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Games on 1968-08-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels3Boston Red Sox8BoxDick EllsworthSammy Ellis(none)
California Angels3Boston Red Sox5BoxSparky LyleBobby LockeLee Stange
Washington Senators II3Chicago White Sox1BoxJim HannanJoe HorlenBarry Moore
Washington Senators II2Chicago White Sox6BoxBob PriddyPhil Ortega(none)
Oakland Athletics1Cleveland Indians4BoxSam McDowellBlue Moon OdomVicente Romo
Detroit Tigers0Minnesota Twins4BoxDean ChanceEarl Wilson(none)
Baltimore Orioles1New York Yankees3BoxMel StottlemyreJim Hardin(none)
Cincinnati Reds0Atlanta Braves1BoxRon ReedGeorge Culver(none)
Cincinnati Reds5Atlanta Braves3BoxClay CarrollKen Johnson(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Houston Astros1BoxChris ShortMike Cuellar(none)
New York Mets0Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxBill SingerAl Jackson(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates0San Francisco Giants7BoxRay SadeckiBob Veale(none)
Chicago Cubs3St. Louis Cardinals2BoxBill HandsRay WashburnPhil Regan

Standings as of 1968-08-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers1086642.611--4353488731-2535-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium543717.685
223Baltimore Orioles1055946.5625.53753156028-2531-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium573225.561
334Cleveland Indians1106050.5457.03663303629-2530-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium512625.510
445Boston Red Sox1075750.5338.5409425-1625-2632-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park552926.527
558Oakland Athletics1075552.51410.53603481226-2828-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum552728.491
6611New York Yankees1045054.48114.0337354-1725-2625-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I583325.569
7712Minnesota Twins1055055.47614.53823493321-3129-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium572928.509
8817California Angels1084959.45417.0334417-8325-3024-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred HaneyAnaheim Stadium541836.333
9919Chicago White Sox1044658.44218.0313324-1120-2826-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park582137.362
101020Washington Senators II1043965.37525.0347448-10119-3820-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D George SelkirkRFK Memorial Stadium572631.456
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1968 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1097138.651--40629511135-1836-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II532627.491
226Cincinnati Reds1055550.52414.04404271329-2325-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamCrosley Field572829.491
337Chicago Cubs1095752.52314.0397399-227-3030-22W5T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field532726.509
449San Francisco Giants1075453.50516.03683571128-2426-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chub FeeneyCandlestick Park553421.618
5510Atlanta Braves994950.49517.0287322-3520-2529-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium633231.508
6613Houston Astros984652.46919.5314335-2119-2927-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome642638.406
7714Pittsburgh Pirates1014754.46520.0336332426-2721-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownForbes Field613328.541
8815Philadelphia Phillies1064957.46220.5354388-3425-3224-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium562729.482
9916New York Mets1105060.45521.5320327-728-2722-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Johnny MurphyShea Stadium522329.442
101018Los Angeles Dodgers1084860.44422.5281321-4023-3125-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fresco ThompsonDodger Stadium542826.519