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Games on 1968-08-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels3Boston Red Sox2BoxTom MurphyJuan Pizarro(none)
California Angels1Boston Red Sox6BoxJim LonborgRickey ClarkSparky Lyle
Washington Senators II11Chicago White Sox6BoxCamilo PascualTommy John(none)
Oakland Athletics5Cleveland Indians1BoxJim NashStan WilliamsLew Krausse
Detroit Tigers6Minnesota Twins5BoxDon McMahonBob MillerDaryl Patterson
Baltimore Orioles4New York Yankees1BoxJohn MorrisFritz PetersonEddie Watt
Philadelphia Phillies3Houston Astros4BoxPat HouseGrant JacksonSteve Shea
New York Mets3Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxTom SeaverDon Sutton(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3San Francisco Giants1BoxAl McBeanGaylord Perry(none)
Chicago Cubs3St. Louis Cardinals0BoxKen HoltzmanLarry Jaster(none)

Standings as of 1968-08-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers1076641.617--4353449131-2435-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium553718.673
223Baltimore Orioles1045945.5675.53743126228-2431-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium583226.552
334Cleveland Indians1095950.5418.03623293329-2529-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium522725.519
446Boston Red Sox1055550.52410.0396419-2325-2630-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park573126.544
557Oakland Athletics1065551.51910.53593441526-2728-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum562729.482
6611New York Yankees1034954.47615.0334353-1925-2624-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I593425.576
7713Minnesota Twins1044955.47115.53783492921-3128-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium583028.517
8815California Angels1064957.46216.5328404-7625-2824-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium561838.321
9918Chicago White Sox1024557.44118.5306319-1320-2825-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park602238.367
101020Washington Senators II1023864.37325.5342441-9918-3720-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium592732.458
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1087137.657--40429211235-1836-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II542628.481
225Cincinnati Reds1035449.52414.54354231228-2225-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field592930.492
338Chicago Cubs1085652.51915.0394397-326-3030-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field542826.519
449San Francisco Giants1065353.50017.0361357428-2425-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park563521.625
5510Atlanta Braves974849.49517.5283317-3420-2528-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium653332.508
6612Houston Astros974651.47419.5313333-2019-2927-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome652639.400
7714Pittsburgh Pirates1004753.47020.03363251126-2621-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field623329.532
8816New York Mets1095059.45921.5320319128-2622-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium532330.434
9917Philadelphia Phillies1054857.45721.5352387-3524-3224-25L6T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium572829.491
101019Los Angeles Dodgers1074760.43923.5273321-4823-3124-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium552926.527


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tim Cullen2B-SS26.167Traded by White Sox to Senators for Ron Hansen. 
Ron HansenSS30.119Traded by Senators to White Sox for Tim Cullen.