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Games on 1983-05-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics1Baltimore Orioles0BoxBill KruegerTippy MartinezDave Beard
Seattle Mariners4Boston Red Sox2BoxMatt YoungDoug BirdBill Caudill
Cleveland Indians13Chicago White Sox6BoxBert BlylevenRichard Dotson(none)
California Angels1Detroit Tigers5BoxJack MorrisKen Forsch(none)
Texas Rangers3Milwaukee Brewers6BoxJim SlatonOdell Jones(none)
New York Yankees5Minnesota Twins6BoxLen WhitehouseDale Murray(none)
Kansas City Royals6Toronto Blue Jays1BoxSteve RenkoJim GottDan Quisenberry
Houston Astros3Atlanta Braves4BoxRick BehennaMike LaCossTerry Forster
St. Louis Cardinals4Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxJerry ReussJoaquin AndujarSteve Howe
Cincinnati Reds5New York Mets10BoxJesse OroscoRich GaleDoug Sisk
Chicago Cubs3San Diego Padres5BoxDave DraveckyWarren Brusstar(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1San Francisco Giants12BoxBill LaskeyJim Bibby(none)

Standings as of 1983-05-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Boston Red Sox251510.600--11611067-68-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1376374.460
236Baltimore Orioles261511.5770.5144116286-69-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1368353.610
4510Toronto Blue Jays251312.5202.011310584-69-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1377661.555
3611Milwaukee Brewers251312.5202.0124103219-104-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1377463.540
5713Cleveland Indians271413.5192.012812089-95-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1355679.415
61016New York Yankees271314.4813.0126135-97-96-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschYankee Stadium I1357857.578
71220Detroit Tigers241014.4174.510710346-94-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1388256.594
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125California Angels271611.593--154123316-510-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1355481.400
248Kansas City Royals241311.5421.5104119-155-58-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1386672.478
4812Texas Rangers271413.5192.011194175-89-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinArlington Stadium1356372.467
3914Oakland Athletics271413.5192.0101123-225-79-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1356075.444
51117Chicago White Sox251213.4803.0123129-64-88-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1378750.635
61321Minnesota Twins291217.4145.0142162-204-68-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1335875.436
71424Seattle Mariners301020.3337.590141-513-107-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome1325082.379
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Philadelphia Phillies24159.625--13089416-69-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1387563.543
247Montreal Expos231310.5651.5888087-36-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1396970.496
359St. Louis Cardinals231211.5222.5102111-94-68-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldBusch Stadium II1396772.482
41023Pittsburgh Pirates23914.3915.57693-176-73-7L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1397564.540
51125New York Mets24816.3337.089111-221-97-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1386078.435
61226Chicago Cubs26818.3088.087120-334-114-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field1366373.463
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers27207.741--130105259-311-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1357164.526
222Atlanta Braves26197.7310.512386376-513-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1366967.507
3615Cincinnati Reds291415.4837.013613068-116-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1336073.451
4718San Diego Padres281315.4647.5135123127-106-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1346866.507
5819San Francisco Giants271215.4448.0113124-114-78-8W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonTom HallerCandlestick Park1356768.496
6922Houston Astros301218.4009.5107144-377-85-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome1327359.553