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Wednesday August 9,1989This date in baseball
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Games on 1989-08-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins7Baltimore Orioles0BoxAllan AndersonMark Thurmond(none)
Seattle Mariners1California Angels4BoxKirk McCaskillBrian HolmanBryan Harvey
Oakland Athletics2Chicago White Sox3BoxTom McCarthyJim Corsi(none)
Milwaukee Brewers6Detroit Tigers1BoxChuck CrimJack MorrisDan Plesac
Boston Red Sox6Kansas City Royals2BoxMike BoddickerLuis Aquino(none)
Cleveland Indians7New York Yankees4BoxRod NicholsAndy HawkinsSteve Olin
Texas Rangers4Toronto Blue Jays3BoxCharlie HoughDave StiebJeff Russell
Montreal Expos0Chicago Cubs3BoxRick SutcliffeBryn SmithMitch Williams
Atlanta Braves6Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxPete SmithJohn WettelandJim Acker
New York Mets6Philadelphia Phillies0BoxBob OjedaDennis Cook(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxJoe MagraneDoug Drabek(none)
Houston Astros1San Diego Padres2BoxMark DavisDave Smith(none)
Cincinnati Reds1San Francisco Giants10BoxDon RobinsonRick Mahler(none)

Standings as of 1989-08-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Baltimore Orioles1125854.518--5054871826-3032-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium502921.580
2612Toronto Blue Jays1145757.5002.05134763728-2729-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium483216.667
3815Cleveland Indians1135657.4962.5434447-1328-3228-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium491732.347
4916Boston Red Sox1115556.4952.55295151426-2929-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park512823.549
51017Milwaukee Brewers1145559.4824.0490489123-3232-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium482622.542
61221New York Yankees1145361.4656.0504569-6523-3330-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnYankee Stadium I472126.447
71426Detroit Tigers1134172.36317.5432565-13316-3925-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium491831.367
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111California Angels1126844.607--49537911630-2538-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium502327.460
222Oakland Athletics1146846.5961.04774185928-2640-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum483117.646
337Kansas City Royals1136251.5496.54744561825-3437-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium493019.612
4410Texas Rangers1125953.5279.0496505-928-3131-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium502426.480
5713Minnesota Twins1145757.50012.05415093227-3230-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome482325.479
61118Seattle Mariners1135459.47814.5530523723-3331-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome491930.388
71322Chicago White Sox1134865.42520.5477559-8222-3526-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park482127.438
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago Cubs1146648.579--4624075534-2532-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field482721.563
245Montreal Expos1146351.5533.04664333330-2933-22L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium481830.375
358St. Louis Cardinals1116051.5414.54354152027-2532-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II512625.510
469New York Mets1126052.5365.04794156424-3436-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium502723.540
51023Pittsburgh Pirates1144866.42118.0437478-4123-3325-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium482622.542
61124Philadelphia Phillies1144668.40420.0441508-6719-3726-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium482127.438
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124San Francisco Giants1146549.570--5024198328-3137-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park482721.563
236Houston Astros1146351.5532.0468462631-2632-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome482325.479
3714San Diego Padres1145757.5008.0403454-5129-3028-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium483216.667
4819Cincinnati Reds1135459.47810.5439483-4425-3029-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium492128.429
5920Los Angeles Dodgers1155461.47011.53953851023-3331-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium452322.511
61225Atlanta Braves1154669.40019.5399467-6821-3525-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium451728.378


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mike FarmerP21.037Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Dave Hajek3B-2B21.300Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Astros. 
Donnie Hill2B-SS28.270Released by Athletics.