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Tuesday June 2,1981This date in baseball
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Roberto Petagine celebrated a birthday on this date.
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Games on 1981-06-02

Top1981 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALOakland Athletics6Chicago White Sox2Boxscore - PBP940,0453:25Steve McCattyRoss BaumgartenSteve McCatty (6-4)Ross Baumgarten (5-5)-Billy MartinTony LaRussaComiskey Park
ALBoston Red Sox4Cleveland Indians0Boxscore - PBP96,3152:04Dennis EckersleyBert BlylevenDennis Eckersley (5-4)Bert Blyleven (6-3)-Ralph HoukDave GarciaCleveland Stadium
ALMilwaukee Brewers5Detroit Tigers2Boxscore - PBP914,0792:23Mike CaldwellDan PetryMike Caldwell (6-4)Dan Petry (2-5)Rollie Fingers (10)Buck RodgersSparky AndersonTiger Stadium
ALSeattle Mariners4Kansas City Royals3Boxscore - PBP925,6783:04Floyd BannisterJuan BerenguerFloyd Bannister (5-5)Juan Berenguer (0-4)Dick Drago (3)Rene LachemannJim FreyKauffman Stadium
ALTexas Rangers5Minnesota Twins3Boxscore - PBP93,6552:16Danny DarwinJerry KoosmanDanny Darwin (6-4)Jerry Koosman (3-7)Steve Comer (5)Don ZimmerBilly GardnerMetropolitan Stad
ALBaltimore Orioles3New York Yankees5Boxscore - PBP1125,0573:12Mike FlanaganRon GuidryRich Gossage (2-1)Sammy Stewart (2-2)-Earl WeaverGene MichaelYankee Stadium I
ALCalifornia Angels3Toronto Blue Jays0Boxscore - PBP912,6172:25Dave FrostLuis LealDave Frost (1-0)Luis Leal (3-6)Andy Hassler (4)Gene MauchBobby MattickExhibition Stadiu
NLAtlanta Braves3Los Angeles Dodgers1Boxscore - PBP1037,4482:54Gaylord PerryBob WelchGaylord Perry (5-3)Dave Stewart (3-1)Rick Camp (6)Bobby CoxTom LasordaDodger Stadium
NLNew York Mets7Philadelphia Phillies9Boxscore - PBP925,3753:05Mike ScottNino EspinosaMike Proly (2-0)Ed Lynch (1-3)Ron Reed (3)Joe TorreDallas GreenVeterans Stadium
NLChicago Cubs3Pittsburgh Pirates16Boxscore - PBP96,4372:53Bill CaudillEddie SolomonEddie Solomon (4-3)Bill Caudill (1-5)-Joey AmalfitanoChuck TannerThree Rivers Stad
NLHouston Astros2San Diego Padres1Boxscore - PBP99,6712:19Bob KnepperChris WelshFrank LaCorte (3-1)Chris Welsh (2-4)Joe Sambito (6)Bill VirdonFrank HowardQualcomm Stadium
NLCincinnati Reds7San Francisco Giants15Boxscore - PBP919,0073:16Mike LaCossEd WhitsonEd Whitson (2-5)Mike LaCoss (2-6)Al Holland (4)John McNamaraFrank Robinson3Com Park at Cand
NLCincinnati Reds7San Francisco Giants15Boxscore - PBP919,0073:16Mike LaCossEd WhitsonEd Whitson (2-5)Mike LaCoss (2-6)Al Holland (4)John McNamaraFrank RobinsonCandlestick Park
NLMontreal Expos8St. Louis Cardinals1Boxscore - PBP914,6972:07Ray BurrisBob ShirleyRay Burris (3-4)Bob Shirley (4-2)-Dick WilliamsWhitey HerzogBusch Stadium II
14 Games on this date

Standings as of 1981-06-02.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles452817.622--2061644211-1017-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium603129.517
257Milwaukee Brewers482820.5831.52221942814-914-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium613427.557
369New York Yankees472720.5742.0178172613-1314-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I603228.533
4712Boston Red Sox472621.5533.0226224214-912-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park613328.541
5813Cleveland Indians422319.5483.5154145914-79-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium612932.475
6918Detroit Tigers492425.4906.0190205-1513-1311-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium603624.600
71324Toronto Blue Jays501634.32014.5164210-469-157-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium562135.375
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Oakland Athletics523220.615--2201695114-1118-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum573225.561
235Chicago White Sox442618.5912.02191635613-1113-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park622834.452
346Texas Rangers462719.5872.02191843511-1016-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium593029.508
41019California Angels522527.4817.0210221-1116-109-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium582632.448
51121Kansas City Royals421626.38111.0133185-5210-146-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium613427.557
61222Seattle Mariners501832.36013.0182241-599-149-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome592633.441
71425Minnesota Twins481533.31315.0161207-468-166-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium612635.426
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Philadelphia Phillies482919.604--2141991511-1318-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium593029.508
238Montreal Expos472720.5741.519118389-1318-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium613328.541
3511St. Louis Cardinals432419.5582.52001851510-1014-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II593524.593
4614Pittsburgh Pirates422220.5244.01831493414-117-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium602436.400
51123New York Mets451530.33312.5158209-515-1610-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium582632.448
61226Chicago Cubs461135.23917.0143230-872-198-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field572730.474
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers503416.680--2141427217-917-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium602931.483
2410Cincinnati Reds492821.5715.5224217714-1014-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium593821.644
3715Houston Astros492524.5108.51641511313-1112-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome613625.590
5816San Francisco Giants522626.5009.02011901113-1313-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonSpec RichardsonCandlestick Park593029.508
4917Atlanta Braves482424.5009.0185193-813-1110-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium582632.448
61020San Diego Padres491930.38814.5169198-299-1810-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium612239.361

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ed FigueroaP32.231Signed as Free Agent by Athletics.