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Games on 1980-08-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees5Baltimore Orioles6BoxJim PalmerRon GuidryTim Stoddard
Cleveland Indians4Chicago White Sox2BoxLen BarkerBritt Burns(none)
Cleveland Indians2Chicago White Sox7BoxSteve TroutWayne Garland(none)
Detroit Tigers5Milwaukee Brewers12BoxBill TraversDan Petry(none)
California Angels3Minnesota Twins8BoxFernando ArroyoDave LaRoche(none)
Kansas City Royals6Texas Rangers3BoxRich GaleEd FigueroaDan Quisenberry
St. Louis Cardinals10Cincinnati Reds1BoxBob ForschCharlie Leibrandt(none)

Standings as of 1980-08-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees1177146.607--60049110938-2333-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I453213.711
233Baltimore Orioles1166848.5862.554944810133-2535-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium463214.696
346Milwaukee Brewers1206654.5506.560747413333-2533-29W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium422022.476
4511Boston Red Sox1146054.5269.5546566-2034-2526-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park462323.500
5713Detroit Tigers1166056.51710.55885414728-3031-27L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium462422.522
6814Cleveland Indians1165957.50911.5541577-3626-3333-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium442024.455
71224Toronto Blue Jays1164868.41422.5445543-9822-3726-31L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium461927.413
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Kansas City Royals1187642.644--60748811939-2137-21W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium442123.477
2612Oakland Athletics1196257.52114.54964643227-3135-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum432122.488
3916Texas Rangers1195762.47919.55635471628-3229-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium421923.452
41020Minnesota Twins1185266.44124.0491558-6721-3831-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium432518.581
51121Chicago White Sox1175166.43624.5410518-10823-3326-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park431924.442
61325California Angels1164868.41427.0515592-7726-3022-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium441727.386
71426Seattle Mariners1184276.35634.0438589-15117-4225-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome441727.386
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Pittsburgh Pirates1186751.568--5014416029-3038-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium441628.364
225Montreal Expos1186553.5512.05114921927-3138-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium442519.568
359Philadelphia Phillies1156253.5393.55324636928-3034-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium472918.617
4817New York Mets1185662.47511.0460504-4426-3230-30L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium441133.250
51019St. Louis Cardinals1165264.44814.05365063023-3429-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II462224.478
61122Chicago Cubs1164967.42217.0450508-5823-3626-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field461531.326
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Houston Astros1176453.547--4384241427-3237-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome462917.630
248Cincinnati Reds1206555.5420.55375251228-2936-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium422418.571
3610Los Angeles Dodgers1176255.5302.04824315124-3538-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium463016.652
4715San Francisco Giants1185860.4926.5439451-1223-3835-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park431726.395
5918Atlanta Braves1175562.4709.0449501-5220-3835-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium442618.591
61223San Diego Padres1205070.41715.5393482-8920-4230-28L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium422319.548


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
LaSchelle TarverOF21.200Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mets. 
Jose UribeSS21.209Signed as Free Agent by Cardinals.