1989 Boston Red Sox Game-by-Game Results

American League (AL)
Team Record: 83-79
Finished 3rd in the AL's East Division
Attendance: 2,512,069, Avg. 31,798
Ballpark: Fenway Park II
Manager: Joe Morgan (83-79)
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
1989 Boston Red Sox Statistics
1989 Boston Red Sox Roster

The Boston Red Sox of the American League ended the 1989 season with a record of 83 wins and 79 losses, finishing third in the AL's East Division.

The Red Sox led the league with 774 runs. Boston yielded 735 runs. Nick Esasky walloped 30 home runs for the team, while Dwight Evans swatted 20 or more, too. Nick Esasky drove in 108 runs. Wade Boggs paced all regular batters by hitting .330. Roger Clemens topped the team with 17 wins, and Mike Boddicker also added 15 or more wins also Roger Clemens recorded a 3.13 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Joe Morgan coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 774
Regular Season Runs Against: 735

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 3, 1989 Boston Red Sox 4 at Baltimore Orioles 5 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
April 6, 1989 Boston Red Sox 4 at Baltimore Orioles 6 L 0-0 0-2 0-2
April 7, 1989 Boston Red Sox 8 at Kansas City Royals 9 L 0-0 0-3 0-3
April 8, 1989 Boston Red Sox 1 at Kansas City Royals 2 L 0-0 0-4 0-4
April 9, 1989 Boston Red Sox 8 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 0-0 1-4 1-4
April 10, 1989 Cleveland Indians 2 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 1-0 1-4 2-4
April 12, 1989 Cleveland Indians 10 at Boston Red Sox 6 L 1-1 1-4 2-5
April 13, 1989 Cleveland Indians 1 at Boston Red Sox 9 W 2-1 1-4 3-5
April 14, 1989 Baltimore Orioles 4 at Boston Red Sox 7 W 3-1 1-4 4-5
April 15, 1989 Baltimore Orioles 12 at Boston Red Sox 4 L 3-2 1-4 4-6
April 17, 1989 Baltimore Orioles 4 at Boston Red Sox 6 W 4-2 1-4 5-6
April 19, 1989 Boston Red Sox 8 at Cleveland Indians 4 W 4-2 2-4 6-6
April 20, 1989 Boston Red Sox 5 at Cleveland Indians 2 W 4-2 3-4 7-6
April 21, 1989 Kansas City Royals 7 at Boston Red Sox 4 L 4-3 3-4 7-7
April 22, 1989 Kansas City Royals 7 at Boston Red Sox 3 L 4-4 3-4 7-8
April 23, 1989 Kansas City Royals 10 at Boston Red Sox 0 L 4-5 3-4 7-9
April 25, 1989 Chicago White Sox 0 at Boston Red Sox 11 W 5-5 3-4 8-9
April 26, 1989 Chicago White Sox 4 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 6-5 3-4 9-9
April 27, 1989 Chicago White Sox 3 at Boston Red Sox 1 L 6-6 3-4 9-10
April 28, 1989 Boston Red Sox 6 at Texas Rangers 7 L 6-6 3-5 9-11
April 29, 1989 Boston Red Sox 8 at Texas Rangers 5 W 6-6 4-5 10-11
April 30, 1989 Boston Red Sox 1 at Texas Rangers 2 L 6-6 4-6 10-12
May 1, 1989 Boston Red Sox 13 at Minnesota Twins 6 W 6-6 5-6 11-12
May 2, 1989 Boston Red Sox 4 at Minnesota Twins 2 W 6-6 6-6 12-12
May 3, 1989 Boston Red Sox 8 at Chicago White Sox 4 W 6-6 7-6 13-12
May 4, 1989 Boston Red Sox 4 at Chicago White Sox 5 L 6-6 7-7 13-13
May 5, 1989 Texas Rangers 6 at Boston Red Sox 7 W 7-6 7-7 14-13
May 6, 1989 Texas Rangers 0 at Boston Red Sox 7 W 8-6 7-7 15-13
May 7, 1989 Texas Rangers 5 at Boston Red Sox 9 W 9-6 7-7 16-13
May 8, 1989 Minnesota Twins 4 at Boston Red Sox 2 L 9-7 7-7 16-14
May 9, 1989 Minnesota Twins 6 at Boston Red Sox 2 L 9-8 7-7 16-15
