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Games on 1981-05-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels2Baltimore Orioles0BoxDoug RauJim PalmerDon Aase
Oakland Athletics0Boston Red Sox3BoxDennis EckersleyBrian Kingman(none)
Seattle Mariners6Cleveland Indians3BoxGlenn AbbottWayne GarlandLarry Andersen
Minnesota Twins2Milwaukee Brewers8BoxPete VuckovichPete Redfern(none)
Cincinnati Reds1Chicago Cubs5BoxRandy MartzFrank Pastore(none)
Houston Astros1St. Louis Cardinals3BoxJohn MartinNolan Ryan(none)

Standings as of 1981-05-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Baltimore Orioles342212.647--152118349-713-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium713734.521
225Cleveland Indians311912.6131.510497711-48-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium723339.458
336New York Yankees362214.6111.01391142510-912-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I713734.521
459Milwaukee Brewers352015.5712.51601352511-79-8W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium744232.568
5711Boston Red Sox362016.5563.0166175-911-79-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park723933.542
61017Detroit Tigers361818.5005.0136146-1010-98-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium734231.575
71323Toronto Blue Jays381226.31612.0126163-377-105-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium682543.368
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Oakland Athletics412516.610--1741324212-913-7L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum683929.574
2610Chicago White Sox341915.5592.5159132278-1011-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park723537.486
3813Texas Rangers351916.5433.0171154177-1012-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium703832.543
4915California Angels412120.5124.01781601813-88-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium693039.435
51121Seattle Mariners381325.34210.5136189-536-127-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome713140.437
61222Minnesota Twins371225.32411.0128169-416-115-15L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium722943.403
71424Kansas City Royals30921.30010.591136-456-113-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium734132.562
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122St. Louis Cardinals322111.656--162128349-512-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II703832.543
234Philadelphia Phillies372314.6220.5161139229-914-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium703634.514
3512Montreal Expos362016.5563.0146150-47-1013-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium724032.556
4919Pittsburgh Pirates311516.4845.51201081210-84-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium713140.437
51125New York Mets34925.26513.0100159-593-136-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium693237.464
61226Chicago Cubs35728.20015.592163-711-165-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field683137.456
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers382711.711--148955313-614-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium723636.500
248Cincinnati Reds372215.5954.51641412312-710-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium714427.620
3614Atlanta Braves371918.5147.5144139511-87-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium693138.449
4716San Francisco Giants412120.5127.5144139511-910-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonSpec RichardsonCandlestick Park703535.500
5818Houston Astros391920.4878.51341191511-98-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome714229.592
61020San Diego Padres391524.38512.5130165-357-148-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium712645.366