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Friday August 25,1989This 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 1989-08-25

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers2Boston Red Sox4BoxMike SmithsonDoyle AlexanderRob Murphy
Detroit Tigers3Boston Red Sox11BoxDennis LampKevin Ritz(none)
Chicago White Sox5Cleveland Indians4BoxRichard DotsonJesse OroscoBobby Thigpen
Oakland Athletics1Kansas City Royals3BoxMark GubiczaMike MooreJeff Montgomery
Seattle Mariners1Minnesota Twins2BoxMike DyerRandy JohnsonJeff Reardon
Baltimore Orioles3New York Yankees1BoxJeff BallardClay ParkerGregg Olson
California Angels4Texas Rangers1BoxKirk McCaskillBobby WittGreg Minton
Milwaukee Brewers1Toronto Blue Jays3BoxJimmy KeyJeff PeterekTom Henke
Atlanta Braves3Chicago Cubs4BoxMitch WilliamsMark Eichhorn(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates12Cincinnati Reds3BoxJeff RobinsonRick Mahler(none)
St. Louis Cardinals7Houston Astros4BoxJose DeLeonMike Scott(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxTerry MulhollandRamon MartinezJeff Parrett
New York Mets3San Diego Padres5BoxGreg HarrisRandy Myers(none)
Montreal Expos12San Francisco Giants2BoxDennis MartinezKelly Downs(none)

Standings as of 1989-08-25

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Baltimore Orioles1296960.535--5795433630-3239-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium331815.545
2612Toronto Blue Jays1286761.5231.55885286034-3133-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium342212.647
3714Milwaukee Brewers1306565.5004.55535411227-3738-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium321616.500
4916Boston Red Sox1276265.4886.0593590331-3531-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park352114.600
51017Cleveland Indians1286167.4777.5488510-2229-3732-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium341222.353
61221New York Yankees1305872.44611.5565641-7626-4032-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bucky DentBob QuinnYankee Stadium I311615.516
71426Detroit Tigers1304783.36222.5486650-16418-4629-37L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium321220.375
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1297851.605--5354567934-2944-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum332112.636
222California Angels1277651.5981.054843311532-2844-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium351520.429
333Kansas City Royals1287454.5783.55485034531-3543-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium341816.529
4511Texas Rangers1266660.52410.5549553-432-3334-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium361719.472
5815Minnesota Twins1276364.49614.05945801429-3634-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome351718.486
61120Seattle Mariners1275770.44920.0570586-1624-3733-33L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome351619.457
71323Chicago White Sox1285474.42223.5554636-8226-3828-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park331518.455
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Chicago Cubs1287256.563--5384885037-2835-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field342113.618
336St. Louis Cardinals1287058.5472.05094703933-3236-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II341618.471
247Montreal Expos1287058.5472.05214853631-2939-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium341123.324
458New York Mets1276958.5432.55264606624-3545-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium351817.514
51022Pittsburgh Pirates1285672.43816.0503534-3128-3928-33W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium341816.529
61124Philadelphia Phillies1285375.41419.0505589-8422-3930-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium341420.412
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114San Francisco Giants1287355.570--5574649334-3439-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park341915.559
269Houston Astros1286959.5394.0520534-1431-3038-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome341717.500
3713San Diego Padres1286464.5009.0470505-3533-3531-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium34259.735
4818Cincinnati Reds1286167.47712.0503549-4630-3231-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium341420.412
5919Los Angeles Dodgers1286068.46913.0442434829-3931-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium321715.531
61225Atlanta Braves1295178.39522.5454536-8223-4128-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium311219.387


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Pedro BorbonP21.284Signed as Free Agent by Braves. 
Gregg ZaunC18.133signed