May 12, 1989 Boston Red Sox 2 at Seattle Mariners 0 W 9-8 8-7 17-15
May 13, 1989 Boston Red Sox 6 at Seattle Mariners 14 L 9-8 8-8 17-16
May 14, 1989 Boston Red Sox 3 at Seattle Mariners 4 L 9-8 8-9 17-17
May 16, 1989 Boston Red Sox 2 at California Angels 7 L 9-8 8-10 17-18
May 17, 1989 Boston Red Sox 0 at California Angels 5 L 9-8 8-11 17-19
May 18, 1989 Boston Red Sox 5 at California Angels 2 W 9-8 9-11 18-19
May 19, 1989 Boston Red Sox 7 at Oakland Athletics 4 W 9-8 10-11 19-19
May 20, 1989 Boston Red Sox 3 at Oakland Athletics 6 L 9-8 10-12 19-20
May 21, 1989 Boston Red Sox 4 at Oakland Athletics 5 L 9-8 10-13 19-21
May 23, 1989 Seattle Mariners 5 at Boston Red Sox 6 W 10-8 10-13 20-21
May 24, 1989 Seattle Mariners 5 at Boston Red Sox 6 W 11-8 10-13 21-21
May 25, 1989 Seattle Mariners 0 at Boston Red Sox 10 W 12-8 10-13 22-21
May 26, 1989 California Angels 5 at Boston Red Sox 0 L 12-9 10-13 22-22
May 28, 1989 California Angels 3 at Boston Red Sox 0 L 12-10 10-13 22-23
May 29, 1989 Oakland Athletics 2 at Boston Red Sox 3 W 13-10 10-13 23-23
May 30, 1989 Oakland Athletics 4 at Boston Red Sox 2 L 13-11 10-13 23-24
May 31, 1989 Oakland Athletics 3 at Boston Red Sox 4 W 14-11 10-13 24-24
June 2, 1989 Toronto Blue Jays 7 at Boston Red Sox 2 L 14-12 10-13 24-25
June 3, 1989 Toronto Blue Jays 10 at Boston Red Sox 2 L 14-13 10-13 24-26
June 4, 1989 Toronto Blue Jays 13 at Boston Red Sox 11 L 14-14 10-13 24-27
June 5, 1989 Boston Red Sox 5 at Detroit Tigers 2 W 14-14 11-13 25-27
June 6, 1989 Boston Red Sox 1 at Detroit Tigers 5 L 14-14 11-14 25-28
June 7, 1989 Boston Red Sox 6 at Detroit Tigers 1 W 14-14 12-14 26-28
June 8, 1989 Boston Red Sox 7 at New York Yankees 8 L 14-14 12-15 26-29
June 10, 1989 Boston Red Sox 14 at New York Yankees 8 W 14-14 13-15 27-29
June 11, 1989 Boston Red Sox 2 at New York Yankees 4 L 14-14 13-16 27-30
June 11, 1989 Boston Red Sox 7 at New York Yankees 8 L 14-14 13-17 27-31
June 13, 1989 Detroit Tigers 7 at Boston Red Sox 8 W 15-14 13-17 28-31
June 14, 1989 Detroit Tigers 7 at Boston Red Sox 3 L 15-15 13-17 28-32
June 16, 1989 Boston Red Sox 2 at Chicago White Sox 0 W 15-15 14-17 29-32
June 17, 1989 Boston Red Sox 6 at Chicago White Sox 1 W 15-15 15-17 30-32
June 18, 1989 Boston Red Sox 7 at Chicago White Sox 4 W 15-15 16-17 31-32
June 19, 1989 Boston Red Sox 2 at Chicago White Sox 8 L 15-15 16-18 31-33
June 20, 1989 Texas Rangers 3 at Boston Red Sox 6 W 16-15 16-18 32-33
June 21, 1989 Texas Rangers 10 at Boston Red Sox 3 L 16-16 16-18 32-34
June 22, 1989 Texas Rangers 9 at Boston Red Sox 1 L 16-17 16-18 32-35
June 23, 1989 Minnesota Twins 10 at Boston Red Sox 0 L 16-18 16-18 32-36
June 24, 1989 Minnesota Twins 2 at Boston Red Sox 6 W 17-18 16-18 33-36
June 24, 1989 Minnesota Twins 2 at Boston Red Sox 11 W 18-18 16-18 34-36
June 25, 1989 Minnesota Twins 7 at Boston Red Sox 0 L 18-19 16-18 34-37
June 27, 1989 Boston Red Sox 4 at Milwaukee Brewers 5 L 18-19 16-19 34-38
June 28, 1989 Boston Red Sox 5 at Milwaukee Brewers 12 L 18-19 16-20 34-39
June 29, 1989 Boston Red Sox 2 at Milwaukee Brewers 1 W 18-19 17-20 35-39
June 30, 1989 Boston Red Sox 3 at Toronto Blue Jays 1 W 18-19 18-20 36-39
July 1, 1989 Boston Red Sox 3 at Toronto Blue Jays 1 W 18-19 19-20 37-39
July 2, 1989 Boston Red Sox 4 at Toronto Blue Jays 1 W 18-19 20-20 38-39
July 3, 1989 Boston Red Sox 2 at Toronto Blue Jays 3 L 18-19 20-21 38-40
