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Tuesday August 29,1989This date in baseball
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Games on 1989-08-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels4Boston Red Sox8BoxDennis LampBert Blyleven(none)
California Angels5Boston Red Sox13BoxBob StanleyDan Petry(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Cleveland Indians3BoxDoug JonesPete Harnisch(none)
Detroit Tigers8Kansas City Royals12BoxSteve CrawfordSteve Searcy(none)
Seattle Mariners5Milwaukee Brewers3BoxErik HansonJaime NavarroMike Schooler
Texas Rangers4Minnesota Twins2BoxDrew HallRick AguileraJeff Russell
Oakland Athletics19New York Yankees5BoxStorm DavisChuck Cary(none)
Chicago White Sox2Toronto Blue Jays3BoxMike FlanaganDonn PallTom Henke
Houston Astros9Chicago Cubs10BoxPaul AssenmacherDave Smith(none)
New York Mets2Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxDavid ConeJohn Wetteland(none)
Atlanta Braves4Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxDoug DrabekTom GlavineBill Landrum
Montreal Expos1San Diego Padres2BoxMark GrantRich Thompson(none)
Philadelphia Phillies6San Francisco Giants1BoxBruce RuffinDon RobinsonRoger McDowell
Cincinnati Reds2St. Louis Cardinals4BoxJoe MagraneTim Leary(none)

Standings as of 1989-08-29

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Baltimore Orioles1327161.538--5945553932-3339-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium301614.533
2511Toronto Blue Jays1327062.5301.06055426334-3136-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium301911.633
3714Boston Red Sox1326765.5084.06326052731-3536-30W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park301614.533
4916Milwaukee Brewers1346668.4936.0568560828-3938-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium281513.536
51018Cleveland Indians1316269.4738.5497524-2729-3733-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium311120.355
61221New York Yankees1345876.43314.0582681-9926-4032-36L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bucky DentBob QuinnYankee Stadium I271611.593
71426Detroit Tigers1344787.35125.0500680-18018-5029-37L10T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium281216.429
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1338152.609--56746610137-3044-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum291811.621
222California Angels1317754.5883.056446110333-3144-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium311417.452
333Kansas City Royals1317655.5804.05625174531-3545-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium311615.516
4612Texas Rangers1296861.52711.0560562-233-3335-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium331518.455
5815Minnesota Twins1316665.50414.06105931729-3637-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome311417.452
61120Seattle Mariners1315873.44322.0584603-1925-4033-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome311516.484
71323Chicago White Sox1315675.42724.0569645-7628-3928-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park301317.433
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Chicago Cubs1327557.568--5605055537-2838-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field301812.600
236St. Louis Cardinals1327359.5532.05244834134-3338-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II301317.433
347New York Mets1317160.5423.55404835726-3745-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium311615.516
458Montreal Expos1327161.5384.05355072832-3239-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium301020.333
51022Pittsburgh Pirates1325775.43218.0514550-3628-4129-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium301713.567
61124Philadelphia Phillies1325577.41720.0521603-8224-4130-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium301218.400
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125San Francisco Giants1327458.561--5704888234-3440-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park301812.600
2610Houston Astros1327062.5304.0539558-1931-3239-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome301614.533
3713San Diego Padres1326864.5156.0503521-1833-3535-29W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium30219.700
4817Cincinnati Reds1326369.47711.0514560-4630-3433-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium301218.400
5919Los Angeles Dodgers1326270.47012.04554381729-3933-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium281513.536
61225Atlanta Braves1335380.39821.5470549-7925-4328-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium271017.370

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mike Blowers3B24.127Traded by Expos to Yankees for John Candelaria. 
John CandelariaP35.296Traded by Yankees to Expos for Mike Blowers.