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Games on 1970-08-19

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox13Boston Red Sox5BoxWilbur WoodRay Culp(none)
Cleveland Indians2California Angels0BoxRich HandRudy MayDennis Higgins
Baltimore Orioles3Milwaukee Brewers2BoxMike CuellarSkip LockwoodEddie Watt
New York Yankees0Minnesota Twins3BoxJim PerryFritz Peterson(none)
Detroit Tigers0Oakland Athletics7BoxDiego SeguiMike Kilkenny(none)
Kansas City Royals2Washington Senators II1BoxDick DragoJoe Coleman(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Atlanta Braves3BoxPat JarvisRick WiseBob Priddy
San Diego Padres2Chicago Cubs12BoxFergie JenkinsDave Roberts(none)
Montreal Expos8Cincinnati Reds6BoxMike MarshallGary NolanClaude Raymond
Houston Astros9New York Mets4BoxWade BlasingameTom SeaverFred Gladding
San Francisco Giants7Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxJuan MarichalLuke Walker(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4St. Louis Cardinals2BoxJim BrewerSteve CarltonPete Mikkelsen

Standings as of 1970-08-19

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles1227844.639--59846013840-2638-18W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium403010.750
258New York Yankees1216655.54511.55274903729-3337-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I412714.659
369Detroit Tigers1226557.53313.05345241031-3234-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium401426.350
4711Boston Red Sox1206258.51715.05685511720-3542-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park422517.595
6815Washington Senators II1225864.47520.0490516-2623-3435-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium401228.300
5916Cleveland Indians1225864.47520.0480514-3428-3730-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium401822.450
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1197247.605--56745711035-2737-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium432617.605
235California Angels1226854.5575.54954593633-2435-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium401822.450
346Oakland Athletics1236855.5536.05184427630-2738-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum392118.538
41022Milwaukee Brewers1244777.37927.5473601-12816-4130-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium381820.474
51123Kansas City Royals1224676.37727.5468557-8924-4022-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium401921.475
61224Chicago White Sox1254481.35231.0486633-14723-4421-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park371225.324
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Pittsburgh Pirates1246856.548--5705284228-2940-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field382117.553
2410New York Mets1216457.5292.55204675332-3132-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium411922.463
3512Chicago Cubs1246460.5164.06295438624-3240-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field382018.526
4817St. Louis Cardinals1235766.46310.5576576028-3029-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II391920.487
51019Montreal Expos1235469.43913.5537638-10127-4026-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park391920.487
61120Philadelphia Phillies1215368.43813.5435552-11728-3726-30L5T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium402020.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1258243.656--6165229435-2347-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field372017.541
224Los Angeles Dodgers1216952.57011.059549510041-2328-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium401822.450
4613San Francisco Giants1226161.50019.5649670-2131-3430-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park402515.625
3714Atlanta Braves1226161.50019.5572582-1026-3235-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium401525.375
5918Houston Astros1225567.45125.5549596-4724-3531-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome402416.600
61221San Diego Padres1244876.38733.5536615-7925-4123-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium381523.395


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Johnny RoseboroC37.098Released by Senators.