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Games on 1970-08-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers4Boston Red Sox7BoxRay CulpMickey LolichGary Wagner
California Angels5Chicago White Sox0BoxClyde WrightTommy JohnMel Queen
California Angels6Chicago White Sox3BoxTom MurphyJerry CriderEddie Fisher
Milwaukee Brewers4Kansas City Royals2BoxBobby BolinDick DragoKen Sanders
Oakland Athletics3Minnesota Twins0BoxChuck DobsonBert Blyleven(none)
Oakland Athletics6Minnesota Twins3BoxJim RolandJim KaatMudcat Grant
Baltimore Orioles4New York Yankees6BoxJack AkerDick Hall(none)
Baltimore Orioles12New York Yankees9BoxEddie WattRon KlimkowskiDave Leonhard
Cleveland Indians3Washington Senators II7BoxJoe ColemanSam McDowell(none)
Cleveland Indians6Washington Senators II3BoxDennis HigginsJackie BrownSteve Mingori
Cincinnati Reds3Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxJim BrewerRay Washburn(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Los Angeles Dodgers13BoxAlan FosterJim McGlothlin(none)
Chicago Cubs4Philadelphia Phillies1BoxMilt PappasRick WisePhil Regan
Chicago Cubs1Philadelphia Phillies6BoxBarry LerschLarry Gura(none)
New York Mets3Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxLuke WalkerNolan RyanOrlando Pena
Atlanta Braves2San Diego Padres4BoxPat DobsonPat JarvisTom Dukes
Houston Astros7San Francisco Giants5BoxJack DiLauroRich Robertson(none)
Houston Astros1San Francisco Giants6BoxGaylord PerryTom Griffin(none)
Montreal Expos7St. Louis Cardinals6BoxMike WegenerSteve CarltonSteve Renko
Montreal Expos0St. Louis Cardinals4BoxJerry ReussBill Stoneman(none)

Standings as of 1970-08-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles1137142.628--56644312333-2438-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium493712.755
258New York Yankees1136152.54010.04954633229-3132-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I493217.653
369Detroit Tigers1126052.53610.5492483926-2734-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium501931.380
4712Boston Red Sox1095554.50514.04944831120-3535-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park533221.604
5813Cleveland Indians1145658.49115.5458471-1326-3130-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium482028.417
6918Washington Senators II1135162.45120.0453489-3623-3428-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium491930.388
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Minnesota Twins1096940.633--52840412434-2135-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium532924.547
234California Angels1136449.5667.04644273733-2431-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium492227.449
347Oakland Athletics1136350.5588.04744096529-2734-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum492623.531
41022Kansas City Royals1134271.37229.0428515-8720-3522-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium492326.469
51123Milwaukee Brewers1164373.37129.5451577-12616-4126-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium462224.478
61224Chicago White Sox1164274.36230.5450589-13921-3721-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park461432.304
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Pittsburgh Pirates1146450.561--5194754428-2936-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field482523.521
2410New York Mets1115952.5323.54854246128-2731-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium512427.471
3511Chicago Cubs1145856.5096.05604946624-3234-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field482622.542
4816St. Louis Cardinals1135360.46910.5528520828-3025-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II492326.469
5917Philadelphia Phillies1125161.45512.0408511-10326-3026-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium492227.449
61120Montreal Expos1155065.43514.5496603-10723-3626-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park472324.489
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1167739.664--5694898035-2342-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field462521.543
225Los Angeles Dodgers1126349.56312.05344389635-2028-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium492425.490
3614San Francisco Giants1125557.49120.0611633-2225-3030-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park503119.620
4715Atlanta Braves1135459.47821.5537560-2326-3228-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium492227.449
51019Houston Astros1145163.44725.0514558-4423-3428-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome482820.583
61221San Diego Padres1144569.39531.0487543-5622-3423-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium481830.375