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Monday, May 18,1970

Monday, May 18,1970

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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1970 reg season 1970-05-18 California Angels 6 Chicago White Sox 1 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Andy Messersmith Billy Wynne -- 4,124 2:30
1970 reg season 1970-05-18 Minnesota Twins 7 Kansas City Royals 5 box | pbp Municipal Stadium Bill Zepp Mike Hedlund Ron Perranoski 8,560 2:47
1970 reg season 1970-05-18 Baltimore Orioles 4 New York Yankees 10 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Fritz Peterson Mike Cuellar -- 10,061 2:29
1970 reg season 1970-05-18 Cleveland Indians 3 Washington Senators II 7 box | pbp Robert F. Kennedy Stadium George Brunet Rich Hand Darold Knowles 4,362 2:32
1970 reg season 1970-05-18 Chicago Cubs 12 Cincinnati Reds 5 box | pbp Crosley Field Bill Hands Ray Washburn Phil Regan 10,774 3:08
1970 reg season 1970-05-18 St. Louis Cardinals 0 Houston Astros 6 box | pbp Astrodome Larry Dierker Bob Gibson -- 17,916 2:04
1970 reg season 1970-05-18 New York Mets 4 Montreal Expos 8 box | pbp Parc Jarry Claude Raymond Tug McGraw -- 31,004 3:10
1970 reg season 1970-05-18 Philadelphia Phillies 1 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 box | pbp Forbes Field Bob Moose Jim Bunning -- 5,796 2:14
1970 reg season 1970-05-18 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 San Diego Padres 3 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Sandy Vance Danny Coombs Joe Moeller 8,218 2:43
9 record(s)
Standings on this date
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year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1970 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 34 24 10 .706 0.0 180 128 52 L1 12-4 12-6 1 1 2 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1970 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 37 20 17 .541 5.5 176 162 14 W3 8-12 12-5 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1970 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 31 15 16 .484 7.5 146 149 -3 L5 9-10 6-6 3 6 13 -- dnq
1970 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 32 15 17 .469 8.0 127 125 2 W1 4-12 11-5 4 7 15 -- dnq
1970 AL East Washington Senators II franchise | log 34 14 20 .412 10.0 144 165 -21 W1 2-8 12-12 5 9 19 -- dnq
1970 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 30 11 19 .367 11.0 91 121 -30 L2 7-10 4-9 6 11 23 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1970 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 33 23 10 .697 0.0 174 123 51 W5 14-5 9-5 1 2 3 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1970 AL West California Angels franchise | log 36 24 12 .667 0.5 172 129 43 W1 12-6 12-6 2 3 4 Yes dnq
1970 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 36 18 18 .500 6.5 161 147 14 W1 5-9 13-9 3 5 11 Yes dnq
1970 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 35 15 20 .429 9.0 136 172 -36 L3 7-9 8-11 4 8 17 -- dnq
1970 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 35 13 22 .371 11.0 144 185 -41 L1 9-10 4-12 5 10 22 -- dnq
1970 AL West Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 35 12 23 .343 12.0 145 190 -45 L2 5-15 6-9 6 12 24 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1970 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 33 18 15 .545 0.0 149 131 18 W1 5-11 13-4 1 3 6 Yes dnq
1970 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 35 18 17 .514 1.0 144 120 24 L1 11-8 7-9 2 5 9 Yes dnq
1970 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 33 16 17 .485 2.0 144 143 1 L1 5-7 11-10 3 7 12 -- dnq
1970 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 37 17 20 .459 3.0 150 174 -24 W1 7-10 10-10 4 9 16 -- Lost NLCS (Reds)
1970 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 34 13 21 .382 5.5 120 200 -80 W2 9-13 4-8 5 11 20 -- dnq
1970 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 35 13 22 .371 6.0 105 168 -63 L10 8-12 5-10 6 12 21 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1970 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 38 27 11 .711 0.0 192 141 51 L1 11-7 16-4 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Orioles)
1970 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 36 21 15 .583 5.0 162 113 49 W2 11-3 10-12 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1970 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 35 19 16 .543 6.5 187 168 19 L3 9-9 10-7 3 4 7 Yes dnq
1970 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 38 19 19 .500 8.0 192 179 13 W1 8-13 11-6 4 6 10 -- dnq
1970 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 38 18 20 .474 9.0 212 227 -15 L1 9-11 9-9 5 8 14 -- dnq
1970 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 40 17 23 .425 11.0 167 160 7 L1 10-9 7-14 6 10 18 -- dnq
24 record(s)
Transactions
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  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Al McBean -- Hist Released by Pirates
Roberto Pena Milwaukee Brewers Hist Traded from Oakland Athletics to Milwaukee Brewers for John Donaldson
John Donaldson Oakland Athletics Hist Traded from Milwaukee Brewers to Oakland Athletics for Roberto Pena
3 record(s)