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Games on 1970-05-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals6Baltimore Orioles7BoxEddie WattMoe Drabowsky(none)
Washington Senators II0California Angels8BoxTom MurphyJoe Coleman(none)
Minnesota Twins9Detroit Tigers6BoxJim PerryJoe NiekroRon Perranoski
Boston Red Sox1Milwaukee Brewers5BoxLew KrausseRay CulpJohn Gelnar
New York Yankees7Oakland Athletics3BoxFritz PetersonRollie FingersLindy McDaniel
Cincinnati Reds5Chicago Cubs2BoxJim McGlothlinJoe DeckerClay Carroll
Pittsburgh Pirates9Houston Astros5BoxLuke WalkerJim BoutonDave Giusti
San Francisco Giants8Montreal Expos15BoxCarl MortonGaylord PerryClaude Raymond
Los Angeles Dodgers7New York Mets4BoxRay LambJim McAndrew(none)
San Diego Padres8Philadelphia Phillies2BoxPat DobsonChris ShortRon Herbel

Standings as of 1970-05-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles25178.680--13895439-28-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1379146.664
245Detroit Tigers241410.5832.5117100179-85-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1386573.471
358Boston Red Sox241311.5423.510290123-710-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1387464.536
4610New York Yankees281513.5363.513012286-89-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1347856.582
5712Washington Senators II261313.5004.5114125-112-311-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1365779.419
61021Cleveland Indians23914.3917.06991-226-83-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1396772.482
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins24168.667--12085359-47-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1388256.594
234California Angels25169.6400.511587289-47-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1377067.511
3816Chicago White Sox241113.4585.090123-335-56-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1384593.326
4918Oakland Athletics271215.4445.5109113-45-97-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1357758.570
51122Kansas City Royals25817.3208.599135-364-64-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1375780.416
61224Milwaukee Brewers27720.25910.5108145-375-152-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium1355877.430
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Chicago Cubs231310.565--979073-910-1L6T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1397168.511
2613New York Mets261313.5001.59682148-75-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1367066.515
3511Philadelphia Phillies261313.5001.585113-288-95-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1356075.444
4815Pittsburgh Pirates261214.4622.5104123-195-77-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field1367759.566
5917St. Louis Cardinals221012.4552.5979614-46-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1406674.471
61223Montreal Expos23716.3046.073142-695-112-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1396673.475
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds28226.786--15188639-413-2W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field1348054.597
226Atlanta Braves261511.5776.0149127227-58-6W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1366175.449
349Los Angeles Dodgers261412.5387.09775227-37-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1357362.541
4714San Francisco Giants281315.4649.0160164-44-69-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1347361.545
51019Houston Astros281216.42910.0130135-54-118-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1346767.500
61120San Diego Padres281117.39311.0101105-47-84-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1345282.388