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Games on 1980-06-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles13California Angels8BoxSammy StewartChris Knapp(none)
Cleveland Indians7Chicago White Sox2BoxJohn DennyBritt BurnsMike Stanton
Detroit Tigers9Milwaukee Brewers5BoxDan PetryBill Travers(none)
Toronto Blue Jays1Minnesota Twins5BoxRoger EricksonJesse JeffersonDoug Corbett
Toronto Blue Jays6Minnesota Twins4BoxJoey McLaughlinFernando Arroyo(none)
Boston Red Sox6Oakland Athletics1BoxTom BurgmeierDave Hamilton(none)
New York Yankees0Seattle Mariners5BoxGlenn AbbottRon Guidry(none)
Kansas City Royals5Texas Rangers4BoxGary ChristensonBob BabcockDan Quisenberry
Los Angeles Dodgers3Atlanta Braves1BoxDon SuttonTommy BoggsRick Sutcliffe
San Diego Padres0Cincinnati Reds1BoxCharlie LeibrandtRandy Jones(none)
San Francisco Giants4Houston Astros5BoxJoe SambitoGreg Minton(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Montreal Expos6BoxSteve RogersJohn FulghamWoodie Fryman
St. Louis Cardinals4Montreal Expos9BoxRoss GrimsleyRoy Thomas(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4New York Mets6BoxRay BurrisEnrique RomoEd Glynn
Pittsburgh Pirates3New York Mets0BoxEddie SolomonMark BombackKent Tekulve
Chicago Cubs2Philadelphia Phillies0BoxLynn McGlothenDick RuthvenBruce Sutter

Standings as of 1980-06-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees513219.627--2692086117-1015-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I1117140.640
238Milwaukee Brewers502822.5603.52902108012-1116-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1125854.518
3512Baltimore Orioles522626.5006.52452153013-1513-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1107436.673
4611Cleveland Indians502525.5006.5215240-2513-1512-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1105456.491
5914Boston Red Sox512526.4907.0245278-3314-1311-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1095851.532
6815Toronto Blue Jays512526.4907.0213220-712-1513-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1114269.378
71120Detroit Tigers502327.4608.5245249-411-1911-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1126151.545
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Kansas City Royals533320.623--2632323116-1117-9W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1096445.587
2410Chicago White Sox542925.5374.5220239-1912-1316-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1064165.387
3713Oakland Athletics532627.4917.0230236-68-1618-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1095752.523
41018Seattle Mariners542529.4638.5205238-338-1617-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1083474.315
51221Texas Rangers542430.4449.5245251-611-1313-17L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1075255.486
61323Minnesota Twins532231.41511.0219246-279-1813-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1085553.509
71424California Angels502030.40011.5209251-4210-1210-18L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1104565.409
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Montreal Expos502921.580--2222051710-1219-9W6T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1126151.545
246Pittsburgh Pirates512922.5690.52301993113-1316-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1115457.486
369Philadelphia Phillies482622.5422.0244202429-1217-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1146549.570
4716Chicago Cubs492326.4695.5202211-910-1713-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1134172.363
5919New York Mets502327.4606.0184220-369-1314-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1124468.393
61226St. Louis Cardinals521834.34612.0237254-178-1710-17L5T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1105654.509
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Dodgers533221.604--2211952611-1521-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1106050.545
224Houston Astros513021.5881.01861622414-1416-7W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1126349.563
357Cincinnati Reds533023.5662.0226220613-1217-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1095950.541
4817San Diego Padres542529.4637.5187185211-1814-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineJack Murphy Stadium1084860.444
51022Atlanta Braves502129.4209.5165211-467-1914-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1116051.541
61125San Francisco Giants532132.39611.0180220-407-2314-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1085454.500


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Billy Smith2B-SS26.329Signed as Free Agent by Phillies.