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Games on 1990-08-28

Top1990 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALNew York Yankees11Baltimore Orioles3Boxscore - PBP923,9002:47Mike WittJose MesaMike Witt (3-6)Jose Mesa (0-1)-Stump MerrillFrank RobinsonMemorial Stadium
ALTexas Rangers0California Angels2Boxscore - PBP937,6922:07Nolan RyanKirk McCaskillKirk McCaskill (10-9)Nolan Ryan (12-7)-Bobby ValentineDoug RaderAngel Stadium of
ALBoston Red Sox6Cleveland Indians5Boxscore - PBP910,7993:16Tom BoltonCharles NagyWes Gardner (3-6)Doug Jones (4-3)Jeff Gray (7)Joe MorganJohn McNamaraCleveland Stadium
ALChicago White Sox6Minnesota Twins12Boxscore - PBP919,8993:01Alex FernandezScott EricksonTim Drummond (2-4)Adam Peterson (2-5)Gary Wayne (1)Jeff TorborgTom KellyHubert H. Humphre
ALKansas City Royals2Oakland Athletics3Boxscore - PBP934,9242:51Tom GordonMike MooreMike Moore (11-12)Jeff Montgomery (5-3)-John WathanTony LaRussaOakland-Alameda C
ALDetroit Tigers3Seattle Mariners4Boxscore - PBP912,2012:43Jack MorrisBrian HolmanKeith Comstock (6-3)Paul Gibson (3-4)-Sparky AndersonJim LefebvreThe Kingdome
ALMilwaukee Brewers6Toronto Blue Jays2Boxscore - PBP949,8712:27Jaime NavarroDave StiebJaime Navarro (5-5)Dave Stieb (16-5)-Tom TrebelhornCito GastonRogers Centre
NLPittsburgh Pirates0Atlanta Braves9Boxscore - PBP95,8722:50John SmileyCharlie LeibrandtCharlie Leibrandt (6-8)John Smiley (7-7)-Jim LeylandBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLSt. Louis Cardinals1Cincinnati Reds2Boxscore - PBP925,8462:40Joe MagraneJose RijoJose Rijo (10-6)Joe Magrane (8-15)Randy Myers (26)Joe TorreLou PiniellaCinergy Field
NLChicago Cubs5Houston Astros2Boxscore - PBP912,1502:27Greg MadduxBill GullicksonGreg Maddux (12-11)Bill Gullickson (8-12)-Don ZimmerArt HoweAstrodome
NLSan Francisco Giants2Montreal Expos5Boxscore - PBP915,3572:51Scott GarreltsMark GardnerMark Gardner (7-7)Scott Garrelts (10-10)Tim Burke (15)Roger CraigBuck RodgersOlympic Stadium
NLSan Diego Padres0New York Mets4Boxscore - PBP932,7442:26Calvin SchiraldiDavid ConeDavid Cone (10-7)Calvin Schiraldi (3-7)-Greg RiddochBud HarrelsonShea Stadium
NLLos Angeles Dodgers5Philadelphia Phillies1Boxscore - PBP924,2962:31Jim NeidlingerJose De JesusJim Neidlinger (3-1)Jose De Jesus (4-5)-Tom LasordaNick LeyvaVeterans Stadium
13 Games on this date

Standings as of 1990-08-28.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1990 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Boston Red Sox1287157.555--5445212332-3639-21W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park341717.500
2511Toronto Blue Jays1306664.5086.06125347833-3033-34L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSkyDome322012.625
3917Milwaukee Brewers1286068.46911.0611615-432-3428-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium341420.412
41019Detroit Tigers1296069.46511.5617650-3328-3432-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium331914.576
51120Baltimore Orioles1275968.46511.5547561-1431-3628-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium341717.500
61221Cleveland Indians1285969.46112.0565582-1727-3832-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium341816.529
71425New York Yankees1285573.43016.0481576-9525-4130-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Stump MerrillGene MichaelYankee Stadium I341222.353
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1990 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1288048.625--56944612339-2641-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum342311.676
224Chicago White Sox1277354.5756.55385033535-2538-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park352114.600
3410Texas Rangers1296663.51214.5546569-2329-3537-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium331716.515
4613Kansas City Royals1286464.50016.05855384724-3540-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium331122.333
5712California Angels1306565.50016.0537573-3631-3534-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium321517.469
6814Seattle Mariners1296366.48817.5499522-2330-3333-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome331419.424
71323Minnesota Twins1295871.45022.5541602-6127-3831-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome331617.485
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1990 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Pittsburgh Pirates1287454.578--5825136937-2737-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium342113.618
235New York Mets1267155.5632.060749011730-3341-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium362016.556
358Montreal Expos1286761.5237.05244735131-3636-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium341816.529
4715Chicago Cubs1276166.48012.5547607-6030-3431-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field351619.457
5918Philadelphia Phillies1265967.46814.0526579-5330-3829-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium361818.500
61022St. Louis Cardinals1285870.45316.0482533-5128-3230-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreDal MaxvillBusch Stadium II341222.353
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1990 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cincinnati Reds1277453.583--5484559336-2838-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnRiverfront Stadium351718.486
247Los Angeles Dodgers1286860.5316.55575273029-3339-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium341816.529
369San Francisco Giants1286662.5168.55765552130-3436-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park341915.559
4816San Diego Padres1276067.47214.0535529628-3232-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Greg RiddochJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium351520.429
51124Houston Astros1295772.44218.0464552-8820-4537-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome331815.545
61226Atlanta Braves1285078.39124.5541676-13522-4228-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium341519.441


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Brian FisherP28.163Released by Astros. 
Wallace Johnson1B-2B33.246Signed as Free Agent by Athletics. 
Doug SiskP32.336Released by Braves.