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Games on 1990-08-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals1Baltimore Orioles14BoxJohn MitchellTom Gordon(none)
Detroit Tigers5Boston Red Sox14BoxGreg HarrisJeff Robinson(none)
Oakland Athletics8California Angels6BoxReggie HarrisWillie FraserDennis Eckersley
Chicago White Sox6Milwaukee Brewers2BoxGreg HibbardMark Knudson(none)
Cleveland Indians4New York Yankees6BoxLee GuettermanTom Candiotti(none)
Minnesota Twins6Seattle Mariners2BoxRick AguileraMike Schooler(none)
Toronto Blue Jays1Texas Rangers9BoxJamie MoyerDavid Wells(none)
Montreal Expos4Chicago Cubs10BoxMike HarkeyMark Gardner(none)
San Diego Padres3Cincinnati Reds2BoxGreg HarrisRob DibbleCraig Lefferts
Atlanta Braves0Houston Astros3BoxMike ScottJohn Smoltz(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates11Philadelphia Phillies0BoxDoug DrabekBruce Ruffin(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers11San Francisco Giants2BoxRamon MartinezScott Garrelts(none)
New York Mets5St. Louis Cardinals4BoxJulio MachadoLee SmithJohn Franco

Standings as of 1990-08-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1990 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Boston Red Sox1055748.543--445450-522-3135-17W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park573126.544
248Toronto Blue Jays1065650.5281.55114516027-2429-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSkyDome563026.536
3713Baltimore Orioles1065353.5004.54834414227-2826-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium552332.418
41017Detroit Tigers1085157.4727.5513537-2425-2726-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium542826.519
51220Cleveland Indians1054857.4579.0431469-3823-3125-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium572928.509
61323Milwaukee Brewers1044559.43311.5499515-1621-2924-30L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium582929.500
71425New York Yankees1044163.39415.5402478-7620-3521-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stump MerrillHardy PetersonYankee Stadium I582632.448
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1990 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1076740.626--48437510934-2033-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum553619.655
223Chicago White Sox1026141.5983.54393974230-1831-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park603327.550
359Texas Rangers1055550.52411.0462477-1526-2729-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium572829.491
4611Seattle Mariners1075552.51412.0435445-1028-2527-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome552233.400
5816Minnesota Twins1075156.47716.0462499-3723-2828-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome552332.418
6915California Angels1075156.47716.0438476-3826-3025-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium552926.527
71119Kansas City Royals1054857.45718.0469463622-3226-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium562729.482
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1990 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets1026141.598--52138613526-2435-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium603030.500
224Pittsburgh Pirates1026042.5881.04814107130-2530-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium603525.583
3510Montreal Expos1065551.5198.04393964325-2830-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium563026.536
4714Philadelphia Phillies1025052.49011.0435469-3425-2725-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium602733.450
5818Chicago Cubs1064957.46214.0459522-6325-2924-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field562828.500
61022St. Louis Cardinals1064759.44316.0395462-6723-2724-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreDal MaxvillBusch Stadium II562333.411
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1990 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Cincinnati Reds1046143.587--4583738531-2730-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnRiverfront Stadium583028.517
247San Francisco Giants1055748.5434.54884424628-2529-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park572829.491
3612Los Angeles Dodgers1045351.5108.0453444921-2732-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium583325.569
4921San Diego Padres1044757.45214.0447460-1319-2728-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Greg RiddochJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium582830.483
51124Houston Astros1064561.42517.0383466-8314-4031-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome563026.536
61226Atlanta Braves1034063.38820.5430559-12918-3422-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium592534.424


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Matt KinzerP27.047Signed as Free Agent by Orioles. 
Dale MurphyOF34.144Traded by Braves with Tommy Greene to Phillies for Victor Rosario, Jim Vatcher and Jeff Parrett. 
Jeff ParrettP28.342Traded by Phillies with Victor Rosario and Jim Vatcher to Braves for Tommy Greene and Dale Murphy. 
Alex TrevinoC32.342Signed as Free Agent by Mets.