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Games on 1970-05-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels6Chicago White Sox1BoxAndy MessersmithBilly Wynne(none)
Minnesota Twins7Kansas City Royals5BoxBill ZeppMike HedlundRon Perranoski
Baltimore Orioles4New York Yankees10BoxFritz PetersonMike Cuellar(none)
Cleveland Indians3Washington Senators II7BoxGeorge BrunetRich HandDarold Knowles
Chicago Cubs12Cincinnati Reds5BoxBill HandsRay WashburnPhil Regan
St. Louis Cardinals0Houston Astros6BoxLarry DierkerBob Gibson(none)
New York Mets4Montreal Expos8BoxClaude RaymondTug McGraw(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxBob MooseJim Bunning(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4San Diego Padres3BoxSandy VanceDanny CoombsJoe Moeller

Standings as of 1970-05-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles342410.706--1801285212-412-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1288444.656
248New York Yankees372017.5415.5176162148-1212-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1257352.584
3613Detroit Tigers311516.4847.5146149-39-106-6L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1316467.489
4715Boston Red Sox321517.4698.012712524-1211-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1307258.554
5919Washington Senators II341420.41210.0144165-212-812-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1285672.438
61123Cleveland Indians301119.36711.091121-307-104-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1326567.492
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins332310.697--1741235114-59-5W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1297554.581
234California Angels362412.6670.51721294312-612-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1266264.492
3511Oakland Athletics361818.5006.5161147145-913-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1267155.563
4817Chicago White Sox351520.4299.0136172-367-98-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1274186.323
51022Kansas City Royals351322.37111.0144185-419-104-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1275275.409
61224Milwaukee Brewers351223.34312.0145190-455-156-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium1275374.417
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Chicago Cubs331815.545--149131185-1113-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1296663.512
259New York Mets351817.5141.01441202411-87-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1276562.512
3712St. Louis Cardinals331617.4852.014414315-711-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1296069.465
4916Pittsburgh Pirates371720.4593.0150174-247-1010-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field1257253.576
51120Montreal Expos341321.3825.5120200-809-134-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1286068.469
61221Philadelphia Phillies351322.3716.0105168-638-125-10L10T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1266066.476
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds382711.711--1921415111-716-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field1247549.605
225Los Angeles Dodgers362115.5835.01621134911-310-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1256659.528
347Atlanta Braves351916.5436.5187168199-910-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1275770.449
4610Houston Astros381919.5008.0192179138-1311-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1246064.484
5814San Francisco Giants381820.4749.0212227-159-119-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1246856.548
61018San Diego Padres401723.42511.0167160710-97-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1224676.377


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
John Donaldson2B27.013Traded by Brewers to Athletics for Roberto Pena. 
Al McBeanP32.003Released by Pirates. 
Roberto PenaSS33.031Traded by Athletics to Brewers for John Donaldson.