May 18, 1989

May 18, 1989 The American League East was a wasteland of mediocrity as the season reached its quarter turn. The Yankees and Indians shared space atop the pigpile, both 18-19. The Red Sox, at 17-18, wobbled .002 behind them. Roger Clemens was one of Boston’s few bright spots, carrying a 5-1 record into his start against the Angels in Anaheim. His win a week earlier was all that interrupted what would’ve been a six-game losing streak. He wouldn’t be the stopper against the Angels. Indeed, he wouldn’t even get past the first two batters in the third inning, allowing five ...

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