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Games on 1982-05-05

Top1982 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALMinnesota Twins3Boston Red Sox2Boxscore - PBP914,6852:25Roger EricksonMike TorrezRoger Erickson (4-2)Mike Torrez (2-2)Doug Corbett (3)Billy GardnerRalph HoukFenway Park
ALToronto Blue Jays1Chicago White Sox4Boxscore - PBP920,6732:21Luis LealSteve TroutSteve Trout (2-2)Luis Leal (2-2)Dennis Lamp (1)Bobby CoxTony LaRussaComiskey Park
ALTexas Rangers4Detroit Tigers6Boxscore - PBP914,8112:34Charlie HoughMilt WilcoxElias Sosa (1-0)Steve Comer (0-2)-Don ZimmerSparky AndersonTiger Stadium
ALKansas City Royals3Milwaukee Brewers2Boxscore - PBP109,8332:57Vida BlueMoose HaasDan Quisenberry (1-1)Rollie Fingers (2-3)-Dick HowserBuck RodgersCounty Stadium
NLHouston Astros8Cincinnati Reds7Boxscore - PBP917,6913:01Don SuttonFrank PastoreDon Sutton (4-1)Frank Pastore (3-2)Dave Smith (4)Bill VirdonJohn McNamaraCinergy Field
NLAtlanta Braves2Pittsburgh Pirates4Boxscore - PBP96,5952:44Rick MahlerRick RhodenRick Rhoden (1-3)Rick Mahler (2-2)Kent Tekulve (2)Joe TorreChuck TannerThree Rivers Stad
NLChicago Cubs6St. Louis Cardinals7Boxscore - PBP922,5282:34Doug BirdAndy RinconDoug Bair (3-0)Guillermo Hernandez (0-2)Bruce Sutter (10)Lee EliaWhitey HerzogBusch Stadium II
7 Games on this date

Standings as of 1982-05-05.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1982 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox25178.680--11887317-110-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1377265.526
236Detroit Tigers25169.6401.010385188-88-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1376770.489
3711Milwaukee Brewers221210.5453.5118100188-44-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1408357.593
51020New York Yankees22913.4096.5858505-34-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschYankee Stadium I1407070.500
4919Cleveland Indians22913.4096.511111102-47-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1406971.493
61122Toronto Blue Jays24915.3757.5106126-204-95-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1386969.500
71324Baltimore Orioles22814.3647.597102-50-78-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1408654.614
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1982 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124California Angels26179.654--10680268-99-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1367660.559
247Chicago White Sox23149.6091.59682147-37-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1397366.525
358Kansas City Royals241410.5832.0112124-125-79-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1387662.551
469Oakland Athletics261511.5772.01201101010-75-4W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1365383.390
5814Seattle Mariners271215.4445.599119-205-127-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome1356471.474
61223Minnesota Twins271017.3707.5111134-233-107-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1355085.370
71426Texas Rangers21615.2868.581118-374-82-7L11T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1415883.411
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1982 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123St. Louis Cardinals27189.667--136114229-69-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldBusch Stadium II1357461.548
2410Montreal Expos21129.5713.08364198-64-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1417467.525
3513New York Mets251213.4805.0999817-105-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1375384.387
41018Pittsburgh Pirates231013.4356.0123134-116-54-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1397465.532
51121Philadelphia Phillies23914.3917.077104-277-92-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1398059.576
61225Chicago Cubs26818.3089.5107126-194-104-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field1366571.478
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1982 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves26188.692--12094269-29-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1367165.522
235San Diego Padres23158.6521.511687294-211-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1396673.475
3612Los Angeles Dodgers251213.4805.51029843-79-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1377661.555
4715Houston Astros271215.4446.598125-277-85-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome1356570.481
5917Cincinnati Reds251114.4406.51029935-66-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1375087.365
6816San Francisco Giants251114.4406.5101121-202-69-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonTom HallerCandlestick Park1377661.555


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tom Dodd3B23.263Traded by Yankees with Jeff Reynolds and Dave Revering to Blue Jays for John Mayberry. 
Ron MathisP23.222Signed as Free Agent by Astros. 
John Mayberry1B33.076Traded by Blue Jays to Yankees for Tom Dodd, Jeff Reynolds and Dave Revering. 
Rowland OfficeOF29.192Released by Expos. 
Dave Revering1B29.082Traded by Yankees with Tom Dodd and Jeff Reynolds to Blue Jays for John Mayberry.