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Tuesday May 17,1983This date in baseball
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Games on 1983-05-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox2Baltimore Orioles7BoxTim StoddardLaMarr Hoyt(none)
Chicago White Sox0Baltimore Orioles5BoxMike BoddickerDennis Lamp(none)
Kansas City Royals1Boston Red Sox4BoxJohn TudorLarry GuraBob Stanley
New York Yankees7Detroit Tigers5BoxRich GossageAurelio Lopez(none)
Toronto Blue Jays6Milwaukee Brewers9BoxMike CaldwellJim ClancyTom Tellmann
Oakland Athletics7Minnesota Twins6BoxChris CodiroliAlbert WilliamsSteve McCatty
California Angels3Seattle Mariners1BoxBruce KisonGaylord Perry(none)
Cleveland Indians5Texas Rangers6BoxDave J. SchmidtEd Glynn(none)
Atlanta Braves3Chicago Cubs4BoxChuck RaineyPascual PerezMike Proly
Los Angeles Dodgers2Montreal Expos3BoxDan SchatzederSteve Howe(none)
San Diego Padres4New York Mets6BoxTom SeaverTim LollarDoug Sisk
San Francisco Giants1Philadelphia Phillies2BoxJohn DennyAndy McGaffiganAl Holland
Cincinnati Reds2Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxMario SotoJohn Candelaria(none)
Houston Astros4St. Louis Cardinals8BoxBob ForschJoe Niekro(none)

Standings as of 1983-05-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Baltimore Orioles342113.618--197140578-713-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1287751.602
226Boston Red Sox321913.5941.0152134189-710-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1305971.454
337Toronto Blue Jays321814.5632.0145126199-89-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1307159.546
4711Milwaukee Brewers321715.5313.0154131239-108-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1307060.538
6815New York Yankees341717.5004.0157160-39-98-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschYankee Stadium I1287454.578
5914Cleveland Indians341717.5004.014914549-118-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1285375.414
71118Detroit Tigers321418.4386.0144152-88-106-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1307852.600
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
259California Angels341915.559--179153269-610-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1285177.398
148Texas Rangers341915.559--141126157-812-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinArlington Stadium1285870.453
3610Oakland Athletics351916.5430.5144154-108-911-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1275572.433
41016Kansas City Royals301416.4673.0125148-235-89-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1326567.492
51221Minnesota Twins361521.4175.0171195-247-88-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1265571.437
61322Chicago White Sox321319.4065.0140164-245-128-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1308644.662
71426Seattle Mariners371225.3248.5105175-705-147-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome1254877.384
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Philadelphia Phillies301812.600--145112338-910-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1327260.545
244St. Louis Cardinals301812.600--13813265-713-5W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldBusch Stadium II1326171.462
3512Montreal Expos311615.5162.511411049-87-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1316665.504
41023Pittsburgh Pirates301218.4006.097122-257-85-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1327260.545
61225New York Mets321220.3757.0126140-144-138-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1305674.431
51124Chicago Cubs321220.3757.0116139-235-127-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field1305971.454
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers342410.706--1531262712-512-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1286761.523
222Atlanta Braves342212.6472.0156121358-814-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1286662.516
3613San Francisco Giants341717.5007.0148154-68-89-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonTom HallerCandlestick Park1286266.484
4717Cincinnati Reds361620.4449.0157159-29-117-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1265868.460
5819San Diego Padres351520.4299.515815087-118-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1276661.520
6920Houston Astros381622.42110.0138181-437-99-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome1246955.556


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dennis PowellP19.278Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Dave Roberts3B-C32.089Released by Phillies. 
Dana WilliamsLF20.058Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox.