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Games on 1981-05-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers1California Angels15BoxGeoff ZahnDan Schatzeder(none)
Kansas City Royals0Chicago White Sox3BoxRichard DotsonRich Gale(none)
Cleveland Indians2Minnesota Twins1BoxSid MongePete Redfern(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5Oakland Athletics6BoxBob OwchinkoRandy Lerch(none)
New York Yankees5Seattle Mariners6BoxDick DragoRon Davis(none)
Baltimore Orioles7Texas Rangers3BoxDennis MartinezFergie Jenkins(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Texas Rangers2BoxSteve StoneDave J. SchmidtTippy Martinez
Boston Red Sox10Toronto Blue Jays3BoxBob StanleyJim Clancy(none)
Chicago Cubs7Atlanta Braves3BoxRick ReuschelBob Walk(none)
Houston Astros5Cincinnati Reds9BoxBruce BerenyiJoaquin Andujar(none)
San Francisco Giants8Montreal Expos2BoxVida BlueSteve Rogers(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4New York Mets7BoxNeil AllenBobby CastilloJeff Reardon
San Diego Padres6Philadelphia Phillies9BoxSteve CarltonTim Lollar(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates0St. Louis Cardinals13BoxAndy RinconRod Scurry(none)

Standings as of 1981-05-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Cleveland Indians19127.632--686178-34-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium844044.476
237Baltimore Orioles23149.609--958874-510-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium824537.549
3610New York Yankees271512.5561.09785129-96-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I804436.550
4713Milwaukee Brewers251312.5202.0110981210-73-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium844935.583
5917Boston Red Sox241113.4583.599128-297-64-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park844836.571
61018Detroit Tigers271215.4444.086109-2310-82-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium824834.585
71221Toronto Blue Jays26917.3466.589106-176-73-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium802852.350
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics30246.800--142687411-013-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum794039.506
258Chicago White Sox251411.5607.511110296-98-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park814041.494
349Texas Rangers251411.5607.512999303-511-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium804337.538
4815California Angels301416.46710.012712617-47-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium803743.463
51120Minnesota Twins271116.40711.5101107-66-84-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium823052.366
61322Seattle Mariners291019.34513.5112154-423-77-12W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome803446.425
71425Kansas City Royals21615.28613.56095-354-72-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium824438.537
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals22157.682--11676405-310-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II804436.550
234Philadelphia Phillies27189.6670.5134110244-514-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium804139.513
345Montreal Expos25169.6400.5112113-14-412-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium834439.530
4714Pittsburgh Pirates221111.5004.0888358-62-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium803545.438
51023New York Mets24816.3338.079105-262-56-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium793346.418
61226Chicago Cubs25619.24010.568109-411-94-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field783246.410
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers28199.679--101693212-67-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium824438.537
2511Cincinnati Reds261412.5384.011510877-67-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium825230.634
3612Atlanta Braves281513.5364.01121011111-64-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium783543.449
4816San Francisco Giants301416.4676.0110112-210-84-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonSpec RichardsonCandlestick Park814239.519
5919Houston Astros281216.4297.07781-48-74-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome824933.598
61124San Diego Padres29920.31010.591136-456-143-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium813249.395