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MLB Games on Saturday August 31, 1974

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
New York YankeesAL18Chicago White SoxAL6Box | PBP947,993Comiskey ParkNight2:58Doc MedichJim KaatSparky LyleHerrmann, May, Munson
Oakland AthleticsAL3Detroit TigersAL7Box | PBP922,247Tiger StadiumNight2:11Joe ColemanVida Blue---Fosse
Baltimore OriolesAL3Kansas City RoyalsAL2Box | PBP918,737Royals StadiumNight2:22Jim PalmerPaul SplittorffGrant Jackson---
California AngelsAL5Milwaukee BrewersAL6Box | PBP97,520County StadiumDay2:37Tom MurphyHoracio Pina---Bochte (2)
Boston Red SoxAL2Minnesota TwinsAL6Box | PBP911,557Metropolitan StadiumDay2:30Dave GoltzDick Drago---Braun, Oliva, Yastrzemski
Cleveland IndiansAL0Texas RangersAL2Box | PBP914,841Arlington StadiumNight2:08Fergie JenkinsJim Perry------
Montreal ExposNL3Cincinnati RedsNL10Box | PBP934,101Riverfront StadiumNight2:27Jack BillinghamSteve Renko---Bench, Singleton
Pittsburgh PiratesNL4Los Angeles DodgersNL3Box | PBP941,653Dodger StadiumNight2:22Larry DemeryGeoff ZahnDave GiustiYeager, Zisk
Atlanta BravesNL5New York MetsNL6Box | PBP931,211Shea StadiumDay2:34Bob ApodacaMax LeonHarry Parker---
Houston AstrosNL6Philadelphia PhilliesNL10Box | PBP935,257Veterans StadiumNight2:27Larry ChristensonJ.R. Richard---Cedeno, Johnstone, May, Rader
St. Louis CardinalsNL2San Francisco GiantsNL3Box | PBP914,356Candlestick ParkDay2:26John D'AcquistoBob ForschJohn Morris---
11 record(s)
Glossary:
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Saturday, August 31, 1974

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East124Boston Red Sox1317259.550-5855404531-3441-25311219.387
AL East237New York Yankees1316962.5273.05395152431-3638-26312011.645
AL East3511Cleveland Indians1306664.5085.5538546-831-3334-32321121.344
AL East4713Baltimore Orioles1316665.5046.0520530-1032-3334-3231256.806
AL East51017Milwaukee Brewers1336370.47410.0540542-230-3533-35291316.448
AL East61118Detroit Tigers1326270.47010.5487597-11030-3732-33301020.333
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West113Oakland Athletics1337657.571-60346813536-3140-26291415.483
AL West248Kansas City Royals1326963.5236.55765166034-3335-3030822.267
AL West3612Texas Rangers1346866.5078.5588611-2333-3535-31261610.615
AL West4814Minnesota Twins1346668.49310.5557579-2229-3836-31281612.571
AL West5916Chicago White Sox1356669.48911.0595639-4426-4139-29251411.560
AL West61223California Angels1345282.38824.5529574-4526-4026-42281612.571
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East146Pittsburgh Pirates1327062.530-6005227830-3640-26301812.600
NL East2610St. Louis Cardinals1336865.5112.55395251432-3436-31281810.643
NL East3715Philadelphia Phillies1326567.4925.0555568-1325-3840-29301515.500
NL East4819Montreal Expos1306070.4629.0526550-2432-3628-34311912.613
NL East51021New York Mets1305971.45410.0464523-5928-3731-34321220.375
NL East61122Chicago Cubs1295376.41115.5520656-13626-3828-37331320.394
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West111Los Angeles Dodgers1328349.629-66146120040-2843-21301911.633
NL West222Cincinnati Reds1338152.6092.563550213342-2439-28291712.586
NL West335Atlanta Braves1337360.54910.55444707435-3138-29291514.517
NL West459Houston Astros1326864.51515.05415053628-3740-27301317.433
NL West5920San Francisco Giants1336172.45922.5516581-6529-3931-34291118.379
NL West61224San Diego Padres1335083.37633.5455693-23821-4529-38291019.345
24 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season