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Games on 1974-08-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles5Boston Red Sox7BoxJuan MarichalDoyle Alexander(none)
Oakland Athletics3Chicago White Sox2BoxVida BlueWilbur Wood(none)
New York Yankees2Cleveland Indians8BoxFritz PetersonSam McDowell(none)
Texas Rangers0Kansas City Royals4BoxNelson BrilesFergie Jenkins(none)
Detroit Tigers4Milwaukee Brewers1BoxDave LemanczykClyde Wright(none)
California Angels3Minnesota Twins2BoxEd FigueroaDave Goltz(none)
San Diego Padres1Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxDon SuttonBill GreifMike Marshall
Montreal Expos3Philadelphia Phillies2BoxSteve RogersEddie WattChuck Taylor
St. Louis Cardinals2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxRamon HernandezOrlando Pena(none)
Cincinnati Reds9San Francisco Giants4BoxJack BillinghamEd Halicki(none)

Standings as of 1974-08-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Boston Red Sox1045747.548--4934534022-2535-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park582731.466
235Cleveland Indians1035548.5341.5441432924-2430-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium592237.373
3512Baltimore Orioles1045252.5005.0423441-1824-2628-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium583919.672
4814Detroit Tigers1045153.4906.0389459-7027-3124-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium582137.362
61016New York Yankees1055154.4866.5416426-1024-3227-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithShea Stadium573819.667
51117Milwaukee Brewers1055154.4866.54524232923-3028-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium572532.439
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1066244.585--4913929927-2535-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum562828.500
2410Kansas City Royals1035251.5058.5432423926-2826-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium592534.424
3611Chicago White Sox1065353.5009.0466485-1922-3230-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park542727.500
4713Texas Rangers1075354.4959.5469498-2925-3028-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium533122.585
5915Minnesota Twins1075255.48610.5458468-1023-2928-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium553025.545
61224California Angels1084266.38921.0447477-3022-3020-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium542628.481
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
268St. Louis Cardinals1055451.514--4344181627-2427-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II563224.571
157Philadelphia Phillies1055451.514--452443921-2933-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium572631.456
3718Pittsburgh Pirates1065155.4813.5443439421-3430-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium563719.661
4819Montreal Expos1045054.4813.5430426428-3322-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park572928.509
51021New York Mets1034558.4378.0362424-6223-2722-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium592633.441
61122Chicago Cubs1034459.4279.0418530-11220-3024-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field592237.373
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1077037.654--54836718135-2135-16W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium553223.582
222Cincinnati Reds1086543.6025.550839811032-2033-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium543321.611
336Houston Astros1055550.52414.04484153321-2834-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome572631.456
449Atlanta Braves1055451.51415.04143664825-2529-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium573423.596
5920San Francisco Giants1084860.44422.5432480-4823-3325-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park542430.444
61223San Diego Padres1094465.40427.0384567-18317-3727-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium531637.302