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Games on 1981-08-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels9Baltimore Orioles2BoxMike WittSteve Stone(none)
Oakland Athletics5Boston Red Sox12BoxBob OjedaMike Norris(none)
New York Yankees6Chicago White Sox1BoxRon GuidrySteve Trout(none)
Seattle Mariners0Cleveland Indians1BoxJohn DennyShane Rawley(none)
Texas Rangers3Milwaukee Brewers6BoxMoose HaasRick HoneycuttRollie Fingers
Detroit Tigers0Minnesota Twins6BoxFernando ArroyoDave RozemaJerry Koosman
Kansas City Royals3Toronto Blue Jays4BoxJoey McLaughlinKen Brett(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Houston Astros3BoxDave SmithSparky Lyle(none)
Chicago Cubs1Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxBob WelchMike KrukowDave Stewart
Atlanta Braves0Montreal Expos3BoxSteve RogersRick Mahler(none)
Cincinnati Reds5New York Mets2BoxTom SeaverNeil Allen(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1San Francisco Giants5BoxEd WhitsonRod Scurry(none)

Standings as of 1981-08-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Baltimore Orioles714130.577--2992871219-1922-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium341816.529
258New York Yankees744232.5680.52802433717-1925-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I331716.515
3611Detroit Tigers754233.5601.02892771216-1626-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium341816.529
4712Milwaukee Brewers754233.5601.03313062523-1819-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium342014.588
5813Boston Red Sox733934.5343.03453321323-2016-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park352015.571
61017Cleveland Indians693435.4936.0266276-1020-1514-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium341816.529
71426Toronto Blue Jays752451.32019.0244357-11313-2211-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium311318.419
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics764531.592--3242675716-1629-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum331914.576
225Chicago White Sox704129.5861.03292577222-2019-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park361323.361
347Texas Rangers714130.5771.53212625917-1824-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium341618.471
4914California Angels763937.5136.03533173619-1620-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium341222.353
51120Kansas City Royals692940.42012.5261299-3820-229-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium342113.618
61222Seattle Mariners762848.36817.0299373-7413-1815-30L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome331617.485
71325Minnesota Twins762650.34219.0244332-8811-2514-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium331518.455
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122St. Louis Cardinals664026.606--3022525015-1125-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II361917.528
349Philadelphia Phillies714031.5632.5308306214-1926-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium361917.528
2510Montreal Expos714031.5632.52972564114-2226-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium372017.541
4919Pittsburgh Pirates683236.4719.0278270816-1615-21L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium341420.412
51021New York Mets702743.38615.0236302-6613-2314-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium331419.424
61224Chicago Cubs722547.34718.0249339-902-2322-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field311318.419
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers754827.640--3342369825-1623-11W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium351520.429
234Cincinnati Reds734330.5894.0310308220-1523-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium352312.657
3615Atlanta Braves733736.50710.0282294-1221-1815-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium331320.394
4716Houston Astros743737.50010.52602431720-2217-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome362412.667
5818San Francisco Giants773740.48112.0292286621-2416-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonTom HallerCandlestick Park341915.559
61123San Diego Padres742648.35121.5254310-5614-2812-20L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium361521.417