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Games on 1970-08-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels6Chicago White Sox4BoxEddie FisherDanny Murphy(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Cleveland Indians10BoxDennis HigginsDick Hall(none)
Milwaukee Brewers0Kansas City Royals4BoxBob JohnsonSkip LockwoodTed Abernathy
Milwaukee Brewers2Kansas City Royals10BoxDave MoreheadLew KrausseTed Abernathy
Oakland Athletics1Minnesota Twins2BoxJim PerryMarcel Lachemann(none)
Detroit Tigers1New York Yankees5BoxGary WaslewskiLes CainJack Aker
Boston Red Sox3Washington Senators II1BoxCal KoonceJim HannanKen Brett
Cincinnati Reds4Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxClay CarrollJoe MoellerWayne Granger
Chicago Cubs1Philadelphia Phillies4BoxGrant JacksonFergie JenkinsDick Selma
New York Mets1Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxBob MooseJim McAndrew(none)
Atlanta Braves8San Diego Padres2BoxPhil NiekroDave Roberts(none)
Atlanta Braves1San Diego Padres6BoxClay KirbyRon Reed(none)
Houston Astros11San Francisco Giants2BoxLarry DierkerRon Bryant(none)
Montreal Expos1St. Louis Cardinals2BoxBob GibsonDan McGinn(none)

Standings as of 1970-08-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles1106941.627--54642612031-2338-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium523913.750
258New York Yankees1106050.5459.04784433529-3131-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I523319.635
369Detroit Tigers1105951.53610.04824711125-2634-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium522032.385
4712Boston Red Sox1075453.50513.5482473920-3534-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park553322.600
5813Cleveland Indians1115457.48615.5445459-1424-3030-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium512229.431
6917Washington Senators II1105060.45519.0441476-3523-3427-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium522032.385
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Minnesota Twins1066838.642--52239412834-2134-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium563026.536
234California Angels1106248.5648.04524163631-2331-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium522428.462
347Oakland Athletics1106149.5559.04644036127-2634-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum522824.538
41022Kansas City Royals1114269.37828.5423506-8320-3522-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium512328.451
51123Chicago White Sox1134172.36330.5439577-13821-3720-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park491534.306
61224Milwaukee Brewers1144173.36031.0442572-13014-4126-33L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium482424.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Pittsburgh Pirates1126349.563--5024604228-2935-20W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field502624.520
2410New York Mets1095851.5323.54704076327-2631-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium532528.472
3511Chicago Cubs1115754.5145.55524817123-3034-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field512724.529
4816St. Louis Cardinals1105159.46411.0507503428-3023-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II522527.481
51019Philadelphia Phillies1094960.45012.5395503-10826-3024-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium522428.462
61120Montreal Expos1124963.43814.0479582-10322-3426-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park502426.480
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1137637.673--5534648934-2142-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field492623.531
236Los Angeles Dodgers1096148.56013.05094228735-2026-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium522626.500
3614San Francisco Giants1095356.48621.0594620-2625-3028-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park533320.623
4715Atlanta Braves1125458.48221.5535556-2126-3128-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium502228.440
5918Houston Astros1115061.45025.0501541-4022-3228-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome512922.569
61221San Diego Padres1134469.38932.0483541-5822-3422-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium491930.388


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dick EllsworthP30.138Purchased by Brewers from Indians.