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Games on 1980-08-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels8Baltimore Orioles13BoxJim PalmerDave LaRoche(none)
Oakland Athletics2Boston Red Sox3BoxTom BurgmeierSteve McCattyBob Stanley
Milwaukee Brewers7Detroit Tigers11BoxBruce RobbinsBob McClurePat Underwood
Texas Rangers10Kansas City Royals6BoxDave RajsichJeff Twitty(none)
Seattle Mariners5New York Yankees6BoxRon GuidryJim Beattie(none)
Minnesota Twins7Toronto Blue Jays5BoxJohn VerhoevenJesse JeffersonAlbert Williams
Houston Astros4Chicago Cubs1BoxJoaquin AndujarDennis LampJoe Sambito
Cincinnati Reds4Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxPaul MoskauRick Rhoden(none)
Atlanta Braves2St. Louis Cardinals11BoxBob ForschDoyle Alexander(none)

Standings as of 1980-08-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees1267650.603--63453110342-2734-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I36279.750
233Baltimore Orioles1257550.6000.559648011639-2736-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium372512.676
348Boston Red Sox1236756.5457.5583589-640-2727-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park371621.432
4511Detroit Tigers1266759.5329.06395815834-3332-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium361719.472
5612Cleveland Indians1256560.52010.5576605-2930-3535-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium351421.400
6713Milwaukee Brewers1306763.51511.065754611134-2933-34L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium321913.594
71223Toronto Blue Jays1265274.41324.0482589-10725-4027-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium361521.417
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Kansas City Royals1288345.648--65753212544-2139-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium341420.412
2814Oakland Athletics1286563.50818.05224923027-3238-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum341816.529
3917Texas Rangers1296366.48820.56225913131-3332-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium321319.406
41020Chicago White Sox1255570.44026.5437547-11023-3330-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park351520.429
51121Minnesota Twins1295673.43427.5532605-7323-4033-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium322111.656
61325California Angels1254976.39232.5546645-9926-3123-45L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium351619.457
71426Seattle Mariners1274681.36236.5476626-15017-4329-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome351322.371
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Montreal Expos1266957.548--5415182327-3142-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium362115.583
247Pittsburgh Pirates1287058.547--5324914132-3338-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium341321.382
3610Philadelphia Phillies1246658.5322.05775126528-3038-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium382513.658
4918New York Mets1265868.46011.0485533-4826-3232-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium36927.250
51019St. Louis Cardinals1255669.44812.55815473424-3832-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II371819.486
61224Chicago Cubs1255075.40018.5471542-7124-4326-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field371423.378
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Houston Astros1277255.567--4804512929-3443-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome362115.583
225Los Angeles Dodgers1266957.5482.55234586531-3738-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium372314.622
359Cincinnati Reds1286959.5393.55585451329-2939-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium342014.588
4715San Francisco Giants1266363.5008.5460476-1628-4135-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park351223.343
5816Atlanta Braves1276364.4969.0511551-4023-3940-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium341816.529
61122San Diego Padres1285375.41419.5435530-9523-4730-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium342014.588


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dale MurrayP30.207Released by Expos.