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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 1990-08-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals1Baltimore Orioles5BoxDave JohnsonPete FilsonGregg Olson
Oakland Athletics7California Angels5BoxBob WelchKirk McCaskillDennis Eckersley
Chicago White Sox4Milwaukee Brewers3BoxBarry JonesRandy VeresBobby Thigpen
Chicago White Sox4Milwaukee Brewers2BoxMelido PerezJaime NavarroBobby Thigpen
Detroit Tigers6New York Yankees5BoxClay ParkerAlan MillsFrank Tanana
Minnesota Twins2Seattle Mariners7BoxBrian HolmanMark Guthrie(none)
Toronto Blue Jays4Texas Rangers5BoxBrad ArnsbergJohn Candelaria(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates8Chicago Cubs5BoxJohn SmileySteve WilsonBob Walk
San Diego Padres8Cincinnati Reds5BoxDennis RasmussenTom Browning(none)
Atlanta Braves1Houston Astros3BoxBill GullicksonTom GlavineLarry Andersen
New York Mets5Montreal Expos1BoxFrank ViolaDennis Martinez(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Philadelphia Phillies3BoxBob TewksburyJose De JesusLee Smith
Los Angeles Dodgers1San Francisco Giants3BoxJohn BurkettFernando ValenzuelaMark Thurmond

Standings as of 1990-08-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1990 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Boston Red Sox1045648.538--431445-1422-3134-17W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park583226.552
248Toronto Blue Jays1055649.5330.55104426827-2329-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSkyDome573027.526
3713Baltimore Orioles1055253.4954.54694402927-2825-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium562432.429
4916Detroit Tigers1075156.4776.5508523-1525-2626-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium552827.509
51219Cleveland Indians1044856.4628.0427463-3623-3025-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium582929.500
61323Milwaukee Brewers1034558.43710.5497509-1221-2924-29L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium592930.492
71426New York Yankees1034063.38815.5396474-7820-3520-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stump MerrillHardy PetersonYankee Stadium I592732.458
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1990 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1066640.623--47636910733-2033-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum563719.661
223Chicago White Sox1016041.5943.54333953829-1831-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park613427.557
3510Texas Rangers1045450.51911.0453476-2326-2728-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium582929.500
4611Seattle Mariners1065551.51911.0433439-628-2527-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome562234.393
5815California Angels1065155.48115.0432468-3626-3025-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium562927.518
61017Minnesota Twins1065056.47216.0456497-4122-2828-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome562432.429
71118Kansas City Royals1044856.46217.04684491922-3126-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium572730.474
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1990 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets1016041.594--51638213425-2435-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium613130.508
235Pittsburgh Pirates1015942.5841.04704106029-2530-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium613625.590
359Montreal Expos1055550.5247.04353864925-2730-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium573027.526
4714Philadelphia Phillies1015051.49510.0435458-2325-2725-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium612734.443
5820Chicago Cubs1054857.45714.0449518-6925-2923-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field572928.509
6921St. Louis Cardinals1054758.44815.0391457-6623-2724-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreDal MaxvillBusch Stadium II572334.404
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1990 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Cincinnati Reds1036142.592--4563708631-2730-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnRiverfront Stadium593029.508
246San Francisco Giants1045747.5484.54864315528-2529-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park582830.483
3612Los Angeles Dodgers1035251.5059.0442442020-2732-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium593425.576
41022San Diego Padres1034657.44715.0444458-1418-2728-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Greg RiddochJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium592930.492
51124Houston Astros1054461.41918.0380466-8614-4030-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome573126.544
61225Atlanta Braves1024062.39220.5430556-12618-3322-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium602535.417


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Wayne HousieCF-RF25.074Purchased by Red Sox from Salinas (California). 
Rodney MyersP21.037signed