July 4, 1989 Milwaukee Brewers 4 at Boston Red Sox 3 L 18-20 20-21 38-41
July 6, 1989 Milwaukee Brewers 4 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 19-20 20-21 39-41
July 7, 1989 New York Yankees 4 at Boston Red Sox 6 W 20-20 20-21 40-41
July 8, 1989 New York Yankees 7 at Boston Red Sox 5 L 20-21 20-21 40-42
July 9, 1989 New York Yankees 5 at Boston Red Sox 10 W 21-21 20-21 41-42
July 13, 1989 Boston Red Sox 3 at Minnesota Twins 1 W 21-21 21-21 42-42
July 14, 1989 Boston Red Sox 5 at Minnesota Twins 0 W 21-21 22-21 43-42
July 15, 1989 Boston Red Sox 2 at Minnesota Twins 3 L 21-21 22-22 43-43
July 16, 1989 Boston Red Sox 3 at Minnesota Twins 4 L 21-21 22-23 43-44
July 17, 1989 Boston Red Sox 6 at Texas Rangers 12 L 21-21 22-24 43-45
July 18, 1989 Boston Red Sox 1 at Texas Rangers 8 L 21-21 22-25 43-46
July 19, 1989 Boston Red Sox 4 at Texas Rangers 0 W 21-21 23-25 44-46
July 21, 1989 Chicago White Sox 1 at Boston Red Sox 0 L 21-22 23-25 44-47
July 22, 1989 Chicago White Sox 10 at Boston Red Sox 6 L 21-23 23-25 44-48
July 23, 1989 Chicago White Sox 2 at Boston Red Sox 8 W 22-23 23-25 45-48
July 25, 1989 Kansas City Royals 0 at Boston Red Sox 10 W 23-23 23-25 46-48
July 26, 1989 Kansas City Royals 7 at Boston Red Sox 4 L 23-24 23-25 46-49
July 27, 1989 Kansas City Royals 2 at Boston Red Sox 7 W 24-24 23-25 47-49
July 28, 1989 Boston Red Sox 2 at Cleveland Indians 3 L 24-24 23-26 47-50
July 28, 1989 Boston Red Sox 1 at Cleveland Indians 2 L 24-24 23-27 47-51
July 29, 1989 Boston Red Sox 5 at Cleveland Indians 0 W 24-24 24-27 48-51
July 30, 1989 Boston Red Sox 5 at Cleveland Indians 2 W 24-24 25-27 49-51
July 31, 1989 Baltimore Orioles 6 at Boston Red Sox 9 W 25-24 25-27 50-51
August 1, 1989 Baltimore Orioles 3 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 26-24 25-27 51-51
August 1, 1989 Baltimore Orioles 2 at Boston Red Sox 6 W 27-24 25-27 52-51
August 2, 1989 Baltimore Orioles 9 at Boston Red Sox 8 L 27-25 25-27 52-52
August 3, 1989 Cleveland Indians 4 at Boston Red Sox 2 L 27-26 25-27 52-53
August 4, 1989 Cleveland Indians 4 at Boston Red Sox 3 L 27-27 25-27 52-54
August 5, 1989 Cleveland Indians 2 at Boston Red Sox 10 W 28-27 25-27 53-54
August 6, 1989 Cleveland Indians 4 at Boston Red Sox 6 W 29-27 25-27 54-54
August 7, 1989 Boston Red Sox 4 at Kansas City Royals 6 L 29-27 25-28 54-55
August 8, 1989 Boston Red Sox 1 at Kansas City Royals 8 L 29-27 25-29 54-56
August 9, 1989 Boston Red Sox 6 at Kansas City Royals 2 W 29-27 26-29 55-56
August 11, 1989 Boston Red Sox 1 at Baltimore Orioles 4 L 29-27 26-30 55-57
August 11, 1989 Boston Red Sox 6 at Baltimore Orioles 4 W 29-27 27-30 56-57
August 12, 1989 Boston Red Sox 10 at Baltimore Orioles 8 W 29-27 28-30 57-57
August 13, 1989 Boston Red Sox 1 at Baltimore Orioles 6 L 29-27 28-31 57-58
August 14, 1989 Toronto Blue Jays 4 at Boston Red Sox 2 L 29-28 28-31 57-59
August 15, 1989 Toronto Blue Jays 7 at Boston Red Sox 2 L 29-29 28-31 57-60
August 16, 1989 Toronto Blue Jays 7 at Boston Red Sox 3 L 29-30 28-31 57-61
August 17, 1989 Boston Red Sox 4 at Milwaukee Brewers 8 L 29-30 28-32 57-62
August 18, 1989 Boston Red Sox 2 at Milwaukee Brewers 5 L 29-30 28-33 57-63
August 19, 1989 Boston Red Sox 3 at Milwaukee Brewers 1 W 29-30 29-33 58-63
