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Games on 1974-08-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox6Chicago White Sox1BoxReggie ClevelandJim Kaat(none)
California Angels7Detroit Tigers6BoxHoracio PinaJohn Hiller(none)
Cleveland Indians12Kansas City Royals8BoxTom HilgendorfSteve BusbyTom Buskey
Cleveland Indians2Kansas City Royals13BoxNelson BrilesMilt Wilcox(none)
Oakland Athletics3Milwaukee Brewers2BoxRollie FingersTom Murphy(none)
New York Yankees4Minnesota Twins2BoxDick TidrowBill Hands(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Texas Rangers2BoxFergie JenkinsJim Palmer(none)
Chicago Cubs5Los Angeles Dodgers12BoxCharlie HoughRick Reuschel(none)
Atlanta Braves1Montreal Expos6BoxMike TorrezRon Reed(none)
Houston Astros2New York Mets4BoxTug McGrawTom GriffinHarry Parker
Cincinnati Reds3Philadelphia Phillies0BoxJack BillinghamDick Ruthven(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1San Diego Padres3BoxDan SpillnerBob Gibson(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates13San Francisco Giants2BoxDock EllisJohn D'Acquisto(none)

Standings as of 1974-08-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Boston Red Sox1277156.559--5785265230-3141-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park351322.371
249New York Yankees1286662.5165.5508504428-3638-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithShea Stadium342311.676
3612Cleveland Indians1276463.5047.0524540-1629-3234-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium351322.371
4815Baltimore Orioles1276364.4968.0500520-2029-3234-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium35287.800
51017Milwaukee Brewers1306268.47710.5531525630-3532-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium321418.438
61119Detroit Tigers1296069.46512.0473583-11030-3730-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium331221.364
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1307456.569--58745513234-3040-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum321616.500
236Kansas City Royals1296960.5354.55714977434-3335-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium33825.242
3511Texas Rangers1306664.5088.0577596-1933-3533-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium301812.600
4713Chicago White Sox1316566.4969.5579610-3126-4138-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park291514.517
5916Minnesota Twins1316467.48910.5548570-2229-3834-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium311813.581
61223California Angels1315180.38923.5514564-5025-3826-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium311714.548
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Pittsburgh Pirates1286761.523--5875127527-3540-26W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium342113.618
2610St. Louis Cardinals1296663.5121.55275121530-3236-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II322012.625
3714Philadelphia Phillies1296465.4963.5540555-1525-3839-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium331617.485
4818Montreal Expos1265967.4687.0508526-1831-3528-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park352015.571
51021New York Mets1265670.44410.0445513-6828-3728-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium361521.417
61122Chicago Cubs1255174.40814.5504642-13824-3628-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field371522.405
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1974 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1288147.633--64544619940-2841-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium342113.618
222Cincinnati Reds1307951.6083.061848513341-2438-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium321913.594
335Atlanta Braves1297158.55010.55264567033-2938-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium331716.515
458Houston Astros1286662.51615.05294844526-3540-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome341519.441
5920San Francisco Giants1295871.45023.5501572-7129-3928-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park331419.424
61224San Diego Padres1295079.38831.5449676-22721-4529-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium331023.303