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Games on 1980-08-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees4Baltimore Orioles1BoxGaylord PerryDennis MartinezRich Gossage
Milwaukee Brewers10Cleveland Indians5BoxJerry AugustineDan Spillner(none)
Texas Rangers12Detroit Tigers5BoxKen ClayJack MorrisDanny Darwin
Toronto Blue Jays5Kansas City Royals11BoxLarry GuraJack Kucek(none)
Oakland Athletics8Seattle Mariners3BoxSteve McCattyByron McLaughlin(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxTom HumeSteve Howe(none)
Philadelphia Phillies11New York Mets6BoxBob WalkCraig Swan(none)
Montreal Expos0Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxBert BlylevenScott Sanderson(none)
Atlanta Braves1San Francisco Giants2BoxVida BlueRick Matula(none)
Chicago Cubs9St. Louis Cardinals4BoxMike KrukowBob SykesBruce Sutter

Standings as of 1980-08-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees1157144.617--59548411138-2133-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I473215.681
233Baltimore Orioles1146648.5794.55424439933-2533-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium483414.708
348Milwaukee Brewers1176354.5389.058046811231-2532-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium452322.511
4510Detroit Tigers1136053.53110.05745086628-2931-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium492425.490
5612Boston Red Sox1146054.52610.5546566-2034-2526-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park462323.500
6814Cleveland Indians1125854.51811.5534553-1925-3233-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium482127.438
71325Toronto Blue Jays1154867.41723.0442535-9322-3626-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium471928.404
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Kansas City Royals1167442.638--59348211138-2136-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium462323.500
2713Oakland Athletics1186256.52513.04934603327-3035-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum442123.477
3917Texas Rangers1165561.47419.0539532726-3229-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium452124.467
41020Chicago White Sox1155065.43523.5401512-11123-3325-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park452025.444
51121Minnesota Twins1154966.42624.5469549-8021-3828-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium462818.609
61222California Angels1134865.42524.5506570-6426-2722-38W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium471730.362
71426Seattle Mariners1174176.35033.5434586-15217-4224-34L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome451827.400
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Pittsburgh Pirates1166650.569--4944365829-3037-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium461729.370
225Montreal Expos1166452.5522.05064852126-3038-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium462620.565
3611Philadelphia Phillies1136053.5314.55194586126-3034-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium493118.633
4816New York Mets1165660.48310.0455491-3626-3230-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium461135.239
51019St. Louis Cardinals1145163.44714.05244992522-3429-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II482325.479
61224Chicago Cubs1154867.41717.5444506-6222-3626-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field471631.340
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cincinnati Reds1186454.542--5305131727-2936-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium442519.568
247Houston Astros1156253.5390.5424422225-3237-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome483117.646
359Los Angeles Dodgers1166254.5341.04804255524-3538-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium473017.638
4715San Francisco Giants1175859.4965.5437443-623-3835-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park441727.386
5918Atlanta Braves1165462.4669.0441499-5819-3835-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium452718.600
61123San Diego Padres1185068.42414.0391468-7720-4230-26L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium442321.523


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Roger MetzgerSS32.311Released by Giants.