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MLB Games on Thursday May 21, 1981

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
California AngelsAL2Baltimore OriolesAL0Box | PBP918,599Memorial StadiumNight2:26Doug RauJim PalmerDon AaseFord
Oakland AthleticsAL0Boston Red SoxAL3Box | PBP923,145Fenway ParkNight2:35Dennis EckersleyBrian Kingman---Rice
Seattle MarinersAL6Cleveland IndiansAL3Box | PBP97,710Cleveland StadiumNight2:18Glenn AbbottWayne GarlandLarry Andersen---
Minnesota TwinsAL2Milwaukee BrewersAL8Box | PBP916,120County StadiumDay2:19Pete VuckovichPete Redfern---Thomas (2)
Cincinnati RedsNL1Chicago CubsNL5Box | PBP97,132Wrigley FieldDay2:08Randy MartzFrank Pastore---Durham
Houston AstrosNL1St. Louis CardinalsNL3Box | PBP919,823Busch Stadium IIDay2:13John MartinNolan Ryan---Roberts
6 record(s)
Glossary:
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Thursday, May 21, 1981

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East113Baltimore Orioles342212.647-152118349-713-5713734.521
AL East225Cleveland Indians311912.6131.510497711-48-8723339.458
AL East336New York Yankees362214.6111.01391142510-912-5713734.521
AL East459Milwaukee Brewers352015.5712.51601352511-79-8744232.568
AL East5711Boston Red Sox362016.5563.0166175-911-79-9723933.542
AL East61017Detroit Tigers361818.5005.0136146-1010-98-9734231.575
AL East71323Toronto Blue Jays381226.31612.0126163-377-105-16682543.368
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West147Oakland Athletics412516.610-1741324212-913-7683929.574
AL West2610Chicago White Sox341915.5592.5159132278-1011-5723537.486
AL West3813Texas Rangers351916.5433.0171154177-1012-6703832.543
AL West4915California Angels412120.5124.01781601813-88-12693039.435
AL West51121Seattle Mariners381325.34210.5136189-536-127-13713140.437
AL West61222Minnesota Twins371225.32411.0128169-416-115-15722943.403
AL West71424Kansas City Royals30921.30010.591136-456-113-10734132.562
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East122St. Louis Cardinals322111.656-162128349-512-6703832.543
NL East234Philadelphia Phillies372314.6220.5161139229-914-5703634.514
NL East3512Montreal Expos362016.5563.0146150-47-1013-6724032.556
NL East4919Pittsburgh Pirates311516.4845.51201081210-84-9713140.437
NL East51125New York Mets34925.26513.0100159-593-136-12693237.464
NL East61226Chicago Cubs35728.20015.592163-711-165-13683137.456
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West111Los Angeles Dodgers382711.711-148955313-614-5723636.500
NL West248Cincinnati Reds372215.5954.51641412312-710-8714427.620
NL West3614Atlanta Braves371918.5147.5144139511-87-11693138.449
NL West4716San Francisco Giants412120.5127.5144139511-910-11703535.500
NL West5818Houston Astros391920.4878.51341191511-98-11714229.592
NL West61020San Diego Padres391524.38512.5130165-357-148-10712645.366
26 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season