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Friday August 9,1991This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.



1991 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Boxscores -- Leaders -- Transactions -- Births -- Deaths

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Month Day Year

Games on 1991-08-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox7Baltimore Orioles4BoxBrian DrahmanMike MussinaBobby Thigpen
Oakland Athletics5California Angels4BoxDave StewartKirk McCaskillDennis Eckersley
Cleveland Indians2Kansas City Royals4BoxMark GubiczaGreg SwindellJeff Montgomery
Minnesota Twins5Seattle Mariners2BoxDavid WestRandy JohnsonRick Aguilera
Milwaukee Brewers10Texas Rangers8BoxChris BosioGerald AlexanderEd Nunez
Boston Red Sox12Toronto Blue Jays7BoxJoe HeskethDavid WellsJeff Reardon
Houston Astros2Atlanta Braves7BoxSteve AveryJim Deshaies(none)
New York Mets4Chicago Cubs5BoxGreg MadduxDavid Cone(none)
Montreal Expos4Philadelphia Phillies5BoxMitch WilliamsDave Wainhouse(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxBryn SmithJohn Smiley(none)
Cincinnati Reds5San Diego Padres1BoxMo SanfordDennis Rasmussen(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0San Francisco Giants1BoxJeff BrantleyKevin Gross(none)

Standings as of 1991-08-09

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1991 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Toronto Blue Jays1106248.564--4424113127-2535-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickSkyDome522923.558
2813Detroit Tigers1085652.5195.0549552-321-3335-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldTiger Stadium542826.519
31019Boston Red Sox1085157.47210.0456474-1823-2828-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park543321.611
41121New York Yankees1054857.45711.5461501-4023-3225-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Stump MerrillGene MichaelYankee Stadium I572334.404
51222Milwaukee Brewers1094861.44013.5509555-4622-3226-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium533518.660
61325Baltimore Orioles1084365.39818.0450547-9726-3017-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium542430.444
71426Cleveland Indians1073572.32725.5376488-11218-3917-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium552233.400
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1991 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Minnesota Twins1106644.600--5184338534-2532-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome522923.558
222Chicago White Sox1086345.5832.05064456129-2134-24W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron SchuelerComiskey Park II542430.444
346Oakland Athletics1106248.5644.05445232128-2634-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum522230.423
458Texas Rangers1055649.5337.55595203924-2932-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium572928.509
5611Kansas City Royals1075651.5238.55124872529-2227-29W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonRoyals Stadium552629.473
6712Seattle Mariners1095752.5238.54594194029-3028-22L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome532627.491
7916California Angels1085355.49112.04734591428-2325-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienAnaheim Stadium542826.519
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1991 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Pittsburgh Pirates1076245.579--4954187733-2429-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium553619.655
237St. Louis Cardinals1075849.5424.0453445825-2533-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreDal MaxvillBusch Stadium II552629.473
3510New York Mets1085751.5285.54584342428-2429-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium532033.377
4717Chicago Cubs1085355.4919.5482509-2723-3430-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field522428.462
51020Philadelphia Phillies1085058.46312.5422449-2721-3329-25W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium542826.519
61224Montreal Expos1074463.41118.0375431-5621-3323-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium542727.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1991 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Dodgers1086147.565--4573778029-2932-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium543222.593
249Atlanta Braves1075750.5333.55184635525-2332-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium553718.673
3614Cincinnati Reds1075354.4957.5454461-724-2629-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob QuinnRiverfront Stadium552134.382
4815San Francisco Giants1085355.4918.0444436824-3329-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park542232.407
5918San Diego Padres1095257.4779.5406462-5630-2822-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Greg RiddochJoe McIlvaineJack Murphy Stadium533221.604
61123Houston Astros1084662.42615.0387466-7917-3429-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome541935.352

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Brent CooksonLF-RF21.336Granted Free Agency. 
Candy MaldonadoRF-LF30.338Traded by Brewers to Blue Jays for William Suero and Rob Wishnevski. 
Kevin RomineRF-CF30.078Released by Red Sox.