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Friday, September 8,1989

Friday, September 8,1989

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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 1989-09-08 Boston Red Sox 1 California Angels 2 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Bert Blyleven Mike Boddicker Bryan Harvey 32,408 2:17
1989 reg season 1989-09-08 Toronto Blue Jays 4 Cleveland Indians 5 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Doug Jones Jim Acker -- 13,489 2:53
1989 reg season 1989-09-08 Chicago White Sox 5 Detroit Tigers 7 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Jack Morris Greg Hibbard Mike Henneman 14,586 3:00
1989 reg season 1989-09-08 Minnesota Twins 0 Kansas City Royals 6 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Mark Gubicza Roy Smith -- 28,435 2:08
1989 reg season 1989-09-08 New York Yankees 5 Oakland Athletics 1 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Dale Mohorcic Dave Stewart -- 43,626 2:33
1989 reg season 1989-09-08 Milwaukee Brewers 7 Seattle Mariners 3 box | pbp Kingdome Jaime Navarro Clint Zavaras -- 11,214 2:58
1989 reg season 1989-09-08 Baltimore Orioles 1 Texas Rangers 3 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Kevin Brown Dave Johnson Jeff Russell 15,080 3:09
1989 reg season 1989-09-08 St. Louis Cardinals 11 Chicago Cubs 8 box | pbp Wrigley Field Cris Carpenter Mitch Williams Dan Quisenberry 35,231 3:05
1989 reg season 1989-09-08 Atlanta Braves 1 Cincinnati Reds 5 box | pbp Cinergy Field Scott Scudder Pete Smith -- 18,044 2:45
1989 reg season 1989-09-08 San Francisco Giants 2 Houston Astros 5 box | pbp Astrodome Mark Portugal Don Robinson Danny Darwin 24,405 2:25
1989 reg season 1989-09-08 Philadelphia Phillies 4 Montreal Expos 3 box | pbp Stade Olympique Jason Grimsley Kevin Gross Roger McDowell 18,151 3:02
1989 reg season 1989-09-08 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 New York Mets 7 box | pbp Shea Stadium Bob Ojeda Doug Drabek -- 36,902 2:27
1989 reg season 1989-09-08 Los Angeles Dodgers 0 San Diego Padres 1 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Andy Benes Orel Hershiser Mark Davis 30,349 2:57
13 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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.
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 Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 142 78 64 .549 0.0 658 572 86 L1 38-32 40-32 1 4 7 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1989 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 143 77 66 .538 1.5 632 611 21 L1 36-37 41-29 2 5 8 Yes dnq
1989 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 141 70 71 .496 7.5 662 653 9 L3 32-38 38-33 3 9 16 -- dnq
1989 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 143 71 72 .497 7.5 610 601 9 W3 31-40 40-32 4 8 15 -- dnq
1989 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 143 67 76 .469 11.5 638 705 -67 W9 30-40 37-36 5 10 18 -- dnq
1989 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 141 65 76 .461 12.5 543 579 -36 W1 30-42 35-34 6 11 20 -- dnq
1989 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 143 54 89 .378 24.5 558 710 -152 W7 18-52 36-37 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 141 85 56 .603 0.0 615 501 114 L1 39-32 46-24 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Giants)
1989 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 140 81 59 .579 3.5 606 555 51 W1 33-39 48-20 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1989 AL West California Angels franchise | log 141 80 61 .567 5.0 594 505 89 W1 34-36 46-25 3 3 4 Yes dnq
1989 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 140 72 68 .514 12.5 607 631 -24 W1 33-35 39-33 4 6 13 -- dnq
1989 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 140 70 70 .500 14.5 654 638 16 L2 31-41 39-29 5 7 14 -- dnq
1989 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 140 61 79 .436 23.5 619 652 -33 L4 28-42 33-37 6 12 21 -- dnq
1989 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 140 58 82 .414 26.5 596 679 -83 L4 28-42 30-40 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 141 78 63 .553 0.0 604 557 47 L1 40-32 38-31 1 3 6 Yes Lost NLCS (Giants)
1989 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 141 78 63 .553 0.0 565 529 36 W1 36-34 41-30 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1989 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 140 75 65 .536 2.5 580 518 62 W2 27-40 48-25 3 4 9 Yes dnq
1989 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 141 75 66 .532 3.0 572 537 35 L2 35-35 40-31 4 5 11 -- dnq
1989 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 141 61 80 .433 17.0 555 603 -48 L1 30-44 31-36 5 10 22 -- dnq
1989 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 141 58 83 .411 20.0 554 642 -88 W1 25-45 32-39 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 141 81 60 .574 0.0 620 519 101 L1 37-36 44-24 1 1 3 Yes Lost World Series (Athletics)
1989 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 141 75 66 .532 6.0 578 597 -19 W2 33-34 42-32 2 6 12 Yes dnq
1989 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 141 75 66 .532 6.0 543 552 -9 W1 36-36 39-30 3 7 10 -- dnq
1989 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 141 69 72 .489 12.0 564 598 -34 W1 33-35 36-37 4 8 17 -- dnq
1989 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 141 66 75 .468 15.0 486 474 12 L1 31-42 35-33 5 9 19 -- dnq
1989 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 142 55 87 .387 26.5 513 608 -95 L5 25-45 30-42 6 12 25 -- dnq
26 record(s)