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Games on 1981-08-10

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals2Baltimore Orioles3BoxTippy MartinezRenie Martin(none)
Chicago White Sox7Boston Red Sox1BoxDennis LampDennis Eckersley(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5Cleveland Indians2BoxRickey KeetonMike Stanton(none)
Toronto Blue Jays3Detroit Tigers4BoxKevin SaucierJoey McLaughlin(none)
Oakland Athletics2Minnesota Twins6BoxRoger EricksonRick LangfordJerry Koosman
Texas Rangers0New York Yankees2BoxTommy JohnDanny DarwinRudy May
California Angels4Seattle Mariners5BoxDick DragoDon Aase(none)
New York Mets7Chicago Cubs5BoxDyar MillerLynn McGlothenGreg Harris
Cincinnati Reds0Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxJerry ReussFrank PastoreSteve Howe
Pittsburgh Pirates1Montreal Expos3BoxBill LeePascual Perez(none)
St. Louis Cardinals7Philadelphia Phillies3BoxBob ForschLarry ChristensonBruce Sutter
Atlanta Braves3San Diego Padres2BoxGene GarberJohn UrreaRick Camp
Houston Astros6San Francisco Giants5BoxJoe SambitoFred BreiningFrank LaCorte

Standings as of 1981-08-10

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees573522.614--2281983015-1520-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I502426.480
259Baltimore Orioles553223.5822.02312112014-1618-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium502723.540
3610Milwaukee Brewers573225.5613.02512302117-1315-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium523022.577
4712Detroit Tigers583226.5523.5225222316-1416-12W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium512823.549
5813Boston Red Sox573027.5265.0259263-418-1412-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park512922.569
6915Cleveland Indians512625.5106.0189184516-1110-14L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium522626.500
71426Toronto Blue Jays591643.27120.0189275-869-217-22L12T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium472126.447
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Oakland Athletics613724.607--2511985315-1322-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum482721.563
237Chicago White Sox543222.5931.52571946314-1418-8W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park522230.423
348Texas Rangers563323.5891.52692185113-1320-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium492425.490
41016California Angels613130.5086.02712512017-1114-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium492029.408
51121Kansas City Royals512031.39212.0183233-5012-158-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium523022.577
61222Seattle Mariners592237.37314.0218290-729-1513-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome502228.440
71324Minnesota Twins581939.32816.5186240-548-1910-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium512229.431
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Philadelphia Phillies563422.607--2492311813-1421-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium512526.490
246St. Louis Cardinals523121.5961.02372043311-1020-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II502822.560
3511Montreal Expos563125.5543.0233211229-1822-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium522923.558
4614Pittsburgh Pirates502624.5205.02111813014-1211-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium522032.385
51123New York Mets531835.34014.5182241-598-1810-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium502327.460
61225Chicago Cubs551639.29117.5184266-822-2113-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field482226.458
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers583721.638--2411707119-1318-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium522626.500
222Cincinnati Reds573522.6141.52622352718-1117-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium513120.608
3717Houston Astros582929.5008.02011881315-1514-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome523220.615
4818Atlanta Braves562729.4829.0204238-3415-1411-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium502327.460
5919San Francisco Giants602733.45011.0227230-314-1813-15L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonTom HallerCandlestick Park512922.569
61020San Diego Padres572334.40413.5196232-3612-2011-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium531835.340