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Games on 1991-08-05

Top1991 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALMilwaukee Brewers6Baltimore Orioles5Boxscore - PBP925,8243:38Don AugustRoy SmithDoug Henry (2-0)Mark Williamson (3-5)Ed Nunez (4)Tom TrebelhornJohnny OatesMemorial Stadium
ALMinnesota Twins7California Angels4Boxscore - PBP925,4392:33Kevin TapaniJoe GraheKevin Tapani (9-7)Joe Grahe (1-2)Rick Aguilera (29)Tom KellyDoug RaderAngel Stadium of
ALNew York Yankees7Detroit Tigers5Boxscore - PBP925,9383:03Scott SandersonWalt TerrellScott Sanderson (11-7)Walt Terrell (7-10)Lee Guetterman (6)Stump MerrillSparky AndersonTiger Stadium
ALBoston Red Sox3Kansas City Royals5Boxscore - PBP936,1543:00Kevin MortonLuis AquinoJeff Montgomery (2-4)Tony Fossas (1-2)-Joe MorganHal McRaeKauffman Stadium
ALSeattle Mariners0Oakland Athletics3Boxscore - PBP927,5612:44Bill KruegerRon DarlingRon Darling (6-8)Bill Krueger (9-4)Dennis Eckersley (29)Jim LefebvreTony LaRussaOakland-Alameda C
ALCleveland Indians9Texas Rangers0Boxscore - PBP922,3152:54Eric KingKevin BrownEric King (5-6)Kevin Brown (7-9)-Mike HargroveBobby ValentineArlington Stadium
NLSan Francisco Giants2Atlanta Braves5Boxscore - PBP924,9342:33Don RobinsonJohn SmoltzJohn Smoltz (7-12)Don Robinson (5-8)-Roger CraigBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLLos Angeles Dodgers6Cincinnati Reds10Boxscore - PBP934,9973:17Ramon MartinezJose RijoJose Rijo (8-2)Ramon Martinez (14-6)Rob Dibble (24)Tom LasordaLou PiniellaCinergy Field
NLSan Diego Padres1Houston Astros2Boxscore - PBP1214,5773:36Greg HarrisPete HarnischDwayne Henry (3-0)Larry Andersen (3-3)-Greg RiddochArt HoweAstrodome
NLChicago Cubs7New York Mets2Boxscore - PBP927,5082:31Frank CastilloPete SchourekFrank Castillo (4-2)Pete Schourek (2-2)-Jim EssianBud HarrelsonShea Stadium
10 Games on this date

Standings as of 1991-08-05.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1991 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Toronto Blue Jays1066046.566--4283923627-2533-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSkyDome563125.554
2712Detroit Tigers1055550.5244.5542545-320-3135-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldTiger Stadium572928.509
31018Boston Red Sox1055055.4769.5444459-1522-2628-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park573423.596
41120New York Yankees1024854.47110.0453473-2023-2925-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stump MerrillGene MichaelYankee Stadium I602337.383
51223Milwaukee Brewers1054560.42914.5484528-4419-3126-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium573819.667
61325Baltimore Orioles1044262.40417.0427525-9826-3016-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium582533.431
71426Cleveland Indians1043569.33724.0356462-10618-3617-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium582236.379
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1991 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Minnesota Twins1076443.598--5054198632-2432-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome553124.564
223Chicago White Sox1045945.5673.54714333828-2131-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron SchuelerComiskey Park II582830.483
346Oakland Athletics1075948.5515.05305181227-2632-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum552530.455
458Seattle Mariners1065749.5386.54564055129-2828-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome562630.464
5610Texas Rangers1025448.5297.55294923724-2930-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium603129.517
6813Kansas City Royals1045351.5109.55004851529-2224-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonRoyals Stadium582929.500
7916California Angels1055253.49511.04574461128-2324-30L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienAnaheim Stadium572928.509
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1991 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Pittsburgh Pirates1036142.592--4874018632-2229-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium593722.627
237St. Louis Cardinals1045648.5385.5441437424-2532-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreDal MaxvillBusch Stadium II582830.483
3511New York Mets1045549.5296.54424222028-2327-26L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium572235.386
4715Chicago Cubs1045252.5009.5470483-1323-3129-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field562531.446
51021Philadelphia Phillies1044658.44215.5395438-4321-3325-25W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium583226.552
61224Montreal Expos1044361.41318.5364419-5520-3123-30L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium572829.491
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1991 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Los Angeles Dodgers1045846.558--4443707426-2832-18L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium583523.603
249Atlanta Braves1035548.5342.55004465425-2330-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium593920.661
3614Cincinnati Reds1035251.5055.5443447-423-2629-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnRiverfront Stadium592237.373
4817San Francisco Giants1045054.4818.0428425322-3228-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park582533.431
5919San Diego Padres1055055.4768.5392444-5228-2722-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Greg RiddochJoe McIlvaineJack Murphy Stadium573423.596
61122Houston Astros1044559.43313.0372446-7417-3328-26W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome582038.345


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mark AcreP22.323Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Tom Herr2B35.123Released by Mets. 
John MosesOF33.361Signed as Free Agent by Tigers. 
John MosesOF33.361Released by Pirates.