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Games on 1970-08-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox2Baltimore Orioles5BoxDave McNallyRay Culp(none)
Kansas City Royals1Chicago White Sox2BoxTommy JohnBill Butler(none)
New York Yankees1Cleveland Indians6BoxSteve HarganSteve Kline(none)
Washington Senators II4Detroit Tigers1BoxJackie BrownDenny McLainDarold Knowles
Milwaukee Brewers2Minnesota Twins5BoxBert BlylevenBobby Bolin(none)
California Angels3Oakland Athletics4BoxBlue Moon OdomClyde WrightJim Roland
Atlanta Braves6Houston Astros1BoxPat JarvisRon CookHoyt Wilhelm
San Francisco Giants11Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxJuan MarichalDon Sutton(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Montreal Expos2BoxBob VealeMike Marshall(none)
Chicago Cubs0New York Mets4BoxNolan RyanJoe Decker(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Philadelphia Phillies2BoxJerry ReussChris ShortChuck Taylor
Cincinnati Reds12San Diego Padres1BoxJim MerrittPat Dobson(none)

Standings as of 1970-08-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles1066739.632--53241112130-2137-18W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium564115.732
368New York Yankees1065749.53810.04584322628-3129-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I563620.643
259Detroit Tigers1065749.53810.04714571424-2433-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium562234.393
4712Boston Red Sox1045351.51013.04774641319-3334-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park583424.586
5813Cleveland Indians1075255.48615.5427441-1424-3028-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium552431.436
6916Washington Senators II1074958.45818.5434468-3423-3326-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium552134.382
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Minnesota Twins1036637.641--51338512834-2132-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium593227.542
335California Angels1076047.5618.04384053329-2231-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium552629.473
246Oakland Athletics1076047.5618.04563956126-2434-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum552926.527
41022Milwaukee Brewers1104169.37328.5434542-10814-3726-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium522428.462
51123Kansas City Royals1073968.36429.0403497-9420-3519-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium552629.473
61224Chicago White Sox1103971.35530.5419565-14621-3718-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park521735.327
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Pittsburgh Pirates1085949.546--4804562428-2931-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field543024.556
2410New York Mets1065749.5381.04643956926-2431-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium562630.464
3511Chicago Cubs1075552.5143.55344666821-2834-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field552926.527
4817St. Louis Cardinals1074958.4589.5499497228-3021-28W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II552728.491
5918Philadelphia Phillies1054857.4579.5388486-9826-2723-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium562531.446
61019Montreal Expos1084860.44411.0467563-9622-3325-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park542529.463
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1107535.682--5434489533-1942-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field522725.519
224Los Angeles Dodgers1066046.56613.04944128235-2025-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium552728.491
3614Atlanta Braves1085256.48122.0520535-1524-2928-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium542430.444
4715San Francisco Giants1065155.48122.0578603-2525-3026-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park563521.625
51120Houston Astros1084761.43527.0478530-5219-3228-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome543222.593
61221San Diego Padres1094366.39431.5466520-5422-3421-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium532033.377