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Games on 1970-04-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics1Boston Red Sox2BoxBill LeeAl DowningSparky Lyle
Baltimore Orioles4Chicago White Sox2BoxMike CuellarGerry Janeski(none)
Detroit Tigers8Kansas City Royals3BoxJoe NiekroWally Bunker(none)
Cleveland Indians3Minnesota Twins1BoxBarry MooreJim PerryPhil Hennigan
California Angels5New York Yankees7BoxFritz PetersonClyde WrightSteve Hamilton
Milwaukee Brewers6Washington Senators II9BoxDick SuchGeorge LauzeriqueHoracio Pina
Houston Astros2Cincinnati Reds4BoxGary NolanDenny LemasterWayne Granger
Philadelphia Phillies3Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxDick SelmaAlan FosterJoe Hoerner
Chicago Cubs1Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxLuke WalkerKen HoltzmanDave Giusti
Montreal Expos4San Diego Padres2BoxHowie ReedMike CorkinsClaude Raymond
Montreal Expos7San Diego Padres3BoxSteve RenkoDanny Coombs(none)
New York Mets5San Francisco Giants2BoxGary GentryGaylord PerryTug McGraw
Atlanta Braves3St. Louis Cardinals2BoxHoyt WilhelmMike Torrez(none)

Standings as of 1970-04-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Baltimore Orioles17125.706--8666208-14-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1459649.662
224Detroit Tigers16115.6880.57755227-54-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1466878.466
4511Washington Senators II1798.5293.07585-101-18-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1456184.421
3612Boston Red Sox1798.5293.0676072-57-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1457867.538
5816Cleveland Indians1679.4384.55070-204-33-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1466977.473
6918New York Yankees19811.4215.0858144-74-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1438558.594
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135California Angels18126.667--8864247-25-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1447470.514
246Minnesota Twins16106.6251.08554315-25-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1468858.603
3715Oakland Athletics18810.4444.05468-142-66-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1448163.563
51019Kansas City Royals17611.3535.57292-204-32-8L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1455986.407
41120Chicago White Sox17611.3535.55786-295-51-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1455095.345
61224Milwaukee Brewers18513.2787.07994-155-90-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium1446084.417
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs16124.750--7654222-410-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1467274.493
237Pittsburgh Pirates18117.6112.0686444-17-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field1447866.542
348St. Louis Cardinals1596.6002.57348254-25-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1476780.456
459Philadelphia Phillies18108.5563.04763-166-64-2W6T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1436380.441
5610New York Mets1798.5293.56546195-44-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1457471.510
61122Montreal Expos16511.3137.04995-464-71-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1466878.466
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds21156.714--10566398-47-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field1418754.617
2713San Francisco Giants20911.4505.511711523-56-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1427765.542
3814Los Angeles Dodgers18810.4445.55157-65-23-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1437964.552
4917Atlanta Braves19811.4216.0103106-36-52-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1436875.476
51021Houston Astros20713.3507.586104-181-96-4L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1427270.507
61223San Diego Padres20614.3008.55779-225-71-7L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1425785.401


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ken JohnsonP36.316Released by Expos.