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Games on 1989-09-20

Top1989 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALDetroit Tigers2Baltimore Orioles9Boxscore - PBP930,6443:29Frank TananaJeff BallardJeff Ballard (18-7)Frank Tanana (9-14)-Sparky AndersonFrank RobinsonMemorial Stadium
ALOakland Athletics8Cleveland Indians6Boxscore - PBP96,1863:05Storm DavisGreg SwindellStorm Davis (18-7)Greg Swindell (13-6)Dennis Eckersley (30)Tony LaRussaJohn HartCleveland Stadium
ALChicago White Sox7Kansas City Royals2Boxscore - PBP921,3202:56Melido PerezMark GubiczaMelido Perez (11-13)Mark Gubicza (15-11)-Jeff TorborgJohn WathanKauffman Stadium
ALCalifornia Angels9Minnesota Twins1Boxscore - PBP915,6942:50Jim AbbottMark GuthrieJim Abbott (12-11)Mark Guthrie (2-2)-Doug RaderTom KellyHubert H. Humphre
ALSeattle Mariners2Texas Rangers3Boxscore - PBP910,6842:54Erik HansonMike JeffcoatMike Jeffcoat (9-5)Keith Comstock (1-2)Jeff Russell (36)Jim LefebvreBobby ValentineArlington Stadium
ALBoston Red Sox10Toronto Blue Jays3Boxscore - PBP949,5713:06Roger ClemensJimmy KeyRoger Clemens (16-10)Jimmy Key (12-14)-Joe MorganCito GastonRogers Centre
NLHouston Astros7Atlanta Braves6Boxscore - PBP142,7944:06Rick RhodenRusty RichardsLarry Andersen (4-4)Joe Boever (4-11)Brian Meyer (1)Art HoweRuss NixonAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLPhiladelphia Phillies9Chicago Cubs8Boxscore - PBP921,6203:49Pat CombsRick SutcliffeDon Carman (5-15)Les Lancaster (3-2)Roger McDowell (19)Nick LeyvaDon ZimmerWrigley Field
NLSan Diego Padres3Cincinnati Reds1Boxscore - PBP1011,8522:52Ed WhitsonTim LearyGreg Harris (7-8)Norm Charlton (6-3)Mark Davis (41)Jack McKeonTommy HelmsCinergy Field
NLMontreal Expos1Pittsburgh Pirates9Boxscore - PBP911,9262:30Kevin GrossNeal HeatonNeal Heaton (5-7)Kevin Gross (11-12)-Buck RodgersJim LeylandThree Rivers Stad
NLLos Angeles Dodgers7San Francisco Giants8Boxscore - PBP921,4202:50John WettelandBob KnepperTrevor Wilson (2-3)Mike Hartley (0-1)-Tom LasordaRoger Craig3Com Park at Cand
NLLos Angeles Dodgers7San Francisco Giants8Boxscore - PBP921,4202:50John WettelandBob KnepperTrevor Wilson (2-3)Mike Hartley (0-1)-Tom LasordaRoger CraigCandlestick Park
NLNew York Mets3St. Louis Cardinals5Boxscore - PBP935,8843:09David ConeKen HillFrank DiPino (8-0)David Cone (13-8)Ken Dayley (12)Davey JohnsonWhitey HerzogBusch Stadium II
13 Games on this date

Standings as of 1989-09-20.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Toronto Blue Jays1538469.549--6966207640-3544-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium954.556
259Baltimore Orioles1538370.5421.06716561537-3846-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium945.444
3714Milwaukee Brewers1507674.5076.56506272334-4142-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1257.417
4916Boston Red Sox1527577.4938.57166991734-4441-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1082.800
51020New York Yankees1506882.45314.5654736-8230-4438-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bucky DentBob QuinnYankee Stadium I1165.545
61121Cleveland Indians1526785.44116.5572621-4930-4537-40L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1064.600
71426Detroit Tigers1535796.37327.0594767-17320-5837-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium927.222
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1519160.603--66854412442-3549-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1183.727
222California Angels1528963.5862.564753611139-3850-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1028.200
334Kansas City Royals1528765.5724.56536084534-4153-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1055.500
4612Texas Rangers1517873.51713.0656669-1335-3943-34W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1156.455
5815Minnesota Twins1527676.50015.5702695732-4344-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1046.400
61222Seattle Mariners1516685.43725.0651692-4130-4636-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1174.636
71323Chicago White Sox1526587.42826.5654714-6033-4532-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park945.444
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Chicago Cubs1528567.559--6535965741-3444-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field1082.800
248St. Louis Cardinals1548470.5452.06015703140-3842-34W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II826.250
3611New York Mets1517972.5235.56225665631-4548-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1183.727
4713Montreal Expos1527874.5137.05985782035-3943-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium1037.300
5918Pittsburgh Pirates1537182.46414.5610633-2335-4536-37W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium936.333
61124Philadelphia Phillies1536390.41222.5601698-9727-4835-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium945.444
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants1528864.579--6665679938-3750-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1046.400
237San Diego Padres1528369.5465.0599596340-3743-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1064.600
3510Houston Astros1528270.5396.0617634-1736-3746-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1046.400
4817Los Angeles Dodgers1527280.47416.05375191832-4540-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium853.625
51019Cincinnati Reds1527082.46118.0590645-5533-4237-40L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium1055.500
61225Atlanta Braves1535994.38629.5554646-9228-5131-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium743.571