.04884573130-3136-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II381919.500
51023Pittsburgh Pirates1245272.41919.0478527-4927-3925-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium382216.579
61124Philadelphia Phillies1245173.41120.0493570-7721-3929-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium381622.421
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Francisco Giants1247153.573--5444489632-3339-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park382117.553
236Houston Astros1246955.5562.0512514-231-2738-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome381721.447
3714San Diego Padres1246163.49210.0448493-4531-3430-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium382810.737
4917Cincinnati Reds1245866.46813.0479525-4627-3231-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium381721.447
5818Los Angeles Dodgers1245866.46813.0431426527-3831-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium361917.528
61225Atlanta Braves1255075.40021.5442518-7623-4027-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium351322.371