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Games on 1989-08-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays9Baltimore Orioles2BoxMauro GozzoDave Johnson(none)
Cleveland Indians5California Angels6BoxGreg MintonSteve OlinBryan Harvey
Texas Rangers6Chicago White Sox5BoxMike JeffcoatMelido PerezJeff Russell
New York Yankees3Detroit Tigers7BoxJeff RobinsonChuck Cary(none)
Boston Red Sox2Milwaukee Brewers5BoxTom FilerTom BoltonBill Krueger
Minnesota Twins4Oakland Athletics3BoxRoy SmithDave StewartJeff Reardon
Kansas City Royals3Seattle Mariners1BoxTom GordonClint ZavarasJeff Montgomery
Pittsburgh Pirates6Atlanta Braves13BoxTom GlavineBob Walk(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Cincinnati Reds6BoxTom BrowningKen Hill(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Cincinnati Reds8BoxRob DibbleTodd Worrell(none)
Chicago Cubs5Houston Astros6BoxDave SmithCalvin Schiraldi(none)
San Diego Padres2Montreal Expos5BoxPascual PerezAndy Benes(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2New York Mets3BoxDavid ConeOrel HershiserRandy Myers
San Francisco Giants5Philadelphia Phillies2BoxRick ReuschelBruce RuffinSteve Bedrosian

Standings as of 1989-08-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Baltimore Orioles1216358.521--5465252128-3135-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium412417.585
2612Milwaukee Brewers1246460.5160.55425202227-3337-27W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium381721.447
3713Toronto Blue Jays1226260.5081.55535104333-3029-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium402713.675
4916Cleveland Indians1225864.4755.5467490-2329-3529-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium401525.375
51018Boston Red Sox1205763.4755.5560568-828-3329-30L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park422616.619
61221New York Yankees1225666.4597.5537604-6726-3830-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bucky DentBob QuinnYankee Stadium I391821.462
71426Detroit Tigers1224577.36918.5459594-13518-4127-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium401426.350
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111California Angels1207248.600--52341410930-2542-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium421923.452
222Oakland Athletics1227349.598--5094387131-2742-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum402614.650
335Kansas City Royals1216853.5624.55134803329-3539-18W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium412417.585
4410Texas Rangers1206357.5259.0524533-930-3333-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium422022.476
5814Minnesota Twins1216061.49612.55725482429-3431-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome412021.488
61119Seattle Mariners1215764.47115.5553553024-3333-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome411625.390
71322Chicago White Sox1225270.42621.0521602-8124-3628-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park391722.436
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago Cubs1227151.582--5144486637-2634-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field402218.550
236New York Mets1216754.5543.55114387324-3443-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium412021.488
357Montreal Expos1226755.5494.04964653130-2937-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium401426.350
469St. Louis Cardinals1226557.5336.04754552028-3136-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II402119.525
51023Pittsburgh Pirates1225171.41820.0468517-4926-3825-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium402317.575
61124Philadelphia Phillies1225072.41021.0490565-7521-3928-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium401723.425
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124San Francisco Giants1227052.574--5394459431-3239-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park402218.550
248Houston Astros1226755.5493.0496506-1031-2736-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome401921.475
3715San Diego Padres1226062.49210.0439485-4630-3330-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium402911.725
4817Cincinnati Reds1225864.47512.0477512-3527-3231-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium401723.425
5920Los Angeles Dodgers1225765.46713.0425418726-3731-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium382018.526
61225Atlanta Braves1234974.39821.5432508-7623-4026-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium371423.378


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Billy HatcherLF-CF28.318Traded by Astros to Pirates for Glenn Wilson. 
Glenn WilsonOF30.239Traded by Pirates to Astros for Billy Hatcher.