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Games on 1984-08-20

Top1984 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALSeattle Mariners4Baltimore Orioles5Boxscore - PBP919,6203:01Jim BeattieDennis MartinezDennis Martinez (5-7)Jim Beattie (9-14)Sammy Stewart (8)Del CrandallJoe AltobelliMemorial Stadium
ALKansas City Royals8Boston Red Sox5Boxscore - PBP920,2512:39Mark GubiczaMike BrownMark Gubicza (9-9)Mike Brown (1-6)Dan Quisenberry (33)Dick HowserRalph HoukFenway Park
ALOakland Athletics1Detroit Tigers14Boxscore - PBP938,4312:45Curt YoungJack MorrisJack Morris (16-8)Curt Young (6-2)-Jackie MooreSparky AndersonTiger Stadium
ALCalifornia Angels4New York Yankees8Boxscore - PBP927,7412:18Tommy JohnJoe CowleyJoe Cowley (5-1)Tommy John (7-11)-John McNamaraYogi BerraYankee Stadium I
ALChicago White Sox7Texas Rangers5Boxscore - PBP98,6533:03Richard DotsonCharlie HoughRichard Dotson (13-10)Charlie Hough (13-11)Ron Reed (9)Tony LaRussaDoug RaderArlington Stadium
NLHouston Astros1Chicago Cubs6Boxscore - PBP926,9672:12Bob KnepperSteve TroutSteve Trout (11-5)Bob Knepper (12-9)-Bob LillisJim FreyWrigley Field
NLSt. Louis Cardinals9Cincinnati Reds7Boxscore - PBP912,9992:58Dave LaPointJay TibbsJeff Lahti (4-2)Jay Tibbs (2-1)-Whitey HerzogPete RoseCinergy Field
NLMontreal Expos3Los Angeles Dodgers1Boxscore - PBP930,6012:40Bill GullicksonOrel HershiserBill Gullickson (9-7)Orel Hershiser (8-6)Gary Lucas (8)Bill VirdonTom LasordaDodger Stadium
NLAtlanta Braves4Pittsburgh Pirates1Boxscore - PBP107,6132:26Rick MahlerRick RhodenGene Garber (2-2)Kent Tekulve (2-9)-Joe TorreChuck TannerThree Rivers Stad
NLNew York Mets1San Diego Padres3Boxscore - PBP950,8692:27Sid FernandezEric ShowEric Show (13-7)Sid Fernandez (4-2)Rich Gossage (23)Davey JohnsonDick WilliamsQualcomm Stadium
NLPhiladelphia Phillies6San Francisco Giants4Boxscore - PBP97,9702:32John DennyMark CalvertJohn Denny (6-3)Mark Calvert (2-4)Al Holland (27)Paul OwensDanny Ozark3Com Park at Cand
NLPhiladelphia Phillies6San Francisco Giants4Boxscore - PBP97,9702:32John DennyMark CalvertJohn Denny (6-3)Mark Calvert (2-4)Al Holland (27)Paul OwensDanny OzarkCandlestick Park
12 Games on this date

Standings as of 1984-08-20.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1984 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers1268244.651--64351512839-1943-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium362214.611
224Toronto Blue Jays1247054.56511.05805067431-3439-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium381919.500
337Baltimore Orioles1246658.53215.0494489530-2936-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium381919.500
459New York Yankees1246559.52416.05715205123-3542-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I382216.579
5610Boston Red Sox1256461.51217.56035822132-3032-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park372215.595
61220Cleveland Indians1265670.44426.0561594-3324-3631-35W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium361917.528
71423Milwaukee Brewers1245272.41929.0474545-7124-4128-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium371522.405
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1984 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Minnesota Twins1236558.528--5374914628-3437-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome391623.410
2816Kansas City Royals1246163.4924.5519547-2831-3230-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium382315.605
3715California Angels1246163.4924.55325221036-2925-34L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium382018.526
4918Chicago White Sox1236063.4885.0516554-3824-3536-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park391425.359
51019Oakland Athletics1266066.4766.5568595-2726-4034-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum361719.472
61121Seattle Mariners1265670.44410.5529606-7726-4230-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal KellerThe Kingdome361818.500
71322Texas Rangers1255471.43212.0496557-6127-3527-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinArlington Stadium361521.417
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1984 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs1247351.589--6005217934-3039-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field372314.622
235New York Mets1226854.5574.0466500-3437-2931-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium402218.550
346Philadelphia Phillies1226656.5416.05364924439-2727-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium401525.375
4612Montreal Expos1226260.50810.04514381334-3228-28W6T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium391623.410
5713St. Louis Cardinals1236261.50410.5472481-929-2933-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldBusch Stadium II392217.564
61024Pittsburgh Pirates1255273.41621.54534431022-4030-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium372314.622
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1984 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres1237251.585--5294666330-2542-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium392019.513
2511Atlanta Braves1256461.5129.0511504734-2830-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium371621.432
3814Houston Astros1266363.50010.55314755629-3534-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome361719.472
4917Los Angeles Dodgers1256164.48812.0432457-2529-3032-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium371819.486
51125Cincinnati Reds1255273.41621.0480599-11923-4029-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Riverfront Stadium371819.486
61226San Francisco Giants1224775.38524.5515600-8521-3626-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Danny OzarkTom HallerCandlestick Park401921.475

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Kelly DownsP23.299Traded by Phillies with George Riley to Giants for Renie Martin and Al Oliver. 
Bryan HarveyP21.079Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Angels. 
Al OliverOF-1B37.310Traded by Giants with Renie Martin to Phillies for George Riley and Kelly Downs. 
George RileyP27.318Traded by Phillies with Kelly Downs to Giants for Renie Martin and Al Oliver.