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Games on 1984-08-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics5California Angels4BoxCurt YoungGeoff ZahnBill Caudill
Baltimore Orioles5Cleveland Indians7BoxJamie EasterlyMark BrownErnie Camacho
Milwaukee Brewers4Kansas City Royals5BoxMark HuismannPete Ladd(none)
Chicago White Sox6New York Yankees7BoxDennis RasmussenTom SeaverDave Righetti
Minnesota Twins5Seattle Mariners6BoxMike StantonRon Davis(none)
Boston Red Sox3Texas Rangers7BoxFrank TananaAl Nipper(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1Atlanta Braves0BoxOrel HershiserRick CampJerry Reuss
San Diego Padres0Cincinnati Reds8BoxJeff RussellTim Lollar(none)
San Francisco Giants0Houston Astros6BoxMike LaCossJeff Robinson(none)
Chicago Cubs0Montreal Expos1BoxDan SchatzederGeorge Frazier(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates11New York Mets0BoxRick RhodenBruce Berenyi(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Philadelphia Phillies2BoxBill CampbellDave Rucker(none)

Standings as of 1984-08-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1984 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers1157441.643--57546411136-1938-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium473017.638
224Toronto Blue Jays1126448.5718.55274517627-3037-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium502525.500
337Baltimore Orioles1136053.53113.04584481028-2732-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium492524.510
448Boston Red Sox1135954.52214.05475153229-2730-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park492722.551
559New York Yankees1125854.51814.55044762820-3338-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I502921.580
61324Cleveland Indians1134865.42525.0496527-3124-3623-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium492722.551
71425Milwaukee Brewers1154867.41726.0431510-7920-3628-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium461927.413
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1984 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1610Minnesota Twins1125854.518--4814463523-3135-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome502327.460
2711California Angels1135855.5130.54734571634-2324-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium492326.469
3813Chicago White Sox1135756.5041.5474492-1823-3534-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park491732.347
4915Kansas City Royals1135657.4962.5456482-2628-3028-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium492821.571
51019Oakland Athletics1165462.4666.0517538-2120-3634-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum462323.500
61120Seattle Mariners1165264.4488.0495562-6723-3829-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal KellerThe Kingdome462224.478
71222Texas Rangers1144965.43010.0438504-6625-3424-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinArlington Stadium472027.426
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1984 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs1146846.596--5484747430-2538-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field472819.596
235New York Mets1116249.5594.5429463-3433-2529-24L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium512823.549
346Philadelphia Phillies1136152.5406.54984643435-2426-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium492029.408
4716St. Louis Cardinals1145658.49112.0430446-1627-2829-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldBusch Stadium II482820.583
5817Montreal Expos1135558.48712.5403410-728-3227-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium482325.479
61021Pittsburgh Pirates1155065.43518.54284012720-3630-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium472522.532
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1984 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres1136746.593--4944286628-2339-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium492524.510
2512Atlanta Braves1145856.5099.5468462632-2626-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium482226.458
3614Los Angeles Dodgers1155758.49611.0400422-2227-2930-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium472225.468
4918Houston Astros1155461.47014.04704383223-3331-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome472621.553
51123Cincinnati Reds1144965.43018.5427520-9322-3827-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Riverfront Stadium482127.438
61226San Francisco Giants1114467.39622.0474541-6721-3623-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Danny OzarkTom HallerCandlestick Park512229.431


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Geronimo Pena3B-2B17.133Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Mike TorrezP37.346Released by Athletics.