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Games on 1990-08-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees3Boston Red Sox7BoxGreg HarrisChuck CaryJeff Gray
Chicago White Sox6California Angels5BoxGreg HibbardMark LangstonBobby Thigpen
Toronto Blue Jays12Cleveland Indians8BoxJim AckerGreg Swindell(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Milwaukee Brewers4BoxRon RobinsonJohn Mitchell(none)
Detroit Tigers12Minnesota Twins6BoxClay ParkerPaul Abbott(none)
Texas Rangers2Oakland Athletics4BoxBob WelchJamie MoyerDennis Eckersley
Kansas City Royals2Seattle Mariners5BoxRandy JohnsonStorm DavisBill Swift
St. Louis Cardinals1Atlanta Braves4BoxJohn SmoltzJose DeLeonKent Mercker
Cincinnati Reds3Chicago Cubs4BoxBill LongRandy Myers(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Houston Astros3BoxJuan AgostoBob Patterson(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Montreal Expos5BoxChris NabholzMike MorganSteve Frey
San Francisco Giants3New York Mets4BoxFrank ViolaSteve Bedrosian(none)
San Diego Padres2Philadelphia Phillies4BoxRoger McDowellAtlee Hammaker(none)

Standings as of 1990-08-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1990 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Boston Red Sox1317457.565--5675274034-3640-21W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park311417.452
249Toronto Blue Jays1326864.5156.56315458634-3034-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSkyDome301812.600
3915Detroit Tigers1326369.47711.5636660-2431-3432-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium301614.533
41017Milwaukee Brewers1306169.46912.5618623-532-3529-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium321319.406
51120Baltimore Orioles1306070.46213.5556569-1331-3729-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium311615.516
61223Cleveland Indians1315972.45015.0576610-3427-3832-34L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium311813.581
71425New York Yankees1315675.42718.0488591-10326-4330-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stump MerrillGene MichaelYankee Stadium I311120.355
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1990 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1318249.626--57945912039-2643-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum312110.677
222Chicago White Sox1307555.5776.55495173237-2638-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park321913.594
3511Texas Rangers1316665.50416.0550582-3229-3737-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium311714.548
4612California Angels1326666.50016.5551581-3031-3535-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium301416.467
5713Kansas City Royals1316566.49617.05985494925-3740-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium301020.333
6814Seattle Mariners1326468.48518.5508531-2330-3334-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome301317.433
71324Minnesota Twins1325973.44723.5556619-6327-3832-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome301515.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1990 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Pittsburgh Pirates1307555.577--5945167838-2837-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium322012.625
235New York Mets1297455.5740.562549612930-3344-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium331716.515
358Montreal Expos1306862.5237.05344815331-3637-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium321715.531
4716Chicago Cubs1306268.47713.0556617-6130-3532-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field321517.469
5919Philadelphia Phillies1296069.46514.5534596-6230-3830-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium331716.515
61021St. Louis Cardinals1316071.45815.5497541-4430-3330-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreDal MaxvillBusch Stadium II311021.323
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1990 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds1307555.577--5584738537-2938-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnRiverfront Stadium321616.500
247Los Angeles Dodgers1317061.5345.55745363831-3439-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium311615.516
3610San Francisco Giants1316764.5118.55875761131-3636-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park311813.581
4818San Diego Padres1296069.46514.5538535328-3432-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Greg RiddochJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium331518.455
51122Houston Astros1315972.45016.5468554-8620-4539-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome311615.516
61226Atlanta Braves1315180.38924.5548692-14422-4229-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium311417.452


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jeff Bagwell1B22.096Traded by Red Sox to Astros for RHP Larry Andersen 
Mark BaileyC28.300Granted Free Agency.