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Friday, August 4,1989

Friday, August 4,1989

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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 1989-08-04 Texas Rangers 6 Baltimore Orioles 4 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Charlie Hough Dave J. Schmidt Jeff Russell 37,754 3:19
1989 reg season 1989-08-04 Cleveland Indians 4 Boston Red Sox 3 box | pbp Fenway Park Buddy Black Mike Boddicker Doug Jones 34,154 2:37
1989 reg season 1989-08-04 Detroit Tigers 4 Chicago White Sox 5 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Ken Patterson Paul Gibson -- 16,918 2:59
1989 reg season 1989-08-04 California Angels 6 Milwaukee Brewers 2 box | pbp County Stadium Chuck Finley Jerry Reuss Willie Fraser 27,596 2:41
1989 reg season 1989-08-04 Kansas City Royals 1 Minnesota Twins 5 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Allan Anderson Luis Aquino -- 32,470 2:07
1989 reg season 1989-08-04 Oakland Athletics 5 Seattle Mariners 3 box | pbp Kingdome Dave Stewart Brian Holman Dennis Eckersley 23,621 2:28
1989 reg season 1989-08-04 New York Yankees 1 Toronto Blue Jays 2 box | pbp Rogers Centre Dave Stieb Clay Parker -- 48,789 2:02
1989 reg season 1989-08-04 Atlanta Braves 4 Cincinnati Reds 5 box | pbp Cinergy Field John Franco Joe Boever -- 32,531 2:50
1989 reg season 1989-08-04 San Diego Padres 3 Los Angeles Dodgers 6 box | pbp Dodger Stadium John Wetteland Ed Whitson Jay Howell 38,250 2:45
1989 reg season 1989-08-04 Montreal Expos 5 New York Mets 11 box | pbp Shea Stadium Bob Ojeda Bryn Smith -- 41,457 2:47
1989 reg season 1989-08-04 Chicago Cubs 3 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Mike Bielecki Doug Drabek Mitch Williams 29,169 2:46
1989 reg season 1989-08-04 Houston Astros 2 San Francisco Giants 4 box | pbp Candlestick Park Don Robinson Danny Darwin -- 26,648 2:32
1989 reg season 1989-08-04 Philadelphia Phillies 3 St. Louis Cardinals 6 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Joe Magrane Dennis Cook Todd Worrell 44,149 2:33
13 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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 107 55 52 .514 0.0 489 471 18 L1 26-30 29-22 1 5 11 Yes dnq
1989 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 108 54 54 .500 1.5 418 417 1 W3 26-29 28-25 2 6 12 -- dnq
1989 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 109 54 55 .495 2.0 491 461 30 W1 28-27 26-28 3 7 15 -- Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1989 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 106 52 54 .491 2.5 502 493 9 L3 25-27 27-27 4 9 16 -- dnq
1989 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 108 52 56 .481 3.5 468 467 1 L2 21-30 31-26 5 10 17 -- dnq
1989 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 109 51 58 .468 5.0 480 549 -69 L1 22-32 29-26 6 12 21 -- dnq
1989 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 107 38 69 .355 17.0 408 538 -130 L1 15-38 23-31 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 108 66 42 .611 0.0 479 367 112 W3 29-24 37-18 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1989 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 109 66 43 .606 0.5 464 396 68 W1 26-23 40-20 2 2 2 Yes Won World Series (Giants)
1989 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 108 59 49 .546 7.0 451 437 14 L1 24-33 35-16 3 3 7 Yes dnq
1989 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 107 58 49 .542 7.5 487 485 2 W1 27-27 31-22 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1989 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 109 54 55 .495 12.5 521 494 27 W1 25-31 29-24 5 8 14 -- dnq
1989 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 108 51 57 .472 15.0 506 507 -1 L3 22-32 29-25 6 11 19 -- dnq
1989 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 109 46 63 .422 20.5 462 544 -82 W2 22-35 24-28 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 Montreal Expos franchise | log 109 63 46 .578 0.0 459 416 43 L2 30-24 33-22 1 2 4 Yes dnq
1989 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 109 62 47 .569 1.0 442 396 46 W2 33-24 29-23 2 3 5 Yes Lost NLCS (Giants)
1989 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 106 57 49 .538 4.5 415 395 20 W2 25-24 31-26 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1989 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 107 56 51 .523 6.0 458 410 48 W1 22-33 34-18 4 6 10 -- dnq
1989 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 109 46 63 .422 17.0 421 458 -37 L1 23-33 23-30 5 10 22 -- dnq
1989 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 109 44 65 .404 19.0 428 484 -56 L2 18-36 25-30 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 109 63 46 .578 0.0 477 395 82 W1 28-31 35-15 1 1 3 Yes Lost World Series (Athletics)
1989 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 109 61 48 .560 2.0 450 443 7 L3 29-23 32-25 2 4 6 Yes dnq
1989 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 109 54 55 .495 9.0 387 433 -46 L1 28-29 26-26 3 7 13 -- dnq
1989 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 110 52 58 .473 11.5 376 370 6 W3 23-33 29-25 4 8 18 -- dnq
1989 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 108 51 57 .472 11.5 414 458 -44 W3 23-29 28-28 5 9 20 -- dnq
1989 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 110 43 67 .391 20.5 381 450 -69 L4 18-33 25-34 6 12 25 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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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)
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Bob Knepper San Francisco Giants Hist Signed to Minor League contract
Mark Davis California Angels Hist Traded from Chicago White Sox to California Angels for Mark Doran and Roberto Hernandez
Roberto Hernandez Chicago White Sox Hist Traded from California Angels with Mark Doran to Chicago White Sox for Mark Davis
Wally Backman Montreal Expos Hist Activated from Disabled List
Erik Hanson Seattle Mariners Hist Activated from Disabled List
Charlie Hough Texas Rangers Hist Activated from Disabled List
6 record(s)