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Games on 1970-07-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals1Baltimore Orioles3BoxDave McNallyDave Morehead(none)
Boston Red Sox2California Angels0BoxSonny SiebertTom Murphy(none)
Cleveland Indians4Chicago White Sox5BoxDanny MurphyDick Ellsworth(none)
Minnesota Twins9Detroit Tigers10BoxTom TimmermannPete Hamm(none)
New York Yankees7Milwaukee Brewers3BoxStan BahnsenBobby BolinLindy McDaniel
New York Yankees5Milwaukee Brewers3BoxFritz PetersonGene BrabenderJack Aker
Washington Senators II4Oakland Athletics5BoxPaul LindbladDarold Knowles(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Atlanta Braves4BoxPat JarvisJim NelsonHoyt Wilhelm
Chicago Cubs7Cincinnati Reds1BoxBill HandsWayne Simpson(none)
Chicago Cubs11Cincinnati Reds7BoxRoberto RodriguezJim Merritt(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5Houston Astros1BoxSteve CarltonRon Cook(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers8Montreal Expos5BoxDon SuttonMike MarshallJim Brewer
San Diego Padres5New York Mets6BoxDanny FrisellaRon HerbelTug McGraw
San Francisco Giants8Philadelphia Phillies3BoxJuan MarichalGrant Jackson(none)
San Francisco Giants7Philadelphia Phillies2BoxFrank RebergerChris ShortDon McMahon

Standings as of 1970-07-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles1036439.621--50840010830-2134-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium594415.746
247Detroit Tigers1025745.5596.54634333024-2433-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium602238.367
369New York Yankees1035647.5448.04484163227-2929-18W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I593722.627
4712Boston Red Sox1015249.51511.04644511318-3134-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park613526.574
5815Cleveland Indians1034954.47615.0407428-2122-2927-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium592732.458
6916Washington Senators II1024656.45117.5420459-3920-3126-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium602436.400
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Minnesota Twins986236.633--48837111732-2130-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium643628.563
235California Angels1035845.5636.54223903228-2130-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium592831.475
356Oakland Athletics1025745.5597.04443816326-2431-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum603228.533
41022Milwaukee Brewers1053966.37126.5417524-10713-3525-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium572631.456
51123Kansas City Royals1033865.36926.5386474-8819-3219-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium592732.458
61224Chicago White Sox1053768.35228.5403543-14021-3716-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park571938.333
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138New York Mets1015546.545--4533807326-2429-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium612833.459
2410Pittsburgh Pirates1045648.5380.54464291725-2831-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field583325.569
3511Chicago Cubs1035449.5242.05214517020-2534-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field593029.508
4817Philadelphia Phillies1004555.4509.5366467-10126-2720-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium612833.459
51020Montreal Expos1034558.43711.0437542-10522-3322-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park592831.475
61119St. Louis Cardinals1034558.43711.0475485-1024-3021-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II593128.525
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1067234.679--5184308832-1840-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field563026.536
224Los Angeles Dodgers1015942.58410.54713769534-1825-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium602832.467
3613Atlanta Braves1035053.48520.5489496-722-2828-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium592633.441
4714San Francisco Giants1014952.48520.5550578-2823-2726-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park613724.607
5918Houston Astros1034657.44724.5460499-3919-3227-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome593326.559
61221San Diego Padres1044064.38531.0446499-5320-3320-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium582335.397