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Wednesday May 6,1970This date in baseball
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Games on 1970-05-06

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals1Baltimore Orioles3BoxDave McNallyBill ButlerPete Richert
Washington Senators II2California Angels4BoxEddie FisherDarold Knowles(none)
Cleveland Indians1Chicago White Sox2BoxJoe HorlenSam McDowell(none)
Minnesota Twins2Detroit Tigers5BoxLes CainDave Boswell(none)
Boston Red Sox3Milwaukee Brewers4BoxBobby BolinEd PhillipsJohn Gelnar
New York Yankees7Oakland Athletics6BoxMel StottlemyreAl DowningJack Aker
Pittsburgh Pirates0Atlanta Braves3BoxPhil NiekroDock Ellis(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4New York Mets5BoxTom SeaverDon SuttonRon Taylor
San Diego Padres3Philadelphia Phillies4BoxDick SelmaClay KirbyJoe Hoerner

Standings as of 1970-05-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles24168.667--13189429-27-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1389246.667
245Detroit Tigers23149.6091.511191209-85-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1396574.468
358Boston Red Sox231310.5652.510185163-610-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1397465.532
469Washington Senators II251312.5203.5114117-32-211-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1375780.416
5713New York Yankees271413.5193.512311945-89-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1357956.585
61020Cleveland Indians23914.3916.56991-226-83-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1396772.482
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins23158.652--11179328-47-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1398356.597
234California Angels24159.6250.510787209-46-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1387167.514
3815Oakland Athletics261214.4624.510610605-97-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1367759.566
4916Chicago White Sox241113.4584.590123-335-56-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1384593.326
51122Kansas City Royals24816.3337.593128-354-54-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1385781.413
61224Milwaukee Brewers26620.23110.5103144-415-151-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium1365977.434
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Chicago Cubs22139.591--9585103-910-0L5T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1407169.507
2512New York Mets251312.5201.59275178-75-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1377067.511
3410Philadelphia Phillies251312.5201.583105-228-95-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1366076.441
4817St. Louis Cardinals221012.4553.0979614-46-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1406674.471
51019Pittsburgh Pirates251114.4403.595118-234-77-7L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field1377859.569
61223Montreal Expos22616.2737.058134-765-111-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1406773.479
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds27216.778--14686608-413-2W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field1358154.600
237Atlanta Braves261511.5775.5149127227-58-6W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1366175.449
3611Los Angeles Dodgers251312.5207.09071196-37-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1367462.544
4714San Francisco Giants271314.4818.015214934-59-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1357362.541
5918Houston Astros271215.4449.0125126-14-118-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1356768.496
61121San Diego Padres271017.37011.093103-106-84-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1355382.393

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Turk FarrellP36.028Released by Braves.