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Games on 1980-04-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees4Baltimore Orioles7BoxSteve StoneTom UnderwoodTim Stoddard
Oakland Athletics1California Angels2BoxDon AaseMatt Keough(none)
Boston Red Sox1Chicago White Sox2BoxRichard DotsonDennis EckersleyEd Farmer
Texas Rangers4Detroit Tigers5BoxMilt WilcoxSparky Lyle(none)
Seattle Mariners3Minnesota Twins10BoxPete RedfernMike Parrott(none)
Kansas City Royals3Toronto Blue Jays0BoxLarry GuraJesse Jefferson(none)
Houston Astros5Cincinnati Reds1BoxJ.R. RichardTom Seaver(none)
Philadelphia Phillies0New York Mets2BoxMark BombackRandy Lerch(none)
Montreal Expos0Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxJim BibbyBill Lee(none)
Atlanta Braves1San Diego Padres2BoxEric RasmussenRick MatulaBob Shirley
Los Angeles Dodgers4San Francisco Giants3BoxBob WelchGreg MintonSteve Howe
Chicago Cubs2St. Louis Cardinals8BoxPete VuckovichDennis Lamp(none)

Standings as of 1980-04-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Toronto Blue Jays1697.563--7060106-63-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1465888.397
2713New York Yankees1899.5001.0817834-55-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I1449450.653
3914Boston Red Sox1789.4711.582109-273-55-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1437568.524
41015Milwaukee Brewers1578.4671.58067133-34-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1477968.537
51320Baltimore Orioles18711.3893.07477-32-85-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1449351.646
61219Detroit Tigers18711.3893.09299-73-74-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1447767.535
71425Cleveland Indians15510.3333.56290-282-73-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1457471.510
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Chicago White Sox18126.667--8875136-36-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1425884.408
227Oakland Athletics20128.6001.09582134-58-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1427171.500
459Texas Rangers18108.5562.09181104-46-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1436677.462
3410Kansas City Royals18108.5562.0747403-57-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1448757.604
5611Seattle Mariners211110.5242.589100-113-38-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1414893.340
6812Minnesota Twins201010.5003.010183185-75-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1416774.475
71117California Angels18810.4444.07074-43-65-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1425785.401
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Pittsburgh Pirates16115.688--8355286-35-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1467274.493
256Chicago Cubs1596.6001.5777704-45-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1475592.374
3616St. Louis Cardinals18810.4444.08590-55-43-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1446678.458
4718Philadelphia Phillies1569.4004.5756782-44-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1478562.578
6922New York Mets16610.3755.06079-192-74-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1466185.418
51023Montreal Expos16610.3755.06287-253-73-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1468462.575
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Houston Astros18135.722--8853354-29-3W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1458065.552
233Cincinnati Reds19136.6840.57654226-47-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1437667.531
345Los Angeles Dodgers20137.6501.08767204-59-2W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1437964.552
4821San Diego Padres18711.3896.05972-131-96-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineJack Murphy Stadium1446678.458
51124Atlanta Braves17611.3536.54977-280-76-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1447569.521
61226San Francisco Giants20614.3008.05679-231-105-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1416972.489


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Pedro BorbonP33.149Signed as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Jim KaatP41.174Purchased by Cardinals from Yankees.