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Games on 1981-08-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox8Baltimore Orioles7BoxEd FarmerDave FordKevin Hickey
Kansas City Royals6Cleveland Indians2BoxLarry GuraRick WaitsKen Brett
Kansas City Royals6Cleveland Indians8BoxMike StantonRenie MartinSid Monge
New York Yankees4Detroit Tigers5BoxAurelio LopezRon Davis(none)
Seattle Mariners7Minnesota Twins4BoxShane RawleyDoug Corbett(none)
California Angels6Oakland Athletics7BoxRick LangfordKen Forsch(none)
Boston Red Sox0Texas Rangers3BoxRick HoneycuttBob Ojeda(none)
Milwaukee Brewers6Toronto Blue Jays2BoxMike CaldwellDave StiebRollie Fingers
Milwaukee Brewers2Toronto Blue Jays0BoxRandy LerchJackson ToddRollie Fingers
Pittsburgh Pirates4Chicago Cubs3BoxKent TekulveLee SmithGrant Jackson
Pittsburgh Pirates4Chicago Cubs6BoxJay HowellPascual PerezRandy Martz
San Francisco Giants1Cincinnati Reds2BoxMario SotoTom GriffinTom Hume
Atlanta Braves5Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxTom NiedenfuerSteve BedrosianDave Stewart
Philadelphia Phillies2New York Mets5BoxPat ZachryDick RuthvenNeil Allen
Houston Astros3San Diego Padres0BoxJoe NiekroSteve MuraDave Smith

Standings as of 1981-08-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136New York Yankees633726.587--2452172816-1821-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I442222.500
259Baltimore Orioles613526.5741.02512381314-1621-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium442420.545
3610Milwaukee Brewers653728.5691.02902612922-1615-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium442519.568
4712Detroit Tigers643529.5472.5246244216-1419-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium452520.556
5813Boston Red Sox633330.5244.0285283219-1614-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park452619.578
61018Cleveland Indians592831.4757.0223229-616-1112-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium442420.545
71426Toronto Blue Jays652045.30818.0210297-8711-219-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium411724.415
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics664125.621--2792225716-1425-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum432320.535
225Texas Rangers613625.5902.52832305314-1422-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium442123.477
347Chicago White Sox603525.5833.02812275417-1718-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park461927.413
4917California Angels663234.4859.02912751618-1514-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium441925.432
51120Kansas City Royals582434.41413.0218253-3516-188-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium452619.578
61221Seattle Mariners662739.40914.0261309-4813-1614-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome431726.395
71324Minnesota Twins652144.32319.5209287-788-1912-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium442024.455
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123St. Louis Cardinals563422.607--2612164514-1120-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II462521.543
248Philadelphia Phillies623626.5811.0271264714-1622-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium452322.511
3511Montreal Expos603327.5503.02472242311-1822-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium482721.563
4715Pittsburgh Pirates562828.5006.02322072516-1411-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium461828.391
51123New York Mets592237.37313.5206264-5810-1912-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium441925.432
61225Chicago Cubs611942.31117.5209289-802-2116-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field421923.452
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers644024.625--2712026919-1321-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium462323.500
234Cincinnati Reds633825.6031.52852652019-1219-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium452817.622
3614Houston Astros643331.5167.02222051719-1714-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome462818.609
4816Atlanta Braves623131.5008.0233258-2519-1611-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium441925.432
5919San Francisco Giants663036.45511.0250248216-2014-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonTom HallerCandlestick Park452619.578
61022San Diego Padres632439.38115.5210255-4512-2012-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium471730.362