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Games on 1981-05-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers5Baltimore Orioles4BoxAurelio LopezScott McGregorKevin Saucier
Milwaukee Brewers5Boston Red Sox2BoxPete VuckovichSteve Crawford(none)
California Angels7Chicago White Sox4BoxMike WittSteve Trout(none)
California Angels1Chicago White Sox2BoxLaMarr HoytDon Aase(none)
New York Yankees2Cleveland Indians7BoxLen BarkerRudy May(none)
Kansas City Royals4Minnesota Twins5BoxJack O'ConnorDennis Leonard(none)
Seattle Mariners5Texas Rangers3BoxBrian AllardFergie JenkinsShane Rawley
Oakland Athletics6Toronto Blue Jays5BoxBob OwchinkoJoey McLaughlin(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Los Angeles Dodgers16BoxDave GoltzMario Soto(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Montreal Expos5BoxSteve RogersPascual Perez(none)
Chicago Cubs2New York Mets3BoxRandy JonesRick ReuschelPete Falcone
St. Louis Cardinals1Philadelphia Phillies6BoxSteve CarltonSilvio Martinez(none)
Atlanta Braves1San Diego Padres5BoxJuan EichelbergerRick Mahler(none)
Houston Astros1San Francisco Giants6BoxTom GriffinNolan RyanAl Holland

Standings as of 1981-05-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles442816.636--2031594411-917-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium613130.508
245Milwaukee Brewers462719.5872.02141882613-814-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium633528.556
369Cleveland Indians402317.5753.01511361514-79-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium632934.460
4712New York Yankees452520.5563.5168166212-1313-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I623428.548
5813Boston Red Sox462521.5434.0222224-213-912-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park623428.548
6918Detroit Tigers472324.4896.5184197-1313-1310-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium623725.597
71324Toronto Blue Jays481632.33314.0164204-409-157-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium582137.362
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Oakland Athletics513120.608--2141674713-1118-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum583325.569
234Chicago White Sox432617.6051.02171576013-1113-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park632835.444
358Texas Rangers452619.5782.02141813310-1016-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium603129.517
41019California Angels502327.4607.5204221-1714-109-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium602832.467
51121Kansas City Royals401525.37510.5127179-5210-145-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium633528.556
61222Seattle Mariners481731.35412.5176235-598-139-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome612734.443
71425Minnesota Twins471532.31914.0158202-448-166-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium622636.419
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Philadelphia Phillies462719.587--2001881211-1316-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium613229.525
237Montreal Expos452619.5780.518117838-1218-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium633429.540
3511St. Louis Cardinals412318.5611.51951752010-1013-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II613625.590
4614Pittsburgh Pirates412120.5123.51671462114-116-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium612536.410
51123New York Mets431528.34910.5147195-485-1410-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium602634.433
61226Chicago Cubs451134.24415.5140214-742-188-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field582731.466
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers483315.688--2081377117-916-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium623032.484
2410Cincinnati Reds472720.5745.52091971213-914-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium613922.639
4916Houston Astros482424.5009.01621501212-1112-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome623725.597
5715San Francisco Giants502525.5009.0181175613-1312-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonSpec RichardsonCandlestick Park613130.508
3817Atlanta Braves462323.5009.0180187-712-1010-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium602733.450
61020San Diego Padres481929.39614.0168196-289-1810-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium622240.355