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Tuesday April 7,1970This date in baseball
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Games on 1970-04-07

Top1970 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALMinnesota Twins12Chicago White Sox0Boxscore - PBP911,4732:51Jim PerryTommy JohnJim Perry (1-0)Tommy John (0-1)-Bill RigneyDon GutteridgeComiskey Park
ALBaltimore Orioles8Cleveland Indians2Boxscore - PBP938,1803:00Dave McNallySam McDowellDave McNally (1-0)Sam McDowell (0-1)-Earl WeaverAlvin DarkCleveland Stadium
ALOakland Athletics6Kansas City Royals4Boxscore - PBP918,1272:52Blue Moon OdomWally BunkerBlue Moon Odom (1-0)Wally Bunker (0-1)Rollie Fingers (1)John McNamaraCharlie MetroMunicipal Stadium
ALCalifornia Angels12Milwaukee Brewers0Boxscore - PBP936,1072:46Andy MessersmithLew KrausseAndy Messersmith (1-0)Lew Krausse (0-1)-Lefty PhillipsDave BristolCounty Stadium
ALBoston Red Sox4New York Yankees3Boxscore - PBP921,3792:19Gary PetersMel StottlemyreGary Peters (1-0)Mel Stottlemyre (0-1)Bill Lee (1)Eddie KaskoRalph HoukYankee Stadium I
ALDetroit Tigers4Washington Senators II14Boxscore - PBP93,3723:13Earl WilsonCasey CoxCasey Cox (1-0)Earl Wilson (0-1)Joe Grzenda (1)Mayo SmithTed WilliamsRFK Memorial Stad
NLCincinnati Reds4Los Angeles Dodgers0Boxscore - PBP930,4572:14Gary NolanClaude OsteenGary Nolan (1-0)Claude Osteen (0-1)-Sparky AndersonWalter AlstonDodger Stadium
NLChicago Cubs0Philadelphia Phillies2Boxscore - PBP915,9182:07Fergie JenkinsChris ShortChris Short (1-0)Fergie Jenkins (0-1)-Leo DurocherFrank LucchesiShibe Park
NLNew York Mets5Pittsburgh Pirates3Boxscore - PBP1134,2492:45Tom SeaverSteve BlassRon Taylor (1-0)Chuck Hartenstein (0-1)Tug McGraw (1)Gil HodgesDanny MurtaughForbes Field
NLAtlanta Braves3San Diego Padres8Boxscore - PBP925,1252:11Phil NiekroPat DobsonPat Dobson (1-0)Phil Niekro (0-1)Ron Herbel (1)Lum HarrisPreston GomezQualcomm Stadium
NLHouston Astros8San Francisco Giants5Boxscore - PBP930,9333:22Larry DierkerGaylord PerryLarry Dierker (1-0)Gaylord Perry (0-1)Fred Gladding (1)Harry WalkerClyde King3Com Park at Cand
NLHouston Astros8San Francisco Giants5Boxscore - PBP930,9333:22Larry DierkerGaylord PerryLarry Dierker (1-0)Gaylord Perry (0-1)Fred Gladding (1)Harry WalkerClyde KingCandlestick Park
12 Games on this date

Standings as of 1970-04-07.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1110Baltimore Orioles1101.000--8261-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium16110754.665
229Boston Red Sox1101.000--4311-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1618675.534
4611Washington Senators II211.5000.514950-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1606991.431
3712Detroit Tigers211.5000.5914-51-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1607882.488
6919New York Yankees101.0001.034-10-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1619368.578
51018Cleveland Indians101.0001.028-60-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1617685.472
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
338California Angels1101.000--120121-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1618576.528
244Oakland Athletics1101.000--6421-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1618873.547
151Minnesota Twins1101.000--120121-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1619764.602
5820Kansas City Royals101.0001.046-20-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1616596.404
41116Chicago White Sox101.0001.0012-120-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park16156105.348
61213Milwaukee Brewers101.0001.0012-120-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium1616596.404
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets1101.000--5321-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1618279.509
255Philadelphia Phillies1101.000--2020-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1607288.450
5717Pittsburgh Pirates101.0001.035-20-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field1618972.553
4921Montreal Expos101.0001.015-40-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1617388.453
31114Chicago Cubs101.0001.002-20-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1618477.522
61224St. Louis Cardinals0000.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1627686.469
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
347San Diego Padres1101.0000.58350-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1616299.385
233Houston Astros1101.0000.58531-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1617883.484
126Cincinnati Reds2201.000--9181-01-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field16010060.625
6615San Francisco Giants101.0001.558-30-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1618675.534
51022Los Angeles Dodgers101.0001.504-40-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1608773.544
4823Atlanta Braves101.0001.538-50-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1617685.472

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jack FisherP31.034Released by Angels. 
Larry Milbourne2B-SS19.052Released by Orioles.