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Games on 1974-05-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers1Boston Red Sox0BoxFergie JenkinsRick Wise(none)
Baltimore Orioles1California Angels3BoxBill SingerJim Palmer(none)
New York Yankees1Kansas City Royals5BoxPaul SplittorffMel Stottlemyre(none)
Chicago White Sox4Milwaukee Brewers2BoxStan BahnsenJim ColbornTerry Forster
Detroit Tigers0Minnesota Twins10BoxBert BlylevenMickey Lolich(none)
Cleveland Indians8Oakland Athletics2BoxGaylord PerryVida Blue(none)
Cincinnati Reds2Chicago Cubs3BoxRick ReuschelFred Norman(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Houston Astros3BoxDave RobertsSonny SiebertKen Forsch
San Francisco Giants2Montreal Expos4BoxSteve RogersJohn D'Acquisto(none)
San Diego Padres3New York Mets6BoxJon MatlackRandy Jones(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Philadelphia Phillies7BoxJim LonborgDon Sutton(none)
Atlanta Braves3Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxJim RookerPhil Niekro(none)

Standings as of 1974-05-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124New York Yankees261511.577--10910365-710-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithShea Stadium1367462.544
247Detroit Tigers231211.5221.58296-149-73-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1396079.432
4512Milwaukee Brewers201010.5002.01019385-45-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium1426676.465
3713Baltimore Orioles221111.5002.07482-83-68-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1408060.571
5817Cleveland Indians231112.4782.510910184-87-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1396673.475
61121Boston Red Sox241014.4174.090112-223-77-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1387464.536
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Texas Rangers23149.609--11398157-67-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium1377067.511
236California Angels261412.5381.5131107246-88-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1365482.397
3610Chicago White Sox241212.5002.5100108-84-77-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1366868.500
4916Minnesota Twins231112.4783.093112-195-65-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1397168.511
51015Oakland Athletics231112.4783.099101-25-76-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1397960.568
61223Kansas City Royals23914.3915.0115103124-75-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium1396871.489
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Montreal Expos18108.556--908556-84-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1436974.483
248St. Louis Cardinals251312.5200.512912186-77-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1367363.537
3611Philadelphia Phillies241212.5001.010610514-98-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1386870.493
4919Chicago Cubs21912.4292.588127-392-97-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1415784.404
51122New York Mets23914.3913.598107-96-93-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1396277.446
61224Pittsburgh Pirates21813.3813.599115-163-65-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1418061.567
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers26188.692--14276666-512-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1368452.618
222Houston Astros271710.6301.5145100455-612-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1356471.474
359Cincinnati Reds221111.5005.010810174-77-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1408753.621
4714San Francisco Giants251213.4805.510510324-78-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1376077.438
5818Atlanta Braves261214.4626.0106123-173-89-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1367660.559
61020San Diego Padres261115.4237.084137-532-109-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1364987.360


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mike Epstein1B31.030Released by Angels. 
Mike PazikP24.098Traded by Yankees with Cash to Twins for Dick Woodson. 
Dick WoodsonP29.035Traded by Twins to Yankees for Mike Pazik and Cash.