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Games on 1982-08-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics0Boston Red Sox4BoxChuck RaineyPreston Hanna(none)
Cleveland Indians6Chicago White Sox14BoxKevin HickeyLen Barker(none)
California Angels11Detroit Tigers0BoxGeoff ZahnJack Morris(none)
Texas Rangers6Kansas City Royals0BoxCharlie HoughBuddy Black(none)
Seattle Mariners2Milwaukee Brewers8BoxMike CaldwellBryan Clark(none)
New York Yankees3Minnesota Twins1BoxRon GuidryBrad Havens(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Toronto Blue Jays0BoxJim PalmerLuis Leal(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxBurt HootonSteve MuraSteve Howe
Cincinnati Reds2Montreal Expos1BoxCharlie LeibrandtRay Burris(none)
Houston Astros4New York Mets0BoxNolan RyanEd Lynch(none)
Atlanta Braves3Philadelphia Phillies0BoxTommy BoggsEd FarmerGene Garber
Pittsburgh Pirates7San Diego Padres1BoxManny SarmientoJohn Montefusco(none)
Chicago Cubs3San Francisco Giants4BoxAl HollandGuillermo HernandezGreg Minton

Standings as of 1982-08-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1982 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Brewers1317754.588--71256914341-2636-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium311813.581
246Baltimore Orioles1317358.5574.06165526433-3439-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium312110.677
357Boston Red Sox1317358.5574.06015821933-3540-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park311615.516
4713New York Yankees1306763.5159.55485351330-3237-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschYankee Stadium I321220.375
5815Detroit Tigers1306664.50810.55805552529-3837-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium321715.531
6918Cleveland Indians1286167.47714.5573602-2928-3733-30L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium341717.500
71120Toronto Blue Jays1336172.45917.0552599-4727-3934-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium291712.586
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1982 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Kansas City Royals1327755.583--6315587332-3745-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium301317.433
233California Angels1317556.5731.566954212733-2942-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium311813.581
3612Chicago White Sox1306862.5238.06255903531-3837-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park321913.594
41019Seattle Mariners1316269.47314.5530575-4529-3433-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome311417.452
51222Oakland Athletics1335875.43619.5576665-8927-3731-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum291019.345
61323Texas Rangers1305179.39225.0454595-14121-4230-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie ChilesArlington Stadium321319.406
71426Minnesota Twins1314784.35929.5535683-14819-4528-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome311318.419
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1982 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114St. Louis Cardinals1317556.573--5855147136-2739-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldBusch Stadium II311714.548
249Philadelphia Phillies1327359.5532.55725423032-3641-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium301614.533
4611Pittsburgh Pirates1327062.5305.56045772736-2934-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium301416.467
3510Montreal Expos1327062.5305.55675125539-2931-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium301614.533
51021Chicago Cubs1335875.43618.0554585-3124-4034-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field291514.517
61225New York Mets1305080.38524.5510622-11225-4225-38L15T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium321517.469
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1982 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Atlanta Braves1327458.561--6045851938-2636-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium301515.500
238Los Angeles Dodgers1337459.5560.55665145238-3136-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium291415.483
3714San Diego Padres1336865.5116.55855483733-3435-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium291316.448
4816San Francisco Giants1326666.5008.0542570-2832-3734-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonTom HallerCandlestick Park30219.700
5917Houston Astros1326369.47711.0475520-4527-3736-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome301416.467
61124Cincinnati Reds1325181.38623.0459534-7521-4330-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium301020.333


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
John CurtisP34.175Purchased by Angels from Padres. 
Tommy JohnP39.101Traded by Yankees to Angels for Dennis Rasmussen. 
Bob MolinaroOF32.102Purchased by Phillies from Cubs.