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Games on 1991-05-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles2Boston Red Sox7BoxMike GardinerJose Mesa(none)
Oakland Athletics4Chicago White Sox5BoxBobby ThigpenSteve Chitren(none)
Detroit Tigers9Cleveland Indians11BoxSergio ValdezKevin RitzShawn Hillegas
Minnesota Twins1Kansas City Royals4BoxBret SaberhagenKevin Tapani(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2New York Yankees3BoxSteve HoweChuck Crim(none)
Seattle Mariners6Texas Rangers7BoxGerald AlexanderScott BankheadJeff Russell
California Angels1Toronto Blue Jays5BoxDavid WellsMark Langston(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxBob OjedaTom Browning(none)
Chicago Cubs7Montreal Expos2BoxMike BieleckiDennis MartinezLes Lancaster
Pittsburgh Pirates5Philadelphia Phillies1BoxBob WalkJason Grimsley(none)
Houston Astros4San Diego Padres5BoxJose MelendezMark PortugalCraig Lefferts
Atlanta Braves5San Francisco Giants2BoxCharlie LeibrandtBuddy BlackMike Stanton
New York Mets10St. Louis Cardinals5BoxWally WhitehurstJuan Agosto(none)

Standings as of 1991-05-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1991 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Boston Red Sox462620.565--202193910-1216-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1165858.500
248Toronto Blue Jays482721.563--2011772411-1316-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSkyDome1146450.561
3713Detroit Tigers462323.5003.0243230139-1414-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldTiger Stadium1166155.526
4917Milwaukee Brewers462224.4784.021020649-1213-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1166155.526
51221New York Yankees442024.4555.0190200-109-1411-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stump MerrillGene MichaelYankee Stadium I1185167.432
61323Cleveland Indians441727.3868.0170185-1511-136-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1184078.339
71425Baltimore Orioles451629.3569.5172227-559-147-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium1175166.436
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1991 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Texas Rangers432617.605--2291943514-812-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1195960.496
223Oakland Athletics472819.596--242233911-1317-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1155659.487
359California Angels472621.5532.02131783514-912-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienAnaheim Stadium1155560.478
4611Seattle Mariners482523.5213.5199195411-1314-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1145856.509
5816Minnesota Twins482325.4795.5196202-610-1313-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1147242.632
61018Chicago White Sox442123.4775.5177213-3610-1311-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron SchuelerComiskey Park II1186652.559
71120Kansas City Royals462125.4576.5173184-1111-1110-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonRoyals Stadium1166155.526
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1991 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates453015.667--2161684814-616-9W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium1176849.581
224New York Mets452619.5784.01951752014-812-11W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1165165.440
3510St. Louis Cardinals462422.5226.5203196711-1213-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreDal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1166056.517
4612Chicago Cubs472423.5117.0200199110-1414-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field1135360.469
5919Philadelphia Phillies472225.4689.018318129-1613-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1155659.487
61022Montreal Expos472027.42611.0162194-3210-1610-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium1145163.447
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1991 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Dodgers472720.574--2031634013-1014-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1156649.574
246Atlanta Braves442519.5680.52201665415-710-12W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1186949.585
3714Cincinnati Reds462323.5003.5162175-1310-1313-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnRiverfront Stadium1165165.440
4815San Diego Padres492425.4904.0195230-3515-109-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Greg RiddochJoe McIlvaineJack Murphy Stadium1136053.531
51124Houston Astros471829.3839.0158211-537-1511-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1154768.409
61226San Francisco Giants481632.33311.5182221-396-1810-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1145955.518


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Wes GardnerP30.032Released by Padres. 
Jim PooleP25.033Claimed on waivers by Orioles from Rangers. 
Garry TempletonSS35.068Traded by Padres to Mets for Tim Teufel. 
Tim Teufel2B32.328Traded by Mets to Padres for Garry Templeton.