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Games on 1993-08-31

Top1993 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALTexas Rangers8Boston Red Sox1Boxscore - PBP930,4552:48Kenny RogersRoger ClemensKenny Rogers (14-7)Roger Clemens (10-11)-Kevin KennedyButch HobsonFenway Park
ALBaltimore Orioles8California Angels2Boxscore - PBP918,3282:58Mike MussinaPhil LeftwichMike Mussina (13-5)Phil Leftwich (1-4)-Johnny OatesBuck RodgersAngel Stadium of
ALKansas City Royals6Milwaukee Brewers5Boxscore - PBP914,7232:36Mike MagnanteAngel MirandaGreg Cadaret (3-1)Angel Miranda (3-4)Jeff Montgomery (41)Hal McRaePhil GarnerCounty Stadium
ALCleveland Indians4Minnesota Twins5Boxscore - PBP2217,9686:17Jose MesaWillie BanksBrett Merriman (1-0)Jason Grimsley (1-2)-Mike HargroveTom KellyHubert H. Humphre
ALChicago White Sox11New York Yankees3Boxscore - PBP937,5113:03Wilson AlvarezSterling HitchcockWilson Alvarez (10-8)Sterling Hitchcock (1-1)-Gene LamontBuck ShowalterYankee Stadium I
ALToronto Blue Jays3Oakland Athletics2Boxscore - PBP1021,3343:18Dave StewartBobby WittDanny Cox (7-6)Dennis Eckersley (2-2)Duane Ward (38)Cito GastonTony LaRussaOakland-Alameda C
ALDetroit Tigers4Seattle Mariners5Boxscore - PBP915,2033:13David WellsRandy JohnsonJeff Nelson (5-3)Mike Henneman (3-3)Ted Power (8)Sparky AndersonLou PiniellaThe Kingdome
NLSan Francisco Giants2Atlanta Braves8Boxscore - PBP946,4932:29Bill SwiftGreg MadduxGreg Maddux (16-9)Bill Swift (17-7)-Dusty BakerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLPhiladelphia Phillies7Chicago Cubs0Boxscore - PBP919,9612:31Ben RiveraMike MorganBen Rivera (12-7)Mike Morgan (8-13)-Jim FregosiJim LefebvreWrigley Field
NLMontreal Expos14Colorado Rockies3Boxscore - PBP946,2882:52Gil HerediaGreg HarrisGil Heredia (3-2)Greg Harris (11-14)-Felipe AlouDon BaylorMile High Stadium
NLSan Diego Padres1Florida Marlins2Boxscore - PBP924,5992:10Tim WorrellCharlie HoughCharlie Hough (8-14)Tim Worrell (1-4)Bryan Harvey (39)Jim RigglemanRene LachemannSun Life Stadium
NLHouston Astros10New York Mets2Boxscore - PBP918,2112:41Pete HarnischDwight GoodenPete Harnisch (12-8)Dwight Gooden (12-15)-Art HoweDallas GreenShea Stadium
NLLos Angeles Dodgers2Pittsburgh Pirates6Boxscore - PBP916,2912:37Kevin GrossPaul WagnerJoel Johnston (2-2)Kevin Gross (9-12)-Tom LasordaJim LeylandThree Rivers Stad
NLCincinnati Reds6St. Louis Cardinals7Boxscore - PBP924,8362:55Larry LuebbersTom UrbaniRob Murphy (3-5)Rob Dibble (1-2)-Davey JohnsonJoe TorreBusch Stadium II
14 Games on this date

Standings as of 1993-08-31.

TopRecord 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.