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MLB Games on Friday August 9, 1968

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
California AngelsAL0Baltimore OriolesAL3Box | PBP912,414Memorial StadiumNight2:31Dave McNallyBill Harrelson---Buford
Cleveland IndiansAL0Chicago White SoxAL1Box | PBP99,553Comiskey ParkNight2:11Tommy JohnSteve HarganHoyt Wilhelm---
Boston Red SoxAL5Detroit TigersAL3Box | PBP941,674Tiger StadiumNight2:33Lee StangePat Dobson---Brown, Foy, Stanley, Tracewski
Minnesota TwinsAL4New York YankeesAL3Box | PBP1114,968Yankee Stadium INight3:31Jim RolandFritz Peterson---Roseboro
Oakland AthleticsAL4Washington Senators IIAL2Box | PBP90RFK Memorial StadiumNight2:18Jack AkerDennis Higgins---French, Green
Oakland AthleticsAL2Washington Senators IIAL3Box | PBP105,985RFK Memorial StadiumNight3:04Phil OrtegaPaul Lindblad---McMullen
St. Louis CardinalsNL1Atlanta BravesNL0Box | PBP941,267Atlanta StadiumNight1:49Bob GibsonPhil Niekro------
Chicago CubsNL3Cincinnati RedsNL7Box | PBP913,762Crosley FieldNight2:37Jay RitchieFergie JenkinsClay CarrollHundley
Philadelphia PhilliesNL3Los Angeles DodgersNL2Box | PBP915,150Dodger StadiumNight2:30Chris ShortClaude OsteenGary WagnerBoyer, Joseph
New York MetsNL5San Francisco GiantsNL4Box | PBP97,482Candlestick ParkNight2:46Cal KoonceJuan MarichalRon TaylorBonds
Pittsburgh PiratesNL1Houston AstrosNL2Box | PBP915,270AstrodomeNight2:30Steve SheaDock Ellis------
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 Friday, August 09, 1968

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LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL -112Detroit Tigers1147143.623-46635910732-2539-18483216.667
AL -223Baltimore Orioles1126547.5805.04143357930-2535-22502624.520
AL -334Boston Red Sox1136251.5498.5434445-1130-2632-25492425.490
AL -447Cleveland Indians1176156.52111.53783661229-3031-27442519.568
AL -558Oakland Athletics1145955.51812.03853701530-3128-25482325.479
AL -6612Minnesota Twins1115259.46817.54013802123-3429-25512724.529
AL -7714New York Yankees1105159.46418.0356378-2225-2626-33523220.615
AL -8817California Angels1145262.45619.0362439-7728-3324-29481533.313
AL -9919Chicago White Sox1104862.43621.0326340-1420-2828-34521933.365
AL -101020Washington Senators II1114269.37827.5367477-11019-3923-30502327.460
NL -
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL -111St. Louis Cardinals1157540.652-41930911036-1839-22472225.468
NL -225Cincinnati Reds1115853.52315.04614412031-2626-28512526.490
NL -336Chicago Cubs1156055.52215.0417430-1330-3330-22472423.511
NL -449San Francisco Giants1125755.50916.53863721428-2429-31503119.620
NL -5510Atlanta Braves1055154.48619.0310340-3020-2531-29573027.526
NL -6611Philadelphia Phillies1125359.47320.5371404-3329-3424-25502327.460
NL -7713Houston Astros1034855.46621.0330354-2419-2929-26592435.407
NL -8815Pittsburgh Pirates1064957.46221.5346345128-3021-27563125.554
NL -9916New York Mets1165363.45722.5345348-331-3022-33462026.435
NL -101018Los Angeles Dodgers1155164.44324.0297339-4223-3128-33472522.532
20 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