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Games on 1981-05-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees4Baltimore Orioles6BoxSammy StewartGene Nelson(none)
Cleveland Indians5Boston Red Sox2BoxWayne GarlandDennis EckersleyDan Spillner
Toronto Blue Jays8California Angels4BoxRoy Lee JacksonDoug RauJoey McLaughlin
Detroit Tigers3Milwaukee Brewers7BoxPete VuckovichMilt Wilcox(none)
Chicago White Sox4Oakland Athletics1BoxBritt BurnsBrian Kingman(none)
Kansas City Royals5Seattle Mariners4BoxDennis LeonardShane RawleyDan Quisenberry
Minnesota Twins1Texas Rangers2BoxFergie JenkinsPete RedfernCharlie Hough
Pittsburgh Pirates6Chicago Cubs4BoxKent TekulveMike KrukowEnrique Romo
San Diego Padres0Houston Astros1BoxNolan RyanJuan EichelbergerJoe Sambito
St. Louis Cardinals3Montreal Expos4BoxSteve RogersJim KaatElias Sosa
Philadelphia Phillies7New York Mets5BoxRon ReedNeil AllenTug McGraw

Standings as of 1981-05-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles402614.650--1861404611-915-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium653332.508
234Cleveland Indians362214.6112.01371181914-68-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium673037.448
4710New York Yankees412318.5613.5155151410-1113-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I663630.545
3611Milwaukee Brewers412318.5613.51861731311-712-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium683929.574
5813Boston Red Sox422319.5484.0199203-413-910-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park663630.545
6916Detroit Tigers422121.5006.0168174-611-1010-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium673928.582
71425Toronto Blue Jays441331.29515.0144189-458-155-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium622438.387
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Oakland Athletics473017.638--2001475312-918-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum623428.548
245Texas Rangers402416.6002.51941672710-1014-6W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium653332.508
358Chicago White Sox392316.5903.01991495012-1111-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park673136.463
41019California Angels462224.4787.5195203-813-89-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium642935.453
51121Seattle Mariners441529.34113.5161214-536-129-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome652936.446
61222Kansas City Royals361224.33312.5106163-577-135-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium673829.567
71323Minnesota Twins421329.31014.5143182-397-155-15L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium672839.418
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Philadelphia Phillies422517.595--179171811-1214-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium653431.523
237St. Louis Cardinals372215.5950.5180151299-713-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II653728.569
3512Montreal Expos412318.5611.5167171-48-1215-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium673730.552
4815Pittsburgh Pirates361818.5004.01491301911-96-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium662838.424
51124New York Mets391227.30811.5132181-495-147-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium642935.453
61226Chicago Cubs401030.25014.0121190-691-168-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field632835.444
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers433112.721--1801107017-714-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium673235.478
249Cincinnati Reds422418.5716.51841691512-712-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium664224.636
3614San Francisco Giants452322.5119.0158154413-1110-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonSpec RichardsonCandlestick Park663333.500
4717Houston Astros442222.5009.51501331711-911-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome663927.591
5918Atlanta Braves412021.48810.0159164-511-88-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium653035.462
61020San Diego Padres441727.38614.5151186-359-178-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium662442.364


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Junior Noboa2B-SS16.197Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
Nate SnellP28.266Signed as Free Agent by Orioles.