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Games on 1989-08-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins1Baltimore Orioles6BoxDave JohnsonRick Aguilera(none)
Seattle Mariners6California Angels4BoxJerry ReedGreg MintonMike Schooler
Oakland Athletics3Chicago White Sox2BoxRick HoneycuttDonn PallDennis Eckersley
Milwaukee Brewers3Detroit Tigers6BoxJeff RobinsonDon AugustGuillermo Hernandez
Boston Red Sox1Kansas City Royals8BoxTom GordonTom Bolton(none)
Cleveland Indians3New York Yankees1BoxTom CandiottiChuck CaryDoug Jones
Texas Rangers0Toronto Blue Jays7BoxMauro GozzoBobby Witt(none)
Montreal Expos2Chicago Cubs4BoxMike BieleckiDennis MartinezLes Lancaster
Atlanta Braves2Los Angeles Dodgers10BoxOrel HershiserJohn Smoltz(none)
New York Mets9Philadelphia Phillies0BoxDavid ConeBruce Ruffin(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxBob WalkKen Hill(none)
Houston Astros12San Diego Padres3BoxJim ClancyDon Schulze(none)
Cincinnati Reds10San Francisco Giants4BoxTom BrowningRuss Swan(none)

Standings as of 1989-08-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Baltimore Orioles1115853.523--5054802526-3032-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium512922.569
2612Toronto Blue Jays1135756.5042.05104723828-2729-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium493217.653
3815Cleveland Indians1125557.4913.5427443-1627-3228-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium501832.360
4916Boston Red Sox1105456.4913.55235131025-2929-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park522923.558
51119Milwaukee Brewers1135459.4785.0484488-422-3232-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium492722.551
61221New York Yankees1135360.4696.0500562-6223-3330-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I482127.438
71426Detroit Tigers1124171.36617.5431559-12816-3925-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium501832.360
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111California Angels1116744.604--49137811330-2537-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium512427.471
222Oakland Athletics1136845.602--4754156028-2540-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum493118.633
337Kansas City Royals1126250.5545.54724502225-3437-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium503020.600
4411Texas Rangers1115853.5239.0492502-1027-3131-22L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium512526.490
5713Minnesota Twins1135657.49612.05345092526-3230-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome492425.490
61017Seattle Mariners1125458.48213.55295191023-3231-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome501931.380
71323Chicago White Sox1124765.42020.5474557-8322-3525-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park492227.449
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago Cubs1136548.575--4594075234-2531-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field492821.571
245Montreal Expos1136350.5582.04664303630-2833-22L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium491831.367
358St. Louis Cardinals1105951.5364.54304131726-2532-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II522725.519
469New York Mets1115952.5325.04734155823-3436-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium512823.549
51022Pittsburgh Pirates1134865.42517.0435473-3823-3325-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium492623.531
61124Philadelphia Phillies1134667.40719.0441502-6119-3726-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium492128.429
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124San Francisco Giants1136449.566--4924187428-3136-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park492821.571
236Houston Astros1136350.5581.0467460731-2532-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome492326.469
3714San Diego Padres1135657.4968.0401453-5229-3027-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium493316.673
4818Cincinnati Reds1125458.4829.5438473-3525-2929-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium502129.420
5920Los Angeles Dodgers1145460.47410.53923791323-3331-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium462323.500
61225Atlanta Braves1144569.39519.5393464-7120-3525-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium461828.391