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Games on 1984-08-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers0Boston Red Sox8BoxOil Can BoydGlenn Abbott(none)
Baltimore Orioles7Cleveland Indians4BoxMike BoddickerSteve ComerTippy Martinez
Milwaukee Brewers3Kansas City Royals2BoxDon SuttonBuddy BlackRick Waits
Chicago White Sox5New York Yankees4BoxFloyd BannisterPhil NiekroRon Reed
Minnesota Twins0Oakland Athletics5BoxRay BurrisJohn ButcherBill Caudill
California Angels2Seattle Mariners7BoxMark LangstonMike WittEd Nunez
Toronto Blue Jays7Texas Rangers2BoxJim ClancyDanny Darwin(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Atlanta Braves1BoxBob WelchTony Brizzolara(none)
New York Mets6Chicago Cubs7BoxLee SmithWes GardnerTim Stoddard
San Diego Padres2Cincinnati Reds4BoxMario SotoRich Gossage(none)
San Francisco Giants6Houston Astros7BoxBill DawleyMark Calvert(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1Montreal Expos3BoxBill GullicksonJerry KoosmanJeff Reardon
Pittsburgh Pirates6St. Louis Cardinals4BoxJohn CandelariaRicky HortonLee Tunnell

Standings as of 1984-08-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1984 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers1157441.643--57546411136-1938-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium473017.638
224Toronto Blue Jays1126448.5718.55274517627-3037-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium502525.500
337Baltimore Orioles1126052.53612.54534411228-2632-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium502525.500
448Boston Red Sox1125953.52713.55445083629-2630-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park502723.540
5711New York Yankees1115754.51415.04974702720-3337-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I513021.588
61324Milwaukee Brewers1144866.42125.5427505-7820-3528-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium471928.404
71425Cleveland Indians1124765.42025.5489522-3324-3622-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium502822.560
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1984 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Minnesota Twins1115853.523--4764403623-3035-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome512328.451
2610California Angels1125854.5180.54694521734-2324-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium502327.460
3813Chicago White Sox1125755.5091.5468485-1723-3434-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park501733.340
4916Kansas City Royals1125557.4913.5451478-2728-3027-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium502921.580
51019Oakland Athletics1155362.4617.0512534-2219-3634-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum472423.511
61120Seattle Mariners1155164.4439.0489557-6823-3828-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal KellerThe Kingdome472324.489
71222Texas Rangers1134865.42511.0431501-7025-3423-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinArlington Stadium482127.438
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1984 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs1136845.602--5484737530-2438-21W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field482820.583
235New York Mets1106248.5644.5429452-2333-2529-23L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium522824.538
346Philadelphia Phillies1126052.5367.54964633335-2425-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium502129.420
4614St. Louis Cardinals1135657.49612.0429444-1527-2729-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldBusch Stadium II492821.571
5817Montreal Expos1125458.48213.5402410-828-3226-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium492425.490
61021Pittsburgh Pirates1144965.43019.54174011619-3630-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium482622.542
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1984 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres1126745.598--4944207428-2239-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium502525.500
2512Atlanta Braves1135855.5139.5468461732-2626-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium492227.449
3715Los Angeles Dodgers1145658.49112.0399422-2326-2930-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium482325.479
4918Houston Astros1145361.46515.04644382623-3330-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome482721.563
51123Cincinnati Reds1134865.42519.5419520-10122-3826-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Riverfront Stadium492227.449
61226San Francisco Giants1104466.40022.0474535-6121-3523-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Danny OzarkTom HallerCandlestick Park522230.423


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jim KernP35.146Signed as Free Agent by Brewers.