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Sunday, August 20,1989

Sunday, August 20,1989

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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 1989-08-20 Toronto Blue Jays 2 Baltimore Orioles 7 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Pete Harnisch Dave Stieb Mark Thurmond 37,242 3:19
1989 reg season 1989-08-20 Cleveland Indians 0 California Angels 1 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Kirk McCaskill Buddy Black -- 32,640 2:10
1989 reg season 1989-08-20 Texas Rangers 7 Chicago White Sox 1 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Charlie Hough Steve Rosenberg -- 27,158 2:49
1989 reg season 1989-08-20 New York Yankees 6 Detroit Tigers 7 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Ed Nunez Eric Plunk Mike Henneman 33,499 2:59
1989 reg season 1989-08-20 Boston Red Sox 3 Milwaukee Brewers 6 box | pbp County Stadium Jaime Navarro Mike Smithson Tony Fossas 45,579 2:38
1989 reg season 1989-08-20 Minnesota Twins 0 Oakland Athletics 5 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Mike Moore Allan Anderson -- 43,875 2:22
1989 reg season 1989-08-20 Kansas City Royals 5 Seattle Mariners 4 box | pbp Kingdome Steve Crawford Brian Holman Jeff Montgomery 38,729 2:34
1989 reg season 1989-08-20 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 Atlanta Braves 6 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Rick Reed Pete Smith Bill Landrum 9,222 2:52
1989 reg season 1989-08-20 St. Louis Cardinals 8 Cincinnati Reds 1 box | pbp Cinergy Field Jose DeLeon Tim Leary -- 21,512 2:55
1989 reg season 1989-08-20 Chicago Cubs 4 Houston Astros 8 box | pbp Astrodome Danny Darwin Les Lancaster -- 38,624 3:18
1989 reg season 1989-08-20 San Diego Padres 5 Montreal Expos 2 box | pbp Stade Olympique Ed Whitson Bryn Smith Mark Davis 39,377 2:19
1989 reg season 1989-08-20 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 New York Mets 4 box | pbp Shea Stadium Alejandro Pena Don Aase Jay Howell 45,031 3:03
1989 reg season 1989-08-20 San Francisco Giants 5 Philadelphia Phillies 2 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Jeff Brantley Roger McDowell -- 36,530 3:14
13 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 123 64 59 .520 0.0 554 532 22 W1 28-31 36-28 1 5 11 Yes dnq
1989 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 126 65 61 .516 0.5 549 526 23 W1 27-33 38-28 2 6 12 -- dnq
1989 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 124 63 61 .508 1.5 560 518 42 L1 34-31 29-30 3 7 13 -- Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1989 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 122 58 64 .475 5.5 566 575 -9 L1 29-34 29-30 4 9 16 -- dnq
1989 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 124 58 66 .468 6.5 471 498 -27 L4 29-37 29-29 5 10 19 -- dnq
1989 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 124 56 68 .452 8.5 547 616 -69 L3 26-40 30-28 6 12 21 -- dnq
1989 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 124 47 77 .379 17.5 471 604 -133 W3 18-41 29-36 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 California Angels franchise | log 122 74 48 .607 0.0 531 418 113 W5 30-25 44-23 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1989 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 124 75 49 .605 0.0 519 442 77 W2 31-27 44-22 2 2 2 Yes Won World Series (Giants)
1989 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 123 70 53 .569 4.5 531 489 42 W6 31-35 39-18 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1989 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 122 65 57 .533 9.0 538 540 -2 W3 32-33 33-24 4 4 10 Yes dnq
1989 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 123 60 63 .488 14.5 576 558 18 L2 29-36 31-27 5 8 15 -- dnq
1989 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 123 57 66 .463 17.5 562 571 -9 L5 24-33 33-33 6 11 20 -- dnq
1989 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 124 52 72 .419 23.0 528 616 -88 L3 24-36 28-36 7 13 22 -- 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 Chicago Cubs franchise | log 124 71 53 .573 0.0 522 464 58 L3 37-28 34-25 1 1 4 Yes Lost NLCS (Giants)
1989 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 123 68 55 .553 2.5 519 444 75 L1 24-34 44-21 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1989 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 124 68 56 .548 3.0 504 474 30 L1 30-29 38-27 3 5 8 Yes dnq
1989 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 124 67 57 .540 4.0 488 457 31 W2 30-31 36-27 4 6 9 -- dnq
1989 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 124 52 72 .419 19.0 478 527 -49 W1 27-39 25-33 5 10 23 -- dnq
1989 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 124 51 73 .411 20.0 493 570 -77 L1 21-39 29-35 6 11 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 West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 124 71 53 .573 0.0 544 448 96 W1 32-33 39-20 1 2 3 Yes Lost World Series (Athletics)
1989 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 124 69 55 .556 2.0 512 514 -2 W4 31-27 38-28 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1989 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 124 61 63 .492 10.0 448 493 -45 W1 31-34 30-29 3 7 14 -- dnq
1989 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 124 58 66 .468 13.0 479 525 -46 L2 27-32 31-34 4 9 17 -- dnq
1989 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 124 58 66 .468 13.0 431 426 5 W1 27-38 31-28 5 8 18 -- dnq
1989 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 125 50 75 .400 21.5 442 518 -76 L1 23-40 27-35 6 12 25 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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  • 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)
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Ken Griffey Seattle Mariners Hist Activated from Disabled List
Craig McMurtry Texas Rangers Hist Activated from Disabled List
2 record(s)