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GAME INFORMATION


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Texas Rangers 36-29L2000 002 001 371
New York Yankees 32-33W2010 014 02x 8123
Date of Game:  Friday, June 16, 1989
Stadium:  Yankee Stadium I
Feats and Milestones
  • Sammy Sosa - 1st career game, 1st career hit


  • Top Inning 1

    Sammy Sosa vs Andy Hawkins  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Singled
    Scott Fletcher vs Andy Hawkins  M
    3-2 (7 pitches)
    Struck out swinging. Sammy Sosa caught stealing 2b (double play)
    Rafael Palmeiro vs Andy Hawkins  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Doubled
    Ruben Sierra vs Andy Hawkins  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Game tied 0-0


    Bottom Inning 1

    Rickey Henderson vs Bobby Witt  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Steve Sax vs Bobby Witt  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Don Mattingly vs Bobby Witt  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Game tied 0-0


    Top Inning 2

    Julio Franco vs Andy Hawkins  M
    1-2 (5 pitches)
    Geno Petralli vs Andy Hawkins  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Rick Leach vs Andy Hawkins  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Singled
    Steve Buechele vs Andy Hawkins  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    6Flied out to
    Game tied 0-0


    Bottom Inning 2

    Steve Balboni vs Bobby Witt  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Mel Hall vs Bobby Witt  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Homered
    Mike Pagliarulo vs Bobby Witt  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Jesse Barfield vs Bobby Witt  M
    3-2 (7 pitches)
    Walked
    Don Slaught vs Bobby Witt  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Singled . Jesse Barfield advanced to 2b
    Alvaro Espinoza vs Bobby Witt  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    New York Yankees lead Texas Rangers 1-0


    Top Inning 3

    Jim Sundberg vs Andy Hawkins  M
    2-0 (3 pitches)
    Sammy Sosa vs Andy Hawkins  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Scott Fletcher vs Andy Hawkins  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    New York Yankees lead Texas Rangers 1-0


    Bottom Inning 3

    Rickey Henderson vs Bobby Witt  M
    3-0 (4 pitches)
    Walked
    Rickey Henderson caught stealing 2b
    Steve Sax vs Bobby Witt  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Don Mattingly vs Bobby Witt  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    New York Yankees lead Texas Rangers 1-0


    Top Inning 4

    Rafael Palmeiro vs Andy Hawkins  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Ruben Sierra vs Andy Hawkins  M
    3-2 (9 pitches)
    Julio Franco vs Andy Hawkins  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    New York Yankees lead Texas Rangers 1-0


    Bottom Inning 4

    Steve Balboni vs Bobby Witt  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Mel Hall vs Bobby Witt  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Walked
    Mike Pagliarulo vs Bobby Witt  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Reached on error . Mel Hall advanced to 2b
    Jesse Barfield vs Bobby Witt  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Don Slaught vs Bobby Witt  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    64Flied out to
    New York Yankees lead Texas Rangers 1-0


    Top Inning 5

    Geno Petralli vs Andy Hawkins  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Rick Leach vs Andy Hawkins  M
    3-2 (7 pitches)
    Steve Buechele vs Andy Hawkins  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    New York Yankees lead Texas Rangers 1-0


    Bottom Inning 5

    Alvaro Espinoza vs Bobby Witt  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Rickey Henderson vs Bobby Witt  M
    3-0 (4 pitches)
    Walked
    Steve Sax vs Bobby Witt  M
    2-0 (3 pitches)
    Tripled . Rickey Henderson scored
    Don Mattingly vs Bobby Witt  M
    3-0 (4 pitches)
    Intentional Walk
    Steve Balboni vs Bobby Witt  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Mel Hall vs Bobby Witt  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    New York Yankees lead Texas Rangers 2-0


    Top Inning 6

    Jim Sundberg vs Andy Hawkins  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Sammy Sosa vs Andy Hawkins  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Doubled
    Scott Fletcher vs Andy Hawkins  M
    2-2 (7 pitches)
    Reached on error . Sammy Sosa scored, advancement unknown
    Rafael Palmeiro vs Andy Hawkins  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    unknown. Scott Fletcher scored
    Ruben Sierra vs Andy Hawkins  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Singled
    Julio Franco vs Andy Hawkins  M
    2-2 (6 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Game tied 2-2


    Bottom Inning 6

    Mike Pagliarulo vs Bobby Witt  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Singled
    Jesse Barfield vs Bobby Witt  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Doubled . Mike Pagliarulo advanced to 3b
    Don Slaught vs Bobby Witt  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    . Mike Pagliarulo scored, Jesse Barfield advanced to 3b
    Alvaro Espinoza vs Bobby Witt  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Rickey Henderson vs Bobby Witt  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Doubled (Ground-rule) (Fly ball) to . Jesse Barfield scored
    Steve Sax vs Bobby Witt  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Singled . Rickey Henderson scored
    Don Mattingly vs Kenny Rogers  M
    3-0 (4 pitches)
    Walked. Steve Sax advanced to 2b
    Steve Balboni vs Kenny Rogers  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Singled . Steve Sax advanced to 3b, Don Mattingly advanced to 2b
    Roberto Kelly vs Kenny Rogers  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Singled . Steve Sax scored, Don Mattingly advanced to 3b, Steve Balboni advanced to 2b
    Tom Brookens vs Gary Mielke  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    New York Yankees lead Texas Rangers 6-2


    Top Inning 7

    Geno Petralli vs Andy Hawkins  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Rick Leach vs Andy Hawkins  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Steve Buechele vs Andy Hawkins  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Singled
    Jim Sundberg vs Andy Hawkins  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    New York Yankees lead Texas Rangers 6-2


    Bottom Inning 7

    Jesse Barfield vs Gary Mielke  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Don Slaught vs Gary Mielke  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Alvaro Espinoza vs Gary Mielke  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    New York Yankees lead Texas Rangers 6-2


    Top Inning 8

    Sammy Sosa vs Andy Hawkins  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Reached on error
    Scott Fletcher vs Andy Hawkins  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    643Grounded into double-play to
    Rafael Palmeiro vs Andy Hawkins  M
    3-2 (8 pitches)
    New York Yankees lead Texas Rangers 6-2


    Bottom Inning 8

    Rickey Henderson vs Cecilio Guante  M
    3-2 (7 pitches)
    Walked
    Steve Sax vs Cecilio Guante  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Singled . Rickey Henderson advanced to 3b, Steve Sax advanced to 2b
    Don Mattingly vs Cecilio Guante  M
    3-0 (4 pitches)
    Intentional Walk
    Ken Phelps vs Cecilio Guante  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Singled . Rickey Henderson scored, Steve Sax scored, Don Mattingly advanced to 2b
    Roberto Kelly vs Cecilio Guante  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Singled . advancement unknown, Ken Phelps advanced to 3b, Roberto Kelly advanced to 2b
    Tom Brookens vs Cecilio Guante  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Jesse Barfield vs Cecilio Guante  M
    1-2 (5 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    New York Yankees lead Texas Rangers 8-2


    Top Inning 9

    Ruben Sierra vs Andy Hawkins  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Doubled
    Julio Franco vs Andy Hawkins  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    6Reached on error ( ) by . Ruben Sierra advanced to 3b, Julio Franco advanced to 2b
    Buddy Bell vs Lee Guetterman  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    . Ruben Sierra scored
    Jeff Kunkel vs Lee Guetterman  M
    1-2 (5 pitches)
    Steve Buechele vs Lee Guetterman  M
    2-2 (6 pitches)
    New York Yankees beat Texas Rangers 8-3


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