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Wednesday, August 9,1989

Wednesday, August 9,1989

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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1989 reg season 1989-08-09 Minnesota Twins 7 Baltimore Orioles 0 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Allan Anderson Mark Thurmond -- 30,132 2:20
1989 reg season 1989-08-09 Seattle Mariners 1 California Angels 4 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Kirk McCaskill Brian Holman Bryan Harvey 26,416 2:23
1989 reg season 1989-08-09 Oakland Athletics 2 Chicago White Sox 3 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Tom McCarthy Jim Corsi -- 15,389 3:44
1989 reg season 1989-08-09 Milwaukee Brewers 6 Detroit Tigers 1 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Chuck Crim Jack Morris Dan Plesac 24,348 2:42
1989 reg season 1989-08-09 Boston Red Sox 6 Kansas City Royals 2 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Mike Boddicker Luis Aquino -- 37,225 2:27
1989 reg season 1989-08-09 Cleveland Indians 7 New York Yankees 4 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Rod Nichols Andy Hawkins Steve Olin 31,121 2:50
1989 reg season 1989-08-09 Texas Rangers 4 Toronto Blue Jays 3 box | pbp Rogers Centre Charlie Hough Dave Stieb Jeff Russell 48,962 3:05
1989 reg season 1989-08-09 Montreal Expos 0 Chicago Cubs 3 box | pbp Wrigley Field Rick Sutcliffe Bryn Smith Mitch Williams 39,009 2:43
1989 reg season 1989-08-09 Atlanta Braves 6 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Pete Smith John Wetteland Jim Acker 41,328 2:32
1989 reg season 1989-08-09 New York Mets 6 Philadelphia Phillies 0 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Bob Ojeda Dennis Cook -- 43,462 2:32
1989 reg season 1989-08-09 St. Louis Cardinals 5 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Joe Magrane Doug Drabek -- 15,046 2:45
1989 reg season 1989-08-09 Houston Astros 1 San Diego Padres 2 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Mark Davis Dave Smith -- 18,120 2:20
1989 reg season 1989-08-09 Cincinnati Reds 1 San Francisco Giants 10 box | pbp Candlestick Park Don Robinson Rick Mahler -- 29,441 2:10
13 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1989 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 112 58 54 .518 0.0 505 487 18 L1 26-30 32-24 1 5 11 Yes dnq
1989 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 114 57 57 .500 2.0 513 476 37 L1 28-27 29-30 2 6 12 -- Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1989 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 113 56 57 .496 2.5 434 447 -13 W2 28-32 28-25 3 8 15 -- dnq
1989 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 111 55 56 .495 2.5 529 515 14 W1 26-29 29-27 4 9 16 -- dnq
1989 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 114 55 59 .482 4.0 490 489 1 W1 23-32 32-27 5 10 17 -- dnq
1989 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 114 53 61 .465 6.0 504 569 -65 L2 23-33 30-28 6 12 21 -- dnq
1989 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 113 41 72 .363 17.5 432 565 -133 L1 16-39 25-33 7 14 26 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1989 AL West California Angels franchise | log 112 68 44 .607 0.0 495 379 116 W1 30-25 38-19 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1989 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 114 68 46 .596 1.0 477 418 59 L1 28-26 40-20 2 2 2 Yes Won World Series (Giants)
1989 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 113 62 51 .549 6.5 474 456 18 L1 25-34 37-17 3 3 7 Yes dnq
1989 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 112 59 53 .527 9.0 496 505 -9 W1 28-31 31-22 4 4 10 Yes dnq
1989 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 114 57 57 .500 12.0 541 509 32 W1 27-32 30-25 5 7 13 -- dnq
1989 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 113 54 59 .478 14.5 530 523 7 L1 23-33 31-26 6 11 18 -- dnq
1989 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 113 48 65 .425 20.5 477 559 -82 W1 22-35 26-30 7 13 22 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1989 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 114 66 48 .579 0.0 462 407 55 W3 34-25 32-23 1 1 3 Yes Lost NLCS (Giants)
1989 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 114 63 51 .553 3.0 466 433 33 L7 30-29 33-22 2 4 5 Yes dnq
1989 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 111 60 51 .541 4.5 435 415 20 W1 27-25 32-27 3 5 8 Yes dnq
1989 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 112 60 52 .536 5.0 479 415 64 W2 24-34 36-18 4 6 9 -- dnq
1989 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 114 48 66 .421 18.0 437 478 -41 L1 23-33 25-33 5 10 23 -- dnq
1989 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 114 46 68 .404 20.0 441 508 -67 L2 19-37 26-32 6 11 24 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1989 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 114 65 49 .570 0.0 502 419 83 W1 28-31 37-18 1 2 4 Yes Lost World Series (Athletics)
1989 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 114 63 51 .553 2.0 468 462 6 L1 31-26 32-25 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1989 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 114 57 57 .500 8.0 403 454 -51 W1 29-30 28-27 3 7 14 -- dnq
1989 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 113 54 59 .478 10.5 439 483 -44 L1 25-30 29-29 4 8 19 -- dnq
1989 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 115 54 61 .470 11.5 395 385 10 L1 23-33 31-28 5 9 20 -- dnq
1989 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 115 46 69 .400 19.5 399 467 -68 W1 21-35 25-34 6 12 25 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
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Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
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  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Mike Farmer Philadelphia Phillies Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Dave Hajek Houston Astros Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Donnie Hill -- Hist Released by Athletics
Bo Jackson Kansas City Royals Hist Activated from Disabled List
4 record(s)