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Games on 1983-05-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins12Baltimore Orioles4BoxFrank ViolaStorm Davis(none)
New York Yankees0California Angels3BoxGeoff ZahnDave Righetti(none)
Boston Red Sox6Chicago White Sox4BoxMike BrownRichard Dotson(none)
Texas Rangers2Kansas City Royals5BoxDennis LeonardCharlie HoughDan Quisenberry
Milwaukee Brewers4Oakland Athletics5BoxSteve BakerJim Slaton(none)
Cleveland Indians2Seattle Mariners3BoxBob StoddardRick SutcliffeBill Caudill
Detroit Tigers0Toronto Blue Jays4BoxLuis LealMilt WilcoxRandy Moffitt
Pittsburgh Pirates3Atlanta Braves6BoxPete FalconeRick RhodenDonnie Moore
St. Louis Cardinals1Cincinnati Reds2BoxJoe PriceJoaquin AndujarBill Scherrer
Chicago Cubs2Houston Astros3BoxJoe NiekroSteve TroutFrank DiPino
San Diego Padres1Montreal Expos3BoxBill GullicksonDave DraveckyJeff Reardon
San Francisco Giants3New York Mets4BoxJesse OroscoGreg Minton(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Philadelphia Phillies0BoxFernando ValenzuelaJohn Denny(none)

Standings as of 1983-05-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Boston Red Sox382216.579--1811592210-712-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1245668.452
224Toronto Blue Jays382216.579--174140349-913-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1246757.540
335Baltimore Orioles402317.575--209171389-1014-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1227547.615
459Milwaukee Brewers372017.5411.51791502911-129-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1256758.536
5813New York Yankees392019.5132.5172177-512-118-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschYankee Stadium I1237152.577
61017Cleveland Indians391821.4624.5166168-210-158-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1235271.423
71219Detroit Tigers381721.4475.0167175-88-119-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1247549.605
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146California Angels402218.550--200169319-813-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1224874.393
3711Texas Rangers402119.5251.015915278-1213-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinArlington Stadium1225666.459
2612Oakland Athletics402119.5251.0164183-198-1013-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1225369.434
4915Kansas City Royals351718.4862.5149175-266-811-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1276265.488
51118Minnesota Twins421923.4524.0218226-810-109-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1205169.425
61324Chicago White Sox371522.4055.5168188-207-148-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1258441.672
71426Seattle Mariners431627.3727.5119192-735-1411-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome1194475.370
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Philadelphia Phillies331815.545--146127198-910-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1297257.558
248St. Louis Cardinals351916.543--15515235-814-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldBusch Stadium II1276067.472
3510Montreal Expos361917.5280.513113019-810-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1266363.500
41022Pittsburgh Pirates341420.4124.5110138-287-97-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1287058.547
51123New York Mets371522.4055.0138152-144-1311-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1255372.424
61225Chicago Cubs371423.3786.0139162-235-139-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field1255768.456
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers382711.711--1731334015-612-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1246460.516
222Atlanta Braves392613.6671.51781364211-915-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1236261.504
3614San Francisco Giants391920.4878.5165170-510-119-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonTom HallerCandlestick Park1236063.488
4716Cincinnati Reds411922.4639.5177178-111-138-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1215566.455
5820San Diego Padres391722.43610.5168157119-138-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1236459.520
6921Houston Astros421824.42911.0155200-458-1110-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome1206753.558