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Games on 1989-08-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels2Boston Red Sox5BoxRoger ClemensKirk McCaskill(none)
Baltimore Orioles0Cleveland Indians11BoxJohn FarrellDave Johnson(none)
Detroit Tigers0Kansas City Royals3BoxBret SaberhagenKevin RitzJeff Montgomery
Seattle Mariners1Milwaukee Brewers6BoxMark KnudsonBrian Holman(none)
Texas Rangers6Minnesota Twins8BoxDavid WestBobby WittJeff Reardon
Chicago White Sox1Toronto Blue Jays5BoxDave StiebSteve Rosenberg(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1San Diego Padres5BoxDennis RasmussenDon CarmanMark Grant

Standings as of 1989-08-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Baltimore Orioles1347262.537--6015703133-3439-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium281513.536
2410Toronto Blue Jays1347262.537--6125446834-3138-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium281711.607
3815Boston Red Sox1346866.5074.06376112631-3537-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park281513.536
4916Milwaukee Brewers1366769.4936.0577568928-3939-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium261412.538
51018Cleveland Indians1336370.4748.5512531-1929-3734-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium291019.345
61221New York Yankees1355976.43713.5590686-9626-4033-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bucky DentBob QuinnYankee Stadium I261511.577
71426Detroit Tigers1364789.34626.0501689-18818-5229-37L12T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium261214.462
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1348153.604--5724749837-3144-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum281810.643
233Kansas City Royals1337855.5862.55715185331-3547-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium291415.483
322California Angels1337855.5862.557046610434-3244-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium291316.448
4612Texas Rangers1316863.51911.5569577-833-3535-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium311516.484
5714Minnesota Twins1336865.51112.56256022329-3639-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome291217.414
61120Seattle Mariners1335974.44421.5592612-2026-4133-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome291415.483
71323Chicago White Sox1335677.42124.5571652-8128-4128-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park281315.464
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Chicago Cubs1337558.564--5645135137-2838-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field291811.621
236St. Louis Cardinals1337360.5492.05244853934-3338-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II291316.448
347New York Mets1327260.5452.55494866327-3745-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium301515.500
458Montreal Expos1337261.5413.05405083233-3239-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium29920.310
51022Pittsburgh Pirates1335875.43617.0521555-3428-4130-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium291613.552
61124Philadelphia Phillies1345579.41020.5524611-8724-4330-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium281216.429
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124San Francisco Giants1337558.564--5734908334-3441-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park291712.586
2611Houston Astros1337162.5344.0547562-1532-3239-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome291514.517
3713San Diego Padres1346965.5156.5509527-1833-3536-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium28208.714
4817Cincinnati Reds1336469.48111.0516560-4431-3433-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium291118.379
5919Los Angeles Dodgers1336271.46613.04584471129-3933-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium271512.556
61225Atlanta Braves1345381.39622.5475556-8125-4428-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium261016.385