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Baseball on Thursday, August 27, 1981

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
California Angels2Baltimore Orioles6BoxScott McGregor (9-3)Ken Forsch (10-6)BAL  D DeCinces (10)  CAL  B Grich 2 (15)Doug DeCinces (27.9)
Oakland Athletics5Boston Red Sox6BoxBob Stanley (7-4)Tom Underwood (2-5)BOS  D Evans (15)  OAK  M Heath (6)Dwight Evans (66.3)
New York Yankees1Chicago White Sox3BoxLaMarr Hoyt (5-3)Ron Davis (2-4)CHA  G Luzinski (14)Greg Luzinski (37.6)
Seattle Mariners2Cleveland Indians12BoxBert Blyleven (9-5)Mike Parrott (3-6)NoneToby Harrah (17.0)
Texas Rangers5Milwaukee Brewers1BoxDanny Darwin (8-6)Mike Caldwell (8-7)TEX  L Roberts (4)Leon Roberts (36.3)
Detroit Tigers3Minnesota Twins4BoxPete Redfern (4-7)Kevin Saucier (2-1)DET  K Gibson (6)Lenny Faedo (19.7)
Kansas City Royals11Toronto Blue Jays5BoxRenie Martin (3-5)Jim Clancy (3-8)KCA  W Aikens (11)  TOR  O Velez (10)Willie Aikens (18.6)
Chicago Cubs0Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxFernando Valenzuela (11-4)Randy Martz (4-6)NoneSteve Garvey (23.6)
Cincinnati Reds0Montreal Expos12BoxRay Burris (6-5)Frank Pastore (3-6)MON  J Milner (4)Warren Cromartie (16.2)
Houston Astros2New York Mets3BoxMike Marshall (2-0)Joe Sambito (3-5)NoneFrank Taveras (41.2)
St. Louis Cardinals3San Diego Padres2BoxJim Kaat (6-2)John Curtis (2-6)SLN  G Hendrick (15)George Hendrick (67.0)
Pittsburgh Pirates4San Francisco Giants5BoxAl Holland (4-4)Don Robinson (0-2)SFN  J Clark (11), J Morgan (7)Omar Moreno (56.4)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles4129.586--29727819-1922-10W4Game Log
Detroit Tigers4232.5682.028927116-1526-17L2Game Log
New York Yankees4132.5621.527424216-1925-13L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers4133.5542.032530323-1818-15L2Game Log
Boston Red Sox3834.5284.033332723-2015-14W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians3335.4857.026527620-1513-20W2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays2351.31120.024035413-2210-29L5Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics4530.600--31925516-1529-15L2Game Log
Chicago White Sox4128.5943.032825122-2019-8W2Game Log
Texas Rangers4129.5862.531825617-1724-12W3Game Log
California Angels3837.5077.034431518-1620-21L1Game Log
Kansas City Royals2939.42612.525829520-219-18W2Game Log
Seattle Mariners2847.37317.029937213-1715-30L7Game Log
Minnesota Twins2550.33320.023833211-2513-26W1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
St. Louis Cardinals4026.606--30225215-1125-15W2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies4030.5712.030630314-1826-12L2Game Log
Montreal Expos3931.5573.029425614-2225-9W3Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates3235.4788.527726516-1515-21L4Game Log
New York Mets2742.39114.523429713-2314-19W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs2546.35217.52483332-2222-25L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers4727.635--32823525-1622-11W4Game Log
Cincinnati Reds4230.5834.030530619-1523-15L3Game Log
Atlanta Braves3735.5149.028229121-1715-19W2Game Log
Houston Astros3637.49310.525724120-2216-15L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants3640.47412.028728521-2415-16W1Game Log
San Diego Padres2648.35121.025431014-2812-20L5Game Log

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