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MLB Games on Sunday August 23, 1981

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Cleveland IndiansAL6California AngelsAL3Box | PBP921,926Anaheim StadiumDay2:51John DennyDave FrostMike StantonThornton
Texas RangersAL4Detroit TigersAL5Box | PBP921,388Tiger StadiumDay2:57Dave RozemaJim Kern---Gibson, Jones
Minnesota TwinsAL5Milwaukee BrewersAL8Box | PBP918,724County StadiumDay2:53Jerry AugustineFernando ArroyoRollie FingersMolitor, Simmons, Yount
Kansas City RoyalsAL0New York YankeesAL8Box | PBP940,258Yankee Stadium IDay2:27Ron GuidryRich Gale---Gamble, Milbourne, Nettles
Baltimore OriolesAL7Oakland AthleticsAL4Box | PBP935,325Oakland-Alameda County ColiseumDay2:45Sammy StewartMike Norris---Armas, Murray, Roenicke, Singleton
Boston Red SoxAL7Seattle MarinersAL5Box | PBP98,294The KingdomeNight2:36Tom BurgmeierBryan ClarkBill CampbellBochte, Paciorek
Chicago White SoxAL13Toronto Blue JaysAL2Box | PBP916,486Exhibition StadiumDay2:27Steve TroutLuis Leal---Luzinski, Molinaro
Montreal ExposNL1Atlanta BravesNL2Box | PBP910,075Atlanta-Fulton County StadiumDay1:50Rick MahlerSteve RogersRick Camp---
San Francisco GiantsNL5Chicago CubsNL6Box | PBP914,737Wrigley FieldDay3:16Doug CapillaGary Lavelle---Evans, Leonard
New York MetsNL3Cincinnati RedsNL2Box | PBP1020,761Riverfront StadiumDay2:38Neil AllenTom Hume------
Houston AstrosNL0Philadelphia PhilliesNL6Box | PBP930,630Veterans StadiumNight1:51Steve CarltonBob Knepper---Schmidt
San Diego PadresNL2Pittsburgh PiratesNL5Box | PBP923,736Three Rivers StadiumDay2:17Rod ScurryChris WelshEnrique Romo---
Los Angeles DodgersNL7St. Louis CardinalsNL11Box | PBP918,189Busch Stadium IIDay2:54Bob ShirleyBob WelchBruce SutterHernandez, Sax
13 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 Sunday, August 23, 1981

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East136Detroit Tigers704129.586-2792542516-1425-15391920.487
AL East248New York Yankees694029.5800.52682313716-1824-11381919.500
AL East3510Baltimore Orioles673829.5671.52732631017-1921-10382117.553
AL East4711Milwaukee Brewers714031.5631.53182892923-1817-13382216.579
AL East5813Boston Red Sox693732.5363.5314306823-1814-14392217.564
AL East61018Cleveland Indians653134.4777.5247258-1119-1412-20382117.553
AL East71325Toronto Blue Jays712348.32418.5234334-10013-2210-26351421.400
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West112Oakland Athletics724428.611-2982435516-1428-14372017.541
AL West225Chicago White Sox663927.5912.03162447221-1918-8401525.375
AL West369Texas Rangers673829.5673.53042545014-1724-12381919.500
AL West4916California Angels723636.5008.03262963018-1518-21381523.395
AL West51120Kansas City Royals642638.40614.0234283-4917-209-18392415.615
AL West61221Seattle Mariners722844.38916.0284342-5813-1615-28371621.432
AL West71426Minnesota Twins712249.31021.5226324-989-2412-26381919.500
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East134St. Louis Cardinals623725.597-2862414514-1123-14402218.550
NL East247Philadelphia Phillies673928.5820.52942811314-1825-10402020.500
NL East3512Montreal Expos673631.5373.52672551214-2222-9412417.585
NL East4614Pittsburgh Pirates633231.5085.52602322816-1415-18391425.359
NL East51022New York Mets652540.38513.5226283-5713-2212-18381622.421
NL East61224Chicago Cubs672245.32817.5226309-832-2119-25361620.444
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West111Los Angeles Dodgers704327.614-2942227222-1621-11402020.500
NL West223Cincinnati Reds684127.6031.03022792319-1222-15402515.625
NL West3715Atlanta Braves693534.5077.5260279-1919-1615-19371522.405
NL West4817Houston Astros703535.5008.02452331219-2016-15402614.650
NL West5919San Francisco Giants723438.47210.0273268520-2214-16392217.564
NL West61123San Diego Padres702644.37117.0234285-5114-2512-19401525.375
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