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Monday August 4,1980This date in baseball
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Games on 1980-08-04

Top1980 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALMilwaukee Brewers2Boston Red Sox7Boxscore - PBP927,8642:41Reggie ClevelandSteve RenkoSteve Renko (6-4)Reggie Cleveland (8-5)Bob Stanley (3)George BambergerDon ZimmerFenway Park
ALSeattle Mariners3California Angels8Boxscore - PBP931,6342:34Glenn AbbottFrank TananaAndy Hassler (2-0)Shane Rawley (5-5)-Maury WillsJim FregosiAngel Stadium of
ALToronto Blue Jays5Cleveland Indians11Boxscore - PBP97,5832:37Paul MirabellaDan SpillnerDan Spillner (9-8)Paul Mirabella (4-10)Sid Monge (9)Bobby MattickDave GarciaCleveland Stadium
ALKansas City Royals6Detroit Tigers5Boxscore - PBP937,0162:59Steve BusbyDan SchatzederDan Quisenberry (8-4)Dan Schatzeder (6-8)-Jim FreySparky AndersonTiger Stadium
ALTexas Rangers4New York Yankees10Boxscore - PBP928,6032:40Gaylord PerryTom UnderwoodTom Underwood (9-7)Gaylord Perry (5-9)Tim Lollar (2)Pat CorralesDick HowserYankee Stadium I
ALMinnesota Twins2Oakland Athletics11Boxscore - PBP916,7412:48Geoff ZahnSteve McCattySteve McCatty (9-9)Geoff Zahn (10-13)-Gene MauchBilly MartinOakland-Alameda C
NLLos Angeles Dodgers5Atlanta Braves3Boxscore - PBP930,3302:31Jerry ReussTommy BoggsJerry Reuss (12-4)Tommy Boggs (5-7)Don Stanhouse (2)Tom LasordaBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLSan Diego Padres1Cincinnati Reds7Boxscore - PBP902:08Randy JonesTom SeaverTom Seaver (4-5)Randy Jones (5-10)Tom Hume (19)Jerry ColemanJohn McNamaraCinergy Field
NLSan Diego Padres2Cincinnati Reds11Boxscore - PBP925,1623:12Rick WiseJoe PriceMario Soto (5-5)Dennis Kinney (4-4)-Jerry ColemanJohn McNamaraCinergy Field
NLSan Francisco Giants2Houston Astros4Boxscore - PBP927,0402:19Alan HargesheimerNolan RyanNolan Ryan (6-8)Alan Hargesheimer (2-1)Joe Sambito (11)Dave BristolBill VirdonAstrodome
NLNew York Mets3Montreal Expos4Boxscore - PBP1002:54Pat ZachrySteve RogersElias Sosa (6-4)Neil Allen (5-7)-Joe TorreDick WilliamsOlympic Stadium
NLNew York Mets4Montreal Expos3Boxscore - PBP951,4662:27Mark BombackBill LeeMark Bomback (8-3)Bill Lee (3-6)Neil Allen (18)Joe TorreDick WilliamsOlympic Stadium
12 Games on this date

Standings as of 1980-08-04.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1046638.635--56244112136-2030-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I583721.638
233Baltimore Orioles1025844.5697.04974108729-2329-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium604218.700
344Detroit Tigers1025745.5598.05324557727-2729-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium602733.450
4510Milwaukee Brewers1045549.52911.052242110128-2327-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium583127.534
5612Boston Red Sox1035350.51512.5496524-2831-2322-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park573027.526
6713Cleveland Indians1005149.51013.0472503-3124-2927-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium602832.467
71222Toronto Blue Jays1024557.44120.0394459-6520-2925-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium602238.367
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Kansas City Royals1056540.619--5294488133-2032-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium573225.561
2814Oakland Athletics1075453.50512.0448439923-2931-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum552926.527
3917Texas Rangers1065056.47215.54984861223-2827-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium552629.473
41018Chicago White Sox1054857.45717.0374466-9221-2625-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park552233.400
51119Minnesota Twins1054758.44818.0442505-6320-3327-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium563026.536
61325California Angels1033964.37925.0444534-9022-2717-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium572631.456
71426Seattle Mariners1063967.36826.5404523-11915-3824-29L10T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome562036.357
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Montreal Expos1045846.558--4614263522-2536-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium583226.552
248Pittsburgh Pirates1035647.5441.54303953526-2930-18L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium592732.458
359Philadelphia Phillies1015447.5352.54674056221-2533-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium613724.607
4715New York Mets1045153.4907.0413430-1721-2830-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium581642.276
5920St. Louis Cardinals1034657.44711.5455451421-3325-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II592831.475
61224Chicago Cubs1014358.42613.5380432-5220-3523-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field612140.344
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
116Houston Astros1045846.558--3913801123-2935-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome593524.593
237Los Angeles Dodgers1055847.5520.54333844921-3237-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium583424.586
3611Cincinnati Reds1085751.5283.04924771523-2833-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium543222.593
4816San Francisco Giants1065155.4818.0397406-921-3530-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park552431.436
51021Atlanta Braves1044658.44212.0393460-6715-3631-22L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium573522.614
61123San Diego Padres1074760.43912.5361427-6617-3930-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium552629.473

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Aurelio Rodriguez3B32.220Purchased by Yankees from Padres.