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Games on 1981-04-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins6California Angels4BoxPete RedfernBill TraversDoug Corbett
Boston Red Sox1Chicago White Sox2BoxSteve TroutFrank TananaLaMarr Hoyt
Cleveland Indians5Milwaukee Brewers0BoxBert BlylevenJim Slaton(none)
Seattle Mariners0Oakland Athletics8BoxBrian KingmanKen Clay(none)
New York Yankees4Texas Rangers6BoxSteve ComerBill Castro(none)
Detroit Tigers4Toronto Blue Jays3BoxDan SchatzederJim ClancyAurelio Lopez
San Francisco Giants4Atlanta Braves1BoxTom GriffinJohn Montefusco(none)
St. Louis Cardinals10Cincinnati Reds4BoxBob ShirleyTom Seaver(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Houston Astros3BoxGrant JacksonDave Smith(none)
Montreal Expos5New York Mets3BoxBill GullicksonRandy JonesStan Bahnsen
Chicago Cubs3Philadelphia Phillies4BoxSteve CarltonLee Smith(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2San Diego Padres0BoxFernando ValenzuelaRick Wise(none)

Standings as of 1981-04-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Detroit Tigers871.875--3823155-02-1W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1015348.525
248Baltimore Orioles532.6002.5171702-11-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1005644.560
359New York Yankees743.5712.5322572-22-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I1005545.550
5713Cleveland Indians633.5003.01720-33-10-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium974948.505
4612Boston Red Sox633.5003.0252321-12-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1025646.549
61019Milwaukee Brewers624.3334.01824-62-20-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1036043.583
71223Toronto Blue Jays826.2505.02635-91-21-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium983563.357
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics101001.000--5713448-02-0W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum995445.545
237Chicago White Sox642.6674.0302461-13-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1005050.500
3815Texas Rangers734.4295.52632-61-22-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium985444.551
4917California Angels1046.4006.03946-73-11-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1004753.470
51321Minnesota Twins826.2507.02033-132-20-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1013962.386
61124Seattle Mariners826.2507.03357-240-22-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome1014259.416
71425Kansas City Royals514.2006.51420-61-10-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium984949.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Montreal Expos541.800--2515102-12-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1035647.544
235Philadelphia Phillies862.7500.53424101-25-0W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium995346.535
346St. Louis Cardinals642.6670.53623133-11-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II965541.573
4611New York Mets633.5001.51417-32-11-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium973859.392
5816Pittsburgh Pirates734.4292.02528-32-31-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium954352.453
61226Chicago Cubs716.1434.01327-140-41-2L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field963759.385
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers871.875--3115164-13-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1025646.549
2510Cincinnati Reds954.5562.5413384-21-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium996138.616
3714San Francisco Giants945.4443.52832-42-02-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonSpec RichardsonCandlestick Park1025250.510
4918Atlanta Braves835.3754.01729-121-22-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium984751.480
51020San Diego Padres936.3334.51937-182-21-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1013863.376
61122Houston Astros826.2505.02326-30-32-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome1025943.578