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MLB Games on Wednesday September 23, 1981

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Detroit TigersAL0Baltimore OriolesAL1Box | PBP912,054Memorial StadiumNight2:32Dennis MartinezDan Petry---Dwyer
Milwaukee BrewersAL5Boston Red SoxAL11Box | PBP915,627Fenway ParkNight3:19Luis AponteJamie Easterly---Allenson, Evans
Chicago White SoxAL3California AngelsAL7Box | PBP919,639Anaheim StadiumNight2:28Mike WittSteve Trout---Downing
Minnesota TwinsAL6Kansas City RoyalsAL2Box | PBP919,457Royals StadiumNight2:42Pete RedfernMike JonesDoug CorbettAikens, Engle
Cleveland IndiansAL1New York YankeesAL6Box | PBP921,596Yankee Stadium INight2:21Rick ReuschelJohn Denny---Jackson
Seattle MarinersAL2Texas RangersAL1Box | PBP97,644Arlington StadiumNight1:50Glenn AbbottRick HoneycuttShane RawleySerna
Oakland AthleticsAL6Toronto Blue JaysAL0Box | PBP914,114Exhibition StadiumNight2:35Rick LangfordJim Clancy---Gross
New York MetsNL1Chicago CubsNL2Box | PBP92,754Wrigley FieldDay2:06Mike KrukowEd LynchDick Tidrow---
Atlanta BravesNL3Houston AstrosNL1Box | PBP924,142AstrodomeNight2:13Rick MahlerJoe Niekro------
Pittsburgh PiratesNL2Montreal ExposNL3Box | PBP910,081Olympic StadiumNight2:41Grant JacksonRick Rhoden---Thompson, White
Cincinnati RedsNL5San Diego PadresNL1Box | PBP94,831Jack Murphy StadiumNight2:13Frank PastoreRick WiseJoe Price---
Los Angeles DodgersNL4San Francisco GiantsNL8Box | PBP913,058Candlestick ParkNight2:53Gary LavelleDave GoltzFred BreiningMonday, Morgan
Philadelphia PhilliesNL9St. Louis CardinalsNL4Box | PBP916,845Busch Stadium IINight2:19Dickie NolesJohn MartinSparky LyleDavis, Matthews
13 record(s)
Glossary:
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Wednesday, September 23, 1981

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East124New York Yankees985642.571-3943148026-2530-17936.333
AL East235Detroit Tigers1005743.570-3893672227-2430-19936.333
AL East347Boston Red Sox985543.5611.04744314326-2329-201046.400
AL East458Milwaukee Brewers1005644.5601.04554302532-2524-19963.667
AL East569Baltimore Orioles955342.5581.5397393422-2131-211064.600
AL East6916Cleveland Indians934647.4957.5385396-1124-2122-261064.600
AL East71426Toronto Blue Jays983563.35721.0309425-11618-2717-36826.250
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West112Oakland Athletics1005941.590-4233665727-2332-18954.556
AL West2713Texas Rangers955144.5375.54153506521-2230-221064.600
AL West3815Chicago White Sox954748.4959.54153744125-2722-211174.636
AL West41019Kansas City Royals924349.46712.0334371-3727-2516-241174.636
AL West51120California Angels1004654.46013.04264151122-2824-261055.500
AL West61322Minnesota Twins1003961.39020.0338432-9416-2922-33927.222
AL West71223Seattle Mariners1003961.39020.0388478-9021-2818-33954.556
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East136St. Louis Cardinals925240.565-4013633824-2128-191073.700
NL East2511Montreal Expos975344.5461.54023624018-2735-171174.636
NL East3612Philadelphia Phillies965244.5422.04264131320-2832-161174.636
NL East4918Pittsburgh Pirates914348.4738.5363366-323-2519-241138.273
NL East51021New York Mets943757.39416.0311387-7615-3222-25945.444
NL East61124Chicago Cubs943559.37218.0314426-1129-3125-29936.333
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West111Cincinnati Reds986038.612-4274042331-2029-181064.600
NL West223Los Angeles Dodgers995841.5862.54173288927-2131-201156.455
NL West3410Houston Astros995544.5565.53592996028-2627-181165.545
NL West4714San Francisco Giants1005050.50011.03843701422-2928-211165.545
NL West5817Atlanta Braves964749.49012.0357370-1326-2720-231037.300
NL West61225San Diego Padres1003664.36025.0354427-7316-3220-321055.500
26 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season