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Top1970 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALCleveland Indians4Baltimore Orioles5Boxscore - PBP99,4452:54Rich HandJim PalmerDick Hall (5-1)Mike Paul (0-1)Pete Richert (7)Alvin DarkEarl WeaverMemorial Stadium
ALWashington Senators II7Boston Red Sox5Boxscore - PBP916,8672:42Jim HannanRay CulpDarold Knowles (1-3)Ray Culp (3-6)-Ted WilliamsEddie KaskoFenway Park
ALOakland Athletics4California Angels3Boxscore - PBP96,5432:33Catfish HunterClyde WrightCatfish Hunter (7-4)Clyde Wright (6-3)Mudcat Grant (4)John McNamaraLefty PhillipsAngel Stadium of
ALNew York Yankees4Detroit Tigers2Boxscore - PBP912,1612:22Fritz PetersonJoe NiekroFritz Peterson (7-2)Joe Niekro (4-4)Jack Aker (9)Ralph HoukMayo SmithTiger Stadium
ALChicago White Sox3Kansas City Royals4Boxscore - PBP911,0542:09Joe HorlenDick DragoDick Drago (3-3)Joe Horlen (5-5)Moe Drabowsky (2)Don GutteridgeCharlie MetroMunicipal Stadium
NLHouston Astros1Atlanta Braves8Boxscore - PBP911,0252:05Denny LemasterPhil NiekroPhil Niekro (5-6)Denny Lemaster (3-6)-Harry WalkerLum HarrisAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLPittsburgh Pirates4Chicago Cubs0Boxscore - PBP911,0022:06Bob MooseFergie JenkinsBob Moose (4-4)Fergie Jenkins (3-7)-Danny MurtaughLeo DurocherWrigley Field
NLPhiladelphia Phillies3Montreal Expos0Boxscore - PBP96,9132:01Woodie FrymanDan McGinnWoodie Fryman (3-1)Dan McGinn (3-4)-Frank LucchesiGene MauchJarry Park
NLSt. Louis Cardinals0New York Mets3Boxscore - PBP928,5971:58Steve CarltonGary GentryGary Gentry (5-2)Steve Carlton (2-6)-Red SchoendienstGil HodgesShea Stadium
NLCincinnati Reds6San Diego Padres4Boxscore - PBP97,1012:51Wayne SimpsonGary RossClay Carroll (2-1)Tom Dukes (0-1)Wayne Granger (11)Sparky AndersonPreston GomezQualcomm Stadium
NLLos Angeles Dodgers3San Francisco Giants11Boxscore - PBP97,6412:42Sandy VanceJuan MarichalJuan Marichal (2-2)Sandy Vance (4-3)-Walter AlstonCharlie Fox3Com Park at Cand
NLLos Angeles Dodgers3San Francisco Giants11Boxscore - PBP97,6412:42Sandy VanceJuan MarichalJuan Marichal (2-2)Sandy Vance (4-3)-Walter AlstonCharlie FoxCandlestick Park
12 Games on this date

Standings as of 1970-05-27.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles453213.711--2251557014-618-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1177641.650
248New York Yankees472522.5328.02101981212-1513-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1156847.591
3612Detroit Tigers412021.48810.018218209-1111-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1215962.488
4715Washington Senators II432023.46511.0180195-157-1113-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1195069.420
5817Boston Red Sox421824.42912.5165178-135-1713-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1206951.575
61123Cleveland Indians401426.35015.5135175-407-147-12L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1226260.508
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins402812.700--2131526116-512-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1227052.574
234California Angels432815.6511.51971504715-813-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1195861.487
359Oakland Athletics442321.5237.02081812710-1213-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1186652.559
4919Kansas City Royals431825.41911.5180216-369-109-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1194772.395
51022Chicago White Sox441727.38613.0159220-618-119-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park1183979.331
61224Milwaukee Brewers421428.33315.0175227-525-208-9L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium1205169.425
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Chicago Cubs402218.550--180157238-1314-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1226260.508
2510New York Mets432221.5121.51751512412-910-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1196158.513
3611St. Louis Cardinals412021.4882.517717079-1111-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1215665.463
4814Pittsburgh Pirates452124.4673.5180201-2110-1311-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field1176849.581
51120Montreal Expos421725.4056.0145233-889-137-13L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1205664.467
61221Philadelphia Phillies431726.3956.5129190-6111-137-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium1185662.475
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cincinnati Reds473314.702--2341746016-1017-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field1156946.600
225Atlanta Braves432518.5816.02201903013-1112-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1195168.429
336Los Angeles Dodgers442519.5686.52111506113-512-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1176255.530
4713San Francisco Giants462224.47810.5267287-209-1113-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1166452.552
5916Houston Astros462026.43512.5216236-208-1512-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1165957.509
61018San Diego Padres502129.42013.5225220511-1210-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1124270.375


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Arturo DeFreitas1B17.031Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds.