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Games on 1983-08-04

Top1983 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALDetroit Tigers2Chicago White Sox4Boxscore - PBP938,6952:56Juan BerenguerRichard DotsonRichard Dotson (12-6)Doug Bair (4-4)Dennis Lamp (7)Sparky AndersonTony LaRussaComiskey Park
ALBaltimore Orioles4Cleveland Indians3Boxscore - PBP106,3682:45Scott McGregorNeal HeatonScott McGregor (14-4)Bud Anderson (0-3)Tippy Martinez (11)Joe AltobelliPat CorralesCleveland Stadium
ALKansas City Royals6Milwaukee Brewers2Boxscore - PBP937,1912:26Buddy BlackDon SuttonBuddy Black (5-4)Don Sutton (7-8)-Dick HowserHarvey KuennCounty Stadium
ALOakland Athletics3Minnesota Twins4Boxscore - PBP912,4573:00Steve McCattyKen SchromLen Whitehouse (6-1)Tom Burgmeier (6-7)-Steve BorosBilly GardnerHubert H. Humphre
ALCalifornia Angels5Seattle Mariners11Boxscore - PBP98,8652:44Rick SteirerGlenn AbbottBryan Clark (5-3)John Curtis (1-1)Ed Vande Berg (3)John McNamaraDel CrandallThe Kingdome
ALBoston Red Sox1Texas Rangers6Boxscore - PBP917,5942:14John TudorRick HoneycuttRick Honeycutt (14-6)John Tudor (9-7)-Ralph HoukDoug RaderArlington Stadium
ALNew York Yankees3Toronto Blue Jays1Boxscore - PBP936,6842:13Shane RawleyDave StiebShane Rawley (10-9)Dave Stieb (11-10)-Billy MartinBobby CoxExhibition Stadiu
NLCincinnati Reds4Los Angeles Dodgers3Boxscore - PBP1141,6143:36Mario SotoBurt HootonBen Hayes (3-2)Tom Niedenfuer (5-1)-Russ NixonTom LasordaDodger Stadium
NLMontreal Expos2New York Mets1Boxscore - PBP911,7032:17Charlie LeaEd LynchCharlie Lea (8-8)Ed Lynch (7-6)Jeff Reardon (16)Bill VirdonFrank HowardShea Stadium
NLPhiladelphia Phillies5Pittsburgh Pirates1Boxscore - PBP920,5742:27Charles HudsonRick RhodenCharles Hudson (6-3)Rick Rhoden (8-9)Al Holland (12)Paul OwensChuck TannerThree Rivers Stad
NLHouston Astros2San Diego Padres4Boxscore - PBP910,5162:15Joe NiekroDave DraveckyDave Dravecky (13-8)Joe Niekro (9-9)Gary Lucas (11)Bob LillisDick WilliamsQualcomm Stadium
NLAtlanta Braves8San Francisco Giants1Boxscore - PBP910,0042:43Phil NiekroFred BreiningPhil Niekro (7-6)Fred Breining (6-9)-Joe TorreFrank Robinson3Com Park at Cand
NLAtlanta Braves8San Francisco Giants1Boxscore - PBP910,0042:43Phil NiekroFred BreiningPhil Niekro (7-6)Fred Breining (6-9)-Joe TorreFrank RobinsonCandlestick Park
NLChicago Cubs9St. Louis Cardinals6Boxscore - PBP930,1873:08Steve TroutDave LaPointSteve Trout (9-9)Dave LaPoint (9-7)Lee Smith (17)Lee EliaWhitey HerzogBusch Stadium II
14 Games on this date

Standings as of 1983-08-04.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles1036142.592--5094248528-2433-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium593722.627
223Detroit Tigers1056144.5811.05154298628-2433-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium573126.544
334Toronto Blue Jays1056045.5712.05164476927-2233-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium572928.509
445Milwaukee Brewers1045846.5583.55284854324-2734-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium582929.500
557New York Yankees1045747.5484.54844671725-2932-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookYankee Stadium I583424.586
6712Boston Red Sox1055352.5059.0509535-2631-2222-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park572532.439
71223Cleveland Indians1064462.41518.5465519-5420-3324-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium562630.464
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
168Chicago White Sox1055649.533--5264685822-2734-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park574314.754
2816Kansas City Royals1035152.4954.0444495-5123-3227-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium592831.475
3917California Angels1085256.4815.5513529-1626-2826-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium541836.333
41019Texas Rangers1065056.4726.54594273221-3329-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinArlington Stadium562729.482
51121Oakland Athletics1095059.4598.0490547-5723-3627-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum532429.453
61324Minnesota Twins1094564.41313.0514575-6119-3226-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome532528.472
71426Seattle Mariners1084266.38915.5371496-12521-3321-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome541836.333
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
139Pittsburgh Pirates1065650.528--436451-1529-2527-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium562828.500
2410Philadelphia Phillies1045450.5191.04304082223-3030-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium583622.621
4613St. Louis Cardinals1065353.5003.0468470-226-2927-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldBusch Stadium II562630.464
3714Montreal Expos1065353.5003.0431428325-3028-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium562927.518
51020Chicago Cubs1075057.4676.54574352221-3729-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field552134.382
61225New York Mets1074265.39314.5362448-8614-3827-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium552629.473
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1096742.615--53740912831-2536-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium532132.396
226Los Angeles Dodgers1065947.5576.54283992928-2331-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium563224.571
3511Houston Astros1065452.50911.5422434-1224-2730-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome563125.554
4815San Diego Padres1075354.49513.04224121021-2832-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium552827.509
5918San Francisco Giants1085157.47215.5447475-2822-2930-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonTom HallerCandlestick Park542826.519
61122Cincinnati Reds1084860.44418.5398469-7125-3023-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium542628.481

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
John MartinP27.115Purchased by Tigers from Cardinals.