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Games on 1991-05-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins3Boston Red Sox8BoxRoger ClemensJack Morris(none)
New York Yankees10California Angels5BoxScott SandersonKirk McCaskill(none)
Milwaukee Brewers1Chicago White Sox2BoxJack McDowellJaime Navarro(none)
Kansas City Royals3Detroit Tigers7BoxFrank TananaStorm Davis(none)
Baltimore Orioles3Oakland Athletics9BoxCurt YoungMike Flanagan(none)
Cleveland Indians2Seattle Mariners6BoxBrian HolmanCharles NagyBill Swift
Texas Rangers2Toronto Blue Jays4BoxTodd StottlemyreNolan RyanDuane Ward
St. Louis Cardinals1Atlanta Braves17BoxTom GlavineKen Hill(none)
Chicago Cubs2Houston Astros4BoxPete HarnischShawn BoskieCurt Schilling
San Francisco Giants4Montreal Expos5BoxBarry JonesFrancisco OliverasTim Burke
Los Angeles Dodgers3New York Mets1BoxRamon MartinezDoug SimonsJay Howell
Cincinnati Reds2Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxZane SmithNorm Charlton(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5San Diego Padres2BoxDanny CoxAndy BenesRoger McDowell

Standings as of 1991-05-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1991 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Boston Red Sox24159.625--9370238-47-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1386969.500
234Detroit Tigers251510.6000.5135104317-58-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldTiger Stadium1376968.504
346Toronto Blue Jays281612.5711.0118105137-89-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSkyDome1347559.560
4813Milwaukee Brewers261313.5003.012011735-68-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1367066.515
51121Cleveland Indians231013.4354.59784139-81-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1394792.338
61223Baltimore Orioles25916.3606.591126-356-93-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium1375879.423
71426New York Yankees24816.3337.0110124-145-123-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stump MerrillGene MichaelYankee Stadium I1386375.457
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1991 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics26179.654--134124104-613-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1366769.493
257Chicago White Sox231310.5652.593112-196-37-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron SchuelerComiskey Park II1397465.532
3610Seattle Mariners281513.5363.0110112-24-911-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1346866.507
4714Texas Rangers221111.5004.0929117-54-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1407466.529
6917California Angels271314.4814.5109112-35-48-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienAnaheim Stadium1356867.504
51018Minnesota Twins271314.4814.511311215-108-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1358253.607
71324Kansas City Royals26917.3468.089111-223-76-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonRoyals Stadium1367363.537
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1991 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates27189.667--12897317-411-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium1358055.593
225New York Mets261511.5772.510391125-410-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1356273.459
3511St. Louis Cardinals271413.5194.0101113-125-99-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreDal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1357065.519
4816Chicago Cubs281414.5004.512111566-118-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field1326369.477
61020Philadelphia Phillies271215.4446.0112120-83-99-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1356669.489
5919Montreal Expos271215.4446.095105-103-79-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium1345975.440
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1991 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138San Diego Padres271512.556--110121-119-66-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Greg RiddochJoe McIlvaineJack Murphy Stadium1356966.511
249Atlanta Braves241311.5420.512183387-46-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1388157.587
4612Los Angeles Dodgers261313.5001.510994159-74-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1368056.588
3715Cincinnati Reds261313.5001.58293-115-78-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnRiverfront Stadium1366175.449
51122Houston Astros261115.4233.580109-295-96-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1365482.397
61225San Francisco Giants27918.3336.0110131-214-145-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1356669.489


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tom FilerP34.158Signed as Free Agent by Cubs. 
Nikco RiesgoRF24.117Returned to Phillies.