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Thursday, August 31,1989

Thursday, August 31,1989

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Games on this date
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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 1989-08-31 California Angels 2 Boston Red Sox 5 box | pbp Fenway Park Roger Clemens Kirk McCaskill -- 31,737 3:03
1989 reg season 1989-08-31 Baltimore Orioles 0 Cleveland Indians 11 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium John Farrell Dave Johnson -- 9,735 2:44
1989 reg season 1989-08-31 Detroit Tigers 0 Kansas City Royals 3 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Bret Saberhagen Kevin Ritz Jeff Montgomery 30,004 2:30
1989 reg season 1989-08-31 Seattle Mariners 1 Milwaukee Brewers 6 box | pbp County Stadium Mark Knudson Brian Holman -- 15,540 2:31
1989 reg season 1989-08-31 Texas Rangers 6 Minnesota Twins 8 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome David West Bobby Witt Jeff Reardon 18,556 2:47
1989 reg season 1989-08-31 Chicago White Sox 1 Toronto Blue Jays 5 box | pbp Rogers Centre Dave Stieb Steve Rosenberg -- 49,422 2:24
1989 reg season 1989-08-31 Philadelphia Phillies 1 San Diego Padres 5 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Dennis Rasmussen Don Carman Mark Grant 15,541 2:31
7 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • 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.
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 134 72 62 .537 0.0 601 570 31 L1 33-34 39-28 1 5 9 Yes dnq
1989 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 134 72 62 .537 0.0 612 544 68 W3 34-31 38-31 2 4 10 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1989 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 134 68 66 .507 4.0 637 611 26 W1 31-35 37-31 3 8 15 -- dnq
1989 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 136 67 69 .493 6.0 577 568 9 W1 28-39 39-30 4 9 16 -- dnq
1989 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 133 63 70 .474 8.5 512 531 -19 W1 29-37 34-33 5 10 18 -- dnq
1989 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 135 59 76 .437 13.5 590 686 -96 W1 26-40 33-36 6 12 21 -- dnq
1989 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 136 47 89 .346 26.0 501 689 -188 L12 18-52 29-37 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 Oakland Athletics franchise | log 134 81 53 .604 0.0 572 474 98 L1 37-31 44-22 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Giants)
1989 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 133 78 55 .586 2.5 571 518 53 W3 31-35 47-20 2 3 3 Yes dnq
1989 AL West California Angels franchise | log 133 78 55 .586 2.5 570 466 104 L1 34-32 44-23 3 2 2 Yes dnq
1989 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 131 68 63 .519 11.5 569 577 -8 L2 33-35 35-28 4 6 12 -- dnq
1989 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 133 68 65 .511 12.5 625 602 23 W2 29-36 39-29 5 7 14 -- dnq
1989 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 133 59 74 .444 21.5 592 612 -20 L1 26-41 33-33 6 11 20 -- dnq
1989 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 133 56 77 .421 24.5 571 652 -81 L3 28-41 28-36 7 13 23 -- 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 133 75 58 .564 0.0 564 513 51 L1 37-28 38-30 1 1 5 Yes Lost NLCS (Giants)
1989 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 133 73 60 .549 2.0 524 485 39 L1 34-33 38-28 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1989 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 132 72 60 .545 2.5 549 486 63 W3 27-37 45-23 3 4 7 Yes dnq
1989 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 133 72 61 .541 3.0 540 508 32 W1 33-32 39-29 4 5 8 Yes dnq
1989 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 133 58 75 .436 17.0 521 555 -34 W2 28-41 30-34 5 10 22 -- dnq
1989 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 134 55 79 .410 20.5 524 611 -87 L2 24-43 30-37 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 133 75 58 .564 0.0 573 490 83 W1 34-34 41-24 1 2 4 Yes Lost World Series (Athletics)
1989 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 133 71 62 .534 4.0 547 562 -15 W1 32-32 39-30 2 6 11 -- dnq
1989 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 134 69 65 .515 6.5 509 527 -18 W1 33-35 36-30 3 7 13 -- dnq
1989 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 133 64 69 .481 11.0 516 560 -44 W1 31-34 33-35 4 8 17 -- dnq
1989 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 133 62 71 .466 13.0 458 447 11 L3 29-39 33-32 5 9 19 -- dnq
1989 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 134 53 81 .396 22.5 475 556 -81 L2 25-44 28-37 6 12 25 -- dnq
26 record(s)