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Thursday August 8,1991This date in baseball
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1991 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
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Games on 1991-08-08

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers6Baltimore Orioles4BoxBill WegmanBob MilackiEd Nunez
New York Yankees1Chicago White Sox4BoxAlex FernandezJeff JohnsonScott Radinsky
Detroit Tigers4Toronto Blue Jays0BoxPaul GibsonTom Henke(none)
San Francisco Giants8Atlanta Braves1BoxJohn BurkettTom Glavine(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6Cincinnati Reds4BoxMike MorganTom Browning(none)
San Diego Padres5Houston Astros3BoxAndy BenesRyan BowenCraig Lefferts
Pittsburgh Pirates3New York Mets4BoxFrank ViolaDoug DrabekJohn Franco
Chicago Cubs1Philadelphia Phillies11BoxDanny CoxDanny Jackson(none)

Standings as of 1991-08-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1991 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Toronto Blue Jays1096247.569--4353993627-2535-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSkyDome532924.547
2813Detroit Tigers1085652.5195.5549552-321-3335-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldTiger Stadium542826.519
31019Boston Red Sox1075057.46711.0444467-2322-2828-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park553421.618
41121New York Yankees1054857.45712.0461501-4023-3225-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Stump MerrillGene MichaelYankee Stadium I572334.404
51222Milwaukee Brewers1084761.43514.5499547-4821-3226-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium543618.667
61325Baltimore Orioles1074364.40218.0446540-9426-3017-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium552431.436
71426Cleveland Indians1063571.33025.5374484-11018-3817-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium562234.393
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1991 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Minnesota Twins1096544.596--5134318233-2532-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome533023.566
223Chicago White Sox1076245.5792.04994415828-2134-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron SchuelerComiskey Park II552530.455
346Oakland Athletics1096148.5604.05395192027-2634-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum532330.434
457Texas Rangers1045648.5386.55515104124-2932-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium582929.500
5611Seattle Mariners1085751.5287.54574144329-3028-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome542628.481
6712Kansas City Royals1065551.5198.55084852329-2226-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonRoyals Stadium562729.482
7914California Angels1075354.49511.04694541528-2325-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienAnaheim Stadium552827.509
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1991 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Pittsburgh Pirates1066244.585--4944138133-2429-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium563620.643
238St. Louis Cardinals1065749.5385.0448444424-2533-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreDal MaxvillBusch Stadium II562729.482
349New York Mets1075750.5335.54544292528-2329-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium542034.370
4717Chicago Cubs1075255.48610.5477505-2823-3429-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field532528.472
51020Philadelphia Phillies1074958.45813.5417445-2821-3328-25W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium552926.527
61224Montreal Expos1064462.41518.0371426-5521-3223-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium552728.491
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1991 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Dodgers1076146.570--4573768129-2832-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium553223.582
2510Atlanta Braves1065650.5284.55114615025-2331-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium563818.679
3615Cincinnati Reds1065254.4918.5449460-1123-2629-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnRiverfront Stadium562234.393
4816San Francisco Giants1075255.4869.0443436724-3328-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park552332.418
5918San Diego Padres1085256.4819.5405457-5230-2822-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Greg RiddochJoe McIlvaineJack Murphy Stadium543222.593
61123Houston Astros1074661.43015.0385459-7417-3329-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome551936.345

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Wes GardnerP30.101Released by Royals. 
Marty JanzenP18.069Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
Rick MahlerP38.003Released by Braves. 
Dave SchmidtP34.108Signed as Free Agent by Rangers. 
Jeff TabakaP27.204Signed as Free Agent by Brewers.