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Games on 1970-08-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics4Baltimore Orioles6BoxMike CuellarChuck Dobson(none)
Milwaukee Brewers14Cleveland Indians2BoxLew KrausseSteve Dunning(none)
Boston Red Sox2Minnesota Twins5BoxJim PerrySonny Siebert(none)
Houston Astros5Montreal Expos4BoxLarry DierkerMike Wegener(none)
Atlanta Braves1New York Mets5BoxJim McAndrewPhil Niekro(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Philadelphia Phillies6BoxGrant JacksonJim McGlothlin(none)
Chicago Cubs5San Diego Padres1BoxMilt PappasEarl Wilson(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4San Francisco Giants1BoxBob GibsonGaylord Perry(none)

Standings as of 1970-08-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1288345.648--62747415340-2643-19W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium34259.735
246New York Yankees1297158.55012.55565144234-3637-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I332211.667
358Detroit Tigers1286860.53115.0559552731-3237-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium341123.324
4712Boston Red Sox1266462.50818.05835701322-3942-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park362313.639
5815Cleveland Indians1286266.48421.0511548-3728-3734-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium341420.412
6917Washington Senators II1276067.47222.5513532-1925-3735-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium351025.286
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1267551.595--59148310835-2740-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium362313.639
235California Angels1287256.5634.05254854037-2635-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium341420.412
369Oakland Athletics1296861.5278.55384786030-3338-28L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum332112.636
41022Kansas City Royals1284979.38327.0484581-9724-4025-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium341618.471
51123Milwaukee Brewers1304981.37728.0499624-12518-4530-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium321616.500
61224Chicago White Sox1314883.36629.5505650-14523-4425-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park31823.258
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Pittsburgh Pirates1297059.543--5885375130-3240-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field331914.576
2410New York Mets1286761.5232.55544995532-3135-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium341618.471
3511Chicago Cubs1316764.5114.06635679627-3640-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field311714.548
4816St. Louis Cardinals1296168.4739.06186041432-3229-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II331518.455
51019Philadelphia Phillies1295871.45012.0467582-11528-3831-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium321517.469
61120Montreal Expos1295673.43414.0558665-10727-4028-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park331716.515
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cincinnati Reds1328547.644--6425529038-2747-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field301713.567
224Los Angeles Dodgers1277255.56710.56125199341-2331-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium341519.441
3613San Francisco Giants1286563.50818.0671702-3131-3434-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park342113.618
4714Atlanta Braves1296564.50418.5606612-629-3536-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium331122.333
5918Houston Astros1295970.45724.5578623-4528-3831-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome332013.606
61221San Diego Padres1305080.38534.0558653-9525-4125-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium321319.406