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Games on 1984-05-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins5California Angels0BoxFrank ViolaJim Slaton(none)
Milwaukee Brewers6Chicago White Sox7BoxTom SeaverChuck Porter(none)
Detroit Tigers5Kansas City Royals2BoxJack MorrisBuddy Black(none)
Seattle Mariners2Oakland Athletics3BoxBill CaudillDave Beard(none)
Boston Red Sox3Texas Rangers4BoxCharlie HoughMike BrownOdell Jones
San Francisco Giants11Chicago Cubs12BoxLee SmithGreg Minton(none)
Atlanta Braves8Philadelphia Phillies2BoxPete FalconeJohn Denny(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2St. Louis Cardinals1BoxJerry ReussDanny CoxTom Niedenfuer

Standings as of 1984-05-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1984 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers28244.857--171888313-011-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1348054.597
222Toronto Blue Jays281810.6436.013997428-410-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1347163.530
3613Baltimore Orioles281414.50010.0117122-56-108-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1347163.530
4816Milwaukee Brewers271314.48110.5117100176-97-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1345480.403
51019Cleveland Indians251114.44011.5104111-75-86-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1376473.467
61120Boston Red Sox291217.41412.5113144-317-85-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1337459.556
71221New York Yankees271017.37013.583117-344-116-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I1357758.570
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1984 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Oakland Athletics311714.548--13112475-912-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1316071.458
248California Angels331815.545--1561431311-67-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1296366.488
3510Minnesota Twins321715.5310.5148135136-1011-5W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1306466.492
4714Seattle Mariners311516.4842.0128151-235-1010-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal KellerThe Kingdome1315972.450
5918Chicago White Sox281315.4642.5110126-165-88-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1346173.455
61325Kansas City Royals26917.3465.587112-254-85-9L6T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1367561.551
71426Texas Rangers291019.3456.0101135-346-94-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinArlington Stadium1325973.447
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1984 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Chicago Cubs271611.593--142119237-89-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field1348054.597
246New York Mets261511.5770.595131-368-67-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1367561.551
359Montreal Expos281513.5361.51281111710-75-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1336370.474
4815Philadelphia Phillies271314.4813.0137116216-67-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1356867.504
5917St. Louis Cardinals301416.4673.5109119-109-75-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldBusch Stadium II1327062.530
61123Pittsburgh Pirates25916.3606.085104-195-94-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1376671.482
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1984 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Dodgers322012.625--125106199-611-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1305971.454
224San Diego Padres281711.6071.0134120144-613-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1347559.560
3611Cincinnati Reds291514.5173.5136137-15-910-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1335578.414
4712Atlanta Braves281414.5004.0110112-28-56-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1346668.493
51022San Francisco Giants301119.3678.0117143-264-117-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonTom HallerCandlestick Park1325577.417
61224Houston Astros281018.3578.0999904-106-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome1347064.522


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Geno PetralliC24.226Purchased by Indians from Blue Jays. 
Dick TidrowP36.360Released by Mets.