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Games on 1970-05-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians3Boston Red Sox0BoxSam McDowellGary Peters(none)
Kansas City Royals3Chicago White Sox9BoxJoe HorlenRoger Nelson(none)
Detroit Tigers1New York Yankees4BoxStan BahnsenMickey Lolich(none)
California Angels5Oakland Athletics4BoxKen TatumCatfish Hunter(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Washington Senators II3BoxPete RichertDarold KnowlesJim Hardin
Atlanta Braves3Cincinnati Reds1BoxJim NashGary NolanHoyt Wilhelm
San Francisco Giants5Los Angeles Dodgers11BoxDon SuttonMigel PuenteJim Brewer
New York Mets4Philadelphia Phillies0BoxTom SeaverWoodie Fryman(none)
Montreal Expos2Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxDan McGinnBob Veale(none)
Houston Astros8San Diego Padres10BoxDanny CoombsJim Ray(none)
Chicago Cubs0St. Louis Cardinals1BoxMike TorrezPhil ReganBilly McCool

Standings as of 1970-05-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles32239.719--1721155711-312-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1308545.654
249New York Yankees351817.5146.515915458-1210-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1277552.591
3511Detroit Tigers301515.5007.014214209-96-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1326468.485
4715Boston Red Sox311417.4528.5121123-24-1210-5L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1317358.557
5919Washington Senators II321319.40610.0134158-242-811-11L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1305773.438
61021Cleveland Indians281117.39310.086108-227-84-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1346569.485
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123California Angels322210.688--1511104110-412-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1306466.492
234Minnesota Twins302010.6671.01501104011-59-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1327854.591
3613Oakland Athletics331617.4856.5143132115-911-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1297356.566
4816Chicago White Sox311417.4527.5123154-317-97-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1314289.321
51122Milwaukee Brewers331221.36410.5137173-365-156-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium1295376.411
61224Kansas City Royals311120.35510.5127166-397-94-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1315477.412
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Chicago Cubs301614.533--131120113-1013-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1326864.515
258New York Mets331716.5150.51341122210-77-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1296663.512
3610St. Louis Cardinals301515.5001.013813175-610-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1326171.462
4917Pittsburgh Pirates341519.4413.0137162-257-108-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field1287454.578
51120Philadelphia Phillies331320.3944.5104160-568-115-9L8T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1286068.469
61223Montreal Expos311120.3555.5101185-848-123-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1316269.473
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cincinnati Reds342410.706--1731225111-713-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field1287850.609
225Atlanta Braves321913.5944.0180154269-610-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1305773.438
336Los Angeles Dodgers331914.5764.51461054110-39-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1286860.531
4712Houston Astros351718.4867.517416777-1210-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1276265.488
5814San Francisco Giants361719.4728.0207215-88-109-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1266957.548
61018San Diego Padres371621.4329.5152144810-96-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1254778.376


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dave McDonald1B26.361Traded by Yankees to Expos for Gary Waslewski. 
Rich NyeP25.284Purchased by Expos from Cardinals. 
Juan PizarroP33.097Signed as Free Agent by Angels. 
Juan PizarroP33.097Released by Athletics. 
Gary WaslewskiP28.298Traded by Expos to Yankees for Dave McDonald.