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Games on 1983-07-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners3Baltimore Orioles0BoxJim BeattieStorm Davis(none)
California Angels9Boston Red Sox3BoxBruce KisonDennis Eckersley(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4Chicago White Sox3BoxBob McClureLaMarr HoytJerry Augustine
Oakland Athletics2Detroit Tigers3BoxDoug BairSteve BakerAurelio Lopez
New York Yankees9Kansas City Royals2BoxShane RawleyLarry Gura(none)
Cleveland Indians10Minnesota Twins4BoxBert BlylevenFrank Viola(none)
Texas Rangers5Toronto Blue Jays8BoxJim ClancyDanny DarwinRandy Moffitt
Philadelphia Phillies1Cincinnati Reds3BoxJoe PriceJohn DennyBill Scherrer
Pittsburgh Pirates4Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxJohn CandelariaJerry ReussKent Tekulve
Atlanta Braves6Montreal Expos5BoxCraig McMurtryCharlie LeaSteve Bedrosian
Houston Astros6New York Mets3BoxNolan RyanMike Torrez(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2San Diego Padres3BoxGary LucasBruce Sutter(none)
Chicago Cubs1San Francisco Giants4BoxBill LaskeyDickie NolesGary Lavelle

Standings as of 1983-07-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Toronto Blue Jays774433.571--3653075820-1824-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium854540.529
446New York Yankees774235.5452.03663432318-2024-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookYankee Stadium I854936.576
357Detroit Tigers774235.5452.03703274319-1823-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium855035.588
235Baltimore Orioles774235.5452.03623372519-1923-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium855629.659
5712Milwaukee Brewers763937.5134.53653432217-2222-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium864838.558
61016Boston Red Sox783939.5005.5362380-1822-1717-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park843945.464
71222Cleveland Indians793544.44310.0356378-2217-2418-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium833548.422
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Texas Rangers804436.550--3633006319-2225-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinArlington Stadium823349.402
268California Angels794336.5440.53943494521-1922-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium832756.325
3813Chicago White Sox784038.5133.03763512516-2224-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park845925.702
4914Kansas City Royals753837.5073.5317356-3914-2123-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium874146.471
51120Oakland Athletics813744.4577.5342407-6515-2722-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum813744.457
61324Minnesota Twins823349.40212.0390445-5516-2417-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome803743.463
71426Seattle Mariners823151.37814.0262367-10515-2816-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome802951.363
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Montreal Expos794138.519--3173061120-2221-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium834142.494
2511Philadelphia Phillies763937.5130.53162872916-2422-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium865135.593
3717St. Louis Cardinals804040.5001.5343354-1118-2322-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldBusch Stadium II823943.476
4919Chicago Cubs803842.4753.5339330914-2624-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field823349.402
51021Pittsburgh Pirates773542.4555.0296352-5618-2217-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium854936.576
61225New York Mets813150.38311.0283338-5511-3119-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium813744.457
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves815031.617--3842968821-1729-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium813843.469
222Los Angeles Dodgers794732.5952.03202764423-1424-18L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium834439.530
339San Diego Padres804238.5257.53272893817-2225-16W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium823943.476
4615Houston Astros814140.5069.0312339-2718-2023-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome814437.543
5818San Francisco Giants803941.48810.5327343-1618-2322-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonTom HallerCandlestick Park824042.488
61123Cincinnati Reds823547.42715.5310364-5417-2318-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium803941.488


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bill CastroP29.207Released by Royals.