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Games on 1970-07-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins1Baltimore Orioles5BoxMike CuellarTom Hall(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5Boston Red Sox6BoxVicente RomoBobby Bolin(none)
Detroit Tigers11Chicago White Sox6BoxFred SchermanGerry JaneskiTom Timmermann
Cleveland Indians6Kansas City Royals0BoxRich HandJim Rooker(none)
Oakland Athletics8New York Yankees2BoxChuck DobsonFritz Peterson(none)
Oakland Athletics1New York Yankees4BoxStan BahnsenDiego SeguiLindy McDaniel
California Angels3Washington Senators II2BoxDave LaRocheJoe GrzendaPaul Doyle
Chicago Cubs1Houston Astros2BoxDon WilsonKen HoltzmanJim Ray
New York Mets1Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxBill SingerJim McAndrew(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxClay CarrollDock Ellis(none)
Philadelphia Phillies10San Diego Padres7BoxDick SelmaRon WillisJoe Hoerner
Atlanta Braves7St. Louis Cardinals3BoxPat JarvisSteve Carlton(none)

Standings as of 1970-07-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles885533.625--4373429523-1832-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium745321.716
246Detroit Tigers864838.5586.03953742119-2129-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium763145.408
3610New York Yankees884741.5348.03863662022-2625-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I744628.622
4711Boston Red Sox864541.5239.0389383615-2730-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park764234.553
5815Washington Senators II894049.44915.5372401-2917-2723-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium733043.411
6917Cleveland Indians873948.44815.5336369-3319-2720-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium753738.493
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Minnesota Twins835429.651--42230811429-1825-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium794435.557
235California Angels875235.5984.03533104323-1729-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium753441.453
359Oakland Athletics894841.5399.03963375923-2125-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum734132.562
41022Kansas City Royals863353.38422.5332400-6815-2718-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium763244.421
51123Milwaukee Brewers913358.36325.0358463-10511-3121-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium713239.451
61224Chicago White Sox903159.34426.5347470-12317-3214-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park722547.347
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Pittsburgh Pirates905040.556--3853711424-2326-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field723933.542
248New York Mets874740.5401.53923296323-2024-20L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium753639.480
3512Chicago Cubs864343.5005.04273834415-2228-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field764135.539
4816St. Louis Cardinals873948.4489.5389394-520-2619-22L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II753738.493
5918Montreal Expos883850.43211.0359455-9619-2918-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park743539.473
61120Philadelphia Phillies863650.41912.0292396-10420-2617-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium753738.493
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds896326.708--4403469428-1435-12W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field733934.534
224Los Angeles Dodgers875235.59810.04083139530-1522-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium743539.473
3613Atlanta Braves874344.49419.0413414-119-2224-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium753342.440
4714San Francisco Giants854144.48220.0463492-2918-2323-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park774532.584
51019Houston Astros893851.42725.0397424-2714-2924-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome734132.562
61221San Diego Padres913655.39628.0387435-4819-2817-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium712744.380