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Games on 1990-05-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles0California Angels6BoxChuck FinleyJeff Ballard(none)
Detroit Tigers5Milwaukee Brewers7BoxPaul MirabellaFrank TananaDan Plesac
Cleveland Indians5Minnesota Twins6BoxJuan BerenguerSteve OlinRick Aguilera
New York Yankees0Oakland Athletics5BoxScott SandersonGreg CadaretGene Nelson
Boston Red Sox1Seattle Mariners2BoxBill SwiftWes Gardner(none)
Kansas City Royals10Texas Rangers5BoxMark GubiczaNolan Ryan(none)
Chicago White Sox4Toronto Blue Jays1BoxGreg HibbardJohn CeruttiBobby Thigpen
Atlanta Braves8Chicago Cubs10BoxBill LongDwayne Henry(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Houston Astros3BoxDave SmithDickie Noles(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1Montreal Expos9BoxBill SampenTim BelcherDrew Hall
San Francisco Giants1New York Mets4BoxSid FernandezRick ReuschelJohn Franco
San Diego Padres2Pittsburgh Pirates10BoxWalt TerrellEric Show(none)

Standings as of 1990-05-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1990 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Milwaukee Brewers24168.667--13689479-47-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1385880.420
246Toronto Blue Jays281612.5712.0135117184-612-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSkyDome1347064.522
359Boston Red Sox261412.5383.0106112-64-710-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1367462.544
4714Cleveland Indians261313.5004.011611424-99-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1366472.471
51020Baltimore Orioles271116.4076.5103126-235-86-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium1346569.485
61221New York Yankees251015.4006.588110-224-76-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bucky DentHardy PetersonYankee Stadium I1375780.416
71426Detroit Tigers28919.3219.0118157-394-115-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1347064.522
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1990 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics26206.769--123834012-28-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1368353.610
235Chicago White Sox23149.6094.510083175-69-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1398059.576
3610Minnesota Twins251312.5206.5127101269-94-3W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1376176.445
4813Texas Rangers261313.5007.0121127-66-97-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1367066.515
5915Seattle Mariners281315.4648.0119134-158-85-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1346470.478
61119California Angels271116.4079.598114-165-86-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1356966.511
71323Kansas City Royals25916.36010.5101124-233-66-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1366670.485
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1990 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Pittsburgh Pirates26188.692--122784412-46-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium1367759.566
237Montreal Expos271512.5563.5979166-69-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium1357065.519
348Philadelphia Phillies261412.5384.010810538-76-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1366373.463
4512New York Mets271413.5194.511110653-611-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1357758.570
5716Chicago Cubs261214.4626.0107125-188-64-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field1366571.478
61022St. Louis Cardinals261016.3858.093109-167-73-9L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1366076.441
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1990 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds23185.783--121715012-26-3W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnRiverfront Stadium1397366.525
2611Los Angeles Dodgers271413.5196.0100105-56-68-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1357263.533
3817San Diego Padres261214.4627.511410775-67-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1366373.463
4918Houston Astros271215.4448.0104115-116-76-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1356372.467
61124San Francisco Giants27918.33311.0117141-247-72-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1357659.563
51225Atlanta Braves24816.33310.589130-414-84-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1385781.413


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Andy AllansonC28.137Released by Rangers. 
Mike FlanaganP38.144Released by Blue Jays. 
John RussellC-OF29.123Signed as Free Agent by Rangers.