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Tuesday August 29,1989This date in baseball
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Games on 1989-08-29

Top1989 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALCalifornia Angels4Boston Red Sox8Boxscore - PBP902:46Bert BlylevenMike SmithsonDennis Lamp (3-1)Bert Blyleven (14-3)-Doug RaderJoe MorganFenway Park
ALCalifornia Angels5Boston Red Sox13Boxscore - PBP833,9872:54Dan PetryEric HetzelBob Stanley (5-2)Dan Petry (3-1)-Doug RaderJoe MorganFenway Park
ALBaltimore Orioles1Cleveland Indians3Boxscore - PBP910,0352:31Pete HarnischTom CandiottiDoug Jones (6-7)Pete Harnisch (3-8)-Frank RobinsonDoc EdwardsCleveland Stadium
ALDetroit Tigers8Kansas City Royals12Boxscore - PBP921,1303:26Jack MorrisLuis AquinoSteve Crawford (3-0)Steve Searcy (0-1)-Sparky AndersonJohn WathanKauffman Stadium
ALSeattle Mariners5Milwaukee Brewers3Boxscore - PBP915,7202:37Erik HansonJaime NavarroErik Hanson (5-4)Jaime Navarro (4-6)Mike Schooler (25)Jim LefebvreTom TrebelhornCounty Stadium
ALTexas Rangers4Minnesota Twins2Boxscore - PBP919,0043:20Kevin BrownRick AguileraDrew Hall (1-0)Rick Aguilera (6-9)Jeff Russell (30)Bobby ValentineTom KellyHubert H. Humphre
ALOakland Athletics19New York Yankees5Boxscore - PBP927,7513:08Storm DavisChuck CaryStorm Davis (15-6)Chuck Cary (3-3)-Tony LaRussaBucky DentYankee Stadium I
ALChicago White Sox2Toronto Blue Jays3Boxscore - PBP949,5652:49Melido PerezMike FlanaganMike Flanagan (8-8)Donn Pall (4-5)Tom Henke (14)Jeff TorborgCito GastonRogers Centre
NLHouston Astros9Chicago Cubs10Boxscore - PBP1025,8293:46Mark PortugalMike BieleckiPaul Assenmacher (2-3)Dave Smith (3-4)-Art HoweDon ZimmerWrigley Field
NLNew York Mets2Los Angeles Dodgers1Boxscore - PBP936,7562:36David ConeJohn WettelandDavid Cone (12-6)John Wetteland (4-6)-Davey JohnsonTom LasordaDodger Stadium
NLAtlanta Braves4Pittsburgh Pirates5Boxscore - PBP99,6862:24Tom GlavineDoug DrabekDoug Drabek (11-10)Tom Glavine (12-8)Bill Landrum (19)Russ NixonJim LeylandThree Rivers Stad
NLMontreal Expos1San Diego Padres2Boxscore - PBP917,6873:09Pascual PerezGreg HarrisMark Grant (6-2)Rich Thompson (0-1)-Buck RodgersJack McKeonQualcomm Stadium
NLPhiladelphia Phillies6San Francisco Giants1Boxscore - PBP913,9522:06Bruce RuffinDon RobinsonBruce Ruffin (4-8)Don Robinson (11-9)Roger McDowell (16)Nick LeyvaRoger Craig3Com Park at Cand
NLPhiladelphia Phillies6San Francisco Giants1Boxscore - PBP913,9522:06Bruce RuffinDon RobinsonBruce Ruffin (4-8)Don Robinson (11-9)Roger McDowell (16)Nick LeyvaRoger CraigCandlestick Park
NLCincinnati Reds2St. Louis Cardinals4Boxscore - PBP927,4052:19Tim LearyJoe MagraneJoe Magrane (18-7)Tim Leary (8-12)-Tommy HelmsWhitey HerzogBusch Stadium II
15 Games on this date

Standings as of 1989-08-29.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Baltimore Orioles1327161.538--5945553932-3339-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium301614.533
2511Toronto Blue Jays1327062.5301.06055426334-3136-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium301911.633
3714Boston Red Sox1326765.5084.06326052731-3536-30W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park301614.533
4916Milwaukee Brewers1346668.4936.0568560828-3938-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium281513.536
51018Cleveland Indians1316269.4738.5497524-2729-3733-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium311120.355
61221New York Yankees1345876.43314.0582681-9926-4032-36L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bucky DentBob QuinnYankee Stadium I271611.593
71426Detroit Tigers1344787.35125.0500680-18018-5029-37L10T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium281216.429
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1338152.609--56746610137-3044-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum291811.621
222California Angels1317754.5883.056446110333-3144-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium311417.452
333Kansas City Royals1317655.5804.05625174531-3545-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium311615.516
4612Texas Rangers1296861.52711.0560562-233-3335-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium331518.455
5815Minnesota Twins1316665.50414.06105931729-3637-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome311417.452
61120Seattle Mariners1315873.44322.0584603-1925-4033-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome311516.484
71323Chicago White Sox1315675.42724.0569645-7628-3928-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park301317.433
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Chicago Cubs1327557.568--5605055537-2838-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field301812.600
236St. Louis Cardinals1327359.5532.05244834134-3338-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II301317.433
347New York Mets1317160.5423.55404835726-3745-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium311615.516
458Montreal Expos1327161.5384.05355072832-3239-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiOlympic Stadium301020.333
51022Pittsburgh Pirates1325775.43218.0514550-3628-4129-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry DoughtyThree Rivers Stadium301713.567
61124Philadelphia Phillies1325577.41720.0521603-8224-4130-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium301218.400
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1989 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125San Francisco Giants1327458.561--5704888234-3440-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park301812.600
2610Houston Astros1327062.5304.0539558-1931-3239-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome301614.533
3713San Diego Padres1326864.5156.0503521-1833-3535-29W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium30219.700
4817Cincinnati Reds1326369.47711.0514560-4630-3433-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium301218.400
5919Los Angeles Dodgers1326270.47012.04554381729-3933-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium281513.536
61225Atlanta Braves1335380.39821.5470549-7925-4328-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Russ NixonBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium271017.370

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mike Blowers3B24.127Traded by Expos to Yankees for John Candelaria. 
John CandelariaP35.296Traded by Yankees to Expos for Mike Blowers.