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Games on 1980-08-11

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox7Detroit Tigers8BoxAurelio LopezTom Burgmeier(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Kansas City Royals1BoxDennis MartinezLarry Gura(none)
Chicago White Sox1New York Yankees3BoxRudy MayBritt Burns(none)
Philadelphia Phillies8Chicago Cubs5BoxWarren BrusstarGeorge Riley(none)
Atlanta Braves3Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxRick MatulaDon SuttonRick Camp
New York Mets1Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxEddie SolomonRoy Lee Jackson(none)
Cincinnati Reds1San Diego Padres0BoxCharlie LeibrandtSteve MuraTom Hume
Houston Astros4San Francisco Giants5BoxVida BlueKen ForschGreg Minton
Montreal Expos0St. Louis Cardinals16BoxBob SykesScott Sanderson(none)

Standings as of 1980-08-11

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees1106842.618--57746611136-2032-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I523517.673
233Baltimore Orioles1096544.5962.552842410433-2332-21W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium533518.660
346Detroit Tigers1085949.5468.05604817928-2930-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium542529.463
4510Milwaukee Brewers1115952.5329.555244810429-2530-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium512724.529
5612Boston Red Sox1105753.51811.0529554-2531-2426-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park502624.520
6713Cleveland Indians1075552.51411.5505533-2825-3230-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium532429.453
71223Toronto Blue Jays1094663.42221.5420506-8620-3226-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium532132.396
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Kansas City Royals1127042.625--5684709838-2132-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium502723.540
2814Oakland Athletics1135855.51312.54644481623-2935-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum492524.510
3917Texas Rangers1115358.47716.55155021324-2929-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium502327.460
41021Chicago White Sox1124963.43821.0388495-10722-3225-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park482127.438
51122Minnesota Twins1114863.43221.5459534-7521-3827-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium502921.580
61325California Angels1094465.40424.5480555-7522-2722-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium512130.412
71426Seattle Mariners1124171.36629.0417546-12917-4224-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome501832.360
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Pittsburgh Pirates1126448.571--4784255329-3035-18W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium501931.380
225Montreal Expos1126349.5631.04944662825-2738-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium502723.540
3611Philadelphia Phillies1085652.5196.04864473922-2934-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium543519.648
4715New York Mets1115457.4869.5440460-2024-3230-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium511338.255
51019St. Louis Cardinals1094960.45013.54994673222-3427-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II532528.472
61224Chicago Cubs1104565.40918.0417482-6520-3525-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field521933.365
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Los Angeles Dodgers1126151.545--4694125724-3537-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium513120.608
248Houston Astros1116051.5410.5414412223-3037-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome523319.635
359Cincinnati Reds1146153.5351.05195031624-2836-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium482820.583
4816San Francisco Giants1125458.4827.0420428-823-3831-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park492128.429
5918Atlanta Braves1115160.4599.5422484-6216-3635-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium503020.600
61120San Diego Padres1145064.43912.0384456-7220-4230-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium482325.479


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ken BrettP31.327Signed as Free Agent by Royals. 
John D'AcquistoP28.231Traded by Padres with Cash to Expos for Randy Bass. 
Von JoshuaOF32.102Released by Padres. 
Fred KendallC31.192Released by Padres.