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Tuesday August 31,1993This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1993-08-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers8Boston Red Sox1BoxKenny RogersRoger Clemens(none)
Baltimore Orioles8California Angels2BoxMike MussinaPhil Leftwich(none)
Kansas City Royals6Milwaukee Brewers5BoxGreg CadaretAngel MirandaJeff Montgomery
Cleveland Indians4Minnesota Twins5BoxBrett MerrimanJason Grimsley(none)
Chicago White Sox11New York Yankees3BoxWilson AlvarezSterling Hitchcock(none)
Toronto Blue Jays3Oakland Athletics2BoxDanny CoxDennis EckersleyDuane Ward
Detroit Tigers4Seattle Mariners5BoxJeff NelsonMike HennemanTed Power
San Francisco Giants2Atlanta Braves8BoxGreg MadduxBill Swift(none)
Philadelphia Phillies7Chicago Cubs0BoxBen RiveraMike Morgan(none)
Montreal Expos14Colorado Rockies3BoxGil HerediaGreg Harris(none)
San Diego Padres1Florida Marlins2BoxCharlie HoughTim WorrellBryan Harvey
Houston Astros10New York Mets2BoxPete HarnischDwight Gooden(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxJoel JohnstonKevin Gross(none)
Cincinnati Reds6St. Louis Cardinals7BoxRob MurphyRob Dibble(none)

Standings as of 1993-08-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1993 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Toronto Blue Jays1347757.575--6906286236-2941-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSkyDome281810.643
236New York Yankees1337558.5641.56856196632-3443-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterGene MichaelYankee Stadium I291316.448
349Baltimore Orioles1327062.5306.06326092329-3841-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Oriole Park at Camden Yards301515.500
4510Detroit Tigers1347163.5306.07636778632-3539-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry WalkerTiger Stadium281414.500
5611Boston Red Sox1316962.5276.55435232030-3739-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park311120.355
61019Cleveland Indians1326270.47014.0648665-1723-4439-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartCleveland Stadium301416.467
71323Milwaukee Brewers1345777.42520.0607650-4323-4334-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium281216.429
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1993 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Chicago White Sox1317457.565--6455667935-2839-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron SchuelerComiskey Park II312011.645
2713Kansas City Royals1336964.5196.0558571-1333-3336-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium291514.517
3814Texas Rangers1326864.5156.56976237431-3738-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium301812.600
4916Seattle Mariners1316566.4969.0590617-2727-3838-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome311714.548
51121California Angels1316071.45814.0554621-6723-4236-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienAnaheim Stadium311120.355
61222Minnesota Twins1315675.42718.0555665-11028-4128-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome311516.484
71425Oakland Athletics1315279.39722.0567700-13319-4533-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum311615.516
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1993 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Philadelphia Phillies1328250.621--73260412836-2846-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium301515.500
247St. Louis Cardinals1327260.54510.0604600430-3442-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreDal MaxvillBusch Stadium II301515.500
358Montreal Expos1347361.54510.05935642929-3944-22W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteOlympic Stadium28217.750
4918Chicago Cubs1336568.48917.5579607-2828-3436-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesWrigley Field291910.655
51020Pittsburgh Pirates1326270.47020.0581682-10129-3833-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium301317.433
61124Florida Marlins1315576.42026.5496577-8124-4431-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium31922.290
71428New York Mets1324686.34836.0554621-6724-4122-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium301317.433
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1993 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants1318546.649--67752215541-2444-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park311813.581
222Atlanta Braves1328250.6213.560246513744-2438-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium30228.733
3612Houston Astros1326963.52316.55875147332-3237-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome301614.533
4715Los Angeles Dodgers1306664.50818.55475222531-3535-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium321517.469
5817Cincinnati Reds1346668.49320.5611611030-3936-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium28721.250
61226San Diego Padres1325280.39433.5568614-4624-4228-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanRandy SmithJack Murphy Stadium30921.300
71327Colorado Rockies1335083.37636.0584812-22824-4526-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardMile High Stadium291712.586


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Rich BatchelorP26.145Traded by Yankees to Cardinals for Lee Smith. 
Ivan CalderonLF-RF31.165Signed as Free Agent by White Sox. 
Andy CookP26.001Released by Yankees. 
Eric DavisCF-LF31.094Traded by Dodgers to Tigers for John DeSilva. 
Trot NixonRF19.142signed 
Brady RaggioP20.348On disabled list 
Lee SmithP35.270Traded by Cardinals to Yankees for Rich Batchelor.