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Tuesday August 23,1983This date in baseball
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Games on 1983-08-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays9Baltimore Orioles3BoxLuis LealMike Flanagan(none)
California Angels5Cleveland Indians2BoxMike WittLen BarkerLuis Sanchez
Chicago White Sox2Kansas City Royals10BoxSteve RenkoJerry Koosman(none)
Seattle Mariners5Milwaukee Brewers0BoxMike MooreMike Caldwell(none)
Boston Red Sox2Minnesota Twins3BoxAlbert WilliamsOil Can BoydRon Davis
Oakland Athletics9New York Yankees3BoxMike WarrenMatt Keough(none)
Detroit Tigers2Texas Rangers0BoxDoug BairCharlie HoughAurelio Lopez
Cincinnati Reds4Chicago Cubs2BoxJeff RussellFergie JenkinsBen Hayes
Montreal Expos3Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxPat ZachryBryn SmithTom Niedenfuer
Houston Astros6Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxVern RuhleKent TekulveFrank DiPino
Houston Astros2Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxJoe NiekroLee TunnellBill Dawley
New York Mets8San Diego Padres3BoxWalt TerrellJohn Montefusco(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1San Francisco Giants3BoxMike KrukowAl HollandGreg Minton
Atlanta Braves0St. Louis Cardinals7BoxJoaquin AndujarPete Falcone(none)

Standings as of 1983-08-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Milwaukee Brewers1247153.573--6085505827-3244-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium381622.421
224Baltimore Orioles1216952.5700.55725007232-2737-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium412912.707
335Detroit Tigers1236954.5611.56055287733-3036-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium392316.590
446Toronto Blue Jays1257055.5601.56035455834-3136-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium371918.514
568New York Yankees1236756.5453.55925514127-3140-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookYankee Stadium I392415.615
6917Boston Red Sox1246064.48411.0582616-3432-2928-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park381820.474
71325Cleveland Indians1255273.41619.5533597-6424-3528-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium371819.486
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
157Chicago White Sox1246955.556--5985366233-3136-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park38308.789
2714Kansas City Royals1236162.4967.5541584-4326-3734-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium391821.462
3816Oakland Athletics1276265.4888.5574601-2729-3833-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum351223.343
51118California Angels1255966.47210.5580599-1930-3529-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium371126.297
41019Texas Rangers1255966.47210.55204893125-3634-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinArlington Stadium371819.486
61223Minnesota Twins1265472.42916.0570647-7726-3528-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome361620.444
71426Seattle Mariners1254877.38421.5437572-13525-4023-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome371225.324
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Philadelphia Phillies1236459.520--5064822429-3734-23L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium392613.667
2511Pittsburgh Pirates1236360.5121.0490521-3133-2730-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium392118.538
3713St. Louis Cardinals1226161.5002.5530532-228-3333-28W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldBusch Stadium II401822.450
4815Montreal Expos1246163.4923.55114931831-3630-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium382117.553
51122Chicago Cubs1255570.44010.0522524-221-4034-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field371621.432
61224New York Mets1245371.42711.5438506-6822-4430-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium381523.395
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1257451.592--60447812635-2939-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium371423.378
222Los Angeles Dodgers1237152.5772.04984554331-2640-26W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium392019.513
339Houston Astros1246559.5248.5489492-331-3234-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome382018.526
4612San Diego Padres1266363.50011.55004871325-3238-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium361818.500
5920San Francisco Giants1265868.46016.5521557-3625-3434-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonTom HallerCandlestick Park362115.583
61021Cincinnati Reds1275869.45717.0478560-8231-3427-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium351619.457


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Glenn AbbottP32.188Purchased by Tigers from Mariners. 
Ed FarmerP33.309Signed as Free Agent by Athletics. 
Mike PhillipsSS-2B33.004Signed as Free Agent by Expos.