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Thursday May 16,1991This date in baseball
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Games on 1991-05-16

Top1991 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALOakland Athletics11Baltimore Orioles5Boxscore - PBP932,4143:31Kirk DressendorferJose MesaJoe Klink (2-2)Jose Mesa (4-4)-Tony LaRussaFrank RobinsonMemorial Stadium
ALSeattle Mariners3Cleveland Indians1Boxscore - PBP95,6652:24Bill KruegerGreg SwindellMichael Jackson (4-2)Greg Swindell (1-5)-Jim LefebvreJohn McNamaraCleveland Stadium
ALMilwaukee Brewers6Minnesota Twins3Boxscore - PBP915,1822:41Bill WegmanAllan AndersonBill Wegman (1-1)Allan Anderson (1-3)Darren Holmes (1)Tom TrebelhornTom KellyHubert H. Humphre
ALCalifornia Angels7New York Yankees0Boxscore - PBP914,7742:59Jim AbbottDave EilandJim Abbott (3-4)Eric Plunk (0-2)-Doug RaderStump MerrillYankee Stadium I
NLPittsburgh Pirates6Houston Astros4Boxscore - PBP98,4193:07Doug DrabekMark PortugalDoug Drabek (2-6)Jim Clancy (0-1)Stan Belinda (5)Jim LeylandArt HoweAstrodome
NLMontreal Expos4San Francisco Giants5Boxscore - PBP98,4372:59Dennis MartinezDon RobinsonDon Robinson (1-2)Dennis Martinez (5-3)Francisco Oliveras (1)Buck RodgersRoger Craig3Com Park at Cand
NLMontreal Expos4San Francisco Giants5Boxscore - PBP98,4372:59Dennis MartinezDon RobinsonDon Robinson (1-2)Dennis Martinez (5-3)Francisco Oliveras (1)Buck RodgersRoger CraigCandlestick Park
7 Games on this date

Standings as of 1991-05-16.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1991 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox312011.645--132104288-412-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1316467.489
234Toronto Blue Jays352114.6001.0144123217-814-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSkyDome1277057.551
3814Detroit Tigers321616.5004.5155140158-118-5L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldTiger Stadium1306862.523
41019Milwaukee Brewers321517.4695.5138139-17-78-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1306862.523
51222New York Yankees311219.3878.0142164-225-127-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stump MerrillGene MichaelYankee Stadium I1315972.450
61324Cleveland Indians301119.3678.5115119-49-82-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1324686.348
71425Baltimore Orioles311120.3559.0121157-367-114-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium1315675.427
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1991 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Oakland Athletics332013.606--174161137-1013-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1296465.496
246Seattle Mariners342014.5880.513413407-913-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1286365.492
3510California Angels341816.5292.51511331810-68-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienAnaheim Stadium1286365.492
4611Texas Rangers291514.5173.0133122118-87-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1337063.526
5916Chicago White Sox301515.5003.5113142-298-87-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron SchuelerComiskey Park II1327260.545
6713Minnesota Twins341717.5003.514113565-1012-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1287850.609
71121Kansas City Royals321319.4066.5110130-207-96-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonRoyals Stadium1306961.531
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1991 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates332211.667--1561223410-412-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium1297653.589
225New York Mets321913.5942.5128109199-610-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1295871.450
348St. Louis Cardinals331815.5454.0126132-67-1011-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreDal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1296663.512
4715Chicago Cubs341717.5005.5146147-16-1111-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field1266066.476
5817Philadelphia Phillies341618.4716.514514147-129-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1286266.484
61020Montreal Expos341519.4417.5126139-136-119-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium1275671.441
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1991 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Los Angeles Dodgers321814.563--136112249-79-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1307555.577
259Atlanta Braves301614.5331.01421053710-76-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1327854.591
3612Cincinnati Reds321616.5002.0109114-58-108-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnRiverfront Stadium1305872.446
4918San Diego Padres341618.4713.0134164-309-67-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Greg RiddochJoe McIlvaineJack Murphy Stadium1286860.531
51123Houston Astros321220.3756.0108144-365-97-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1305377.408
61226San Francisco Giants341222.3537.0132159-274-148-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1286365.492

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Freddy Garcia3B-LF18.288Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
Julio MosqueraC19.108Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
Mitch WebsterRF-LF32.000Traded by Indians to Pirates for Mike York. 
Mike YorkP26.252Traded by Pirates to Indians for Mitch Webster.