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Wednesday August 30,1989This date in baseball
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Games on 1989-08-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels4Boston Red Sox0BoxJim AbbottJohn Dopson(none)
Baltimore Orioles7Cleveland Indians4BoxJeff BallardGreg SwindellGregg Olson
Detroit Tigers1Kansas City Royals6BoxMark GubiczaDoyle Alexander(none)
Seattle Mariners7Milwaukee Brewers3BoxRandy JohnsonJeff PeterekMichael Jackson
Texas Rangers3Minnesota Twins7BoxMike DyerJeff RussellJeff Reardon
Oakland Athletics5New York Yankees8BoxEric PlunkMike MooreLance McCullers
Chicago White Sox1Toronto Blue Jays2BoxJimmy KeyRichard DotsonDuane Ward
Houston Astros8Chicago Cubs4BoxMike ScottRick Sutcliffe(none)
New York Mets9Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxSid FernandezRamon Martinez(none)
Atlanta Braves5Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxRandy KramerJoe BoeverBill Landrum
Montreal Expos5San Diego Padres1BoxDennis MartinezEd Whitson(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2San Francisco Giants3BoxKelly DownsTerry MulhollandSteve Bedrosian
Cincinnati Reds2St. Louis Cardinals0BoxRob DibbleTodd WorrellJohn Franco

Standings as of 1989-08-30

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Baltimore Orioles1337261.541--6015594233-3339-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium291514.517
2511Toronto Blue Jays1337162.5341.06075436434-3137-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium291811.621
3815Boston Red Sox1336766.5045.06326092331-3536-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park291613.552
4916Milwaukee Brewers1356669.4897.0571567428-3938-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium271512.556
51018Cleveland Indians1326270.4709.5501531-3029-3733-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium301119.367
61221New York Yankees1355976.43714.0590686-9626-4033-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bucky DentBob QuinnYankee Stadium I261511.577
71426Detroit Tigers1354788.34826.0501686-18518-5129-37L11T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium271215.444
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1348153.604--5724749837-3144-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum281810.643
222California Angels1327854.5912.056846110734-3144-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium301317.433
333Kansas City Royals1327755.5833.05685185031-3546-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium301515.500
4612Texas Rangers1306862.52311.0563569-633-3435-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium321517.469
5714Minnesota Twins1326765.50813.06175962129-3638-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome301317.433
61120Seattle Mariners1325973.44721.0591606-1526-4033-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome301416.467
71323Chicago White Sox1325676.42424.0570647-7728-4028-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park291316.448
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Chicago Cubs1337558.564--5645135137-2838-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field291811.621
236St. Louis Cardinals1337360.5492.05244853934-3338-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II291316.448
347New York Mets1327260.5452.55494866327-3745-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium301515.500
458Montreal Expos1337261.5413.05405083233-3239-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium29920.310
51022Pittsburgh Pirates1335875.43617.0521555-3428-4130-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium291613.552
61124Philadelphia Phillies1335578.41420.0523606-8324-4230-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium291217.414
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124San Francisco Giants1337558.564--5734908334-3441-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park291712.586
2610Houston Astros1337162.5344.0547562-1532-3239-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome291514.517
3713San Diego Padres1336865.5117.0504526-2233-3535-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium29218.724
4817Cincinnati Reds1336469.48111.0516560-4431-3433-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium291118.379
5919Los Angeles Dodgers1336271.46613.04584471129-3933-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium271512.556
61225Atlanta Braves1345381.39622.5475556-8125-4428-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium261016.385

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Darrin JacksonCF-RF26.008Traded by Cubs with Phil Stephenson and Calvin Schiraldi to Padres for luis salazar and Marvell Wynne. 
Ken Phelps1B35.024Traded by Yankees to Athletics for Scott Holcomb. 
Calvin SchiraldiP27.075Traded by Cubs with Phil Stephenson and Darrin Jackson to Padres for luis salazar and Marvell Wynne. 
Marvell WynneOF29.257Traded by Padres with luis salazar to Cubs for Phil Stephenson, Darrin Jackson and Calvin Schiraldi.