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Friday May 4,1990This 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.

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Games on 1990-05-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees5California Angels2BoxDave LaPointMark Langston(none)
Chicago White Sox5Kansas City Royals4BoxBarry JonesSteve FarrBobby Thigpen
Boston Red Sox3Oakland Athletics8BoxDave StewartRoger Clemens(none)
Baltimore Orioles9Seattle Mariners8BoxKevin HickeyMichael JacksonGregg Olson
Detroit Tigers3Toronto Blue Jays1BoxDan PetryMike FlanaganMike Henneman
San Francisco Giants4Montreal Expos5BoxKevin GrossRick ReuschelTim Burke
Los Angeles Dodgers3Philadelphia Phillies8BoxDon CarmanRamon Martinez(none)
Cincinnati Reds8St. Louis Cardinals3BoxRon RobinsonJohn TudorRob Dibble

Standings as of 1990-05-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1990 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Milwaukee Brewers20146.700--11967529-45-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1426082.423
248Boston Red Sox221210.5453.093101-82-510-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1407664.543
369Toronto Blue Jays241311.5423.011210484-69-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSkyDome1387365.529
4711Cleveland Indians211110.5243.5929024-87-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1416675.468
5920Baltimore Orioles231013.4355.591105-144-56-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium1386672.478
61222New York Yankees21813.3816.57295-232-56-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bucky DentHardy PetersonYankee Stadium I1415982.418
71323Detroit Tigers24915.3757.0101129-284-75-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1387068.507
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1990 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics22175.773--108753312-25-3W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1408654.614
235Chicago White Sox19127.6323.58369143-49-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1438261.573
357Texas Rangers221210.5455.010210025-77-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1407169.507
4815Minnesota Twins221012.4557.010891177-93-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1406476.457
51019California Angels231013.4357.58293-115-85-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1397069.504
61121Seattle Mariners241014.4178.0103122-198-82-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1386771.486
71426Kansas City Royals21615.28610.580105-251-65-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1406971.493
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1990 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Pittsburgh Pirates22148.636--98692912-42-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium1408159.579
236Philadelphia Phillies231310.5651.5979438-65-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1396475.460
3512Montreal Expos231211.5222.57380-76-66-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium1397366.525
4614Chicago Cubs211011.4763.57892-148-62-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field1416774.475
5816New York Mets221012.4554.08185-43-67-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1408159.579
61018St. Louis Cardinals231013.4354.59097-77-73-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1396079.432
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1990 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cincinnati Reds20155.750--10968419-26-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnRiverfront Stadium1427666.535
2410Los Angeles Dodgers241311.5424.0918745-48-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1387365.529
3713San Diego Padres211011.4765.59582133-37-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1416576.461
4917Houston Astros221012.4556.08187-65-45-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1406575.464
51124Atlanta Braves20713.3508.066102-363-54-8W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1425884.408
61225San Francisco Giants23815.3488.5106122-166-42-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1397762.554


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tom BrunanskyOF29.257Traded by Cardinals to Red Sox for Lee Smith. 
Gil PerezP17.245Signed as nondrafted free agent by Pirates 
Lee SmithP32.151Traded by Red Sox to Cardinals for Tom Brunansky. 
Greg Walker1B30.211Signed as Free Agent by Orioles.