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MLB Games on Friday August 21, 1981

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Cleveland IndiansAL2California AngelsAL12Box | PBP931,482Anaheim StadiumNight2:34Ken ForschLen Barker---Ford
Texas RangersAL4Detroit TigersAL7Box | PBP927,761Tiger StadiumNight2:29Aurelio LopezDanny DarwinKevin SaucierHebner, Kemp, Oliver, Rivers, Whitaker
Minnesota TwinsAL7Milwaukee BrewersAL6Box | PBP930,123County StadiumNight2:26Albert WilliamsMike CaldwellJerry KoosmanJackson, Simmons
Kansas City RoyalsAL4New York YankeesAL0Box | PBP937,970Yankee Stadium INight2:22Larry GuraDave Righetti------
Baltimore OriolesAL4Oakland AthleticsAL2Box | PBP921,208Oakland-Alameda County ColiseumNight2:41Jim PalmerBrian KingmanTim StoddardArmas
Boston Red SoxAL7Seattle MarinersAL4Box | PBP910,999The KingdomeNight2:47Bob StanleyRandy Stein---Rice, Rudi
Chicago White SoxAL4Toronto Blue JaysAL5Box | PBP914,161Exhibition StadiumDay2:36Dave StiebEd Farmer---Martinez, Moseby
Montreal ExposNL4Atlanta BravesNL1Box | PBP119,103Atlanta-Fulton County StadiumNight2:46Woodie FrymanGene Garber---Carter, Parrish
San Francisco GiantsNL4Chicago CubsNL3Box | PBP912,826Wrigley FieldDay2:42Fred BreiningDick TidrowGreg MintonClark
New York MetsNL0Cincinnati RedsNL2Box | PBP920,410Riverfront StadiumNight2:09Mario SotoPat Zachry------
Houston AstrosNL4Philadelphia PhilliesNL5Box | PBP931,693Veterans StadiumNight2:41Sparky LyleVern RuhleTug McGraw---
San Diego PadresNL2Pittsburgh PiratesNL4Box | PBP90Three Rivers StadiumDay2:29Rick RhodenSteve MuraGrant JacksonParker
San Diego PadresNL2Pittsburgh PiratesNL3Box | PBP919,049Three Rivers StadiumNight2:29Jim BibbyTim LollarKent Tekulve---
Los Angeles DodgersNL4St. Louis CardinalsNL0Box | PBP933,375Busch Stadium IINight2:05Jerry ReussJoaquin Andujar---Garvey
14 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, August 21, 1981

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East147Detroit Tigers683929.574-2722502216-1423-15412120.512
AL East258Baltimore Orioles653728.5690.5266257916-1821-10402218.550
AL East3610New York Yankees673829.5670.52552312416-1822-11402119.525
AL East4711Milwaukee Brewers693831.5511.53062812523-1815-13402416.600
AL East5813Boston Red Sox673532.5223.5302298421-1814-14412417.585
AL East61018Cleveland Indians633033.4766.5239252-1318-1312-20402218.550
AL East71324Toronto Blue Jays692346.33316.5232313-8113-2210-24371423.378
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West113Oakland Athletics704327.614-2922365616-1427-13392118.538
AL West225Texas Rangers653827.5852.53002475314-1524-12401921.475
AL West336Chicago White Sox643727.5783.02952425319-1918-8421725.405
AL West4916California Angels703535.5008.03202883218-1517-20401624.400
AL West51120Kansas City Royals622636.41913.0234270-3617-189-18412417.585
AL West61221Seattle Mariners702842.40015.0276330-5413-1615-26391623.410
AL West71426Minnesota Twins692247.31920.5218312-949-2212-26401921.475
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East134St. Louis Cardinals603624.600-2732314214-1122-13422319.548
NL East249Philadelphia Phillies653728.5691.5280277314-1823-10422220.524
NL East3512Montreal Expos643529.5473.02602402013-2022-9442519.568
NL East4715Pittsburgh Pirates613130.5085.52492232616-1414-17411526.366
NL East51123New York Mets632340.36514.5216277-6111-2212-18401822.450
NL East61225Chicago Cubs652144.32317.5219302-832-2118-24381721.447
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West111Cincinnati Reds664125.621-2962692719-1222-13422517.595
NL West222Los Angeles Dodgers684226.618-2842097521-1521-11422121.500
NL West3614Houston Astros683533.5157.02412192219-1816-15422616.619
NL West4817Atlanta Braves663333.5008.0245272-2719-1613-18401723.425
NL West5919San Francisco Giants703337.47110.0266261519-2114-16412318.561
NL West61022San Diego Padres682543.36817.0225274-4913-2412-19421626.381
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