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Saturday August 26,1989This 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 1989-08-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers2Boston Red Sox5BoxRoger ClemensFrank TananaLee Smith
Chicago White Sox4Cleveland Indians3BoxSteve RosenbergBuddy BlackBobby Thigpen
Oakland Athletics0Kansas City Royals2BoxBret SaberhagenCurt Young(none)
Seattle Mariners0Minnesota Twins1BoxDavid WestBrian HolmanJeff Reardon
Baltimore Orioles6New York Yankees4BoxDave JohnsonWalt TerrellGregg Olson
California Angels2Texas Rangers3BoxCharlie HoughTerry ClarkJeff Russell
Milwaukee Brewers0Toronto Blue Jays7BoxDave StiebTeddy Higuera(none)
Atlanta Braves5Chicago Cubs3BoxSergio ValdezRick SutcliffeJoe Boever
Pittsburgh Pirates4Cincinnati Reds6BoxRon RobinsonRick ReedJohn Franco
St. Louis Cardinals5Houston Astros3BoxKen HillRick RhodenTodd Worrell
Philadelphia Phillies0Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxTim BelcherDennis Cook(none)
New York Mets4San Diego Padres9BoxDennis RasmussenRon DarlingGreg Harris
Montreal Expos3San Francisco Giants8BoxScott GarreltsMark Langston(none)

Standings as of 1989-08-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Baltimore Orioles1307060.538--5855473831-3239-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium321715.531
2612Toronto Blue Jays1296861.5271.55955286734-3134-30W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium332112.636
3815Milwaukee Brewers1316566.4965.5553548527-3838-28L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium311615.516
4916Boston Red Sox1286365.4926.0598592631-3532-30W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park342014.588
51019Cleveland Indians1296168.4738.5491514-2329-3732-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium331221.364
61221New York Yankees1315873.44312.5569647-7826-4032-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bucky DentBob QuinnYankee Stadium I301614.533
71426Detroit Tigers1314784.35923.5488655-16718-4729-37L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium311219.387
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1307852.600--5354587734-3044-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum322111.656
222California Angels1287652.5941.055043611432-2944-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium341519.441
333Kansas City Royals1297554.5812.55505034731-3544-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium331716.515
4511Texas Rangers1276760.5289.5552555-332-3335-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium351619.457
5714Minnesota Twins1286464.50013.05955801529-3635-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome341618.471
61120Seattle Mariners1285771.44520.0570587-1724-3833-33L10T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome341618.471
71323Chicago White Sox1295574.42622.5558639-8127-3828-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park321418.438
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Chicago Cubs1297257.558--5414934837-2835-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field332112.636
236St. Louis Cardinals1297158.5501.05144734134-3236-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II331518.455
347Montreal Expos1297059.5432.05244933131-3039-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium331122.333
458New York Mets1286959.5392.55304696124-3645-23L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium341816.529
51022Pittsburgh Pirates1295673.43416.0507540-3328-4028-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium331815.545
61124Philadelphia Phillies1295376.41119.0505593-8822-4030-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium331419.424
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114San Francisco Giants1297455.574--5654679834-3440-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park331815.545
2610Houston Astros1296960.5355.0523539-1631-3038-30L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome331716.515
3713San Diego Padres1296564.5049.0479509-3033-3532-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium33249.727
4817Cincinnati Reds1296267.48112.0509553-4430-3232-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium331320.394
5918Los Angeles Dodgers1296168.47313.04464341229-3932-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium311615.516
61225Atlanta Braves1305278.40022.5459539-8024-4128-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium301119.367


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
John Olerud1B21.021signed 
Paul SpoljaricP18.336Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Blue Jays.