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Games on 1983-08-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians7California Angels5BoxRick SutcliffeLuis SanchezJamie Easterly
Kansas City Royals3Chicago White Sox7BoxFloyd BannisterLarry Gura(none)
Texas Rangers5Detroit Tigers1BoxJohn ButcherGlenn AbbottVictor Cruz
New York Yankees6Oakland Athletics4BoxShane RawleyTim ConroyRich Gossage
Milwaukee Brewers1Seattle Mariners4BoxBob StoddardPete VuckovichMike Stanton
Baltimore Orioles10Toronto Blue Jays2BoxMike BoddickerJim Gott(none)
St. Louis Cardinals6Atlanta Braves3BoxJoaquin AndujarLen BarkerBruce Sutter
Chicago Cubs4Cincinnati Reds6BoxRich GaleRich BordiBen Hayes
Pittsburgh Pirates1Houston Astros4BoxJoe NiekroRod Scurry(none)
San Francisco Giants3Montreal Expos4BoxBill GullicksonFred BreiningJeff Reardon
Los Angeles Dodgers1New York Mets7BoxMike TorrezFernando Valenzuela(none)
San Diego Padres3Philadelphia Phillies4BoxAl HollandElias Sosa(none)

Standings as of 1983-08-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1297752.597--63752011735-2742-25W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium332112.636
234Milwaukee Brewers1327557.5683.56305696129-3646-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium301218.400
346Detroit Tigers1317457.5654.06415568534-3040-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium311813.581
457New York Yankees1307357.5624.56355795631-3242-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookYankee Stadium I321814.563
568Toronto Blue Jays1347262.5377.56385904835-3537-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium281711.607
6917Boston Red Sox1326369.47715.5611654-4335-3428-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park301515.500
71223Cleveland Indians1345876.43321.5569633-6428-3730-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium281216.429
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Chicago White Sox1327557.568--6265596734-3241-25W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park30246.800
2714Kansas City Royals1326567.49210.0571625-5426-3838-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium301416.467
3816Oakland Athletics1356570.48111.5602629-2730-4035-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum27918.333
41019California Angels1336172.45914.5611642-3130-3731-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium29920.310
51121Texas Rangers1346173.45515.05375201727-4234-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinArlington Stadium281612.571
61324Minnesota Twins1335776.42918.5598689-9127-3930-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome291316.448
71426Seattle Mariners1335182.38324.5461602-14125-4226-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome29920.310
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Pittsburgh Pirates1316863.519--519545-2635-2833-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium311615.516
2511Philadelphia Phillies1326864.5150.55455242129-3838-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium30228.733
3612Montreal Expos1316665.5042.05485202831-3735-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium311615.516
4713St. Louis Cardinals1306565.5002.5558564-631-3634-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldBusch Stadium II321418.438
51122Chicago Cubs1325973.4479.5556551524-4335-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field301218.400
61225New York Mets1335677.42113.0464549-8522-4533-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium291217.414
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1983 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1327755.583--5344805436-2941-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium301416.467
223Atlanta Braves1337657.5711.563351711637-3239-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium291217.414
339Houston Astros1327062.5307.0520520032-3338-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome301515.500
4815San Diego Padres1356669.48912.5533541-827-3839-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium271512.556
5918San Francisco Giants1336271.46615.5564580-1628-3735-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonTom HallerCandlestick Park291712.586
61020Cincinnati Reds1346173.45517.0501584-8331-3530-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium281315.464


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tito LandrumOF28.310Traded by Cardinals to Orioles for Floyd Rayford. 
Sixto LezcanoOF29.276Traded by Padres with Steve Fireovid to Phillies for Lance McCullers, Darren Burroughs, Ed Wojna and Marty Decker. 
Aurelio Rodriguez3B35.247Signed as Free Agent by White Sox.