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Wednesday, August 2,1989

Wednesday, August 2,1989

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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1989 reg season 1989-08-02 Baltimore Orioles 9 Boston Red Sox 8 box | pbp Fenway Park Mark Williamson Eric Hetzel Mark Thurmond 34,970 3:36
1989 reg season 1989-08-02 Texas Rangers 4 Detroit Tigers 6 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Kevin Ritz Mike Jeffcoat -- 14,884 2:23
1989 reg season 1989-08-02 Cleveland Indians 1 Milwaukee Brewers 0 box | pbp County Stadium Tom Candiotti Chris Bosio Jesse Orosco 25,813 2:44
1989 reg season 1989-08-02 Minnesota Twins 6 New York Yankees 7 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Lance McCullers Gary Wayne Dave Righetti 0 2:46
1989 reg season 1989-08-02 Minnesota Twins 4 New York Yankees 3 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Jeff Reardon Eric Plunk -- 35,058 3:28
1989 reg season 1989-08-02 Chicago White Sox 0 Oakland Athletics 2 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Storm Davis Melido Perez Rick Honeycutt 25,146 2:48
1989 reg season 1989-08-02 California Angels 7 Seattle Mariners 0 box | pbp Kingdome Bert Blyleven Jerry Reed -- 11,460 2:11
1989 reg season 1989-08-02 Kansas City Royals 0 Toronto Blue Jays 8 box | pbp Rogers Centre John Cerutti Mark Gubicza -- 48,765 2:25
1989 reg season 1989-08-02 San Diego Padres 9 Atlanta Braves 7 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Bruce Hurst Mark Eichhorn Mark Davis 6,967 2:55
1989 reg season 1989-08-02 Houston Astros 2 Cincinnati Reds 5 box | pbp Cinergy Field Ron Robinson Jim Deshaies John Franco 23,490 2:46
1989 reg season 1989-08-02 San Francisco Giants 4 Los Angeles Dodgers 7 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Ramon Martinez Trevor Wilson Jay Howell 45,478 2:56
1989 reg season 1989-08-02 Chicago Cubs 0 Philadelphia Phillies 6 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Ken Howell Scott Sanderson -- 21,688 2:10
1989 reg season 1989-08-02 Montreal Expos 3 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Pascual Perez Rick Reed Tim Burke 27,645 2:26
1989 reg season 1989-08-02 New York Mets 4 St. Louis Cardinals 3 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Frank Viola Todd Worrell Randy Myers 41,438 3:05
14 record(s)
Standings on this date
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year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1989 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 106 55 51 .519 0.0 485 465 20 W1 26-30 29-21 1 5 11 Yes dnq
1989 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 104 52 52 .500 2.0 497 485 12 L1 25-27 27-25 2 6 12 -- dnq
1989 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 107 53 54 .495 2.5 489 455 34 W1 28-27 25-27 3 7 14 -- Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1989 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 106 52 54 .491 3.0 410 412 -2 W1 24-29 28-25 4 9 16 -- dnq
1989 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 107 52 55 .486 3.5 466 461 5 L1 21-30 31-25 5 10 17 -- dnq
1989 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 107 50 57 .467 5.5 471 546 -75 L1 22-31 28-26 6 12 19 -- dnq
1989 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 105 37 68 .352 17.5 395 527 -132 W1 15-37 22-31 7 14 26 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1989 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 107 65 42 .607 0.0 455 387 68 W4 25-23 40-19 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Giants)
1989 AL West California Angels franchise | log 106 64 42 .604 0.5 467 365 102 W1 27-24 37-18 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1989 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 106 58 48 .547 6.5 445 432 13 L1 23-32 35-16 3 3 7 Yes dnq
1989 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 105 57 48 .543 7.0 475 472 3 L1 26-26 31-22 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1989 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 107 53 54 .495 12.0 515 485 30 W1 25-30 28-24 5 8 13 -- dnq
1989 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 106 51 55 .481 13.5 503 496 7 L1 22-32 29-23 6 11 18 -- dnq
1989 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 107 44 63 .411 21.0 451 536 -85 L3 21-35 23-28 7 13 24 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1989 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 107 63 44 .589 0.0 454 404 50 W3 30-22 33-22 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1989 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 107 60 47 .561 3.0 437 394 43 L1 31-24 29-23 2 4 6 Yes Lost NLCS (Giants)
1989 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 104 55 49 .529 6.5 403 387 16 L2 25-24 29-26 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1989 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 105 55 50 .524 7.0 442 399 43 W2 22-32 33-18 4 6 10 -- dnq
1989 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 107 45 62 .421 18.0 418 455 -37 L6 23-33 22-29 5 10 22 -- dnq
1989 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 107 44 63 .411 19.0 425 476 -51 W1 18-35 25-29 6 11 23 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1989 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 107 62 45 .579 0.0 470 387 83 L1 28-30 34-15 1 2 4 Yes Lost World Series (Athletics)
1989 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 107 61 46 .570 1.0 446 421 25 L1 29-21 32-25 2 3 5 Yes dnq
1989 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 107 53 54 .495 9.0 378 422 -44 W2 27-28 26-26 3 7 15 -- dnq
1989 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 108 50 58 .463 12.5 364 364 0 W1 23-33 27-25 4 8 20 -- dnq
1989 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 106 49 57 .462 12.5 391 452 -61 W1 23-29 26-28 5 9 21 -- dnq
1989 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 108 43 65 .398 19.5 372 439 -67 L2 18-32 25-33 6 12 25 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Bob Brenly San Francisco Giants Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1989-1989 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Dave Engle -- Hist Released by Brewers
Ray Chadwick Boston Red Sox Hist Traded from Chicago White Sox to Boston Red Sox for Dana Williams
Dana Williams Chicago White Sox Hist Traded from Boston Red Sox to Chicago White Sox for Ray Chadwick
4 record(s)