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Games on 1983-08-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins0Baltimore Orioles9BoxMike BoddickerKen Schrom(none)
New York Yankees3California Angels2BoxDave RighettiGeoff ZahnRich Gossage
Boston Red Sox3Chicago White Sox1BoxBruce HurstFloyd BannisterBob Stanley
Toronto Blue Jays3Detroit Tigers4BoxAurelio LopezJim Gott(none)
Texas Rangers3Kansas City Royals8BoxBuddy BlackJohn Butcher(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Oakland Athletics4BoxChris CodiroliMoose HaasDave Beard
Cleveland Indians4Seattle Mariners1BoxRick SutcliffeBob Stoddard(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Cincinnati Reds7BoxCharlie PuleoDanny CoxBill Scherrer
Chicago Cubs0Houston Astros1BoxVern RuhleSteve TroutBill Dawley
San Diego Padres4Montreal Expos10BoxBill GullicksonDave Dravecky(none)
San Francisco Giants12New York Mets1BoxFred BreiningEd Lynch(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1Philadelphia Phillies4BoxKevin GrossFernando ValenzuelaAl Holland
Atlanta Braves1Pittsburgh Pirates9BoxLarry McWilliamsPascual Perez(none)

Standings as of 1983-08-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles1247252.581--5905058532-2740-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium382612.684
224Milwaukee Brewers1277354.5750.56195546527-3346-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium351421.400
335Detroit Tigers1267254.5711.06245349034-3038-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium362016.556
446New York Yankees1267056.5563.06085604828-3142-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookYankee Stadium I362115.583
568Toronto Blue Jays1287058.5474.06115585334-3436-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium341915.559
6917Boston Red Sox1276166.48012.5594630-3633-3128-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park351718.486
71324Cleveland Indians1295574.42619.5542606-6425-3530-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium331518.455
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
157Chicago White Sox1277057.551--6045525234-3236-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park35296.829
2712Kansas City Royals1276463.5046.0560596-3626-3737-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium351520.429
3816Oakland Athletics1316467.4898.0586609-2330-4034-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum311021.323
41019California Angels1285969.46111.5582610-2830-3729-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium341123.324
51121Texas Rangers1295970.45712.05305102025-3934-31L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinArlington Stadium331815.545
61223Minnesota Twins1295673.43415.0583665-8226-3630-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome331419.424
71426Seattle Mariners1284880.37522.5445589-14425-4223-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome341222.353
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Philadelphia Phillies1256560.520--5134882529-3835-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium372512.676
2511Pittsburgh Pirates1266561.5160.5508535-2733-2732-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium361917.528
3714St. Louis Cardinals1256263.4963.0538551-1328-3434-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldBusch Stadium II371720.459
4815Montreal Expos1266264.4923.55235002331-3731-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium362016.556
51122Chicago Cubs1275671.44110.0525525021-4135-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field351520.429
61225New York Mets1265373.42112.5441521-8022-4530-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium361521.417
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1287553.586--61749212536-3139-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium341321.382
223Los Angeles Dodgers1257253.5761.55024614131-2741-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium371918.514
339Houston Astros1276760.5287.5503501232-3335-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome351817.514
4613San Diego Padres1286464.50011.0507499825-3339-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium341717.500
5918San Francisco Giants1286068.46915.0538561-2326-3435-33W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonTom HallerCandlestick Park341915.559
61020Cincinnati Reds1295970.45716.5485566-8131-3528-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium331518.455


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
John MontefuscoP33.093Traded by Padres to Yankees for Edwin Rodriguez, Dennis Rasmussen and Cash.