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Games on 1968-04-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox0Baltimore Orioles6BoxTom PhoebusGary Waslewski(none)
Oakland Athletics6California Angels3BoxCatfish HunterJack HamiltonJack Aker
Chicago White Sox1Minnesota Twins4BoxJim MerrittJoe Horlen(none)
Detroit Tigers7New York Yankees0BoxDenny McLainFritz Peterson(none)
Cleveland Indians1Washington Senators II2BoxCamilo PascualSam McDowell(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Atlanta Braves1BoxWoodie FrymanDick Kelley(none)
Houston Astros8Chicago Cubs1BoxDave GiustiRich Nye(none)
New York Mets3Cincinnati Reds5BoxMilt PappasNolan RyanTed Abernathy
Los Angeles Dodgers0San Francisco Giants3BoxMike McCormickDon Drysdale(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5St. Louis Cardinals7BoxNelson BrilesAl McBeanJoe Hoerner

Standings as of 1968-04-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers13103.769--5432225-25-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1499356.624
223Minnesota Twins1495.6431.56239235-04-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1487078.473
334Baltimore Orioles1385.6152.05835235-23-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1498366.557
445Washington Senators II1596.6002.0555325-34-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium1465690.384
556Boston Red Sox1275.5832.54244-23-34-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1507971.527
6610New York Yankees1477.5003.54145-45-22-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1487672.514
7713Oakland Athletics1578.4674.04957-85-22-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1477572.510
8817Cleveland Indians1358.3855.0464332-63-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1488167.547
9919California Angels15510.3336.04169-282-33-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium1476285.422
101020Chicago White Sox12111.0838.51748-311-70-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1506684.440
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals15114.733--8146353-38-1W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1478661.585
227San Francisco Giants1486.5712.5463794-34-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park1488068.541
338Los Angeles Dodgers1587.5333.03841-35-43-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiDodger Stadium1476879.463
449Cincinnati Reds1477.5003.54758-111-46-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field1487672.514
6611Atlanta Braves1578.4674.04153-122-55-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1477473.503
5512Philadelphia Phillies1578.4674.04453-92-75-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1476978.469
7715Houston Astros1367.4624.03953-141-65-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1496683.443
8814Pittsburgh Pirates1367.4624.05237153-43-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field1497475.497
9916Chicago Cubs1468.4294.56577-122-54-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1487870.527
101018New York Mets1459.3575.5383622-53-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium1486880.459


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mario GuerreroSS18.211Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees.