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Games on 1971-08-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox7Baltimore Orioles4BoxBill LeeTom Dukes(none)
Milwaukee Brewers1California Angels3BoxRudy MayMarty Pattin(none)
Minnesota Twins5Chicago White Sox7BoxTom BradleyJim PerryBart Johnson
New York Yankees7Cleveland Indians0BoxFritz PetersonMike Paul(none)
Washington Senators II7Detroit Tigers11BoxTom TimmermannCasey Cox(none)
Oakland Athletics2Kansas City Royals1BoxDiego SeguiPaul SplittorffRollie Fingers
Chicago Cubs1Houston Astros2BoxDon WilsonFergie Jenkins(none)
Cincinnati Reds4New York Mets2BoxClay CarrollJon Matlack(none)
Atlanta Braves0Philadelphia Phillies4BoxRick WiseGeorge Stone(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5San Francisco Giants4BoxJose PenaSteve HamiltonPete Mikkelsen
San Diego Padres1St. Louis Cardinals3BoxSteve CarltonDave Roberts(none)

Standings as of 1971-08-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Baltimore Orioles1046539.625--48836212629-2236-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium543618.667
235Boston Red Sox1076245.5794.54684274128-2734-18W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park552332.418
347Detroit Tigers1075750.5339.54584471122-3235-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium553421.618
4614New York Yankees1095356.48614.5444449-526-3227-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I532924.547
51121Washington Senators II1054362.41022.5353442-8920-3323-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium542034.370
61222Cleveland Indians1094465.40423.5359452-9321-3023-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium531637.302
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1066739.632--47236810439-1828-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum553421.618
2512Kansas City Royals1035251.50513.53903682225-2927-22L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium583325.569
3715California Angels1105357.48216.0376403-2730-2823-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium522329.442
4816Chicago White Sox1075057.46717.5406416-1024-2826-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park552926.527
5917Minnesota Twins1054857.45718.5434469-3521-2927-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium552629.473
61020Milwaukee Brewers1064561.42522.0348393-4519-2726-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium552431.436
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Pittsburgh Pirates1086741.620--54740214530-2537-16L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium543024.556
236St. Louis Cardinals1106149.5557.0495493229-2531-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II522923.558
348Chicago Cubs1075750.5339.54384261227-3030-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field552629.473
4711New York Mets1055451.51411.53843651925-2629-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium572928.509
51019Philadelphia Phillies1094762.43120.5392469-7722-3225-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium532033.377
61123Montreal Expos1084266.38925.0382496-11422-3420-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park532924.547
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124San Francisco Giants1116744.604--5024445828-2339-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park512328.451
259Los Angeles Dodgers1095851.5328.04614105129-2329-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium533122.585
3610Houston Astros1045450.5199.54033614223-2631-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome582533.431
4813Atlanta Braves1065353.50011.5420435-1525-3228-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium562927.518
5918Cincinnati Reds1105060.45516.5378403-2522-3728-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium522923.558
61224San Diego Padres1073770.34628.0330428-9813-3924-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium542430.444