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Monday May 11,1981This date in baseball
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Games on 1981-05-11

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians3Chicago White Sox1BoxBert BlylevenRoss Baumgarten(none)
Texas Rangers9Kansas City Royals1BoxRick HoneycuttLarry Gura(none)
Boston Red Sox7Toronto Blue Jays6BoxMark ClearMike Willis(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Atlanta Braves3BoxRick MahlerKent Tekulve(none)
Houston Astros5Cincinnati Reds0BoxNolan RyanMike LaCoss(none)

Standings as of 1981-05-11

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Cleveland Indians21147.667--76631310-34-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium823844.463
248Baltimore Orioles241410.5831.5989534-610-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium814536.556
359New York Yankees281612.5711.5102871510-96-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I794336.544
4711Milwaukee Brewers261412.5382.51231032011-73-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium834835.578
5814Boston Red Sox261313.5003.5115139-249-64-7W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park824636.561
61019Detroit Tigers281216.4295.589113-2410-92-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium814833.593
71323Toronto Blue Jays28919.3218.5100122-226-73-12L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium782850.359
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics31247.774--147816611-013-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum784038.513
237Texas Rangers271611.5936.0145103424-512-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium784137.526
3612Chicago White Sox261412.5387.511210576-98-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park804040.500
4916California Angels311516.4849.013112927-48-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium793643.456
51120Minnesota Twins281117.39311.5102112-106-84-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium813051.370
61221Seattle Mariners301020.33313.5114159-453-77-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome793445.430
71425Kansas City Royals22616.27313.561104-434-72-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium814437.543
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124St. Louis Cardinals23158.652--11884345-310-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II794435.557
235Philadelphia Phillies281810.6430.5138118204-514-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium794138.519
346Montreal Expos271710.630--117118-14-413-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium814338.531
4713Pittsburgh Pirates241212.5003.59888109-72-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium783444.436
51124New York Mets25817.3208.082110-282-56-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium783345.423
61226Chicago Cubs26620.23110.573114-411-104-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field773245.416
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers29209.690--106723413-67-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium814338.531
2510Atlanta Braves301713.5673.51201081211-65-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium763343.434
3615Cincinnati Reds281414.5005.512012007-67-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium805228.650
4817San Francisco Giants321517.4696.5115117-211-94-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonSpec RichardsonCandlestick Park794138.519
5918Houston Astros301416.4676.58986310-74-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome804733.588
61022San Diego Padres301020.33310.599140-417-143-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium803149.388


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mike SmithP20.077Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds.