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Games on 1989-08-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers1Boston Red Sox7BoxJoe PriceBrian Dubois(none)
Chicago White Sox9Cleveland Indians3BoxGreg HibbardJohn Farrell(none)
Oakland Athletics6Kansas City Royals0BoxBob WelchTom Gordon(none)
Seattle Mariners5Minnesota Twins8BoxMark GuthrieScott BankheadJuan Berenguer
Baltimore Orioles8New York Yankees5BoxBob MilackiGreg Cadaret(none)
California Angels5Texas Rangers4BoxBob McClureNolan Ryan(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4Toronto Blue Jays5BoxTodd StottlemyreChris BosioDuane Ward
Atlanta Braves2Chicago Cubs3BoxMitch WilliamsMark Eichhorn(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates0Cincinnati Reds1BoxTom BrowningRandy KramerJohn Franco
St. Louis Cardinals3Houston Astros6BoxBob ForschTed PowerDave Smith
Philadelphia Phillies1Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxFernando ValenzuelaDon Carman(none)
New York Mets7San Diego Padres13BoxPat ClementsJohn MitchellMark Grant
Montreal Expos6San Francisco Giants3BoxBryn SmithMike LaCossTim Burke

Standings as of 1989-08-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Baltimore Orioles1317160.542--5935524132-3239-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium311615.516
2511Toronto Blue Jays1306961.5311.56005326834-3135-30W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium322012.625
3815Boston Red Sox1296465.4966.06055931231-3533-30W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park331914.576
4916Milwaukee Brewers1326567.4926.5557553427-3938-28L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium301614.533
51019Cleveland Indians1306169.4699.5494523-2929-3732-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium321220.375
61221New York Yankees1325874.43913.5574655-8126-4032-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bucky DentBob QuinnYankee Stadium I291613.552
71426Detroit Tigers1324785.35624.5489662-17318-4829-37L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium301218.400
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1317952.603--5414588335-3044-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum312011.645
222California Angels1297752.5971.055544011533-2944-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium331419.424
333Kansas City Royals1307555.5773.55505094131-3544-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium321715.531
4612Texas Rangers1286761.52310.5556560-432-3335-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium341618.471
5714Minnesota Twins1296564.50413.06035851829-3636-28W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome331518.455
61120Seattle Mariners1295772.44221.0575595-2024-3933-33L11T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome331617.485
71323Chicago White Sox1305674.43122.5567642-7528-3828-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park311318.419
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Chicago Cubs1307357.562--5444954937-2836-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field322012.625
336St. Louis Cardinals1307159.5462.05174793834-3336-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II321517.469
247Montreal Expos1307159.5462.05304963432-3039-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium321022.313
4610New York Mets1296960.5353.55374825524-3745-23L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium331815.545
51022Pittsburgh Pirates1305674.43117.0507541-3428-4128-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium321814.563
61124Philadelphia Phillies1305377.40820.0506601-9522-4130-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium321418.438
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114San Francisco Giants1307456.569--5684739534-3440-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park321814.563
259Houston Astros1307060.5384.0529542-1331-3039-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome321616.500
3713San Diego Padres1306664.5088.0492516-2433-3533-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium32239.719
4817Cincinnati Reds1306367.48511.0510553-4330-3233-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium321220.375
5918Los Angeles Dodgers1306268.47712.04544351929-3933-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium301515.500
61225Atlanta Braves1315279.39722.5461542-8124-4228-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium291118.379