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Games on 1970-05-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians2Boston Red Sox6BoxRay CulpDennis Higgins(none)
Kansas City Royals1Chicago White Sox6BoxTommy JohnBob Johnson(none)
Minnesota Twins11Milwaukee Brewers7BoxDave BoswellGene BrabenderRon Perranoski
Detroit Tigers4New York Yankees7BoxSteve HamiltonFred SchermanJack Aker
California Angels3Oakland Athletics11BoxChuck DobsonTom Murphy(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Washington Senators II3BoxDave McNallyCasey CoxEddie Watt
Atlanta Braves0Cincinnati Reds2BoxJim McGlothlinPhil Niekro(none)
San Francisco Giants5Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxGaylord PerryAlan FosterFrank Reberger
New York Mets6Philadelphia Phillies0BoxJerry KoosmanGrant Jackson(none)
Montreal Expos3Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxLuke WalkerClaude Raymond(none)
Houston Astros9San Diego Padres7BoxJack BillinghamPat DobsonFred Gladding
Chicago Cubs3St. Louis Cardinals2BoxKen HoltzmanSteve CarltonPhil Regan

Standings as of 1970-05-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles33249.727--1761185812-312-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1298445.651
249New York Yankees361917.5286.516615888-1211-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1267452.587
3614Detroit Tigers311516.4848.0146149-39-106-6L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1316467.489
4715Boston Red Sox321517.4698.512712524-1211-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1307258.554
5919Washington Senators II331320.39411.0137162-252-811-12L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1295772.442
61021Cleveland Indians291118.37911.088114-267-94-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1336568.489
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins312110.677--1611174412-59-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1317754.588
234California Angels332211.667--1541213310-512-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1296465.496
3511Oakland Athletics341717.5005.5154135195-912-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1287256.563
4816Chicago White Sox321517.4696.5129155-267-98-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1304189.315
51122Milwaukee Brewers341222.35310.5144184-405-156-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium1285375.414
61224Kansas City Royals321121.34410.5128172-447-104-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1305476.415
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Chicago Cubs311714.548--134122124-1013-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1316764.511
258New York Mets341816.5290.51401122811-77-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1286563.508
3813St. Louis Cardinals311516.4842.014013465-610-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1316170.466
4917Pittsburgh Pirates351619.4573.0141165-247-109-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field1277354.575
51120Philadelphia Phillies341321.3825.5104166-628-115-10L9T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1276067.472
61223Montreal Expos321121.3446.5104189-858-133-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1306268.477
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cincinnati Reds352510.714--1751225311-714-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field1277750.606
225Atlanta Braves331914.5765.0180156249-710-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1295772.442
336Los Angeles Dodgers341915.5595.51501104010-39-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1276859.535
4610Houston Astros361818.5007.518317498-1210-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1266165.484
5712San Francisco Giants371819.4868.0212219-79-109-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1256857.544
61018San Diego Padres381622.42110.5159153610-96-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1244777.379


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tommie ReynoldsOF28.274Purchased by Angels from Athletics.