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Wednesday August 23,1989This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

1989 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 1989-08-23

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers1Baltimore Orioles3BoxBob MilackiTom FilerGregg Olson
Seattle Mariners3Cleveland Indians5BoxTom CandiottiMike DunneDoug Jones
California Angels4Kansas City Royals6BoxTom GordonJim AbbottJeff Montgomery
Chicago White Sox7Minnesota Twins8BoxRoy SmithGreg Hibbard(none)
Boston Red Sox4New York Yankees1BoxMike BoddickerAndy HawkinsLee Smith
Oakland Athletics5Texas Rangers4BoxDave StewartKevin BrownDennis Eckersley
Detroit Tigers4Toronto Blue Jays11BoxFrank WillsJeff Robinson(none)
St. Louis Cardinals0Atlanta Braves3BoxMarty ClaryRicky Horton(none)
Cincinnati Reds8Chicago Cubs5BoxScott ScudderGreg Maddux(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1Montreal Expos0BoxJohn WettelandDennis Martinez(none)
San Francisco Giants5New York Mets0BoxRick ReuschelDavid Cone(none)
San Diego Padres7Philadelphia Phillies3BoxAndy BenesBruce Ruffin(none)
Houston Astros1Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxBob WalkJim Clancy(none)

Standings as of 1989-08-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Baltimore Orioles1266759.532--5665353128-3139-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium362016.556
2612Toronto Blue Jays1266561.5162.05745245034-3131-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium362412.667
3713Milwaukee Brewers1296564.5043.55525381427-3638-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium331617.485
4917Boston Red Sox1256065.4806.5578585-731-3529-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park372314.622
51018Cleveland Indians1266066.4767.0479503-2429-3731-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium361323.361
61221New York Yankees1275770.44910.5557628-7126-4031-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bucky DentBob QuinnYankee Stadium I341717.500
71426Detroit Tigers1274780.37020.5478624-14618-4329-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium351223.343
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1277849.614--5324478534-2744-22W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum352114.600
222California Angels1257451.5923.053943210730-2844-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium371720.459
333Kansas City Royals1267353.5794.55454974831-3542-18W9T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium361917.528
4511Texas Rangers1246559.52411.5542547-532-3333-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium381820.474
5815Minnesota Twins1256164.48816.05865751129-3632-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome371918.514
61120Seattle Mariners1255768.45620.0567579-1224-3533-33L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome371621.432
71323Chicago White Sox1265373.42124.5545626-8125-3728-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park351619.457
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Chicago Cubs1277156.559--5344854937-2834-28L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field352213.629
236New York Mets1266957.5481.55234556824-3445-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium361818.500
358Montreal Expos1276958.5432.05094832630-2939-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium351223.343
469St. Louis Cardinals1266858.5402.54984653331-3236-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II361818.500
51022Pittsburgh Pirates1265472.42916.5488529-4127-3927-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium362016.556
61124Philadelphia Phillies1275275.40919.0502587-8521-3930-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium351520.429
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114San Francisco Giants1277354.575--55545210334-3439-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park351916.543
247Houston Astros1266957.5483.5514524-1031-2938-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome361719.472
3714San Diego Padres1276364.49610.0465502-3733-3530-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium35269.743
4816Cincinnati Reds1276166.48012.0500537-3730-3231-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium351421.400
5919Los Angeles Dodgers1276067.47213.0440431929-3931-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium331716.515
61225Atlanta Braves1275176.40222.0450528-7823-4028-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium331221.364

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ed RomeroSS-2B31.257Traded by Braves to Brewers for Jay Aldrich.