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Games on 1981-09-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics10Baltimore Orioles0BoxSteve McCattyJim Palmer(none)
Seattle Mariners8Boston Red Sox7BoxBob GalassoBob StanleyJim Beattie
Toronto Blue Jays3Chicago White Sox4BoxLaMarr HoytJuan Berenguer(none)
New York Yankees2Kansas City Royals3BoxMike JonesTommy JohnDan Quisenberry
Milwaukee Brewers4Minnesota Twins3BoxPete VuckovichBrad HavensRollie Fingers
Detroit Tigers8Texas Rangers5BoxJack MorrisJon MatlackKevin Saucier
St. Louis Cardinals5Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxMark LittellSteve HoweBruce Sutter
Houston Astros2Montreal Expos1BoxVern RuhleScott SandersonDave Smith
Cincinnati Reds9Philadelphia Phillies3BoxBruce BerenyiMark Davis(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates7San Diego Padres3BoxLuis TiantJuan EichelbergerRod Scurry
Chicago Cubs0San Francisco Giants12BoxDoyle AlexanderDoug Bird(none)

Standings as of 1981-09-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Detroit Tigers814734.580--3142961821-1726-17W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium281315.464
236New York Yankees804634.5750.53202596121-2125-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I271314.481
347Baltimore Orioles774433.5711.0311313-219-1925-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium281513.536
469Milwaukee Brewers814536.5562.03563282825-2020-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium281711.607
5814Boston Red Sox794237.5324.03713561523-2019-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park291712.586
6915Cleveland Indians743836.5145.5305299620-1518-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium291415.483
71426Toronto Blue Jays802654.32520.5260370-11015-2411-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium261115.423
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Oakland Athletics824834.585--3542926219-1929-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum271611.593
258Texas Rangers774334.5582.53432944918-1925-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium281414.500
3710Chicago White Sox764234.5533.03422875522-2020-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park301218.400
41016California Angels814140.5066.53683313721-1920-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium291019.345
51120Kansas City Royals743341.44611.0275311-3621-2212-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium291712.586
61223Seattle Mariners823052.36618.0327411-8415-2215-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome271413.519
71325Minnesota Twins822854.34120.0265364-9911-2516-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium271314.481
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122St. Louis Cardinals724428.611--3322765619-1325-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II301515.500
2411Montreal Expos774235.5454.53182853315-2427-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium311813.581
3613Philadelphia Phillies784236.5385.0333339-616-2326-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium291712.586
4919Pittsburgh Pirates743440.45911.0297299-218-2015-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium281216.429
51021New York Mets752847.37317.5245327-8213-2615-21L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium281315.464
61224Chicago Cubs782751.34620.0261365-1044-2722-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field251114.440
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers815031.617--3522559725-1625-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium291316.448
233Cincinnati Reds794732.5952.03463291722-1625-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium291910.655
3512Houston Astros814437.5436.02922533921-2223-15W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome291712.586
5718San Francisco Giants824141.5009.53232962721-2420-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonTom HallerCandlestick Park291514.517
4817Atlanta Braves783939.5009.5301318-1722-1916-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium281117.393
61122San Diego Padres813051.37020.0284342-5814-2816-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium291118.379


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Donnie MooreP27.202Purchased by Brewers from Cardinals.