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Games on 1980-04-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians2California Angels1BoxLen BarkerBruce KisonSid Monge
Baltimore Orioles2Chicago White Sox8BoxRichard DotsonSteve Stone(none)
Detroit Tigers6Kansas City Royals8BoxMarty PattinPat Underwood(none)
Boston Red Sox1Milwaukee Brewers18BoxLary SorensenMike Torrez(none)
Minnesota Twins6Oakland Athletics0BoxGeoff ZahnBrian Kingman(none)
Toronto Blue Jays2Seattle Mariners3BoxRick HoneycuttJerry Garvin(none)
Atlanta Braves4Cincinnati Reds5BoxTom HumeAl Hrabosky(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6Houston Astros5BoxSteve HoweDave SmithBurt Hooton
Chicago Cubs6New York Mets3BoxMike KrukowNeil AllenBruce Sutter
Montreal Expos2Philadelphia Phillies6BoxDick RuthvenBill LeeTug McGraw
San Francisco Giants2San Diego Padres4BoxJohn CurtisJohn MontefuscoBob Shirley
Pittsburgh Pirates7St. Louis Cardinals2BoxJim BibbyJohn Fulgham(none)

Standings as of 1980-04-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
121Milwaukee Brewers2201.000--276210-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1608476.525
2814Cleveland Indians211.5001.0411-71-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1587880.494
4915Detroit Tigers312.3331.51113-21-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1598376.522
31220Baltimore Orioles312.3331.51119-81-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1599960.623
51119Toronto Blue Jays312.3331.5181801-20-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1596693.415
61425Boston Red Sox202.0002.0627-210-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1588375.525
71323New York Yankees202.0002.0712-50-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I16010357.644
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Texas Rangers2201.000--12750-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1597485.465
246Chicago White Sox321.6670.5191180-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1576889.433
5512Seattle Mariners321.6670.5181800-02-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome15957102.358
4311Minnesota Twins321.6670.515872-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1587583.475
3610Kansas City Royals321.6670.5131120-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1599564.597
6713California Angels211.5001.011470-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1586494.405
71018Oakland Athletics312.3331.5815-70-01-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1598277.516
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Philadelphia Phillies2201.000--12570-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1608971.556
247Chicago Cubs321.6670.5151322-10-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1596297.390
368Pittsburgh Pirates321.6670.511652-10-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1598178.509
5717St. Louis Cardinals312.3331.5611-50-01-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1597386.459
4816New York Mets312.3331.51315-20-01-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1596693.415
61024Montreal Expos202.0002.0512-70-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1609070.563
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
225San Diego Padres3301.000--15960-03-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineJack Murphy Stadium1597089.440
114Cincinnati Reds3301.000--204160-03-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1598673.541
359Houston Astros321.6671.0181440-02-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1609169.569
4921Los Angeles Dodgers312.3332.01418-41-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1609169.569
61122San Francisco Giants303.0003.0915-60-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1587583.475
51226Atlanta Braves303.0003.0420-160-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1588177.513


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dyar MillerP33.318Signed as Free Agent by Mets.