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Games on 1983-08-24

Top1983 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALToronto Blue Jays4Baltimore Orioles7Boxscore - PBP1025,8822:54Jim ClancyScott McGregorTippy Martinez (7-3)Joey McLaughlin (7-3)-Bobby CoxJoe AltobelliMemorial Stadium
ALOakland Athletics0Cleveland Indians1Boxscore - PBP902:13Tim ConroyNeal HeatonNeal Heaton (9-4)Tim Conroy (6-6)-Steve BorosPat CorralesCleveland Stadium
ALOakland Athletics2Cleveland Indians4Boxscore - PBP96,0962:44Mark SmithLary SorensenLary Sorensen (7-9)Keith Atherton (2-1)Jamie Easterly (3)Steve BorosPat CorralesCleveland Stadium
ALChicago White Sox4Kansas City Royals3Boxscore - PBP1019,0563:06Richard DotsonGaylord PerryRichard Dotson (14-7)Dan Quisenberry (5-3)Dennis Lamp (10)Tony LaRussaDick HowserKauffman Stadium
ALCalifornia Angels0Milwaukee Brewers1Boxscore - PBP1435,5363:46John CurtisDon SuttonJim Slaton (11-5)Andy Hassler (0-4)-John McNamaraHarvey KuennCounty Stadium
ALBoston Red Sox7Minnesota Twins8Boxscore - PBP913,3252:28John TudorBobby CastilloLen Whitehouse (7-1)Bob Stanley (8-9)Ron Davis (25)Ralph HoukBilly GardnerHubert H. Humphre
ALSeattle Mariners3New York Yankees6Boxscore - PBP925,2472:39Bryan ClarkRon GuidryRon Guidry (15-8)Bryan Clark (5-6)-Del CrandallBilly MartinYankee Stadium I
ALDetroit Tigers5Texas Rangers2Boxscore - PBP919,2582:47Jack MorrisMike SmithsonJack Morris (16-8)Victor Cruz (0-3)-Sparky AndersonDoug RaderArlington Stadium
NLCincinnati Reds0Chicago Cubs3Boxscore - PBP917,9552:15Mario SotoChuck RaineyChuck Rainey (13-10)Mario Soto (14-10)-Russ NixonCharlie FoxWrigley Field
NLMontreal Expos2Los Angeles Dodgers3Boxscore - PBP942,6582:19Ray BurrisAlejandro PenaTom Niedenfuer (7-1)Jeff Reardon (5-8)-Bill VirdonTom LasordaDodger Stadium
NLHouston Astros10Pittsburgh Pirates4Boxscore - PBP914,2792:36Mike MaddenRick RhodenMike Madden (6-2)Rick Rhoden (9-11)Mike LaCoss (1)Bob LillisChuck TannerThree Rivers Stad
NLNew York Mets2San Diego Padres3Boxscore - PBP913,8892:20Tom SeaverTim LollarTim Lollar (7-10)Tom Seaver (7-12)Luis DeLeon (11)Frank HowardDick WilliamsQualcomm Stadium
NLPhiladelphia Phillies3San Francisco Giants5Boxscore - PBP914,3172:33Steve CarltonMark DavisRenie Martin (2-4)Steve Carlton (12-13)-Paul OwensFrank Robinson3Com Park at Cand
NLPhiladelphia Phillies3San Francisco Giants5Boxscore - PBP914,3172:33Steve CarltonMark DavisRenie Martin (2-4)Steve Carlton (12-13)-Paul OwensFrank RobinsonCandlestick Park
NLAtlanta Braves11St. Louis Cardinals3Boxscore - PBP931,0492:31Phil NiekroDave LaPointPhil Niekro (10-7)Dave LaPoint (11-8)-Joe TorreWhitey HerzogBusch Stadium II
15 Games on this date

Standings as of 1983-08-24.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Milwaukee Brewers1257253.576--6095505927-3245-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium371522.405
224Baltimore Orioles1227052.5740.55795047532-2738-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium402812.700
335Detroit Tigers1247054.5651.56105308034-3036-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium382216.579
457Toronto Blue Jays1267056.5562.56075525534-3236-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium361917.528
568New York Yankees1246856.5483.55985544427-3141-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookYankee Stadium I382315.605
6917Boston Red Sox1256065.48012.0589624-3532-3028-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park371819.486
71324Cleveland Indians1275473.42519.0538599-6124-3530-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium351619.457
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Chicago White Sox1257055.560--6025396334-3136-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park37298.784
2714Kansas City Royals1246163.4928.5544588-4426-3734-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium381820.474
3816Oakland Athletics1296267.48110.0576606-3029-4033-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum331221.364
51118California Angels1265967.46811.5580600-2030-3629-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium361125.306
41019Texas Rangers1265967.46811.55224942825-3634-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinArlington Stadium361818.500
61223Minnesota Twins1275572.43316.0578654-7626-3529-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome351520.429
71426Seattle Mariners1264878.38122.5440578-13825-4123-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome361224.333
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Philadelphia Phillies1246460.516--5094872229-3834-23L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium382612.684
2511Pittsburgh Pirates1246361.5081.0494531-3733-2730-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium382117.553
3713St. Louis Cardinals1236162.4962.5533543-1028-3333-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldBusch Stadium II391821.462
4815Montreal Expos1256164.4883.55134961731-3730-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium372116.568
51122Chicago Cubs1265670.4449.0525524121-4035-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field361521.417
61225New York Mets1255372.42411.5440509-6922-4530-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium371522.405
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1267551.595--61548113436-2939-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium361323.361
222Los Angeles Dodgers1247252.5812.05014574431-2641-26W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium381919.500
339Houston Astros1256659.5288.5499496332-3234-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome371918.514
4612San Diego Padres1276463.50411.55034891425-3239-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium351718.486
5920San Francisco Giants1275968.46516.5526560-3425-3435-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonTom HallerCandlestick Park352015.571
61021Cincinnati Reds1285870.45318.0478563-8531-3527-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium341618.471