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MLB Games on Friday April 17, 1981

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Minnesota TwinsAL0California AngelsAL4Box | PBP925,713Anaheim StadiumNight1:56Ken ForschAlbert Williams---Brunansky, Ford
Boston Red SoxAL8Chicago White SoxAL5Box | PBP930,458Comiskey ParkDay3:04Dennis EckersleyRichard DotsonTom BurgmeierBaines, Bernazard, Lansford, Luzinski
Baltimore OriolesAL3Kansas City RoyalsAL2Box | PBP930,367Royals StadiumNight2:47Tippy MartinezDennis Leonard---Aikens
Seattle MarinersAL1Oakland AthleticsAL16Box | PBP950,255Oakland-Alameda County ColiseumNight2:38Steve McCattyFloyd Bannister---Armas (2), Henderson, Henderson, Johnson, Murphy
New York YankeesAL2Texas RangersAL1Box | PBP934,333Arlington StadiumNight2:18Ron GuidryDanny DarwinRich GossageSundberg
Detroit TigersAL8Toronto Blue JaysAL5Box | PBP915,196Exhibition StadiumDay3:32Howard BaileyLuis LealKevin SaucierGibson, Velez
San Francisco GiantsNL6Atlanta BravesNL2Box | PBP914,028Atlanta-Fulton County StadiumNight2:52Doyle AlexanderGaylord Perry---Linares
St. Louis CardinalsNL9Cincinnati RedsNL5Box | PBP922,961Riverfront StadiumNight2:53Lary SorensenMike LaCoss------
Pittsburgh PiratesNL4Houston AstrosNL3Box | PBP939,119AstrodomeNight2:28Rick RhodenDon SuttonEnrique Romo---
Chicago CubsNL2Philadelphia PhilliesNL6Box | PBP921,948Veterans StadiumNight2:47Larry ChristensonKen Kravec------
Los Angeles DodgersNL2San Diego PadresNL3Box | PBP1026,157Jack Murphy StadiumNight2:33Tim LollarSteve Howe---Guerrero
11 record(s)
Glossary:
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Friday, April 17, 1981

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East123Detroit Tigers761.857-3420144-02-11025448.529
AL East236New York Yankees642.6671.5281992-12-11015546.545
AL East3411Baltimore Orioles532.6002.0171702-11-11005644.560
AL East4510Boston Red Sox532.6002.0242131-02-21035647.544
AL East5916Cleveland Indians523.4003.01220-82-10-2985048.510
AL East6815Milwaukee Brewers523.4003.01819-12-20-11046044.577
AL East71223Toronto Blue Jays725.2864.02331-81-21-3993564.354
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West111Oakland Athletics9901.000-4913368-01-01005545.550
AL West268Chicago White Sox532.6004.0282351-12-11015150.505
AL West3713California Angels945.4445.03540-53-11-41014754.465
AL West41020Texas Rangers624.3335.52028-81-21-2995544.556
AL West51122Seattle Mariners725.2866.03349-160-12-41024260.412
AL West61324Kansas City Royals514.2006.01420-61-10-3984949.500
AL West71426Minnesota Twins716.1437.01429-151-20-41024062.392
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East124Montreal Expos431.750-201281-12-01045747.548
NL East235Philadelphia Phillies752.7140.5302191-24-01005446.540
NL East3612New York Mets532.6000.51112-12-11-1983860.388
NL East459St. Louis Cardinals532.6000.5261972-11-1975641.577
NL East51019Pittsburgh Pirates624.3332.01925-61-31-1964452.458
NL East61225Chicago Cubs615.1673.01023-130-31-2973760.381
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West112Los Angeles Dodgers761.857-2915143-13-01035746.553
NL West247Cincinnati Reds853.6251.53723144-21-11006139.610
NL West3714Atlanta Braves734.4293.01625-91-22-2994752.475
NL West4818San Diego Padres835.3753.51935-162-21-31023864.373
NL West5917San Francisco Giants835.3753.52431-71-02-51035350.515
NL West61121Houston Astros725.2864.0202000-32-21035944.573
26 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season