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Games on 1981-05-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers1Milwaukee Brewers7BoxMike CaldwellDan PetryRollie Fingers
Minnesota Twins2Texas Rangers6BoxRick HoneycuttRoger Erickson(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Atlanta Braves9BoxGaylord PerryFernando Valenzuela(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates9Chicago Cubs4BoxEddie SolomonBill Caudill(none)
San Francisco Giants4Cincinnati Reds7BoxJoe PriceGary Lavelle(none)

Standings as of 1981-05-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles412714.659--1921454711-916-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium643232.500
256Cleveland Indians372215.5953.01421281414-78-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium663036.455
368Milwaukee Brewers432518.5813.01981752311-714-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium663729.561
4712Boston Red Sox432419.5584.0209208113-911-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park653530.538
5813New York Yankees422319.5484.5160157310-1213-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I653629.554
6918Detroit Tigers442123.4777.5170186-1611-1210-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium653926.600
71425Toronto Blue Jays451431.31115.0147190-439-155-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium612338.377
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Oakland Athletics483018.625--2001505012-918-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum613427.557
234Chicago White Sox402416.6002.02021495313-1111-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park663036.455
345Texas Rangers422517.5952.02011713010-1015-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium633231.508
41019California Angels472225.4687.5196206-1013-89-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium632934.460
51121Kansas City Royals371324.35111.5114168-548-135-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium663729.561
61222Seattle Mariners451530.33313.5166222-566-129-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome642935.453
71324Minnesota Twins441430.31814.0147189-428-165-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium652738.415
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
139Philadelphia Phillies432518.581--180174611-1314-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium643430.531
2410St. Louis Cardinals382216.5790.5181155269-813-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II643727.578
3511Montreal Expos422418.5710.5171172-18-1216-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium663630.545
4614Pittsburgh Pirates382018.5262.51611362513-96-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium642638.406
51123New York Mets401327.32510.5135182-475-148-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium632835.444
61226Chicago Cubs421032.23814.5127202-751-168-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field612833.459
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers453114.689--1861226417-914-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium653233.492
227Cincinnati Reds442618.5914.51941751912-714-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium644024.625
3715Atlanta Braves432221.5128.0171170111-810-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium632835.444
4816Houston Astros452322.5118.01511331811-912-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome653827.585
5917San Francisco Giants472324.4899.0164164013-1310-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonSpec RichardsonCandlestick Park643331.516
61020San Diego Padres451728.37814.0151187-369-188-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium652441.369


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ted Cox3B-OF26.124Released by Mariners. 
Steve StroughterOF29.074Purchased by Mariners from Twins.