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Games on 1981-08-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels3Baltimore Orioles4BoxDennis MartinezGeoff Zahn(none)
Oakland Athletics6Boston Red Sox7BoxMike TorrezMatt Keough(none)
New York Yankees12Chicago White Sox2BoxTommy JohnRichard Dotson(none)
Seattle Mariners3Cleveland Indians7BoxRick WaitsFloyd Bannister(none)
Texas Rangers8Milwaukee Brewers5BoxJon MatlackRandy LerchJim Kern
Detroit Tigers1Minnesota Twins7BoxBrad HavensDan Schatzeder(none)
Kansas City Royals2Toronto Blue Jays0BoxMike JonesJuan BerenguerDan Quisenberry
Philadelphia Phillies1Houston Astros6BoxVern RuhleMark Davis(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1Houston Astros2BoxBilly SmithDickie NolesFrank LaCorte
Chicago Cubs3Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxMike GriffinBurt HootonLee Smith
Atlanta Braves3Montreal Expos4BoxJeff ReardonGene Garber(none)
Cincinnati Reds2New York Mets3BoxMike ScottBruce BerenyiNeil Allen
St. Louis Cardinals6San Diego Padres1BoxLary SorensenChris WelshBob Shirley
St. Louis Cardinals6San Diego Padres5BoxBob SykesJuan EichelbergerBruce Sutter
Pittsburgh Pirates3San Francisco Giants8BoxDoyle AlexanderLuis Tiant(none)

Standings as of 1981-08-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Baltimore Orioles724230.583--3032901319-1923-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium331716.515
258New York Yankees754332.5730.52922454718-1925-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I321616.500
4710Milwaukee Brewers764234.5532.03363142223-1819-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium332013.606
3611Detroit Tigers764234.5532.0290284616-1726-17L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium331815.545
5813Boston Red Sox744034.5413.03523381423-2017-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park341915.559
61017Cleveland Indians703535.5006.0273279-620-1515-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium331716.515
71426Toronto Blue Jays762452.31620.0244359-11513-2211-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium301317.433
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics774532.584--3302745616-1729-15L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum321913.594
235Texas Rangers724230.5830.53292676218-1824-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium331518.455
347Chicago White Sox714130.5771.03312696222-2019-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park351322.371
4915California Angels773938.5066.03563213519-1720-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium331221.364
51120Kansas City Royals703040.42911.5263299-3621-229-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium332013.606
61222Seattle Mariners772849.36417.0302380-7813-1915-30L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome321616.500
71324Minnesota Twins772750.35118.0251333-8211-2515-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium321418.438
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122St. Louis Cardinals684226.618--3142585617-1125-15W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II341717.500
249Montreal Expos724131.5693.03012594214-2227-9W5T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium361917.528
3512Philadelphia Phillies734033.5484.5310314-414-2126-12L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium341915.559
4919Pittsburgh Pirates693237.46410.5281278316-1715-21L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium331419.424
51021New York Mets712843.39415.5239304-6513-2315-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium321319.406
61123Chicago Cubs732647.35618.5252340-883-2322-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field301218.400
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers764828.632--3352399625-1623-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium341519.441
236Cincinnati Reds744331.5814.0312311120-1623-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium342311.676
3614Houston Astros763937.5139.02682452320-2219-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome342212.647
4716Atlanta Braves743737.50010.0285298-1321-1915-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium321319.406
5818San Francisco Giants783840.48711.03002891121-2417-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonTom HallerCandlestick Park331815.545
61225San Diego Padres762650.34222.0260322-6214-2812-22L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium341519.441