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Games on 1983-08-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers5Chicago White Sox7BoxLaMarr HoytDan PetryDennis Lamp
Baltimore Orioles1Cleveland Indians3BoxBert BlylevenDennis MartinezBud Anderson
Baltimore Orioles3Cleveland Indians4BoxTom BrennanAllan RamirezBud Anderson
Kansas City Royals1Milwaukee Brewers5BoxBob GibsonGaylord Perry(none)
Kansas City Royals2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxMike CaldwellLarry Gura(none)
California Angels2Minnesota Twins1BoxBruce KisonBobby Castillo(none)
Oakland Athletics12Seattle Mariners15BoxRoy ThomasChris CodiroliEd Vande Berg
Boston Red Sox6Texas Rangers5BoxOil Can BoydCharlie HoughBob Stanley
New York Yankees9Toronto Blue Jays10BoxRoy Lee JacksonDale Murray(none)
New York Yankees6Toronto Blue Jays13BoxMatt WilliamsBob ShirleyDave Geisel
Cincinnati Reds1Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxAlejandro PenaFrank Pastore(none)
Montreal Expos2New York Mets5BoxCraig SwanSteve RogersJesse Orosco
Philadelphia Phillies3Pittsburgh Pirates10BoxLarry McWilliamsKevin Gross(none)
Houston Astros4San Diego Padres2BoxVern RuhleSid Monge(none)
Atlanta Braves3San Francisco Giants7BoxMike KrukowPascual PerezGreg Minton
Chicago Cubs5St. Louis Cardinals3BoxDickie NolesNeil AllenLee Smith

Standings as of 1983-08-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles1015942.584--4974197826-2433-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium613922.639
223Detroit Tigers1036043.583--5074228527-2333-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium593227.542
334Toronto Blue Jays1035944.5731.05094426727-2232-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium593029.508
445Milwaukee Brewers1025844.5691.55214715024-2734-17W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium602931.483
557New York Yankees1025646.5493.54794601924-2832-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookYankee Stadium I603525.583
6713Boston Red Sox1035251.5058.0503525-2230-2122-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park592633.441
71223Cleveland Indians1044460.42316.5460507-4720-3324-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium582632.448
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
168Chicago White Sox1035548.534--5194605922-2733-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park594415.746
2816Kansas City Royals1014952.4855.0430488-5821-3227-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium613031.492
3917California Angels1065155.4815.5501513-1225-2726-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium561937.339
41019Texas Rangers1044955.4716.54494212821-3328-22L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinArlington Stadium582830.483
51120Oakland Athletics1074958.4588.0481542-6122-3527-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum552530.455
61324Minnesota Twins1074463.41113.0505565-6019-3225-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome552629.473
71426Seattle Mariners1064165.38715.5359485-12621-3320-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome561937.339
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
139Pittsburgh Pirates1045549.529--428444-1629-2526-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium582929.500
2410Philadelphia Phillies1025349.5201.04234002322-2930-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium603723.617
3511St. Louis Cardinals1045351.5102.0462457526-2927-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldBusch Stadium II582632.448
4714Montreal Expos1045252.5003.0428425324-2928-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium583028.517
51021Chicago Cubs1054857.4577.54444291519-3729-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field572334.404
61225New York Mets1054164.39014.5359445-8614-3826-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium572730.474
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1076542.607--52340411929-2536-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium552332.418
226Los Angeles Dodgers1045846.5585.54183912728-2330-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium583325.569
3612Houston Astros1045351.51010.5419430-1123-2630-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome583226.552
4815San Diego Padres1055253.49512.0418409921-2831-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium572928.509
5918San Francisco Giants1065155.48113.5442461-1922-2930-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonTom HallerCandlestick Park562828.500
61122Cincinnati Reds1064759.44317.5390459-6924-2923-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium562729.482


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Rick Lancellotti1B-OF27.028Signed as Free Agent by Padres. 
Eric RasmussenP31.133Purchased by Royals from Cardinals. 
Dave TomlinP34.041Purchased by Pirates from Expos.