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Games on 1981-08-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels7Baltimore Orioles1BoxAndy HasslerJim Palmer(none)
Oakland Athletics5Boston Red Sox3BoxSteve McCattyFrank Tanana(none)
New York Yankees5Chicago White Sox1BoxRudy MayDennis Lamp(none)
Seattle Mariners11Cleveland Indians17BoxSid MongeShane Rawley(none)
Texas Rangers2Milwaukee Brewers6BoxPete VuckovichDoc MedichRollie Fingers
Detroit Tigers6Minnesota Twins1BoxJack MorrisDon Cooper(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Houston Astros5BoxDave SmithSparky Lyle(none)
Chicago Cubs2Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxDoug BirdDave GoltzDick Tidrow
Atlanta Braves5Montreal Expos4BoxGene GarberBill Lee(none)
Cincinnati Reds6New York Mets3BoxMike LaCossGreg Harris(none)
St. Louis Cardinals6San Diego Padres9BoxGary LucasMark Littell(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates0San Francisco Giants5BoxTom GriffinPascual Perez(none)

Standings as of 1981-08-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125New York Yankees764432.579--2972465119-1925-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I311516.484
236Baltimore Orioles734231.5750.5304297719-1923-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium321715.531
4710Milwaukee Brewers774334.5581.53423162623-1820-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium321913.594
3611Detroit Tigers774334.5581.52962851117-1726-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium321715.531
5813Boston Red Sox754035.5333.53553431223-2017-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park331914.576
61016Cleveland Indians713635.5075.5290290020-1516-20W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium321616.500
71426Toronto Blue Jays762452.31620.0244359-11513-2211-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium301317.433
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics784632.590--3352775817-1729-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum311813.581
247Texas Rangers734231.5751.53312735818-1924-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium321517.469
358Chicago White Sox724131.5692.03322745822-2019-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park341321.382
4915California Angels784038.5136.03633224120-1720-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium321121.344
51120Kansas City Royals703040.42912.0263299-3621-229-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium332013.606
61223Seattle Mariners782850.35918.0313397-8413-2015-30L10T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome311615.516
71325Minnesota Twins782751.34619.0252339-8711-2515-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium311417.452
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122St. Louis Cardinals694227.609--3202675317-1225-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II331716.515
249Montreal Expos734132.5623.03052644114-2227-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium351916.543
3512Philadelphia Phillies744034.5414.5314319-514-2226-12L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium331914.576
4919Pittsburgh Pirates703238.45710.5281283-216-1815-21L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium321418.438
51021New York Mets722844.38915.5242310-6813-2315-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium311318.419
61122Chicago Cubs742747.36517.5254341-874-2322-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field291118.379
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers774829.623--3362419525-1623-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium331518.455
234Cincinnati Reds754431.5873.0318314421-1623-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium332211.667
3614Houston Astros774037.5198.02732492420-2220-15W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome332112.636
4717Atlanta Braves753837.5079.0290302-1222-1915-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium311219.387
5818San Francisco Giants793940.49410.03052891621-2418-16W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonTom HallerCandlestick Park321715.531
61224San Diego Padres772750.35121.0269328-5914-2813-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium331419.424


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jerry KoosmanP37.251Traded by Twins to White Sox for Randy Johnson, Ronnie Perry, Ivan Mesa and Cash.