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Games on 1970-09-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers6Boston Red Sox4BoxDaryl PattersonSparky Lyle(none)
Detroit Tigers1Boston Red Sox10BoxCal KoonceLes Cain(none)
Kansas City Royals1California Angels3BoxClyde WrightBob JohnsonAndy Messersmith
Baltimore Orioles2New York Yankees3BoxMike KekichDave McNallyLindy McDaniel
Chicago White Sox1Oakland Athletics2BoxBlue Moon OdomBart JohnsonMudcat Grant
Cleveland Indians1Washington Senators II4BoxDick BosmanSam McDowell(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Atlanta Braves4BoxHoyt WilhelmDon Sutton(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Chicago Cubs17BoxMilt PappasGrant JacksonBob Miller
San Francisco Giants0Cincinnati Reds2BoxGary NolanJuan MarichalWayne Granger
San Diego Padres1Houston Astros2BoxWade BlasingameDanny CoombsFred Gladding
Pittsburgh Pirates7Montreal Expos10BoxMike MarshallJoe Gibbon(none)
New York Mets7St. Louis Cardinals3BoxTom SeaverJerry Reuss(none)

Standings as of 1970-09-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1358649.637--65849516341-2845-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium27225.815
245New York Yankees1367660.55910.55795344534-3642-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I26179.654
368Detroit Tigers1357164.52615.0588595-733-3438-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium27819.296
4713Boston Red Sox1346965.51516.56496183125-4044-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park281810.643
5815Cleveland Indians1356570.48121.0550575-2529-3936-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium271116.407
6916Washington Senators II1346470.47821.5542553-1127-3937-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium28622.214
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1327854.591--60849811038-3040-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium302010.667
234California Angels1347559.5604.05435202339-2836-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium281117.393
357Oakland Athletics1347262.5377.05624946832-3440-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum281711.607
41021Kansas City Royals1345282.38827.0501601-10025-4127-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium281315.464
51123Milwaukee Brewers1365185.37529.0512652-14020-4730-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium261412.538
61224Chicago White Sox1374988.35831.5540697-15723-4626-42L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park25718.280
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
139Pittsburgh Pirates1357164.526--6175754231-3740-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field27189.667
2411New York Mets1347064.5220.55905306035-3435-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium281315.464
3612Chicago Cubs1357065.5191.069357611729-3641-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field271413.519
4817St. Louis Cardinals1356471.4747.0635629635-3229-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II271215.444
51019Philadelphia Phillies1346272.4638.5491614-12329-3934-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium271116.407
61120Montreal Expos1345975.44011.5584688-10427-4031-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park281414.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cincinnati Reds1378750.635--6555698639-2948-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field251510.600
226Los Angeles Dodgers1337459.55611.06275349343-2431-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium281315.464
3510San Francisco Giants1347064.52215.5700721-2132-3538-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park281612.571
4714Atlanta Braves1356669.48920.0628643-1529-3837-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium271017.370
5918Houston Astros1346371.47022.5601640-3928-3835-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome281612.571
61222San Diego Padres1345183.38134.5565667-10226-4225-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium281216.429