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Monday April 14,1980This date in baseball
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Games on 1980-04-14

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers1Boston Red Sox3BoxDennis EckersleyJack MorrisTom Burgmeier
Minnesota Twins5California Angels3BoxDoug CorbettMark Clear(none)
Seattle Mariners7Oakland Athletics1BoxGlenn AbbottSteve McCatty(none)
Cleveland Indians4Texas Rangers7BoxDoc MedichRick WaitsSparky Lyle
San Francisco Giants5Cincinnati Reds6BoxDave TomlinGary Lavelle(none)
Atlanta Braves4Houston Astros5BoxJoe SambitoGene Garber(none)
Chicago Cubs4Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxKent TekulveBruce Sutter(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1San Diego Padres2BoxRollie FingersBobby Castillo(none)

Standings as of 1980-04-14

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Milwaukee Brewers321.667--289190-02-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1598475.528
2915Boston Red Sox422.5000.51229-171-21-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1568175.519
3713New York Yankees422.5000.5241862-20-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I15810157.639
51119Cleveland Indians413.2501.51126-151-30-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1567878.500
61222Toronto Blue Jays413.2501.51923-41-30-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1586692.418
41321Baltimore Orioles413.2501.51324-111-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1589959.627
71424Detroit Tigers514.2002.01419-51-40-0L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1578374.529
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Seattle Mariners541.800--3020101-03-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome15755102.350
226Chicago White Sox431.7500.52413110-03-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1566789.429
337Kansas City Royals431.7500.5161330-03-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1589464.595
5610Texas Rangers532.6001.02528-30-03-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1567383.468
4511Minnesota Twins532.6001.0211563-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1567482.474
6814California Angels422.5001.52212100-02-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1566393.404
71017Oakland Athletics523.4002.01323-100-02-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1578176.516
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
143Pittsburgh Pirates541.800--191093-11-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1577978.503
258Philadelphia Phillies321.6671.0161060-02-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1598970.560
3612New York Mets422.5001.5181530-02-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1586593.411
4716Chicago Cubs523.4002.01923-42-30-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1576295.395
5818Montreal Expos312.3332.01016-61-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1598970.560
6920St. Louis Cardinals413.2502.5614-80-01-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1587385.462
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds5501.000--319220-05-0W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1578473.535
334San Diego Padres541.8001.0181350-04-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineJack Murphy Stadium1576988.439
222Houston Astros541.8001.0272070-04-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1588969.563
51125San Francisco Giants514.2004.01722-51-40-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1567482.474
41023Los Angeles Dodgers514.2004.01724-71-40-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1589167.576
61226Atlanta Braves505.0005.0830-220-50-0L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1568175.519


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Manny SarmientoP24.072Signed as Free Agent by Mariners.