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Games on 1973-08-07

Top1973 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALCleveland Indians5Chicago White Sox6Boxscore - PBP1212,3753:33Tom TimmermannWilbur WoodCy Acosta (6-2)Ken Sanders (3-5)-Ken AspromonteChuck TannerComiskey Park
ALOakland Athletics8Detroit Tigers4Boxscore - PBP903:08Vida BlueMickey LolichVida Blue (11-7)Mickey Lolich (11-11)Darold Knowles (7)Dick WilliamsBilly MartinTiger Stadium
ALOakland Athletics0Detroit Tigers2Boxscore - PBP942,0072:15Paul LindbladJim PerryJim Perry (10-10)Paul Lindblad (0-4)John Hiller (25)Dick WilliamsBilly MartinTiger Stadium
ALBoston Red Sox6Kansas City Royals7Boxscore - PBP1122,1813:37Dick PoleDick DragoDoug Bird (3-3)Craig Skok (0-1)-Eddie KaskoJack McKeonKauffman Stadium
ALCalifornia Angels6Milwaukee Brewers5Boxscore - PBP109,4932:58Nolan RyanJerry BellNolan Ryan (13-13)Chris Short (3-4)Aurelio Monteagudo (1)Bobby WinklesDel CrandallCounty Stadium
ALBaltimore Orioles2Minnesota Twins4Boxscore - PBP902:52Jesse JeffersonJoe DeckerJoe Decker (7-5)Jesse Jefferson (4-4)Eddie Bane (2)Earl WeaverFrank QuiliciMetropolitan Stad
ALBaltimore Orioles10Minnesota Twins4Boxscore - PBP915,1762:45Dave McNallyJim KaatDave McNally (10-12)Jim Kaat (11-12)Bob Reynolds (5)Earl WeaverFrank QuiliciMetropolitan Stad
ALTexas Rangers2New York Yankees1Boxscore - PBP902:27Jim BibbySam McDowellJim Bibby (6-7)Sam McDowell (6-6)-Whitey HerzogRalph HoukYankee Stadium I
ALTexas Rangers1New York Yankees3Boxscore - PBP916,8422:44Sonny SiebertDoc MedichDoc Medich (8-6)Sonny Siebert (6-9)Lindy McDaniel (8)Whitey HerzogRalph HoukYankee Stadium I
NLChicago Cubs0Cincinnati Reds1Boxscore - PBP933,4521:53Rick ReuschelDon GullettDon Gullett (13-8)Rick Reuschel (12-9)-Whitey LockmanSparky AndersonCinergy Field
NLSt. Louis Cardinals5New York Mets6Boxscore - PBP910,5192:23Tom MurphyRay SadeckiBuzz Capra (2-5)Tom Murphy (2-5)Tug McGraw (13)Red SchoendienstYogi BerraShea Stadium
NLHouston Astros2Pittsburgh Pirates0Boxscore - PBP913,8412:05Don WilsonNelson BrilesDon Wilson (8-12)Nelson Briles (10-11)-Leo DurocherBill VirdonThree Rivers Stad
NLLos Angeles Dodgers6San Diego Padres1Boxscore - PBP912,1862:15Don SuttonRich TroedsonDon Sutton (14-7)Rich Troedson (5-4)Jim Brewer (15)Walter AlstonDon ZimmerQualcomm Stadium
NLMontreal Expos2San Francisco Giants1Boxscore - PBP93,6682:02Steve RenkoTom BradleySteve Renko (11-7)Tom Bradley (9-11)-Gene MauchCharlie Fox3Com Park at Cand
NLMontreal Expos2San Francisco Giants1Boxscore - PBP93,6682:02Steve RenkoTom BradleySteve Renko (11-7)Tom Bradley (9-11)-Gene MauchCharlie FoxCandlestick Park
15 Games on this date

Standings as of 1973-08-07.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Detroit Tigers1126151.545--4614461527-2834-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium502426.480
247Baltimore Orioles1095950.5410.54583807830-2629-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium533815.717
359New York Yankees1166254.5341.04744225222-3440-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I461828.391
4610Boston Red Sox1115952.5321.54884503827-2832-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park513021.588
51018Milwaukee Brewers1105258.4738.0487482526-2726-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium522230.423
61223Cleveland Indians1144371.37719.0459595-13621-3722-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium482820.583
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Kansas City Royals1146549.570--5435152833-2732-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium482325.479
224Oakland Athletics1136449.5660.55094208932-2632-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum493019.612
3712Minnesota Twins1105654.5097.04814671429-2127-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium522527.481
4814Chicago White Sox1135657.4968.5456473-1728-2628-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park492128.429
5917California Angels1095257.47710.5402418-1627-3025-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium532726.509
61122Texas Rangers1114269.37821.5400550-15017-4225-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium511536.294
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148St. Louis Cardinals1136152.540--4604124828-3033-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II492029.408
2511Montreal Expos1075552.5143.0460477-1726-3029-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park552431.436
3715Chicago Cubs1135657.4965.0456451529-3127-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field482127.438
4816Pittsburgh Pirates1105456.4915.5467488-2125-3129-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium522626.500
5919Philadelphia Phillies1125260.4648.5470467324-3128-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium501931.380
61020New York Mets1105060.4559.5412437-2526-3024-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium513219.627
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1147143.623--48938010933-2338-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium472423.511
222Cincinnati Reds1146747.5884.05044406430-2237-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium483216.667
335San Francisco Giants1116150.5508.55114704129-2532-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park512724.529
4613Houston Astros1165957.50913.04894672228-3331-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome462323.500
51121Atlanta Braves1145064.43921.0527567-4023-3326-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium472621.553
61224San Diego Padres1123775.33033.0355544-18915-3822-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium502327.460


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Wayne GrangerP29.145Traded by Cardinals to Yankees for Ken Crosby and Cash. 
Joe NiekroP28.273Claimed on waivers by Braves from Tigers.