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Games on 1970-08-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox4Boston Red Sox8BoxKen BrettBob Miller(none)
Cleveland Indians1California Angels12BoxClyde WrightDean Chance(none)
Baltimore Orioles3Milwaukee Brewers0BoxJim HardinMarty Pattin(none)
New York Yankees7Minnesota Twins8BoxTom HallLindy McDaniel(none)
Detroit Tigers3Oakland Athletics1BoxMickey LolichChuck Dobson(none)
Kansas City Royals12Washington Senators II8BoxAl FitzmorrisDick BosmanTed Abernathy
Philadelphia Phillies2Atlanta Braves3BoxHoyt WilhelmChris Short(none)
San Diego Padres11Chicago Cubs3BoxPat DobsonJoe Decker(none)
Montreal Expos7Cincinnati Reds4BoxSteve RenkoMel BehneyClaude Raymond
Houston Astros1New York Mets7BoxGary GentryLarry Dierker(none)
San Francisco Giants2Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxSteve BlassSkip PitlockDave Giusti
Los Angeles Dodgers7St. Louis Cardinals2BoxSandy VanceJerry Reuss(none)

Standings as of 1970-08-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles1217744.636--59545813739-2638-18W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium413110.756
247New York Yankees1206654.55010.55274874029-3237-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I422715.643
369Detroit Tigers1216556.53712.05345171731-3134-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium411427.341
4711Boston Red Sox1196257.52114.05635382520-3542-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park432518.581
5815Washington Senators II1215863.47919.0489514-2523-3435-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium411229.293
6916Cleveland Indians1215764.47120.0478514-3627-3730-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium411922.463
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1187147.602--56445710735-2736-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium442717.614
235California Angels1216853.5624.54954573833-2435-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium411823.439
358Oakland Athletics1226755.5496.05114426930-2737-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum402218.550
41022Milwaukee Brewers1234776.38226.5471598-12716-4130-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium391821.462
51123Kansas City Royals1214576.37227.5466556-9023-4022-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium412021.488
61224Chicago White Sox1244381.34731.0473628-15522-4421-37L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park381325.342
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Pittsburgh Pirates1236855.553--5665214528-2940-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field392118.538
2410New York Mets1206456.5332.55164585832-3132-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium421923.452
3512Chicago Cubs1236360.5125.06175417624-3239-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field392118.538
4817St. Louis Cardinals1225765.46710.5574572228-3029-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II401921.475
51019Philadelphia Phillies1205367.44213.5433549-11628-3626-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium412021.488
61120Montreal Expos1225369.43414.5529632-10326-4026-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park402020.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1248242.661--6105149635-2347-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field382018.526
224Los Angeles Dodgers1206852.56712.05914939840-2328-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium411922.463
4613San Francisco Giants1216061.49620.5642666-2430-3430-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park412615.634
3714Atlanta Braves1216061.49620.5569580-1126-3234-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium411625.390
5918Houston Astros1215467.44626.5540592-5223-3531-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome412516.610
61221San Diego Padres1234875.39033.5534603-6925-4023-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium391524.385