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Monday May 18,1981This date in baseball
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Games on 1981-05-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics1Baltimore Orioles5BoxScott McGregorMatt Keough(none)
Seattle Mariners5Boston Red Sox8BoxMark ClearDick DragoBill Campbell
California Angels7Cleveland Indians2BoxSteve RenkoJohn DennyAndy Hassler
Texas Rangers13Detroit Tigers5BoxJon MatlackDan Petry(none)
Kansas City Royals1New York Yankees2BoxTommy JohnPaul SplittorffRich Gossage
Chicago White Sox7Toronto Blue Jays2BoxSteve TroutMark Bomback(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxMarty BystromFernando Valenzuela(none)
Montreal Expos3San Diego Padres2BoxWoodie FrymanGary LucasBill Lee
New York Mets1San Francisco Giants3BoxAllen RipleyEd LynchGreg Minton

Standings as of 1981-05-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Baltimore Orioles312011.645--141108339-711-4W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium743935.527
235Cleveland Indians281810.6430.59385811-47-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium753441.453
348New York Yankees342014.5881.51281052310-910-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I733934.534
4713Milwaukee Brewers321715.5313.51421291311-76-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium774532.584
5915Boston Red Sox331716.5154.0154172-1811-76-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park754233.560
61018Detroit Tigers341618.4715.5114141-2710-96-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium754431.587
71424Toronto Blue Jays361125.30611.5112152-407-104-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium702644.371
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics382513.658--1661184812-613-7L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum713932.549
259Texas Rangers331914.5763.5166132347-812-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium723834.528
3610Chicago White Sox321814.5634.0148118307-911-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park743638.486
4814California Angels382018.5265.01701482212-68-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium723141.431
51121Minnesota Twins341222.35311.0122151-296-85-15L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium752946.387
61222Kansas City Royals28919.32111.082125-436-93-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium754134.547
71323Seattle Mariners351124.31412.5127181-544-117-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome743341.446
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123St. Louis Cardinals291910.655--141111309-510-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II734033.548
236Philadelphia Phillies352213.629--156134228-814-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium723735.514
3511Montreal Expos341915.5592.5139145-66-913-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium744133.554
4919Pittsburgh Pirates291316.4486.0109107210-82-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium733340.452
51125New York Mets32824.25012.595152-572-126-12L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium713338.465
61226Chicago Cubs32626.18814.580147-671-164-11L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field713239.451
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers362610.722--143905313-613-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium743737.500
247Cincinnati Reds342014.5885.01481291910-610-8W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium744628.622
3612Atlanta Braves351916.5436.51431281511-67-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium713140.437
4716San Francisco Giants392019.5137.5137134311-99-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonSpec RichardsonCandlestick Park723636.500
5817Houston Astros361818.5008.0117981910-78-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome744331.581
61020San Diego Padres371423.37812.5125158-337-147-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium732746.370


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Duffy DyerC35.276Released by Tigers. 
Brad GuldenC24.342Traded by Mariners with Larry Milbourne to Yankees for Cash.