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Games on 1990-09-04

Top1990 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALSeattle Mariners7Baltimore Orioles2Boxscore - PBP922,3153:03Erik HansonPete HarnischErik Hanson (13-9)Pete Harnisch (10-10)-Jim LefebvreFrank RobinsonMemorial Stadium
ALOakland Athletics6Boston Red Sox2Boxscore - PBP935,4083:18Dave StewartRoger ClemensDave Stewart (18-10)Roger Clemens (20-6)-Tony LaRussaJoe MorganFenway Park
ALKansas City Royals3Chicago White Sox6Boxscore - PBP920,3602:58Andy McGaffiganJack McDowellJack McDowell (12-6)Andy McGaffigan (3-2)Bobby Thigpen (48)John WathanJeff TorborgComiskey Park
ALToronto Blue Jays1Detroit Tigers3Boxscore - PBP914,7603:07Frank WillsFrank TananaPaul Gibson (4-4)Duane Ward (2-8)Mike Henneman (20)Cito GastonSparky AndersonTiger Stadium
ALMinnesota Twins7Milwaukee Brewers1Boxscore - PBP98,7473:09David WestTom EdensTim Drummond (3-4)Tom Edens (3-2)-Tom KellyTom TrebelhornCounty Stadium
ALCleveland Indians7Texas Rangers5Boxscore - PBP910,4672:45Sergio ValdezKevin BrownSergio Valdez (3-5)Kevin Brown (12-10)-John McNamaraBobby ValentineArlington Stadium
NLCincinnati Reds4Atlanta Braves7Boxscore - PBP94,4632:59Danny JacksonTom GlavineTom Glavine (7-11)Danny Jackson (5-3)Kent Mercker (6)Lou PiniellaBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLHouston Astros10Los Angeles Dodgers8Boxscore - PBP928,9393:24Mark PortugalRamon MartinezAl Osuna (1-0)Jim Gott (2-4)Dave Smith (22)Art HoweTom LasordaDodger Stadium
NLChicago Cubs3Montreal Expos1Boxscore - PBP910,6052:48Mike BieleckiDennis MartinezMike Bielecki (7-9)Dennis Martinez (10-10)Paul Assenmacher (7)Don ZimmerBuck RodgersOlympic Stadium
NLPhiladelphia Phillies7Pittsburgh Pirates11Boxscore - PBP916,8583:01Pat CombsBob WalkBill Landrum (5-3)Darrel Akerfelds (5-2)Bob Patterson (4)Nick LeyvaJim LeylandThree Rivers Stad
NLSan Francisco Giants6San Diego Padres4Boxscore - PBP912,1622:30Mike LaCossAndy BenesMike LaCoss (5-3)Atlee Hammaker (4-7)John Burkett (1)Roger CraigGreg RiddochQualcomm Stadium
NLNew York Mets0St. Louis Cardinals1Boxscore - PBP919,8732:33Sid FernandezJoe MagraneJoe Magrane (9-15)Sid Fernandez (9-11)Lee Smith (27)Bud HarrelsonJoe TorreBusch Stadium II
12 Games on this date

Standings as of 1990-09-04.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1990 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Boston Red Sox1357659.563--5965445234-3642-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park271215.444
249Toronto Blue Jays1367066.5156.56435539036-3234-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSkyDome261610.615
3915Detroit Tigers1366670.48510.5656670-1432-3534-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium261313.500
41017Milwaukee Brewers1356372.46713.0632650-1832-3531-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium271116.407
51223Baltimore Orioles1346074.44815.5565590-2531-3929-35L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium271611.593
61324Cleveland Indians1356075.44416.0585632-4728-3932-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium271710.630
71425New York Yankees1345678.41819.5490620-13026-4530-33L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Stump MerrillGene MichaelYankee Stadium I281117.393
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1990 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1358550.630--60047112941-2644-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum27189.667
222Chicago White Sox1347856.5826.55685284038-2740-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park281612.571
4612California Angels1356867.50417.0564590-2632-3536-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium271215.444
3511Texas Rangers1356867.50417.0566597-3130-3838-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium271512.556
5713Seattle Mariners1366769.49318.5524543-1932-3335-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome261016.385
6814Kansas City Royals1356669.48919.06115624926-4040-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium26917.346
71119Minnesota Twins1376374.46023.0587637-5030-3833-36W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome251114.440
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1990 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Pittsburgh Pirates1347856.582--6175328539-2939-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium281711.607
224New York Mets1337756.5790.565051113931-3446-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium291415.483
358Montreal Expos1347064.5228.05494985131-3639-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium281513.536
4716Chicago Cubs1346371.47015.0564635-7131-3632-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field281414.500
5818Philadelphia Phillies1346272.46316.0548623-7530-4032-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium281513.536
61122St. Louis Cardinals1356174.45217.5504559-5530-3531-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreDal MaxvillBusch Stadium II27918.333
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1990 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Cincinnati Reds1347757.575--5824919139-3138-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnRiverfront Stadium281414.500
247Los Angeles Dodgers1357164.5266.55975643332-3539-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium271512.556
3610San Francisco Giants1356966.5118.5609600933-3836-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park271611.593
4920Houston Astros1356273.45915.5493573-8022-4540-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome271314.481
51021San Diego Padres1346173.45516.0558552629-3632-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Greg RiddochJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium281414.500
61226Atlanta Braves1355580.40722.5572705-13322-4233-38W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium271017.370


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Kevin BearseP24.301Claimed on waivers by Expos from Indians. 
Joe BitkerP26.205Traded by Athletics with Scott Chiamparino to Rangers for Harold Baines. 
Scott ChiamparinoP24.013Traded by Athletics with Joe Bitker to Rangers for Harold Baines. 
Barry LyonsC30.093Released by Mets. 
Victor RosarioSS-2B24.009Traded by Phillies with Jim Vatcher and Jeff Parrett to Braves for Tommy Greene and Dale Murphy. 
Jose SeguraP27.221Granted Free Agency. 
Randy St. ClaireP30.012Released by Rangers. 
Rich ThompsonP31.307Released by Expos.