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Games on 1992-08-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians4California Angels3BoxRod NicholsBert BlylevenEric Plunk
Minnesota Twins5Detroit Tigers3BoxGary WayneMike HennemanRick Aguilera
Texas Rangers2Kansas City Royals5BoxChris HaneyRoger PavlikJeff Montgomery
New York Yankees1Milwaukee Brewers4BoxRicky BonesScott KamienieckiDoug Henry
Baltimore Orioles4Oakland Athletics0BoxMike MussinaKelly Downs(none)
Boston Red Sox2Seattle Mariners15BoxRandy JohnsonFrank Viola(none)
Chicago White Sox2Toronto Blue Jays9BoxTodd StottlemyreCharlie Hough(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0Chicago Cubs2BoxGreg MadduxTom Candiotti(none)
Montreal Expos8Cincinnati Reds4BoxMel RojasTom Bolton(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Houston Astros9BoxButch HenryAndy Ashby(none)
Atlanta Braves8New York Mets6BoxMark WohlersLee GuettermanMike Stanton
Atlanta Braves7New York Mets5BoxPete SmithMike BirkbeckJeff Reardon
San Diego Padres2St. Louis Cardinals6BoxBob TewksburyCraig Lefferts(none)

Standings as of 1992-08-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1992 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Toronto Blue Jays1327557.568--6245952934-3441-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSkyDome30219.700
235Baltimore Orioles1317358.5571.56035277637-2936-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Oriole Park at Camden Yards311615.516
359Milwaukee Brewers1317061.5344.55955148129-3641-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium31229.710
4815Detroit Tigers1326369.47712.0640644-433-3530-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry WalkerTiger Stadium301218.400
5918New York Yankees1326171.46214.0580606-2628-3933-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterGene MichaelYankee Stadium I301515.500
71020Cleveland Indians1316071.45814.5529603-7426-3734-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartCleveland Stadium311615.516
61119Boston Red Sox1316071.45814.5484530-4621-4239-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park311318.419
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1992 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1317952.603--6205556539-2940-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum311714.548
246Minnesota Twins1327359.5536.56205378334-3039-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome301713.567
3611Chicago White Sox1296861.52710.05735423125-3643-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron SchuelerComiskey Park II331815.545
4714Texas Rangers1346569.48515.5587628-4134-3131-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium281216.429
51221Kansas City Royals1305971.45419.5518533-1524-4435-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonRoyals Stadium321319.406
61323California Angels1325973.44720.5480556-7627-4332-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienAnaheim Stadium301317.433
71424Seattle Mariners1325577.41724.5580663-8323-4132-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome30921.300
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1992 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Pittsburgh Pirates1307456.569--5344864836-3238-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ted SimmonsThree Rivers Stadium322210.688
247Montreal Expos1307159.5463.05194695037-2834-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteOlympic Stadium321616.500
3612Chicago Cubs1306763.5157.04484381032-3635-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesWrigley Field321121.344
4713St. Louis Cardinals1296465.4969.5469474-530-3634-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreDal MaxvillBusch Stadium II331914.576
5917New York Mets1296069.46513.5479490-1126-3834-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al HarazinShea Stadium331221.364
61125Philadelphia Phillies1295376.41120.5553589-3622-4031-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium331716.515
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1992 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1297752.597--5354696638-2839-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium332112.636
238Cincinnati Reds1307159.5466.55375033430-3941-20L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnRiverfront Stadium321913.594
3510San Diego Padres1306961.5318.5520518229-3340-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Greg RiddochJoe McIlvaineJack Murphy Stadium321319.406
4816Houston Astros1316170.46617.0489536-4725-4136-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome312011.645
51022San Francisco Giants1305971.45418.5467514-4723-3836-33L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park321319.406
61226Los Angeles Dodgers1315378.40525.0448512-6419-4334-35L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium311021.323


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jose CansecoRF-LF28.060Traded by Athletics to Rangers for Bobby Witt, Jeff Russell, Ruben Sierra and Cash. 
Will CunnaneP18.129Signed as nondrafted free agent by Marlins 
Jose DeLeonP31.254Released by Cardinals. 
Shawn HillegasP28.010Signed as Free Agent by Athletics. 
Bill KruegerP34.129Traded by Twins to Expos for Darren Reed. 
Craig LeffertsP34.336Traded by Padres to Orioles for Ricky Gutierrez and Erik Schullstrom. 
Darren ReedRF-LF26.319Traded by Expos to Twins for Bill Krueger. 
Jeff RussellP30.363Traded by Rangers with Bobby Witt, Ruben Sierra and Cash to Athletics for Jose Canseco. 
Erik SchullstromP23.159Traded by Orioles with Ricky Gutierrez to Padres for Craig Lefferts. 
Ruben SierraRF26.329Traded by Rangers with Bobby Witt, Jeff Russell and Cash to Athletics for Jose Canseco. 
Bobby WittP28.112Traded by Rangers with Jeff Russell, Ruben Sierra and Cash to Athletics for Jose Canseco.