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MLB Games on Saturday May 6, 1972

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Kansas City RoyalsAL9Baltimore OriolesAL1Box | PBP98,903Memorial StadiumNight2:21Dick DragoMike Cuellar---Kirkpatrick, Oates
Minnesota TwinsAL3Boston Red SoxAL2Box | PBP913,799Fenway ParkDay2:38Jim PerrySonny SiebertDave LaRocheHarper
Milwaukee BrewersAL0California AngelsAL2Box | PBP919,440Anaheim StadiumDay1:31Andy MessersmithJim Lonborg---Pinson
Chicago White SoxAL0Cleveland IndiansAL12Box | PBP94,239Cleveland Municipal StadiumDay2:29Gaylord PerryTom Bradley---Johnson
Texas RangersAL1Detroit TigersAL4Box | PBP911,710Tiger StadiumDay2:20Tom TimmermannRich HandFred SchermanKing
New York YankeesAL1Oakland AthleticsAL4Box | PBP912,937Oakland-Alameda County ColiseumDay2:12Catfish HunterMike KekichBob LockerJackson
Houston AstrosNL4Chicago CubsNL6Box | PBP920,072Wrigley FieldDay2:19Juan PizarroKen Forsch---Fanzone (2), Hickman
Pittsburgh PiratesNL8Cincinnati RedsNL1Box | PBP912,284Riverfront StadiumDay2:14Steve BlassPedro Borbon---Morgan
San Diego PadresNL6New York MetsNL2Box | PBP919,048Shea StadiumDay2:12Bill GreifTom SeaverMike CaldwellColbert, Kranepool
San Francisco GiantsNL3Philadelphia PhilliesNL1Box | PBP914,010Veterans StadiumDay2:21Sam McDowellDick Selma---Speier
Atlanta BravesNL2St. Louis CardinalsNL4Box | PBP940,754Busch Stadium IINight2:22Rick WiseMike McQueen---Aaron, Torre
11 record(s)
Glossary:
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Saturday, May 06, 1972

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East138Detroit Tigers1596.600-6535304-35-31417764.546
AL East249Baltimore Orioles1697.5630.55645111-48-31387167.514
AL East3611Cleveland Indians1697.5630.5534586-43-31406377.450
AL East41021New York Yankees15510.3334.04153-120-65-41407466.529
AL East51123Boston Red Sox1349.3084.04362-191-53-41428161.570
AL East61224Milwaukee Brewers13310.2315.01942-231-42-61436281.434
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West111Minnesota Twins14113.786-7130418-33-01406674.471
AL West222Oakland Athletics1394.6921.54131103-36-11428458.592
AL West3510Chicago White Sox1697.5633.05055-52-77-01387860.565
AL West4712Texas Rangers1789.4714.55368-152-46-51374691.336
AL West5815Kansas City Royals18810.4445.0494632-86-21366868.500
AL West6916California Angels1679.4385.03968-293-74-21396871.489
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East124New York Mets17116.647-6264-27-34-31397267.518
NL East245Philadelphia Phillies19127.632-6755128-44-31374790.343
NL East357Montreal Expos16106.6250.55363-106-54-11406080.429
NL East4817Chicago Cubs19811.4214.09374191-87-31367759.566
NL East5918Pittsburgh Pirates17710.4124.07483-93-34-71388949.645
NL East61120St. Louis Cardinals18711.3894.5717105-62-51386870.493
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West113Houston Astros18126.667-9680167-25-41357263.533
NL West236Los Angeles Dodgers19127.6320.58651355-27-51367363.537
NL West3613San Diego Padres20911.4504.05262-103-26-91334984.368
NL West4714Cincinnati Reds18810.4444.08695-96-62-41368749.640
NL West51019Atlanta Braves20812.4005.080110-305-63-61346272.463
NL West61222San Francisco Giants21714.3336.589101-125-32-111346272.463
24 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season