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Games on 1970-08-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins3Boston Red Sox5BoxSonny SiebertJim Perry(none)
Minnesota Twins7Boston Red Sox11BoxGary WagnerRon Perranoski(none)
Detroit Tigers5California Angels1BoxJoe NiekroLloyd Allen(none)
Kansas City Royals4New York Yankees5BoxRon KlimkowskiTom BurgmeierLindy McDaniel
Baltimore Orioles7Oakland Athletics1BoxMike CuellarDiego Segui(none)
Chicago White Sox2Washington Senators II4BoxJackie BrownJerry Crider(none)
New York Mets2Atlanta Braves3BoxHoyt WilhelmTom Seaver(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers9Chicago Cubs7BoxPete MikkelsenFergie Jenkins(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Chicago Cubs13BoxKen HoltzmanJoe Moeller(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Cincinnati Reds5BoxRay WashburnBill Champion(none)
Montreal Expos3Houston Astros7BoxDon WilsonCarl MortonFred Gladding
San Diego Padres3Pittsburgh Pirates9BoxBob VealeEarl Wilson(none)
San Francisco Giants3St. Louis Cardinals2BoxDon CarrithersNelson BrilesJerry Johnson

Standings as of 1970-08-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles1187444.627--58745513236-2638-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium443410.773
258New York Yankees1186553.5519.05154783729-3136-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I442816.636
369Detroit Tigers1186256.52512.0519512728-3134-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium441727.386
4711Boston Red Sox1166056.51713.05425231920-3540-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park462719.587
5815Cleveland Indians1185761.48317.0474495-2127-3430-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium441925.432
6916Washington Senators II1185662.47518.0472501-2923-3433-28W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium441430.318
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1166947.595--54744410334-2735-20L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium462917.630
235Oakland Athletics1196752.5633.55064327430-2737-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum432221.512
346California Angels1186652.5594.04794493033-2433-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium442024.455
41022Milwaukee Brewers1204674.38325.0465589-12416-4129-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Marvin MilkesCounty Stadium421923.452
51123Kansas City Royals1184474.37326.0453536-8322-3822-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium442123.477
61224Chicago White Sox1214378.35528.5466611-14522-4121-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed ShortComiskey Park411328.317
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Pittsburgh Pirates1206753.558--5505064428-2939-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field422220.524
2410New York Mets1186256.5254.05074565131-3131-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium442123.477
3512Chicago Cubs1206159.5086.06025287424-3237-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field422319.548
4817St. Louis Cardinals1195663.47110.5559552728-3028-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II432023.465
51019Philadelphia Phillies1175364.45312.5426533-10728-3326-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium442024.455
61120Montreal Expos1205169.42516.0517625-10824-4026-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park422220.524
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1970 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1218041.661--5935029135-2345-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field412219.537
224Los Angeles Dodgers1176750.57311.05744759939-2128-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium442024.455
3613Atlanta Braves1195960.49620.0565576-1126-3233-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium431726.395
4714San Francisco Giants1185860.49220.5630654-2428-3330-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park442816.636
5918Houston Astros1195465.45425.0536580-4423-3431-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome432518.581
61221San Diego Padres1204674.38333.5515587-7223-3923-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium421725.405