August 20, 1989 Boston Red Sox 3 at Milwaukee Brewers 6 L 29-30 29-34 58-64
August 21, 1989 Boston Red Sox 4 at New York Yankees 6 L 29-30 29-35 58-65
August 22, 1989 Boston Red Sox 4 at New York Yankees 3 W 29-30 30-35 59-65
August 23, 1989 Boston Red Sox 4 at New York Yankees 1 W 29-30 31-35 60-65
August 25, 1989 Detroit Tigers 2 at Boston Red Sox 4 W 30-30 31-35 61-65
August 25, 1989 Detroit Tigers 3 at Boston Red Sox 11 W 31-30 31-35 62-65
August 26, 1989 Detroit Tigers 2 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 32-30 31-35 63-65
August 27, 1989 Detroit Tigers 1 at Boston Red Sox 7 W 33-30 31-35 64-65
August 28, 1989 Detroit Tigers 3 at Boston Red Sox 6 W 34-30 31-35 65-65
August 29, 1989 California Angels 4 at Boston Red Sox 8 W 35-30 31-35 66-65
August 29, 1989 California Angels 5 at Boston Red Sox 13 W 36-30 31-35 67-65
August 30, 1989 California Angels 4 at Boston Red Sox 0 L 36-31 31-35 67-66
August 31, 1989 California Angels 2 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 37-31 31-35 68-66
September 1, 1989 Seattle Mariners 7 at Boston Red Sox 2 L 37-32 31-35 68-67
September 2, 1989 Seattle Mariners 5 at Boston Red Sox 6 W 38-32 31-35 69-67
September 3, 1989 Seattle Mariners 3 at Boston Red Sox 2 L 38-33 31-35 69-68
September 4, 1989 Boston Red Sox 8 at Oakland Athletics 5 W 38-33 32-35 70-68
September 5, 1989 Boston Red Sox 1 at Oakland Athletics 13 L 38-33 32-36 70-69
September 6, 1989 Boston Red Sox 5 at Oakland Athletics 7 L 38-33 32-37 70-70
September 8, 1989 Boston Red Sox 1 at California Angels 2 L 38-33 32-38 70-71
September 9, 1989 Boston Red Sox 5 at California Angels 8 L 38-33 32-39 70-72
September 10, 1989 Boston Red Sox 1 at California Angels 2 L 38-33 32-40 70-73
September 11, 1989 Boston Red Sox 1 at Seattle Mariners 2 L 38-33 32-41 70-74
September 12, 1989 Boston Red Sox 3 at Seattle Mariners 5 L 38-33 32-42 70-75
September 13, 1989 Boston Red Sox 4 at Seattle Mariners 7 L 38-33 32-43 70-76
September 15, 1989 Oakland Athletics 2 at Boston Red Sox 7 W 39-33 32-43 71-76
September 16, 1989 Oakland Athletics 2 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 40-33 32-43 72-76
September 17, 1989 Oakland Athletics 6 at Boston Red Sox 7 W 41-33 32-43 73-76
September 18, 1989 Boston Red Sox 6 at Toronto Blue Jays 3 W 41-33 33-43 74-76
September 19, 1989 Boston Red Sox 5 at Toronto Blue Jays 6 L 41-33 33-44 74-77
September 20, 1989 Boston Red Sox 10 at Toronto Blue Jays 3 W 41-33 34-44 75-77
September 22, 1989 Boston Red Sox 9 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 41-33 35-44 76-77
September 23, 1989 Boston Red Sox 6 at Detroit Tigers 1 W 41-33 36-44 77-77
September 24, 1989 Boston Red Sox 4 at Detroit Tigers 2 W 41-33 37-44 78-77
September 25, 1989 New York Yankees 4 at Boston Red Sox 7 W 42-33 37-44 79-77
September 26, 1989 New York Yankees 5 at Boston Red Sox 9 W 43-33 37-44 80-77
September 27, 1989 New York Yankees 3 at Boston Red Sox 0 L 43-34 37-44 80-78
September 28, 1989 Milwaukee Brewers 6 at Boston Red Sox 12 W 44-34 37-44 81-78
September 29, 1989 Milwaukee Brewers 4 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 45-34 37-44 82-78
September 30, 1989 Milwaukee Brewers 3 at Boston Red Sox 1 L 45-35 37-44 82-79
October 1, 1989 Milwaukee Brewers 1 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 46-35 37-44 83-79